Live Music in Greater Cincinnati: This Week's Concerts and Club Shows (Jan. 22-28)

Live music options galore for the week ahead in the Queen City and surrounding areas

click to enlarge British producer DJ Doctor P performs Thursday, Jan. 23 at Thompson House with Cookie Monsta and more - Maximum Boost Management
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British producer DJ Doctor P performs Thursday, Jan. 23 at Thompson House with Cookie Monsta and more


WEDNESDAY 22

BLIND LEMON - Tom Roll. 8 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

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

HILTON NETHERLAND PALM COURT - Jim Smith Trio. 6 p.m. Jazz. Free.

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

*MOTR PUB - The Ophelias, Smut and Pocket. 10 p.m. Indie Rock. Free.

SILVERTON CAFE - Bob Cushing. 8 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

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

*TAFT THEATRE - Grace Potter with Devon Gilfillian. 8 p.m. Rock. $29.50-$49.50.

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

*WOODWARD THEATER - Mipso with Bridget Kearney & Benjamin Lazar Davis. 8 p.m. Indie Folk/Bluegrass/Various. $14, $16 day of show.

THURSDAY 23

*20TH CENTURY THEATER - Mike Gordon. 8:30 p.m. Rock/Jam/Various. $27.50, $30 day of show.

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

BIG ASH BREWING - The Katawicks. 8 p.m. Indie/Folk/Various. Free.

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

CAFFÈ VIVACE - Braza Trio. 7:30 p.m. Jazz. Cover.

*THE COMET - Australian Animal Benefit with Valley of the Sun, Abby Vice, Still Witches, Whiskey Shambles, Rae, Sarah Gorak, Kristen Kreft and Bon Air. 7:30 p.m. Rock/Various. Free.

FRETBOARD BREWING COMPANY - Matt Waters. 6 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

HILTON NETHERLAND PALM COURT - Marc Wolfley Trio. 6 p.m. Jazz. Free.

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

MOTR PUB - Sweet Liar. 10 p.m. Pop/Alternative Rock. Free.

NORTHSIDE TAVERN - Farm Report. 9 p.m. Roots. Free.

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

SCHWARTZ'S POINT JAZZ & ACOUSTIC CLUB - Andrew Haug. 8:30 p.m. Jazz. Cover.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (REVIVAL ROOM) - Sam Morrow and Hilary Hahn. 7:30 p.m. Acoustic. $8, $10 day of show.

STANLEY’S PUB - Harmless Varmints and Highway Natives. 9 p.m. Americana/Folk. $5.

*THOMPSON HOUSE - Doctor P and Cookie Monsta. 8 p.m. EDM. $22.50.

URBAN ARTIFACT - Jazz Night. 9 p.m. Jazz. Free.

FRIDAY 24

ARNOLD'S BAR AND GRILL - Chelsea Ford and the Trouble. 8 p.m. Bluegrass/Americana. Free.

BACK PORCH SALOON - Bob Cushing. 6 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

BIG ASH BREWING - Shiny Old Soul with Mollly Morris. 8 p.m. Rock/Roots/Various.

BLIND LEMON - Kyle English. 9 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

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

CAFFÈ VIVACE - Steve Allee Trio. 8:30 p.m. Jazz. Cover.

THE COMET - Margot and the Toothless Hags, Darity, Night Owl and Zoo. 10 p.m. Indie/Rock/Various. Free.

FRETBOARD BREWING COMPANY - Bruno. 8 p.m. Free.

HILTON NETHERLAND PALM COURT - Marc Fields Quartet. 9 p.m. Jazz. Free.

JAG'S STEAK AND SEAFOOD - Gee Your Band Smells Terrific. 9:30 p.m. ’70s Pop/Rock/Dance. Cover.

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

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

*LUCIUS Q - New Moons and The Midwestern at Lucius Q. 9 p.m. AltRock/Various. Free.

LUDLOW GARAGE - Johnny Payne and The True Believers. 8:30 p.m. Reggae. $10, $12 day of show.

*THE MAD FROG - Angelic Root. 9 p.m. EDM. Cover.

*MADISON THEATER - Turkuaz with Neal Francis. 9:30 p.m. Funk/Pop/Dance/Soul. $20, $22 day of show.

MANSION HILL TAVERN - Chuck Brisbin and the Tuna Project. 9 p.m. Blues. Cover.

*MOTR PUB - IN2ITIV3 (EP release show) with Bellowing Pines and Jaybee and the Phonk. 10 p.m. Rock/Punk/Hip Hop/Various. Free.

MVP BAR & GRILLE - Howard Brothers Band. 9 p.m. Rock. $5.

*NORTHSIDE TAVERN - Flocks, Patterns of Chaos and Michael Andrew. 10 p.m. Electronic/Hip Hop/Jazz/Various. Free.

PLAIN FOLK CAFE - Sassafras Grass. 7:30 p.m. Bluegrass. Free.

RICK'S TAVERN - Black Bone Cat. 9 p.m. Rock. Cover.

SCHWARTZ’S POINT - Dan Karlsberg Trio. 8:30 p.m. Jazz. Cover.

