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Now through Dec 23, 2018

Bluegrass at Vinoklet Winery

Vinoklet Winery and Restaurant
11069 Colerain Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45252

North

Now through Dec 23, 2018

Bluegrass at Vinoklet Winery

Vinoklet Winery and Restaurant
11069 Colerain Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45252

North

Join us for dinner and an evening of lively bluegrass music in one of the most beautiful places I have ever been! Music by Vernon McIntyre’s Appalachian Grass. You can also dine at the winery before the show, meal time begins at 5pm.

Join us for dinner and an evening of lively bluegrass music in one of the most beautiful places I have ever been! Music by Vernon McIntyre’s Appalachian Grass. You can also dine at the winery before the show, meal time begins at 5pm.

Now through Dec 26, 2018

Blue Wisp Big Band

Caffe Vivace
975 East McMillan Street, Cincinnati, OH 45206

Now through Dec 26, 2018

Blue Wisp Big Band

Caffe Vivace
975 East McMillan Street, Cincinnati, OH 45206

Enjoy weekly performances from local Big Band Blue Wisp every Wednesday! $10 drink minimums. 

Enjoy weekly performances from local Big Band Blue Wisp every Wednesday! $10 drink minimums. 

Now through Dec 27, 2018

Young Professionals' Choral Collective Performance

Cincinnati Art Museum
953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Dec 27, 2018

Young Professionals' Choral Collective Performance

Cincinnati Art Museum
953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Listen and be serenaded by local vocalists at the Cincinnati Art Museum throughout December in the Great Hall! 

Listen and be serenaded by local vocalists at the Cincinnati Art Museum throughout December in the Great Hall! 

Dec 20, 2018

Straight No Chaser

Taft Theatre
317 E. Fifth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Dec 20, 2018

Straight No Chaser

Taft Theatre
317 E. Fifth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

If the phrase “male a cappella group” conjures up an image of students in blue blazers, ties, and khakis singing traditional college songs on ivied campuses... think again. Straight No Chaser (SNC) are neither strait-laced nor straight-faced, but neither are they...

If the phrase “male a cappella group” conjures up an image of students in blue blazers, ties, and khakis singing traditional college songs on ivied campuses... think again. Straight No Chaser (SNC) are neither strait-laced nor straight-faced, but neither are they...

Dec 20, 2018

Reina Del Cid

The Ludlow Garage
342 Ludlow Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45220

Uptown

Dec 20, 2018

Reina Del Cid

The Ludlow Garage
342 Ludlow Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45220

Uptown

Part singer songwriter group, part rock band you can find REINA DEL CID and company at the intersection of lyrical storytelling, catchy riffs, and scorching solos.   After building a devoted online following as a solo artist, Del Cid teamed up with instrumentalists Toni...

Part singer songwriter group, part rock band you can find REINA DEL CID and company at the intersection of lyrical storytelling, catchy riffs, and scorching solos.   After building a devoted online following as a solo artist, Del Cid teamed up with instrumentalists Toni...

Dec 20, 2018

WiseWords + Hivemind Present: “WiseMind”

The Mockbee
2260 Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45214

Uptown

Dec 20, 2018

WiseWords + Hivemind Present: “WiseMind”

The Mockbee
2260 Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45214

Uptown

WiseWords + Hivemind Present: “WiseMind” SURPRISE SPECIAL GUEST? Joei Razook Rebel World Tha Gang IslandBoyLuna & Friends Zander2Wavy pÈRez Leo Pastel Muwosi  

WiseWords + Hivemind Present: “WiseMind” SURPRISE SPECIAL GUEST? Joei Razook Rebel World Tha Gang IslandBoyLuna & Friends Zander2Wavy pÈRez Leo Pastel Muwosi  

Dec 21, 2018

Arbor

Madison LIVE
734 Madison Avenue, Covington, KY 41011

South

Dec 21, 2018

Arbor

Madison LIVE
734 Madison Avenue, Covington, KY 41011

South

With the Obnoxious Boot, Court House Prejudice, and Derailed. 

With the Obnoxious Boot, Court House Prejudice, and Derailed. 

