Ian Anderson will be performing both his composition THICK AS A BRICK in its entirety for the first time since 1972, and his new album, THICK AS A BRICK 2 at PNC Pavilion at Riverbed, 6295 Kellogg Ave., in Cincinnati, on July 20, at 8 PM.
Tickets range from $45. to $87.95. 513-232-6220 http://www.riverbend.org/
This tour will feature a more theatrical production with video and additional musicians, including Ian’s band: bassist David Goodier, keyboardist John O’Hara, drummer Scott Hammond, and wunderkind guitarist Florian Opahle– all of whom have performed with Ian on his solo dates over the years as well as having performed at various times as members of Jethro Tull. British singer Ryan O’Donnell, who has been active in the UK theatrical scene will also be singing. Ian added the young performer as he wants to perform vocals and instrument parts as they appeared on the original THICK AS A BRICK. Read more
Vans Warped Tour 2013
July 30, 2013
Riverbend Music Center, 6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45230
All Ages, Noon doors, Buy Tickets
The VANS WARPED TOUR® 2013 will be bringing the “Best Day Ever” to fans across the U.S and Canada. This summer’s diverse tour line-up will feature Sleeping With Sirens, We Came As Romans, Motion City Soundtrack, The Wonder Years, Bring Me The Horizon, Reel Big Fish, Crown The Empire, The Story So Far and many more. In addition, festival go-ers will experience an expanded Acoustic Basement, which features established and up-and-coming acoustic artists, such as William Beckett, Allison Weissand The American Scene. In keeping with this year’s tour theme, “Best Day Ever,” the VANS WARPED TOUR will be a music lover’s playground with artists from all genres: rock, punk, pop, hip-hop, folk-punk and reggae. New to the tour this summer is the Spotify Stage, which will showcase such EDM and hip-hop artists as Crizzly, Outasight,Wallpaper. and Stephan Jacobs, to name a few. For the full list of confirmed artists and dates they are playing, visit www.vanswarpedtour.com/bands. Read more
The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, under the direction of Conductor John Morris Russell, announces three exciting summer 2013 concerts at Riverbend Music Center. The three concerts feature award-winning artists, traditional popular tunes and a diverse array of genres, resulting in the one-of-a-kind musical experience that epitomizes the Pops. The season kicks off Saturday, June 8 with the Pops debut of Motown and R&B legend Smokey Robinson.
During his 50-year music career, the singer and songwriter has made his mark not only with his own hits, but as a writer and producer for such acts as The Temptations, Mary Wells, Marvin Gaye and others, earning a place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Read more
Lynyrd Skynyrd, Bad Company, Black Stone Cherry
Riverbend Music Center, 6295 Kellogg Ave, Cincinnati, OH Buy Tickets – on sale 3/9
Bad Company and Lynyrd Skynyrd have announced a co-headline tour that takes the bands coast-to-coast for 12 dates. Both bands celebrate significant 40th anniversaries in 2013, with Lynyrd Skynyrd having released their debut album on August 13, 1973 and Bad Company being formed that same year. While the pair have shared the stage and Paul Rodgers has toured with Lynyrd Skynyrd, Bad Company and Skynyrd have never toured as co-headliners together. Read more
Following their performance at the GRAMMY’s last week, Denver-based band The Lumineers sold over 66 thousand copies of their GRAMMY-nominated self-titled debut album to achieve Platinum sales status. Since its release last April by Dualtone, the album has sold over 1 million total records, and this week was #6 on the overall Billboard chart. Read more