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Toronto’s Elliot BROOD Coming To MOTR Pub On 2/9

Elliot BROOD

Elliot BROOD

Elliott BROOD
2/9/18
MOTR Pub, 1345 Main St, Cincinnati, OH
10pm, Free, 21+

Elliott BROOD is a three-piece, folk-rock/alt-country band based in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Their brand of fuzzed-up roots music makes for a captivating and frenetic live performance. That energy has always translates to the band’s five acclaimed records. Their style has been called everything from ‘blackgrass’ to ‘death country,’ but those descriptions don’t capture the transcendent heights of their unique approach to roots music. Read more

The Novel Ideas (from Boston) Coming To MOTR Pub On 2/7

The Novel Ideas

The Novel Ideas

The Novel Ideas
2/7/18
MOTR Pub, 1345 Main St, Cincinnati, OH
Free, 21+, 9pm

The Novel Ideas are a country folk quintet of friends from the great state of Massachusetts. Featuring the voices of three different songwriters, The Novel Ideas create a blend of pastoral, harmony driven, and plaintive Americana. In 2014 they released a 10″ single “Lost on the Road”, featuring two new songs and marking the band’s first effort as a five piece. Read more

Todd Albright Performing At MOTR Pub On 1/3

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Todd Albright
1/3/17
MOTR Pub, 1345 Main St, Cincinnati, OH
2 sets: 9:00PM and 10:15PM, 21+
TAFT’S BREWING COMPANY Beer Tasting – offering 5 tasty beers

Todd Albright is a Country Blues, finger-style 12-string guitar player and singer living in Detroit, Michigan. An evening’s sonic evocations of pre-WWII Blues covers an extensive selection of material recorded in the 1920’s and 30’s. Playing the 12 string guitar, Todd brings to life an era composed of Blind Lemon Jefferson, Sylvester Weaver, Blind Willie McTell and Leadbelly, among others. Todd’s history playing the Blues reaches over 25 years, though he does not remember a time that a guitar wasn’t in his hands. Read more

The Chandler Travis Philharmonic Coming To MOTR Pub On 11/18

The Chandler Travis Philharmonic

The Chandler Travis Philharmonic

The Chandler Travis Philharmonic
11/18/17
MOTR Pub, 1345 Main St, Cincinnati, OH
21+, Free, 10:30pm

The Chandler Travis Philharmonic is a 9-piece ensemble from Boston that includes a horn section, string bass, keyboard, mandocello, guitar, drums, accordion, and singing valet. It’s possible they might be the missing link between the Kinks and Sun Ra… Read more

Tommy Womack Performing at MOTR Pub On 12/6 and Devil’s Backbone Beer Tasting

Tommy Womack

Tommy Womack

Tommy Womack
12/6/17
MOTR Pub 1345 Main St, Cincinnati, OH
8:30pm, Free. 21+

“God in heaven, I almost died.”

That’s what Tommy Womack sings, and he sings the truth. It’s a song about the first time he almost died. Sometimes Tommy writes funny songs. “I Almost Died” isn’t funny. Sometimes Tommy writes reflective songs. “I Almost Died” isn’t reflective. It’s harrowing. Read more

Ernie Johnson From Detroit Performing at MOTR Pub on 11/22

 

Ernie Johnson From Detroit

Ernie Johnson From Detroit

Ernie Johnson From Detroit
11/22/17
MOTR Pub, 1345 Main St, Cincinnati, OH
21+, 9pm, Free

After playing in various projects in and around Cincinnati for the past few years, local musicians Collin Thompson, Brendan Blumer, Drew Loftspring, Eric Osmanoglu, Wayne Kilgard, Nathan Lewis and Dusty Bryant came together in 2015 to create the funkified 7-piece band, Ernie Johnson From Detroit. Though they just recently brought their unique brand of afrobeat/funk/jazz music out of the basement and onto the stage, Ernie Johnson From Detroit has quickly become a crowd favorite in and around Cincinnati. Read more

The War and Treaty Coming To MOTR Pub On 11/11

The War and Treaty

The War and Treaty

The War and Treaty
11/11/17
MOTR Pub, 1345 Main St, Cincinnati, OH
21+, 10pm, Free

Chilling, soulful, and powerful are just some of the words used by audiences to describe The War and Treaty.  The husband & wife duo blend roots, folk, gospel, and soul, reaching back through their deep-rooted history to conjure up the strength of their ancestors. Their Down to the River EP (2017) boasts a sound that’s both stirring and sensual, driven by joy, determination, and an unceasing upward gaze. They are currently on tour, hoping to share songs of reconciliation and humanity, and taking listeners on a soaring, emotional ride. Read more

Phillip Paul Jazz Trio To Perform at Kings Records Exhibit Opening at MOTR Pub On 8/25

Philip Paul

Philip Paul

T’S STAR TIME: EXHIBIT OPENING featuring the PHILIP PAUL JAZZ TRIO
Date: Friday, August 25
Time: Bar opens at 11AM, Show at 5:00PM
Venue: MOTR Pub | 1345 Main St., Cincinnati, OH 45202 | (513) 345-7981
Admission: FREE, 21+
Information: http://www.motrpub.com

When James Brown was about to take the stage during his shows, the announcer would say “It’s Star Time!” MOTR Pub in Over-the-Rhine is proud to say “It’s Star Time” for an upcoming art exhibit  with a focus on King Records musicians and artists. Over 15 local visual artists will be presenting  portraits of  King Records recording artists. Each artist has chosen their own star from King to create a work of art. Read more

Front Country Performing at MOTR Pub On 7/13 In Support Of “Other Love Songs”

Front Country

Front Country

Front Country
7/13/17
MOTR Pub, 1345 Main St, Cincinnati, OH
10pm, 21+, Free

What is Roots Pop music? Out of the San Francisco Bay Area, one band is trying to explore that query. Front Country plays acoustic string instruments but with a sensibility that is far from the back country. During their musical journey, they have merged their acoustic sound with a pop aesthetic, writing and arranging songs that are simultaneously intricate and infectious. Read more

Sarah Shook & The Disarmers Coming To MOTR Pub On June 24

Sarah Shook & The Disarmers

Sarah Shook & The Disarmers

Sarah Shook & The Disarmers
6/24/17
MOTR Pub, 1345 Main St, Cincinnati, OH
10pm, Free, 21+

North Carolina’s Sarah Shook sings with a conviction and hard honesty sorely lacking in much of today’s Americana landscape. Always passionate, and at times profane, Sarah stalks/walks the line between vulnerable and menacing.  You can hear in her voice what’s she’s seen; world weary, hard lessons learned—or not—but always defiant. She level-steady means what she says. Read more

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