Dec 21, 2018 through Dec 23, 2018

Amahl and the Night Visitors

Xavier University
3800 Victory Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45207

Uptown

Dec 21, 2018 through Dec 23, 2018

Amahl and the Night Visitors

Xavier University
3800 Victory Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45207

Uptown

Music, mischief, and miracles combine in the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra’s production of Gian Carlo Menotti’s Christmas chamber opera Amahl and the Night Visitors – the tale of the shepherd boy Amahl, his mother, and their miraculous, life-changing encounter with the...

Music, mischief, and miracles combine in the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra’s production of Gian Carlo Menotti’s Christmas chamber opera Amahl and the Night Visitors – the tale of the shepherd boy Amahl, his mother, and their miraculous, life-changing encounter with the...

Dec 21, 2018

Retro Nouveau CD Release Party

The Greenwich
2442 Gilbert Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45206

Uptown

Dec 21, 2018

Retro Nouveau CD Release Party

The Greenwich
2442 Gilbert Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45206

Uptown

Join this holiday celebration for the band "Retro Nouveau" as they kick off the release of their exciting new CD, "Retro Nouveau LIVE at The Greenwich."    The focus of the group lies in providing original adaptations to the compositions of jazz greats from the...

Join this holiday celebration for the band "Retro Nouveau" as they kick off the release of their exciting new CD, "Retro Nouveau LIVE at The Greenwich."    The focus of the group lies in providing original adaptations to the compositions of jazz greats from the...

Dec 21, 2018 through Dec 23, 2018

An Acoustic Christmas with Over the Rhine

Memorial Hall
1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Dec 21, 2018 through Dec 23, 2018

An Acoustic Christmas with Over the Rhine

Memorial Hall
1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

The annual Christmas tour by award-winning duo Over the Rhine will be performed as a trio, leaning into three-part harmonies and making an intimate but hopefully holy ruckus. It won’t be all Christmas music: they'll certainly mix in tunes from many of their records along the...

The annual Christmas tour by award-winning duo Over the Rhine will be performed as a trio, leaning into three-part harmonies and making an intimate but hopefully holy ruckus. It won’t be all Christmas music: they'll certainly mix in tunes from many of their records along the...

Dec 21, 2018

A Very Merry Midwesterns Christmas

The Southgate House Revival
111 E. Sixth St., Newport, KY 41071

South

Dec 21, 2018

A Very Merry Midwesterns Christmas

The Southgate House Revival
111 E. Sixth St., Newport, KY 41071

South

MIdwesterns are joined by Bendigo Fletcher. 

MIdwesterns are joined by Bendigo Fletcher. 

Dec 21, 2018

Randy Villars Trio

Caffe Vivace
975 East McMillan Street, Cincinnati, OH 45206

Uptown

Dec 21, 2018

Randy Villars Trio

Caffe Vivace
975 East McMillan Street, Cincinnati, OH 45206

Uptown

Be entertained by classically trained clarinetist, saxophonist, and pianist Randy Villars and his gang! 

Be entertained by classically trained clarinetist, saxophonist, and pianist Randy Villars and his gang! 

Dec 22, 2018

Santa's Goody Bag Band

Silver Spring House
8322 E. Kemper Road, Cincinnati, OH 45249

North

Dec 22, 2018

Santa's Goody Bag Band

Silver Spring House
8322 E. Kemper Road, Cincinnati, OH 45249

North

Get to Silve Spring House for a elfin' good time!  Santa's Good Bag is back this December! Bring the family for dinner, drinks, and enjoy a night filled with Christmas music. Show times are 6pm and 11pm.    Donations will be collected and be going to...

Get to Silve Spring House for a elfin' good time!  Santa's Good Bag is back this December! Bring the family for dinner, drinks, and enjoy a night filled with Christmas music. Show times are 6pm and 11pm.    Donations will be collected and be going to...

Dec 22, 2018

The Doors Of Chicago

Bogart's
, Cincinnati, OH 45219

Uptown

Dec 22, 2018

The Doors Of Chicago

Bogart's
, Cincinnati, OH 45219

Uptown

ONe of the country's top Doors cover band, live at Bogarts! 

ONe of the country's top Doors cover band, live at Bogarts! 

