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Designer Wigs Out on Minaj

Plus, Kiss keeps raising the drama bar for its Rock Hall induction and The Nuge promises to watch his mouth

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Nicki Minaj gets sued for $30 million over some wig designs, Kiss can't get it together enough to perform at its own Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony and Ted Nugent kind of apologizes for calling the president a "subhuman mongrel."
  

Music: Hellfyre Club with Busdriver, Nocandp, Open Mike Eagle and Milo

0 Comments · Tuesday, February 25, 2014
If you’re a fan of independent, progressive Hip Hop, pack your overnight backpack and camp out at the Northside Tavern this weekend, because Friday and Saturday night the club hosts some of the best local and national acts currently creeping up from the underground. 
  
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Bunbury Music Festival Makes Lineup Announcement

Flaming Lips, Foxy Shazam and more announced for Cincinnati music fest this summer

{CommentsCant} · Friday, February 21, 2014
Last night, music fans at venues in four cities around the region (Newport, Columbus, Indianapolis and Lexington) got a sneak peek at some of the artists slated to appear at this year’s Bunbury Music Festival, which returns to Cincinnati’s riverfront parks July 11-13.  Last night, fans at the launch events tweeted out some of the lineup a...  

Irish/American Voodoo Loons Celebrate Second Album Release

Plus, area musicians unite to raise funds and awareness for various causes this week

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Irish/American band Voodoo Loons celebrate the release of its second full-length, The Criminal Ear, this Friday in Covington. Plus, the Tie Dye Ball returns to raise funds for Play It Forward, local Punk bands team up to remember a fallen friend and local Hip Hop artists perform to help raise awareness about the region's heroin epidemic.
  

Bunbury Lineup Launch with The Ready Stance, The Yugos and Heavy Hinges

Thursday • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Just a few acts — including Fall Out Boy and Paramore — have been announced for this summer’s Bunbury Music Festival, but Thursday is your first chance to hear about the next round of artists via a special free “Lineup Launch” event at the Southgate House Revival, one of four regional events held on the same night.   

Sebadoh with Octagrape

Friday • MOTR Pub

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Last fall, Sebadoh released the comeback full-length Defend Yourself, the band’s first album in 14 years. The album recaptured some of the dizzying sonic diversity of Sebadoh’s early Sub Pop recordings, but also finds Barlow and Loewenstein’s songwriting skills as sharp as ever.
  

Music: Voodoo Loons

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Eclectic Indie/Alt Rock trio Voodoo Loons returns to the stage this week to celebrate the release of its new album, The Criminal Ear. It’s the second full-length from the band.  

Music: Sebadoh

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 19, 2014
With J Mascis’ songwriting dominating the releases of Dinosaur Jr., bassist Lou Barlow began putting his own songs to tape, eventually giving his “side project” the name Sebadoh.   
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WATCH: The Afghan Whigs’ “Algiers” Video

Cincinnati music greats unveil first single from comeback album, 'Do to the Beast'

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, February 18, 2014
One of the Queen City’s greatest musical exports, The Afghan Whigs, have just unveiled the music video for their new single, “Algiers.” The track is taken from the band’s forthcoming Do to the Beast album, the Whigs' first all-new full-length release in 16 years. The album is due for release April 15 on Sub Pop Records, the label that first exposed the band to a worldwide audience i...  

Music: Bunbury Lineup Launch

0 Comments · Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Just a few acts — including Fall Out Boy and Paramore — have been announced for this summer’s Bunbury Music Festival, which returns for its third year along the riverfront July 11-13.