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Riverbend Music Center

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Address: 6295 Kellogg Ave, Cincinnati, OH 41017
Phone Number: 5132326220
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11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

A 5,000-seat pavilion where the Cincinnati Symphony and Pops orchestras...

A 5,000-seat pavilion where the Cincinnati Symphony and Pops orchestras perform.

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Beautiful looking venue

I didn't attend a concert here but it was right next to Coney Island and the Belterra gaming place. Looks like a beautiful venue right on the water lots of parking stadium seating... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Bernardo F
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I didn't attend a concert here but it was right next to Coney Island and the Belterra gaming place. Looks like a beautiful venue right on the water lots of parking stadium seating it looked pretty clean too.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great venue typically offering a nice variety of genre. The lawn is a wonderful, independently entertaining, affordable option.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

The entrance area is a little confusing. The casino is walking distance if you know which way to go. They will do a pat down and take a quick look in your bag upon entry, but it's quick and not super thorough. I liked that the lawn is turf, which means it's mud free in the rain. The place was... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

It's a nice and simple venue. They're very strict about the height of the chairs you can bring into the lawn area and I was not prepared to see that it was artificial grass, which eliminates grass stains at least. My friend and I had brought a blanket to sit but we stood the entire time. People are rather unruly... More 

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Crestline, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

How hard is it to put up a big sign? Seriously? This was not an easy place to find. We almost accidentally went to the casino. We were there for the Rick Springfield/Loverboy/Romantics concert. The concert itself was okay. I enjoyed the artists. But, the venue was less than nice. There was an advertised free cookout. It was horrible. One... More 

Thank Shelley94
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Attended the Perri/Sheeran concert on 9/17/2015. Traveled from north of Cincinnati, about 30 miles, and left 1 hr 40 minutes before concert time of 7:30 p.m. Arrived at Kellogg exit off I-275 at 6:50 p.m. And then waited for 45 minutes to get to Riverbend entrance. Then, the line of cars waiting to park took another 20 minutes. Walking the... More 

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Bloomington, Indiana, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Attended the Janet Jackson Unbreakable Tour concert at the PNC Pavillion. An amazing concert. The pavillion is a very nice venue because every seat has a great view. The seats are close together with long aisle which can make you feel trapped. The parking is a free for all and is relatively close to the entrance. The biggest disappointment was... More 

Thank cedso16
Morehead, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Riverbend can be the best place and it can be the worst place to see a concert. It really depends on the weather, if the weather is terrible your experience will be bad and vice-versa. Good weather great experience. It is an outdoor venue with a great setting. Park at the back of the parking lot and it will save... More 

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Florence, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Unless it rains, which it did. Both sides are open so it can rain in. We saw a Tony Bennett concert there and the facility is wonderful. What is not great is some people who attend have no regard for anyone but themselves. People are constantly talking loudly, holding up their phones or cameras taking pictures or recording the entire... More 

Thank happyandretired318
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Outstanding venue for music lovers. This is an easy location to get in and out of due to the access from Rt 275 outside of Cincinnati. Amazing amount of parking close to the venue. Traffic control at the end of the concert was a blessing ( they do it right). Very large venue with many vendors for food or drinks;... More 

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