Brady Block Parties


JUL 15 | 5:30 pm (concert 7:30 pm) | Owl's Nest Park (Fairfax Rd.)



Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: "Dance" from Othello Suite
The Isley Brothers: It's Your Thing
Mary Lou WIlliams: Selections from Zodiac Suite

George Russell: Ezz-Thetic

Soul Divas Medley
James Brown: I Got You (I Feel Good)

Hank Williams: Seven Lonely Days

D.C. Williams / Roy Hall: Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On

James Brown: It's a Man's Man's World

Ray Evans / Randall Stewart: Opportunity

Bill Doggett: Honky Tonk

Eddie Ray: Hearts of Stone

Hank Ballard: The Twist

Eddie Cooley: Fever

Roy Brown: Good Rockin' Tonight


John Morris Russell, conductor
Vee Gibson, vocalist
Ciara Harper, vocalist

Noël Walton, vocalist


Owl's Nest Park (Fairfax Rd.)

What's Interesting

Brady Block Parties are FREE and all are welcome! They’ll include music and art activations by Elementz and ROMAC, activities for all ages, and food trucks from local vendors.

The party is capped off with an outdoor concert by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.

Cincinnati Pops Conductor John Morris Russell leads the CSO in a concert celebrating the Evanston neighborhood, King Records and the “Queens of King Records,” highlighting a rich history of music making and the women who brought that music to life. Featuring vocalists Vee Gibson Ciara Harper and Noël Walton, step back in time with classic funk and soul hits from James Brown, The Isley Brothers, Hank Ballard, The Chiffons and more.

Inclement Weather Notice:

We are closely monitoring the forecast, and as of now, this evening’s Evanston/E. Walnut Hills Brady Block Party at Owl’s Nest Park will go on as scheduled with pre-concert activities beginning at 5:30pm and the CSO concert at 7:30pm. Please check back for any further updates. We hope to see you there!

Pre-concert Activities and Booths:
Evanston/E. Walnut Hills Community Councils
E. Walnut Hills Assembly
Cincinnati Recreation Center - Evanston
Robert O'Neal Multicultural Arts Center (ROMAC)
Radio One
Antonio Violins
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Urban League
Cincinnati Circus
Cincinnati Boy Choir
City Gospel Mission

Food & Beverages:
Jamerican Eats
We Do BBQ 
Sweet Jazz Treats Bakery

FREE shuttles provided from 5-10 PM from these locations:

Real time shuttle location map

Evanston Rec Center [two shuttles]
3204 Woodburn Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45207

Hamilton County Developmental Disabilities Services
1520 Madison Road, Cincinnati, OH 45205