Concerts and Clubs Calendar (June 29-July 5)

click to enlarge Nick D’ and The Believers play a free show Friday at Over-the-Rhine's MOTR Pub.
Nick D’ and The Believers play a free show Friday at Over-the-Rhine's MOTR Pub.

Wednesday 29

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

Bella Luna - RMS Band. 7 p.m. Soft Rock/Jazz. Free.

Blind Lemon - Sarah Hutchinson. 8 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

* Bogart’s - Brian Fallon & the Crowes. 7 p.m. Rock. $32.30.

Boswell’s - Open Mic. 7 p.m. Various. Free.

Century Inn Restaurant - Paul Lake. 7 p.m. Pop/Rock/Jazz/Oldies/Various. Free.

* Esquire Theatre - Cheryl Renée Project. 7 p.m. Blues. $5.

Fountain Square - Reggae Wednesday with Lungu VYBZ Reggae Band. 7 p.m. Reggae. Free.

Jag’s Steak and Seafood - Steve Thomas. 6 p.m. Sax/Piano/Vocals. Free.

Knotty Pine - Dallas Moore. 8 p.m. Country. Free.

The Listing Loon - Ofir Klemperer’s Unexpected Vibe. 9 p.m. Various. Free.

MOTR Pub - Vibrant Troubadours with Motel Faces and Communications. 10 p.m. Rock. Free.

Meritage - Sonny Moorman. 7 p.m.  Blues. Free.

The Mockbee - Liverpool and the Contractions, Elia Burkhart, Suppression, Sulfuric Cautery and Toska. 7 p.m. Various. Free.

Northside Yacht Club - Moon Tooth, Eternal Void, Centripetal and Dynamite Thunderpunch. 8:30 p.m. Metal. $8.

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

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

Southgate House Revival (Lounge) - Bad Teenage Moustache. 7 p.m. Singer/Songwriter. Free.

Southgate House Revival (Revival Room) - Melodime and Tonefarmer. 9 p.m. AltRock. $10, $12 day of show.

Yeatman’s Cove - 5:13 with LDNL. 5 p.m. Pop/Dance/Various. Free.

Thursday 30

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

* Behringer-Crawford Museum - [email protected] featuring The Comet Bluegrass All-Stars. 7 p.m. Bluegrass. $5.

Blind Lemon - Mark Macomber. 8 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

* Fountain Square - Salsa on the Square with Orquesta Kandela Salsa and Latin Band. 7 p.m. Salsa/Latin/Dance. Free.

Fraze Pavilion - Sheryl Crow. 7:30 p.m. Country/Pop/Rock. $56-$76.

The Greenwich - Phil DeGreg & Friends. 8 p.m. Jazz. $5.

Jag’s Steak and Seafood - Craig Wilson. 7 p.m. Various. Free.

* Junker’s Tavern - Leland Sundries. 8 p.m. Singer/Songwriter. Free.

MOTR Pub - Us, Today with Lovely Socialite. 10 p.m. Indie/Post Rock. Free.

Madison Live - Nonpoint with Failure Anthem, Circles In Time, Irongate and Armchair Psychosis. 6:30 p.m. Hard Rock/Metal. $15, $20 day of show.

The Mockbee - Nequient, Death Trip, Poverty Bomb, Hate Face, Fenrir and DJ Positronic. 9 p.m. Metal. Free.

Newport on the Levee - Live at the Levee featuring Soul Pocket. 7 p.m. R&B/Rock/Funk/Dance. Free.

Plain Folk Cafe - Open Mic with Elia Burkhart. 7 p.m. Various. Free.

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

Smale Riverfront Park - Cocktails and Crown Jewels with Jessie Laine Powell Quintet. 7 p.m. Jazz. Free.

Southgate House Revival (Lounge) - Slick Willy & the Kentucky Jellies. 9:30 p.m. Country/Rockabilly/Honky Tonk. Free.

* Southgate House Revival (Sanctuary) - Wayne “The Train” Hancock and Dale Watson. 8:30 p.m. Country/Honky Tonk. $20, $22 day of show.

Taft’s Ale House - John Ford. 8 p.m. Roots/Blues. Free.

Urban Artifact - Fun Machine, Frederick the Younger, Ultra City and Fycus. 8 p.m. Indie Rock. Free.

Village Green Park - Groovin’ on the Green with Scotty Anderson Band. 7 p.m. R&B/Blues/Rock/Jazz/Various. Free.

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

Friday 01

404 - Duo Jetts. 8 p.m. Rock/Pop/Soul. $5.

Arnold’s Bar and Grill - The Cincy Brass. 9 p.m. Brass/Funk/Pop/Soul/Dance/Various. Free.

Backstage Cafe - Analog Bandits with Colors in Mind, Expeditions and Lucius Fox. 8:30 p.m. Rock. Cover.

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

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

Clifton Plaza - The Dirty Shirleys. 8 p.m. Jazz. Free.

