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The Polyphonic Spree

Thursday • Ballroom at the Taft Theatre

· Aug 19, 2014 02:37 pm

In these mean and vulnerable times, a little light is a rare and welcomed event. The Polyphonic Spree is more than happy to break up the clouds and provide a few glorious patches of musical sunshine. ...

Kongos

Friday • Bogart’s

· Aug 19, 2014 02:42 pm

From father to sons, Kongos is no mere family name, it’s a sound that moves your feet and soul. Come with them now, indeed. ...

Bob Log III with Pop Goes the Evil

Friday • MOTR Pub

· Aug 19, 2014 02:46 pm

If Bob Log III didn’t exist, no one would invent him because no one is bat-shit crazy enough to think his psychotronic one-man-band concept could actually work.
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Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper

Friday • Whispering Beard Folk Festival

· Aug 19, 2014 02:48 pm

Michael Cleveland is simply one of the best fiddlers in the world. Cleveland will be a part of a big three-day lineup (Friday-Sunday) at the Whispering Beard Folk Festival in Friendship, Ind., which also includes The Fairfield Four. ...

 
 
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REVIEW: 500 Miles to Memphis’ ‘Stand There and Bleed’

Local rockers host listening party tonight for their finest effort to date

· Aug 21, 2014 09:51 am

500 Miles to Memphis’ two most recent album releases are local classics that reside in two vastly different musical landscapes. Their 2007 album, Sunshine in a Shot Glass, offers 12 tracks of undiluted Country Punk. The album starts off with the band’s hit “All My Friends are...

Morning News and Stuff

Streetcar tracks head downtown, new development on Central Parkway could include grocery store and Joe the Plumber is still saying crazy stuff

· Aug 21, 2014 09:42 am

Morning yall! If you’re like me, you passed work crews installing the first stretch of streetcar tracks in the Central Business District today. If you’re REALLY like me (clumsy), you almost fell off your bike trying to get a better look at the work. This is not recommended. The track work is...

FotoFocus Is Bringing John Waters to Town

· Aug 21, 2014 09:16 am

Filmmaker/provocateur, humorist, art collector and all-around pop-cultural icon John Waters is coming to Cincinnati on Oct. 11 as part of the opening-week programming of the FotoFocus Biennial 2014. He will be at Memorial Hall, performing This Filthy World about his long, rewarding career....

 

We Built This Old City

Piece by piece, Old City has come together to become one of Cincinnati’s sonic powerhouses

· Aug 19, 2014 02:53 pm

After issuing a trio of EPs since 2012 — originally on old school cassettes — and a live album back in January, the current incarnation of Cincinnati’s Old City concluded it was time for a proper full-length release.
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The Perfect Children Deliver on Debut Album

Plus, the Crown Jewels of Jazz Festival returns to OTR

· Aug 19, 2014 03:26 pm

Cincinnati Garage Soul/Roots group The Perfect Children capture the essence of their electrifying live shows on Get Me Mine and the Crown Jewels of Jazz Festival returns, this year centralized in Washington Park.
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Fateful Twists

After enduring numerous challenges, Escape The Fate is burning up the road in support of Ungrateful

· Aug 13, 2014 09:51 am

After being out of the spotlight for a couple years, Escape the Fate is using touring — including dates on this year's Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival — to reintroduce itself. ...

Paul Giamatti Isn't THAT Good

Plus, Public Enemy sells sunglasses and Gene Simmons remains an asshat

· Aug 19, 2014 03:00 pm

Acclaimed actor Paul Giamatti has been cast in the upcoming N.W.A. biopic, though not as Ice Cube, Public Enemy demurely shills a new pair of shades and Gene Simmons of KISS calls depressed suicidal people putzes who should just kill themselves, then clarifies he just meant the drug-addicted ones.
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Umin Celebrates Hypnotic New Release

Plus, Bummers Eve announce recording projects, UnityFest 2014 helps the homeless and Festival on the Lake showcases local music

· Aug 13, 2014 09:58 am

ElectroAcoustic project umin celebrates a new full-length release, clast, Bummers Eve announce forthcoming recording projects, UnityFest 2014 helps the homeless and Alexandria's Festival on the Lake showcases local music.
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Making Big Daddy Proud

Cedric Burnside carries on a family tradition of Mississippi Hill Country Blues

· Aug 13, 2014 09:46 am

Cedric Burnside learned how to play the Blues at the side of his legendary grandfather, R.L. Burnside. Since then, Cedric has gone on to win four Blues Music Awards for Best Instrumentalist: Drummer, including this year. His current band is the Cedric Burnside Project, featuring guitarist Trent Ayers. The duo’s latest album is Hear Me When I Say. ...

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