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The Afghan Whigs announce vinyl reissues of first three Sub Pop releases – Bogarts on 9/28

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The Afghan Whigs
9/28/17
Bogarts, 2621 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH
7pm, Buy Tickets

The Afghan Whigs‘ first three releases on Sub Pop Records – Up In ItCongregation and theUptown Avondale EP – will be released on 180-gram vinyl on September 8th via the Sub Pop Megamart and at the merch table for all upcoming Afghan Whigs North American shows. Retail stores will begin carrying these titles on September 22nd. Read more

Charlie Parr Premieres New Song ‘I Ain’t Dead Yet’ – Southgate House Revival on 9/17

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Charlie Parr

Charlie Parr, Wonky Tonk
9/17/17
Southgate House Revival, 111 E 6th St, Newport, KY
6:30pm doors, 7:30pm show, Buy Tickets

Charlie Parr has released the second single from his forthcoming full-length Dog to be released September 8 on Red House Records. American Songwriter premiered “I Ain’t Dead Yet,” noting his“furiously picked acoustic slide guitar.” The song is Charlie’s tribute to Dock Boggs, as he explained, “He played a song called ‘Roses While I’m Living’ which expressed the same sentiment. We’re here now, we have time to appreciate one another now rather than memorialize them when they’re gone.” Read more

Signs and Songs: An Americana Music Series at The American Sign Museum – Continues TONIGHT 8/11 with The Northern Kentucky Bluegrass Band

The Northern Kentucky Bluegrass Band

The Northern Kentucky Bluegrass Band

The American Sign Museum will present Signs & Songs, an Americana Music Series, on June 17, July 8, and August 11. The series will spotlight three separate nights of live music by some of the Queen City’s top musicians. Cincinnati folk troubadour Jake Speed will kick off the series, and then host the next two concerts. Each band will illuminate a distinct genre of Americana music (i.e. folk-blues, New Orleans jazz, bluegrass) while audiences sip suds and soak in the signs of America’s bright past. Read more

Charlotte duo Sinners & Saints at Plain Folk Cafe on Saturday August 26th

Sinners & Saints

Sinners & Saints

Acoustic duo Sinners & Saints will perform at Plain Folk Cafe, 10177 State Route 131, Pleasant Plain, on Saturday, August 26th at 7:30 p.m. This is a FREE event open to patrons of all ages.  For more information call 513-877-2526 or visit htttp://plainfolkcafe.com. Read more

Scott H Biram Coming To The Southgate House Revival On 9/1

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Scott H. Biram

Scott H. Biram
9/1/17
Southgate House Revival, 111 E 6th St, Newport, KY
8pm doors, 9pm show, Buy Tickets

With the heart of a genuine Texas bluesman, the head (banging) of a Zappa and Lemmy disciple, and boots resting in the dust outside of town at sunrise, Scott H. Biram journeys through the harrowing human condition like no one else. A walk on the Biram side straddles the chasm between sin and redemption and The Bad Testament lands somewhere west of the Old Testament and south of an AA handbook. It’s a record of hard-grinding lost love, blues and deep, dark Americana. Read more

Phillip Paul Jazz Trio To Perform at Kings Records Exhibit Opening at MOTR Pub On 8/25

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Philip Paul

T’S STAR TIME: EXHIBIT OPENING featuring the PHILIP PAUL JAZZ TRIO
Date: Friday, August 25
Time: Bar opens at 11AM, Show at 5:00PM
Venue: MOTR Pub | 1345 Main St., Cincinnati, OH 45202 | (513) 345-7981
Admission: FREE, 21+
Information: http://www.motrpub.com

When James Brown was about to take the stage during his shows, the announcer would say “It’s Star Time!” MOTR Pub in Over-the-Rhine is proud to say “It’s Star Time” for an upcoming art exhibit  with a focus on King Records musicians and artists. Over 15 local visual artists will be presenting  portraits of  King Records recording artists. Each artist has chosen their own star from King to create a work of art. Read more

Grand Funk Railroad Performing at The Lawrenceburg Event Center On Aug. 25

Grand Funk Railroad

Grand Funk Railroad

Grand Funk Railroad
August 25
The Lawenceburg Event Center, 91 Walnut Street, Lawrenceburg, IN.
Admission ranges from $22 to $60. 8pm shoe

www.thelawrenceburgeventcenter.com.

Formed in 1969, Grand Funk was born out of the ashes of Terry Knight & The Pack, another band from Flint, Michigan.  Currently the group includes original founding members Don Brewer (vocals and drums, writer and singer of the hit, “We’re An American Band”) and bassist Mel Schacher. Joining Don and Mel are true “ALL-STARS”– Max Carl (38 Special, Jack Mack and the Heart Attack, Max Carl and Big Dance), lead guitarist Bruce Kulick (12 years with KISS and credits with Michael Bolton, Meatloaf and Billy Squier), and keyboardist Tim Cashion (Bob Seger and Robert Palmer). Read more

Lizz Wright Coming To The Ludlow Garage On 9/23 In Support Of Latest Album, Grace

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9/23/17
Live at The Ludlow Garage, 342 Ludlow Ave, Cincinnati, OH
8pm show, Buy Tickets

Lauded American singer Lizz Wright‘s latest project, GRACE, reveals the web of deep running roots of story and song that bind together the vastly diverse traditions that are the soul of the American South. Wright summons her Southern heritage and the spirit of the earth to usher us into a nurturing space that pulses and hums with the unspoken suggestion that grace is a cornerstone of our original state of being. Read more

2018 Bunbury Music Festival – Early Bee Tickets On Sale Now

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One of the country’s premier music festivals, Bunbury Music Festival today went on sale with Early Bee tickets for its 2018 event. The annual festival transforms the banks of the Ohio River into a vibrant festival experience, Bunbury continues to feature jam-packed, eclectic lineups of national, regional and local acts. Now entering its seventh year, Bunbury has received critical acclaim from Billboard, USA Today, Pollstar and Yahoo! Music, and was named among the Top 16 Music Festivals by CNN Travel in 2017. Read more

The Mavericks Coming To The Taft Theatre On 9/9

The Mavericks

The Mavericks

The Mavericks
9/9/17
Taft Theatre, 317 E 5th St, Cincinnati, OH
7pm doors, 8pm show, Buy Tickets

Grammy award-winning band The Mavericks will perform at Taft Theatre in Cincinnati, OH onSaturday, September 9th. The show starts at 8:00 p.m. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Touring in support of highly acclaimed Brand New Day, the album soared to #1 on the Americana radio charts and was featured in the Associated PressBillboardLos Angeles Times,Entertainment WeeklyAmerican Songwriter and more. Rolling Stone Country said, “It’s such wild musical journeys that make classifying the Mavericks a futile endeavor, even after eight albums.” Brand New Day is the group’s first independent, full-length studio release on their label Mono Mundo Recordings. Forbes shared more about the band’s decision to take total control of their long-standing career (HERE). Read more

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