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Jody Time

Cincinnati singer/songwriter Jody Stapleton’s first solo album finds him overcoming turmoil with tranquility

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Jody Stapleton might not be drinking hot and cold running champagne from a solid gold faucet, but he’s certainly achieved a measure of critical success over the years.    

Buffalo Killers Launch ‘Fireball of Sulk’

Plus news on the Cincy Groove Music Festival, Bonesfest, Leggy and the Northside Record Fair

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Cincinnati's Buffalo Killers issue a second excellent release in 2014, the new EP Fireball of Sulk. Plus, Cincy Groove Music Festival spotlights some of Cincy's top Americana acts, Bonesfest honors late local musician David Hebert, Leggy gets ready to go international and the Northside Record Fair returns.
  

Saintseneca with Swarming Branch and The Yugos

Wednesday • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 19, 2014
One of the highlights of this past summer’s third iteration of the Bunbury Festival was the electrifying appearance of Saintseneca, a supremely talented Indie/Folk quintet from Columbus, Ohio.  

Jamaican Queens with ADM

Friday • MOTR Pub

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Ryan Spencer and Adam Pressley, doing a brisk business under the Jamaican Queens banner, are the poster children for making lemonade from lemons.  

Chicago Farmer with Shiny and The Spoon, Hickory Robot and The Tillers

Saturday • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Chi-town Folk singer/songwriter Cody Diekhoff is better known by his stage name, Chicago Farmer.   

Arch Enemy with Kreator and Huntress

Saturday • Bogart’s

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Arch Enemy is the mad Swedish Metal concoction from ex-Carcass guitarist Michael Amott.  

Hot Rize with Red Knuckles and the Trailblazers

Saturday • Dave Finkelman Auditorium (Miami University Middletown)

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 19, 2014
In the 1970s, Northeasterner Pete Wernick and West Virginia native Tim O’Brien migrated to Colorado, found each other and formed the group Hot Rize.  

Dokken’s Not Chicken

Dokken stars in weird commerical, Bono's bad week and Uber teams with Spotify

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Metal band Dokken turned down a chance to be in a commercial with a chicken … until they heard how much money they'd make. Plus, Bono is having some serious transportation issues, causing U2 to cancel its week-long residency on The Tonight Show and a pair of controversial corporations — Uber and Spotify — join forces to potentially annoy the hell out of Uber drivers.
  

Shamble On

Cincinnati’s The Whiskey Shambles aged in the barrel for years before tapping into their top-shelf Blues

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 12, 2014
The Whiskey Shambles’ membership seems like the set-up to an elaborate shaggy dog joke.  

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.