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Buckle Up Country Fest Announces Lineup

Debut Country and Americana festival comes to Ohio’s riverfront July 18-20

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, March 11, 2014
The weekend after the big Bunbury Music Festival at the Sawyer Point/Yeatman’s Cove parks along the riverfront, another festival by the same fest organizers, Buckle Up, is set to make its debut. This morning, the full lineup and schedule for the Country/Americana fest was announ...  

Music: Jesse Dee with Honey & Houston

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Boston-based singer/songwriter/guitarist Jesse Dee is one of the foremost on-the-rise vintage Soul/R&B artists on the scene.  
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CincyMusic Launches Another Local Music Radio Show

WNKU to present hour-long ‘CincyMusic.com Soundcheck’ beginning this Thursday

{CommentsCant} · Monday, March 10, 2014
CincyMusic.com, a website dedicated to all things related to Greater Cincinnati music, launched in early 2012 (or, rather, relaunched, after purchasing the domain name from the previous owner, who’d let the site go dormant). Since then, the site — which has features, interviews, show listings, downloads and more — has continually expanded its br...  
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WATCH: Tweens’ Debut Music Video, “Be Mean”

Stereogum premieres Cincinnati rockers premieres clip from first single off of forthcoming debut album

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, March 6, 2014
The release of the self-titled debut album from Cincinnati trio Tweens is just about a month away now. The music site Stereogum recently premiered the trio’s first music video for new album single, “Be Mean,” a great introduction to the band’s classic-Pop-meets-classic-Punk style (or “...  

Ben & Jerry's Gets to the Core

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 4, 2014
At the end of February, excitable news outlets and social media foodies were whirring about a new line of ice cream from a company that has a lot of experience in crafting clever twists on frozen favorites: Ben & Jerry’s.
  

MC Till and All That Jazz

Local Hip Hop artists teams with all-star group of area players for Jazz/Hip Hop album

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Saturday, local Hip Hop artist MC Till celebrates the release of his Jazz/Hip Hop fusion album, The Neighborhood, featuring veteran local artists like Ric Hordinski, John Von Ohlen, Steve Schmidt and more.
  

Royal Teeth with Chappo and Parade of Lights

Wednesday • 20th Century Theater

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 4, 2014
If this seemingly endless brutal winter has had you down in the dumps most of the season, on Wednesday a trio of bands will bring their upbeat Pop sounds to Cincinnati for an aural pick-me-up.  

R.I.P. Reading Comprehension

Plus, the Oscars get musicial and Bill O'Reilly blames rap for everything again

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 4, 2014
A map showing listening trends around the country inadvertently also shows that people don't read anymore; U2, Karen O, Pharell and "Adele Dazeem" rock the Oscars; and Bill O'Reilly decides that if the president really wants to help young black men, he needs to get "gangsta rappers" Kanye West and Jay-Z to "knock it off."
  

Music: Royal Teeth with Chappo and Parade of Lights

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 4, 2014
If this seemingly endless brutal winter has had you down in the dumps most of the season, on Wednesday a trio of bands will bring their upbeat Pop sounds to Cincinnati for an aural pick-me-up. 
  
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Shake It Records Celebrates 15 Years with Free Shows

Northside record haven presents a string of in-store performances in honor of its 15th anniversary

{CommentsCant} · Friday, February 28, 2014
In March of 1999, after running the Cincinnati-based Shake It Records label for several years, brothers Jim and Darren Blase opened a new record store in the Northside neighborhood. The store, also called Shake It Records, was an instant hit with local record-buyers, offering a huge chunk of vinyl alongside their CD stock, as well as books, magazines and various musical merchandise (among man...