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Tyler Childers Returning To Ohio for An Appearance At The Nelsonville Music Festival On 6/6

Tyler Childers

Tyler Childers

Tyler Childers at Nelsonville Music Festival On 6/6 –

Like many great Southern storytellers, singer-songwriter Tyler Childers has fallen in love with a place. The people, landmarks and legendary moments from his childhood home of Lawrence County, Kentucky, populate the 10 songs in his formidable debut, Purgatory, an album that’s simultaneously modern and as ancient as the Appalachian Mountains in which events unfold. Read more

Gangstagrass Performing at The Ludlow Garage TONIGHT 5/16



The Ludlow Garage, 342 Ludlow Ave, CIncinnati, OH
7pm doors, 8:30pm show, Buy Tickets

Gangstagrass has been cooking up the heat to stun their fans once again by releasing their 5 th  album and first live recording, “Pocket Full of Fire” on February 15th. The response thus far has been incredible including Billboard’s Bluegrass Albums Chart Debut at #8. They used the International Folk Alliance Conference as the vehicle to create momentum and buzz whilst performing the moment it was available on all streaming devices. They walked away from the conference as one of the most talked about artists taking home endorsement deals, and booking agencies for territories outside of the U.S as well as grabbing the cover story for Cashbox Canada . Read more

Keller Williams Announces New Album “Add” Out May 31 – Performing at Paradise Music Festival On 7/12


Keller Williams at Paradise Music Festival on 7/12/19 –

With a prolific career spanning 23 studio records and numerous live recordings, Keller Williams has announced the release of his new album, Add, on May 31. The follow up to his 2018 entirely instrumental release, SANS, Add sees Williams now adding vocals back into both new and previously unrecorded songs, as well as his own versions of “Brave Captain” by Firehose and Joni Mitchell’s “All I Want”. Of the first single titled “The Big One” Williams says, “I’m excited for ‘The Big One’ to see the light of day, as it’s had tons of stage time and no real place on any of my last few releases.” Listen to the track HERE. Read more

Annie Bacon Coming To Stanleys Pub On 6/5 with Harlot and Twig & Leaf


Annie Bacon, Twig & Leaf, Harlot
Stanleys Pub, 323 Stanley Ave, Cincinnati, OH
$5, 8pm show

Annie Bacon & her OSHEN have made a career slinging emotion, empathy and vulnerability in their sweet brand of folk-rock. On their newest single, the title track to the forthcoming LP Nothing stays the same, the band leans into the darkness of depression, wallows for a moment in the battle of the wills (to live or die), and then leaps into an earnest sermon of tenderness and patience. It’s a song that is meant to do work in the world. Read more

Forecastle Festival Announces Official 2019 Late-Night Shows presented by Against the Grain and Four Roses Bourbon


Stay onboard long after the festival lights go down with Forecastle Late-Night on the Belle of Louisville, presented by Against the Grain and Four Roses Bourbon.

Grammy-nominated duo Chromeo will host a DJ set aboard the Belle of Louisville on Friday, July 12, bringing together funk, R&B and modern pop to produce high-powered beats sure to make you dance long into the night. Read more

Freekbass Performing at Top Cats On 6/6 In Support Of New Album “All The Way This. All The Way That”

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Top Cats, 2820 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH
8pm doors, 9pm show, Buy Tickets

Freekbass has cemented himself as a ground breaking bass player and funk guru. His innovative styling including his signature double thumb strumming technique has garnered critical acclaim and a cult fan following. With the new album, Freekbass has devoted his craft to push the funk forward by harnessing the Cincinnati sound and merging it with universal influences that bring the funk to the present with the spirit of the future. Freekbass enthusiastically adds, “this album could have been recorded in 1972 and some of it in 2072. Read more

Hayes Carll Coming To The Southgate House Revival On 6/2

Hayes Carll

Hayes Carll

Hayes Carll
Southgate House Revival, 111 E 6th St, Newport, KY
7pm doors, 7:30pm show, Buy Tickets

Acclaimed singer-songwriter Hayes Carll will perform at The Southgate House Revival on June 2 in support of his hailed new album What It Is, released February 15 via Dualtone. As his sixth studio release and follow up to 2016’s deeply personal Lovers and Leavers, What It Is is comprised of 12 dynamic, timely tracks that find Carll in a wiser phase of life — rejuvenated on a new creative plateau. Read more

Bad Suns Announce Extensive Fall Tour Following Sold-Out Spring Run – 20th Century Theater On 9/13

Bad Suns

Bad Suns

Bad Suns
20th Century Theater, 3021 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH
7pm doors, 8pm show, Buy Tickets

Today, Bad Suns announce an extensive fall tour following the release of their Epitaph debut Mystic Truth — which showcases the band’s “meticulously polished” (AllMusic) new sound that blends “post-punk with a hint of The Boss” (LA Times) — and a largely sold-out spring tour. The band plays Lollapalooza this summer before embarking on 25 dates across the country with support from Liily and Ultra Q. Tickets are available here this Friday, May 10th, 10am local time – full dates below. Read more

The Brother Brothers Performing at Nelsonville Music Festival On 6/7 & 6/8

The Brother Brothers

The Brother Brothers

The Brother Brothers at Nelsonville Music Festival On 6/7 and 6/8 –

The Brother Brothers carry the folk tradition for a new generation. Identical twins David and Adam Moss honor contemporary aches with the nostalgic tenderness of another time on their debut full-length album, Some People I Know, out October 19, 2018 on Compass Records. Read more

Mandolin Orange Release New Video for “Into the Sun” – Performing at Nelsonville Music Festival On 6/8

Mandolin Orange

Mandolin Orange

Mandolin Orange at Nelsonville Music Festival on 6/8 –

Since the February release of their acclaimed new album Tides Of A Teardrop (Yep Roc Records) – which topped Billboard’s Heatseekers, Folk/Americana, Current Country, and Bluegrass Charts – “Into the Sun” has emerged from the record as an unexpected favorite among Mandolin Orange’s 1.5 million monthly Spotify listeners. Today, the band gives the song a new live video: Read more

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