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Q&A with The Glorious Sons

Up-and-coming Canadian rockers play Newport this Sunday

{CommentsCant} · Friday, March 6, 2015
The Glorious Sons are a strong up-and-coming act out of Canada (Kingston, Ontario, to be exact) with a Rock sound that’s a little rough around the edges, just the way they want it.  The band isn’t trying to fit into a cookie cutter world of the music industry but deliver an authentic sound that connects with audiences. The Glorious Sons are currently on a U.S. club tour, but one listen to...  
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Getting ShipRocked

A recap of the sixth annual Hard Rock concert on the water, ShipRocked

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, February 11, 2015
You know you are not in Kansas anymore when you hear a voice on the load speaker of the cruise ship that says, “This is Fred MotherF*ucking Durst, your captain speaking.” Fred claimed to be driving the boat and getting a blow job at the same time. And so it began, the vacation of a lifetime, ShipRocked 2015. It became very obvious that sleep was not going to happen for the next five days. When...  

Q&A with Umphrey's McGee

Long-running jam band superstars play the Taft Theatre tonight

{CommentsCant} · Friday, January 30, 2015
Umphrey’s McGee is one of the most popular bands in America on the Jam Band scene. Its sound can attract an eclectic audience with hints of Rock, Jazz and R&B and the well-rounded, phenomenal musicians in the lineup. The band has been touring nationally for over 15 years and is a staple on the summer festival scene. Umphrey’s have produced eight st...  

Q&A with Godsmack

Hard rockers headline this year's Uproar tour, hitting Cincinnati Sunday

{CommentsCant} · Saturday, August 16, 2014
 Looking on music shelves this week, it will be hard to miss the bright and loud 1000hp, the latest offering and No. 1 Rock album from Godsmack. It may be a little bit different vibe, but it is the same great Rock music they have given audiences for well over a decade. Since the breakout Awake album in 2000, they have literally been evolving with the genre, captiv...  

Q&A with REO Speedwagon

’70s/’80s rockers play Riverbend on Wednesday with Chicago

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, August 12, 2014
REO Speedwagon has been providing audiences hits since the ’70s. The band gained momentum after its release of High Fidelity in 1980 giving us “Keep on Loving You” and “Take it on the Run."  Since then they have accumulated enough hits to fill up any set to keep crowds entertained. With them teaming up with Chicago currently on tour, it brings a nostalgic rush of Rock live to...  
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Q&A with Eric Johnson

Renowned guitarist plays the Ballroom at Taft Theatre Tuesday night

{CommentsCant} · Monday, August 4, 2014
Eric Johnson is one of America’s great guitar players. A natural guitarists of sorts, he has been touring since his late teen years in the ’70s and has worked with many great acts from a variety of genres — including Rock, Folk, Alt Country and Jazz — over that time. His Grammy Award-winning pedigree makes him still a very in-demand session musician and his own new takes on classic songs h...  
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Q&A with Andy Grammer

Pop singer/songwriter plays Covington’s Madison Theater this Saturday

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, July 3, 2014
Andy Grammer has a unique blend of musical talent, meshing his piano and guitar playing skills, smooth vocals and Hip Hop-like hooks to get crowds across the world fired up. Since his self-titled debut album in 2011, he has found great success through radio airplay and tours with the likes of Train, Natasha Bedingfield, and Colbie Caillat. Grammer is now embarking on his first headlining tour, whi...  

Q&A with Mike Healy of Papadosio

Cincinnati native returns Friday for Bogart's performance with rising Electronic jam band

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Papadosio is a trendsetting, progressive voice in the world of Rock, mixing an electronic sound with improvisation and dashes of psychedelia. The North Carolina-based band has created a groundswell through the musical landscape with steady tour dates and the development of its own festival, Rootwire, in Southeastern Ohio, the group's birthplace. CityBeat caught up with drummer Mike Hea...  

Q&A with Jonathan Tyler and the Northern Lights

On-the-rise rockers open for Taddy Porter at Bogart’s this Wednesday

{CommentsCant} · Monday, November 18, 2013
Jonathan Tyler and the Northern Lights (JTNL) is a Texas-born/California-based Rock band with a bluesy, rootsy edge that has been a workhorse on the road, touring anywhere and everywhere since forming in 2007. Along with tour jaunts with musical giants like ZZ Top, JTNL has also been very popular on the festival scene, every summer playing to large crowds all over the country. Although the band h...  

Q&A with Fastball

’90s hitmakers perform tonight at Dayton club McGuffy's

{CommentsCant} · Friday, September 13, 2013
It does not seem like it has been 15 years since Fastball released its biggest hit, “The Way.” But the trio's Classic Rock- and Pop-inspired Alt Rock sound transcended the ’90s and is already considered a classic. The band has just gotten off the Under the Sun tour with fellow ’90s rockers Gin Blossoms and quickly began its own headlining tour, which hits Dayton, Ohio, club McGuffy's tonig...