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Big Sam’s Funky Nation Voted “Best New Orleans Band” By Where Y’At Magazine – Fountain Square on 8/13 with Souse

Big Sam's Funky Nation

Big Sam’s Funky Nation

Big Sam’s Funky Nation with SOUSE
8/13/16
Fountain Square, Cincinnati, OH
All ages, Free, 7:30pm

Big Sam’s Funky Nation has been crowned NOLA’s “Best Band Of 2016” by Where Y’At Magazine in their 19th annual writer’s poll.  The entertainment, dining and nightlife magazine assembled its staff of fifteen journalists and considered numerous acts from a wide range of genres before Big Sam’s Funky Nation emerged as the winner. Read more

The Joy Formidable Add Tour Dates In Support Of Hitch – Fountain Square On 6/10

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The Joy Formidable
6/10/16
Fountain Square, 520 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH
Free, 7pm

More acts TBA

Welsh trio The Joy Formidable are touring in support of their recently released album Hitch, outvia their own record label C’Mon Lets Drift in partnership with Caroline (US), Orchard/ Membran (Europe) and MapleMusic (Canada.)  The fantastic live band went to work on their third studio album with one mission: to make sure their unique live performance and energy was captured on record.  “We realized we needed to build a space and do it ourselves, go back to being three people in a room again” said Ritzy Bryan regarding the band’s decision to self-produce the new album. Read more

Fountain Square & Washington Park Now Accepting Vendor and Band Applications for 2016

Buffalo Wabs and The Price Hill Hustle

Buffalo Wabs and The Price Hill Hustle

Photo by Scott Preston

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

San Fermin Performing At Fountain Square On August 21

San Fermin

San Fermin

Composer and songwriter Ellis Ludwig-Leone initially conceived the project during a composers retreat and by the start of 2013, San Fermin, which had only performed twice with sheet music, signed a record deal and released their self-titled debut worldwide later that year.

San Fermin has since turned into an 8-piece touring enterprise, performing concerts and festivals throughout the world including Firefly, Lollapalooza, Festival d’été, and Celebrate Brooklyn, and have shared the stage with The National, St. Vincent, Arctic Monkeys, and The Head and the Heart.
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Dale Watson Performing On Fountain Square Tuesday July 7 with Straw Boss

Dale Watson

Dale Watson

Tuesday, July 7 @ 7pm
Cincinnati Fountain Square
520 Vine St
Cincinnati, OH
(513) 621-4400
http://myfountainsquare.com/

Call Me Insane wwas released June 9 via Red House/Ameripolitan Records on CD, digital, and vinyl. Dale recorded the album in Austin with veteran producer Lloyd Maines (Robert Earl Keen, Jerry Jeff Walker, etc.) and brought in his ace touring band, His Lone Stars, to capture his live sound. Dale has flown the flag for classic honky-tonk for over two decades and coined the term “Ameripolitan” music to differentiate it from current crop of Nashville-based pop country. Read more

Photos – Shiny and The Spoon, 6/9/15, Fountain Square, Cincinnati, OH

Shiny and The Spoon

Shiny and The Spoon

Photos by Scott Preston

http://www.shinyandthespoon.com

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Photos – Chicago Farmer, 6/9/15, Fountain Square, Cincinnati, OH

Chicago Farmer

Chicago Farmer

Photos by Scott Preston

http://www.chicagofarmer.com

Chicago Farmer is also performing at The Cincy Folk Festival, taking place June 27, 2015 at The Southgate House Revival. Proceeds from this event will benefit local NPR radio station WNKU. Lineup includes AJ Ghent Band, Chicago Farmer, Kim Taylor, David Gans, Hickory Robot, Young Heirlooms, Honey and Houston , Mamadrones, Ma Crow & The Lady Slippers, Tracy Walker, Carole Walker, My Brother The Bear, Wilder, The Gabbard Brothers, SOUSE, Bulletville, Daniel Wayne and The Silver Lines. $20, 18+ http://www.ticketfly.com/event/828823 Read more

Photos – Arlo McKinley & The Lonesome Sound, 10/17/14, Fountain Square, Cincinnati, OH

Arlo McKinley & The Lonesome Sound

Arlo McKinley & The Lonesome Sound

Photos by Scott Preston

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Arlo-Mckinley-Music/348989098448246

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Photos – Wussy, 10/17/14, Fountain Square, Cincinnati, OH

Wussy

Wussy

Photos by Scott Preston

http://www.wussy.org

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Ohio Knife and Skeleton Hands Release Split Vinyl Single On 8/8 At Fountain Square

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Ohio Knife, Skeleton Hands
8/8/2014
Fountain Square, 520 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH
Free, 7pm

Ohio Knife
Named for a now-defunct company and the band’s own gut-punching sounds, Ohio Knife made their debut in 2012 with the four-song EP “Ohio Knife is OK!,” picked up by Detroit label Fountain Records. Its founding members are veterans of the Cincinnati music scene: Among other projects, Snell formerly fronted Readymaid and the Chocolate Horse, both of which also featured Andrew Higley on keys and drummer Joe Suer.  Listen to three new songs – “I Wish I Knew,” “Be The Dark” and “Weird Weather Patterns” – at Ohio-Knife.com  Read more

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