Live Music in Greater Cincinnati: This Week's Concerts and Club Shows (Dec. 26-31)

Dozens of live music options for the final week of 2019, including New Year's Eve

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Ohio-born, Houston-based Electro duo The Radio Broadcast play The Mad Frog on Saturday, Dec. 28

THURSDAY 26

ARONOFF CENTER FOR THE ARTS - Mannheim Steamroller Christmas. 7 p.m. New Age Holiday. $38.75-$78.75.

* BIG ASH BREWING - Chico Converse and Michael McIntire. 7:30 p.m. Gypsy Jazz/Various. Free.

BLIND LEMON - Mark Macomber. 8 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

BREWRIVER CREOLE KITCHEN - Ricky Nye. 6 p.m. Blues/Boogie Woogie. Free.

FRETBOARD BREWING COMPANY - Xander Wells. 6 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

HILTON NETHERLAND PALM COURT - Pam Mallory Trio. 6 p.m. Jazz. Free.

KNOTTY PINE - Kenny Cowden. 9 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

* NORTHSIDE TAVERN - Sexy Time Live Band Karaoke. 8 p.m. Rock/Various. Free.

* SCHWARTZ’S POINT - After X-mas Erwin Stuckey Extravaganza. 8:30 p.m. Jazz. Cover.

STANLEY’S PUB - The Qtet. 9 p.m. Jazz/Fusion/Rock/Funk. Free.

URBAN ARTIFACT - Shitfire Shamans, Mara Moon, Ralph and Frownland Jazz Group. 9 p.m. Funk/Rock/Pop/Various.

FRIDAY 27

BIG ASH BREWING - The Less More Band. 7:30 p.m. Blues/Cajun/Americana. Free.

BLIND LEMON - Warren Ulgh. 9 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

BLUE NOTE HARRISON - Hinder. 6 p.m. Rock. $20-$28.

* BOGART'S - Clutch with The Steel Woods and Damon Johnson. 8 p.m. Rock. $36.50.

CAFFÈ VIVACE - Gary Gorrell Quartet. 8:30 p.m. Jazz. Cover.

THE COMET - Phoul Phill Andt Guill. 10 p.m. Rock. Free.

FRETBOARD BREWING COMPANY - Rev:21. 8 p.m. Rock. Free.

HILTON NETHERLAND PALM COURT - Ricky Nye Inc. with Bekah Williams. 9 p.m. Blues/Jazz. Free.

JAG'S STEAK AND SEAFOOD - The Sly Band. 9:30 p.m. Pop/Dance/Rock/Various. Cover.

JIM AND JACK'S ON THE RIVER - Take a Chance. 9 p.m. Country/Rock. Free.

KNOTTY PINE - Lt. Dan's New Legs. 10 p.m. Pop/Dance/Various. Cover.

LUDLOW GARAGE - The Stranger. 8:30 p.m. Billy Joel tribute. $17.50-$35.

* THE MAD FROG - Arrows of Apocalypse (release party). 7 p.m. Metal. $10.

NORTHSIDE TAVERN - Disaster Class. 10 p.m. Rock. Free.

PLAIN FOLK CAFE - Lars Noble. 7:30 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

* THE REDMOOR - Almond Butter Band. 7 p.m. Allman Brothers tribute. $15, $18 day of show.

RICK'S TAVERN - Whiskey Daze. 9 p.m. Cover.

* RIVERFRONT LIVE - Tyler Booth and Clark Manson with Derek Alan Band and Alyssa Oeder. 8 p.m. Country. $20, $25 day of show.

SCHWARTZ’S POINT - Ron Enyard Quartet. 8:30 p.m. Jazz. Cover.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (LOUNGE) - Southgate House Revival 1st Annual Show & Tell Open Mic. 8 p.m. Various. Free.

* STANLEY’S PUB - Strange Mechanics and Fox Soxx. 10 p.m. Funk/Jam. $10.

* THOMPSON HOUSE - Disciple Takeover featuring Virtual Riot, Barely Alive, Modestep and Bandlez. 9 p.m. EDM. $27.50.

TRINITY GASTRO PUB - The Pandora Project. 8 p.m. Rock

* URBAN ARTIFACT - Kate Wakefield, Troubadours of Divine Bliss and Anna Applegate. 9 p.m. Alt/Rock/Various.

