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Published: Wednesday, December 07, 2016 @ 6:00 AM
Updated: Friday, December 29, 2017 @ 3:17 PM
Looking to ring in the new year with a bang?
Here are some of the best ways you can ring in 2018 in Dayton.
✨ BALL DROP NYE at Yellow Cab Tavern
Yellow Cab will start its first Ball Drop party at 8 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. DJ “Fab Gear ( Jay Madewell) will play dance music starting at 10 p.m. There will be food trucks and a champagne toast.
Where: Yellow Cab Tavern, 700 E. Fourth St., Dayton
When: 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 31-Jan. 1
Cost: Free admission
✨ New Year’s Eve Brunch and Ringing in the New Year Party
Mudlick Tap House gets the party started with a New Year’s Eve “boozy brunch” that includes mimosas and the bar’s epic Bloody Mary Bar.
The menu includes crab hash, sweat potato and kale curried hash, Mudlick Rancheros, crab hash, three egg frittata, Nog Cakes, The Morning After, Elvis’ French Toadst and cured salmon Benedict.
The tavern’s New Year’s party includes a prix fixe New Year’s Eve menu for $55 per person.
First course includes choice of:
• Scallops - Pan-seared sea scallops on butternut squash puree and arugula finished with apple-bacon marmalade and sage oil
• The Board - an array of three cured meats and two
Salad course includes choice of:
• Market Salad — field greens tossed in a creamy feta dressing with hard-boiled egg, sundried tomatoes and bacon
• Tuscan Spinach Salad - field greens tossed in jalapeño honey vinaigrette topped with shaved pecorino, castelvetrano olives and marinated figs
Main course includes choice of:
• Prime Rib — roasted prime rib topped with a dollop horseradish cream. Served over a roasted root veg with arugula, blue cheese, pumpkin seeds and red wine balsamic vinaigrette
• Grilled Swordfish — marinated grilled swordfish over a warm bacon, fingerling potato, and blistered tomato salad.
Dessert includes choice of:
• Mud(lick) Pie
• Chocolate Stout Brownie Crust filled with ANDES mint cream topped with brownie crumble and chocolate ganache.
• House Made Peanut Butter Pie — rich and fluffy with a chocolate ganache on a graham cracker crust
Where: Mudlick Tap House, 135 E. Second St., Dayton
When: Dec. 31. Brunch is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dinner will be served 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Cost: Dishes served at brunch vary. Dinner is $55 per person.
Reservations: (937) 895-4066
✨ Harlem Globetrotters
The beloved basketball team returns for its annual New Year’s Eve game at Wright State's Nutter Center.
Where: Nutter Center, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Fairborn
When: Dec. 31 at 2 p.m.
Cost: Tickets start at $28.50 on Nuttercenter.com
✨ New Year’s Eve at MJ’s
MJ’s on Jefferson’s party includes a big drag show, a balloon drop and more than $1,000 in cash and prizes. The kitchen will be open late. There will be tables available for reserve -- and they’ll receive champagne. There will be a free toast at midnight.
Where: MJ on Jefferson, 20 N. Jefferson St., Dayton
When: Happy hour starts at 3 p.m. Shows start at 9:30 p.m.
✨ Freakquency NYE Bash at Blind Bobs
Where: Blind Bob’s Bar, 430 E. Fifth St., Dayton
When: 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Dec. 31
Pro tip: Get there early. Last year’s party was standing room only.
✨ NYE at Dayton’s Hollywood Casino
Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway’s party includes dining specials, promotions and live entertainment.
Where: Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway, 777 Hollywood Blvd., Dayton
When: Saturday, Dec. 31 all day and night
Cost: Free admission; cost of games and food vary
Info: Call 937-235-7800 or visit hollywooddaytonraceway.com
✨ NYE at Austin Landing (MOVED INSIDE)
Channel a little bit of the Times Square atmosphere this New Year’s Eve at Austin Landing. Live music from Stranger and Party with a Purpose benefiting The Pink Ribbon Girls. There will be fireworks and a live ball drop. Food and drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) will be available for purchase from food trucks. Free champagne toast for ages 21+. While you're at Austin Landing, don't miss the first NYE Bash at Bar 145 featuring Neon White.
