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Bands & Musicians in Dayton

  • 5OCD

    Dayton, OH

    5OCD is a high-energy classic rock cover band featuring some of the most difficult and exciting songs from the epic rock era.

  • Adrienne Rose Music

    Middletown, OH

    Not your normal acoustic rock band (vocals/guitar/drums). We play an immense variety of cover songs from the typical acoustic rock/pop standards to the unexpected, more upbeat, modern rock tunes.

  • AQK

    Miamisburg, OH

    Acoustic classic rock.

  • Ashley Martin

    Dayton, OH

    This little country rocker was born and raised in the heart of America, Ohio! Her sound is unique to the music world, with a cross between Rock and Country!

  • Bathhousebetty

    Toledo, OH

    Bathhousebetty is a four wheeled Hardcore Punk Rat-Rod from Toledo Ohio! Featuring Rob Hawk on Vocals, Alex Clawson on Guitar, Matt Meyers on Bass, and Adam Rice on drums! We have recieved great write ups in Punk Globe and have songs on the radio all over the East Coast and MidWest!

  • Benjamin Rivet

    Dayton, OH

    Benjamin Rivet, performing under the moniker, BJSR, is charging his way onto the Indie Music scene. Hailing from Michigan, the troubadour now calls Dayton, Ohio home.

  • Berachah Valley

    Dayton, OH

    Berachah Valley is a predominately female harmony bluegrass band, which sings Bluegrass, Country, Americana and Gospel music based in Ohio.

  • Black Cloud Syndrome

    Dayton, OH

    4 piece all original rock band out of Dayton, Ohio just trying to make our presence known.

  • Blue Feather Productions

    Springboro, OH

    Blue Feather Productions LLC, a registered Ohio business, has been in business since 1999. Our products feature the award winning Native American flute CDs of Douglas Blue Feather.

  • Blue Money

    Dayton, OH

    Blue Money is a Dayton based band featuring guitar, bass, harmonica, drums and great vocals where Classic Rock meet edgy Blues. If the house is rockin' don't bother knockin'. Come on in!

  • Boogie Woogie Kid

    Centerville, OH

    Providing the best in family friendly entertainment!

  • Centerville Community Band

    Dayton, OH

    Centerville Community Band provides adults an opportunity to play in a concert band for enjoyment and continuing education, and to give back to the community.

  • Centerville Community Chorus

    Centerville, OH

    The Centerville Community Chorus is a choral group that is always looking for new talent and available to perform at parties, events nursing homes, etc!

  • Chris Lester

    Dayton, OH

    I play with my good friend Cecil Delloma in an acoustic duo Everythink from the Kinks to Ryan Adams And The Magnums Odd ball power classics!

  • Counting Skeletons

    Dayton, OH

    Counting Skeletons play great music from the 80's and 90's that bring back memories with a fun atmosphere.

  • Crazy Joe

    Dayton, OH

    Crazy Joe is a roots music guitarist, singer, songwriter, and occasional drummer, who has released several recordings with ATOM Records and now his own O-Scope Recording Company.

  • Cross River Junction

    Washington Court House, OH

    Cross River Junction is an up and coming new country/rock band playing music you are sure to know and love. We pride ourselves on playing the music you want to hear, dance and sing along with.

  • Danny Voris

    Dayton, OH

    Danny Voris, guitarist, based in Dayton OH.

  • Dave Greer and Classic Jazz Stompers

    Dayton, OH

    A territory band from Dayton, Ohio which is magnetized by the moment in the late 1920's and early 1930's when classic jazz evolved into small band swing.

  • Dayton Area Harp Ensemble

    Xenia, OH

    Dayton Area Harp Ensembles provides free concerts all over the Miami Valley area.

  • Dayton Metro Barbershop Chorus

    Dayton, OH

    Dayton's premier barbershop chorus. We sing modern tunes and barbershop classics in 4 part A Cappella harmony.

  • Destracore

    Dayton, OH

    A four piece metal machine from Dayton, Oh.


    Dayton, OH

    We are a five piece band playing classic rock, current rock, and originals from the Dayton area since 1999. Come check out our shows so you'll know DIDDLEY!

  • Easy Mark

    Dayton, OH

    Easy Mark is a Dayton, Ohio based rock band playing a wide variety of upbeat rock & pop favorites from the 1970's to current hits.

