Get More Free Live Music (and Air Conditioned Relief) at Urban Artifact's Northside Rock N’ Roll Sideshow

Local and touring artists will be performing concurrent to the outdoor Northside Rock N’ Roll Carnival July 3 and 4

click to enlarge Philly "Fuzzpop" artist Grayling plays Urban Artifact's Rock N’ Roll Sideshow on July 4 - Photo: Ashley Gellman Photography
Photo: Ashley Gellman Photography
Philly "Fuzzpop" artist Grayling plays Urban Artifact's Rock N’ Roll Sideshow on July 4
It’s going to be super hot for this year’s Fourth of July festivities, including the big one in Northside, which includes the beloved parade on July 4 and the equally beloved Rock N’ Roll Carnival on July 3 and 4 at Hoffner Park. The Carnival showcases several of Cincinnati finest bands; visit for details.

If you need a break from the heat, nearby Urban Artifact (1660 Blue Rock St., Northside, will also have some great local acts (and a few touring artists) on Wednesday and Thursday — as well air conditioning.

Locals performing at UA’s Northside Rock ’N Roll Sideshow throughout the midweek faux-weekend include Lemon Sky, The Harlequins, Fyakey, Kaitlyn Peace, Anna Applegate, The Mimics, The Mad Hat Trio and Queen City Silver Stars. Check out the full sched below.

Wednesday, July 3

6:30 p.m. Queen City Silver Stars

7:50 p.m. Fyakey

9:10 p.m. Lilly

10:10 p.m. Whitehall (Charleston, South Carolina)

11:10 p.m. The Mimics

Thursday, July 4

2 p.m. Troubled Waters

3 p.m. Mad Hat Trio

5:40 p.m. Anna Applegate

6:50 p.m. Kaitlyn Peace

8 p.m. Grayling (Philadelphia)

9 p.m. Dino Drive (West Virginia)

10:10 p.m. Lemon Sky

11:30 p.m. The Harlequins

There is no cover charge at Urban Artifact Wednesday and Thursday. More info:

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