Masks are required throughout the Cincinnati region. Safety measures have been implemented in order to reopen. Please check venue websites for specific details.
Click for COVID-19 Advisories and Travel Updates.

Express Urban Appalachian Showcase

This is an inactive listing. Click here to submit new dates for this event.
  • Express Urban Appalachian Showcase Photo #0

Where We're Located

Aronoff Center for the Arts
650 Walnut
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Get Directions



The Urban Appalachian Community Coalition


$15 - $20


Dates and Times


In variety show style, our community’s most dynamic Appalachian musicians, singers, storytellers, poets, spoken word artists, and dancers will express the diversity of our city’s Appalachian cultural heritage.  Experience a memorable evening that includes The Corndrinkers, Ma Crow & Company, Rabbit Hash String Band, Bear Foot, Jericho Old Time Band, Riley School Irish musicians, Dee Marie from The Soul Pocket Band, and the multi-generational family band, Tellico.   Award-winning authors from the Southern Appalachian Writer’s Cooperative, including Pauletta Hansel, Dick Hague, and Mike Henson -- and spoken word artist Desirae 'The Silent Poet' Hosley (Cincy WordPlay) -- will resurrect poetry’s power, alongside talented young writers from both sides of the river.  The creative spirit of community is expressed across generations and genres.  Expect some traditional ballad and dance on this stage, too, with emcee Omope Carter Daboiku weaving expressive threads together through her memorable storytelling and fine wit.  
Show more

Submit an event to the Cincinnati USA calendar

Browse Related Listings

Places to Stay Nearby

21c Museum Hotel

21c Museum Hotel
0.07 Miles

Located in the center of the action in downtown Cincinnati - adjacent to the Contemporary Arts Center and across the street from the...

The Cincinnatian Hotel

The Cincinnatian Hotel
0.15 Miles

Built in 1882, the Cincinnatian Hotel was once the tallest building in Downtown Cincinnati. It’s seen several decades come and go in the...

Hampton Inn & Suites Cincinnati-Downtown

Hampton Downtown Cincinnati Room
0.15 Miles

Housed inside the historic Enquirer Building, the Hampton Inn & Suites Cincinnati-Downtown is conveniently located in the heart of...

More Nearby Hotels

Places to Eat and Drink Nearby

Bay Horse Cafe and Roadhouse

0.04 Miles

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


0.04 Miles

Basement dining spot with an austere brick-&-wood interior serving inventive rustic Italian cuisine.


0.04 Miles

Located in Downtown Cincinnati on Sixth Street, Igby's is the 10th location from Four Entertainment Group (4EG). Check out Igby's every...

More Nearby Restaurants

Things to Do Nearby

Collegium Cincinnati

0.00 Miles

Founded in 2011 as the pet project of two local musicians Christopher Eanes and Manami White, Collegium Cincinnati has quickly garnered a reputation for the highest level of artistry.

Cincinnati Arts Association

Aronoff Center for the Arts
0.00 Miles

Founded in 1992, the Cincinnati Arts Association (CAA) is a not-for-profit organization that oversees the programming and management of the Tri-state’s finest performing arts venues – the Aronoff Center for the Arts and Music Hall.

Cincinnati Boychoir

0.00 Miles

The Cincinnati Boychoir provides exceptional concert opportunities and music education in a safe, diverse, and respectful environment. They believe in life-changing educational experiences for boys and inspirational musical moments for audiences.

More Nearby Things to Do