CityBeat - Sound Advice http://www.citybeat.com/cincinnati/articles.sec-88-1-sound_advice.html <![CDATA[Shooter Jennings & Waymore Outlaws with Travis Meadows and Josh Morning Star - Wednesday • Madison Theater]]>

Following a father’s musical footsteps is hard enough, but boots don’t come harder to match than those of Country icon Waylon Jennings.

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<![CDATA[BoomBox - Thursday • Cosmo’s (Covington)]]> BoomBox has cultivated a distinct sound that strongly leans toward psychedelic House music, but with rhythmic and at times wandering guitar riffs that keep at least one leg in the realm of Blues and Rock.]]> <![CDATA[Keb’ Mo’ - Thursday • Taft Theatre]]>

For more than four decades, Keb’ Mo’ has been considered one of the leading contemporary lights in the Delta Blues tradition, a guitarist of infinite skill and invention who can easily play straight Delta translations or seamlessly hybridize the genre with dashes of Pop, Jazz, Folk and Rock.

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<![CDATA[Umphrey’s McGee with Tauk - Friday • Taft Theatre]]>

After making their mark at the first-ever Bonnaroo festival, the band’s following has continued to grow.

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<![CDATA[Carlene Carter with John Mellencamp - Saturday • Aronoff Center]]>

Mother Maybelle Carter was a member of the Carter Family, whose infamous 1927 recordings in Bristol, Tenn., (along with Jimmie Rodgers, Blind Alfred Reed and others) brought Country music to the masses.

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<![CDATA[Borgore - Sunday • Bogart’s]]>

To say that Israeli Electronic Dance producer/DJ Borgore has a broad range would be the understatement of the ages.

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<![CDATA[Aoife O’Donovan with Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Over the Rhine, Rosanne Cash and more - Friday-Sunday • Music Hall]]>

What could be better than a night with the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra doing Stephen Foster classics?

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<![CDATA[The Delta Saints with Moonshine & Wine - Thursday • Southgate House Revival ]]>

This is the kind of band that, while enticing on record, really shines in a live setting.

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<![CDATA[Landlady with Animal Mother - Wednesday • MOTR Pub ]]>

If you missed Landlady’s frenetic MPMF appearance, here’s your chance to see one of Indie Rock’s most unique and wonderful new acts.

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<![CDATA[Particle with Freekbass - Thursday • Southgate House Revival]]>

If you’re caught not gettin’ down at a Particle concert, it may be assumed that you’re either not hip enough to groove, have a fat rock in your shoe or are sadly too self-conscious to let your limbs loose.

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<![CDATA[Rodney Carrington - Friday • Taft Theatre]]>

Rodney Carrington is a songwriter and comedian who is not afraid to go “blue,” talking about the things we all experience in life that are of an adult nature.

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<![CDATA[Chuck Ragan with Jody & Sammy Stapleton - Friday • Southgate House Revival]]>

Chuck Ragan has made a unique career out of exploring unlikely paths.

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<![CDATA[Behold the Brave with Pluto Revolts - Thursday • MOTR Pub]]>

The band’s skronky Psychedelic Blues with a side of Soul and a sprinkle of Pop melodicism was an easy sell to local fans of the Buffalo Killers’ loping Psych Pop thunder and the Heartless Bastards’ quirky Indie Blues mutations.

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<![CDATA[Sound & Shape with Day Camp and Sweet Ray Laurel - Thursday • Southgate House Revival ]]>

Either there’s an evolution/revolution going on down in the hills of Tennessee or someone has spiked the water supply with a chemical blend of adrenaline and amphetamine, because the Riff Rock sounds emanating from the state these days could strip the bark off a redwood tree at 50 paces.

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<![CDATA[10 String Symphony - Friday • Southgate House Revival]]>

What is awesome and innovative about 10 String Symphony is that while both Sedelmyer and Baiman are profuse in the Bluegrass, Old-Time and Celtic styles, they possess an open-minded bent for blatantly Progressive music as well.

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<![CDATA[G-Eazy - Friday • Bogart’s]]>

Given his killer flow and impeccable flair, G-Eazy’s famous could last as long as any of Hip Hop’s current practitioners.

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<![CDATA[Lagartha with Kate Wakefield - Wednesday • MOTR Pub]]>

Lagartha does Doom with a quiet fury and a roiling undercurrent that is deceptively Ambient and menacingly insistent.

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<![CDATA[Tab Benoit with Samantha Fish and The Sonny Moorman Group - Thursday • Madison Theater]]>

David Bowie and Neil Young will reinvent themselves at the drop of a press release and without the slightest provocation, but Tab Benoit is as reliable as the sun and just as warm and welcome.

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<![CDATA[Steelism - Friday • MOTR Pub]]>

In the studio and especially on stage, Steelism runs through its blistering originals and brilliant covers with a palpable sense of reverence and a breakneck intensity.

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<![CDATA[Adrian Belew Power Trio with Saul Zonana - Sunday • 20th Century Theater]]>

Belew’s versatile, inventive guitar playing can move from heavy riffing to light-as-air atmospheric in a moment’s notice.

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