Bars and Nightlife

Find Bars and Nightlife in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky (Downtown Region)

Enjoy a night out on the town in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. With live music throughout the region any night of the week and places to meet up and grab a drink at hundreds of venues – when the sun goes down, the fun ramps up. Watch the game at a sports bar downtown, try a local craft brew on tap in Over-the-Rhine or head out for happy hour!

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Ivy Cincinnati

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

Ivy Cincinnati

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

Formerly Obscura.

Formerly Obscura.

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Bar 901

Downtown

Approximately 7.58 miles from your location

Bar 901

Downtown

Approximately 7.58 miles from your location

Local bar where everyone feels at home.

Local bar where everyone feels at home.

The Stretch

Downtown

Approximately 7.21 miles from your location
The Stretch Bar

The Stretch

Downtown

Approximately 7.21 miles from your location

The Stretch offers ambitious cocktails, an exceptional staff, and a distinct, contemporary ambiance highlighted by its iconic 'Cincy Love' neon.

The Stretch offers ambitious cocktails, an exceptional staff, and a distinct, contemporary ambiance highlighted by its iconic 'Cincy Love' neon.

Scene Ultra Lounge

Downtown

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location
Scene Ultra Lounge

Scene Ultra Lounge

Downtown

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location

The Downtown bar scene has been booming lately, and here's another small explosion for you to enjoy. We've gotten some sneak peeks at the club that make it worth checking... Read more

The Downtown bar scene has been booming lately, and here's another small explosion for you to enjoy. We've gotten some sneak peeks at the club that make it worth checking out - hardwood floors, exposed brick and a massive 35-foot bar all right across the street from the Aronoff Center for the Arts. A tip: Dress up to check out... Read More

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Nada

Downtown

Approximately 7.33 miles from your location
Nada

Nada

Downtown

Approximately 7.33 miles from your location

Escape the everyday at Nada. A modern Mexican menu is served in a lively, design-forward atmosphere in the heart of downtown. Snag guacamole and salsa for the table, or... Read more

Escape the everyday at Nada. A modern Mexican menu is served in a lively, design-forward atmosphere in the heart of downtown. Snag guacamole and salsa for the table, or dig into tacos, enchiladas, and mac n' cheese. House margaritas, cocktails and local craft brews add to the fun. Join the fiesta daily for lunch and dinner,... Read More

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The Lackman

Downtown

Approximately 7.58 miles from your location
The Lackman

The Lackman

Downtown

Approximately 7.58 miles from your location

The Lackman is the latest one of-a-kind bar experience by Four Entertainment Group (4EG). Located at 1237 Vine St., the bar is on the first floor of the Lackman building,... Read more

The Lackman is the latest one of-a-kind bar experience by Four Entertainment Group (4EG). Located at 1237 Vine St., the bar is on the first floor of the Lackman building, built by turn-of-the-century Cincinnati brewery Herman Lackman. The bar's signage reflects the label Herman Lackman used on his beer bottles. The Lackman is... Read More

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Yard House

Downtown

Approximately 7.26 miles from your location
Yard House

Yard House

Downtown

Approximately 7.26 miles from your location

Yard House offers 160 beer taps and an extensive menu of American fusion cuisine, serving lunch, dinner and late-night snacks. Extensive menu of American fusion cuisine,... Read more

Yard House offers 160 beer taps and an extensive menu of American fusion cuisine, serving lunch, dinner and late-night snacks. Extensive menu of American fusion cuisine, ranging from burgers and salads on up to miso sea bass and lobster garlic noodles.

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Rock Bottom Brewery

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

Rock Bottom Brewery

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

Rock Bottom Brewery is located in Fountain Square, making this brewpub a great place to enjoy American cuisine before or after an evening downtown. Known for both its food... Read more

Rock Bottom Brewery is located in Fountain Square, making this brewpub a great place to enjoy American cuisine before or after an evening downtown. Known for both its food and the beer they brew onsite, there's something for everyone, whether sitting down to a hearty meal or trying a pint of the homemade beer. You can enjoy a... Read More

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Revel OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.43 miles from your location

Revel OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.43 miles from your location

An urban winery that feature a few varietals of wine made on premise as well as other small/family owned wineries throughout the U.S.

