CONCERT NEWS: Weird Al is coming to Dayton

"Weird Al" Yankovic will perform at the Schuster Center Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022.

Credit: CONTRIBUTED

caption arrowCaption
"Weird Al" Yankovic will perform at the Schuster Center Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022.

Credit: CONTRIBUTED

Credit: CONTRIBUTED

Where to see music acts in the area

Here’s a look at concerts currently scheduled in the Dayton and Cincinnati and Columbus areas.

LOCAL INDOOR CONCERT VENUES

Arbogast Performing Arts Center

500 S. Dorset Road, Troy

www.arbogastpac.com, 937-418-8392

Upcoming: Forever Motown, March 22; Brass Transit, May 13

BMI Indoor Speedway

791 E. Main St., Versailles

937-526-9544

Upcoming: Winger with special guest Firehouse, Jan. 15; Trenches of Rock Watch Party, Feb. 18; Bloodgood, Feb. 19; John Schlitt with Russ Taff, March 5; Molly Hatchet, March 19; Pure Prairie League and Atlanta Rhythm Section, April 9

Dayton Masonic Center

525 W. Riverview Ave., Dayton

www.daytonmasoniccenter.org/upcoming-events, 937-559-4590

Upcoming: We Will YACHT You, Feb. 12; Oak Ridge Boys, March 11

Hobart Arena

255 Adams St., Troy

www.hobartarena.com, 937-339-2911

Upcoming: Whiskey Myers, March 31

Kuss Auditorium Clark State Performing Arts Center

300 S. Fountain Ave., Springfield

pac.clarkstate.edu, 937-328-3874

Upcoming: Masters of Soul, Jan. 22; Anais Mitchell and the Bonny Light Horseman, Feb. 10; Trey McLaughlin and the Sounds of Zamar; The Ten Tenors, March 26; MJ Live - Michael Jackson Tribute Concert, April 22

Nutter Center

3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Fairborn

www.nuttercenter.com, 937-775-4789

Upcoming: Troll LIVE!, March 8 and 9

Schuster Center

Second and Main streets, Dayton

www.daytonlive.org, 937-228-3630

Upcoming: Weird Al Yankovic, Aug. 23

CINCINNATI CONCERT VENUES

Heritage Bank Center, formerly U.S. Bank Arena

100 Broadway, Cincinnati

heritagebankcenter.com, 513-421-4111

Upcoming: ‘70s Love Jam featuring The New Stylistics, The Whispers, The Emotions and Howard Hewett, Feb. 11; Ghost and Volbeat, Feb. 19; Justin Bieber, April 19

ICON Music Center

25 Race St., Cincinnati

iconmusiccenter.com, 513-232-5882

Upcoming: Rick Springfield, Dec. 29; Clutch, Dec. 31; Dillon Francis and Yung Gravy, Jan. 8; Falling in Reverse, Jan. 15; Alice Cooper, Jan. 28;; Erasure, Jan. 29; Foxy Shazam, Feb. 12; Dream Theater, Feb. 16; Billy Strings, March 11, 12; Papa Roach, March 13; Colin Hay, March 29; The Flaming Lips, April 5; Rise Against, April 10; Jack White, April 13; Olivia Rodrigo, April 22; Brian Regan, April 30; Leon Bridges, May 6; HAIM May 19

caption arrowCaption
Musician Justin Vernon of Bon Iver, winner of the GRAMMYs for Best Alternative Music Album for "Bon Iver" and Best New Artist, poses in the press room at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 12, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. He will be playing a concert in Newport, Ky. on June 21.

Credit: Kevork Djansezian

Musician Justin Vernon of Bon Iver, winner of the GRAMMYs for Best Alternative Music Album for "Bon Iver" and Best New Artist, poses in the press room at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 12, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. He will be playing a concert in Newport, Ky. on June 21.

Credit: Kevork Djansezian

caption arrowCaption
Musician Justin Vernon of Bon Iver, winner of the GRAMMYs for Best Alternative Music Album for "Bon Iver" and Best New Artist, poses in the press room at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 12, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. He will be playing a concert in Newport, Ky. on June 21.

