Here Come The Mummies, the pre-eminent undead funk ambassadors come back to town for a party you won’t want to miss! The mummies bring their insatiable urge to get down to what promises to be one of the wildest shows Cincinnati will see this year. It’s a good thing you’re off work the next day…
Mountain Heart is the band that has been fearlessly revolutionizing the way acoustic music can be presented and played. Don’t miss this bluegrass powerhouse when they perform at The Ballroom at the Taft on May 30th!
Over the past eight years this Miami, Florida-based rock act Torche have toured with everyone from Mogwai to Circa Survive and Pelican to Big Business, however their sound doesn’t conform to any particular scene or subgenre. Torche is a four-pronged Floridian Riff Colossus that has steamrolled its way across the international underground. Torche return to Cincinnati to perform at The Ballroom at the Taft on June 3rd!
Fedora-clad troubadour Pokey Lafarge brings his amazing mix of string ragtime, western swing, and country blues to The Ballroom at the Taft on Friday June 7th in support of his new Third Man Records full length due in stores that week!
Country music legend Merle Haggard brings his band The Strangers to Cincinnati on June 26th! Don’t miss this iconic performer at the Taft Theatre!
Bosnian Rainbows is a new band featuring Teri Gender Bender (Le Butcherettes), Nicci Kasper (Kudu, KRS-ONE), Deantoni Parks (John Cale, The Mars Volta), and Omar Rodriguez Lopez (The Mars Volta, At the Drive-In). The group formed during the summer of 2012 and will release their self-titled debut LP in early summer 2013 on Sargent House. While the four members’ respective pedigrees are as distinctive as the names they’re attached to, the group itself is an entity all its own, unlike any other project any of them have been in. You could argue that they’re using it to redefine their entire approach to making music.
Kris Kristofferson is a Country Music Hall of Famer who ranks among the most versatile of American talents. He finds himself releasing the third Don Was-produced album in a twilight years trilogy. His latest release, “Feeling Mortal” follows 2009's “Closer To The Bone” and 2006's “This Old Road” in examining hard-won grace. Don’t miss this living legend when he performs at the Taft Theatre on August 11th!
Thao & the Get Down Stay Down will hit the road this summer on the heels of a successful North American spring tour that included sold-out stops in New York, Brooklyn, Boston, Chicago, Washington, DC, San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, Denver and Los Angeles. Thao brings her live show to The Ballroom that SF Weekly praises, noting that “Nguyen exploded with energy,” while Guitar World calls the group’s show “electrifying.”
The Taft Theatre and Live Nation are proud to welcome Lewis Black back to the Taft Theatre on Saturday October 5th!
Andy McKee is a phenomenally adept fingerstylist from Topeka Kansas who has gone from underground player to Youtube sensation. In addition to his flawless technique, he has an excellent knack for songwriting that sets him apart from many of his peers. Don’t miss Andy McKee’s incredible live show in The Ballroom at the Taft on Friday November 15th!
The Fresh Beat Band, Nickelodeon’s preschool music group and stars of the hit TV series of the same name, are giving fans one more chance to see them live as they hit the road again for 60 performances on their nationwide concert tour. The live concert comes to Cincinnati on January 22, 2014 at 6:30PM. The wildly popular The Fresh Beat Band Live in Concert Tour will resume on Nov. 12, 2013 in San Antonio, TX. The band will travel to theaters in new markets and revisit places including New York City’s Theater at Madison Square Garden and Los Angeles’ Nokia Theater L.A. Live. In 2012, more than 400,000 fans saw the concert making it one of the year’s most successful music tours.