Downtown Henderson Project Announces 11th Annual Summer Concert Series

The Downtown Henderson Project announces the line up for the 11th Annual DHP Summer Concert Series in Henderson, KY.

The DHP Summer Concert Series will be held on Friday evenings from June 24-July 29, 2011 celebrating a decade of talented musicians. There will not be a Friday concert on July 1. 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 Monday, July 4, 2011 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 Tuesday, July 5, 2011.

The following is the summer concert line-up:

June 24– Dave Lutz Band- Sponsored by I.W.T., Home Oil & Gas Company, and Ameriprise Financial – Building on the success of their acoustic act, Dave Lutz and Jon Snyder have added a bass player, Jeremy Hall, and drummer, Chris Chrockrem, to fill out their sound. Known as the Dave Lutz Band, they play a wide variety of songs from every genre of pop music.

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 & Friends. Keith Vincent & Friends is a group formed for this event only and includes Keith Vincent, Greg Francis, Brian Glick, Rob Hutchinson, Erick Scales, Leslie Hoskins, and Jason Phillips. Those who attend Chapel Hill United Methodist Church may recognize them as being the praise band leading worship at every Sunday morning service. For this event the band has pulled out some of the great classic rock music along with some country and Island, and will be bringing in the 4th of July with a bang!! 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 8– The Sellouts. Sponsored by Ohio Valley Financial Group, Rio Tinto Alcan, and Dunaway’s Imperial Pharmacy – The Sellouts are a local band based out of Henderson, KY. The Sellouts fuse together a laidback blend of Old School Soul, Rock, Country, Alternative, Pop and Blues formulating an evening that is guaranteed to stir your senses. The band members consist of Jeremy Hall (Bass Guitar & Acoustic Guitar), Cooper Bell (Rhythm Guitar) and Jason Phillips (Vocals). Jeremy Hall and Cooper Bell, two experienced musicians that played together in bands such as The Gravetones and The Huckleberrys that were seeking a more low key musical experience. Friend and vocalist Jason Phillips soon joined the band offering up a perfect blend of vocals to an already smooth sound. The Sellouts will play anything from Coldplay to Bill Withers and even some Michael Jackson.

July 15 – King’s Highway – Sponsored by Faught & Jones INC., Roysters Machine Shop, and The Bank of Henderson – King’s Highway are consistent crowd pleasers. Well known for their hard driving, high energy delivery, they play music the “old time” way. Their repertoire is replete with the great songs of Bill Monroe, Flatt & Scruggs, The Osborne Brothers and many others from the classic era of Bluegrass. Although they all hold “day jobs” they’re out nearly every weekend performing in the Tri – State area. They are also regular performers on “The Cumberland Highlanders” TV program.

July 22 – New Heritage Trio (formerly Southlanders). Sponsored by Herb McKee and State Farm Insurance Agents Anne Thrasher Boyd, Al Baity, Paul Wilson, and Christina Sapp – Former Southlanders, Jerry Bradshaw and David Luttrell, have formed a new group with Phil Winternheimer (former Tenor with The Conqueror’s Quartet). As a trio called “New Heritage” they will be combining old and new music for a blend of passionate and upbeat Southern / Country Gospel.

July 29– Levex. Sponsored by US Bank, Sunrise Tool & Die, and Pittsburg Tank & Towers –
Levex is a high energy, five man, Top 40 Country band covering music from the likes of Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw, Jason Aldean, Rascall Flatts, and many more. If you hear a song on Top 40 Country radio, chances are they play it. Levex is comprised of some of the area’s top seasoned professional musicians. Levex members include Shane Breedlove; lead vocals and guitar, Mike Riggs; lead guitar and vocals, Erick Scales; piano/keyboards/saxophone, Brian Glick; drums/percussion/vocals, and Jeff “Stick” Davis; bass guitar and vocals.

The DHP Summer Concert Series also receives sponsorships from The Henderson County Tourist Commission and media sponsors News25, The Gleaner and WSON Radio.