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1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

May 2017

Safety Squad, Phantom Pop, and ECO Quartet at Urban Artifact

May 9, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Ohio's thriving jazz fusion community comes together for a night with Safety Squad (Columbus), Phantom Pop (NYC), and ECO Quartet (Cincinnati). May 9th at Urban Artifact. NO COVER! /// Safety Squad /// Safety Squad is a large ensemble from Columbus, OH that embraces the music and spirit of Snarky Puppy, a Grammy-winning group whose sound blends a mixture of funk, neo-soul, modern jazz, dixieland and everything in between. /// Phantom Pop /// "...among the very highest accomplishments of what might…

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Blue Wisp Big Band – Live at UA

May 10, 2017 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Experience the magic and power of Cincinnati's legendary 16-piece big band! 35 years and running. The Blue Wisp Big Band performs at Urban Artifact every Wednesday at 8:30. Be a part of the scene that everyone is talking about as John Von Ohlen and the band deliver a one-of-a-kind experience for you and your guests in one of the hippest environments in the city! $10 cover charge for the music lounge Urban Artifact 1660 Blue Rock Street Cincinnati, OH 45223…

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John the Revelator/Honey Combs w/ Combo Slice/MayaLou and a Uke

May 11, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

John the Revelator is the solo project of Jake Garrett. Jake is more known for his blues rock trio MasonJar Menagerie and his newly founded record label, DeepRoots Family Records and Productions. Along with MasonJar, Jake plays with 6 other bands regularly. Many of which, he writes the music for. Jake has been writing songs for over a decade, compiling 100’s of songs. John the Revelator acts an outlet for these numerous songs that he isn't using with other projects.…

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Cinco de Gato

May 12, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Come join us for the 3rd annual Cinco de Gato! This year's event will be held at Urban Artifact. Our very own Eddie Annal band will be playing as well! 15% of the bar revenue will be donated for ocelot conservation. All profits will be donated to Friends of Laguna Atascosa. So bring your friends for a fun night of music and games!

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Electric Orange Peel / Desmond Jones / Partyboob

May 12, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 2:00 am
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

/// Electric Orange Peel /// The future of improvisational music is here. Electric Orange Peel freely creates elaborate, completely spontaneous suites of music every set, giving the audience a unique and intimate experience based on the risk-taking of live thematic improv. Sworn enemies of musical sameness and hell bent on getting outside the box, EOP draws on an ever-growing catalog of original tunes that is quickly establishing them as a Midwestern progressive rock juggernaut. Replete with musical chops, impeccable ears,…

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Look Twice Cincy’s 4th Annual Spring Ride

May 13, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Coffee will be provided in the morning by Sidewinder Coffee. http://www.sidewindercoffee.com Fresh donuts from Bonomini Bakery courtesy of Queen City Moto. http://www.queencitymoto.com Schedule of events: Registration: 11:00am to 12:30pm Ride Announcements: 12:30pm Kick Stands Up: 1:00pm Live Music: 3:00pm to 6:00pm Raffle Drawings: 5:30pm and 6:30pm Split the Pot: 6:45pm This year's ride is presented by Excuterra. http://www.excuterra.com If you would like to volunteer at the event, or donate items for our raffle let us know! Don't forget to preregister…

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Popup Flower Shop – Twigs N Twine at Urban Artifact

May 13, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Happy Mothers Day! No, you didn't forget a gift for mom. You're out at your local craft brewery to GET a gift for mom. Our good friends at Twigs N Twine are setting up shop inside the taproom - conveniently on Mothers Day Eve! They'll bring a selection of bouquets and vases with arrangements $15 - $25. So bring mom in for a flight, and surprise her with flowers, or stop in for a pint and some carryout and grab…

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Goran Ivanovic Trio / The Clock Reads / Kumasi /Those Manic Seas

May 13, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 1:00 am
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

/// Goran Ivanovic Trio /// 9 pm Goran Ivanovic One of the most versatile, skilled, and curious musicians in Chicago, guitarist Goran Ivanovic has built a career built upon exploration. Born and raised in Croatia, he was in the midst of studying at the prestigious Mozarteum University in Salzburg, Austria with masters like Elliot Fisk and Joaquin Clerch when his parents (his father is a Serb, his mother a Bosnian Croat) were expelled in the late 90s; the family was…

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Blank State / Levee / WolfCryer / Kelly Hoppenjans

May 14, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

/// Blank State /// Cincy/NKY Alt Rock Jack Johnson: lead vocal, rhythm guitar Garrett Crider: percussion, backup vocal Hunter Torosian : bass guitar Brendan Jordan: lead guitar, backup vocal /// Levee /// Levee is a unique Soul, Funk, and R&B trio that brings dance worthy grooves and tunes for an original, honest and wild experience. /// Matt Baumann - WolfCryer /// WolfCryer is the adopted moniker of singer/songwriter Matt Baumann. A former classical and jazz musician; Matt quit 20 years…

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The Doughty Family Presents – Free for ALL

May 15, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

The Doughty Family is back at it and they are bringing the FREE FOR ALL FURY on a Monday night Featuring SWEEB Smoke Sumn Big Tree Scooty Puff Breezy God Dude Mr Suntan Alan 4PREZ FREEEEE SHOWWWWW

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Blue Wisp Big Band – Live at Urban Artifact

May 17, 2017 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Experience the magic and power of Cincinnati's legendary 16-piece big band! 35 years and running. The Blue Wisp Big Band performs at Urban Artifact every Wednesday at 8:30. Be a part of the scene that everyone is talking about as John Von Ohlen and the band deliver a one-of-a-kind experience for you and your guests in one of the hippest environments in the city! $10 cover charge for the music lounge Urban Artifact 1660 Blue Rock Street Cincinnati, OH 45223…

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ToothLuresAFang/LoTheLoyalConscripts/LowerAutomation/Communicati

