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The Brightside Event & Music Venue

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905 E. Third Street
Dayton, OH 45402 United States

March 2018

Meet & Mingle with Brian Kilmeade

March 8, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
$40

WHIO Radio presents a special once in a lifetime intimate event with Brian Kilmeade. Meet Brian, get a free autographed book and…

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MOVE: A Powerful Evening of Storytelling Inspired by #MeToo

March 29, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join us for a powerful evening of storytelling as we move away from pain and blame and into healing and…

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Champion Electric at The Brightside (3/30)

March 30, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Hear&See Presents: Gabe Maas and the Bruins Mountain-House Weathervein Champion Electric isicle Gloomy weather. The Brightside Event & Music Venue…

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May 2018

PAGU live with Sunculture

May 25, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 11:59 pm
$5

Hear&See Presents: Pagu LIVE Sun Culture (Reunion) Superdivorce Fevre Forage // All Ages // $5 Advance / $10 at Door // Presale Tickets: https://hearseeco.bigcartel.com/product/pagu-at-the-brightside-5-25…

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Year of the Buffalo

May 26, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
$5 – $7

Hear&See Presents: Year of the Buffalo Grayson David Schick Probably Fine (Geoffrey Stump) Noah Rauch The Brightside Event & Music Venue…

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June 2018

Community, Cocktails and Cookies

June 6, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$10

Join us for an evening of community building, live performances, and friendly table discussions and activities about social justice issues!…

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The Pin Drop Series featuring Tod Weidner, David Payne, and OPA

June 29, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

The first show in our new concert series is here. Please come to the Brightside venue  to hear the amazing…

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August 2018

The Slump’d Tour: Cedar Green, bloom., & MORE at The Brightside

August 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

FBT ENTERTAINMENT PRESENTS Cedar Green bloom. AND MORE Stay tuned for more information!

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September 2018

Eat, Create, and Meditate for the Dayton Mediation Center

September 7, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$65

Eat, Create, and Meditate is more than a fundraiser! Come enjoy a casual evening of interactive cooking, Yoga, and art…

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HER Talks: The Men Speak

September 19, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$10

HER Talks is handing the microphone over to men. For a year, Dayton audiences have listened to the voices of…

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October 2018

Grand Opening The BrightSide

October 12, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm

We started this project a decade ago, so we are ecstatic to invite the community to celebrate with us- Our…

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November 2018

ArtCrawl: A Visual + Performing Arts Festival

November 4, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$10 – $20

Scripted in Black (SIB) and The Epitome of Dope (TED) Presents ARTCRAWL: A Performing + Visual Arts Festival Come check…

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One City: Many People, Many Voices

November 8, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$100

Join us for a fundraiser to support critical services for the Dayton area's immigrant and refugee community members! The One…

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Werksgiving 2018

November 21, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
$12.50

The Werks host the 11th annual "Werksgiving" With special guests Kommunity Service, featuring the following musicians: Johnny K AllDay - guitar/vocals Dino…

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The Rubi Girls Show Must Go On

November 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

It happens every Saturday after Thanksgiving...The Show Must Go On! VIP Ticket – The Show Must Go On ($100) Each…

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December 2018

PechaKucha Vol. 37

December 13, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
$2

Enjoy another fun night of 20x20s and a networking break. Cash bar this time, but we'll offer free snacks and soft…

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A Dedication to the Decades

December 15, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
$10 – $15

The Word will be presenting a Dedication to the Decades show. It will be an combination of vocalists, musicians, and…

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January 2019

Urban Yoga Movement

January 5 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
$40

Event date: January 5, 2019 at The Brightside Event & Music Venue in Downtown Dayton, OH. It is time to…

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MUSIC BINGO for Pink Ribbon Girls

January 15 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$5

Come kickoff our NEW monthly Music Bingo with our cohosts from Liftoff Entertainment! Doors open at 5:30, grab your cards…

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February 2019

The Brightside Bridal Open House

February 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Recently engaged and looking for your wedding venue? Married ten years and planning a vow renewal? Local wedding vendor who…

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Music Bingo For Heart Month

February 19 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Come on out for a night of music bingo! Do you feel lucky? Let's have fun and bring awareness for…

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Scare Away Cancer

February 28 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$35 – $50

Guests will work together to solve the crime of the evening. Not only will you investigate the crime, but you…

