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Want to know what’s going on this week in Cincinnati? Below are local must-hit concerts, markets, and other happenings to help you make the most of your week.

The article is as current as the publication date. Readers are encouraged to confirm the information before acting. Also, adhere to RSVP requirements and guidelines to purchase tickets.

Chris Brown & Lil Baby: One of Them One’s Tour

August 2
7 p.m.
Riverbend Music Center (East End)
Admission starts at $29.50
Hip-hop concert featuring Yung Bleu.

Chris Brown and Lil Baby Concert in Cincinnati, Ohio
Chris Brown & Lil Baby Concert in Cincinnati

2022 Ohio Primary/Special Election

August 2
6:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Various Polling Locations
Free Admission
Cast your vote to elect officials for the Ohio Senate and House of Representatives. Check votehamiltoncountyohio.gov for polling locations.

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Make your Ohio vote count.

The Children’s Theatre Academy Class Registration

Through August 31
Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati (Madisonville)
Fees start at $125
Offers acting, voice, dance, musical theatre, and improv classes for all ages. Classes begin September 6th.

Kids dancing at the Cincinnati Children's Theatre
Kids dancing at the Cincinnati Children’s Theatre

Urban League AALDP Application Deadline

Through August 1
The African American Leadership Development Program focuses on the critical issues facing Cincinnati and leaders of color, including health and wellness, culture, diversity, human services, education and government. The deadline to apply is quickly approaching, and scholarships are available.

Urban League's African American Leadership Development Program
Members of Urban League’s African American Leadership Development Program
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Ohio State Tax Holiday

August 5th through 7th
The Ohio Sales Tax holiday starts on Friday, August 5, 2022, at midnight and ends on Sunday, August 7, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. There is no limit on the total purchase if the per-item caps are observed.

Ohio Sales Tax Holiday3 women shopping during Ohio Sales Tax Holiday

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Monday, August 1st

 

COVID-19 Vaccines

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Cincinnati Health Department (Avondale)
Free Admission
Rapid Antigen & PCR testing is available at various other locations. Know your COVID-19 status.

Family Showtime

3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Hirsch Recreation Center (Avondale)
Free Admission
Family-friendly theater and dance performances by local art organizations. Runs through August 15th.

Jazz in the Park

3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Washinton Park
Free Admission

Related article: Kid-friendly things to do in the Cincinnati area


Tuesday, August 2nd 

Support this Black-owned business – Heritage Glen Cleaners

6 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Heritage Glen Cleaners (Kenwood)
Serves all fabric, leather and suede needs while offering daily alterations specials, pick-up, and delivery.

Major Taylor Cycling Club

6:30 p.m.
Free Admission
Location Depends on skill level
Enjoy safe and fun cycling geared towards the African American communities.

Preservation in the Park

7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
The Porch at Washington Park (OTR)
Free Admission
Learn about the history of Memorial Hall.

Family Fun Days

All day
Owls Nest Park (Evanston)
Free Admission
Food trucks, live music, bounce houses, face painters, balloon artists, family-friendly activities and more.

Rhythm on the Plaza

7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
U-Square (Clifton)
Free Admission
Live R&B music featuring Destiny L.


Wednesday, August 3rd 

Support this Black-owned restaurant – DRIP Coffee Lounge

8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
DRIP Coffee Lounge (Camp Washington)
Curated African specialty coffee, creative cocktails, and street cuisine.

Yoga for Everyone

6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Hirsch Recreation Center
Starting at $15
Yoga for all age groups and skill levels.

Reggae Wednesday

7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Fountain Square (Downtown)
Free Admission
Live Reggae music by Earthkry.

Island Vibe Wednesdays

8 p.m.
The Mockbee (OTR)
Free Admission
Reggae on the Square afterparty featuring live music, food, and Black vendors.

In the Woods: Son del Caribe

7-9 p.m.
Burnet Woods Bandstand (Clifton)
Free Admission
Bands of all genres perform each week at the bandstand. food trucks, kids activities.

