Recycled Percussion

Part rock concert and part interactive experience, the four members of Recycled Percussion use buckets, power tools and anything else they can get their drumsticks on to create a riotous blend of music and comedy.

Owensboro Air Show

All eyes will be on the skies over the Ohio River in downtown Owensboro as performers showcase vintage warbirds, aerobatic demonstrations, and military jets.  Coming back to headline this year’s show are the U.S. Navy Blue Angels joined by the following performers: F-35 Lightning II Demo Team SOCOM Para-Commandos. Be sure to see the spectacular…

Supporting Heroes Tribute Gala

Heroes Tribute Gala is when we gather in the presence of heroes with the families of heroes to remember and honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. Whether you work in Public Safety, are the survivor of a fallen hero, or simply appreciate the service and sacrifice of heroes,…

Upcoming Shows at the RiverPark Center

Events in Owensboro are springing back into action as the weather warms up. If your kids are anxious to get out, Owensboro has entertainment for the whole family to enjoy coming up. Check out some of the upcoming shows happening at the RiverPark Center in March ­– children and parent approved!   Frozen II Head…

All Roots Lead to Owensboro

Last week we sat down with Chris Joslin, Executive Director of the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum, to talk all things Owensboro and bluegrass music. Joslin, a self-proclaimed “banjo nerd”, has always had a love for bluegrass music, playing various instruments at a young age and studying both music and business in college.…

CVB focusing on post-pandemic recovery

  Mark Calitri, president of the Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau, says there are 8 million people within a 200-mile radius of Owensboro. That includes an area bordered by St. Louis, Cincinnati, Lafayette, Indiana, and a few miles into northern Alabama. And Calitri’s goal is to bring as many of them to town as…

Jorn bringing new ideas to RiverPark

When Rich Jorn arrived in Owensboro on Nov. 4, 2019, to become executive director of the RiverPark Center, “I was really fired up and ready to go,” he said recently. Then, four months later, when the coronavirus pandemic hit Owensboro, he said, “everything just disappeared.” And things still aren’t getting much better eight months later.…

Top Two Things To Do In Owensboro This Weekend: November 6-8

Bridge Night (Virtual)  On November 6 from 7-10 p.m., tune into a live stream to witness history and watch the lighting of the Blue Bridge.  Watch as the newly installed LED lights dance along the bridge featuring countless colors.  You can find that stream at owensboro.org.        Kolok Sculpture Studio Open House Step into the…

Owensboro makes national list of places to visit

Think you can’t enjoy a fall trip this year because of the pandemic? Well, this year, you don’t have to travel. You’re already in what Insider.com considers “one of the 16 best places to visit in the U.S. this fall.” The travel website lists “The Kentucky Triangle” — Owensboro, Bowling Green and Paducah — as…

CVB expecting big things in 2021

It’s no secret that the coronavirus pandemic has taken a huge chunk out of Owensboro’s $228 million tourism economy this year. The hotel occupancy rate in Owenboro in September was down to 42% from 57% in 2019 and 63% in 2018. But the Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau and local attractions are promoting the…