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Kishi Bashi with The Ridges

Thursday • 20th Century Theater

· Aug 27, 2014 08:39 am

Virginia native Kishi Bashi (aka Kaoru Ishibashi) is an ace violinist who’s lent his talents to Regina Spektor, of Montreal and Sondre Lerche. He’s also a founding member of Electro Pop outfit Jupiter One, but more recently he has stepped out as a solo artist.
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MidPoint Indie Summer Finale with Islands and More

Friday • Fountain Square

· Aug 27, 2014 10:55 am

You have one last chance to catch a free MidPoint Indie Summer show on Fountain Square this year and it’s a doozy. Joining Louisville, Ky.’s great Indie/ElectroPop band The Pass, plus excellent locals The Yugos and newer crew Joey Cook and the Keepers of the Secret (one of the Pomegranates member’s new projects), are acclaimed eclectic Indie Pop rockers Islands. ...

Slightly Stoopid with Zach Deputy

Friday • Madison Theater

· Aug 27, 2014 08:57 am

As interest in Reggae-flavored Punk rose exponentially in the mid-’90s, Sublime’s Brad Nowell went out on a sturdy limb and founded Skunk Records in order to find and nurture bands that mined a similarly groovy vein. 
One of Nowell’s signings was Slightly Stoopid. ...

Grace & Tony with Misty Mountain String Band

Saturday • Maudie’s

· Aug 27, 2014 09:05 am

Grace & Tony (White), a husband-and-wife duo from Loretto, Tenn., are both stringed-instrument players and have released one well-received album, November.
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The Blasters

Sunday • Southgate House Revival

· Aug 27, 2014 09:15 am

Family in general and brothers in particular can screw up a band like walnuts in lime Jell-O. The Kinks. The Black Crowes. Oasis. The Blasters could qualify in that spotty sweepstakes, at least to a certain extent. ...

 
 
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Morning News and Stuff

Cincinnati hit hard by recession, still recovering; Horseshoe Casino hit with lawsuit; Judges strike down abortion laws

· Sep 2, 2014 10:25 am

So let's get to what's happened in the past three days in the real world while we were all busy watching fireworks and drinking beers, shall we?The Great Recession dropped incomes in 111 of 120 communities in the Greater Cincinnati area, according to a report today by The Cincinnati...

Changes Coming for ReelAbilities Film Festival

· Aug 29, 2014 02:12 pm

There is a giant leap being planned for one of Cincinnati's film festivals — one that could make it the city's pre-eminent such event and an impactful cultural occurrence.The Cincinnati ReelAbilities Film Festival, which presents films that explore the lives of people with disabilities, will be...

Rhinegeist Saber Tooth Release Party

The rarity Imperial IPA is only available twice a year

· Aug 29, 2014 12:36 pm

Rhinegeist's rarity Imperial IPA Saber Tooth is only let out of its cage twice a year — and one of those times is Saturday, Aug. 30. Saturday's launch party starts at noon and it is the only day you'll be able to fill crowlers (Rhinegeist's can-growlers) with Saber Tooth. If you...

 

From Brazil With Love

Cincinnati Jazz pianist Phil DeGreg continues his long love affair with Brazilian musical tradition

· Aug 27, 2014 08:32 am

Cincinnati Jazz pianist Phil DeGreg talks about his recently released third album of Brazilian Jazz exploration, Brazilian People, and the state of Jazz in Cincinnati and beyond.
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Mad Anthony Doesn't Wane

Plus, Thompson House offers pre-/post-fireworks live music and ticket prices for the MidPoint Music Festival increase Tuesday

· Aug 27, 2014 08:45 am

Cincinnati rockers Mad Anthony celebrate their first release since last summer's near-fatal van accident, Sank for Days. Plus, the Thompson House in Newport offers live music before and after the Labor Day fireworks show on the river and prices for  three-day passes to the MidPoint Music Festival increase Tuesday.
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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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Rollins Shows Everyone How to ACTUALLY Apologize

Plus, Genesis pisses off fans and NFL has huge balls

· Aug 27, 2014 09:24 am

Legendary Punk singer shows Gene Simmons and other celebrities who say, "Sorry," how to actually apologize without sounding like a dick, Genesis pisses off fans with cash-in album announcement and the NFL reportedly has the balls to ask Super Bowl halftime performers to pay THEM. ...

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. ...

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