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Music: Goodbye June with Mamadrones

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 18, 2015
There’s a distinctively rootsy Americana vibe that snakes its way through the Hard Rock volume of Goodbye June, like a lazy southern river.   

Music: Red with Islander, 3 Years Hollow and Seven Circle Sunrise

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Since its 2004 formation, Red has had a rather chameleonic presence.   

MusicNOW (and Then)

For Bryce Dessner, 2015’s MusicNOW Festival is every bit as exhilarating as the first

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 11, 2015
When Bryce Dessner, guitarist for international Indie Rock stars The National, founded the MusicNOW Festival in 2006, he didn’t necessarily envision the three-day Indie Rock-meets-experimental/Classical music event’s growth potential.   

Swervedriver with Gateway Drugs

Monday • Woodward Theater

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 11, 2015
From the opening salvo of “Autodidact” on I Wasn’t Born to Lose You, Swervedriver’s first album of new material in 17 years, the listener is transported back to the mid-’90s.  

Music: Swervedriver with Gateway Drugs

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 11, 2015
From the opening salvo of “Autodidact” on I Wasn’t Born to Lose You, Swervedriver’s first album of new material in 17 years, the listener is transported back to the mid-’90s, an almost mythical point in recent musical history.  

Event: MusicNOW

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Since its launch, MusicNOW has become a premiere event in and for Cincinnati, exploding the perception that the city wouldn’t understand or support the esoteric and eclectic festival programming.   

What Can Brown Do For You?

Pieta Brown’s musical DNA is just one part of her amazing story

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Pieta Brown’s decision to go into the family business was not one to be taken lightly.    

Iris DeMent with Pieta Brown

Thursday • 20th Century Theater

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 3, 2015
In the Folk/Gospel/Country realm, few singer/songwriters are as acclaimed, respected and beloved as Iris DeMent by devoted fans as well as her adoring peer group.  

The Life and Times with Ashes and Iron

Thursday • MOTR Pub

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Indie Rock power trios are as common as crime, but the ones that rise to the top of the form defy the limitations of their numbers by sounding more expansive than the standard guitar/bass/drums set-up.   

The Church with The Sharp Things

Sunday • Woodward Theater

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 3, 2015
In the late ’70s, Australia exported a fair amount of bracingly unique Alternative Rock that rivaled anything produced by America or Great Britain.