The National to Perform and Campaign for Hillary Clinton in Cincinnati on 11/2


On Wednesday, November 2, American rock band The National will hold a Get Out The Vote (GOTV) performance for Hillary Clinton in their hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio.  The event will be part of Hillary for America’s “Love Trumps Hate” performance series to get out the vote in the final weeks before Election Day on November 8. At the event, the band will perform and urge Ohioans to support Clinton and her vision of an America that is stronger together by voting early or on Election Day. Read more

Amanda Shires Performing at Southgate House Revival on 12/4

Amanda Shires

Amanda Shires

Amanda Shires
Southgate House Revival, 111 E 6th St, Newport, KY
8pm show,

Critically acclaimed fiddle player and singer-songwriter Amanda Shires will be performing at The Southgate House Revival in Newport, KY on December 4th at 8:00 pm. Shires’ new album My Piece Of Land, recorded by award-winning producer Dave Cobb, has garnered rave reviews since being released on Sept. 16th. Garden & Gun praised Shires as “…an insightful, vivid writer as a solo artist, able to wring rich detail out of just a line or two.” Associated Press added, “It’s the voice of a performer fully invested in her material” and the collection has also been featured in Texas Monthly, Paste, Relix and more. Check out the track “The Way It Dimmed” via NPR’s Heavy RotationHERE. Read more

Tropidelic Performing at Old Crow Bar in Middletown on 11/19


Old Crow Bar, 1217 Jackson Ln, Middletown, OH 45044
8pm doors, 9pm show
18+, $12/$15

Tropidelic was formed along the banks of the Cuyahoga River in Kent, OH. Fusing energetic funk, reggae and hip-hop, the group built a solid local after distributing over 10,000 free copies of their first EP, “Rebirth of The Dope” on street corners throughout the midwest. After relocating to Cleveland, the group bolstered themselves as a staple in the region through constant touring as well as supporting acts like Slightly Stoopid, 311, Pepper, The Dirty Heads, Sublime with Rome, Soja, The Wailers & many more. Read more

Wild Belle & JSPH Coming to the Woodward Theater on 11/8

Wild Belle

Wild Belle

Wild Belle, JSPH
Woodward Theater, 1404 Main St, Cincinnati, OH
18+, 8pm show, Buy Tickets

Brother-and-sister duo Wild Belle make folk-, dance-, reggae-, and psychedelic rock-tinged indie pop. Chicago-area natives Elliot and Natalie Bergman grew up playing music, with Elliot eventually studying jazz saxophone at the University of Michigan. Elliot and Natalie are two of four children born to musician parents, who brought them up in a house full of music. The siblings first started playing together in 2006, when Elliot invited Natalie to tour as a backup singer/percussionist with his Afro-pop band NOMO. Read more

Photos – Buffalo Wabs and The Price Hill Hustle, 10/23/16, Neltner’s Farm, Melbourne, KY

Buffalo Wabs and The Price Hill Hustle

Buffalo Wabs and The Price Hill Hustle

Photos by Scott Preston

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Frank Turner Announces 2017 North American Tour – Bogarts on 1/21

Frank Turner

Frank Turner

Frank Turner
Bogarts, 2621 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH
6pm doors, Buy Tickets

British singer-songwriter Frank Turner announced today that he will return stateside this winter for a 2017 North American tour with his band The Sleeping Souls.  Turner, who will headline dates in the US, kicks off the tour in Silver Springs, MD on January 19 at The Fillmore and will hit major cities including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Philadelphia (see full listings of cities below). Read more

Cincinnati Pops collaborates with notable Cincinnati illustrator C.F. Payne for NOV 19 Lollipops Family Concert


Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
John Morris Russell, conductor
Taft Theatre
10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 19
Family Fun Zone opens at 9:30 a.m.
Tickets: $10 children, $15 adults; save $2 per ticket when you subscribe to 3 or 4 concerts
Tickets and subscriptions available by calling: (513) 381-3300 or visiting

The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra under the direction of Pops Conductor John Morris Russell presents “Peter and the Wolf” on November 19 at Taft Theatre, the first Lollipops Family Concert of the 2016-17 season. The concert will feature original illustrations by Cincinnati’s own C.F. Payne accompanying Prokofiev’s delightful musical tale, Peter and the Wolf. Angela Powell Walker, artistic director for the School for Creative and Performing Arts, will narrate the work. Read more

Ohio Knife To Release New “Scalp or Be Scalped” LP 10/21 at The Woodward Theater


Ohio Knife, Honeyspiders, Dinge
Woodward Theater, 1404 Main St, Cincinnati, Ohio
9pm show, Free

Ohio Knife is a punch you in the gut, unforgiving, rock n’ roll band hailing from the great midwestern city of Cincinnati, USA. Utilizing off-the-beaten-path tunings, Ohio Knife’s Jason Snell brings raspy, two-toned vocals and spooky, soulful, trashy guitars as Joe Suer drops an ass-load of low-end drums and Scotty Wood provides all the thumping low-end bass you could ever wish for in rock.


Ohio Knife’s new album Scalp Or Be Scalped will be available October 21st on vinyl, CD and digital formats. Read more

Huntertones Coming To MOTR Pub on 10/22 in Support of New Album “Live”


MOTR Pub, 1345 Main St, Cincinnati, OH
Free, 10pm, 21+

Even though there’s more than 500 miles between Columbus, OH and New York City, the roots of Huntertones and the rapid pace its band members have skyrocketed into the national spotlight, there’s a seamless musical bond between the two cities for the emerging ensemble. With pianist Theron Brown — who depicted a young Herbie Hancock in the 2015 film, Miles Ahead (Directed By & Starring Don Cheadle) — residing in Akron, OH, and Brooklyn-based trumpeter Jon Lampley appearing on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert as a member of Jon Batiste and Stay Human, Huntertones put it all on the table with their sophomore recording, Live (Release Date: September 30, 2016). Interviews and hi-res JPGs are available upon request. Read more

The Afghan Whigs Black Love (20th Anniversary Edition) To Be Released On November 25th


In 1996, The Afghan Whigs were fresh off the worldwide success of Gentlemen.  They had toured the world, graced magazine covers, television performances, major festivals, the works.  However, their follow up album would not be Gentlemen II. It would be a pivot and a full public display of the growth and maturity of Greg Dulli’s songwriting. Read more

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