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Mad Love for Mad Anthony: The Sequel

Second benefit concert for wounded Rock warriors Mad Anthony set for Friday

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, August 8, 2013
The Mad Love for Mad Anthony benefit on July 26, organized by the ever-wonderful Kelly Thomas, was a rousing success by any reputable yardstick. The Southgate House Revival was packed to the rafters with friends, fans and family turning out to support Mad Anthony, whose late June van accident had destroyed their touring conveyance, a good deal of their equipment and forced them off the road for an...  
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Epitomizing Cincinnati?

BuzzFeed and Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber's recent attempts to encapsulate Cincinnati get clever responses

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, August 7, 2013
Cincinnatians don't like their city to be pigeonholed. At least not in a manner they perceive to be off target.That's so Cincinnati.

BuzzFeed's "BuzzFeed Community" site helps the list-empire target specific cities and regions, resulting in one of the more shared links of the week, at least locally — "  

Archer’s Paradox Releases Debut Full-Length

Plus, the Western & Southern Open showcases local music, Chardez tours the city and Grasshopper Juice Records drops benefit comp

1 Comments · Wednesday, August 7, 2013
Cincinnati Pop/Rock crew Archer's Paradox show off their skills on debut album, Pyramid Lake, and play Friday's MidPoint Indie Summer concert with Bad Veins. Plus, the Western & Southern Open showcases local music, Chardez tours the city and Grasshopper Juice Records drops benefit comp.
  

Lemmy Lives, Rocky Rocker Romances and Skinny Sabbath

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 7, 2013
Rumors of Motorhead frontman Lemmy's demise have been greatly exaggerated (again!), TMZ takes a break from Bieber coverage to focus on a Circle Jerk, an ex-White Stripe and a Black Key and Black Sabbath says Bill Ward was too overweight for their reunion tour, then announces a new amusement park attraction.   

Homeboy Sandman

Aug. 13 • Northside Tavern

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 6, 2013
A triple bill of crafty, progressive Indie Hip Hop artists have joined forces for the national “The Dear Hunter Tour” this summer and it’s coming to Cincinnati to give local Hip Hop fans an excellent, diverse and unpredictable concert that will cost them well below what it’s worth.
  
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PREVIEW: Cincy Blues Fest 2013

The Cincy Blues Fest returns for its 21st annual event this weekend

{CommentsCant} · Friday, August 2, 2013
This weekend, the Cincy Blues Fest — presented annually by the Cincy Blues Society — returns for its 21st year, a remarkable accomplishment for a music festival of any sort. The festival kicks off tonight and continues tomorrow at Sawyer Point along the riverfront. The weekend features two main stage acts with serious ties to Cincinnati�...  
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PREVIEW: It’s Commonly Jazz Series 2013

The classic, long-running Cincinnati Jazz series returns to Eden Park tonight

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, August 1, 2013
One of the oldest free series of its kind in the region, the It’s Commonly Jazz showcases have now been running for 28 years, presenting marquee artists like Eddie Harris, McCoy Tyner, Javon Jackson and David “Fathead” Newman.  The free series — running every Thursday in August (lucky Jazz fans get five events this year) — returns to the outdoor   

Cincy Blues Fest Turns 21

Plus, It's Commonly Jazz returns

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 31, 2013
This weekend, the Cincy Blues Fest — presented annually by the Cincy Blues Society — returns for its 21st year, a remarkable accomplishment for a music festival of any sort.   

Analog or Bust, Craigify and Michael & Mercury

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Jack White has again put his money where his analog-lovin’ mouth is, ponying up $200,000 to help finally make the National Recording Preservation Foundation “operational,” according to an NRPF press release. The NRPF came about when Congress approved the National Recording Preservation Act in 2000, but White’s contribution is its “first major donation.”  

Music: Cincy Blues Fest

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Presented by the Cincy Blues Society, the Cincy Blues Fest is the Blues event of the summer for the region. This year’s event — again taking place at Sawyer Point — will feature a “Women in th