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Now through Oct 23, 2019

Open Mic Night

Bean & Barley
2005 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45208

East

Now through Oct 23, 2019

Open Mic Night

Bean & Barley
2005 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45208

East

Music, poetry, spoken word! Join for an Open Mic Night every Wednesday from 7-9pm featuring rotating $4 pints. The coffee bar will be open as well!

Music, poetry, spoken word! Join for an Open Mic Night every Wednesday from 7-9pm featuring rotating $4 pints. The coffee bar will be open as well!

Aug 07, 2019

Wednesdays in the Woods: Jake Speed and the Freddies

Burnet Woods
3251 Brookline Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220

Uptown

Aug 07, 2019

Wednesdays in the Woods: Jake Speed and the Freddies

Burnet Woods
3251 Brookline Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220

Uptown

Come celebrate everything great about summer at Clifton Cultural Arts Center's spirited series of 11 free weekly concerts, this week showcasing the musical stylings of Jake Speed and the Freddies. Concert features hands-on art activities for kids, sweet and savory food trucks,...

Come celebrate everything great about summer at Clifton Cultural Arts Center's spirited series of 11 free weekly concerts, this week showcasing the musical stylings of Jake Speed and the Freddies. Concert features hands-on art activities for kids, sweet and savory food trucks,...

Now through Aug 21, 2019

Summer Cinema

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Aug 21, 2019

Summer Cinema

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Movie screening every Wednesday at park. Bring lawn chairs, grab picnic basket and enjoy relaxing evening. Schedule subject to change. 

Movie screening every Wednesday at park. Bring lawn chairs, grab picnic basket and enjoy relaxing evening. Schedule subject to change. 

Jul 12, 2019 through Oct 27, 2019

Saya Woolfalk A Cabinet of Anticipation

Contemporary Arts Center
44 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Jul 12, 2019 through Oct 27, 2019

Saya Woolfalk A Cabinet of Anticipation

Contemporary Arts Center
44 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Born in Gifu City, Japan to a mixed race family marrying Asian and African American heritage, Saya Woolfalk lives, works, and performs the provocative concept of cultural hybridity. Her trans-national background informs colorful, multi-disciplinary work which explores the future...

Born in Gifu City, Japan to a mixed race family marrying Asian and African American heritage, Saya Woolfalk lives, works, and performs the provocative concept of cultural hybridity. Her trans-national background informs colorful, multi-disciplinary work which explores the future...

Now through Aug 31, 2019

Material Witness

The Summit, A Dolce Hotel
5345 Medpace Way, Cincinnati, OH 45227

East

Now through Aug 31, 2019

Material Witness

The Summit, A Dolce Hotel
5345 Medpace Way, Cincinnati, OH 45227

East

Material Witness features the collaborative and solo work of Cincinnati, Ohio-based artist Matt Lynch and Columbus, Ohio-based artist Curtis Goldstein. Both as collaborators and solo artists, Lynch and Goldstein mix the boundaries between the sacred and the everyday, function...

Material Witness features the collaborative and solo work of Cincinnati, Ohio-based artist Matt Lynch and Columbus, Ohio-based artist Curtis Goldstein. Both as collaborators and solo artists, Lynch and Goldstein mix the boundaries between the sacred and the everyday, function...

Jun 28, 2019 through Aug 28, 2019

The Legacy of the Art Academy of Cincinnati

Cincinnati Art Galleries
225 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Jun 28, 2019 through Aug 28, 2019

The Legacy of the Art Academy of Cincinnati

Cincinnati Art Galleries
225 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

The Art Academy of Cincinnati has been a dynamic force in cultivating a wealth of artists here in the Queen City and beyond. Artists included in this exhibition include the following: Tom Bacher, Terry Boyle, Paul Chidlaw, Jim Dine, Frank Duveneck, Kim Flora, Tim Folzenlogen,...

The Art Academy of Cincinnati has been a dynamic force in cultivating a wealth of artists here in the Queen City and beyond. Artists included in this exhibition include the following: Tom Bacher, Terry Boyle, Paul Chidlaw, Jim Dine, Frank Duveneck, Kim Flora, Tim Folzenlogen,...

