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Datsik with Kennedy Jones, Trolley Snatcha and Barely Alive

Thursday • Bogart’s

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 11, 2015
With a birth name like Troy Beetles, a career in music would seem to be a given. But the Canadian artist/producer/label honcho has no interest in letting it be or going on a magical mystery tour with Sgt. Pepper down Abbey Road.   

Dave Mason’s Traffic Jam

Thursday • 20th Century Theater

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Life is a circle and it’s come back around full force for Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Dave Mason, who began his legendary career nearly 50 years ago as co-founder of Traffic and now revisits those halcyon days with his latest touring concept/project, Traffic Jam.
  

Frontier Ruckus with River Whyless

Thursday • MOTR Pub

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Frontier Ruckus lives up to the latter half of its name in the live context, as evidenced by Rolling Stone once calling them out as one of the must-see acts at Bonnaroo.   

Joanne Shaw Taylor

Saturday • The Phoenix

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 4, 2015
A cursory spin of Joanne Shaw Taylor’s debut album, 2009’s White Sugar, reveals an artist with a soulful understanding of the Blues and possessed of a husky vocal instrument that perfectly exemplifies the genre’s weary joy and therapeutic exuberance.
  

Shooter Jennings & Waymore Outlaws with Travis Meadows and Josh Morning Star

Wednesday • Madison Theater

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Following a father’s musical footsteps is hard enough, but boots don’t come harder to match than those of Country icon Waylon Jennings.   

Keb’ Mo’

Thursday • Taft Theatre

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 28, 2015
For more than four decades, Keb’ Mo’ has been considered one of the leading contemporary lights in the Delta Blues tradition, a guitarist of infinite skill and invention who can easily play straight Delta translations or seamlessly hybridize the genre with dashes of Pop, Jazz, Folk and Rock.
  

Music: Shooter Jennings

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Following a father’s musical footsteps is hard enough, but boots don’t come harder to match than those of Country icon Waylon Jennings.   

Music: Keb' Mo'

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Success comes in the strangest forms. For more than four decades, Keb’ Mo’ has been considered one of the leading contemporary lights in the Delta Blues tradition.  
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And the Winner is … Us

Think the CEAs are an Illuminati plot to chip away at your self-esteem? As Judas Priest so eloquently stated, you got another thing coming

{CommentsCant} · Friday, January 23, 2015
There are a couple of things that have been on my mind of late, and this always seems like a decent forum to vent my musings, particularly since I'm not in therapy. First of all, what exactly constitutes medical attention for an erection lasting more than four hours? Does a stereotypically sexy nurse, um, give you a hand? Or does a mummified doctor from the bygone era of bone saws that could drop ...  

Coming Back Down the Pike

Third lineup is the charm as Cincinnati’s Pike 27 returns after a six-year break

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 21, 2015
The reanimation of Pike 27 is one of the most unlikely and welcomed Cincinnati-area band reunions in recent history (perhaps second only to The Warsaw Falcons’ recent resurrection).