Nearly 30 artists will take to BLINK stages, providing live entertainment throughout the event. Visitors can expect everything from African dance companies to electric dance parties. Cincinnati’s musical roots are deep and BLINK will honor them well with this entertainment line-up.

Stage Locations
Freedom Center Stage > Freedom Way and Joe Nuxhall
Fountain Square Stage > 520 Vine St
St. Xavier Backlot > 607 Sycamore St (Shows will take place on REAR side of church)
Charley Harper Homecoming Mural > 119 E Court St
Findlay Market West Stage > 137 W Elder St
Huetopia Stage > 1674 Central Pkwy

Thursday, October 12

FUTURE CITY SPECTACULAR PARADE
7 PM: BLINK will open with the Future City Spectacular parade.
More than 2,000 participants, including members of local school, civic and church groups, will illuminate themselves
and make their way on Vine Street from Findlay Market to Cincinnati’s Washington Park (just less than a mile). 
View parade route on event map.

FREEDOM CENTER STAGE
9-11 PM: Schwartz's Point The Mambo Combo

FOUNTAIN SQUARE STAGE
9-11 PM: DJ Mowgli

ST. XAVIER BACK LOT
9-11 PM: Queen City Kings

CHARLEY HARPER HOMECOMING MURAL
9-11 PM: Queen City Silver Stars

HUETOPIA STAGE AT ELDER & LOGAN
9-11 PM: Forealism Tribe

FINDLAY MARKET WEST STAGE
9-10 PM: Slow Caves
10-11 PM: Modern Aquatic


Friday, October 13

FREEDOM CENTER STAGE
6-7 PM: Kanupriya Sharma
7-8 PM: Bi-Okoto
8-9 PM: Stafford Berry
9-11 PM: Schwartz's Point Barry Ries and Tim McCord Quintet

FOUNTAIN SQUARE STAGE
7-8 PM: MUSE Cincinnati’s Women’s Choir
8-9 PM: Moonbeau
9-10 PM: GO GO BUFFALO
10-11 PM: Us, Today

ST. XAVIER BACK LOT
7-11 PM: Queen City Kings

CHARLEY HARPER HOMECOMING MURAL
7 PM: Emmaline
8-9 PM: Old Souls String Band
9-11 PM: Comet Bluegrass All-Stars

HUETOPIA STAGE
7-9 PM: Forealism Tribe
9-11 PM: DJ Mowgli

FINDLAY MARKET WEST STAGE
7-8 PM: New Moons
8-9 PM: Beloved Youth
9-10 PM: Krystal Peterson
10-11 PM: Jess Lamb


Saturday, October 14

FREEDOM CENTER STAGE
6-7 PM: Kanupriya Sharma
7-8 PM: Bi-Okoto
8-9 PM: Stafford Berry
9-11 PM: Schwartz's Point The Barry Ries and Friends Quintet

FOUNTAIN SQUARE STAGE
7:30-10 PM: Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
(Playhouse will hold 2 shows at 7:30 and 9pm)
10-11 PM: Black Signal

ST. XAVIER BACK LOT
7-11 PM: Queen City Kings

CHARLEY HARPER HOMECOMING MURAL
7-8 PM: Zac Greenberg
8-9 PM: Hickory Robot
9-10 PM: Shiny Old Soul
10-11 PM: Willow Tree Carolers

HUETOPIA STAGE
7-8:45 PM: Forealism Tribe
9-11 PM: DJ Mowgli

FINDLAY MARKET WEST STAGE
6-7 PM: Sylmar
7-8 PM: This Pine Box
8-9 PM: TALK
9-10 PM: The M.O.O.N
10-11 PM: Lemon Sky


Sunday, October 15

FREEDOM CENTER STAGE
7-8 PM: Bi-Okoto
8-9 PM: Stafford Berry
9-11 PM: Schwartz's Point Mambo Combo

FOUNTAIN SQUARE STAGE
7:30-8:30 PM: Cincinnati Pops Poptet with John Morris Russell
8:30-11 PM: DJ Mowgli

ST. XAVIER BACK LOT
7-11 PM: Queen City Kings

CHARLEY HARPER HOMECOMING MURAL
7-8 PM: Wonky Tonk
8-9 PM: Shiny Old Soul
9-10 PM: Willow Tree Carolers
10-11 PM: Shiny & The Spoon

HUETOPIA STAGE AT ELDER & LOGAN
7-9:45 PM: Forealism Tribe
10-11 PM: Black Signal

FINDLAY MARKET WEST STAGE
6-7 PM: Blossom Hall
7-8 PM: Malcolm London
8-9 PM: Frontier Folk Nebraska
9-10 PM: Daniel In Stereo
10-11 PM: Leggy