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Hot Rize with Red Knuckles and the Trailblazers

Saturday • Dave Finkelman Auditorium (Miami University Middletown)

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 19, 2014
In the 1970s, Northeasterner Pete Wernick and West Virginia native Tim O’Brien migrated to Colorado, found each other and formed the group Hot Rize.  

Huun Huur Tu

Saturday • Parrish Auditorium (Miami University Hamilton)

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Huun Huur Tu is a Tuvan throat singing string band, who hail from the Russian republic of Tuva near the Mongolian border.   

Nils Frahm with Dawn of Midi

Monday • Contemporary Arts Center

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Nils Frahm’s live performances are kind of hard to believe.  

Joe Bonamassa

Tuesday • Music Hall

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Joe Bonamassa has never suffered the slings and arrows that have beleaguered his musical forefathers, but it’s never stopped him from being an authentic and impassioned translator of the Blues.  

New Politics with Bad Suns and SomeKindaWonderful

Tuesday • Bogart’s

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Danish Dance Pop trio New Politics has had an extraordinary year so far, and the seeds they’ve planted in 2014 may come to full fruition early next year when they release Vikings, their much-anticipated third album.  

Primus

Friday • Taft Theatre

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Les Claypool is what you might think of as a dark magician of music. An accomplished though bizarre bassist and vocalist, he is the driving mind behind the hardly definable band Primus.  

Carcass with Obituary, Exhumed and Noisem

Sunday • Madison Theater

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Any discussion on the origins of Grindcore and Death Metal absolutely has to include Carcass on the shortlist of the genres’ progenitors  

Dylan Ryan/Sand with Dave McDonnell Group

Monday • The Comet

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 5, 2014
The album Circa is a brilliant fusion of hard and progressive Rock and expansive Jazz ideals and arrangements, representing the kind of mindset that is needed to keep Jazz thriving throughout the 21st century.   

The Revivalists with Black Cadillacs

Monday • 20th Century Theater

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 5, 2014
In the case of The Revivalists, the group didn’t coalesce under the banner of an irrefutable desire to make music as much as an act of pure serendipity.   

Zach Deputy with Hot Buttered Rum

Sunday • Ballroom at the Taft Theatre

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 29, 2014
 Deputy, a native of South Carolina, has now established himself as a high-energy touring machine, some years playing as many as 300 concerts.  

Hoodie Allen with Chiddy Bang and MAX

Monday • Bogart’s

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 29, 2014
 As a white, generally wholesome, teenage-girl-friendly rapper who quit his day job at Google to chase a music career, Hoodie Allen is a sterling example of how Hip Hop is anyone’s game.
  

Zammuto with Barnaby Bright

Tuesday • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 29, 2014
 Anchor has been both praised and dinged for its conventionality but Nick Zammuto at his most pedestrian is considerably more interesting than a lot of paint-by-numbers Electronic pulse Pop  

Ian McLagan

Wednesday • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 28, 2014
It isn’t everyday that a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member comes to town. But when one as talented as Ian McLagan comes without much advance word, you have to worry if he’ll attract the sizeable audience he deserves.
  

The Twilight Sad with We Were Promised Jetpacks

Thursday • Bogart’s

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The Scottish trio specialize in mood-altering music that ranges from hushed melancholia to swirling, rhythmically dynamic rave-ups.  

Carolina Chocolate Drops

Friday • Parrish Auditorium (Miami University Hamilton)

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 22, 2014
A truly talented group of artists, Carolina Chocolate Drops meld Celtic, Hip Hop and other influences with fiddle and banjo tunes.