Boone County Bourbon Flight

The first Kentucky’s Edge Bourbon Festival and Conference is this week, Oct. 4-5! You may have heard their motto: “Create your own Bourbon Experience.” But did you know that while attending, you can also create your own music and entertainment experience? Check out these live music, burlesque, block party, art fair, and disco party things to do during Kentucky’s Edge!

Second Sight Bourbon Burlesque and Bon Bons

Bourbon, Burlesque and Bon Bons at Second Sight Spirits

Enjoy performances from Cin City Burlesque dancers while sipping some of the best bourbon cocktails in town at this Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour Distillery in Ludlow, KY. (Just 10 minutes away from downtown Cincinnati.) The cocktails will also be paired with mouthwatering desserts baked by local, award-winning bakeries.

Disco Ball

New Riff Disco Party at The Hannaford

Saturday, Oct. 5 from 9 pm until 2 am, join New Riff’s Disco Party in Covington at one of the area’s favorite watering holes, The Hannaford. Your $15 ticket includes one New Riff cocktail, cool giveaways, and enough dancing to wear out your platform shoes.

Com Truise Jukebox the Ghost at Kentucky's Edge

Com Truise and Jukebox the Ghost at The Madison

Both shows are all ages. Doors open at 7 pm and the music starts at 8 pm.

Mainstrasse Village crowd

Duke Energy Artisans Market in Mainstrasse Village

What’s more fun than strolling through fabulous arts and crafts booths in beautiful fall weather? Strolling through fabulous arts and crafts booths while sipping bourbon and enjoying free local music! Don’t miss this fun free event. Friday and Saturday from 11 am until 8 pm.

smoke justis crowd

Smoke Justis Block Party

As described on their website, "DJs Mix Music. Bars Mix Cocktails." Smoke Justis is throwing a huge, 2-day Block Party with an awesome DJ lineup! Free to attend. On Oct. 4 it kicks off with Inhailer Radio at 4 pm and the party goes until 1 am. Saturday, Oct. 5, join the fun from 9 pm until 1 am. 

view from stage of men playing music at a street concert in covington kyPhoto: Braxton Brewing Company

Free Music Concerts Across from the NKY Convention Center

Friday, Oct. 4 from 4 pm until 10 pm, local favorite The Rusty Griswolds headlines a free evening of music from cover bands. Saturday, Oct. 5 the free music concert plays on with all original music from noon until 10 pm, with headliner Hayseed Dixie. The fun happens at 202 Madison Ave, Covington, KY 41011