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SCPA Partners With MPMF As 2011 Venue

Vitamin Water to sponsor all-ages programming

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 18, 2011
The School for Creative & Performing Arts will host 2011 MidPoint Music Festival showcases in its theaters Sept. 22-24. The new partnership with SCPA, which opened the Erich Kunzel Center for Arts and Education last September, expands and reinforces MidPoint's presence in Over-the-Rhine.  

Get Here, Get Heard

2011 MidPoint showcase submission process wraps up

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 17, 2011
After a year that saw record attendance numbers, the MidPoint Music Festival is set to return Sept. 22-25 for its 10th anniversary. Between Feb. 25 and May 16 the fest accepted submissions from all bands and solo artists interested in performing this fall. Once the judging process is complete, invitations will be issued to performers.  

2011 MidPoint Indie Summer Series Announces Acts

Headliners include Maps & Atlases, Ted Leo, Bad Veins, Margot and the Nuclear So & So's and The Greenhornes

0 Comments · Thursday, May 5, 2011
The MidPoint Indie Summer Series returns to Fountain Square on Friday evenings through Sept. 2. For the third consecutive year, MidPoint presents national, regional and local acts for free on downtown's main public square. Headliners include Maps & Atlases (June 17), Pomegranates (July 1), Big Freedia (July 8), Ted Leo & the Pharmacists (July 29), Bad Veins (Aug. 19), Margot and the Nuclear So & So's (Aug. 26) and The Greenhornes (Sept. 3).  

Follow MidPoint Online

Join in at live.mpmf.com

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 22, 2010
MidPoint Music Festival brings back its popular online application again this year, giving you the chance to post band reviews and check out others' reactions in real time at live.mpmf.com. You can contribute reviews by texting 4632 from Cincinnati Bell Wireless phones, sending tweets using the #MPMF hash tag or posting directly to the site.  

MPMF 2010 Bands: A-C

0 Comments · Thursday, September 9, 2010
/-Brooklyn, Ny • Electro RockThe seeds of /- were planted nearly a decade ago when James Baluyut was coming up with home-recorded snippets of musical ideas in the wake of the slow dissolution of  

MPMF 2010 Bands: D-G

0 Comments · Thursday, September 9, 2010
da muttss cincinnati • hip hopDa muttss, which recently returned to the Cincinnati club scene with a lineup reuniting the group’s MCs Kyle David, El Born and Bimu Bishop, make some of the m  

MPMF 2010 Bands: H-K

0 Comments · Thursday, September 9, 2010
Holy f*ck     toronto, canada • Electro RockToronto’s latest primo export (after Joey Votto, of course) pimps instrumental soundscapes that range from ambient murmurs to  

MPMF 2010 Bands: L-N

0 Comments · Thursday, September 9, 2010
Leaf Bird chicago, il • Indie/FolkLeaf Bird began with three members of the band Fingers and Toes and has now expanded to a six-piece group. The ensemble’s music is winding and adventurous,  

MPMF 2010 Bands: O-R

0 Comments · Thursday, September 9, 2010
Oblio Nashville • Alternative/RockInspired by everyone from Paul Simon to Arcade Fire, this trio makes a huge, engulfing sound full of spacious guitars and passionate vocals that somehow still ma  

MPMF 2010 Bands: S-T

0 Comments · Thursday, September 9, 2010
Sam Goodwillyoungstown, oh • Indie/ProgressiveSam Goodwill isn’t a guy but a trio that makes creatively shaped Art Pop, folding in elements of slinky, twilight Soul, skittish Funk and subtl  

MPMF 2010 Bands: U-Z

0 Comments · Thursday, September 9, 2010
Uncle Mountainasheville, NC • Indie/Americana/RockThis North Carolina-based quintet is hard to describe with a quick and easy genre tag thanks to having three prominent songwriters that each craf  

MPMF: The Place for Groundbreakers, Risk-Takers and Innovative Sound Makers

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 8, 2010
This year's MidPoint Music Festival is the biggest yet, reaching the point where it's able to showcase not only the scrappy new groundbreakers and risk-takers. MPMF10 also features artists who gave those newer acts a chance to do be as creative and experimental as they want to be, like singer/songwriter/arranger Van Dyke Parks, long-running Japanese Indie Pop trio Shonen Knife and Tom Tom Club. And wait, there's more!  

Ticket to Ride: The Essential MidPoint Wristband

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 8, 2010
MidPoint offers 250 bands on 25 stages in three districts (downtown, Over-the-Rhine and Newport) over three nights — with so much to see and hear, why waste time standing in line to pay cover charges at each club? Festivalgoers in the know pony up for a three-day wristband ($39) and guarantee themselves smooth sailing.  

Ride the Shuttle

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 8, 2010
Metro, Cincinnati’s transit authority, will have three of its newest hybrid buses circulating around Downtown and Over-the-Rhine 9 p.m.-1 a.m. all three nights of MidPoint. The buses will make stops every five minutes at marked locations running north on Main Street, west on Liberty Street, south on Walnut Street and east on Fifth Street. The rides are free for everyone with a three-day MPMF wristband.  

Still Time to Volunteer

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 8, 2010
Volunteers are the face, muscle and might that propel the MidPoint Music Festival forward each year. Participating as a volunteer is a great way to get behind the scenes at MidPoint, meet new people, discover new music, score a new T-shirt and build diverse experience while nurturing your Cincinnati pride.