Jamaican Queens with ADM

Friday • MOTR Pub

· Nov 19, 2014 11:08 am

Ryan Spencer and Adam Pressley, doing a brisk business under the Jamaican Queens banner, are the poster children for making lemonade from lemons. ...

Chicago Farmer with Shiny and The Spoon, Hickory Robot and The Tillers

Saturday • Southgate House Revival

· Nov 19, 2014 11:15 am

Chi-town Folk singer/songwriter Cody Diekhoff is better known by his stage name, Chicago Farmer. ...

Arch Enemy with Kreator and Huntress

Saturday • Bogart’s

· Nov 19, 2014 11:20 am

Arch Enemy is the mad Swedish Metal concoction from ex-Carcass guitarist Michael Amott. ...

Hot Rize with Red Knuckles and the Trailblazers

Saturday • Dave Finkelman Auditorium (Miami University Middletown)

· Nov 19, 2014 11:38 am

In the 1970s, Northeasterner Pete Wernick and West Virginia native Tim O’Brien migrated to Colorado, found each other and formed the group Hot Rize. ...


Your Weekend To Do List: 11/21-11/23

Leave your house.

· Nov 21, 2014 01:48 pm

Things to leave the house for all weekend. Shopping. Holiday stuff. Music. Plays. Food. On Friday:The Germania Society hosts a traditional German Christmas market all weekend — Christkindlmarkt — including hot mulled wine and Saint Nicholas.ArtWorks hosts its last...

From the Copy Desk

In case you need a dictionary with the Nov. 19 issue of CityBeat

· Nov 21, 2014 11:44 am

Afternoon, readers! Thanksgiving is almost here, which means an absurd amount of delicious, fattening food  and stampedes of greedy consumerists who will overtake the Walmarts and Macys and the Best Buys in the days and weeks following the holiday where you're supposed to be thankful for...

Morning News and Stuff

Strict anti-abortion bill passes committee in Ohio House; Cincy Red Bike may expand; Obama announces action on immigration, conservatives predict "anarchy" and "violence"

· Nov 21, 2014 10:42 am

Before news, let’s talk chili. Yesterday, true to my word, I checked out Cretan’s Grill in Carthage as part of my quest to discover the city’s smaller independent chili parlors. Excellent start. I paid five bucks for two coneys and a ton of fries. The chili was great — a little sweeter...


Jody Time

Cincinnati singer/songwriter Jody Stapleton’s first solo album finds him overcoming turmoil with tranquility

· Nov 19, 2014 10:36 am

Jody Stapleton might not be drinking hot and cold running champagne from a solid gold faucet, but he’s certainly achieved a measure of critical success over the years.  ...

Buffalo Killers Launch ‘Fireball of Sulk’

Plus news on the Cincy Groove Music Festival, Bonesfest, Leggy and the Northside Record Fair

· Nov 19, 2014 10:01 am

Cincinnati's Buffalo Killers issue a second excellent release in 2014, the new EP Fireball of Sulk. Plus, Cincy Groove Music Festival spotlights some of Cincy's top Americana acts, Bonesfest honors late local musician David Hebert, Leggy gets ready to go international and the Northside Record Fair returns.

Shamble On

Cincinnati’s The Whiskey Shambles aged in the barrel for years before tapping into their top-shelf Blues

· Nov 12, 2014 11:15 am

The Whiskey Shambles’ membership seems like the set-up to an elaborate shaggy dog joke. ...

Dokken’s Not Chicken

Dokken stars in weird commerical, Bono's bad week and Uber teams with Spotify

· Nov 19, 2014 10:20 am

Metal band Dokken turned down a chance to be in a commercial with a chicken … until they heard how much money they'd make. Plus, Bono is having some serious transportation issues, causing U2 to cancel its week-long residency on The Tonight Show and a pair of controversial corporations — Uber and Spotify — join forces to potentially annoy the hell out of Uber drivers.

The Hiders Return with Stunning New ‘Totem’

Plus, friends celebrate David Rhodes Brown's 50th anniversary in music and the two-day Ironfest returns

· Nov 12, 2014 10:07 am

One of Cincinnati’s musical treasures, The Hiders, returns this week with another spectacular album, Totem. Plus, several friends,  peers and bandmates join forces to celebrate David Rhodes Brown's 50th anniversary of performing music and Ironfest V takes over Southgate House Revival on Friday and Saturday with stellar lineups for a good cause.

San Rise

Ellis Ludwig-Leone’s San Fermin goes from acclaimed recording project to popular touring machine

· Nov 5, 2014 12:19 am

After graduating from Yale, where he studied musical composition, Ellis Ludwig-Leone secluded himself in Alberta, Canada, for six months to work on his debut album as San Fermin. ...

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