SILVERTON CAFÉ - Basic Truth. 8:30 p.m. R&B/Soul/Funk. Free.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (LOUNGE) - Jeff Boling, Kelly Thomas, Jeremy Smart and Matt Baumann. 9:30 p.m. Singer/Songwriter. Free.

*SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (REVIVAL ROOM) - Chromatic Crew, Queen City Silver Stars and Jamwave. 9 p.m. Funk/Reggae/Rock/Various. $6, $10 day of show.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (SANCTUARY) - Nirvana Tribute with Orchid in the Ivy and Spring Grove. 8 p.m. Rock. $8.

*STANLEY’S PUB - Mcstarkatz featuring Dave Katz, Ed Mcgee and Cliff Starbuck of Ekoostik Hookah. 9 p.m. Jam/Various. $15.

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

WIEDEMANN BREWERY AND TAPROOM - Mike & Jeff. 7:30 p.m. Classic Rock/Country. Free.

SATURDAY 25

20TH CENTURY THEATER - AJA. 8 p.m. Steely Dan tribute. $25.

ARNOLD'S BAR AND GRILL - Modern Groove Jazz Band. 8 p.m. Jazz. Free.

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

BLUE NOTE HARRISON - KISS Army. 8 p.m. KISS tribute. $10-$15.

BOGART'S - Trippin Billies. 8 p.m. Dave Matthews Band tribute. $12.

BROMWELL'S HÄRTH LOUNGE - Five Little Bears. 9 p.m. Jazz. Free.

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

FRETBOARD BREWING COMPANY - The Quasi Kings. 8 p.m. Reggae. Free.

HILTON NETHERLAND PALM COURT - Ricky Nye Inc. 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 - Bad Habit. 9 p.m. Rock. Free.

KJ'S PUB - Saving Stimpy. 9:30 p.m. Rock. Free.

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

THE MAD FROG - Golf Clap. 9 p.m. EDM. Cover.

MANSION HILL TAVERN - Johnny Fink and the Intrusion. 9 p.m. Blues. Cover.

MOTR PUB - Us, Today with Swoops and Kitschy. 10 p.m. Post Rock/Indie Rock/Various. Free.

MVP BAR & GRILLE - Cherry On Top. 8 p.m. Pop/Rock/Dance. $5.

*NORTHSIDE TAVERN - Gutted Alive and Gutted Christ with Engraved Darkness and EGREGOR. 9 p.m. Death Metal. Free.

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

RICK'S TAVERN - Naked Karate Girls. 9 p.m. Rock/Pop/Dance. Cover.

RIVERFRONT LIVE - Ultimate ’90s Country with Morgen & Alan & The Achy Breaky Hearts and Mashing Bumpkins. 8 p.m. Country. $5.

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

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

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (REVIVAL ROOM) - The Last Troubadour, Sound & Shape, The Grove and Here Come Here. 8 p.m. Rock/Various. $10, $12 day of show.

*SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (SANCTUARY) - Olivia Jean. 9 p.m. Roots/Rock/Various. $15, $18 day of show.

*STANLEY’S PUB - Highly Likely and Hot Brown Smackdown. 10 p.m. Bluegrass/Funk. Cover.

THOMPSON HOUSE - Second Annual Schwabfest with Saint's Among Us, Automatic Evolution, 13peganhoilday13, Mister Mason and more. 7 p.m. Rock/Various.

WASHINGTON PLATFORM - Marc Fields with Dan Karlsberg. 8:30 p.m. Jazz. $10 (food/drink minimum).

WESTSIDE VENUE - Attic Fanatics, North to Nowhere and Lord Farquaad. 9 p.m. Indie Rock. $10-$15.

WIEDEMANN BREWERY AND TAPROOM - Cousin Kissers. 8 p.m. Country. Free.

SUNDAY 26

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

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

HILTON NETHERLAND PALM COURT - Mike Darrah. 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.

SCHWARTZ’S POINT - El Ritmo Del Mañana. 6 p.m. Latin Jazz

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

WOODWARD THEATER - School of Rock Mason: Rock 'N' Grohl (4 p.m.); School of Rock Mason: Tribute to Fleetwood Mac (7 p.m.). Rock. $6, $8 day of show.

MONDAY 27

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

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

*MOTR PUB - Sharp Toys with Beth Harris and Quiet Lives. 9 p.m. Rock/Various. Free.

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

TUESDAY 28

ARNOLD'S BAR AND GRILL - Diamond Jim Dews. 7 p.m. Blues. Free.

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

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

CAFFÈ VIVACE - Emily Grace Jordan & Wayne Yeager. 7:30 p.m. Jazz

*THE COMET - Mynah Tones. 10 p.m. Pop/Rock/Various. Free.

*NORTHSIDE YACHT CLUB - Freeze MF and Place Blame with Outcast.kyhc and Apnea. 8 p.m. Hardcore/Metalcore. $10.

STANLEY’S PUB - Trashgrass Troubadours with Ben Carr. 9 p.m. Bluegrass/Folk. Cover.


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