Now through Dec 29, 2018

Beer Hall Singalong

Christian Moerlein Brewing Company's Malt House Tap Room
1621 Moore Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Dec 29, 2018

Beer Hall Singalong

Christian Moerlein Brewing Company's Malt House Tap Room
1621 Moore Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Bringing Cincinnati back it's roots... Before radio, beer halls and bier gardens were the fundamental source of entertainment and camaraderie in Cincinnati. Fast forward to today, Christian Moerlein Brewery brings to you, Beer Hall Singalong. A high energy celebration of...

Bringing Cincinnati back it's roots... Before radio, beer halls and bier gardens were the fundamental source of entertainment and camaraderie in Cincinnati. Fast forward to today, Christian Moerlein Brewery brings to you, Beer Hall Singalong. A high energy celebration of...

Dec 22, 2018

VanMatre/Connerley Quartet

Caffe Vivace
975 East McMillan Street, Cincinnati, OH 45206

Uptown

Dec 22, 2018

VanMatre/Connerley Quartet

Caffe Vivace
975 East McMillan Street, Cincinnati, OH 45206

Uptown

Rick VanMatre is one of Cincinnati’s most well known musicians. His artistry spans a wide array of styles and he has presented concerts, jazz club performances, and symphonic jazz concerto solos throughout the US, Europe, Israel, Brazil, China and South Korea. Here in town,...

Rick VanMatre is one of Cincinnati’s most well known musicians. His artistry spans a wide array of styles and he has presented concerts, jazz club performances, and symphonic jazz concerto solos throughout the US, Europe, Israel, Brazil, China and South Korea. Here in town,...

Now through Dec 29, 2018

Karaoke

VFW Post 9630
4283 Stoddard Lane, Batavia, OH 45103

North

Now through Dec 29, 2018

Karaoke

VFW Post 9630
4283 Stoddard Lane, Batavia, OH 45103

North

No membership required to participate.

No membership required to participate.

Dec 22, 2018

Radio Black Christmas Special

The Greenwich
2442 Gilbert Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45206

Uptown

Dec 22, 2018

Radio Black Christmas Special

The Greenwich
2442 Gilbert Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45206

Uptown

Come out and enjoy a holiday celebration of great musical arrangements of your favorite hits with Cincinnati's hottest band RADIO BLACK!!  Reginald Johnson (keyboard),  Osby Berry (vocals),  Kevaughn Byers (bass),  Jeremiah Greene (drums) RADIO BLACK...

Come out and enjoy a holiday celebration of great musical arrangements of your favorite hits with Cincinnati's hottest band RADIO BLACK!!  Reginald Johnson (keyboard),  Osby Berry (vocals),  Kevaughn Byers (bass),  Jeremiah Greene (drums) RADIO BLACK...

Dec 23, 2018 through Dec 24, 2018

Illuminate: The City's Premier Christmas Eve Event

River Hills Christian Church
6300 Price Road, Loveland, OH 45140

North

Dec 23, 2018 through Dec 24, 2018

Illuminate: The City's Premier Christmas Eve Event

River Hills Christian Church
6300 Price Road, Loveland, OH 45140

North

Experience a Christmas Eve event like no other at River Hills Christian Church. Illuminate: A Light Has Dawned incorporates Trans-Siberian Orchestra-style music with creative musicianship, drama and light as well as candle lighting and carols to share the story of Jesus in an...

Experience a Christmas Eve event like no other at River Hills Christian Church. Illuminate: A Light Has Dawned incorporates Trans-Siberian Orchestra-style music with creative musicianship, drama and light as well as candle lighting and carols to share the story of Jesus in an...

Dec 24, 2018

Lettuce

Madison Theater
730 Madison Ave., Covington, KY 41011

South

Dec 24, 2018

Lettuce

Madison Theater
730 Madison Ave., Covington, KY 41011

South

For more than two decades, Lettuce have brought a new vitality to classic funk,matching their smooth and soulful grooves with a hip-hop-inspired urgency and mastery of beat. Now, on their fourth studio album Crush, drummer Adam Deitch, guitarists Adam Smirnoff and Eric Krasno,...

For more than two decades, Lettuce have brought a new vitality to classic funk,matching their smooth and soulful grooves with a hip-hop-inspired urgency and mastery of beat. Now, on their fourth studio album Crush, drummer Adam Deitch, guitarists Adam Smirnoff and Eric Krasno,...

