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Barrence Whitfield and the Savages Coming To MOTR Pub on 9/15

Barrence Whitfield and the Savages

Barrence Whitfield and the Savages

Barrence Whitfield and the Savages
9/15/16
MOTR Pub, 1345 Main St, Cincinnati, OH
Free, 21+, 10pm

Barrence Whitfield is a full-throttle soul screamer in the spirit of Little Richard, Wilson Pickett, and Solomon Burke. He has been described as the owner of one incredible pair of lungs, with limitless energy and unmatched enthusiasm for his music and his audience. Barrence is a rarity in this business–one of a few black, rock ‘n roll singer/entertainers who Spin Magazine says maintains a frenzied performance. Read more

Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber return to Cincinnati for a two night engagement at MOTR Pub, 9/8 & 9/9

Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber

Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber

Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber
9/8 & 9/9/16
MOTR Pub, 1345 Main St, Cincinnati, OH
Free, 21+, 10pm

Founded by Village Voice icon Greg “Ionman” Tate and co-led with monster groove bassist Jared Michael Nickerson since 1999, New York City’s Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber is a territory band, a neo-tribal thang, a community hang, a society music guild aspiring to the condition of all that is molten, glacial, racial, spacial, oceanic, mythic, antiphonal and telepathic.  Rolling Stone calls them “a multiracial jam army that freestyles with cool telekinesis between the lustrous menace of Miles Davis’ On The Corner, the slash-and-om of 1970s King Crimson, and Jimi Hendrix’ moonwalk across side three of Electric Ladyland.” Read more

Gringo Star and Valley Queen Performing at MOTR Pub on 8/31

Gringo Star

Gringo Star

Gringo Star
8/31/16
MOTR Pub, 1345 Main St, Cincinnati, OH
10pm, Free, 21+

Gringo Star are insouciant explorers, tossing the paddles overboard and drifting on the currents of their lackadaisical curiosity across a rippling sonic ocean, out to the far edges of rock & roll. Shots pulsing from a vintage Leslie speaker, their guitars, keys and vocals create the psychoactive ingredients of their echo-slathered, doo-wop-indebted indie gems; psychedelic garage bangers, gritty R&B shuffles and spaghetti western weirdness. Read more

The Claudettes, hard rocking blues combo at MOTR Pub August 5

The Claudettes

The Claudettes

Photo by Marisa Klug-Morataya

The Claudettes
8/5/16
MOTR Pub, 1345 Main St, Cincinnati, OH
Free, 10pm, 21+

“Brother Ray meets the Ramones…Chopin meets Minutemen.” So ventured Tony Sarabia of WBEZ radio (Chicago NPR) as he took a stab at describing the band in the studio with him. The Claudettes fuse Windy City piano blues with the full-throttle energy of rockabilly and punk, jazz-age echoes of burlesque and vaudeville, and the sultriness of ’60s pop-soul to write a thrilling new chapter in American roots music.

Group founder Johnny Iguana mashes the piano alongside singer Berit Ulseth, bassist/singer Zach Verdoorn and drummer Matt Torre. Johnny, who toured for years with his cult-favorite rock band oh my god, is also a member of two Grammy-nominated groups: Chicago Blues — A Living History and the Muddy Waters 100 Band. He has toured or recorded with Junior Wells, Buddy Guy, James Cotton, and more. Read more

Nick D’ and The Believers to Debut New Songs at MOTR Pub On 7/1

Nick D' and The Believers

Nick D’ and The Believers

Nick D’ and The Believers
7/1/16
MOTR Pub, 1345 Main St, Cincinnati, OH
Free, 10pm

Indie-pop rockers, Nick D’ and The Believers, will perform at MOTR Pub on Friday, July 1 at 8 p.m. The performance is part of a summer tour promoting the release of a brand new EP,Crown, scheduled for release fall 2016.

The Columbus-based band released the first single from their forthcoming EP in April, providing what The Lantern hails as “the most exuberant dynamic out of the band’s entire collection” The track reached the number one requested spot on WWCD 102.5 The Alternative Station’s Top 5 at 5 p.m. before joining the station’s repeating playlist. Read more

Adia Victoria Performing at MOTR Pub On 4/20

Adia Victoria

Adia Victoria

ADIA VICTORIA (Nashville) w/ FISTS OF LOVE
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
MOTR Pub | 1345 Main St., Cincinnati, OH 45202 | (513) 345-7981
FREE, 21+, 10pm
http://www.motrpub.com

Adia Victoria released her first single, “Stuck In The South” in June of 2014 and the world immediately took notice.  NPR noted that the single “sent ripples throughout the Nashville Music Scene’ but it went further than that with Rolling Stone comparing Adia to “PJ Harvey covering Loretta Lynn at a haunted debutante ball” and going on to say, “Adia Victoria has only officially released one song but she’s already solidified herself as one of country music’s most exciting new stars.” Read more

Elephant Stone Share New Single, New North American Dates Including MOTR Pub On 3/19

Elephant Stone

Elephant Stone

Elephant Stone
3/19/16
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

The Roomsounds Coming to MOTR Pub on 4/8

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The Roomsounds
4/8/16
MOTR Pub, 1345 Main St, Cincinnati, OH
Free, 21, 10pm

The Roomsounds play old-school rock n’ roll reminiscent of Big Star and The Faces and will release their new album, Elm St. on March 25.

The Dallas Observer thought the band’s 2012 self-titled debut was “consistent with their Keith Richards and Tom Petty worship, an unpretentious album of purist rock ‘n’ roll riffs.” Rodney Hall, owner of FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, AL heard the album through a friend and dug their sound so much he invited them to FAME to record their sophomore album. Read more

Carson McHone Coming to MOTR Pub On 2/10 To Promote New Album “Goodluck Man”

Carson McHone

Carson McHone

Carson McHone, Jeremy Pinnell
2/10/16
MOTR Pub, 1345 Main St, Cincinnati, OH
Free, 10pm, 21+

Carson McHone is an alt-country/americana songwriter from Austin, Texas.  She released her debut self titled EP in 2013 and  toured nationally and internationally in its support.  Her vocals are featured on Shinyribs‘ newest album (Okra Candy, 2015), on Ray Wylie Hubberd’s newest song “Chick Singer Badass Rockin”, as well as a duet on Mike and The Moonpies 2015 release, Mockingbird. In 2014 McHone was selected as one of six songwriters to represent the city of Austin in “Project #ATX6”.  Read more

Photos – Angela Perley & The Howlin’ Moons, 1/2/16, MOTR Pub, Cincinnati, OH

Angela Perley & The Howlin' Moons

Angela Perley & The Howlin’ Moons

Photos by Scott Preston

http://www.angelaperley.com/

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