Blues, country, jazz, rock will get you moving


When: 7 p.m.

Where: Nutter Center, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton

Details: In June, Hank Williams Jr. released a collection of “Rich White Honky Blues” blues songs. It was produced by Akron native Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys. The Country Music Hall of Famer performs with special guest Ashley McBryde.

Cost: $35 to $275

More information: 937-775-4789 or www.nuttercenter.com

Brit Floyd

Damian Darlington (right), who spent 17 years as a member of the Australian Pink Floyd before forming his own tribute band in the UK in 2011, brings Brit Floyd to the Rose Music Center in Huber Heights on Friday July 22 .

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Damian Darlington (right), who spent 17 years as a member of the Australian Pink Floyd before forming his own tribute band in the UK in 2011, brings Brit Floyd to the Rose Music Center in Huber Heights on Friday July 22 .

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When: 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m.

Where: Rose Music Center, 6800 Executive Blvd., Huber Heights

Details: England spawned hundreds of now-iconic musical acts in the 1960s, but few have the sustained popularity of Pink Floyd. Countless tribute bands have formed to satiate these adoring fans, but few are as internationally recognized as Brit Floyd.

Cost: $23-$157

More information: 513-232-6220 or www.rosemusiccenter.com

WYSO Advantage

New York rapper Talib Kweli (pictured), Cleveland-based indie rockers Cloud Nothings, Brooklyn-based Monograms and Dayton’s own DJ Fatty Lumpkins headline Sonic Springs: A Benefit Concert for WYSO at Brightside in Dayton on Friday, July 22.

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New York rapper Talib Kweli (pictured), Cleveland-based indie rockers Cloud Nothings, Brooklyn-based Monograms and Dayton's own DJ Fatty Lumpkins headline Sonic Springs: A Benefit Concert for WYSO at Brightside in Dayton on Friday, July 22.

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New York rapper Talib Kweli (pictured), Cleveland-based indie rockers Cloud Nothings, Brooklyn-based Monograms and Dayton’s own DJ Fatty Lumpkins headline Sonic Springs: A Benefit Concert for WYSO at Brightside in Dayton on Friday, July 22.

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When: 7 p.m.

Where: The Brightside, 905 E. Third St., Dayton

Details: Rapper Talib Kweli and rockers Cloud Nothings are among the artists performing at Sonic Springs: A Benefit Concert for WYSO. The event, hosted by Eric Mahoney, the director of the Brainiac documentary, “Transmissions After Zero”, also features Monograms and DJ Fatty Lumpkins. Proceeds will go towards the operating costs of the independent radio station in Yellow Springs.

Cost: $50

More information: www.wyso.org

Mcguffey Lane

McGuffey Lane performs Friday, July 22 at Kettering’s Fraze Pavilion.

McGuffey Lane performs Friday, July 22 at Kettering's Fraze Pavilion.

McGuffey Lane performs Friday, July 22 at Kettering’s Fraze Pavilion.

When: 8 p.m.

Where: Fraze Pavilion, 695 Lincoln Park Blvd., Kettering

Details: McGuffey Lane began playing gigs in Columbus and developed a large following throughout Ohio. Their first pop chart hit was “Long Time Lovin’ You”. Over the years, McGuffey Lane has worked with nationally acclaimed artists such as The Allman Brothers Band, The Judds and Charlie Daniels. They also opened for Merle Haggard on her last tour.

Cost: $5

More information: fraze.com

Jimmy Leach Jazztet

Trumpeter and singer Jimmy Leach plays and sings the great jazz standards of the 20th century. He will perform on Friday, July 22 at the Levitt Pavilion.

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Trumpeter and singer Jimmy Leach plays and sings the great jazz standards of the 20th century.  He will perform on Friday, July 22 at the Levitt Pavilion.

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Trumpeter and singer Jimmy Leach plays and sings the great jazz standards of the 20th century. He will perform on Friday, July 22 at the Levitt Pavilion.

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When: 7 p.m.

Where: Levitt Pavilion, 134 S. Main St., Dayton

Details: Trumpeter and singer Jimmy Leach plays and sings the great jazz standards of the 20th century. Expect to hear music from legendary composers such as George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Hoagy Carmichael, Harold Arlen, Duke Ellington, Richard Rodgers and Jerome Kern.

Cost: Free

More information: levittdayton.org

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SATURDAY JULY 23

Truckers driving

Roots Drive-By Truckers rockers, (left to right) Brad “EZB” Morgan, Patterson Hood, Matt Patton, Mike Cooley and Jay Gonzalez, performed at the Masonic Center in Dayton on Saturday, July 23.

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Roots Drive-By Truckers rockers, (left to right) Brad

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Roots Drive-By Truckers rockers, (left to right) Brad “EZB” Morgan, Patterson Hood, Matt Patton, Mike Cooley and Jay Gonzalez, performed at the Masonic Center in Dayton on Saturday, July 23.

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When: 8:30 p.m. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.

Where: Masonic Center, 525 W. Riverview Ave., Dayton

Details: Drive-By Truckers, which released its 14th studio album, “Welcome 2 Club XIII”, on June 3, has just wrapped up its European dates. The roots rock band from Athens, GA are back on the road in the US and will be making their first Dayton appearance in two decades with special guest Lydia Loveless.