An urban winery that feature a few varietals of wine made on premise as well as other small/family owned wineries throughout the U.S.

A Tavola

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location
A Tavola

A Tavola

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

A Tavola, a bar, trattoria and pizzeria, is now open a few doors away from Senate Restaurant. The offer pizza and bruschetta cooked in a wood-fired oven, and a drink menu... Read more

A Tavola, a bar, trattoria and pizzeria, is now open a few doors away from Senate Restaurant. The offer pizza and bruschetta cooked in a wood-fired oven, and a drink menu of craft cocktails, micro brews, local beers and quality wines. They got their start doing pizza nights at Northside's Take the Cake cafe.

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Queen City Radio

Downtown

Approximately 7.77 miles from your location
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Queen City Radio

Downtown

Approximately 7.77 miles from your location

QCR is the perfect place to catch a game and enjoy a pint with friends, coworkers and loved ones. In addition to beer, they will tempt you with boozy slushies, wine and... Read more

QCR is the perfect place to catch a game and enjoy a pint with friends, coworkers and loved ones. In addition to beer, they will tempt you with boozy slushies, wine and delicious cocktails. Also offering wine and beer to-go for all your post work, pre-game, and post-game needs

The Pony OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.41 miles from your location

The Pony OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.41 miles from your location

Neighborhood bar with great food and drinks, games, and overall fun times.

Neighborhood bar with great food and drinks, games, and overall fun times.

Via Vite Restaurant

Downtown

Approximately 7.41 miles from your location
Via Vite

Via Vite Restaurant

Downtown

Approximately 7.41 miles from your location

Via Vite is directly located on Fountain Square, so you can't miss it. The restaurant offers a wide selection of Italian food made by the famed chef Cristian Pietoso (... Read more

Via Vite is directly located on Fountain Square, so you can't miss it. The restaurant offers a wide selection of Italian food made by the famed chef Cristian Pietoso (including late-night menus until 1 a.m. Monday-Saturday). At night, the restaurant becomes a bar. Via Vite has a terrace and lounge on the second floor... Read More

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Plum Street Cafe

Downtown

Approximately 7.71 miles from your location

Plum Street Cafe

Downtown

Approximately 7.71 miles from your location

Celebrating more than 25 years, this family-owned establishment is just a block from the Duke Energy Convention Center. Featuring a full bar, this restaurant is open seven... Read more

Celebrating more than 25 years, this family-owned establishment is just a block from the Duke Energy Convention Center. Featuring a full bar, this restaurant is open seven days a week.

Tavern on the Hill

Downtown

Approximately 6.66 miles from your location

Tavern on the Hill

Downtown

Approximately 6.66 miles from your location

A sports pub in historic Mt. Adams serving homemade fare and daily food and drink specials.

A sports pub in historic Mt. Adams serving homemade fare and daily food and drink specials.

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The Dock Complex

Downtown

Approximately 7.88 miles from your location

The Dock Complex

Downtown

Approximately 7.88 miles from your location

The Dock Complex is Cincinnati's longest running alternative lifestyle nightclub. It regularly has DJs, three full service bars, a large outdoor patio and a full... Read more

The Dock Complex is Cincinnati's longest running alternative lifestyle nightclub. It regularly has DJs, three full service bars, a large outdoor patio and a full volleyball court when the weather's fair. This nightclub is always bumping until 3 a.m. on the weekends and usually has a different theme party. The Dock is a place to... Read More

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1215 Wine Bar and Coffee Lab

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location
1215 Wine Bar

1215 Wine Bar and Coffee Lab

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location

The emphasis is on coffee and wine appreciation and connoisseurship, with enough food served to go with the drinks.  Dinnertime means cheese and meat plates, a... Read more

The emphasis is on coffee and wine appreciation and connoisseurship, with enough food served to go with the drinks.  Dinnertime means cheese and meat plates, a different one for each wine flight, and lunch is the ingredients of those cheese and meat plates turned into sandwiches. Lots of wine tastings, wine flights and coffee... Read More

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Lachey's Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.47 miles from your location
Lachey's Bar

Lachey's Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.47 miles from your location

Located at the corner of 12th and Walnut Streets in Cincinnati, Ohio, Lachey's is a neighborhood sports bar and grill brought to life by brothers Nick and Drew Lachey.

