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Driftwood with Part-Time Gentlemen and Red Beard’s Revenge

Thursday • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 8, 2014
In its bio, on-the-rise Americana quartet Driftwood is described as “a band with a Rock & Roll soul and a Folk art mind.” With 2011’s sophomore album, A Rock & Roll Heart, and the remarkable, just-released self-titled follow-up, the band’s descriptions are proved accurate.
  

Idiot Glee with Tweens and Mardou

Saturday • Northside Tavern

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Idiot Glee is the guise of Lexington, Ky.-based musician/singer/songwriter James Friley, whose passionate Pop sound has garnered attention from all over the world. Though he largely uses electronic instrumentation, Idiot Glee’s recordings can hardly be described as “Synth Pop,” showing a more classic sensibility inspired by the likes of Harry Nilsson and Roxy Music.   

Proper (and Mistaken) ID

Plus, Rap Genius angers Google and Dan Auerbach is not a creepy Dylan stalker

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 8, 2014
A homeless man in San Francisco turns out to be a former Santana band member, while a man in Massachusetts turn out NOT to be the drummer from Whitesnake. Plus, Rap Genius gets back in Google's good graces after rigging search results and The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach clarifies his battle for "Bob Dylan's hair."
  

Music: Driftwood

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 8, 2014
In its bio, on-the-rise Americana quartet Driftwood is described as “a band with a Rock & Roll soul and a Folk art mind.” The group utilizes instruments traditionally associated with Roots mus  

Music: Justin Todhunter Fundraiser at MOTR

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Just after Christmas, multi-instrumentalist Justin Todhunter, who performs with the Folk/Americana band Jake Speed and the Freddies and the Bluegrass group Rattlesnakin’ Daddies,  

Music: Idiot Glee with Tweens and Mardou

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Idiot Glee is the guise of Lexington, Ky.-based musician/singer/songwriter James Friley, whose passionate Pop sound has garnered attention from all over the world. Though he largely uses electron  

CEA and Best New Bands Lineups Confirmed

Plus, Tweens get busier and Chris Comer gets funky

0 Comments · Monday, December 30, 2013
The lineups for January's Cincinnati Entertainment Awards and "Best New Bands" showcase solidify, Tweens gears up for an even busier year in 2014 and Jazz pianist Chris Comer gets funky.
  

Against Me! with The Sidekicks and The Shondes

Friday • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Monday, December 30, 2013
In 2012, singer/songwriter/guitarist Tom Gabel of Floridian rockers Against Me! made the kind of announcement that 20 years ago would have been met with scandal and backlash. A testament to evol  

Chris Comer Jazz Explosion

Monday • MOTR Pub

0 Comments · Monday, December 30, 2013
The Chris Comer Jazz Explosion (which Comer describes as “funkier and less ‘Jazz’ … whatever that means”) debuts Monday at MOTR Pub.
  

Music: Against Me!

0 Comments · Monday, December 30, 2013
In 2012, singer/songwriter/guitarist Tom Gabel of Floridian rockers Against Me! made the kind of announcement that 20 years ago would have been met with scandal and backlash. A testament to evolving c