Where: Austin Landing, 10050 Innovation Drive, Miamisburg
When: Starts at 8 p.m. Dec. 31
Tickets: $15 in advance online; $20 at the door. VIP tickets are $60 each.
✨ FOA Party with a Purpose
Families of Addicts is partnering with community members for a New Year’s Eve celebration that includes vision board crafts, beginners yoga, music and a “Purpose Spark class focusing on deepening connection with self and community.
Light refreshments will be served. The event is open to adults and children.
Where: City Church 141 W 5th St., Dayton
When: 7 p.m. to 12:15 a.m. Dec. 31
Info & registration: Eventbrite
✨ Toast to 2018 at the Barrel House
Enjoy a bubbly tasting featuring M. Lawrence Dry Rose.
Where: The Barrel House, 417 E. Third St., Dayton
When: 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Dec. 31
Cost: $4.50 per tasting of M. Lawrence Dry Rose. Other bottles of bubbly will be sold with a $2 cork fee if popped in the bar.
✨ New Year’s on the French Riviera at Lily’s
Lily’s Bistro will celebrate the flavors of the French Riviera during its special New Year’s Eve dinner.
The evening includes a champagne toast at midnight and wine and cocktail specials all night. A five-course prix fixe meal will be $59 per person, plus tip and tax.
First course (amuse bouche):
Breakfast radish with roasted garlic, black balsamic and orange zest
Second course, choice of:
• Braised pork shoulder and poblano pepper sopa verde
• Beet-brined octopus ceviche with Kracken Rum marinated pear chips
• Frissee salad with spiced nuts, feta, pomegranate seeds and citrus vinaigrette
Third course, choice of:
• "Gin And Tonic" Oysters on the half-shell with juniper berry, lime and smoked salt
• Housemade rabbit terrine with carrot and fennel, whipped date butter and toast points
• Rosemary ricotta bruschetta with persimmon, cayenne honey and roasted pistachios
Fourth course, choice of:
• Sweet potato gnocchi with sun dried tomato velouté and brussel petals
• Bouillabaisse of scallop, mussel, and cod with rouille and crostini
• Cabernet-braised beef short rib with cauliflower puree and fried leeks
Dessert, choose one:
• Beignets with foie gras
• Valrhona dark chocolate mousse with white chocolate peppermint bark
Where: Lily’s Bistro, 329 E. Fifth St., Dayton
When: Reservations will be taken for meals served 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Cost: $59 per person
Info & reservations: (937) 723-7636
✨ Retro New Year’s Eve Party at DK Effect
The bar and arcade invites you to party like it’s 1982 at this retro party. The year is considered the “golden year” for arcade games, with the release of Dig Dug, Donkey Kong Jr., Burger Time, Ms Pac-Man, Super Pac Man, Q*Bert and Tron.
DK Effect will give away prizes for best 1980s dress, as well as high scores. There will be a midnight champagne toast.
Where: DK Effect, 1600 E. Third St., Dayton
When: 12 p.m. to 2 a.m. Dec. 31
Info: (937) 303-7305 | DK Effect Facebook page
✨ New Year’s Eve Dinner Dance
The evening features dinner, dancing and music from the Frank Moravcik Band. Dinner includes roast pork and sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, a vegetable, salad, bread, desserts, beer, wine, soda and coffee.
Where: American Czechoslovakian Club, 922 Valley St., Dayton.
When: Dinner from 7-8:30 p.m. Dec. 31. Dancing is from 9 p.m.-1 a.m.. Dec. 31-Jan. 1.
