Fountain Square and Washington Park Announce Free Summer Concert Lineups

Live music will once again run throughout the week at the public spaces all summer long

Cloud Nothings - Photo: Jesse Lirola
Photo: Jesse Lirola
Cloud Nothings

The various free live music series hosted by Downtown and Over-the-Rhine public spaces Fountain Square and Washington Park (respectively) have announced the lineups for their various weekly events this summer. As always, there is a variety of styles of music represented within the series, including Americana, Reggae, Salsa, R&B and Rock. Most of the series begin next week (longtime favorite Salsa on the Square began in early May).

Below are the complete schedules for each series. Music starts at 7 p.m. each evening. Visit and for updates and more info.


Roots Revival (Thursdays)

click to enlarge Maria Carrelli
Maria Carrelli

May 30 The Harmed Brothers

June 6 Whiskey Bent Valley Boys

June 13 Comet Bluegrass Allstars

June 20 Maria Carrelli

June 27 J.P. Harris

July 11 Ohio Valley Salvage

July 18 The Tillers

July 25 Casey Campbell Band

Aug. 1 Buffalo Wabs & the Price Hill Hustle

Aug. 8 Slippery Creek

Aug. 15 Honey & Houston

Aug. 22 Young Heirlooms

Aug. 29 Rabbit Hash String Band

P&G Friday Flow

May 31 Dayton Funk Band

June 7 Men at Large

June 14 Isaac Lee's Teddy Pendergrass Review

click to enlarge Algebra Blessett - Photo: Lisa Pacino
Photo: Lisa Pacino
Algebra Blessett

June 21 Ruff Endz

July 5 Premium Blend Band

July 12 Algebra Blessett

July 19 Case

Aug. 9 Alyson Williams

Aug. 16 Lil G from Silk


Reggae Wednesdays

May 29 Johnny Payne & The True Believers

June 5 Indubious

June 12 Yabba Griffiths & Traxx

June 19 Zion Lion

June 26 EarthKry

July 3 Indika

July 10 Raging Fyah

July 17 Lazo

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Yabba Griffiths

July 24 Mighty Mystic

July 31 The Flex Crew

Aug. 7 Gizzae

Aug. 14 Anthem Band

Aug. 21 Ras Bonghi Allstars

Aug. 28 The Cliftones

P&G Salsa on the Square

May 23 Amador Sisters with Bembe Cincinnati

May 30 Dayton Salsa Project with Cuban Salsa Cincinnati

June 6 Afinca'o with Salsannati

June 13 Son Del Caribe with Reveal Your Love

June 20 La Formula with Salsaires

June 27 KY Salsa All Stars with Rob/Cuban Salsa Cincinnati

July 11 Tropicoso with Kama Salsa

July 18 ¡Zumba! Salsa Band with Bembe Cincinnati

July 25 Kandela with Cuban Salsa Cincinnati

click to enlarge The Amador Sisters - Photo: Facebook
Photo: Facebook
The Amador Sisters

Aug. 1 Amador Sisters with Reveal Your Love

Aug. 8 Son Del Caribe with Kama Salsa

Aug. 15 La Formula with Atrevidos

Aug. 22 Mambo Combo with Salsannati

Aug. 29 Dayton Salsa Project with Bembe Cincinnati

Sept. 5 KY Salsa All Stars with Salsaires

Sept. 12 Tropicoso with Kama Salsa

Sept. 19 Afinca'o with Atrevidos

Sept. 26 Latin Beat Project with Reveal Your Love

Fifth & Vine Live (Friday and Saturdays)

May 31 The Menus

June 1 Deuces Musik


June 8 Mad Anthony

June 14 The Band of Heathens with Will Hoge

June 15 Erika Wennerstrom

June 21 TBA

June 22 Juice

June 28 VIBE Cincinnati with the Cincinnati USA CVB

June 29 Lauren Eylise

July 5 2nd Wind

July 6 The Tillers with Joseph Huber

July 12 Michigan Rattlers & Oliver Hazard

July 19 Soul Pocket

July 26 VIBE Cincinnati with the Cincinnati USA CVB

July 27 VIBE Cincinnati with the Cincinnati USA CVB

Aug. 2 Cloud Nothings

Aug. 9 TBA

Aug. 10 500 Miles to Memphis

Aug. 16 VIBE Cincinnati with the Cincinnati USA CVB

Aug. 17 Meli'sa Morgan

Aug. 23-31 TBA

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