Related article: Black culture events in Cincinnati


Thursday, August 4th

Sweet Life: Los Angeles (TV-MA)

HBO Max
Follows a tight-knit group of friends learning to balance their relationships and careers and working to cement their legacies in the city where they grew up. Starring: Jerrold Smith II.

Happy Hour

4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
U-Square (Clifton)
Free Admission
Live R&B music by DJ Stone.

Eddie Love Jazz Men Big Band Tribute

6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Seasongood Pavilion (Eden Park)
Free Admission
Live jazz music.

Generation Now Awards Dinner

6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
1819 Innovation Hub (Clifton)
Free Admission
Honors young, influential talent in the Queen City.

Women’s Meeting

7 p.m.
Peace and Joy Temple (Colerain)
Free Admission
Empowerment service led by Pastor Miya Lee.

Salsa on the Square

7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Fountain Square (Downtown)
Free Admission
Live salsa, merengue, and Latin jazz by the Dayton Salsa Project & Cuban Salsa Cincinnati.

Adult Swim

7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Ziegler Park (OTR)
Admission starts at $10
For ages 21 and over.

Al West, Jr., Quartet

7 p.m.
Caffè Vivace (Evanston)
Admission starts at $8
Live jazz music.

Ian Lara

7:30 p.m.
Go Bananas Comedy Club (Montgomery)
Admission starts at $10
Comedy show. Runs through

The Christi Show

7:30 p.m.
Funny Bone (Liberty Township)
Admission starts at $37
Comedy show.

R&B Thursday Nights

8 p.m. – Midnight
Nostalgia Wine & Jazz Lounge (Walnut Hills)
Free Admission
Live R&B music by DJ Prymtime.


What’s happening this weekend in Cincinnati?

Here are some fun activities and events going on this weekend near your neighborhood.

Friday, August 5th

Live at Lunch

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Short Vine Square (Clifton)
Free Admission
Live blues, gospel, and R&B music by pianist Daven Roberson.

Ohio River Paddlefest

4 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Schmidt Recreation Complex (Columbia Tusculum)
Admission starts at $20
Park exhibits, outdoor outfitters, and family-friendly fun.

Friday Flow

7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Washington Park (OTR)
Free Admission
Live R&B music by Glenn Jones.

Bourbon at the Border Play

8 p.m.
Falcon Theatre (Newport)
Admission starts at $15
Tells the story of the heroic fight for racial justice and freedom during the area of President Johnson. Runs through August 14th.

4th Annual Cincinnati Sneaker Ball

8 p.m. – Midnight
Cincinnati Music Hall (Downtown)
Admission starts at $85
Black tie affair featuring activations, art, and live music.

Satin Smooth Project

8 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Belterra Park (East End)
Free Admission
Live R&B music.

Tab Benoit Concert

8 p.m.
Taft Theatre (Downtown)
Starting at $33 – $45
Live blues music.

Friday Night Concerts: Second Wind

8-11 p.m.
Towne Square, Blue Ash.
Free admission


Saturday, August 6th 

Back to School Carnival

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Seasongood Square (Avondale)
Free Admission
Backpack and supply giveaways, games, and live entertainment.

Jazz Brunch

10 a.m. – Noon
Inwood Park (Mt. Auburn)
Free Admission
Live jazz music by the Sound the Alarm band.

Cincinnati Hip Hop Spin

10:30 a.m.
Woodlawn Community Center (Woodlawn)
Starting at $15
Spin to your favorite tunes with Black fitness instructors Carmen and Inga. Register online, spaces are limited.

DJ Class

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Elementz (OTR)
Free Admission
Learn the art of DJing with DJ Apryl Reign.

Northern Kentucky Backyard Bash

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Bircus Brewing Company (Ludlow)
Free Admission
Pizza, popcorn, drinks, and circus acts by Circus Mojo.

Book Signing

12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Cream + Sugar Coffeehouse (Evanston)
Free Admission
Signing of I have the Sun, You Have the Moon by Black author Kendra R. Lewis.

Ridge Day & Night

4 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Moler Beauty Academy Parking Lot (Pleasant Ridge)
Free Admission
Food trucks, vendors, and live music.

Cincinnati Pops Community Concert

5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Owls Nest Park (Evanston)
Free Admission
Live music tribute to King Records, face painting, and community art.

