Plus, Roots quartet The Goodle Boys release 'Long Way Home' and Billy Catfish and friends celebrate his 40th birthday
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.
Saturday • MOTR Pub
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.
Tuesday • Madison Live
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.
With her American Idol contract up, Jess Lamb is pushing her career forward and reveling in her independence
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.” ...