Live Music in Greater Cincinnati: This Week's Concerts and Club Shows (July 24-July 30)

More than 100 live music options for the week ahead

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click to enlarge Detroit "Shred Pop" band Tart plays a free show Thursday at Northside Tavern - Photo: Victor Prieto
Photo: Victor Prieto
Detroit "Shred Pop" band Tart plays a free show Thursday at Northside Tavern


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

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

FOUNTAIN SQUARE - Mighty Mystic. 7 p.m. Reggae. Free.

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

THE LISTING LOON - Ricky Nye. 8 p.m. Blues/Boogie Woogie. Free.

MEMORIAL HALL - The Lettermen. 8 p.m. Pop. $30-$42.

RIVERBEND MUSIC CENTER - Train and The Goo Goo Dolls with Allen Stone. 7 p.m. Pop Rock. $29.50-$125.

*SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (SANCTUARY) - Drivin N Cryin. 8 p.m. Rock. $15, $18 day of show.

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

THOMPSON HOUSE - The Catching and Mavenne. 7:30 p.m. Pop. $10-$25.

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


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

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

BREWRIVER CREOLE KITCHEN - Ricky Nye. 7 p.m. Blues/Boogie Woogie. Free.

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

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

FOUNTAIN SQUARE - KY Salsa All Stars with Rob/Cuban Salsa Cincinnati. 7 p.m. Latin/Salsa/Dance. Free.

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

*THE GREENWICH - Now Hear This. 8:30 p.m. Jazz. $5.

HILTON NETHERLAND PALM COURT - Phil DeGreg Trio. 6 p.m. Jazz. Free.

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

LEGENDS BAR AND VENUE - Telltale, Friday Giants, Life in Idle and Knavery. 8 p.m. Rock. $10.

LUCIUS Q - The Grace Lincoln Band. 7 p.m. Soul/R&B. Free.

*MADISON LIVE - Eminence Ensemble. 8 p.m. Jazz/Rock/Electronic/Funk/Jam/Various. $10, $12 day of show.

MOTR PUB - Noah Smith's Crooner Circus. 9 p.m. Singer/Songwriter. Free.

NEWPORT ON THE LEVEE - Summer Music on the Levee with Ithika. 7 p.m. Rock. Free.

NORTHSIDE TAVERN - Tart. 9 p.m. Indie Pop Rock. Free.

*PAUL BROWN STADIUM - Cincinnati Music Festival: Vibe's Party With A Purpose featuring EPMD, Kid Capri and Slick Rick. 7:30 p.m. Hip Hop. $50-$100.

*RIVERBEND MUSIC CENTER - Wiz Khalifa with French Montana, Moneybagg Yo, Chevy Woods and DJ Drama. 6 p.m. Hip Hop. $29-$103.

*RIVERFRONT LIVE - Taylor Gang/Wiz Khalifa After Party with Moneybagg Yo, Chevy Woods, DJ Drama, Lantana and more. 10:30 p.m. Hip Hop. $50-$200.

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

*TAFT THEATRE - Conor Oberst with Joanna Sternberg. 8 p.m. Indie/Singer/Songwriter. $33.

URBAN ARTIFACT - Honorable Demons with And Then Came Humans. 9 p.m. Jazz/Rock/Funk/Various

WASHINGTON PARK - Casey Campbell Band. 7 p.m. Roots/Americana. Free.


ARNOLD'S BAR AND GRILL - Grey Dogs. 8 p.m. Roots/Blues/Various. Free.

BROMWELL'S HÄRTH LOUNGE - Mandy Gaines with The Steve Schmidt Trio. 9 p.m. Jazz. Free.

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

*THE COMET - Old City, Fuck Your Birthday and The Actual Fuck. 10 p.m. Indie Rock. Free.

FIBONACCI BREWING COMPANY - Bluegrass Night with Vernon McIntyre’s Appalachian Grass. 7 p.m. Bluegrass. Free.

*FRETBOARD BREWING COMPANY - Whispering Beard Preview Night with Chelsea Nolan, Buffalo Wabs & Price Hill Hustle and The Winetree. 8 p.m. Americana/Folk. Free.