Woodward High School 40th Class Reunion

6 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Courtyard by Marriott (Rookwood)
Admission starts at $34
Celebration for the class of 1982 featuring a meet and greet and live music.

Lando’s Pure White Affair

6 p.m. – 11 p.m.
PromoWest Pavilion (Newport)
Admission starts at $40
Party featuring live R&B music by DJ Vader Mix.

G. Thomas Allen Quartet

7 p.m. – 10:15 p.m.
Caffè Vivace (Evanston)
Admission starts at $20.
Live jazz music.

Family or Fiancé (TV-14): Season 3 Premiere

9 p.m.
OWN
Follows the dynamics between eight engaged couples who bring their disapproving families together under one roof. The couples will then have to make the ultimate choice — “I do” or “I don’t.” Starring: Tracy McMillan.

Melodk Eye & Preston Bell Charles III

9:30 p.m.
Arlin’s Bar & Garden (Clifton)
Free Admission
Live jazz music.

Afro Caribbean Nights

10 p.m. – 2 a.m.
The Hilltop (Mt. Adams)
Free Admission
Live Afro-Caribbean and dancehall music by DJ TizieB.

Related article: Best things to do in Cincinnati this year (2022)


Sunday, August 7th  

Off Trail Urban Hikers

7:30 a.m.
Free Admission
Check the Facebook page for this week’s location
Hike approximately two miles and enjoy nature with cool people.

Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration Exhibit

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Freedom Center (Downtown)
Admission starts at $10.50
Explores the impact of the US prison system through contemporary visual art.

Jane Austen: Fashion & Sensibility

11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Wednesday-Sunday
Taft Museum of Art (Downtown) 
This special exhibition displays approximately 50 costumes and accessories from eight acclaimed film adaptations of Jane Austen’s classic novels. Runs through Sept. 4.

CPS Community Cookout: Back-to-School Edition

11 a.m.  3 p.m.
Washington Park (OTR)
Free Admission
Giveaways, live entertainment from Elementz, CPS Alumni DJ battle, and more.

HBCU Alumni Mixer

1 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Arts on the Ave (OTR)
Free Admission
Live R&B music, cornhole, giant Jenga, card games, and paint and sip.

Gospel Music Showcase

6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Fountain Square (Downtown)
Free Admission
Live gospel music featuring local artists and shopping with Black vendors.

Related article: See all events happening in the Cincinnati area


Upcoming Events for Black Cincinnati

Black Cincinnati is fortunate to have access to a renowned symphony orchestra, chamber music, art centers, and live music featuring big bands, local duos and trios. Thanks to generous sponsors, African American families and individuals of all ages will enjoy Black entertainment at no cost or with a low-cost general admission.

As you plan, you might want to buy tickets for national acts coming to the Queen City. Remember to mark your calendar for the 2023 Cincinnati Music Festival.

Tower of Power with Lettuce
August 11th and 12th, 2022, 7 p.m.
Taft Theatre and Rose Music Center at The Heights
Legendary Soul-Funk-R&B group Tower of Power and genre-busting six-member Funk band Lettuce will take the stage together in Cincinnati one night and Dayton the next.

tower of power with lettuce, Things To Do in Cincinnati

The Spinners
August 13th, 8:30 p.m.
The Ludlow Garage
Timeless in a way that few other acts today are, The Spinners are one of the most iconic and enduring groups in R&B history.

The Spinners

Ziggy Marley
August 13th
Rose Music Center at The Heights (Dayton)
See eight-time Grammy Award-winning reggae artist Ziggy Marley.

Ziggy Marley

Salif Keita 
August 31st, 8:30 p.m.
The Ludlow Garage
His arrangements feature roiling rhythms, slightly nasal female backup choirs, and traditional percussion typical of Malian music.

Salif Keita, Things To Do in Cincinnati

Hamilton
September 6th – October 2nd, 2022
The Aronoff Center for the Arts
HAMILTON has taken the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton and created a revolutionary moment in theatre.

