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The Sundresses Triumph on New ‘This Machine Kills’

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 2, 2015
One of Cincinnati’s finest bands, The Sundresses, is returning to the record-store shelves this week with a new album, This Machine Kills. The band hosts a free album release concert Saturday at MOTR Pub, joined by Lexington, Ky.’s excellent Ancient Warfare.
  

Get Folked Up at Whispering Beard

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 26, 2015
The Whispering Beard Folk Festival returns to nearby Friendship, Ind. this week for four days of superb national, regional and local Roots music. Plus, the third annual Taste of OTR in Washington Park features local acts Mamadrones, Dawg Yawp, Jane Decker, Multimagic and more, Roger Klug and players from the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra take on The Beatles and Wussy headlines Friday's penultimate 2015 MidPoint Indie Summer show on Fountain Square.  

Ohmstead Music Fest Returns for 14th-Annual Event

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Ohmstead (founded by and named after late Cincy band The Four Ohms) has been providing an eclectic mix of music in the great outdoors for the past 14 years.   

Returning Soon to a Stage Near You

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 12, 2015
This fall is shaping up to be the season of the great local band reunion.  

Outdoor Music (Without Lasers)

Plus, area Alt Rock crew Harbour celebrate new EP release

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 5, 2015
If you’re up for an outdoor music experience this week but weren’t able to score tickets to the hugely popular Lumenocity concerts in Washington Park, there are some alternatives. There might not be laser-light displays, but there will be some good music. Also, Cincy area Indie Rock/Pop band Harbour celebrates the release of its new EP, With Love.
  

Jack Walker 1948-2015

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Longtime Cincinnati artist/musician Jack Walker passed away on July 20. He was 67. 
  

Ass Ponys Announce November Reunion Shows

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 22, 2015
After not performing together in more than a decade, one of Cincinnati’s greatest bands, Ass Ponys, have announced two reunion shows for this fall.
  

Local Acts Announced for MidPoint Music Festival

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 15, 2015
A third batch of artists slated to appear at September’s MidPoint Music Festival was recently unveiled, revealing several of the Cincinnati-area acts performing at this year’s event, as well as more touring artists booked for the fest.
  

Maurice Mattei Explores ‘Girl Jungle’ on New LP

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Cincinnati’s Maurice Mattei wouldn’t refuse a taste of success. Given the opportunity, I think he would gladly allow one of his brilliant story songs to be used in an appropriate manner in a decent film for a respectable payday.   

Northside’s Rock N’ Roll Carnival Returns

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Northside not only hosts the city’s most unique Fourth of July parade; the neighborhood also has the most one-of-a-kind festival to celebrate America’s independence in the region.
  

Dan Karlsberg’s Brilliant Love Letter to ’Nati Jazz

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Cincinnati’s Jazz scene took a hit last year when one of its longstanding and more popular venues, the Blue Wisp Jazz Club, closed. But if you think the Wisp’s closure marked the death of Jazz in Cincinnati, you are underestimating not only the endurance of the city’s great Jazz musicians, but also Jazz itself.   

Local Bands Road Tripping This Summer

Plus, the East Price Hill Jazz Festival returns and the Porkopolis Pig & Whiskey Festival offers great sampling of local Roots/Americana

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 17, 2015
As many of us are gearing up for summertime trips, several local bands have plotted out “working vacations,” embarking on road trips to spread the word about their music.  

Chakras and Other Locals Celebrate New Releases

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 10, 2015
After raising funds through a Kickstarter campaign, Cincinnati rockers Chakras headed to California to record with one of the Rock world’s top producers, Joe Chiccarelli. Known for his extensive pro  

Local Music at Bunbury

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Bunbury Music Festival (taking place along the riverfront’s Sawyer Point Park and Yeatman’s Cove) has some great Cincinnati acts scattered throughout Friday, Saturday and Sunday, each well worth adding to your itinerary.   

Free Downtown, Over-the-Rhine Music Series Heat Up

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Although summertime doesn’t officially begin until June 21, the popular free music series at downtown’s Fountain Square and Over-the-Rhine’s Washington Park are officially in full swing starting this week.