  • Emily & The Lost Cat Ramblers

    Dayton, OH

    Not a scam, not a hoax, step right up and see it folks! Be the first from your camp to witness The Amazing Eight-Legged Cat show for only $1! (Guaranteed to be worth a dollar or your dollar back!!) Why, this cat is so legendary it even has its own band, Emily and the Lost Cat Ramblers. Hear cat tails, scary stories to make

  • Ephesus - band

    Dayton, OH

    We are a power trio from Dayton, Ohio. We play classical, hard, and progressive rock originals and occasional covers. We love music and love to perform.

  • Eric Jerardi Band

    Dayton, OH

    Eric Jerardi is a true blues rocker. It's his relentless commitment to touring that has resonated so deeply with audiences. His live shows are legendary all across markets in the U.S.

  • Evil Eye Gypsy

    Kettering, OH

    Evil Eye Gypsy's music is an exciting mix of psychedelic blues and alternative rock. A big guitar sound backed by a powerful rhythm section that creates haunting soundscapes & high energy alt-rock.

  • Father Son & Friends

    Englewood, OH

    Celebrating 25 Years! Father Son & Friends, a locally-based Irish music band, travels the world to share their Celtic heritage.

  • Firecreek

    Dayton, OH

    Firecreek is a young bluegrass and traditional country band from south central Ohio. They have drive and dedication that shows in their music.

  • Fireside with Phil and Tony

    Dayton, OH

    Fireside with Phil and Tony is an awesome acoustic project to go see.Loud enough to party to and at the same time you can still chat with your friends at the table. They are a MUST SEE!!! You WON'T be disappointed.

  • Forte A Cappella

    Centerville, OH

    Forte is the premier contemporary a cappella group at Centerville High School.

  • Funky G & The Groove Machine

    Dayton, OH

    Funky G is a high-energy dance band in Dayton, Ohio playing R&B, Funk, and Hip-Hop. In addition to performing clubs through out Ohio and the Midwest, we are available for weddings, private party's, and corporate events.

  • Gemstone

    Fairborn, OH

    Gemstone is a band that covers a variety of genres that include Soul, R&B, Jazz, Pop, Light Rock, and many others.

  • Gok

    Dayton, OH

    Gok is an original rock & roll band based in Dayton, Ohio. Our sound is an eclectic blend of rock, blues, jazz, funk, prog rock and pop that we like to call “Bluesion”.

  • Good English

    Dayton, OH

    Good English is an indie rock band comprised of three sisters from Dayton, Ohio.

  • Grover

    Dayton, OH

    Funk, soul and rock n'roll is what you get from the Yellow Springs based original band, Grover. Add smooth saxophone licks and ripping guitar solos and you have a unique sound all their own.

  • Gypsy Stone

    Dayton, OH

    Gypsy has been performing and entertaining their audiences since 2008 in local venues and festivals. Our goal then and now was to keep the party hopping with all the local favorite cover and dance tunes from Nancy Sinatra, Janis Jopin, Lynard Skynard, Led Zeppelin, Journey, Poison, Pink to Carrie Underwood, Gretchen Wilson.

  • Harps of Grace

    Dayton, OH

    Harps of Grace is a 12 member harp ensemble directed by Leslie S. Norris, the Dayton Philharmonic's principal harpist. The group is dedicated to showcasing the harp in a variety of styles.

  • HeyThere Morgan

    Dayton, OH

    Guitarist and vocalist Justin Tana / Bassist and vocalist Jon Arnold / Texas native drummer Josh Gonzales - HEYTHERE MORGAN is a three-piece cover band based out of Dayton, Ohio.

  • Ithika

    Dayton, OH

    ITHIKA a four piece high energy rock experience hailing from the gem city Dayton, Ohio.

  • Jah Soul

    Dayton, OH

    JAH SOUL is a Dayton, Ohio based original SOUL-REGGAE-FUNK-DANCE band!

  • Jazz Militia

    Dayton, OH

    Live Jazz entertainment

  • Johnny Tarr

    Xenia, OH

    A multi-instrumentalist performing Celtic music.

  • Keith Lykins

    Kettering, OH

    Keith plays a mixture of blues guitar, acoustic percussive guitar and funk with a middle eastern influence. 9 string drum guitar, fretless guitar, 6 slap guitar, voice.

  • Kettering Civic Band

    Kettering, OH

    The Kettering Civic Band consists of about 70 volunteer musicians representing a wide variety of professions and vocations, all sharing in the enjoyment of making music.

