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Marina and the Diamonds

Friday • Bogart’s

· May 26, 2015 01:51 pm

It’s oddly wonderful how sometimes two songwriters will interpret the same concept in diametrically opposed fashions. For example, consider Pharrell Williams and Marina Diamandis, both of whom have very powerful songs called “Happy.” ...

Ralph Stanley with Nathan Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys

Friday • Thompson House

· May 26, 2015 02:51 pm

A little over a year ago, 88-year-old Bluegrass Hall of Famer Ralph Stanley called me as he was mourning the loss of his long-time guitarist George Shuffler. Ralph and his brother Carter made American Roots music history in the ’40s, ’50s and ’60s as The Stanley Brothers. ...

Butch Walker with Jonathan Tyler and The Dove and the Wolf

Saturday • Bogart’s

· May 26, 2015 03:38 pm

No one can accuse Butch Walker of not living up to his potential. ...

Shilpa Ray

Wednesday (June 3) • The Comet

· May 26, 2015 03:47 pm

Having seen Shilpa Ray play in the early morning hours after a fierce, chilling rainstorm at the outdoor Nelsonville Music Festival in East Central Ohio, this writer can testify that her tough and exciting voice can surmount any distraction around her and kick-start listeners out of any weariness and make them pay attention. ...

Free Downtown, Over-the-Rhine Music Series Heat Up

· May 27, 2015 11:34 am

Although summertime doesn’t officially begin until June 21, the popular free music series at downtown’s Fountain Square and Over-the-Rhine’s Washington Park are officially in full swing starting this week. ...

'Prime' Time

Cincinnati guitarist Brad Myers takes center stage with his debut solo Jazz album

· May 27, 2015 11:08 am

Guitarist Brad Myers could benefit from shaving down his to-do list.
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Morning News and Stuff

Shootings in Cincy at 10-year-high; Covington low-income housing causes controversy; Ohio sheriff deputy fired for racist tweets

· May 28, 2015 09:57 am

Good morning Cincy. Here’s your news today. While we’ve all heard the good news that is going down in Cincinnati, there’s one big exception. Some recent serious but mostly non-fatal shootings in Walnut Hills, CUF, West End and other neighborhoods (including a few right outside my house in...

This Week's Dining Events

Cooking classes, wine festivals, pig roasts, Park + Vine turns 8 and more

· May 27, 2015 11:54 am

This week's dining events, cooking classes and more for the culinary enthusiast.WEDNESDAY 27Sunset Salons: Bourbon — Head to the Clifton Cultural Arts Center for barrel-aged wisdom from New Riff distilling’s Jay Erisman, The Littlefield’s John Ford and Molly Wellman. Includes samples....

Queer City Spotlight: Judith Iscariot on Cincinnati's Drag Scene

Local LGBTQ news and views

· May 27, 2015 10:50 am

After almost seven successful seasons of RuPaul’s Drag Race, drag has been infused into mainstream popular culture more than ever before. Drag, once thought taboo by many, is now becoming widely accepted as an art form. The show produces an ensemble of...

 

'Prime' Time

Cincinnati guitarist Brad Myers takes center stage with his debut solo Jazz album

· May 27, 2015 11:08 am

Guitarist Brad Myers could benefit from shaving down his to-do list.
...

Free Downtown, Over-the-Rhine Music Series Heat Up

· May 27, 2015 11:34 am

Although summertime doesn’t officially begin until June 21, the popular free music series at downtown’s Fountain Square and Over-the-Rhine’s Washington Park are officially in full swing starting this week. ...

Residents Lose an Eye

Plus, Art Garfunkel slams Paul Simon and sensationalistic "drugs at music fests" study questioned

· May 27, 2015 12:48 am

One of the giant eyeballs worn by pioneering art rockers The Residents has reportedly been stolen, Art Garfunkel calls Paul Simon an idiot and a jerk, but still wants a reunion and colorful "drugs at music fests" infographics making the rounds is dressed down by Electronic music site Thump. ...

Making New ‘Memories’

With her American Idol contract up, Jess Lamb is pushing her career forward and reveling in her independence

· May 20, 2015 08:58 am

While Jess Lamb's journey on American Idol was short, she has been spending her post-Idol time productively and is poised to take the next step on May 30 with the release of her first official single, “Memories.” ...

Over the Rhine Raises Funds to Raise a Barn

· May 20, 2015 09:06 am

Band Over the Rhine announce fundraising concerts this weekend at its new barn-turned-performing-arts-center, Nowhere Else. Plus, Americana/Blues/Bluegrass foursome The Goodle Boys celebrate their debut album and singer/songwriter Billy Catfish throws a musical shindig.
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More Than Blood, Sweat and Tears

Following the release of his acclaimed new memoir, ‘Rock Star’ Steve Katz comes to Newport

· May 19, 2015 01:37 pm

Veteran music man Steve Katz reflects on his rich history in music with a new memoir and an acoustic/storytelling performance Friday at Southgate House Revival. ...

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