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What's Great in Dayton August 19 - 25, 2022

The Dayton African American Cultural Festival is this weekend at Island MetroPark
The Dayton African American Cultural Festival is this weekend at Island MetroPark

Charlie Campbell's picks for what to do and see this week in Southwest, Ohio:

Come Together: Tonight and tomorrow is a Beatles tribute called Come Together at the Yellow Cab. They are playing music from all eras and it’s also a festival with a beer garden, food trucks, an after party and more! The doors open at 5pm, and music begins at 7pm.

Dayton African American Cultural Festival: Saturday and Sunday is the annual Dayton African American Cultural Festival. Live music, African drumming, Gospel, Jazz, R&B, Blues, Hip Hop, dancers, live performances & more! It’s at Island Metropark, Saturday, noon - 8pm and Sunday, noon to 6pm.

Cars and Art: If you go to Front Street tomorrow, 10am - 4pm, they are doing "Cars & Art," a cruise in with local clubs, art vendors, live music, trunk art show, and of course, open studios & galleries.

Music on the porches of St. Anne's Hill: Also on Saturday are tons of free mini-concerts held on porches throughout St. Anne's Hill. It’s Dayton Porchfest beginning at 1pm and performing ‘till 7. At 2 you can see me and a good guy playing our accordions!

Live music and dance at the Levitt: At the Levitt Pavilion tonight is The Nth Power doing R&B and Soul and on Saturday is Black Opry with Country & Bluegrass. These start at 7pm. On Sunday DCDC takes the stage at Levitt Pavilion! This includes high-energy favorites and an encore performance you shouldn't miss.

Charlie Campbell wants to spread the news of so many wonderful aspects in the greater Dayton area. He is a cheerleader and a real believer that our area is the place to be. He has been active in this area for almost 40 years and you can hear him weekly at WYSO.