Credit: Kevork Djansezian

Credit: Kevork Djansezian

PromoWest Pavilion at Ovation

101 W. 4th St., Newport

https://promowestlive.com/our-venues/promowest-pavilion-at-ovation, 859-900-2294

Upcoming: Umphrey’s McGee, Jan. 27; Theory of a Deadman, Feb. 12; BEach House, March 2; Coheed and Cambira, March 6; Dark Star Orchestra, March 24; alt-J and Portugal. The Man, April 8; Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, April 28; Wallows, June 11; Bon Iver, June 21

PNC Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center

6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati

www.PNCPavilion.com, 513-232-6220

Upcoming: Barenaked Ladies, July 20; Andrew Bird and Iron & Wine, Aug. 4; Alicia Keyes, Aug. 18

Riverbend Music Center

6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati

www.riverbend.org, 513-232-6220

Upcoming: AJR, May 10Tears for Fears, May 20; Nick Cannon, June 10; Styz and REO Speedwagon, June 11; Steely Dan with Steve Winwood, June 16; Matchbox Twenty, June 17; Doobie Brothers, July 7; Santana and Earth, Wind + Fire, July 9; Rod Stewart with Cheap Trick, July 12; Tedeschi Trucks Band, July 13; Keith Urban, July 16; Chicago and Brian Wilson, July 23

Smale Riverfront Park

100 Ted Berry Way, Cincinnati

https://ntlhomecoming.com, 513-352-6180

Upcoming: Glass Animals, Aug. 3; RuPaul’s Drag Race, Aug. 10

Taft Theatre

317 E. Fifth St., Cincinnati

tafttheatre.org, 513-721-8883

Upcoming: Sleigh Bells, Feb. 9; Gaelic Storm, Feb. 27; Post Modern Jukebox, March 2; Yola, March 12; Jukebox the Ghost, March 18; Squeeze, April 17; Brit Floyd, April 29; David Spade, May 21; Billy Joel Tribute, June 3

COLUMBUS CONCERT VENUES

KEMBA LIVE!

405 Neil Ave., Columbus

www.promowestlive.com, 614-461-LIVE (5483), ext. 101

Upcoming: Courtney Barnett, Jan. 26; The War on Drugs, Feb. 4; Umphrey’s McGee, Feb. 17; Still Woozy, Feb. 18; YUNGBLUD, Feb. 19; Manchester Orchestra, March 11; KESHA, March 22; girl in red, March 23; Bright Eyes, April 3; Russ, May 23; Beartooth, Aug. 6; Andrew Bird and Iron and Wine, Aug. 9

caption arrowCaption
Jonathan Knight, from left, Joey McIntyre, Jordan Knight, Danny Wood and Donnie Wahlberg of New Kids On The Block arrive at the American Music Awards on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP). The band will be playing a show in Columbus on June 25

Credit: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

Jonathan Knight, from left, Joey McIntyre, Jordan Knight, Danny Wood and Donnie Wahlberg of New Kids On The Block arrive at the American Music Awards on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP). The band will be playing a show in Columbus on June 25

Credit: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

caption arrowCaption
Jonathan Knight, from left, Joey McIntyre, Jordan Knight, Danny Wood and Donnie Wahlberg of New Kids On The Block arrive at the American Music Awards on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP). The band will be playing a show in Columbus on June 25

Credit: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

Credit: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

Jerome Schottenstein Center’s Value City Arena

555 Borror Drive, Columbus

www.schottensteincenter.com, 800-273-6201

Upcoming: Dua Lipa, Feb. 26; Tyler, The Creator, Feb. 27; Ben Platt, March 9; alt-J and Portugal The Man, April 2; Elton John April 12; Chris Stapleton, April 21; Shinedown, April 23; Journey with Toto, April 30; AJR, May 13Justin Bieber, May 16; John Mulaney, May 20; New Kids on the Block, June 25

Nationwide Arena

200 W. Nationwide Blvd., Columbus

www.nationwidearena.com, 614-246-3199

Upcoming: Ghost and Volbeat, Feb. 7; Ohio’s Valentine Love Affair featuring Monica, Bell Biv Devoe, Xscap3, El Debarge, Stokely, H-Town, Feb. 12; Chris Tomlin + UNITED, Feb. 18; Dierks Bentley, Feb. 24;; Tool, March 6 Keith Urban, Sept. 23; Iron Maiden, Oct. 7

Ohio Stadium

411 Woody Hayes Dr., Columbus

www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com, 937-292-6330

Upcoming: Buckeye Country Superfest featuring Luke Combs, Dody Jinks, Zach Bryan, Karmeron Marloew, Morgan Wade, July 23

About the Author