Live Music in Greater Cincinnati: This Week's Concerts and Club Shows (July 3-July 9)

Over 100 live music options for the week ahead

click to enlarge L.A. Indie Rock band Warbly Jets play MOTR Pub Wednesday - Photo: Erina Uemura
Photo: Erina Uemura
L.A. Indie Rock band Warbly Jets play MOTR Pub Wednesday


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

*BOGART'S - Reel Big Fish and The Aquabats with Dog Party. 7 p.m. Ska/Rock/Pop. $25.

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

*FRAZE PAVILION - "Weird Al" Yankovic. 8:30 p.m. Orchestral Comedy Pop Rock. $41.50, $46.50 day of show.

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

*JACOB HOFFNER PARK - Northside Rock N’ Roll Carnival with Fairmount Girls, Freedom Nicole Moore & The Electric Moon, Heavy Hinges, The Sedonas, Freekbass, Go Go Buffalo, Strobobean, Lashes and more. 5 p.m. Rock/Pop/Funk/Various. Free.

KNOTTY PINE – Dallas Moore. 10 p.m. Country. Free.

MANSION HILL TAVERN - Losing Lucky. 8 p.m. Roots. Free.

*MOTR PUB - Warbly Jets with Joesph. 10 p.m. Indie Pop/Rock. Free.

MT. HEALTHY CITY PARK - Michelle Robinson Band. 6 p.m. Country. Free.

NEWPORT ON THE LEVEE - Summer Music on the Levee with Kenny Welch Band. 7 p.m. Country. Free.

PLAIN FOLK CAFE - Alex Feccos, Mike Lieser and Kyle's Station. 5 p.m. Acoustic/Rock/Country. Free.

*SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (SANCTUARY) - Ghost Hammer. 8 p.m. Ghost tribute. $12, $15 day of show.

*STANLEY’S PUB - Willow Tree Carolers, Twig&Leaf and Eli Lev. 10 p.m. Americana/Folk. Cover.

*THOMPSON HOUSE - The Mailboxes. 9 p.m. Indie/Pop/Rock. $10.

*WOODWARD THEATER - Built to Spill. 8 p.m. Indie Rock. Sold out.


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

*JACOB HOFFNER PARK - Northside Rock N’ Roll Carnival with Lung, Phoul Phill Andt Guill, Haneef Smart & Reincarnation MVMT, Calumet, Near Earth Objects, Tracy Walker, Phasmids, Acarya and more. 2 p.m. Rock/Pop/Various. Free.

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

LEAPIN' LIZARDS GALLERY - The Jazz Coasters. 8:30 p.m. Swing/Jazz. $10

*MOERLEIN LAGER HOUSE - Rockin’ the Roebling with 500 Miles to Memphis. 4 p.m. Rock/Roots. Free (on the Schmidlapp Event Lawn).

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

*MOTR PUB - Smut and Grand Process. 10 p.m. Rock. Free.

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

STANLEY’S PUB - Moselle and The Bad Hats. 10 p.m. Jam/Funk/Folk. Cover.


ARNOLD'S BAR AND GRILL - John Redell. 8 p.m. Blues. Free.

BLIND LEMON - Donna Frost. 9 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

BOGART'S - Thunderstruck. 9 p.m. AC/DC tribute. $10.

*BROMWELL'S HÄRTH LOUNGE - Mandy Gaines Quartet. 9 p.m. Jazz. Free.

*CAFFÈ VIVACE - Five Little Bears. 8:30 p.m. Jazz. Cover.

FOUNTAIN SQUARE – 2nd Wind. R&B/Jazz/Various. 7 p.m. Free.

FRETBOARD BREWING COMPANY - Just Strange Brothers. 5 p.m. Funk/Rock. Free.

THE GREENWICH - David Friesen Group. 8 p.m. Jazz. $15.

HILTON NETHERLAND PALM COURT - Ron Jones Quartet. 9 p.m. Jazz. Free.

JAG'S STEAK AND SEAFOOD - Two For Flinching. 9:30 p.m. Pop/Rock/Dance/R&B/Various. $5.

KNOTTY PINE - Partytown. 10 p.m. Pop/Rock/Country. Cover.

*THE MAD FROG - Infekt. 8 p.m. EDM. $15.

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

*MOTR PUB - JSPH. 10 p.m. Alt/Pop/R&B. Free.

MT. HEALTHY CITY PARK - Everything's Jake. 7:30 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

PLAIN FOLK CAFE - Burnt Down House Bluegrass. 7:30 p.m. Bluegrass. Free.

RADISSON CINCINNATI RIVERFRONT - Basic Truth. 8 p.m. R&B/Funk/Soul. Free (in the Fifth Lounge).

RICK'S TAVERN - Turned Up Band. 10 p.m. R&B/Pop/Dance/Various. Cover.

SCHWARTZ’S POINT - Janet Evra Quartet. 8:30 p.m. Jazz

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (LOUNGE) - Strange Creature and Shiny Old Soul. 9:30 p.m. Blues/Jazz/Folk/Roots/Rock/Various. Free.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (REVIVAL ROOM) - Joey Allcorn. 8 p.m. Country. $8, $10 day of show.

