Rock fans will be loving this weekend’s line-up! Tons of great shows from fantastic solo sets, album release parties, to the 25th Anniversary of punk band Legbone. Keep reading to find out where all the fun is!
Friday December 2nd
Blind Bob’s has an unusually funky night in store with Dayton locals Eyes Front, Krunk Town Boogie, and Cincinnati’s own funk rock powerhouse Founding Fathers. This will be a fun dance night, so get ready to boogie down! 9pm. $5 cover. 21+
South of town, at the Old Crow Bar in Middletown, you have the unique opportunity to see live music and get Christmas shopping done! Multiple vendors will be at the show, plus Essential Productions gave us 2 tickets to give away for their Dopapod NYE show! Nice! Check out Zane and The Sway starting at 8:30pm, followed by Eyeris Wide, and Arrows of Neon. $8 cover.
Saturday December 3rd
Lots happening Saturday night, including a very special show at Oddbody’s Music Room: Legbone’s 25th Anniversary Show. It’s true! The Dayton punk legends are celebrating this special anniversary with special guests MOBILE DEATHCAMP, Duderus, Throttle, 53rd and 3rd, and Scull Soup. 18+ w/ ID. $10 admission. Doors 7pm. Show 7:30pm.
Another popular rock show will certainly be Neon Warship, Bison Machine, and
Grand Mammoth at Blind Bob’s. Grand Mammoth is also releasing their album as well, so make sure you pick that up while you’re there! 9pm. $5 cover. 21+
McGuff and the Dumpster Fires are also celebrating the release of their album over at Jimmie’s Ladder 11! They will be joined by the unstoppable Sam At Eleven and amazing A Shade of Red! 9pm. $5 cover.
Common Center, from Covington, are coming up for a fantastic show at Trolley Stop. Self described as “psychedelic gypsy rock soulclad boogie funk” – they are certainly going to be bring the funk and the fun! 9pm. $5 cover. 21+
A fun night of rockabilly can be had with Cherry Lee and the Hot Rod Hounds and special guests Achilles Tenderloin at Tumbleweed Connection. Such a fun venue for this style of music. Enjoy! 9pm. $5 cover. 21+
The Dayton Blues Society presents their annual Christmas Party at the Phone Booth in Kettering, featuring Johnny Fink & The Intrusion, Dan Holt, and the Joe Tellmann Band. The evening ends with open blues jam at 9:30pm! Love those! Music starts at 7pm.
If you’re looking for something Christmasy to do, check out the Sweet Sounds of the Holidays from Bach Society 7:30-9pm on Sunday. This concert savors the sounds of guitar virtuoso Jim McCutcheon, the angelic voices of Kettering Children’s Choir Chorale, and the melodic bells of Kettering Advent Ringers. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for active military, $10 for students, and free for children 12 and under. Tickets are ordered by phone at 937-294-2224, ordered online via the Bach Society website, or purchased at the ticket counter the day of the concert.
Enjoy songwriters? The Serenading Solo Sets show is for you! Check out Tod Weidner, Nathan Peters, Akillis Green, Rich Reuter, Charles Hartman, Wheatley Matthews, Mike Beach, and Ward lawsoN. 9pm. $5 cover. 21+ at Blind Bob’s
Thanks in advance for your support and as always, thank you for supporting live music!
Your Dayton Music Insider,
Note to Readers: The information above is for December 2nd – 4th, 2016. If I don’t list a price, I’m not sure what the price is. Typically cover charges for local shows are $5. Please click the hyperlinks to find out more about the bands, venues and events, including start times, directions, and ticket availability. Check out the latest shows I’m promoting @theVenusChild. You can keep up with my adventures on Instagram here or follow me on Twitter @LibbyBallengee. Cheers!