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Music Tonight: Low, R. Ring, The Fray and more

• Veteran Indie Rock cult heroes Low pull into town tonight to play the new Ballroom at the Taft Theatre. Formerly known for their "slow-core" approach, the Duluth, Minn., trio has expanded its sound greatly in recently years. Check out a clip from last month, filmed at The Guardian offices in the U.K., of Low explaining and performing the song "Witches."     Opening the 8 p.m. show is R. Ring, featuring Dayton, Kentucky's Mike Montgomery (thistle, Ampline) and Dayton, Ohio's Kelley Deal (The Breeders, The Kelley Deal 6000). The band is getting ready to release a full-length album, but here's a live clip of them performing the song "Hundred Dollar Heat" in Austin, Tex., during the recent SXSW fest. R.Ring - Hundred Dollar Heat from Be Lie All on Vimeo.Tickets for tonight's show are $12.• Santa Cruz, California-based Psych Rock band Sleepy Sun performs a free show tonight at MOTR Pub at 10 p.m. The band recently released its third album, Spine Hits. Check out what our Jason Gargano has to say about Sleepy Sun here. Space rockers White Hills, which recently issued Frying On This Rock through Thrill Jockey, open the show with their own brand of "fuzzed out psychedelia."Here's the trailer for Sleepy Sun's Spine Hits, followed by a video for White Hills' "Pads of Light."Sleepy Sun - Spine Hits trailer from ATP Concerts & Recordings on Vimeo.White Hills - Pads of Light from Thrill Jockey Records on Vimeo.Click on for more info on shows tonight by The Fray and Lucy Wainwright Roche.

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Dead Musicians Society Offers Lively Show

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 3, 2009
If you did the zombie dress-up thing for Halloween and grew so attached you want to sport your costume again this weekend, you'd probably fit right in at Covington's Molly Malone's this Friday. That's when local singer/songwriter Beau Alquizola puts on the show "Dead Musicians Society," his annual benefit for the local Stop AIDS organization that features local bands covering their favorite deceased artists.  

Sayler Park 'Second Saturday' Series

West Side oasis hosts outdoor music, art and love

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 8, 2009
Drive carefully down narrow, tricky River Road. Twenty minutes from downtown, Sayler Park magically appears. A vividly green place lost in the deep southwest corner of Cincinnati, it's a hidden artistic community with a small-town, old-time feel. Every second Saturday of the month from June through September, Nelson Sayler Memorial Park holds rich concerts backed by local artists; this week's lineup features A Day Late, Jane Andra and entheos.