Rodney Atkins will perform a USO fundraiser with Gone West and Caylee at Miami Valley Gaming on Jan. 15. CONTRIBUTED

10 best things to do in Greater Cincinnati this week, including Rodney Atkins live

Here are 10 things to do in the Greater Cincinnati region this week:

Rodney Atkins

This popular, award-winning country singer released his fifth album, “Caught Up In The Country,” last year. This show is a benefit for the USO. Gone West and Caylee will open. See them at Miami Valley Gaming, 6000 OH-63, Lebanon, on Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10. For more information, visit

Led Zeppelin 2

Led Zeppelin 2, America’s premiere Led Zep tribute band, will pay homage to the 50th anniversary of the release of “Led Zeppelin III.” See them at Bogart’s, 2621 Vine St., Cincinnati, on Jan. 16 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10. For more information, call 513-872-8801 or visit


This hard rock band achieved commercial success in the late 1990s and early 2000s with songs like “Hemorrhage (In My Hands)” and “Falls On Me.” Their last album was 2014’s “Puppet Strings.” See them at Ludlow Garage, 342 Ludlow Ave., Cincinnati, on Jan. 16 at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $20-$25. For more information, call 513-616-2640 or visit

“The Dino Show”

The original rock stars were here millions of years before us. Enjoy this family-oriented show with life-sized dinosaur puppets at the Fitton Center for Creative Arts, 101 S. Monument Ave., Hamilton, on Jan. 17 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5-$7. For more information, call 513-863-8873 or visit

We Banjo

This exciting crossover band combines Americana, bluegrass, Celtic, world music and pop. See them at Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm St., Cincinnati, on Jan. 17 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $26-$46. For more information, call 513-977-8838 or visit

“Aretha: The Queen of Soul”

A talented group of dancers, musicians, and vocalists, including national touring singer, Charity Lockhart, will commemorate the late, great Queen of Soul. See it at the Aronoff Center for the Arts, 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, on Jan. 17 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $37.75-$51.75. For more information, call 513-621-2787 or visit

“My Favorite Things”

“My Favorite Things” is the theme for the Lebanon Theatre’s annual fundraiser, featuring performances by the cast, a cash bar, and snacks. Check it out at the Lebanon Theatre Company, 10 S. Mechanic St., Lebanon, on Jan. 17-18 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $35 and additional donations are welcome. For more information, call 513-228-0932 or visit

Art at Harmon Museum

Come see this special exhibit of the Harmon Museum, which specializes in art and artifacts of Warren County from prehistoric times through the industrial era to the present day. See it at the Harmon Museum, 105 S. Broadway St., Lebanon, on Jan. 17-Feb. 28. Hours are Tuesdays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is $10. For more information, call 513-932-1817 or visit

Morgan Wallen

This country singer/songwriter has released several singles, including one recorded with Florida Georgia Line, and his debut album, “If I Know Me,” last year. See him at the Taft Theatre, 317 E. 5th St., Cincinnati, on Jan. 18 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $35-$65. For more information, call 513-232-6220 or visit

“Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story”

This rock musical that chronicles the life and untimely death of Buddy Holly, one of rock and roll’s biggest early icons, will include over 20 of his hits, including “That’ll Be The Day,” and “Peggy Sue.” Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper, who perished in the same plane crash, will also get a nod. See it at the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, 962 Mt. Adams Circle, Cincinnati, on Jan. 18-Feb. 16. For more information, including tickets and performance times, call 800-582-3208 or visit

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