Brady Block Parties


June 6, 2024 | 6:00 pm (concert 7:30 pm) | The ICON Festival Stage at Smale Park



Leonard Bernstein: "Times Square 1944" from On the Town
Diana Ross: I Hear a Symphony: The Symphonic Sounds of Diana Ross

Stop! In the Name of Love
Ain't No Mountain High Enough
I'm Coming Out

Gioachino Rossini: "La calunnia," from Il barbiere di Siviglia
Vincenzo Bellini: "Vi ravviso, o luoghi ameni" from La Sonnambula
Benny Andersson: Dancing Queen / Waterloo
Alan Menken: "Seize the Day" from Newsies
Stephen Schwartz: "Corner of the Sky" from Pippin
Cyndi Lauper: "Just Be" from Kinky Boots
Madonna Ciccone: Vogue
Monét X Change: Body
Henry Krieger: "And I'm Telling You I'm Not Going" from Dreamgirls
Cyndi Lauper: Girls Just Wanna Have Fun


Daniel Wiley, conductor
Monét X Change, vocalist
Cincinnati Men's Chorus, Spencer

Zembrodt, Artistic Director


The ICON Festival Stage at Smale Park

Concert Duration

52 minutes, no itermission


Brady Block Parties

What's Interesting

Celebrate LGBTQIA+ Pride with the CSO! Our Pride Block Party is FREE and all are welcome. Enjoy local vendors and giveaways, food trucks, activities and entertainment with Cincy Nice prior to a concert with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra featuring classically trained opera singer Monét X Change of RuPaul’s Drag Race and our very own Cincinnati Men's Chorus.

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Know Before You Go

  • Coolers, lawn chairs or bags larger than 12” x 12” will not be allowed in. Blankets are highly encouraged. Chairs are available as needed for those with accessibility needs.
  • All bags will be searched at entry.
  • Sealed water bottles (four per person) are allowed in. No other outside food or beverage. Food trucks and concessions will be available for purchase onsite.
  • No lawn chairs will be allowed at this event. Guests bringing in lawn chairs or large umbrellas will be asked to put them back in their cars.
  • For a full listing of prohibited items, visit their rules & prohibited items page.

Pre-concert Activities and Booths:
Cincinnati Men’s Chorus
Antonio Violins 
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Cincinnati Public Library
Girls Rock Cincy
MUSE Cincinnati's Women's Choir
Ohio Lesbian Archives
Cincinnati Circus Balloon Creator
Playhouse in the Park
Cincinnati Opera
Duke Energy
Cincy Nice
DJ Rah D
Queen City Freedom Band
CSO Marketing

Food & Beverages:
Red Sesame
Sweet Jazz Treats Bakery
The Whole Bowl

*There will also be Dewey’s, Skyline, and refreshments to purchase inside the Andrew J Brady Center.