October 31, 2022

Zombified Cincinnati Bands Perform Halloween Covers Gig at Northside Tavern

Your favorite bands were back from the dead at Northside Tavern for “Eat Your Heart Out,” a two-night Halloween concert featuring cover acts pooled from some of Cincinnati's coolest musicians. The roster included 10 bands split between Oct. 28 and Oct. 29, 2022.

Hosted by local voiceover artist and musician Adam Stone, this was the fourth year he’s organized a Halloween show at the venue. The majority of bands were comprised of musicians that don’t perform together regularly – a mix-and-match from a variety of groups.

Scroll through the photos to see costumed fans and bands, with each evening's show lineups noted below.

Performing on Oct. 28:
  • Are you Afraid of the Cure {The Cure} / featuring members of Future Bummer, Keri Winter, Young Heirlooms, And Andy, Coast Off, The Mighty, Doctor Bionic
  • Creedence Clearwater Chronicle {CCR} / fmo Mad Anthony
  • Dead Disco {Metric} / fmo Appaloosa, Carriers
  • Candy Darling {The Velvet Underground} / fmo Fairmount Girls, Darlene, Molly Hatchet, The High and Low, The Pariahs, The Dummy Ups
  • O-wasted {Oasis} / fmo Dreams of Surfing, Shuteye, Kickaways, Shadowraptr
Performing on Oct. 29:
  • Dome {Devo does Helmet} / fmo Siren Suit, Old City, The Future Strikes
  • The Hi How Are Yous {Daniel Johnston} / fmo Homemade Drugs, Sorry Eric, Nanny, Sandcrawler, Bug Licker
  • Portisdead {Portishead} / fmo Rae Fisher, Strobobean, Leggy, Dream Tiger
  • Zom Petty {Tom Petty} / fmo Hello Sapien, Toon Town, Slow Glows, Sharp Toys, Dune Buggy, Lemon Sky, Magnolia Mountain, Bulletville, Quotah, You You're Awesome
  • Tragic Kingdom {No Doubt} / fmo MADQUEEN, Heavy Hinges, Mynah Tones, Jess Lamb and the Factory, Mt. Echo, Floyd and the Walkmen, Danbient
Photos by Brent Stroud.
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Cincinnati bands and fans gather for the final evening of the "Eat Your Heart Out" covers concert at Northside Tavern on Oct. 29, 2022.
Photo: Brent Stroud
Cincinnati bands and fans gather for the final evening of the "Eat Your Heart Out" covers concert at Northside Tavern on Oct. 29, 2022.
Cincinnati bands and fans gather for the final evening of the "Eat Your Heart Out" covers concert at Northside Tavern on Oct. 29, 2022.
Photo: Brent Stroud
Cincinnati bands and fans gather for the final evening of the "Eat Your Heart Out" covers concert at Northside Tavern on Oct. 29, 2022.
Cincinnati bands and fans gather for the final evening of the "Eat Your Heart Out" covers concert at Northside Tavern on Oct. 29, 2022.
Photo: Brent Stroud
Cincinnati bands and fans gather for the final evening of the "Eat Your Heart Out" covers concert at Northside Tavern on Oct. 29, 2022.
Cincinnati bands and fans gather for the final evening of the "Eat Your Heart Out" covers concert at Northside Tavern on Oct. 29, 2022.
Photo: Brent Stroud
Cincinnati bands and fans gather for the final evening of the "Eat Your Heart Out" covers concert at Northside Tavern on Oct. 29, 2022.
Cincinnati bands and fans gather for the final evening of the "Eat Your Heart Out" covers concert at Northside Tavern on Oct. 29, 2022.
Photo: Brent Stroud
Cincinnati bands and fans gather for the final evening of the "Eat Your Heart Out" covers concert at Northside Tavern on Oct. 29, 2022.
Cincinnati bands and fans gather for the final evening of the "Eat Your Heart Out" covers concert at Northside Tavern on Oct. 29, 2022.
Photo: Brent Stroud
Cincinnati bands and fans gather for the final evening of the "Eat Your Heart Out" covers concert at Northside Tavern on Oct. 29, 2022.
Cincinnati bands and fans gather for the final evening of the "Eat Your Heart Out" covers concert at Northside Tavern on Oct. 29, 2022.
Photo: Brent Stroud
Cincinnati bands and fans gather for the final evening of the "Eat Your Heart Out" covers concert at Northside Tavern on Oct. 29, 2022.
Cincinnati bands and fans gather for the final evening of the "Eat Your Heart Out" covers concert at Northside Tavern on Oct. 29, 2022.
Photo: Brent Stroud
Cincinnati bands and fans gather for the final evening of the "Eat Your Heart Out" covers concert at Northside Tavern on Oct. 29, 2022.
Cincinnati bands and fans gather for the final evening of the "Eat Your Heart Out" covers concert at Northside Tavern on Oct. 29, 2022.
Photo: Brent Stroud
Cincinnati bands and fans gather for the final evening of the "Eat Your Heart Out" covers concert at Northside Tavern on Oct. 29, 2022.
Cincinnati bands and fans gather for the final evening of the "Eat Your Heart Out" covers concert at Northside Tavern on Oct. 29, 2022.
Photo: Brent Stroud
Cincinnati bands and fans gather for the final evening of the "Eat Your Heart Out" covers concert at Northside Tavern on Oct. 29, 2022.