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In This Moment

Sunday • Bogart's

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 8, 2014
After losing band members and splitting from management, In This Moment's frontwoman Maria Brink and guitarist Chris Howorth regrouped, filled their vacancies and crafted their best effort to date, the heavy-yet-melodic Blood, which reached Billboard’s Top 20.
  

Butcher Babies

Sunday • Bogart's

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Metallers Butcher Babies try to leave "Slut Metal" descriptor in their past and move forward with their recent album, Goliath.
  

The Jim Jones Revue with The KillTones

Sunday • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Jim Jones was doing loud in London at about the same time Kurt Cobain and Mark Arm discovered their amps went to 11 in the Pacific Northwest.  

Idiot Glee with Tweens and Mardou

Saturday • Northside Tavern

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Idiot Glee is the guise of Lexington, Ky.-based musician/singer/songwriter James Friley, whose passionate Pop sound has garnered attention from all over the world. Though he largely uses electronic instrumentation, Idiot Glee’s recordings can hardly be described as “Synth Pop,” showing a more classic sensibility inspired by the likes of Harry Nilsson and Roxy Music.   

Against Me! with The Sidekicks and The Shondes

Friday • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Monday, December 30, 2013
In 2012, singer/songwriter/guitarist Tom Gabel of Floridian rockers Against Me! made the kind of announcement that 20 years ago would have been met with scandal and backlash. A testament to evol  

Chris Comer Jazz Explosion

Monday • MOTR Pub

0 Comments · Monday, December 30, 2013
The Chris Comer Jazz Explosion (which Comer describes as “funkier and less ‘Jazz’ … whatever that means”) debuts Monday at MOTR Pub.
  

The Comet Bluegrass All-Stars

Sunday • The Comet

0 Comments · Friday, December 27, 2013
Cincinnati Bluegrass greats The Comet Bluegrass All-Stars are giving fans a belated Christmas gift on Sunday — its fourth recording, Songs That Tell a Story.  

Why?

Tuesday • The Comet

0 Comments · Friday, December 27, 2013
After another year of globe-trotting, plus the release of Golden Tickets (featuring songs written about specific fans who purchased merch from the band’s site as part of a Willy Wonka-inspired contest), locally based, internationally beloved Indie crew Why? will play its final show of 2013 at the intimate Comet in Northside.  

500 Miles to Memphis with Fifth on the Floor

Tuesday • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Friday, December 27, 2013
Thanks to a successful Kickstarter campaign, rootsy, melodic rockers 500 Miles to Memphis are gearing up for the release of a brand new album in 2014. You can say goodbye to 2013 with the band, one of the best live groups in the area, when they perform on New Year’s Eve at the Southgate House Revival.  

Spirits of Hank release party with Arlo McKinley & Friends, Straw Boss and Buffalo Wabs & The Price Hill Hustle

Saturday • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 18, 2013
If you’re looking for a really cool, unique and local-centric gift for a friend or relative who digs traditional Country — or if you are a fan yourself and want a cool new CD — head to the Southgate House Revival this Saturday for the Spirits of Hank CD release party.  

The L Foundation Benefit with The Movement and The Manifest Station

Saturday • Stanley's Pub

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Philadelphia’s The Movement, one of America’s most popular Reggae outfits (which also blends Rock and Hip Hop influences into its sound), is headed back to Cincinnati this weekend for a special show to raise funds for The L Foundation.  

MellowHigh with TOK

Wednesday • 20th Century Theater

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 11, 2013
The roots of the Hip Hop trio of Hodgy Beats, Left Brain and Domo Genesis, better known as MellowHigh, are as complex as the Bible’s begats. The saga began seven years ago in Los Angeles, when  

The Oarsman with Get in the Ark and Olivia Millerschin

Wednesday • MOTR Pub

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 11, 2013
The Oarsman lead singer Marcus Christopher Maloney’s voice is therapy at its cheapest. No alcohol is needed to sink into the quiet misery from which the listener ultimately lifts hope from the beautifully mundane topics about which Maloney sings.
  

Charlie Parr with Bulletville

Saturday • MOTR Pub

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Charlie Parr makes the old new. He has recorded 11 studio albums that treat traditional American music as a living, evolving musical form. On his most recent record, this year’s Barnswallow, he sings gruffly and plays banjo and two National steel guitars along with accompanists on washboard, thumb piano, harmonica, jaw-harp and stomping feet.  

Gringo Star with The Harlequins

Friday • MOTR Pub

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Gringo Star parties like it’s 1969. The latest proof can be found on the opening track on the Atlanta band’s freshly minted third album, Floating Out to See.