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MidPoint Music Festival Adds More Acts, Venues

The 14th annual MPMF schedule is now available

{CommentsCant} · Friday, July 31, 2015
The 2015 edition of the MidPoint Music Festival (owned and operated by CityBeat) is less than two months away, returning to various venues in Over-the-Rhine and Downtown Sept. 25-27, and this morning organizers announced the release of the schedule and a few additional performers. New artists added to this year’s 14th annual event include The Besnard Lakes, Heaters, The Moth &am...  

Jack Walker 1948-2015

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Longtime Cincinnati artist/musician Jack Walker passed away on July 20. He was 67. 
  

Sound Advice: Buke and Gase with Landlady and Dream Tiger

Wednesday (Aug. 5) • Madison Live

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 29, 2015
If you like band names that are direct and to the point, you’ll love Buke and Gase, a New York Indie Rock duo with a singular style.   

Music: Buke and Gase

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 29, 2015
If you like band names that are direct and to the point, you’ll love Buke and Gase, a New York Indie Rock duo with a singular style.   

Grateful and Well-Paid

The Dead set records, band sues over doobies and hologram rapper's concert shut down

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 29, 2015
The Grateful Dead smash music pay-per-view records with farewell show simulcasts, The Doobie Brothers are suing a cover band with a much-more-clever name than their own (Doobie Decibel System) and, after officials forced the cancelation of a Chicago charity concert featuring Chief Keef, police shut down an appearance in a nearby Indiana town by Hologram Keef.   
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Growing Up with Bogart’s

How my musical obsession coincided with the rise of the now 40-year-old Corryville concert venue

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Though it hasn’t always been a loving relationship, Bogart’s has been a part of my musical life since the ’80s. I’m slightly older than the venue. I was 5 when it opened. But in less than 10 years, as my music fanaticism truly took hold, Bogart’s would become a place of awe to me.

It began when I entered junior high. I went to a school just a few blocks up Vine Street. It was com...  

Ass Ponys Announce November Reunion Shows

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 22, 2015
After not performing together in more than a decade, one of Cincinnati’s greatest bands, Ass Ponys, have announced two reunion shows for this fall.
  

Sound Advice: Joan Jett & The Blackhearts

Friday • Lawrenceburg Event Center (Hollywood Casino)

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 22, 2015
For all the grumbling about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the induction ceremonies can often be revelatory and moving, occasionally serving as a way to view an artist from a different perspective and remind everyone why an artist is receiving the honor in the first place.   

Add Outkast to Stone Mountain

Petition circulates to add Hip Hop duo to Confederate landmark, The Times criticized for Cave story and the Pop star who doesn't exist

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Petitioners request that Outkast be added to Confederate landmark Stone Mountain, U.K. newspaper kicks Nick Cave when he's down and if you've bought music by Lucia Cole, you've really just bought old Jessica Simpson music.
  

Music: Cincinnati Music Festival

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Founded in 1962 as the all-Jazz Ohio Valley Jazz Festival, Cincinnati’s popular “Jazz Fest” has gone through a lot of changes in its half century-plus history.