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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

Upcoming: Ours, July 2; Phone Calls From Home, July 5; MONA, July 9


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

Upcoming: Emblem3, July 9

Canal Street Tavern

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

Upcoming: Aja: Steely Dan Tribute, June 28; Kim Richey, June 29

Fraze Pavilion

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

Upcoming: The Menus (sold out), June 28; Hank Williams Jr. and Gregg Allman, June 29; Night Ranger & Loverboy, July 5; United States Air Force Band of Flight (free), July 10: The Guess Who with Steve Augeri, July 11; Men of Soul featuring Jeffrey Osborne, Peabo Bryson, Freddie Jackson and Howard Hewett, July 12; Kickin’ Chicken Wing Fest (free), July 13; WTUE-FM’s “Breakfast With the Beatles (free), July 14


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

Upcoming: Ellie Lee & Blues Fury, June 30

Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati

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

Upcoming: Barenaked Ladies, Ben Folds Five and Guster, July 6; Alice Cooper, July 7; Sublime with Rome, July 11

J.D. Legends

85 Millard Drive, Franklin, (937) 746-4950

Upcoming: Travis Tritt, June 29

Jerome Schottenstein Center’s Value City Arena

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

Upcoming: Bruno Mars, July 10

Kings Island

6300 Kings Island Drive, Mason,, (513) 754-5700

Upcoming: TobyMac, RED, Building 429; NewSong, The City Harmonic, June 28; Newsboys, Lecrae, David Crowder, Thousand Foot Krutch, June 29

Lifestyle Communities Pavilion

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

Recently announced: Phoenix with the Vaccines, Oct. 3

Upcoming: Social Distortion, June 28; Last Summer on Earth Tour featuring Barenaked Ladies, Bend Folds Five, Guster and others, July 5; O.A.R. with Andrew McMahon and Allen Stone, July 6; Fitz & the Tantrums, July 9; QFM96 Wing Zing featuring Cheap Trick, Zoso, Scotty Bratcher and others, July 13; fun. with Tegan and Sara, July 14

Madison Theater

728 Madison Ave., Covington, Ky.; (937) 491-2444

Recently announced: The James Hunter 6, July 1; Animal Collective, July 18; Adam Ant, Aug. 24

Nationwide Arena

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

Upcoming: Justin Bieber, July 12; Blake Shelton, Sept. 20

Canceled: Americanarama Festival of Music featuring Bob Dylan & His Band, Wilco, My Morning Jacket and Richard Thompson Electric Trio, July 7

Newport Music Hall

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

Upcoming: Say Anything, Eisley June 28; The Dirty Hands with the Expendables, July 9; The Used, July 20

Palace Theater

34 W. Broad St., Columbus, (614) 569-0939

Upcoming: Jackson Browne, June 28

Riverbend Music Center

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

Upcoming: Kenny Chesney with Eli Young Band and Kacey Musgraves, June 28; Matchbox Twenty and Goo Goo Dolls, June 30; Rush, July 2; Red, White & Boom with the Cincinnati Pops, July 4; 311 with Cypress Hill, July 5; Americanarama Festival with Bob Dylan & His Band, Wilco, My Morning Jacket and Richard Thompson Electric Trio, July 6; John Mayer with Philip Phillips, July 9; Dave Matthews Band with O.A.R., July 12; Jonas Brothers, July 14

Riverscape Metropark

111 E. Monument St. Dayton, (937) 275-PARK (7275)

Upcoming: Cityfolk Festival with Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Maad Soul Music, Son del Caribe, Seefari and others, June 28-30 — call (937) 223-3655 or visit for more information; First Friday Salsa Series with Cla’ve Son (free), July 5; R&B Hot Summer Music Series presents Touch (free), July 12

The Southgate House Revival

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

Upcoming: The Copyrights, July 5; Zero Boys, July 12

Taft Theatre

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

Recently announced: Bonnie Raitt, Nov. 9; Here Come the Mummies, Nov. 23

Upcoming: David Byrne and St. Vincent, July 10

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