Happenings: Concerts August/September 2021

The Roots will perform in Cincinnati on September 3, 2021 at the Andrew J Brady ICON Music Center located at 25 Race Street, downtown.

Soul Asylum
8 PM at Riverfront Live
4343 Kellogg Avenue

Grammy Award-winning American alternative rock band, best known for their 1993 hit “Runaway Train,” released their 12th studio album last year, Hurry Up and Wait.

Johnny Mathis
8 PM at the Aronoff Center
650 Walnut Street

Celebrating his 65th year in the music industry, Johnny Mathis is a sublime vocalist whose approach to pop music eclipses passing fads and trends.

September 2

Jefferson Starship
8 PM at Memorial Hall
1225 Elm St.

The legendary San Francisco rock band from the 1970s released eight gold or platinum albums during their heyday. The current lineup features original member, David Freiberg.

September 3

The Roots
8 PM at the Andrew J Brady ICON Music Center
25 Race Street

Three time Grammy Award winners and one of the most respected hip-hop acts in the business, The Roots are true originals with an unmistakable sound that features live instrumentation with jazz and jam band influences.

September 4

Meshell Ndegeocello
8 PM at Memorial Hall
1225 Elm Street

A 10-time Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, rapper, and bassist, Meshell Ndegeocello brings her unique blend of soul, jazz, rock, R&B, funk, and reggae to Memorial Hall’s intimate stage.

September 7

St. Vincent
8 PM at the Andrew J Brady ICON Music Center
25 Race Street

Hailed in a 4-star Rolling Stone review as “a mutant strain of retro pop steeped in New York lore,” Annie Clark a/k/a St. Vincent’s artistry is widely regarded as the most consistently innovative and intriguing presence in modern music.

September 12

Taj Mahal Trio
8 PM at the Andrew J Brady ICON Music Center
25 Race Street

Taj Mahal is an international treasure. Composer, multi-instrumentalist, and vocalist, he is one of the most prominent and influential figures of late 20th century blues and roots music and pioneer of world music.

September 14

The Avett Brothers
Doors open at 6PM at PromoWest Pavillion at OVATIONS
101 W 4th Street, Newport, KY

Formed by brothers Scott and Seth Avett in Concord, NC, this roots-band has continued to popularize the Americana genre with a number of original chart-topping hits, exceptional musicianship, and exuberant live performances.

September 15

Robert Earl Keen
8 PM at Memorial Hall
1225 Elm Street

Raspy-voiced Texas native, Robert Earl Keen, is a reluctant Americana cult hero, beloved for his irreverent style. Considered to be a musician’s musician, he has been a staple in the Americana music scene for 30 years.


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