Cincinnati's PNC Pavilion Hosts Free Summer Cookout Series and Craft Beer Tastings Before Select Concerts

Planning to enjoy some live music this summer at PNC Pavilion? Depending on which show you plan to see, you may want to skip dinner

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Planning to enjoy some live music this summer at PNC Pavilion? Depending on which show you plan to see, you may want to skip dinner. 

The Cincinnati music venue will host a free Blue Grass Quality Meats Cookout Concert Series during select performances throughout the season, offering brats, metts, hot dogs and salads included with the cost of admission. The cookout, presented by Kroger and Blue Grass Quality Meats, will begin 90 minutes before the show and closes 15 minutes before the beginning of the concert. The cookouts will be located at the Party Plaza, near the west end of the space. 

Pre-concert cookouts will be provided before the following concerts:

July 17: Third Eye Blind and Jimmy Eat World with Ra Ra Riot

July 26: The Righteous Brothers and the Temptations

July 28: moe. and Blues Traveler with G. Love

July 31: Jon Bellion with Marc E. Bassy and Lawrence

Aug. 17: Joey Bada$$ and Flatbush Zombies with The Underachievers, Kirk Knight, Nyck Caution, Power Pleasant and CJ Fly

Aug. 25: Why Don't We

The venue is also hosting a series of craft beer and wine tastings included with the cost of admission for certain concerts. All pre-show tastings are located on the Party Plaza and begin 90 minutes before the show and end 15 minutes before the concert starts. Must be 21.

Pre-show craft beer tastings will be held before the following concerts:

June 15: Vampire Weekend with Chicano Batman

June 18: Young The Giant and Fitz and The Tantrums with COIN

June 21: Gov't Mule with Nikki Lane

July 19: Tedeschi Trucks Band with Blackberry Smoke and Shovels & Rope

Aug. 16: Skillet and Sevendust with Pop Evil and Devour the Day

Pre-show wine tastings will be held before the following concerts:

June 16: Buddy Guy and the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band

Aug. 8: JJ Grey & Mofro and Jonny Lang with Marc Broussard

Sept. 6: Rick Springfield presents Best in Show with Eddie Money and Greg Kihn

Sept. 8: The Head and The Heart

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