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Published: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 @ 6:00 AM
Updated: Wednesday, February 07, 2018 @ 2:56 PM
— Featuring a cast of 30 of the world’s greatest acrobats, contortionists and aerial artists, Cirque D’Or amazes crowds with their electrifying and mesmerizing stunts.
The sensational aerial performances have been dubbed “breathtaking” by The New York Times and “fantastic” by CBS News.
This all-ages traveling show makes at stop at the Victoria Theatre at 3 p.m. Feb. 11.
Tickets are on sale now at Ticket Center Stage, by calling 937-228-3630 or 888-228-3630. Tickets are also available online at www.ticketcenterstage.com.
Want to go?
WHAT: Cirque d’Or
WHERE: Victoria Theatre, 138 N. Main St., Dayton
HOURS: 3 p.m. Feb. 11
INFO: Ticket Center Stage, 937-228-3630 or 888-228-3630
Published: Thursday, March 10, 2016 @ 6:00 AM
Updated: Monday, February 19, 2018 @ 6:00 AM
If you ever wondered what exactly you should be doing this St. Patrick's Day, you've got your work cut out for you. If one thing’s for certain, Dayton doesn’t take St. Patrick’s Day lightly.
>> QUIZ: What should you drink on St. Patty’s Day?
Here are the events we know of so far, laid out all nice and neat for you. We’ll be continuously updating the list as the big day gets closer, so stay tuned. If there are any events we missed, email email@example.com and we’ll add it to the list!
Harrigan’s St. Patrick’s Day Charity 5K
It’s a St. Patrick's tradition for a great cause. Proceeds go toward helping support local charities such as the Alzheimer's Association, United Rehabilitation Services, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and South Community, Inc.
WHEN: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Saturday, March 10
WHERE: Harrigan’s Tavern, 4070 Marshall Rd., Kettering
Brown Street Shamrock Shuffle Pub Crawl
This event kicks off Wednesday, March 14 at 9 p.m. Wristbands grant you access to most bars with live DJs along with Miller Lite specials at Milano’s, Flanagan’s Pub, The Fieldhouse, Romer’s and Buffalo Wild Wings. Only 200 shirts will be ordered this year, so hurry to get yours while you can! Registration is only $5 during the entire month of February.
WHEN: 9 p.m.-2 a.m., Wednesday, March 14
WHERE: Brown Street, 1834 Brown St., Dayton (Milano’s address for reference)
Ithika Rocks St. Patrock’s Day
Nothing shy of perfection here. Join this all-encompassing Irish party with live bands, beer, Irish dance and food. Live entertainment from your favorite WTUE and ALT 103.9 personalities along with the Ithika, Dulahan and other great musical acts.
WHEN: 8:15 p.m.- 11 p.m., Saturday, March 17
WHERE: Flanagan’s Pub, 101 E Stewart St, Dayton
ARTEMIS CENTER’S ST. PATRICK MARDI GRAS GALA
A Mardi Gras celebration to benefit the Artemis Center, Dayton’s domestic violence resource agency. The evening begins with cocktail hour including two complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres, followed by a cash bar. Cocktail attire is recommended, and Mardi Gras masks and hats encouraged.
“Founded by a small group of women, often working without pay, Artemis was to provide services beyond the traditional housing and safety offered by shelters,” according to its website.
WHEN: 6:30 p.m.- 11 p.m. Saturday, March 10
WHERE: Sinclair Ponitz Center, 444 West Third St., Dayton
>> PHOTOS: St. Pat’s 2017 lunch crowd at Flanagan’s Pub
MIAMI VALLEY PIPES AND DRUMS AT AT BEEF O’BRADY’S
The ever-popular Miami Valley Pipes and Drums bagpipe band will be making a stop at Beef O’ Brady’s during Saturday afternoon as a part of their Dayton-area St. Patrick’s Day tour. More details about Beef O’ Brady’s St. Patrick’s Day specials are coming soon, but it’s no secret that this place knows how to do St. Patrick’s Day right.
