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Joanne Shaw Taylor

Saturday • The Phoenix

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 4, 2015
A cursory spin of Joanne Shaw Taylor’s debut album, 2009’s White Sugar, reveals an artist with a soulful understanding of the Blues and possessed of a husky vocal instrument that perfectly exemplifies the genre’s weary joy and therapeutic exuberance.
  

Cole Swindell

Sunday • Cincinnati Gardens

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Swindell’s story is the epitome of the American Dream. He went from selling merch at concerts to nabbing a songwriting contract and opening up for some of the biggest names on the radio.  

Shooter Jennings & Waymore Outlaws with Travis Meadows and Josh Morning Star

Wednesday • Madison Theater

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Following a father’s musical footsteps is hard enough, but boots don’t come harder to match than those of Country icon Waylon Jennings.   

BoomBox

Thursday • Cosmo’s (Covington)

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 28, 2015
BoomBox has cultivated a distinct sound that strongly leans toward psychedelic House music, but with rhythmic and at times wandering guitar riffs that keep at least one leg in the realm of Blues and Rock.  

Keb’ Mo’

Thursday • Taft Theatre

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 28, 2015
For more than four decades, Keb’ Mo’ has been considered one of the leading contemporary lights in the Delta Blues tradition, a guitarist of infinite skill and invention who can easily play straight Delta translations or seamlessly hybridize the genre with dashes of Pop, Jazz, Folk and Rock.
  

Umphrey’s McGee with Tauk

Friday • Taft Theatre

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 28, 2015
After making their mark at the first-ever Bonnaroo festival, the band’s following has continued to grow.   

Carlene Carter with John Mellencamp

Saturday • Aronoff Center

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Mother Maybelle Carter was a member of the Carter Family, whose infamous 1927 recordings in Bristol, Tenn., (along with Jimmie Rodgers, Blind Alfred Reed and others) brought Country music to the masses.  

Borgore

Sunday • Bogart’s

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 21, 2015
To say that Israeli Electronic Dance producer/DJ Borgore has a broad range would be the understatement of the ages.   

Aoife O’Donovan with Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Over the Rhine, Rosanne Cash and more

Friday-Sunday • Music Hall

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 21, 2015
What could be better than a night with the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra doing Stephen Foster classics?   

The Delta Saints with Moonshine & Wine

Thursday • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 21, 2015
This is the kind of band that, while enticing on record, really shines in a live setting.  

Landlady with Animal Mother

Wednesday • MOTR Pub

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 14, 2015
If you missed Landlady’s frenetic MPMF appearance, here’s your chance to see one of Indie Rock’s most unique and wonderful new acts.  

Particle with Freekbass

Thursday • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 14, 2015
If you’re caught not gettin’ down at a Particle concert, it may be assumed that you’re either not hip enough to groove, have a fat rock in your shoe or are sadly too self-conscious to let your limbs loose.   

Rodney Carrington

Friday • Taft Theatre

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Rodney Carrington is a songwriter and comedian who is not afraid to go “blue,” talking about the things we all experience in life that are of an adult nature.   

Chuck Ragan with Jody & Sammy Stapleton

Friday • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Chuck Ragan has made a unique career out of exploring unlikely paths.  

Behold the Brave with Pluto Revolts

Thursday • MOTR Pub

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 7, 2015
The band’s skronky Psychedelic Blues with a side of Soul and a sprinkle of Pop melodicism was an easy sell to local fans of the Buffalo Killers’ loping Psych Pop thunder and the Heartless Bastards’ quirky Indie Blues mutations.