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The nation’s largest monthly food truck event highlights hometown talent and shopping

 Citizens Bank of Edmond’s Heard on Hurd will kick off its 5th event of its 10th season in downtown Edmond on Saturday, July 15. Headlining the Heard on Hurd stage this month is Darci Lynne.

Darci Lynne, from Edmond, OK, is the youngest contestant to ever win NBC’s “America’s Got Talent”, and the star of “A Cowgirl’s Song” feature film now on NETFLIX. This hometown appearance will be her debut musical performance as a singer/songwriter. Darci will take the Heard on Hurd stage at 8:40 p.m.

“I am super excited to make my debut as a singer/songwriter on July 15 at Heard on Hurd! I’ve worked up a very special show with my band for this event: some new original songs, including my latest single, “Just Breathe” – as well as some of my favorite covers to perform. I can’t wait to see my hometown friends and family at Heard on Hurd,” said Darci Lynne.

“Citizens Bank of Edmond is thrilled to present Edmond’s own Darci Lynne, as well as Sugar Free All Stars, and Chole Beth to the Heard on Hurd stage in July! This is a night you won’t want to miss,” said Jill Castilla, President and CEO of Citizens Bank of Edmond and founder of Heard on Hurd.

Sugar Free All Stars will take the stage at 7:20 p.m. The Grammy-featured Sugar Free All Stars is a high-energy family funk super duo from Oklahoma City, listed as one of Time Magazine’s top 12 family music acts in America. Their music is a blend of soul, rhythm & blues, disco, gospel and New Orleans street parade music.

Chloe Beth will kick off the evening at 6:00 p.m. A Folk Rock artist from Oklahoma City, Chloe Beth perches barefoot balanced on the teeter-totter of strength in her voice and vulnerability in her lyrics. She recently released two singles: “Be Alright,” and “Goodwill”.

The local music and shopping event is located on Broadway, between 1st and Hurd. Attendees will enjoy local music, more than 5 dozen food trucks and pop-up shops, and children’s activities 6:00-10:00 p.m. Citizens Bank of Edmond’s Community Lobby will feature photos with Santa and a Christmas in July theme.

Heard on Hurd was started by Citizens to revitalize downtown Edmond, showcase Oklahoma’s homegrown talent and small businesses and provide sustainable support to the Edmond Public Schools Foundation. In its 10th season, the event has drawn almost 2 million attendees, resulting in more than $60 million in economic impact and a transformed downtown Edmond small business community. Heard on Hurd was named the Urban Land Institute’s “Best Community Building Effort” and is regularly recognized as one of the state’s favorite events. Stepping into the footsteps of the legendary H&8th food truck festival, Heard on Hurd is now both the nation’s largest monthly food truck event as well as America’s most popular monthly original music concert series.

To find out more about the event, follow Heard on Hurd on FacebookTwitterInstagram and the website at www.mycitizens.bank/heard-on-hurd.