May 18, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 1:00 am
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

A bill so big that we couldn't fit the names in the event tag (sorry Communications) /// Tooth Lures a Fang /// DIY Melodic Garage Rock /// Lower Automation /// Experimental punk /// Lo, The Loyal Conscripts /// Instrumental. Aggressive. Post-Rock. /// Communications /// Garage punk you don't wanna bring home to mother Free Show! All ages

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Planned Parenthood Benefit Show

May 19, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Come out for a night to support Planned Parenthood with a femme charged night of music and awareness. /// Kyla Mainous /// Kyla Mainous is a singer/songwriter from the Cincinnati area. Kyla has been performing since the age of five. She started writing songs around age 11, and taught herself guitar at 12. Three years later she was performing in bars, largely thanks to her parent's support. Now 25, Kyla has played as a solo acoustic artist in innumerable concert…

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Buggs Tha Rocka / Trademark Aaron & Aaron Roy / Macho Means

May 20, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

$5 tix /// All Ages /// BUGGS THA ROCKA /// In resistance to commercial gangsta rap, Buggs Tha Rocka performance of shrewd and cultured rhymes maintains golden-era techniques while carving a creative outlet for the succeeding hip-hop generation. Hailed by his peers as a “rapper’s rapper”, Buggs tha Rocka has reinforced underground hip-hop with his eccentric lyricism and versatile flows. Born Speed Walton III on February 16th, Buggs was raised in a full house of family in Cincinnati, Ohio. He…

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The Jazz Coasters – Sunday Swing Dance!

May 21, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

The Jazz Coasters will swing your feet to the dance floor with a blend of hot jazz, swing era standards, and new swing arrangments. $5 cover includes beginner swing dance lessons. The dance lessons will start at 2:30 PM so show up early! You will want to be ready to dance when The Jazz Coasters fire up the dance floor at 3:00 PM. There will also be a short dance lesson during the set break. The Jazz Coasters: Clarinet/tenor sax-…

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Science On Tap: Tales From A Mycologist

May 23, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

6:00 Doors open/ Conversation 7:00 Talk Begins The Mycologist: The Diary of Bartholomew Leach, Professor of Natural Philosophy by Dr. Nik Money With the aid of a spectacular time machine, Professor Bartholomew Leach will present selections from his diary entries from 1858. He will be accompanied by his cat, George Pickwick Esquire. Barty Leach (1823-1913) was a pioneering biologist who taught at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Leach formulated his theory of Creation by Natural Perfection in the late 1850s,…

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Taylor James (FL)// Abby Finch// Kryst Kruer // Jake Rathburn /// at UA 5/23/17

May 23, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Please join us in welcoming to our stage, 4 very talented singer songwriters.... , @Taylor James, on tour from FL.... with special guests, @jake Rathburn, @abby Finch and @kryst kruer 830pm - Jake Rathburn 9pm - Kryst Kruer 930pm - Taylor James 1030pm - Abby Finch Free show... all ages *under 18 must be accompanied by an adult

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Blue Wisp Big Band – Live at UA

May 24, 2017 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Experience the magic and power of Cincinnati's legendary 16-piece big band! 35 years and running. The Blue Wisp Big Band performs at Urban Artifact every Wednesday at 8:30. Be a part of the scene that everyone is talking about as the band delivers a one-of-a-kind experience for you and your guests in one of the hippest environments in the city! $10 cover charge for the music lounge Urban Artifact 1660 Blue Rock Street Cincinnati, OH 45223 http://www.artifactbeer.com/

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Primal Static / Fun Machine / Office Party / Sungaze

May 26, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 1:00 am
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

/// Fun Machine /// Lo-Fi, Rock, Pop, Indie /// Primal Static /// Imagine a top tier conservatory-trained pianist from one of the world’s oldest eastern cultures meets a self-taught American musical wild child and they form a band –that’s Primal Static. The duo has been creating music that’s a mercurial mixture of east and west as well as rock, blues, baroque, folk, electronic and more. Panstylistic, Primal Static’s newest project, offers a diverse collection deserving of its name. The band…

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Cincy Powerfest V

May 27, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 2:30 am
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Powerfest is upon us again. This time in its fifth year. We have got a killer lineup of bands that will be announced on 4/1. Admission is $10 and the show is ALL AGES UNTIL MIDNIGHT. The show will be 18 and up after midnight. Doors will open at 8pm! We also have presale tickets available! Lineup: AUTOMATON Stagecoach Inferno Dethlehem Lucis Absentia Kingslayer Others by No One Split The Abyss We also will have food at this event. Mountain's…

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Blue Wisp Big Band – Live at UA

May 31, 2017 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Experience the magic and power of Cincinnati's legendary 16-piece big band! 35 years and running. The Blue Wisp Big Band performs at Urban Artifact every Wednesday at 8:30. Be a part of the scene that everyone is talking about as the band delivers a one-of-a-kind experience for you and your guests in one of the hippest environments in the city! $10 cover charge for the music lounge Urban Artifact 1660 Blue Rock Street Cincinnati, OH 45223 http://www.artifactbeer.com/

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June 2017

Toon Town / Brother O’ Brother / High Definitions / Fycus

June 1, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 1:00 am
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

GETTIN' BUCK WIILLLLLD WITH SOME BLUESY GARAGE RAWK N ROLE /// Toon Town /// Garage Blues duo with the propensity to break hearts and cutting off some mullets /// Brother O' Brother /// Indy soul garage blues... GUITAR... madness /// The High Definitions /// Columbus 3 piece blues rock n sock with a heavy emphasis on the groove /// Fycus /// 90's alt revivalists Songs about sad Songs about hope Cookie FREE SHOW ALL AGES

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ThunderTaker / Motel Faces / Hammered with Jesus / Scarecrow Sideshow

