Live Music in Greater Cincinnati: This Week's Concerts and Club Shows (March 11-17)

Live music calendar for the week ahead

click to enlarge Kevin Barnes and of Montreal play the Woodward Theater Friday, March 13 - PHOTO: CHRISTINA SCHNEIDER
Photo: Christina Schneider
Kevin Barnes and of Montreal play the Woodward Theater Friday, March 13


20TH CENTURY THEATER - Theo Katzman with Rett Madison. 8:30 p.m. Pop/Rock/Various. $20.

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 - Phil DeGreg Trio. 6 p.m. Jazz. Free.

*MADISON THEATER - Pigeons Playing Ping Pong with GOOSE. 8 p.m. Rock/Jam/Various. $27, $30 day of show.

*MEMORIAL HALL - Ladysmith Black Mambazo. 8 p.m. African. $26-$42.

MOTR PUB - MammaBear with Fycus and Hyssop. 9 p.m. Pop/Rock. Free.

NORTHSIDE TAVERN - Year of October, JV Golf and American Summer. 9 p.m. Rock/Various. Free.

STANLEY’S PUB - Reggae Night with Fyakey. 9 p.m. Reggae. $5.


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 - Caffè Vivace Jam Session. 7:30 p.m. Jazz.

FRETBOARD BREWING COMPANY - Jennifer Hartswick and Nick Cassarino. 8 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

HILTON NETHERLAND PALM COURT - Emily Jordan with Brad Myers Trio. 6 p.m. Jazz. Free.

LUDLOW GARAGE - Melvin Seals & JGB. 8:30 p.m. Rock/Jam. $25, $30 day of show.

*MOTR PUB - Death Hags with Brindle. 9 p.m. Noise Pop. Free.

*NORTHSIDE TAVERN - Black Tractor with IRATA. 10 p.m. Hard Rock. Free.

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

SCHWARTZ’S POINT - Po-Jazz with A. Haug. 8:30 p.m. Jazz/Poetry. Cover.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (LOUNGE) - Sarah Asher with Phil Cotter. 9:30 p.m. Indie/Folk/Pop. Free.

*SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (REVIVAL ROOM) - Fea with Patsy and Megahussy. 8 p.m. Rock. $10, $12 day of show.

STANLEY’S PUB - The Qtet. 9 p.m. Funk/Jazz/Fusion. Free.

TAFT THEATRE - Whiskey Myers with The Steel Woods. 7:30 p.m. Country/Americana/Rock. $25-$38.

URBAN ARTIFACT - Wavelette with Sad Baxter, Pretty Matty and Pony. 8 p.m. Rock/Various.


BIG ASH BREWING - Twig&Leaf. 8 p.m. Acoustic.

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

BLUE NOTE HARRISON - KISS Army. 7 p.m. KISS tribute.

BROMWELL'S HÄRTH LOUNGE – Mandy Gaines and the Steve Schmidt Trio. 9 p.m. Jazz. Free.

CAFFÈ VIVACE - Eric Lechliter's EWI Quartet. 8:30 p.m. Jazz.

*THE COMET - Mother Runway, Brooklyn Rae and Bershy. 9 p.m. Indie/Pop/Various. Free.

FRETBOARD BREWING COMPANY - Easter Rising. 8 p.m. Irish Folk. Free.

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

JAG'S STEAK AND SEAFOOD - The Remains. 9:30 p.m. Rock. Cover.

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

THE MAD FROG - Christone "Kingfish" Ingram. 7 p.m. Blues. $20.

*MADISON THEATER - CAAMP with Bendigo Fletcher. 9 p.m. Indie Folk. $25, $27 day of show.

*MOTR PUB - Culture Queer with Disaster Class and Quotah. 10 p.m. Indie Pop/Rock. Free.

*NORTHSIDE TAVERN - Go Go Buffalo, Streetlamps for Spotlights and Oregon Space Trail of Doom. 9 p.m. Rock/Various. Free.

PLAIN FOLK CAFE - Raggedy Edge. 7:30 p.m. Free.

THE REDMOOR - Soul Pocket. 8 p.m. Dance/Pop/R&B. $10.

RIVERFRONT LIVE - Bad Omens with Oh Sleeper, Thousand Below, Bloodline and The Catalyst. 7 p.m. Metalcore/Various. $15.

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

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

SORG OPERA HOUSE - Etta At Last: A Tribute to Etta James. 8 p.m. Jazz. $10-$50.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (LOUNGE) - The Banjo Joe Show. 9:30 p.m. Folk/Bluegrass. Free.

*SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (REVIVAL ROOM) - Motherfolk with Bad Bad Hats. 8 p.m. Alt/Indie Rock. $20.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (SANCTUARY) - Lost Dog Street Band with The Hill Country Devil. 9 p.m. Roots. $18, $20 day of show.

*STANLEY’S PUB - Tribute to Bob Marley with Andy Shaw Band. 10 p.m. Reggae. $10.

*TAFT THEATRE - Tommy Emmanuel with Sierra Hull. 8 p.m. Acoustic/Various. $45-$55.

