Concerts and Clubs Calendar (July 27-Aug. 2)

click to enlarge Rising Folk Rock star John Moreland performs Wednesday at Newport's Southgate House Revival. - Photo: Joey Kneiser
Photo: Joey Kneiser
Rising Folk Rock star John Moreland performs Wednesday at Newport's Southgate House Revival.

Wednesday 27

Arnold’s Bar and Grill - Todd Hepburn. 7 p.m. Blues/Jazz/Various. Free.

* Esquire Theatre - Live ’n’ Local featuring Ricky Nye and Katie Laur. 7 p.m. Blues/Roots/Various. $5.

Fountain Square - Reggae Wednesdays with Dub Flex. 7 p.m. Reggae. Free.

The Greenwich - Bianca Graham presents Dynamo. 8 p.m. R&B/Funk/Jazz. $7.

MOTR Pub - Mail the Horse and Josh Taerk. 10 p.m. Rock. Free.

The Mockbee - Soufside Chico, SounWAV, Eb&Flow, DJ Gallium and DJ Obsidian. 8 p.m. Hip Hop. $5.

* Northside Yacht Club - Toys That Kill, Vacation, The Dopamines and Hounds. 9 p.m. Rock/Pop/Punk/Various.

Pit to Plate - Bluegrass Night with Vernon McIntyre’s Appalachian Grass. 7 p.m. Bluegrass. $2.

Riverbend Music Center - Disturbed and Breaking Benjamin with Alter Bridge and Saint Asonia. 6:30 p.m. Rock. $29.95-$79.95.

Silverton Cafe - Bob Cushing. 8 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

Southgate House Revival (Lounge) - Cookin’ Hearts with The Lovers. 9:30 p.m. Folk/Americana. Free.

* Southgate House Revival (Sanctuary) - John Moreland with Christian Lee Hutson. 8:30 p.m. Americana. $15, $18 day of show.

Wright State University Nutter Center - James Taylor. 8 p.m. Pop/Folk/Rock. $65-$85.

Yeatman’s Cove - 5:13 with 4th Day Echo. 5 p.m. Rock. Free.

Thursday 28

Arnold’s Bar and Grill - Dottie Warner and Ricky Nye. 7:30 p.m. Jazz/Blues. Free.

Cock & Bull Public House - MainStrasse - Alex M. 6 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

Crow’s Nest - Sleepy Andy Tracy. 9:30 p.m. Folk/Americana. Free.

* Devou Park - Music@BCM featuring The Hot Magnolias. 7 p.m. Cajun/Jazz/Various. $5.

Fountain Square - Salsa on the Square with Tropicoso and Malik Spencer. 7 p.m. Salsa/Dance. Free.

Fraze Pavilion - Charlie Puth with The Score. 8 p.m. Pop. $35-$45.

Horse & Barrel - John Ford. 6 p.m. Blues/Roots. Free.

Knotty Pine - Kenny Cowden. 10 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

* MOTR Pub - Yip Deceiver with Fluffer. 10 p.m. Electronic/Indie/Dance/Pop. Free.

Madison Live - Rookie of the Year with Valley Girl, Point Blank Society, Mascots, Don’t Call Me Punk, Friday Giants and In Details. 7 p.m. Indie/Alt/Rock/Pop/Various. $10, $15 day of show.

Newport on the Levee - Live at the Levee with Shut Up & Drive. 7 p.m. Rock/Blues. Free.

Northside Yacht Club - Backroad Burners and Gleasons Drift. 9 p.m. Rock.

* PNC Pavilion at Riverbend - Lyle Lovett & His Large Band and Emmylou Harris. 7 p.m. Roots/Americana. $43.50-$75.

Quincy’s Bar & Lounge - Adia Dobbins with Jim Connerley. 8 p.m. Jazz/Pop. Free.

* RiversEdge - The London Souls and The Magic Lightnin’ Boys. 6 p.m. Rock/Blues. Free.

