Queen City Silver Stars

  • Local
  • reggae
  • world
  • soca
  • calypso

New single available for streaming at our Bandcamp.com site!

2018 Cincinnati Entertainment Award Nominee in the World/Reggae category. 

If life is a beach, QCSS is your house band.



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Queen City Silver Stars Release New Single “Down The Road” 

Cincinnati’s Queen City Silver Stars have written a brand new single entitled “Down The Road,” which is to be released this Friday!

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Hear the Pan from Different Bands at tSGHR 

Make some plans for Friday, January 24th at The Southgate House Revival. Queen City Silver Stars, Chromatic Crew, and Jamwave will be performing originals and covers ranging from funk, rock, reggae to soca. 

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Island Christmas Holiday 4.0 at The Redmoor 

Island Christmas Holiday 4.0, the one-of-a-kind musical celebration of the holiday season, comes to The Redmoor in Mt. Lookout for its fourth year of merriment. Make some plans to join the Merry Gentlemen for Cincinnati’s hottest holiday event on Thursday, December 19, when audience members can hear their favorite Christmas tunes presented as they’ve never heard them before.

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Get Stuffed on Local Music at SGHR 

Tonight is the night, folks! Come on out stuff your ears with some great local music. The Lounge and Sanctuary will be stock full of listening delight. 

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Island Christmas Holiday at The Redmoor 

Island Christmas Holiday LIVE​, the one-of-a-kind musical celebration of the holiday season, comes to The Redmoor in Mt. Lookout for its third year of merriment!

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Queen City Silver Stars Release New Video 

Queen City Silver Stars have been working hard on their new EP, Wha Gwaan. Cincinnati and beyond have been long-awaiting new music from the band and the wait is almost over!

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Christmas with: The Sunburners and Queen City Silver Stars 

The Sunburners and Queen City Silver Stars are teaming up for an evening in the Over-the-Rhine district in Cincinnati for a night of island music with the Christmas spirit at Mr. Pitifuls. They are dubbing this “Island Christmas Holiday” and the two gentlemen that brought this together...

Get Stuffed on Local Music at The Southgate House Revival 

On Wednesday, 16 acts on 3 stages, including special guests from Nashville, Joshua Black Wilkins and Cincinnati Native, Lee Rolfes.  This is a great opportunity to check out a diverse slice of the local music scene!  We’ve kept the cover very low, $5 and it’s an all-ages...

Queen City Silver Stars Return to Stanley’s Pub 

Cincinnati band, the Queen City Silver Stars with be returning to Stanley's Pub on Friday, May 6th supporting Fish Out Of Water from San Diego, CA!  It will be an eclectic night for sure as QCSS brings their original soca, calypso and reggae styles and mixes them with FOW's funky hip-hop...

Two CEA Nominees to Play Stanley’s Pub 

The Queen City Silver Stars will spread their unique blend of island vibes to Stanley's Pub on January 16 along with reggae act, Know Prisoners.  Both groups have recently been nominated for a 2016 CEA (Cincinnati Entertainment Award) in the world/reggae category.    To thank...

And The Nominees Are… 

The nominees for the Cincinnati Entertainment Awards have been announced! The 19th annual CEAS’s will be held on Sunday, January 31st at Madison Theater.  The Cincinnati Entertainment Awards is THE event to attend to support our local music community. One night of the year that everyone...

Mark Becknell Releases Like the Vine at tSGHR 

Cincinnati based musician, Mark Becknell is releasing his debut solo album, Like the Vine Sunday at The Southgate House Revival with special guest Ben Knight! A drummer and percussionist at his core, Becknell takes a very rhythmic view when it comes to his melodies and compositions.  Becknell...

DCCH Music Fest Sponsored by WNKU 

2 Stages – 12 Bands! DCCH Center is a residential treatment facility in Ft. Mitchell, KY caring for abused and maltreated children.  All net proceeds from the DCCH Music Fest provide 40 abused children with a safe home, food, clothing, therapy and education.  DCCH Center helps...

Our Weekend Picks :: May 8, 2015 

Each week we will highlight a few of our picks for the weekend. Some may be local, some may not, but as long as you are seeing live music in Cincinnati you are contributing! Our picks are below, but you can choose for yourself with our calendar here. (Or download our iPhone...

Queen City Silver Stars at Barrio Tequileria in Northside 

Who are Queen City Silver Stars? You most likely already know the majority of the band as they are comprised of Mark Becknell (Frontier Folk Nebraska, Josh Eagle & The Harvest City), Nicholas Mavridoglou (The Mitchells), Dusty Bryant (Chardez) and Matt Flynn! The Queen City Silver Stars are...

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