Lionel Hampton Tribute Concert Showcase










Lincoln Foundation is pleased to announce the 2nd annual Lionel Hampton Tribute Concert Showcase, presented in partnership with Dick Sisto, Ken Clay, and Owsley Brown, III. The event continues a 22-year tradition of Lincoln Foundation jazz concert fundraisers. The concert pays tribute to Hampton, a Louisville native and American jazz vibraphonist.

Date: Friday, August 17, 2018
Time: 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Venue: Holy Trinity Clifton Center Eifler Theater

The evening begins with a brief recognition program and presentation of the prestigious Spirit of Excellence Award. The Spirit of Excellence Award recognizes individuals in the community who exemplify an active voluntary commitment to education, human/community service, and leadership. The 2018 honorees are Steve & Amy Trager. Steve is Chairman and CEO of Republic Bank, and Amy is a community volunteer.

Proceeds from the Lionel Hampton Jazz Fest benefit Lincoln Foundation’s signature Whitney M. YOUNG Scholars Program®.  To purchase tickets visit

Special thanks to the following corporate sponsors for making this event possible.

Presenting Sponsor
LG&E and KU Energy

Summa Cum Laude
Owsley Brown, III

Magna Cum Laude
Business First
Louisville Defender

Dean’s List
21st Century Parks
Bates Memorial Baptist Church
Burnett Avenue Baptist Church
Transit Authority of River City (TARC)