community event to spotlight
Young County band
door prizes and a car show
are part of this annual event
BEDFORD, Ky. (August 2008) The Bedford Bash
has been providing family entertainment for the last 19 years. This
year the Bedford Bash, set for Friday, Aug. 15, is still going strong
and those coming out can look forward to yet another year of festivities
the whole family can enjoy.
country music band
"Young Country" has been a
mainstay at the Bedford Bash
for several years.
Sponsorships help make the event a success, organizers
say. The Bedford Loan and Deposit Bank annually serves as the events
key sponsor. Bank employee Scottie Stark said he hopes everyone
enjoys the entertainment.
Young Country, a popular area band, will perform as the primary entertainment.
The band has been playing at the Bedford Bash since the early 1990s
when the band was first formed by Ronnie Dunlap after getting out of
the U.S. Navy.
Dunlap, the lead vocalist, said he enjoyed participating in the event,
even though the band has not performed that much this year.
The band has been on hiatus. For this reason they have only booked three
performances this year, the Bedford Bash being the third event on their
calendar. Band members have made some changes during their time off.
For instance, they have changed the type of music they will be playing
less top forties and more older music such as songs by Merle
If the music sets just right and the listeners want more, Bobby Robbins
and Tom Steveley also play a two-man acoustic show every week at Mavericks
restaurant in Madison. According to Robbins, this is a more laid back
On the same note, the band will be coming out with a new record next
year. With so much on the horizon for the band, Scott Caudill, the bass
and spokesperson for Young Country, said this years show at the
Bedford Bash that this will be the best show yet.
The Bedford Bash will take place on Church Street in Bedford. The Young
Country Band will perform at 7 p.m. In addition to Young Countrys
performance, the Bedford Rotary Club will serve hamburgers and the Bedford
Volunteer Fire Department will serve fish beginning at 5 p.m.
The second annual car show also will be held around the Trimble County
Courthouse with proceeds benefitting the Trimble County boys basketball
Door prizes will be given away and T-shirts will be sold for $12.
For more information, call the Bedford
Loan and Deposit Bank at (502) 255-3287.
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