May 16 • Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati
After close to six solid years of touring and a quintet of
best selling albums (including a B-sides/rarities collection and a live
CD/DVD set), The Killers began 2010 with the announcement that they
would be taking a well-deserved break. But the need to create doesn't
take convenient vacations.
May 18 • Bogart's
Rundgren’s own latest album is called State and it
brings the long-time innovator into the modern scene full bore, with
energetic stabs at Electronica, Dub Step and Techno, with his unique
vocals and multi-layered/multi-instrumental arsenal thrown up against
the electronics to see what sticks.
May 18 • Madison Theater
Ordinarily, Indie Rock, Halo and skating share a
whole heap of nothing in common. But for Wild Moccasins
vocalist/guitarist Cody Swann, each of those things has functioned as an
all-enveloping obsession at some point in his life.
May 19 • Southgate House Revival
Schmidt's poetic and melodic gifts have earned him glowing
comparisons to Dylan and Leonard Cohen, his keen sense of humor has
been measured against Prine and Steve Goodman and his haunting
songcraft, as well as his roots, have aligned him with Townes Van Zandt.
May 21 • Thompson House
Violent Affair reportedly came together to fill a local Street Punk niche no one else was filling — “We felt like if you wanted to hear a certain type of music, go and play it,” lead vocalist Dave Williams wisely said in a 2012 interview. ...