Broadway Street Block Party!


Following the “Run for the Roses” on Saturday night, the sidewalk and Broadway Street (between St Clair and Lewis) will serve as the site of an outside swing dance party featuring the bourbon jazz sounds of the renowned Billy Goat Strut Revue of Louisville.

This event is free. Donations are encouraged.

Sponsors include Kentucky Coffeetree Cafe, Frankfort Tourism, Alchemy Salon and Quire’s Lawn Care. Post time for the Kentucky Derby is scheduled for 6:34 p.m. ET. Races will be shown all day at the Kentucky Coffeetree Cafe.

About the Band

It’s been an unpredictable journey since our founding Billy Goat (Mark Hamilton) took a trip to New Orleans and quickly became intoxicated with the city's rich musical culture and tradition. He brought us together on a cold and rainy Kentucky autumn day in 2011 and shared his vision of forming an ensemble of all-star players for an old-time project.

Through our progression as a band, the moniker “Antique Jazz” started to float around. With the addition of tunes that contained hints of Kentucky flavor and an irresistible twang, we realized our strange version of jazz embodied the influences of a Kentuckian mode de vie.

Our result is a fun and exciting new genre of music that travels a centuries-old path down the Ohio and Mississippi rivers, through the bourbon trail, from Derby City to the Chocolate City and back. Ladies and Gentlemen: THIS IS BOURBON JAZZ!