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Richard Thompson with Amanda Shires

Saturday • Dave Finkelman Auditorium (Miami University Middletown)

· Oct 15, 2014 09:32 am

Richard Thompson has been playing guitar since our current president was in diapers. For the mathematically challenged, that’s more than five decades, a career in which the English-born Thomps ...

Ben Frost

Sunday • Contemporary Arts Center

· Oct 15, 2014 09:43 am

You can count on the Contemporary Arts Center’s Performance Series to bring in the best cutting-edge musicians right when their latest albums are accumulating Best of the Year accolades. ...

 
 
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Morning News and Stuff

Tracie Hunter suspended by Ohio Supreme Court; COAST, labor unions jump on anti-toll effort; Cincinnati one of the best cities for Halloween

· Oct 21, 2014 10:06 am

So it’s not Monday anymore, which is a plus, but still. This week is the first week in my mission to give up caffeine and donuts. It’s going to be a long, long haul. Anyway, on with the news.The city administration yesterday described in more detail a parking plan for Over-the-Rhine that’s...

Music Tonight: Method Man and Redman, Unearth and More

· Oct 21, 2014 09:40 am

Between Wu-Tang Clan reunion shows and the seminal Hip Hop group’s forthcoming new album, two Wu members have hit the road to headline the World Wide Rollers Tour, presented by The Smokers Club, a group of weed/Hip Hop aficionados that have booked five national tours and launched a clothing...

Laverne Cox to Speak at NKU Next Week

Actress will deliver LGBTQ History Month keynote address

· Oct 20, 2014 01:01 pm

Transgender advocate and actress Laverne Cox will give a keynote speech at Northern Kentucky University in celebration of LGBT History Month on Tuesday, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m.Many will recognize Cox for her groundbreaking role as Sophia Burset, an incarcerated transgender woman, in the Netflix...

 

Some People Call Him Maurice

Singer/songwriter Maurice Mattei details the pompatus of loss on Celebrity Issue

· Oct 15, 2014 09:48 am

After 21 albums and countless gigs, Mattei remains fresh and engaged in the process.
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Ingrid Woode Celebrates New CD/DVD Release

Plus, Sunday brings several cool local shows, including a multimedia event presented by IsWhat?, Mixtapes' last local show (for awhile) and a benefit for Larry Goshorn

· Oct 21, 2014 03:37 pm

Ingrid Woode and The Woode Tribe Orchestra celebrate the release of their new CD/DVD package, Going LiVe In FiVe. Meanwhile, Sunday brings a wealth of great local shows, including a multimedia event presented by IsWhat?, Mixtapes' last local performance (for awhile) and a benefit concert for Larry Goshorn. ...

Four Runs, No Hits, No Errors

Cory Branan turns his diverse musical taste into the schizophonic Americana bash of The No-Hit Wonder

· Oct 15, 2014 09:05 am

Cory Branan has a way with words but there’s one that sticks in his throat: compromise.
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Holy Pipe Dreams

Plus, Lorde 'banned' in San Fran and Ringo rocks for Skechers

· Oct 21, 2014 03:17 pm

Sinead O'Connor says she was asked by the American Music Awards to appear on the broadcast with Pope Francis (AMA officials say, "Uh … no"), two radio stations in San Francisco think not playing Lorde's "Royals" will help the Giants win the World Series and shoe company Skechers goes after the 70-and-up demo and hires Ringo Starr as a pitchman.
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Phratry Records Celebrates 10 Years of Indie Label Greatness

Plus, Neltner’s Farm Fall Festival showcases local Americana artists and CCM grads swing with Gaga and Bennett

· Oct 15, 2014 09:52 am

Local independent label Phratry Records celebrates its 10th anniversary with a jam-packed two-night showcase at the Southgate House Revival. Plus, Northern Kentucky's Neltner’s Farm Fall Festival showcases local Roots acts and several CCM grads have been busy backing Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett during promo rounds for their new album.
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Changing Tides

Reluctantly, singer/songwriter Mirah adapts to the evolving music business as best she can

· Oct 8, 2014 10:59 am

Mirah’s voice is a versatile thing of beauty, childlike and endearing one minute, haunting and rich the next. ...

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