R&B singer Maxwell, currently on tour with special guests Ledisi and Leela James, launches a new season of summer concerts at Fraze Pavilion in Kettering on Tuesday, May 30. CONTRIBUTED

Concert announcements

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

Banker’s Life Fieldhouse

125 Pennsylvania St., Indianapolis

www.bankerslifefieldhouse.com, 317-917-2727

Upcoming: Neil Diamond, May 26; Bruno Mars, Aug. 13; Billy Joel, Nov. 3; Lady Gaga, Nov. 5


2621 Vine St., Cincinnati

www.bogarts.com, 513-872-8801

Recently announced: Social Distortion, July 29; Against Me!, Oct. 3

Upcoming: Miike Snow, June 19

Celeste Center

Ohio State Expo Center

717 E. 17th Ave,. Columbus

www.ohiostatefair.com; 614-466-8346

Upcoming: Ohio State Fair concert series featuring KIDZ BOP July 27; Alabama, July 29; Gabriel Iglesias, July 30; Cole Swindell, Aug. 1; George Thorogood and the Destroyers, 38 Special, Aug. 2; Rascal Flatts, Aug. 3; Pentatonix, Aug. 5

Dayton Art Institute

456 Belmonte Park North

www.daytonartinstitute.org; 937-223-5277

Upcoming: The Faux Frenchmen, July 13


405 Neil Ave., Columbus

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

Recently announced: Lil Wayne, June 23; AFI, July 14; Dashboard Confessional with The All-American Rejects, July 25; Lifehouse and Switchfoot, July 26; Modest Mouse, Oct. 4

Upcoming: Old Crow Medicine Show, May 31; Everclear, June 4; Twenty One Pilots, June 22; America, Guster, June 27; 311, New Politics, The Skints, June 28; Megadeth, June 30

Fraze Pavilion

695 Lincoln Park Blvd., Kettering

www.fraze.com, 800-514-3849

Recently announced: Garrison Keillor’s Prairie Home Love and Comedy Tour, Sept. 6

Upcoming: Maxwell with Ledisi and Leela James, May 30; George Benson and Kenny G, June 1; Joan Baez, Mary Chapin Carpenter and the Indigo Girls, June 8

J.D. Legends

85 Millard Drive, Franklin

www.jdlegends.com, 937-746-4950

Recently announced: Gin Blossoms, June 30; Puddle of Mudd, Saving Able and Sponge, Aug. 5; Steel Drivers, Aug. 19

Upcoming: The Eli Young Band, June 3; Highway Men Tribute, June 10; Jamey Johnson, June 11

Jerome Schottenstein Center’s Value City Arena

555 Borror Drive, Columbus

www.schottensteincenter.com, 800-273-6201

Recently announced: Kendrick Lamar, Aug. 22; Katy Perry, Sept. 7

Upcoming: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, June 7

Nationwide Arena

200 W. Nationwide Blvd., Columbus

www.nationwidearena.com, 614-246-3199

Recently announced: Chris Stapleton, Nov. 3

Upcoming: Twenty One Pilots, June 27

The Nelsonville Music Festival

3301 Hocking Parkway, Nelsonville


Upcoming: Ween, Emmylou Harris, Rodriguez, Son Volt, Parquet Courts, Twin Peaks, Sara Watkins, Big Thief, Honeyhoney, Margaret Glaspy, Sallie Ford, Mothers, Ron Gallo, Marisa Anderson, Hellnaw, Weedghost, June 1-4

Newport Music Hall

1722 N. High St., Columbus

www.promowestlive.com, 614-246-2000

Recently announced: New Found Glory, July 17; Social Distortion, July 30; Japandroids, Nov. 6

Upcoming: Franz Ferdinand, May 28; Royal Blood, June 10; The Wailers, June 11

Ohio Stadium

411 Woody Hayes Drive, Columbus

www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com/facilities/ohio-stadium.html, 937-292-6330

Recently announced: David Seders, Oct. 28

Upcoming: Buckeye Country Superfest featuring Kenny Chesney, Zac Brown Band, Miranda Lambert and more, June 10 and 11

Palace Theatre

34 W. Broad St., Columbus

www.capa.com, 614-569-0939

Upcoming: Sigur Ros, June 4

Paul Brown Stadium

One Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati

www.bengals.com; cincymusicfestival.com

Upcoming: Doug E. Fresh, Rob Base, Kid Capri, July 27; Mary J. Blige, Usher, Fantasia, En Vogue, July 28; Usher, Fantasia, Anthony Hamilton, July 29

PNC Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center

6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati

www.PNCPavilion.com, 513-232-6220

Recently announced: Pentatonix, Aug. 6; Chick Corea Elektric Band and Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, Aug. 13; Logic, Aug. 18; Gov’t Mule and Blackberry Smoke, Aug. 24; Young the Giant, Sept. 7

Upcoming: Travis Scott, May 25; ZZ Top, June 7; Paul Simon, June 10; The Head and the Heart, June 12

Riverbend Music Center

6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati

www.riverbend.org, 513-232-6220

Upcoming: A$AP Ferg, Future, Migos, Zoey Dollaz, May 31; Luke Bryan, June 1; Lynyrd Skynyrd, June 2; Chris Stapleton, June 16; Lady Antebellum, June 25

Rose Music Center at The Heights

6800 Executive Boulevard, Huber Heights

www.rosemusiccenter.com, 513-232-6220

Recently announced: Brian Culbertson, Aug. 20

Upcoming: Lynyrd Skynyrd, June 3; Sammy Hagar, June 5; John Legend, June 12; Ann Wilson, June 14; Vince Gill, June 20

Sawyer Point

705 E. Pete Rose Way, Cincinnati


Recently announced: Muse, Wiz Khalifa, G-Eazy, Bassnecta, Pretty Lights, The 1975, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Death Cab for Cutie, The Shins, AFI, Jon Bellion, D.R.A.M., Flogging Molly, MUTEMATH, Tech N9ne, Watsky, Mike Stud, Moon Taxi, Reverend Horton Heat, NF, Hayley Kiyoko, Kevin Garrett, Protoje, Eden, Cobi, Arkells, Civil Twilight, CVBZ, San Fermin, July Talk, VHS Collection, Dreamers, Frenship, Charlie Hirsch, White Reaper, CAAMP, Time Cat, The Upset Victory, Liberty Deep Down, Flying Underground and Current Events, June 2-4

Taft Theatre

317 E. Fifth St., Cincinnati

tafttheatre.org , 513-721-8883

Recently announced: Seu Jorge, Sept. 15

Upcoming: Old Crow Medicine Show, June 1; Joe Jackson, June 13; No BS! Brass, June 14; Joel McHale, June 16; Le Butcherettes, June 22

U.S. Bank Arena

100 Broadway, Cincinnati

www.usbankarena.com, 513-421-4111

Upcoming: Starboy: Legend of the Fall World Tour, June 9; Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, June 12

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