The best concerts across Southwest Ohio to plan for now

Country Music Hall of Famer Alan Jackson s Honky Tonk Highway Tour has added a stop at the Wright State University Nutter Center on Friday, March 16. CONTRIBUTED
Country Music Hall of Famer Alan Jackson s Honky Tonk Highway Tour has added a stop at the Wright State University Nutter Center on Friday, March 16. CONTRIBUTED

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

Aronoff Center

650 Walnut St., Cincinnati

www.cincinnatiarts.org/aronoff-center, 513-721-3344

Upcoming: 98 Degrees, Dec. 15; Mannheim Steamroller, Dec. 17; Elvis Tribute, Jan. 6

Belterra Casino Resort and Spa

777 Belterra Dr., Florence, Ind.

www.belterracasino.com, 812-427-7777

Recently announced: Sara Evans, Jan. 27; Eli Young Band, Feb. 10; Ronnie Milsap, March 24; Rodney Carrington, May 11, May 12

Bogart’s

2621 Vine St., Cincinnati

www.bogarts.com, 513-872-8801

Recently announced: Dashboard Confessional, April 4; Jimmy Eat World, May 5; Blue October, May 18

Upcoming: Blackbear, Dec. 15; Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Jan. 11

EXPRESS LIVE!

405 Neil Ave., Columbus

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

Upcoming: Clutch, Dec. 31; St. Vincent, Jan. 10

Fraze Pavilion

695 Lincoln Park Blvd., Kettering

www.fraze.com, 800-514-3849

Recently announced: Travis Tritt, Charlie Daniels Band, The Marshall Tucker Band and the Outlaws, July 28; Happy Together Tour, Aug. 9; The Menus, Aug. 17

Hobart Arena

255 Adams St., Troy

www.hobartarena.com, 937-339-2911

Recently announced: Luke Combs, Feb. 8; Justin Moore, May 5

Upcoming: Home Free, Dec. 15

Jerome Schottenstein Center’s Value City Arena

555 Borror Drive, Columbus

www.schottensteincenter.com, 800-273-6201

Recently announced: Chris Young, May 3

Upcoming: Lana Del Ray, Jan. 23

Kuss Auditorium

Clark State Performing Arts Center

300 S. Fountain Ave., Springfield

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

Upcoming shows: The Nutcracker, Dec. 15-16; Cabaret, Jan. 10

Nationwide Arena

200 W. Nationwide Blvd., Columbus

www.nationwidearena.com, 614-246-3199

Recently announced: The Eagles, April 8

Upcoming: Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith, Dec. 15; Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Dec. 30

Nutter Center

3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Fairborn

www.nuttercenter.com, 937-775-4789

Recently announced: Alan Jackson, March 16; Chris Tomlin, April 15

Upcoming: Harlem Globetrotters, Dec. 31

Ohio Stadium

411 Woody Hayes Dr., Columbus

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

Recently announced: Taylor Swift, July 7

Palace Theatre

34 W. Broad St., Columbus

www.capa.com, 614-569-0939

Recently announced: Columbus 90’s Block Party, March 22

PNC Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center

6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati

www.PNCPavilion.com, 513-232-6220

Recently announced: Steve Martin and Martin Short, May 26; Foreigner, Whitesnake, June 26; Yanni, July 27

Riverbend Music Center

6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati

www.riverbend.org, 513-232-6220

Recently announced: Foreigner and Whitesnake, June 26; Kesha and Macklemore, July 11

Rose Music Center at The Heights

6800 Executive Boulevard, Huber Heights

www.rosemusiccenter.com, 513-232-6220

Recently announced: Steve Martin and Martin Short, May 26

Schuster Center

Second and Main streets, Dayton

www.ticketcenterstage.com, 937-228-3630

Upcoming: Bell Biv DeVoe, Dec. 27

Southern Theater

21 E. Main St., Columbus

www.capa.com, 614-469-1045

Upcoming: Jim Brickman, Dec. 17

Taft Theatre

317 E. Fifth St., Cincinnati

tafttheatre.org, 513-721-8883

Recently announced: Miguel, March 8; Buddy Guy, April 11; Brian Culbertson, April 12; John Prine, June 9

Upcoming: Jennifer Nettles, Dec. 19; Seether, Dec. 20

U.S. Bank Arena

100 Broadway, Cincinnati

www.usbankarena.com, 513-421-4111

Upcoming: Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Dec. 21

20th Century Theatre

3021 Madison Road, Cincinnati

www.the20thcenturytheatre.com, 513-731-8000

Recently announced: G. Love and Special Sauce, Jan. 16

HOT TICKETS

The Southern Uprising Tour, a southern rock revival starring Travis Tritt, Charlie Daniels Band, The Marshall Tucker Band and the Outlaws, is headed to town.

The tour will make a stop at Fraze Pavilion in Kettering on Saturday, July 28, 2018, the music venue just announced. The show will begin at 5 p.m.

Tickets will range from $40-$65 and will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 16.

Tickets can be purchased online at www.fraze.com or www.etix.com or by phone at 1-800-514-3849.

Tickets also can be purchased at the Fraze FanFare Store located inside Town & Country Shopping Center, 424 E. Stroop Road, Kettering. It is open Monday to Friday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.

Country Music Hall of Famer Alan Jackson's Honky Tonk Highway Tour has added a stop at the Wright State University Nutter Center on Friday, March 16.

Tickets go on sale Friday, Dec. 15 at noon. Ticket prices and information are available at Ticketmaster.com, 1-800-745-3000, Wright State University Nutter Center Box Office and by visiting alanjackson.com/tour. VIP packages will be available.

Some of Jackson’s hits include “Here in The Real World”…signature songs such as “Chattahoochee,” “Drive” and “Gone Country,” “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere” and “Good Time.”

Jackson’s concert announcement comes on the heels of his 2017 induction to the Country Music Hall of Fame.

He has been named CMA Entertainer of the Year three times, has more than 25 years of membership in the Grand Ole Opry, a 2016 Billboard ranking as one of the Top 10 Country Artists of All-Time, induction into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, and the Heritage Award as the most-performed country songwriter-artist of ASCAP’s first 100 years.