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This show sold out in 2017 and is back. This Philadelphia-based group is known as “The American Led Zeppelin” will perform hits spanning Led Zeppelin’s career but with a strong focus on the early years. The concert at Fraze Pavilion in Kettering will take place on Wednesday, Aug. 22. CONTRIBUTED

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This show sold out in 2017 and is back. This Philadelphia-based group is known as “The American Led Zeppelin” will perform hits spanning Led Zeppelin’s career but with a strong focus on the early years. The concert at Fraze Pavilion in Kettering will take place on Wednesday, Aug. 22. CONTRIBUTED

Who doesn’t love a good cover band? If you’re a Journey, Aerosmith or Tom Petty fan (among others), you have quite a year ahead of you. There are still tons of tribute acts coming to town this summer or into the fall.

Live at the Fillmore (Allman Brothers)

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Live at the Fillmore will feature the music of the original Allman Brothers Band as it was performed in the band’s early years. The tribute concert will take place at Kettering's Fraze Pavilion on July 26 at 7:30 p.m. CONTRIBUTED

Live at the Fillmore will feature the music of the original Allman Brothers Band as it was performed in the band’s early years. The tribute concert will take place at Kettering's Fraze Pavilion on July 26 at 7:30 p.m. CONTRIBUTED

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Live at the Fillmore will feature the music of the original Allman Brothers Band as it was performed in the band’s early years. The tribute concert will take place at Kettering's Fraze Pavilion on July 26 at 7:30 p.m. CONTRIBUTED

A continuation of performing the music of the original Allman Brothers Band as it was performed in the band’s early years. Tickets are $10 (increase $5 day of the show).

WHEN: July 26 at 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Fraze Pavilion, 695 Lincoln Park Blvd., Kettering

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Uptown Funk (Bruno Mars)

This is a free concert also featuring Krystal Peterson, The Queen City Band and Circle It.

WHEN: July 26 at 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: RiversEdge Amphitheater at Marcum Park, 116 Dayton St., Hamilton

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Draw the Line (Aerosmith)

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Draw the Line will perform the music of Aerosmith at Fraze Pavilion on Aug. 2, 2018. CONTRIBUTED

Draw the Line will perform the music of Aerosmith at Fraze Pavilion on Aug. 2, 2018. CONTRIBUTED

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Draw the Line will perform the music of Aerosmith at Fraze Pavilion on Aug. 2, 2018. CONTRIBUTED

With over 2,000 performances in over 100 cities, the band’s career, now spanning almost 15 years, has taken them all over the world. Tickets are $10 (increase $5 day of the show).

WHEN: Aug. 2 at 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Fraze Pavilion, 695 Lincoln Park Blvd., Kettering

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Who’s Bad (Michael Jackson)

The ultimate Michael Jackson experience. All proceeds from this event will be donated to a local non-profit. Tickets range $10 to $100, plus fees.

WHEN: Aug. 3 at 6 p.m.

WHERE: Austin Landing, 10400 Innovation Dr., Miami Township

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Full Moon Fever (Tom Petty)

This free concert features music from Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers. Lawn chairs are recommended.

WHEN: Aug. 4 at 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Treasure Island Park, Troy

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AJA (Steely Dan)

This 10-piece Ohio based group called AJA came together to recreate the sounds of one of rock’s most legendary and enigmatic with tons of energy. The concert is free. Lawn chairs are recommended.

WHEN: Aug. 10 at 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Prouty Plaza, Troy Public Square downtown

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Signs of Life: The American Pink Floyd

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Signs of Life: The American Pink Floyd promises to capture the “Pink Floyd essence” from the music to the sound effects. The concert is the 14th Annual Concert for Literacy and will benefit Project READ. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 the day of the show at Fraze Pavilion in Kettering on Aug. 16, 2018. CONTRIBUTED

Credit: Steve Ziegelmeyer

Signs of Life: The American Pink Floyd promises to capture the “Pink Floyd essence” from the music to the sound effects. The concert is the 14th Annual Concert for Literacy and will benefit Project READ. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 the day of the show at Fraze Pavilion in Kettering on Aug. 16, 2018. CONTRIBUTED

Credit: Steve Ziegelmeyer

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Signs of Life: The American Pink Floyd promises to capture the “Pink Floyd essence” from the music to the sound effects. The concert is the 14th Annual Concert for Literacy and will benefit Project READ. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 the day of the show at Fraze Pavilion in Kettering on Aug. 16, 2018. CONTRIBUTED

Credit: Steve Ziegelmeyer

Credit: Steve Ziegelmeyer

This group works to capture the “Pink Floyd essence” from the music to the sound effects and experience. The concert is the 14th Annual Concert for Literacy and will benefit Project READ. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 the day of the show.