WHEN: Bagpipe band will be at restaurant from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 17
WHERE: Beef O’ Brady’s, 3347 Seajay Dr., Beavercreek
ST. PATRICK'S DAY AT MCKINLEY'S PUB
McKinley’s will be open bright and early at 7 a.m. and continue the party until 2 a.m. the next morning. This themed event will have lots of beer, green beer and shot specials.
WHEN: 7 a.m. Saturday, March 17 through 2 a.m. Sunday, March 18
WHERE: McKinley’s Pub, 5120 Pleasant Ave., Fairfield
>> PHOTOS: The best-dressed of St. Patrick’s Day 2016
Live Music At Blind Bob’s
You can shamROCK the night away at Blind Bob’s as you jam out to the Red Hot Rebellion and the 500 Miles to Memphis band.
WHEN: 10 p.m.-2 a.m., Saturday, March 17
WHERE: Blind Bob’s Bar, 430 E. 5th St., Dayton
Get a Handle On St. Patrick’s Day At Crooked Handle Brewing Co.
St. Patty's Day is just around the corner, and CHBC has been working hard to make 2018 a memorable one. There will be green beer, Irish Red Ale flowing from the taps, green jello shots and specials on Jameson and Tully. Limited edition green CHBC t shirts will be available and the night will be capped off with Live music from Kenny Floyd.
WHEN: 12 p.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, March 17
WHERE: Crooked Handle Brewing Co., 760 N. Main St., Springboro
St. Patrick’s Day At The Dublin Pub
One of Dayton’ biggest St. Patrick’s Day bashes, the party starts on March 16 at the Dublin Pub at 8 p.m. when the tent opens for the pre-show and a live band (TBA). The official beginning of the 20th annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration kicks-off at 5:30 a.m. on March 17, where the first 100 people will get a free T-shirt.
WHEN: 8 p.m. Friday, March 16 through 3 a.m. Sunday March 18
WHERE: Dublin Pub, 300 Wayne Ave., Dayton
St. Patty’s Day 2-Day Party at The Irish Club of Dayton
For no cover charge at all, you can experience two whole days of one of Dayton’s best St. Patrick’s Day parties. The celebration kicks off on Friday with the Father Son & Friends band, followed by the Dwyer School of Irish Dancers. Of course, you can’t go hungry with Irish Stew and other food and drink specials all night long. Then, wake up Saturday morning to a ‘Big O’ Breakfast’ for just $5 to get ready for a lineup of a day, including 92.9 Jack FM Live with Danielle, the O’Rodney Band and many more.
WHEN: 7 p.m. Friday, March 16 through 11 p.m. Saturday, March 17
WHERE: Irish Club of Dayton, 6555 Dog Leg Rd., Dayton
Published: Friday, February 16, 2018 @ 3:25 PM
We’re blessed to have not only the Jay’s anniversary luncheon this Saturday, Feb. 17, but two MORE wine dinners coming up later in the month, at Ollie’s Place (their first!) and at Carrabba’s Italian Grill (and no, they’re NOT on the same night!) What glorious opportunities to explore the delightful mysteries of food and wine pairings! And a mighty thank-you to the Dayton-based wine enthusiast who puts together this amazing tastings list and allows us to copy and paste it here. Cheers!
