Past Dates

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

Pit to Plate
Hounds at the Pit - 6:45-9:30
8021 Hamilton Ave
Mt. Healthy, Ohio 45231
513 931-9100 [map]
Price: $2 cover with meal

This is our last Pit to Plate appearance for 2015.   We'll be back the fourth Friday of every month starting again in January.  Don't forget the Pit smokes Thanksgiving turkeys.  See Diane about your order...

Sunday, September 27th, 2015

Mill Creek ReCreation Celebration - 3:30-6:30
TBA
Reading, Ohio
513-563-8800 [map]
Price: Free

See the Millcreek Watershed Council Web site for details

Friday, September 25th, 2015

Pit to Plate
Hounds at the Pit - 6:45-9:30
8021 Hamilton Ave
Mt. Healthy, Ohio 45231
513 931-9100 [map]
Price: $2 cover with meal

Sunday, September 13th, 2015

Bluegrass at the Ballfields - 1-8 (Hounds at 1:00-3:00
Northend Athletic Fields Joe Nuxhall Blvd
Hamilton, Ohio [map]
Price: Free

RENEW ( Renewing the North End from Within) would like to invite you to join us for an afternoon of community building and music at our first Appalachian Heritage Music Festival. Admission is free! All are welcome. 

We would like to to thank Miami Univerity Hamilton for making it possible for us to bring this event to the North End. 


1:00 noon - 3:00 pm: The Back Porch Hounds 
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm: The Pineridge Partners 
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Ma Crow and the Lady Slippers

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Pit to Plate
Hounds at the Pit - 6:45-9:30
8021 Hamilton Ave
Mt. Healthy, Ohio 45231
513 931-9100 [map]
Price: $2 cover with meal

Friday, July 24th, 2015

Pit to Plate
Hounds at the Pit - 6:45-9:30
8021 Hamilton Ave
Mt. Healthy, Ohio 45231
513 931-9100 [map]
Price: $2 cover with meal

Friday, July 10th, 2015

Artsong Summer Concert Series
Artsong Summer Concert Series - 9:35-10:00
Cincinnati Art Museum Fath Auditorium
Cincinnati, Ohio [map]
Price: Freet

ArtSong 2015 will be held in the Cincinnati Art Museum’s Fath Auditorium.  The four ArtSong concerts are on Friday, July 10; Friday, July 17; Friday, July 24; and Friday, July 31.  Concerts are from 8:00-10:00 P.M.  Four acts are scheduled for each concert.  The time slots for the four acts are as follows: Act 1 - 8:00-8:25 P.M.; Act 2 - 8:25-9:00 P.M.; fifteen minute intermission; Act 3 - 9:15-9:35 P.M.; Act 4 - 9:35-10:00 P.M.

Friday, June 26th, 2015

Pit to Plate
Hounds at the Pit - 6:45-9:30
8021 Hamilton Ave
Mt. Healthy, Ohio 45231
513 931-9100 [map]
Price: $2 cover with meal

Friday, June 12th, 2015

Hounds at OCAC - 7:30-9:00
10 S College Ave
Oxford, Ohio 45056
513 524-8506 [map]
Price: Free

We LOVE this great venue!  Home to three of the Hounds, Oxford is a place of the most appreciative audiences around.  If you want to hear the Hounds in a quiet, intimate setting then come on out.  

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

Pit to Plate
Hounds at the Pit - 6:45-9:30
8021 Hamilton Ave
Mt. Healthy, Ohio 45231
513 931-9100 [map]
Price: $2 cover with meal

Friday, April 24th, 2015

Pit to Plate
Hounds at the Pit - 6:45-9:30
8021 Hamilton Ave
Mt. Healthy, Ohio 45231
513 931-9100 [map]
Price: $2 cover with meal

Friday, March 27th, 2015

Pit to Plate
Hounds at the Pit - 6:45-9:30
8021 Hamilton Ave
Mt. Healthy, Ohio 45231
513 931-9100 [map]
Price: $2 cover with meal

FIVE YEARS!!!!  Come out and celebrate the Hounds' 5 year anniversary!  The time does fly.   Thanks to Diane and Pit to Plate for inviting the Hounds off the back porch for our first and long standing gig at this great little BBQ hot spot!

