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We’re back for the fourth Second Sunday on Main of the season!

This Sunday we’re teaming up with Enjoy the Arts to present Take the Stage, a showcase of Cincinnati performers, artists, musicians, dancers, and more. We’re closing down Main Street so you can freely stroll up and down Main Street. between 13th and Liberty Street. The fun starts at noon.

As always, SSOM is FREE! Here’s what you can look forward to this Sunday.

take the stage sched

12:00-3:15 Mini concerts (MOTR Stage) 

featuring Elementz, Know Theatre, Young Professionals’ Choral Collective, Cincinnati Ballet Second Company, DANCEFIX at HBDC, Baba Charles and the Samba Parade Drummers, and more.

12:00-5:00 Live music in front of Rock Paper Scissors (1301 Main Street)

featuring local acts Kate Wakefield, Brianna Kelly, Edison, and ADM. From 3-5 audience members can “take the stage” with ADM to create their own music and have it looped and incorporated into the live set.

1:45 Folk Soul Revival (MOTR Stage) 

2:30 Celebrity Chef Series (Mr. Pitiful’s) 

Demos by Sous Chef Jimi Dean (The Rookwood) and Beverage Wizard Rom Wells (The Rookwood, Cheapside Cafe)

3:30 Zvedza (MOTR Stage)


Red Sesame Korean BBQ, Dojo Gelato, Bistro de Mohr, Urban Kitch’n, Roll With It Cafe


Upland Brewing Co. and Miller Lite. Tips benefit Asian Food Fest.


Art Academy of Cincinnati mARTket, ArtWalks crosswalk painting (Main & Woodward), Kennedy Heights Arts Center’s Postal pARTners postcard creation station, kids’ craft table (Higher Branches), Art Beyond Boundaries’ “ArtSpire” artist workshop, 2pm


Sales and promotions at Main Street shops including the 1st birthday celebration of Rock Paper Scissors, sales at Original Thought Required, A Seamless Transition, Another Part of the Forest, and more.

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Sound good? Tell us you’ll be there through our Facebook event!