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Music: School Dance

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Fans of dreamy, quirky Indie Pop are in for a tasty (and free) treat as Dayve Hawk brings his acclaimed Memory Tapes project to town with on-the-rise special guest School Dance.  

Happy Birthday, Buffalo Killers

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 4, 2016
This year is a milestone one for one of the Cincinnati area’s best Rock bands, Buffalo Killers, as the group celebrates a very successful 10 years of rocking. This Friday, area fans can help commemorate the group’s decade of Rock & Roll service when it plays a free show at The Comet.  

Modern Band-Ridicule Protocol

Plus, an elderly contestant on U.K.'s 'The Voice' has CD with Death Metal titles and Dweezil Zappa changes tribute project name after family threats

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 4, 2016
The Limp Bizkit gas-station concert hoax is spawning imitators, with the latest prank centered on a fake Smash Mouth gig; an 80-year-old contestant on the British version of The Voice made a CD of standards, but the printer accidentally put Death Metal song titles on the back cover in place of the real ones; and Dweezil Zappa is being forced to change the name of his long-running project tributing father Frank due to alleged violation of the "Zappa" trademark.

Music: Imarhan

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 4, 2016
If you’re up for something very different from our town’s usual live music offerings this week, you are in luck, as Algerian quintet Imarhan comes to Cincy to showcase its unique and infectious spin on the traditional African music style called Tuareg.  

Go Go Buffalo Go-Goes Wild on Debut LP

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Raucous Cincinnati Rock crew Go Go Buffalo celebrates the release of its first full-length album with a free show Saturday at MOTR Pub. Plus, Ill Poetic returns with The Silhouette Project and Over the Rhine plots their first Nowhere Else Festival.

R.I.P. Prince

Plus, a Limp Bizkit concert hoax in Dayton garners global attention and Joe Walsh says he was deceived in an effort to get him to perform at this summer's Repulican National Convention

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 27, 2016
With the recent death of Prince, we lost one of the greatest musical artists of the past century, but a prank involving a non-existent concert at a Dayton, Ohio gas station by Limp Bizkit and Joe Walsh's diatribe again this year's GOP presidential-nominee campaigns (which came after Walsh was almost tricked into performing at a fund-raising opening of this summer's Republican National Convention) provided some comic relief.

Music: White Reaper with Bully

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Two of the most buzzed-about shows at Cincinnati’s MidPoint Music Festival in 2015 were (separate) packed gigs at MOTR Pub featuring Louisville, Ky. rockers White Reaper and Nashville, Tenn.-based up-and-comers Bully.  

Lonnie Mack 1941-2016

Rock & Roll guitar legend and area native Lonnie Mack passes away

{CommentsCant} · Friday, April 22, 2016
Yesterday marked the passing of not only Prince, but another music legend — Lonnie Mack. Mack, who was born in Harrison, Ind., and cut his teeth in Greater Cincinnati’s nightclubs, died Thursday at his home in Tennessee from natural causes. The influential guitarist was 74.  Recording locally and releasing early material on Cincinnati’s Fraternity label, Mack’s guitar playing is...  

Indie Folkers Cookin’ Hearts Celebrate Debut

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Impressive Indie Folk/Americana quartet Cookin’ Hearts is preparing for the Tuesday release of its self-titled debut full-length with a pair of weekend shows. Plus, guitarists Adam Flaig and Ringo Jones of Cincy rockers Mad Anthony are fleshing out Valley of the Sun for their tour in support of Volume Rock.

Bono Wants to Kill Comedians?

Plus, musicians respond to North Carolina law in different ways and man wants to sue Tidal over 'Pablo' exclusivity

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Bono suggests fighting terrorism with comedians; Cyndi Lauper, Against Me! and others fight North Carolina law without boycotting; and a man wants to sue Tidal and others because Kanye West said his new album wouldn't be available on other platforms.