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Zac Brown Band’s appearance at Riverbend Music Center in Cincinnati, Ohio on May 22 drew a sold out crowd that was ready to party. Touring behind their latest release, Jekyll and Hyde, the ZBB opened the evening with a taste of the new recording in the form of the steady grooving gem, “Homegrown.” With Coy Bowles and Clay Cook on guitar, the ZBB launched into a series of rip roaring covers including, Led Zeppelin’s “Kashmir,” The Charlie Daniels Band’s “The Devil Went Down To Georgia,” and Jason Isbell’s ” Dress Blues.” Brown and company returned to Jekyll and Hyde for the most poignant song of the night, the soulful charmer, “Remedy.” Read more
Cincinnati Pops begins summer series with traditional crowd-pleasing Broadway Sing-Along June 6 at Riverbend Music Center
The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra will begin its summer series at Riverbend Music Center’s Corbett Pavilion on Saturday, June 6 at 8 p.m. with a special “Broadway Sing- Along” featuring classic Broadway hits and inviting the audience to sing along. Conductor John Morris Russell will lead Orchestra and audience in classics such as “Defying Gravity” from Wicked and selections from Rocky Horror Picture Show. Special guests Julia Murney (who impressed Cincinnati Pops audiences when she stepped in at the last minute for “Wicked Divas” in 2009), Doug LaBrecque, the Young Professionals Choral Collective, and Cincinnati Men’s Chorus Männerchor round out a top-notch cast to offer a wide variety of tunes. The winners from the ArtsWave “Cincy Sings” competition will also make an appearance on the program. Read more
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Carole Walker 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
In celebration of a 2015 Summer/Fall North American Tour, VAN HALEN will perform a special concert for Jimmy Kimmel Live March 30 on Hollywood Boulevard. Featuring some of the band’s essential rock and roll classics, the concert will be broadcast over two nights, March 30 and March 31, on the late night talk show and marks VAN HALEN’s first U.S. television performance with original lead singer David Lee Roth. Jimmy Kimmel Live airs weeknights at 11:35 p.m. / 10:35 p.m. Central time on ABC.
VAN HALEN is touring North America beginning July 5 in Seattle, Washington at the White River Amphitheatre, with concerts scheduled through October including a stop in Cincinnati, OH at Riverbend Music Center on Monday, August 31st. Special guest Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band will support all dates along the tour. Tickets for the Cincinnati show go on sale beginning at 10am onSaturday, April 4 at www.ticketmaster.com and www.riverbend.org. Charge by phone at 1.800.745.3000. Read more
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Zac Brown Band’s forthcoming album ‘JEKYLL + HYDE’ will be out April 28, 2015, on Southern Ground/John Varvatos Records/Big Machine Label Group/Republic Records. The band will premiere new music from the album this weekend during their first performance on Saturday Night Live.
Describing the album’s direction, Zac told Rolling Stone earlier this year that it will have “things that people will expect and things that they won’t.” Digital pre-orders will include immediate downloads of “Homegrown”, “Dress Blues” and “Heavy Is the Head (feat. Chris Cornell)” at select partners. Read more
Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire Announce Co-Headline Summer Tour – See Them Live At Riverbend August 25
Two of the most successful and critically-acclaimed bands Earth, Wind & Fire and Chicago announced today their North American co-headlining summer tour Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire – Heart And Soul Tour 2015 kicking off July 15 in Concord, CA. The 25+ date tour will take the Grammy Award-winning and multi-platinum selling groups through major U.S. cities including a stop in Cincinnati, OH at Riverbend Music Center on Tuesday, August 25.
“One of the most exciting things about the show is when both bands perform at the end of the concert,” Lee Loughnane of Chicago said. “Having these 21 very talented musicians playing our greatest hits together puts the excitement level at a fever pitch! From the Heart of Chicago and the Soul of Earth, Wind & Fire, it is an unforgettable experience.” Read more
Rolling across America on a sizzling summer run, Tedeschi Trucks Band’s “Wheels of Soul” tour brings the Grammy-winning,11-piece blues-rock dynamo together with soul sensation Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, and acclaimed guitarist Doyle Bramhall II, for 20 not-be-missed appearances. Performing at some of the finest outdoor venues in the country, the first of the tour’s two legs kicks off June 5th in Paso Robles, California, and includes a stop in Cincinnati, OH at PNC Pavilion on Friday, June 26.
Tickets for the Cincinnati show $78*, $68*, $48* Reserved Pavilion and $150* Reserved 4-Pack, go on sale to the public beginning at 10:00am on Friday, March 6 at www.Ticketmaster.com,www.PNCPavilion.com, and all Ticketmaster outlets. Charge by phone at 1.800.745.3000. *Ticket prices include parking and are subject to applicable fees. Dates, times and artists subject to change without notice. Read more