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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, (614) 461-LIVE (5483)

Recently announced: Trapt, June 11

Upcoming: Joe Robinson, May 17


2621 Vine St., Cincinnati, (513) 872-8801

Recently announced: Kelly Rowland, June 22

Upcoming: Insane Clown Posse, May 13; Foals, May 14; Falling in Reverse, May 16

Canal Street Tavern

308 E. First St., Dayton, (937) 461-9343

Upcoming: 80’s Rewind Tribute, May 11

Dayton Art Institute

456 Belmonte Park N.; (937) 223-5277

Recently announced: Ron Jones Quartet, June 13

Fraze Pavilion

695 Lincoln Park Blvd., Kettering, (800) 514-3849

Recently announced: Gordon Lightfoot, July 30; Stayin’ Alive Bee Gees Tribute, Aug. 17; Toto, Aug. 21; Motel Beds, Aug. 27


132 S. Jefferson St., Dayton, (937) 228-8414

Upcoming: Eric Zadan Quartet with Andy Rush, May 11; Walter Beasley, May 12

Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati

1000 Broadway St., Cincinnati, (513) 252-0777

Recently announced: Gladys Knight and the O’ Jays, Aug. 17; Earth, Wind and Fire, Sept. 22

Upcoming: The Killers, May 16; The Shins, May 21; Ke$ha, June 8; Huey Lewis and the News, June 9

Jerome Schottenstein Center’s Value City Arena

555 Borror Drive, Columbus, (800) 273-6201

Recently announced: American Idol Live!, Aug. 29

Kuss Auditorium

Clark State Performing Arts Center

300 S. Fountain Ave., Springfield, (937) 328-3874

Upcoming: Clint Black, May 15

Lifestyle Communities Pavilion

405 Neil Ave., Columbus, (614) 461-LIVE (5483), ext. 101

Recently announced: Legends of Hip Hop featuring Geto Boys with Scarface, 8Ball and MJG, Juvenile, Mystikal, June 22; Melissa Etheridge, July 19; Adam Ant, Aug. 26

Upcoming: Don Felder and Toad the Wet Sproket, May 10; Insane Clown Posse, May 14; Todd Rundgren, May 16

Nationwide Arena

200 W. Nationwide Blvd., Columbus, (614) 246-3199

Recently announced: Bob Dylan and his Band, Wilco, My Morning Jacket and Richard Thompson Electric Trio, July 7

Upcoming: Mormon Tabernacle Choir, June 12; One Direction, June 18

Newport Music Hall

1722 N. High St., Columbus, (614) 294-7371

Recently announced: The Polyphonic Spree, June 25

Upcoming: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, May 11; The Presents with Dragonette, Classbox, May 13; Relient K, May 14; Foals with Surfer Blood, May 15; The Airborne Toxic Event, May 16; New Found Glory, May 22

Paul Brown Stadium

One Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati or

Upcoming: Macy’s Music Festival featuring Jill Scott, Charlie Wilson, Bootsy Collins, R. Kelly, Fantasia and Morris Day and the Time, July 26

Riverbend Music Center

6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, (513) 232-6220

Recently announced: Bob Dylan and his Band, Wilco, My Morning Jacket and Richard Thompson Electric Trio, July 6; Garrison Keillor’s A Prarie Home Companion Radio Romance Tour, July 21; Lil’ Wayne with T.I. and 2 Chainz, Aug. 6; Wiz Khalifa and A$AP Rocky, Aug. 11

Upcoming: Tim McGraw with Brantley Gilbert and Love and Theft, May 25

Sawyer Point

705 E. Pete Rose Way, Cincinnati

Recently announced: The lineup for the Bunbury Music Festival includes fun., July 12; MGMT, July 13; The National, July 14

The Schuster Center

Second and Main streets, Dayton, (937) 228-3630

Recently announced: Sarah McLachlan with the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, Nov. 1

The Southgate House Revival

111 E. Sixth St., Newport, Ky., (859) 431-2201

Upcoming: Martha Wainwright, May 14; Vandaveer, Young Heirlooms, May 21

Taft Theatre

317 E. Fifth St., Cincinnati, (513) 721-8883

Recently announced: Merle Haggard, June 26

Upcoming: Here Come the Mummies, May 26

20th Century Theatre

3021 Madison Road, Cincinnati, (513) 731-8000

Upcoming: Justin Furstenfeld, May 13

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