June 2, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Rock n' Roll reigns supreme as we welcome in a posterior whippin' night of head banging bliss w/ /// ThunderTaker /// /// Motel Faces /// /// Hammered with Jesus /// /// Scarecrow Sideshow /// 8pm $5 at the door All Ages

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Peridoni / Ernie Johnson From Detroit – Live at Urban Artifact

June 3, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 1:00 am
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Peridoni and Ernie Johnson From Detroit throw it down at Urban Artifact on Saturday, June 3rd! /// Peridoni /// Peridoni is a 4-piece modern jam band from Cincinnati, Ohio! Mixing tight grooves with soaring melodies and blistering solo's, an original, danceable groove is created! https://soundcloud.com/peridoni https://peridoni.bandcamp.com/ /// Ernie Johnson From Detroit /// #whoiserniejohnsonfromdetroit https://erniejohnsonfromdetroit.bandcamp.com/releases $5 at he door All Ages

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The PsychoAcoustic Orchestra at Urban Artifact

June 4, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

A 13-piece eclectic musical project since 1992 featuring many of the area's most creative musical magicians performing musical visions and compositions by Patrick Kelly. The PAO has 3 CDs, its most recent "Fun With Notes" released late last year. The range of the repertoire encompasses jazz, fusion, funk, world music, avant garde and Latin. It is a feast for the ears. "Whoever has ears to hear, let them hear." $10 suggested donation.

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Lipstick Fiction//Actual Italians//MARR//Venicia Kosein//Sharktooth

June 8, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

LOUD GUITARS and POWERFUL VOICES at URBAN ARTIFACT Lipstick Fiction :. loud and groovy punx guaranteed to make you mad about something Actual Italians :. fuzzy, catchy, conscious garage rock MARR :. alternately dreamy and driving shewgaze Sharktooth :. homegrown acoustic folk punk Venicia Kosein :. wonderful solo acoustic act ... ... .... ... free / all ages

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Flying Underground / Gay Neighbors / Copper

June 9, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

/// Flying Underground /// Singer/songwriter/guitarist, Brian Lovely, lost his voice to a neurological curse, and went in search of a singer. Enter Kelly McCracken. The result is power trio + kick ass singer, otherwise known as Flying Underground. Along with Chris Arduser on drums and bassist David Ramos, Flying Underground is a post- The Who / Big Star / early Aerosmith (Give him a break, Lovely was born in Boston)/ Television / Replacements/ Guided By Voices, blah blah blah...kinda thing.…

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Comprador / The Bascinets / Disaster Class

June 10, 2017 @ 10:00 pm - 1:00 am
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

/// Comprador /// a person within a country who acts as an agent for foreign organizations engaged in investment, trade, or economic or political exploitation. /// The Bascinets /// Columbus /// https://thebascinets.bandcamp.com/ /// Disaster Class /// /// Visuals by Elyse Johnson /// elysejohnsonartist.com Finally a reason to build a gate triggered hand clap for an acoustic drum kit.

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Kristen Bennett / Abby Vice (ft Nick Heffron)

June 11, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Join us for an intimate set featuring the vivacious Kristen Bennett and the swirling tones of Abby Vice Free show to the public

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Old Time Mondays at Urban Artifact

June 12, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Old Time Mondays gives artists an opportunity to bring in their instruments for an opportunity to sit in on a session with seasoned old time musicians and learn traditional Appalachian music handed down from generation to generation in an open mic setting

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Science On Tap: Saving Young Lives

June 13, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Science On Tap: Children's Hospital Success Stories 6:00 - Doors Open 7:00 - Talks Begin Our summer series will feature two speakers at each event. For June, we would like to welcome Dr. Jessica Kahn and Dr. Jeffrety Whitsett. Dr. Jessica Kahn will speak about the positive impact of introducing the HPV vaccines in Cincinnati. Dr. Jeffrey Whitsett will speak about the impact of science on pediatric medicine and child health. *********************************************************** Jessica Kahn, MD MPH is a tenured Professor…

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Thursday Smörgåsbord of Music

June 15, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Come and GET IT! 6 bands 30 minute helpings All on one succulent stage and it's all FREEEEEEEE /// Dizzy Bats /// New York, New York /// TGTG /// Peru /// MORI /// Brooklyn, NY https://www.facebook.com/morimakesmusic/ /// Damage Therapy /// Lexington /// The Kno Nothings /// Cincinnati

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HOOPS / Leggy / Cross Country / Blossom Hall at Urban Artifact

June 16, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

/// Hoops /// "Just as the weather’s getting warm, the Bloomington, Indiana trio Hoops are getting ready to release their summery debut Routines. We’ve already heard “Rules” and “On Top,” and now they’re sharing new song “On Letting Go,” which showcases the more wistful side of their synth-and-guitar shimmer. “We experimented and threw out a lot of ideas to make this song,” songwriter Keagan Beresford explains. “I wrote it about somebody I met and hung out with briefly and then…

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Tank and the Bangas / Divinity Roxx / Super Origami – Live at Urban Artifact Sanctuary

June 17, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

We are very pleased to bring you Tank and the Bangas, NPR's 2017 Tiny Desk Concert Winners Tank and The Bangas were formed in 2011 at an open mic set in New Orleans, centered at a shot gun house, Jerk Chicken Sam’iches and a drum set. Instantaneously this group knew that they had something that stirred crowds that cried out for original music from them. If you’re from New Orleans, you know all the ingredients to make a good gumbo.…

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M.J. & The Queen City Crew

June 18, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Mickey James & his Queen City Crew will get you groovin' on the dance floor with a blend of hot jazz, swing era standards, new swing arrangments, and other swinging genres. $5 CASH cover includes beginner swing dance lessons. The dance lessons will start at 2:30 PM so show up early! You will want to be ready to dance when M.J. & The Crew fires up the dance floor at 3:00 PM. There will also be a short dance lesson…

