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Leadership Northern Kentucky: ‘Unlock the Block’ pop-up music festival July 22 at Ritte’s Corner

And just when it hit me somebody turned around and shouted – play that funky music.

The inaugural music festival, sponsored by Leadership NKY and the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, is scheduled for Saturday, July 22 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. in the Ritte’s Corner Historic District located in Latonia neighborhood of Covington.

“Unlock the Block” will feature lively music from several local bands throughout the afternoon, as well as craft beers and delicious food from local vendors for everyone to enjoy at this family friendly event.

“Leadership NKY is so excited to partner with the Latonia business community to coordinate this music festival to activate community vibrancy and potential for the Latonia community,” said Event Chairperson Billie McDaniel. “Our goal is to raise money through this event and help rejuvenate the block while unlocking its vibrant business and community lifestyle potential.”

Currently, Leadership NKY is seeking sponsors and vendors for this event. Interested parties are encouraged to contact Billie McDaniel at unlocktheblock@nkychamber.com.

Leadership Northern Kentucky is a program dedicated to developing a diverse group of leaders who serve as catalysts for a stronger community. Each year, as part of the program, a class of business and community leaders embarks upon a project focused on addressing issues and needs within the Northern Kentucky region.

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  1. Sam says:

    Cool event! Should be fun.

    Question: A “pop-up” event is where the details are kept secret so the event appears to be spontaneous, no? If the details are announced months in advance… how is it a “pop-up” event?

  2. Lynne says:

    Isn’t this the same weekend as the Holy Cross Church festival?

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