Live Music in Greater Cincinnati: This Week's Concerts and Club Shows (March 13-19)

Live music options this week include Yonder Mountain String Band, Ben Pirani, Papadosio, Supersuckers, DBUK, and the 'Experience Hendrix' tribute show featuring Billy Cox, Joe Satriani, Dave Mustaine, Jonny Lang, Dweezil Zappa, Eric Johnson and more

click to enlarge Country Punk vets Supersuckers play Thursday at Southgate House Revival
Country Punk vets Supersuckers play Thursday at Southgate House Revival

WEDNESDAY 13

* 20TH CENTURY THEATER Yonder Mountain String Band. 8 p.m. Bluegrass/Jam. $29.50.

ARNOLD’S BAR AND GRILL - Todd Hepburn. 7 p.m. Piano/Various. Free.

BLIND LEMON – Jonathan Spaulding. 7:30 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

* BOGART’S - Cat Power. 8 p.m. Indie Rock. $35.

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

HILTON CINCINNATI NETHERLAND PLAZA Jim Connerley Trio. 6 p.m. Jazz. Free.

KNOTTY PINE - Dallas Moore and Lucky Chucky. 10 p.m. Country. Free.

THE MAD FROG - Hip Hop Open Mic. 9 p.m. Hip Hop.

MOTR PUB Melodk EyE with Venicia and the Shadow People and Erin Ward. 10 p.m. Rock/Reggae/Psych/Various. Free.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (LOUNGE) - Ky Myle with Zach Mckinley. 9 p.m. Roots/Americana. Free.

STANLEY’S PUB Yonder Mountain After-Party with Restless Leg String Band. 10 p.m. Bluegrass. Cover. 

URBAN ARTIFACT – Drop The Sun with The Electric Indigo and The Katawicks. 9 p.m. Alt/Rock/Various. Free.

VINKOLET WINERY AND RESTAURANT - Vernon McIntyre’s Appalachian Grass. 6:30 p.m. Bluegrass. Free.

THURSDAY 14

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

click to enlarge Metal pioneers Pentagram perform Thursday at Northside Yacht Club - PHOTO: PENTAGRAMUSA.COM
Photo: pentagramusa.com
Metal pioneers Pentagram perform Thursday at Northside Yacht Club
BLIND LEMON – Kyle English. 7:30 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

* CAFFÈ VIVACE John Lake & Steve Kortyka Quartet. 7:30 p.m. Jazz. 

CCM’S CORBETT AUDITORIUM - CCM Jazz : Great Big Bands Past and Present. 8 p.m. Free.

COMMON ROOTS Open Mic. 8 p.m. Various. Free. 

THE GREENWICH Phil DeGreg & Friends. 8:30 p.m. Brazilian Jazz. $5.

HILTON CINCINNATI NETHERLAND PLAZA Wayne Yeager Trio with Pam Mallory. 6 p.m. Jazz. Free.

KNOTTY PINE Mitch Greve. 9 p.m. Various. Free.

MOLLY MALONE’S IRISH PUB & RESTAURANT - Missy Werner Band. 7:30 p.m. Bluegrass. Free.

MOTR PUB Sohio with Dusty Bryant. 10 p.m. Rock/Various. Free.

* NORTHSIDE YACHT CLUB - Pentagram with Casteless, Dirty Streets, Flesh Mother and Fuckin Bastard. 8 p.m. Metal. $18, $25 day of show.

THE PIKE Ricky Nye. 8 p.m. Blues/Boogie Woogie. 

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

SCHWARTZ’S POINT Commusications. 8 p.m. Jazz. Cover. 

* SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (SANCTUARY) - The Supersuckers with Nine Pound Hammer. 8 p.m. Rock/Roots/Various. $18, $20 day of show.

STANLEY’S PUB The Qtet. 10 p.m. Jazz Fusion/Funk. Free. 

THOMPSON HOUSE - Damn Jackals, Resonator and The Ape Tones. 8 p.m. Rock/Various. Cover.

TOP CATS - R.A. The Rugged Man. 8 p.m. Hip Hop. $15.

FRIDAY 15

ARNOLD’S – Queen City Silver Stars. 8 p.m. Reggae/World/Various. Free.