Cost: $30 dinner and dance; $20 dance-only
Info: (937) 222-9771
✨ New Year’s Eve: The Grand Tour
Dayton Ballet, Dayton Opera and the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra presents this special program to celebrate the arrival of 2018 with music, song, dance and a balloon drop at the end.
Seats should be reserved early, as New Year’s Eve with the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance nearly sells out every year.
The Schuster Center New Year’s Eve traditions that revelers have come to love and anticipate will again be part of the evening’s festivities: delicious food-by-the-bite in the Wintergarden beforehand, a flute of champagne at intermission, and a colorful climactic balloon drop.
Where: Mead Theatre section of the Schuster Center, 1 W. 2nd St., Dayton
When: 8-10 p.m. Dec. 31
Cost: $19-74 per ticket
Info: 937-228-3630 | Website
✨ El Meson’s New Year’s Eve Dinner
The expansive menu includes favorite dishes from 2017 and chef specials:
Asado Grill — beef medallion, chorizo, chicken breast, and jumbo shrimp all served with a Colombian green onion aji sauce on a sizzling hot plate with choice of side item. $32
Paella Valencia — Spanish rice dish with chicken, pork, chorizo, fish, shrimp, scallops, mussels and rice. $32
The complete menu can be found here.
Where: El Meson, 903 E. Dixie Dr., West Carrollton
When: 4-9 p.m. Dec. 31. The restaurant closes at 10 p.m.
Cost: Prices vary
Info & reservations: (937) 859-8229
✨ New Year’s Eve at Salar (CANCELLED)
Salar Restaurant and Lounge will feature a special menu that includes Peruvian seafood rice, pork tomahawk, Tierra Y Mar (Surf and Turf) and grilled lobster tail.
Where: Salar Restaurant and Lounge, 400 E. Fifth St., Dayton
When: The kitchen will be open 4-11 p.m. The restaurant’s bar will remain open after the New Year’s Eve countdown and beyond. The menu will be served all New Year’s weekend long.
Cost: Menu items vary.
Info & reservations: (937) 203-3999
✨ Watermark New Year’s Eve
The new restaurant owned by the couple behind Nibbles Catering will serve a six-course meal.
First course | Chef’s amuse bouche
Second course | Raw Bar Trio — oyster on the half shell with pickled radish, cucumber mignonette, snow crab claw, citrus-vodka cured salmon
Third course | Tomato Tart Tatin — tomato confit, caramelized onion, puff pastry, melted mascarpone
Fourth course | Roasted beet, grapefruit, frisée, tarragon mousse, maple vinaigrette
Fifth course, choice of:
• Roasted Strip Loin — roasted pepper-crusted center cut prime strip loin, with duchess potatoes, bordelaise sauce, duck fat-roasted carrots
• Scallop & Lobster — seared jumbo scallop and petite lobster tail with crawfish roe beurre blanc, parsnip puree, microgreens
Sixth course | Holiday Dessert Trio
• Bittersweet chocolate ganache torte with candied orange,
• Sweet potato beignet rolled in cinnamon & sugar with salted caramel
• Brown butter ice cream with gingersnap crumbs
Where: Watermark, 20 First St., Miamisburg
When: Two seatings at 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Dec. 31
Cost: $79 per person
Info & reservations: (937) 802-0891 | eatdrinkwatermark.com
✨ Yellow Springs Ball Drop and Little Art Theatre Party
Can't get to New York City for the ball drop this year? Yellow Springs should be a bit more manageable with its annual ball-drop celebration in front of the Little Art.
The Little Art promises the best seats for the event, along with music from Devil's Backbone and a special showing of the 2008 film “Mamma Mia!” starring Meryl Streep.
Admission to the Little Art party is $25 and includes heavy hors d'oeuvres. NYE Punch, craft beer, wine and other spirits will be sold.