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Trivia at Urban Artifact (with the Brewers for Cincy Beer Week)

June 18, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

TRIVIA NERDS UNITE! Sunday Night Trivia is coming to Urban Artifact this and every Sunday. Some of the BEST craft beer in Cincinnati paired with the most FUN and entertaining trivia in the city. The brewers from Urban Artifact will be playing today to kick off Cincinnati Beer Week. Can YOU beat their vast expanses of trivial knowledge? I can't promise there won't be questions about yeast strains and off-flavor characteristics. Trivia with a Twist is 3 rounds of general…

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Kyla Mainous / Jake Rathburn at Urban Artifact

June 18, 2017 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Join us after Trivia With a Twist for a singer songwriter night featuring Kyla Mainous and Jake Rathburn Free show All ages

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Old Time Mondays at Urban Artifact

June 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Old Time Mondays gives artists an opportunity to bring in their instruments for an opportunity to sit in on a session with seasoned old time musicians and learn traditional Appalachian music handed down from generation to generation in an open mic setting

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Water Seed / Huckleberry Funk – live at Urban Artifact

June 20, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Join us for a night of funk and soul at UA /// Water Seed /// Water Seed has proven to be the best new thing hailing from New Orleans. Their ever-growing resume includes multiple performances at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, two performances at the New Orleans Essence Festival, the Richmond Jazz Festival, the Flood City Music Festival, a three month residency in Russia, the Dogwood Music Festival, headliner at the Apollo Theater (sold out show), the Civic…

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Blue Wisp Big Band live at Urban Artifact

June 21, 2017 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Experience the magic and power of Cincinnati's legendary 16-piece big band! 35 years and running. The Blue Wisp Big Band performs at Urban Artifact every Wednesday at 8:30. Be a part of the scene that everyone is talking about as the band delivers a one-of-a-kind experience for you and your guests in one of the hippest environments in the city! $10 cover charge for the music lounge Urban Artifact 1660 Blue Rock Street Cincinnati, OH 45223 http://www.artifactbeer.com/

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Xenia Rubinos / Marcus Alan Ward / Xzela -Live at Urban Artifact

June 22, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

/// Xenia Rubinos /// Vocalist and composer Xenia Rubinos crafts movingly powerful songs dipping in and out of genre and structure to create a sound that is fearlessly her own. Xenia's powerhouse vocals are at the center of her music which grows from a wide range of influences from R&B to Hip-Hop to Caribbean rhythms and jazz all delivered with a soulful punk aura. Her debut album 'Magic Trix' was released in 2013 by Ba Da Bing! Records to wide…

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V5 6 Persistence of Surf Music

June 23, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - June 24, 2017 @ 9:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Two Day instrumental rock surf music festival featuring the best of the best in national and local/regional: from California : John Blair/Ivan Pongracic Band with Jeremy DeHart of the Aqualads of North Carolina on bass and Dane Carter of the Madeira / Indianapolis on Drums. John is the author of 3 books -two on instrumental surf music history and one on hot rod rock. He is also the Jon of Jon and the Nightriders a prominent second wave surf phenomon.…

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Fire Iron (Midwest Fruit Tart) Can Release at Urban Artifact

June 27, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Fire Iron is our next release in our Midwest Fruit Tart series brewed with 400 pounds of Passion Fruit, 1,500 pounds of Pink Guava and 500 pounds of Banana. It will be available in 6-pack cans and on draft as well as 4 variant bottles we will be announcing in the event page leading up to the release.

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July 2017

Vibe & Direct / Love Alive / Soul Butter at Urban Artifact

July 1, 2017 @ 9:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Join us as we bring out the jamzzzzz with Vibe & Direct, Love Alive and Soul Butter $10 All Ages

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Deerhoof with Us, Today and smut at the Urban Artifact Sanctuary

July 3, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

We are very pleased to bring you Deerhoof! For over 20 years, Deerhoof has been an unparalleled force in modern music. The band's fearless inventiveness has made them one of the most inspiring and important groups making music today. Along with Deerhoof we welcome in Us, Today and smut TICKETS $20 presale, $25 at the door ALL AGES EVENT

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LIVLongEnough / Marc Governanti

July 6, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

LIVLongEnough Meeting at the intersections of Electro x Funk x Brazil & all things moving. https://livlongenough.bandcamp.com Marc Governanti Analog bass heavy dirty electro trash funk w/ dancescapes http://www.marcgovernanti.bandcamp.com

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Pluto Revolts / The Raquels / Beloved Youth

July 7, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

/// Pluto Revolts /// Labeled as "refreshing" and "one of the most dedicated artists in Cincinnati" (CincyMusic.com), this band is the definition of "rebirth," as singer Benjamin James describes the meaning behind the name parallels the groups origins in the wake of a band that once reached the majors, and their capacity to thrive on reinvention by blending a near-limitless list of influences in pop, alternative and rock. /// The Raquels /// Synthesized Pop-Rock from Columbus /// Beloved Youth ///…

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**TOMORROW** The Jauntee and Cycles w/s/g SolEcho

July 8, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

+++ SATURDAY JULY 8th +++ The Jauntee and Cycles w/s/g SolEcho @ Urban Artifact $7.00adv/$10.00dos DOORS OPEN AT 8:00pm SHOW STARTS AT 9:00pm +++ LIVE MUSIC +++ THE JAUNTEE CYCLES SOLECHO _____________________________________ Presented by Laniakea Transformational Arts Festival

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Trivia With A Twist at Urban Artifact

July 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Join us for Sunday Night Trivia as we welcome in Trivia With a Twist into UA for general knowledge trivia and great craft beer Prizes include 1st Place: $25 UA gift card 2nd Place: $15 UA gift card 3rd Place $10 UA gift card Free Admission All Ages!

