For Immediate Release : Thursday, August 11th, 2022
OTR CHAMBER PRESENTS SECOND SUNDAY “Second Line Sunday on Main”
OTR’s oldest street festival returns to Main Street in August, with its celebration of the great New Orleans tradition
WHAT: Returning for its 18th year, Second Sunday on Main (SSOM) , is a free neighborhood street festival in Cincinnati’s historic Over-The-Rhine neighborhood. This monthly celebration includes vibrant arts and music programming, a diverse and eclectic vendor market, and biergarten lounge, in partnership with Revel wine and MadTree beer. Cincinnati Music Accelerator brings their Mobile Stage Trailers to complement the SSOM Main Stage programming, making SSOM a THREE-stage festival.
The event’s August theme, “Second Line Sunday on Main'', returns by popular demand. The theme celebrates the great New Orleans tradition of a Second Line Parade, led by the Nasti Nati Brass Band and the West End’s own Q-KIDZ Dance Team. Bring your snazziest umbrella and join in this second line parade down Main Street OTR!
The August 14th event includes special guests Nettie Pickleball Co. and the Oh Shit Car Club. Nettie Pickleball, recently named “the best pickleball paddles” by the New York Post , will be set up on the corner of Main and 13th Street, offering pickleball demos and selling their gear. The Oh Shit Car Club is presenting a vintage car show on 13th Street.
WHEN: Sunday, August 14th, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
WHERE: Main Street OTR, Between 12th and Liberty Street
MAIN STAGE MUSIC LINE-UP:
12:00 - 12:15: Baba Charles Samba Parade
12:15 - 1:15: Vee Gee Trio
1:30 - 2:00: OTR Second Line Parade, steps off from Main and Orchard Street
2:00 - 2:15: Q-KIDZ Dance Team
2:15 - 3:45: Mike Wade and the Nasty Nati Brass Band
3:45 - 4:00: Q-KIDZ Dance Team
4:00 - 5:00: Hydrophonics
ABOUT SECOND SUNDAY ON MAIN: This FREE neighborhood street festival in Cincinnati’s historic Over-The-Rhine neighborhood is now celebrating its 18th year. This monthly celebration includes vibrant arts and music programming, a diverse and eclectic vendor market, and a Biergarten lounge serving MadTree beer and Sway alongside wine from Revel OTR. SSOM is an Over-the-Rhine Chamber of Commerce signature event with support from P&G and Kroger. Cincinnati Music Accelerator brings their stage trailer to 12th and Main St. and Liberty and Main St. to complement the SSOM Main Stage programming in front of Mr. Pitifuls.
ABOUT THE OTR CHAMBER: The OTR Chamber of Commerce has provided support to OTR's small business district since the very beginning, being a guide and resource for small businesses to create the OTR we know and love today. Since 1985, the Over-the-Rhine Chamber of Commerce has represented its members and the community with a mission to be the driving force for creating a strong economy while also promoting inclusivity, embracing diversity and celebrating originality. Our vision is for Over-the-Rhine to be a model neighborhood for inclusive urban revitalization. For more information, visit www.otrchamber.com
The 2022 Second Sunday on Main season is graciously sponsored by:
P&G, Kroger, ArtsWave, Central Parkway YMCA, U.S. Bank, MadTree Brewing, Revel OTR, Rosemary and Mark Schlachter, Brave Berlin, State Farm and Allscreen.
Email: [email protected]
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