* Smale Riverfront Park - Cocktails and Crown Jewels with Huntertones. 7 p.m. Jazz/Funk/Soul/Various. Free.

Southgate House Revival (Lounge) - Arlo McKinley & The Lonesome Sound with Josh Nolan, William Matheny and Stephen Simmons. 9:30 p.m. Folk/Americana. Free.

Southgate House Revival (Revival Room) - Danny Schmidt with Ryan Malott. 8 p.m. Singer/Songwriter. $10, $12 day of show.

* Urban Artifact - The Earth Laid Bare, Eternal Void and Scarangella. 9 p.m. Metal. Free.

Village Green Park - Groovin’ on the Green with Robin Lacy & DeZydeco. 7 p.m. Zydeco/Creole Funk.

* Washington Park - Bandstand Bluegrass with The Harmed Brothers. 7 p.m. Americana/Folk/Rock. Free.

* Woodward Theater - School of Rock All Stars. 6:30 p.m. Rock. $8, $10 day of show.

Friday 29

404 - Ricky Nye and Bekah Williams. 8 p.m. Blues/Jazz. Cover.

Another Part of The Forrest - Nelson Slater with Ving Mussen. 7 p.m. Various. Free.

Arnold’s Bar and Grill - Honey and Houston. 9 p.m. Americana. Free.

Bella Luna - Blue Birds Trio. 7 p.m. Classic Rock/Jazz. Free.

* Bogart’s - I Prevail, The White Noise, My Enemies & I and Bad Seed Rising. 3 p.m. Metal/Hardcore. $15.

Century Inn Restaurant - Jim Teepen. 8 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

* Chameleon - AYE Music & Art Festival with Algorhythmix, The Grove, Jamwave, France vs. France and Intro Signal. 9 p.m. Indie/Alt/Rock/Pop/Various. Free.

* CincinNative - AYE Music & Art Festival with Commercial, Day Creeper, Dinge and Soft Self Portraits. 9 p.m. Indie/Pop/Rock/Various. Free.

Clifton Plaza - Midwestern Swing. 7 p.m. Western Swing. Free.

Cock & Bull Public House - MainStrasse - Carl G. 6 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

* The Comet - AYE Music & Art Festival with Ghost Hussy, Eugenius, Counterfeit Money Machine, SquareSyntax, TALK, Yateveo and more. 9 p.m. Electronic/Hip Hop/Various (performances also in the basement). Free.

Crow’s Nest - Rusted String Swindlers. 10 p.m. Bluegrass. Free.

* Fountain Square - Indie Vol. 2016 featuring Reverend Horton Heat and The Knott Brothers. 8:30 p.m. Rock. Free.

The Greenwich - Sonny Moorman. 8 p.m. Blues. Cover.

Hollywood Casino - Bob Cushing. 8 p.m. Acoustic. Free (in Hops House 99).

Indian Creek Amphitheatre - Dokken. 6 p.m. Metal. $20-$35.

Jag’s Steak and Seafood - The Company. 9:30 p.m. Pop/Dance/Various. Cover.

* Junker’s Tavern - AYE Music & Art Festival with Rhythm & Booze, Bad Idols, Sleepy Drums and Mr. Pointy. 9 p.m. Indie/Rock/Punk/Various. Free.

Knotty Pine - Flatline. 10 p.m. Hard Rock. Cover.

* The Listing Loon - AYE Music & Art Festival with Toon Town, Wonky Tonk, Moon Mara and Analog Underground. 9 p.m. Indie/Electronic/Experimental/Various. Free.

* MOTR Pub - Joesph and The Harlequins. 10 p.m. Indie Pop/Psych Rock. Free.

Madison Live - Ledford Jones, Donovan Go and Acadian Bliss. 7 p.m. Blues/Country/Roots/Funk/Soul/Various. $7.

Mansion Hill Tavern - The Blue Ravens. 9 p.m. Blues. $4.

The Mockbee - Bowz, Hattrix, DStapes, Plus One, Get Dangerous, Iamusick, Sam Harris, Dicey and Natekodi. 9 p.m. EDM. $5-$10.

