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Carolina Chocolate Drops

Friday • Parrish Auditorium (Miami University Hamilton)

· Oct 22, 2014 10:57 am

A truly talented group of artists, Carolina Chocolate Drops meld Celtic, Hip Hop and other influences with fiddle and banjo tunes.
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Busdriver with Clipping, Milo, Counterfeit Money Machine, Eugenius and Kenny Segal

Saturday • Thompson House

· Oct 22, 2014 11:07 am

Regan Farquhar’s Hip Hop nom de plume is the rather prosaic Busdriver, but we’re not talking Ralph Kramden’s city vehicle here — more like Ken Kesey’s Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test Metro. ...

The Werks with Zoogma and Peridoni

Saturday • Madison Theater

· Oct 22, 2014 11:18 am

Officially formed in 2007 just up the road in Dayton, these eclectic musicians have been refining a sound that’s hard to pin down, like someone took all kinds of musical vegetables and made a harmonious stew. ...

Burger Records Caravan of Stars with The Coathangers, together PANGEA, Cherry Glazerr, AJ Davila & Terror Amor and Mozes & the Firstborn

Saturday • Southgate House Revival

· Oct 22, 2014 11:29 am

Burger has released music at an alarming rate from bands like Cherry Glazerr, whose lo-fi Garage Pop is reminiscent of Rock & Roll’s unpretentious roots. ...

 
 
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Valley of the Sun Tour Diary: The Wonders of Gaff Tape

· Oct 24, 2014 02:04 pm

Today, I wanted to write about something that all five of us share on this trip. Something we all cherish, hold close and respect more than anything. I want to talk about something that holds us all together on a daily basis. The love of Rock & Roll.Ha ha! Just kidding, I’m talking about...

CityBeat Staffers' Favorite 'This American Life' Episodes

Ira Glass performs live at the Aronoff Saturday

· Oct 24, 2014 11:38 am

This American Life, the true storytelling public radio show hosted by Ira Glass, is one of the most popular radio programs and podcasts today. Each week since 1995, Glass presents a theme — cars, summer camp, break-ups — and a variety of writers,...

Lectures Highlight CAM's 'Eyes on the Street' Show

· Oct 24, 2014 11:08 am

Last night, British photographer Paul Graham presented his FotoFocus-sponsored lecture at Cincinnati Art Museum. Graham’s work is in two of FotoFocus’ featured exhibitions — the museum’s Eyes on the Street and the

 

Happy Accidents

The Coathangers’ party-starting Rock testifies to the power of chasing whims and instincts

· Oct 22, 2014 10:27 am

The group’s skittish, disheveled, loud, lo-fi-leaning and often tongue-in-cheek music syncs seamlessly with the band’s origins. ...

Ingrid Woode Celebrates New CD/DVD Release

Plus, Sunday brings several cool local shows, including a multimedia event presented by IsWhat?, Mixtapes' last local show (for awhile) and a benefit for Larry Goshorn

· Oct 21, 2014 03:37 pm

Ingrid Woode and The Woode Tribe Orchestra celebrate the release of their new CD/DVD package, Going LiVe In FiVe. Meanwhile, Sunday brings a wealth of great local shows, including a multimedia event presented by IsWhat?, Mixtapes' last local performance (for awhile) and a benefit concert for Larry Goshorn. ...

Pulling the Thread

We Were Promised Jetpacks shift focus with Unravelling

· Oct 22, 2014 09:51 am

Unravelling notches several firsts for the Jetpacks; primarily, it’s the band’s debut as a quintet, with the permanent installation of touring keyboardist/guitarist Stuart McGachan. ...

Holy Pipe Dreams

Plus, Lorde 'banned' in San Fran and Ringo rocks for Skechers

· Oct 21, 2014 03:17 pm

Sinead O'Connor says she was asked by the American Music Awards to appear on the broadcast with Pope Francis (AMA officials say, "Uh … no"), two radio stations in San Francisco think not playing Lorde's "Royals" will help the Giants win the World Series and shoe company Skechers goes after the 70-and-up demo and hires Ringo Starr as a pitchman.
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Phratry Records Celebrates 10 Years of Indie Label Greatness

Plus, Neltner’s Farm Fall Festival showcases local Americana artists and CCM grads swing with Gaga and Bennett

· Oct 15, 2014 09:52 am

Local independent label Phratry Records celebrates its 10th anniversary with a jam-packed two-night showcase at the Southgate House Revival. Plus, Northern Kentucky's Neltner’s Farm Fall Festival showcases local Roots acts and several CCM grads have been busy backing Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett during promo rounds for their new album.
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Some People Call Him Maurice

Singer/songwriter Maurice Mattei details the pompatus of loss on Celebrity Issue

· Oct 15, 2014 09:48 am

After 21 albums and countless gigs, Mattei remains fresh and engaged in the process.
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