Where: Little Art Theatre, 247 Xenia Ave., Yellow Springs
When: 8 p.m. Dec. 31
Cost: $25 per person
Info: (937) 767-7671 | littleart.com
✨ Scene75 New Year’s Eve Bash
Scene 75 will welcome 2018 with a balloon drop and champagne or sparking cider toast at midnight. There are tons of things to do from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., including go-karting, Ohio’s first virtual reality arcade, laser tag and so many games in the game room. The event is for people of all ages.
The New Year’s festivities begin at 9 p.m. For adults, there is a bar in the center of the arcade, along with dining areas to enjoy a nice meal.
Where: Scene75, 6196 Poe Ave., Dayton
Cost: $39 NYE package includes a $20 arcade game card, unlimited lazer tag from 8 p.m. until 2 a.m., $10 food voucher, a party pack and a champagne or cider toast.
Info: 937-619-3200 | Scene75.com
Published: Monday, January 22, 2018 @ 6:00 AM
— The weather may be icy and cold, but there’s no shortage of live music in the early months of 2018.
Here’s a roundup of live local shows, from popular local acts to some of the biggest names in music.
Jan. 19 @ 8 p.m. – Daniel Alley / Dublin Pub
Jan. 19 – Salt Orchad and Adele Backus / South Park Tavern
Jan. 19 @ 9:00 p.m. – Whey Jennings and the Unwanted / JD Legends
Jan. 19 @ 12 a.m. – The Deadlicks + The Daytimers / Blind Bob’s
Jan. 20 @ 6:00 p.m. – Richard Lynch Band / Waynesville Chili Cook-Off
Jan. 20 @ 7:00 p.m. – Funeral Moon w. Vehemian, Retreat Hall & Close the Hatch / Rockstar Pro Arena
Jan. 20 @ 7:00 p.m. – Billy Brown Band / JD Legends
Jan. 20 @ 9:00 p.m. - Naked Karate Girls / Wings Sports Bar and Grill
Jan. 20 @ 9:00 p.m. Flashback / Phone Booth Lounge
Jan. 20 @ 10:00 p.m. – Rock & Roll Anarchy w. Evil Eye Gypsy, Motel Faces & A Sides B Sides / Oregon Express
Jan. 20 @ 11:59 p.m. - Fabolous & Jadakiss / OTR Live
Jan. 25 @ 8 p.m. – Nick Mitchell / Dublin Pub
Jan. 25 @ 9:30 p.m. – Ampline and Brat Curse / Blind Bob’s
Jan. 26 @ 7:30 p.m. - An Evening of Music for Voice and Guitar / Star City Music Studios
Jan. 26 @ 6:00 p.m. – Jam Band Night / Oddbody’s
Jan. 26 – Rebel Spazz, Twany Indian and Josh Thrasher / Blind Bob’s
Jan. 26 @ 9:00 p.m. – Veno Xavier of Seven Circle Sunrise / JD Legends
Jan. 27 – The Guilty Pleasures ft. John Dubuc / South Park Tavern
Jan. 27 @ 6:00 p.m. – Metal Band Night / Oddbody’s
Jan. 27 @ 7:00 p.m. – Others by No One w. Jackie Frank Russell, Sensei, Candescent & Earth Laid Bare / Oddbody’s
Jan. 27 @ 7:30 Cristina Pato / Club Kuss
Jan. 27 @ 9:00 p.m. – Yardboss, Big Time Pharaohs and Andy Gabbard / Blind Bob’s
Jan. 31 @ 9:00 p.m. – REYNA / Tumbleweed Connection
