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Dopapod Announce Nationwide Spring Tour, Debut Bonnaroo Festival Performance – Madison Theater On 2/27

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After an amazing New Year’s run that began 2015 with a packed audience in Worcester, MA, Dopapod is exploding out of the gate for the year announcing a lengthy spring tour along with the news of their debut at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival.  Multiple night stands highlight the spring run with weekend-long stints at The Sinclair in Boston April 17 – 19 and April 24, 25 at the Brooklyn Bowl.

All of this exciting news follows the release of the band’s fourth album, Never Odd or Even – out in late 2014. The band’s most fully realized work to date, the new songs embody the energy and cohesion that Dopapod has developed from playing live as well as an increasing comfort and familiarity while in the studio. Read more

The Lone Bellow stream on NPR First Listen On 1/27 – Performing At The MusicNOW Festival On 3/15

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In the week leading up to the release of their second album, fans and newcomers can stream The Lone Bellow’s Then Came The Morning via NPR’s First ListenThen Came The Morning was produced by Aaron Dessner of The National and mixed by Peter Katis. It will be released on January 27th.

Earlier this month the band played two of the new songs on Jimmy Kimmel Live. The evening of January 26th they will appear on The Late Show with David Letterman performing the single and title track “Then Came The Morning.”  They can also be seen on CBS This Morning Saturday on February 14th.  The Lone Bellow will be on tour throughout the spring with many of their shows already sold out.

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Electric violinist Joe Deninzon Joins SEE I Rock Orchestra (Students From The Sycamore School System in the School’s Rock Orchestra) On 2/13

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Joe Deninzon

SEE I Rock Orchestra of the Sycamore School district will be presenting contemporary hits including AC/DC’s Back in Black, Jimi Hendrix’s Fire, Coldplay’s A sky Full of Stars and Muse’s Starlight and Sweet Child O Mine by Guns N Roses plus some of Joe Deninzon’s music at Sycamore High School, in Cincinnati, OH on February 13 at 7 pm.
Admission is $10
The school’s phone number is (513) 686-1760.
The website is sycamoreschools.org. Tickets are available on www.SBOB.org through the online store.

Activities on February 12 include workshops with students from both Sycamore’s Junior and Senior High Schools. Workshops run 8:15 am through 11:20 am at the High School and Junior High. After dinner, at 6:30 pm, on Thursday, Feb. 12, Joe and the SEE 1 Rock Orchestra will rehearse at Sycamore High School. Dress rehearsal is Friday afternoon 12:30 to 3:30 pm at Sycamore High School. Read more

Dark Star Orchestra Return to Legend Valley for the Dark Star Jubilee Music Festival on Memorial Day Weekend

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Dark Star Orchestra and All Good Presents announce today the return of the Dark Star Jubilee Music Festival to Legend Valley in Thornville, OH, just 30 minutes east of Columbus, on Memorial Day Weekend May 22 – 24. Hosted and curated by Dark Star Orchestra, world-renowned re-creators of the Grateful Dead live experience, this fourth annual Jubilee festival features these artists:

Dark Star Orchestra (3 nights)
Los Lobos
Railroad Earth
Robert Randolph & The Family Band
Peter Rowan’s Twang an’ Groove
Keller and The Keels
Steep Canyon Rangers Read more

Dave Matthews Band Returns To Cincinnati at Riverbend Music Center On Friday, June 5

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Dave Matthews

Photo by Scott Preston

Dave Matthews Band will be performing two full sets each evening on its 2015 summer tour. The move to a two-set format last year drew praise from fans and reviewers alike.
Rolling Stone named Dave Matthews Band’s 2014 run as one of the hottest summer tours, observing how the change “resulted in plenty of surprises,” and The Atlanta Journal noted, “the stage is where
DMB built its empire and where the band remains master of its domain…DMB deserves kudos for always bringing their A-game to the stage.”

The 2015 North American tour will kick off on May 13 at Austin 360 Amphitheatre in Austin, TX and includes a stop in Cincinnati, OH on Friday, June 5 at Riverbend Music Center.
An online ticket presale will begin on Thursday, January 15, at 10:00 AM ET at www.warehouse.davematthewsband.com for members of the DMB Warehouse Fan Association. Read more

Lydia Loveless Performing at The Southgate House Revival with Magnolia Mountain On 2/15

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Lydia Loveless

Photos by Scott Preston

Lydia Loveless with Magnolia Mountain
2/15/15
Southgate House Revival, 111 E 6th St, Newport, KY
8pm doors, 9pm show, $10 adv, $12 dos, Buy Tickets

Two years after the critical success of her breakout second album, Indestructible MachineLydia Loveless emerges from the trenches of hometown Columbus, OH with the gloves off and brimming with confidence on Somewhere Else. While her previous album was described as “hillbilly punk with a honky-tonk heart” (Uncut), this one can’t be so quickly shoehorned into neat categorical cubbyholes. No, things are different this time around—Loveless and her band have collectively dismissed the genre blinders and sonic boundaries that come from playing it from a safe, familiar place.