* BB&T ARENA - Nelly with Aaron Carter. 7:30 p.m. Hip Hop/Pop. $40-$103.

BLIND LEMON – Jamonn Zeiler. 9:00 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

BLUE NOTE HARRISON - Mushroomhead with Hellzapoppin Circus Sideshow, Ventana and Worldwide Panic. 6 p.m. Hard Rock/Metal. $20.

BOGART'S - Next from Nashville with Bailey Bryan, Smithfield, Teddy Robb and Josh Melton. 7 p.m. Country. $15.

BROMWELL’S HÄRTH LOUNGE – Steve Schmidt Electro-Trio. 9 p.m. Jazz. Free.

CAFFÈ VIVACE Randy Villars Trio. 8:30 p.m. Jazz. 

THE GREENWICH Rollins Davis Band. 9 p.m. R&B/Jazz. $5.

HILTON CINCINNATI NETHERLAND PLAZA Faux Frenchmen. 9 p.m. Jazz. Free.

COMMON ROOTS Twig&Leaf. 8 p.m. Roots. $5. 

* FRETBOARD BREWING – Hickory Robot (album release show). 8 p.m. Newgrass/Americana. Free.

JAG’S – Two for Flinching. 9:30 p.m. Rock/Pop/R&B/Various. $5.

JIM & JACK’S – Danny Frazier. 9 p.m. Country/Rock. Free.

KNOTTY PINE Southern Saviour. 10 p.m. Country. Cover.

LUDLOW GARAGE – Nelson Rangell with Adam Hawley. 8:30 p.m. Jazz. $24-$45.

click to enlarge Papadosio plays Friday and Saturday at Madison Theater
Papadosio plays Friday and Saturday at Madison Theater
MADISON LIVE - Papadosio Afterparty with Brether (Sam & Billy Brouse of Papadosio). 11 p.m. Jam/Various. $8, $10 day of show.

* MADISON THEATER - Papadosio with Funk You and Cycles. 8 p.m. Rock/Jazz/Funk/Electronic/Jam. $17-$30.

MANSION HILL TAVERN Jamie Carr Band. 9 p.m. Blues. Cover. 

MARTY’S HOPS & VINES The Mood Rings. 9 p.m. Various. Free.

* MOTR PUB The Right Now. 10 p.m. R&B/Soul/Various. Free.

* MVP BAR & GRILLE - Hanoi’s Lost Child Benefit featuring Brandon Gibbs, Lift the Medium, One Degree From Mandee, Billy Carri and Cody Houston. 6 p.m. Rock/Various. $5.

* NORTHSIDE TAVERN – Slow Glows, Ethnic Friends and Bank Suckers. 10 p.m. Indie Rock/Various. Free.

PIRATE’S DEN – Saving Stimpy. 9 p.m. Rock. Free.

PLAIN FOLK CAFE Coal Cave Hollow Boys. 7:30 p.m. Americana. Free.

REDMOOR – Sound Body Jazz Orchestra. 7:30 p.m. Jazz. $10.

RICK’S TAVERN – Michelle Robinson Band. 10 p.m. Country. Cover.

RIVERFRONT LIVE - Mr. Speed. 8:30 p.m. KISS tribute. $10, $15 day of show.

SCHWARTZ’S POINT Phil DeGreg Trio. 8:30 p.m. Jazz. Cover. 

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (LOUNGE) - Ben Levin & The Heaters. 9:30 p.m. Blues. Free.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (REVIVAL ROOM) - The Exit Strategy, Feral Friends and MADQUEEN. 8 p.m. $7.

* SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (SANCTUARY) - Anvil with Don Jamieson, Archer Nation and Smoke Healer. 7 p.m. Metal. $15, $18 day of show.

* STANLEY’S PUB Trashgrass Honky Tonk All-Stars. 8:30 p.m. Roots/Bluegrass/Various. $10.

SYMPHONY HOTEL Ricky Nye and Bekah WIlliams. 8 p.m. Blues/Jazz. Free. 

* THOMPSON HOUSE Born of Osiris, Chelsea Grin and Make Them Suffer. 8 p.m. Rock/Metal. Cover.

* TOP CATS - Infinity Spree, Current Events, Trey and Bright Kid. 8 p.m. Rock/Various. $5.

