When Pomegranates released their 2008 debut album, it was the culmination of a number of significant advances in a relatively short time. Within months of forming, the quartet had notched accomplishments that evade some bands for years. Their new album, 'Everybody, Come Outside!,' bristles with an engaging Indie Rock energy that simultaneously references and transcends their avowed influences: Talking Heads and Brian Eno.
It seems like only yesterday that we were running all over Downtown trying to see a bazillion bands perform for the 2008 MidPoint Music Festival. Now it's time to start preparing for a bigger, badder, better MidPoint in 2009. Artists can now electronically submit their music for consideration to perform at MidPoint (Sept. 24-26) at www.mpmf.com.
Local Blues/Rock king Sonny Moorman, winner of last year's Cincinnati Entertainment Award in the Blues category, is celebrating the birth of his new CD, 'Live As Hell,' this Friday at Cardi’s Bar and Grill in Fairfield. Plus new music from Rumpke Mountain Boys, Pomegranates and The Sleep.