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Lionel Hampton Tribute Concert Showcase

Friday, August 17, 2018 from 7:30PM - 9:30PM

$25.00 - $40.00

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Lincoln Foundation in partnership with Dick Sisto, Ken Clay, and Owsley Brown, III present the second annual Lionel Hampton Tribute Concert Showcase. The event continues a 22-year tradition of Lincoln Foundation jazz concert fundraisers. The concert pays tribute to Hampton, a Louisville native and American jazz vibraphonist.​

Featured artists include Dick Sisto, vibraphonist, artistic, and music director; Robert McCarther, legendary Detroit vocalist; Walter Smith III, blue note saxophonist; Kamau Keynatta, piano, Grammy winner; Jeremy Allen, double bass, IU Professor; Art Gore, drums, CCM Professor.

Date: Friday, August 17, 2018

Time: 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Venue: Holy Trinity Clifton Center

The evening begins with a brief recognition program and presentation of the prestigious Spirit of Excellence Award. The Spirit of Excellence Award recognizes individuals in the community who exemplify an active voluntary commitment to education, human/community service, and leadership. The 2018 honorees are Steve & Amy Trager. Steve is Chairman and CEO of Republic Bank, and Amy is a community volunteer.

Proceeds benefit Lincoln Foundation's signature Whitney M. YOUNG Scholars Program®. The ultimate goal of the academic enrichment program is to empower students for successful graduation from high school and college. Scholars have earned over 400 postsecondary degrees since 2000. Thanks to our supporters, the very deserving students we serve are able to overcome adversity through education consistent with the vision of our Berea College founders.

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Venue Information

2117 Payne St.
Louisville, KY 40206
502-896-8480
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Lincoln Foundation


200 W. Main Street, Suite 500
Lousiville, KY 40202
502-585-4733

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