GIE+EXPO Announces Opening Performer for Friday Concert

Olivia Henken will open for Candy Coburn on Friday, October 26, at 8 p.m. at GIE+EXPO.

Louisville native and up-and-coming country star, Olivia Henken, will open for Candy Coburn on Friday, October 26, at 8 p.m. at GIE+EXPO. Candy Coburn will play at 9 p.m. and sign autographs at the booth of the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI) from 3 to 4:30 p.m.

Olivia Henken was born and raised in Louisville, and the city has supported her hometown pride. Olivia’s debut album, “Ride,” is a mix of country rock and soulful ballads, similar to the styles of country superstars Carrie Underwood and Miranda Lambert.

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Other concerts this year are Kansas, 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 24; and The Trishas, 7:30 p.m., and the Eli Young Band, 9 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25. The Thursday concerts are sponsored by Nissan Commercial Vehicles. The show dates are Oct. 24, Dealer Day, and Oct. 25-26 for the full industry.

Register for GIE+EXPO and make hotel reservations at From September 12 until 5:00 p.m. on October 23, pre-registration is $25. The onsite registration fee will be $50.

GIE+EXPO’s Refer-a-Friend program will award an Apple iPad to one lucky winner. To enter, register online and then send an online invitation to a friend. When that person registers you will be eligible for the iPad drawing.

Information about the show can be obtained on, Facebook at and by contacting Sellers Expositions at 800-558-8767, 812-949-9200 or [email protected] . Potential attendees and exhibitors who “Like” GIE+EXPO on Facebook will also be entered to win $1,000.