CityBeat - Spill It http://www.citybeat.com/cincinnati/articles.sec-86-1-spill_it.html <![CDATA[Ass Ponys Announce November Reunion Shows - ]]>

After not performing together in more than a decade, one of Cincinnati’s greatest bands, Ass Ponys, have announced two reunion shows for this fall.

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<![CDATA[Local Acts Announced for MidPoint Music Festival - ]]>

A third batch of artists slated to appear at September’s MidPoint Music Festival was recently unveiled, revealing several of the Cincinnati-area acts performing at this year’s event, as well as more touring artists booked for the fest.

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<![CDATA[Maurice Mattei Explores ‘Girl Jungle’ on New LP - ]]>

Cincinnati’s Maurice Mattei wouldn’t refuse a taste of success. Given the opportunity, I think he would gladly allow one of his brilliant story songs to be used in an appropriate manner in a decent film for a respectable payday.

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<![CDATA[Northside’s Rock N’ Roll Carnival Returns - ]]>

Northside not only hosts the city’s most unique Fourth of July parade; the neighborhood also has the most one-of-a-kind festival to celebrate America’s independence in the region.

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<![CDATA[Dan Karlsberg’s Brilliant Love Letter to ’Nati Jazz - ]]>

Cincinnati’s Jazz scene took a hit last year when one of its longstanding and more popular venues, the Blue Wisp Jazz Club, closed. But if you think the Wisp’s closure marked the death of Jazz in Cincinnati, you are underestimating not only the endurance of the city’s great Jazz musicians, but also Jazz itself.

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<![CDATA[Local Bands Road Tripping This Summer - Plus, the East Price Hill Jazz Festival returns and the Porkopolis Pig & Whiskey Festival offers great sampling of local Roots/Americana ]]> As many of us are gearing up for summertime trips, several local bands have plotted out “working vacations,” embarking on road trips to spread the word about their music.]]> <![CDATA[Chakras and Other Locals Celebrate New Releases - ]]> After raising funds through a Kickstarter campaign, Cincinnati rockers Chakras headed to California to record with one of the Rock world’s top producers, Joe Chiccarelli. Known for his extensive pro]]> <![CDATA[Local Music at Bunbury - ]]>

Bunbury Music Festival (taking place along the riverfront’s Sawyer Point Park and Yeatman’s Cove) has some great Cincinnati acts scattered throughout Friday, Saturday and Sunday, each well worth adding to your itinerary.

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<![CDATA[Free Downtown, Over-the-Rhine Music Series Heat Up - ]]>

Although summertime doesn’t officially begin until June 21, the popular free music series at downtown’s Fountain Square and Over-the-Rhine’s Washington Park are officially in full swing starting this week.

