The Flaming Lips, Lucero, and more in second round of Nelsonville Music Festival announcements – 7 acts join Merle Haggard, St. Vincent, and many more

Merle Haggard

Merle Haggard

Photos by Scott Preston

Stuart’s Opera House presents the 11th annual Nelsonville Music Festival on May 28-May 31, 2015 at Robbins Crossing on the campus of Hocking College in Nelsonville, Ohio. The second round of Nelsonville Music Festival announcements include the return of one of rock and roll’s biggest bands to NMF, The Flaming Lips, along with Memphis country punk rockers and cult favorites Lucero, acclaimed garage punk trio Oblivians, and Grammy-nominated folk singer songwriter Greg Brown. Finishing up the second round of announcements are Natural Child, Sarah Neufeld, and Good English. The new round of additions join a lineup that already includes Merle Haggard, St. Vincent, Trampled By Turtles, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Moon Hooch, and My Bubba. Many more acts for 2015 are still to be announced so be sure to stay updated! The 11th annual Nelsonville Music Festival will feature 4 days of music featuring over 40 bands on multiple stages all weekend long along with camping, kids activities, local artisan vendors, food, a beer garden, and much more. Weekend passes for all four days are on sale now for $130 (with no fees) and the price will raise from there until the gate price the weekend of the festival. Camping passes and VIP Weekend Passes to the festival are also on sale now. Tickets and more information can be foundnelsonvillefest.org or by calling (740) 753-1924. Read more

Bacchanalian Society Winter Gathering featuring Cincy Brass to benefit CSO On Thursday 1/29

Cincy Brass

Cincy Brass

Photos by Scott Preston

The Bacchanalian Society of Cincinnati with CSO Encore (the volunteer group of young professionals dedicated to introducing new audiences to the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra) will be hosting their Winter Gathering benefiting the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 29 at Music Hall. Cincinnati Pops Conductor John Morris Russell, will be the emcee of the event, with entertainment provided by Cincy Brass.

The Bacchanalian Society of Cincinnati is a volunteer-driven nonprofit organization which has turned the social roots of their wine-tasting gatherings into a means of helping charities and other nonprofit organizations organize and conduct their own events. Together with CSO Encore, proceeds from the Winter Gathering will benefit the CSO in its mission to seek and share inspiration as Cincinnati’s own and Cincinnati’s ambassador. Read more

Angela Perley & The Howlin’ Moons at Southgate House Revival 2/6

Angela Perley & The Howlin' Moons

Angela Perley & The Howlin’ Moons

photo credit: Eric Petersen 

Southgate House Revival, 111 East 6th Street, Newport, KY 41071, (859) 431-2201
Opener: Harlot, Doors 8:30pm / Show 9pm
Tickets: $8 adv and $10 d.o.s., http://www.ticketfly.com/event/731065

Whether it’s frontwoman Angela Perley’s gritty energy or the rest of the Howlin’ Moon’s impeccable attention to instrumental detail, there is a unique and wonderful aire to their live performance that has already caught the attention of music fanatics from New Orleans to New York.

There is something magnetic, vulnerable, dangerous, and electric about Angela Perley. Growing up in small town Ohio, Perley spent years as an observant wallflower engrossing herself in poetry, literature, people, and films. Perley’s band features longtime friends Billy Zehnal and Chris Connor on bass and lead guitar and Jeff Martin on drums. Since their incarnation in 2009, the band has released four EPs (Black Cat, Yellow Moon, Fireside, and Nowhere is Now Here) and one album (Hey Kid) on Vital Music USA. Read more

Dopapod Announce Nationwide Spring Tour, Debut Bonnaroo Festival Performance – Madison Theater On 2/27

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After an amazing New Year’s run that began 2015 with a packed audience in Worcester, MA, Dopapod is exploding out of the gate for the year announcing a lengthy spring tour along with the news of their debut at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival.  Multiple night stands highlight the spring run with weekend-long stints at The Sinclair in Boston April 17 – 19 and April 24, 25 at the Brooklyn Bowl.

All of this exciting news follows the release of the band’s fourth album, Never Odd or Even – out in late 2014. The band’s most fully realized work to date, the new songs embody the energy and cohesion that Dopapod has developed from playing live as well as an increasing comfort and familiarity while in the studio. Read more

Photos – The Cliftones, 1/25/15, Cincinnati Entertainment Awards, Madison Theater, Covington, KY

The Cliftones

The Cliftones

Photos by Scott Preston

http://www.thecliftones.com/

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Photos – Zebras In Public, 1/25/15, Cincinnati Entertainment Awards, Madison Theater, Covington, KY

Zebras In Public

Zebras In Public

Photos by Scott Preston

http://zebrasinpublic.net/

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Photos – Mad Anthony, 1/25/15, Cincinnati Entertainment Awards, Madison Theater, Covington, KY

Mad Anthony

Mad Anthony

Photos by Scott Preston

http://www.madanthonyband.com/

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Photos – Young Heirlooms, 1/25/15, Cincinnati Entertainment Awards, Madison Theater, Covington, KY

Young Heirlooms

Young Heirlooms

Photos by Scott Preston

https://www.facebook.com/YoungHeirlooms

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Photos – The Whiskey Shambles, 1/25/15, Cincinnati Entertainment Awards, Madison Theater, Covington, KY

The Whiskey Shambles

The Whiskey Shambles

Photos by Scott Preston

http://whiskeyshambles.com/

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Photos – SOUSE, 1/24/15, Rehearsal, Cincinnati, OH

SOUSE

SOUSE

Photos by Scott Preston

https://www.facebook.com/sousemusic

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