Dayton Music

Sunday Afternoon Musicales at DAI


The Dayton Art Institute continues its long-standing tradition of concerts at the museum. Afternoon Musicales are presented on Sunday afternoons in the fall, winter and spring, beginning at 2:00 p.m. (note new time!) in the NCR Renaissance Auditorium.

Saturday Night Live at the Soft Rock


Tonight the Soft Rock Cafe in Centerville will be rockin' for a great cause til 2am! This annual charitable event helps the fight against breast cancer and will benefit the Susan G. Komen Foundation. The night features a special, live performance by one of Dayton's favorite bands, THE FABULOUS DEBONTE BROTHERS ! Join the fun!  DOOR PRIZES, SILENT AUCTION, DRINK SPECIALS, 50/50 and so much more.  Please come out for a rockin good time with great music, and a great cause ! The Food Adventures Crew will be supporting the cause by being "guest pizza makers" for the night. Make a … [Read more...]

GemFest Anti-Bullying Concert at Yellow Cab

GemFest is a concert to battle bullying in schools

Live music and art communities are coming out to support a timely benefit concert to combat bullying in schools, especially for the#LGBT Youth. GemFest takes place this Saturday, October 3rd, at the Old Yellow Cab Building. This event directly benefits GLSEN Greater Dayton and their local anti bullying programs and GSAs in our local schools. It's your opportunity to "Stand Up and Be Heard!"! Organizers are excited to display area art work for the youth, and offer an open mic for spoken word, slam poetry, or any form of live music. Schedule of events: Doors will open for the GemFest Youth … [Read more...]

Star Gaze Music & Arts Festival


Star Gaze is a grassroots music and arts festival initially founded in 2013 by members of Nevele from Cincinnati, OH. The festival was built to celebrate the talents and community of southern Ohio and eastern Indiana but has since expanded to include event producers and artists from across the midwest. Star Gaze is two days and two nights of live music, visual art installations, flow performances, impactful workshops, and human togetherness, set among the backdrop of scenic Oxford, Ohio. Since the inaugural year, Star Gaze invites attendees to embrace their own creativity and expand outside … [Read more...]

West Carrollton Host the Battle of the Bands


Jim Bucher emcee's the Battle between 3 bands, for a $275 grand prize - to be determined by a panel of three judges. The bands, which will each perform for 30 minutes, include: Ghetto Circus, a band from Louisville, Kentucky, that performs music ranging from classic rock to heavy metal. Band members include Kel Bowman, Jordyn Cunnagin and Ryan Slaton. Jacob Shane & Company, a Dayton-based band that performs rock and blues. Band members include Jacob Shane, Sam Davis, Sarah Davis, Andy Couch, and Chris Cooney. Out of the Attic, a local band that has been together for 18 years, … [Read more...]

The New Old Fasioned Album Release Party

The New Old Fashioned celebrates the release of their second album.

The New Old-Fashioned, a local Rock & Roll/Alternative Country band is throwing a big party this weekend! The occasion? The release of their second album, Low-Down Dirty Summer Nights. Already critically acclaimed, this new release is highly anticipated by TNOF fans.

After 42 years, “Rejects” Play Farewell Show Friday


What do you get when you mix some local teachers, drums, guitars, a keyboard and couple of kazoos? The answer is the iconic, family friendly band that has been entertaining fans at special events and festivals since 1973. The Rejects, however, are disbanding as a couple of members are moving out of state for retirement. All good things must come to an end.

Subterranean’s Intergalactic Meltdown this Saturday!

Subterranean hosts the Intergalactic Meltdown Saturday night at Jimmie's Ladder 11

Subterranean's Intergalatic Meltdown features local band Subterranean and special guest The Big Black Galactic at Jimmie's Ladder 11 on September 26th 2015.

Bonz Live in Concert AT Oddbody’s


Bonz joins forces with Curt Taylor of Primer 55 to form the band BONZ. After creating the first few demos, they knew that something really new and invigorating was in store, and the music reflects that feeling. This is a “new” Bonz, with all of the flair and attitude that only he can bring, as part of a band that delivers the goods night in and night out, reiterating that the “Mouth of Mojo” is indeed back in fine form.

Chris Knight Live in Concert


For 15 years, 7 acclaimed albums and a hard-nosed career that’s been hailed as “where Cormac McCarthy meets Copperhead Road”, Knight has always let his music do most of the talking. And on record – as well everywhere across America, from roadhouse taverns to major-city concert halls – his songs have had plenty to say.