live event

President Obama at Cleveland, OH's City Club

Mar 17, 2015

WVXU will air a live broadcast of President Obama's speech from The City Club in Cleveland, OH on Wednesday, March 18 beginning at 3 pm.

Ken Rudin (The Political Junkie) and Neal Conan (former host of Talk of the Nation) will talk all things politics with you and special guests, plus trivia, the Scuttle Button quiz, and more on Friday, November 21 at Cincinnati’s Masonic Center (next to the Taft Theater) at 7:30 pm.

Doors open at 6:30 pm.
Tickets will be available at the door the night of the show for $25.

Live Election Night Coverage

Oct 28, 2014

Beginning at 10 pm, Statehouse News Bureau Correspondent Karen Kassler and WOSU's Mike Thompson will be providing live election night coverage from Columbus. Reporters Jo Ingles will be reporting live from the Ohio Democratic Party’s headquarters and Andy Chow from the Ohio Republican Party’s headquarters.

Cut Copy - Live in NYC

Nov 18, 2013
courtesy of the artist

Cut Copy - one of the highlights of MPMF 2011 will be featured in a live concert broadcast from KCRW and NPR Music.

Mikkii Schaffner Photography

WVXU proudly hosted Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me, the NPR Quiz, on Thursday, October 24. Thanks to all of the 3300+ fans who filled Cincinnati’s Music Hall. Joining host Peter Sagal and scorekeeper/judge Carl Kasell were panelists Mo Rocca, Roxanne Roberts and Peter Grosz, and the “Not My Job” guest was Ohio native and award-winning actor/author John Lithgow.

Tickets, including VIP tickets which include an invitation to a post-show reception with the cast, are still available through the Cincinnati Arts Association. Call 513-621-ARTS or visit their website:

September 10, 2013 at 9pm

NPR will offer live anchored coverage of President Obama’s address to the nation tonight.  It is expected that he will make his case for military action against Syria.

The 50th Anniversary Of The March On Washington

Aug 27, 2013

August 28, 2013 at 2pm

In honor of the 50th Anniversary Of The March On Washington, we present live, anchored coverage of the event in Washington D.C. by NPR.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me - tickets on sale August 16!

Jul 17, 2013

91.7 WVXU is proud to welcome the NPR quiz show Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me to Cincinnati for a live broadcast recording on Thursday, October 24. This long-awaited event will happen at historic Music Hall with the show beginning at 7:30 pm.