Archive for January 2018

The National Wins GRAMMY Award for ‘Sleep Well Beast’


The National were awarded a GRAMMY award for Best Alternative Music Album category for their 2017 release Sleep Well Beast during The Recording Academy® 60th annual GRAMMY® Awards show. While they were nominated in the same category for their last album, Trouble Will Find Me, this is the band’s first win. Sleep Well Beast, with designers Luke Hayman and Andrea Trabucco-Campos of Pentagram, also received a nomination for Best Recording Package. Read more

Frank Turner Announces Spring Album and New Song “1933” Available Now – Coming To Bogarts On 10/5


Frank Turner
Bogarts, 2621 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH
Doors 6:30pm, Buy Tickets

Frank Turner has announced details of his forthcoming seventh studio album entitled Be More Kind available on May 4th via Xtra Mile Recordings/Polydor UK /Interscope Records. The album is available for pre-order HERE and those who pre-order will receive instant downloads of “1933” and the previously released track “There She Is” from the 2017 release Songbook. Read more

Rachael Sage Opening For Howard Jones at Live at The Ludlow Garage On 3/10

Rachel Sage

Rachel Sage

Rachael Sage opening for Howard Jones
Live at The Ludlow Garage, 342 Ludlow Ave, Cincinnati, OH
8pm show, Buy Tickets

A soulful vocalist and innovative multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter Rachael Sage is one of the busiest touring artists in independent music, performing 100+ dates a year all over North America, the UK and Europe. She has earned herself a loyal following with her dynamic piano playing, delicate guitar work, expressive vocals, and improvisational audience interaction. Read more

The Decemberists, Ani DiFranco, and 14 More in First Round of Nelsonville Music Festival Announcements


Stuart’s Opera House presents the 14th annual Nelsonville Music Festival, May 31-June 3, 2018 at Robbins Crossing on the campus of Hocking College in Nelsonville, Ohio. The first round of lineup announcements for NMF18 includes: The Decemberists (headlining Friday, June 1), Ani DiFranco (headlining Sunday, June 3), Alvvays, Kevin Morby, Mission Temple Fireworks Revival featuring Paul Thorn & Band and Blind Boys of Alabama, Middle Kids, Colter Wall, Antibalas, Wooden Shjips, Earthless, Sunflower Bean, Charlie Parr, River Whyless, Twain, Shannon Lay, and Counterfeit Madison. Many more bands still to be announced! Read more

Primus Announces Summer Tour w/ Mastodon – PNC Pavilion On 6/12


Primus with Mastodon
PNC Pavilion, 6295 Kellogg Ave, Cincinnati, OH
7pm, Buy Tickets

Buckle up as Primus announces a summer tour with titans Mastodon as they continue on the road in support of their ninth studio album, The Desaturating Seven, out now on ATO Records. Pre-sale tickets start Tuesday, Jan 30 local time HERE (password: Goblins) and general onsale is Friday, Feb 2. Read more

Photos – Davy Knowles, 1/26/18, Southgate House Revival, Newport, KY

Davy Knowles

Davy Knowles

Photos by Scott Preston

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Cincinnati’s Bunbury Music Festival 2018 Lineup Announced – June 1-3


Jack White, The Chainsmokers, blink-182, Post Malone, and Incubus will headline the 2018 Bunbury Music Festival, announced today by PromoWest Productions. One of the country’s premier music festivals now celebrating its seventh year, Bunbury will return to downtown Cincinnati’s Sawyer Point and Yeatman’s Cove, transforming the banks of the Ohio River into a vibrant three-day festival experience June 1-3, 2018. Read more

LETTUCE Announce Additional Tour Dates – 3/30 & 3/31 At The Madison Theater



Photo Credit: Alex Varsa

3/30 & 3/31/18
Madison Theater, 730 Madison Ave, Covington, KY
doors 8pm, show 9pm, Buy Tickets

Lettuce have announced additional dates on their Beyond The Clouds 2018 headline tour. Now comprised of 23-dates, the band will spread their futuristic funk and soulful vibrations to even more cities across the country including a two-night run at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY before closing with a double header at the Madison Theater in Covington, KY.  Read more

The Tillers To Release New Self-Titled Studio LP March 23 – Performing at The Southgate House Revival On 3/24


The Tillers, Al Scorch, Pert’ Near Sandstone
Southgate House Revival, 111 E 6th St, Newport, KY
7:30pm doors, 8:30pm show, Buy Tickets


The Tillers have been thumping their own distinctive sound of string band style folk music for a decade, riding it all over the country and across the sea. Four studio albums and one live record have won them praise as modern folk storytellers of the national soundscape. Read more

Def Leppard & Journey Set Colossal Co-Headlining North American Tour – 5/30 at US Bank Arena

Def Leppard

Def Leppard

Def Leppard & Journey
US Bank Arena, 100 Broadway Ave, Cincinnati, OH
Buy Tickets (on sale 2/3)

Promising to be the can’t-miss Tour of the Year, two of the world’s greatest rock bands – DEF LEPPARD and JOURNEY – are teaming up for a massive co-headlining North American tour composed of both stadium and arena concerts, half the shows being closed by Journey and half by Def Leppard. Read more

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