Now through Dec 26, 2018

Finneytown Music Workshop

Lucky Turtle
8621 Winton Road, Cincinnati, OH 45231

North

Now through Dec 26, 2018

Finneytown Music Workshop

Lucky Turtle
8621 Winton Road, Cincinnati, OH 45231

North

Live jazz, and other original compositions, 7-10pm, on 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month.

Live jazz, and other original compositions, 7-10pm, on 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month.

Dec 27, 2018 through Dec 29, 2018

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: In Concert

Cincinnati Pops
Music Hall, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Dec 27, 2018 through Dec 29, 2018

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: In Concert

Cincinnati Pops
Music Hall, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Cars fly, trees fight back, and monsters are on the loose in Harry’s second year at Hogwarts™ School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! Experience Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™ on screen above the stage while the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra performs every note of John...

Cars fly, trees fight back, and monsters are on the loose in Harry’s second year at Hogwarts™ School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! Experience Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™ on screen above the stage while the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra performs every note of John...

Dec 27, 2018

Sweet Caroline Tour: A Neil Diamond Celebration

Bogart's
, Cincinnati, OH 45219

Uptown

Dec 27, 2018

Sweet Caroline Tour: A Neil Diamond Celebration

Bogart's
, Cincinnati, OH 45219

Uptown

Featuring special guest Jay White. 

Featuring special guest Jay White. 

Dec 28, 2018

Women of Rock

The Southgate House Revival
111 E. Sixth St., Newport, KY 41071

South

Dec 28, 2018

Women of Rock

The Southgate House Revival
111 E. Sixth St., Newport, KY 41071

South

This tribute band to rock pop icons! Includes Rio Van, Krystal Peterson, Misty Perholtz, MIchelle Hemmer, and Elainea Jaber.

This tribute band to rock pop icons! Includes Rio Van, Krystal Peterson, Misty Perholtz, MIchelle Hemmer, and Elainea Jaber.

Dec 28, 2018

Sonny Moorman & Final Friday Blues

The Greenwich
2442 Gilbert Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45206

Uptown

Dec 28, 2018

Sonny Moorman & Final Friday Blues

The Greenwich
2442 Gilbert Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45206

Uptown

Cincinnati blues icon Sonny Moorman and his band the Sonny Moorman Group headline this monthly series of top blues entertainment

Cincinnati blues icon Sonny Moorman and his band the Sonny Moorman Group headline this monthly series of top blues entertainment

Dec 28, 2018

GWAR

Bogart's
, Cincinnati, OH 45219

Uptown

Dec 28, 2018

GWAR

Bogart's
, Cincinnati, OH 45219

Uptown

This is an all ages show - everyone is welcome. Doors open at 7, with music scheduled to begin at 8. Schedule to appear: GWAR Iron Reagan* Against The Grain* *All schedules and support acts are subject to change without notice or refund.

This is an all ages show - everyone is welcome. Doors open at 7, with music scheduled to begin at 8. Schedule to appear: GWAR Iron Reagan* Against The Grain* *All schedules and support acts are subject to change without notice or refund.

Dec 28, 2018

Josh Kline Trio

Caffe Vivace
975 East McMillan Street, Cincinnati, OH 45206

Uptown

Dec 28, 2018

Josh Kline Trio

Caffe Vivace
975 East McMillan Street, Cincinnati, OH 45206

Uptown

Born in 1993, Josh was raised in the small town of Delmont, Pennsylvania, about half an hour east of Pittsburgh. At the age of eight, he began playing the saxophone after watching an episode of the television show Reading Rainbow where LeVar Burton interviewed jazz saxophonist...

Born in 1993, Josh was raised in the small town of Delmont, Pennsylvania, about half an hour east of Pittsburgh. At the age of eight, he began playing the saxophone after watching an episode of the television show Reading Rainbow where LeVar Burton interviewed jazz saxophonist...

