An Afternoon with Bobby Mackey
Hear Mackey's music as well as stories from his Northern Kentucky bar Bobby Mackey's Music World and what its like to own one of the most haunted destinations in America. Mackey is a traditional country music singer whose career has spanned 40 years. His musical styles was influenced by Hank Williams, Merle Haggard, George Jones, Buck Owens, Conway Twitty and Johnny paycheck.
Mackey opened Bobby Mackey's Music World in September 1978 in Wilder, Ky., along the licking river next to the same railroad track he worked in his youth. The nightclub's slogan "Come for the ghosts, stay for the music" became a popular quote as the club's popularity began to rise.
Bobby Mackey's Music World has been featured on network television shows such as Ghost Hunters, Ghost Adventures, Most Terrifying Places in America, My Ghost Story and A Haunting. The nightclub is often described as "one of the 10 most haunted places in America."
Where: Cincinnati Public Library, Main Branch
Address: 800 Vine St.