Concert announcements: Artists coming to the area


Tickets are on sale at the individual venues and all Ticketmaster outlets, except where noted.

The Basement

391 Neil Ave., Columbus

www.promowestlive.com, 614-461-LIVE (5483)

Recently announced: Bear Hands, July 11

Upcoming: The Preatures, June 17; The Features, June 18; Jamestown Revival, June 19; Joe Purdy, June 20; Nothing More, June 22; Shakey Graves and Wild Child, June 23; Gold & Youth, June 24; The Griswolds, June 26

Bogart’s

2621 Vine St., Cincinnati

www.bogarts.com, 513-872-8801

Recently announced: Matisyahu, Sept. 26

Upcoming: Sleigh Bells, June 17; While You Wait Tour, June 19; Deltron 30/30, July 1

Canal Public House

308 E. First St., Dayton

www.canalpublichouse.com, 937-461-9343

Upcoming: GypsyComet, June 13; SWARM, June 14

Fraze Pavilion

695 Lincoln Park Blvd., Kettering

www.fraze.com, 800-514-3849

Upcoming: ONE: A Celebration of U2, June 19; Mountain Heart, June 20; Darius Rucker with Joel Crouse, June 29; 4192 — An Evening With Pete Rose, June 24; The Menus, June 27; Umphrey’s McGee, June 28; Darius Rucker, June 29; Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band, July 2

Gilly’s

132 S. Jefferson St., Dayton

www.gillysjazz.com, 937-228-8414

Upcoming: Old Skool Groove Night, June 20

Great American Ball Park

100 Joe Nuxhall Way, Cincinnati

http://cincinnati.reds.mlb.com, 513-381-7337

Upcoming: Beyonce and Jay Z, June 28

Hobart Arena

255 Adams St., Troy

www.hobartarena.com, 937-339-2911

Upcoming: Hometown Holiday, Dec. 7

Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati

1000 Broadway St., Cincinnati

www.horseshoecincinnati.com, 513-252-0777

Recently announced: Offspring with Bad Religion, Sept. 7

Upcoming: Diana Ross, June 14; Peter Frampton and The Doobie Brothers, June 22; American Idol, July 3

J.D. Legends

85 Millard Drive, Franklin

www.jdlegends.com, 937-746-4950

Upcoming: Aaron Lewis, June 28

Jerome Schottenstein Center’s Value City Arena

555 Borror Drive, Columbus

www.schottensteincenter.com, 800-273-6201

Upcoming: James Taylor, June 29

Kings Island

6300 Kings Island Drive, Mason

www.visitkingsisland.com, www.spiritsongfest.com, 513-754-5700

Recently announced: Spirit Song Fest, June 26-28

Legend Valley

7585 Kindle Road, Thornville

www.legendvalley.net, 740-323-1485

Upcoming: Country Jam featuring Hank Williams Jr., Dierks Bentley, Randy Houser, Chris Young and others, June 13-14

Lifestyle Communities Pavilion

405 Neil Ave., Columbus

www.promowestlive.com, 614-461-LIVE (5483), ext. 101

Recently announced: Goo Goo Dolls and Daughtry with Plain White T’s, Aug. 25; Lorde, Sept. 23

Upcoming: O.A.R. and Phillip Phillips, June 17; Broken Bells, June 19; Beck with Sean Lennon, June 20; Ziggy Marley, June 27

Newport Music Hall

1722 N. High St., Columbus

www.promowestlive.com, 614-294-7371

Recently announced: Temples with The Districts, Oct. 18; Blue October, Nov. 20

Upcoming: Jake Bugg, June 14; Wild Cub, June 25

Riverbend Music Center

6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati

www.riverbend.org, 513-232-6220

Recently announced: David Gray, Aug. 16

Upcoming: Zack Brown Band, June 13; Ray LaMontagne, June 14; Backstreet Boys with Avril Lavigne, June 15; Brad Paisley, June 20; The Cincinnati Pops with Chris Botti, June 21; Lionel Richie with CeeLo Green, June 22; Journey and Steve Miller Band, June 25; Fifth Harmony with Before you Exit, June 27; O.A.R. and Phillip Phillips, June 28; Tim McGraw, June 29; Goo Goo Dolls with Plain White T’s, July 1

Riverscape MetroPark

111 E. Monument St. Dayton

www.metroparks.org, 937-275-PARK (7275)

Upcoming: Kick-N-Flava, June 13

Schuster Center

Second and Main streets, Dayton

www.ticketcenterstage.com, 937-228-3630

Recently announced: Bill Cosby, June 15 (2 p.m. and 7 p.m.)

Southern Theater

21 E. Main St., Columbus

www.capa.com, 614-469-1045

Upcoming: Richard Thompson Electric Trio, June 18

The Southgate House Revival

111 E. Sixth St., Newport, Ky.

www.southgatehouse.com, 859-431-2201

Upcoming: Old 97’s, June 24; Black Flag, June 26

Taft Theatre

317 E. Fifth St., Cincinnati

tafttheatre.org, 513-721-8883

Upcoming: Ana Popovic, June 19; Gordon Lightfoot, June 27; Ziggy Marley, June 28; John Hiatt and the Combo, July 1

U.S. Bank Arena

100 Broadway, Cincinnati

www.usbankarena.com, 513-421-4111

Upcoming: Bruno Mars, June 27

20th Century Theatre

3021 Madison Road, Cincinnati

www.the20thcenturytheatre.com, 513-731-8000

Upcoming: Jamestown Revival, June 17; Sarah Jarosz, June 26



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