Live Music in Greater Cincinnati: This Week's Concerts and Club Shows (July 31-Aug. 6)

More than 100 live music options for the week ahead

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Underground Rap icon Kool Keith returns to Northside Yacht Club Sunday

WEDNESDAY 31

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

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

FOUNTAIN SQUARE - Reggae Wednesday with The Flex Crew. 7 p.m. Reggae. Free.

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

*MOTR PUB - Hibou with Dark Colour and Culture Queer. 10 p.m. Indie Rock. Free.

NORTHSIDE TAVERN - Little Lawnmowers and Willow Tree Carolers. 9 p.m. Americana. Free.

*PNC PAVILION AT RIVERBEND - Jon Bellion with Marc E. Bassy and Lawrence. 7:30 p.m. Pop

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

*TAFT THEATRE - The Mowgli's with Petal and Arms Akimbo. 7:30 p.m. Rock. $17, $20 day of show.

URBAN ARTIFACT - Garbage Greek, Fast Eddy and BARK. 9 p.m. Garage Rock. Free.

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

THURSDAY 01

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

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

CAFFÈ VIVACE - Voyager Jazz Sextet. 8 p.m. Jazz. Cover.

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

*FOUNTAIN SQUARE - Salsa on the Square with Amador Sisters with Reveal Your Love. 7 p.m. Latin/Salsa/Dance. Free.

FRETBOARD BREWING COMPANY - Rick Reed. 6 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

THE GREENWICH - Mambo Combo. 8:30 p.m. Latin Jazz. $5,

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

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

LATITUDES BAR & BISTRO - Ricky Nye and Bekah Williams. 6 p.m. Blues/Jazz. Free.

MOERLEIN LAGER HOUSE - Rockin’ the Roebling with Bad Habit. 6:30 p.m. Rock. Free (at Schmidlapp Event Lawn).

MOTR PUB - Spacer with The Molice. 10 p.m. Alt/Indie/Rock. Free.

NEWPORT ON THE LEVEE - Summer Music on the Levee with Diamond Empire Band. 7 p.m. Pop/Rock/Dance/Various. Free.

*NORTHSIDE TAVERN - Flesh Mother, Skuz, Uncle Slammy and the Warlords and Slutbomb. 9 p.m. Punk. Free.

*NORTHSIDE YACHT CLUB - Downhaul, House & Home, Old Pictures/New Pictures and Kid ESP. 8 p.m. Indie Rock. Free.

RIVERBEND MUSIC CENTER - Florida Georgia Line with Dan + Shay, Morgan Wallen and Hardy. 7 p.m. Country/Pop. Sold out.

RIVERFRONT LIVE - Cash Unchained. 8 p.m. Johnny Cash tribute. $10.

*SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (SANCTUARY) - The Legendary Shack Shakers with J.D. Pinkus. 8 p.m. $18, $20 day of show.

STANLEY’S PUB - Blueprint, Jacob Resch Band and Chad Applegate. 9 p.m. Rock. Cover.

*WASHINGTON PARK - Roots Revival with Buffalo Wabs & the Price Hill Hustle. 7 p.m. Folk. Free.

FRIDAY 02

ARNOLD'S BAR AND GRILL - River City Roustabout. 9 p.m. Folk. Free.

BLIND LEMON - Tallant & Harmony. 9 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

BREWRIVER CREOLE KITCHEN - Ricky Nye and Chris Douglas. 8 p.m. Blues/Boogie Woogie. Free.

BROMWELL'S HÄRTH LOUNGE - Ben Tweedt Trio. 9 p.m. Jazz. Free.

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

*FOUNTAIN SQUARE - Cloud Nothings. 7 p.m. Indie Rock. Free.

FRETBOARD BREWING COMPANY - Easter Rising. 8 p.m. Roots/Soul/Rock. Free.

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

HILTON NETHERLAND PALM COURT - Ben Walkenhauer Quintet. 9 p.m. Jazz. Free.

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

JIM AND JACK'S ON THE RIVER - Stagger Lee. 9 p.m. Country. Free.

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

THE MAD FROG - Klashing Black, White Lighter, Victor Spoils, Drop the Sun and Judges. 9 p.m. Rock. $5.

*MEMORIAL HALL - Joan Osborne Sings The Songs of Bob Dylan. 8 p.m. Roots/Rock/Soul. $28-$45.

*MOTR PUB - The Harlequins with Chico. 10 p.m. Psych Rock. Free.

MT. HEALTHY CITY PARK - Linus Tate Duo. 7:30 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

NORTHSIDE TAVERN - Reign Over Me, Scarangella, Saints Among Us and Solar Flare. 9 p.m. Death Metal. Free.

THE REDMOOR - Monday Night Big Band. 8 p.m. Big Band Jazz. Cover.

