Recommended Concerts in Greater Cincinnati (July 11-17)

This week's live music options include a lot of pioneers and legends (from Faust and The Wailers to 8Ball & MJG, Alice Bag and Janet Jackson), plus Evanescence, 6 String Drag and more

Jul 10, 2018 at 11:46 am


click to enlarge 8Ball & MJG play the Real Rap Is Back Music Festival Saturday at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds with Bun B, Beanie Siegel, Freeway and more
8Ball & MJG play the Real Rap Is Back Music Festival Saturday at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds with Bun B, Beanie Siegel, Freeway and more

FOUNTAIN SQUARE - Reggae Wednesdays with The Ark Band. 7 p.m. Reggae. Free.

RIVERBEND MUSIC CENTER - Kesha and Macklemore with Wes Period. 7 p.m. Pop/Hip Hop. $30.50-$112.50.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (SANCTUARY) - The Devon Allman Project with special guest Duane Betts. 7 p.m. Rock. $20, $25 day of show.


BOGART'S - The Wailers with The Cliftones. 8 p.m. Reggae.

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

NORTHSIDE YACHT CLUB - Arlo McKinley and the Lonesome Sound with Onward Etc., The Wilderness, Calumet and Lauren Ring. 9 p.m. Americana/Rock/Various. $10, $12 day of show.

STANLEY’S PUB - Derek Curtis, Maria Carrelli and Wilder. 9 p.m. Country/Folk/Americana. Cover.

URBAN ARTIFACT - Zigtebra with Vice Ensemble, Xzela and Andrew Would. 9 p.m. Alt/Synth/Pop/Various. Cover. (Read more here.)

WASHINGTON PARK - Roots Revival with The Harmed Brothers. 7 p.m. Americana. Free.

WOODWARD THEATER - Faust with John Bender. 8 p.m. Rock/Experimental/Progressive/Various. $22, $25 day of show.


THE COMET - Triiibe with Blvck Magic. 10 p.m. Hip Hop/Soul/Various. Free.

CROW'S NEST - Uncle Jake & The 18 Wheel Gang. 10 p.m. Bluegrass/Folk. Free.

FOUNTAIN SQUARE - Red Wanting Blue with Go Analog and Kyle English. 7 p.m. Rock/Roots/Various. Free. (Read more here.)

THE GREENWICH - Muwosi. 8 p.m. R&B/Jazz. Free.

THE LISTING LOON - Matt Hart, Swampwalk, The Lopez and Mike Montgomery. 8:30 p.m. Indie/Rock/Noise/Spoken Word/Various.

MOTR PUB - Darlene with Even Tiles. 10 p.m. Indie Pop/Rock. Free.

NORTHSIDE TAVERN - Heavy Hinges. 10 p.m. Rock/Various. Free.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (REVIVAL ROOM) - Punk Rock n' Roll Invitational with The Nothing, Black Cat Rebellion, MethMatics, The Tutted Puffins and The Pistol Mystics. 8:30 p.m. Rock/Punk/Various. $8.

WASHINGTON PARK - Friday Flow with Bobby V. 7 p.m. R&B/Soul. Free.

WOODWARD THEATER - New Sincerity Works with Pike 27 and Young Colt. 9 p.m. Pop/Rock/Various. Cover.


THE COMET - Smoke Parade, Sorrytown and Sleepsent. 10 p.m. AltRock. Free. (Read more here.)

HAMILTON COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS - Real Rap Is Back Music Festival with 8Ball & MJG, Bun B, Beanie Siegel, Freeway, Case and more. 5 p.m. Hip Hop. $25-$60.

NORTHSIDE TAVERN - A Voice for the Innocent Benefit Metal Show with Zephaniah, Lucis Absentia, Verment, Stagecoach Inferno, Split the Abyss and Bloodgate. 7:30 p.m. Metal. Free.

NORTHSIDE YACHT CLUB - Alice Bag with Breaking Glass. 9 p.m. Rock/Punk/Alt/Various. $8, $10 day of show.

RIVERBEND MUSIC CENTER - Evanescence with Lindsey Stirling. 7 p.m. Rock/Various. $25-$99.50.


MOTR PUB - Turtledoves with Sam Moss and Brianna Kelly. 8 p.m. Indie Rock. Free.

RIVERBEND MUSIC CENTER - Janet Jackson. 8 p.m. Pop. $29.95-$179.95.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (REVIVAL ROOM) - 6 String Drag. 8:30 p.m. Roots Rock. $10, $12 day of show.


MEMORIAL HALL - A Celebration of Miles Davis with Mike Wade, Phil DeGreg and Aaron Jacobs. 7 p.m. Jazz. $8.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (REVIVAL ROOM) - Whitney Rose. 7 p.m. Country. $10.


MADISON LIVE - Blank Range with Michael Moeller. 8 p.m. Rock. $10.