thursday 8/17

5pm: arts and drafts 2! come join baker hunt, behringer crawford, bldg, the carnegie, the center for great neighborhoods, renaissance covington, perennial pop up, skool aid and others for an open house on arts and cultural opportunities in Covington! braxton brewing company. free. >>

5pm: oyster mania! $1 oysters, $1 pbrs and $6 martinis. reservations recommended! the anchor-otr. free. >>

5:30pm: pop-up play w/ ccm – blugrass hootenanny! washington park otr. free. >>

6:30pm: rumours – a fleetwood mac tribute w/ strum n’ honey! riversedge. free. >>

6:30pm: back to school wine tasting! crafts & vines. 4 pours for $10 ($5 for teachers). >>

6:30pm: cocktails and  crown jewels w/ kathy wade and bill cunliffe trio featuring harvey mason. moerlein lager house. free. >>

7pm: third thursday live music w/ tracy walker! braxton brewing company. free. >>

7pm: live on the levee w/ 3 piece revial! newport on the levee. free. >>

7pm: salsa on the square w/ zumba! fountain square. free. >>

7pm: bandstand bluegrass w/ willow tree carolers! bluegrass, beer and bbq, what more could you ask for? washington park otr. free. >>

7pm: open mic night! come out at 6pm for some dinner from the texas joe’s tex mex tacos food truck. darkness brewing. free. >>

7pm: train w/ pauir happy hour workout! darkness brewing. free. >>

7pm: beers & gears ride at the hub! time once again to ride bikes for cheap(er) beers. 10-15 mile casual pace ride and $2 pbrs for anyone on the ride. meet at 7 if you need a pre-ride beverage or a last minute adjustment in the bike shop, ride leaves at 8pm! the hub otr. free. >>

7:30pm: decryer: the beast coast tour! featuring: i can dream, airways, oakhaven, riesenwolf and junior crime fighters! revival room. the southgate house revival. $10-$12. >>

8pm: ana popovic w/ noah wotherspoon! taft theatre. $20-$25. >>

8pm: qcr presents dead man string band! queen city radio. free. >>

8:30pm: epic trumpet battle! the greenwich. $5. >>

9pm: seven weeks of cinema – closing night! please join the mini microcinema at mecca, for their seven weeks of cinema closing celebration. join the festivities, as we enjoy music and video work by local artists! mecca otr. free. >>

9pm: omega tribe w/ life once flourished here, nukehammer and everyday objects! northside yacht club. free. >>

9pm: the generation hosted by speak! the mockbee. free. >>

9pm: trivia night at che otr w/ justin schafer! che otr. free. >>

9pm: karaoke fantastic! northside tavern. free. >>

9pm: soul tunes at japp’s with jess lamb! japps since 1879. free. >>

9:30pm: redemptioners w/ mark becknell! motr pub. free. >>

9:30pm: unofficial: shane smith w/ michael chandler! the lounge. the southgate house revival. free. >>

10pm: self diploma night! $1 wells and no cover w/ student id from 9-11pm. live music and dj till close! cinci tin roof. free. >>

10pm: stephen j. williams! the crow’s nest. free. >>

11pm: late night pierogies! goes from 11pm-2am. longfellow cincinnati. One for $2, 3 for $5, 5 for $8. >>