The Seedy Seeds have set some astonishing benchmarks for themselves in just three years. Arising from a chance meeting between Mike Ingram and Margaret Weiner at a friend's birthday party, the Seeds have quickly become a scene favorite.
A trip to the mall usually results in a new pair of shoes or maybe an Orange Julius and a pretzel. For singer/songwriter Maurice Mattei, a stroll through the Kenwood Towne Centre resulted in his new album, appropriately titled "Kenwood Towne Center."
Now, at long last, my two great loves (local music and trivia) come together in CityBeat's first "Great Cincinnati Music Trivia Challenge." The goal is to have some fun and hopefully point out interesting facets of our city's rich musical history -- because CityBeat is cheerleader No. 1 for Cincinnati's music community.
The Heartless Bastards return to the Southgate House Thursday with new songs and a new lineup. In fact, it might not be appropriate to call the Bastards a “Cincinnati” band anymore, given that singer/songwriter/guitarist Erika Wennerstrom has relocated to Austin, Tex.