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Relive music from the early 2000s at Cincinnati Friday Flow Series!


Washington Park’s free R&B series Friday Flow returns with 13 weeks of exciting summer entertainment. Concerts are from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Washington Park’s main stage on the civic lawn. The popular series remains Washington Park’s highest-attended music event, drawing approximately 2,500 patrons each night.


Friday Flow aims to showcase the top R&B artists and groups in the business. A new local or national artist or group is featured every Friday. The series is a fantastic chance to learn about new musicians and enjoy old favorites’ sounds.



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2023 Summer Dates and Lineup for Friday Flow


Keith Robinson

Keith Robinson

June 2 | 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Washington Park (OTR)
Keith Robinson is an American actor and R&B singer. He wrote the Academy Award-nominated song “Patience” for Dreamgirls.
Listen to Keith Robinson


Shanice Wilson

Shanice Wilson

June 9 | 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Washington Park (OTR)
Shanice Wilson is an American R&B singer-songwriter, actress, and dancer. Shanice is recognized for her coloratura soprano voice and ability to sing in the whistle register.
Listen to Shanice Wilson


Tiffany B

Tiffany B

June 16 | 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Washington Park (OTR)
Tiffany B is an up-and-coming R&B singer-songwriter from South Carolina. She hopes to inspire young women to express themselves.
Listen to Tiffany B


Isaac Lee

Isaac Lee’s Teddy Pendergrass Revue

June 23 | 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Washington Park (OTR)
Isaac “Seven” Lee sings songs of the late soul and R&B singer-songwriter Teddy Pendergrass.
Listen to Isaac Lee


Truth Band

June 30 | 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Washington Park (OTR)




July 7 | 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Washington Park (OTR)
Michel’le is an American R&B singer known for her songs from 1989 to the early 1990s. Between 2013 and 2015, Michel’le was one of six T.V. One reality show R&B Divas: Los Angeles members.
Listen to Michel’le



July 14 | 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Washington Park (OTR)


Unique Soul

Unique Soul Band

July 28 | 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Washington Park (OTR)
Unique Soul is a local band from Cincinnati that performs Jazz, Neo Soul, Motown, R&B, and more.
Listen to Unique Soul Band


Karyn White | Friday Flow

Karyn White

August 4 | 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Washington Park (OTR)
Karyn White is a famous American singer during the late 1980s and early 1990s. She is known for several hit singles, including “Superwoman,” “Secret Rendezvous,” “The Way You Love Me,” and “Romantic.”
Listen to Karyn White


J. Holiday

J Holiday

August 11 | 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Washington Park (OTR)
J Holiday is an American singer, songwriter, and rapper. He came into prominence in 2007 with his breakthrough hit “Bed.”
Listen to J Holiday


Natural Progression | Friday Flow

Natural Progression

August 18 | 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Washington Park (OTR)
Natural Progression is a local band from Cincinnati that is a groovy five-piece band with love, talent, and rhythm.
Listen to Natural Progression


Tamika Law

Tamika Law

August 25 | 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Washington Park (OTR)
Born and raised in Dayton, Ohio, Tamika has been singing since age five. She has remained active in various bands, stage plays, and independent musical ventures.
Listen to Tamika Law


Marla B | Friday Flow

Marla B

September 1 | 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Washington Park (OTR)
Marla B is the youngest child and daughter of the late Dennis Emanuel Brown. Marla has performed extensively around Europe for over 14 years with her dancing ability.
Listen to Marla B



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Washington Park sells Coca-Cola products, beer, wine, seltzer, and liquor from various brands. No outside alcohol is permitted in the park. Bags and coolers are subject to search. Those bringing in outside alcohol may be ticketed for open containers.


Weather Policy


Events are rain or shine; however, in severe weather or heavy rain, 3CDC may cancel an event. All event cancellations will be posted on Facebook, usually approximately an hour before the start.


About Washington Park


Ten years ago, in 2012, 3CDC completed the renovation of Washington Park and began programming the space with free events. Today, Washington Park welcomes millions of individuals each year from all over. The park hosts over 500 events annually, including live music, public markets, outdoor fitness classes, children’s activities, and more.


Parking at Washington Park


A 450-space underground garage, surface lots, and on-street parking are available near Washington. Use the Cincy EZ Park App to pay for parking as appropriate.


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Written by: Crystal Kendrick


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Written by Crystal Kendrick

Publisher, The Voice of Black Cincinnati

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