Dawes is back! Why? I’m sure there are
legitimate reasons for their tour, but I’m going to wager that it’s
mostly just because they love Cincinnati so much. (Oh, and they're backing tourmate Conor Oberst during his headlining set.)
Ellie Goulding killed it Wednesday night at Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati’s outdoor venue The Shoe. By noon the next day, I was still recovering. I’d feel old, but it’s a sentiment I heard echoed from others who have seen Goulding live. She sucks all the energy out of you in the absolute best way possible. If her driving, pounding music isn’t enough to propel you to dance, Goulding he...
Goodness gracious, I can’t seem to stop listening to Ellie Goulding. The day-glow princess released her second album, Halcyon,
more than a year ago. It quickly became an obsession for tons of Synth
Pop and Dance music fans — and plenty of less synth-obsessed music
Nickel Creek is back. The Bluegrass-y trio first arrived in
1993 and quickly became a well-loved band. In 2007, they embarked on their “Farewell (For
Now)” tour. Now, they’ve teamed up once again for
the release of A Dotted Line.
The story of Grouplove is like something
straight out of the ’60s. The band members met at an artist commune on
the Greek island of Crete. All struggling to pay their bills with their
various forms of art, they each stumbled upon the right people at the
right time. Eventually they found themselves living in a basement in
Crete, able to focus on art instead of working to pay rent.
It’s been a decade since Blue Note
Records signed Amos Lee and put out his self-titled EP. Since then, the
Folk/Soul singer/songwriter has yet to disappoint. With a voice that
could cut through any venue’s rattle-and-rush, and lyrics and stories
that seem just right coming from a former teacher, Lee hooks a finger
into the listener’s shirt collar and pulls them closer.