Jun 28, 2019 through Aug 25, 2019

Andrew Leicester: Cincinnati Gateway Revisited

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Jun 28, 2019 through Aug 25, 2019

Andrew Leicester: Cincinnati Gateway Revisited

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Cincinnati Gateway sculpture created as the entry to Cincinnati’s Bicentennial Commons in 1988, award-winning artist and sculptor Andrew Leicester (Minneapolis, MN) returns to create a new work that revisits the once controversial public...

Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Cincinnati Gateway sculpture created as the entry to Cincinnati’s Bicentennial Commons in 1988, award-winning artist and sculptor Andrew Leicester (Minneapolis, MN) returns to create a new work that revisits the once controversial public...

Now through Aug 23, 2019

Joan Tanner: Flaw

Contemporary Arts Center
44 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Aug 23, 2019

Joan Tanner: Flaw

Contemporary Arts Center
44 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Californian artist Joan Tanner’s oeuvre has evolved from her origins as a painter to the large sculptures and installations that now preoccupy her. Throughout her prolific, 60 year career Tanner has been absorbed with ideas of history, disruption, and inconsistency in her...

Californian artist Joan Tanner’s oeuvre has evolved from her origins as a painter to the large sculptures and installations that now preoccupy her. Throughout her prolific, 60 year career Tanner has been absorbed with ideas of history, disruption, and inconsistency in her...

Jul 12, 2019 through Oct 27, 2019

Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum All My Seven Faces

Contemporary Arts Center
44 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Jul 12, 2019 through Oct 27, 2019

Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum All My Seven Faces

Contemporary Arts Center
44 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum explores the notion of nomadism via alter egos. The works of this Botswana-born, Toronto-based artist reflect the idiosyncrasies of her upbringing across three continents, while discussing broader notions of time and place. Shifting transnational...

Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum explores the notion of nomadism via alter egos. The works of this Botswana-born, Toronto-based artist reflect the idiosyncrasies of her upbringing across three continents, while discussing broader notions of time and place. Shifting transnational...

Jul 12, 2019 through Sep 15, 2019

Bubi Canal: Into the Gloaming

Contemporary Arts Center
44 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Jul 12, 2019 through Sep 15, 2019

Bubi Canal: Into the Gloaming

Contemporary Arts Center
44 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Into the Gloaming is a new photographic series by interdisciplinary artist, Bubi Canal (b. 1980, Spain), opening at the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati, Ohio on July 12, 2019, organized by independent curator and writer, Maria Seda-Reeder. Showing in the Lower Level Lobby...

Into the Gloaming is a new photographic series by interdisciplinary artist, Bubi Canal (b. 1980, Spain), opening at the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati, Ohio on July 12, 2019, organized by independent curator and writer, Maria Seda-Reeder. Showing in the Lower Level Lobby...

Now through Aug 18, 2019

Creatures: When Species Meet

Contemporary Arts Center
44 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Aug 18, 2019

Creatures: When Species Meet

Contemporary Arts Center
44 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Western civilization has long looked at the many living creatures outside of humankind as the subjects of dominion; as entities less than equals who serve a purpose rather than as peers. In this historically, almost exclusively one-sided arena, we have regarded the animal and...

Western civilization has long looked at the many living creatures outside of humankind as the subjects of dominion; as entities less than equals who serve a purpose rather than as peers. In this historically, almost exclusively one-sided arena, we have regarded the animal and...

Now through Oct 10, 2019

Fountain Square Eats

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Oct 10, 2019

Fountain Square Eats

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Downtown’s favorite food truck food court, FSQ Eats, returns to Fountain Square! FSQ Eats is every Thursday from 11a-2p from April 4- October 10. Food truck line-ups will be announced on Fountain Square's Facebook page weekly.

Downtown’s favorite food truck food court, FSQ Eats, returns to Fountain Square! FSQ Eats is every Thursday from 11a-2p from April 4- October 10. Food truck line-ups will be announced on Fountain Square's Facebook page weekly.

