Columbus’ The Kyle Sowashes play a brand of tight and catchy Guitar Pop that sounds all too familiar, but is easily likeable, nonetheless. The band — drummer Dan Bandman (that's really his last name), guitarist Justin Hemminger, bassist Lonn Schubert and the band’s namesake/lyricist/lead singer/guitarist Kyle Sowash — has a laid-back style that's cool but in no way pretentious.
Columbus’ The Kyle Sowashes play a brand of tight and catchy Guitar Pop that sounds all too familiar, but is easily likeable, nonetheless. The members are Indie vets recruited from other bands by Sowash and they all have some chops. These four bearded dudes are entertaining, but they also have the songs to back it up. The play the Southgate House Parlour Friday.
Nothing says summer more than a county fair, and the Hamilton County Fair is ready to start up for the 155th time. Last years attendance was up 56 percent from 2008, and they look forward to an even bigger turnout. There will be plenty of rides, contests, live entertainment and fair food classics like funnel cake and basically anything edible that can be put on a stick. There will be pie, art, photography and animal contests.
Cincinnati was once considered the Paris of the United States, and the 90-minute Queen City Underground: Bosses, Breweries, and Burials Walking Tour shows how Porkopolis came to be known as that. The tour goes through the Gateway District which was once home to over 130 bars, saloons, beer gardens and theaters that hosted icons like Charlie Chaplin. Also, go underground to see a hidden burial vault and tunnels that were vital to Cincinnati’s brewing of beer.
So, America is out of the World Cup. Celebrate the end of the world's biggest sporting event at Fountain Square anyway with a foosball tournament and viewing party. There will be a two-person double elimination foosball tournament before and after the soccer game, with a $250 prize for first place. Also, enjoy beers and food from around the globe and check out live music.