Kid-Friendly Music Events

The CincyMusic team cares about your kid getting a healthy dose of live music in their lives early and often! Check out a list of kid-friendly events happening right here in Cincinnati!

Toddler Jam with Sean & Auggie
Where: Folk School Coffee Parlor
When: Every Monday at 10:30a
Interactive music making and stories geared toward the little ones. Led by Sean Geil of The Tillers and his son, Auggie.
$5 suggested donation per child

Kidz Bop
Where: PNC Pavilion
When: Friday, July 28th at 7p
Today’s hits sung by kids for kids

Bandstand Bluegrass
Where: Washington Park
When: Every Thursday through August at 7p
Enjoy an evening of free Bluegrass, Roots, and Americana music over at Washington Park’s bandstand.

7/27: Maria Carrelli & Missy Raines and the New Hip
8/3: Whiskey Bent Valley Boys
8/10: Buffalo Wabs & The Price Hill Hustle
8/17: Willow Tree Carolers
8/24: Comet Bluegrass All Stars
8/31: The Harmed Brothers

The Takeover
Where: The Square at Union Centre
When: Thursdays weekly from June 1st through August 1st

July 27: Naked Karate Girls
Aug. 3: Jamison Road
Aug. 10: Zack Attack
Aug. 17: Lt. Dan’s New Legs
Aug. 24: 3 Piece Revival
Aug. 31: Color Blind

August Summer Music Festival
Where: Ault Park
When: Thursday, August 17th at 6p
Live music from DV8. Food, beer, and wine available for purchase. Plus, ice cream for the kids.

2017 Summer Series
Where: Devou Park
When: Saturday, August 5th and Saturday, September 2nd
Kentucky Symphony Orchestra presents family-friendly performance at the Devou Park Bandshell. Bring a picnic basket and blanket!
$5 donation suggested

Crestview Hills Summer Concert Series
Where: Crestview Hills Town Center
When: Saturday, August 12th at 8p
Family-friendly event to the musical stylings of Soul Pocket. Bring your lawn chairs and dancing shoes.

2017 Taste of OTR
Where: Washington Park
When: Saturday, August 26th at 11a
Featuring OTR restaurants, local craft beer, and live music. Taste of OTR benefits Tender Mercies. A VIP tent features select tastings, complimentary beverages, and private seating.

Ft. Thomas Pops Concert
Where: Ft. Thomas Tower Park Amphitheater
When: Tuesday, September 5th
Join the CMO musicians and chorus as they perform medleys of Broadway hits, movie themes from “Jurassic Park”, “Mamma Mia” and more. Swing along to “Jump Swing Fever”, “Gershwin by George”, and the ever popular “Operator”.

Pet Jam 2017
Where: Grailville, 932 O’Bannonville Rd. Loveland, OH
When: Saturday, September 30th at 2p
Pet Jam is family and pet friendly! Live music from local bands, food trucks, and craft beer. Event benefits The League for Animal Welfare and you can meet some of their adoptable cats and dogs!
$10 for adults / $5 for kids 5-17
Purchase advance tickets

Indie Vol. 17
Where: Fountain Square
When: Fridays through September 1st at 7p

7/28: Band of HeathensThe Perfect ChildrenMichael Moeller
8/4: Jacob BanksKrystal Peterson & The Queen City BandFreedom Nicole Moore
8/11: Delta RaeLiz LongleyNicholas and the Pessimistics
8/18: Stop Light ObservationsDaniel In Stereo, TBD
8/25: Com TruiseMoonbeau, Black Signal
9/1: Eric Nally, Us, Today

Bluegrass for Babies Benefit Concert
Where: Seasongood Pavilion in Eden Park
When: Saturday, September 23rd at 3p
Live bluegrass by Jake Speed and the Freddies, The Redemptioners, and the Comet Bluegrass All-Stars, and a special performance from Jennifer Ellis Music. The family-friendly bluegrass concert will benefit infant and children’s health in our community through Cincinnati Children’s.
Purchase Tickets

Devougrass Music & Arts Festival
Where: Devou Park Bandshell
When: Saturday, October 7th at 12n
The DevouGrass Music and Arts Festival is a daylong music, food, and arts festival hosted in Covington’s Devou Park. The free event, held at the Devou Park Bandshell features live bluegrass music, children’s activities, bike races, gourmet food trucks, arts and crafts, and much more.