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Slow Glows / Dream Version / The Night Divided

July 9, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

/// Slow Glows /// facebook.com/slowglows/ Glimmering garage pop based in Cincinnati, OH. Sending good vibes out to the world. /// Dream Version /// http://www.dreamversion.us Arriving in a poppy Trojan Horse, Dream Version is here to blitz the romantic myth of the countercultural rock ‘n’ roll icon with an abrasive mix of candid introspection and wry detail. /// The Night Divided /// http://thenightdivided.bandcamp.com/

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Old Time Mondays at Urban Artifact

July 10, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Old Time Mondays gives artists an opportunity to bring in their instruments for an opportunity to sit in on a session with seasoned old time musicians and learn traditional Appalachian music handed down from generation to generation in an open mic setting

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Josiah Wolf (WHY?)with Ofir Klemperer /Stoop Kids/Hanging Hearts

July 11, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Join us for a night of twisted experimental jazz, haze and rock as we welcome in: /// josiah wolf with Ofir Klemperer/// Josiah Wolf is the drummer and multi-instrumentalist for the band WHY? (www.whywithaquestionmark.com). In 2003 Josiah self-released The josiah EP as a limited run tour CD. In March 2010 he released his first full-length solo LP, titled Jetlag (www.anticon.com). Following the release he toured solo (opening for WHY?) across Europe. Soon after Liz Hodson joined the band and the…

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Blue Wisp Big Band live at Urban Artifact

July 12, 2017 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Experience the magic and power of Cincinnati's legendary 16-piece big band! 35 years and running. The Blue Wisp Big Band performs at Urban Artifact every Wednesday at 8:30. Be a part of the scene that everyone is talking about as the band delivers a one-of-a-kind experience for you and your guests in one of the hippest environments in the city! $10 cover charge for the music lounge Urban Artifact 1660 Blue Rock Street Cincinnati, OH 45223 http://www.artifactbeer.com/

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Vox Vocis / Expeditions / Analog Bandits

July 13, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

/// Vox Vocis /// Prog but everytime you go into a weird time signature you become a murderous virus. http://voxvocis.bandcamp.com/ /// Expeditions /// a three piece experimental band from Amelia, Ohio, consisting of Zac Gaskins, Alec Mayhugh, and Jakob Fox. /// Analog Bandits /// Hailing from Cincinnati, this progressive power-trio brings searingly-clean vocals, funky-fat bass, R&B-inspired rhythms, and a blend of rock and jazz guitar to create a full soundscape sure to delight any listener with a discerning ear.

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Izzy’s and Urban Artifact Pickle Brew Release Party

July 14, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Join us on Friday, July 14 from 4-8pm as we celebrate the release of the new collaboration between Izzy's and Urban Artifact - Pickle! This summer, fans of Cincinnati’s iconic deli, Izzy’s, will have the opportunity to enjoy Izzy’s famous pickles in a whole new way – as a beer, as Izzy’s partners with craft brewery, Urban Artifact to launch Pickle. Based on a German-style wheat beer with a sour finish, Urban Artifact’s Pickle is a traditional German Gose (pronounced…

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Heavy Hinges / Zoo Trippin’ / Founding Fathers

July 14, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

/// Heavy Hinges /// A mess of rock, soul and blues bred and buttered in Cincinnati,Ohio. http://www.heavyhinges.com/ /// Zoo Trippin' /// Zoo Trippin' is the child of years of live performances, recordings, and previous projects. The group holds true to its Blues/Rock roots but is now off in a new direction. Adding a more funk/alternative element to the already genre blending style. With new members, new songs, featured special guests, and an unparalleled live show, and a new style all…

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Elementree Livity Project/Tropidelic/Go Go Buffalo/Bumpin Uglies

July 15, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Join us for Household Bash at Urban Artifact as we welcome in an all day and night lineup for the ages Performing at the bash will be: Elementree Livity Project Tropidelic Go Go Buffalo Bumpin' Uglies Ample Parking Abby Vice Sundae Drives Tickets are $10 at the curtain ALL AGES

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Household Bash at Urban Artifact

July 15, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States
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Trivia With a Twist at Urban Artifact

July 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Join us for Sunday Night Trivia as we welcome in Trivia With a Twist into UA for general knowledge trivia and great craft beer Prizes include 1st Place: $25 UA gift card 2nd Place: $15 UA gift card 3rd Place $10 UA gift card Free Admission All Ages!

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Old Time Mondays at Urban Artifact

July 17, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Old Time Mondays gives artists an opportunity to bring in their instruments for an opportunity to sit in on a session with seasoned old time musicians and learn traditional Appalachian music handed down from generation to generation in an open mic setting.

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MAC YP July Meetup

July 18, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Come join us on Tuesday, July 18th at Urban Artifact to meet new people and see what we can all do to make a change in the Cincy area! All people & ideas welcome.

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Today Junior / Tundrasomper / Vishnu Basement / 1310

July 18, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

/// Today Junior /// Indie rock trio from Boston https://todayjunior.bandcamp.com/ /// Tundrastomper /// email rock from Easthampton, MA https://tundrastomper.bandcamp.com/ /// Vishnu Basement /// http://vishnubasement.bandcamp.com http://instagram.com/vishnubasement/ /// 1310 /// Three man reggae rock/alternative/hip-hop

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Blue Wisp Big Band live at Urban Artifact

July 19, 2017 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Experience the magic and power of Cincinnati's legendary 16-piece big band! 35 years and running. The Blue Wisp Big Band performs at Urban Artifact every Wednesday at 8:30. Be a part of the scene that everyone is talking about as the band delivers a one-of-a-kind experience for you and your guests in one of the hippest environments in the city! $10 cover charge for the music lounge Urban Artifact 1660 Blue Rock Street Cincinnati, OH 45223 http://www.artifactbeer.com/

