Department of Parks
Greenup County Music Festival July 12 at Greenbo Lake

Press Release Date:  Thursday, June 26, 2014  
Contact Information:  Anne Stephens,
extension agent for fine arts in Greenup County,
606-922-1596 or 606-836-0201.
 


 

GREENUP, Ky. – The Greenup County Music Festival will kick off the Summer Music Series at Greenbo Lake State Resort Park’s amphitheater July 12 from 5-10 p.m.

 

Enjoy an evening of live music, featuring talent from the tri-state area. The series each second Saturday of the month continues Aug. 9 with GreenboGrass Bluegrass Festival and ends Sept. 13 with the Colonel Bill Williams Blues Festival. 

 

All events are free, family-friendly, and open to the public. Concessions are catered by Greenbo Lake State Resort Park’s Angler’s Cove and available all evening. Visit http://greenup.ca.uky.edu/FineArts for details on all events.

 

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.

 

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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