College Hill Coffee Co. - Ma Crow and the Lady Slippers. 7:30 p.m. Bluegrass. Free.

The Comet - Emily and the Complexes and Tooth Lures a Fang. 10 p.m. Rock/Punk/Garage. Free.

* Fountain Square - Indie Vol. 2016 with Jukebox The Ghost and Current Events. 8:30 p.m. Indie/Pop/Rock. Free.

The Greenwich - Rollins Davis Band featuring Deborah Hunter. 9 p.m. Jazz/R&B. $5.

*Jacob Hoffner Park - Northside Rock n’ Roll Carnival with Chain and the Gang, Archie and the Bunkers, The Yugos and more. 6 p.m. Rock/Indie/Various. Free.

Julian’s Deli & Spirits - Ricky Nye. 8 p.m. Blues/Boogie Woogie. Free.

Knotty Pine - Pandora Effect. 10 p.m. Rock. Cover.

* MOTR Pub - Nick D’ and The Believers with Indigo Wild. 10 p.m. Indie/Pop/Rock. Free.

* The Mockbee - Room For Zero (album release party) with Jane Decker and Daniel In Stereo. 8 p.m. Indie Pop/Rock. $10.

Mount Adams Pavilion - Cover Model. 8 p.m. Alt/Rock/Various. 

Northside Tavern - Sexy Time Live Band Karaoke. 9 p.m. Various. Free.

* Plain Folk Cafe - Wild Carrot and Franklin Crow. 6 p.m. Folk/Americana. Free.

* The Redmoor - Natural Progression. 9 p.m. R&B/NeoSoul/Pop. $15.

Rick’s Tavern - Throw It Down. 9:30 p.m. Country. Cover.

* Riverbend Music Center - Zac Brown Band with Drake White and the Big Fire. 7 p.m. Country. $32.50-$79.50.

* Sawyer Point - Paradise at the Point with Pink Talking Fish, Manic Focus, Ernie Johnson From Detroit and more. 4 p.m. Various. Free.

Southgate House Revival (Sanctuary) - Holywood, Red Beast, Automatic Evolution and V-Twin Sin. 9 p.m. Rock. Cover.

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

* Urban Artifact - Marbin, Common Center and The Cordial Sins. 8 p.m. Alt/Jazz/World/Pop/Various. Free.

Washington Park - Friday Flow with Surface. 7 p.m. R&B. Free.

Washington Platform Saloon & Restaurant - Retro Nouveau with Josh Kline. 9 p.m. Jazz. $10 (food/drink minimum).

* Woodward Theater - Hip Hop Hates Heroin Tour with Rae Soleil, Baoku, Kelby Savage, Floetic Flo and more. 7 p.m. Hip Hop/Various. $10, $12 day of show.

Saturday 02

404 - Jeremy Cunningham Quartet. 8 p.m. Jazz. $10.

Arnold’s Bar and Grill - Cincinnati Dancing Pigs. 9 p.m. Americana/Jug band. Free.

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

Clifton Plaza - Night Owls. 7 p.m. Blues/Soul/Rock/Various. Free.

College Hill Coffee Co. - Ricky Nye and Bekah Williams. 7:30 p.m. Blues/Jazz. Free.

* Fountain Square - FSQ Live with 90 Proof Twang and Taylor Shannon. 7:45 p.m. Country. Free.

Fraze Pavilion - Rick Springfield, Night Ranger and The Romantics. 7:30 p.m. Pop/Rock. $40-$50.

The Greenwich - Jess Lamb. 9 p.m. Alt/Pop/Soul/Various. Free.

* Harry Whiting Brown Community Center - Summer Concerts on the Green with Sonny Moorman. 6 p.m. Blues. Free.

* Jacob Hoffner Park - Northside Rock n’ Roll Carnival with Nots, Dilly Dally, Wray, Smut, Varsity, Darlene, Black Planet and more. 3 p.m. Rock/Indie/Punk/Various. Free.

Knotty Pine - Final Order. 10 p.m. Rock. Cover.

Live! at the Ludlow Garage - McGuffey Lane. 8 p.m. Country. $25-$50.

* MOTR Pub - Jeremy Pinnell & the 55s. 10 p.m. Honky Tonk/Country. Free.

The Mad Frog - Rivers of Nihil. 6 p.m. Metal. $17.

* Madison Theater - Must Die! and Terravita. 9 p.m. Bass/EDM. $20, $25 day of show.

The Mockbee - Rae Soleil, Mars the Shinobi, Lunar Thoughts, Glaukus, Devin Burgess, Lyoni, Devonte Singer, JMC and Apxllo Zen. 9 p.m. Hip Hop. $5-$8.

Mount Adams Pavilion - Greedy Pritchard. 8 p.m. Alt/Rock/Dance. 

Northside Tavern - Marburg Collective/Groove Milk Present: Fresh Funk. 10 p.m. Funk/Soul/Rock. Free.