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TWR Presents: Urban Treasures

July 20, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Come witness the unearthing of the true Hip Hop Treasures in the Queen City. ADDVantz Toph Sheldon Belcher D Eight Modus Operandi Sess Doughty Family DJ Iron Chef on the 1's and 2's. HOSTED BY: The Machine 8pm - 9pm : Open Mic/Cypher 9pm : Treasures Shine!! Free Show All Ages

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Red Idle Rejects / Wild Mountain Berries / The Vims

July 21, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Wild Mountain Berries 9pm Red Idle Rejects 10:15pm The Vims 11:45pm /// Red Idle Rejects /// Red Idle Rejects is an Alt-Country/Americana band from Cincinnati. /// Wild Mountain Berries /// Sonic blend of Americana, Blues, Jazz, Country, and a touch of Gypsy. Passionate, original, and soulful. /// The Vims /// The Vims are a five-piece Alternative-Rock band based in Cincinnati, OH.

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Electric Orange Peel / SolEcho / Conscious Pilot

July 22, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 1:00 am
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

/// Electric Orange Peel /// Electric Orange Peel began as five friends jamming together in original Rhythm guitarist Nick Hampton's basement. It didn't take long for the band to realize that they had a special kind of chemistry together, and they almost immediately began playing shows around their hometown of Columbus, OH. /// SolEcho /// /// Conscious Pilot /// Hailing from Columbus, Ohio, the original jam infused rock and roll force Conscious Pilot takes audiences aboard a sonic flight filled…

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One World Music & Cultural Celebration

July 23, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

One World Music & Cultural Celebration is a multicultural arts festival celebrating the diversity of the Greater Cincinnati community through music, folk art, dance, and food. With a focus on Latin American, Caribbean, and Mediterranean culture, the festival was created as a way to share and celebrate our community’s differences to make for better understanding and coexistence. Highlights: - Music by Queen City Silver Stars, Cincy Brazil Samba Dance, and Keshvar Project - Food by Just Jerks (Jamaican), Mashed Roots…

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Disney themed Trivia

July 24, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

"I just cant wait to be king!" The King of Trivia that is! Trivia with a Twist invites you to Disney themed Trivia night! Topics include.... Disney Princesses The Lion King Aladdin Frozen Beauty and the Beast Toy Story Finding Nemo and of course..... MICKEY! Prizes will be given for first, second and third place winners OVERALL Make sure you get there early, seats fill up quick. Trivia will be a tight 2 hours, have 3 rounds with bonus games…

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Jeffrey Lewis & Los Bolts / Nancy P. / Andrew Would / RALPH at UA

July 24, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

/// Jeffrey Lewis & Los Bolts /// Born and raised New Yorker Jeffrey Lewis leads a double-life, as both a comic book artist and an indie-rock musician. Beginning with homemade cassettes in the late 90s, and moving on to touring the world and releasing "proper" albums since 2001, Jeffrey's now 15-year career has included sharing bills and tours with the likes of The Vaselines, The Fall, Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks, Roky Erickson, The Mountain Goats, Daniel Johnston, Devo, Pulp…

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Keylime Pie & Vanilla Keypunch Bottle Release

July 25, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Join us for a special #TapTuesday as we release two variations of our summer gose, Keypunch. Each will be on draft and available in 500mL bottles. Quantities will be limited so please plan to arrive early! Keylime Pie: Aged in red wine barrels with graham crackers added Price: $12.99 plus tax 4 bottle limit per person Vanilla Keypunch: A double dose of fresh vanilla beans added Price: $6.99 plus tax 6 bottle limit per person

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Blue Wisp Big Band live at Urban Artifact

July 26, 2017 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Experience the magic and power of Cincinnati's legendary 16-piece big band! 35 years and running. The Blue Wisp Big Band performs at Urban Artifact every Wednesday at 8:30. Be a part of the scene that everyone is talking about as the band delivers a one-of-a-kind experience for you and your guests in one of the hippest environments in the city! $10 cover charge for the music lounge Urban Artifact 1660 Blue Rock Street Cincinnati, OH 45223 http://www.artifactbeer.com/

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Kate Wakefield CD Release Party w/ Marjorie Lee and Grlwood

July 27, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

I recorded a full length album this spring that I'm super excited about with the brilliant John Hoffman. All the art is done, and the songs are mixed, and it will be heading out into the world on the 27th at one of my favorite Northside bars Urban Artifact. Joining me in releasing this CD will be the talented:::::: Marjorie Lee: Rich and incredibly expressive vocals over layers of guitar. GRLwood : Aggresively beautiful music that will make you feel…

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Common Center/Nedand theDirt/FilthyBeast/NewMoons/TinaPanicNoise

July 28, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Join us for a night of music as we welcome in Adjust Your Eyes Festival into UA /// Common Center /// Common Center is a group of individuals from Covington, Kentucky that gather to form a collection of sonic exploration. Their all-original material arises from a vast array of influences morphing together to create a unique sound previously unheard, but longed for, by the ear. They combine powerfully upbeat as well as tranquil themes with mystic, other-world intertwining melodic elements…

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Beat Faction: July

July 29, 2017 @ 10:00 pm - 2:00 am
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

This month were back to playing at Northside’s mighty gothic church a la tasty brewery with our old friend Gerald Shell. Synth-pop, industrial, dark wave, new wave, new beat, and post punk—you know how we roll! Gerald Shell {Grammer's • Jacob's 80's Night • Barhumbug • Poison Room • On a boat • The Stand • On a roof • Betty Bar • Mayday • Northside Tavern • Grammer's • Drinkery} Christian "Mindcandy" Vesper {Mr. K's • Longworth's • R-club…

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Season Ten /SAME/Tooth Lures a Fang / Waterfall Wash / The Rooks

