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    Lovers of country music should head out to Highview Park on Friday night, for a free concert by local artist Clark Absher.  His opening act is none other than the nationally famous Ft. Knox Army Band Dragoons, playing some crowd-pleasing pop selections.

    Clark Absher1.jpgMetro Councilman James Peden (R., Dist. 23) is sponsoring a free summer concert series at Highview Park based on the success of the former Music in the Metro series. A different concert will be held every other Friday from July through September and the event is open to the public, family friendly, and free. Local vendors will be on hand with a variety of food options, and people are encouraged to bring a chair or blanket to enjoy the show. Highview Park is located at 7201 Outer Loop, (enter through Briscoe Lane.)

    Friday August 10th  gates will open at 5:00 p.m. and music will begin at 6:00 p.m. with performances by Clark Absher, a rising local country music artist who tours regionally, and the Ft. Knox Army Band Dragoons, which is bringing its full 50 member band. The Dragoons are the secoDragoons.jpgnd oldest active duty Army band, in operation since 1840.

    There will also be a free raffle (must be present to win) for Mumford and Sons tickets (compliments of Oak St. Productions) and Actors Theatre tickets (compliments of Republic Bank.)

    • Friday August 10th
    • Performances by:  Clark Absher and The Ft. Knox Army Band Dragoons
    • Gates open at 5:00 pm, Ft. Knox Band starts things off at 6:00pm with Clark Absher to follow. 

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    For more information on this event, please contact Councilman Peden’s office at 574-1123 or by email at [email protected]

    Learn more:  The Ft. Knox Army Band Dragoons home page

    Learn more:  Clark Absher facebook page

    FridayFest Aug 10 (2).jpgFridayfest Schedule:

    Friday, August 10

    • Clark Absher (County)
    • Opening Act - Ft. Knox Dragoons (113th Ft. Knox Army Band, Pop/Top 40/Broadway)

    Friday, August 24

    • Sub-Urban Situation (R&B)
    • Opening Act - Savage Rose Theater (Shakespearian Plays)

    Friday, September 7

    • The Big Diggity (Soul/R&B)
    • Opening Act - Dixieland Solution (Dixie/Jazz)

    Friday, September 21

    • Olivia Henken Band (Country)
    • Opening Act - Tony and the Tan Lines (70s & 80s)
    • Opening Act - Savage Rose Theater (Shakespearian Plays)

    All shows at Highview Park (7201 Outer Loop)

    Gates Open at 5 pm, Opening Act at 6pm

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