Live Music in Greater Cincinnati: This Week's Concerts and Club Shows (May 22-28)

This week's live music options include Rich the Kid, Stevie Stone, ClockworkDJ, Basic Bitches, Hyperstatic, Worriers, Ghost Man on Second, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Apocalyptica, the Underworld Jazz Festival and the North by Northside festival

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click to enlarge Rich the Kid performs Tuesday at Bogart's
Rich the Kid performs Tuesday at Bogart's


WEDNESDAY 22

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

BLUE NOTE HARRISON - Wayland. 6:30 p.m. Rock. Cover.

*BOGART'S - PUP with Ratboys and Casper Skulls. 8 p.m. Alt/Punk/Pop. $20.

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

*CINCINNATIVE - Basic Bitches with Breaking Glass and Lashes. 7 p.m. Indie Rock/Punk/Various. Free.

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

THE LISTING LOON - Ricky Nye. 8:30 p.m. Blues/Boogie Woogie. Free.

THE MAD FROG - Hip Hop Open Mic. 9 p.m. Hip Hop

click to enlarge Garage Punk duo Basic Bitches are at Cincinnative Wednesday - Nikki Krivanek
Nikki Krivanek
Garage Punk duo Basic Bitches are at Cincinnative Wednesday

NORTHSIDE TAVERN - Marmalade Brigade. 9 p.m. Roots/Jazz/Various. Free.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (LOUNGE) - St. Stevns Choir. 9 p.m. Rock/Various. Free.

STANLEY’S PUB - Terry Douglas. 9 p.m. Country. Cover.

*WOODWARD THEATER - mewithoutYou with Cursive and The Appleseed Cast. 8 p.m. Indie Rock. $22, 25 day of show.

THURSDAY 23

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

CAFFÈ VIVACE - Nancy P Trio. 7:30 p.m. Jazz. Cover.

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

*FOUNTAIN SQUARE - Salsa on the Square with Amador Sisters and Bembe Cincinnati. 7 p.m. Latin/Salsa/Dance. Free.

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

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

LUDLOW GARAGE - The Nashville Celts. 8:30 p.m. Irish Folk. $20-$30.

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

MOTR PUB - Honeysuckle with Honey & Houston and Redemptioners. 10 p.m. Country/Roots. Free.

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

*NORTHSIDE YACHT CLUB - Worriers with awakebutstillinbed and Pity Party. 9 p.m. Indie/Rock/Folk. $10 , $12 day of show.

THE PIKE BAR AND GRILL - Ricky Nye. 6 p.m. Blues/Boogie Woogie. Free.

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

*SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (SANCTUARY) - Bobaflex with Dark Sky Choir and Carian. 8 p.m. Rock. $12, $15 day of show.

*STANLEY’S PUB - Dixon's Violin with Abby Vice and Ben Porter. 7 p.m. Progressive violin/Various. $12, $15 day of show.

click to enlarge Cello fueled Metallica tribute Apocalyptica comes to Taft Theatre this Thursday
Cello fueled Metallica tribute Apocalyptica comes to Taft Theatre this Thursday

*TAFT THEATRE - Apocalyptica. 8 p.m. Metallica tribute. $25-$55.

TOP CATS - The Iceman Special and Peter More. 8:30 p.m. Funk/Rock. $5.

*URBAN ARTIFACT - Maria Carrelli with Matt Hibbard and Sarah Asher. 9 p.m. Roots/Country. $5.

FRIDAY 24

ARNOLD'S BAR AND GRILL - Old Sould String Band. 8 p.m. Americana. Free.

BLUE NOTE HARRISON - Afroman. 7 p.m. Rap/Rock/Various. $15.

*BOGART'S - Stryper. 8 p.m. Heavy Metal. $25.

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

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

COLLEGE HILL COFFEE CO. - Ricky Nye. 7:30 p.m. Blues/Boogie Woogie. Free.

*THE COMET - Droneroom with Sleepcrawler and Sharp Toys. 10 p.m. Rock. Free.

FRETBOARD BREWING COMPANY - Strange Mechanics. 8 p.m. Rock/Jam/Various. Free.

THE GREENWICH - Mike Wade & the Mighty Groovers. 9 p.m. Jazz. $10.

HILTON NETHERLAND PALM COURT - Mike Darrah and Bill Gemmer Band. 9 p.m. Jazz. Free.

JAG'S STEAK AND SEAFOOD - Two For Flinching. 9:30 p.m. Pop/Rock/Various. Cover.

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

KNOTTY PINE - 13:30. 10 p.m. Rock. Cover.

*LUCIUS Q - Ghost Man on Second. 8 p.m. Alt/Instrumental. Free.

