Don’t miss out on the jazz scene with these Cincinnati jazz venues and concerts!


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Since the 1900s, jazz music has had a very influential impact on Cincinnati. In the 1920’s, Gennett Studios attracted big name musicians like Louis Armstrong to record, and African American jazz bands such as Zack Whyte’s Chocolate Beau Brummels originated right here in Cincinnati. Jazz became a crucial part of the Cincinnati club scene in the 1950s and has maintained popularity through time. New Cincinnati jazz venues opening like Caffe Vivace. Be sure to check it out.

Jazz music is among America’s greatest cultural achievements and exports to the world community, and it unites people across the divides of race, region and national boundaries. Cincinnati is the proud home to a plethora of jazz venues and concerts, of which we have listed below. Frequent these venues as much as you’d like, and be sure to add these concerts to your calendar.

You may also like: Add these Black Midwest Festivals to your calendar.

Upcoming Events:


“Just Friends” with Kathy Wade and Friends
The Greenwich
September 8
9:00 p.m.
Admission: $10
Artist: Julie Spangler Trio

Lizz Wright
Live! at the Ludlow Garage
September 23
8:00 p.m.
Admission: $35-$65

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
Taft Theatre
September 27
8:00 p.m.
Admission: $37.50 – $62.50
Artist: Wynton Marsalis

Euge Groove
Live! at the Ludlow Garage
October 7
8:00 p.m.
Admission: $35-$75

“Just Friends” with Kathy Wade and Friends
The Greenwich
October 13
9:00 p.m.
Admission: $10
Artist: Randy Villars Trio

Kamasi Washington
Taft Theater
November 28th
8:00 p.m.
Admission: TBA
Artist: Kamasi Washington


“Just Friends” with Kathy Wade and Friends
The Greenwich
December 8
9:00 p.m.
Admission: $10
Artist: Khalid Moss Quartet with Mike Wade

Dee Felice Café
Every Thursday – Sunday
Check listings for times
Admission: Free
Artist: Phil DeGreg Trio, The Lee Stolar Trio, The John Von Ohlen Trio and other guests.

Local Jazz Venues:

Dee Felice Café
529 Main Street
Covington, KY 41011
859-261-2365

Japps   
1136 Main Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
513-381-1524

Live at the Ludlow Garage
342 Ludlow Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45220
513-221-4111

Memorial Hall
1225 Elm Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
513-641-8980
Every Monday

The Greenwich
2442 Gilbert Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45206
513-221-1151

The Redmoor
3187 Linwood Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45208
513-871-6789

The Symphony Hotel and Restaurant
210 W. 14th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
513-721-3353
Every Thursday – Saturday

Washington Platform
1000 Elm Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
513-421-0110


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Of course, there is more than one way to stay on top of Cincinnati jazz. You can follow the Cincinnati Jazz Community on Facebook, Look up jazz events near you with All About Jazz, or visit Women of Jazz, Blues and R&B Singers of Cincinnati to find out about new artist emerging.  

If there are any upcoming Cincinnati jazz events we have missed, please contact us at 
The Voice of Black Cincinnati.




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