The largest patio party in Northern Kentucky is back for 2017 as Bud Light's LIVE at the Levee Summer Concert Series presented by Mix 94.9 returns on May 25th and runs through August 31st.
The free Thursday night concert series takes place from 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. on the Riverfront Plaza next to the Newport Aquarium.
May 25: The Rusty Griswolds
Since 1999, The Rusty Griswolds have been performing; bringing energy as only they can to the best music of the 80's. A local favorite, they have been voted Best Party / Cover Band 11 times by the readers of Cincinnati's City Beat Magazine.
June 1: Blessid Union of Souls
Blessid Union of Souls has become among the most beloved, meaningful and musically consistent acts of this generation. Thus far they have clocked in a number one smash, a trio of top tens, five top 20 tunes and seven to hit the top 40, spanning the diverse likes of the iconic ballad “I Believe,” the quirky and colorful “Hey Leonardo (She Likes Me For Me),” the acoustically framed “Light In Your Eyes,” plus romantic favorites like “I Wanna Be There” and “Let Me Be the One” (to name a mere handful).
June 8: Jamison Road
Since inception, Jamison Road, an indie country music trio, has recorded two studio albums in Nashville, entertained thousands of fans across the country, signed a deal with Sojourn Records, and joined the ranks of the Breedlove Guitars Artist Program. They have performed nearly 200 shows at a wide variety of venues and events.
June 15: Model Behavior
Model Behavior is a high energy cover band who plays the best dance and party songs from the 70's, 80's and 90's. We also include current top 40 hits to keep our covers fresh and exciting. You'll know the words to all the songs so be prepared to sing, dance and be merry.
June 22: 3 Day Rule
3 Day Rule is one of the most respected and in demand bands in the Tri-State area. We play an eclectic mix of pop, rock and alternative music that spans from the 70s till today. 3DR will get and keep the crowd moving!
June 29: Soul Pocket
Soul Pocket has been performing in the Cincinnati area for over 15 years with a high energy mix of Soul, Motown, R&B, Rock and Funk. They are Cincinnati's favorite party and night club band. Soul Pocket is known for its sparkling performances, lots of dancing, and a touch of musical theater.
July 6: Keith Jones & The Makeshifts
The Makeshifts are truly a throwback to the late 40's early 50's. Taking their inspiration from the early jump blues artists along with traditional rockabilly, they create a sound, that seems to channel these great decades of the past. The Makeshifts are influenced by greats such as Buddy Holly, and Elvis as well as Louis Jordan, Wynonie Harris and Big Joe Turner, to name a few.
July 13: The Menu's
This summer they have been together for 34 years!
July 20: Swan
SWAN is a NKY/Greater Cincinnati based band doing fun rock covers and originals. They cover everything from AC/DC to The Who. They released their debut CD in 2016 and is available for purchase at shows and online.
July 27: StrangeLove
StrangeLove, simply put, thrills the masses of Cincinnati with incredible Live performances of Popular Funk, Soul, and Rock and Roll Tunes. Four men with at least one machine apiece operating in pitch-perfect harmony. One beautiful lead singer who can wail. All performed with the breathtaking showmanship that said music deserves....Who could ask for more?
August 3: Cherry on Top
One of the Midwest's premier cover bands, Cherry On Top brings the energy and party in a sexy, classy stage show full of your favorite dance songs. They please crowds young and old, leaving you no choice but to get out of your seat and dance. Created to bring the energy of live music with the atmosphere of a dance club.
August 10: Naked Karate Girls
Afraid to dance? Fuggedaboudit. We make you shake like a love machine with funny choreography, props and outfits that encourage everyone in the audience to participate wit us. The Naked Karate Girls is a professionally touring Las Vegas style dance/rock show band.
August 17: 3 Piece Revival
What do you get when you take members from two of the most successful and popular cover bands in Cincinnati and add the amazing vocals of Cincinnati Idol winner? A recipe for a GREAT night of music!
• Sean McGary (aka Mick Luvin)- Guitar player for The Naked Karate Girls
• Richie TerBush -Guitar player for The Rusty Griswolds
• Zach Albers-2007 winner of Cincinnati Idol
• Blend-Hits of the 70’s, 80.s, 90,s all the way up to today’s current hits.
• Sprinkle in a few sing along anthems.
• Layer some unique renditions of classic tunes
August 24: Shut Up & Drive
Shut Up and Drive is a high energy Cincinnati band that specializes in Hard Rock (Led Zeppelin, The Who, Foo Fighters, Jimi Hendrix) music from all eras plus original music that is faithful to the genre.
August 31: DV8
DV8 is Cincinnati's premiere rock, dance and party band. Comprised of 6 of Greater Cincinnati's most talented musicians and vocalists, DV8 focuses on the great music you remember - music you can rock and groove to - from the 80's to today.