Photos by Scott Preston
AGAR and Nederlander Entertainment today announced details for the fourth annual Ubahn Fest set to take place this September 8 and 9 in downtown Cincinnati underground in the Riverfront Transit Center. Ubahn Fest will feature live performances over two days on two stages including performances by Big Sean, 2 Chainz, Gucci Mane, Big Boi, Lacrae and many more that will be announced in the coming weeks. Tickets, $99 for the early bird Two-Day Pass and $250 for the limited availability VIP Pass and are on sale now at Ticketmaster.com and by phone at 800-745-3000. Read more
Hog Jam XII continues the tradition of Dayton’s best family-and-friends event. Striking a balance between signed recording artists, popular regional bands and local favorites, organizers Tony Herdman and Jonny Dreads cultivate a total music and camping experience. Features include a traditional hog roast, children’s activities, crafts and food.
General admission tickets are $40 (plus service fee) until July 1; and $50 (plus service fee) after July 1. RV hookups (electric only) are available for $100 (plus service fee.)
Stay onboard long after the festival lights go down with Forecastle Late-Night on the Belle of Louisville presented by Rhinegeist and powered by Do502.
Yacht Rock Revue™ will take over the Belle of Louisville on Friday, July 14. Known as the Greatest Show on Surf, this nautical-themed group will feel right at home on the Ohio River, taking their act to the high seas with epic (spot-on) covers of classics by Hall & Oates, Steely Dan, and so much more. Read more
Save the date for Mayesfest on Saturday, May 20, 2017 in the beautiful Bellevue Beach Park in Bellevue, KY. Grab your family and friends and get ready for a fun day full of good food, amazing music, and a breathtaking view of the Ohio River.
Mayesfest is FREE to the public, and is a one-day bonanza of Bluegrass and American roots music on the Ohio River from noon to 11pm. Festivities include a variety of food, beverages, merchandise vendors, and bounce houses for the kids! Read more
The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra announced an agreement with John Morris Russell that extends the Conductor’s contract through the 2020-21 season. This builds on a five-year extension announced in 2014 and comes on the heels of a wildly successful international tour in March that included Cincinnati Pops performances in China and Taiwan for enthusiastic crowds. Mr. Russell took over the Cincinnati Pops in September of 2011, which operates under the umbrella of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Read more
Dark Star Jubilee May 26-28, 2017
Legend Valley Music Center, Thornville, OH
KWahtro, the latest ensemble from genre hopping multi-instrumentalist/vocalist Keller Williams, will perform at Dark Star Jubilee, which runs May 26-28, in support of the group’s debut studio album Sync (January 20). Led by Williams on guitar and vocals, KWahtro features the superb musicianship of bassist Danton Boller (Jazz Mandolin Project, Roy Hargrove), guitarist and longtime Williams’ collaborator Gibb Droll (Brandi Carlisle, Bruce Hornsby) and drummer Rodney Holmes (Carlos Santana, Steve Kimock). For more insight, see the Relix feature HERE. Read more
Old Crow Medicine Show
Taft Theatre, 317 E 5th St, Cincinnati, OH
7pm doors, 8pm show, Buy Tickets
Grammy Award winning group Old Crow Medicine Show is bringing the music of Bob Dylan’s Blonde On Blonde album to the road in celebration of the release of 50 Years Of Blonde On Blonde (Columbia). The acclaimed roots band will perform the album in its entirety at each stop, including their upcoming performance at Taft Theatre in Cincinnati, OH on Thursday, June 1st. The show starts at 8:00 p.m. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Read more