With an instantly, insistently catchy Indie Pop/Rock sound that has drawn comparisons to the likes of Weezer and Death Cab for Cutie, Austin, Texas’ Quiet Company has seen its national profile rise considerably with the release of each new album.
If you need an excuse to drink amazing coffee — and perhaps make some art while you’re at it — the folks at Collective Espresso will give you a chance to do so Wednesday evening at their café in the renovated Contemporary Arts Center lobby.
Hailing from the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia and formed just over a decade ago, Americana quartet The Steel Wheels has drawn acclaim (and a growing fanbase) thanks to its dynamic blending of Folk, Bluegrass, Country, Soul and Gospel tradition with its own unique contemporary spin.
The 46th annual Appalachian Festival — presented by the Appalachian Community Development Association, a nonprofit promoting awareness and appreciation for Appalachian culture — is held at Coney Island and attracts about 50,000 people.
The Near*By curatorial collective, which has been making an impact on Cincinnati's visual arts scene with events that are conceptually imaginative and substantive in terms of ideas about art-making, presents Heirloom: an exhibition of objects from the childhood homes of artists at Wave Pool gallery.