Cost: $25 to $55 in advance, $30 to $60 day of show

More information: daytonmasonic.live

Miller and the other sinners

Miller and the Other Sinners, a modern soul band from Buffalo, NY, performs at the Levitt Pavilion in Dayton on Saturday, July 23.

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Miller and the Other Sinners, a modern soul band from Buffalo, NY, performs at the Levitt Pavilion in Dayton on Saturday, July 23.

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Miller and the Other Sinners, a modern soul band from Buffalo, NY, performs at the Levitt Pavilion in Dayton on Saturday, July 23.

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When: 7 p.m.

Where: Levitt Pavilion, 134 S. Main St., Dayton

Details: Miller and the Other Sinners, a modern soul band from Buffalo, NY, perform with local openers Bohemian Funk.

Cost: Free

More information: www.levittdayton.org.

Chef Paul Miracle’s Second Annual Food Truck Gathering with Alexis Gomez

Alexis Gomez has built a growing fanbase since becoming a semi-finalist on Season 14 of “American Idol” in 2015. She will perform Saturday, July 23 in Springboro. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Alexis Gomez has built a growing fan base since becoming a semi-finalist on season 14 of

Alexis Gomez has built a growing fanbase since becoming a semi-finalist on Season 14 of “American Idol” in 2015. She will perform Saturday, July 23 in Springboro. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

When: 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: North Park Amphitheater, 195 Tamarack Trail, Springboro

Details: The Dayton Food Truck Association is hosting this event to benefit ALS and featuring “American Idol” alumnus Alexis Gomez, silent auctions, raffles, and more. Chief Paul Miracle was diagnosed with ALS in 2019. He was spotlighted in the media earlier this year after attending the Super Bowl in support of the Cincinnati Bengals through a GoFundMe page his daughter set up for him.

Cost: Free

More information: https://www.facebook.com/daytonfoodtruckassociation

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SUNDAY JULY 24

Dayton Blues Festival

2unes and the Blue All Stars, led by Atlanta native North “2unes” Woodall (pictured), Lightnin’ Rod & the Thunderbolts and Mississippi Red Blues Band are among the performers performing at the Dayton Blues Festival at the Levitt Pavilion in Dayton on Sunday, July 24.

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2unes and the Blue All Stars, led by Atlanta native North

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2unes and the Blue All Stars, led by Atlanta native North “2unes” Woodall (pictured), Lightnin’ Rod & the Thunderbolts and Mississippi Red Blues Band are among the performers performing at the Dayton Blues Festival at the Levitt Pavilion in Dayton on Sunday, July 24.

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When: 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Levitt Pavilion, 134 S. Main St., Dayton

Details: The City of Dayton Recreation Department presents the annual Dayton Blues Festival. The music begins with Jewel & the Rough Cuts, followed by the Nite Owl Blues Band, Lightnin’ Rod & the Thunderbolts and the Mississippi Red Blues Band. The festival ends with a 7:30 p.m. set by 2unes and the Blue All Stars, led by Atlanta native North “2unes” Woodall.

Cost: Free

More information: 937-333-8400 or www.downtowndayton.org

Tedeschi truck band

Tedeschi Trucks Band, on the road with special guests Los Lobos and Gabe Dixon, perform their annual Wheels of Soul Tour at the Rose Music Center in Huber Heights on Sunday, July 24.

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Tedeschi Trucks Band, on the road with special guests Los Lobos and Gabe Dixon, perform their annual Wheels of Soul Tour at the Rose Music Center in Huber Heights on Sunday, July 24.

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Tedeschi Trucks Band, on the road with special guests Los Lobos and Gabe Dixon, perform their annual Wheels of Soul Tour at the Rose Music Center in Huber Heights on Sunday, July 24.

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When: 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Where: Rose Music Center, 6800 Executive Blvd., Huber Heights

Details: Tedeschi Trucks Band is bringing its annual Wheels of Soul 2022 tour to town with special guests Los Lobos and Gabe Dixon.

Cost: $52-$149

More information: 513-232-6220 or www.rosemusiccenter.com

Yuengling Summer Music Festival with Cooper Alan

Country star Cooper Alan will perform on Sunday July 24 at the Park at Austin Landing. CONTRIBUTED

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Country star Cooper Alan will perform on Sunday July 24 at the Park at Austin Landing.  CONTRIBUTED

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Country star Cooper Alan will perform on Sunday July 24 at the Park at Austin Landing. CONTRIBUTED

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Credit: Alexis Larsen

When: 4-10 p.m. Doors open at 3 p.m. Alan performs at 8 p.m.

Where: The park at Austin Landing, 10400 Innovation Dr., Miamisburg

Details: Country star Cooper Alan headlines the festivities joined by Thomas Mac and Ashley Martin. Cooper’s music has been streamed over 50 million times. His hit singles include “New Normal”, “Tough Ones”, “Colt 45 (Country Remix)”, “Can’t Dance” and many more. Due to his streaming and live touring success, he was named a “Next Big Thing” artist by Music Row Magazine.

Cost: Free

More information: https://austinlanding.com/event/yuengling-summer-music-festival-with-cooper-alan

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