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March 2019

The Sound Valley Winter Music Festival

March 2 @ 6:30 pm
$8 – $10

We are excited to announce The Sound Valley Winter Music Festival at The Brightside Music & Event Venue. Join us…

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Scythian in Dayton

March 8 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
$20

United Irish of Dayton presents: SCYTHIAN Named after Ukrainian nomads, Scythian (sith-ee-yin) plays immigrant rock with thunderous energy, technical prowess,…

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Healthcare for All Ohioans Gala

March 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$40

The momentum is building for healthcare for all in Ohio and across the country! Single Payer Action Network (SPAN) Ohio,…

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Dayton Podfest

March 30 @ 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm
$10 – $20

Join us as we once again celebrate local podcasts and the ever growing world of podcasting. Are you a podcast…

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April 2019

The Nth Power

April 9 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
$12 – $15

Can't make it to Jazz Fest in New Orleans? It's not in the cards for us either. However, this year…

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LUXE Dayton + Clothes That Work

April 11 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
$25 – $55

LUXE Dayton + Clothes That Work Thursday, April 11, 2019 Brightside Music & Event Venue 905 East Third Street Suite…

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Rockin for RMHC

April 12 @ 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on April 13, 2019 at 6:00 pm

$10 – $50

Friday night come preparty & watch the band practice, with snacks and pizza and grab a few drinks at The…

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The Kerry Smith Band is Rockin for RMHC

April 12 @ 4:30 pm - April 13 @ 11:30 pm

The Kerry Smith Band will be Rockin for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Dayton by The Brightside Music & Event…

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An Evening with Ellis Paul

April 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$20

Join us for an intimate evening with Ellis Paul, renowned singer / songwriter and folk icon. He's celebrating his 20th…

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This Must Be the Party!

April 19 @ 8:30 pm - April 20 @ 12:30 am
$15 – $20

This Must Be the Party is back! The long awaited return to see this amazingly fun Talking Heads tribute act…

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Brainiac w/ Lung | All Ages Show

April 20 @ 8:00 pm
$20

Come celebrate the Dayton Film Premiere of "Brainiac: Transmissions After Zero" with us, and make a weekend out of it.…

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Chain Station with Red Sun Pasta

April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
$10 – $12

Join us at Brightside April 24th! Tickets $10 ADV/ $12 DOS 7:30 Doors 8:00-8:45 Red Sun Pasta (Ft. members of…

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Children’s Hospital Benefit

April 30 @ 7:00 pm
$10

Live music to benefit the Dayton Childrens Hospital Music Therapy Program. Special performances by Libby Dietrix, Isicle, Bird Brain Breakfast,…

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May 2019

Closest Relative w/ Jack Ballengee Morris

May 8 @ 7:00 pm - 11:59 pm
$5 – $7

Closest Relative : www.closestrelative.bandcamp.com After a 2015 motorcycle accident took two fingers from his left hand, longtime guitarist Jack O’Connell…

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Songwriter Showcase at The Brightside

May 8 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
$7

The Brightside Music & Event Venue hosts its first ever Songwriter Showcase, featuring three up-and-coming regional artists who are getting…

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LORE Mainstage: Hunger

May 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$25

The house lights dim and the spotlight illuminates the stage. A single soul walks onto the stage and within moments…

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The FreakShow Family Show

May 11 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
$5 – $30

From FreakShow Deluxe - Hollywood's own & ONLY carnival-style sideshow comes THE FREAKSHOW FAMILY SHOW! A show full of sideshow…

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MUSIC BINGO for Big Brothers Big Sisters Miami Valley

May 21 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$10

Music Bingo back this month for Big Brothers Big Sisters Miami Valley at The Brightside Music & Event Venue brought…

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The All White Experience: Vol. II

May 26 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$20 – $650

For the City Ent. Introduces: "The All White Experince Vol. II" an event that is designed to enhance the culture.…

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June 2019

Music Bingo for Artemis Center

June 18 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$10

Join us for Music Bingo at Brightside Music & Event Venue brought to you by Liftoff Entertainment - DJ &…

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Jazz-rock fusion with Chicago’s Marbin

June 28 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
$10

MARBIN is a progressive jazz-rock band based in Chicago, IL, with a unique story that stands out in today's music…

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July 2019

Entrepreneur Summer Party

July 11 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Startup Grind Dayton, Dayton Tech Guide, The Entrepreneurs Center, Downtown Dayton Partnership, and Entrepreneurs Anonymous are partnering this month for…

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August 2019

SWEENEY TODD, THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET

August 2 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on August 3, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on August 3, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on August 4, 2019 at 2:00 pm

$18 – $30

Sweeney Todd has become a bloody, worldwide success since being awarded eight Tony's, (including Best Musical), for its Broadway premiere.…

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Pagu Presents: “Youth Live” w/ Isicle and more!

