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Upcoming Shows

Mr. Big Second show 0f 2024
Wed
May
29
Mr. Big Second show 0f 2024

Show Time: 7:30pm
Doors Open: 6:00pm
Ticket Price: $50-$70
Show Type: Rock
Restrictions: All Ages
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Ruth Moody
Thu
May
30
Ruth Moody

Show Time: 7:30pm
Doors Open: 6:00pm
Ticket Price: $25 - $40
Show Type: Americana
Restrictions: All Ages
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The Alarm & Jay Aston’s Gene Loves Gezebel Postponed
Fri
May
31
The Alarm & Jay Aston’s Gene Loves Gezebel Postponed

Show Time: 7:30pm
Doors Open: 6:00pm
Ticket Price: $30 - $45
Show Type: Alternative
Restrictions: All Ages
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Tommy James and The Shondells
Sat
Jun
1
Tommy James and The Shondells

Show Time: 7:30pm
Doors Open: 6:00pm
Ticket Price: $100 - $175
Show Type: Rock
Restrictions: All Ages
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Kabaka Pyramid
Wed
Jun
5
Kabaka Pyramid

Show Time: 7:30pm
Doors Open: 6:00pm
Ticket Price: General Admission $25 in advance - $30 day of show
Show Type: Reggae/ World
Restrictions: All Ages
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Ludlow Garage in the News...

INTERVIEW: JERRY SHIRLEY PREPS “THE HUMBLE PIE LEGACY – 50 YEARS OF SMOKIN’” TOUR

Grateful Web

Music from Big Pink [by The Band] had just come out [in mid-1968], and we were all blown away by it,” Shirley recalled to us in our phone interview. “The first song we ran through was a cover arrangement of their song ‘We Can Talk’. First, we played it perfectly with guitars only (no keyboard at that first meeting), through tiny amps, but it sounded huge. And then, they sang just the vocals a cappella. I told my brother that night that I felt like I had just joined the greatest band in the world.”

Ludlow Rides Again

Cincinnati Magazine

The Ludlow Garage is legendary for some of us in Cincinnati. The Kinks, The Allman Brothers, The MC5, and Iggy Pop all performed there in the heyday of the 1970s.

When I caught wind that Brian Knueven and Kevin Worthington had taken over managing the place under the new ownership of David Taylor, I decided to look into what they have in store.

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Rock History at Ludlow Garage

CityBeat

It was the summer of Woodstock. A few weeks after the epic concert in 1969, its counter-culture musical vibe came to Cincinnati with the opening of Ludlow Garage at 346 Ludlow Ave. in Clifton. The club even had pieces of the original Woodstock sound system.

Cincinnati had never seen any thing like it and hasn’t since. It likely won’t again.

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