Located at the corner of 12th and Walnut Streets in Cincinnati, Ohio, Lachey's is a neighborhood sports bar and grill brought to life by brothers Nick and Drew Lachey.

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MOTR Pub

Downtown

Approximately 7.44 miles from your location

MOTR Pub

Downtown

Approximately 7.44 miles from your location

Once Cooper's on Main, MOTR Pub continues the tradition of bringing rock 'n' roll bands and fare to Main Street. Live bands take the stage several nights a week, with the... Read more

Once Cooper's on Main, MOTR Pub continues the tradition of bringing rock 'n' roll bands and fare to Main Street. Live bands take the stage several nights a week, with the big draws happening weekends. You'll want a brew and table for brunch or dinner: While the MOTR Burger is a rock star here, vegan and vegetarian items are... Read More

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Prime Cincinnati

Downtown

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location

Prime Cincinnati

Downtown

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location

Prime Cincinnati is known for its USDA Prime Steaks, exquisite cuisine, extensive wine selection and outstanding service. Relax and enjoy the ambiance, while our staff... Read more

Prime Cincinnati is known for its USDA Prime Steaks, exquisite cuisine, extensive wine selection and outstanding service. Relax and enjoy the ambiance, while our staff becomes your staff, dedicated to providing a truly personalized dining experience.

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Campanello's Italian Restaurant

Downtown

Approximately 7.73 miles from your location

Campanello's Italian Restaurant

Downtown

Approximately 7.73 miles from your location

A staple of Cincinnati's Italian dining community, Campanello's has been located, as its sign proclaims, '3 blocks from the beach' of the Ohio River for more than 25 years... Read more

A staple of Cincinnati's Italian dining community, Campanello's has been located, as its sign proclaims, '3 blocks from the beach' of the Ohio River for more than 25 years. The Campanello family had its straight-off-the-boat American start in the restaurant's building in 1906. Campanello's received some fame in the 1990s... Read More

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Queen City Exchange

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location
Queen City Exchange

Queen City Exchange

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location

It was a simpler time. A time when chiming street cars and hundreds of locally owned metropolitan establishments filled the bustling streets of Cincinnatus. Local... Read more

It was a simpler time. A time when chiming street cars and hundreds of locally owned metropolitan establishments filled the bustling streets of Cincinnatus. Local breweries littered the landscape - becoming as abundant as the facial hair that adorned the faces of the patrons - as they reveled in their premium local libations.... Read More

Below Zero Lounge

Downtown

Approximately 7.45 miles from your location
Below Zero

Below Zero Lounge

Downtown

Approximately 7.45 miles from your location

"A bar that sings" Below Zero Lounge is situated in the new trendy Gateway Quarter of Over the Rhine neighborhood. The Ultra Plush lounge features over 100 vodkas and the... Read more

"A bar that sings" Below Zero Lounge is situated in the new trendy Gateway Quarter of Over the Rhine neighborhood. The Ultra Plush lounge features over 100 vodkas and the only Video Juke Box in the Mid West. Entertainment nightly from sing along movies on Monday, Music Trivia Tuesdays, Wednesday Music and comedy video clips.... Read More

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Salazar

Downtown

Approximately 7.64 miles from your location
Salazar New American Restaurant

Salazar

Downtown

Approximately 7.64 miles from your location

The creative, farm-inspired menu changes frequently, featuring inventive New American cuisine.

The creative, farm-inspired menu changes frequently, featuring inventive New American cuisine.

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Velvet Red Room

Downtown

Approximately 7.68 miles from your location

Velvet Red Room

Downtown

Approximately 7.68 miles from your location

In the former space of Bang Nightclub, the Velvet Red Room aims to attract the sexiest and most elite people in the city. The vibe, needless to say, is upscale. And... Read more

In the former space of Bang Nightclub, the Velvet Red Room aims to attract the sexiest and most elite people in the city. The vibe, needless to say, is upscale. And although they don't have a food menu, they sometimes have food catered. Free birthday package on Fridays and Sundays featuring free valet parking, 20 person guest... Read More

Rusconi Pizza

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location

Rusconi Pizza

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location

Pizzas, hoagies, wings, calzones, and more in this downtown Cincinnati pizza place.

