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The Hiders Return with Stunning New ‘Totem’

Plus, friends celebrate David Rhodes Brown's 50th anniversary in music and the two-day Ironfest returns

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 12, 2014
One of Cincinnati’s musical treasures, The Hiders, returns this week with another spectacular album, Totem. Plus, several friends,  peers and bandmates join forces to celebrate David Rhodes Brown's 50th anniversary of performing music and Ironfest V takes over Southgate House Revival on Friday and Saturday with stellar lineups for a good cause.
  

Huun Huur Tu

Saturday • Parrish Auditorium (Miami University Hamilton)

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Huun Huur Tu is a Tuvan throat singing string band, who hail from the Russian republic of Tuva near the Mongolian border.   

Nils Frahm with Dawn of Midi

Monday • Contemporary Arts Center

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Nils Frahm’s live performances are kind of hard to believe.  

Joe Bonamassa

Tuesday • Music Hall

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Joe Bonamassa has never suffered the slings and arrows that have beleaguered his musical forefathers, but it’s never stopped him from being an authentic and impassioned translator of the Blues.  

New Politics with Bad Suns and SomeKindaWonderful

Tuesday • Bogart’s

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Danish Dance Pop trio New Politics has had an extraordinary year so far, and the seeds they’ve planted in 2014 may come to full fruition early next year when they release Vikings, their much-anticipated third album.  

San Rise

Ellis Ludwig-Leone’s San Fermin goes from acclaimed recording project to popular touring machine

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 5, 2014
After graduating from Yale, where he studied musical composition, Ellis Ludwig-Leone secluded himself in Alberta, Canada, for six months to work on his debut album as San Fermin.  

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.