*LUDLOW GARAGE - Junkyard with American Bombshell. 8:30 p.m. Rock. $20-$25.

*MADISON LIVE - Daniel In Stereo with Judges, Label Me Lecter. 8 p.m. AltRock. $8, $10 day of show.

MANHATTAN HARBOUR MARINA - DJ Dave. 8 p.m. DJ/Various. Free.

MANSION HILL TAVERN - Leroy Ellington. 9 p.m. Blues/R&B. Cover.

MARTY'S HOPS & VINES - Just Two Howlers. 9 p.m. Classic Rock. Free.

*MEMORIAL HALL - Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. 10 p.m. Swing Jazz. $40-$64.

*MOTR PUB - Underworld Jazz Festival with IsWhat?!, Lafrae Sci and more. 10 p.m. Hip Hop/Jazz/Roots/Various. Free.

*NORTHSIDE TAVERN - North by Northside Music Festival 2019 with Angela Perely, Go Go Buffalo, J Dorsey Band, Snarls, Saturn Batteries, Beachweek, Cordial Sins, Moira and Mojothunder. 5 p.m. Various. Free.

PLAIN FOLK CAFE - Bill Bynum and Co. 7:30 p.m. Country. Free.

click to enlarge Melodic Punk band Worries play Northside Yacht Club Saturday - Photo: Andrew Bisdale
Photo: Andrew Bisdale
Melodic Punk band Worries play Northside Yacht Club Saturday

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

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (SANCTUARY) - Will Kimbrough Full Band. 7:30 p.m. Americana. $22, $25 day of show.

*THE SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL - Landslide Fest with Flesh Mother, Ugly Bones, The Voice of God, Death of Self, Slut Bomb, Trash Cat, Sewage Grinder, Lockjaw, Jeffery Donger, Sekrete, Trash Knight and Nithing. 6 p.m. Rock/Punk/Metal/Various. $5.

STANLEY’S PUB - The Magnums. 10 p.m. Rock. Cover.

*TOP CATS - ClockworkDJ with Speed Walton, Lantana, Midwest Millz, Sir V and Macho Means. 8 p.m. Hip Hop. $10.

*URBAN ARTIFACT - North by Northside 2019 with The Last Troubadour, North By North, National Barks, Jojo Stella, Mara Moon, Lo, The Loyal Conscripts and Existentialnaut. 5 p.m. Various. Free.

WASHINGTON PLATFORM - Pamela Mallory with Wayne Yeager Trio. 9 p.m. Jazz. $10 (food/drink minimum).

SATURDAY 25

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

BOGART'S - Cash Unchained: The Ultimate Johnny Cash Experience. 8 p.m. Johnny Cash tribute

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

CAFFÈ VIVACE - Marc Fields Quartet. 8:30 p.m. Jazz. Cover.

*THE COMET - Hyperstatic with Spitwad Angels and Sleepy Drums. 10 p.m. Indie Rock. Free.

FRETBOARD BREWING COMPANY - Jay Jesse Johnson Band. 8 p.m. Blues. Free.

FRONT STREET CAFE - Ma Crow & Co. 7 p.m. Bluegrass. Free.

*THE GREENWICH - Spear Shakers. 9 p.m. Blues/Rock. $10.

HARMONY HILL VINEYARDS & WINERY - Encore Duo. 2 p.m. Acoustic Classic Rock. Free.

HILTON NETHERLAND PALM COURT - Brad Myers Quartet. 9 p.m. Jazz. Free.

JAG'S STEAK AND SEAFOOD - The Fun Size. 9:30 p.m. Rock/Pop/Dance/Country. Cover.

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

KNOTTY PINE - 13:30. 10 p.m. Rock. Cover.

LUDLOW GARAGE - Live at the Fillmore: The Definitive Original Allman Brothers Band Tribute. 8:30 p.m. Allmans tribute. $15-$35.

MANHATTAN HARBOUR MARINA - Tyler Moore Band. 8 p.m. Rock/Pop/Country/Various. Free.

MANSION HILL TAVERN - Black Jack. 9 p.m. Blues. Cover.

MARTY'S HOPS & VINES - Jim Jones. 9 p.m. Elvis tribute. Free.

*MOTR PUB - Underworld Jazz Festival with Sons of Silverton, Sorg & NapoleonMaddox and Nasty Nati Brass Band. 9 p.m. Hip Hop/Jazz. Free.

*NORTHSIDE TAVERN - North by Northside Music Festival 2019 with Bummers, Counterfeit Madison, Oginalli, Lemon Sky, Soften, Runaway Brother, Water Witches, Heavy Sole, Joesph, Brujas del Sol, Doughty Family and Common Center. 5 p.m. Various. Free.

