World Music Festival to celebrating international music, dance, art and food will take place on Saturday June 11, 2016 – featuring 50 performances across seven venues in Covington! World Music Fest is free and open to all ages, with festivities beginning at 9 a.m. and going until midnight – please join us!
9 a.m. – 11 a.m. at Roebling Books and Coffee, 306 Greenup St.
International poetry reading, Destination New World, and discussion with coffee and refreshments
11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Baker Hunt Arts and Cultural Center, 620 Greenup St.
Children’s entertainers, crafts, storytellers, live music, theater, a magician, Yoga, Tai Chi, and make your own instrument and balloon crown to wear in the parade!
11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Inspirado at 715 Madison Ave.
International Brunch with French, Cajun, and Brazilian Jazz
3 pm – World Citizens on Parade at Baker Hunt, 620 Greenup St.
Come dressed up or wear one of our balloon crowns, even bling up your bike, and march with us from venue to venue (one the sidewalk)! We will stop by each Curb’d parklet, point out choice places to eat, and take a tour by each World Music Fest venue!
3:30 pm – midnight at Leapin Lizard, 726 Main St.
Enter the World Bazaar, featuring local vendors and international crafts. Dance performances and interactive demos all day upstairs, with live music downstairs. After-party with giant drum circle, hooping, limbo contest, and Little Planet Sound System will close out the night!
3:30-7:30 pm at Pique, 210 W. Pike St.
Come visit the Far East, with a Zen garden, Asian art exhibit, tea tasting, and live music
4-8 pm at BLDG, 30 W. Pike St.
Hip hop from around the world – featuring various styles of hip-hop music and dance, as well as a sound-scape installation – an interactive surround sound system incorporating 32 individual speakers.
5-9 pm at Braxton Brewing Co. 27 W. 7th St.
Get funky with everything from choirs to Reggae, Jam bands and more!