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Summer Motion schedule released

Published 12:57am Sunday, May 19, 2013

ASHLAND, Ky. — Summer Motion has released the much-anticipated schedule for the silver anniversary of the annual event.

“There is something here for everyone,” said Cade Mahan, Summer Motion’s new president. “Our entertainment committee worked very hard to put together a special 25th anniversary lineup, and I think they did a tremendous job.”

Summer Motion kicks off at the Ashland Riverport on July 3 with Larry Whitt followed by Loverboy.

July 4 features Michael Moore with Southern Push, Cletus T. Judd, The Mayberry Deputy / David Browning, the patriotic fireworks display and ends the evening with Sawyer Brown.

Friday, July 5, The Chase will open for Styx for the final evening at the Ashland Riverport.

On Saturday, July 6, the events move to Ashland’s Central Park. There is a full day of activities and concerts, concluding the evening with Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. at 9 p.m.

Sunday, July 7, wraps up the 25th Anniversary of Summer Motion with activities in the park and the Joe Freeman Gospel and Bluegrass Show from 2 to 6 p.m.

The series of free concerts at the Ashland Riverport and Ashland’s Central Park are a summer tradition in the Tri-State. The nearly week-long event provides free entertainment that is designed to offer something for everyone.

For more information check out the Summer Motion website at, on facebook at, or on twitter at @summermotion.

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