If it's seemed like Cincy Folk trio The Tillers haven't been as omnipresent on the local club scene this summer, that's because the group has been spending a lot more time on the road since the release of its sophomore album, By the Signs. The band has been playing clubs and festivals throughout the Midwest and East Coast but come home Thursday to open for Ramblin' Jack Elliott at the Southgate House.
Molly Malone's in Covington presents a benefit show Friday for local Irish Folk/Rock performer Roger Drawdy and his family. A month ago, Drawdy's home burned down and the family lost everything but the clothes on their backs, a couple of guitars and a child's car seat.
Local Rockabilly/Honky Tonk faves StarDevils have a new CD out. StarDevils Trio was released in September and has drawn high praise from the international Rockabilly press. And area singer/songwriter Lauren Houston also has a new CD available. The Northern Kentucky resident will celebrate the release of her debut — the gorgeous Folk/Pop/Country gem, Roots & Wings
A benefit for the family of the late singer/songwriter Katie Reider takes place Saturday at Dirty Jack's in Elmwood Place. The event also serves as a celebration of Katie's life and music starting at 8 p.m. and is hosted by Debra Randall, the show's organizer and a WAIF radio personality. The musical lineup includes Jen Foster, Jayne Sachs Band, Whitney Barriclow, The Blue Umbrellas, Frozen Feet, Holly Spears and Chakras.