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Music: Yonder Mountain String Band

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Modern Bluegrass crew Yonder Mountain String Band is returning to Covington’s Madison Theater this week for yet another of its memorable and fun shows. When the band pulls into the area, however, th  

Cross-Cultural Communication

The West African elements of Toubab Krewe’s World Fusion sound come from hands-on training

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 20, 2013
North Carolina’s Toubab Krewe fuses traditional West African music with eclectic, open-ended Rock & Roll.  

The Dustbowl Revival

Nov. 20 • MOTR Pub

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 20, 2013
The Dustbowl Revival rides a third rail. The band is true to the original Jump Blues and Swing groove, but the musicians also reserve the right to go off on any musical tangent that they deem fun and workable.  

Music: The Dustbowl Revival

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 20, 2013
When it comes to the current revival of early 20th century Jump Blues and Swing music, there are two ways to go. There are groups that simply try to be a “retro” band and attempt to recreate those  

Music: Toubab Krewe

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Over the last half century, Greater Cincinnati has been a place where grooves of all stripes and genres have been cultivated in various nooks and crannies. From Reggae, Salsa, Funk and Bluegrass to th  

Soulbird Soars Again

India.Arie resurrects her music career with a SongVersation

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 13, 2013
After a humbling tour as an opening act, Grammy-winning singer/songwriter India.Arie took a break from music before returning to the spotlight with her new album, SongVersation.

Trampled by Turtles

Nov. 15 • Taft Theatre

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Trampled by Turtles is another band in the Alt Folk movement manned by rockers who decided to dabble in acoustic music as a change of pace and found so much success with it that it stuck.

Unknown Hinson

Nov. 17 • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 12, 2013
 The personality known as Unknown Hinson is portrayed by Stuart Danny Baker, a hell of a guitarist from North Carolina who invented the tongue-in-cheek character so he could rip on everything from Hendrix tunes to original songs like “Fish Camp Woman,” “I Ain’t Afraid of Your Husband” and “I Cleaned Out a Room (In My Trailer for You).”  

Drive-By Truckers with Old 97's

Nov. 8 • Madison Theater

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 5, 2013
 For all intents and purposes, the band Drive-By Truckers could also be called “Changing Lineup.” Over the years, quite a few musicians have entered and left the building of this acclaimed group. But the heart of the Truckers is still true, with original members Patterson Hood and Mike Cooley continuing to hold the reins.

Music: Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 29, 2013
In the human lexicon there is the old adage that says, “Talent skips a generation.” In the music business, however, that cliché has been proven wrong many times. In the case of Sarah Lee Guthrie,