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Local CD Release Weekend

0 Comments · Friday, May 23, 2008
Three excellent, locally conceived albums are getting the CD release show treatment this weekend. Below are some details, but for full-length reviews head to the Spill It blog at blogs.citybeat.c  

MidPoint Submission Deadline Looms

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 14, 2008
If they haven't already, musicians wishing to be considered for a showcase at the MidPoint Music Festival (now being operated by CityBeat) need to act swiftly. The final deadline for getting submis  

Celebrating King Records, Second Sunday on Main and the Appalachian Festival

0 Comments · Saturday, May 10, 2008
On Saturday, the main downtown branch of the Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County is presenting a lengthy program in honor of the 65th birthday of pioneering Cincinnati-based record lab  

Rumors, Lies and General Misunderstandings

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 30, 2008
· Soul-stirring, jaw-dropping local Blues/Rock guitarist/singer/songwriter Kelly Richey has a new album (her 11th!) ready for release. Carry the Light (put out through Richey's own label, Sweet  

Rumors, Lies and General Misunderstandings

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 23, 2008
· You can hear some Radiohead influences in Peter Adams' music, but his sophomore album, I Woke With Planets in My Face, is taking a different kind of cue from Thom Yorke and Co. Adams -- whose  

Long Live the Queer

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 16, 2008
One of the city's best, most criminally underrated Indie Pop bands, Culture Queer, returns with a new CD this Friday. The band will play Northside's Gypsy Hut to celebrate the new Kid Friendly D  

Punk and beyond with CincyPunk Fest VII

0 Comments · Friday, April 11, 2008
CincyPunk Fest has become one of the most consistently great music festivals to come out of the area. Part of it is the fest's evolution, as the "Punk" in the show's name is becoming as all-e  

Rumors, Lies and General Misunderstandings

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 2, 2008
With the Greenhornes in hibernation, The Cincinnati Suds should own the crown as Cincinnati's current Garage Rock kings (heck, the two groups even share guitarist Craig Fox!). Proof? Besides their  

Lonely the Seabird flies for final time, plus music for Opening Day

0 Comments · Monday, March 31, 2008
Indie Rock band Lonely the Seabird has announced its imminent demise. The band -- together for the past three years -- is doing one final show this Friday at the Southgate House Parlour with gues  

Alone, Naturally

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 19, 2008
Given the scary "Who do you want answering the phone in the White House at 3 a.m." ads running in support of Hillary Clinton, Alone at 3AM would seem to have a perfectly timed band name, surpassed o  

Resetting the Fizz with a new CD

0 Comments · Saturday, March 15, 2008
This Saturday, Cincinnati Power Pop powerhouse Fizzgig performs at the Southgate House to celebrate the release of its latest album, Reset. Likeminded popsters Ellison and Nashville's Second Sat  

MPMF: Under New MGMT

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 5, 2008
CityBeat is now the proud operator of the MidPoint Music Festival, which will return Sept. 25-27. A huge overhaul of the event is underway. Over the course of five years, MidPoint founders Sean Rhi  

Daydreaming with Greg Mahan

0 Comments · Friday, February 29, 2008
Superb singer/songwriter Greg Mahan celebrates the release of his first CD since 2000 this weekend with two shows. Mahan promotes his new Thirty-Five-Cent Daydream Friday at the Southgate House Pa  

Rumors, Lies and General Misunderstandings

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 20, 2008
Robert Pollard, former leader of Indie Rock superstars Guided By Voices, is from Dayton. But when asked by Blender magazine what his favorite club was, Pollard didn't say Canal Street Tavern or t  

Rumors, Lies and General Misunderstandings

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 13, 2008
¯ Greater Cincinnati's greatest Outlaw Country performer, Dallas Moore, has a new CD officially coming out this weekend (he did sell some copies when his band recently opened for pal and Outlaw