Photos by Scott Preston
Archive for May 2014
Meet the redheaded brother/sister rock’n’roll duo White Mystery from Chicago founded on April 20, 2008. Miss Alex White, known for her work in Miss Alex Whiteand the Red Orchestra, sings and is a ”Top Ten Female Guitarist to Look Out For” according to Guitar World. Francis Scott Key White sings too, and drums like a frenetic madman.
White Mystery self-released two full length albums that earned high scores from Pitchfork, LA Weekly, The Chicago Tribune, and Austin Chronicle, along with music videos named in the “Top 5 Weirdest Video Premieres” by MTV Hive. The high energy duo kicks out the jams with relentless touring, explosive sets, and what The Chicago Reader calls the “Best Band Merch.” Read more
MidPoint Music Festival is pleased to announce Chromeo will perform at this year’s event. Dave 1 and P-Thugg, the reigning lords of funk, will bring their brand of 80s-inspired pop and self-described Larry David funk to the headlining stage at Washington Park on Thursday, September 25.
While a number of acts have been revealed, more artists will be confirmed in the coming months. Tickets for the thirteenth-annual festival, September 25–27, are on sale now at MPMF.com. Tickets for the Chromeo showcase will go on sale starting May 30. All-Access Pass — $69 ($79 after 9/1/14); VIP Pass — $179
Chromeo is currently touring the world in support of their fourth album, White Women, which officially debuted at #1 on iTunes on May 12 (Big Beat/Atlantic). Read more
Eric Johnson Announces Summer Tour In Support Of “Europe Live” Out June 24th – Coming To Taft Theatre On August 5
August 5, 2014
Taft Theatre, 317 E 5th St, Cincinnati, OH
7:30 doors, 8:30pm show
$20 adv, $25 dos, Buy Tickets
Eric Johnson has announced a summer tour that begins in Des Moines on July 30 at Wooly’s and runs through August 16th at the Bluebird Theater in Denver. On June 24, Mascot Label Group’s Provogue Records will release Europe Live. Recorded in venues across Johnson’s tour of the continent, the majority of the album captures his appearance at Amsterdam’s Melkweg along with selections from two dates in Germany at Die Kantine in Köln and Bochum Zeche and the Paris show at New Morning. Each appearance featured a unique set list, offering Johnson the opportunity to cull this track listing from a wealth of repertoire captured. Read more
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Fountain Square’s 2014 PNC Summer Music Series returns next week! See below for the full schedule of summer events. All are free unless otherwise noted. Stay tuned for further details at www.MyFountainSquare.com.
Mondays, June 2 – August 25, 7pm to 9pm
Every Monday from 7pm to 9pm, grab your friends and head to the Square for fast-paced trivia and great prizes. Full bar service and drink specials available. Special thanks to our sponsor, Last Call Productions. Visit www.MyFountainSquare.com for updates or to add this event series to your Smartphone.
Strauss Troy Market
Tuesdays, Tuesday June 3 – August 27, 11am to 2pm
Spend your Tuesday lunch-hour exploring one of the city’s most unique shopping experiences. From 11am to 2pm, enjoy fresh baked treats, made-to-order lunches, hand crafted goods and more. Special thanks to our sponsors, Strauss Troy and the Cincinnati Business Courier. Visit www.MyFountainSquare.com for a complete list of vendors or to add this event series to your Smartphone. Read more