BB&T Summer Celebration Entertainment Lineup

Six-Day Celebration Along Covington Riverfront to Feature Live Music on Two Stages! 

COV200 is preparing turn up the volume during the upcoming BB&T Summer Celebration, thanks to the almost 30 bands performing for free on the celebration's two stages, July 9-14, along the banks of the Ohio River in Covington. Planned by COV200, the BB&T Summer Celebration is a joint celebration of Covington’s 200th birthday and the all-star baseball game across the river.  One of the highlights of the events will be the musical entertainment happening in and around Covington Landing. Visitors to the BB&T Summer Celebration will enjoy:

The Mercedes-Benz of Fort Mitchell Stage
Over 20 live music acts will perform throughout the BB&T Summer Celebration. Bands include The Turkeys, School of Rock Mason, Rusty Griswolds, Ricky Nye, Leroy Ellington Band and The Dan Varner Band. 

Braxton Brewing Acoustic Stage on RiverCentre Plaza
Some of the area’s best musicians will be featured Friday through Tuesday night on the Braxton Brewing Acoustic stage, thanks to the folks with the Good People Festival who are overseeing the stage.  Bands performing include Wilder, Willow Tree Carolers and My Brother’s Keeper. 


Braxton Brewing Acoustic Stage
Friday, July 10: Wilder
Saturday, July 11: Willow Tree Carolers
Sunday, July 12: Hu-Town Holler
Monday, July 13: My Brother’s Keeper
Tuesday, July 14: TBA 

Mercedes-Benz of Ft. Mitchell Stage
Thursday, July 9: 
6-10pm: Dan Varner Band

Friday, July 10:
11am-1pm: DJ Dance Party
1-2:30pm: Andyman Hawkins
3-5pm: Spear Point 
5:30-7pm: Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers
7:30-9pm: TBA

Saturday, July 11:
11am-1pm: Bucket
1:15-3:15pm: Ricky Nye  
3:30-5:30pm: Honey & Houston
6-1pm: Leroy Ellington Band  

Sunday, July 12:
11am-2pm: Casey Campbell and the Mamadrones
2:30-6pm: Shut Up and Drive
6:30-10pm: Rusty Griswolds 

Monday, July 13:
11am-1pm: DJ Dance Party
1-2:45pm: School of Rock Mason
3-4:45pm: Bulletville 
5-7:30pm: The Turkeys
7:45-10pm: Buffalo Wabs & The Price Hill Hustle

Tuesday, July 14:
11am-1pm: DJ Dance Party
2-2:45pm: Keith Jones & The Makeshifts
3-4:45pm: Noah Wotherspoon
5-7pm: Noah Smith