Pizzas, hoagies, wings, calzones, and more in this downtown Cincinnati pizza place.

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Bistro On Elm

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location

Bistro On Elm

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location

Enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner in the Millennium Hotel's restaurant, which features a wide variety of flavorful cuisine. Cocktails are available in the bar and lounge.

Enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner in the Millennium Hotel's restaurant, which features a wide variety of flavorful cuisine. Cocktails are available in the bar and lounge.

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Krueger's Tavern

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location
Krueger's Tavern

Krueger's Tavern

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location

Inspired by European taverns of decades past, with house-made sausages and a huge selection of canned beer. Enjoy the rooftop bar and patio.

Inspired by European taverns of decades past, with house-made sausages and a huge selection of canned beer. Enjoy the rooftop bar and patio.

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Treehouse Patio Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.29 miles from your location

Treehouse Patio Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.29 miles from your location

Outdoor venue offering live entertainment, local brews and custom made swings.

Outdoor venue offering live entertainment, local brews and custom made swings.

Senate

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location
Senate Restaurant

Senate

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location

Features a rotating list of original gourmet hot dogs and a full bar including specialty cocktails and craft beers.

Features a rotating list of original gourmet hot dogs and a full bar including specialty cocktails and craft beers.

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Bay Horse Cafe and Roadhouse

Downtown

Approximately 7.29 miles from your location

Bay Horse Cafe and Roadhouse

Downtown

Approximately 7.29 miles from your location

The Bay Horse Cafe is a bar, cafe, and hotel located near the Aronoff Center in Downtown Cincinnati. Experience the turn of the 20th century in downtown Cincinnati with... Read more

The Bay Horse Cafe is a bar, cafe, and hotel located near the Aronoff Center in Downtown Cincinnati. Experience the turn of the 20th century in downtown Cincinnati with specialty cocktails, beers on draft, and an interesting history.

Main Event

Downtown

Approximately 7.32 miles from your location

Main Event

Downtown

Approximately 7.32 miles from your location

Main Event is your standard, dim, no-frills bar with a handful of TVs and a huge dance area. When that dance area fills up in the after-midnight hour, DJs from all over... Read more

Main Event is your standard, dim, no-frills bar with a handful of TVs and a huge dance area. When that dance area fills up in the after-midnight hour, DJs from all over keep the crowd moving. There's also a huge menu of cheap bar food including a $3 bowl of chili, a $7 chef salad, a $12 14-inch pizza and a $6 gourmet roast beef... Read More

Jekyll Cincinnati

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location
Jekyll Cincinnati Piano

Jekyll Cincinnati

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

Bar & Restaurant with Social, Sharable, Cocktail & Food

Bar & Restaurant with Social, Sharable, Cocktail & Food

Machine Room

Downtown

Approximately 7.14 miles from your location
Machine Room

Machine Room

Downtown

Approximately 7.14 miles from your location

Let's face it, baseball games can be just about as hot as Satan's bachelor pad. So say you're at Great American Ball Park and you're soaking up the sun (and maybe the... Read more

Let's face it, baseball games can be just about as hot as Satan's bachelor pad. So say you're at Great American Ball Park and you're soaking up the sun (and maybe the seats too), you want some food but just can't motivate yourself to get up. The Machine Room is your motivational solution. The fully air-conditioned restaurant is... Read More

Kitty's Sports Grill

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

Kitty's Sports Grill

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

Family-owned sports grill with fresh, quality pub food and walls decorated with sports memorabilia.

Family-owned sports grill with fresh, quality pub food and walls decorated with sports memorabilia.

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Lookout Joe Mount Lookout Coffee Roasters

Downtown

Approximately 7.46 miles from your location

Lookout Joe Mount Lookout Coffee Roasters

Downtown

Approximately 7.46 miles from your location

Located in the Macy's building, Lookout Joe's has just two tables and limited food items, but it's a good place for a quick snack and a delicious cup of coffee from a... Read more

Located in the Macy's building, Lookout Joe's has just two tables and limited food items, but it's a good place for a quick snack and a delicious cup of coffee from a locally owned business.

