Live Music in Greater Cincinnati: This Week's Concerts and Club Shows (May 15-21)

This week's recommended music options include Nils Lofgren, The Jauntee, Tank and the Bangas, Buckethead, Josh Ritter and more

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click to enlarge Nils Lofgran - Photo: Carl Shultz
Photo: Carl Shultz
Nils Lofgran

BOGART’S - Iration and Pepper with Katastro and Fortunate Youth. 7 p.m. Rock/Reggae. $27.50.

CONEY ISLAND - The Devil Makes Three. 8 p.m. Americana/Bluegrass. $22 (at Moonlite Gardens).

MEMORIAL HALL - The Nils Lofgren Band. 8 p.m. Rock. $35-$60.

MOTR PUB – Son Talk and Carriers. 9:30 p.m. Indie Rock. Free.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (SANCTUARY) - The Queers with The Raging Nathans and The Pistol Mystics. 8 p.m. Punk. $13, $15 day of show.

TOP CATS - Weathers with Season 10 and Room For Zero. 7:30 p.m. AltRock. $12.


click to enlarge The Jauntee - Photo: Provided
Photo: Provided
The Jauntee

LUDLOW GARAGE - Gangstagrass. 8:30 p.m. Rap/Bluegrass. $15-$30.

STANLEY’S PUB - The Jauntee. 9 p.m. Funk/Rock/Jam. $10.

WOODWARD THEATER - Underworld Jazz Festival with Tank and the Bangas, Lauren Eylise, Jennifer Simone, MC Jori An Cotton, DJ Apryl Reign and more. 7 p.m. Pop/Soul/Dance/Hip Hop/Various. $15.


click to enlarge Buckethead - Photo: Jhayne
Photo: Jhayne

BOGART’S - Buckethead. 8 p.m. Rock/Progressive/Experimental. $25.

THE COMET - MammaBear. 10 p.m. Rock. Free.

LUDLOW GARAGE - Arturo Sandoval. 8:30 p.m. Jazz. $40-$75.

MOTR PUB - Fluffer with Mungbean. 10 p.m. AltRock. Free.

NORTHSIDE TAVERN - Honey Combs and Combo Slice (release party) with Space Dreams and Freedom Nicole Moore. 9 p.m. Indie/Pop. Free.

NORTHSIDE YACHT CLUB - Eyehategod with Sheer Terror, Negative Approach, Phobia and Fuck You Pay Me. 7:30 p.m. Metal. $22, $25 day of show.

TOP CATS - Freak Mythology with Bent Spirits. 9 p.m. Rock. $7.

WOODWARD THEATER - Napoleon Maddox presents Twice The First Time (Stories of Millie-Christine) with Marc Cary. 7:30 p.m. Multimedia/Various. $10.


HOFFNER MASONIC LODGE - Isabella Langley (album release show). 7:30 p.m. Indie Pop. $5.

MADISON LIVE - Flotsam and Jetsam with Dead By Wednesday. 8 p.m. Metal. $15, $18 day of show.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (SANCTUARY) - Headbangers Ball with Carian, Blood On The Blade, BoozeLords, The Whiskey Shambles, Chakras and more. 8 p.m. Metal. Cover.

URBAN ARTIFACT - Peridoni, Baccano and Box Era. 8:30 p.m. Rock/Jam/Prog. $10.

WOODWARD THEATER - The Vims (release show) with Coastal Club and Infinity Spree. 8:30 p.m. AltRock. $10.


MOTR PUB - Underworld Jazz Festival with fo/mo/deep, VibeOne and NapoleonMaddox Quartet. 8 p.m. Funk/Soul/Hip Hop/Jazz/Various. Free.

NORTHSIDE TAVERN - School of Rock Mason Tribute to Weezer/Pixies/The Breeders (4 p.m.) and The Police (7 p.m.). 4 p.m. Rock. $6, $8 day of show.


MOTR PUB - Underworld Jazz Festival with UJF Soul Collaborative featuring Camille Saba Smith, Napoleon Maddox, Phillip Burkhead, Sorg, Doc Barnabas, Brent Olds and Yemi Oyediran. 10 p.m. Progressive/Jazz/Hip Hop/Fusion/Various. Free.


click to enlarge Josh Ritter - Photo: Laura Wilson
Photo: Laura Wilson
Josh Ritter

TAFT THEATRE - Josh Ritter and the Royal City Band with Penny & Sparrow. 8 p.m. Americana/Folk/Rock. $29-$39.

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