The Mitchells and concert:nova at The Woodward Theater Tues Sept 15


On Tuesday, September 15th at 7pm, at The Woodward Theater in Cincinnati’s Over The Rhine District (1404 Main St), the chamber music group concert:nova will join with Cincinnati indie-rock band The Mitchells to perform an adaptation of Franz Schubert’s vocal-and-piano song cycle masterpiece Die schöne Müllerin (The Lovely Maid of the Mill). Read more

Bluegrass for Babies Concert returns September 19 to Sawyer Point


On Saturday, September 19, Bluegrass for Babies returns to Sawyer Point for its 7th annual concert benefiting Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. The family-friendly concert, which runs from 3-9pm, features music from top bluegrass bands, plenty of family-friendly activities, a variety of vendors, local and organic concessions, and much more.

This year’s concert lineup features performances from returning local bands, Hickory Robot at 3pm and Comet Bluegrass All-Stars at 7pm. Special guest Jennifer Ellis will perform her popular children’s songs at 4:15pm. Headlining the event with a performance at 5pm is Pennsylvania band Cabinet. Cabinet was recently named one of the “Top 10 Country Artists You Need to Know in 2015” by Rolling Stone. Read more

MidPoint Music Festival Releases Full Schedule

Heartless Bastards

Heartless Bastards

Musicians from five countries, 41 cities, and across the tri-state region will hit the stage in Cincinnati for MidPoint Music Festival. Approximately 120 acts will perform at this year’s event, scheduled for September 25–27, 2015.

Fans eager to see the full slate of artists, stages and show times can find a full schedule online at, along with tickets for single day and weekend passes.

“People crave to discover that band that’s about to break out. We’re presenting a great cross section of what’s new today,” said Dan Bockrath, festival producer. “It’s a big bang for your buck with this amount of talent.” Read more

Hookahville Returning To Frontier Ranch On Labor Day Weekend


This Labor Day weekend Hookahville will feature five sets from Ohio’s own ekoostik hookah, including a 50th anniversary Grateful Dead set, an acoustic set, and a set with special guest and former member, Ed McGee. Produced by AlchemyHouse Presents, the Hookahville lineup includes: Joe Marcinek Band (including Particle/Phil Lesh and Friends keyboardist Steve Molitz), John Mullins Band,Ed McGee, Jahman Brahman, Aliver Hall, Blue Moon Soup, Glostik Willy, Jones for Revival, Sassafraz, Yosemight, John Zuck’s Turkey Farm, Vibe and Direct, Ol’ Dirty Strangers, Jojo Stella, Phamily Bandand more. Read more

Photos – Charlie Musselwhite, 8/21/15, Rose Music Center, Huber Heights, OH

Charlie Musselwhite

Charlie Musselwhite

Photos by Scott Preston

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Photos – Canned Heat, 8/21/15, Rose Music Center, Huber Heights, OH

Canned Heat

Canned Heat

Photos by Scott Preston

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Arlo Guthrie Celebrates 50th Anniversary of “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree” w/ North American Tour – Middletown on 10/14


Legendary folk music icon Arlo Guthrie continues his epic journey across North America this September 2015 to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the event that inspired his seminal song, “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree”. A musical monologue running more than 18 minutes, “Alice’s Restaurant” has become a Thanksgiving holiday anthem to families around the world and it all originates from Guthrie’s experience on Thanksgiving in 1965. Kicking off the tour in Nashville, TN (City Winery: Sept. 25 – 27, 2015), Guthrie will perform his most prominent work in its entirety each night on the tour, as well as selections from various full-length studio albums he’s released since his debut, Alice’s Restaurant (1967). Read more

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. kicks off MidPoint Music Festival with free concert


MidPoint Music Festival fans…start your engines! Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. kicks off this year’s festival with a free concert at 6 p.m., Friday, September 25 in the new MidPoint Indie Craft Village in Washington Park.

Tickets for the fourteenth annual event, September 25–27, are on sale now at

This showcase is free, thanks to P&G, who invites the whole community out to start the festival weekend with a happy-hour party in the heart of MidPoint’s latest addition.

“Events like MidPoint add so much to the culture of our city,” said Barbara Hauser, P&G community relations manager. “We’re pleased to play a role with this new craft village and encourage everyone to enjoy all the great live music that’s in store.” Read more

Public Hearing To Save King Records Building Friday August 21 9am

City Planning Commission
FRI Aug 21 at 9am
Two Centennial Plaza
Behind City Hall
805 Central Ave
Cincinnati USA

This is the next step after unanimous support from Historic Conversation Board.  After Planning Commission, this goes to City Council.  The number of votes needed at City Hall will vary based upon what happens at Planning Commission.  In other words, we want another unanimous vote.

King Records Building owner has still not accepted our requests to sit down and find win-win with us and continues to send lawyer with message that they want to demolish the building!  Mayor Cranley continues to be on our side and is actively engaged.  Help us reach out to Council so we can be united to do what it takes to strike the appropriate balance.  So far, all have been supportive, so we ask they take action to show it, like with FRI Aug 21 meeting before it arrives on their agenda.  There has to be a win-win figured out before it’s too late. Read more


Jeremy Pinnell

Jeremy Pinnell

Jeremy Pinnell, Northern Kentucky’s son from across the river, is a soft-spoken man, born to an area that is equal parts Southern hospitality, Northern attitude and Midwestern charm. Raised from humble beginnings of singing in church and learning the guitar from his father, his craft quickly made heads turn and rooms fall silent. But with his departure from home at 18 to venture into the unknown with only his music, this young man soon found himself surrounded by the demons of the world he used to try and sing away. Read more

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