Dayton Music

10th Annual Miami Valley Music Fest This Weekend!


This weekend offers the perfect opportunity to see a large grouping of local talent, at the 10th Annual Miami Valley Music Fest. This two day music festival based in Troy, features over 50 musical acts on four stages, over the course of just two days!

Funk Fusion Jams at Jimmie’s


If you are interested in the excitement and dynamic energy that comes from improv, funk, and jams, you are in for a real treat Saturday night at Jimmie's Ladder 11. Family Jam Productions is hosting one of the regular "Big Damn Jam" sessions, this time featuring Mr. Todd Stoops. Stoops was the keyboardist for the ultra popular funk fusion band, Kung Fu. Now solo and on the road, Stoops is making his first appearance in Dayton at this epic jam session. You will also see all the usual stars from the Big Damn family, including Bryan Russell, Dale Lutz, Kevin Dumont, George Stix Furman, Tracy … [Read more...]

They’ll Be Singing The Blues Sunday


Enjoy some of the best blues bands and performers from the Dayton region and beyond. This free concert features seven live bands and food, beer, and merchandise vendors

Free Celtic Music Concert in Springboro


Dulahan is an anomaly in Celtic music, displaying an unwavering commitment to the strength and message of their original Celtic music. They pay homage to the traditional music that their signature sound has evolved from but are proud to bring their fresh new music to the Celtic music scene.

Dayton Philharmonic Salutes Rock & Roll Guitar Legends


show will feature some of the best-known rock guitar hits made famous by Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, the Beatles and Carlos Santana as interpreted by guitar virtuosos Dave Dunlop, Peter Brennan and Bob McAlpine, all members of Jeans 'n Classics.

Living The ‘Nerd’ Life: An Interview With Rapper K. Carter

K. Carter

 Kevin Carter (who goes by K. Carter) revealed to me when we met up that his passion ultimately was to play football.  Growing  up in Dayton for a large portion of his life, Carter moved to Tallahassee, Florida for a short  period of time.  While attending high school, he participated on the football team; envisioning himself  attending college and possibly expanding his playing days to further notice.  When he wasn’t on the  gridiron, you found Carter working at the Tropical Smoothie shop down by where he lived.  The  manager at the business, Ali, was an exceptional poet and helped young … [Read more...]

Psychedelic Cowboy Band To Rock Out Oddbody’s


The band was born in 1969 as a joint effort between John Dawson and Jerry Garcia, NRPS also included Phil Lesh and Mickey Hart. Their first gold record 'The Adventures of Panama Red' was at the forefront of the country rock sound with smoking hits like "Panama Red" and "Glendale Train.

Jimmie’s Jams


The first annual Jimmie Jam starts this weekend! It's owner Jimmie Brandell's birthday, and the folks over at Jimmie's Ladder 11 are celebrating all weekend.  They have joined together with Family Jam Productions and Jackie O's Pub and Brewery, to host three days of music, food, and brews. Not everyone can afford or get the time off to attend music festivals over the summer. This "stay-cation" is a great option for people who have limited time and funds to travel. The bands are coming to us, undeterred by weather and travel conditions. What a great idea! The fun starts  at 936 Brown … [Read more...]

Troy Summer Concert Series Kicks Off With Eric Jerardi Band!


Eric Jerardi, of the Eric Jerardi Band, is considered a true blues rocker. The performance marks the first concert in the Downtown Troy Summer Concert Series that draws thousands of visitors and locals to Troy’s historic town square.

Claudia Carawan – “Positively Soulful Music”


Vibrant, authentic and full of joy, Claudia Carawan is an award-winning singer, inspirational speaker & performer whose music runs deep.