Celebrate and explore Cincinnati’s rich music history with Second Sunday on Main. “King Records: The Lost History of Rock ‘N Roll” will be on display. Enjoy live music programming by Queen City Kings, local musicians playing all original King Records funk, soul, and country hits. Support your Main St. merchants, shop local! Peruse over 100 booths in the eclectic vendor market and relax in the Biergarten lounge! Be sure to put it on your calendar on Facebook!

Christian MoerleinChristian Moerlein Beer Menu : CASH BAR ONLY

Drafts:    $6

– Das Über Fest Lager 5.2% ABV

– Helles Lager 5.2% ABV

Cans:    $5

– Third Wave IPA: IPA 7.0% ABV

Official SSOM Afterparty at MOTR Pub 5-7pm

Queen City Kings Stage: Live music 12-5p playing all original King Records songs – Queen City Kings is an intimate concert series that recreates the King Records recording experience while telling the radical history of Cincinnati’s original record label. Stage sponsored by The Mayerson Foundation. Be sure to check out the King Records Pop-Up Shop Here!

“It’s Star Time” A King Records Portrait :  A visual arts exhibit focused on King Records artists on display at MOTR Pub.  
King Records: The Lost History Of Rock ‘N Roll : In 1940s America, King Records mixed not only musical genres, but also races. Discover the unique history of King Record’s uniquely, diversified musical collaborations and racial integration that would lay ground for Rock n’ Roll and workplace equality.
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June 12: MAINgames 

Help us kick off the 11th season of SSOM – browse the booths of diverse vendors, the neighborhood’s best food trucks, and awesome live entertainment. Plus, Cincinnati Neighborhood Games will hold OTR’s team qualifying events, like 3-legged race, 40-yard dash, hula hoop, limbo, tug of war, and super-sized jenga, as well as trivia and the stein-holding competition.


July 10: MAINpride

#MeetMeOnMain for the annual PRIDE event sponsored and organized by our beloved Nigel at Below Zero Lounge.

This year’s Main Stage event schedule:

12:30-1:00pm  Dance Fix

1:00-1:30pm    Young Professional Chorus Collective

1:30-2:00pm   Diverse City Youth Chorus

2:00-2:30pm   Mysfit Dancing Group

2:30-3:00pm   Red Hot Dancing Queens

3:00-3:30pm   Salsa Dancing

3:30-3:45pm    Welcome to Brooklyn; Introduction of Hostess/Drag Queen in waiting/ Judges

Line Dancing in honor of Howard Sharon

Missed OTR Drag Queen Contest

3:45-4:15pm    Big Bike Race

4:15-5:00pm    National Anthem led by Will Reed

Drag Races

Mr. Pitiful’s Stage:

12:00-1:30pm   In Details

1:40-3:20pm     Flying Underground – accoustic set with Kelly McCracken

3:30-5:00pm     DJ LCan’tStoptheFuture sounds of multidimensional projects

Bolo J’s Music Tent

12:00-3:00pm   Preston Bell Charles III

3:00-5:00pm     Evie Harris



August 14: MAINevent

A then and now celebration of Main Street. Meet Main Street’s new shops, as well as our historic past.


September 11: MAINlive

Even more live music and performances!


October 9: MAINfinale

Celebrate the last SSOM of the year!