SATURDAY 28

* BIG ASH BREWING - Missy Werner Band with Todd Murry. 7:30 p.m. Bluegrass. Free.

BLIND LEMON - Donna Frost. 9 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

BLUE NOTE HARRISON - The Rock Show. 7 p.m. Journey tribute. $10, $12 day of show.

CAFFÈ VIVACE - Mike Wade Quintet. 8:30 p.m. Jazz. Cover.

CAMP SPRINGS TAVERN - The Poor Hours. 8:30 p.m. Americana. Free.

FRETBOARD BREWING COMPANY - The Flex Crew. 8 p.m. Reggae. Free.

HILTON NETHERLAND PALM COURT - Gary Gorrell-Jim Connerley Quartet. 9 p.m. Jazz. Free.

JAG'S STEAK AND SEAFOOD - The Whammies. 9:30 p.m. ’80s Pop/Rock/Dance. Cover.

JIM AND JACK'S ON THE RIVER - Kelly & Company. 9 p.m. Rock/Various. Free.

KNOTTY PINE - Wayward Son. 10 p.m. Rock. Cover.

LUDLOW GARAGE - Terrapin Flyer. 8:30 p.m. Rock/Jam. $12-$15.

* THE MAD FROG - The Radio Broadcast with S.P.R.Y., Defense Mechanism and AndaruGO. 9 p.m. Electronic/Synth Pop/Chiptune/Various. Cover.

* MOTR PUB - Mynah Tones with Abiyah and Shannon Garcia & The Taken. 9 p.m. Indie/Alt/Pop/Various. Free.

* NORTHSIDE TAVERN - Justin Cooper’s Junk Punk Jubilee with W8sted Potential, Mike Defendant & Katrina Jo, HLA and Justin Cooper. 10 p.m. Punk. Free.

PLAIN FOLK CAFE - Bill Lykins and Intentional Grass. 7:30 p.m. Bluegrass. Free.

RICK'S TAVERN - Top This Band. 9 p.m. R&B/Pop/Dance. Cover.

* RIVERFRONT LIVE - Prizoner's Last Show Ever with Lemon Sky and A Liar's Eyes. 8 p.m. Hard Rock/Metal. $12.

SCHWARTZ’S POINT - Zakk Jones Trio. 8:30 p.m. Jazz. Cover.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (LOUNGE) - Hobilly, Judge & Jury and Winslow Flowerfingers. 9:30 p.m. Rock/Roots/Various. Free.

* SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (SANCTUARY) - The Wooks and Kind Country. 9 p.m. Roots/Jam. $15, $20 day of show.

STANLEY’S PUB - Filthy Animals. 10 p.m. Funk. $5.

THE SYMPHONY HOTEL - Ricky Nye and Bekah Williams. 8 p.m. Blues/Jazz. Free.

TRINITY GASTRO PUB - Bob Cushing. 8 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

SUNDAY 29

BLIND LEMON - Jeff Henry. 8 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

* BOGART'S - Ratt with Harmless Habit and Counting Stars. 7 p.m. Metal. $28.50.

* THE COMET - Comet Bluegrass Allstars. 7:30 p.m. Bluegrass. Free.

* FRETBOARD BREWING COMPANY - The Nth Power. 9 p.m. Soul/Funk. $12, $18 day of show.

HILTON NETHERLAND PALM COURT - Rob Allgeyer. 10:30 a.m. Jazz. Free.

KNOTTY PINE - Randy Peak. 10 p.m. Acoustic/Various. Free.

LATITUDES BAR & BISTRO - BlueBirds. 8 p.m. Rock/R&B. Free.

MOTR PUB - Mockery, Greer and Caroline Beller. 8 p.m. Alt/Pop/Various. Free.

NORTHSIDE TAVERN - Dusty Bryant. 9 p.m. Singer/Songwriter. Free.

* SCHWARTZ’S POINT - El Ritmo de Manana. 6 p.m. Latin Jazz.

STANLEY’S PUB - Open Jam. 9 p.m. Various. Free.

WESTSIDE VENUE - Open Rock and Blues Jam. 7 p.m. Rock/Blues. Free.

