Concerts That Will Rock Your Face

Heart-pumping Rock Concerts Coming To Cincinnati this August

If you are a die-hard rock junkie looking for an adrenaline rush, your search stops this August so buy concert tickets online in order to secure your seats today. 6 top-of-the-list rock bands are guaranteed to set your hearts racing in Cincinnati’s many theatres this coming month.

1. OneRepublic
The first A-list rock band to grace Cincinnati next month is OneRepublic. The four-member pop rock band from Colorado, consisting of lead vocalist Ryan Tedder, lead guitarist Zach Filkins, rhythm guitarist Drew Brown, percussionist Eddie Fisher and bassist Brent Kutze, will perform at the Riverband Music Center on August 5th.

Though they gravitate towards pop rock tunes, band leader Ryan Tedder claims that the bend is not a respecter of genre. The band has, at one time or another, been influenced by talented artists that perform all genres of music. They will speak to your hearts with their hit, Apologize, from the 2007 album Dreaming Out Loud.

They were nominated at this years Grammy Awards for the Best Remixed Recording of “If I Lose Myself”.

2.The Script
Following OneRepublic closely is Irish Rock Band The Script. The band, with vocalist/pianist Danny O’Donoghue ,guitarist Mark Sheehan and Drummer Glen Power, are also coming to Ohio’s Riverbend Music Center on August 5th. The three-member band will rock with their hits “The Man Who Can’t Be Moved”, “Breakeven” and “For The First Time”. Their album, Science and Faith, peaked on the US Billboard 200 in 2010.

Producers featured their music on popular television programs such as 90210, Ghost Whisperer and The Vampire Diaries. Victoria Secret chose “The Man Who Can’t Be Moved” as the Theme for its annual parade.

3. 3 Doors Down
Rocking the Taft Theatre on Aug 7, two days after The Script is Mississippi Rock Band 3 Doors Down. Vocalist Brad Arnold, bassist Justin Bitonen, guitarist Chris Henderson, drummer Greg Upchurch and lead guitarist Chet Roberts will set hearts racing with hits such as “Let Me Go” and “Behind Those Eyes.” The experience performers have played at over 1000 shows worldwide.

These compassionate rockers started The Better Life Foundation (TBLF) in 2003 with the aim of giving as many disadvantaged children as they can a better life. They also assisted with relief efforts during the Hurricane Katrina disaster.

4. Panic! At The Disco
Another rock band that is set to thrill Cincinnati is Panic! At The Disco. The American rock band, with Spencer Smith, Brendon Urie and Dalton Weekes, will raise the temperature of Riverbend Music Center’s PNC pavilion.
The band’s album, A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out, was certified Double Platinum in the US. Influenced by 1960s band such as The Beatles, Zombies and surf rockers The Beach Boys, their music has been described as emo, electro, vaudeville and baroque pop.

5. Walk The Moon
Indie rock band Walk The Moon will set pulses throbbing at the PNC Pavillion closely after Panic! At The Disco. Lead singer Nicholas Petricca, together with members Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman and Eli Maiman will bring you hits such as “Anna Sun”.

The music video for the song has garnered MTV accolades. It has been added to the video rotation of American Eagles Outfitters stores.

6. Chicago
If Indie rock is not for you, try soft rock, age-old favorite Chicago instead. The band produced hit after hit during the 1970s and 80s and is one of the longest running rock groups today. With lead vocalist Peter Cetera, they brought us hits such as You’re The Inspiration and Hard to Say I’m Sorry.

Current members Robert Lamm, Les Loughnane, James Pankow, Walter Panzalder, Jason Scheff, Tris Imboden, Keith Howland, Lou Pardini and Walfredo Reyes, Jr will bring those hits to you at the Riverbend Music Center on August 15.

To date, this evergreen band has sold 40 million copies of their albums worldwide. They have compiled 23 Ggold, 18 platinum and 8 platinum albums thus far. These experienced musicians are difficult to trump, with 21 top ten singles under their belts.

Cincinnati will sizzle with these concerts, so grab those tickets as quickly as possible.