THE SYMPHONY HOTEL - Philip Paul Trio. 8 p.m. Jazz. Free.

*TOP CATS - Exnations with Clubhouse, 90s Kids and Saint Sterling. 8 p.m. Alternative/Pop/Rock. Cover.

URBAN ARTIFACT - Hyssop, .scarab, Sweet Francis and Jeremy Myint. 9 p.m. Indie/Rock/Various.

WASHINGTON PARK – Premium Blend Band. R&B. 7 p.m. Free.

WEST SIDE BREWING - Pandora Project. 7 p.m. Rock. Free.

click to enlarge Denver Jam band Magic Beans perform Saturday at Top Cats - Photo: Tarac Gracer
Photo: Tarac Gracer
Denver Jam band Magic Beans perform Saturday at Top Cats


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

BLIND LEMON - Zac & Corey. 9 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

BOGART'S - Bronson Arroyo. 9 p.m. Rock. $10.

BROMWELL'S HÄRTH LOUNGE - The Burning Caravan. 9 p.m. Jazz. Free.

CAFFÈ VIVACE - Dara Tucker Quartet. 8 p.m. Jazz. Cover.

*THE COMET - Brooklyn Rae. 10 p.m. Singer/Songwriter. Free.

*FOUNTAIN SQUARE – The Tillers with Joseph Huber. Folk/Americana. 7 p.m. Free.

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

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

JAG'S STEAK AND SEAFOOD - Gee Your Band Smells Terrific. 9 p.m. ’70s Pop/Rock/Dance. $5.

KNOTTY PINE - Mitch Greve. 10 p.m. Rock. Cover.

MANSION HILL TAVERN - JC Clements. 9 p.m. Blues. Cover.

*MOTR PUB - Tweens and Static Falls. 10 p.m. Indie Rock. Free.

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

*PLAIN FOLK CAFE - My Brother's Keeper. 7:30 p.m. Roots. Free.

RICK'S TAVERN - Deadwood Alley. 10 p.m. Rock. Cover.

SCHWARTZ’S POINT - Mandy Gaines Trio. 8:30 p.m. Jazz. Cover.

*THE SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL - Dump Trump IV: The Agony with Tree Carolers, The Whiskey Shambles, Terror at Midnight, Slutbomb, Lashes, Lazy Ass Destroyer, Trash Knight, Lockjaw, Forestfox, Ampline, Sovereign Being and more. 8 p.m. Rock/Roots/Punk/Post Punk/Comedy/Various. $5, $10 day of show.

STANLEY’S PUB - Secret Circle Society, 22 Stitches and V-Twin Sin. 10 p.m. Rock/Metal. Cover.

*TOP CATS - Magic Beans. 9 p.m. Funk/Jams. Cover.

URBAN ARTIFACT - Matt Baumann, Jeremy Smart, Dusty Bryant Band and Eric Barnett. 9 p.m. Singer/Songwriter/Americana/Various

VERONA VINEYARDS - Lyn Payne Holland & Merry Herbert Duo. 6 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

click to enlarge Estina. & the Black Sheep play a free show at MOTR Pub Sunday. - Photo:
Estina. & the Black Sheep play a free show at MOTR Pub Sunday.


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

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

HILTON NETHERLAND PALM COURT - Jazz Brunch with Mike Darrah. 10:30 a.m. Jazz. Free.

KNOTTY PINE - Randy Peak. 10 p.m. Acoustic/Various. 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 - Estina. and the Black Sheep and Freedom Nicole Moore. 8 p.m. Indie/Pop/Rock/Various. Free.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (REVIVAL ROOM) - Truckstop Waterfall with Tim Lancaster. 6:30 p.m. r. $10.

*SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (SANCTUARY) - Summer Blues, Brews & BBQ at The Southgate House Revival with Moses and the Commandments, Ben Levin Band featuring Noah Wotherspoon and Philip Paul and Gabe Stillmann Band. 4 p.m. Blues

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

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


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

*MEMORIAL HALL - Jazz at the Memo presents Singin’ and Swingin’ with Mandy Gaines and the Brad Myers Trio. 7 p.m. Jazz. $8.

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

MOTR PUB - New Van Goghs. 9 p.m. AltRock. Free.

NORTHSIDE TAVERN - Northside Jazz Ensemble. 10 p.m. Jazz. Free.

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


ARNOLD'S BAR AND GRILL - Ben Levin. 7 p.m. Blues. Free.

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

*BLUE ASH AMPHITHEATER - Ricky Nye Inc. 7 p.m. Blues/Boogie Woogie. Free.

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

CAFFÈ VIVACE - Emily Grace Jordan & Brad Myers. 7:30 p.m. Jazz

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

*NORTHSIDE TAVERN - Poncé. 9 p.m. AltRock. Free.

STANLEY’S PUB - Trashgrass Troubadours and Nectar Valley. 8 p.m. Bluegrass. Cover.


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