Live Music in Greater Cincinnati: This Week's Concerts and Club Shows (Feb. 12-18)

Live music — it cures what ails ya. And there's a ton of it going down in Greater Cincinnati over the next seven days. So if you're sick, get out there. (Warning: Probably won't cure most physical ailments… but it's worth a shot)

click to enlarge Chicago Industrial duo Hide plays Saturday, Feb. 15 at Northside Yacht Club with Fotocrime and Felixx Moon - PHOTO: KRISTIN COFER
Photo: Kristin Cofer
Chicago Industrial duo Hide plays Saturday, Feb. 15 at Northside Yacht Club with Fotocrime and Felixx Moon
WEDNESDAY 12

*CAFFÈ VIVACE - Blue Wisp Big Band. 8 p.m. Big Band Jazz. $10.

HILTON NETHERLAND PALM COURT - Braza Trio. 6 p.m. Brazilian Jazz. Free.

MOTR PUB - Sovereign Being. 10 p.m. Rock/Funk/Pop/Psych. Free.

NORTHSIDE TAVERN - Old Pictures/New Pictures, Shag Lab and Scarlett Street. 9 p.m. Indie Rock. Free.

*RIVERFRONT LIVE - Rakim. 8 p.m. Hip Hop. $20-$99.

STANLEY’S PUB - Maritime Law. 9 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

VINOKLET WINERY - Bluegrass Wednesdays with Vernon McIntyre’s Appalachian Grass. 6:30 p.m. Bluegrass. Free.

THURSDAY 13

*20TH CENTURY THEATER - Mike Doughty. 8 p.m. Alternative. $22, $25 day of show.

ARNOLD'S BAR AND GRILL - Philip Paul Trio. 7:30 p.m. Jazz. Free.

BIG ASH BREWING - Limoncello Palace. 8 p.m. Americana.

HILTON NETHERLAND PALM COURT - Brad Myers Trio. 6 p.m. Jazz. Free.

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

MADISON THEATER - Highly Suspect with Electric Palace. 8 p.m. AltRock. $38, $40 day of show.

*MOTR PUB - Witches Meadow and Van Echo. 10 p.m. Alt/Pop/Rock/Various. Free.

*NORTHSIDE TAVERN - North 2nd Crew and The Whiskey Shambles. 9 p.m. Soul/Funk/Blues/Roots. Free.

THE PIKE BAR AND GRILL - Bob Cushing. 6 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

PLAIN FOLK CAFE - Open Mic. 7 p.m. Various. Free.

SCHWARTZ’S POINT - Po-Jazz with Andrew Haug. 8:30 p.m. Jazz/Spoken word. Cover.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (LOUNGE) - Barton Samuel Banta & Friends. 7:30 p.m. Singer/Songwriter. Free.

*SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (REVIVAL ROOM) - Parker Gispert with Alex Salcido. 8 p.m. Singer/Songwriter. $10, $12 day of show.

*SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (SANCTUARY) - New Bomb Turks with Nine Pound Hammer and DJ Bryan Dilsizian. 8 p.m. Garage Punk. $18, $20 day of show.

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

*TOP CATS - The Blue Stones. 8 p.m. Blues Rock. $10.

WASHINGTON PLATFORM - Jazz at Dusk. 5:30 p.m. Jazz. $10 (food/drink minimum).

FRIDAY 14

ARNOLD'S BAR AND GRILL - The Sycamore Trio. 8 p.m. Jazz. Free.

*BIG ASH BREWING - Cincinnati Dancing Pigs. 8 p.m. Americana/Jug band.

*BOGART’S - The Infamous Stringdusters. 8 p.m. Bluegrass. $20.

BROMWELL'S HÄRTH LOUNGE - Steve Schmidt Trio. 9 p.m. Jazz. Free.

CAFFÈ VIVACE - Eugene Goss Trio. 8:30 p.m. Jazz. Cover.

