HARTFORD, Ky. -
Susan Matthews told the Messenger-Inquirer that she is turning a former country club near the William H. Natcher Parking into Kentucky Music Park. She says the venue will offer different genres of music on a monthly basis including bluegrass, rock, country and jazz.
In addition, the 72-acre site has a golf course, a fishing lake and camping sites. Matthews says there are plans to build a total of 26 cabins on the property, which also features trails for hiking, a covered bridge and a flower garden.
The main focus, however, will be music.
"We're planning a community day on June 15 to invite the community in to see what we're doing," Matthews said. "We'll have a band playing."
Matthews says the park will host a bluegrass festival on July 4-6 featuring James Monroe, the son of bluegrass icon Bill Monroe. Matthews said there will also be performances by Kings Highway and other regional bands.
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