RHINEGEIST - Salsa Social @ Rhinegeist Brewery. 7 p.m. A celebration of all things Salsa. Free admission

RICK'S TAVERN - Naked Karate Girls. 10 p.m. Pop/Rock/Dance. Cover.

*RIVERBEND MUSIC CENTER - Beck and Cage The Elephant with Spoon and Wild Belle. 6 p.m. AltRock. $29.50-$200.50.

*RIVERFRONT LIVE - The SteelDrivers and Steep Canyon Rangers. 8 p.m. Americana. $20, $25 day of show.

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

STANLEY’S PUB - Tweed, Ras Akkurate and Melodk Eye. 9 p.m. Jam/Prog/Reggae. Cover.

THOMPSON HOUSE - He$h and Bommer. 8:30 p.m. Bass. $25-$35.

*URBAN ARTIFACT - Dynamite Thunderpunch with Go Go Buffalo and Spacer. 8 p.m. Rock.

click to enlarge AltPop band The Regrettes play Covington's Madison Live Tuesday - Photo: Claire Marie Voge
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AltPop band The Regrettes play Covington's Madison Live Tuesday

SATURDAY 03

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

BOGART'S - Def Leggend. 9 p.m. Def Leppard tribute. $10.

BROMWELL'S HÄRTH LOUNGE - FrenchAxe. 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. R&B/Blues. Free.

THE GREENWICH - Radio Black. 9 p.m. R&B/Hip Hop/Soul. Cover.

HILTON NETHERLAND PALM COURT - Mambo Combo. 9 p.m. Latin Jazz. Free.

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

KNOTTY PINE - 90 Proof Twang. 10 p.m. Country. Cover.

 *MOTR PUB - Near Earth Objects with Founding Fathers and Zuma. 10 p.m. Indie/Alt Rock. Free.

NORTHSIDE TAVERN - Sexy Time Live Band Karaoke. 9 p.m. Rock/Various. Free.

THE REDMOOR - Remember. 8:30 p.m. R&B/Jazz/Soul. $10.

RHINEGEIST - Salsa Social @ Rhinegeist Brewery. midnight A celebration of all things Salsa. Free admission

*RIVERFRONT LIVE - UB40. 8:30 p.m. Reggae/Pop. $25.

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

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (LOUNGE) - Judge & Jury with Steven Mast and The Dummy Ups. 9:30 p.m. Rock. Free.

STANLEY’S PUB - Bucket. 10 p.m. Americana/Rock. Cover.

*URBAN ARTIFACT - Playfully Yours, Skeleton Hands and Eugenius. 9 p.m. Electronic/Various.

*WOODWARD THEATER - Mac Sabbath with Okilly Dokilly and Playboy Manbaby. 8:30 p.m. Rock Funnies. $16, $20 day of show.

SUNDAY 04

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

MADISON LIVE - Blacktop Mojo with Lullwater. 7:30 p.m. Rock. $15, $18 day of show.

MOTR PUB - Early James & The Latest with Dirty Streets. 8 p.m. Roots Rock. Free.

NORTHSIDE TAVERN - Camp Counselor, Roof Rabbit and Anonymous Club. 8 p.m. Indie Pop. Free.

*NORTHSIDE YACHT CLUB - Kool Keith with DJ Noahimean and Sons of Silverton. 9 p.m. Hip Hop. $20, $25 day of show.

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

MONDAY 05

*20TH CENTURY THEATER - Max Frost with Swells. 8 p.m. AltPop. $15, $17 day of show.

CAFFÈ VIVACE - The Burning Caravan. 7:30 p.m. Jazz.

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

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

*MEMORIAL HALL - Jazz at the Memo presents Dan Radank. 7 p.m. Jazz. $8.

NORTHSIDE TAVERN - The Qtet. 9:30 p.m. Fusion. Free.

*STANLEY’S PUB - Traveling Jam with Abby Vice, Sarah Jordan and Kaycie Satterfield. 9 p.m. Bluegrass/Folk/Rock/Various. Cover.

TUESDAY 06

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.

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

*MADISON LIVE - The Regrettes with Hot Flash Heat Wave. 8 p.m. Pop/Rock. $15, $17 day of show.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (LOUNGE) - Bonehart Flannigan, Moonshine & Wine and Randy Steffen. 9 p.m. Americana. Free.

*SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (SANCTUARY) - The Menzingers with The Sidekicks and Queen of Jeans. 8 p.m. Rock. $17, $20 day of show.

STANLEY’S PUB - Trashgrass Tuesday with The Knotty Gs. 9 p.m. Bluegrass. Cover.

THOMPSON HOUSE - First in Flight with Forts Like Vana. 8 p.m. AltRock. $8.


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