Friday, February 27th, 2015

Pit to Plate
Hounds at the Pit - 6:45-9:30
8021 Hamilton Ave
Mt. Healthy, Ohio 45231
513 931-9100 [map]
Price: $2 cover with meal

Never too cold to warm up with some spicy BBQ sauce on the pulled pork plate.   Nothing is better with BBQ than some country blues and the Hounds will give you just that and more!

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Pit to Plate
Hounds at the Pit - 6:45-9:30
8021 Hamilton Ave
Mt. Healthy, Ohio 45231
513 931-9100 [map]
Price: $2 cover with meal

Back from our annual holiday break, we start out 2015 with another fun Friday at the Pit.  This is a REAL BBQ joint!  Hope to see your there.

Saturday, November 8th, 2014

Hounds at Plain Folks - 7:30 - 10:00 or as long as beer keeps selling...
10177 SR 132
Pleasant Plain, Ohio 45162 [map]
Price: Free

This is a GREAT venue...  Great food and a great listening crowd.   If you've not been here you need to come or go some other time...  Plain Folk Café supports our kind of music!

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Pit to Plate
Hounds' Friday - 6:45-9:30
8021 Hamilton Ave
Mt. Healthy, Ohio 45231
513 931-9100 [map]
Price: $2.00 cover with meal

Our last Pit to Plate Friday for the year.  Back in January...   Get your BBQ fix and hear some good howling from the crowd and the band.... 

Saturday, September 27th, 2014

Mill Creek ReCreation Celebration - 4:00
Vorhees Park – 351 Koehler Avenue
Sharonville, Reading, Ohio 45215 [map]
Price: Free

Friday, July 25th, 2014

Pit to Plate
Hounds at the Pit - 6:45 - 9:30
8021 Hamilton Ave
Mt. Healthy, Ohio 45231
513 931-9100 [map]
Price: $2.00 cover with meal

We will be without Frank this time.....    But, sure to be another great night at the Pit!

Friday, July 18th, 2014

Hounds at Kidd Coffee and Wine Bar - 7:00 pm
653 Reading Road
Mason, Ohio 45040
513-398-0718 [map]
Price: Nominal cover possible.... Not sure

Friday, March 28th, 2014

Pit to Plate
4th Friday Gig - 6:45-9:30
8021 Hamilton Ave
Mt. Healthy, Ohio 45231
513 931-9100 [map]
Price: $2.00 cover with meal

March is anniversary month for the Hounds at Pit to Plate.   Tonight we celebrate FOUR years of monthly performances at this great place...  

Monday, March 17th, 2014

Music Kaleidoscope - 7:00-8:30
221 High St.
Hamilton, Ohio 45011
513-867-4100 [map]
Price: Free

Frank, Fred and Dale have performed at this venue with their other bands and had a great time.   This is a first for the Hounds and we're looking forward to a fun night with some great folks...

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Pit to Plate
4th Friday Gig - 6:45-9:30
8021 Hamilton Ave
Mt. Healthy, Ohio 45231
513 931-9100 [map]
Price: $2.00 cover with meal

The Hounds bring February to a close.   

Friday, February 14th, 2014

2nd Friday Arts - 7:30-9:00
10 S College Ave
Oxford, Ohio 45056
513 524-8506 [map]
Price: Free

We're looking forward to our third year return to Oxford Community Arts Center.   This is one of our favorite gigs...   What a great date night for your valentine....   

Friday, January 24th, 2014

Pit to Plate
4th Friday Gig - 6:45-9:30
8021 Hamilton Ave
Mt. Healthy, Ohio 45231
513 931-9100 [map]
Price: $2.00 cover with meal

Happy New Year.  The Hounds begin another year of 4th Fridays at the Pit...

