Things To Do Before & After 2018 Cincinnati Music Festival

PTO: An Adult Skip Party: Pregame at Revel OTR before Paul Brown Stadium opens Friday for the Cincinnati Music Festival. The winery will start playing music and serving drinks at noon. It also promises a few extra surprises throughout the day. Noon-7 p.m. Friday. Revel OTR Urban Winery, 111 E. 12th St., Over-the-Rhine. Free. 

Joints & Jams Music Fest Afterparty: Keep the party going at the Backroom after Charlie Wilson closes the second day of the Cincinnati Music Festival. DJ Chris Paul will team up Friday with Dayton, Ohio’s Premium Blend for live, simultaneous performances that will continue late into the night. 9:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m. Friday. The Backroom, 700 Race St. Downtown. $10 presale; $15 at the door; $65 table.

Cincy Music Fest International Carb-Latin-Afro Fusion Party:This afterparty promises a hot evening of dance and drinks thanks to a blend of reggae, hip-hop, Latin, Afrobeat, R&B and Caribbean music into the early morning hours.10 p.m. Friday to 3 a.m. Saturday. Cove 51, 11473 Chester Road, Sharonville. $10 general admission.

Second Annual White & Gold Affair:If you’re looking for somewhere to brunch, dance and share a drink with fellow Cincinnati Music Festival attendees before the finale at Paul Brown Stadium, look no further. This year’s White & Gold Affair will include music by DJ PRE$STIGE and brunch service until 3 p.m. Saturday. Noon-6 p.m. Saturday. PRVLGD Lounge & Bistro, 301 W. Fifth St., Downtown. $45-$500.

Fourth Annual Grown and Sophisticated All-White Mid Day Cruise: Dress in your best all-white attire and enjoy a scenic cruise along the Ohio River on Saturday. Two DJs will spin music as you enjoy light bites and an open bar during the boat ride.1-4 p.m. Saturday. River Queen Riverboat, 101 Riverboat Row, Newport. $50 general admission; $95 VIP.

Daycation 2: The All-Midwest Day Party: This one is an all-day party split into two parts. Part One: Daycation 2 goes from 2-9 p.m. Saturday at Switch with music by DJ Ty Lyles, DJ Sirprize and DJ Yella. Part two is the afterparty, which starts at 9:30 p.m. Saturday and goes until 2 a.m. Sunday. DJ Allad will join DJs Ty Lyles and Sirprize, and there will be a special performance by the Village Movement. A $30 early-bird package will get you admission to the day party and afterparty, plus a drink ticket and food. General admission is $20 for the afterparty or $40 for entry, drink ticket and food at the door. 2-9 p.m. Saturday and 9:30 p.m. Saturday-2 a.m. Sunday. Switch, 312 W. Fourth St., Downtown. $5 day party general admission; $30 early bird package; $20 day-of general admission; $40 day-of VIP package.  


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