Mount Adams Pavilion - What She Said. 8 p.m. Rock/Pop.

* Northside Tavern - AYE Music & Art Festival with Black Signal, Fluffer, Grenades!? and Rich Wizard. 9:30 p.m. Electronic/Rock/Various. Free.

* Northside Yacht Club - AYE Music & Art Festival with JetLab, Season Ten, R!U!OK!, New Moons and Current Events. 9 p.m. Indie/Rock/Various. Free.

Pirates Cove Bar & Grille - Basic Truth. 8 p.m. Funk/R&B/Soul. Free.

Plain Folk Cafe - Fort Defiance. 7:30 p.m. Folk. Free.

Quincy’s Bar & Lounge - Dan Karlsberg Trio. 8 p.m. Jazz. Free.

Rick’s Tavern - Heather Roush Band. 9:30 p.m. Country. Cover.

Riverbend Music Center - Journey and The Doobie Brothers with Dave Mason. 7 p.m. Classic Rock. $38-$145.

Silverton Cafe - Off the Record. 9 p.m. Rock. Free.

* Southgate House Revival (Lounge) - Maurice Mattei and Mike Tittel. 9:30 p.m. Acoustic/Rock. Free.

* Southgate House Revival (Revival Room) - Punk Rock Night with The Z.G.s, The Letdowns and Scissorkick Rituals. 9 p.m. Punk Rock. $5.

Southgate House Revival (Sanctuary) - Scott Miller (duo) with Old Salt Union. 8 p.m. Americana. $15, $18 day of show.

* St. Lawrence Square - Concerts in the Square featuring My Brother the Bear. 6:30 p.m. Folk/Americana. Free.

Tin Roof Cincinnati - Flip Cup All-Stars. 10 p.m. Pop/Rock/Country/Rap/Various.

* Urban Artifact - Moira, Fine Animal, Turtle Island, Fun Machine and Analog Bandits. 8 p.m. Indie/Pop/Rock/Various. Free.

Washington Park - Nathan Best. 7 p.m. Gospel. Free.

Washington Platform Saloon & Restaurant - Dan Drees (Todd Hepburn at 5:30 p.m.). 9 p.m. Jazz. $10 (food/drink minimum).

* Woodward Theater - Multimagic with Dawg Yawp, Bucko and Modern Aquatic. 8:30 p.m. Indie/Rock/Pop/Folk/Various. $8, $10 day of show.

Saturday 30

404 - Mike Wade Quartet. 8 p.m. Jazz. Cover.

Arnold’s Bar and Grill - Electric Six. 9 p.m. Jazz. Free.

Bella Luna - Blue Birds Trio. 7 p.m. Classic Rock/Jazz. Free.

Blue Note Harrison - Heather Roush Band. 9 p.m. Country. Cover.

* Bogart’s - Kaitlyn Peace and The Electric Generals, Serenity Fisher and The Cardboard Hearts, Below Between, ForestFox and Sam Tieger. 8 p.m. Indie/Pop/Alt/Various. $10.

* Chameleon - AYE Music & Art Festival with Artifexy, Audley and Ronin, MC Longshot, The Highest Low, theWHOevers and Chief Boldface. 9 p.m. Hip Hop/Various. Free.

* CincinNative - AYE Music & Art Festival with The Kno Nothings, Steven King, Cross Country and Andrew Would. 9 p.m. Rock/Roots/Alt/Various. Free.

Clifton Plaza - The Marsh Brothers Jazz Collective. 6 p.m. Jazz. Free.

Cock & Bull Public House - MainStrasse - Carl G. 6 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

* The Comet - AYE Music & Art Festival with Henry Sugar, Satyr Circle, Raised x Wolves, Spoken Nerd, Super Origami and more. 9 p.m. Hip Hop/Various. Free.

* Crow’s Nest - No Sorrow and Willow Tree Carolers. 10 p.m. Americana. Free.

