A message from Tenacious D: “Donald Trump has proven to be the most divisive, corrupt and dangerous President in the modern history of this country, and we simply cannot stand for another four years of his administration! Now is the time to elect a REAL leader!” With that in mind, Tenacious D has put together The Purple Nurple Tour – Twisting Hard To The Left! – whose shows go on sale this Friday, March 6, at 10 am local time. Tickets can be purchased at TenaciousD.com.
Greg Dulli, frontman of The Afghan Whigs and The Twilight Singers, recently announced his first-ever solo record, Random Desire out February 21st via Royal Cream/BMG. Today, Dulli shares the music video for the single, “Pantomima,” directed by long-time Whigs collaborator Philip Harder who also stars in the video. “The video is an homage to the movie All That Jazz,” said Dulli. “‘Pantomima’ feels like a show tune to me.” Random Desire is now available for pre-order.
As world travelers for nearly two decades, Rising Appalachia have merged multiple global music influences with their own southern roots to create the inviting new folk album, Leylines. Remarkably the band has built its legion of listeners independently — a self-made success story that has led to major festival appearances and sold-out shows at venues across the country.
Revered guitarist, singer, songwriter and filmmaker Jesse Dayton will perform at Southgate House Revival on September 24 in support of his new album Mixtape Volume 1 (August 9, Blue Élan Records), a collection of deeper cuts by legendary artists infused with Dayton’s Texas/Louisiana-influenced style. Through his decades-spanning career, Jesse Dayton has become one of the music industry’s best kept secrets and valuable weapons with a sound that blends rock, blues, old school country, punk-rock and zydeco. On Mixtape Volume 1, Dayton offers his own reinterpretations of songs from iconic artists including Neil Young, Elton John, ZZ Top and more. Listen to the album via Rolling Stone Country HERE.
Elvis Costello and The Imposters will hit the road again in October, as sole headliner after their summer excursion with Blondie.
The tour is entitled, “Just Trust” in answer to the musical questions: “Will they play my favourite song?,” or, “Are they going to frighten the horses with a lot of excellent songs that are rarely performed?,” not to mention, “Can I expect the hits of yesteryear and those of tomorrow?”
The original lineup of the groundbreaking quartet Béla Fleck & The Flecktones – banjoist Béla Fleck, Howard Levy on piano and harmonica, percussionist / Drumitarist Future Man and bassist Victor Wooten – will be celebrating its 30th anniversary with a US tour this summer.
Punk Rock Americana sextet 500 MILES TO MEMPHIS has signed to Paper + Plastick for a vinyl release of their genre-bending magnum opus Blessed Be the Damned, which is set for an August 9th release as well as a digital release paired with a smoke, oak, and green leaves scented candle that encapsulates the music and the stories that it tells. In addition, the band will be kicking off their Midwest and East Coast outing today at Midwest Punkfest in Bloomington, IL then circles around Tennessee, Ohio, Kentucky, and Pennsylvania including two performances at Musikfest in Bethlehem, PA leading up to their vinyl release party at Fountain Square in Cincinnati, OH.
Steve Earle (Acoustic) with Shannon McNally
Ludlow Garage, 342 Ludlow Ave, Cincinnati, OH
8:30pm show, Buy Tickets
Steve Earle & The Dukes are set to return with GUY on March 29th, 2019. A return to New West Records, the 16-song set is comprised of songs written by one of his two primary songwriting mentors, the legendary Guy Clark. GUY appears ten years after his Grammy Award winning album TOWNES, his tribute to his other songwriting mentor, Townes Van Zandt. Read more
If you are looking for some home cooked music, to kick off the holiday season, have we got the show for you! Local musician, Kelly Thomas along with Morrella Raleigh, manager of The Southgate House Revival, have put together a whole house show packed with amazing local talent paired with the perfect locally produced beverages!
The main course, the music, has a little something for any taste featuring; Jared Schaedle, Harlot, Wilder, The Warsaw Falcons, Arlo Mckinley & The Lonesome Sound, Mad Anthony, The Debtors, Daniel In Stereo, Doctor Bombay and The Atomic Bachelor Pad, Ben Knight and The Well Diggers, Mark Utley and Bulletville, Dead Man String Band, Sweet Ray Laurel, G. Burton & The Story, Pete Dressman and The S.U.N. and Frontier Folk Nebraska! Rumor has it that FFN may be having some special guests ala “The Last Waltz” toward the end of their set! Read more