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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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Morning News and Stuff

Streetcars will be slightly delayed; Dubose family takes step toward civil suit; state lawmakers want to drug test welfare recipients

· Aug 4, 2015 10:02 am

Good morning all! Here’s the news today.It looks as if the city’s streetcars will arrive a month or two behind schedule, though the delay probably won’t push back the transit project’s start date next fall. CAF USA, which is building the cars, anticipates needing at least another month...

Morning News and Stuff

Police Chief Blackwell addresses city council on police body cameras; Cranley opposes changes to the city's charter; Kasich's smug run for president?

· Aug 3, 2015 10:29 am

Hey everyone! Hope you all had a great weekend! I know I tried to spend as much time outside as possible, but now it's back to work, and here are your morning headlines.  Cincinnati Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell spoke to City Council today about his plan to bring body cameras to...

Hundreds Gather for Vigil, March Remembering Sam Dubose

Six arrested at subsequent march through downtown

· Aug 3, 2015 09:56 am

Hundreds gathered at the Hamilton County Courthouse on Friday night for a candlelight vigil in remembrance of Samuel Dubose, who was shot July 19 by University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing. The vigil and subsequent march were peaceful, though Cincinnati police arrested six after the...

 

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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