Arts, Music & Entertainment in Cincinnati

Arts, Music & Entertainment in CincinnatiDive into the arts, music and cultural scene in Cincinnati at some of the best venues in the Tri-State. No matter what type of entertainment experience you are looking for, you will find that perfect place to enjoy a day or evening’s worth of concerts, visual arts or theatrical performances.

Cincinnati Arts Association’s Music Hall
Come by the Cincinnati Arts Association’s Music Hall for a memorable musical performance. Home to the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, the Cincinnati Opera, the May Festival Chorus and the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, this historic entertainment venue and performance hall maintains its classical architecture and appeal along with some of the best acoustics in the world.

Address: 1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202 - MAP
Phone: (513) 241-7469
Web: www.cincinnatiarts.org

Cincinnati Opera
Hear some of the best American opera when you go to the Cincinnati Opera. The second-oldest opera in the US, this world-class opera showcases artists and conductors from across the country and the globe as they perform classical and contemporary pieces. Let the romantic, powerful music sweep you away!

Address: 1243 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202 - MAP
Phone: (513) 241-2742
Web: www.cincinnatiopera.org

Riverbend Music Center
Head to the great outdoors for the chance to catch your favorite popular artists performing live. The Riverbend Music Center hosts several concerts in their large outdoor pavilion. With seating for over 20,000 people readily available, it is no wonder that Riverbend has become Cincy’s go-to music festival amphitheater and entertainment venue.

Address: 6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45230 - MAP
Phone: (513) 232-6220
Web: www.riverbend.org

Taft Theatre
Catch the latest Broadway hit at the Taft Theatre, or check out an excellent comedy show. You can even see a number of concerts performed on this old-fashioned Art Deco stage. Since opening in 1928, this small but famous theater has provided Cincinnati with some of its finest live entertainment performances.

Address: 317 E 5th St., Cincinnati, OH 45202 - MAP
Phone: (513) 232-6220
Web: www.tafttheatre.org

Contemporary Arts Center
View some of the most evolutionary and inspiring pieces of modern art at the Contemporary Arts Center. The CAC collects and displays a variety of paintings, sculptures, photographs, performance arts and new media in its stylish and architecturally impressive galleries. All works displayed in this center showcase styles that push the current boundaries of art.

Address: 44 E 6th St., Cincinnati, OH 45202 - MAP
Phone: (513) 345-8400
Web: www.contemporaryartscenter.org

Aronoff Center for the Arts
Right in the heart of downtown Cincinnati you will find the Aronoff Center for the Arts. With three theaters and a number of smaller rooms and galleries, there is always something to do or see at this visual and performing arts space. Find everything from plays, ballets and concerts to stand-up comics and art galleries to musicals and other entertainment all under one roof.

Address: 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202 - MAP
Phone: (513) 241-7469
Web: www.cincinnatiarts.org

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
One of the first regional theaters in the United States, the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park has brought Ohio some of the most prominent popular plays since 1959. Despite catering to a diverse audience, the Playhouse continues to produce entertainment of the highest caliber, both classical and cutting-edge works.

Address: 962 Mount Adams Cir, Cincinnati, OH 45202 - MAP
Phone: (513) 345-2242
Web: www.cincyplay.com

Showboat Majestic
Originally a traveling showboat, the now permanently docked Showboat Majestic continues to host a variety of comedies and musicals. This historic riverboat has been transformed into one of the most exciting theatrical entertainment venues in the area. See a favorite play or find a new appreciation for these grass roots productions aboard the nation’s last intact original showboat.

Address: 435 E Mehring Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202 - MAP
Phone: (513) 241-0641
Web: www.cincinnatilandmarkproductions.com

Art Beyond Boundaries
Push the limits at Art Beyond Boundaries, a professional fine arts gallery that features works by local and regional artists with disabilities. Help support the educational and community outreach programs, and see how adults and children with disabilities are breaking through barriers in the world of art. Some work is also available for sale by the artists.

Address: 1410 Main St Ste Frnt., Cincinnati, OH 45202 - MAP
Phone: (513) 421-8726
Web: www.artbeyondboundaries.com

Know Theatre of Cincinnati
Found in Cincy’s historic Over-the-Rhine neighborhood, the Know Theatre of Cincinnati provides the Tri-State with contemporary and collaborative theater designed to be challenging, edgy and thought provoking. With some of the most evocative live entertainment in the Cincinnati artistic community, this small theater continues to grow larger each year.

Address: 1120 Jackson St., Cincinnati, OH 45202 - MAP
Phone: (513) 300-5669
Web: www.knowtheatre.com

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Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Address: 1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202 - MAP
Phone: (513) 621-1919
Web: www.cincinnatisymphony.org