Plain Folk Cafe - The Bluegrass Mafia and Ana Seuberling. 6 p.m. Bluegrass/Acoustic. Free.

* The Redmoor - SaxTone and The Fullfillerz with Mzuri, Dr. Mark Williams, Bianca Graham, and D Brown. 7 p.m. Jazz. $15, $20 day of show.

* Sawyer Point - Paradise at the Point with Emancipator, Keller Williams, TJ Kong & the Atomic Bomb, Periodoni, Strange Mechanics and more. Various. Free.

Silverton Cafe - Tim Jacoby Trio. 9 p.m. Blues. Free.

Southgate House Revival (Lounge) - Mudpies. 9:30 p.m. Blues/Rock. Free.

* Southgate House Revival (Sanctuary) - Dump Trump: A State of Emergency Fiesta with Draculas, Go Go Buffalo, The Whiskey Shambles and more. 8 p.m. Rock/Various. $5.

Tap & Barrel Tavern - Bob Cushing. 5 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

Urban Artifact - The Rocketboys, We Are the Willows, France vs. France and Sleepy Drums. 9 p.m. Rock. Free.

Washington Platform Saloon & Restaurant - Max Gise. 9 p.m. Jazz. $10 (food/drink minimum).

* Woodward Theater - Young Heirlooms with Angela Perley & The Howlin’ Moons. 9 p.m. Folk/Americana. $7, $10 day of show.

Wunderbar - John Ford & Scott Carnder. 8 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

Sunday 03

* BB&T Arena - Cincinnati Summer Jam with T.I., 2 Chainz, Jeezy and more. 7 p.m. Hip Hop. $10-$120.

Backstage Cafe - Beyond De-th and Sable Beldam. 7 p.m. Metal. $5, $8 day of show.

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

* Jacob Hoffner Park - Northside Rock n’ Roll Carnival with White Reaper, Ex-Cult, Tweens, Mad Anthony, Lung, Moira, mr.phylzz and more. 3 p.m. Rock/Indie/Various. Free.

Knotty Pine - Randy Peak. 10 p.m. Acoustic. Free

* MOTR Pub - Noah Smith. 10 p.m. Country. Free.

Mansion Hill Tavern - Open Blues Jam with The Ben Duke Band. 8 p.m. Blues. Free.

Mount Adams Pavilion - Cherry on Top. 8 p.m. Rock/R&B/Hip Hop. 

* Northside Tavern - Bulletville. 8:30 p.m. Country. Free.

* OTR Live - Beres Hammond. 9 p.m. Reggae. $25-$40.

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

Monday 04

Blue Ash Summit Park - Red, White and Blue Ash featuring Styx and Hotel California. 4 p.m. Classic Rock. Free.

* Jacob Hoffner Park - Northside Rock n’ Roll Carnival with Electric Citizen, Lemon Sky, Dawg Yawp and School of Rock. 5 p.m. Rock/Various. Free.

Knotty Pine - Open Mic. 8 p.m. Various. Free.

MOTR Pub - Last Daze with Boozelords. 10 p.m. Rock. Free.

Mansion Hill Tavern - Acoustic jam with John Redell & Friends. 8 p.m. Acoustic/Blues/Various. Free.

McCauly’s Pub - Sonny Moorman. 7 p.m. Blues. Free.

The Mockbee - Rotten UK with Rage Cvlt, Cough it Up, Asphyxiate and Blood Noize. 9 p.m. Punk. $5.

Northside Tavern - Northside Jazz Ensemble. 9:30 p.m. Jazz. Free.

RiversEdge - Sly Band and No Regrets. 6 p.m. Pop/Dance/Rock/Various. Free.

Tuesday 05

Arnold’s Bar and Grill - John Redell. 7 p.m. Blues. Free.

The Comet - Death Sex Advocates. 10 p.m. Punk/Hardcore. Free.

Crow’s Nest - Open Mic Night. 8:30 p.m. Roots/Folk/Americana/Various. Free.

Jag’s Steak and Seafood - Zack Shelly and Chon Buckley. 6 p.m. Piano/Vocals. Free.

MOTR Pub - Writer’s Night. 10 p.m. Open mic/Various. Free.

The Mockbee - The Agoraphobes, Conway, As we once were, Sagermen, ForestFox and Witches in Paris. 9 p.m. Rock. Free.

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

Riverbend Music Center - Def Leppard with REO Speedwagon and Tesla. 7 p.m. Rock. $25-$99.50.

Stanley’s Pub - Trashgrass Night with members of Rumpke Mountain Boys. 6 p.m. Jamgrass/Bluegrass/Jamgrass/Various. Cover.

* Taft Theatre - Dawes and The Lone Bellow. 8 p.m. Americana/Roots/Rock. $32.50.

Urban Artifact - The Copper Children and Pandas & People. 8 p.m. Indie Folk. Free.

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