CityBeat - Spill It http://www.citybeat.com/cincinnati/articles.sec-86-1-spill_it.html <![CDATA[Winter Blues Fest Heats Up the Weekend - Plus, The Tigerlilies take over local venues in February for new EP]]> This Friday and Saturday, the Cincy Blues Society’s Winter Blues Fest returns to The Phoenix, showcasing over two-dozen Cincinnati Blues acts. Plus, The Tigerlilies plot weekly shows in February to promote great new EP, 123456.
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<![CDATA[Cincinnati Entertainment Awards Party on Sunday - ]]> This year’s CEAs features another solid lineup of some of the area’s best set to perform. The 19th-annual CEAs take place this Sunday at 7 p.m. at Covington’s Madison Theater.]]> <![CDATA[Lazy Heart Celebrates Stunning Debut Release - ]]> Engaging Indie Pop trio Lazy Heart celebrates its debut EP release, Cincinnati's music scene loses a remarkable player and Josh Eagle plays one more show before relocating to New York]]> <![CDATA[Royal Holland, Leggy and Evening Redness Unveil New Releases - ]]> Royal Holland, the exhilarating alter-ego project from Cincinnati singer/songwriter Matt Mooney, is concluding the “Unfolded” trilogy of EP releases this Friday with Vol. 3 Program.]]> <![CDATA[Happy Blues Year: Cincy Blues in 2016 - ]]> The Cincy Blues Society is gearing up for another big year in 2016, with the Winter Blues Fest just around the corner, the announcement of the national headliners for this summer's Cincy Blues Fest and a call to local artists to play this year's Cincy Blues Challenge. Plus, Arnold's launches a new weekly music series, Old Time Mondays.]]> <![CDATA[Cincinnati Entertainment Awards Voting Opens - ]]> On Jan. 31, 2016, the Cincinnati Entertainment Awards winners will be announced at the 19th-annual ceremony/show/party at Covington’s Madison Theater. Today we are happy to announce the nominees for the CEAs, which are presented by CityBeat and honor Greater Cincinnati’s rich and eclectic music scene. ]]> <![CDATA[Umin, The Z.G.s Celebrate Latest Releases - ]]> This Saturday, Northern Kentucky sonic sculptor Kevin Poole is throwing a party in honor of his latest project under the umin moniker, a full-length titled line.]]> <![CDATA[‘Cannon Ball’ Local-Music Showcase Debuts - Plus, news on The Cliftones, Kevin Donahue, Strangetunge, Dallas Moore and more]]> This weekend, Multimagic launches the first of what it intends to be a bi-annual local music showcase called The Cannon Ball. Plus, The Cliftones score a record deal, artwork by the late, great Kevin Donahue (The Pariahs) goes on display for one night only, local jazzers join Dan Radank for a Sinatra tribute, Strangetunge releases two new EPs and Dallas Moore hosts a "Honky Tonk Holiday" concert.]]> <![CDATA[Jess Lamb Expands Her Sound with ‘Free’ - ]]>

This Friday, Cincinnati-based singer/songwriter Jess Lamb will showcase a new EP and musical direction with a free release show at MOTR Pub. Plus, Wonky Tonk hosts a local release party for her Stuff We Leave Behind full-length, "Kenny Ozzfest" returns with another lineup jam-packed with local acts and Kim Taylor is prepping the debut album from her new duo project, Water and Sand.

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<![CDATA[Give Thanks to Local Music by Feasting on It - ]]> Thanksgiving week is stuffed with live local music events, including the Get Stuffed on Local Music show at Southgate House Revival, Thanksgivin’ Rockin’ Eve at 20th Century Theater and rare local appearances by artists who mostly play out-of-town shows — Freekbass and Electric Citizen.]]> <![CDATA[DAAP Girls Release Stellar Sophomore Set - ]]>

Cincinnati rockers DAAP Girls celebrate the release of their new album, Look Inside Your Love, on which they find the sweet spot between the sweaty grit of a Rock & Roll show and the sweaty grind of an all-night dance party. Plus, unique local ensemble Common Center throw a party in honor of its debut full-length release, Gypsy River, and nominations for the 19th-annual Cincinnati Entertainment Awards are currently open to the public.

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<![CDATA[Aaron Collins Brings Blind Conductors to New EP - ]]>

This week, singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Aaron Collins follows up his stunning solo debut, Godlessly Oscillating, with an equally impressive EP featuring his band, The Blind Conductors. Plus, Indie rockers Ohio Knife and Old City celebrate the release of a new split 7-inch single and Ironfest returns to Southgate House Revival for two days overflowing with great local music.

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<![CDATA[Ass Ponys Reunite for Pair of Weekend Shows - ]]>

One of the more renowned Cincinnati bands of the past few decades, Ass Ponys, reunites this weekend for a pair of shows at Woodward Theater. The band will be playing songs from throughout its career, with 35-40 rehearsed tunes to choose from each night.

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<![CDATA[Local Musicians Do It Up for Halloween - ]]>

With Halloween falling on Saturday this year, pretty much every club you go to this weekend is going to be having a Halloween party, most likely with a “Halloween costume contest” component.

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<![CDATA[Greg Dulli Solo-Tours Ahead of New Afghan Whigs LP - ]]>

Hamilton, Ohio native Greg Dulli, frontman for Cincinnati-spawned AltRock greats The Afghan Whigs, announces a solo tour and releases a free new song. Plus, Taylor Shannon, Automagik, Silver Pockets Trio and Blame the Gun celebrate new releases this week and the family-friendly Fall Fest Weekend at Washington Park offers some quality local music.

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<![CDATA[Ubahn, Ladyfest Keep the Music Festival Vibes Alive - ]]>

It’s starting to feel like early fall is the new summer when it comes to music festivals in Cincinnati. This week we have two unique and infinitely cool fests from which to choose.

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<![CDATA[AYE Fest Packs OTR with Music All Weekend - Plus, Alone at 3AM, Mohenjo Daro and The Cla-Zels play gigs this weekend to promote new releases.]]>

The AYE Music & Art Festival — founded in 2006 to raise money for various charities — returns for its biggest fest yet this Friday-Sunday. Held at several venues in Over-the-Rhine, proceeds from the 2015 edition of AYE will go to Boys Hope Girls Hope.

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<![CDATA[R.I.P. Kevin Donahue - Crowd-funding project created in honor of The Pariahs' singer and Cincinnati Roll & Roll hero]]>

Beloved Garage Rock champion and singer for Cincinnati cult favorites The Pariahs, Kevin Donahue, died from cancer Sept. 13. One of his longtime friends and bandmates recently started a GoFundMe campaign to give Donahue a proper burial and headstone, and there are also plans in the works to make public unreleased Pariahs music, showcase Donahue's artwork and present a concert/party to further pay tribute to the late rocker.

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<![CDATA[Moonbow Goes Acoustic but Not Soft on New Release - ]]>

Northern Kentucky’s Moonbow has been making a name for itself with the heavy, Sabbath-indebted sound exemplified on the group’s impressive 2013 debut, The End of Time, which received glowing reviews from press outlets all over the world. But instead of going down the same path for its second effort, the foursome decided to throw a curveball in the form of an acoustic-based album.

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<![CDATA[Royal Holland Continues to Blossom on Second EP - ]]>

Earlier this summer, Newport, Ky.-based singer/songwriter Matt Mooney released the second of three planned EPs under his project named Royal Holland, Volume Two – Flamingo.

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