Recommended Greater Cincinnati Concerts for the Week of Dec. 20-23

Need a respite from the lead-up to Christmas? The next few days' worth of live music options include shows by Over the Rhine, Automagik, Motherfolk, Grimez, Tiger Sex, Parker Gispert, Reina del Cid, Philip Paul Trio and others

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Reina del Cid
THURSDAY 20

THE COMETChristmas Schmidtacular featuring The Steve Schmidt Organ Trio and Friends. 8:30 p.m. Holiday Jazz. Free.

THE GREENWICHPhil DeGreg & Friends. 8:30 p.m. Brazilian Jazz. $5.

LUDLOW GARAGEReina del Cid. 8:30 p.m. Indie Folk. $12-$35.

MOTR PUBParker Gispert with Human Heart. 10 p.m. Alt/Rock/Various. Free.

THE REDMOOR“Island Christmas Holiday LIVE” with The Merry Gentlemen and Friends. 7 p.m. Tropical/Soca/Calypso/Reggae/Holiday. $10, $15 day of show.

 SCHWARTZ’S POINT JAZZ & ACOUSTIC CLUBSociety Jazz Orchestra Plays the Late Ed Moss’s Christmas Book. 8:30 p.m. Jazz. Cover.

 URBAN ARTIFACTThe Kno Nothings, Leopold the Ghost and Feral Friends. 5 p.m. Alternative/Rock/Various. Free.

FRIDAY 21

20TH CENTURY THEATERA Very Motherfolk Christmas IV with Stay Outside. 8 p.m. Indie Rock. $10-$20.

ARNOLD’S BAR AND GRILLBen Knight and the Well Diggers. 9 p.m. Americana. Free.

THE COMETChristmas Schmidtacular featuring The Steve Schmidt Organ Trio and Friends. 8:30 p.m. Holiday Jazz. Free.

THE GREENWICHRetro Nouveau (album release party). 8 p.m. Jazz. $10.

MADISON LIVEWhack’d Out WinterFest 5 with Arbor, The Obnoxious Boot, Court House Prejudice, Derailed and Artificial Subjects. 7:30 p.m. Metal/Hardcore. $8, $10 day of show.

MEMORIAL HALLAn Acoustic Christmas with Over the Rhine and Leigh Nash. 8 p.m. Acoustic/Folk/Pop/Holiday/Various. $40-$65.

REVEL OTR URBAN WINERYGrimez featuring Doctor Bionic. 10 p.m. Funk/Soul/Hip Hop/Trip Hop/Dub/Various.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (SANCTUARY)A Very Merry Midwesterns Christmas with special guest Bendigo Fletcher. 8 p.m. Rock/Roots/Various. $8, $10 day of show.

WOODWARD THEATERAutomagik (album release show) with Triiibe. 9 p.m. Indie/Pop/Dance/Rock/Hip Hop/Various. $10, $12 day of show.

SATURDAY 22

BROMWELL’S HÄRTH LOUNGEAmy London with The Steve Schmidt Trio. 9 p.m. Jazz. Free.

THE MAD FROGGroovemas with Trevor Lamont, Untitled Funk, Ron Motz and more. 9 p.m. EDM/House. $5.

MEMORIAL HALLAn Acoustic Christmas with Over the Rhine and Leigh Nash. 8 p.m. Acoustic/Folk/Pop/Holiday/Various. $40-$65.

NORTHSIDE TAVERNAbiyah, The Perfect Children and Culture Queer. 10 p.m. Indie/Pop/Rock/Various. Free.

OCTAVEStrange Mechanics, Peridoni and Grasspartame. 9 p.m. Progressive/Funk/Rock/Jam/Various.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (LOUNGE)Cougar Ace and The Exit Strategy. 9 p.m. Rock/Various. Free.

TOP CATSTiger Sex, Carian and The Nothing. 9 p.m. Rock/Punk. $10.

SUNDAY 23

 MEMORIAL HALLAn Acoustic Christmas with Over the Rhine and Leigh Nash. 2 p.m. Acoustic/Folk/Pop/Holiday/Various. $40-$65.

 MOTR PUBPhilip Paul Trio. 8 p.m. Jazz. Free.


 


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