Feb. 1 @ 7:00 p.m. – Havok w. War Curse, Well of Night, Suffer these Wounds / Rockstar Pro Arena
Feb. 2 - Old City / South Park Tavern
Feb. 2 @ 3:00 p.m. – Raging Nathans, The Story Changes, Yardboss, Sok and Negative Protein / Blind Bob’s
Feb. 2 @ 7:00 p.m. – You, Me and Him / JD Legends
Feb. 2 @ 9:00 p.m. – Michael Rotundo / JD Legends
Feb. 3 - Quiet Hollers and Paige Beller / Blind Bob’s
Feb. 3 @ 7:30 p.m. – Sam Grow w. Shane Smith / JD Legends
Feb. 3 @ 8:00 p.m. – Winchester Gray / Dublin Pub
Feb. 3 @ 8:00 p.m. - Music of Led Zeppelin with the Dayton Philharmonic Rockin' Orchestra / Schuster Performing Arts Center
Feb. 3 @ 8:00 p.m. – Thunderstruck: America’s AC/DC Tribute / Oddbody’s
Feb. 4 – Josh Thrasher / Blind Bob’s
Feb. 4 @ 7:30 p.m. – Foghat / Schuster Center
Feb. 8 @ 7:30 p.m. – Luke Combs w. Ashley McBryde / Hobart Arena
Feb. 9 @ 8:30 p.m. – Thundertaker and Hero Jr. / Blind Bob’s
Feb. 9 @ 8 p.m. – Zak Shaffer / Dublin Pub
Feb. 9 @ 9:00 p.m. – Keaton Vegades / JD Legends
Feb. 10 @ 8:00 p.m. – Signs of Life: The American Pink Floyd / Dayton Masonic Center
Feb. 10 @ 8:00 p.m. - The Music of Waylon, Willie, Cash: Outlaws and Highwaymen / Kuss Auditorium at Clark State Performing Arts Center
Feb. 10 @ 9:00 p.m. – Billy Brown Band / JD Legends
Feb. 10 @ 9:30 p.m .- A Voice of Your Own, The Typical Johnsons, Cricketbows, and more / Blind Bob’s
Feb. 15 @ 9:30 p.m. – Jordan Kirk / Blind Bob’s
Feb. 16 @ 8:30 p.m. – Jim Burns / JD Legends
Feb. 16 – Salvadore Ross and Suck the Honey / Blind Bob’s
Feb. 17 @ 6:00 p.m. – Honoring the Glen Concert ft. Scott Randal Lindberg & Amy Blue / Glen Helen
Feb. 17 @ 6:30 p.m. – The Legend of the Greek Gala / Blind Bob’s
Feb. 17 @ 8:00 p.m. – Jason Owens / JD Legends
Feb. 23 @ 7:30 p.m. – Scythian / The Memorial Center at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church
Feb. 23 @ 7:30 p.m. – Whiskey Myers / Oddbody’s
Feb. 23 @ 8:00 p.m. – A Tribute to Dean Martin and Friends / Fitton Center for Creative Arts
Feb. 23 @ 9:00 p.m. – Kevin McCoy Band unplugged / JD Legends
Feb. 24 @ 4:30 p.m. – The Give Ups, Legbone, Oh Condor and Viceroy Kings / Blind Bob’s
Feb. 24 @ 7:00 p.m. – An evening of Rodgers & Hammerstein Classics / Dayton Masonic Hall
Feb. 24 @ 7:30 p.m. – Frank Foster / Oddbody’s
Feb. 24 @ 8 p.m. – Phonic Uproar / Dublin Pub
March 2 @ 7:00 p.m. – You, Me and Him / JD Legends
March 2 @ 8 p.m. – Rice Brothers / Dublin Pub
March 3 @ 5:30 p.m. – Puddle of Mudd / Oddbody’s
March 3 @ 8:00 p.m. – The Big Bad w. Forces of Nature, Bundy & the Spins & more / Rockstar Pro Arena
March 4 @ 7:00 p.m. – Dailey & Vincent / Victoria Theatre
March 5 @ 7:00 p.m. - Judah & the Lion / Bogart’s
March 8 @ 7:00 p.m. - Lights / Bogart’s
