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Krystal, Clear

Cincinnati’s Krystal Peterson traded the fast track for real life and her new band and album

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Krystal Peterson’s story has all the elements of a compelling movie — success at an early age, a fall from that lofty pedestal, the realization of a true path, the struggle to actualize that path and a satisfying resolution.   

Sound Advice: Yoni & Geti with The Yugos, Lazy Heart and Chief Boldface

Friday • Woodward Theater

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Five years ago, while brothers Yoni and Josiah Wolf were hip-deep in the process of making their eventual 2012 releases as Why?, younger brother Yoni was just coming off his first collaboration with David Cohn, an Alternative Hip Hop artist known in the wider world as Serengeti.  

Music: Yoni & Geti

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 25, 2016
While Yoni Wolf of Why? and Serengeti toured together, the pair envisioned a detailed and thematic story, a tale of fated and doomed love between Garage Rock aspirant Davy and his long-suffering wife Maddy.  

Music: Blank Range

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Sounding like a soulful Midwest Psych Folk mash-up of Blitzen Trapper and Pavement if they’d all been steered by a love of Dylan and The Band’s Basement Tapes, Nashville, Tenn. quintet Blank Range brings a lo-fi, high-energy, gritty garage approach to their rootsy Indie Rock.  

Sound Advice: Ruby the Hatchet with Electric Citizen

Saturday • Northside Tavern

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 18, 2016
The band coalesced five years ago after a succession of basement jams in their home state of New Jersey, followed quickly by their relocation to Philadelphia.   

Music: Ruby the Hatchet

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 18, 2016
The band coalesced five years ago after a succession of basement jams in their home state of New Jersey, followed quickly by their relocation to Philadelphia.   

Sound Advice: Hayes Carll with Emily Gimble

Thursday • 20th Century Theater

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Like the best singer/songwriters, Hayes Carll has a wickedly pointed sense of humor, a devastating observational eye for humanity’s flaws and an unfailing hope for its redemption.
  

Sound Advice: The Howlin’ Brothers with Ian Mathieu & Scott Risner

Saturday • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 11, 2016
The conversion from Rock and Punk to Bluegrass and Folk is an oft-told band tale in today’s music world. And so it is with The Howlin’ Brothers, an adrenalized trio that plays Bluegrass with the passion and verve of an amped-up Rock outfit.
  

Music: Hayes Carll

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Like the best singer/songwriters, Hayes Carll has a wickedly pointed sense of humor, a devastating observational eye for humanity’s flaws and an unfailing hope for its redemption.  

Music: The Howlin' Brothers

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 11, 2016
The conversion from Rock and Punk to Bluegrass and Folk is an oft-told band tale in today’s music world. And so it is with The Howlin’ Brothers, an adrenalized trio that plays Bluegrass with the passion and verve of an amped-up Rock outfit.