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Goin' Up the Country

Eleni Mandell explores a simpler path through the Zen of Country influence on Dark Lights Up

· Jul 29, 2015 08:43 am

With a fan base as loyal as a Marine battalion and a catalog littered with nine sparkling gems of diverse Folk/Pop/Rock, including the ebullient Dick Van Dyke parks-and-recreational swing of last year’s Let’s Fly a Kite, singer/songwriter Eleni Mandell had no desire or inclination to subject her creative methodology to any severe course corrections.  ...

Jack Walker 1948-2015

· Jul 29, 2015 08:54 am

Longtime Cincinnati artist/musician Jack Walker passed away on July 20. He was 67. 
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Sound Advice: The Old Ceremony

Wednesday • Southgate House Revival (Revival Room)

· Jul 29, 2015 08:58 am

In 2004, when Chapel Hill, N.C. resident Django Haskins lifted the name of his new band from the title of one of Leonard Cohen’s most beloved albums — the ’70s classic New Skin for the Old Ceremony — it could have been viewed as foolhardy bravado or a case of brilliant foresight. ...

Sound Advice: Cracker with Happy Chichester

Wednesday • Southgate House Revival (Sanctuary)

· Jul 29, 2015 09:04 am

It’s been more than two decades since Cracker’s commercial apex, back when “Low” dominated MTV and the Internet was an oddity. ...

Sound Advice: Coal Chamber with Fear Factory, Jasta, Saint Ridley and Madlife

Saturday • Bogart’s

· Jul 29, 2015 09:10 am

To hell with bachelors and bachelorettes dry-humping their way to faux decisions about potential partners for the rest of their lives (or the season). For real drama, we need a reality show about the travails of actual bands. ...

Sound Advice: Buke and Gase with Landlady and Dream Tiger

Wednesday (Aug. 5) • Madison Live

· Jul 29, 2015 09:19 am

If you like band names that are direct and to the point, you’ll love Buke and Gase, a New York Indie Rock duo with a singular style. ...

 
 
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Your Weekend To Do List (7/17-7/19)

Seinfeld, Wet Hot American Summer, a pork and whiskey festival, rescheduled Paddlefest, Wild for Pets and more

· Jul 31, 2015 10:23 am

FRIDAY COMEDY: JERRY SEINFELD AT THE ARONOFF Yada, yada, yada, y’all. Jerry Seinfeld, comedy icon and everybody’s favorite sitcom star who helmed a TV show about nothing, is coming to Cincinnati to perform his signature stand-up at the Aronoff for one night only, drawing on his uncanny...

Morning News and Stuff

3CDC announces plans for former City Gospel Mission in OTR; UC officers reports contradicted by video; get ready for the GOP swarm in Ohio

· Jul 31, 2015 10:05 am

Good morning all. Here’s the news today.The Cincinnati Center City Development Corporation has announced its plans for the site of the former City Gospel Mission in Over-the-Rhine. The non-profit social service agency, which had occupied the spot on Elm and Magnolia Streets since 1927, recently...

Stage Door

Make ’em Laugh: Midsummer Theater

· Jul 31, 2015 09:07 am

On Wednesday evening I took a bunch of kids (four elementary-school-age nieces and a nephew in town for a visit) to see a bunch of kids (high schoolers, average age 16) in Hairspray, this summers’ Cincinnati Young People’s Theatre production at the Covedale Center. The verdict:...

 

Goin' Up the Country

Eleni Mandell explores a simpler path through the Zen of Country influence on Dark Lights Up

· Jul 29, 2015 08:43 am

With a fan base as loyal as a Marine battalion and a catalog littered with nine sparkling gems of diverse Folk/Pop/Rock, including the ebullient Dick Van Dyke parks-and-recreational swing of last year’s Let’s Fly a Kite, singer/songwriter Eleni Mandell had no desire or inclination to subject her creative methodology to any severe course corrections.  ...

Jack Walker 1948-2015

· Jul 29, 2015 08:54 am

Longtime Cincinnati artist/musician Jack Walker passed away on July 20. He was 67. 
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Grateful and Well-Paid

The Dead set records, band sues over doobies and hologram rapper's concert shut down

· Jul 29, 2015 10:00 am

The Grateful Dead smash music pay-per-view records with farewell show simulcasts, The Doobie Brothers are suing a cover band with a much-more-clever name than their own (Doobie Decibel System) and, after officials forced the cancelation of a Chicago charity concert featuring Chief Keef, police shut down an appearance in a nearby Indiana town by Hologram Keef.  ...

A Blazing Grace

Grace Potter is pumped up and ready to hit the road in advance of the release of her debut solo album

· Jul 22, 2015 09:14 am

Grace Potter’s rise in the music world has been steady. She has toughed it out with tour after tour for years, opening for and collaborating with artists like Derek Trucks, Warren Haynes and others.
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Ass Ponys Announce November Reunion Shows

· Jul 22, 2015 09:08 am

After not performing together in more than a decade, one of Cincinnati’s greatest bands, Ass Ponys, have announced two reunion shows for this fall.
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‘Misfit Summer Camp’ Rolls On

While other traveling music fests died years ago, Kevin Lyman’s Warped Tour is now in its 21st year

· Jul 15, 2015 08:31 am

This year’s Vans Warped Tour lineup is decidedly Rock-centric, with a lean toward Metalcore, Hardcore and edgy Indie Rock.
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Flatfoot 56 at The 86 Club
Dirty Jack's Last Night
Bush and Chevelle
 
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