Tuesday, 05 21, 2013
Anne Stephens 606-836-0201
GREENUP, Ky. – Greenbo Lake State Resort Park, in conjunction with the University of Kentucky Extension Fine Arts Program in Greenup County, will present a “Battle of the Bands” July 13 at the park amphitheater, hosted by the local band “Mad Dog Mean.”
The entry fee is $25 per group. One overall winner will be chosen and awarded $500. Bands can register at the Greenup Extension Office, 35 Wurtland Ave, in Wurtland, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Deadline for registration is July 5.
All genres of music are welcome – family friendly, please. Only 20 bands will be accepted – in order of registration. Bands will draw for performance times at 5 p.m. The show starts at 6 p.m.
Each band will play two songs. The winner will be announced at 10:30 p.m. and the event will end at 11 p.m. Judges’ decisions are final.
Admission for audience at the gate is $5. Only performing band members will be given entrance at the stage pass gate. Concessions will be provided by Greenbo Lake State Resort Park.
The sound for the show is sponsored by Precision Orthopedic Inc., and provided by Simply Sound.
Greenbo Lake State Resort Park is on KY 1, 18 miles north of Interstate 64 from the Grayson exit, or 8 miles south of U.S. 23, the Country Music Highway, on KY 1. Greenbo Lake features the Jesse Stuart Lodge, with 36 rooms, convention center and Anglers’ Cove Restaurant. The park has a 225-acre lake for boating and fishing, tennis courts, and 25 miles of multi-use trails for hiking, biking and horseback riding. The campground is open April 1 through Oct. 31. Greenbo’s amphitheater features musical concerts and plays during the summer and fall. Call the park at 1-800-325-0083.
The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 49 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our website at http://www.parks.ky.gov