Concert announcements: Artists coming to the area

Each week, we compile a complete listing of upcoming concerts and new concert announcements to save you time and help you plan your social calendar.

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)

Upcoming: PJ North with Mayhem Like Me, AJ Quiero, May 31; Lee DeWyze, June 4; The Features, June 6


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

Recently announced: Blood On the Dance Floor, Oct. 2; Hanson, Oct. 18; City and Colour, Nov. 2

Upcoming: Dropkick Murphys, June 7; Cannibal Corpse, June 8; Ginny Blackmore, June 11; Portugal. the Man, June 14

Canal Street Tavern

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

Upcoming: The Giant Steps, Good English, May 31; Authors and Audio, The Shoehorns, June 1

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

Upcoming: Kettering Block Party, June 5; David Sanborn and Bob James, June 8; McGuffey Lane, June 11; Dayton Jazz Orchestra with the Miami Valley Jazz Camp, June 12; Get the Led Out, June 14; Sheryl Crow, June 15


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

Upcoming: Funk n 4 Summer, June 1; Old Skool Groove Night, June 7

Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati

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

Upcoming: 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, Aug. 29

Upcoming: Bruno Mars, July 10

Lifestyle Communities Pavilion

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

Recently announced: Ke$ha with Mike Posner, Semi Precious Weapons, Aug. 27

Upcoming: Passion Pit with Cults, June 7; Dropkick Murphys with Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls, June 9; Silversun Pickups, June 10; The xx and Grizzly Bear, June 11

Madison Theater

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

Recently announced: Young Jeezy, June 20

Upcoming: Jay and Silent Bob’s Super Groovy Cartoon Movie, June 8; Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band, June 14; Mewithoutyou, June 16

Nationwide Arena

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

Recently announced: Justin Timberlake, Nov. 16

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

Newport Music Hall

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

Upcoming: Atlas Genius, The Postelles, Hearts, June 7; Tricky, June 8; Weird Al Yankovic, June 11; Japandroids, June 12

Riverbend Music Center

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

Upcoming: The Lumineers with Cold War Kids, J Roddy Walston and The Business, June 4; Brad Paisley with Chris Young, Lee Brice and The Henningsens, June 6; Toby Keith with Kip Moore, June 14

The Southgate House Revival

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

Upcoming: Bad Veins, June 1; Flobots, June 8; Patterson Hodd and The Downtown Rumblers, June 9; Dawes, June 14

Taft Theatre

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

Upcoming: Death Grips, June 11; Baroness, June 12; The Mountain Goats, June 14; Merle Haggard, June 26

U.S. Bank Arena

100 Broadway, Cincinnati, (513) 421-4111

Upcoming: New Kids on the Block with 98 Degrees and Boyz to Men, June 25

20th Century Theatre

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

Upcoming: Father John Misty, June 11

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