July 30, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

/// The Rooks /// NYC If you happen to ask THE ROOKS about their sound, chances are they’ll mutter some blurry portrait of Frank Ocean and D'Angelo getting a little too hyped at a Carly Rae Jepsen concert, then leaving to go chill at a dive bar with David Byrne. Push them to be a little more specific (and a little less confusing), and they’ll tell you that The Rooks are equal parts kick-back, head-knock, and get-down; the music you…

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Old Time Mondays at Urban Artifact

July 31, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Old Time Mondays gives artists an opportunity to bring in their instruments for an opportunity to sit in on a session with seasoned old time musicians and learn traditional Appalachian music handed down from generation to generation in an open mic setting

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August 2017

Blue Wisp Big Band live at Urban Artifact

August 2, 2017 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Experience the magic and power of Cincinnati's legendary 16-piece big band! 35 years and running. The Blue Wisp Big Band performs at Urban Artifact every Wednesday at 8:30. Be a part of the scene that everyone is talking about as the band delivers a one-of-a-kind experience for you and your guests in one of the hippest environments in the city! $10 cover charge for the music lounge Urban Artifact 1660 Blue Rock Street Cincinnati, OH 45223 http://www.artifactbeer.com/

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Amberwood, The Bellowing Pines, Room for Zero, Talk

August 3, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Alternative Rock outfit Amberwood is coming to Urban Artifact on August 3rd as part of their 2017 US Tour. Joined by The Bellowing Pines, TALK and ROOM FOR ZERO with an acoustic performance. Free Admission / All Ages Amberwood http://www.facebook.com/AmberwoodBand The Bellowing Pines https://www.facebook.com/thebellowingpines/ TALK https://www.facebook.com/thebandtalk ROOM FOR ZERO https://www.facebook.com/roomforzero/

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Snake Cheney & Spirit Week at Urban Artifact

August 4, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Join us for a matinee show featuring Snake Cheney and Spirit Week http://www.snakecheney.bandcamp.com/ https://spirit-week.bandcamp.com/ FREE ALL AGES

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Dynamite Thunderpunch Album Release/Stagecoach Inferno/AUTOMATON

August 5, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 2:00 am
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

In celebration of its release, Dynamite Thunderpunch will be performing our debut album, Coyote Gunfight, it in its entirety in a very special one-off, all ages performance with our very best friends in ithe world. COYOTE GUNFIGHT has been referred to as "The Chinese Democracy of Cincy Metal". Over 3 years in development, it is our overly ambitious ode to rock operas, cowboys, societal collapse and the American mythos. It's probably really dumb and will kick your teeth in all…

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Old Time Mondays at Urban Artifact

August 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Old Time Mondays gives artists an opportunity to bring in their instruments for an opportunity to sit in on a session with seasoned old time musicians and learn traditional Appalachian music handed down from generation to generation in an open mic setting

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White Fuzzy Bloodbath / Slow Glows

August 7, 2017 @ 9:30 pm - 12:30 am
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

/// White Fuzzy Bloodbath /// Rock 'n Roll from California http://www.whitefuzzybloodbath.com/music/ /// Slow Glows /// Shoegaze rock n roll Glimmering garage pop

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Fault Choir / Misunderstood / Useless Fox / Communications

August 8, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

/// Fault Choir /// Michigan Ambient/Rock, Chillwave http://faultchoir.com/ /// Misunderstood (punk band from Richmond)/// Punk http://misunderstood.bandcamp.com/http://misunderstoodpunkband.webs.com/ /// Useless Fox /// Cincinnati based band comprised of best buds Emily Schwarz, Bryan Harsh, A.J. Kmetz, Sam Banasek and Josh Seibert. /// Communications /// A three-piece high-energy band that'll immerse your ears in Cincinnati's lush alternative sound. http://communicationsmusic.bandcamp.com/

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Blue Wisp Big Band live at Urban Artifact

August 9, 2017 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Experience the magic and power of Cincinnati's legendary 16-piece big band! 35 years and running. The Blue Wisp Big Band performs at Urban Artifact every Wednesday at 8:30. Be a part of the scene that everyone is talking about as the band delivers a one-of-a-kind experience for you and your guests in one of the hippest environments in the city! $10 cover charge for the music lounge Urban Artifact 1660 Blue Rock Street Cincinnati, OH 45223 http://www.artifactbeer.com/

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Jamwave Single Release w/ Infinity Spree & Carnival Giant

August 11, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 1:00 am
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

/// Jamwave /// Jamwave seeks to ingnite your dance moves and energize your spirit! Playing upbeat reggae-rock, the band intends to keep you dancing and humming along to catchy riffs and melodies. Whatever your mood, Jamwave will keep you moving and grooving! /// Infinity Spree /// Infinity Spree is an alternative rock band from Cincinnati, Ohio. The lightning trio continues to shock and awe audiences with their high-energy live performances characterized by uplifting digital beats. The sharp hooks and honest…

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Future Thieves with Hello Luna and Talk Mouth at Urban Artifact

August 12, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

/// Future Thieves /// Young musicians come to Nashville to chicken-pick and twang. They come to sing about trucks, girls and girls in trucks. Not so with Future Thieves. They came to rock. With major festival dates already behind them, a killer album in their pocket and and the likelihood of even broader acclaim just around the corner, for Future Thieves the horizon line has no limits at all. /// Hello Luna /// Hello Luna is an alternative-rock band that…

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PsychoAcoustic Orchestra at Urban Artifact 8/20

August 20, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

An eclectic musical project since 1992 featuring many of the area's most creative musical magicians performing musical visions and compositions by Patrick Kelly, the PAO has released 3 CDs, its most recent "Fun With Notes" released late last year. The range of the repertoire encompasses jazz, fusion, funk, world music, avant garde and Latin. It is a feast for the ears. "Whoever has ears to hear, let them hear.” $10 suggested donation - CDs available

