While Friday After 5 hasn't released their upcoming schedule for the season quite yet, there's one date to get excited about. The Velvet Bombers are reuniting, and are slated to take the Riverpark Center Patio Stage.

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Friday After 5 is gearing up to be a special one as it's set to celebrate its 25th anniversary! After the cancellation of the 2020 season due to the pandemic, we welcome this great news. Are you ready for sixteen weeks of music festival FUN?

We can't wait for the remarkable artists to take the stage, delicious food trucks, and fabulous events for the upcoming 2021 season. Although we don't know the schedule quite yet, you'll need to save this date.

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I remember many years ago introducing the Velvet Bombers on stage outside of the Owensboro Executive Inn. It was a HUGE crowd, as the Bombers have a HUGE following. So, I walked on to the stage, fist bumped my friend Gordy, and then proceeded to introduce the Velvet...Revol....Bombers! It was a great save, but Gordy had a smirk on his face as I walked off of the stage. I've never forgotten that moment, and I still love this fun, and talented band.

The Velvet Bombers will kick off the holiday weekend, and reunite on July 2nd, 2021 for a 25th Anniversary Celebration. Let's get ready to party and dance in Downtown Owensboro!

Larry Maglinger’s Rod Stewart Tribute show will also take the stage and open for the Bombers. It's going to be a great night of entertainment as we celebrate our nations freedom.

We'll share more details with you as they become available!

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