Now through Sep 01, 2019

No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man

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

Uptown

Now through Sep 01, 2019

No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man

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

Uptown

Burning Man attracts more than 70,000 active participants from all over the globe who gather in the desert outside Reno, Nevada. This thriving temporary metropolis is a hotbed of artistic expression and innovation through its shared principles. Both a cultural movement and an...

Burning Man attracts more than 70,000 active participants from all over the globe who gather in the desert outside Reno, Nevada. This thriving temporary metropolis is a hotbed of artistic expression and innovation through its shared principles. Both a cultural movement and an...

Now through Oct 24, 2019

Garten Grill Out

Findlay Market Biergarten
1801 Race St, Cincinanti, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Oct 24, 2019

Garten Grill Out

Findlay Market Biergarten
1801 Race St, Cincinanti, OH 45202

Downtown

Grab something at the market to toss on the grill (grills and basic equipment provided) and enjoy a wonderful summer evening at Findlay. The market is open until 6pm, and the grills will be available until 8pm.

Grab something at the market to toss on the grill (grills and basic equipment provided) and enjoy a wonderful summer evening at Findlay. The market is open until 6pm, and the grills will be available until 8pm.

Jun 20, 2019 through Aug 08, 2019

Nature Play

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Jun 20, 2019 through Aug 08, 2019

Nature Play

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Join Cincinnati Nature Center for a Pop Up Play on Thursdays from June 6-August 8! There will be hands-on nature activities designed to nurture a lifelong love of the outdoors including gardening, worming, nature identification and more.

Join Cincinnati Nature Center for a Pop Up Play on Thursdays from June 6-August 8! There will be hands-on nature activities designed to nurture a lifelong love of the outdoors including gardening, worming, nature identification and more.

Jun 20, 2019 through Aug 22, 2019

Acoustic Happy Hour with Brad Martin

The Stretch
191 East Freedom Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Jun 20, 2019 through Aug 22, 2019

Acoustic Happy Hour with Brad Martin

The Stretch
191 East Freedom Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Six strings and mixed drinks! Local musician Brad Martin is returning to The Stretch for an acoustic happy hour every Thursday from 5pm - 8pm. Get here early to enjoy half-price drafts (beer, wine, and cocktails) and $2 off select calls from 3pm - 7pm. 

Six strings and mixed drinks! Local musician Brad Martin is returning to The Stretch for an acoustic happy hour every Thursday from 5pm - 8pm. Get here early to enjoy half-price drafts (beer, wine, and cocktails) and $2 off select calls from 3pm - 7pm. 

Now through Sep 12, 2019

House Party

Taft Museum of Art
316 Pike St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Sep 12, 2019

House Party

Taft Museum of Art
316 Pike St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Start the weekend early.   Open invite. Crash at Taft's house after work and explore the home. Bring your crew or come solo—there’s something for everyone.They’ll keep the lights on for you!   Escape the hustle. Chill outside under our tent and have a...

Start the weekend early.   Open invite. Crash at Taft's house after work and explore the home. Bring your crew or come solo—there’s something for everyone.They’ll keep the lights on for you!   Escape the hustle. Chill outside under our tent and have a...

Now through Aug 29, 2019

It's Commonly Jazz

Eden Park
Eden Park Dr., Cincinnati, OH

Uptown

Now through Aug 29, 2019

It's Commonly Jazz

Eden Park
Eden Park Dr., Cincinnati, OH

Uptown

What started off as a weekly music event in the courtyards of Swifton Commons Mall during the months of July and August in 1985, has become the City's longest running free summer concert series now in its 33rd year.Head to the Seasongood Pavilion Park at Eden Park every...

What started off as a weekly music event in the courtyards of Swifton Commons Mall during the months of July and August in 1985, has become the City's longest running free summer concert series now in its 33rd year.Head to the Seasongood Pavilion Park at Eden Park every...

Now through Aug 29, 2019

The Takeover Summer Concert Series

The Square
9285 Centre Point Dr., West Chester, OH 45069

North

Now through Aug 29, 2019

The Takeover Summer Concert Series

The Square
9285 Centre Point Dr., West Chester, OH 45069

North

The Takeover is an admission-free, outdoor summer concert series hosted on The Square. Each night offers free live music, craft beer from local brewers DogBerry and Grainworks, and dinner options from some of the area’s tastiest food trucks.

