Folk School Coffee Parlor, Elm St, Ludlow, KY
6:30pm show, Buy Tickets
Upland Stories continues and — with sprinklings of pedal steel, drums, electric guitar, and keyboards — expands the sound of that acoustic set. Fulks’s richly emotional storytelling is illuminated by his instrumental prowess and emotional voice. At 53, he is philosophically reflective, writing “with clear eyes and a full heart” (Ken Tucker, NPR). Don’t get us wrong, his wit is still as quick as his picking; but it’s reflected through the lens of fatherhood, marriage, middle age, and the literary voices he is drawn to and draws from: Flannery O’Connor, Anton Chekhov, Mary Lavin, Frank O’Connor, Javier Marias, James Agee. Read more
20th Century Theater, 3021 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH
Margo Price has confirmed new 2017 tour dates in support of her debut LP ‘Midwest Farmer’s Daughter’, out now on Third Man Records. Tickets go on sale this Friday, December 16 at 10am local time. Full list of dates below.
2016 has been a historic year for Price – ‘Midwest Farmer’s Daughter’ landed on year-end lists everywhere from Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly to NPR Music, who called it “the hard-won arrival of an artist who feels like she’s always been here….her crystal-clear voice tells tough stories with both rubber-band twang and stainless-steel edge.” Read more
PUBLIC, Moonbeau, Circe It
Madison Live!, 734 Madison Ave, Covington, KY
7pm doors, 8pm show, Buy Tickets
Cincinnati-based indie pop/rock band, PUBLIC have been turning heads with their infectious pop melodies, leaving fans thrilled to hear more from the trio. Following the band’s popular single “Perfect,” which was remixed by Walk the Moon‘s Eli Maiman, PUBLIC is stepping up their game with an upbeat track that’s about being vulnerable and taking chances. Today, the band is thrilled to be partnering with IMPOSE Magazine to unveil their latest track, “4Her.” This is what PUBLIC’s bassist Matthew Alvarado had to say about the track: Read more
Southgate House Revival, 111 E 6th St, Newport, KY
7pm doors, 8:30pm show, Buy Tickets
Son Volt has announced a 2017 spring tour in support of the their upcoming album Notes Of Blue, out February 17 via Thirty Tigers. The 10 songs that comprise Notes Of Blue, were inspired by the blues and unique tunings of artists such as Mississippi Fred McDowell, Skip James and Nick Drake. Last week, Garden & Gun premiered two tracks from the album, the gritty “Lost Souls” and “Back Against The Wall”, a song that would sit comfortably alongside any set from the Son Volt repertoire. View HERE. Read more
New Found Glory
New Found Glory
Bogarts, 2621 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH
7:30pm, Buy Tickets
Music icons New Found Glory announced their 20 Year Anniversary Tour today. The tour starts March 22 in Baltimore, MD and travels across the United States before ending in Ft. Lauderdale, FL on May 12. Fans will be able to hear select albums in their entirety released prior to 2010 at each tour date. A full list of dates and albums can be found at newfoundglory.com. Tickets go on sale tomorrow, December 9th at noon local time. Exclusive bundles are available through Ticketmaster and include a download of their upcoming album, due out next spring. VIP upgrades will also be available for purchase.
Cincy Winter Blues Fest
The Phoenix, 812 Race St, Cincinnati, OH
Southern Avenue is a Memphis street that runs from the easternmost part of the city limits all the way to Soulsville, the original home of Stax Records. Southern Avenue is also the name of a fiery young Memphis quintet that embodies its home city’s soul, blues and gospel traditions, while adding a youthful spirit and dynamic energy all their own. “If Memphis music is a genre, this is it!” proclaims American Blues Scene, and Rock 103FM calls Southern Avenue, “The most-talked-about band in Memphis.” Read more
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers
Photo by Joel Bernstein
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, one of the most iconic bands in American music history, have announced the first dates of their 40th Anniversary Tour, which includes at stop at U.S. Bank Arena on June 12th. Joe Walsh will appear as very special guest.
Tom Petty announced the tour on SiriusXM’s “Tom Petty Radio” this morning and also on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” last night. The primarily U.S. tour will begin on April 20, 2017in Oklahoma City and continues throughout the summer with more dates, including on the west coast, still to be announced. Read more
Cincinnati’s two favorite island bands are joining forces to bring the community a one-of-a-kind musical celebration of the holiday season. On Friday, December 16, 2016, at Mr. Pitiful’s in OTR, The SunBurners (SBs) and Queen City Silver Stars (QCCS) will treat concertgoers to a night filled with Christmas music, island vibes, and holiday cheer. Doors open at 6pm ($5 cover, 21+ only), with complimentary holiday snacks served shortly after. Guests are encouraged to bring a canned good or two. Band members are delivering all donations to the FreeStore Foodbank of Cincinnati after the show. Get there early to “mix and a-mingle in the jingling beat!” Read more
Held annually on the first week following Memorial Day, at the Bill Monroe Music Park, Bean Blossom, IN, the John Hartford Memorial Festival, “The Most Laid Back Festival in America”, is on a mission to preserve and continue the legacy, music, and ideals of John Hartford; one of America’s most beloved songwriters, performers, and musicians. Read more
Dark Star Orchestra and All Good Presents announce today that the Dark Star Jubilee returns to Legend Valley in Thornville, OH, just 30 minutes east of Columbus, Memorial Day Weekend, May 26-28.
Featuring three nights of Dark Star Orchestra performing two-set shows each night, other confirmed artists include Greensky Bluegrass, Hot Tuna (electric & acoustic sets), Keller Williams Kwahtro, David Nelson Band, Rumpke Mountain Boys, Jeff Mattson & Friends, Like Father Like Son, Owsley County, & Matt Reynolds. Additional artists will be announced in the coming months. Read more