Concert announcements: a look at 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)

Upcoming: The Return of Suspect Earth, April 26; Sons of Fathers, May 1

Bogart’s

2621 Vine St., Cincinnati

www.bogarts.com, (513) 872-8801

Upcoming: Twiztid, April 26; Pentatonix, April 27; Oily Murs, May 4; Limp Bizkit, May 5; Insane Clown Posse, May 13; Foals, May 14

Canal Street Tavern

308 E. First St., Dayton

www.canalstreettavern.com, (937) 461-9343

Upcoming: Rob MacPherson’s Band Camp All-Stars, April 26; Mike Perkins, April 27

Dayton Art Institute

456 Belmonte Park N.

www.daytonartinstitute.org/jazz; (937) 223-5277

Recently announced: Centerville High School Jazz Night, May 9

Fraze Pavilion

695 Lincoln Park Blvd., Kettering

www.fraze.com, (800) 514-3849

Recently announced: Styx and REO Speedwagon, June 25; Steely Dan with Deep Blue Organ Trio, July 24; KC and the Sunshine Band with the Little River Band, Aug. 30

Gilly’s

132 S. Jefferson St., Dayton

www.gillysjazz.com, (937) 228-8414

Upcoming: Cap’n Johhny’s Whiz Bang, April 26; Old Skool Groove Night, May 3; Ira Stanley and Dixie Peach, May 4

Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati

1000 Broadway St., Cincinnati

www.horseshoecincinnati.com, (513) 252-0777

Recently announced: Darius Rucker, Sept. 14

Upcoming: Il Divo, April 27; The Killers, May 16; The Shins, May 21

Jerome Schottenstein Center’s Value City Arena

555 Borror Drive, Columbus

www.schottensteincenter.com, (800) 273-6201

Upcoming: Brantley Gilbert’s Hell on Wheels Tour and Kip Moore, April 27

Kuss Auditorium

Clark State Performing Arts Center

300 S. Fountain Ave., Springfield

http://pac.clarkstate.edu, (937) 328-3874

Upcoming: Clint Black, May 15

Lifestyle Communities Pavilion

405 Neil Ave., Columbus

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

Recently announced: Alabama Shakes, June 18; Social Distortion, June 28; Fitz and the Tantrums, July 9; Ani DiFranco, Sept. 21

Upcoming: Don Felder and Toad the Wet Sproket, May 10; Insane Clown Posse, May 14; Todd Rundgren, May 16; The Avett Brothers, May 25

Nationwide Arena

200 W. Nationwide Blvd., Columbus

www.nationwidearena.com, (614) 246-3199

Recently announced: Selena Gomez, Nov. 23

Newport Music Hall

1722 N. High St., Columbus

www.promowestlive.com, (614) 294-7371

Upcoming: TECH N9NE, May 6; Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, May 11; The Presents with Dragonette, Classbox, May 13; Relient K, May 14; Foals with Surfer Blood, May 15

Palace Theater

34 W. Broad St., Columbus

www.capa.com, (614) 569-0939

Upcoming: Brian Regan, April 26; Marvin Sapp and Friends, May 3

Riverbend Music Center

6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati

www.riverbend.org, (513) 232-6220

Recently announced: Maroon 5 with Kelly Clarkson, Aug. 4; Kid Rock with ZZ Top and Uncle Kracker, Aug. 28

The Schuster Center

Second and Main streets, Dayton

(937) 228-3630, www.ticketcenterstage.com

Recently announced: Sarah McLachlan with the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, Nov. 16

The Southgate House Revival

111 E. Sixth St., Newport, Ky.

www.southgatehouse.com, (859) 431-2201

Upcoming: Martha Wainwright, May 14

Taft Theatre

317 E. Fifth St., Cincinnati

www.taftevents.com, (513) 721-8883

Recently announced: Grizzly Bear, Aug. 2

Upcoming: Gov’t Mule, April 27; J-Roddy Walston and the Business, April 30; Lyle Lovett and his Acoustic Group, May 9

U.S. Bank Arena

100 Broadway, Cincinnati

www.usbankarena.com, (513) 421-4111

Recently announced: Passion Pit, June 4; Big Time Rush and Victoria Justice, Aug. 7

20th Century Theatre

3021 Madison Road, Cincinnati

www.the20thcenturytheatre.com, (513) 731-8000

Upcoming: Doneta Dawson, April 26; Swear and Shake, April 30; Martin Sexton, May 9



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