saturday 10/30


around town today

12pm: hopgeist double ipa festival. rhinegeist. $35. >>

2pm: rock the core cincinnati cider festival. sawyer point. $35. >>

6pm: halloween masquerade ball w/ fuseamania and dj milkshake. mt. adams pavillion. free. >>

7pm: scarangella w/ alive amongst the dead & the fetus between us. backstage cafe. $5. >>

7pm: iration w/ the green and hours eastly. bogarts. $20. >>

7pm: rock n roll will save your soul halloween party feat. noah smith. the grove, michael moeller, the almighty get down. southgate house revival. $15. >>

7:30pm: death of a salesman. cincinnati shakespeare company. $35 adults/ $22 students. >>

8pm: the norwegians. a strong, bitter comedy about women scorned in minnesota and the really, really nice gangsters—norwegian hit men—they hire to whack their ex-boyfriends. clifton performance theater. $25. >>

8pm: joe buck yourself. dead man string band, filthy beast. southgate house revival. $8. >>

8pm: malice ball. the christian moerlein brewery will be transformed into a mysterious spooky hall to host the inaugural malice ball. transcend into a frightful ambiance and enter a foggy, spectacular underworld. entertainment includes dj matt joy, dancing, spooky photo booth, costume makeup and handmade masks by josie graham and mujo (for a small donation), bars staffed by our favorite bartenders from bakersfield and japp’s, and a special popup performance by pones inc. register in advance, and you can learn side by side with pones and perform with them at the malice ball. no physical tickets will be issued; names will be checked in the day of the event. moerlein brewing company. $25. >>

8pm: mad river rising. angus stewart escapes from his nursing home in order to save the land he loves from urbanization in this classic drama by dana yeaton. playhouse in the park. $35. >>

8pm: hell & high water. from those who brought you past halloweens at the old martini church on the westside, the party explodes in a new arena this year. northside yacht club hosts hell & high water – a dark and lively evening of cover bands, costumes, and general revelry. northside yacht club. $5. >>

8pm: bye bye liver: the cincinnati drinking play. below zero lounge. $15. >>

8pm: andy’s house of [blank]. know theater. $20. >>

8:15pm: livingston taylor. ludlow garage. $30. >>

9pm: strange mechanics & ethosine. madison live. $5. >>

9pm: metal night at junkers tavern. enough disgusting and blasphemic heavy metal blasting over the speakers to make your brain bleed! enough booze to make you puke up your entrails! junkers. free. >>

9pm: dance party! the listing loon. free. >>

9pm: baoku & the image afrobeat band. arnold’s bar. free. >>

9pm: party till your’re dead! the resurrection! come dressed in your best costume for the contest! prizes will be given to the top 3! cash bar! just one more. free. >>

9pm: zappaween, a frank zappa tribute. urban artifact. free. >>

9:30pm: honkey tonk halloween w/ straw boss, the tammy whynots. southgate house revial. free. >>

10pm: scream / dance / creep / jam. chameleon. free. >>

10pm: injecting strangers halloween special. motr. free. >> 

10pm: hu-town holler. crow’s nest. free. >>

10pm: the midwestern swing. northside tavern. free. >>

10pm: ghost hussey, evolve, go go buffalo, and liquid hologram. the comet. free. >>

10pm: beat faction 80’s nite w/ dj troll and dj gerald shell. the drinkery. free. >>

Author: Jennifer Spriggs

Cincinnati-based designer and going-out enthusiast.