MidPoint has become not only a showcase
of adventurous music makers from around the world, it is also a showcase
of the immense progress Cincinnati’s downtown and Over-the-Rhine have
made in a relatively short period of time.
Trombone Shorty's latest album, Say That to Say This, has made history by bringing together the original members of the seminal New Orleans
band The Meters for the first time in more than three
After issuing a trio of EPs since 2012 —
originally on old school cassettes — and a live album back in January,
the current incarnation of Cincinnati’s Old City concluded it was time
for a proper full-length release.
Cedric Burnside learned how to play the Blues at the side of his legendary grandfather, R.L. Burnside. Since then, Cedric has gone on to win
four Blues Music Awards for Best Instrumentalist: Drummer, including
this year. His current band is the Cedric Burnside Project, featuring
guitarist Trent Ayers. The duo’s latest album is Hear Me When I Say.