A rainy Patriotic Music Concert at Transylvania University


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Rain, rain, go away.

Despite all of the rain, the lawn in Gratz Park was filled with people holding on to their umbrellas.

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This annual event featured members of the Kentucky National Guard’s 202nd U.S. Army band, the Lexington Singers and multiple soloists.

we thought it was canceled when we came down here. we were expecting to just turn around and go back home and we saw the umbrellas and were like well they’re having it so we came over and it’s on. got started a little late but we’re excited to be here. we love it,” Attending the concert has become a tradition for Mary Graehler and her family.” It’s my favorite event for the 4th of July and we’re just here to support everyone and have a great time.”

There was a 30-minute delay but as soon as 8:30 p.m. hit they started the show.

A sea of umbrellas filled the lawn and it didn’t stop anyone from enjoying their time at the Patriotic Music Concert.

Concert attendee Ava-Caroline Schmidt, “I actually play two different instruments. Actually, I play the violin and the flute and like I love coming out here. the rain might have done something but I’m okay with being wet and it’s so much fun.”

In addition to the great performance, a few different food vendors were set up so people could enjoy some barbecue or kettle corn while watching the show.