March 8 @ 7:30 p.m. – The Lacs w. Crucifix, Hard Target & Nate Kenyon / Oddbody’s
March 9 @ 7:00 p.m. – Corky’s Old Time Rock & Roll Band / The American Czechoslovakian Club
March 9 @ 8 p.m. – Fin Tan / Dublin Pub
March 9 @ 9:00 p.m. – Veno Xavier of Seven Circle Sunrise / JD Legends
March 10 @ 7:00 p.m. – Warrant w. Steelheart / BMI Speedway
March 10 @ 8:00 p.m. – Mike Love / Oddbody’s
March 16 @ 4:30 p.m. - Born Ruffians / Omega Music
March 16 @ 7:00 p.m. – Newsboys United w. Zealand / Hobart Arena
March 16 @ 7:30 p.m. – Alan Jackson’s Honky Tonk Highway Tour / Nutter Center
March 16 @ 8:00 p.m. – Jackyl / Oddbody’s
March 16 @ 9:30 p.m. – Back Stabbath, Road Eyes and 53rd & 3rd / Blind Bob’s
March 17 @ 9:00 p.m. – St. Patrick’s Day w. Michael Rotundo / JD Legends
March 21 @ 8:00 p.m. – Kansas / Victoria Theatre
March 23 @ 8 p.m. – Brother Crowe / Dublin Pub
March 23 @ 10 p.m. – Speaking Suns, ENZO and Crooked Spines / Blind Bob’s
March 24 @ 10 a.m. – New Basics Brass Band / Lincoln Theatre
March 24 @ 6:30 p.m. – Secrets w. Avanti & New Haven / Rockstar Pro Arena
March 24 @ 8:00 p.m. – Last Call / Dublin Pub
March 30 @ 9:00 p.m. – Until Rust / JD Legends
March 20 @ 7 p.m. – MG & Jazz Court / Dublin Pub
March 31 @ 7:00 p.m. – Fozzy w. Through Fire, Dark Sky Choir & Santa Cruz / Oddbody’s
March 31 @ 7:00 p.m. – Froggy Fresh w. Money Maker Mike & DipSpit / Rockstar Pro Arena
March 31 @ 7:30 p.m. - Justin Timberlake / Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland
March 31 @ 8 p.m. – Lost Celts / Dublin Pub
March 31 @ 9:00 p.m. – Strum and Honey / JD Legends
April 6 @ 8 p.m. – The Temps / Dublin Pub
April 7 @ 8:30 p.m. – Ithika / JD Legends
April 13 @ 8:00 p.m. – Rodney Crowell / Victoria Theatre
April 13 @ 8:00 p.m. – Hey There Morgan / Dublin Pub
April 14 @ 7:30 p.m. - Mix 107.7 Time Warp Prom / Nutter Center
April 20 @ 8 p.m. – The Pulouts / Dublin Pub
April 21 @ 6:30 p.m. – FUEL / SMI Indoor Speedway
April 21 @ 10:00 p.m. – Typical Johnsons and Evil Eye Gypsy / South Park Tavern
April 26 @ 7:00 p.m. - Brantley Gilbert w. Aaron Lewis & Josh Phillips / Nutter Center
April 27 @ 8 p.m. – Tempest / Dublin Pub
May 4 @ 8:00 p.m. - Hey There Morgan / JD Legends
May 4 @ 8:30 p.m. – Jameson Folly / Dublin Pub
May 5 @ 5:30 p.m. – Soulfly w. Nile / Oddbody’s
May 5 @ 6:30 p.m. – The Oak Ridge Boys / BMI Speedway
May 5 @ 7:00 p.m. – Justin Moore w. Dylan Scott / Hobart Arena
May 5 @ 8:30 p.m. – Shadowlife / JD Legends
May 11 @ 8:30 p.m. – Counting Skeletons / JD Legends
May 11 @ 9:00 p.m. – Jah Soul / Dublin Pub
May 12 @ 9:00 p.m. – High South w. Michael Rotundo / JD Legends
May 18 @ 8 p.m. – Jay Jesse Band / Dublin Pub
May 18 @ 8:30 p.m. – Spungewurthy / JD Legends
