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Music Tonight: Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Surfer Blood and More

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, October 15, 2014
• Ohio Hip Hop crew Bone Thugs-N-Harmony are still kicking. The ensemble, called by MTV the “most melodic Hip Hop group of all time” (thanks largely to their deft ability to work melodies not only into chorus hooks, but also their rhymes), performs at Bogart’s tonight at 7 p.m. 
The group, which came into the national spotlight in 1...  

Nuts About Nut Butter

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Once primarily the domain of health food stores, nut butters that aren’t peanut butter (or are variations on the peanut butter theme) have been popping up with greater frequency in average neighborhood supermarkets.
  

Phratry Records Celebrates 10 Years of Indie Label Greatness

Plus, Neltner’s Farm Fall Festival showcases local Americana artists and CCM grads swing with Gaga and Bennett

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Local independent label Phratry Records celebrates its 10th anniversary with a jam-packed two-night showcase at the Southgate House Revival. Plus, Northern Kentucky's Neltner’s Farm Fall Festival showcases local Roots acts and several CCM grads have been busy backing Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett during promo rounds for their new album.
  

Lorde Works in Mysterious Ways?

Plus, Mark Kozelek attacks The War on Drugs (the band, not the failed government program) and Don Henley sues a small-time T-shirt maker

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 15, 2014
A Spin writer misguidedly attacks South Park and South Park pointedly bites back, Mark Kozelek wages an inexplicable war on indie rockers The War on Drugs and Don Henley sues a T-shirt company for making a shirt that says, "Don a Henley and Take It Easy."   
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Music Tonight: Tim Shelton

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Singer/songwriter Tim Shelton, co-founder of the popular Bluegrass group NewFound Road, plays Newport’s Southgate House Revival tonight in the venue’s Revival Room.  Shelton’s solo career began when NewFound Road’s mandolinist decided he needed a break from the group. (Shelton ...  

Music: Bosom Ball for Breast Cancer

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 14, 2014
For the past several years, longtime local Pop radio station Q102 has been bringing in hitmakers to perform at its Bosom Ball concert, raising money for various breast cancer research and awareness organizations.   
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CCM Grads Back Bennett and Gaga

Former local Jazz musicians getting national exposure playing with a Jazz icon and a Pop superstar

{CommentsCant} · Monday, October 13, 2014
Jazz musician Brian Newman, Ohio native and graduate of the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music, has become a New York City Jazz scene staple with his group’s popular residencies in the city. And he’s been popping up on national television a lot recently thanks to his role as the bandleader of Lady Gaga’s Jazz projects. Gaga has employed Newman’s group for various J...  
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WATCH: Zebras in Public’s “Blown Away” Video

{CommentsCant} · Friday, October 10, 2014
Cincinnati’s Zebras in Public recently unleashed a new music video for its hard-charging rocker “Blown Away,” a highlight of the band’s 2014 full-length release, Paradise Leg
Directed by the band’s drummer, Chris Himes, the rumbling music is matched up with footage of the band members zooming around Full Throttle Indo...  

WATCH: Founding Fathers’ ‘Welcome Home’ Video

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, October 9, 2014
Early this year, Cincinnati Indie Dance Rock crew Founding Fathers released a tease of their forthcoming debut full-length release with a music video for their funky track, “Stop Drop and Roll.” Last week, the band unveiled another cool video clip to accompany its fantastic new s...  
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Mayesfest Music Event Moves Indoors

Bellevue Bluegrass/Americana festival cancels outdoor events, moves music to Moerlein Taproom

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, October 9, 2014
With cool, rainy weather in the forecast, this weekend’s planned Mayesfest Bluegrass & Americana Festival in Bellevue has been cancelled. But with artists traveling into Northern Kentucky for the outdoor, riverside event, and many fans excited for it, organizers have decided to present what they’ve called on their Facebook page a “mini Mayes,” moving the music indoors to Over-the-Rhine...