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Ricky Nye Brings Back the Boogie

Plus news on Walk the Moon, Foxy Shazam and the second annual Guitars for Vets benefit

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 5, 2014
One of Cincinnati's most popular musicians, Ricky Nye, brings his Blues and Boogie Piano Summit back for its 15th year this weekend. Plus, Walk the Moon's new album, Talking is Hard, gets a release date, Foxy Shazam announce extended hiatus and Guitars for Vets presents its second annual benefit event Sunday.
  

Primus

Friday • Taft Theatre

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Les Claypool is what you might think of as a dark magician of music. An accomplished though bizarre bassist and vocalist, he is the driving mind behind the hardly definable band Primus.  

Carcass with Obituary, Exhumed and Noisem

Sunday • Madison Theater

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Any discussion on the origins of Grindcore and Death Metal absolutely has to include Carcass on the shortlist of the genres’ progenitors  

Dylan Ryan/Sand with Dave McDonnell Group

Monday • The Comet

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 5, 2014
The album Circa is a brilliant fusion of hard and progressive Rock and expansive Jazz ideals and arrangements, representing the kind of mindset that is needed to keep Jazz thriving throughout the 21st century.   

The Revivalists with Black Cadillacs

Monday • 20th Century Theater

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 5, 2014
In the case of The Revivalists, the group didn’t coalesce under the banner of an irrefutable desire to make music as much as an act of pure serendipity.   

Sad Songs Say So Much

Plus, Sour Patch Kids wanna help touring indie bands and a pianist misinterprets right-to-be-forgotten ruling

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 5, 2014
A new study looks at how and why we are attracted to sad music when we're sad, Sour Patch Kids try to get in on some Indie music branding action and a Classical pianist is trying to get The Washington Post to remove a negative review under the E.U.'s "right to be forgotten" ruling.
  

It’s Never Too Late

Garland Jeffreys’ successful second act continues at age 71

0 Comments · Monday, November 3, 2014
Veteran singer/songwriters stop performing and recording for all kinds of reasons — health, fatigue, lack of success, too much success or changes in music trends all sometimes figure into it. But the reason the New York City-based musician Garland Jeffreys, who will be performing Wednesday at Southgate House Revival, didn’t issue a U.S. album of new material from 1992 until 2011 because he wanted to spend time with his daughter. 
  

Let It ‘Bleed’

Cincinnati’s 500 Miles to Memphis returns with its most accomplished and mature album yet

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 29, 2014
 500’s success has always been a group effort and the group pushed itself harder than ever on Bleed.  

Young at Heart

Gov’t Mule brings the music of Neil Young to life at special Mule-O-Ween show

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 29, 2014
On Oct. 28, the Classic Rock giants played their last-ever concert at New York City’s Beacon Theater.  

Injecting Strangers Reward Patient Fans with ‘Patience, Child’

Plus, live local music abounds on Halloween and Halloween eve

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Cincinnati Progressive Pop crew Injecting Strangers celebrate the release of their debut full-length, Patience, Child. Plus, local music-related options for your Halloween and Halloween eve festivities.
  

Zach Deputy with Hot Buttered Rum

Sunday • Ballroom at the Taft Theatre

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 29, 2014
 Deputy, a native of South Carolina, has now established himself as a high-energy touring machine, some years playing as many as 300 concerts.  

Hoodie Allen with Chiddy Bang and MAX

Monday • Bogart’s

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 29, 2014
 As a white, generally wholesome, teenage-girl-friendly rapper who quit his day job at Google to chase a music career, Hoodie Allen is a sterling example of how Hip Hop is anyone’s game.
  

Zammuto with Barnaby Bright

Tuesday • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 29, 2014
 Anchor has been both praised and dinged for its conventionality but Nick Zammuto at his most pedestrian is considerably more interesting than a lot of paint-by-numbers Electronic pulse Pop  

Musical Motivation at Work?

Plus, Paris Hilton continues to anger Deadmau5 and Aaron Lewis blows it on national TV

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 29, 2014
A new study finds that listening to music at work can improve production, Paris Hilton's success as a party DJ continues to infuriate Deadmau5 and Aaron Lewis, who once dissed Christina Aguilera for botching the national anthem at the Super Bowl, botches the national anthem at the World Series.
  

Ian McLagan

Wednesday • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 28, 2014
It isn’t everyday that a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member comes to town. But when one as talented as Ian McLagan comes without much advance word, you have to worry if he’ll attract the sizeable audience he deserves.