CityBeat - Spill It http://www.citybeat.com/cincinnati/articles.sec-86-1-spill_it.html <![CDATA[Free MidPoint Indie Summer Shows Announced - Plus, Taylor Alexander releases new EP, Cheech Mob celebrates 420 and Electric Citizen announces big tour, new single]]>

This summer's free MidPoint Indie Summer concerts on Fountain Square feature Wussy, Mad Anthony, Danny and His Fantasy and many other local acts alongside some great national headliners. Plus, Taylor Alexander releases a new EP, Hip Hop collective Cheech Mob celebrates 420 and Electric Citizen announces big tour and new single.

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<![CDATA[Cincinnati Music Releases News and Notes - The latest on new releases from Buffalo Killers, The Infinity Ball, Tweens, Foxy Shazam and more]]>

The latest on new releases from Greater Cincinnati artists Buffalo Killers, The Infinity Ball, Tweens, Foxy Shazam, Dallas Moore, Freekbass, Comprador and more.

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<![CDATA[Cincinnati Bands Turn to Fans for Ambitious Projects - Plus, the Tunes & Blooms concert series begins and Mainstay Rock Bar turns 5]]> Local Folk Metal band Winterhymn launches crowd-funding campaign to help with its upcoming national tour, while Chamber/Folk/Indie foursome The Happy Maladies goes to its fans for help with a pair of ambitious recording projects. Plus, Mainstay Rock Bar celebrates its fifth birthday and the Cincinnati Zoo's free Tunes & Blooms concerts begin.
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<![CDATA[The Pinstripes Celebrate Decade of Music-Making - Plus, 'Mistaken for Strangers' opens, Automagik returns and more local music news]]> Cincinnati Reggae/Soul greats The Pinstripes celebrate their 10th anniversary and announce a pull-back from live shows. Plus, 'Mistaken for Strangers' (featuring the Cincy natives of The National) opens locally, The Harlequins prep live album, Automagik returns and Serenity Fisher sings in the name of love.
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<![CDATA[Jeremy Pinnell Gets Personal on Debut Solo Album - Plus, 74 West celebrates debut release and ’80s Pop … Rocks tribute/benefit show returns]]> Stellar local singer/songwriter Jeremy Pinnell unveils his first solo album, OH/KY, 74 West celebrates the release of Life on Shuffle and dozens of local artists play their favorites from the ’80s at the "’80s Pop … Rocks" tribute/benefit concert this weekend.
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<![CDATA[Kelly Richey Band Gets Down at the Wisp - Plus, Shoot Out the Light issues new album, Jeremy Pinnell previews his solo debut and Ray's Music Exchange reunites]]> Blues Funk trio The Kelly Richey Band celebrate its new live album at the place it was recorded, The Blue Wisp Jazz Club, plus Shoot Out the Lights releases sophomore full-length, Jeremy Pinnell previews new solo effort and Ray's Music Exchange reunites in Newport.
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<![CDATA[MC Till and All That Jazz - Local Hip Hop artists teams with all-star group of area players for Jazz/Hip Hop album]]> Saturday, local Hip Hop artist MC Till celebrates the release of his Jazz/Hip Hop fusion album, The Neighborhood, featuring veteran local artists like Ric Hordinski, John Von Ohlen, Steve Schmidt and more.
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<![CDATA[New Local Music Releases Celebrated This Week - Day Camp, Saturn Batteries, Buffalo Wabs & the Price Hill Hustle and The String Theory host release parties this weekend]]> Greater Cincinnati bands Day Camp, Saturn Batteries, Buffalo Wabs & the Price Hill Hustle and The String Theory host celebrations for their latest releases this weekend.]]> <![CDATA[Irish/American Voodoo Loons Celebrate Second Album Release - Plus, area musicians unite to raise funds and awareness for various causes this week]]> Irish/American band Voodoo Loons celebrate the release of its second full-length, The Criminal Ear, this Friday in Covington. Plus, the Tie Dye Ball returns to raise funds for Play It Forward, local Punk bands team up to remember a fallen friend and local Hip Hop artists perform to help raise awareness about the region's heroin epidemic.
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<![CDATA[Love Is All Around (Local Venues) - Valentine's Day brings some cool musical events to Greater Cincinnati this weekend]]> Over a dozen area musicians will gather on Valentine's Day to perform the acclaimed (and massive) 69 Love Songs album by The Magnetic Fields. Plus, the Valentine's Day Rebound Show brings an eclectic lineup to Covington and Cincinnati once again participates in the World Sound Healing Day with a big event on Valentine's Day.
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<![CDATA[It’s the Most Winter Blues-iest Time of the Year - Winter Blues Fest returns and local artists and more unite to raise awareness for austism]]> The Cincy Blues Society's Winter Blues Fest returns this weekend with two strong national headliners and oodles of top-notch local talent. Plus, Prizoner, Sonny Moorman, Stagger Lee and more unite to raise autism awareness at the fifth annual Autism Rocks benefit concert.
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<![CDATA[New Afghan Whigs Album Due This Spring - ]]>