*NORTHSIDE YACHT CLUB - Morning Again with Suffocate Faster, Embrace Today, Battleground and Burn Victim. 7 p.m. Hardcore. $15, $20 day of show.

PLAIN FOLK CAFE - Harry Pedigo and the Dreadful Wind and Rain. 7:30 p.m. Bluegrass. Free.

RICK'S TAVERN - Them Carls. 10 p.m. Pop/Rock. Cover.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (LOUNGE) - Pluck Yeah and Willow Tree Carolers. 9:30 p.m. Americana. Free.

*SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (REVIVAL ROOM) - GRATiTUD3 Bash with DB33, Dooley, Grizz Gotti, Dooley, Ghost Savage and Cinquè. 7 p.m. Hip Hop. $10.

*SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (SANCTUARY) - Ronnie Baker Brooks. 9 p.m. Blues. $25, $30 day of show.

STANLEY’S PUB - The Spare Change Band and Bourbon Brothers. 10 p.m. Rock. Cover.

click to enlarge Hip Hop artist Stevie Stone plays Top Cats Saturday - Facebook
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Hip Hop artist Stevie Stone plays Top Cats Saturday

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

THOMPSON HOUSE - A Tribute to Alice In Chains and Stone Temple Pilots with Hollow and Creep. 8 p.m. Rock. $5-$20.

*TOP CATS - Stevie Stone. 9 p.m. Hip Hop. $15.

*URBAN ARTIFACT - North by Northside 2019 with Ernie Johnson From Detroit, Run Rabbit Run, Crocodyle, Current Events Band, Room for Zero, Kate Wakefield, Venicia & the Shadow People, BeachWeek and Mynah Tones. 3 p.m. Various. Free.

WASHINGTON PLATFORM - Retro Nouveau Quartet. 9 p.m. Jazz. $10 (food/drink minimum).

SUNDAY 26

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

*FRETBOARD BREWING COMPANY - Michael W Bany Music Scholarship Fund Benefit with Sonny Moorman, Ralph and the Rhythm Hounds and Lisa Mann. 8 p.m. Blues. Free.

THE GREENWICH - Radio Black. 8:30 p.m. Dance/R&B/Pop/Various. $10.

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.

*THE MAD FROG - Electric Art Benefit for Boy and Girls Club of Cincinnati featuring BRWN BEAR, Gardella, Vice Versa b2b Rvbbish, Organtica, PrettyUgly, Starspecter and more. 8 p.m. EDM. $5.

MANHATTAN HARBOUR MARINA - Fitzpatric and Friends. 1 p.m. Acoustic. Free.

MANSION HILL TAVERN - Open Jam with Deb Ohlinger. 6 p.m. Blues

MOTR PUB - Melodk Eye and The Jared Presley Experience. 8 p.m. Rock/Soul/Pop/Reggae/Various. Free.

MVP BAR & GRILLE - Eliot Lewis with Kelly Richey and Billy Carri. 7:30 p.m. Rock/Soul. $5.

*NORTHSIDE TAVERN - Founding Fathers. 8 p.m. AltRock/Various. Free.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (LOUNGE) - Brett Conlin with Jeff Schaller. 10 p.m. Singer/Songwriter. Free.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (REVIVAL ROOM) - Austin Lucas with Adam Lee. 8 p.m. Roots/Rock/Various. $12, $15 day of show.

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

*URBAN ARTIFACT - PoC, Landon Wordswell, Raised X Wolves and GrandAce. 9 p.m. Hip Hop. $5.

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

MONDAY 27

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

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

MOTR PUB - Sundae Drives with Jon Worthy and the Bends. 9 p.m. Soul/Pop/Rock/Various. Free.

*NORTHSIDE TAVERN - Incantation with Hate, Vale Of Pnath and Nithing. 7:30 p.m. Metal. $13-$15.

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

TUESDAY 28

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

*BOGART'S - Rich The Kid with Quando Rondo and Yung Bino. 8 p.m. Hip Hop. $25.

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

CAFFÈ VIVACE - Ricky Nye & Bekah Williams. 7:30 p.m. Blues/Jazz. Cover.

CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL - Music [email protected] with Ricky Nye. 12:10 p.m. Blues/Boogie Woogie. Free.

CROW'S NEST - Open Mic Night. 8 p.m. Various. Free.

THE GREENWICH - Daybreaker Trio. 8:30 p.m. Jazz. $5.

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

NORTHSIDE YACHT CLUB - Teenage Halloween with Queer Kevin and Pout. 9 p.m. Punk/Pop/Rock/Various

STANLEY’S PUB - Trashgrass Troubadours with Bottlerocket Hurricane. 8 p.m. Bluegrass. Cover.


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