Friday, October 25th, 2013

Pit to Plate
4th Friday Gig - 6:45-9:30
8021 Hamilton Ave
Mt. Healthy, Ohio 45231
513 931-9100 [map]
Price: $2.00 cover with meal

This is our last scheduled event for 2013.  Come back to the Pit in November and December to hear Dennis and Jamon.  The Hounds will be back in January.

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

Queen City Balladeers Sunday Night Concert Series - 7:30-8:00
Indian Mound Ave. at Montgomery Road
Norwood, OH
513 531-5400 [map]
Price: $5.00, Free for members so think about joining!

This is our second time at Leo Coffee House.  This is a great listening room.  Open mic at 7:00, Hounds at 7:30. And at 8:15 you can hear Frank and Fred's other band The Anachrorhythms perform a driving mix of Latin, traditional and gypsy jazz instrumentals, featuring guitar, flute, bass, mandolin, fiddle and hand drums.  

Saturday, September 28th, 2013

Mill Creek ReCreation Celebration - 4:00
Twin Creek Preserve - 12072 Best Place
Sharonville, Ohio 45241
513-563-8800 [map]
Price: Free

Click on the link above to see the event flyer and to find out how to RSVP for this family event.  

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Pit to Plate
4th Friday Gig - 6:45-9:30
8021 Hamilton Ave
Mt. Healthy, Ohio 45231
513 931-9100 [map]
Price: $2.00 cover with meal

Always a great time at the Pit!  Great food and a family friendly party atmosphere.  

Friday, June 28th, 2013

Pit to Plate
4th Friday Gig - 6:30-9:30
8021 Hamilton Ave
Mt. Healthy, Ohio 45231
513 931-9100 [map]
Price: $2.00 cover with meal

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

4th Tuesday at Music Cafe - Starts at 7:00, Hounds are on from 9:00 - 9:30
101 South Monument
Hamilton, Ohio 45011
513 863 8837 extension 110 [map]
Price: Free

The Hounds are more than happy to return to Fitton Center's Music Cafe.  We had a great time there last year and look forward to playing for another great audience...  

Friday, May 24th, 2013

Pit to Plate
4th Friday Gig - 6:30-9:30
8021 Hamilton Ave
Mt. Healthy, Ohio 45231
513 931-9100 [map]
Price: $2.00 cover with meal

Friday, April 26th, 2013

Pit to Plate
4th Friday Gig - 6:30-9:00
8021 Hamilton Ave
Mt. Healthy, Ohio 45231
513 931-9100 [map]
Price: $2.00 cover with meal

Always a great time at the Pit!

Friday, April 12th, 2013

Second Friday Music and Artists' Open House - 7:30-9:00
10 S College Ave
Oxford, Ohio 45056
513 524-8506 [map]
Price: Free

This is a great place to play and to listen.  This is a beautiful old building with lots of artistic energy.  We had a great time last time we were there and look forward to an even better night this time.  You can also visit with the artists' studios.  

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

Pit to Plate
4th Friday Gig - 6:30-9:30
8021 Hamilton Ave
Mt. Healthy, Ohio 45231
513 931-9100 [map]
Price: $2.00 cover with meal

This is our THIRD ANNIVERSARY at the Pit.  Three years ago today was the Hounds' first band performance.  We've come a long way since then.   Let's do something big.....   Come out and help us celebrate!!!  Unfortunately, Frank will be out of the country, but we have a great fill in for him.  Warren Waldron will be fiddling, mandolining and maybe even singing a few.  

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Pit to Plate
4th Friday Gig - 6:30-9:30
8021 Hamilton Ave
Mt. Healthy, Ohio 45231
513 931-9100 [map]
Price: $2.00 cover with meal

A great way to spend a cold February Friday night.  Smokey pulled pork? ribs? brisket? hot wings? it all goes great with the blues...

