Town Mountain To Release a New Live Album; Up for IMBA Nomination – Coming To Southgate House Revival on 10/16

Town Mountain

Town Mountain

Town Mountain
10/16/2014
Southgate House Revival, 111 E 6th St, Newport, KY
8pm doors, 9pm show, $10 adv, $12 dos, Buy Tickets

Town Mountain’s hard drivin’ bluegrass sound, tight harmonies, and stellar in-house songwriting have become the band’s trademark. They light up the stage with their honky tonk edge and barroom swagger, featuring a Jimmy Martin-style bounce and confidence that is countered at times by a laid-back John Hartford-esque groove. Town Mountain includes Robert Greer on vocals and guitar, Jesse Langlais on banjo and vocals, Bobby Britt on fiddle, Phil Barker on mandolin and vocals, and Nick DiSebastian on bass.

They are set to release their first official live album, Town Mountain: Live At The Isis, on August 19th, 2014.The concert was recorded in their hometown of Asheville, NC at Isis Music Hall. The album features live versions of previously released studio material including crowd favorites “Lawdog,” “Tarheel Boys” and the fiddle tune “Four Miles.” Amidst the original songs are a couple of lively Town Mountain-tweaked covers such as “The Race Is On” and “Orange Blossom Special.” The audio was mixed by Scott Vestal, acclaimed banjoist with the Sam Bush Band, who also mixed their 2012 release, Leave The Bottle. As for the future, stay tuned for a new upcoming studio album due next spring filled with more original Town Mountain songs. Read more

St. Paul & the Broken Bones, WHY?, Deafheaven headline Midpoint Music Festival At Taft Theatre Ballroom

St. Paul & the Broken Bones

St. Paul & the Broken Bones

Photo by Dave McClister

The Taft Theatre Ballroom today announced single-day tickets to all three nights of MidPoint Music Festival lineups there will go on sale Friday, July 25 at 11 a.m. These tickets include all bands at the Taft Ballroom that night. Only a limited quantity is up for pre-sale.

The thirteenth-annual MidPoint Music Festival returns to Downtown Cincinnati and Over-the-Rhine on September 25–27, 2014. A full MidPoint schedule will be revealed in the coming weeks, but here are the artists slated to perform the Taft Ballroom. Read more

Photos – Tall Heights, 7/19/14, Buckle Up Music Festival, Cincinnati, OH

Tall Heights

Tall Heights

Photos by Scott Preston

http://www.tallheights.com/

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Photos – Natalie Stovall & The Drive, 7/19/14, Buckle Up Music Festival, Cincinnati, OH

Natalie Stovall & The Drive

Natalie Stovall & The Drive

Photos by Scott Preston

http://www.nataliestovall.com

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Photos – Buffalo Wabs & The Price Hill Hustle, 7/19/14, Buckle Up Music Festival, Cincinnati, OH

Buffalo Wabs & The Price Hill Hustle

Buffalo Wabs & The Price Hill Hustle

Photos by Scott Preston

http://www.pricehillhustle.com

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Miami University Artist Series Announces Lineup For 2014-2015 Season

John Cowan

John Cowan

Photo by Scott Preston

Miami University Artist Series is proud to present you with the 2014-15 seasons. You can also order single tickets from the Miami University Box Office in the Shriver Center (513 529-3200) or online at www.miamioh.edu/boxoffice later in the Summer.

We wish to express our extreme gratitude to the Bever Family Trust for their continued financial support of this series. Read more

Kelley McRae with The Young Heirlooms at Southgate House Revival On 9/4

Kelley McRae

When:     Thurs, Sept 4th, Doors 8 pm / Show 9 pm
Where:    Southgate House – Revival Room, 111 East 6th St, Newport, KY
Who:       Kelley McRaeThe Young Heirlooms
Tickets:   $5 advance/$7 door -  http://ticketf.ly/U9IZo2, or call 859-431-2201FREE ALBUM DOWNLOAD w/ advance ticket (for a limited time, see below)

Kelley McRae grew up in Mississippi but called Brooklyn home before teaming up with guitarist Matt Castelein in 2011, when the duo traded in their NYC apartment for a VW camper van and hit the road.  Thousands of miles and hundreds of shows later, they’ve toured coast to coast in the US, played to packed rooms across Europe, sold-out the Bluebird Cafe in Nashville, and taken the stage at major festivals like Riverbend in Tennessee (headlined by Buddy Guy). Read more

The Ridges Performing at Taste of OTR in Washington Park On Saturday 7/26

The Ridges

The Ridges

Photo by Lexie Alley

Taste of OTR
7/26/2014
Washington Park, 1230 Elm St, Cincinnati, OH
FREE
The Ridges perform at 2:30pm
other artists performing - Hayden Kay, The Marmalade Brigade, The Cliftones, The Ridges, The Whiskey Gentry, The Pinstripes, Magnolia Sons, Sonny Knight & The Lakers
http://www.tasteofotr.com

The Ridges are an orchestral folk rock band from the Appalachian college town of Athens, Ohio. Rooted in the collaboration of Victor Rasgaitis (guitar, vocals) and Talor Smith (cello, vocals), the duo is supported live by a rotating cast of musicians adding classical and folk rock instrumentation ranging from cellos, violas, violins, upright bass, and horns to banjo, mandolin, accordion, and drums. By augmenting their aggressive, high-energy performances with haunting, all-acoustic instrumentation, The Ridges craft their own unique brand of indie rock compositions. It’s a distinct sound that overflows with the dark romanticism of their ominous namesake – Athens’ abandoned Victorian-style insane asylum where the band recorded their self-titled EP. Read more

Photos – Alison Krauss & Union Station, 7/19/14, Buckle Up Music Festival, Cincinnati, OH

Alison Krauss

Alison Krauss

Photos by Scott Preston

http://www.alisonkrauss.com

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Photos – Emmylou Harris, 7/19/14, Buckle Up Music Festival, Cincinnati, OH

Emmylou Harris

Emmylou Harris

Photos by Scott Preston

http://www.emmylouharris.com

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