concerts

American Roots Music Coming To Memorial Hall's Stage

Mar 30, 2018

The recently renovated Memorial Hall in OTR continues its diverse musical line-up with the second season of American Roots concerts. 

Two major anniversaries will converge on the campus of the University of Cincinnati when the College-Conservatory of Music celebrates its 150th year and the 100th birthday of acclaimed composer Leonard Bernstein during the 2018 Spring Semester. 

Starting its 105th season, Cincinnati's Matinee Musicale presents intimate recitals by some of classical music's finest musicians and performers. 

Howard Epstein was a long-time professor at Miami University's Hamilton campus, and was the man in charge of their performing arts concert series for decades. 

Concerts & Other Summer Fun At The Cincinnati Parks

May 19, 2017

The Cincinnati Parks are gearing up for a busy summer of concerts and events spread over their 5000 acres in the city. 

A New Concert Series From Pianist Phil DeGreg

Sep 2, 2016

Local jazz pianist Phil DeGreg is organizing a series of seven intimate concerts featuring a wide range of themes from Brazilian music to The Beatles to the late Kenny Poole. 

The Greater Cincinnati Performing Arts Society is now known as the Cincy Music Series, and it's responsible for bringing a wide array of musical performers and genres to the city to raise funds for children's education and health efforts.

The Cincinnati Pops have a busy summer planned, featuring concerts with Kristin Chenoweth, Aretha Franklin and E.T. among others.

Wednesdays on the Green, the free, weekly, family-friendly concerts on the lawn of the Clifton Cultural Arts Center, kick off the summer season on June 1 with a performance from the Comet Bluegrass All-Stars.

One of the summer's best musical traditions kicks off on April 21 when Music@BCM opens its season at Covington's Behringer Crawford Museum.

Fans of the Star Trek franchise of movies and TV shows will enjoy the upcoming concert event at Music Hall, Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage.

Lee Hay previews the upcoming Paul Winter’s Winter Solstice celebration concert that will air on 91.7 WVXU and 88.5 WMUB this Friday, December 18 at 8pm.

Tom Crawford, president of the Cincinnati Men’s Chorus, joins Jim Nolan to talk about the choral group’s 25th anniversary season and their upcoming holiday concert.

Our Roberta Schultz shares her thoughts about performing and attending the legendary summer ArtSong concerts presented by Queen City Balladeers and previews this year’s line-up of performers.

Ron Esposito talks with local jazz pianist Billy Larkin about an upcoming concert he’s producing at the New Thought Unity Center featuring musicians Jana Stanfield, Faith Rivera and Susan K. Riley.

MUSE, Cincinnati’s Women’s Choir, is preparing for its spring concert on April 18 and looking ahead to their 2015-16 season. The choir’s director, Rhonda Juliano, joins Anne Arenstein with a preview of the Here and Aware concert at St. Francis Seraph Church plus their collaboration with the Sarah Center.

A special free concert is happening on Tuesday, February 24 at the Robert J. Werner Recital Hall at UC’s College - Conservatory of Music – the Academy Wind Quintet from the West Point Academy Band will perform. Brian O’Donnell learns more about this group and the upcoming performance from Sergeant First Class Matthew B. Smith, a hornist with the quintet.

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Two big, and relatively new, Cincinnati music festivals will be run by a Columbus company.  PromoWest has purchased the rights to Bunbury and Buckle Up. 

“We are excited to expand into the Cincinnati market,'' said Scott Stienecker, president and CEO of PromoWest Productions. "We have strong relationships with the bands that play Bunbury as they play our venues throughout the year."

According to a release from PromoWest, the concerts' founder, Bill Donabedian, will continue to oversee the events.  The company will handle booking, marketing, and production for the concerts.

The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra is gearing up for their 2014-15 concert season, so Maestro John Morris Russell paid a visit to our Brian O’Donnell to give a preview of the concerts that will include Disney’s Fantasia, Natalie Cole, Over the Rhine, and legendary trumpeter Doc Severinsen.

Dr. Casey Hayes, the artistic director for the Cincinnati Men’s Chorus, joins Lee Hay with a preview of their June 21-22 concert, Boys, Boas and Bears, featuring special guest Tom Goss.

Music legend and former Cincinnati resident Peter Frampton is coming back to town for a concert appearance at the Horseshoe Casino on June 22. He’s on the phone with our Brian O’Donnell to talk about the tour with the Doobie Brothers, the upcoming release of the music he wrote for the Cincinnati Ballet, and a new Humble Pie box set.

Cincinnati Men's Chorus holiday concert

Dec 6, 2013

Tom Crawford from the Cincinnati Men’s Chorus joins Robyn Carey-Allgeyer to preview their upcoming holiday concert, Tinsel Town, happening December 14 & 15 at the School for Creative and Performing Arts.

The Cincinnati Arts Association will present the acclaimed California Guitar Trio in concert, in the intimate confines of their Jarson Kaplan Theater, on Thursday, October 3. John Harig from the CAA and opening act, local guitar wizard Ric Hordinski, join Brian O’Donnell to talk about the music of the trio and how much fun their live shows are.

It's Commonly Jazz is back!

Jul 26, 2013

The pavilion in Eden Park will host the It’s Commonly Jazz series of concerts this August. As Robyn Carey-Allgeyer learns from organizer Laura Gentry, each Thursday evening will feature different jazz performers in concert for free.

Summertime version of Suits That Rock

Jun 14, 2013

They’re back! Suits That Rock, the successful fundraising concert for the The Carnegie in Covington returns with a summer themed event – SwimSuits That Rock – on June 22 and 29. Local business and civic leaders show off their true passion, music, by strapping on their guitars and beating their drums, all to support the children’s art education programs at The Carnegie. One of the rockers (and co-founder of this event), Fidelity Investments’ Kevin Canafax, joins Jim Stump with more information on the performers, the music, and the work of The Carnegie.

A song from country artist Billy Currington, who will be performing at the Kentucky Speedway prior to the Quaker State 400 race on June 29.

Carmon DeLeone's Big Band in concert

Jun 7, 2013

Carmon DeLeone, longtime music director of the Cincinnati Ballet, is also an exceptional jazz drummer, and he and his band, Carmon DeLeone and the New Studio Big Band, will be in concert at The Carnegie in Covington on June 13. He joins Robyn Carey-Allgeyer to talk about his love of big band music and the wide repertoire the audience will hear during the Old, New, Borrowed and Blue concert.

After a triumphant appearance with the Cincinnati Ballet in April, guitar virtuoso and former Cincinnatian Peter Frampton is coming back to town with a few of his friends: BB King and Sonny Landreth. They’ll be in concert at the PNC Pavilion on August 14 with a show called Frampton’s Guitar Circus Tour, and he spends a few minutes with Brian O’Donnell to talk about the music and these guitar legends.

Cincinnati Men's Chorus present "Loud & Proud"

Jun 7, 2013

One of the highlights of this year’s Cincinnati Pride Week will be the Cincinnati Men’s Chorus concert entitled Loud and Proud, taking place June 22 and 23 at the School for Creative and Performing Arts downtown. Artistic Director Casey Hayes is in the studio with our Jim Stump with details on this year’s program and the historical significance of this concert at gay rights.

June 2 is the final concert of the season for the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra. Conductor Mischa Santora and Executive Director Thom Mariner join Brian O’Donnell to talk about this special, patron-voted program.

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