Multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter David Bromberg, after nearly a half century as a recording artist, isn’t standing still. He is still pushing boundaries, still an iconoclast, still unapologetically unique, as he continues to explore his life’s journey via a path that might be considered “asymmetrical.” His musical expression is still inimitable and his scope of musical knowledge is encyclopedic. On his April 17 release, BIG ROAD (Red House Records), Bromberg and his band were determined to give fans “something of value” — in other words, a tangible, content-rich package of music, film, text and photos.
Freekbass is one of the world’s great bass players and has worked alongside funk legends Bootsy Collins and Bernie Worrell. On February 8th, Freekbass will be performing the music of P Funk with help from Sammie Garett & Greg Sanderson of Turkuaz, Gary “Mudbone” Cooper of Parliament-Funkadelic & Bootsy’s Rubber Band, Reilly Comisar, Nathan Lewis from Ernie Johnson From Detroit and others.
Founded in 1981 in Jamestown, NY, 10,000 Maniacs is one of the most enduring bands from the early “alternative rock” movement having released close to 20 albums, including 2015’s Twice Told Tales and 2016’s Playing Favorites, while consistently touring the U.S. and abroad. All told the band has sold over 10 million albums, with 8 Billboard Hot 100 singles, and has made countless appearances on national TV, including Saturday Night Live, The Late Show With David Letterman, and more.
10,000 Maniacs featuring Mary Ramsey will perform at Ludlow Garage, 342 Ludlow Ave, Cincinnati, on Thursday, December 19th at 8:30 p.m. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. This event is open to patrons of all ages. Tickets are $35.00-$65.00 and are available at Ticketmaster by calling 800-877-7575. For more information call (513) 861-7625 or visit ludlowgaragecincinnati.com/.
Celebrated rock duo Shovels & Rope will embark on a headlining tour in 2020, in support of their highly-praised album By Blood. Kicking off on February 13 in Athens, GA, the string of shows will include performances in Tampa, Huntsville, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Detroit and more. (See tour dates below). Watch their recent performance at Paste Magazine’s studio HERE.