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Over the Rhine Raises Funds to Raise a Barn

Plus, Roots quartet The Goodle Boys release 'Long Way Home' and Billy Catfish and friends celebrate his 40th birthday

· May 20, 2015 09:06 am

Veteran Cincinnati 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 release, Long Way Home, and singer/songwriter Billy Catfish throws a musical shindig at a historic Cincinnati music site in honor of his 40th birthday.
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Steve Katz

Friday • Southgate House Revival

· May 20, 2015 09:55 am

According to Publishers Weekly, Steve Katz’s new memoir Blood, Sweat, and My Rock ’n’ Roll Years: Is Steve Katz a Rock Star? has maybe the most spectacular revelation yet of any Rock memoir. ...

The Charles Walker Band

Saturday • MOTR Pub

· May 20, 2015 10:07 am

Identifying Charles Walker’s influences doesn’t require prolonged exposure or intense examination. The Milwaukee native grew up with a love of the Blues, Funk, Pop and Motown, as evidenced by his devotion to Luther Allison, Prince and Stevie Wonder, and the sound that he’s developed with his latest outfit, appropriately tagged the Charles Walker Band.
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Mandolin Orange

Tuesday • Madison Live

· May 20, 2015 10:13 am

If Robert Earl Keen and Kathleen Edwards formed a Bluegrass/Americana duo and managed to retain their individual identities while combining their collective talents into a distinct third direction, they would sound a lot like Mandolin Orange.
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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

In January, the nation was introduced to Jess Lamb via her American Idol audition in Kansas City, Mo. Her performance of “Ain’t No Sunshine” quickly won over the judges and gained the Cincinnati singer/songwriter a great deal of fans. While her journey on American Idol was short, Lamb 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.” ...

 
 
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Foreign Film Friday: The Joke (1969)

· May 22, 2015 11:15 am

This weekly series discusses the cultural and artistic implications of a selected foreign film.A couple of weeks ago, I noticed a new Milan Kundera short story in The New Yorker. One of my favorite authors, I was intrigued to learn Kundera was releasing his tenth novel — the first...

CAC Announces the Death of Founding Member Peggy Crawford

· May 22, 2015 09:48 am

The Contemporary Art Center today announced that founding member Peggy Crawford died on April 18 in Santa Fe, N.M., where she had been living. She was one of three women who founded the CAC's precursor, the Modern Art Society, in 1939. She was able to come to the CAC last September to...

Your Weekend To Do List (5/22-5/25)

Taste of Cincinnati. The May Festival. Memorial Day Weekend.

· May 22, 2015 09:24 am

The big party this weekend is Taste of Cincinnati, but there are plenty of other options if you don't want to spend your entire weekend gorging. Check out the May Festival, Memorial Day Weekend at Spring Grove cemetery, plenty of live music, live theater and more.FRIDAYCelebrate the...

 

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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The Physicist as Rock Star

Stephen Hawking does Glastonbury, Killers singer saves shaved facial hair and Pop hits aren't too bright

· May 20, 2015 09:22 am

Stephen Hawking ups his Rock Star credentials with a scheduled appearance at giant U.K. music fest Glastonbury, The Killers' Brandon Flowers reveals he has a bag full of seven years' worth of his facial hair and an analysis of recent chart toppers reveals that most are written at a second- or third-grade reading level.
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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. ...

The Part-Time Gentlemen Launch Debut Album

Plus, West Chester's Buckeye BBQ Fest showcases local Blues and Walk the Moon continues to climb charts

· May 13, 2015 09:07 am

Americana trio The Part-Time Gentlemen celebrate the release of Whiskey on My Breath with an afternoon party at Arnold's on Sunday, the Buckeye BBQ Fest in West Chester showcases local Blues acts like Ricky Nye Inc. and Noah Wotherspoon and Walk the Moon plays NBC's The Voice and continues to climb the charts.
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Rudd, Wiser

With his new multi-cultural band and new album Nanna, Xavier Rudd is ready to show the world what’s up

· May 18, 2015 02:16 pm

Successful Australian singer/songwriter Xavier Rudd was compelled to push his art in new and interesting directions. Long desiring to assemble an Impossible Missions Force of global musical talent with the express purpose of refracting his ideas through fresh contextual prisms, for his new album, Nanna, Rudd achieved his goal with a new band that he's appropriately dubbed the United Nations. ...

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