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Free Concerts in the Park series in Louisa—Southern Velocity performs July 11

Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at 2:57 pm

Bring your chairs, blankets and dancing feet and get ready for fun at Louisa Arts Center at the new series of free concerts in the park that will be held at the facility.

“This is a gift to the community to have fun and enjoy what Louisa has to offer, “ Michael Bollinger, director of the Louisa Arts Center said. “The center is the best secret kept in the county. We want the people to have a great time here and see the facility and what it has to offer. Hopefully, we will see them again in the fall.”

The concerts will be located on-site and will include food vendors, plenty of room for the audience and a children’s playground. For rainy days, the concerts will be moved indoors.  Rain will never cancel an event.

The concerts are schedule to take place on the last three Thursdays in July and admission is free.

The Purcell Art Gallery and the Louisa County Historic Museum will also be open to the public during the concerts.

The first concert is set for Thursday, July 11 with the popular local band, Southern Velocity, which has entertained crowds at numerous local events over the years.

Comprised of several local businessmen, Southern Velocity band members include Stevie Fleshman, Butch Duke, Todd Chisholm, Greg Madison, Eric Purcell, Eric Harlowe and John Chisholm.

On July 18, the Gospelfest concert will include three bands, the  Gospel Laborers, The Rising Sun Baptist Church Choir and New Life Community Church Contemporary Band.

The final performance in the concert sseries will held on July 25 featuring Love Canon.

For more information on the concerts, call the Louisa Arts Center at (540) 967-2200, or visit