ALSO NEW TODAY: Calling whiskey connoisseurs: Jungle Jim’s Whiskey Night is back
Jay’s Kitchen Door 225 E. Sixth St. in Dayton’s Oregon Historic District, RSVP Events (937) 222-2892 www.jays.com
Jay’s Seafood Restaurant Wine Tasting
Friday, February 16, 4-8 pm
2015 Château d’Anice Graves Blanc
2015 Tour de Tour
2015 Andre Brunel Chateauneuf du Pape
2014 Chateau D’Issan
2014 La Chapelle De La Mission Haut Brion
Saturday, February 17, 12-6
NV Stradivarius Champagne
2014 Clarendelle Medoc
2014 Quintus Saint Emilon
2013 Le Dragon de Quintus
Jay’s Anniversary Bordeaux Wine Luncheon - $65 Saturday, February 17, 12:30 pm
Salad of Haricot Verts and Tomatoes
Soft Scrambled Eggs with Crème Fraiche
Pasta with Poached Shrimp
G de Guiraud
Lamb with Caviar and Pistachio Puree
Clarendelle Haut Medoc
Flank Steak with Civraxiu sauce and asparagus
Quintus St Emilion
Arrow Wine and Spirits:
Arrow Far Hills – 2950 Far Hills Ave. Kettering (937) 298-1456 www.arrowwineandspirits.com
Saturday, February 17, 2018 11-5 PM
‘16 Anne Amie Pinot Gris
‘13 Neyers Chardonnay
‘15 Robert Mondavi Pinot Noir
‘15 Domaine de Couron Dotes Du Rhone
‘15 Centine Toscana
Clos De Los Siete
Saturday, February 17, 2018 1-4 PM
Great Lakes Hop Madness
Nowhere In Particular Bath 017
Oddside Sinister Vertigo
Coronado North Island
Arrow Wine & Spirits Centerville – 615 Lyons Rd. Centerville (937) 433-6778 www.arrowwineandspirits.com
Beer Tasting Friday, February 16, - 5pm to 7pm
Madtree Brewing with Brewery Rep. Jacob Stratton
Rubus Cacao - Stout w/cacao nibs and Raspberrys
Loona Lux - WHite IPA
Joon - Ale aged in GIn Barrels w/ Juniper Berrys
Levanta Obscura - Brown Ale aged in oak w/cherries
Unhappy Amber - Imperial Amber ale
$1 a Taste
Wine Tasting Saturday, February 17, 11am-5pm
2016 Foris Pinot Gris
2015 Frank Family Chardonnay
2016 Domaine Courtois Cotes du Rhone
2014 Wild Thing Old Vine Zinfandel
2016 Runquist Barbera
2014 Priest Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon
2014 Ruby Dolce Malvasia
Dorothy Lane Markets (DLM)
Dorothy Lane Market Oakwood, The Mezzanine.
Friday, February 16, 4-8pm:
2016 Minini Pinot Grigio
2017 Whispering Angel Cotes de Provence
2014 Willakenzie Gisélle Pinot Noir
2014 Produttori del Barbaresco Barbaresco
2014 Murrieta’s Well “The Spur” Red
2014 Franciscan Magnificat
DLM Deal: 2016 Minini Montepulciano D’Abruzzo
Oyster Happy Hour, Fridays, 4-7pm
Saturday, February 17, 2-6pm:
DLM Washington Square
Saturday, February 17 2018 12-5 PM
2016 Chateau Lamothe Bordeaux Blanc, Bordeaux, France
2016 Imagery Chardonnay, California
2015 Pietra Luna Nrgramaora del Salento, Italy
2017 Samuel Wynn “Dice with Destiny” Red Blend, Australia
2014 Baer Merlot, Columbia Valley, Washington
2010 Obalo 2010 Rioja Reserva, Spain
Dorothy Lane Springboro
Friday, February 16th , 3 - 7 pm
Guyot Choppin Champagne
2013 Fiddlehead Sauvignon Blanc
2016 Carneros Highway Chardonnay
2016 Populis Wabi-Sabi Red
2015 Scullflower Red
2016 Daou Cabernet Sauvignon
On Tap: www.untappd.com www.dorothylane.com
Weyerbacher Sunday Morning Stout
Homestaed Snake Oil Pale Ale
Saturday, February 17th 1-5 pm
Cave de Bissey Cremant de Bourgogne
2015 Chehalem Pinot Gris
2012 Scherrer Chardonnay
2013 Chateau L’Argentier Languedoc Rouge
2014 Lamadrid Cabernet Franc
2014 De Fonbel Saint Emilion Grand Cru
2013 Pine Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon
