10 Things to Do in Southwestern Ohio This Week


Branden martin

This critically acclaimed singer-songwriter hails from the Appalachian Mountains of Kentucky and has already won the annual “Hoedown in the Holler” competition. He is known for his great soulful voice. Find him at Trillions Sports Bar and Grill, 9933 Cincinnati Columbus Road, West Chester, on January 6. For times and ticket prices, call (513) 777-2920 or visit trillionsbarandgrill.com.


This rock band enjoyed mainstream success in the 2000s. They released their eighth album, “The Sum of All Things,” earlier this year. See them at Blue Note, 9660 Dry Fork Road, Harrison, Jan. 7 at 6 p.m. Tickets cost between $ 18 and $ 22.50. For more information, call (513) 202-3570 or visit bluenoteharrison.com.

Echowave Cincy

This Cincinnati duo gives their favorite artists of multiple genres an acoustic twist, with a heavy emphasis on ’90s hits. See them at Overlook Kitchen + Bar, 5345 Medspace Way, Cincinnati, Jan. 7 at 7 p.m. . For more information call (513) 527-9906 or visit www.thesummithotel / dining.

hilarious jess

This stand-up actress first stood out with her sketches on Instagram. She would later appear on BET, VH1 and MTV’s “Wild-N-Out”. See her at Funny Bone at Liberty Center, 7518 Bales St., A-120, Liberty Township, January 7-8. Performance hours are 7:30 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. on Friday, and 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets cost $ 42 to $ 2. For more information, call (513) 779-5233 or visit.liberty.funnybone.com.

The Hillbenders present WhoGrass

Do you like the classic rock band, The Who? Do you also like bluegrass music? Join the Hillbenders as they perform The Who’s greatest hits with banjo, dobro and double bass. Find out at the Fairfield Community Arts Center, 411 Wessel Drive, Fairfield, Jan. 8 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $ 31 to $ 34. For more information, call (513) 867-5348 or visit fairfield-city.org/tickets.

Dillon Francis & Yung Gravy: Sugar, Spices & All Ice Cream Tour

Electronic musician Dillon Francis and rapper Yung Gravy are longtime close friends who have decided to co-lead a tour in 2021-2022. KITTENS will open. See them at the Icon Music Center, 25 Race St., Cincinnati, Jan. 8 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $ 39.50 to $ 49.50. For more information, call (513) 232-5882 or visit iconmusiccenter.com.

West Chester Farmers Market

Stock up on the freshest food in town for the winter months. Make sure you bundle up as the room is not heated. Check it out at Muhlhauser Barn, 8558 Beckett Road, West Chester on January 8 at 2 p.m. ET. There is no admission fee. For more information, visit westchesteroh.org/market.

Dawson, Beethoven and Bernstein: a shared humanity

Cultural identity and shared humanity are the themes of this classical music concert. You surely know the names of Ludwig Van Beethoven and Leonard Bernstein. Perhaps less familiar is William Dawson, who classically arranged African-American spirituals and added African rhythms to his compositions. Dawson’s “The Negro Folk Symphony” is the centerpiece of the concert. See it at Cincinnati Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, January 8-9. Performance hours are 7:30 p.m. on Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $ 14 to $ 107. For more information, call (513) 744-3344 or visit cincinnatipops.org.


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