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Unwanted Free Music Infuriates

U2 earns hatred with gift LP, R.I.P. song fade outs and the NFL screws up again

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 17, 2014
U2's free album deemed worse thing to ever happen to music and computers, Slate examines the fading out of song "fade outs" and the Tennessee Titans get fans pumped up with an incredibly inappropriate pre-game playlist selection.
  

Music: moe.

0 Comments · Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Acclaimed progressive rockers moe. (described by Rolling Stone as a “legendary jam band”) are approaching their 25th anniversary, and the group is showing no signs of letting up any time soon.  
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MidPoint Music Festival Guide Available Now

The 2014 MPMF guide features performer previews, Midway attraction info and more

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, September 11, 2014
Be sure to grab a copy of this week’s edition of CityBeat to check out the official guide for the 2014 MidPoint Music Festival, which kicks off two weeks from today. You can also view the guide online here.  The guide once again features short previews of all 150-plus artists performing at MPMF, as well as info on other attrac...  

Frontier Folk Nebraska, Pop Empire Make MOTR Release Party Central

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Two great Cincinnati-based bands take over Over-the-Rhine’s MOTR Pub (motrpub.com) this weekend to celebrate their excellent new releases with free shows.  

Your 2014 MidPoint Adventure Awaits

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 10, 2014
If you’re a music lover, there’s no better way to celebrate the first weekend of fall than with MPMF.  

Music: Vintage Trouble

0 Comments · Tuesday, September 9, 2014
When opening for a legendary Rock band on an arena tour, supporting artists might consider simply not getting booed off the stage as a sign of a successful show.  

Let It Happen Celebrates Debut Album

Plus, Royal Holland issues a compelling first EP

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Cincinnati rockers Let It Happen celebrate memorable debut album Cause + Effect, and Royal Holland issues a first "dreamy synth folk" EP.
  

Music: Ohio River Throwdown

0 Comments · Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Showcasing many of the leading lights of the modern Americana movement, the Ohio River Throwdown returns this year for its second annual event.   
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MidPoint Music Festival Ticket Deal Ends Tuesday

Prices for three-day MPMF passes go up after Labor Day

{CommentsCant} · Friday, August 29, 2014
Three-day “All Music Access” tickets for the 13th annual MidPoint Music Festival remain one of the best music fest deals in the country. But if you wait until after Monday to get yours, you’ll have to pay a little more. 
On Tuesday, prices for the three-day passes will increase from $69 to $79. It’ll still be a great deal with the $10 bump, but you like to save money, right?  

Mad Anthony Doesn't Wane

Plus, Thompson House offers pre-/post-fireworks live music and ticket prices for the MidPoint Music Festival increase Tuesday

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Cincinnati rockers Mad Anthony celebrate their first release since last summer's near-fatal van accident, Sank for Days. Plus, the Thompson House in Newport offers live music before and after the Labor Day fireworks show on the river and prices for  three-day passes to the MidPoint Music Festival increase Tuesday.