Guster, Kishi Bashi
April 15, 2015
Bogart’s, 2621 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH
7pm, Buy Tickets
Guster expands their spring US tour in celebration of their seventh studio album, ‘Evermotion,’ out Jan. 13 via Nettwerk/Ocho Mule. Experimenting with new instrumentation and evolving their sound in the studio with producer Richard Swift, keyboardist for The Shins and touring bassist for The Black Keys, Guster will layer their new songs into their powerful live shows. The Boston Globe hailed the “contours and depth” of their performance, with the Denver Post praising the “gorgeousness of their harmonic ability” and the Washington Post asserting, “No one can say these guys don’t put on a show.” Guster will tour with opener Kishi Bashi. Read more
80’s Pop…Rocks! VI – Benefit for Caracole
Saturday April 4, 2015
Show 8:00 PM-2:00 AM (doors open at 7:30)
The Southgate House Revival, 111 E. 6th St., Newport, KY 41071
Cost: $10, Ages: 18+
34 of Cincinnati’s finest original bands performing renditions of 80’s songs in the Sanctuary, along with DJ dance goodness in the Lounge and a special performance by The School of Rock Mason and more, the 80’s Pop Rock’s event promises to be the place to be Saturday April 4, 2015.
Starting at 8:00 PM until closing, 34 of Cincinnati’s finest original Bands will perform in the Sanctuary throughout the evening with DJ Empirical spinning 80’s records between songs. The fabulous 80s’ Underground by Proudcherokee Productions, is spinning a retro-mod mix all evening in The Lounge. The second floor Revival Room will feature a special performance by The School of Rock Mason. A raffle, with tickets available for one dollar at the show, gives you the opportunity to win various merchandise; and also prizes set aside for best 80’s outfit, male and female and best band look. Read more
The Travelin’ McCourys and the Gibson Brothers will perform at Miami Middletown’s Dave Finkelman Auditorium on Saturday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m.
The Travelin’ McCourys consist of the sons of bluegrass legend Del McCoury — Ronnie McCoury on mandolin and Rob McCoury on banjo — with fiddler Jason Carter and bassist Alan Bartram. The band is known for a mix of traditional and progressive bluegrass that combines their sound with others to make something fresh and rejuvenating. Read more
The Queen City Silver Stars are united with the hopes of bringing the uplifting sounds of the Caribbean to the Cincinnati area. They combine Soca, Calypso, Reggae and other world styles into their own original songwriting ending with a sound all their own! Come lime with us!
QCSS is currently working on a new full length album (due out in early spring) at Cappel Recording in Cincinnati, OH. Read more
Under The Willow & Rumpke Mountain Boys
Stanleys Pub, 323 Stanley Ave, Cincinnati, OH
In Under the Willow we find a band where socially conscious lyrics are blended with jubilant compositions to evoke a brand of songwriting that borrows from bluegrass and folk music but is wholly unique. Erin Donovan’s vocals and ravenous fiddle playing is supported by a superb cast of multi-instrumentalist. Hayley Skreens, Patrick Donovan and Joe Lego trade their tools amongst each other, each equally proficient on guitar, mandolin or banjo. Read more
In celebration of a 2015 Summer/Fall North American Tour, VAN HALEN will perform a special concert for Jimmy Kimmel Live March 30 on Hollywood Boulevard. Featuring some of the band’s essential rock and roll classics, the concert will be broadcast over two nights, March 30 and March 31, on the late night talk show and marks VAN HALEN’s first U.S. television performance with original lead singer David Lee Roth. Jimmy Kimmel Live airs weeknights at 11:35 p.m. / 10:35 p.m. Central time on ABC.
VAN HALEN is touring North America beginning July 5 in Seattle, Washington at the White River Amphitheatre, with concerts scheduled through October including a stop in Cincinnati, OH at Riverbend Music Center on Monday, August 31st. Special guest Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band will support all dates along the tour. Tickets for the Cincinnati show go on sale beginning at 10am onSaturday, April 4 at www.ticketmaster.com and www.riverbend.org. Charge by phone at 1.800.745.3000. Read more
The Woodward Theater is one of the venues for the 2015 music and arts festival Constella, presenting “French Inspirations” (featuring pianist Simon Trpčeski) on Wednesday, April 15 and “Not So Classical” (featuring violinist Tatiana Berman and pianist Elena Kholodova) on Thursday, April 16. The Woodward is located at 1404 Main St., Cincinnati, in the neighborhood of Over-the-Rhine.
This Saturday, April 4, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) is set to receive a big boost in support from Cincinnatians searching for an answer. Local advocates Jessica Tate and Matt Bishara have teamed up with several community vendors and entertainers to present ‘Queen City Survival: A Community for a Cure.’ The one-day event will feature a full day of music, food, and lectures/videos focused on raising awareness and funding for LLS.
The event will be held at the Columbia Community Center, a recently opened event space just outside the Columbia-Tusculum area on Eastern Ave. East side favorites Eli’s BBQ and Fireside Wood-Fired Pizza will be on hand to serve food throughout the day. In addition to entertainment and refreshments the day will be full of raffles, with all proceeds going to the LLS. Read more