WIEDEMANN BREWERY AND TAPROOM - Ricky Nye. 5 p.m. Blues/Boogie Woogie. Free.

MONDAY 30

* 20TH CENTURY THEATER - Rumpke Mountain Boys with Joe Marcinek Band and Fletcher's Grove. 8 p.m. Bluegrass/Roots/Jam/Various. $15, $20 day of show.

BLIND LEMON - Ben Armstrong. 8 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

* BOGART'S - Snails with Rusko, Jayceeoh and Hi I'm Ghost. 8 p.m. EDM. $29.50.

CAFFÈ VIVACE - Blue Wisp Big Band. 8 p.m. Jazz. Cover.

HILTON NETHERLAND PALM COURT - Nick Fryer Trio. 6 p.m. Jazz. Free.

STANLEY’S PUB - Jazz Jam with The Stanleyband. 9 p.m. Jazz/Improv. Free.

TUESDAY 31

* 20TH CENTURY THEATER - Rumpke Mountain Boys with Restless Leg String Band, Pickin' Pear and Grassfed. 8 p.m. Bluegrass/Jam/Various. $15, $20 day of show.

* BIG ASH BREWING - Erin Coburn with Jesse Black. 7:30 p.m. Blues. Free.

BLIND LEMON - Nick Tuttle. 8:30 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

BLUE NOTE HARRISON - Bad Habit, Under The Sun, Templin Road and Bob Cushing. 7 p.m. Rock/Various. Cover.

* BOGART'S - GWAR with Unearth and Savage Master. 8 p.m. Metal. $25.

CAFFÈ VIVACE - Mandy Gaines Quartet. 9 p.m. Jazz. Cover.

* FRETBOARD BREWING COMPANY - Terrapin Flyer. 9 p.m. Grateful Dead tribute. Free.

HILTON NETHERLAND PALM COURT - Yemi Oyeridan Quartet. 9 p.m. Neo Soul. Free.

JAG'S STEAK AND SEAFOOD - My Sister Sarah. 9:30 p.m. Pop/Rock. Cover.

JIM AND JACK'S ON THE RIVER - Danny Frazier. 9 p.m. Country.

KNOTTY PINE - Final Order. 10 p.m. Rock. Cover.

* LUDLOW GARAGE - Noah Smith’s Big Ol Family New Year’s Eve with See You In The Funnies and Cheley Tackett. 9 p.m. Country/Rock/Various. $15-$30.

* MOTR PUB - Moonbeau with Bliss Nova and Passeport. 10 p.m. Alt/Electro/Pop. Free.

NEWPORT SYNDICATE - The Rusty Griswolds. 6:30 p.m. Rock/Pop/Dance. $85-$150.

NORTHSIDE TAVERN - DJ PickMO Throwback Dance Party. 10 p.m. DJ/Dance. Free.

RICK'S TAVERN - 3-Day Rule. 9 p.m. Rock. Cover.

* RIVERFRONT LIVE - Buffalo Wabs & The Price Hill Hustle with Hackensaw Boys and Hickory Robot. 8 p.m. Roots/Folk/Americana. $15.

SCHWARTZ’S POINT - Phil DeGreg Trio. 7:30 p.m. Brazilian Jazz. $40-$45.

* SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (LOUNGE) - The Nailers with Symptoms and JIMS. 9:30 p.m. Rock. Free.

* SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (REVIVAL ROOM) - Noir: Beat Faction Edition. 10 p.m. Alternative/Dance/DJ/Various. $5.

* SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (SANCTUARY) - Ward Davis with Josh Morningstar. 9 p.m. Country. $30-$120.

STANLEY’S PUB - Unofficial: Shane Smith and Micheal Chandler. 9 p.m. Country. $10.

THOMPSON HOUSE - New Years Evil with Twiztid and Rittz. 7 p.m. Rap. $25.

* URBAN ARTIFACT - Funk Off 2019 with Ouiwey Collins and the Funk Squad and DJ Huggybear. 9 p.m. Funk/Dance. Free.

THE VENUE CINCINNATI - New Year's Eve Glow Party with The Whammies. 9 p.m. Pop/Rock/Dance. $15.

WIEDEMANN BREWERY AND TAPROOM - Jet Pack Academy. 8 p.m. Rock/Disco/Country. Free.


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