  • Kharon

    Huber Heights, OH

    We are a band from Huber Heights, Ohio. We play various forms of Metal, including but not limited to Power Metal, Traditional Heavy Metal, and Thrash Metal.

  • Kryptaker

    Mason, OH

    Kryptaker is a Thrash Metal band from Dayton, Ohio, which focuses on aggressive riffs and melodies.

  • Last Call

    Dayton, OH

    Last Call is a 4-piece band that hails from the Gem City, and they cover all the basics-a lot of 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, and today.


    Dayton, OH

    Arguably Ohio's Premier Southern Rock Jam Band. Let us Rock You...Southern Style!!!

  • Lipstick Scoundrels Quartet

    Dayton, OH

    We are a women's barbershop quartet in Dayton Ohio!

  • Lost on Iddings

    Dayton, OH

    Lost on Iddings is based on freedom of expression through music, allowing each member to express themselves fully through their own style of play.

  • Loudhouse Rock

    Dayton, OH

    High Energy Rock-n-Roll

  • LoveLifeForeverRecords


    My business promotes positive entertainment for adults with a variety of talents. The cost for a ticket is very reasonable for music, acting and poetry all in one showcase.

  • Low Rent Blues Band

    Dayton, OH

    Reed Haas & Mark Haas, long time bluesmen and street cred to go with it.

  • Lucid Wasteland

    Dayton, OH

    Lucid Wasteland is a three piece rock band from Dayton, Ohio. Lucid Wasteland's high energy, dirty, sound is reminiscent of Seattle's grunge scene in the early 1990's with newer influences.

  • Mad Hatter

    Dayton, OH

    Mad Hatter is a local band from the Dayton, Ohio area performing songs from some of the greatest rock bands of our time while infusing high energy fun with modern music. The band is composed of veteran players placing a high emphasis on musicality while giving the crowd a great time.

  • Matter of Chance

    Dayton, OH

    Matter of Chance - August 2009 in the back room of a local music shop a realization was made between two music retail employees. Sharing similar skills in vocal, guitar, and drum technique these two musicians understood the need for a different sound in music; if only in the local scene.

  • MDS Productions, LLC

    Dayton, OH

    Matthew David Stanley combines Stand-Up Comedy with Mind Blowing Magic for a result that can only be described as Entertaining.

  • Meg Renee Songwriter and Musician

    Troy, OH

    Local singer/songwriter and musician. Available for entertainment at restaurants, coffee houses, concerts, fairs, festivals. Please or email to book

  • Nasty Bingo

    Dayton, OH

    Called ''Folkadelic'' by most of us, Nasty Bingo's sound fuses folk, rock, blues, pop, country, gospel and a bunch of other stuff to create a very unique and accessible sound in the Dayton, Ohio area. Our original music blends all of the above with improvised portions and pop hooks that you will instantly fall in love with.

  • Nick Mitchell

    Dayton, OH

    Nick is a popular singer, songwriter, guitarist and classic song enthusiast and the frontman for Skeptical Cats.

  • Noah Wotherspoon

    Dayton, OH

    Noah Wotherspoon hails from Dayton, Ohio. A remarkable blues / rock guitarist and songwriter, Noah's live performances continue to move and resonate with audiences wherever he plays.

  • Open Land Music

    Dayton, OH

  • Parrots of the Caribbean

    Dayton, OH

    A High-Energy, Original Show putting the ROCK in Trop-Rock, featuring our “Salute to Jimmy Buffett!”, along with Fan-Favorite Originals, & Stage-Show Antics! Acclaimed as the #1 Jimmy Buffett Tribute!

  • Prophets Mire

    Dayton, OH

    All original Rock&Roll Band from Dayton OH.

  • Puzzle of Light

    Dayton, OH

    Puzzle of Light is a Dayton OH quintet of musicians who play American Creative Music.

  • Raggedy Edge Music

    Centerville, OH

    Acoustic Americana singer-songwriting duo performing live original music on guitars, mandolin, percussion, ukulele, harmonica. We also play big hits by big stars from the 1920s, 30s, 40s, and 50s, as well as select songs from the 60s through today.

  • Retrobution

    Kettering, OH

    Retrobution is Dayton's Best 80's Tribute Band, bringing you all the best hits from the 80's. Dance/pop/rock music, done exactly like the originals!

  • Reyna

    Tipp City, OH

    Reyna Spears and Dana Farley are an acoustic duo, based in Dayton, OH.