*FAIRFIELD COMMUNITY ARTS CENTER - Wild Carrot and Their Roots Band. 8 p.m. Americana. $18-$20.

*FRETBOARD BREWING COMPANY - Jess Lamb & the Factory. 8 p.m. Alt/Pop/Soul/Various. Free.

HILTON NETHERLAND PALM COURT - Pam Mallory Quartet “Sings Songs for Lovers.” 9 p.m. Jazz. Free.

JAG'S STEAK AND SEAFOOD - The Airwave Band. 9:30 p.m. R&B/Dance/Pop. Cover.

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

KNOTTY PINE - Excalibur. 10 p.m. Rock. Cover.

*LUDLOW GARAGE - A Night of Music and Conversation with Rodriguez. 8:30 p.m. Folk/Rock. $50-$85.

*MADISON THEATER - Highly Suspect with Electric Palace. 8 p.m. AltRock. $38, $40 day of show.

*MOTR PUB - Bla'sze with Audley, Chass Bass and Jameel Zion. 10 p.m. Hip Hop/R&B. Free.

PLAIN FOLK CAFE - Russell Up Some Grub. 7:30 p.m. Roots. Free.

THE REDMOOR - Soul Pocket. 8 p.m. R&B/Dance/Soul/Pop. $10.

RICK'S TAVERN - The Menus. 9 p.m. Pop/Rock. Cover.

RIVERFRONT LIVE - Riff Raff. 8 p.m. Rap. $15-$65.

SCHWARTZ’S POINT - Valentine's Dinner Party with The Mandy Gaines Quartet. 8:30 p.m. Jazz. Cover.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (REVIVAL ROOM) - Love Plus One: An '80s Valentine's Dance Extravaganza with Boombox and The Jericho Harlot. 9:30 p.m. Alt/Rock/Dance/Various. $5.

STANLEY’S PUB - M42. 10 p.m. Rock. $5.

*TAFT THEATRE - Little Big Town with Caitlyn Smith. 8 p.m. Country. $49-$119.

*URBAN ARTIFACT - Copper with The Pretty Birds. 8 p.m. Pop Rock.

WASHINGTON PLATFORM - Jim Connerley Quintet. 8:30 p.m. Jazz. $10 (food/drink minimum).

WESTSIDE VENUE - Shawn Halloway Presents Valentines Day/Love & RnB with DJ R3:TRO. 9 p.m. R&B/Dance. $5, $10 day of show.

SATURDAY 15

*20TH CENTURY THEATER - Dudley Taft & Manu Lanvin. 8 p.m. Blues/Rock. $12, $15 day of show.

ARNOLD'S BAR AND GRILL - Jess Lamb. 8 p.m. Alt/Pop/Soul/Various. Free.

BIG ASH BREWING - Red Idle Rejects. 8 p.m. Americana

BLUE NOTE HARRISON - Annual Valentines Bash with DV8, Rusty Griswolds and Sullivan & Janszen Band. 7 p.m. Rock. $10.

*BOGART'S - No Remorse 3 with Lil Keed, YFL Kevin, DJ Fresh, Seezyn, Gaida Noriega, Insomniacs, Bodie, DJ Major Key, DJ Chunks and more. 8 p.m. Hip Hop.

BROMWELL'S HÄRTH LOUNGE - Steve Schmidt Trio. 9 p.m. Jazz. Free.

CAFFÈ VIVACE - Mandy Gaines Quartet. 8:30 p.m. Jazz. Cover.

FRETBOARD BREWING COMPANY - Billy Rock Band. 8 p.m. Rock. Free.

HILTON NETHERLAND PALM COURT - Ron Jones Quartet. 9 p.m. Jazz. Free.

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

JIM AND JACK'S ON THE RIVER - Kari Lynch. 9 p.m. Country. Free.

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

LUDLOW GARAGE - Alex Bugnon. 8:30 p.m. Jazz. $30-$60.

