Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Jake Hoult, This Saturday, July 11

Jake Hoult, a local favorite, will be performing at the Amphitheater this Saturday, July 11, at 7:00 p.m.

Jake Hoult is a Country Singer/Songwriter, born and raised in central Illinois. After taking several trips with his grandparents to Branson, Missouri, Jake fell in love with music. Jake began his musical journey at the age of four performing at local talent shows, churches, and small events. Today, at 23 years old, Jake has had the pleasure of performing in front of audiences across the U.S. including venues in Branson, Missouri, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee and Nashville, Tennessee. Jake has had the pleasure of sharing the bill with a number of artists from Classic Country hit maker, Ronnie McDowell to Contemporary Christian artist, Matthew West.  
Jake is constantly working hard at his music career. In 2019 he graduated Greenville University with a Bachelors in Music Industry. Aside from his original music, Jake's high energy Country show includes a little Rock & Roll, and Pop as well. His biggest musical influences include: Elvis Presley, Garth Brooks, Brad Paisley, Jake Owen, Dierks Bentley and many more. Jake has grown in popularity among all ages in the last few years and always strives to put on a great show for his concert goers. 
Performing alongside Jake, playing the fiddle and singing lead vocals is Jake's wife Mikayla Joy. Mikayla, like Jake, is an up and coming artist with her own music as well. She is a huge part of the band and showcases her amazing talent with her songs and fiddle playing throughout the performance. 

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Trouble & Company --This Saturday, June 20


Aren't you ready to get out of the house after months of self-quarantining?  
     The Summer Gatherings At The Park will begin at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 20, at the Linn Park Amphitheater with the ever popular, Trouble & Company!  You won't want to miss this fun evening!
     Joe Nave, Chris Perry, and Laif Burns, all from Martinsville, have been singing together since elementary school.  Trouble & Company took their love of  music and began performing in 1994 for festivals, fairs, parties and weddings.  Trouble  & Company are award-winning scatters, vocalists and a state fair award-winning group  performing a variety of old rock-and-roll and country.  Trouble & Company choreograph  their own dances. Their award-winning vocals have taken them to Carnegie Hall in New  York City, New Orleans, Louisville Riverboat, and across Indiana and Illinois.  Come enjoy the fun, fresh air, and good food.  
      Food will be available for purchase.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Summer Schedule

2020 Gatherings At Linn Park

June 6 - Elevate Praise (tentative)
June 20 - Trouble & Company
June 27 - Teen Dance
July 11 - Elevate Praise
July 18 - Doug Haddix & Kurt Williamson
July 25 - Redneck Pool Party
August 1 - Elevate Praise with Carolyn Yoder
August 15 - Wyatt Massingille
August 22 - Creole Stomp - Dennis Stroughmat
September 12 - 4-H Barbecue 11:00-7:00 p.m.
              4-H Jazz Band    3:00 p.m.  (tentative)
              Scott Wattles & Blue Suede Crew at 7:00

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

2020 Gatherings Announced

Most of the schedule for the summer of 2020 has been filled!  A few adjustments and additions will be added as we get nearer to the dates, but as of now, the schedule is coming together nicely.  See the listing of events in the sidebar.

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Our Hometown Christmas - December 14

 Our Hometown Christmas is the final event at Linn Park this year.  It will be held on December 14, beginning at 4:30 p.m.  Since other activities will be going on all day in Martinsville here is the schedule:

Monday, September 23, 2019

Schedule for 2020

     We are beginning to put together the schedule for the 2020 Gatherings at the Park.  If you have suggestions, comments, encouragements, etc. we would love to hear from you.
     Email Brenda at mville62442@gmail.com

Elevate Praise - October 6

Monday, September 2, 2019

Final Weekend of Scheduled Activities

September 7-8 is our last weekend of scheduled activities at Linn Park and it's going to be great!

On Saturday, the Martinsville Harvest Festival (sponsored by the Martinsville Chamber of Commerce and Martinville on the Move) and the Clark County 4-H Barbecue will be held concurrently with most activities at the Park.  Bring lawn chairs and stay all day!  Here is a Schedule of Events Poster:

There will be great music all day at the Amphitheater!  See the poster below:

Sunday will be the last outdoor Celebrate Praise Event.  At 7:00 p.m. the Martinsville Bible Church Worship Team will open the event, with Jake Hoult & the Casey Methodist Worship Team following. 
There will be no food for purchase at this event, but bring your lawn chairs.  

Thursday, August 22, 2019

This Saturday--Scott Wattles & the Blue Suede Crew

You won't want to miss Scott Wattles & the Blue Suede Crew this Saturday night, 7:00 p.m., at Linn Park Amphitheater.

They have performed in Las Vegas, opened for comedian Yakov Smirnoff at the Effingham Performance Center, Three Dog night at the Corvette Fun Fest, and Asleep at the Wheel in Herrin, IL. They have entertained VIP's at the President Casino in St. Louis, the Sears Tower, Eastern Illinois University, and the troops at Camp Atterbury in Indiana.

Blue Suede Crew's repertoire includes a tribute to the birth of Rock and Roll, highlighting such artists as Bill Haley, Danny and the Juniors, Del Shannon and other early legends.  They take the audience back to the 60's era with music from the Beatles, Roy Orbison, Tom Jones, the Beach Boys, and Elton John.  And, of course, there will be songs from the one and only "King of Rock and Roll"... Elvis Presley.  Songs from Blue Suede Crew's Gospel Show will also be included.

This popular group puts on an amazing Vegas' style show that people will be talking about for days to come.  Don't miss it!  Bring lawn chairs and come enjoy an evening of great music.

Food will be available for purchase beginning at 6:00 p.m. from Sadie's Restaurant and Linn Park Concessions.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019