* DownTowne Listening Room - Steve Goodie with Charlie Millikin. 7:30 p.m. Rock/Comedy/Various. $13.

The Fling Barn - B-Caged. 8 p.m. Classic Rock/Country. Cover.

Fountain Square - FSQ Live with A Silent Film and Daniel In Stereo. 8:30 p.m. AltRock. Free.

The Greenwich - Push Play. 8:30 p.m. R&B/Funk. $8.

Harry Whiting Brown Community Center - Summer Concerts on the Green with DangerMonkey and Tequila Mechanics. 6 p.m. Rock. Free.

JAX Tavern - LDNL. 9 p.m. Pop/Dance/Various.

Jag’s Steak and Seafood - Wet Soul. 9:30 p.m. Dance/R&B/Soul/Various. Cover.

Jim and Jack’s on the River - Jason Owens. 9 p.m. Country. Free.

* Junker’s Tavern - AYE Music & Art Festival with The Harlequins, Tiger Sex, Stallone N’ Roses, Beach Glass and Wonky Tonk. 9 p.m. Rock/Punk/Various. Free.

Knotty Pine - Flatline. 10 p.m. Hard Rock. Cover.

* The Listing Loon - AYE Music & Art Festival with Healing Trapeze, umin, Megan Miller and Marc Governanti. 9 p.m. Experimental/Various. Free.

* Live! at the Ludlow Garage - Jake Shimabukuro. 8 p.m. Progressive ukulele. $35-$65.

* MOTR Pub - The Auburnaires. 9 p.m. Garage/Soul/Rock. Free.

MVP Bar & Grille - Victor Spoils, Darling Down, Down Strange Charm and Cody Houston. 7 p.m. Pop/Rock. $5.

The Mad Frog - Stattinius, Sacral Crown, Ponder, Sacred Sound and 5AM. 9 p.m. Electronic/Various. Cover.

Mansion Hill Tavern - Brad Hatfield Band. 9 p.m. Blues. Cover.

* The Mockbee - AYE Music & Art Festival with Infexzion, Damn the Witch Siren, DJ Bloodbath Mcgrath, CAVE DWLR, Curse of Cassandra, Phillis Wayne, Organtica, Echo Mecca and more. 6 p.m. Electronic/Dance/Rock/Pop/Various. Free.

Mount Adams Pavilion - Snidely Whiplash. 8 p.m. Rock.

* Northside Tavern - AYE Music & Art Festival with Vampire Weekend at Bernie’s, The Terrors, Lemon Sky and The Jared Presley Experience. 9:30 p.m. Rock/Various. Free.

* Northside Yacht Club - AYE Music & Art Festival with The High Definitions, The Slippery Lips, The Cordials and Communications. 9:30 p.m. Indie/Alt/Rock/Punk/Pop/Various. Free.

* PNC Pavilion at Riverbend - Tedeschi Trucks Band with Los Lobos and North Mississippi Allstars. 7 p.m. Blues/Rock/Soul/Various. $52-$79.

Plain Folk Cafe - My Brother’s Keeper and Jeff Kiser. 6 p.m. Bluegrass/Folk/Acoustic. Free.

The Redmoor - Just Vince and the Fellas’ Tribute to Michael Jackson, Prince and Whitney Houston. 8 p.m. Vocal/R&B/Soul/Pop. $10.

Rick’s Tavern - The Whammies. 9:30 p.m. ’80s Pop/Rock/Dance. Cover.

Silverton Cafe - The Buttercups. 9 p.m. Classic Rock. Free.

* Southgate House Revival - Blues & Burlesque Nebula Artist Showcase: Cin City Burlesque with The Whiskey Shambles, Zakk Knight, TO NO END, Eliza Neals and The Narcotics, The Doug Hart Band, Gary “Guitar” Williams with Back Talk Blues Band, Bob Dellaposta & Deano Rogers, Anthony Hoog, Leo Clarke & Larry Bloomfield, Achilles Tenderloin and more. 7 p.m. Blues/Rock/Burlesque. $20-$45 (whole house show).

