November 22, 2019

Here's Where to Party on Thanksgiving Eve in Cincinnati

You might not think of Nov. 27 as a holiday, but the day before Thanksgiving is known to be the biggest bar night of the year. Whether you want some great live music or some fun games or karaoke to party the night away with friends and family, Cincinnati's nightlife spots have you more than covered.
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Thanksgiving Eve Party at The Birdcage
The all-inclusive LGBTQ lounge The Birdcage, which opened downtown last year, will host its Thanksgiving Eve party with the help of DJ Jules. 9 p.m.-2:30 a.m. Nov. 27. The Birdcage, 927 Race St., Downtown, thebirdcagecincinnati.com
Photo via Facebook/BirdcageCincy

Thanksgiving Eve Party at The Birdcage

The all-inclusive LGBTQ lounge The Birdcage, which opened downtown last year, will host its Thanksgiving Eve party with the help of DJ Jules. 9 p.m.-2:30 a.m. Nov. 27. The Birdcage, 927 Race St., Downtown, thebirdcagecincinnati.com
Photo via Facebook/BirdcageCincy
Pre-Thanksgiving Party at MadTree Brewing
Get groovy at MadTree with local party and dance band Soul Pocket that blends the sounds of Soul, Motown, R&B, Rock and Funk.8-11:30 p.m., Nov. 27. MadTree Brewing, 3301 Madison Road, Oakley, madtreebrewing.com
Photo: Phil Heidenreich

Pre-Thanksgiving Party at MadTree Brewing

Get groovy at MadTree with local party and dance band Soul Pocket that blends the sounds of Soul, Motown, R&B, Rock and Funk.8-11:30 p.m., Nov. 27. MadTree Brewing, 3301 Madison Road, Oakley, madtreebrewing.com
Photo: Phil Heidenreich
Ernie Johnson From Detroit Thanksgiving Eve at MOTR 
Local Funk/AfroBeat/Jazz group Ernie Johnson From Detroit will play a free show at MOTR on Thanksgiving Eve. 10 p.m.-1 a.m. Nov. 27. MOTR, 1345 Main St., Over-the-Rhine, motrpub.com
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

Ernie Johnson From Detroit Thanksgiving Eve at MOTR

Local Funk/AfroBeat/Jazz group Ernie Johnson From Detroit will play a free show at MOTR on Thanksgiving Eve. 10 p.m.-1 a.m. Nov. 27. MOTR, 1345 Main St., Over-the-Rhine, motrpub.com
Photo: Hailey Bollinger
Get Stuffed on Local Music at Southgate House Revival
For the best bang for your buck on Thanksgiving Eve, head to the Southgate House Revival for a stuffed night of music. Performers include Calumet, Tammy Whynots, Saint Bernard Band, Lost Coast, The Ophelia’s, The Dummy Ups, Chelsea Ford & The Trouble, Cold Stereo, Isabelle Hell, Almost Infinite, Veronica Grim, The Poor Hours, Queen City Silver Stars and Randy Steffen. 7 p.m. Nov. 27. $12. Southgate House Revival, 111 E. Sixth St., Newport, southgatehouse.com
Photo via Google Maps

Get Stuffed on Local Music at Southgate House Revival

For the best bang for your buck on Thanksgiving Eve, head to the Southgate House Revival for a stuffed night of music. Performers include Calumet, Tammy Whynots, Saint Bernard Band, Lost Coast, The Ophelia’s, The Dummy Ups, Chelsea Ford & The Trouble, Cold Stereo, Isabelle Hell, Almost Infinite, Veronica Grim, The Poor Hours, Queen City Silver Stars and Randy Steffen. 7 p.m. Nov. 27. $12. Southgate House Revival, 111 E. Sixth St., Newport, southgatehouse.com
Photo via Google Maps
80s Rocking Thanksgiving Eve
Throw it back to the ’80s in Over-the-Rhine at The Lackman, with a sampling of Three Olives Vodka Cherry and Kraken Coffee and $3 Three Olive Cherry bombs.4-11:59 p.m., Nov. 27. The Lackman, 1237 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine, lackmanbar.com
Photo via Facebook/TheLackman

