Jasmine Lorraine “Wonky Tonk” Poole grew up in the hard scrabble portion of the American heartland. Kentucky, to be precise. Her world of loss and longing is familiar terrain for lovers of country, bluegrass and folk music but, just as Kentucky can be viewed as a bridge between north and south, Wonk’s music blends elements of indie/alternative rock with old school country. It’s hard to separate the wonk from the tonk. Nor should you try. Read more
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Where in the world can you go to sit back, relax, know your kids are safe, enjoy campground cooking, have plenty of room to move around, jam jam jam, and know you are going to be in for the most exciting, thoroughly entertaining, heckuva bunch of pickers and singers ever to be assembled in the Most Laid Back atmosphere in this country? How about joining us the first week in June in Bean Blossom Indiana, Bill Monroe’s Music Park for the 6th Annual John Hartford Memorial Festival, The Most Laid Back Festival in America! Read more
In celebration of the 8th year anniversary of Cincy Groove; on November 21st, 2015 they will be taking over the Sanctuary stage at The Southgate House Revival with 5 of your favorite bands!
Cincy Groove was established in November 2007 in order to showcase the concert photography of owner, Scott Preston. Since then CincyGroove.com has evolved into a one stop shop in Cincinnati for concert photos, music news, and music calendar!
The lineup for the Cincy Groove Music Festival includes some incredible music from some of your favorite funk/fusion/jam bands! Carole Walker, SOUSE, The Cincy Brass, Ray’s Music Exchange, and Elementree Livity Project will all be gracing the stage in the Sanctuary. Read more
Electric Citizenis back home after just finishing their sophomore album in Nashville at Dan Auerbach’s (of The Black Keys) Easy Eye Studios with Producer Brian Olive and Mix Engineer Collin Dupuis. The new album is expected to be released spring of 2016 on California based label RidingEasy Records.
Since their debut album, Electric Citizen has spent the majority of 2014 & 2015 touring with acts such as Pentagram, Fu Manchu, Wolfmother, Budos Band and supporting acts such as Joan Jett, The Cult, and King Diamond. This past July they also played their first monthlong headlining tour. As they await the release of their new album, they are excited to be playing their first hometown gig in months. Read more
Stanleys Pub, 323 Stanley Ave, Cincinnati, OH
2014 was a year of change for jamgrass favorites Cornmeal. With a strong lineup including Scott Tipping guitar (Backyard Tire Fire), Phil Roach on fiddle (Giving Tree Band), and Drew Littel on drums, along with 15 year veteran original members Chris Gangi on bass, and Wavy Dave Burlingame on banjo Cornmeal is ready to again take their place at the helm of progressive Americana. Read more
Photo Credit: Jeff Kane
Red Wanting Blue
Live at the Ludlow Garage, 342 Ludlow Ave, Cincinnati, OH
8:15pm, $15, $17
In the years since vocalist and songwriter Scott Terry formed Red Wanting Blue, the band has gone on to establish itself as a quintessential example of American perseverance and hard work, building an exceedingly loyal fan base based on non-stop touring, all without any industry support. Read more
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, led by Music Director Louis Langrée, will perform a community concert at Princeton High School on Monday, November 23 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be the Orchestra’s first community performance of the 2015-16 season. The CSO will perform Tchaikovsky’s dramatic Fifth Symphony, as well as Bruch’s beloved First Violin Concerto with soloist Gabriel Pegis (Principal Second Violin in the CSO). The concert will open with a performance of Bach and Britten by the Princeton High School Orchestras, which will receive special coaching and instruction from CSO musicians and assistant conductors prior to the performance. Read more
Innovators, renegades, villains, mothers, influencers and music superstars, Dixie Chicks, announced today a return to touring with their upcoming DCX MMXVI World Tour. The multiple Grammy Award®–winning and multi-platinum selling band will kick off their highly anticipated North American tour, produced by Live Nation, on June 1, 2016 at the Riverbend Music Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. DCX MMXVI World Tour will visit over 40 cities throughout the U.S. and Canada with dates lined up in New York City, Los Angeles, Toronto, Chicago, Vancouver, Washington DC, San Francisco, Philadelphia, Boston and more. A full list of dates is below. The North American leg of the DCX MMXVI World Tour immediately follows the group’s previously announced European tour shows. Read more
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) will present its annual One City, One Symphony concerts on Friday and Saturday, November 13 and 14, 2015. This year’s event centers on the theme of freedom, with the concerts featuring a new CSO commission of three short works that set selections of the late Dr. Maya Angelou’s poetry to music, a particularly fitting tribute to this warrior for peace, justice, and love. The concerts will also include a performance of Dvořák’s New World Symphony, one of the most beloved American symphonies of all time. This celebration of the promise of freedom and American music coincides with the 150th anniversary of the 13th Amendment. Read more
World-renowned, multi-platinum rockers Everclear are touring the United States this fall to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Sparkle And Fade, the band’s platinum commercial breakthrough album, featuring the hit single “Santa Monica“. Everclear will perform songs from the Sparkle & Fade album, along with tracks from their newest album, Black Is The New Black. Purchase tickets here: http://bit.ly/1LYcXPD. For more information, please visit:http://www.