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Forecastle Announces 2017 Late Night Shows


Stay onboard long after the festival lights go down with Forecastle Late-Night on the Belle of Louisville presented by Rhinegeist and powered by Do502.

Yacht Rock Revue™ will take over the Belle of Louisville on Friday, July 14. Known as the Greatest Show on Surf, this nautical-themed group will feel right at home on the Ohio River, taking their act to the high seas with epic (spot-on) covers of classics by Hall & Oates, Steely Dan, and so much more. Read more

Mayesfest Comes Back To Bellevue Beach Park On 5/20

Hickory Robot

Hickory Robot

Save the date for Mayesfest on Saturday, May 20, 2017 in the beautiful Bellevue Beach Park in Bellevue, KY. Grab your family and friends and get ready for a fun day full of good food, amazing music, and a breathtaking view of the Ohio River.

Mayesfest is FREE to the public, and is a one-day bonanza of Bluegrass and American roots music on the Ohio River from noon to 11pm. Festivities include a variety of food, beverages, merchandise vendors, and bounce houses for the kids! Read more

John Morris Russell To Lead Cincinnati Pops Through 2020-2021 Season

John Morris Russell

John Morris Russell

The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra announced an agreement with John Morris Russell that extends the Conductor’s contract through the 2020-21 season. This builds on a five-year extension announced in 2014 and comes on the heels of a wildly successful international tour in March that included Cincinnati Pops performances in China and Taiwan for enthusiastic crowds. Mr. Russell took over the Cincinnati Pops in September of 2011, which operates under the umbrella of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Read more

Keller Williams’ KWahtro At Dark Star Jubilee In Support of Bands’ Debut Album “Sync”

Keller Williams' KWahtro

Keller Williams’ KWahtro

Dark Star Jubilee May 26-28, 2017
Legend Valley Music Center, Thornville, OH

KWahtro, the latest ensemble from genre hopping multi-instrumentalist/vocalist Keller Williams, will perform at Dark Star Jubilee, which runs May 26-28, in support of the group’s debut studio album Sync (January 20). Led by Williams on guitar and vocals, KWahtro features the superb musicianship of bassist Danton Boller (Jazz Mandolin Project, Roy Hargrove), guitarist and longtime Williams’ collaborator Gibb Droll (Brandi Carlisle, Bruce Hornsby) and drummer Rodney Holmes (Carlos Santana, Steve Kimock). For more insight, see the Relix feature HERE Read more

Old Crow Medicine Show Performing Blonde On Blonde at The Taft Theatre On 6/1

Old Crow Medicine Show

Old Crow Medicine Show

Old Crow Medicine Show
Taft Theatre, 317 E 5th St, Cincinnati, OH
7pm doors, 8pm show, Buy Tickets

Grammy Award winning group Old Crow Medicine Show is bringing the music of Bob Dylan’s Blonde On Blonde album to the road in celebration of the release of 50 Years Of Blonde On Blonde (Columbia). The acclaimed roots band will perform the album in its entirety at each stop, including their upcoming performance at Taft Theatre in Cincinnati, OH on Thursday, June 1st. The show starts at 8:00 p.m. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Read more

The Hooten Hallers Coming To The Southgate House Revival On 4/26


The Hooten Hallers, All-Seeing Eyes
Southgate House Revival, 111 E 6th St, Newport, KY
7:30pm doors, 8pm show, Buy Tickets

In the olden days of American music, before radios, television, highways, and the internet homogenized everything, regional styles and traditions reigned. And yet, the rich regionalism of America continues today, fighting against the Walmart-ization of American culture. Columbia, MO trio The Hooten Hallers are out front of this charge, reclaiming the heritage of their Missouri roots. Read more

Angaleena Presley Coming to The Southgate House Revival on 4/23 in Support of New Album


Angaleena Presley
Southgate House Revival, 111 E 6th St, Newport, KY
8pm show, Buy Tickets

Angaleena Presley follows her critically acclaimed 2015 debut, American Middle Class, with the 12-track Wrangled, April 21 on Mining Light/Thirty Tigers. Angaleena’s “ambitious and riveting” songwriting (Wall Street Journal) punches through each of the co-written tracks. Once again she took a lead chair at the studio’s board, co-producing with Oran Thornton (Eric Church, David Nail) and recording close to home at famed “Ronnie’s Place” in Nashville. Read more

Bunbury Music Festival 2017 Daily Lineups Announced


CINCINNATI (April 18, 2017) – PromoWest Productions announced today the daily lineup for the 2017 Bunbury Music Festival, returning to downtown Cincinnati’s Sawyer Point and Yeatman’s Cove June 2-4. Celebrating its sixth year in 2017, the three-day music festival will transform the banks of the Ohio River into a vibrant music festival experience.

Friday June 2 acts include: Wiz Khalifa, G-Eazy, Death Cab for Cutie, The Shins, MUTEMATH, Mike Stud, NF, Eden, Civil Twilight, July Talk, Flor, The Upset Victory, Flying Underground, Alex Angelo Read more

Indie Music Series Returns to Fountain Square Starting June 2

Young Heirlooms

Young Heirlooms

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Mod Sun, Eric Nally (former front man of Foxy Shazam), Delta Rae, and Com Truise are among the headliners performing at Indie Vol 2017. Celebrating its ninth year in 2017, the free weekly concert series will return to the P&G Music Stage every Friday, 7p-11p, June 2-September 1.

This year’s series will feature an eclectic lineup of national, regional, and local acts, full schedule below. Read more

The Gage Brothers Show Off Expanded Lineup On Sophomore Release – 6/16 at Plain Folk Cafe, 6/17 at Southgate House Revival

The Gage Brothers

The Gage Brothers

6/16/17 – Plain Folk Cafe, 10177 OH-132, Pleasant Plain, OH, Free, 7pm
6/17/17 – Southgate House Revival, 111 E 6th St, Newport, KY, Free, 21+, 9:30pm

When Ohio-bred and based brothers Ben and Zach Gage sat down one Sunday afternoon in 2014 to kick around some harmonies and share their love of old folk tunes, the siblings had no idea at the time that this simple starting point would launch a speedy and successful musical path.

Just a year later, the pair would release their debut album, Take it Back, which quickly earned them recognition as one of Northeast Ohio’s most acclaimed local bands. And now, again, just one season later, The Gage Brothers are poised to release their sophomore self-titled follow-up on May 5. Read more

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