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Fall Flavor Sensation: Pumpkin Pie

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 18, 2013
This year, building on a decade’s worth of word-of-mouth buzz (specifically in the past few years on social media), Starbucks has received an inordinate amount of attention and press all due t  

Bluegrass for a Good Cause

Plus, King Records Month continues and more

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Bluegrass for Babies, featuring local artists Wild Carrot and Comet Bluegrass All-Stars, returns to Sawyer Point Saturday to raise money for the Perinatal Institute at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Plus, King Records Month continues, CityBeat hosts a pre-MidPoint Music Festival party, Jerry's Little Band turns 20 and Abiyah Presents Hip Hop @ The Comet presents a special "open mic" edition.

Radiohead's Demo, Moz's Book and Mumford's Shenanigans

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 18, 2013
A 1986 demo tape from when Radiohead was called On a Friday sold for more than $3,100 at a U.K. auction, Morrissey caps off his year of cancellations by reportedly cancelling his autobiography three days before its planned release and Mumford & Sons make like 1985-era Motley Crue and get kicked out of strip club.

WKRP's Musical Legacy

6 Comments · Wednesday, September 18, 2013
 WKRP in Cincinnati debuted 35 years ago when I was a child just developing what turned out to be a lifetime obsession with music.  

Music: Weezer

0 Comments · Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Last summer, modern Pop/Rock heroes Weezer were a headliner at the inaugural Bunbury Music Festival along Cincinnati’s riverfront. The band’s set was one hyper-catchy Rock & Roll anthem after   

Music: Bluegrass for Babies

0 Comments · Tuesday, September 17, 2013
The annual Bluegrass for Babies benefit concert returns to the riverfront’s Sawyer Point for another day of family-friendly events and Americana/Bluegrass music. This year’s event kicks off a  

Music: King Records Month

0 Comments · Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Celebrating the legendary, historically important Cincinnati-based King Records’ 70th anniversary (as well as the in-the-works music/education/community center, King Studios), September has already   

Event: CityBeat Cool Issue/MPMF Launch Party

0 Comments · Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Thursday at Over-the-Rhine’s Kaze sushi restaurant/bar, CityBeat hosts a special, free party in honor of both this week’s fall-previewing Cool Issue and next week’s huge MidPoint Music Festival.  

Over the Rhine Plays Hometown Show for New Double Album

Plus, local artists umin, The Sleepin' Dogs and Electric Citizen celebrate new releases

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Veteran Cincinnati Roots/Pop group Over the Rhine returns for a homecoming show in support of its critically acclaimed new double album, Meet Me at the Edge of the World. Plus, local artists umin, The Sleepin' Dogs and Electric Citizen also celebrate new releases with area shows.

Music: Julianna Barwick

0 Comments · Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Julianna Barwick was originally scheduled to perform in Cincinnati at the MidPoint Music Festival later this month, but after a call to tour with some new friends from Iceland, she chose to drop off t