80s Rocking Thanksgiving Eve

Throw it back to the ’80s in Over-the-Rhine at The Lackman, with a sampling of Three Olives Vodka Cherry and Kraken Coffee and $3 Three Olive Cherry bombs.4-11:59 p.m., Nov. 27. The Lackman, 1237 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine, lackmanbar.com
Photo via Facebook/TheLackman
Thanksgiving Eve at The Stretch
The Stretch is offering up a place to continue the party after $1 beer night at the Cincinnati Cyclones game, just a quick walk from the arena. DJ Fuseamania will provide music. 8 p.m.-2:30 a.m. Nov. 27. The Stretch, 191 East Freedom Way, Downtown, Facebook.com/thestretchcincy
Photo via Facebook/TheStretchCincy

Thanksgiving Eve at The Stretch

The Stretch is offering up a place to continue the party after $1 beer night at the Cincinnati Cyclones game, just a quick walk from the arena. DJ Fuseamania will provide music. 8 p.m.-2:30 a.m. Nov. 27. The Stretch, 191 East Freedom Way, Downtown, Facebook.com/thestretchcincy
Photo via Facebook/TheStretchCincy
Thanksgiving Eve at Igby's 
Igby’s claims to be hosting “the biggest Friendsgiving you’ve ever seen” with $5 drafts, $5 select calls, $5 glasses of Proverb wine and its $6 cocktail of the month, with music from Kyle English and DJ Simo.4-11:59 p.m. Nov. 27. Igby’s, 122 East Sixth St., Downtown, igbysbar.com
Photo via Facebook/Igbys

Thanksgiving Eve at Igby's

Igby’s claims to be hosting “the biggest Friendsgiving you’ve ever seen” with $5 drafts, $5 select calls, $5 glasses of Proverb wine and its $6 cocktail of the month, with music from Kyle English and DJ Simo.4-11:59 p.m. Nov. 27. Igby’s, 122 East Sixth St., Downtown, igbysbar.com
Photo via Facebook/Igbys
Night Before Thanksgiving at Jerzees Newport
Jerzees Pub is celebrating what it calls “Blackout Wednesday” with local Rock & Roll band Fast Forward. 6 p.m.-1 a.m. Nov. 27. Jerzees Pub & Grub, 708 Monmouth St., Newport, jerzeespub.com
Photo via Facebook/Jerzees.Newport

Night Before Thanksgiving at Jerzees Newport

Jerzees Pub is celebrating what it calls “Blackout Wednesday” with local Rock & Roll band Fast Forward. 6 p.m.-1 a.m. Nov. 27. Jerzees Pub & Grub, 708 Monmouth St., Newport, jerzeespub.com
Photo via Facebook/Jerzees.Newport
Freshlist Thanksgroovin’ 2019
Top Cats is bringing in four DJs to groove the night away: Columbus’s Rarelife and Foi Oi Oi as well as resident DJs Housecat 154 and Meiosis. Local multimedia artist Sharon Mackey will showcase a gallery of oil paintings and quirky sculptures.9 p.m.-2:30 a.m., Nov. 27. $7. Top Cats, 2820 Vine St., Corryville, topcatscincy.com
Photo via Facebook/TopCats

Freshlist Thanksgroovin’ 2019

Top Cats is bringing in four DJs to groove the night away: Columbus’s Rarelife and Foi Oi Oi as well as resident DJs Housecat 154 and Meiosis. Local multimedia artist Sharon Mackey will showcase a gallery of oil paintings and quirky sculptures.9 p.m.-2:30 a.m., Nov. 27. $7. Top Cats, 2820 Vine St., Corryville, topcatscincy.com
Photo via Facebook/TopCats
Jameson Presents Thanksgiving Eve w/ The Tillers at Arnold’s Bar & Grill
Calling all record geeks: Arnold’s Bar and Grill is giving away 250 The Tillers vinyls on Thanksgiving Eve, and only 250 more will be available for sale after the fact, making this the chance to get your hands on a rarity. Records will be available at 8 p.m. and The Tillers will perform at 9 p.m. 8-11:59 p.m. Nov. 27. Arnold’s Bar and Grill, 210 East Eighth St., Downtown, arnoldsbarandgrill.com
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

Jameson Presents Thanksgiving Eve w/ The Tillers at Arnold’s Bar & Grill

Calling all record geeks: Arnold’s Bar and Grill is giving away 250 The Tillers vinyls on Thanksgiving Eve, and only 250 more will be available for sale after the fact, making this the chance to get your hands on a rarity. Records will be available at 8 p.m. and The Tillers will perform at 9 p.m. 8-11:59 p.m. Nov. 27. Arnold’s Bar and Grill, 210 East Eighth St., Downtown, arnoldsbarandgrill.com
Photo: Hailey Bollinger