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Shooks Bar & Dance

Downtown

Approximately 7.57 miles from your location

Shooks Bar & Dance

Downtown

Approximately 7.57 miles from your location

Vintage industrial bar and dance club built in a former Packard showroom.

Vintage industrial bar and dance club built in a former Packard showroom.

Palomino

Downtown

Approximately 7.46 miles from your location
Palomino

Palomino

Downtown

Approximately 7.46 miles from your location

Palomino has an elegant and chic ambiance with an exceptional European-influenced American menu and a great view of Fountain Square. The bar area is more upbeat and happy... Read more

Palomino has an elegant and chic ambiance with an exceptional European-influenced American menu and a great view of Fountain Square. The bar area is more upbeat and happy hour lasts all day featuring specials on drinks, flatbreads and pizzas.

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Kaze OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location
Kaze OTR

Kaze OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location

Kaze OTR is a Japanese GastroPub and sushi bar located in the heart of the Gateway Quarter.

Kaze OTR is a Japanese GastroPub and sushi bar located in the heart of the Gateway Quarter.

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Energy Nightclub

Downtown

Approximately 8.01 miles from your location

Energy Nightclub

Downtown

Approximately 8.01 miles from your location

18 and over dance club located inside Longworth Hall. $5 cover 21 and older, $10 females 18-21, $15 males 18-21.

18 and over dance club located inside Longworth Hall. $5 cover 21 and older, $10 females 18-21, $15 males 18-21.

Mecca

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

Mecca

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

The Hub OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.40 miles from your location

The Hub OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.40 miles from your location

A relaxed beer and bicycle rental business meshed into one exciting new OTR bar.

A relaxed beer and bicycle rental business meshed into one exciting new OTR bar.

Longfellow

Downtown

Approximately 7.44 miles from your location

Longfellow

Downtown

Approximately 7.44 miles from your location

A low key cocktail bar and cafe with expertly crafted drinks, rock solid beer and wine and old world inspired food.

A low key cocktail bar and cafe with expertly crafted drinks, rock solid beer and wine and old world inspired food.

The Celestial Steakhouse

Downtown

Approximately 6.75 miles from your location
Celestial Steakhouse

The Celestial Steakhouse

Downtown

Approximately 6.75 miles from your location

Four-star and four-diamond award-winning steakhouse enhanced by a spectacular view of Cincinnati from high atop Mt. Adams.

Four-star and four-diamond award-winning steakhouse enhanced by a spectacular view of Cincinnati from high atop Mt. Adams.

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Boca

Downtown

Approximately 7.32 miles from your location
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Boca

Downtown

Approximately 7.32 miles from your location

Boca is Chef David Falk's ode to Europe. Boca's design couples contemporary European and American stylings with touches of rusticity in an airy urban space. The elegant... Read more

Boca is Chef David Falk's ode to Europe. Boca's design couples contemporary European and American stylings with touches of rusticity in an airy urban space. The elegant and inviting surroundings welcome guests for an evening cocktail, a small bite before a show at nearby theaters, a casual dinner with friends or a luxurious... Read More

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The Phelps Bar

Downtown

Approximately 6.95 miles from your location

The Phelps Bar

Downtown

Approximately 6.95 miles from your location

The Phelps Bar features small bites, wines, and hand-crafted cocktails in a contemporary, urban atmosphere on the ground floor of the Residence Inn Cincinnati Downtown.

The Phelps Bar features small bites, wines, and hand-crafted cocktails in a contemporary, urban atmosphere on the ground floor of the Residence Inn Cincinnati Downtown.

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Howl At The Moon & Splitsville Luxury Lanes

Downtown

Approximately 7.22 miles from your location
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Howl At The Moon & Splitsville Luxury Lanes

Downtown

Approximately 7.22 miles from your location

Offers 8 luxury lanes, ample indoor and outdoor seating plus high energy live entertainment experience Wednesday through Saturday. Howl at the Moon's unique show is... Read more

Offers 8 luxury lanes, ample indoor and outdoor seating plus high energy live entertainment experience Wednesday through Saturday. Howl at the Moon's unique show is centered around a party with dance hits performed on pianos, guitars, drums and more to create a non-stop atmosphere.Will open for private events and local events... Read More

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