fun. to headline Bunbury Music Festival; other concert announcements


The biggest announcement? The lineup of The Bunbury Music Festival, an alternative, indie-loving music fest in downtown Cincinnati, which will feature roughly 80 live performances July 12-14.

The July 12 lineup is headlined by fun., the band coming off a huge year and a Grammy Award for Best New Artist. The Saturday headliner is MGMT, and Sunday’s main act is The National. Other acts on the schedule include Walk the Moon, Tegan & Sara, Devotchka, Tokyo Police Club; Cake, Twenty One Pilots, Atlas Genius, Chairlift; and Belle & Sebastian, Yo La Tengo, Camera Obscura.

The festival, which will celebrate its second year, will be held along the banks of the Ohio River at Sawyer Point and Yeatman’s Cove. Tickets for the event are $55 for a one-day pass and $110 for a three-day pass and are on sale now at www.bunburyfestival.com/tickets. For more details, including the entire lineup, go online to bunburyfestival.com.

Read on for other area concert announcements. Tickets are on sale at the individual venues and all Ticketmaster outlets, except where noted.

DAYTON REGION

Canal Street Tavern
308 E. First St., Dayton
www.canalstreettavern.com, (937) 461-9343

  • Upcoming: Shrug, King Elk, Jasper The Colassal, Feb. 23; Rob MacPherson, Feb. 24

Fraze Pavilion
695 Lincoln Park Blvd., Kettering
www.fraze.com, (800) 514-3849

  • Recently announced: McGuffey Lane, June 11; Soul Pocket, July 16; Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers featuring Edie Brickell, July 28; Street Corner Symphony, Aug. 6; BWB featuring Rick Braun, Kirk Whalum and Norman Brown, Aug. 10; John Waite, July 19

Gilly’s
132 S. Jefferson St., Dayton
www.gillysjazz.com, (937) 228-8414

  • Upcoming: Tribute to Rick Fannin, Feb. 23; Such a Night! Last Waltz Live, Feb. 24

The Nutter Center
3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Fairborn
www.nuttercenter.com, (937) 775-4789

  • Recently announced: Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band, April 9
  • Upcoming: Elton John, April 3

Kuss Auditorium
Clark State Performing Arts Center, 300 S. Fountain Ave., Springfield
http://pac.clarkstate.edu, (937) 328-3874

  • Upcoming: Latini and Seal, March 7


CINCINNATI

Sawyer Point and Yeatman’s Cove
Downtown Cincinnati
www.bunburyfestival.com

  • Recently announced: The Bunbury Music Festival, headlined by fun., MGMT and The National, July 12-14. See the “hot tickets” box for more details. 
  • The Bunbury Music Festival, an alternative music fest in downtown Cincinnati, will feature roughly 80 live performances July 12-14. The July 12 (Friday) lineup is headlined by fun., the band coming off a huge year and a Grammy Award for Best New Artist. The Saturday headliner is MGMT, and Sunday’s main act is The National. Other acts on the schedule include (on Friday) Walk the Moon, Tegan & Sara, Devotchka, Tokyo Police Club; (on Saturday) Cake, Twenty One Pilots, Atlas Genius, Chairlift; and (on Sunday) Belle & Sebastian, Yo La Tengo, Camera Obscura. The festival, which will celebrate its second year, will be held along the banks of the Ohio River at Sawyer Point and Yeatman’s Cove. Tickets for the event are $55 for a one-day pass and $110 for a three-day pass and are on sale now at www.bunburyfestival.com/tickets. For more details, including the entire lineup, go online to www.bunburyfestival.com.

Bogart’s
2621 Vine St., Cincinnati
www.bogarts.com, (513) 872-8801

  • Recently announced: Scott Weiland, March 22
  • Upcoming: Paintdrop, March 1

Riverbend Music Center
6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati
www.riverbend.org, (513) 232-6220

  • Recently announced: The Lumineers, May 4; Tim McGraw, May 25; Brad Paisley with Chris Young and Lee Brice, June 6; Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band, July 16

Taft Theatre
317 E. Fifth St., Cincinnati
www.taftevents.com, (513) 721-8883

  • Recently announced: The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, March 30; Jeff the Brotherhood, April 1; Rusted Root, April 19

U.S. Bank Arena
100 Broadway, Cincinnati
www.usbankarena.com, (513) 421-4111

  • Upcoming: Muse, Feb. 27

20th Century Theatre
3021 Madison Road, Cincinnati
www.the20thcenturytheatre.com, (513) 731-8000

  • Upcoming: Cheryl Wheeler with Kenny White, March 8; Pavlo, March 12; The Whigs, March 17


COLUMBUS

The Basement
391 Neil Ave., Columbus
www.promowestlive.com, (614) 461-LIVE (5483)

  • Recently announced: Kate Nash, March 20
  • Upcoming: Murs, Feb. 27; The Orwells, March 5

Jerome Schottenstein Center’s Value City Arena
555 Borror Drive, Columbus
www.schottensteincenter.com, (800) 273-6201

  • Recently announced: New Kids on the Block with Boyz II Men and 98 Degrees, Aug. 3
  • Upcoming: Muse, March 5

Lifestyle Communities Pavilion
405 Neil Ave., Columbus
www.promowestlive.com, (614) 461-LIVE (5483), ext. 101

  • Recently announced: Garbage, April 2; fun. with Tegan and Sara, July 14
  • Upcoming: Tenacious D, March 6

Nationwide Arena
West Nationwide Boulevard, Columbus
www.nationwidearena.com, (614) 246-3199

  • Upcoming: Bon Jovi, March 10

Newport Music Hall
1722 N. High St., Columbus
www.promowestlive.com, (614) 294-7371

  • Recently announced: Bad Religion, April 4; Foals with Surfer Blood, May 15
  • Upcoming: Eels, Feb. 24; They Might Be Giants, March 2

Palace Theater
34 W. Broad St., Columbus
www.capa.com, (614) 569-0939

  • Upcoming: Matchbox 20, Feb. 16


INDIANA

Bankers Life Fieldhouse
125 S. Pennsylvania St., Indianapolis, Ind.
www.bankerslifefieldhouse.com; (317) 917-2727

  • Recently announced: New Kids on the Block with Boyz II Men and 98 Degrees, Aug. 4
  • Upcoming: Chris Tomlin, March 1



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