Live Music Options in Greater Cincinnati This Week (August 29-September 4)

This week's concert recommendations range from the progressive, drum-centric experimentation of Terry Bozzio to jazzy versions of cartoon music by The Queen's Cartoonists

WEDNESDAY 29

click to enlarge Terry Bozzio and his big-ass drum kit come to Southgate House Revival Wednesday
Terry Bozzio and his big-ass drum kit come to Southgate House Revival Wednesday
CAFFÈ VIVACE - Blue Wisp Big Band. 8 p.m. Big Band Jazz.

FOUNTAIN SQUARE - Ras Bonghi Allstars. 7 p.m. Reggae. Free.

MOTR PUB - Kalbells with Maria Carrelli and Georgia Eng-lish. 10 p.m. Indie/Pop/Various. Free.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (Sanctuary) - Terry Bozzio. 8:30 p.m. Rock/Progressive/Alt/Drums/Various. $25.

URBAN ARTIFACT - Heavy Hinges and Near Earth Objects. 8 p.m. Rock/Alt/Various.

THURSDAY 30

BOGART’S - The Dead Daisies with Dizzy Reed. 8 p.m. Rock. $17.

FOUNTAIN SQUARE - Salsa on the Square with The Amador Sisters. 7 p.m. Salsa/Latin/Dance. Free.

MEMORIAL HALL - No Promises (album release concert). 8 p.m. Vocal Jazz. $15-$18.

MOTR PUB - Grace Vonderkuhn. 10 p.m. Indie/Pop/Rock. Free.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (SANCTUARY) - The God- damn Gallows and Gang Green. 9 p.m. Americana Punk. $18, $20 day of show.

WASHINGTON PARK - Roots Revival with Ben Knight and The Welldiggers. 7 p.m. Americana. Free.

click to enlarge Grace Vonderkuhn plays a free show Thursday at MOTR Pub
Grace Vonderkuhn plays a free show Thursday at MOTR Pub
WOODWARD THEATER - Barrence Whitfield & The Sav-ages with The Woggles. 8 p.m. Garage/Soul/Rock/Various.

FRIDAY 31

THE GREENWICH - Sonny Moorman & Final Friday Blues. 8 p.m. Blues. $5.

MOTR PUB - Kid Congo Powers with Slim Cessna’s Auto Club. 10 p.m. Rock. Free.

NORTHSIDE TAVERN - Gringo Starr and The Harlequins. 10 p.m. Psych/Indie/Garage/Rock. Free.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (LOUNGE) - Blazing Gentlemen: A NKY Tribute to GBV. 9:30 p.m. Guided By Voices tribute. Free.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (REVIVAL ROOM) - Patsy (album release show) with The Debtors, The Pistol Mystics and 7” Gamble. 9 p.m. Rock. $5.

URBAN ARTIFACT - Overcast Hip Hop Fest with Blueprint, Vast Aire, Raised x Wolves, Counterfeit Money Machine, Triiibe, Audley and more. 8 p.m. Hip Hop. $20 (two-day pass: $30).

WOODEN CASK BREWING COMPANY - Friends & A Foe with Chris From Space and Jess Lamb & The Factory. 8 p.m. Alt/Various.

WOODWARD THEATER - WHY? with Lala Lala and Ben Sloan. 9 p.m. Indie/Alt/Pop/Various. $16, $20 day of show.

SATURDAY 01

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

FOUNTAIN SQUARE - Fifth & Vine Live with Dave Hause and The Mermaid with A.M. Nice and Triiibe. 7 p.m. Rock/Hip Hop/Various. Free.

THE GREENWICH - Jess Lamb and The Factory (live recording). 9 p.m. Soul/Alt/Rock/Pop/Various. $8.

MADISON LIVE - Local Summer Showcase with Vibrant Fiction, One Day Steady, CrossWalk and Dead Humor. 8 p.m. Rock/Various. $10, $12 day of show.

MOTR PUB - Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio. 10 p.m. Soul Jazz. Free.

THE REDMOOR - Shroomfest with Balderdash, Rhythm Jones, Al Andalus Ensemble and Blue Birds. 8 p.m. Rock/Blues/Various. $15.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL - Planned Parenthood Benefit with Oso Bear, Common Center, Sleepcrawler, New Third Worlds, Danbient, Rucca, Disaster Class, Black Signal, Little Lights, Mara Moon, Near Earth Objects, DJ Mowgli and more. 5 p.m. Various. $10.

STANLEY’S PUB - Lost Henry. 10 p.m. Emo/Pop Punk. Cover.

THOMPSON HOUSE - Nappy Roots. 8 p.m. Hip Hop. $15.

click to enlarge The Queen's Cartoonists play jazzy version of cartoon and film music at Memorial Hall Tuesday
The Queen's Cartoonists play jazzy version of cartoon and film music at Memorial Hall Tuesday
URBAN ARTIFACT - Overcast Hip Hop Fest with Mr. Dibbs, Eyenine, Sons of Silverton, Dope KNife, Eugenius, Happy Tooth & Dug, POC and more. 3 p.m. Hip. $20 (two-day pass: $30).

SUNDAY 02

THE MAD FROG - Joe Nester with Marshall Alexander. 8 p.m. Acoustic/Rock/Hip Hop. $15.

MONDAY 03

 MOTR PUB - Moira, Fritz Pape and Rafting. 9 p.m. In-die/Electronic/Pop/Various. Free.

TUESDAY 04

MEMORIAL HALL - The Queen’s Cartoonists. 8 p.m. Cartoon Jazz. $18-$28.

NORTHSIDE TAVERN - Impel Music Series with Now Hear This and KGB Trio. 9 p.m. Jazz/Various. Free.

PNC PAVILION AT RIVERBEND - NEEDTOBREATHE with JOHNNYSWIM and Forest Blakk. 7 p.m. Pop/Rock. $23.50-$65.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (REVIVAL ROOM) - Wovenhand. 8 p.m. AltRock. $15.

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