Live Music in Greater Cincinnati: This Week's Concerts and Club Shows (Jan. 29-Feb. 4)

Lift your spirits with some live music this week

click to enlarge Acclaimed Texas Americana act Shane Cooley & the Midnight Girls play Urban Artifact Wednesday, Jan. 29 with Phil Cotter and Anna Applegate - Provided
Acclaimed Texas Americana act Shane Cooley & the Midnight Girls play Urban Artifact Wednesday, Jan. 29 with Phil Cotter and Anna Applegate


BLIND LEMON - Thom Stephenson. 8 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

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

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

*IRISH HERITAGE CENTER - The Merry Ploughboys in Concert. 7 p.m. Folk. $25-$27, $30 day of show

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

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

STANLEY’S PUB - Fyakey. 9 p.m. Jazz. $5.

*URBAN ARTIFACT - Shane Cooley & the Midnight Girls with Anna Applegate and Phil Cotter. 8 p.m. Americana/Psych/Folk. Cover.


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

BIG ASH BREWING - Mark Gibson. 8 p.m. Singer/Songwriter. Free.

BLIND LEMON - Billy Otten. 8 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

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

*ELEMENTZ URBAN ARTS YOUTH CENTER - Elementz Artist Showcase. 6 p.m. Spoken Word/Hip Hop/Various. Free.

FRETBOARD BREWING COMPANY - Kyla Mainous. 6 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

HILTON NETHERLAND PALM COURT - Randy Villars Trio. 6 p.m. Jazz. Free.

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

LUDLOW GARAGE - Freddy Jones Band. 8:30 p.m. Rock. $20-$35.

*MADISON LIVE - Moon Hooch with SolEcho. 8:30 p.m. Dance/Jazz/Funk/Jam/Various. $15, $18 day of show.

*MOTR PUB - Disaster Class with Lo, the Loyal Transcripts. 10 p.m. Indie Rock. Free.

*NORTHSIDE TAVERN - Night Owl and Shannon Garcia. 9 p.m. Singer/Songwriter. Free.

THE PIKE BAR AND GRILL - Ricky Nye. 6 p.m. Blues/Boogie Woogie.

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

RIVERFRONT LIVE - Adelitas Way with Blacklite District. 7 p.m. Rock. $15.

*SCHWARTZ’S POINT - Society Jazz Orchestra 8-Piece Big Band. 8:30 p.m. Jazz. Cover.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (REVIVAL ROOM) - Nicholas Jamerson and Brother Smith. 8 p.m. Country/Rock/Funk/Various. $10, $12 day of show.

*STANLEY’S PUB - Derick Howard. 9 p.m. Loops/Jam. Free.

WESTSIDE VENUE - Bob Cushing. 9 p.m. Acoustic.


ARNOLD'S BAR AND GRILL - The Matt Tolentino Band. 8 p.m. Jazz. Free.

*BB&T ARENA - Brantley Gilbert with Dylan Scott and Brandon Lay. 7:30 p.m. Country. $45.25-$70.25.

BIG ASH BREWING - Ricky Nye Inc. 7:30 p.m. Blues/Jazz

BLIND LEMON - Michael J. 9 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

*BOGART'S - The Iron Maidens with Blackwater. 8 p.m. Iron Maiden tribute.

BROMWELL'S HÄRTH LOUNGE - Peter Gemus Trio. 9 p.m. Jazz. Free.

CAFFÈ VIVACE - CCM Jazz Ensemble with Chip McNeil. 8:30 p.m. Jazz.

THE COMET - Sun Not Yellow. 10 p.m. Indie Rock. Free.

DESHA’S - The Pandora Project. 8 p.m. Rock.

FRETBOARD BREWING COMPANY - Crown Watts. 8 p.m. Alternative Rock. Free.

HILTON NETHERLAND PALM COURT - Brad Myers Trio with Mandy Gaines. 9 p.m. Jazz. 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. Free.

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

KNOTTY PINE - Michelle Robinson Band. 10 p.m. Country. Cover.

*LUDLOW GARAGE - Jackopierce with Clark Jenkins. 8:30 p.m. Alternative Rock. $20-$35.

MANSION HILL TAVERN - Jeff Bonta and the Tucker Boys. 9 p.m. Blues. Cover.

MOTR PUB - The Dukes are Dead. 10 p.m. Rock. Free.

*NORTHSIDE TAVERN - J Dorsey Band (single release show) with James Leg. 9 p.m. Rock.

PLAIN FOLK CAFE - Kentucky Myle. 7:30 p.m. Americana. Free.

THE REDMOOR - Restless Leg String Band and Hillhouse. 8 p.m. Bluegrass. $10.

RICK'S TAVERN - Everyday People Band. 9 p.m. Rock/Various. Cover.

SCHWARTZ’S POINT - Eric Wurzelbacher Quartet. 8:30 p.m. Jazz. Cover.

*SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (LOUNGE) - Smoke Healer, The Nailers and BoozeLords. 9:30 p.m. Rock. Free.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (REVIVAL ROOM) - Unrivaled, Life In Idle, Darkroom Ignite and Children of Mana. 7:30 p.m. Rock/Pop/Various. $10.

*SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (SANCTUARY) - Wayne Hancock with The Tammy WhyNots. 8 p.m. Rockabilly/Western Swing/Country/Honky Tonk. $10.

STANLEY’S PUB - After Funk and Strange Mechanics. 9 p.m. Funk/Rock/Jam/Various. $12, $15 day of show.

THOMPSON HOUSE - Michal Menert. 9 p.m. Electronic. $15.

URBAN ARTIFACT - Mistar Anderson. 9 p.m. Hip Hop/Soul/Jazz.

WASHINGTON PLATFORM - Bobby Salvagio. 8:30 p.m. Jazz. $10 (food/drink minimum).

*WOODWARD THEATER - Winter Salsa Social with Son Del Caribe and The Amador Sisters. 8 p.m. Latin/Salsa/Dance. $20, $25 day of show.


ARNOLD'S BAR AND GRILL - Cincinnati Dancing Pigs. 8 p.m. Americana/Jug band. Free.

BLUE NOTE HARRISON - Dreamboat Annie. 8 p.m. Heart tribute. $10-$15.

BOGART'S - Cash Unchained: The Ultimate Johnny Cash Experience. 9 p.m. Country. $10.

BROMWELL'S HÄRTH LOUNGE - Brandon Coleman Quartet. 9 p.m. Jazz. Free.

CAFFÈ VIVACE - Craig Bailey Birthday Jam. 8:30 p.m. Jazz.

FRETBOARD BREWING COMPANY - Dr. Bacon. 8 p.m. Funk. Free.

*HOLLYWOOD CASINO LAWRENCEBURG - Jamey Johnson. 8 p.m. Country. $40-$55.

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

JEN'S BAR AND GRILL - The Pandora Project. 9:30 p.m. Rock

JIM AND JACK'S ON THE RIVER - Buzzbin. 9 p.m. Rock/Pop. Free.

KNOTTY PINE - Under the Sun. 10 p.m. Alternative Rock. Cover.

LUCIUS Q - Ricky Nye Inc. 8 p.m. Blues/Jazz. Free.

LUDLOW GARAGE - Phillip Phillips. 8:30 p.m. Pop/Folk/Rock. $30-$50.

THE MAD FROG - Marsh. 9 p.m. EDM. Cover.

MOTR PUB - Human Heart. 10 p.m. Alternative Rock. Free.

NORTHSIDE TAVERN - Sexy Time Live Band Karaoke. 10 p.m. Rock/Various. Free.

PLAIN FOLK CAFE - Ronnie Vaughn Trio. 7:30 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

RICK'S TAVERN - Road Trip. 9 p.m. Rock. Cover.

*RIVERFRONT LIVE - Jo Dee Messina. 8 p.m. Country. $35, $40 day of show.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (LOUNGE) - Strange Creature. 9:30 p.m. Rock/Americana/World. Free.

*SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (SANCTUARY) - Aussie Aid with Veronica Grim, Megahussy, Carian, Chalk Eye, True Falcon, Bloody Royal Family, The Racket club and Viceroy Kings. 8 p.m. Rock/Roots/Various. $12, $15 day of show.

*THOMPSON HOUSE - Black Flag. 7 p.m. Punk. $25.

*URBAN ARTIFACT - Too Many Zooz. 9 p.m. Dance/Funk/Jazz/Various. $20, $25 day of show.

WASHINGTON PLATFORM - Pat Kelly Organ Trio. 8:30 p.m. Jazz. $10 (food/drink minimum).


THE COMET - Comet Bluegrass Allstars. 7:30 p.m. Bluegrass. 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 - J Dorsey Band with Shawnthony Calypso. 8 p.m. Rock. Free.

*SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (REVIVAL ROOM) - Joe's Truck Stop, Abbey Hamilton and Kody Skye. 6:30 p.m. Country/Folk/Bluegrass. $10, $12 day of show.

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


CAFFÈ VIVACE - Soul Message with Chris Foreman. 7:30 p.m. Jazz.

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

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


ARNOLD'S BAR AND GRILL - John Redell. 7:30 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 - Lynne Scott, Lee Stolar and Lou Lausche. 7:30 p.m. Jazz.

*MADISON THEATER - Greensky Bluegrass with Ghost Light. 8 p.m. Progressive Bluegrass. $30, $35 day of show.

NORTHSIDE YACHT CLUB - Omen Stones, Flesh Mother, Lordship and Coelacanth. 9 p.m.

*URBAN ARTIFACT - Slap Frost Revue with Equipto, Michael Marshall, Z-Man, Vocab Slick, DJ True Justice, Sons of Silverton, Peach Street and BPos. 8 p.m. Hip Hop. Cover.

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