Zemore’s Wine Cellar & Bistro
4457 W Franklin St
Bellbrook, OH 45305
Tuesday - Thursday: 4:00PM - 8:30 PM Friday - Saturday: 4:00PM - 10:00 PM Sunday & Monday: Closed
Zemore’s Featured Wines February 9-15
2016 Trivento ‘White Orchid’ White Blend/Argentina
2016 D’Orsario Pinot Grigio/Italy
2015 Complicated Chardonnay/California
2015 Randall Monroe Pinot Noir/California
2014 Motto Gungho Red Blend/California
2013 Marlo Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon/California
Zemore’s Featured Wines February 16-22
2015 Zu Eins Gewurztraminer/Germany
2016 Brooks Winery Pinot Blanc/Oregon
Chardonnay: Different Place/Different Taste
2015 Haden Fig/Oregon
2015 Dao/Paso Robles/CA
2016 Folie a Deux/Russian River/CA
2014 Mia Chira Chianti/Italy
2016 Lanzur Shiraz/Chile
2015 Joseph Carr Cabernet Sauvignon/California
The Wine Gallery 5 West Monument Ave Dayton Ohio 45402 (937)224-9463 www.thewinegalleryandcafe.com
Wednesday Night Tasting from 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Deaf Monty’s Wine at Inn Port D’Vino
22 Brown Street in the Oregon District, 937-225-9463 www.daytonwinebar.com
Open 4-8pm Monday through Saturday
This week’s wines:
Frontonio Microcosmico Garnacha
Scarlet of Paris Pinot Noir
Castello di Farnetella Chianti
Legado Cabernet Sauvignon
Gentleman’s Collection #2 Red Blend
Double T Chardonnay
Mutt Lynch Unleashed
Mia Rosa Moscato
Warres LBV Port
“The Wine Cellar In Osaka”
Osaka Japanese Steakhouse
2476 Commons Blvd, Beavercreek
Facebook: “The Wine Cellar In Osaka”
Wine Tastings every Wednesday and Friday 5-8pm
Starting in March we will be adding every Saturday 5-8pm
Friday Night Flights! Feb 16, 2018 (5-8 pm)
2015 Richter Riesling
2016 Three Pears Pinot Grigio
2015 Dona Javiera Carmenere
2013 Danese Montepulciano D’Abruzzo
2015 Predator Cabernet Sauvignon
2014 B.R.Cohn Olive Hill Estate Cabernet Sauvignon
518 Miamisburg Centerville Rd
Wine Tasting Saturday, February 17, 1-6pm
NV Maurice Bonnamy Cremant De Loire (FR)
2015 Gini Soave Classico (IT)
2015 Joseph Drouhin Saint-Veran Chardonnay (FR)
2015 Paul Jaboulet Aine Les Jalets Crozes-Hermitage (FR)
2012 Clos De Gamot Cahors (FR)
2014 Brancaia Tre (IT)
Ollie’s Place Wine Dinner - February 28, 6:30pm
Cost is $60pp + tax/gratuity
Please contact Ollie’s Place restaurant to prepay and reserve your spot. Limited to 35 attendees.
Please check Ollie’s Place Facebook page for menu and wine pairings to be announced.
Ray’s Wine Spirits Grill 8268 N Main St. Clayton, OH 937.890.0300 www.RaysWineSpiritsGrill.com
Saturday, Feb 17th 3-6pm
2015 Egeo Rueda Verdejo
2014 Terra d’Oro Home Vineyard Zinfandel
2013 Pillitteri Estates Cabernet Franc
2014 Recanati Cabernet Sauvignon
Leelanau Cellars Winter White
Mon Ami Catawba
Mele’ Ulapalakua Red
Robertson Sweet Red Blend
Wednesday, Feb 21st 5-8pm
2015 Gagliardo Fallegro Favorita
2015 Mettler Epicenter Old Vine Zinfandel
2012 Zaca Mesa Z Cuvee
2016 Trivento Malbec Reserve
2014 Sean Minor Napa Cabernet Sauvignon
Pizzolato Moscato (organic)
Norton Late Harvest Sweet Rose’
Valley Vineyards Raspberry
Cresta Bella California Port
Zink’s Meats and Fine Wines 409 Miamisburg Centerville Rd, (937) 435-4980
Feeling the Love at Zinks this week, a fabulous week ahead.
The Vineyard House Tasting will be on Feb 24th at 4:00, please make reservation we can on seat 16!