The Takeover is an admission-free, outdoor summer concert series hosted on The Square. Each night offers free live music, craft beer from local brewers DogBerry and Grainworks, and dinner options from some of the area’s tastiest food trucks.

Now through Aug 15, 2019

Rockin' The Roebling

Smale Riverfront Park
Mehring Way & Main St, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Aug 15, 2019

Rockin' The Roebling

Smale Riverfront Park
Mehring Way & Main St, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

This summer concert series happens every Thursday night on the Schmidlapp Event Lawn, right next to Moerlein Lager House.

This summer concert series happens every Thursday night on the Schmidlapp Event Lawn, right next to Moerlein Lager House.

Now through Sep 14, 2019

RiversEdge Summer Concert Series

Marcum Park
116 Dayton Street, Hamilton, OH 45011

North

Now through Sep 14, 2019

RiversEdge Summer Concert Series

Marcum Park
116 Dayton Street, Hamilton, OH 45011

North

The RiversEdge Summer Concert Series presents free musical acts every year. The shows feature only the best local and national touring performers. 

The RiversEdge Summer Concert Series presents free musical acts every year. The shows feature only the best local and national touring performers. 

Now through Aug 29, 2019

Roots Revival

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Aug 29, 2019

Roots Revival

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Enjoy an evening of free Bluegrass, Roots, and Americana music over at Washington Park’s bandstand. Washington Park’s concessions offer full bar service, including beer, wine, liquor, and coke products.

Enjoy an evening of free Bluegrass, Roots, and Americana music over at Washington Park’s bandstand. Washington Park’s concessions offer full bar service, including beer, wine, liquor, and coke products.

Now through Sep 05, 2019

Summer Music on the Levee

Newport on the Levee
1 Levee Way, Newport, KY 41071

South

Now through Sep 05, 2019

Summer Music on the Levee

Newport on the Levee
1 Levee Way, Newport, KY 41071

South

Presented by Braxton Brewing, Summer Music on the Levee will take place every Thursday evening beginning May 23 and ending September 5. Live bands will play from 7-10 PM and music styles will range from cover bands to jazz and upbeat alternative. The concert series will take...

Presented by Braxton Brewing, Summer Music on the Levee will take place every Thursday evening beginning May 23 and ending September 5. Live bands will play from 7-10 PM and music styles will range from cover bands to jazz and upbeat alternative. The concert series will take...

Now through Sep 26, 2019

Salsa on the Square

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Sep 26, 2019

Salsa on the Square

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

P&G’s Salsa On The Square features live local and regional Latin bands specializing in Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia and Latin Jazz. In addition to the live music, local dance instructors host large dance classes teaching basic and intermediate Latin dancing. Great food and cold...

P&G’s Salsa On The Square features live local and regional Latin bands specializing in Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia and Latin Jazz. In addition to the live music, local dance instructors host large dance classes teaching basic and intermediate Latin dancing. Great food and cold...

Now through Dec 19, 2019

Trivia Night with Name-That-Tune

MVP Sports Bar & Grille
6923 Plainfield Road, Cincinnati, OH 45236

North

Now through Dec 19, 2019

Trivia Night with Name-That-Tune

MVP Sports Bar & Grille
6923 Plainfield Road, Cincinnati, OH 45236

North

Team Trivia with Name-That-Tune music rounds. Fun and free to play! Prizes to the top 3 teams. Food and beer specials.

Team Trivia with Name-That-Tune music rounds. Fun and free to play! Prizes to the top 3 teams. Food and beer specials.

Aug 08, 2019

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Boone Woods
6000 Veteran's Way, Burlington, KY 41005

South

Aug 08, 2019

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Boone Woods
6000 Veteran's Way, Burlington, KY 41005

South

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents a free performance series, throughout the summer.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents a free performance series, throughout the summer.