Hamilton the Broadway play, Things To Do in Cincinnati
 

Now that you know what is happening this weekend, you should never have an empty Saturday or Sunday with many Afro-American events. Plus, if you are looking for a significant other, now you know where all the Black people meet. Have fun!

Cincinnatians, do you want your event in our week’s view coming up? Submit it to The Voice of Black Cincinnati’s event calendar. The description of the event must include 300 words and a feature photo that is not a flyer.

What to do in Cincinnati photo © BullRun [Adobe Stock ]

 

 

The Voice of Black Cincinnati is a media company designed to educate, recognize and create opportunities for African Americans. Do you want local news, events, job posting, scholarships and a database of local Black-owned businesses? Visit our homepage, explore other articles, subscribe to our newsletter, like our Facebook page, join our Facebook group or text VOBC to 513-270-3880.

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Ohio State Tax Holiday

August 5th through 7th
The Ohio Sales Tax holiday starts on Friday, August 5, 2022, at midnight and ends on Sunday, August 7, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. There is no limit on the total purchase if the per-item caps are observed.

Ohio Sales Tax Holiday3 women shopping during Ohio Sales Tax Holiday

Receive our newsletter for all things Black Cincinnati!

Monday, August 1st

 

COVID-19 Vaccines

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Cincinnati Health Department (Avondale)
Free Admission
Rapid Antigen & PCR testing is available at various other locations. Know your COVID-19 status.

Family Showtime

3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Hirsch Recreation Center (Avondale)
Free Admission
Family-friendly theater and dance performances by local art organizations. Runs through August 15th.

Jazz in the Park

3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Washinton Park
Free Admission

Related article: Kid-friendly things to do in the Cincinnati area


Tuesday, August 2nd 

Support this Black-owned business – Heritage Glen Cleaners

6 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Heritage Glen Cleaners (Kenwood)
Serves all fabric, leather and suede needs while offering daily alterations specials, pick-up, and delivery.

Major Taylor Cycling Club

6:30 p.m.
Free Admission
Location Depends on skill level
Enjoy safe and fun cycling geared towards the African American communities.

Preservation in the Park

7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
The Porch at Washington Park (OTR)
Free Admission
Learn about the history of Memorial Hall.

Family Fun Days

All day
Owls Nest Park (Evanston)
Free Admission
Food trucks, live music, bounce houses, face painters, balloon artists, family-friendly activities and more.

Rhythm on the Plaza

7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
U-Square (Clifton)
Free Admission
Live R&B music featuring Destiny L.


Wednesday, August 3rd 

Support this Black-owned restaurant – DRIP Coffee Lounge

8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
DRIP Coffee Lounge (Camp Washington)
Curated African specialty coffee, creative cocktails, and street cuisine.

Yoga for Everyone

6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Hirsch Recreation Center
Starting at $15
Yoga for all age groups and skill levels.

Reggae Wednesday

7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Fountain Square (Downtown)
Free Admission
Live Reggae music by Earthkry.

Island Vibe Wednesdays

8 p.m.
The Mockbee (OTR)
Free Admission
Reggae on the Square afterparty featuring live music, food, and Black vendors.

In the Woods: Son del Caribe

7-9 p.m.
Burnet Woods Bandstand (Clifton)
Free Admission
Bands of all genres perform each week at the bandstand. food trucks, kids activities.

Related article: Black culture events in Cincinnati


Thursday, August 4th

Sweet Life: Los Angeles (TV-MA)

HBO Max
Follows a tight-knit group of friends learning to balance their relationships and careers and working to cement their legacies in the city where they grew up. Starring: Jerrold Smith II.

Happy Hour

4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
U-Square (Clifton)
Free Admission
Live R&B music by DJ Stone.

Eddie Love Jazz Men Big Band Tribute

6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Seasongood Pavilion (Eden Park)
Free Admission
Live jazz music.

Generation Now Awards Dinner

6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
1819 Innovation Hub (Clifton)
Free Admission
Honors young, influential talent in the Queen City.

Women’s Meeting

7 p.m.
Peace and Joy Temple (Colerain)
Free Admission
Empowerment service led by Pastor Miya Lee.

