The Must-See Summer Concerts At Your Favorite Cincinnati Venues

Plenty of music can be found this summer at the Andrew J. Brady Music Center. (PHOTO BY LANCE ADKINS)

No matter where you get your live music fix in the Queen City, this list has you covered all summer long.


Post Malone’s If Y’all Weren’t Here, I’d Be Crying Tour: With a 21 Savage collaboration and smash hit “Sunflower,” featured in Marvel’s Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, under his belt, this rapper and producer is bringing his latest album, Austin, to Cincinnati for a sold-out Riverbend show. July 9, 8pm, Tickets are sold out

50 Cent’s The Final Lap Tour: In honor of the 20th anniversary of his breakout album Get Rich or Die Tryin’, Emmy and Grammy Award-winning rap legend 50 Cent will embark on his final tour, stopping in Cincinnati to perform hit tracks like “In Da Club” and “Candy Shop” for the first time in decades. July 29, 7pm, Tickets start at $39.50

5 Seconds of Summer’s The Five Seconds of Summer Show: This Australian boy band and face of 2010s pop rock are hitting three continents and 19 countries to promote “The Feeling of Falling Upwards,” recorded live at The Royal Albert Hall. August 26, 8pm, Tickets start at $29.50

Jelly Roll’s Backroad Baptism Tour: Recently named Breakthrough Artist of the Year at Billboard’s 2023 Country Power Players in Nashville on the heels of his new album, Whitsitt Chapel, this rising country star received widespread acclaim for his single “Son of a Sinner” and will make a stop in Cincinnati during his upcoming North American tour. September 28, 5:30pm, Tickets start at $89



Grandson’s I Love You, I’m Trying Tour: With over 5 million monthly Spotify listeners, Canadian singer grandson stops in Cincinnati during his world tour for new album I Love You, I’m Trying. July 3, 7pm, Tickets start at $23

Future Islands: 6 studio albums and a viral 2014 performance of breakthrough single “Seasons (Waiting on You)” on The Late Show with David Letterman made this band, who are currently touring the world, a household name. July 8, 6:30pm, Tickets start at $29.50

Declan McKenna’s The Big Return: Known for his lyric-based political activism, this singer-songwriter from the United Kingdom hits the road eight years after his hit song “Brazil.” July 28, 6:30pm, Tickets start at $30

Bowling for Soup’s Getting Old Sucks Tour: This pop punk band, jokingly self-proclaimed “easily the best band you’ve ever seen,” brings their humor and high-energy stage presence to the Queen City. September 15, 6:30pm, Tickets start at $30


Andrew J. Brady Center

Noah Kahan’s The Stick Season Tour: “Stick Season” took our radios by storm last fall with its folky New England nostalgia, reaching #1 on the AAA Radio Chart. Now you can hear the hit single, along with the rest of Kahan’s discography, live at ICON Festival Stage. June 23, 8pm, Tickets start at $200

Melanie Martinez’s Portals Tour: After getting her start on The Voice’s third season, Martinez rose to fame for her 2015 hit album Cry Baby and signature two-tone hair. July 7, 7:30pm, Tickets start at $279

Incubus: The platinum award-winning ‘90s rock band brings hits like “Drive” and “Wish You Were Here” to longtime Cincinnati fans during their stint of international shows. August 1, 7pm, Tickets start at $45

Rufus Du Sol’s Summer ’23 Tour: This Australian group heads to the Midwest for their summer tour after winning a Grammy for “Alive” last year. August 9, 7:30pm, Tickets start at $59.50

Dominic Fike’s Don’t Stare At The Sun Tour: After gaining popularity for hit song “3 Nights” and headlining video game Fortnite’s concert series in 2020, the Euphoria actor will stop in Cincinnati on his 25-city tour. August 29, 8pm, Tickets start at $59.50



AJR presented by Bunbury Music Festival: This pop trio of brothers—known for their multi-instrumental talent and songs like “World’s Smallest Violin”—are set to appear at Ovation as part of their annual Bunbury Music Festival series. June 23, 6pm, Tickets start at $49.50

Two Friends presented by PromoWest Productions and Prime Social Group: Fresh off their Coachella 2023 performance, this DJ duo of childhood friends from LA have notably remixed The Killers’ “Mr. Brightside” and worked with Lana Del Ray and The Chainsmokers.  June 27, 7pm, Tickets start at $34.50

Tash Sultana’s North American Tour 2023: Melbourne-based artist Tash Sultana composes, engineers, and produces their own music, so attendees of their Cincinnati show will experience singles like “Mystik” and “Murder to the Mind” in all their original glory. September 9, 6:30pm, Tickets start at $35

Noah Cyrus’ The Hardest Part Tour: Singer, actress, and younger sister of Miley Cyrus, this 23-year-old household name will perform hits from her newest album, The Hardest Part, including “I Just Want A Lover,” which garnered 1.8M views since it dropped last fall.  September 27, 7pm, Tickets start at $27.50


…And More!

Taylor Swift’s The Eras Tour: Country-pop superstar Taylor Swift is heading to Paycor Stadium for her much-anticipated The Eras Tour performance, estimated to generate $4.6B for local economies. Tickets are sold out, but don’t fret, local fans have snagged them through Twitter resale accounts and pre-show Ticketmaster drops. June 30 and July 1, 6:30pm, Tickets are sold out

Sawyer Point Summer Concert Series: Sawyer Point kicks off its annual series of live performances and Sawyer Point & Yeatman’s Cove, featuring Vernon Mcintyre’s Appalachian Grass, The Classic Rock Experience, and even more genres. July 1 and August 5, 4pm, Tickets free of charge

Rockin’ the Roebling: Bands from around Cincinnati will be rocking all summer long at Smale Riverfront Park next to The Banks. Moerlein Lager House offers food and drink at every event, so grab your lawn chairs! Dates announced at, Tickets free of charge

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s Brady Block Parties: If you’re a classical music fan, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra hosts complementary outdoor performances in neighborhoods across Cincinnati, including West End, Price Hill, Walnut Hills, and more. Dates announced at, Tickets free of charge


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