Electric Citizen, the Cincinnati-based four-piece whose 2014 debut album, Sateen, Decibel Magazine described as “rock’n’roll grooves” that are “tremendous and insanely catchy”, release their anticipated follow-up, Higher Time, on May 13 via RidingEasy Records.
The band recently gave fans an early preview of the ten-track album with the song “Evil,” heard here: http://bit.ly/20Jhkez. Consequence of Sound included the new album in their list of 2016’s Most Anticipated Metal Albums, saying “Electric Citizen have the most breakout potential of all the young bands on this list, and with songs this good, they deserve to blow up.” Read more
If you’ve always dreamed of performing for the masses in the heart of your hometown, here’s your chance! 3CDC is now accepting band inquiries and vendor applications for two of Cincinnati’s premier civic spaces, Fountain Square and Washington Park. Interested bands are invited to submit their electronic press kit (EPK) via Cloud Press Kit for future consideration.
Not much of a performer? Consider selling your treats, wares, and handmade goods instead! 3CDC staff is constantly looking for vendors to participate in many of the free events taking place at both of the aforementioned civic spaces throughout the year. If you’d like to be a part of the excitement, take a few minutes to fill out our General Vendor Application. Please note that vendors specifically interested in participating in the spring session of Fountain Square’s Strauss Troy Market must complete the General Vendor Application by Friday, February 19, at 5:00pm EST. Read more
Bonnie Raitt has added 21 shows to her 2016 North American Tour in support of her twentieth album, ‘Dig In Deep’ (Feb. 26, Redwing Records). With more than half of her Spring Tour dates already sold out, Raitt returns to cities across the country where she has long been seen as one of music’s great entertainers, including Boston, Philadelphia, Austin, Seattle, and Portland, amongst others.
Raitt is joined by her longtime touring band: James “Hutch” Hutchinson (bass), Ricky Fataar (drums), and George Marinelli (guitar), along with Mike Finnigan (keyboards). On-sale information for the new dates will be announced March 3rd with pre-sales and public on-sales unfolding weekly throughout the month. Read more
Seratones are beasts of the Southern wild. The four-piece rock band, hailing from Shreveport, Louisiana, play rocking, swinging, soul-stirring tunes that are uniquely their own. Their debut single“Necromancer”/”Take It Easy” was released in late 2015 on Fat Possum Records. It was produced by Jimbo Mathus. Here’s a dose of the good stuff. Read more
MOTR Pub, 1345 Main St, Cincinnati, OH
Free, 21+, 10pm
After a wild tour through the west coast of the United States and Canada in November, Elephant Stone are strapping down their sitar and vintage guitar gear, and heading out on at US tour (plus honorary American city, Toronto) which has the band in and out of Austin for SXSW. To coincide with the tour announce, the band are presenting another smash song, “Where I’m Going” which features a newer sound that the band has been absolutely killing it with recently. Read more
Chris Knight, American Aquarium, Ben Knight
Southgate House Revival, 111 E 6th St, Newport, KY
$20 ADV / $25 DOS; 8 P.M. DOORS / 9 P.M. SHOW Buy Tickets
Chris Knight doesn’t like to say much. Won’t chat about his worldview or engage in conversations on his creative approach. For 15 years, 7 acclaimed albums and a hard-nosed career that’s been hailed as “where Cormac McCarthy meets Copperhead Road”, Knight has always let his music do most of the talking. And on record – as well everywhere across America, from roadhouse taverns to major-city concert halls – his songs have had plenty to say. But with his latest album Little Victories (September 2012), Chris Knight has taken the discussion to a whole new level. Read more