Salsa on the Square

7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Fountain Square (Downtown)
Free Admission
Live salsa, merengue, and Latin jazz by the Dayton Salsa Project & Cuban Salsa Cincinnati.

Adult Swim

7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Ziegler Park (OTR)
Admission starts at $10
For ages 21 and over.

Al West, Jr., Quartet

7 p.m.
Caffè Vivace (Evanston)
Admission starts at $8
Live jazz music.

Ian Lara

7:30 p.m.
Go Bananas Comedy Club (Montgomery)
Admission starts at $10
Comedy show. Runs through

The Christi Show

7:30 p.m.
Funny Bone (Liberty Township)
Admission starts at $37
Comedy show.

R&B Thursday Nights

8 p.m. – Midnight
Nostalgia Wine & Jazz Lounge (Walnut Hills)
Free Admission
Live R&B music by DJ Prymtime.


What’s happening this weekend in Cincinnati?

Here are some fun activities and events going on this weekend near your neighborhood.

Friday, August 5th

Live at Lunch

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Short Vine Square (Clifton)
Free Admission
Live blues, gospel, and R&B music by pianist Daven Roberson.

Ohio River Paddlefest

4 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Schmidt Recreation Complex (Columbia Tusculum)
Admission starts at $20
Park exhibits, outdoor outfitters, and family-friendly fun.

Friday Flow

7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Washington Park (OTR)
Free Admission
Live R&B music by Glenn Jones.

Bourbon at the Border Play

8 p.m.
Falcon Theatre (Newport)
Admission starts at $15
Tells the story of the heroic fight for racial justice and freedom during the area of President Johnson. Runs through August 14th.

4th Annual Cincinnati Sneaker Ball

8 p.m. – Midnight
Cincinnati Music Hall (Downtown)
Admission starts at $85
Black tie affair featuring activations, art, and live music.

Satin Smooth Project

8 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Belterra Park (East End)
Free Admission
Live R&B music.

Tab Benoit Concert

8 p.m.
Taft Theatre (Downtown)
Starting at $33 – $45
Live blues music.

Friday Night Concerts: Second Wind

8-11 p.m.
Towne Square, Blue Ash.
Free admission


Saturday, August 6th 

Back to School Carnival

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Seasongood Square (Avondale)
Free Admission
Backpack and supply giveaways, games, and live entertainment.

Jazz Brunch

10 a.m. – Noon
Inwood Park (Mt. Auburn)
Free Admission
Live jazz music by the Sound the Alarm band.

Cincinnati Hip Hop Spin

10:30 a.m.
Woodlawn Community Center (Woodlawn)
Starting at $15
Spin to your favorite tunes with Black fitness instructors Carmen and Inga. Register online, spaces are limited.

DJ Class

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Elementz (OTR)
Free Admission
Learn the art of DJing with DJ Apryl Reign.

Northern Kentucky Backyard Bash

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Bircus Brewing Company (Ludlow)
Free Admission
Pizza, popcorn, drinks, and circus acts by Circus Mojo.

Book Signing

12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Cream + Sugar Coffeehouse (Evanston)
Free Admission
Signing of I have the Sun, You Have the Moon by Black author Kendra R. Lewis.

Ridge Day & Night

4 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Moler Beauty Academy Parking Lot (Pleasant Ridge)
Free Admission
Food trucks, vendors, and live music.

Cincinnati Pops Community Concert

5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Owls Nest Park (Evanston)
Free Admission
Live music tribute to King Records, face painting, and community art.

Woodward High School 40th Class Reunion

6 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Courtyard by Marriott (Rookwood)
Admission starts at $34
Celebration for the class of 1982 featuring a meet and greet and live music.

Lando’s Pure White Affair

6 p.m. – 11 p.m.
PromoWest Pavilion (Newport)
Admission starts at $40
Party featuring live R&B music by DJ Vader Mix.

G. Thomas Allen Quartet

7 p.m. – 10:15 p.m.
Caffè Vivace (Evanston)
Admission starts at $20.
Live jazz music.

Family or Fiancé (TV-14): Season 3 Premiere

9 p.m.
OWN
Follows the dynamics between eight engaged couples who bring their disapproving families together under one roof. The couples will then have to make the ultimate choice — “I do” or “I don’t.” Starring: Tracy McMillan.