*MANOR HOUSE - Cincy Winter Blues Experience II with Danielle Nicole, Stacy Mitchhart, Tempted Souls Band, Jay Jesse Johnson, Lil' Red & The Rooster, Chuck Brisbin & The Tuna Project, Ben Levin & The Heaters and more. 5 p.m. Blues. $20, $25 day of show.

MCCAULY'S PUB - Vintage Gear. 8 p.m. Rock. Free.

*MOTR PUB - Maria Carrelli with Golden Shoals and Jordan Smart. 10 p.m. Country. Free.

MVP BAR & GRILLE - School of Rock Mason Adult Program Presents: Arena Rock Show. 8 p.m. Rock. Cover.

*NORTHSIDE TAVERN - Paper Airplane. 10 p.m. Indie Rock. Free.

*NORTHSIDE YACHT CLUB - Hide, Fotocrime and Felixx Moon. 9 p.m. Goth/Industrial/Post Punk. $8, $10 day of show.

PLAIN FOLK CAFE - Hickory Robot. 7:30 p.m. Americana/Bluegrass. Free.

RICK'S TAVERN - Second Wind. 9 p.m. Rock/Soul. Cover.

*RIVERFRONT LIVE - Soul Asylum with Local H. 8:30 p.m. Rock. $28-$99.

SCHWARTZ’S POINT - Ben Walkenhaur Trio. 8:30 p.m. Jazz. Cover.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (LOUNGE) - Ricky Nye Inc. 9:30 p.m. Blues/Boogie Woogie. Free.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (REVIVAL ROOM) - Cincinnati Noir. 10 p.m. Alt/Dance/DJ/Various. $5.

STANLEY’S PUB - Project 504 and Dead Humor. 10 p.m. Rock. Cover.

*TAFT THEATRE - Little Big Town with Caitlyn Smith. 8 p.m. Country. $49-$119.

*THOMPSON HOUSE - Tisoki + Minesweepa. 9 p.m. EDM. $20.

*URBAN ARTIFACT - The Love Hangover featuring Billy Alletzhauser, Beth Harris, Rachel Mousie, Freedom Nicole Moore, Kelly Thomas, Zapruder Point, Venicia Kosien, Anna Applegate, Night Owl and St. Mary, St. Michael. 8 p.m. Duets/Various

WASHINGTON PLATFORM - Steve Hoskins Quartet. 8:30 p.m. Jazz. $10 (food/drink minimum).

WIEDEMANN BREWERY AND TAPROOM - The Other Band. 7:30 p.m. Classic Rock. Free.

SUNDAY 16

BREWRIVER CREOLE KITCHEN - Ricky Nye. 11 a.m. Blues/Boogie Woogie. Free.

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

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

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

MANSION HILL TAVERN - Deb Ohlinger Open Mic. 9 p.m. Blues. Free.

*MOTR PUB - Emily Wolfe with Madqueen. 8 p.m. AltRock. Free.

*SCHWARTZ’S POINT - Tangatang. 6 p.m. Jazz. Cover.

WESTSIDE VENUE - Blues Jam. 7 p.m. Blues. Free.

MONDAY 17

MANSION HILL TAVERN - John Redell and Friends. 9 p.m. Open mic. Free.

MCCAULY'S PUB - Open Jam with Sonny Moorman. 7 p.m. Blues/Various. Free.

MOTR PUB - Rexford Stevens. 9 p.m. Rock. Free.

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

TUESDAY 18

ARNOLD'S BAR AND GRILL - Cheryl Renée. 7 p.m. Blues. Free.

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

BOGART'S - Tom Keifer with American Bombshell. 8 p.m. Rock.

BREWRIVER CREOLE KITCHEN - The Twirlers. 7 p.m. R&B/Classic Pop/Standards. Free.

CAFFÈ VIVACE - Mandy Gaines & Brad Myers. 7:30 p.m. Jazz

MCCAULY'S PUB - Stagger Lee. 3 p.m. Country. Free.

STANLEY’S PUB - Trashgrass Troubadours. 9 p.m. Bluegrass. $5.


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