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Sammus ✿ Leggy ✿ Freedom Moore at Urban Artifact

August 20, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Hera City Sounds presents :: /// Sammus /// (Don Giovanni Records) SAMMUS is an upstate New York-based rap artist, producer, and PhD student at Cornell University with Congolese and Ivorian family roots. Her production is characterized by her use of uniquely chopped samples, and video game-like synths. Sammus has built a following within the underground hip hop scene and has become one of the faces of black female geeks within the growing nerdcore hip hop movement. /// Leggy /// ♥…

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Dave McDonnell Group / Kyla Mainous

August 22, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Join us as we welcome in the jazz rock / afrobeat styilings of the Dave McDonnell group (Two 45 minute sets!) and singer songwriter Kyla Mainous Dave McDonnell Group 8-8:45 Kyla Mainous 9-9:30 DMG set number two 9:45-10:30 Free Show All Ages!

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Blue Wisp Big Band live at Urban Artifact

August 23, 2017 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Experience the magic and power of Cincinnati's legendary 16-piece big band! 35 years and running. The Blue Wisp Big Band performs at Urban Artifact every Wednesday at 8:30. Be a part of the scene that everyone is talking about as the band delivers a one-of-a-kind experience for you and your guests in one of the hippest environments in the city! $10 cover charge for the music lounge Urban Artifact 1660 Blue Rock Street Cincinnati, OH 45223 http://www.artifactbeer.com/

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How to Fight the Far Right

August 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

The urgency of confronting the new surge in white nationalism has become clear following the far right terroristic attack on the counter demonstration against white nationalists in Charlottesville, Virginia. Besides simply showing up to rallies and protests, how do we fight the far right more effectively, with more persistence, and over a long period? How do we undercut their movement, while also building our own? Join us Thursday, August 24th, 6:00pm at Urban Artifact for a discussion on how to…

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LIVE HIP HOP: Catacomb Saints @ Urban Artifact

August 24, 2017 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

A brand new band in Cincinnati will be bringing you cutting edge rap in live fashion!!! Trumpet, drums, upright bass, sampling, keyboard, and the hottest bars in the state. Come ready to dance and have a good time, only a $5 cover to enjoy a historic night of new material and rap classics 18+ recommended Catacomb Saints: Romel Sims Damani Truth Terrell Montgomery Josh Strange Ayinde Ashshakir Also featuring Cincy rap phenoms Toph and D-Eight

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2nd Annual Bewilderfest at Urban Artifact

August 25, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - August 27, 2017 @ 11:59 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Urban Artifact's wild culture music and beer festival! The key concept of the festival is to twist the usual and bend the standards. Urban Artifact is known for their eclectic beers and music performance calendar, and they will be expanding everything for this festival. The huge roster of bands are all encouraged to be performing a set or a song outside of their normal repertoire - unusual covers, new genres, and the generally unexpected will be rocking from many of…

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Peridoni / SassafraZ at BewilderFest – Upstairs Sanctuary at UA

August 25, 2017 @ 10:00 pm - 2:00 am
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Join us for Day 1 at BewilderFest for Peridoni and SassafraZ $10 - upstairs in the Urban Artifact sanctuary ALL AGES Peridoni is a 4 Piece modern jam band out of Cincinnati, OH. They bring a modern sound with progressive arrangements and explorative improvisation! Soaring melodies with tight grooves and danceable beats! SassafraZ is an all-nonsense, rock your face to the curb, funky group of dudes who love to play and want to shake your booty. They promise to entertain…

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Bewilderfest Bottle Release (Sanctuary)

August 26, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

We wanted to celebrate our first Bewilderfest bottle release in a big way and the we are are doing that is with 13 different bottles for sale! This includes 8 barrel aged beers as well as 5 Whirligig variants. Set-up for this bottle release will be a new format than our previous releases. Bottles will be sold in the sanctuary space of the church with entry from Turrill St. side. More details on pricing and limits will be posted as…

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RoeVy / Black Signal / Dream Tiger – BewilderFest – UA Sanctuary

August 26, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 2:00 am
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Join us for the Day 2 version of BewilderFest featuring roevy / Black Signal and Dream Tiger in the Urban Artifact Sanctuary $10 at the upstairs Sanctuary door ALL AGES /// roeVy /// Emerging from the clutches of eternal darkness, roeVy began in 2008. Their live show revolves around a high energy performance that puts as much emphasis on visuals and atmosphere as the music. They began producing tracks in 2010 and have since released 2 original EPs and have…

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Royalty – a Tribute to Prince – Bewilderfest at UA 8/27

August 27, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

Join us for the third day of the 2nd Annual Bewilderfest at Urban Artifact as we welcome in Royalty - a Tribute to Prince Royalty is an energetic, eight-piece Prince tribute band dedicated to bringing the funk of “His Royal Purpleness” to the masses! Royalty manifested with an ambitious vision: celebrate the 30th anniversary of the blockbuster movie and seminal album Purple Rain by performing this opus in its entirety. We soon delved deeper into the expansive Prince discography. Demonstrating…

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September 2017

Slim Cessna’s Auto Club / BUCKO / The Midwesterns

September 2, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

There comes a moment in every Slim Cessna’s Auto Club show when you realize you’re seeing something you’ll never see anywhere else. It’s Slim Cessna in a white cowboy hat and beard, the lights haloing his ungainly frame, horn-rimmed glasses flashing through the smoke. He’s trading lyrics and insults with Munly Munly, gaunt and strange, dressed in a shade of black particular to preachers and burnt down barns. Their voices rise and converge in the kind of exquisite harmony usually…

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Q@A w/ Team Burcica – Local Elections

September 5, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States

In questions are the answers.

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Spitwad Angels / Hot Diggity Daffodil / Hardon Collider

September 17, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States
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