  • Seconds 2 Surrender (U2 and Police Tribute Band)


    U2 and Police Tribute Band

  • Shadowlife

    Dayton, OH

    Shadowlife is a Dayton, Ohio based rock band that takes pride in playing a diverse mix of music genres to include: classic rock, 80s & 90s rock, modern rock, dance music, funk music, 80s hair bands, southern rock, country, hip hop, grunge, metal and anything in between.

  • Shakedown

    Dayton, OH

    6 piece dance band that plays music from the 70"s thru todays top hits!

  • Skilless Villains

    Dayton, OH

    70's Jazz Funk mixed with 90's Grunge Rock, shaken to produce one of the best live shows in town! -

  • Smithville South Band

    Beavercreek, OH

    Dance to the sounds of the classics from 1960 to current hits. Add some country, a little RnB and some original tunes and you have the recipe for a great evening of dancing and fun!

  • Southbound

    Dayton, OH

    Dayton Ohio's premier southern rock band

  • Spungewurthy

    Dayton, OH

    Spungewurthy has been together since early 2001 and performs at clubs regularly in Cincinnati/Dayton/Columbus.

  • Steven Howard

    Dayton, OH

    I am a recording artist working on new music for people to enjoy.

  • SugRRocK

    Beavercreek, OH

    Our Blues/Rock/Soul/Pop Music Duo performs tunes you know and originals that get you grooving and singing along with multiple instruments bringing an entertaining variety to our performances.

  • Sweet Betsy

    Dayton, OH

    Folk, Country, and Americana - Mike McDermott - mandolin, guitar, vocals / Pam Baugham - guitar, uke, vocals Sit back and take it in...

  • Th3Meaning

    Dayton, OH

    Th3Meaning's UDFWM will soon hit airwaves on 36 streaming platforms across the internet. After featuring on Audius as the Hot & New artist in January, she proudly plans the release of her 2nd single.

  • The Blue Leaf's

    Tipp City, OH

    The Blue Leaf’s, a rising star of the Dayton music scene, is a 4-piece rock band reviving the sounds of the 60s, 70s, and 80s for modern audiences with their 'Throwback Rock n Roll' style.

  • The Broken Lights

    Dayton, OH

    The Broken Lights are a Blues-Rock Trio from the Dayton, Ohio area.

  • The Code Blue Band

    Columbus/Urbana OH, OH

    Code Blue is what YOU want it to be. As an accomplished party and wedding band, we do what needs to be done to guarantee a great time.

  • The Duo Live (Acoustic Duo)

    Dayton, OH

    Acoustic duo Joe Hermosillo and Carter Cantrell who write their own music and lyrics, while also playing a select list of cover tunes. Playing Outlaw country/Rock and all genres.

  • The Elderly Brothers

    Dayton, OH

    John Clarke, Rick Fannin, Don Snapp, Peter Bradstreet, Michael Keating, Mike Westray, John Barlow, and Duane Pence. Dayton and Southern Ohio's premier cosmic american ROCK band!

  • The Flat Out Band

    West Alexandria, OH

    A cover band that plays a wide range of music. From Hank Williams to Jason Aldean to Eagles to Brooks and Dunn to Skynard . This band includes piano, steel player. lead guitar, bass, drummer & rhythem

  • The Fleez

    Dayton, OH

    The Fleez are the cure for your Rock-n-Roll itch. Classic Rock tunes from 5 decades of Masters. From AC/DC to ZZ Top, Bad Company to Elvis......Our set list has grown to over 150 songs and we just keep adding more. We even play a country song or two! Join us for a great time and don't forget your dancin' shoes.

  • The Fries Band

    Centerville, OH

    "THE FRIES BAND" has become known as the premier vocal band in the Dayton area. They focus on very tight 3, 4, & 5 part vocal harmonies that are primarily driven by acoustic guitars.

  • The Hathaways

    Dayton, OH

    Sharing our work and passion for music!

  • The Jimi Hendrix Tribute Experience Band

    Dayton, OH

    Silky T - Tony Allen a Dayton, Ohio Musician Graduate of Dunbar High School. Played Bass with Sun,Shadow,The Over Hill Gang. Now a master of many musical trades.The number one Jimi Hendrix Guitarist today.

  • The Menus

    Dayton, OH

    With their crazy costumes and rocking music, it's little wonder crowd favorites The Menus sell out at The Fraze every summer!

  • The New Old Fashioned

    Dayton, OH

    The New Old-Fashioned is a Rock & Roll / Alternative Country band from Dayton, OH.