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<![CDATA[Over the Rhine Raises Funds to Raise a Barn - ]]> 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 and singer/songwriter Billy Catfish throws a musical shindig.
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<![CDATA[The Part-Time Gentlemen Launch Debut Album - Plus, West Chester's Buckeye BBQ Fest showcases local Blues and Walk the Moon continues to climb charts]]> Americana trio The Part-Time Gentlemen celebrate the release of Whiskey on My Breath with an afternoon party at Arnold's on Sunday, the Buckeye BBQ Fest in West Chester showcases local Blues acts like Ricky Nye Inc. and Noah Wotherspoon and Walk the Moon plays NBC's The Voice and continues to climb the charts.
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<![CDATA[Howard Brothers 'Go a Li'l Faster' on First Release in Seven Years - Plus, MusicLi project hosts happy hour, Tunes & Blooms dates rescheduled, Salsa on the Square returns and the Applachian Festival showcases area Bluegrass acts]]> Rock trio Howard Brothers Band release first new album in seven years this week, new MusicLi project (which will benefit local businesses and local musicians) hosts an introductory happy hour, the Tunes & Blooms concerts at the Cincinnati Zoo begin rescheduled dates this week, Salsa on the Square heats up Fountain Square starting Thursday and the 46th annual Appalachian Festival showcases numerous local Bluegrass artists.
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<![CDATA[Wilder Celebrates Debut Release, Derby Day - Plus, Plastic Ants release vinyl version of their debut, Ellery play book launch concert and Automagik delay EP]]> Country/Americana group Wilder issue its debut EP with a Kentucky Derby-themed release party, Plastic Ants celebrate the vinyl release of their debut album, Ellery hosts a book launch party in honor of singer Tasha Golden's poetry collection and Automagik premiere a new single/video but delay planned EP release.
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<![CDATA[MidPoint Indie Summer Lineup Showcases Locals and Much More - Plus, veteran local singer/songwriter Bob Cushing releases 'Troubadour Songs']]> The 2015 MidPoint Indie Summer series, featuring free concerts every Friday on Fountain Square all summer long, spotlights the local music scene and brings in more notable national acts than ever before. Plus, veteran Cincinnati musician Bob Cushing celebrates his latest release, Troubadour Songs, this Saturday.
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<![CDATA[Ben Knight, Coconut Milk and More New Local Releases - Plus, news on new efforts from Jane Decker and The Rubber Knife Gang and the 'Bootleggers & Hustlers Volume One' compilation]]> Cincinnati area artists Ben Knight & the Welldiggers, Coconut Milk, Jane Decker and The Rubber Knife Gang celebrate new releases this week. Plus, Arnold's and Neltner Small Batch collaborate on a new local music compilation set for release on Record Store Day.
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<![CDATA[DIY Music and Culture Fest Debuts in Over-the-Rhine - Plus, Hot for Alice releases its full-length debut and The Warsaw Falcons play the Woodward]]> The first Zines, Screens & Screams Fest, a celebration of DIY music and culture, comes to Main Street in Over-the-Rhine this Friday and Saturday. Plus, local Alt Pop Rock band Hot for Alice celebrates its debut album release, Sirens, and The Warsaw Falcons are back and playing this weekend with longtime friends The Tigerlilies and JetLab.
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<![CDATA[Old City Brings Back the Cassingle - Plus, Tunes & Blooms, Walk the Moon and Brian Newman return to Cincy, The Chris Comer Space Dub Sextet debuts and local acts unite for 80’s Pop Rocks benefit ]]> Cincinnati Indie Rock trio Old City celebrates the release of The Sun is My Light, the "Tunes & Blooms" concert series returns to the Cincinnati Zoo, the 80's Pop Rocks benefit celebrates ’80s music and raises funds for charity, Brian Newman returns from NYC for a rare local show, Jazz pianist debuts Chris Comer Space Dub Sextet and Walk the Moon plays sold out show at Bogart's.
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<![CDATA[LiViD, Moxie Band and More Locals Celebrate New Releases - Plus, Ray's Music Exchange reunites for fourth annual show Saturday]]> LiVid, The Moxie Band, The Grove and Buffalo Wabs and the Price Hill Hustle celebrate new releases this weekend. Plus, Ray's Music Exchange returns for fourth annual reunion show and announces new offshoot band Rays.
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<![CDATA[The Happy Maladies Showcase Collaborations with ‘Must Love Cats’ - Plus, Go Go Buffalo and Dead Man String Band also celebrate new releases this week]]> Adventurous Cincinnati Chamber Folk quartet The Happy Maladies unveil their stunning Must Love Cats project, featuring compositions from various outside composers. Plus, one-man-show Dead Man String Band celebrates the release of the new full-length I and heavy Psych Rock crew Go Go Buffalo unleashes its debut EP, It Ain't Worth It.
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<![CDATA[Buffalo Killer Goes Truly Solo on New LP - Plus, new release news about Bad Veins, Ronnie Verl & the Wallbangers and Sean Geil]]> Buffalo Killers' Andy Gabbard gets set to release his debut solo effort, Fluff. Plus, Bad Veins remake their second album as The Mess Remade (releasing next week), Ronnie Verl & the Wallbangers celebrate their new album, Mostly Drinking Songs, and The Tillers' Sean Geil is on schedule to release four albums this month.
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