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THE

BRIGHTSIDE

MUSIC AND EVENT VENUE

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Dayton's home for original live music
- and so much more!
  • Home Grow Expo
    Home Grow Expo
    Fri, May 31
    Dayton
    May 31, 2024, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Dayton, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    May 31, 2024, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Dayton, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    The very first of its kind in the DYT, the SW Ohio Home Grow Expo is the one stop shop for all things related to legal cannabis.
  • The Michael Harris Tranz Fusion
    The Michael Harris Tranz Fusion
    Fri, Jun 07
    The Brightside
    Jun 07, 2024, 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM
    The Brightside, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    Jun 07, 2024, 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM
    The Brightside, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    Join us for a special night of live music!
  • Brunch at The Brightside
    Brunch at The Brightside
    Sun, Jun 09
    905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    Jun 09, 2024, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    Jun 09, 2024, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    Join us for our inaugural Brunch at The Brightside!
  • Live EMO Band Night
    Live EMO Band Night
    Thu, Jun 13
    The Brightside
    Jun 13, 2024, 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM
    The Brightside, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    Jun 13, 2024, 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM
    The Brightside, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    Join us for a night of your fave emo, pop-punk, hardcore, and more!
  • Juneteenth Celebration & Fundraiser for DCDC
    Juneteenth Celebration & Fundraiser for DCDC
    Wed, Jun 19
    The Brightside
    Jun 19, 2024, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    The Brightside , 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    Jun 19, 2024, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    The Brightside , 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    This is a unique opportunity to support the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company!
  • The Motel Beds
    The Motel Beds
    Fri, Jul 19
    Dayton
    Jul 19, 2024, 8:30 PM – 11:00 PM
    Dayton, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    Jul 19, 2024, 8:30 PM – 11:00 PM
    Dayton, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    Don't miss this VERY special 10 Year Reunion Show with special guests Human Cannonball & Wreck League
  • Six Foot Blonde "And Then Some" Tour
    Six Foot Blonde "And Then Some" Tour
    Thu, Aug 01
    Dayton
    Aug 01, 2024, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    Dayton, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    Aug 01, 2024, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    Dayton, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    With special guests crabswithoutlegs & Eastwood
  • Best Dead City Festival
    Best Dead City Festival
    Fri, Aug 09
    The Brightside Dayton
    Aug 09, 2024, 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    The Brightside Dayton, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    Aug 09, 2024, 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    The Brightside Dayton, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    This music fest celebrates Turboslacker's album release too!
  • Guided By Voices
    Guided By Voices
    Fri, Aug 30
    Dayton
    Aug 30, 2024, 8:30 PM – 11:00 PM
    Dayton, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    Aug 30, 2024, 8:30 PM – 11:00 PM
    Dayton, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    This show is SOLD OUT
  • An Evening with Ellis Paul
    An Evening with Ellis Paul
    Thu, Sep 19
    Dayton
    Sep 19, 2024, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
    Dayton, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    Sep 19, 2024, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
    Dayton, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
  • Taste of Yoga
    Taste of Yoga
    Sun, Nov 17
    Dayton
    Nov 17, 2024, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Dayton, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    Nov 17, 2024, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Dayton, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    Find Your Flow with Beauty Boost
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WELCOME

Oh, hey there!  If you're like us, you're always seeking new music and unique experiences, but couldn't quite find what your were looking for in Dayton, Ohio.

So we decided to take the matter into our own hands and created The Brightside Music and Event Venue!

We're a free-spirited and welcoming space for genuine people.  Our mission is simple - to bring people together to dance, celebrate love, enjoy art, and build stronger community bonds…and have a good time while doing it!

The memories we create together are why we are here.

Plan your visit...

VOD-Vil Bar

Belly up to the Vod-Vil Bar!  It's a popular spot to grab a cocktail and chill with friends. It can even be rented for smaller events & acts.

PARKING

Parking downtown for a show is easy at The Brightside. Check out our parking map with plenty of FREE parking!

PERFORM WITH US

As an upscale, mid-size independent venue, we've hosted a wide range of concerts, shows, and performances.

HOST AN EVENT

Come celebrate with us! Planning a wedding or special event at The Brightside is easy.

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STAY ON THE BRIGHTSIDE OF LIFE!
Becoming a Brightsider is easy!  Just subscribe to our email list for the inside scope on all our upcoming shows and events.

Thanks for subscribing and we promise to only send you cool stuff!

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