Concert Announcements

Travel Back to 2003 for American Idol Alums Ruben Studdard and Clay Aiken's Tour Stop at Memorial Hall

Relive the excitement of the early aughts and the OG American Idol era with Studdard and Aiken's Twenty Years | One Night tour.

By Katherine Barrier

Fans of the OG American Idol (with the Simon Cowell sneer, Randy Jackson’s famous “It’s gonna be a no from me, dawg” line, Paula Abdul’s overall intoxicated-appearing demeanor and paying 10 cents to text your vote in) will get to relive the excitement of the early aughts as Season 2's winner, Ruben Studdard, and runner-up, Clay Aiken, take the stage for their tour Twenty Years | One Night. The tour will be stopping in Cincinnati Monday, Oct. 9 at Memorial Hall in Over-the-Rhine...

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Everything We Saw at the Dave Matthews Band Concert at Riverbend Music Center [PHOTOS]

On May 27, '90s rock group Dave Matthews Band crashed into Riverbend Music Center as part of their current North American tour.…

By Katherine Barrier

Dave Matthews Band at Riverbend Music Center | May 27, 2023
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Photos: Everything We Saw During Alison Krauss and Robert Plant's Show in Dayton

On May 3, former Led Zeppelin lead singer Robert Plant and bluegrass-country singer Alison Krauss performed together at the Rose Music Center…

By CityBeat Staff

Robert Plant and Alison Krauss at Rose Music Center on May 3, 2023
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Queen City Music Spotlight: Catch These 10 Cincinnati Concerts Featuring Local Acts in May

The month of May brings plenty of shows to ease you into the heat and excitement of summer, including nights of underground punk…

By Brent Stroud

Vacation and Crocodiles (San Diego) at MOTR Pub
Vacation’s shows are pure rock and roll spark and energy. They appear with San Diego, California’s Crocodiles of Fat Possum Records. Crocodiles’ sunny and vibrant but still biting punk should make for another high energy performance. This is likely to be a sweaty night rock and roll and crowd surfing. 9 p.m. May 7. $10. 18+. MOTR Pub, 1345 Main St., Over-the-Rhine,
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Queen City Music Spotlight: Catch These 11 Cincinnati Concerts Featuring Local Acts in April

April brings a month of artist residencies filled with exciting guests, a live album recording, a handful of record releases, a tunnel…

By Brent Stroud

Pop Empire Residency at The Loon
Glammed out garage-blues band Pop Empire holds court at The Loon Wine Bar in April, appearing every Thursday night. Week one will feature Pop Empire drummer Jake Langknecht’s band Sky Hank. Week two brings Asheville’s chamber pop band Okapi. Cincinnati’s Rae Fisher will perform her emotive folk-pop songs for week three and Philadelphia garage punk performer Kelsey Cork appears to close out the residency for week four. 8 p.m. Thursdays in April. Free. The Loon, 4124 Hamilton Ave., Northside,
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