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Paul Giamatti Isn't THAT Good

Plus, Public Enemy sells sunglasses and Gene Simmons remains an asshat

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Acclaimed actor Paul Giamatti has been cast in the upcoming N.W.A. biopic, though not as Ice Cube, Public Enemy demurely shills a new pair of shades and Gene Simmons of KISS calls depressed suicidal people putzes who should just kill themselves, then clarifies he just meant the drug-addicted ones.
  

Music: Whispering Beard Folk Festival

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Founded in 2008 as more of a small-ish party, the outdoor, Folk/Roots/Americana-celebrating Whispering Beard Folk Fest in nearby Friendship, Ind., continues to grow.  

Umin Celebrates Hypnotic New Release

Plus, Bummers Eve announce recording projects, UnityFest 2014 helps the homeless and Festival on the Lake showcases local music

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 13, 2014
ElectroAcoustic project umin celebrates a new full-length release, clast, Bummers Eve announce forthcoming recording projects, UnityFest 2014 helps the homeless and Alexandria's Festival on the Lake showcases local music.
  

Vinyl Overload

Plus, trying to educate concertgoers about Molly and disturbing study links sexist music videos to rape

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 13, 2014
An obsessive Brazilian business man has more records than you (waaaay more), EDM fest makes ticket buyers watch PSA about drug dangers and an organization wants all music videos labeled for age appropriateness.  

Music: The Vespers

0 Comments · Monday, August 11, 2014
Nashville quartet The Vespers’ website labels the group a “Southern Roots Family Reunion,” a descriptor that gives potential fans the band’s regional location, a sense of the style of music played (Americana/Folk Pop) and a hint of the familial ties that play into their intuitive musical interaction.    
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MidPoint Music Festival's 2014 Schedule Unveiled

Late September fest adds new venues, more all-ages opportunities

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, August 6, 2014
This morning, the full schedule (with a few exceptions) for this year's MidPoint Music Festival, which returns to Cincy Sept. 25-27, was announced. You can start building your itinerary now here
This year's MPMF will remain centered around venues in the Over-the-Rhine and neighboring Downtown areas. A few new venues were announced...  

Trademark Aaron Releases EP, Plays Fountain Square

Plus, MidPoint announces its full schedule and the It's Commonly Jazz series begins

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Northern Kentucky-based Hip Hop artists celebrates the release of his new EP, Act Accordingly, Saturday during the Beats by Self-Diploma concert on Fountain Square, the MidPoint Music Festival announces its full schedule and the free It's Commonly Jazz series kicks off with William Menefield this Thursday.
  

“A Tribute to Walter Trout” with The Walter Trout Band, Danny Bryant and Jon Trout

Tuesday • Legends Nightclub

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 6, 2014
With internationally renowned Blues/Rock guitarist Walter Trout recovering from a liver transplant, his bandmates in The Walter Trout Band are touring with U.K. guitarist Danny Bryant and Walter's son Jon in a celebration of his music and to raise awareness about the importance of organ donation.  
  

Music: Swear and Shake

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Brooklyn, N.Y.-based quartet Swear and Shake makes sublime Indie Folk Pop that has won the ears and hearts of music lovers and critics.  

Greater Cincinnati Gets the Blues This Weekend

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 29, 2014
It’s Christmas in August this weekend for local Blues fans. The big event is the 22nd annual Cincy Blues Fest, presented Friday and Saturday at the riverfront’s Sawyer Point by the Cincy Blues Society.