FRONT STREET CAFE - Encore Duo. 6:30 p.m. Acoustic Classic Rock. Free.

HILTON NETHERLAND PALM COURT - Yemi Oyediran Quartet. 2 p.m. Jazz. Free.

JACK CINCINNATI CASINO - Trailer Park Floosies. 9 p.m. Dance/Pop/Rock/Hip Hop/Country/Various. Free.

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

KNOTTY PINE - Bad Habit. 10 p.m. Rock. Cover.

THE MAD FROG - Pigeon Hole with Gawp. 9 p.m. DJ/Electronic. $15.

*MADISON LIVE - St. Francis Fest with Ray Will & Jon Schuyler, DJ Flatface, Crunr and Ohio Player Tim. 8 p.m. R&B/Soul. $10, $12 day of show.

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

*MOTR PUB - Aztec Sun with Krystal Peterson. 10 p.m. Funk/Soul/Jazz/Pop/Various. Free.

MT. HEALTHY CITY PARK - Leroy Ellington's Sacred Hearts. 7:30 p.m. R&B. Free.

*PAUL BROWN STADIUM - Cincinnati Music Festival with Maxwell, Earth, Wind & Fire, Tamia, Raheem DeVaughn and RBRM. 7:30 p.m. R&B/Soul/Funk/Various. $60-$150.

PIRATES COVE BAR & GRILLE - Basic Truth. 8 p.m. Funk/R&B/Soul. Free.

PLAIN FOLK CAFE - Ross Hollow. 7:30 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

*PNC PAVILION AT RIVERBEND - The Righteous Brothers and The Temptations. 8 p.m. Pop. $23.50-$71.

THE REDMOOR - El Ritmo Del Mañana. 7 p.m. Latin Jazz. $10.

RICK'S TAVERN - Roadtrip. 10 p.m. Rock. Cover.

RIVERFRONT LIVE - Uncle Kracker with Brent James & The Vintage Youth and Derek Alan Band. 8:30 p.m. Country/Rock/Pop. $25, $30 day of show.

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

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (LOUNGE) - Cutler Station, Jake Dunn & The Blackbirds and Ben Davis, Jr. 9:30 p.m. Roots/Rock/Various. Free.

*SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (REVIVAL ROOM) – A.M. Nice (single release show) with Madqueen, Bon Air and Cold Stereo. 9 p.m. Indie Rock. $5.

STANLEY’S PUB - Terrapin Moon. 10 p.m. Grateful Dead tribute. Cover.

*TAFT THEATRE - I Don't Know How But They Found Me with Twin XL. 8 p.m. AltPop. $18, $20 day of show (in the Ballroom).

THOMPSON HOUSE - Psychostick with Toybox Killer and New World Natives. 8 p.m. Rock. $15.

TOP CATS - Last Band Standing. 9 p.m. Rock/Various. Cover.

*URBAN ARTIFACT - NPR Tiny Desk showcase with Sundae Drives, Paige Beller, The Whiskey Shambles and Fycus. 8 p.m. Rock/Various. $10.

*U.S. BANK ARENA - KISS 107.1 Loud and Proud 2019 featuring Lizzo with Round2Crew, Aaya Sexton, Chasity Marie, Jessica Dimon and Sarah Jessica Darker. 8 p.m. Pop/Hip Hop/Various. $25-$60.


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

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

BLUE NOTE HARRISON - From Ashes To New. 7 p.m. Rock. $20, $25 day of show.

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

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

FRETBOARD BREWING COMPANY - Doug Hart Band. 8 p.m. Blues. Free.

THE GREENWICH - Push Play. 8:30 p.m. R&B/Dance/Various. $8.

JAG'S STEAK AND SEAFOOD - The Fun Size. 9 p.m. Rock/Pop/Dance/Country. Cover.

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

*MADISON LIVE - Beloved Youth with Current Events, Season Ten, Circle It and Micah Sipple. 7 p.m. AltRock. $10, $12 day of show.