Friday, January 25th, 2013

Pit to Plate
4th Friday Gig - 6:30-9:30
8021 Hamilton Ave
Mt. Healthy, Ohio 45231
513 931-9100 [map]
Price: $2.00 cover with meal

The Hounds begin our third year playing the 4th Friday at the Pit.  This place is our musical home base.  Come out for some great fun, great food and the best music we can bring.  

Sunday, January 20th, 2013

Sunday Night at Leo's - Open mic at 7:00, Hounds 7:30-8:00
Indian Mound Ave. at Montgomery Road
Norwood, OH
513 531-5400 [map]
Price: Nominal admission

We're very much looking forward to our first performance at Leo's.  We've all played there with other bands but this is our first time with the Hounds.  This is a great place to play and to listen.  Lot's of nice folks and coffee...   And, at 8:00 you can hear the music of the Bromwell-Diehl Band.  

Saturday, November 3rd, 2012

Plain Folk Cafe
Saturday night at Plain Folk Cafe - TBA
10177 State Rte. 132
Pleasant Plain, Ohio 45162 [map]

The Hounds are very excited to be on the schedule at the new Plain Folk Cafe!   They're booked pretty far out so we're not there for awhile, but check out their web page and pay them a visit when it all gets started this spring.  They've got some great talent coming.  Their menu is looking mighty fine too!

http://plainfolkcafe.com/


Sunday, October 28th, 2012

Queen City Balladeers Sunday Night Concert Series - 7:00-9:00 (Hounds 7:30-8:00)
Indian Mound Ave. at Montgomery Road
Norwood, OH
513 531-5400 [map]

Due to Fred's injury, we've traded dates with Jericho Old Time Band and will be performing at Leo's in January.  Thanks to Jericho and a speedy recovery to Fred.  

 

The Leo Coffeehouse is one of the oldest, longest running folk and acoustic music venues in the United States. The Leo was started in 1963, when a group of students at the University of Cincinnati formed the Queen City Balladeers and the Leo Coffeehouse. (QCB Web Site)

We're really looking forward to playing at Leo.  This place has some amazing energy and always a great crowd, just the kind of place we love the most.  We don't yet know what other performers will be there that night but we're sure they'll all be worth coming out to see.  

Friday, October 26th, 2012

Pit to Plate
4th Friday Gig - 6:30-9:30
8021 Hamilton Ave
Mt. Healthy, Ohio 45231
513 931-9100 [map]
Price: $2.00 cover with meal

Typically, our last Pit to Plate gig of the year so we hope we have a good crowd to hold us over till January...   

Friday, October 12th, 2012

2nd Friday Arts - 6:00-9:00 (Hounds at 7:30)
10 S College Ave
Oxford, Ohio 45056
513 524-8506 [map]
Price: Free

Due to Fred's injury, we've traded dates with Jericho Old Time Band and will be performing at OCAC in April.  Thanks to Jericho and a speedy recovery to Fred. 

 

This was a great place to play last September and we've been looking forward to coming back every since.  You can feel the creative energy in this historic building.  In addition to the Hounds' music you can also visit open art studios, exhibits and other artful happenings.  

Friday, September 28th, 2012

Pit to Plate
4th Friday Gig - 6:30-9:30
8021 Hamilton Ave
Mt. Healthy, Ohio 45231
513 931-9100 [map]
Price: $2.00 cover with meal

Great fun!  Good friends!  The best BBQ in Cincinnati! and 4 old guys playing and singing the blues with bbq sauce on the sides of their mouths....   Why would you want to be anywhere else?

Friday, September 21st, 2012

Friday Night Show - 7:30-9:30
10177 SR 132
Pleasant Plain, Ohio 45162 [map]

We've looked forward to playing here since they opened.  We're expecting a great night!

Friday, August 24th, 2012

Pit to Plate
4th Friday Gig - 6:30-9:30
8021 Hamilton Ave
Mt. Healthy, Ohio 45231
513 931-9100 [map]
Price: $2.00 cover with meal

Our regular gig seems to be getting better every time.  We had a great crowd in July and as always, the bbq was as good as bbq gets! 

