September 2nd 2000


Everlys say next year's Homecoming could be last

3 September 2000

By Matthew Francis
Messenger-Inquirer (c) 2000

CENTRAL CITY -- Phil and Don Everly opened their 13th annual Homecoming Concert Saturday singing about how they still consider the Green River their home, and how much they miss the area.

After next year, it may be more like the area missing the Everly Brothers..................

Homecoming XIII

Homecoming XIII

Don Everly, left, and brother Phil play to a large crowd gathered Saturday night at Central City Elementary School. The Muhlenberg County natives played in their 13th Annual Homecoming concert. Photos by Bryan Leazenby, M-I

Phil Everly, left, and brother Don Everly blend their voices in the opening number of their set during the Everly Brothers Homecoming concert Saturday night in Central City.

Before the concert even started, Phil Everly announced that next year's event would probably be the last for what has become a fixture on Labor Day weekend in Muhlenberg County. It's not the first time Phil has made such statements. The fifth concert was, at one time, slated to be the end of the road, and eight years later the event is more popular than ever......................