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Riverbend Music Center

Cincinnati, OH
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Ranked #18 of 59 Activities in Cincinnati
Type: Concerts, Amusement
Owner description: A 5,000-seat pavilion where the Cincinnati Symphony and Pops orchestras perform.
Attraction details
Type: Concerts, Amusement
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Owner description: A 5,000-seat pavilion where the Cincinnati Symphony and Pops orchestras perform.

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Ohio
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125 reviews 125 reviews
30 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Parking takes some time, but is generally easy and the venue is great for bands. There isn't a bad seat in the place with a good sound system and acoustics and views to the stage area. The food offered has a few healthy options and there are some good beer options. We've been to concerts here several times and it's... More 

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Circleville, Ohio
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Very nice venue. Easy to find parking and next to a family fun center and a casino. I would recommend to anyone.

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michigan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I suggest you park at Coney Island. If it's summertime go to Coney Island for the day (7.00 to park) then you'll have a great parking spot at night for the concert. If you leave during the day they will give you a reentry pass just ask at the exit gate. But if you do leave I suggest you go... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I am from Michigan and DTE concert is set up like this. This was my first time visiting River Bend. I seen Luke Bryan in Michigan and he put on an excellent show so we decided to come to Ohio and see him again. The crowed is much different then Detroit. They are more calmer but more classier. I like... More 

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Glendale, Ohio
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77 reviews 77 reviews
12 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Our first time at Riverbend. Love the open air venue, the peaks at the river and the park like setting! The walk from the parking area was a bit far but pleasant. We saw Chicago the performance was subpar but the venue we will certainly return!

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Nashport, Ohio, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We recently attended a concert at Riverbend and just happened to purchase tickets with the VIP package. That's the only way to go, great experience. While several other entrances had long lines developing we walked right in to a patio bar restaurant area. Since it opened two hours prior to the concert we had decided to grab some dinner there,... More 

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Toledo, OH
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We've seen Jimmy Buffett at a dozen different venues over the years and everyone in our group agrees--Riverbend is the best? Great tailgating, easy in/out, great seats, etc.

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Frankfort, Kentucky
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This place was awesome for the concert. Only thing needs to be worked on and tweeked a little is the roads in and out and parking. Some small fixes and this place would be the best in the nation for a concert. The Music Center itself is great. Food and beverage is the same as other outdoor activities. Would be... More 

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västra götaland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I was there a couple of weeks to see Kiss & Def Leppard with some friends, and my first impression was how odd the stage buildig was built and my friends had the same thoughts, we had lawn places and if they didnt have screens, we wouldnt have seen a thing and all the money would have been a waste..the... More 

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Ohio, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We've been to Riverbend plenty of times in the past but hadn't been to our first concerts at PNC Pavilion until this year, when we've seen two, the last being John Fogerty in late July. We arrived about 30 minutes before the concert and parked easily (no charge) about a 5-6 minute walk away. The pavilion was easy to get... More 

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