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Longworth-Anderson Series Presents Third Season Of Grammy Award Winning Performers at Memorial Hall

Keb Mo'

Keb’ Mo’

The Cincinnati Memorial Hall Society presents an all-star line-up of nationally recognized performers and bands in a variety of contemporary music genres at historic Memorial Hall. Launched in early 2017 and showcasing Grammy Award-winning performers and bands, the annual Series is quickly becoming an important part of Cincinnati’s entertainment calendar. We are appreciative of the continued support of our Season Sponsor, the Carol Ann & Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation. Read more

The Dead Tongues Announce 2019 Spring Tour Dates – Coming To MOTR Pub On 4/4

The Dead Tongues

The Dead Tongues

The Dead Tongues
MOTR Pub, 1345 Main St, Cincinnati, OH
Free, 21+, 10pm show

The Dead Tongues (Ryan Gustafson) is excited to announce upcoming headlining show in Nashville and the Midwest. This April, Gustafson will hit the road in support of the new album Unsung Passage, a record favorably compared by Folk Alley to the works of Rhiannon Giddens and Valerie June. The upcoming tour follows dates an east coast headlining run, as well as a national direct support tour with Mountain Man, and UK and Europe as direct support for Ben Howard. All upcoming North American tour dates are listed below. Read more

New York Roots Rockers Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones embark on Cross-Country Tour – 4/24 at Northside Tavern

Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones

Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones

Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones
Northside Tavern, 4163 Hamilton Ave, Cincinnati, OH
9pm show, Free

2018 was quite the year for New York Roots Rockers, Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones. They spent the second half of 2018 on tours supporting some of their musical heroes, The Reverend Horton Heat, The Blasters, and most recently the Brian Setzer Orchestra, on their 15th Anniversary Christmas Rocks Tour. Read more

Cave Twins Appearing At Yellow Cab Tavern In Dayton On 4/26 In Support of Peter Mulvey

Cave Twins

Cave Twins

Cave Twins opening for Peter Mulvey
Yellow Cab Tavern, 700 E 4th St, Dayton, OH

With whimsical lyrics and a solid musical grounding in Americana tradition, David Mayfield and Abby Rose are taking advantage of their combined songwriting skills and tight harmonies to propel their new duo group, Cave Twins, into the Indie music spotlight. Each artist has seen success separate from their new pairing — as solo acts, within other groups, and behind the scenes in the producer’s chair. Together Mayfield and Rose complement one another’s musical stylings to create a pleasant, light hearted mix of what some have called “cute little songs and shorter, cuter little songs”. Read more

Alice Cooper Appearing at Riverbend Music Center On 7/23 With Halestorm and Motionless In White

Alice Cooper

Alice Cooper

Alice Cooper, Halestorm
Riverbend Music Center, 6295 Kellogg Ave, Cincinnati, OH
7pm show, Buy Tickets

Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Famer Alice Cooper has announced a handful of July tour dates marking the premiere of his all-new “Ol’ Black Eyes Is Back” show, which will have a very different look than recent tours. These dates will precede his Summer 2019, month-long co-headline run with Halestorm. Read more

Soul Step Records Announces the Fifth Installment of The Cincinnati Brewers Series


Soul Step Records continues their singular mission in mind: To release music from artists on vinyl, and to do it at no cost to the artist. Since our inception, Soul Step Records has worked tirelessly to fund and release over Forty Two different vinyl releases, with many more coming in 2019. Read more

Jimmie Vaughan Releases new album ‘Baby, Please Come Home’ On 5/17 – Performing at Memorial Hall On 6/27

Jimmie Vaughn

Jimmie Vaughn

Jimmie Vaughn
Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm St, Cincinnati, OH
8pm show, Buy Tickets

When it comes to the blues today, there are a handful of guiding lights to make sure the music stays true to its powerful source. The sound of pleasure and pain that first sparked musicians to create such a sound is a force that can never be underestimated. The mojo has to be there. Texas guitarist/singer Jimmie Vaughan has dedicated his life to making sure the blues not only stays alive, but remains full of life and an inspiration to all who listen. He’s held onto the spirit of the blues for more than 50 years, and he isn’t about to stop now. Read more

Phillip Paul Trio Performing At MOTR Pub On 4/7

Phillip Paul

Phillip Paul

Phillip Paul Trio
MOTR Pub, 1345 Main St, Cincinnati, OH
Free, 21+, 8pm (2 sets)

Drummer Philip Paul has been called “the heartbeat of early rock and roll.” As a session musician at King Records, he provided the backbeat for countless classic and obscure songs of all genres. His versatility, creativity, and dependability made him invaluable as a member of the company’s studio band. Read more

The Way Down Wanderers At The Southgate House Revival On 4/19

The Way Down Wanderers

The Way Down Wanderers

The Way Down Wanderers
Southgate House Revival, 111 E 6th St, Newport, KY
8pm doors, 9pm show, Buy Tickets

Genre-melding quintet The Way Down Wanderers will perform at The Southgate House Revival on April 19 in support of their independent sophomore release illusions (February 22). Hailing from Peoria, IL, the group crafts stories inspired by the heartland with a unique blend of influences stemming from their varied musical backgrounds in rock, jazz and classical. Read more

Bourbon & Beyond Returns With Foo Fighters, Robert Plant, Zac Brown Band & More At The World’s Largest Bourbon Festival – 9/20-22 In Louisville


The World’s Largest Bourbon Festival, Bourbon & Beyond, will make its anticipated return to Louisville, KY Friday, September 20, Saturday, September 21, and Sunday, September 22, expanding to three days full of incredible music, unique culinary events, and unmatched experiences from the region’s best distilleries at the new Highland Festival Grounds At KY Expo Center. Read more

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