The City of New Albany and The Horseshoe Foundation proudly present "The 2012 Independence Festival" Tuesday July 3rd 2012 at the scenic Riverfront Amphitheater!
We will have 2 "Rock School" bands from Jimmy's Music Center (Uncommon Sense and Fenderilla). "Violet Knives" will perform a half hour set afterwards, then Olivia Henken will take the stage. The Louisville Crashers’ first set will follow, with a fireworks display serving as intermission, after which they'll return for their final set. Wick's will be serving Domestic beers, the NABC will be serving their craft beers and the River City Winery will be serving their craft wines.
Schedule of Events
5:00-5:30 Uncommon Sense
6:20-6:50 Violet Knives
7:00-8:20 Olivia Henken
8:30-9:45 Louisville Crashers
10:00-11:15 Louisville Crashers
Violet Knives: Derek Carrell (drums), Eric Condon (bass), Ty Goodwin (guitar), Shawn Steele (vocals/guitar). Violet Knives are a local indie/alternative band. Influences include Radiohead, R.E.M., Joy Division, and Velvet Underground.
Olivia Henken: "Big Star Bound!" ...With some artists, this is a true statement, and no more so than for Olivia Henken. With numerous credits, from Musicals to National appearances, Olivia definitely has the talent to succeed. Through belting out ballads and rocking out to "Gunpowder & Lead," Olivia has what it takes to entertain all ages. Olivia is an entertainer for all, delivering an incredible show that must be experienced before her next appearance at an arena near you.
The Louisville Crashers: Widely recognized as one of the nation’s best party bands, the Louisville Crashers are the perfect band for any occasion. With their unparalleled energy, musicianship, and professionalism, they’ll keep your event rockin’ all night long!
Members of the Louisville Crashers have been certified as gold and platinum selling artists by the Recording Industry Association of America and the Canadian Recording Industry Association. They’ve also made appearances on the Late Show with David Letterman, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, The Grand Ole Opry, MTV, and many more. These outstanding musicians have toured all over the world, sharing the stage with world-famous artists such as Blake Shelton, Kid Rock, Aerosmith and Michael McDonald.