Plazmatic is a high-energy live band blending funk, rock, jazz, and other styles based in Cincinnati, OH and making a statement on the regional jam scene. Now booking festivals, shows, and private events.

About the band

Plazmatic is a Cincinnati-based band specializing in captivating live performances with high production value. The band is currently booking regional festivals, shows, and private events while establishing themselves as a first-call group in the regional jam scene. The group has performed at some of Cincinnati's premier venues including Madison Live, Radio Artifact, and the Woodward Theater, while also performing in the broader region. In 2023, the group has also been called on for major regional events (Oktoberfest Zinzinnati) and music festivals (Skrimp Scampi, Rislofest).The band, whose style draws heavily from golden-era funk, the modern jam scene, as well as rock and jazz, is writing and recording an EP, scheduled for release in 2024. The group's sound is defined by thick grooves and improvisation over non-traditional song structures. The band's unforgettable live shows blend original compositions, funky covers, improvisational jams, and a knack for getting audiences to dance.To book Plazmatic for your next event, please contact us.

Plazmatic is:
Matt Burton - Bass
Corbin Oleska - Guitar
John Raptis - Guitar
Jamie Ritchie - Percussion
Matt Schroeder - Saxophone & EWI
James Wiley-Benes - Keys


Tour Dates

June 1, 2024Live at OTR stillhouse
plazmatic w/ jamison road
OTR stillhouse
cincinnati, oh
July 13, 2024FC Cincinnati vs Charlotte FC
Pre and post-game music
TQL Stadium
Cincinnati, oh
July 20, 2024Life; be in it! music festivalmarengo, in
July 27, 2024Rislofest campout
Terrapin Hill Farm
Harrodsburg, KY
Aug 2, 2024Indie music fridays powered by cincymusic
w/ yam yam & freak mythology
fountain square
cincinnati, oh
oct 5, 2024FC Cincinnati vs orlando fc
Pre and post-game music
TQL Stadium
Cincinnati, oh


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