Recommended Greater Cincinnati Concerts for the Week of Oct. 31-Nov. 6

Live music options this week include ekoostik hookah, John 5, Chief Keef, Maureen McGovern and much more

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ekoostik hookah plays MVP Bar and Grill Friday

BLUE NOTE HARRISON–John 5 with Wednesday 13 and Hellzapoppin Circus Sideshow. 7 p.m. Rock/Progressive/Various. $20.

MOTR PUB–Mothers with Mega Bog and Orchards. 10 p.m. Indie Rock. Free.

NORTHSIDE TAVERN–Blossom Hall, Marjorie and The Lovers and Upstairs. 10 p.m. Pixies /Death Cab for Cutie/Fleetwood Mac tributes. Free.

OCTAVE–The Fritz presents Michael Jackson vs. Prince. 8 p.m. Funk/R&B/Soul. Cover.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (SANCTUARY)–Just Strange Brothers Presents: A Funky Halloween–A Tribute to Earth, Wind and Fire. 9 p.m. Funk/Soul/Pop. $5.

URBAN ARTIFACT–Wick-It the Instigator with Get Dangerous. 8 p.m. DJ/Electronic/Hip Hop/Various. $10, $15 day of show.


BOGART’S–Mayday Parade with This Wild Life and William Ryan Key. 7 p.m. Rock. $27.50.

LUDLOW GARAGE–Humble Pie. 8:30 p.m. Rock. $20-$45.

STANLEY’S PUB–The Last Troubadour and Miller and the Other Sinners. 9 p.m. Rock/Soul/Funk. Cover.


ARNOLD’S BAR AND GRILL–Chelsea Ford and The Trouble. 9 p.m. Bluegrass/Americana. Free.

THE LISTING LOON–Lo, the Loyal Conscripts, Eric Paul and Miss Christine. 9 p.m. Indie Rock.

LUDLOW GARAGE–High South with Root Cellar Xtract. 8:30 p.m. Americana. $15-$23.50.

MOTR PUB–4onthefloor with Craig Brown Band. 10 p.m. Roots/Rock/Various. Free.

MVP BAR & GRILLE– ekoostik hookah with The Summit, See You in the Funnies and Nathan Whitt Band. 8 p.m. Rock/Jam/Various. $10.

NORTHSIDE TAVERN–Counterfeit Money Machine with RaisedXWolves, Spoken Nerd and Xzela. 9 p.m. Hip Hop. Free.

OCTAVE–Formula 5 with Desmond Jones. 8 p.m. Widespread Panic/Grateful Dead tribute. Cover.

THE REDMOOR–Nightflyer and Balderdash. 7:30 p.m. Rock/Various. Cover.

RIVERFRONT LIVE–Founding Fathers, Chalk Eye, Arcadian Bliss, Motel Faces and Archer. 8:30 p.m. Alt/Rock/Various. $7.

SILVERTON CAFE–Sonny Moorman. 9 p.m. Blues/Rock

TOP CATS–Sea of Treachery. 8 p.m. Metalcore/Deathcore. $10.

URBAN ARTIFACT–Radio Artifact One-Year Anniversary with Go Go Buffalo, Fritz Pape, The Phasmids and Phasmonaut. 8 p.m. Rock/Alt/Various. Free.


ARNOLD’S BAR AND GRILL–Cincinnati Dancing Pigs. 9 p.m. Americana/Jug band. Free.

BOGART’S–Chief Keef. 9 p.m. Hip Hop. $27.50.

FAIRFIELD COMMUNITY ARTS CENTER–Maureen McGovern. 8 p.m. Broadway/Pop/Various. $25-$30.

THE GREENWICH–Jess Lamb and Audley. 9 p.m. Soul/Funk/Pop/R&B/Alt/Various. $7.

MOTR PUB–Oids with Yardboss. 10 p.m. AltRock. Free.

SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (SANCTUARY)–Saves The Day, Kevin Devine and An Horse. 8 p.m. Rock. $19. $24 day of show.

STANLEY’S PUB–Ramblin Rob’s Greatest Story Ever Told WAIF FM Fundraiser with The Inturns, Little Spooky, Broke Til Thursday, Twig & Leaf, Maritime Law and The Ram Ones. 9 p.m. Roots/Rock/Various. $8.

THOMPSON HOUSE–The Earth Laid Bare. 7 p.m. Progressive Metal. $10.

TOP CATS–Let It Happen with Daniel in Stereo, Beloved Youth and 7 Minute Martians. 8 p.m. Alt/Rock. $10.

URBAN ARTIFACT–Acarya, Kanten and Sundae Drives. 9 p.m. Rock/Pop/Various.


MADISON THEATER–Benefit for Hap with Rapid Fire, Borderline, Southern Highway, Landslide, Troy Tipton, Whiskeytown and Southern Fire Acoustic. noon Country/Rock/Various. $10.

NORTHSIDE YACHT CLUB–Kosha Dillz with Massive Nights, Off the Meat Rack and Eugenius. 8 p.m. Hip Hop. $10, $12 day of show.


MOTR PUB–Silo’s Choice with Littleboyheadonbike. 9 p.m. AltRock. Free.


BOGART’S–Palaye Royale with Bones and Dead Posey. 7 p.m. AltRock. $18.

CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL–Music [email protected] with Rabbit Hash String Band. 12:10 p.m. Bluegrass. Free.

THE COMET–Audley, Season Ten, Freedom Nicole Moore, Booklynn Rae and Elsa Kennedy. 9 p.m. Alt/Rock/R&B/Hip Hop/Singer/Songwriter/Various. Free.

TAFT THEATRE–Nicki Bluhm with Gill Landry. 8 p.m. Americana/Roots. $13, $15 day of show.

* Tuesday, Nov. 6 is Election Day. If you can vote and have not done so, please do before attending any of these events. The price of admission is waived for the Audley show at The Comet for everyone who votes.

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