August 8 @ 7:00 pm - 11:59 pm
$15 – $20

Experience this special one-night-only live band performance by Pagu at The Brightside Music & Event Venue. Featuring new music, and…

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Free Trauma Relief & Healing Workshop

August 11 @ 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Free

Many Daytonians are traumatized from the recent mass shooting and tornadoes. We are all in need of healing. To fill…

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Wrestling Revolver – Catalina Wrestling Mixer

August 23 @ 6:30 pm
$12.50 – $30

LIVE PRO WRESTLING TV STARS FROM AROUND THE WORLD! Stars from IMPACT WRESTLING, AEW, WOW Womens of Wrestling, & NXT…

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September 2019

Eat, Create, and Meditate for the Dayton Mediation Center

September 13 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$45 – $90

“Eat, Create, and Meditate” is more than a fundraiser! The community is welcome to come enjoy a casual evening of…

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MS Soirée

September 14 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

MS Soirée is a semi-formal cocktail event that raises awareness and funds benefiting the National MS Society. Attendees will enjoy…

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Jennifer Hartswick & Nick Cassarino Duo

September 18 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
$15

The world-class jazz-funk fusion duo Jennifer Hartswick and Nick Cassarino, set out on a limited engagement tour this fall, and…

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11th Annual UpDayton Summit

September 19 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$30

The annual UpDayton Summit is a launchpad for volunteer-powered community projects.  Community leaders will take the stage to share their…

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Soul’d Out!

September 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$20

The Bright Side is proud to present, The Tap Factor in “Soul’d Out!”  a live music event featuring Tap dance…

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October 2019

Blue Heron Trio CD Release Party!

October 10 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$5

Mark your calendars, everyone! Our CD Release Party for the brand new "Other Side of the Tracks" album will be…

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Come As You Art: Dayton Society of Artists’ Fundraiser

October 11 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$40

The Dayton Society of Artists (DSA) is thrilled to present 'Come As You Art', its inaugural fundraiser which will take…

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Dixon’s Violin at The Brightside

October 18 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
$12 – $15

Downtown's newest indoor music venue, The Brightside, is dedicated to providing a true variety of quality music to Dayton's audiences. This…

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GRAMMY award winning jazz at The Brightside!

October 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$10 – $15

Join us for another intimate evening of world class jazz-funk-world music from 3x Grammy award winning guitarist Bob Lanzetti, of…

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Greater Dayton LGBTQ Her/History Awards

October 24 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
$35

Join us as we recognize the best of the best in Greater Dayton LGBTQ+ Herstory and History. We will honor…

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An Evening with the Rodin Trio

October 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
$7 – $15

The Brightside is committed to hosting a variety of events to the Dayton area, including classical music too! We are…

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November 2019

D Funk All Stars with DJ Dingo

November 9 @ 9:00 pm - November 10 @ 1:00 am
$10 – $15

The Brightside's Vodvil Ballroom is the perfect spot for an Old School Groove Night! Get your dancin shoes on and…

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AISLE DO IT FOR DAYTON

November 13 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$15 – $20

AISLE DO IT FOR DAYTON Wednesday, November 13 5:30-9:30pm Brightside Event Center, downtown Dayton Special MC Guest Katie Kenney, morning…

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Wrestling Revolver | November to Member

November 15 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
$21.97 – $42.95

LIVE PRO WRESTLING TV STARS FROM AROUND THE WORLD! Stars as seen on: IMPACT Wrestling, WWE NXT, AEW, ROH, PWG,…

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Cirque Fatale Burlesque Revue: Where the Aerial Circus Meets Moulin Rouge

November 16 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
$25

Join us on November 16th for a glamorous, high-flying burlesque extravaganza. Celebrating 10 years of burlesque in Dayton, Ohio. Femme…

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