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Small Shows

Gilly’s Jazz

132 South Jefferson Street, Dayton, OH 45402

(937) 228-8414

Description: If you're looking to expand your musical horizons, Gilly's is the place for you! Cover bands and jazz ensembles are often featured. Gilly's is just a short walk to the Oregon District, so you can easily grab dinner or coffee after your show!

Lotus, The Gathering Place

130 West Second Street, Dayton, OH 45402

(937) 424-5454


Thursday 4:00pm–12:00am

Friday 4:00pm–2:00am

Saturday 9:00pm–2:00am

Newcom’s Tavern

418 East Fifth Street, Dayton, OH 45402

(937) 223-2470


Tuesday–Sunday 8:00pm–2:30am

Description: This trendy 2-story bar is the place for young people to go to sit and sip drinks, play darts, or dance the night away. The high ceilings and unique designs throughout the bar make for a pleasant atmosphere to spend your evening. Offering a DJ on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday nights this is one of the most popular places for students and young local people (21+) to go dancing.

Title: Oregon District

Address: 200-600 East Fifth Street, Dayton, OH 45402

Contact Information:


Hours: Vary by business

Description: The Oregon District is Dayton’s oldest Historic District and offers the very best of urban living. The beautiful historic homes are located within walking distance to some of Dayton’s best shopping, restaurants, bars, and galleries. This includes: Blind Bob’s Tavern, Fifth Street Wine & Deli, Francos Italiano, Jay’s Seafood, Lucky’s Taproom and Eatery, Newcoms Tavern, Oregon Express, Press, Pulse Night Club, Roost, Smokin Barbeque, Thai 9, The Dublin Pub, The Trolley Stop, Toxic Brew Company and Wiley’s Comedy Niteclub.

Oregon Express

336 East Fifth Street, Dayton, OH 45402

(937) 223-9205


Monday–Friday 11:00am–1:30am

Saturday 5:00pm-1:30am

Description: A great place to grab pizza in the Oregon District, Oregon Express has a laid-back atmosphere and is close to the Neon, Omega music, and all other exciting venues in the Oregon District! You can expect to find musicians or a sports game on deck. Weekly specials are offered and their specialty pizzas are delicious!

Right Corner

105 East Third Street, Dayton, OH 45402

(937) 228-1285


Monday–Saturday 12:00pm–2:30am

Sunday 1:00pm–2:30am

The Southern Belle Tavern

134 North Patterson Boulevard, Dayton, OH 45402

(937) 461-4536


Monday–Thursday 4:00pm–2:30am

Friday 3:00pm–2:30am

Saturday–Sunday 4:00pm–2:30am

Description: The Southern Belle has a unique, laid-back atmosphere and a wide range of beer and liquor selections. 21+.

The Stage Door Musical Bar

44 North Jefferson Street, Dayron, OH 45402

(937) 223-7418

Description: Musical bar, prides itself on being selective, so get dressed up. $2 cover after 8:00pm on weeknights, $3 on weekend nights.

The Trolley Stop

530 East Fifth Street, Dayton, OH 45402

(937) 461-1101


Monday–Saturday 11:00am–2:00am

Description: In the daytime, a casual, relaxed Neighborhood Tavern. You can relax on a lovely Patio, use our free WiFi, have your fill of  great food and great beer. It heats up at night with live music – come for an old time acoustic jam, an open mic night, and 2 nights of great local & regional music.

Tumbleweed Connection

454 East Fifth Street, Dayton, OH 45402

(937) 228-5500


Monday–Saturday 10:00am–2:30am

Sunday 11:00am–2:30am

Description: The Tumbleweed Connection has 2 bars: one situated in the middle of the building and a smaller one upstairs on the balcony overlooking 5th Street in the Oregon District. It has a large stage to accommodate both smaller acoustic shows and bands with numerous members in which to entertain you 4 nights a week. Last, it has a number of TVs on our lower level to watch your favorite sports and a state of the art jukebox for your top tunes!