friday 10/9

pictured: helado negro

around town today

4pm: songs from the garden feat. stone & snow. *songs from the garden* is our outdoor concert series for upcoming performers, acoustic acts, and anyone who just wants to have a little fun on a nice afternoon. come relax with some drinks, some tunes, and hang with some buds in the open air. urban artifact. free. >>

4:30 pm. adjust your eyes music & arts festival 2015 w/ dynamite thunderpunch, night beast. ppeell, killer looks, and noise, japser the colossal, new wave rebellion, lockjaw, the z.g.s, the skut farkus affair. maudie’s. cover/$35 festival pass at the door. >>

5pm: cincinnati craft brewer’s 4th annual craft beer oktoberfest. your favorite oktoberfest is back for its 4th year! the cincinnati craft brewers’ oktoberfest is generally the last one of the season and has a unique twist the others do not. at this fest, there is only one oktoberfest beer served, while the others are all beers brewed in cincinnati. listermann brewing company. free. >>

5pm: adjust your eyes music & arts festival 2015 w/ lazy ass destroyer, common center, the dawn drapes, dark color, fists of love, playing to vapours, tv movie, illiterate lights, and new moons. cincy by the slice. cover/$35 festival pass at the door. >>

5pm: adjust your eyes music & arts festival 2015 w/ juan cosby, supa, ra canyon, r!u!o!k!, super origami, the van allen belt, yataveo, vusive, aytiko, rathero, meiosis. mr. pitifuls. cover/$35 festival pass at the door. >>

5pm: whiskey chaser comedy show. motr – downstairs. free. >>

5pm: adjust your eyes music & arts festival 2015 w/ housewives, modern novas, us, today, super city, coconut milk, wax fang, the terrors. woodward. cover/$35 festival pass at the door. >>

5:40pm: adjust your eyes music & arts festival 2015 w/ timbre, bad people, skeleton hands, spirits of the melchizedek children, the harlequins, tiger sex, mavis concave. motr. cover/$35 festival pass at the door. >>

6pm: rebuild tucker’s restaurant benefit & celebration with all seeing eyes, the tigerlilies, firesafety/dc, wonky tonk, tonefarmer, and more. northside tavern. free/donations encouraged. >>

6pm: c-link/designbuild. c-link and designbuildcincy have partnered to showcase local artists work, opening oct. 9 with a free reception. functional works made from wood, metal and stone are joined by fine art pieces from sculptures to paintings to ceramics. brazee street studios. free. >>

7pm: greater than or equal to / an exhibition. Please join dpmt 7 as we, and select guest artists from the cincinnati community, showcase art on the theme of “found”. this exhibit is intended to explore ways in which a new realm of value is created through the unintentional application of materials or objects. 2100 w. 8th street. free. >>

7pm: cjss w/ thruster. bogarts. $20. >>

7pm: blackberry smoke holding all the roses tour. madison theater. $30 >>

7pm: trapped in the closet sing-a-along. motr. free. >>

7:30pm: daniel martin moore “golden age” release show. please join us for a hyper intimate daniel martin moore album release show at torn light records in bellevue, ky. Previous releases on sub pop, shake it! and his new full length set to release on sofaburn records. this will be our last show at our present location, as we are moving across the street into a much larger store front in november! come by and make yourself a memory before the quaint store is no longer! torn light. free. >>

7:45pm: aye music & arts festival 2015 w/ algorhythmix, mc longshot, the b.e.a.t., satry circle, citoak, and b-shields. mr. pitifuls. cover/$35 festival pass at the door. >>

8pm: ccm orchestras: french fantasies. ccm corbett auditorium. free. >>

8pm: helado negro: no love can cut our knife in two. cac. $15. >>

8pm: bonnie and clyde. the sunset players opens its 36th season with bonnie and clyde, a dynamic musical of love, adventure and crime. bonnie and clyde meet and decide to pursue their dreams of fame and excitement, which sends them on a downhill spiral that gets everyone in trouble. arts center at dunham. $16. >>

8pm: ben caplan & the casual smokers. the southgate house revival room. $10. >>

8pm: sex with strangers. when popular blogger ethan meets novelist olivia, their backgrounds couldn’t be more different. but as they discover a common passion for writing during a snow-in in michigan, a fire begins to kindle. playhouse in the park. $30. >>

8pm: william fitzsimmons w/ jake phillips. madison live. $25. >>

8pm: silence! the musical.  this spoof of the silence of the lambs is a musical parody intent on being politically incorrect in a hilarious and endearing way. falcon theater. $20/$15 students. >>

9pm: aqueous. madison theater. $13. >>

9pm: cazzette. mynt martini. $15. >>

9pm: the infinity ball w/ the celestials & howard brothers. urban artifact. 21+ free / under 21 $5. >>

9pm: tim schwallie, kafari & blakhi. listing loon. >>

9:30pm: joey kneiser & kelly smith of glossary. southgate house lounge. free. >>

10pm: harlot & wild mountain berries. crow’s nest. free. >>

10pm: kid stardust, forest fox, atlas. the comet. free. >>

10pm: dj spryte w/ simo. mount adams pavillion. free. >>

Author: Jennifer Spriggs

Cincinnati-based designer and going-out enthusiast.