Archive for December 2011
The Big Payback: Music Heritage Foundation celebrates 5th year Anniversary of James Brown’s homecoming
“The Big Payback: GRIOTS REVENGE”
Friday 12.30.11 – Historic Herzog – 7:30 p.m.
5th anniversary of James Brown’s passing.
(Cincinnati, OH) The Cincinnati USA Music Heritage Foundation will make history with another installment from the King Records chronicles by hosting a star studded celebration marking the 5th Anniversary of James Brown’s homecoming at the former Herzog Studios on Friday, December 30th, 2011 at 7:30 p.m.
More about the event:
Title: The Big Payback: GRIOTS REVENGE
Where: Historic Herzog, 811 Race Street, Floor 2 – featuring exhibit of King & Herzog artists, pieces by Keith Neltner & Famous Flame Jimmy Railey (CityBeat building)
When: Friday, December 30, 2011 at 7:30 p.m.
What: Tribute Performances recorded before a live studio audience including refreshments.
Who: Selectas Choice (Cincinnati Magazines ” Best DJ Set 2011″) Nu Song, Lady Phixx & The Funky Drummer Allstars MC Cypher Read more
Dayton , OH – December 23, 2011 – Following an impressive 2011 that saw the band crisscross the country numerous times, Ohio’s rising stars, The Werks, have launched plans for next year. To celebrate the entrance of 2012, The Werks have joined forces with Papadosio for the largest live concert event in Ohio over NYE weekend with nights at the LC Pavilion in Columbus, OH with numerous special guests.
Highlights for the first part of the next year include going into the studio to record their third studio CD, collaborating with Perpetual Groove for a Colorado ski tour in February as well as festival appearances beginning as early as March and April. Read more
Switchblade Syndicate releases their debut album, “As Long As There’s Whiskey”, Friday December 30th at Mainstay Rock Bar
Switchblade Syndicate is pleased to announce the release of their debut album, “As Long As There’s Whiskey” at Mainstay Rock Bar (Cincinnati, Ohio) on Friday December 30th, 2011. Local favorites, Mad Anthony, will be rounding out the bill.
The album was engineered by Mike Montgomery at Candyland Studios in Avondale. This first offering is 13 songs that reflect the band’s unique style. Aside from Switchblade’s Members; Veronica Grim (vocals, guitar), Paul Burgio (lead guitar), John Campbell (bass) and Dave Johnson (drums) there are two guests; James Bondage of the Reanimated and Kelly Thomas of Kelly Thomas & The Fabulous Pickups/The Tammy WhyNots adding harmonies on 2 tracks. Read more
12/31/11 New Year’s Eve at the Newport Music Hall Columbus, OH
1/19/12 Jackie O’s Athens, OH
1/21/12 The Kent Stage Kent, OH
1/27/12 Martyrs Chicago, IL
1/28/12 Bell’s Eccentric Café Kalamazoo, MI
2/10/12 20th Century Theater Cincinnati, OH Read more
Wussy is a four-piece rock and roll band comprised of ex-Ass Ponys frontman Chuck Cleaver (guitar, vocals), Lisa Walker (guitar, vocals), Mark Messerly (bass, keyboards) and Joe Klug (drums). They formed in Cincinnati, Ohio in the early 2000’s with original drummer Dawn Burman. Read more