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2nd Annual Music in Central Park this weekend

Wednesday August 15, 2007

For Immediate Release:
Majority Caucus
Louisville Metro Council
Contact: Tony Hyatt 574-4137/526-3622

Councilman George Unseld (D) 6, along with Legacies Unlimited, is issuing a city-wide invitation for a weekend of music, tennis and fun beginning Friday, August 24th.

“We had great success with the Music in Central Park Festival last year, and I am looking forward to what we hope will continue as a yearly event,” says Unseld. “We have all kinds of music for everyone to enjoy

The 2nd Annual Festival & Tennis Tournament will feature three nights of music which is free and open to everyone.

On Friday night, the entertainment is “Old School” with national headliner Norman Conners. Saturday night features jazz and funk with instrumentalist Tom Browne from the hit “Jamaica Funk.” On Sunday, local gospel artist Archie Dale and the Tones of Joy, the Zion Baptist Church Choir and the Ensemble will take the stage.

“We want everyone to come out, bring a chair or blanket, bring your family or friends and just kick back and enjoy yourself,” says Unseld.

All music events will begin at 7:00pm on Friday and Saturday nights. The start time for the Sunday concert will be 5:00pm.

There will be food, art, clothing and jewelry vendors as part of the weekend festivities.

“Last year the concert drew 2,000 people to Central Park,” says Unseld. “We would like to see a bigger turnout this year.

In addition to music in the park, a tennis tournament will begin on Friday. The cost for singles is $20 and $40 for doubles.
For more information on the 2nd Annual Music in Central Park Festival & Tennis Tournament, call Councilman George Unseld’s office at 574-1106

Schedule of Events

Friday, August 24th

7:00pm - 8:00pm The Old School Band

8:15pm - 8:30pm Legacies Unlimited Humanitarian Award Presentations

8:45pm - 10:00pm Jean Carne & Norman Conners

Saturday, August 25th

7:00pm - 8:00pm The Jerry Tolson Quintet

9:00pm - 10:30pm Tom Browne Quintet

Sunday, August 26th

7:00pm – 7:45pm Thee Ensemble

8:00pm – 8:45pm Archie Dale & the Tones of Joy

9:00pm – 10:00pm Zion Baptist Church Choir

George Unseld (D) 6