WC Handy Park and Soul

  • Florence, Ala. – Friday, July 13, 2012 – Bank Independent will take part in the WC Handy Festival as the sole sponsor for the “Park and Soul” event at Wilson Park on Friday, July 27, from 7 until 9 p.m.

    “Park and Soul” will feature CC Jag, a local band comprised of five guys playing R&B/Soul music with a dash of different musical genres. The Friday night event will take place at Wilson Park, an ideal downtown entertainment spot centrally located to everything.

    “The WC Handy Festival is always a wonderful event that Bank Independent is proud to help sponsor,” explains Bank Independent President Macke Mauldin. “We’re excited to sponsor the ‘Park and Soul’ event and support up-and-coming young artists, while bringing together the local community.”

    The WC Handy Festival is a ten-day long series of primarily music events, occurring in and around the Shoals, which honors William Christopher “WC” Handy. The Festival will be hosted from July 20 through July 29 by the Music Preservation Society as part of its efforts to preserve, promote, and present the musical heritage of the Shoals in Northwest Alabama.