Tag Archive for taft theater

Old Crow Medicine Show Performing Blonde On Blonde at The Taft Theatre On 6/1

Old Crow Medicine Show

Old Crow Medicine Show

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

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Bringing Brahms Fest to The Taft Theatre on 4/14 & 4/15


Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Louis Langrée, conductor, Hélène Grimaud, piano
Taft Theatre, 317 E 5th St, Cincinnati, OH
11 a.m. Friday, April 14, 8 p.m. Saturday, April 15
Tickets start at $12 in advance
(513) 381-3300 or visiting www.cincinnatisymphony.org

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra concludes its two-year Brahms Fest Friday (11 a.m.) and Saturday (8 p.m.), April 14-15 at the Taft Theatre with Music Director Louis Langrée. The performances will feature two of the composer’s most crowd-pleasing masterpieces: the Third Symphony, the third movement of which was featured in the CSO’s LUMENOCITY in August 2016, as well the dramatic Second Piano Concerto. Read more

Brit Floyd Bringing ‘Immersion World Tour 2017’ To The Taft Theatre On 3/25


Brit Floyd
Taft Theatre, 317 E 5th St, Cincinnati, OH
7pm doors, 8pm show, Buy Tickets

The hotly anticipated rock event of the year returns, as Brit Floyd brings the music of Pink Floyd to life once again with its lavish new stage show, ‘Immersion World Tour 2017’. The spectacle of a Pink Floyd concert experience is truly recaptured in high-definition sound, and with a stunning million dollar light show and state of the art video design. Read more

Sutton Foster, star of Broadway and television, makes Pops debut performing stage hits and Cole Porter tribute, 2/24-26


The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra and Conductor John Morris Russell welcome Sutton Foster to the stage at the Taft Theatre February 24-26 for her Pops debut. The star of Broadway, television and beyond will perform beloved tunes from her Broadway hits, as well as works from the Cole Porter songbook in recognition of the songwriter’s 125th birthday. Read more

Postmodern Jukebox Coming To The Taft Theatre On 1/23

Postmodern Jukebox

Postmodern Jukebox

Photo by Braverijah Gregg

Postmodern Jukebox
Taft Theatre, 317 E 5th St, Cincinnati, OH
7pm doors, 8pm show, Buy Tickets

Imagine wandering into a nightclub somewhere on the outskirts of time. A classic jukebox in the corner plays timeless music with oddly familiar modern lyrics, incongruously marrying the 21st-century party vibe of Miley Cyrus or the minimalist angst of Radiohead with the crackly warmth of a vintage 78 or the plunger-muted barrelhouse howl of a forgotten Kansas City jazzman. The dance floor is full of revelers twerking in poodle skirts, while at the bar, well-heeled hipsters balance a martini in one hand with a smartphone in the other. Read more

Melissa Etheridge Performing with the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra on 1/8 at The Taft Theatre


Melissa Etheridge with the Cincinnati Pops
Taft Theatre, 317 E 5th St, Cincinnati, OH
7pm show, Buy Tickets

Melissa Etheridge has done some pretty gutsy things in her stellar career. She’s shown no fear in forthrightly standing up for her truths, both in her songs and her life.

But as an artist she’s never quite laid it on the line like she does on MEmphis Rock and Soul, scheduled for release on October 7, 2016 via Stax Records, a division of Concord Music Group. Sure, she’s sung songs by some of her biggest heroes before. But Otis Redding? Mavis Staples? Sam and Dave? Rufus Thomas? These are some of the names, some of the voices of music at the pinnacle of an era in American music, the people indelibly identified with the songs on this album. Read more

Aoife O’Donovan Announces 2017 ‘Release The Hounds’ Tour – Taft Theatre on 3/28


Aoife O'Donovan

Aoife O’Donovan

Aoife O’Donavan, Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge
Taft Theatre (ballroom), 317 E 5th St, Cincinnati, OH
7pm doors, 8pm show, Buy Tickets

Following a year of nonstop touring with a trio in support of her critically acclaimed sophomore album, In The Magic Hour, musician/songstress Aoife O’Donovan will perform solo on the 21-city Release The Hounds tour, a night of acoustic music with Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge beginning March 17, 2017, in Cambridge, MA.
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Details Announced for 2017 MusicNOW Festival at Aronoff Center & Taft Theatre JAN 12-14


The MusicNOW Festival continues to present adventurous new music, exciting collaborations and US premieres January 12 – 14, 2017 at the Aronoff Center and Taft Theatre. The 2017 MusicNOW Festival kicks off on Thursday, January 12 (7:30 p.m.) at the Aronoff Center for the Arts as Bob Weir (of the legendary Grateful Dead) performs music from his recent solo release Blue Mountain and more. His band, The Campfire Band, features members of The National — Aaron Dessner, Bryan Devendorf and Scott Devendorf—along with Josh Kaufman and Jon Shaw. Read more

American Idol Melinda Doolittle joins Orchestra for Holiday Pops DEC 2-4

Cincinnati Pops Orchestra

Cincinnati Pops Orchestra

The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra reprises its annual Holiday Pops concert weekend with conductor John Morris Russell at the Taft Theatre December 2-4. These often sold-out family-friendly events are one of Cincinnati’s favorite holiday traditions, featuring local singers, dancers and other performers in a spirited celebration of the season. Read more

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra to perform Handel & Bach with Baroque master conductor Ton Koopman from 11/11 – 11/13


The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra welcomes the revered conductor Ton Koopman to the Taft Theatre for his CSO debut on Friday, November 11 (11 a.m.), Saturday, November 12 at (8 p.m.), and Sunday, November 13 at (2 p.m.).

He will lead the Orchestra in a program of Baroque-era masterworks from revered composers Handel and Bach. Handel’s Water Music (premiered in 1749 for English king King George II for an intricate outdoor event celebrating the end of the war of Austrian Succession) and Royal Fireworks Music are today often heard at weddings or other special events. Read more

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