Dayton Music

The Heard, funk superstars from Chicago, are in town Sunday


Another great Sunday Funday brought to you by Family Jam Productions! The Heard is funk machine venerated for its deep pocket, authentic grooves, and reverence for legendary funk. They will be joined by local favorites, Gin-soaked Angels from Yellow Springs. In The Heard's hometown of Chicago, the group cut its teeth delivering hard hitting performances at some of the city's top venues - the beloved aliveOne, Metro Chicago, Lincoln Hall, Concord Music Hall, and Congress Theater. The band has backed hip hop artist Lyrics Born, former Galactic vocalist Theryl "Houseman" DeClouet, and has … [Read more...]

Hawthorne Heights puts on a Gem City Music Festival!

Hawthorne Heights headlines this showcase of Dayton original bands

  Hawthorne Heights presents "Dayton Is For Lovers", an all ages Gem City music festival tonight. Presale tickets available, and are $15: The band states, "We very rarely get to play a true hometown show, and are super excited to be able to make this happen. Dayton has a lot of very special and talented musicians, so choosing the line up was a difficult process. We tried to choose old friends, new friends, and total strangers that are both talented and working hard within the scene. What we came up with was an eclectic group of … [Read more...]

The Black Lillies Live at Oddbody’s


At the beginning of 2015, things had never looked better for The Black Lillies. Winning legions of fans through relentless touring and riding a wave of critical acclaim, the band had already successfully surpassed their PledgeMusic fundraising goals, selected a producer and booked studio time to record their new album when frontman Cruz Contreras was hit with unexpected news: two of the group’s five members would be amicably moving on.

Live Music Showcase in Downtown Troy

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Local original music groups Trey Stone & The Ringers, Tim Prichard & The Boxcar Suite, and Jack Ballengee-Morris will perform at a new music venue, Square Roots Records, in downtown Troy, Ohio on Saturday November 14th. Doors open at 7pm, Show starts at 8:30pm. Admission is $10 per person. BYOB. Square Roots Records, a new listening room, recording studio and event space, is officially cutting the ribbon on their space at 106 Market St in downtown Troy on Thursday November 12th. Two days later, they are hosting three of the area's brightest original music groups: Trey Stone & … [Read more...]

Gilcherfest Benefit Show at Blind Bob’s


Blind Bob's Bar is hosting, Gilcherfest, an extra special night of music to celebrate and raise money for Tyler Gilcher, who is battling leukemia. This special show, thrown by friends and musicians, features thousands in raffle prizes and an amazing night of live music from Swimming with Sharks, God Bless and Asher Jones, and The Nightbeast, This is definitely an evening you won't want to miss! Door cover will be $10, or $20 for entry with 3 raffle tickets. Raffle tickets can be purchased individually for $5 each, or 5 for $20. Raffle prizes will be listed in advance of the event. For … [Read more...]

Soul Asylum and The Meat Puppets live at Oddbody’s


Yes indeed the 90's are making a return this weekend via Soul Asylum and The Meat Puppets! Touring together, and stopping in Dayton, to help us relive Runaway Train, among other classics of the decade. Formed in the summer of 1981 by high school friends Dan Murphy, Karl Mueller, and Dave Pirner, Soul Asylum (named Loud Fast Rules up until 1983) quickly became frontrunners of American college rock, following in the tradition of fellow Minnesota bands Hüsker Dü and The Replacements.

Caldron of Musical Mayhem at Oddbody’s

Local band, Subterranean, hosts their first Halloween extravaganza!

It was a dark stormy night and Dr. Lovenstein was hard at work in the depths of his Subterranean freak lab mixing up a strong batch of funk. As he poured his steamy concoction into the large kettle before him the chemicals began to swirl and a dark melody arose. He raised his arms in victory and the Cauldron of Musical Mayhem was born. Dr. Lovenstein has invited Glostik Willy, and Jahman Brahman to the Subterranean Funk lab to help share his mystical creation. You won't want to miss this event that takes place Halloween night October 31st at Oddbody's! A freaky night of funky musical fun … [Read more...]

TEAM VOID | Nick Kizirnis @ The Trolley Stop


Crazy...big Rock-N-Roll Instrumental Show All Night Long Dance Until You Turn Into A Pumpkin!!!!!!!!

Dayton’s Chamber Choir is all about Athena’s Voice


Athena’s Voice, is a unique celebration of the female voice in the creation of choral music. The choir will perform diverse and eclectic works ranging from the popular sounds of Carly Simon’s ultimate working woman anthem, "Let the River Run," to the works of Fanny Mendelssohn (sister of the famous Felix Mendelssohn), who had a successful career as a pianist and composer in her own right. The concert will also feature Gwyneth Walker’s "How Can I Keep From Singing," Eliza Gilkyson’s "Requiem," Ysaye Barnwell’s "Wanting Memories," and Rosaphanye Powell’s "Down by the … [Read more...]

Night of the Rocking Dead in Tipp City


Are you ready for the Night of the Rocking Dead? It's all part of Harvest Fest in downtown Tipp City! It's an outdoor Halloween Party, featuring food and drink, costume contests, and live music. Don’t be scared – come out and join the fun! The 9th Annual Harvest Fest on 2nd and Main in historic Downtown Tipp City will be Saturday, October 17th, 2015 from 6-10 PM, rain or shine. Beer and wine will be served. You must be 21 w/ proper ID to pick your poison. Come in costume and compete in our costume contests! Prizes will be awarded for fun, unique, and best costumes. Live music … [Read more...]