URBAN ARTIFACT – Holy-Wood. 10 p.m. Marilyn Manson tribute.

WASHINGTON PLATFORM George Simon and Eric Lechliter. 9 p.m. Jazz. $10 food/drink minimum.

SATURDAY 16

12 MILE CREEK WINERY Encore Duo. 5:30 p.m. Acoustic Classic Rock.

ARNOLD’S – The Roving Rogues. 8 p.m. Irish. Free.

BLIND LEMON – Sal & Joya. 9:00 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

BOGART’S - Van Halen Vs. Bon Jovi Tribute Night with Runnin’ with the Devil and Slippery When Wet. 9 p.m. Rock. $12.

click to enlarge Soul artist Ben Pirani performs Saturday at MOTR Pub - PHOTO: ROSIE COHE
Photo: Rosie Cohe
Soul artist Ben Pirani performs Saturday at MOTR Pub
BROMWELL’S HÄRTH LOUNGE – Randy Villars with the Steve Schmidt Electro-Trio. 9 p.m. Jazz. Free.

CAFFÈ VIVACE Mambo Combo. 8:30 p.m. Latin Jazz. 

* CAMP SPRINGS TAVERN – Third Anniversary Bash with Old Souls String Band (9 p.m.); Mike Oberst and Jake Book (5 p.m.). Roots/Folk/Bluegrass.

* THE COMET Blue Rock Boys. 10 p.m. Roots/Celtic. Free.

COMMON ROOTS Allen Talbot. 8 p.m. Roots/Blues. $5. 

THE GREENWICH The Turned Up Band. 9 p.m. R&B. $8.

JAG’S – The Good Hooks. 9:30 p.m. Rock/Dance/Various. $5.

JIM & JACK’S – Deuces Wild. 9 p.m. Country. Free.

MADISON LIVE - Papadosio Afterparty with EarthCry (Anthony Thogmartin of Papadosio). 11 p.m. Jam/Various. $8, $10 day of show.

* MADISON THEATER - Papadosio with After Funk and Near Earth Objects. 8 p.m. Rock/Jazz/Electronic/Funk/Jam/Various. $17-$30.

MANSION HILL TAVERN Mistermann & the Mojo Band. 9 p.m. Blues. Cover. 

MARTY’S HOPS & VINES Bob Ross. 9 p.m. Jazz. Free.

MAURY’S TINY COVER Ricky Nye. 7 p.m. Blues/Boogie Woogie. Free.

MCCAULY’S PUB – Off the Record. 8 p.m. Rock. Free.

* MOTR PUB Ben Pirani with Audley. 10 p.m. R&B/Soul/Funk/Various. Free.

* NORTHSIDE TAVERN – Sundae Drives, Smoke Parade, Jon Worthy and the Bends and Beloved Youth. 10 p.m. Rock/Pop/Various. Free.

* NORTHSIDE YACHT CLUBSubtype Zero with FAITHXTRACTOR, Flesh Warfare, Coelacanth and Bloodgate. 8 p.m. Metal. $10.

* PLAIN FOLK CAFE Hickory Robot (album release show). 7:30 p.m. Newgrass/Americana. Free.

RICK’S TAVERN – 3 Day Rule. 10 p.m. Rock. Cover.

SCHWARTZ’S POINT Erwin Stuckey Trio. 8:30 p.m. Jazz. Cover. 

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (LOUNGE) - Daniel Mason Band with Polly Punkneck. 11 p.m. Roots/Country/R&B. Free.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (REVIVAL ROOM) “Cincinnati Noir.” 10 p.m. Alt/Goth/New Wave/Punk/Dance/DJ/Various. $5.

* SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (SANCTUARY) - Scott Miller & The Commonwealth. 8 p.m. Roots/Rock/Various. $20, $22 day of show.

STANLEY’S PUB Bronzi Blonde and Baccano. 10 p.m. Funk/Jam. Cover. 

* URBAN ARTIFACT – Roevy with SquareSyntax. 10 p.m. Electronic/Various. Free.

WASHINGTON PLATFORM Brandon Coleman Quartet. 9 p.m. Jazz. $10 food/drink minimum.

SUNDAY 17

* ARNOLD’S – The Cincy Brass. 7 p.m. Funk/Dance/Pop/Rock/R&B/Various. Free.

BLIND LEMON – Jeff Henry. 8:30 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

BLUE NOTE HARRISON - Demun Jones & Adam Calhoun. 4 p.m. Hip Hop. Cover.

click to enlarge Gothic Folk band DBUK performs Sunday at MOTR Pub - PHOTO: GARY ISAACS
Photo: Gary Isaacs
Gothic Folk band DBUK performs Sunday at MOTR Pub
HILTON CINCINNATI NETHERLAND PLAZA Rob Allgeyer. 10:30 a.m. Jazz. Free.

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

* HERZOG MUSIC - 70th Anniversary of Hank Williams at Herzog with Dallas Moore, Slick Willie and the Kentucky Jellies, Shawn Bell and Blowin’ The Damn Fuses and more. Noon. Roots/Country/Various. $10.

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

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

MANSION HILL TAVERN - Open Jam with Deb Ohlinger. 6 p.m. Blues

MCCAULY’S PUB – Stagger Lee. 4 p.m. Country. Free.

* MOTR PUB DBUK with Norman Westberg. 8 p.m. Indie/Roots/Post Punk. Free.

NORTHSIDE TAVERN – Queen City Silver Stars. 8 p.m. Reggae/Various. Free.

* REDWINE & CO. FinTan. 7 p.m. Irish. Free.

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

* TAFT THEATRE - Experience Hendrix with Billy Cox, Joe Satriani, Dave Mustaine, Jonny Lang, Dweezil Zappa, Eric Johnson, Doyle Bramhall II, Doug Pinnick, Kenny Aronoff, The Slide Brothers, Henri Brown, Kevin McCormick, David Hidalgo, Cesar Rosas and more. 7 p.m. Jimi Hendrix tribute. $47-$82.

* URBAN ARTIFACT – Strange Creature and Harlot. 8 p.m. Blues/Jazz/Roots/Various.

WASHINGTON PLATFORM – New Orleans Jazz Brunch with Buffalo Ridge Jazz Trio. 11:30 a.m. Jazz. $10 food/drink minimum.

WESTSIDE VENUE - Blues Jam with Jimmy D. Rodgers and Lil Al Thomas. 7 p.m. Blues. Free.

MONDAY 18

BLIND LEMON – Ben Armstrong. 7:30 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

* CAFFÈ VIVACE Joel Frahm with the Brandon Coleman Trio. 8 p.m. Jazz. 

THE GREENWICH - The Flying Circus Big Band. 8 p.m. Jazz. $5 or two canned goods.

HILTON CINCINNATI NETHERLAND PLAZA Peter Gemus Trio. 6 p.m. Jazz. Free.

KNOTTY PINE - Open Mic. 9 p.m. Various. Free.

MANSION HILL TAVERN - Open Acoustic Jam with John Redell & Friends. 8 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

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

MOLLY MALONE’S IRISH PUB & RESTAURANT - Open Bluegrass Jam. 8 p.m. Bluegrass. Free.

MOTR PUB Black Mountain Throwdown with Sleepy Gaucho. 9 p.m. Roots/Folk/Rock/Various. Free.

NORTHSIDE TAVERN – Luke Smith and the Foundation. 8:30 p.m. Blues/Jazz/Soul/Various. Free.

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

TUESDAY 19

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

CAFFÈ VIVACE Joel Frahm, Chris Berg & Art Gore. 8 p.m. Jazz. 

HILTON CINCINNATI NETHERLAND PLAZA Mike Darrah Trio. 6 p.m. Jazz. Free.

THE COMET Marc Governanti. 10 p.m. Experimental Pop. Free.

CROW’S NEST - Open Mic Night. 8 p.m. Various. Free.

LATITUDES BAR & BISTRO - Latitudes House Band and Open Mic. 8 p.m. Various (open mic at 11 p.m.). Free.

THE MAD FROG - House Music. 9 p.m. EDM. Free.

MCCAULY’S PUB – Stagger Lee. 7 p.m. Country. Free.

* STANLEY’S PUB Trashgrass Troubadours with The Traveling Jam. 8 p.m. Bluegrass. Cover. 

* TOP CATS - The Dirty Nil. 8 p.m. AltRock. $5.


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