The Best Concerts in the City This Summer

See Your Favorite Artists in Venues All Over Cincinatti


Concerts in CincinnatiSummer always brings the events to the city. In the Cincinnati area, there is so much going on in the next few months, you might find it difficult to choose what exciting events you want to attend. Fans of live music will not want to let this summer go by without checking out at least one of the fantastic concerts that are traveling through Cincinnati this summer. Some of the biggest names in the music business are stopping through Cincinnati this summer. You can find out which bands that you love might be stopping through your city by checking out some of the various music venues in the area.


Head to the Riverbend Music Center


The Riverbend Music Center is bringing tons of popular artists to Cincinnati this summer. Both from decades past and the modern day, the bands performing at the Riverbend Music Center have huge followings and consistently draw massive crowds. This summer, fans of 80s rock will have a hard time choosing which concert to attend. Aerosmith is coming to Cincinnati on July 22 and tickets are sure to sell like wildfire. Other tickets that you are going to want to grab sooner rather than later are Pat Benatar, Motley Crue, and a joint concert from KISS and DEF LEOPARD.


You don’t have to spend a lot of money to experience some awesome live music in Cincinnati. In fact, you do not need to spend any money at all. One of the most anticipated events of the year is the PNC Summer Music Series on Fountain Square. The summer music series provides free outdoor concerts every night. It features both local bands, and smaller bands from all around the country who are currently touring around to gain exposure. Even though you might not recognize the names of the bands playing, you should definitely check out one of these fantastic concerts.


Check Out Up and Coming Artists at the Bunbury Music Festival


Summer in Cincinnati also means that it is time for the annual Bunbury Music Festival. The festival draws massive crowds due in part to the fantastic line up of musicians that come to the festival. The festival in known for booking some of the hippest bands present in the underground rock scene. As a result, the festival appeals largely to audiences of a younger age. This summer, young adults will be traveling to the Cincinnati area to see Fitz and the Tantrums, Veruca Salt, Paramore, and many others. The festival is taking place on July 11, 12, and 13.


When thinking about live music, do not forget about the classics. Seeing a rock concert is always a fabulously fun experience, but it might not always fit the tone of the evening that you are trying to plan. If you want to have a nice romantic evening out on the town with a loved one, taking a trip to see the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra is always worth the trip. The gorgeous sound of a full symphony orchestra playing some of the best music ever written will never fail to blow you away. If you have never been to the symphony before, it is an experience that you will definitely want to repeat.


In a big city like Cincinnati, there is never a shortage of live music entertainment. You can find concerts on almost every corner, fitting every musical taste and preference. From giant artists coming to the Riverbend Music Center, to small and local bands playing in local clubs and venues, you will never have a hard time finding an enjoyable concert. Taking your loved one out for dinner and a live show is the perfect way to throw a wrench into daily routine and get out to have some much needed fun.



Image Credit: