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 northsiderocks.com for details.
If you need a break from the heat, nearby Urban Artifact (1660 Blue Rock St., Northside, artfiactbeer.com) 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: facebook.com/urbanartifactbrewing.
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