Melodk Eye & Preston Bell Charles III

9:30 p.m.
Arlin’s Bar & Garden (Clifton)
Free Admission
Live jazz music.

Afro Caribbean Nights

10 p.m. – 2 a.m.
The Hilltop (Mt. Adams)
Free Admission
Live Afro-Caribbean and dancehall music by DJ TizieB.

Related article: Best things to do in Cincinnati this year (2022)


Sunday, August 7th  

Off Trail Urban Hikers

7:30 a.m.
Free Admission
Check the Facebook page for this week’s location
Hike approximately two miles and enjoy nature with cool people.

Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration Exhibit

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Freedom Center (Downtown)
Admission starts at $10.50
Explores the impact of the US prison system through contemporary visual art.

Jane Austen: Fashion & Sensibility

11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Wednesday-Sunday
Taft Museum of Art (Downtown) 
This special exhibition displays approximately 50 costumes and accessories from eight acclaimed film adaptations of Jane Austen’s classic novels. Runs through Sept. 4.

CPS Community Cookout: Back-to-School Edition

11 a.m.  3 p.m.
Washington Park (OTR)
Free Admission
Giveaways, live entertainment from Elementz, CPS Alumni DJ battle, and more.

HBCU Alumni Mixer

1 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Arts on the Ave (OTR)
Free Admission
Live R&B music, cornhole, giant Jenga, card games, and paint and sip.

Gospel Music Showcase

6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Fountain Square (Downtown)
Free Admission
Live gospel music featuring local artists and shopping with Black vendors.

Related article: See all events happening in the Cincinnati area


Upcoming Events for Black Cincinnati

Black Cincinnati is fortunate to have access to a renowned symphony orchestra, chamber music, art centers, and live music featuring big bands, local duos and trios. Thanks to generous sponsors, African American families and individuals of all ages will enjoy Black entertainment at no cost or with a low-cost general admission.

As you plan, you might want to buy tickets for national acts coming to the Queen City. Remember to mark your calendar for the 2023 Cincinnati Music Festival.

Tower of Power with Lettuce
August 11th and 12th, 2022, 7 p.m.
Taft Theatre and Rose Music Center at The Heights
Legendary Soul-Funk-R&B group Tower of Power and genre-busting six-member Funk band Lettuce will take the stage together in Cincinnati one night and Dayton the next.

tower of power with lettuce, Things To Do in Cincinnati

The Spinners
August 13th, 8:30 p.m.
The Ludlow Garage
Timeless in a way that few other acts today are, The Spinners are one of the most iconic and enduring groups in R&B history.

The Spinners

Ziggy Marley
August 13th
Rose Music Center at The Heights (Dayton)
See eight-time Grammy Award-winning reggae artist Ziggy Marley.

Ziggy Marley

Salif Keita 
August 31st, 8:30 p.m.
The Ludlow Garage
His arrangements feature roiling rhythms, slightly nasal female backup choirs, and traditional percussion typical of Malian music.

Salif Keita, Things To Do in Cincinnati

Hamilton
September 6th – October 2nd, 2022
The Aronoff Center for the Arts
HAMILTON has taken the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton and created a revolutionary moment in theatre.

Hamilton the Broadway play, Things To Do in Cincinnati
 

Now that you know what is happening this weekend, you should never have an empty Saturday or Sunday with many Afro-American events. Plus, if you are looking for a significant other, now you know where all the Black people meet. Have fun!

Cincinnatians, do you want your event in our week’s view coming up? Submit it to The Voice of Black Cincinnati’s event calendar. The description of the event must include 300 words and a feature photo that is not a flyer.

What to do in Cincinnati photo © BullRun [Adobe Stock ]

 

 

The Voice of Black Cincinnati is a media company designed to educate, recognize and create opportunities for African Americans. Do you want local news, events, job posting, scholarships and a database of local Black-owned businesses? Visit our homepage, explore other articles, subscribe to our newsletter, like our Facebook page, join our Facebook group or text VOBC to 513-270-3880.

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