Bourbon and the KSO — A match made in Newport.
The KSO links Kentucky spirits with tasty musical programming on Saturday, April 21 for the First Annual Bourbon Barrel Ball.
The evening opens with a cocktail hour, including delicious bourbon tastings, a silent auction and optional tours of the venue with renovation plans and renderings. A scrumptious dinner by BRIO follows including wine and dessert. A variety of entertainment on all levels is provided by the KSO’s Devou Doo Daddies Swing band, the Floodwall Jazz Quartet, a new SouthBank Mariachi Band, plus Jimmy Lee Hook’s Billy Joel & Elton John tribute. Dancing, music and fun continue till the last pour.
6:30 – Cocktail Reception, Bourbon Tasting, & silent auction
7:30 – Dinner by BRIO, with wine and dessert
8:15 – KSO Musical Entertainment
9:15 – Raffle drawings and live auction
9:30 –Live entertainment continues
10:00 –Dancing/party continues with music videos on all levels
Proceeds benefit OUR community:
The KSO Gala raises funding specifically for free programs offered to area schools, and free family-friendly concerts in Devou Park. Your generous support will directly impact over 20,000 residents this year.
Your calling: As Northern Kentucky is now on the “Bourbon Trail,” take this opportunity to sharpen your palette and rub elbows with area bourbon barons and connoisseurs. Bid high and often on both live and silent auctions. Fraternize, dine, dance, and as you down your night-cap, bow out having had a great time.
Dress: Black tie optional.
Pappy Van Winkle Collection
10, 12, 15, 20, 23 Year Bourbons.
$100 per chance
Buffalo Trace Antique Collection
George T. Stagg, Sazerac Rye 18 Year-Old, William Larue Weller, Thomas H. Handy Sazerac, Eagle Rare 17 Year-Old.
$50 per chance
Macy’s $500 Gift Card
$10 per chance
KSO’s Covington Devou-Doo Daddies (90s Swing Revival)
Jimmy Lee Hook (the hits of Billy Joel & Elton John)
KSO’s SouthBank Mariachi Band (Authentic Mariachi music and Tijuana Brass — debut)
KSO’s Floodwall Jazz Quartet (Modern & Nostalgic Jazz)
KSO Bourbon Barrel Ball Partners:
Request an invitation or buy tickets below or call the KSO at (859) 431-6216