May 25 @ 9:00 p.m. – Velvet Crush / Dublin Pub
May 26 @ 8:00 p.m. – Steve Martin & Martin Short / Rose Music Center
June 1 @ 9 p.m. – Dulahan / Dublin Pub
June 2 @ 6:00 p.m. - Tom Keifer of Cinderella / BMI Speedway
June 8 @ 7:00 p.m. – MG & Jazz Court / Dublin Pub
June 8 @ 8:30 p.m. – Marsha Brady Band / JD Legends
June 15 @ 8:00 p.m. – Funky G & The Groove Machine / Dublin Pub
June 15 @ 8:30 p.m. – My Girl Friday / JD Legends
June 21 @ 8:00 p.m. – Tony Bennet / FRAZE
June 23 @ 6:00 p.m. – Queensryche w. The Iron Maidens & Latter / BMI Speedway
June 23 @ 7:00 p.m. - Barenaked Ladies / PNC Pavilion
June 26 @ 7:00 p.m. - Foreigner / Riverbend Music Center
June 27 @ 7:30 p.m. - Steely Dan / Riverbend Music Center
June 29 @ 8:00 p.m. – Zak Shaffer / Dublin Pub
June 29 @ 8:30 p.m. – Loudhouse / JD Legends
Jul. 5, 6, 7 @ 4-10:00 p.m. – Country Concert 18 / Ft. Loramie, OH
Jul. 7 @ 7:00 p.m. - Taylor Swift / Ohio Stadium
Jul. 8 @ 5:00 p.m. – Southern Uprising / FRAZE
Jul. 11 @ 7:00 p.m. - Kesha and Macklemore / Riverbend Music Center
Jul. 13 @ 8:00 p.m. – Cherry Lee Hotrods / Dublin Pub
Jul. 27 @ 8:30 p.m. – Latter / JD Legends
Jul. 27 @ 8:30 p.m. – Father Son and Friends / Dublin Pub
Aug. 3 @ 8:00 p.m. - Roger Drawdy / Dublin Pub
Aug. 3 @ 8:30 p.m. - Mad Hatter / JD Legends
Aug. 9 @ 8:00 p.m. – Happy Together Tour 2018 / Fraze
Aug. 10 @ 7:30 p.m. – Roots & Boots Tour / Fraze
Aug. 10 @ 8:30 p.m. – Buzz Bin ‘90’s Music / JD Legends
Aug. 11 @ 8:00 p.m. – David Byrne American Utopia Tour / Rose Music Center
Aug. 14 @ 6 p.m. – Honey Radar / Omega Music
Aug. 17 @ 8:00 p.m. – The Menus / Fraze
Aug. 17 @ 7:00 p.m. – Kidz Bop Live / Rose Music Center
Aug. 17 @ 8:30 p.m. – Full Frontal / JD Legends
Aug. 22 @ 7:30 p.m. – Get The Led Out / Fraze
Published: Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 10:40 AM
— Two of the greatest rock bands are teaming up for a massive co-headlining North American tour composed of both stadium and arena concerts.
Def Leppard and Journey are hitting road in May, and their tour includes some stops close to home including Monday, May 28 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland and Wednesday, May 30 in Cincinnati at U.S. Bank Arena and Wednesday, Aug. 22 in Columbus at the Schottenstein Center.
The tour will feature complete sets and all-new production from both bands, and an arsenal of their hits such as “Pour Some Sugar on Me,” “Lights,” “Photograph,” “Don’t Stop Believin’,” “Rock of Ages” and “Faithfully.”
Tickets for the show in Cincinnati go on sale to the general public beginning Saturday, Feb. 3 at 10 a.m. through LiveNation.com, Ticketmaster outlets, the U.S. Bank Arena box office and charge-by-phone at 800-745-3000.
