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Area Neighborhoods Join the All-Star Summer Celebration

Ten local neighborhoods will receive the All-Star treatment this summer as part of the Community Organizing Committee’s (COC) outreach initiative.  The COC will infuse All-Star excitement into these All-Star Neighborhoods with a Baseball Across the Region ceremony, T-Mobile All-Star Fan Fest tickets, official All-Star Summer signage and All-Star Neighborhood celebrations.  These celebrations are unique to each of the selected neighborhoods and are being envisioned and created by civic and residential leaders within each area.

Winners include the neighborhoods of Madisonville, East Price Hill, Clifton, West Chester, Walnut Hills, Pleasant Ridge, Green Township and Cheviot in Ohio as well as Bellevue and Taylor Mill in Kentucky.  Read more

Jesse Terry & Sarah Peacock at Southgate House Revival on June 11

Jesse Terry

Jesse Terry

Jesse Terry & Sarah Peacock
Southgate House Revival, 111 E 6th St, Newport, KY
June 11
7pm, 18+, $12/$15

Jesse Terry bio

Jesse has a new EP available on Noisetrade, The Calm and the Storm

Jesse Terry is an internationally touring, award-winning singer-songwriter whose intimacy with audiences, sincerity, and approachability has solidified him as a favorite at festivals and live venues nationwide. With three full-length albums, The Runner, Empty Seat On A Plane, and Stay Here With Me, this salt of the earth musician’s lyrical mastery, emotional depth, and soothing voice have often been compared to the likes of Ryan Adams, Jackson Browne, Josh Ritter, and James Taylor, reaching deep into listeners’ hearts to envelope them in shared joy, sadness, love, and unrelenting hope. Read more

Heartless Bastards Shares New Song via Billboard – Woodward Theater on 6/25 & 6/26

Heartless Bastards

Heartless Bastards

6/25 & 6/26/15
Woodward Theater, 1404 Main St, Cincinnati, OH
9pm Buy Tickets

Heartless Bastards have released a new song, “Black Cloud” from their soon-to-be-released album Restless Ones (Partisan). Billboard premiered the song yesterday alongside a revealing Q&A with singer/songwriter/guitarist Erika Wennerstrom.


Two weeks ago, the band unveiled the new album’s video for the first single, “Gates of Dawn. The clip premiered on Stereogum and is now also available to view on YouTube. Read more

Jeremy Pinnell’s “OH/KY” Album Gets National Release July 24th, PopMatters Premieres New Track

Jeremy Pinnell

Jeremy Pinnell

Jeremy Pinnell, Northern Kentucky’s son from across the river, is a soft-spoken man, born to an area that is equal parts Southern hospitality, Northern attitude and Midwestern charm. Raised from humble beginnings of singing in church and learning the guitar from his father, his craft quickly made heads turn and rooms fall silent. But with his departure from home at 18 to venture into the unknown with only his music, this young man soon found himself surrounded by the demons of the world he used to try and sing away.
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Nifi Festival Coming To Kentucky Speedway Aug 28-30


Nitro Fidelity in association with Kentucky Speedway are excited to announce the inaugural NiFi Festival. The three-day festival that offers abundant on-site camping will be taking place August 2830, 2015 at the Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, KY, centrally located near Cincinnati, Louisville and Lexington, and within easy driving distance of a number of major municipalities including Chicago, Detroit, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Charleston, Knoxville, St. Louis, Nashville, Indianapolis and Columbus.  Nitro Fidelity has partnered with Huka Entertainment and AJ Niland to curate a range of artists from multiple genres.  The all-star line up will include over 40 artists:  Green Day, Kings of Leon, Miranda Lambert, Brantley Gilbert, Jake Owen, Weezer, Hank Williams, Jr. and more. The full lineup is below. General Admission and Ignited (VIP) tickets go on sale on May 28, 10am eastern via Read more

Punk Rock Night Cincinnati Announces Monthly Showcase at Southgate House Revival


The Southgate House Revival is pleased to announce a new monthly punk rock showcase in affiliation with Indianapolis’ Punk Rock Night, “the longest running punk showcase on the planet.,“ established in 2000.

Punk Rock Night Cincinnati will take place the final Friday of every month in the Southgate House Revival’s upstairs Revival Room. Each night will feature multiple local, regional and national punk bands.

All shows are 18+ and most will be $5. Read more

Cincinnati Pops begins summer series with traditional crowd-pleasing Broadway Sing-Along June 6 at Riverbend Music Center

The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra will begin its summer series at Riverbend Music Center’s Corbett Pavilion on Saturday, June 6 at 8 p.m. with a special “Broadway Sing- Along” featuring classic Broadway hits and inviting the audience to sing along. Conductor John Morris Russell will lead Orchestra and audience in classics such as “Defying Gravity” from Wicked and selections from Rocky Horror Picture Show. Special guests Julia Murney (who impressed Cincinnati Pops audiences when she stepped in at the last minute for “Wicked Divas” in 2009), Doug LaBrecque, the Young Professionals Choral Collective, and Cincinnati Men’s Chorus Männerchor round out a top-notch cast to offer a wide variety of tunes. The winners from the ArtsWave “Cincy Sings” competition will also make an appearance on the program. Read more

Buffalo Killers & Ampline To Release 7″ Split Single On June 2


Two of Cincinnati’s finest, Buffalo Killers & Ampline, have teamed-up for a special split single that will be available through the Dayton, KY-based indie label Sofaburn Records. The 7″ vinyl version, featuring Buffalo Killers’ “Turkey Pete Montana Man” and Ampline’s “It Will Evaporate” is currently available to order online here and will be available digitally worldwide on June 2nd.

“Turkey Pete was a real person,” says Buffalo Killers’ Andy Gabbard. “The song is a list of things he did or lied about doing. We heard of him from touring the old Montana Prison. The song wrote itself.” Read more

John Moreland Performing at The Southgate House Revival on June 18 with Arlo McKinley

John Moreland

John Moreland

Photo: Joey Kneiser

John Moreland with Arlo McKinley
June 18, 2015
Southgate House Revival, 111 E 6th St, Newport, KY
18+, 8pm doors, 8:30pm show, $8 adv, $10 dos, Buy Tickets

Compelling singer/songwriter John Moreland will be performing at Southgate House Revival on Thursday, June 18th in support of his critically acclaimed third solo album, High On Tulsa Heat (released April 21 via Thirty Tigers). The Wall Street Journal featured the album as an exclusive premiere, describing it as  “…10 confessional songs laced with guitar grit as Moreland sings heart wrenching lyrics in an earthy voice that sounds worn in beyond his 29 years.” Pitchfork said, “There is plenty of well-worn sentiment and saltiness in his music, but there is also a relatable humanity that makes High on Tulsa Heat worth going back to. Though many of the songs convey images of earthiness and of dirt, there’s a beauty that helps the collection soar above the ground.” Read more

Rest In Peace B.B. King

BB King

BB King

I had the honor of photographing BB King back in 2013 at PNC Pavilion here in Cincinnati, OH.  It was amazing.  I was only about 5 feet from him.  My favorite photo is when he looked straight at the camera.

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