Taqueria Mercado - Ricky Nye Inc. 8 p.m. Blues/Boogie Woogie. Free.

Thompson House - Rivertown, RP Coltrane, Arch Stanton Band and Michael Wayne Stacey Band. 8 p.m. Country/Rock/Various. $10.

Tin Roof Cincinnati - Wes Cook Band. 10 p.m. Country/Rock.

Trinity Gastro Pub - Bob Cushing. 8:30 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

* Urban Artifact - Marcus Alan Ward, Playing to Vapors, Halvsies and Little Lights. 9 p.m. Indie/Pop/Rock/Soul/Various. Free.

Washington Park - Case. 7 p.m. R&B. Free.

Washington Platform Saloon & Restaurant - Marc Wolfley and the Northside Jazz Ensemble. 9 p.m. Jazz. $10 (food/drink minimum).

Sunday 31

Blue Note Harrison - Megan Gore Memorial Fundraiser with The Middle Age Man Band and Midnight Special: The Classic Rock Experience. 2 p.m. Rock/Country. $15.

* Chameleon - AYE Music & Art Festival with Kumasi, Dynamite Thunderpunch, Black Pharaoh, One Day Steady and Fycus. 9 p.m. Indie/Alt/Rock/Pop/Various. Free.

The Comet - Comet Bluegrass All-Stars. 7:30 p.m. Bluegrass. Free.

The Greenwich - Radio Black. 7:30 p.m. R&B/Soul. $10.

* Junker’s Tavern - AYE Music & Art Festival with Darko the Super, Torito, Yugennui, The Terror Electric and The Z.G.s. 9 p.m. Various. Free.

* Mansion Hill Tavern - 28th Anniversary Party with The Ben Duke Band, Jay Jesse Johnson, Johnny Fink and the Intrusion, Blue Ravens and Blues Expresss. 5 p.m. Blues. Free.

* The Mockbee - See You in the Funnies, Life Brother, Ample Parking and The Traveling Jam. 9 p.m. Rock/Various. Free.

* Northside Tavern - AYE Music & Art Festival with Grace Lincoln. 9 p.m. Soul/R&B. Free.

* Riverbend Music Center - G-Eazy and Logic with Yo Gotti, YG and P. Reign. 6:30 p.m. Hip Hop. $30-$69.50.

Sonny’s All Blues Lounge - Sonny’s All Blues Band featuring Lonnie Bennett. 8 p.m. Blues. Free.

Urban Artifact - Safety Squad with Robert Flurry Trio. 8 p.m. Jazz/Funk/Soul. Free.

Monday 01

* MOTR Pub - Ghost Wolves. 10 p.m. Rock. Free.

* MVP Bar & Grille - Brian Lovely and the Secret Allstar Reunion Jam. 8:30 p.m. Pop/Rock/Various. Free.

PNC Pavilion at Riverbend - Diana Ross with Rhonda Ross. 8 p.m. Pop/R&B. $20-$96.

Urban Artifact - Yugennui and umin. 7 p.m. Experimental/Rock/Electronic/Various. Free.

Tuesday 02

The Mockbee - One Master, Bog of the Infidel, Auric, Choking, Hate Face, DJ Inhuman and DJ Shreck. 8 p.m. Metal.

Northside Tavern - The Stealth Pastille. 9:30 p.m. Psych Rock. Free.

PNC Pavilion at Riverbend - 98 Degrees with O-Town, Dream and Ryan Cabrera. 8 p.m. Pop. $33.50-$85.

Southgate House Revival (Sanctuary) - Texas Hippie Coalition with Scott H. Biram, Hillbilly Herald and Dallas Moore. 8 p.m. Country/Rock. $17, $20 day of show.

Stanley’s Pub - Trashgrass Night with members of Rumpke Mountain Boys. 9 p.m. Jamgrass/Bluegrass/Jamgrass/Various. Cover.

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