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Ritte's Corner Historic District
9 E Southern Ave, Covington, Kentucky 41015
Join us for the inaugural «Unlock the Block Music Fest» created to activate community vibrancy and potential in Northern Kentucky! Latonia, KY (in Covington) was chosen as the site for the music fest because of it's potential, engaged community, and rich history. Will you help us unlock the block?
“Unlock the Block” will feature lively music from local bands: DV8, rock cover band; Ben Walz, acoustic folk/rock blend; and The Turkeys, folk-rock and Americana.
5:00pm The Turkeys
6:30pm Ben Walz
Music lovers will also enjoy craft beers from Rhinegeist and Wooden Cask Brewing Company, as well as drinks from Second Sight Spirits, and Villa Hillbillies Moonshine.
Food vendors will be on site to satisfy every music enthusiast appetite, including Chick fil A at Newport Pavilion, Smokin' This and That BBQ, Shiver, Kona Ice, Dan the Corn Man, and California Tri Tip Food Truck.
Families can stop by the Activity Zone where kids can check out Skool Aid, get their picture taken with the cow from Chick-fil-A ,and see a 3D replica of Johnny’s Castle – a Latonia toy store icon that entertained children for years. Children attending the event will receive a free book to help unlock literacy during the summer months.
During the day, Unlock the Block attendees can take part in historical tours throughout Latonia narrated by a representative from the Kenton County Public Library, and take advantage of in-store and restaurant specials.
Latonia Historical Tour Times:
4:30pm, 6:15pm, 7:45pm
(Tours Depart from the Kenton County Historical Booth in the Community Zone)
The official after-party is hosted by Legend's Bar and Grill/ Bock's Billiards with more live music.