WHEN: Thursday, Aug. 16 at 8:30 p.m.

WHERE: Fraze Pavilion, 695 Lincoln Park Blvd., Kettering

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Motown Sounds of Touch

Hailing from Dayton, this group passionately recreates classic Motown sounds and also produces their own music. This is a free concert.

WHEN: Aug. 16 at 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: RiversEdge Amphitheater at Marcum Park, 116 Dayton St., Hamilton

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Get the Led Out (An American Led Zeppelin Experience)

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This show sold out in 2017 and is back. This Philadelphia-based group is known as “The American Led Zeppelin” will perform hits spanning Led Zeppelin’s career but with a strong focus on the early years. The concert at Fraze Pavilion in Kettering will take place on Wednesday, Aug. 22. CONTRIBUTED

This show sold out in 2017 and is back. This Philadelphia-based group is known as “The American Led Zeppelin” will perform hits spanning Led Zeppelin’s career but with a strong focus on the early years. The concert at Fraze Pavilion in Kettering will take place on Wednesday, Aug. 22. CONTRIBUTED

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This show sold out in 2017 and is back. This Philadelphia-based group is known as “The American Led Zeppelin” will perform hits spanning Led Zeppelin’s career but with a strong focus on the early years. The concert at Fraze Pavilion in Kettering will take place on Wednesday, Aug. 22. CONTRIBUTED

This show sold out in 2017 and is back. This Philadelphia-based group is known as “The American Led Zeppelin” and will perform hits spanning Led Zeppelin’s career but with a strong focus on the early years. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 the day of the show.

WHEN: Wednesday, Aug. 22 at 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Fraze Pavilion, 695 Lincoln Park Blvd., Kettering

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Free Fallin (Tom Petty)

As a stop on the 2018 Broken Hearted Tour, Free Fallin’ celebrates the music of Tommy Petty at this free concert.

WHEN: Aug. 23 at 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: RiversEdge Amphitheater at Marcum Park, 116 Dayton St., Hamilton

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The Sweet Caroline Tour (Neil Diamond)

Jay White will take on the persona of Neil Diamond. White is so good he played the music icon in the film “Frost/Nixon.” This concert will benefit Parkinson Support & Wellness. Tickets range from &19.50 up to $149 VIP Experience.

WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 25, at 8 p.m.

WHERE: Fraze Pavilion, 695 Lincoln Park Blvd., Kettering

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Signs of Life (Pink Floyd)

Dubbed the American Pink Floyd, this concert is in honor of the 14th annual concert for literacy. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door.

WHEN: Sept. 15 at 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: RiversEdge Amphitheater at Marcum Park, 116 Dayton St., Hamilton

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The Prince Experience

Since 2002 Gabriel Sanchez has been portraying Prince in his critically acclaimed show The Prince Experience.

WHEN: Sept. 22 at 6 p.m.

WHERE: JD Legends, 65 Millard Dr., Franklin

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Aces High (Iron Maiden): A tribute to the music of Iron Maiden. Tickets are $10. 18+ up only.

WHEN: Oct. 20 at 7 p.m.

WHERE: Oddbody's, 5418 Burkhardt Road, Dayton

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Thunderstruck (AC/DC) with The Classic Rock Experience (’70s tribute)

Striving to stay true to the AC/DC way, Thunderstruck obsesses over the tones and structures of each song's studio and live versions, also using all the gear necessary to bring the power and entertainment of a genuine AC/DC show. Tickets cost $15 (includes taxes and fees).

WHEN: Dec. 1 at 5 p.m.

WHERE: BMI Speedway, 791 E. Main St., Versailles

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Legendary Ladies of Country Music (A tribute to Dolly, Patsy and Loretta)

Celebrate the music and memories of Dolly, Patsy, Loretta – The Legendary Ladies of Country Music, spanning three decades of the iconic songs of country music’s all-time legends Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn and Dolly Parton.

This show will feature actresses seen in Vegas productions, “Phantom of the Opera,” “Million Dollar Quartet,” “BAZ” and “Jersey Boys.” Tickets start at $32.

WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 20, at 8 p.m.

WHERE: Clark State Performing Arts Center, Kuss Auditorium, 300 S. Fountain Ave., Springfield

INFO: Website

MJ LIVE! (Michael Jackson)

Celebrate the music of the King of Pop in this tribute concert featuring Vegas impersonator Jalles Franca. Tickets start at $32. This event will feature special guest comedian Jonathan Burns.

WHEN: Friday, Nov. 16, at 8 p.m.

WHERE: Clark State Performing Arts Center, Kuss Auditorium, 300 S. Fountain Ave., Springfield

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