Wine with the Milos 7-10 p.m. 1st and 3rd Friday of the month with a new flight of wine each week!
Miami Valley Wine & Spirits
943 W. Main St. Tipp City, OH, 45371 - 937-667-3614 - MiamiValleyWine@aol.com
Saturday February 17th, From 4-7pm
Cost of the tasting = $10.00
Stella Rosa Stella Bianco - $10.99
Terlato Pinot Grigio - $18.99 was $29.99
Castello di Farnetella Chianti - $11.99 was $17.99
Felsina Chianti Classico - $19.99 was $26.99
Fattori Valpolicella Ripasso – $26.99 was $34.99
Limited quantities on some of these wines!
We would like to thank you for your patronage,
And look forward to seeing you on your next visit!
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Michael K. Parks Carvers Steaks & Chops
1535 Miamisburg-Centreville Road
Centerville, OH 45459
P: (937) 433-7099
Rumbleseat Wine 5853 Far Hills Ave. Dayton, Ohio (937) 938-9801
The list of wines available to taste changes frequently. “stop in and see what we have open today”
Matt Scholp Friday February 16, 7-9 p.m.
A Taste of Wine - 90 S Main St. Miamisburg, Ohio http://www.atasteofwine.org
70/75 Friday February 16, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Mind Reels Saturday February 17, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
The list of wines available to taste changes frequently. “stop in and see what we have open today”
Carrabba’s Italian Grill - 900 Miamisburg Centerville Rd, Washington Township, OH - 937-438-9690
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2018 at 6:30 PM Reservations required
Carrabba’s Wine Dinner - Wine Dinner February 2018 - Online Reservations
Four-Course Wine Dinner Experience featuring wines from Stemmari Vineyards for just $50 per person.
4-Course Menu includes
PENNE MARCONI WITH PROSCIUTTO-WRAPPED SHRIMP
Stemmari Dalila, Sicily
TUSCAN-GRILLED FILET MARSALA*
9oz filet wood-grilled and prepared with our signature grill baste, olive oil and herbs. Topped with mushrooms and our Lombardo Marsala wine sauce. Served with sautéed broccoli
Stemmari Cantodoro, Sicily
SOGNO DI CIOCCOLATA “CHOCOLATE DREAM”
Kroger Centerville Market Place RSVP 937-435-8210
Beer Tasting Wednesday 4pm to 9pm,
Friday and Saturday 1pm to 9pm,
Sunday 11am to 6pm
The Winery at Versailles 6572 State Route 47 Versailles, OH 45380
Jungle Jim’s 1.513.674.6000 firstname.lastname@example.org:www.junglejims.com/events
Published: Friday, February 16, 2018 @ 12:47 PM
— Here are some of the best options for a little fun this week:
1) ABOVE THE FOLD
For the touring exhibition, “Above the Fold: New Expressions in Origami,” curator Meher McArthur has put together a diverse selection of work showcasing the wide variety of options available in the art form. The show, organized by International Arts & Artists in Washington, D.C., opens at Dayton Art Institute, 456 Belmonte Park North, Dayton, on Saturday, Feb. 17.
“Above the Fold” is on display through May 13. Museum hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Member preview days are Feb. 15 and 16. A member reception will be held on Feb. 22.
Cost: $14 adults, $11 seniors, students, groups and active military, $6 youth 7-17 and free members and children 6 and younger. Call 937-223-5277 or visit www.daytonartinstitute.org.
2) DAYTON AUTO SHOW
The latest automotive innovations will be on display when the 2018 Dayton Auto Show is presented at the Dayton Convention Center, 22 E. Fifth St., Dayton, Thursday through Sunday, Feb. 22 through 25. The annual show, presented by the Dayton Area Automobile Dealers Association, features attractions such as the Toyota Drive Center, the Fiat-Chrysler Ride & Drive Experience and the Wild Hearts Mobile Teaching Zoo. Dayton Auto Show hours are noon to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Cost: $8 adults, $6 students and seniors, free for children 9 and younger and military with ID. Call 937-333-4072 or visit www.daytonconventioncenter.com.