The 58-city tour will hit 10 stadiums — Toronto’s Rogers Centre; Atlanta’s Sun Trust Park; Detroit’s Comerica Park; Chicago’s Wrigley Field; Denver’s Coors Field; Minneapolis’ Target Field; Boston’s Fenway Park; St. Louis’ Busch Stadium; San Francisco’s AT&T Park; and San Diego’s Petco Park — as well as world-famous arenas, such as Madison Square Garden in New York and the ‘Fabulous’ Forum in Inglewood, California. A full list of tour dates can be found at Live Nation.
Published: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 @ 6:00 AM
Updated: Thursday, January 18, 2018 @ 3:49 PM
— From food and art to live music and wine, you'll ﬁnd it all happening during Culture Works’ ﬁrst ever Eat. Drink. Arts!
Enjoy creative cocktails, inspired menus, and one-of-a-kind arts experiences at your favorite Dayton-area restaurants from January 16-21, 2018.
“A great meal and an arts performance just naturally go together, and we’re proud to pair some of Dayton’s ﬁnest arts groups with amazing dining around town,” says Culture Works Executive Director Lisa Hanson
“Eat.Drink.Arts!” in Dayton is a collaborative eﬀort bringing together culinary, visual, and performing artists to cultivate and enhance resources for our visual and performing arts community.
A smorgasbord of area eateries is partnering with Culture Works to satisfy your palate and stimulate your artistic senses — all while supporting local arts organizations.
🍴 Texas Beef & Cattle Company
Dine on authentic South Texas-style BBQ while watching The Mural Machine in action! Brisket, Sausage or Pulled Pork Plate (comes with 2 sides) for dinner with banana pudding and tea or lemonade.
Where: 1101 W. Third St., Dayton
When: Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
🍴 Old Scratch Pizza -- SOLD OUT
A three-course dinner curated by Chef Nate. This will not be your typical pizzeria dinner! It will include a beverage, a special appetizer, salad, and a unique, arts themed pizza paired with music from a classical-jazz crossover quartet with violin, bass, guitar and keyboard.
Where: 812 S. Patterson Blvd., Dayton
When: From 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
🍴 Amber Rose Restaurant
Enjoy a four-course dinner paired with a taste of the arts.
When: From 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Cost: Just $35/person.
🍴 Table 33
Enjoy an entree with a mimosa/cocktail and a performance by Dayton Contemporary Dance Company.
Where: 130 W. Second St., Dayton
When: Seatings at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
🍴 The Dublin Pub
Enjoy brunch, lunch or dinner and 10% of your bill will be donated to Culture Works. Entertainment by Ashley Knapp, a young bluegrass and traditional country artist.
Where: 300 Wayne Ave., Dayton
When: All day
Cost: No advance ticket needed.
Published: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 @ 11:46 AM
— A local shop is pairing two of America’s most favoritest things: Girl Scout cookies and wine.
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A Taste of Wine, 90 S. Main St., in Miamisburg, will pair wines with five different types of Girl Scout cookies during a special event 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, said Brandi Schneider, the shop’s social media manager and a sales associate.
Admission is $25 each.
Urmila Holloway, the shop’s owner, will lead the tasting, Schneider said.
Schneider saw the idea on Pinterest and told Holloway about it.
“I thought it was a fun and fantastic idea,” Holloway said. “This time of year is so ucky. It is nice to find something fun to do, especially with this awful weather.”
Schneider said Shortbread/Trefoils, Thin Mints, Savannah Smiles (lemon cookies),
Caramel deLites/Samoas and Do-si-dos /Peanut Butter Sandwich will each be paired with a different wine.
“We have a couple of whites. We have a couple of reds. We have a sweet wine,” she said.
The Do-si-dos will be paired with a jammy red to create a peanut butter and jelly effect, Schneider said.
There is space for about 30 tasters.
Schneider said those interested can call 937-247-1120 to RSVP.
WANT TO GO?
What: Girl Scout Cookie and Wine Pairing
Where: Taste of Wine, 90 S. Main St., Miamisburg
When: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1
Cost: $25 per person.
More information: Call 937-247-1120 to RSVP.