Archive for January 2018

Nora Jane Struthers Performing At The Southgate House Revival On 2/23 In Support Of New Album “Champion”

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Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line, Andrew Leahey and The Homestead
2/23/18
Southgate House Revival, 111 E 6th St, Newport, KY
7:30pm doors, 8pm show, Buy Tickets

Nora Jane Struthers has written “some of the most quietly powerful narratives within the new wave of Americana artists,” says Ann Powers of NPR Music. The songs that last decades and weave themselves into the fabric of listeners’ lives are usually the ones in which an artist lays her soul bare for the world to hear. Struthers’ new album Champion, due out October 13 on Blue Pig Records, is built on these kinds of songs. Read more

BoomBox Bringing ‘Dirty Disco Blues’ to 20th Century Theater Feb 3

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BoomBox
2/3/18
20th Century Theater, 3021 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH
doors 8pm, show 9pm, Buy Tickets

A little house, a little blues, a little funk, a little rock, and a whole lot of soul blast through BoomBox.

Since first emerging in 2004, founder, songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Zion Rock Godchaux has been quietly seasoning this simmering recipe to perfection. However, it reaches a boiling point on his forthcoming 2018 fifth album, Western Voodoo [Heart of Gold Records]. Read more

Toronto’s Elliot BROOD Coming To MOTR Pub On 2/9

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Elliot BROOD

Elliott BROOD
2/9/18
MOTR Pub, 1345 Main St, Cincinnati, OH
10pm, Free, 21+

Elliott BROOD is a three-piece, folk-rock/alt-country band based in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Their brand of fuzzed-up roots music makes for a captivating and frenetic live performance. That energy has always translates to the band’s five acclaimed records. Their style has been called everything from ‘blackgrass’ to ‘death country,’ but those descriptions don’t capture the transcendent heights of their unique approach to roots music. Read more

Dave Matthews Band Announce 2018 Summer Tour And New Studio Album – Riverbend Music Center On 6/7

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Dave Matthews Band

Dave Matthews Band
6/7/18
Riverbend Music Center, 6295 Kellogg Ave, Cincinnati, OH
8pm show, Buy Tickets

After taking 2017 off, Dave Matthews Band returns with a new studio album – set for release this summer – and a North American tour. The band is currently putting the finishing touches on the album, which will mark its ninth studio release and first since 2012’s Away From The World. Read more

David Byrne Announces Extensive World Tour – Coming To PNC Pavilion On 8/12

Artwork by Steve Powers

Artwork by Steve Powers

David Byrne
8/12/18
PNC Pavilion at Riverbend, 6295 Kellogg Ave, Cincinnati, OH
show 8pm, Buy Tickets

David Byrne announced an extensive world tour in support of his forthcoming solo record, American Utopia. Byrne will perform songs from the new album, which is out March 9 via Todomundo/Nonesuch Records, as well as classics from his solo career and his days with Talking Heads. A twelve-piece band will also join Byrne on stage for a choreographed concert that he has called “the most ambitious show I’ve done since the shows that were filmed for Stop Making Sense.” Read more

Zac Brown Band Announces ‘Down The Rabbit Hole Live Tour’ – Coming To Great American Ballpark On 8/4

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Zac Brown Band

Photo by Andy Sapp | Southern Reel

‘Down The Rabbit Hole Live: Zac Brown Band 2018,’ Zac Brown Band’s eighth headlining North American Concert Tour, kicks off June 8. The 27-date tour, which will see more stadium shows than any of the group’s previous tours, begins with two concerts at Boston’s iconic Fenway Park and concludes with two stadium performances with the Eagles at San Francisco’s AT&T Park and San Diego’s Petco Park. Tickets go on sale to the general public January 19. Read more

The Novel Ideas (from Boston) Coming To MOTR Pub On 2/7

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The Novel Ideas

The Novel Ideas
2/7/18
MOTR Pub, 1345 Main St, Cincinnati, OH
Free, 21+, 9pm

The Novel Ideas are a country folk quintet of friends from the great state of Massachusetts. Featuring the voices of three different songwriters, The Novel Ideas create a blend of pastoral, harmony driven, and plaintive Americana. In 2014 they released a 10″ single “Lost on the Road”, featuring two new songs and marking the band’s first effort as a five piece. Read more

Erika Wennerstrom (of Heartless Bastards) Announces Debut Solo LP

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Photo credit: Linda Beecroft

There’s something somewhat frightening, yet utterly liberating when leaving the confines of a successful band to venture solo – especially a band whose latest record was called “effortlessly brilliant” by critics. But, such is the case with Erika Wennerstrom who is taking a break from her Austin-based rock band, Heartless Bastards, to deliver her solo debut Sweet Unknown (coming out 3/23 via Partisan Records). Read more

WE BANJO 3 Announce “Earth & Sky” 2018 Tour Dates – Live At The Ludlow Garage On 3/23

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We Banjo 3

We Banjo 3
3/23/18
Live at The Ludlow Garage, 342 Ludlow Ave, Cincinnati, OH
show 8:30 pm, Buy Tickets

WE BANJO 3 will kick off their “Earth & Sky” tour in the U.S. on February 9th in Kent, Washington, culminating with a two night stint at The Ark in Ann Arbor in late March.  Beginning March 8th, We Banjo 3 will be joined by Scottish band TALISK, who were recently named “Folk Band Of The Year 2017” at the MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards. Read more

The 11th Annual Record Store Day Takes Place Saturday, April 21, 2018

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The eleventh annual worldwide party that celebrates the culture of the indie record store is set for Saturday, April 21, 2018. Stores around the world will open up their doors to celebrate with their customers, the musicians who make the music they sell, and the staff who sell it. Read more

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