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2023 Cincinnati Music Festival, Presented by P&G

Presented by Cincinnati Music Festival at Paycor Stadium, Cincinnati OH

Jul 20 - 22 2023
2023 Cincinnati Music Festival, Presented by P&G

Join us to celebrate the Cincinnati Music Festival! 2023 represents CMF’s 59th year of bringing top R&B talent to Cincinnati!

The 2023 Cincinnati Music Festival runs from from July 20 – 22, and is sure to bring down the house!!

The 2023 Cincinnati Music Festival Lineup

  • Thursday, July 20 | Slick Rick, Doug E. Fresh, Rakim & Big Daddy Kane at the Andrew J. Brady Music Center
  • Friday, July 21 | Al Green, Jill Scott, Jodeci, Midnight Star & Gerald Albright at Paycor Stadium
  • Saturday, July 22 | Snoop Dogg, Babyface, P-Funk Connection, Avery Sunshine & Norman Brown at Paycor Stadium


CMF will take place rain or shine! Doors open at 6:30 each night and the show starts at 7:30pm.

This event is presented by P&G, the running sponsor for six years. CMF is held at Paycor Stadium in partnership with the Cincinnati Bengals.

Enjoy the following events leading up to and during CMF:

2023 CMF Outdoor Museum | “Hip-Hop is Alive” – Friday, July 14 

The “Road to CMF”, a Friday Flow Performance sponsored by P&G – Friday, July 14

Cincinnati Black Music Walk of Fame | Induction Ceremony & Dedication Celebration – Saturday, July 22


Tickets are on sale now through Ticketmaster or by calling the festival office at 513-924-0900. The office is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Visit the festival's website for the 2023 seating chart at Paycor Stadium.

Contact: 513-924-0900

    Official Website


Additional time info:

Doors open at 6:30 each night and the show starts at 7:30pm. This event takes place rain or shine!

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.



Paycor Stadium

1 Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati, OH 45202

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