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Music: Northside Rock N' Roll Carnival

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Northside rocks Fourth of July weekend with its annual Rock n’ Roll Carnival, featuring free live music, side-show acts like fire-breathers and sword-swallowers, tons of food and a lot of local beer.  

Art: The Mini Microcinema Opening Screening and Party

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 1, 2015
People’s Liberty’s second Globe Grantee, filmmaker C. Jacqueline Wood, kicks off the first night of The Mini Microcinema — 10 weeks of experimental film/video/media screenings — Thursday at the nonprofit’s Globe Gallery in Findlay Market.   

Comedy: Bo Dacious

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“I love Sponge Bob,” comedian Bo Dacious tells an audience. “That shit changed my life."  

Event: LaRosa's Balloon Glow

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Fireworks won’t be the only thing lighting up the sky for the Fourth of July at the 16th-annual LaRosa’s Balloon Glow at Coney Island — tethered hot air balloons will illuminate the park with glowing color all evening.   

Event: Newport Motorcycle Rally

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Motorcycles have been ingrained into American culture à la James Dean and Easy Rider since William Harley and Arthur Davidson figured out how to attach an engine to a bicycle during the earliest years of the 20th century.  

Event: Fourth of July Jam

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Washington Park is getting in on the family-friendly red, white and blue fun with its Fourth of July Jam, a day of live music, carnival games and a truly jammy screening of The Grateful Dead’s “Fare Thee Well” performance at Soldier Field — celebrating the Dead’s 50th anniversary, as well as the remaining members’ final performance together.   

Event: Red, White and Blue Ash

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Parking within three miles of downtown during any type of event (sporting or otherwise) is the bane of any sane Cincinnatian’s existence — especially over a holiday weekend.  

Music: Red, White & Boom!

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The Cincinnati Pops (with conductor John Morris Russell) take over Riverbend’s Corbett Pavilion for a patriotic concert.   

Music: Red Wanting Blue/Independence Day Celebration on Fountain Square

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Columbus five-piece Red Wanting Blue formed in Athens, Ohio 20 years ago and worked hard to establish a fervent fanbase through consistent touring and a DIY approach to releasing albums of heartfelt, heartland Rock & Roll.  

Attractions: The Healing Garden at Krohn Conservatory

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Now that the butterflies have gone, Krohn Conservatory is turning itself into a Healing Garden for its summer floral show.   

Event: Northside Fouth of July Parade

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 1, 2015
One of the city’s most eclectic and colorful Fourth of July parades (since 1854), the Northside parade celebrates independence with sparkling floats, neon Acid-dream processions (mostly from vintage store Chicken Lays an Egg), tons of classic cars, lots of dance troupes and drum lines, plenty of hand-shaking and candy-throwing politicians, many creative red-white-and-blue outfits and a lot of day-drinking locals. 
  

Event: Tri-State Antique Market

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Expect to find an abundance of patriotic ephemera at this month’s Tri-State Antique Market, Indiana’s largest antiques- and vintage-only market.  

Music: Yonder Mountain String Band

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Ever since founding member Jeff Austin left Yonder Mountain String Band in 2014, there’s been a question floating in the air among fans: How can the band be the same without Austin?   

Music: Eli Cook

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 1, 2015
For more than a half century, John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers has been the launching pad/finishing school for some of the world’s most formidable guitarists.
  

Music: Dale Watson

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Thankfully, there are still cats who throw down authentic Rockabilly and Country music, and one of them is Texas music great Dale Watson.