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Your neighborhood gastropub is a true Cincinnati icon where world-class musicians have been coming to play for decades.  Come and experience what makes the Ludlow Garage a true Cincinnati staple with the restaurant and music community.

Upcoming Shows

Spyro Gyra
Sat
Apr
20
Spyro Gyra

Show Time: 7:30pm
Doors Open: 6:00pm
Ticket Price: $40-$65
Show Type: Jazz
Restrictions: All Ages
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THE SKATALITES 60th ‘Diamond Jubilee’ ANNIVERSARY 60th 'Diamond Jubilee' ANNIVERSARY
Sun
Apr
21
THE SKATALITES 60th ‘Diamond Jubilee’ ANNIVERSARY 60th 'Diamond Jubilee' ANNIVERSARY

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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Matthew Sweet With Special Guest Abe Partridge
Tue
Apr
23
Matthew Sweet With Special Guest Abe Partridge

Show Time: 7:30pm
Doors Open: 6:00pm
Ticket Price: $25 - $40
Show Type: Pop
Restrictions: All Ages
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Young Dubliners
Wed
Apr
24
Young Dubliners

Show Time: 7:30pm
Doors Open: 6:00pm
Ticket Price: $25 - $50
Show Type: Irish Folk
Restrictions: All Ages
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Take 6
Thu
Apr
25
Take 6

Show Time: 7:30pm
Doors Open: 6:00pm
Ticket Price: $40 - $65
Show Type: R&B
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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