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The Lenora Jubilee Set For This Weekend

Lenora Jubilee Happening June 14 & 15, Featuring Greg Bates and The Craig Adams Band, Magic shows, pedal pull and inflatable carnival provide entertainment for the whole family.

The Lenora Jubilee Association is happy to announce the 2013 Lenora Jubilee – Hot Country Nights! This regional favorite will feature music, entertainment and activities for the entire family on June 14 and 15 in Lenora, Kansas. For information on ticketing and a map of the event area, visit

The Music

Nashville recording artist, Greg Bates, is the featured performer on Friday, June 14. Greg Bates’ single “Did it for the Girl” was in the top 20 hits for American County Music and also hit the top-five in radio airplay. Greg Bates made his Grand Ole Opry debut in April of 2012.

“We are excited to have Greg coming to Lenora Kansas. It is great to see these emerging artists come to our venue. We are known for finding the best new artists and introducing them to Western Kansas,” said Scott Sproul, Lenora Jubilee Chairman.

2013 Schedule

Saturday is packed with fun events for the entire family. Professional Showoff, The Amazing Arthur will be performing in the parade, as well as two shows in the afternoon. Y102 will lead a sanctioned pedal tractor pull.

Friday, June 14

• 5pm: Beer Garden Opens
• 8pm: Concerts: The Adam Craig Band and Greg Bates

Saturday, June 15

• 7am: City Wide Garage Sales
• 9am: FCE Cookbook Display, Bake Sale and Silent Auction
• 11am: Parade
• 12pm: W8T 2 TXT Challenge
• 1pm: Eagle Radio Pedal Power Pull, Bingo and Trap Shoot
• 2pm: Amazing Arthur
• 3pm: Amazing Arthur
• 4pm: Creature Races
• 5pm: Inflatable Carnival and Beer Garden Opens
• 8pm: Concert with DOC and Reggie Shaw

About the Lenora Jubilee

Widely known as the best jubilee in Kansas, the Lenora Jubilee falls on the 3rd weekend each June. The event has awesome concerts, and in recent years has featured Emerson Drive, Gloriana, Danielle Peck, Trent Willmon, The Bellamy Brothers, and more.

For more information, visit, email [email protected] or call 785-567-4860.

About Derek Nester

Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids, and graduated from Valley Heights High School in May of 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communication. After stops at KFRM and KCLY radio in Clay Center, he joined KNDY in 2002 as a board operator and play by play announcer. Derek is now responsible for the digital content of Dierking Communications, Inc. six radio stations. In 2005 Derek joined the staff of KCFX radio in Kansas City as a production coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, which airs on over 70 radio stations across 12 Midwest states and growing.