Writing from this new-found place of conviction, Lydia crafted 10 songs that are stark in their honesty, selfexamination, and openness. Somewhere Else is more elemental than any of Loveless’s previous material; it’s about longing for the other, whether that’s something emotional, physical, or mental, all anchored by her arresting voice that sounds beyond her years. Creatively speaking, if Indestructible Machine was an all-night bender, Somewhere Else is the forlorn twilight of the next day, when that creeping nostalgia has you looking back for someone, something, or just…anything. Read more

Fall Out Boy and Wiz Khalifa Set To Embark On Massive Boys Of Zummer Tour – Riverbend Music Center On 6/30

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Wiz Khalifa

Photos by Scott Preston

Multi-platinum selling artists Fall Out Boy and Wiz Khalifa announced today their 40+ city Boys of Zummer co-headlining tour in support of their respective hit albums American Beauty/American Psycho and Blacc Hollywood. The summer tour will kick off on Wednesday, June 10 at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, NJ, and continue through cities including Chicago, Toronto, Nashville, St. Louis, Atlanta, Dallas and Las Vegas before concluding at Los Angeles’ famed Hollywood Bowl on Monday, Aug. 10. American rapper, singer and hip hop artist Hoodie Allen will serve as special guest on the tour.

Citi® cardmembers will have access to pre-sale tickets beginning Wednesday, January 21 at 10 a.m. local time through Citi’s Private Pass® Program. For complete pre-sale details, visit www.citiprivatepass.comGeneral tickets for select cities will be available at www.livenation.com beginning Friday, January 23 at 10 a.m. local. Read more

Barrence Whitfield & the Savages at the Woodward Theater January 23 with special guest The Sundresses

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Barrence Whitfield

Rock and soul wild men and Cincinnati favorites Barrence Whitfield & the Savages are coming to the Woodward Theater on Friday, January 23, 2015. The Woodward is located at 1404 Main St., Cincinnati, Ohio in the historic neighborhood of Over-the-Rhine.

General admission tickets, $8 ADV/$10 DOS (plus applicable fees), are on sale now at MOTR Pub, Shake It Records, http://www.cincyticket.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=2344 and all CincyTicket outlets. All shows at the Woodward are age-restricted to 21-and-up unless otherwise noted.

Barrence Whitfield is a full-throttle soul screamer in the spirit of Little Richard, Don Covay, and Solomon Burke. He has been described as the owner of one incredible pair of lungs, with limitless energy and unmatched enthusiasm for his music and his audience. Read more

Award-Winning Songstress, Liz Longley, Set to Release Self-Titled Sugar Hill Records Debut, March 17 – Southgate House Revival On 4/8

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Liz Longley

Liz Longley
4/8/2015
Southgate House Revival, 111 E 6th St, Newport, KY
7pm doors, 7:30pm show, $12 adv, $15 dos, Buy Tickets

Liz Longley, the self-titled fourth studio album from singer/songwriter and dual-instrumentalist by the same name is set to drop March 17 on Sugar Hill Records. Produced by Gus Berry at Ocean Way Studios in Nashville, Tennessee, the album features sequencing and several new mixes from Sugar Hill’s Vice President of A&R and GRAMMY award – winning engineer and producer Gary Paczosa(Alison Krauss, Dolly Parton, Sarah Jarosz).

“It felt like a dream come true and worth every second of the wait,” says Longley regarding her offer from Sugar Hill, “I am so excited about working with this group. I can’t wait to see this album reach its full potential.” Read more

Nikki Lane at the Woodward Theater 2/20 with special guests Young Heirlooms and Kelley McRae

 

Nikki Lane

Nikki Lane

Nashville singer-songwriter Nikki Lane is coming to the Woodward Theater on Friday, February 20, 2015, following her great performance during last year’s MidPoint Music Festival in front of a capacity crowd. The Woodward is located at 1404 Main St., Cincinnati, Ohio in the historic neighborhood of Over-the-Rhine.

General admission tickets, $7 ADV/$10 DOS (plus applicable fees), are on sale now at MOTR Pub, Shake It Records, http://www.cincyticket.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=2423 and all CincyTicket outlets. All shows at the Woodward are age-restricted to 21-and-up unless otherwise noted.
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