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Music: Hopsin

0 Comments · Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Marcus Hopson — the 28-year-old DIY rapper better known as Hopsin — got his start with legendary Hip Hop imprint Ruthless Records, but the relationship soured and the MC left the label under conte  
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Winter Blues Fest Kicks Off Tonight

Cincy Blues Society’s annual winter fest showcases top-notch headliners, wealth of local talent

{CommentsCant} · Friday, February 7, 2014
A satellite event to the Cincy Blues Society’s huge outdoor, summertime Cincy Blues Fest, the Winter Blues Fest — which returns to The Phoenix (812 Race St., Downtown, thephx.com) tonight and tomorrow — has truly grown into its own. This year’s lineup features two of the fest’s biggest national headliners yet. 
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Reminiscing in the Supermarket

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 5, 2014
In January of 2010, I wrote my very first Lost in the Supermarket column, investigating the weird little items I’d always seen at the neighborhood grocery store and wondered, “What the hell is tha  

It’s the Most Winter Blues-iest Time of the Year

Winter Blues Fest returns and local artists and more unite to raise awareness for austism

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 5, 2014
The Cincy Blues Society's Winter Blues Fest returns this weekend with two strong national headliners and oodles of top-notch local talent. Plus, Prizoner, Sonny Moorman, Stagger Lee and more unite to raise autism awareness at the fifth annual Autism Rocks benefit concert.
  

Music: Eilen Jewell with Frontier Folk Nebraska

0 Comments · Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Eilen Jewell has become an international favorite in just a few short years thanks to her deft ability to combine vintage influences ranging from Blues and Jazz to Folk, Country, Rockabilly and even S  
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WATCH: The 2014 Cincinnati Entertainment Awards

Live video from Jan. 26 CEA ceremony now available courtesy of ICRCTV

{CommentsCant} · Monday, February 3, 2014
Last Sunday's Cincinnati Entertainment Awards show — which featured 19 awards for local musicians and nine top-notch performances — is available to watch now courtesy of the fine folks at ICRCTV. Now's your chance to watch, in the comfort of your home, the show about which people have said was "fun," "blerg," "entertaining," "disappointing," "amateurish," "too noisy" and "lacking in chairs"!&n...  

New Afghan Whigs Album Due This Spring

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Last month, one of the greatest, most influential Rock bands to come out of the Cincinnati music scene, The Afghan Whigs, announced their return to the concert stage.  

Grammy Haters, RELAX!

Plus, flatulence isn't always funny and Prince still hates the Internet.

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Open up your social media feeds from Jan. 26 and you’ll learn that this year’s Grammys were a crime against music and all involved should be executed.  

That's Entertainment

Annual CEA show packs Madison Theater for a night of awards, great performances and general debauchery

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Several of the night’s CEA winners gave appreciative acceptance speeches that inadvertently showed just how much they’ve accomplished in the past year, both in their hometown and around the world.   

Music: Crooks on Tape with New Strange

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 28, 2014
In the ’90s, guitarist/singer/composer John Schmersal was the guitarist for progressive Electro Rock champs Brianiac, one of the best bands to ever come out of Dayton, Ohio. In the 2000s, Schmersal