MANHATTAN HARBOUR MARINA - Trailer Park Floosies. 8 p.m. Dance/Pop/Rock/Hip Hop/Country/Various

*MOTR PUB - In The Pines, Audley x Ronin, The Katy, Joslyn and The Sweet Compression and FLOCKS. 8 p.m. Hip Hop/Indie Rock/Electronic/Various. Free.

*NORTHSIDE TAVERN - Pop Empire with The Funs and Soften. 9 p.m. Indie/Psych Rock. Free.

*PAUL BROWN STADIUM - Cincinnati Music Festival with Mary J. Blige, Frankie Beverly & Maze, Blackstreet featuring Teddy Riley and Dave Hollister, Major and The Ohio Players. 7:30 p.m. R&B/Soul/Funk/Various. $60-$125.

PLAIN FOLK CAFE - Ma Crow & Co. 7:30 p.m. Bluegrass. Free.

RICK'S TAVERN - LDNL. 10 p.m. Pop/Dance/Various. Cover.

*RIVERBEND MUSIC CENTER - Heart with Elle King. 7 p.m. Rock. $29.50-350.

SCHWARTZ’S POINT - Pat Kelly Trio. 8:30 p.m. Jazz. Cover.

*SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (REVIVAL ROOM) - The Bones of J.R. Jones, Goodnight, Texas and The Harmed Brothers. 8 p.m. Americana. $10, $12 day of show.

STANLEY’S PUB - Moriah Haven & Nick Giese Duo and Ross Hollow. 10 p.m. Americana. Cover.

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

*THOMPSON HOUSE - Sounds Like Summer with Held In Place, Faithtohate, Artifical Hatred, Chaos Ritual, Eye of Intertia, Melodk Eye, Tastefull, Top Hat Theatre and Dreadful Rumor. 5 p.m. Rock/Various. $10.

TOP CATS - Last Band Standing. 9 p.m. Rock/Various. Cover.

*URBAN ARTIFACT - Tiny Desk Contest showcase with Kaitlyn Peace and the Electric Generals, Wonky Tonk, Us, Today and Fickle Hellcat. 6 p.m. Rock/Various. $10.

*WOODWARD THEATER - Sylmar (EP release) with This Pine Box and Bendigo Fletcher. 8 p.m. Indie Rock. $12, $15 day of show.


BLIND LEMON - Jeff Henry. 8 p.m. Acoustic. 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 - Open Jam with Deb Ohlinger. 6 p.m. Blues

*MOTR PUB - Fickle Hellcat with Moira. 8 p.m. Indie Rock. Free.

NORTHSIDE TAVERN - Dusty Bryant. 8 p.m. Singer/Songwriter. Free.

*PNC PAVILION AT RIVERBEND - Moe. and Blues Traveler with G. Love. 5:30 p.m. Rock/Jam. $23.50-$59.50.

*SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (SANCTUARY) - Cosmic Honky Tonk Revue with Chuck Mead & The Grassy Knoll Boys and Jim Lauderdale. 7 p.m. Americana. $22, $25 day of show.

THOMPSON HOUSE - OK Mayday. 7:30 p.m. AltRock. $10.

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

WOODWARD THEATER - School of Rock Allstars 2019. 5:30 p.m. Rock. $10, $12 day of show.


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

HILTON NETHERLAND PALM COURT - Peter Gemus Trio. 6 p.m. Jazz. 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.

MEMORIAL HALL - Jazz at the Memo: The Society Jazz Orchestra Plays Ed Moss. 7 p.m. Jazz. $6.

MOTR PUB - Fox Grin with The Midwestern. 9 p.m. AltRock. Free.


ARNOLD'S BAR AND GRILL - Ricky Nye. 7 p.m. Blues/Boogie Woogie. 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 - Billy Larkin & Amy McFarland. 7:30 p.m. Jazz

HILTON NETHERLAND PALM COURT - Brian Lovely Trio. 6 p.m. Jazz. Free.

NORTHSIDE TAVERN - Freedom Nicole Moore, Jack Burton Overdrive and Crowey. 9 p.m. Indie/Pop/Rock/Various. Free.

STANLEY’S PUB - Flatland Harmony Experiment. 9 p.m. Bluegrass. Cover.

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