3) LES FRÈRES MÉDUSES
Les Frères Méduses has been building quite a buzz in the United States and Europe since emerging in 2008. The guitar duo of Benoît Albert and Randall Avers, who first worked together at the Paris Conservatory in the late 1990s, mixes Balkan folk music and classical with an emphasis on both composition and improvisation. Les Frères Méduses performs in the University of Dayton’s Sears Recital Hall, 300 College Park, Dayton, at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18. Cost: Free. Call 937-229-3936 or visit www.go.udayton.edu/music.
4) TAMMY PESCATELLI
Cleveland native Tammy Pescatelli graduated from Kent State University with a degree in fashion design but she has spent her life doing comedy gigs rather than attending runway shows. Shortly after graduation, on a dare from her brother, she did an open mike night and was hooked by stand-up comedy. Pescatelli, who has been doing comedy fulltime since 1994, returns to town for a run at the Funny Bone Comedy Club, The Greene, 88 Plum St., Beavercreek, Friday through Sunday, Feb. 16 through 18. Show times are 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Cost: $17-$49.80 Friday and Saturday, $15-$47.80 Sunday. Call 937-429-LAFF (5233) or visit www.daytonfunnybone.com.
5) BEER & BREWING
Hairless Hare Brewing Company, Christopher’s Restaurant and Catering, Warped Wing Brewing Company and Amber Rose Restaurant and Catering are just some of local companies participating in Beer & Brewing with a Taste of Aullwood. The food and beer event is presented in the Marie S. Aull Education Center, 1000 Aullwood Road, Dayton, from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17. Music will be provided by the Simpson-Haas Duo. Cost: $40. Reservations are required. Call 937-890-7360 or visit www.aullwood.audubon.org.
6) DAVE DUGAN
After a three-year hiatus, Dave Dugan returns to the familiar stages at Wiley’s Comedy Joint, 101 Pine St., Dayton, where he’s performing Friday and Saturday, Feb. 16 and 17. Dugan, who is celebrating his 35th year as a stand-up comic in 2018, hasn’t been idle since his last trip to the Gem City. His schedule is full with club dates, corporate shows and motivational speaking gigs. In January, Dugan raised money for Cancer Support Community Central Indiana by setting a record for making the most roundabout trips at the Jackson Circle-Horseferry Road intersection in Carmel, Ind. Show times 8 Friday and 7:15 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday. Cost: $10. Call 937-224-5653 or visit www.wileyscomedy.com.
New work by Dayton-based artists Amy Kollar Anderson and Kate Huser Santucci are the focus of the new exhibition, “Stratum.” The REACH Across Dayton collaborative show opens at Dayton Visual Arts Center, 118 N. Jefferson St., Dayton, with an artist reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22. “Stratum” is on display at DVAC through March 24. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Call 937-224-3822 or visit www.daytonvisualarts.org.
8) BERTIE GREGORY
Growing up in southwest England, Bertie Gregory spent as much time as possible mucking about in nature. As an adult, he found a way to turn his childhood proclivities into an exciting career choice. The celebrated nature photographer will share examples of his work along with stories from his adventures during “Bertie Gregory: Wild Life.” The Victoria Theatre Association’s National Geographic Live Series presents the program at Victoria Theatre, 138 N. Main St., Dayton, Sunday and Monday, Feb. 18 and 19. Program times are 3 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday. Call 937-228-3630 or visit www.ticketcenterstage.com.
9) DBS YOUTH SHOWCASE
The next generation of blues players will displaying their skills when the Dayton Blues Society presents its Youth Showcase at W.O. Wright’s, 3979 Colonel Glenn Hwy., Beavercreek, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17. That evening, local guitarists such as Kellen Williams, Joe Tellmann and Moses Mabarak will be sharing the stage with talented young blues players from Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiana and other states. Cost: Free but donations are accepted. Proceeds benefit the Pinetop Perkins Foundation in Clarksdale, Miss., which works with youth and aging musicians. Visit www.daytonbluessociety.com.
