2012 Summer Concert Series

Laura Peck —  July 15, 2012

The Downtown Henderson Project announces the line up for the 12th Annual DHP Summer Concert Series in Henderson, KY.

The DHP Summer Concert Series will be held on Friday evenings from June 22-July 27, 2012. There will not be a Friday concert on July 6th. The concert series will feature all local and regional bands and these bands are filled with talented musicians. You won’t want to miss a Friday evening this summer. The concerts will be held in Audubon Mill Park, located on the riverfront from 7:00 P.M till 9:00 P.M .

The Independence Bank 4th of July Celebration fireworks show will be held on Wednesday, July 4, 2012 on the riverfront. Entertainment for 4th of July will begin at 7:00 P.M. in the amphitheater. Food concessions will be open by 5:30 P.M., childrens’ activities will be from 6:00-8:00 P.M. in Audubon Mill Park and the fireworks show will begin at 9:00 P.M. Rain date will be Thursday, July 5, 2012.

The following is the summer concert line-up:

June 22 – HI FI Cultivation – Sponsored by: Rio Tinto Alcan and Faught & Jones Insurance –  HiFi Cultivation is the perfect mix of soul and rock sounds. The band is made up of six local musicians with an abundance of experience playing with local acts such as The Huckleberries, Hog Maw, McFly! 80’s, The Gravetones, The Echo-Plexes, and The Amazing Soul Crackers . The band was formed in mid 2011 with the sole purpose to play music that the band members love but is rarely covered in the Evansville/Henderson area.  Artists and bands such as Aretha Franklin, Grace Potter, Ike and Tina, Otis Redding, Joss Stone, Nikka Costa, The Stones, The Black Crowes, and Adele are part of the set lists played by The HiFi.  The music is the perfect combination for music lovers who like to sit and listen or get up and shake it!

June 29 – The Hiding – Sponsored by: Home Oil & Gas Company and Weaver, Dalton and Associates - Out from the hills, sticks and backups of Southern Indiana come the Rock/Country ‘N Roll VARIETY band, The Hiding.

The Hiding, who definitively isn’t hiding anymore, stems from a wide variety of musical influences like The Beatles, Third Eye Blind, Johnny Cash, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Muse, Neil Young and more. Last year The Hiding played well over 75+ Shows all over the region.  The band has brought their cover song list to well over 150+ songs and growing every month, with songs from 60’s-00’s Rock/Country/Blues/R&B/Funk and more.  Covering Artists like:  CCR, Joan Jett, Miranda Lambert, The Commodores, Cameo, Sheryl Crow, Gnarls Barkley, Cupid, Johnny Cash, Collective Soul, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Wild Cherry, Pat Benetar, Hank Sr./Jr., Skynyrd, Tom Petty, Zeppelin, ELO, Green Day, Garth Brooks, Jason Aldean, Skynyrd, Little Big Town, Journey, Katy Perry, and much much more.  It is major variety in song choice and genre they provide.

July 4 – Independence Bank 4th of July Celebration – Fireworks sponsored by Independence Bank, Musical Entertainment sponsored by Benton-Glunt, Tapp and Roselawn - The musical entertainment will begin on the riverfront at 7:00 P.M. with Keith Vincent.  Keith Vincent has been performing in and around Henderson for more than thirty years. With a repertoire of more than 500 songs Keith has performed at most venues at in the area. At one time or another Keith has fronted rock, country, and bluegrass bands. He has worked as a solo artist for the last ten years. His music covers a number of genres from country to rock, singer-songwriter covers, as well as a healthy number of original tunes. In addition to his solo career, Keith is also the band director at Henderson County High School, music director at Chapel Hill united Methodist Church, and owner of Musician Services. He is a Henderson native and is married to wife Tina.

The fireworks show, sponsored by Independence Bank, will begin at 9:00 P.M.  Food concessions from Rex’s BBQ and R&L Concessions will be available and open by 5:30 P.M. and childrens’ activities will be from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M..

July 13 – Green River Drifters – Sponsored by: Ohio Valley Financial Group, IWT Solutions and  State Farm Insurance Agents Anne Boyd, Al Baity, Christina Sapp and Chris Trammel. The Green River Drifters are a four piece band out of Webster County, KY. What started out as just 4 buddies getting together to cut loose and play some tunes, has quickly become a highly sought after working band. The band is made up of singer Keving Forker, bassist Adam Humphrey, drummer Heath Stone, and guitarist Dan Conn. With a sound all their own, which is best described as a refreshing mix of blues, country and rock. Green River Drifters have garnered a large devoted following of fans from the Tri-State area. The band attributes this to hard work and the band’s “song first” motto. “It’s all about the Songs”, says singer Kevin Forker. With a setlist spanning several decades and music genres, the band is sure to get the crowd moving.

July 20 – The Haire Family – Sponsored by: Medco Center of Henderson, Herb McKee and the Citi Center. Every so often a group comes along who just steals the heart of everyone they meet. The Haire Family fits this description to a tee. Not only does their family harmonies separate them from the pack so to speak, but their genuineness and their transparent love for God is evident.

Pastors and promoters all across the US have welcomed them as a part of their services. Fans have embraced them and have supported their music nationally for the last 5 years. Their first national radio release “Top of the Mountain”, reached number 28 on the Singing News Charts, an amazing feat for any artist. God has blessed them with at least 4 other top 50 songs including the hit single “Sheltered” which was number 3 on the Singing News Chart, and reached number 1 status in the Power Source Magazine. It is easy to see how God has blessed the Haire Family. In 2002 they were nominated for the prestigious Horizon Award given to those who the fans recognize as their favorite new group.

July 27 – The Infatuation Band – Sponsored by: Pittsburgh Tank & Tower and Dunaway’s Pharmacy.  

The Infatuation Band consist of Larry Magliner as Rod Stewart, Brian Glick  drums & vocals; Cory Folz bass guitar & vocals; Erick Scales keys and sax; Mike Riggs guitar and vocals. They do a Rod Stewart tribute act. Five minutes into the show you feel as though you are at a Rod Steward concert. They have studied video footage and replicate it as close as possible. We guarantee a good time for all ages!

Larry Maglinger’s Tribute to 30 years of Rod Stewart consists of songs from the earliest to the recent, including Rod’s successful foray into standards such as What a Wonderful World and Moonglow. With over sixty songs in his repertoire, Larry can please the most diehard fan, playing the hits as well as the more obscure album cuts. Gems like Handbags and Gladrags, Gasoline Alley to For­ever Young and We’re Havin’ a Party. Larry truly in­vokes the spirit of the Scottish crooner, and for two hours a night, in essence, becomes Rod Stewart.

 

DHP Summer Concert Series Media Sponsors are The Gleaner, WSON Radio, Local 7 WTVW, WEHT ABC, Tristate Hompage.com and Townsquare Media.

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