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New Local Releases (and the Parties that Celebrate ’Em)

This week in new Cincy-spawned releases, Ironfest returns and Blues meets the big top

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Local acts Rumpke Mountain Boys, Majestic Man, Jetset Getset and Noah Wotherspoon & Jessi Bair promote new albums this week. Plus, Ironfest presents its annual benefit concert for the daughter of the late Mike Davidson and The Medicine Men and Cheryl Renee bring Blues and R&B to the circus.
  

Halloween Infects Local Music Haunts

Local musicians get in the holiday spirit

1 Comment · Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Local musicians to dress up/perform as David Bowie, The Cure, Daft Punk and Dwarves for Halloween, while MC Forty presents the Hip Hop flavored "Crack-O-Lantern" show, Surf bands get zombified at the Southgate and Hogscraper's delayed return goes down Saturday. Also, You, You Awesome to play free show Tuesday and Yallwire.com dominating Country artists Mason James and Dallas Moore team up in Cheviot.
  

New Cincy-Spawned Releases Celebrated This Week

Hickory Robot, Big Rock Club and Why? promote new LPs, plus Northside hosts Psych Fest and Savages

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Local bands Why?, Big Rock Club and Hickory Robot promote their latest releases this week. Plus, Barrence Whitfield & the Savages return to Cincinnati to play a few shows and record a new album and things get trippy in Northside with the inaugural Cincy Psych Fest at Mayday Saturday.
  

Southgate Revival Opening: Take Two

CincyPunk Fest to be first shows at Southgate House Revival, Cincinnati Metal Family Reunion rocks Reading and Vacation comes home

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 10, 2012
This weekend's CincyPunk Fest is now set to be first event at the new Southgate House Revival after an aborted opening last weekend, plus Cincinnati Metal Family Reunion rocks Reading and Vacation comes home  

UPDATED: Southgate House Revival Comes Alive

New space for Southgate House set to open Friday

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 3, 2012
After hosting their last, bittersweet blowout concert at the Southgate House just across from Newport on the Levee on Dec. 31, the Raleigh family, which operated the venue for years and brought it to regional (and national) acclaim w, is ready to open their new venue in Newport this weekend.
  

MidPoint is Here and The National Are Coming Soon

Latest updates for this week's MidPoint Music Festival and news on The National's upcoming concert

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Get the latest updates for this week's MidPoint Music Festival and news on The National's upcoming concert at the Emery Theatre on a mini-tour for Barack Obama.
  

Fred Hersch Returns to the Wisp

Renowned pianist makes rare Cincy appearance, plus FB's third b-day party and more

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Cincy native and world renowned Jazz pianist/composer Fred Hersch makes a rare local appearance. Plus, Bluegrass for Babies takes over Sawyer Point for a great cause, FB's turns 3 and throws a block party and the MidPoint Music Festival is just a week away.
  

Tonefarmer Takes You Higher with ‘Helium 3’

Plus, World Series Music Fest series debuts, Fountain Square keeps rockin' and Something Groovy returns

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Alt Rock quartet Tonefarmer returns with a new full-length album, Helium 3, a stunning effort and the band's first recordings in five years. Plus, Cincinnati hosts the first in a series of statewide World Series Music Fests.
  

J-Skillz Heads Up Triple Hip Hop Release Party

J-Skillz, Da 3rd Element, Junya Be and The Happy Maladies celebrate new releases

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Cincy Hip Hop invades Corryville as J-Skillz, Da 3rd Element and Junya Be celebrate new releases at The Mad Frog Saturday, while Indie Chamber Folk quartet The Happy Maladies drop new EP, New Again, with a release show at Rohs Street Cafe.
  

Herzog Happenings and Wussy Steps It Up

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 29, 2012
There has been more activity downtown at the former home of the historic Herzog recording studios than there has been since the studio’s heyday in the ’40s.
  

Southgate House … Revived

The returns of the Southgate and Whispering Beard festival, plus a tribute to Bones

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 22, 2012
A “new” Southgate House is booking shows and nearly ready to open for business. The new Southgate House Revival is located at another historic Newport property, the former Grace Methodist Episcopal Church and opens for business Oct. 5.
  

Expanding the Ohmstead

Cincy Reggae/Rock crew The Ohms prep for fest, plus The Sleeping Sea and Bear (The Ghost) host two-fer release show and The Sundresses hit Mt. Adams

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Cincy Reggae/Rock crew The Ohms prep for their 11th annual Ohmstead music festival, plus The Sleeping Sea and Bear (The Ghost) host a two-fer release show and The Sundresses hit Mt. Adams with The All Night Party.  
  

Happy 20th Birthday, Cincy Blues Fest

1 Comment · Wednesday, August 8, 2012
The Cincy Blues Fest, widely considered one of the best of its kind in the region, celebrates a remarkable 20 years of providing Greater Cincinnati live music lovers with some of the finest Blues being made locally, regionally and nationally. Plus, new releases due this week from The Blues Merchants, Gorges, Damn It To Hell, Kissing Daylight and Jody Stapleton and the Generals
  

Dynamic Duo Pimps ‘Tennessee’ Blues

46 Long's new LP, plus news on for algernon, Seedy Seeds, Wussy and The Afghan Whigs

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Blues twosome 46 Long unveils eclectic new LP, plus for algernon set to resume recording after serious auto accident and Wussy set to hit the road with The Afghan Whigs  

We Take Care of Our Own

Bob-A-Palooza, Cincy Groove and Vaudeville Freud, redux

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Bob Cushing is one of Cincinnati’s hardest working musicians, making his living by performing shows in clubs in and around the area for the past two decades-plus, armed with only his trusty acoustic