Last month, one of the greatest, most influential Rock bands to come out of the Cincinnati music scene, The Afghan Whigs, announced their return to the concert stage.

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<![CDATA[Tigerlilies Do It "In the Dark" - Plus, music-packed 17th annual Cincinnati Entertainment Awards set for this Sunday]]> Enduring Cincinnati Power Pop/Rock champs The Tigerlilies return with a new album, In the Dark, while the Cincinnati Entertainment Awards celebrates its 17th anniversary this Sunday in Covington.
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<![CDATA[The Tillers Added to Cincinnati Entertainment Awards Show - Plus, local musician Willy D passes away, Bunbury announces performers and sister fest, The Reflectives release debut and The Afghan Whigs keep going ]]>

Cincy Folk trio The Tillers will perform a special tribute to their former bandmate at the Cincinnati Entertainment Awards ceremony.

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<![CDATA[Instruments Stolen, Friends Step Up - Plus, CEA voting ends soon, Strangetunge hosts winter party and College Hill Coffee Co. turns 8]]> Friends and fans of local musician Justin Todhunter step up to help after a post-Christmas break-in left him without his prized instruments. Plus, CEA voting ends soon, Strangetunge hosts a winter party and Tracy Walker and Chris Collier help College Hill Coffee Co. celebrate its eighth birthday.
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<![CDATA[CEA and Best New Bands Lineups Confirmed - Plus, Tweens get busier and Chris Comer gets funky]]> The lineups for January's Cincinnati Entertainment Awards and "Best New Bands" showcase solidify, Tweens gears up for an even busier year in 2014 and Jazz pianist Chris Comer gets funky.
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<![CDATA[Gigs for the Holidays - New Year's Eve and other holiday-time live local music options]]>

 The Kelly Richey Band records a new live album/video, The Comet Bluegrass All-Stars' celebrate a new release and some of Greater Cincinnati's finest perform special New Year's Eve shows.

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<![CDATA[Releasing 'Spirits' - Hank Williams tribute released, CEA voting open and Best New Bands showcased booked]]> Spirits of Hank, a live recording featuring numerous local Country/Roots musicians playing the eight songs music legend Hank Williams recorded at Cincinnati’s Herzog recording studios, is released. Plus, CEA voting is open and the 'Best New Bands' showcase is booked.]]> <![CDATA[Welcome to Injecting Strangers' 'Nightmare Nancy' - Plus, The Tempers release ballad collection, Buffalo Killers score a new record deal and School of Rock Mason preps pre-holiday shows]]> Theatrical Cincinnati rockers Injecting Strangers promote their new EP release this weekend. Plus, Maurice Mattei and The Tempers celebrate the release of a new collection of ballads, Buffalo Killers sign with Sun Pedal Recordings and School of Rock Mason pays tribute to Neil Young, Van Halen and others with weekend shows.]]> <![CDATA[Phratry Records Facilitates a Foursome - Plus, Freak releases debut EP, Withrow's marching band gets some star-studded help and Grand Oversoul reunites for a great cause]]> The nearly decade old Cincinnati-based record label Phratry Records releases a new four-way split single featuring locals Mala in Se and Knife the Symphony, as well as Aperiodic and Joe 4. Plus, area Metal crew Freak celebrate its new EP, Blue Wisp hosts a fundraiser for an area high school marching band and Grand Oversoul returns for Transitions Global benefit.
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