The 4 best music venues in Cincinnati

The 4 best music venues in Cincinnati
Blind Lemon | Photo: Noel D./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on July 11, 2019.

Looking to check out the best music venues in town?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top music venues in Cincinnati, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture next time you're in the market for music venues.

1. Blind Lemon

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Topping the list is Blind Lemon. Located at 938 Hatch St. in Mt. Adams, the wine bar, cocktail bar and music venue is the highest-rated music venue in Cincinnati, boasting 4.5 stars out of 160 reviews on Yelp.

2. Fountain Square


Next up is Central Business District's Fountain Square, situated at 520 Vine St. With 4.5 stars out of 162 reviews on Yelp, the local flavor, music venue and landmarks and historical building has proven to be a local favorite.

3. The Listing Loon

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Northside's The Listing Loon, located at 4124 Hamilton Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the wine bar, beer bar and music venue four stars out of 21 reviews.

4. The 86 Uptown


The 86 Uptown, a music venue, coffee roastery and coffee and tea spot in Corryville, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 45 Yelp reviews. Head over to 2900 Jefferson Ave. to see for yourself.

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