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The B.E.A.T. with Black Pharaoh, Counterfeit Money Machine and Abiyah

Friday • Northside Tavern

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 21, 2014
The B.E.A.T. cites musical influences like Indie Rock bands Minus the Bear and Battles, while the smart, imaginative lyrics and flow of MC B.East were inspired by above-the-fray MCs like Nas, Lupe Fiasco and MF Doom. Together, the sound of The B.E.A.T. is like no other in Hip Hop.
  

Moot Davis with The Honkeycutters and Buffalo Wabs & the Price Hill Hustle

Saturday • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Inspired by a Hank Williams tune he heard in a Pepsi commercial, Moot Davis fell in love with traditional Country and Honky Tonk, ultimately mastering the styles and embarking on a solid career playing his version of them.
  

Music: Smooth Hound Smith

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Spinning a compelling web of Americana influences (Blues, Rock & Roll, Folk, Country, etc.) into its own soulful, Garage-y style, Nashville duo Smooth Hound Smith sounds like what would happen if   

Music: The B.E.A.T.

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Though Hip Hop’s house band The Roots helped usher in the trend of live instrumentation in mainstream Rap music, that trend largely seemed limited to high-profile stars who used live bands to beef u  

Music: The Tigerlillies

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Though it has been more than a decade since The Tigerlilies put out their third official release, Ceci N’est Pas Pop, the invincible Cincinnati Rock veterans have hardly been idle. Th  
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First Artists for Buckle Up Music Festival Debut Announced

Bunbury Music Festival’s offshoot Country fest set for July 18-20

{CommentsCant} · Friday, January 17, 2014
Word has been trickling out over the past few weeks about a new Country music festival in Cincinnati, organized by Bunbury Music Festival founder Bill Donabedian. Today, the first four artists slated to appear at the inaugural Buckle Up Music Festival were announced. The festival is set for the weekend after Bunbury — July 18-20 — and will use the same grounds at Sawyer Point/Yeatman’s Cove...  
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PREVIEW: Best New Bands Showcase

Music and more from the 10 new artists appearing at Saturday’s local music showcase at Bogart’s

{CommentsCant} · Friday, January 17, 2014
Saturday at Bogart’s you’ll have a chance to see 10 of Greater Cincinnati’s finest up-and-comers as CityBeat presents the first “Best New Bands” showcase. The event coincides with our “Best New Bands” cover story, featuring profiles and info on all of the performers — grab a copy if you haven’t. 
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The Tillers Added to Cincinnati Entertainment Awards Show

Plus, local musician Willy D passes away, Bunbury announces performers and sister fest, The Reflectives release debut and The Afghan Whigs keep going

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Cincy Folk trio The Tillers will perform a special tribute to their former bandmate at the Cincinnati Entertainment Awards ceremony.
  

Motel Beds with The Harlequins

Friday • MOTR Pub

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 15, 2014
One of the leading lights of the Dayton Indie music scene is the hyper-melodic Pop Rock outfit Motel Beds, which has been kicking around since the early ’00s, gradually building up a stack of fawning press notices and a loyal fan base.  

Good Taste From the Start

Plus, researchers study pill's ability to help learn perfect pitch and Black Metal musician murdered for lack of dedication to Satanism

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Someone who's only recently heard music for the first time puts Bieber and "What Does the Fox Say" on blast, researchers study a new pill's ability to help learn perfect pitch and a Black Metal musician from Thailand is murdered for his lack of dedication to Satanism.