Sunday, August 19th, 2012

the Artisan School at Maple Creek
Save Maple Creek Benefit Concert - 6:00-9:00 (Hounds at 8:00)
527 Maple Creek Road
Moscow, Ohio 45153
513 876-0081 [map]
Price: $5.00

We're looking forward to helping out with this good cause.  Check out the Artisan Center at Maple Creek on the web and on Facebook.  There's some good stuff going on there!   As far as this concert, we'll be with Bluegrass bands East Fork Junction and Rockne Riddlebarger-Fire on the Dobro.

Going to be an amazing night!!

Friday, July 27th, 2012

4th Friday Gig - 6:30-9:30
8021 Hamilton Ave
Mt Healthy, Ohio 45231
513-931-9100 [map]
Price: $2.00 cover with meal

Saturday, July 14th, 2012

Music on Main - Starts at 7:00, Hounds go on at 8:00 till 10:00
Main and Barron Streets
Eaton, Ohio 45320 [map]
Price: Free

We've not played in Preble County before and are looking forward to meeting some new folks.  Sounds like a lot of fun.

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

Wednesday Night Bluegrass - 7:00 till 9:30
120 Front Street
New Richmond, Ohio 45157
513-553-4800 [map]
Price: Free

We love this venue.  The Front Street Cafe is supporting a lot of good local music and we're glad to be a part of it.  Its a great setting with great food and we'll do all we can to provide a good time to boot highlighting our bluegrass side.  Hope to see a few of you there...

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

Dennis and Jamon pick and sing the blues - 6:30-9:30
8021 Hamilton Ave
Mt. Healthy, Ohio 45231
513-931-9100 [map]

The Back Porch Hounds are on vacation this month.  Come and see the Back Porch Hound's lead singing, bluesy guitar playin' Dennis Henderson with bluesman, singing, guitarist Jamon Zeiler.  This is going to be a fine event.

Friday, May 25th, 2012

Fourth Friday Monthly Gig - 6:30-9:30
8021 Hamilton Ave.
Mt. Healthy, Ohio 45231
513-931-9100 [map]
Price: $2.00 cover with meal

Friday, April 27th, 2012

Monthly Gig - 6:30-9:30
8021 Hamilton Ave.
Mt. Healthy, Ohio 45231
513-931-9100 [map]
Price: $2.00 cover with meal

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

Music Cafe Performance - 7:00 - 9:30 (Hounds are at 9:00)
101 South Monument
Hamilton, Ohio 45011
513 863 8837 extension 110 [map]
Price: Free

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

4th Friday Gig - 6:30-9:30
8021 Hamilton Ave.
Mt. Healthy, Ohio 45231
513-931-9100 [map]
Price: $2.00 cover with meal

This gig marks our two year anniversary doing the 4th Friday at Pit to Plate.  It's been a blast.  We've made a lot of music, and we've made a lot of new friends and we've eaten a lot of great bbq and spicey collard greens. We hope you'll come and help us get started with year number three!!!  

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Front Street Cafe
Wednesday Night Roots Music - 6:30-9:00
120 Front Street
New Richmond, Ohio 45157
513 553-4800 [map]

The Hounds are very much looking forward to our debut appearance at Front Street Cafe.  We've heard nothing but good about this place.  We hope some of you can join us.  

http://www.frontstcafe.com/

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Front-Street-Cafe/244815340234?sk=wall&filter=12

Friday, February 24th, 2012

Pit to Plate BBQ
4th Friday Gig - 6:30-9:30
8021 Hamilton Ave
Mt. Healthy, Ohio 45231
513-931-9100 [map]
Price: $2.00 cover with meal

Join the Hounds for another fun night of roots music and the best bbq in Cincinnati.   Pulled pork with hot bbq sauce, macaroni & cheese and spicy collard greens with some cornbread sounds good...  And, if you're the lucky designated driver Diane has the best sweet tea north of the Mason-Dixon!  Be sure and say "Hey" to the Hounds during break.  We'll be the ones with bbq sauce on our cheeks...