Dec 28, 2018

Super Diamond- The Neil Diamond Tribute Band

The Ludlow Garage
342 Ludlow Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45220

Uptown

Dec 28, 2018

Super Diamond- The Neil Diamond Tribute Band

The Ludlow Garage
342 Ludlow Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45220

Uptown

Over the last ten years, Super Diamond has consistently sold out shows at most of America’s coolest rock venues such as The Fillmore and Bimbo’s 365 Club in San Francisco, The House of Blues (located in multiple major cities across the US) Showbox Theatre in Seattle, Ogden...

Over the last ten years, Super Diamond has consistently sold out shows at most of America’s coolest rock venues such as The Fillmore and Bimbo’s 365 Club in San Francisco, The House of Blues (located in multiple major cities across the US) Showbox Theatre in Seattle, Ogden...

Dec 29, 2018 through Dec 30, 2018

75th Annual Boar's Head and Yule Log Festival

Christ Church Cathedral
318 East Fourth Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Dec 29, 2018 through Dec 30, 2018

75th Annual Boar's Head and Yule Log Festival

Christ Church Cathedral
318 East Fourth Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

The annual Boar’s Head and Yule Log Festival is a beloved Cincinnati tradition. Medieval costumes, a large orchestra and choir, spectacular lighting effects, and contagious holiday cheer make this an unforgettable experience! 

The annual Boar’s Head and Yule Log Festival is a beloved Cincinnati tradition. Medieval costumes, a large orchestra and choir, spectacular lighting effects, and contagious holiday cheer make this an unforgettable experience! 

Dec 29, 2018

Fund/Razor (A Musical Legend)

The Ludlow Garage
342 Ludlow Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45220

Uptown

Dec 29, 2018

Fund/Razor (A Musical Legend)

The Ludlow Garage
342 Ludlow Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45220

Uptown

On October 3, 2018, Joel “Razor Sharp” Johnson, the amazing keyboardist who powered George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, Bootsy’s Rubber Band and Freekbass’s backing band, passed away from heart disease complications. But his heart beats on: in the music, in the...

On October 3, 2018, Joel “Razor Sharp” Johnson, the amazing keyboardist who powered George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, Bootsy’s Rubber Band and Freekbass’s backing band, passed away from heart disease complications. But his heart beats on: in the music, in the...

Dec 29, 2018

Lynne Scott w/ Don Steins & Co.

Caffe Vivace
975 East McMillan Street, Cincinnati, OH 45206

Uptown

Dec 29, 2018

Lynne Scott w/ Don Steins & Co.

Caffe Vivace
975 East McMillan Street, Cincinnati, OH 45206

Uptown

Lynne has appeared regularly on Midwest radio and TV, and has played most of the top venues in the area. She appeared on the Len Mink Show, the Nick Clooney Show, the Vivian Della Chiesa Show, The Bob Braun Afternoon Show, and the 1180 Club Radio show. She spent ten years...

Lynne has appeared regularly on Midwest radio and TV, and has played most of the top venues in the area. She appeared on the Len Mink Show, the Nick Clooney Show, the Vivian Della Chiesa Show, The Bob Braun Afternoon Show, and the 1180 Club Radio show. She spent ten years...

Dec 29, 2018

Pigeons Playing Ping Pong

Madison Theater
730 Madison Ave., Covington, KY 41011

South

Dec 29, 2018

Pigeons Playing Ping Pong

Madison Theater
730 Madison Ave., Covington, KY 41011

South

With special guests Magic Beans Pigeons Playing Ping Pong has an undeniably unique and versatile live sound coupled with an intoxicating stage presence that leaves you dancing all night. Their evolving arrangement of original compositions, psychedelic improvisational jams and...

With special guests Magic Beans Pigeons Playing Ping Pong has an undeniably unique and versatile live sound coupled with an intoxicating stage presence that leaves you dancing all night. Their evolving arrangement of original compositions, psychedelic improvisational jams and...

Dec 29, 2018

Kelly Richey feat. Sherri McGee - the "Spear Shakers"

The Greenwich
2442 Gilbert Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45206

Uptown

Dec 29, 2018

Kelly Richey feat. Sherri McGee - the "Spear Shakers"

The Greenwich
2442 Gilbert Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45206

Uptown

Blues rock guitarist Kelly Richey performs with drummer Sherri McGee - a duo known as the "Spear Shakers.

Blues rock guitarist Kelly Richey performs with drummer Sherri McGee - a duo known as the "Spear Shakers.

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