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Concert announcements


Cincinnati’s Riverbend Music Center, 6295 Kellogg Ave., has announced several big names for their summer lineup which continues to be released. New artists to the 2014 roster include Ray LaMontagne (June 14); Backstreet Boys with Avril Lavigne (June 15); Brad Paisley (June 20); Tim McGraw (June 29); Goo Goo Dolls with Plain White T’s (July 1); Pat Benatar and Neal Giraldo with Rick Springfield (July 8); Sarah McLachlan (July 11) and Panic! At the Disco with Walk the Moon (Aug. 12). For more information on the shows visit To purchase tickets visit the individual venues website, go to or charge by phone at (800) 745-3000.

The lineup for the two-day Macy’s Music Festival at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati has been announced and to say it is star-studded would be putting it mildly. Charlie Wilson, Robin Thicke, Chaka Khan, K. Michelle and After 7 will perform the first evening on July 25. New Edition, Ne-Yo, Keyshia Cole, Mint Condition and Chrisette Michele will perform on July 26. Ticket prices start at $48 and up and can be purchased by visiting or charge by phone at (800) 745-3000. For more information visit

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

The Basement

391 Neil Ave., Columbus, 614-461-LIVE

Recently announced: Griffin House, July 10

Upcoming: Miniature Tigers, March 23; Cherub, March 25; Run Boy Run, March 26


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

Recently announced: The Hold Steady, April 22; Queensryche, May 14

Upcoming: Cher Lloyd, March 21; Skism, March 22; St. Vincent, April 8

Canal Public House

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

Upcoming: Orange Willard, March 21; Lovely, March 22

Dayton Art Institute

456 Belmonte Park North; 937-223-5277

Upcoming: Chango, April 10

Fraze Pavilion

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

Recently announced: ONE: A Celebration of U2, June 19; Santana, June 11; GospelFest featuring Sanctus Real, July 27


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

Upcoming: Old Skool Groove Night, March 21; Batdorf and Stanley, March 22

Great American Ballpark

100 Joe Nuxhall Way, Cincinnati, 513-381-7337

Recently announced: Jason Aldean: 2014 Burn It Down Tour, July 19

Hobart Arena

255 Adams St., Troy, 937-339-2911

Recently announced:

Upcoming: Billy Currington We Are Tonight Tour, March 29; Brandon Heath and Mandisa, April 6

Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati

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

Recently announced: Styx, Foreigner and Don Felder, June 5

Upcoming: Paul Anka, April 13

J.D. Legends

85 Millard Drive, Franklin, 937-746-4950

Recently announced: Tyler Farr, June 1; Easton Corbin, June 7

Jerome Schottenstein Center’s Value City Arena

555 Borror Drive, Columbus, 800-273-6201

Upcoming: Miley Cyrus, April 13; Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour by Cirque du Soleil, April 18-19

Lifestyle Communities Pavilion

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

Recently announced: Santana, June 4; Beck, June 20; 311, July 7

Madison Theater

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

Recently announced: Los Lonely Boys, April 6; Tegan and Sara, May 8

Upcoming: Killbox; March 22; The Dugongs, The Celestials, Silis, March 28

Nationwide Arena

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

Recently announced: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, April 15

Upcoming: Demi Lovato, March 22

Newport Music Hall

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

Upcoming: Reel Big Fish, March 21; Gaelic Storm, March 22; Cut Copy, March 26; Mindless Self Indulgence, March 29

Ohio Theater

39 E. State St., Columbus, 614-294-7371

Upcoming: En Vogue, April 5

Palace Theater

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

Recently announced: Eddie Izzard, May 29; Il Divo, May 31

Upcoming: Gabriel Inglesias, March 21

Paul Brown Stadium

One Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati

Recently announced: Macy’s Music Festival featuring Charlie Wilson, Robin Thicke, Chaka Khan, K. Michelle, After 7, July 25; New Edition, Ne-Yo, Keyshia Cole, Mint Condition, Chrisette Michele, July 26

Riverbend Music Center

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

Recently announced: Ray LaMontagne, June 14; Backstreet Boys with Avril Lavigne, June 15; Brad Paisley, June 20; Tim McGraw, June 29; Goo Goo Dolls with Plain White T’s, July 1; Pat Benatar and Neal Giraldo with Rick Springfield, July 8; Sarah McLachlan, July 11; Panic! At the Disco with Walk the Moon, Aug. 12

Upcoming: Daryl Hall and John Oates, May 11

Taft Theatre

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

Recently announced: Nickel Creek, May 6; Ana Popovic, June 19

Upcoming: R&B at its best tour starring Johnny Gill, 112, Dru Hill, March 22; The Band of Heathens, March 28; Red Green, March 29

U.S. Bank Arena

100 Broadway, Cincinnati, 513-421-4111

Recently announced: Mike Epps, May 9

Upcoming: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, April 8

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