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The Bend in the River Music Festival is destined to become the music event on Cincinnati’s West Side. Held on October 4th (5 pm – 11 pm) & October 5th (noon – 6 pm), Bend Fest will feature 10 bands (from rock n’ roll to reggae to bluegrass and more!), Cincinnati’s favorite food trucks, MadTree beer, animal adoption from the SPCA, kids games, local artisans & small business owners, and celebrity bartenders (John Cranley, Carolyn Washburn, Amy Murray, Chris Seelbach, and more!). Price of admission is $7 for a one-day pass, or $10 for a two-day pass – the event is free for residents of Lower Price Hill and students who attend Oyler.
Saturday, October 4th, 5 pm to 11 pm
Bands Celebrity Bartenders
5 to 6 pm Tim Caudill (folk music) Chris Seelbach (City Councilman)
Eric Langevin (Hoxworth)
6 pm to 7 pm Pike 27 (rock n’ roll) Charlie Luken (former Mayor)
John Cranley (current Mayor)
7 pm to 8 pm Blue Caboose (bluegrass) Roxanne Qualls (former Mayor)
Laure Quinlivan (former Councilwoman)
8 pm to 9 pm Under New Order Christie Bryant (candidate for Congress)
(funk/jazz) Jamie Smith (Courier publisher)
9 pm to 10 pm Part Time Gentlemen Joe Hoffecker (Courier cartoonist)
(bluegrass) Yvette Simpson (City Councilwoman)
10 pm to 11 pm Ohio Knife (rock n’ roll) Michael Heckmann (Crossroads)
FD Harper (artist)
Nick Tilley (Proscan)
SATURDAY’S FOOD OFEFERINGS
Buddy Fristoe’s Catering – Buddy lives in Price Hill and makes ALL his food by hand. He will have pork BBQ, tacos, vegetarian options, and all kinds of sides!
The Price Hill Tamale Co-Op – our Guatemalan brothers & sisters in Price Hill will be hand-making this classic dish with their own original recipe!
*SPECIAL SATURDAY ONLY FEATURE: SPCA will have animals for adoption from 5 pm to 8 pm*