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
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) is pleased to welcome back popular guest conductor Juanjo Mena for its performances of Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis on Thursday (7:30pm) and Saturday (8pm), Oct. 27 & 29 at the historic Taft Theatre. Written for Beethoven’s dear friend, the Missa Solemnis is one of the composer’s most personal works, on which he inscribed: “From the heart—may it go to the heart.” Read more
Cowboy Mouth, Dirty Dozen Brass Band
Southgate House Revival, 111 E 6th St, Newport, KY
7:30 doors, 8pm show, 21+, Buy Tickets
More than 25 years into a trailblazing career, Cowboy Mouth continues to fire on all cylinders- with a new album and a new cross-country tour planned for the summer of 2016.
Since “Jenny Says” turned them into radio stars during the mid-’90s, the New Orleans-based rockers — led by singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Fred LeBlanc — have performed for more than 9 million fans, dishing out a rowdy, raucous and redemptive sound that’s rooted in the party-friendly spirit of the Big Easy. They’ve become genuine road warriors along the way, logging more than 2,500 shows globally. With new songs in the pipeline and new tour dates on the books, the timing couldn’t be better for a greatest hits album. Read more
Grammy-nominated harmony duo The Milk Carton Kids will perform with special guest Vance Gilbert at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 29 at Miami University Regionals’ Hamilton campus Parrish Auditorium.
The Milk Carton Kids are best known for their Americana folk style music featuring twin acoustic guitars, matching harmonies and their deadpan stage humor. The duo of Joey Ryan and Kenneth Pattengale bring a bittersweet and reluctant introspection to their music. Read more
PromoWest Productions announces Bunbury Music Festival will return June 2-4, 2017 to Sawyer Point and Yeatman’s Cove in downtown Cincinnati.
Early Bee, VIP and Ultimate VIP tickets go on sale Friday, October 14 at 10:00AM via ticketmaster.com/
A limited number of three-day “early bee” tickets are available at a discounted rate for fans who wish to secure their place in the hive. Additionally, those looking to take their festival experience to the next level will enjoy VIP and Ultimate VIP ticket package options. Read more
Taft Theatre, 317 E 5th St, Cincinnati, OH
7pm doors, 8pm show, Buy Tickets
Most famously known from his work with The Black Crowes in their prime (1991-1997), Marc Ford is one of the world’s preeminent guitarists, having performed and recorded with artists like Ben Harper, Gov’t Mule, The Jayhawks, Widespread Panic, Izzy Stradlin and Booker T. Jones.
But on his new album ‘The Vulture,’ out 10/14, it’s the timelessness of his songwriting that demands attention. Far from a nostalgic nod to the the glory days of the musical past, ‘The Vulture’ is a fantastic return to form for Ford and a refreshing reminder to the world that rock music is still alive and relevant. Read more
Evans Mirageas, The Harry T. Wilks Artistic Director of Cincinnati Opera, is pleased to announce the repertoire, selected guest artists and creative team members, and special events for the company’s 2017 Summer Festival, which will run from June 15 to July 23. The company’s 97th season will feature three mainstage operas, including the return of the company’s heartbreaking English National Opera co-production of La Bohème, conducted by Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Music Director Louis Langrée; Read more