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CincyPunk Fest Starts Tonight

Annual eclectic music festival hits the Southgate House Revial for installment No. 12

{CommentsCant} · Friday, October 4, 2013
The CincyPunk Fest got its start in 2003, organized as an offshoot of Adam Rosing’s CincyPunk website. Since then, Rosing and the festival have raised tens of thousands of dollars for area charities and presented an increasingly eclectic lineup for its increasingly large audience.  The festival returns tonight and tomorrow, utilizing the three stages at the   

On 'Point

Cincinnati's annual MidPoint Music Festival notches 12th successful year

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 2, 2013
 We here at CityBeat and others associated with the fest did a lot of campaigning to get people into the smaller venues to check out some of the lesser-known acts and MPMF-goers did better than in any previous year showing love for artists who had yet to infiltrate their personal music collections  

CincyPunk Fest Returns

Plus live shows back at Fountain Square and a music-themed TedxCincinnati

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 2, 2013
After a decade, it probably doesn’t need to be repeated, but just to reiterate — CincyPunk Fest is not a Punk Rock festival. The lineup includes everything from Indie Rock to Americana/Folk to Soul to straight-up Rock & Roll, with a handful of acts you could legitimately label as Punk.   
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Biking MidPoint

Don't wanna walk the MPMF route? Bring a bike (or just rent one!)

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, September 25, 2013
With the addition of the Ballroom at the Taft Theatre and Mainstay Rock Bar, the footprint of this year's MidPoint Music Festival has expanded, stretching from East Liberty (where the Grammer's tent/Dew...  

Latest MidPoint Music Festival Updates

Plus, news on some of the many "unofficial" MPMF activities going down this week

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 25, 2013
It's MidPoint Music Festival week in Cincinnati! News on some of the festival's late-breaking additions, as well as a couple of the many "unofficial" MPMF events.
  

Dig Deep Into MPMF 2013

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Well before CityBeat acquired the MidPoint Music Festival (MPMF) in 2008, when it was mostly focused on unsigned artists, I vividly recall a close friend responding to my query about his possibl  

Book 'Em, Dan-O

Q&A with MidPoint booking master Dan McCabe

2 Comments · Wednesday, September 25, 2013
With Cincinnati, when looking at the past five to 10 years of growth, it’s hard not to give a lot of credit to the artists and musicians who’ve consistently created intriguing art for the citizens, as well as the fans and leaders who support and assist them. 
  

Interactive Music Biz E-Book to Debut at MPMF

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 25, 2013
 MDR is the project of Cincinnati’s Brian Penick, a former drummer for several touring/recording bands like The Seedy Seeds and Bottom Line, who stopped playing music to start the development/marketing/events promo company The Counter Rhythm Group.   

Music: Otis Williams and the Charms

0 Comments · Tuesday, September 24, 2013
King Records Month winds down with a free concert at the new riverfront greenspace, Smale Park, featuring a performance by legendary, Cincinnati-born King/DeLuxe artist Otis Williams, who had R&B   
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The Ridges Return to MidPoint

Indie Orchestral Folk troupe from Athens to showcase twice during next week's MPMF

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Athens, Ohio's Orchestral Folk Rock ensemble The Ridges has become a Cincinnati favorite thanks to frequent visits, including during several past MidPoint Music Festivals. The band is returning to MPMF this year for a pair of showcases. Since last year's MPMF appearance, the group has toured extensively (hitting the South, Midwest and Ea...