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Weekend Music: Carolina Chocolate Drops, Busdriver and More

{CommentsCant} · Friday, October 24, 2014
Losing a key singer/songwriter in any band is a difficult proposition (see: Van Halen, multiple times), but popular Roots act Carolina Chocolate Drops haven’t missed a beat since their amicable split with Dom Flemons (now a solo artist). Singer/multi-instrumentalist Rhiannon Giddens, the sole original member of the group, continues to drive the Drops, who began as a throwback/tribute to,...  
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Music Tonight: We Were Promised Jetpacks and More

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, October 23, 2014
It’s a double bill of Scottish Indie Rock at Bogart’s tonight as We Were Promised Jetpacks and The Twilight Sad pull into town for a free, all-ages 8 p.m. show. The concert was originally scheduled for Over-the-Rhine’s Woodward Theater, but was moved due to the new...  
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WATCH: Walk the Moon’s “Shut Up and Dance” Music Video

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, October 23, 2014
In early September, Cincinnati major-label act Walk the Moon had its new single, “Shut Up and Dance,” released by RCA Records. The song — which the band performed on Late Night with Seth Myers on Sept. 15 — is slated for inclusion on the band’s next full-l...  

Music: The Toasters

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 22, 2014
America’s Ska kings are unquestionably The Toasters, who were formed in 1981 (just as the U.K.’s 2 Tone Ska craze was beginning to lose steam) by British ex-pat Robert “Bucket” Hingley.   
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Music Tonight: Method Man and Redman, Unearth and More

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Between Wu-Tang Clan reunion shows and the seminal Hip Hop group’s forthcoming new album, two Wu members/affiliates have hit the road to headline the World Wide Rollers Tour, presented by The Smokers Club, a group of weed/Hip Hop aficionados that have booked five national tours and launched a clothing line and record label (smoking products will reportedly ...  

Ingrid Woode Celebrates New CD/DVD Release

Plus, Sunday brings several cool local shows, including a multimedia event presented by IsWhat?, Mixtapes' last local show (for awhile) and a benefit for Larry Goshorn

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Ingrid Woode and The Woode Tribe Orchestra celebrate the release of their new CD/DVD package, Going LiVe In FiVe. Meanwhile, Sunday brings a wealth of great local shows, including a multimedia event presented by IsWhat?, Mixtapes' last local performance (for awhile) and a benefit concert for Larry Goshorn.  

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Plus, Lorde 'banned' in San Fran and Ringo rocks for Skechers

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Sinead O'Connor says she was asked by the American Music Awards to appear on the broadcast with Pope Francis (AMA officials say, "Uh … no"), two radio stations in San Francisco think not playing Lorde's "Royals" will help the Giants win the World Series and shoe company Skechers goes after the 70-and-up demo and hires Ringo Starr as a pitchman.
  
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Music Tonight: JEFF the Brotherhood and More

{CommentsCant} · Monday, October 20, 2014
Two of the leading lights from Nashville’s exploding underground Rock scene, JEFF the Brotherhood and Diarrhea Planet, perform tonight at Northside Tavern. Admission is $10 and the show starts at 9 p.m. Locals Gazer and See You in the Funnies open.
JEFF the Brotherhood recently released a covers EP, Dig ...  
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Music This Weekend: Wussy, Cory Branan, Ben Frost and More

{CommentsCant} · Friday, October 17, 2014
Cincinnati greats Wussy continue to surge into the national spotlight, playing sold-out shows across the country and continuing to garner glowing press for their spectacular Attica!   
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Music Tonight: Ruthie Foster, Dreamers, Misfits and More

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, October 16, 2014
Texas Blues artist Ruthie Foster plays Oakley’s 20th Century tonight with local great Kim Taylor opening. Foster’s first album came out in 1997, but her last two (2009’s The Truth According to Ruthie Foster and 2012’s Let It Burn) really helped her make a name for herself; both earned Grammy nomination...