SOLD OUT: Kem with special guest Leela James

Presented by P&G

Kem, Leela James

Doors Open: 7:00pm
Show Time: 8:00pm


Concert Information

  • Leela James will begin at 8:00pm and KEM will close the show.
  • There are 3 points of entry at The Andrew J Brady Music Center: Mehring Way, the Parking Garage, and Race Street. For a venue map, CLICK HERE
  • If you have Mobile ticket(s), make sure to download your ticket(s) prior to arriving at the venue. To download your mobile ticket(s) to your phone, go to "My Events" in the Ticketmaster App and select "Add To Wallet" (on iPhone) or "Save To Phone" (on Android).

The KEM concert at The Andrew J Brady Music Center is officially sold out!

Cincinnati Music Festival presented by P&G (CMF) won’t skip a beat in 2021.

For the first concert at The Andrew J. Brady Music Center, Cincinnati Music Festival will partner with P&G and Vibe Cincinnati for a live concert by KEM with special guest Leela James. KEM last performed at Cincinnati Music Festival in 2018.

“Music provides hope, comfort and determination, especially now during uncertain times,” said Joe Santangelo, producer of CMF. “These three events promise to share the positivity and history of our Cincinnati Music Festival presented by P&G and to bring together our fans through their love of music and art.”

As our community begins to gather together again, P&G is proud to support events that bring back the spirit of the Cincinnati Music Festival,” said Damon Jones, Chief Communications Officer, P&G. ‘We know music is a unifying voice and CMF is a long-standing jewel of the city. This year we will celebrate it in unique ways throughout the weekend and keep the celebration and support for the African American community active.”

The Cincinnati Music festival presented by P&G returns to Cincinnati’s Paul Brown Stadium, July 21-23, 2022. A complete lineup will be announced in the next few months. Tickets are now on sale at

About the Cincinnati Music Festival

The Cincinnati Music Festival began in 1962 and is one of the largest music festivals in the United States attracting over 90,000+ people from around the country with its roster of leading R&B, jazz, soul and hip-hop artists creating an economic impact of $107 million for Cincinnati. CMF is held at Paul Brown Stadium in partnership with the Cincinnati Bengals. Procter & Gamble is the presenting sponsor for the Cincinnati Music Festival.

Ticket Information

Tickets Sold Out

While supplies last. Tickets are subject to price increase based on demand, applicable taxes and Ticketmaster fees. All events rain or shine. Dates, times and artists subject to change without notice. Limit 8 tickets per person.

Please note that Artist VIP packages do not include access to venue amenities including the StageDoor Lounge and CityView Lounge.

All guests entering the venue are subject to a metal-detector screening, visual inspection, and bag inspection conducted by The Andrew J Brady Music Center security personnel. The purpose of the inspection is to detect prohibited items and is for the safety of our guests and our staff.

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This is a past concert

This concert occurred on Thursday July 22, 2021.