Now through Aug 09, 2019

Kingsgate Union Centre Food Truck Rally

The Square at Union Centre
9285 Centre Pointe Drive, West Chester Township, OH 45069

North

Now through Aug 09, 2019

Kingsgate Union Centre Food Truck Rally

The Square at Union Centre
9285 Centre Pointe Drive, West Chester Township, OH 45069

North

Once a year Union Centre Boulevard Merchant Association gathers Cincinnati’s best food trucks at The Square at Union Centre for a Food Truck Rally! Last year there were over 30 food trucks with a variety of food options including smoothies, barbecue, mac & cheese,...

Once a year Union Centre Boulevard Merchant Association gathers Cincinnati’s best food trucks at The Square at Union Centre for a Food Truck Rally! Last year there were over 30 food trucks with a variety of food options including smoothies, barbecue, mac & cheese,...

Now through Oct 20, 2019

Live at Findlay

Findlay Market Biergarten
1801 Race St, Cincinanti, OH 45202

Now through Oct 20, 2019

Live at Findlay

Findlay Market Biergarten
1801 Race St, Cincinanti, OH 45202

Enjoy a brew in the Biergarten and weekly tunes on Fridays and Sundays May-October.

Enjoy a brew in the Biergarten and weekly tunes on Fridays and Sundays May-October.

Now through Aug 11, 2019

Great Inland Seafood Festival

Festival Park Newport
Riverboat Row, Newport, KY 41071

South

Now through Aug 11, 2019

Great Inland Seafood Festival

Festival Park Newport
Riverboat Row, Newport, KY 41071

South

Featuring premium seafood dishes from restaurants around the Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati Region and music for all.

Featuring premium seafood dishes from restaurants around the Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati Region and music for all.

Now through Aug 30, 2019

Summer Concert Series

Sawyer Point & Yeatman's Cove
705 E. Pete Rose Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Aug 30, 2019

Summer Concert Series

Sawyer Point & Yeatman's Cove
705 E. Pete Rose Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Join the Cincinnati Parks at Sawyer Point for a Summer Concert Series beginning in May! Live music, variety of food, and alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks will be available.   

Join the Cincinnati Parks at Sawyer Point for a Summer Concert Series beginning in May! Live music, variety of food, and alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks will be available.   

Now through Aug 16, 2019

Friday Flow

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Aug 16, 2019

Friday Flow

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Washington Park’s FREE R&B Series, Friday Flow, returns this summer! Join beforehand from 5p to 7p for a Friday Flow Happy Hour featuring great drink specials!

Washington Park’s FREE R&B Series, Friday Flow, returns this summer! Join beforehand from 5p to 7p for a Friday Flow Happy Hour featuring great drink specials!

Aug 09, 2019

Shakespeare in the Park: Macbeth

Devou Park
1201 Park Drive, Covington, KY 41011

South

Aug 09, 2019

Shakespeare in the Park: Macbeth

Devou Park
1201 Park Drive, Covington, KY 41011

South

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents a free performance series, throughout the summer.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents a free performance series, throughout the summer.

Now through Aug 23, 2019

Concerts in the Square

St. Lawrence Square
3650 Warsaw Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45205

West

Now through Aug 23, 2019

Concerts in the Square

St. Lawrence Square
3650 Warsaw Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45205

West

Concerts in the Square is a FREE summer concert series in St. Lawrence Square put on by the Price Hill Arts Council in partnership with Price Hill Will. All concerts are 7:00-10:00pm.

Concerts in the Square is a FREE summer concert series in St. Lawrence Square put on by the Price Hill Arts Council in partnership with Price Hill Will. All concerts are 7:00-10:00pm.

Now through Aug 31, 2019

Fifth & Vine Live

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Aug 31, 2019

Fifth & Vine Live

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Enjoy free concerts on the Square every Friday and Saturday.

Enjoy free concerts on the Square every Friday and Saturday.

Now through Aug 23, 2019

Blue Ash Summer Concert Series

Blue Ash Towne Square
9520 Town Square Ave, Blue Ash, OH 45242

Now through Aug 23, 2019

Blue Ash Summer Concert Series

Blue Ash Towne Square
9520 Town Square Ave, Blue Ash, OH 45242

Enjoy free and family-friendly music entertainment every Friday all summer long!

Enjoy free and family-friendly music entertainment every Friday all summer long!

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