10) WINE AND YOGA
If you need a little enticement to get out of the house for some midweek exercise why not reward yourself with a program that features yoga followed by a glass of wine. The Citilites Unwind Series presents another installment of Wine and Yoga in the Schuster Center’s Wintergarden, Second and Main streets, Dayton, at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21. All levels are welcome but you must be 21 or older to participate in the wine tasting. Please bring your own mat. Cost: $20 includes gentle yoga practice and a glass of wine at the end. Call 937-228-3630 or visit www.ticketcenterstage.com.
Published: Friday, February 16, 2018 @ 8:07 AM
After years of hard work and dedication, the Funk Music Hall of Fame and Exhibition Center is celebrating its grand opening this weekend! This Center is a trully wonderful way to honor the innovative spirit of Dayton, and the people who put Funk music on the map.
Reservations for the Grand Opening are now full, but you can visit the Funk Center downtown at 113 E. Third St on Saturday from 11am-5pm. If you can’t make it this weekend, I suggest you plan a visit soon! Particularly for Dayton music fans, there are so many fabulous relics from Dayton’s music past to explore and learn about.
>Read more about the Funk Center opening here.
There’s lots more funky stuff happening this weekend, so let’s get to it!
Friday Feb 16th
Didn’t get your RSVP in time for the Funk Grand Opening? Don’t fear, you can swing by Hannah’s (on Ludlow) for the official after party following The Funk Music Hall of Fame and Exhibition Center’s Grand Opening. Starts at 9pm.
Alternative fans are in for a great show over at Blind Bob’s with Salvadore Ross, Suck the Honey (Cincinnati), and Big Lightning. Enjoy some fuzz rock with some psychedelic stylings, and a whole lotta fun! 9pm. $5 cover. 21+
My friends who love folk / Americana rock are in for a major treat with The New Old Fashioned with Harold Hensley at Peach’s in Yellow Springs. Such a great band, and with Harold as the special guest, it’s definitely going to be a memorable night! Plus it’s a free show! 10pm. 21+
South of town, check out Ben Clonch, Max Nunery (from The Repeating Arms) and Friends at Star City Brewery in Miamisburg. Talented musicians, plus yummy brews, makes for a great night! Music starts at 8pm.
Saturday Feb 17th
It’s a timely weekend to catch 7-piece local act Dayton Funk Forever at Jimmie’s Ladder 11. Head over to the Funk Museum for it’s first day open to the public, and finish off the eventing with tunes from DFF, who plays tribute to Dayton’s legendary funk history. Yeah! Music at 10pm.
Another funky and fabulous show is also happening in South Park with The Johnson Treatment at South Park Tavern. They are a very talented crew who will be getting the crowd groovin’ with their multi-genre tunes.
Downtown’s Skeleton Dust Records is hosting an evening of extreme and unrelenting noise with some of Grand Rapids’ finest harsh heads including : Kakerlak, Sensory Deprivation, Infectants, along with local band Being. Music from 7-9pm.
Eric Jerardi Band, a long time staple in the Dayton community, is performing blues rock at Yellow Cab Tavern on Saturday evening. Show from 7-10pm. Tickets are limited to 150 for this show, so get yours in advance here. $10
Another great blues night can be found in Fairborn at WO Wrights. There the Dayton Blues Society is presenting their 4th Annual Youth Showcase from 7-10pm. Lots of great talent to check out – so don’t miss it!
And lastly, for the metal / hard rock fans out there, head up north for the Frozen February show at Oscar’s Bar. Four bands are featured for this show, including: Grey Cloud Nein, H€\/rais€r, Slaves Among Death, and Bearer of Bad News. $5 cover. Doors at 8pm. Music starts at 9pm.
As always, thank you for supporting live music!
Your Dayton Music Insider,
Note to Readers: The information above is for February 2018. This is a listing of interesting shows in the Miami Valley region, but is by no means definitive. There are always lots of shows happening! Click hyperlinks to find out more about the bands, venues, and events, including start times, directions, and ticket information. If I don’t list a price, it wasn’t listed. Typically cover charges for local shows are $5. You can keep up with my live music adventures on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.