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Columbia St. Block Party & Friday Night Events

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Covington’s Columbia Street Block Party takes place this Friday, June 28, 2019 from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Cars line the street with plenty of food, music and fun.

St. John’s Coffeehouse continues their Open Mic Series Friday with host Cassie (Kass) Krebs. Kass plays a short set, then the stage opens up for Open Mic. Bring your instrument and your favorite songs, and sign up on the list. St. John’s serves hot and cold coffees, teas, sandwiches, pastries and other great treats.

Wharton’s Green Room presents Uncle Daddy from 7 – 9:30 p.m. during the Block Party. Uncle Daddy is a band featuring musicians from SugarBomb, a Green Room favorite. Stop in for a hand-crafted cocktail or a draft beer, and dance a few tunes. After Block Party, it’s the Shimmy Showcase, so get ready for a night of belly dance! Beginning at 10 p.m., $5 at the door let’s you shimmy with Pandorium Belly Dance Company.

Columbia Street Rock N Blues Cafe is set up for Block Party! Rock It Productions brings the party with DJ’s inside and out, the BassWagon and Rock It Photo Booth. Celebrate Columbia St. Block Party in style, Rock It Productions style, with a newly renovated back patio & bar. Columbia Street Rock N Blues features food, drink specials, live music, pool and more.

Hoodoo Ice Cream is open for Block Party! Cool treats hit the spot on hot summer nights, so stop in and see what’s on the menu. Hint: blueberries are in season!

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Downtown Block Party Friday

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The Columbia Street Block Party takes place this friday in downtown Covington. Cars line the streets and all your favorite spots are hoppin’. The best Food, Drinks, Live Music and more await, here is a quick run down of some of the happenings this Friday:

Wharton’s Green Room hosts Sugarbomb + Shimmy Shenanigans with Pandorium Bellydance Company. Columbia Street Rock N Blues Cafe rocks out with local favorites Supercharger. Susan’s on Columbia features the Elusive TAG and guests. Music on the patio at The Seiler Bar Patio/Tap Room.

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Rockin’ the Rails & Final Friday Block Party

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After a very busy month in downtown Covington, it is time once again for the Final Friday Block Party.  Stroll down Columbia Street to see Classic and Contemporary Cars and Trucks while you enjoy music, food and drinks along the way.  Stay downtown for dinner, or catch one of the live music acts at Columbia Street Rock N Blues Cafe (Cowboy Mouth will be there Friday!), The Green Room, now undergoing some exciting changes and renovations (presenting New Orleans Rhythm & Blues Co. Friday night during block party, then Street Parade later).


Last Rockin’ the Rails of the Season  The final Rockin’ the Rails at the Covington Trailhead for April 2017 takes place Thursday featuring Deacon John and the Ivories.  Enjoy this free concert brought to you by the City of Covington.  Food and beverages available for purchase.