  • The Pullouts

    Kettering, OH

    The Pullouts are a Dayton based piano rock quartet who perform new, original, vintage-sounding material in the vein of Jackson Browne, Steely Dan, Billy Joel, and The Eagles.

  • The Rick Frazier Band (RFB)

    Sidney, OH

    The RFB, The Rick Frazier Band prides itself on being somewhat different, in that they do play cover music, but they take the (B) side, or obscure material from those artists, and put their own flavorful twist on them. Topped off by a side of blues, their original material is attracting the attention of their audience's

  • The Rick George Band

    Dayton, OH

    The Rick George Band is a traditional outlaw country band performing anything from Waylon and Willie to down home originals!

  • The Subterranean House Band

    Dayton, OH

    jam/funk/jazz/rock - pushing stylistic boundaries and fearlessly exploring their musical journey while still presenting infectious grooves.

  • The Tailgate Band

    Vandalia , OH

    Classic Country Band playing top chart hits of the 80’s & 90’s


    Dayton, OH

    In late 2009 i started a 3 piece acoustic band with me (Todd Oehler) Renee Gibson & Marty Kohus . we hit it off from the start, Ive been playing guitar for 30 years putting the rock and blues in the band doing the leads, rhythm and singing. Renee has 3 cds out doing her first cd at 8yrs old singing her heart out on the back.

  • The Van-Dells

    Ludlow, OH

    For over 40 years the Van-Dells have been the Nation's #1 Rock & Roll Review. You'll laugh and sing along to the greatest hits of the 50s and 60s.

  • The Weekend Effect

    Dayton, OH

    The Weekend Effect consists of five experienced musicians who love to play music and want to share that passion with everyone. We play a wide range of music to keep the party going all night.

  • The Wreched Few

    Fairborn, OH

    The Wretched Few is a band from Dayton, and we love eclectic, listenable sounds in a vintage vibe. If you like music, you'll like The Wretched Few.

  • The X-Toads

    Dayton, OH

    We play a mix of Classic Rock, Country, Blues and Original Music written by Our Front-Man Jim Koehler. We have played all over the tri-state area for a number of years. If you haven't seen us, You should come & check us out. The X-Toads are Magically Delicious.

  • This Side Up

    Dayton, OH

    Dayton area cover band playing a variety of dance music.

  • Time Machine

    Wilmington, OH

    Time Machine is classic & southern rock band that performs full time in the Dayton area

  • Todd the Fox

    Dayton, OH

    Todd the Fox is a singer/songwriter currently based in Dayton, Ohio. He learned to play slide on a homemade Cigar Box Guitar. It wasn't loud enough so he grabbed a resonator and suit-case drum.

  • Tripping Jim

    Dayton, OH

    90's and early 2000's hard rock band. Tripping Jim has been performing in the Greater Dayton Area for the past four years.

  • Vernon & Kitty McIntyre

    Cincinnati, OH

    Vernon and Kitty McIntyre of Cincinnati have been a team since the early 1980s.

  • Viva la Strings

    Dayton, OH

    Viva la Strings offers live music for weddings, private parties, corporate events. String quartet, trio, duo Harp, Guitar, Vocals, Keyboard, classical to pop.

  • White Rabbit

    Dayton, OH

    White Rabbit has been playing in the Dayton Area for many years. The band is a classic rock band, specializing in music from the 70s, with a few newer tunes thrown in just to show we can. If you like Steely Dan, The Doobie Brothers, Fleetwood Mac and Janis Joplin, you'll enjoy seeing White Rabbit.

  • WiFive Band

    Troy, OH

    We are a four-piece band from West Central Ohio, playing new and classic rock and pop cover songs.

  • Wildcat Road

    Dayton, OH

    Wildcat Cat Road is a Classic Rock band from Dayton Ohio playing music from the 60's to the present. Band members are Dave Boyd: Lead Vocals Brian Looney: Guitar / Vocals Rocky Twarek: Drums / Vocals John Dayspring: Bass / Keys / Drums / Vocals

  • Winchester Gray

    Dayton, OH

    Winchester Gray: an Americana 4 piece original band from the Dayton Ohio known for energetic performances. You will stomp your feet, guaranteed.

  • Wood n Steel Revival

    Dayton, OH

    Live rock classic rock country music

  • Wright Brothers Band

    Dayton, OH

    Really cool rock-n-roll boogy -n-blues.