*URBAN ARTIFACT - R.A.P. Ferreira. 9 p.m. Alt/Hip Hop. $14, $18 day of show.

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

*WOODWARD THEATER - of Montreal with Lily And Horn Horse and Automagik. 9 p.m. Indie Pop. $17, $20 day of show.


ARNOLD'S BAR AND GRILL - Moonshine Drive. 8 p.m. Bluegrass. Free.

BLIND LEMON - Jim Conway. 9 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

BLUE NOTE HARRISON - Supertzar: An Evening of Black Sabbath with Vinny Appice. 6 p.m. Rock. $15-$25.

BOGART'S - Minnesota with Thelem, EastGhost and Thook. 8 p.m. EDM. $18.50.

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

CAFFÈ VIVACE - Saba Smith's Smooth Quartet. 8:30 p.m. Jazz. Cover.

FRETBOARD BREWING COMPANY - The Ark Band. 8 p.m. Reggae. Free.

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

JAG'S STEAK AND SEAFOOD - My Sister Sarah. 9:30 p.m. Rock/Pop/Dance. Cover.

JIM AND JACK'S ON THE RIVER - Michelle Robinson Band. 9 p.m. Country. Free.

*LUDLOW GARAGE - Kasim Sulton’s Utopia. 8:30 p.m. Rock. $25-$45.

MCCAULY'S PUB - Templin Road. 8 p.m. Rock. Free.

*MEMORIAL HALL - Guster: An Evening of Acoustic Music and Improv. 4 p.m. Rock/Comedy/Various. $30-$5 (shows at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.)

*MOTR PUB - Carriers. 10 p.m. Indie Pop/Rock. Free.

NORTHSIDE TAVERN - The AmpFibians Surf Series. 9 p.m. Surf Rock. Free.

PLAIN FOLK CAFE - John Ford Blues Society. 7:30 p.m. Blues/Roots. Free.

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

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

SORG OPERA HOUSE - Night Fever. 8 p.m. Bee Gees tribute. $30, $35 day of show.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (LOUNGE) - Jake Dunn & The Blackbirds with Nic Allen and California Howdy. 9:30 p.m. Roots Rock. Free.

*SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (REVIVAL ROOM) - Smoke Healer. 9 p.m. Hard Rock. $5.

*SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (SANCTUARY) - The Nude Party with Boa. 9 p.m. Indie Rock. $13, $15 day of show.

STANLEY’S PUB - Beasts of Joy and Rubix Wheel. 10 p.m. Jam. $5.

TAFT THEATRE - Dermot Kennedy with SYML. 8 p.m. Pop/Rock/Folk. $27.50-$35.

*URBAN ARTIFACT - Marbin. 8:30 p.m. Jazz/Rock. $10, $15 day of show.

WASHINGTON PLATFORM - Eugene Goss & Billy Larkin. 8:30 p.m. Jazz. $10 (food/drink minimum).

WIEDEMANN BREWERY AND TAPROOM - Jet Pack Academy. 8 p.m. Country/Rock/Dance. Free.


THE COMET - Comet Bluegrass All-Stars. 7:30 p.m. Bluegrass. 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 - Deb Ohlinger Open Mic. 9 p.m. Blues. Free.

NORTHSIDE TAVERN - Erin Locke & the Pocket Doors. 9 p.m. Americana. Free.

SCHWARTZ’S POINT - Ricky Nye with Bekah Williams. 6 p.m. Blues/Jazz. Cover.

*SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (SANCTUARY) - Tiny Moving Parts with Belmont, Capstan and Jetty Bones. 7 p.m. Indie Rock. $18, $20 day of show.

URBAN ARTIFACT - Tweed with Electric Orange Peel. 8 p.m. Alt/Electro Rock. $8, $12 day of show.

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


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

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

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

*MOTR PUB - Fairmount Girls with The Perfect Children. 9 p.m. Indie Pop. Free.

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

*URBAN ARTIFACT - Valdrin with Tomarum, Hate Icon and The Vile Doctrine. 8:30 p.m. Metal. $10, $12 day of show.


ARNOLD'S BAR AND GRILL - Cheryl Renée. 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 - Mandy Gaines & Steve Schmidt. 7:30 p.m. Jazz.

HILTON NETHERLAND PALM COURT - St. Patrick’s Day Celebration with Jeni Balcom and The Roving Rogues. 9 p.m. Irish. Free.

MCCAULY'S PUB - Stagger Lee. 3 p.m. Country. Free.

*NORTHSIDE TAVERN - Atomic Love with Automaton and Similar. 9 p.m. Rock/Various. Free.

*RICK'S TAVERN - St. Patrick's Day with Naked Karate Girls, Whiskey Daze, Bad Habit, Black Bone Cat and 3 Day Rule. 6 a.m. Rock/Pop/Various. $10.

*SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (REVIVAL ROOM) - The Dollyrots. 7 p.m. Pop Punk Rock. $12, $15 day of show.

STANLEY’S PUB - Trashgrass Troubadours with Nick Blasky and Brian Johnson. 9 p.m. Bluegrass. $5.

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