Saturday, October 2 and Sunday, October 3
For the most current schedule of performance times, visit our Lincoln Days Schedule of Events page.
LaRue County Native Jeremy Bell will perform throughout Lincoln Days on the Main Stage and the Vibe Stage on Water Street. According to Larry Bell, Jeremy’s dad, the interest in music began early when Jeremy used a water hose as a microphone. On stage opportunities came in his teenage years when he performed at local churches and at Hodgenville’s Lincoln Jamboree where he still occasionally performs as Tim McGraw on “Impression Night”. Jeremy’s CDs are available for sale at The Lincoln Jamboree.
Hodgenville musician Eddie Black sings baritone-tenor and plays the 12-string guitar and piano. Black began performing as a child in Laurel County with his parents’ gospel quartet. Twelve years ago, he agreed to sing the National Anthem at the festival and has appeared at every Lincoln Days since singing gospel and folk songs. He has also performed at the Lincoln Day Luncheon and Lincoln Days Art Show. When he’s not performing, Black can be found working in old buildings as a historical preservationist.
Al Elliott, a country and gospel singer, returns to Lincoln Days for the eighth year. He joined the Heartland Songwriter’s Association seven years ago and has been performing at festivals and nursing homes. The U.S. Army veteran is originally from Vanceburg , Kentucky, but now lives in Flaherty. Elliott said he loves listening to music and writing poetry, some of which he has incorporated into his own songs.
The Friends Quartet
The Friends Quartet is a group of men from central Kentucky, brings with them over 400 years of combined experience singing Southern Gospel music. Greg Altman, Eddie Black, Jim Durham, Junior Gardner, Steve Skaggs, and Charlie Witty are lifelong friends who love getting together to sing the traditional songs that share the uplifting message of the gospel of Christ.
Rineyville’s Jeff Knoop began his musical career at age 3 with his dad’s band and at 15 recorded his first 45-rpm record. A native of Washington State, at 16, Knoop won a contest that sent him to Nashville to record his second single. After leaving the army in 1985, he moved to Austin, Texas where he started his own band. A few years later, his band Diamondback Country with a Bite was opening for George Ducas, Wade Hayes and Johnny Rodriguez. His song “She’s been through a whole lot lately” has been in two movies, “Soundtrack to War” and “Rampage.” Knoop is a member of the Heartland Songwriters Association.
Noah and Alexia Konsavage
Noah and Alexia Konsavage were both involved in music from a young age, playing in churches, nursing homes, and performance venues. They met while studying music at Campbellsville University, halfway between their hometowns of Hodgenville and Columbia. They are married and have a beautiful daughter, Brielle Psalm (4 months old). Noah teaches music at Adair County Middle School and Alexia is completing her final semester at Campbellsville University. They enjoy using music to glorify God and bring joy to listeners!
One Lane Bridge
This bluegrass band originated in the mid 1990’s when founding member Brian Nottingham; guitar player and singer from Breckinridge County, Kentucky, enlisted Daryl Pullin; on guitar-bass-vocal, and Johnny Graham; on guitar, from LaRue County to join him. The group played for several years around the area entertaining others with their hard driving bluegrass. Work and other obligations took over and they stopped playing publicly. Fast forward to 2021, the band is back with the addition of vocalist-mandolin player from LaRue County, Linda Grimes; Hart County native Kendal Mabe on dobro – vocals, and Breckinridge Countian, Milton Emberton on banjo. This group is loving being together and just enjoy playing!
Perfect Fit Band
Formed in 2007 in Campbellsville, Perfect Fit combines soulful singing and strong beats with some of the most popular music that ever made the charts. The band plays different styles for all cultures and has opened for artists like Lenny Williams and Rick James Stone City Band. Perfect Fit has also performed at the Kentucky Center in Louisville and at various local festivals. Perfect Fit’s band members consist of vocalists Terrence Bridgewater, Hollis Bridgewater, and Mardena Compton; bassist Chop Bridgewater; lead guitarist Steve Compton and Kerry “Sticks” Richardson on drums.
Glen Rice has served LaRue County as a teacher, guidance counselor and school principal for more than 30 years. He enjoys songwriting, producing and performing many styles of music including country, gospel and oldies. Rice has released more than 20 original songs and 10 albums, and his music has played on more than 1,600 radio stations across the country. In addition to making his own music, Rice also helps produce the Musical Concert Series at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center in Elizabethtown.
Saturday, October 2 • 7:30 p.m. ET
Main Stage • Downtown Hodgenville
JD Shelburne is the best of both worlds. He rocks a crowd like nobody’s business, and tears at your heartstrings with ballads that cut to the core of life and love. JD was voted “Best in Kentucky” in Kentucky Living’s 2021 readers poll. Taylorsville’s favorite son has said he feels he was “born to play music, write songs and entertain people.” Shelburne has logged over 2,500 performances to date. He has opened for ZZ Top, Miranda Lambert, Montgomery Gentry, and other national acts. JD has appeared on CMT and performed “My Old Kentucky Home” at the Kentucky Derby. His newest album, Straight From Kentucky, was released earlier this year.
Saturday, October 2, 2021
4 p.m. – Main Stage – Town Square
presented by Magnolia Bank
2021 will mark The Monarchs’ 60th Anniversary as “Louisville’s Musical Ambassadors” and we’re thrilled that they will be joining us for a free concert on the Lincoln Days Main Stage at 4 p.m. (ET). LEARN MORE.
JD SHELBURNE OPENING ACT
Main Stage • Downtown Hodgenville
Blake’s performance is sponsored by Hinton’s Orchard and Farm Market
Blake Whitlock is Hodgenville born and raised. He is a graduate of Campbellsville University school of music where he studied bass vocals.
Blake has been a member of various music groups since the start of his music career. Most notable groups being The Stamps Quartet and 4th and Main.
Blake is currently residing in Bowling Green KY where he works in sales and also working as a studio musician in Nashville, TN.
For a schedule of performance times, visit our Lincoln Days Schedule of Events page.