Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Mod Sun, Eric Nally (former front man of Foxy Shazam), Delta Rae, and Com Truise are among the headliners performing at Indie Vol 2017. Celebrating its ninth year in 2017, the free weekly concert series will return to the P&G Music Stage every Friday, 7p-11p, June 2-September 1.
This year’s series will feature an eclectic lineup of national, regional, and local acts, full schedule below. Read more
Big Sam’s Funky Nation
Big Sam’s Funky Nation with SOUSE
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
Fountain Square, 520 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH
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
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
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.
Tuesday, July 7 @ 7pm
Cincinnati Fountain Square
520 Vine St
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
Shiny and The Spoon
Photos by Scott Preston
Photos by Scott Preston
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