Enjoy Troop, Bobby Valentino, Natural Progression and more at Cincinnati Friday Flow!


It’s time for the summer kick-off of the Cincinnati Friday Flow R&B Series at Washington Park. This free concert series is a Cincinnati favorite. The concerts will be held on Friday evenings on the Civic Lawn. Music begins at 7 p.m. The headliners will take the stage at 9 p.m. 


New this year, enjoy the Southwest Airlines Porch at Washington Park beforehand from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. for a Friday Flow Happy Hour featuring great drink specials!


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The concession stands at Washington Park offer a full bar that includes beer, wine, liquor and Coke products. Beer from Taft’s Ale House, MadTree Brewing, Rhinegeist and the Christian Moerlein Brewing Company will also be available for purchase.  So go ahead and throw your lawn chairs, blankets and comfortable shoes in the trunk!


Here are the 2018 Summer Headliners of the Cincinnati Friday Flow R&B Series.


June 1 – Troop

June 8 – Men at Large

June 15 – Ley Ley

July 6 – CeCe Peniston

July 13 – Bobby V.

July 20 – Tony Terry

Bobby V.

August 3 – Natural Progression

August 10 – Keith Robinson

August 17 – Radio Black


If you have any questions about the Cincinnati Friday Flow Series, please call 513-621-4400.


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Washington Park Daily Parking Rates

0-1 hour – $3
1-2 hours – $4
2-3 hours – $5
3-4 hours – $6
4-5 hours – $7
5-6 hours – $8
6-7 hours – $9
Over 7 hours – $10


Friday – Saturday after 4 pm: $6 flat rate (max 8 hours, after which normal Weekday or Weekend rates apply)


Special Event Rates between $3-$15 may apply dependent on neighborhood events. Payment upon arrival is encouraged during Special Event Rates to allow for faster egress. Monthly parking is available for $100 a month. For more information about Washington Park Daily Parking Rates, please contact the Garage at 513-246-1920.


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Marissa Staples, Writer
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