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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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2024 Summer Dates and Lineup for Friday Flow

Dave Tolliver

June 14 | 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Washington Park (OTR)
Dave Tolliver is a previous member of Men at Large, an American R&B group.

Tiffany Bryant

June 21 | 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Washington Park (OTR)

Melis’sa Morgan

June 28 | 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Washington Park (OTR)
Melis’sa Morgan is an American R&B/Soul singer–songwriter who had a string of urban contemporary hits from the mid–80s to the mid–90s.


July 5 | 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Washington Park (OTR)

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Road to CMF: Troop

July 12 | 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Washington Park (OTR)
Troop is an American R&B group from Pasadena, California, United States. The group has had three number-one singles and ten top-ten singles on the Billboard R&B Singles chart.

Road to CMF: Ruff Endz

July 19 | 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Washington Park (OTR)
Ruff Endz, the hip-hop soul duo of David “Davinch” Chance and Dante “Chi” Jordan, formed in Baltimore in the mid-’90s.

Le Le Rodgers

August 2 | 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Washington Park (OTR)

Glenn Jones

August 9 | 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Washington Park (OTR)
Glenn Jones is a R&B/soul singer. He is best known for his songs “Show Me,” “We’ve Only Just Begun (The Romance Is Not Over),” and “Here I Go Again.”


August 16 | 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Washington Park (OTR)

Taylor Made

August 23 | 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Washington Park (OTR)

Vincent Stroud

August 30 | 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Washington Park (OTR)
Vincent Stroud is a singer, performer, and entertainer both as a solo artist and with the 2nd Wind

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Washington Park Venue Details


Near Washington Park is a 450-space underground garage, surface lots, and on-street parking. Use the Cincy EZ Park App to pay for parking as appropriate. Arrive using Cincinnati METRO.


The Sherwin-Williams Porch will be open for Friday Flow and will serve Coca-Cola products, wine, beer, hard seltzers, and specialty drinks.


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 the event of severe weather or heavy rain, an event may be canceled. All event cancellations will be posted on Facebook, usually approximately an hour before the start time, as the weather changes quickly.

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Written by: Crystal Kendrick

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