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Lucero Announce Co-Headline Tour with Ryan Bingham + Fanclub Presale Starts – Taft Theatre On 3/15

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Lucero, Ryan Bingham
3/15/14
Taft Theatre, 317 E 5th St, Cincinnati, OH
6pm doors, 7pm show, Buy Tickets

Memphis country punk-rockers Lucero are gearing up to co-headline an unforgettable spring tour with Ryan Bingham, kicking off on Feb 17th in Ashville, NC. Catch them live and experience the raw, foot-stompin’ energy the band brings to the stage. Tour dates run through March, and presale tickets will be available this Wednesday here for Fan Club Members. If you want even more reasons to see the band live, be sure to check out their first-ever live album, Live From Atlanta, available now via Liberty & Lament/INgrooves.
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JJ Grey & Mofro Announce The Release Of Ol’ Glory – Coming March 3rd – Coming To The Taft Theatre on 2/27

JJ Grey & Mofro

JJ Grey & Mofro

JJ Grey & MOFRO, The London Souls
2/27/14
Taft Theatre, 317 E 5th St, Cincinnati, OH
7pm doors, 8pm show, $27.50, Buy Tickets

Celebrated soulful ensemble JJ Grey & Mofro will release their newest recording Ol’ Glory on March 3rd.  This album marks their debut on Provogue Records, which is part of the Mascot Label Group.  Ol’ Glory contains 12 new songs that feature the deep, soulful blend of blues, rock, folk, funk, gospel, gritty R&B and personal, Southern-inspired narratives that have become synonymous with JJ Grey & Mofro. A true Southern renaissance man, JJ Grey’s intensely charismatic live performances, combined with the incredible musicianship of Mofro, have connected with audiences all over the world. Their work has been praised by the press, including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, NPR, Relix, The Oxford American and many more.

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Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band Coming To The Taft Theatre On 11/29 With The Tillers

Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band

Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band

Photos by Scott Preston

Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, The Tillers
11/29/14
Taft Theatre, 317 E 5t St, Cincinnati, OH
7:30pm doors, 8:30pm show, $20 adv, $25 dos, Buy Tickets

The Rev. Peyton’s Big Damn Band bridges genres and eras with an intensity and effortlessness few contemporary artists possess. And their new album So Delicious elevates the trio’s work to a new level. Produced by Rev. Peyton, So Deliciousdue out February 17, 2015, offers the band’s most diverse collection of songs buoyed by the Rev.’s supercharged six-string virtuosity — a unique style of fingerpicking inspired by his Delta blues heroes, but taken to new, original heights.

The fifth full-length original album by the group — which includes Breezy Peyton on washboard and supporting vocals and Ben Bussell on drums and supporting vocals — is their debut on Yazoo Records, a label known for the historic reissues of blues and other old time American music that are the bedrock inspiration for the Rev.’s sound and approach.      Read more

Umphrey’s McGee Announce Winter 2015 Tour – Taft Theatre On 1/30

Umphreys McGee

Umphreys McGee

Photo by Chris Monaghan

Umphrey’s McGee
1/30/2014
Taft Theatre, 317 E 5th St, Cincinnati, OH
7pm doors, 8pm show, Buy Tickets

Just prior to the celebration of their 2000th show on November 8, Umphrey’s McGee has announced dates for their 2015 Winter Tour. The tour picks up after two nights at New York’s Beacon Theatre with the sextet kicking things off in the Deep South on January 28 in Oxford, MS. From there, Umphrey’s will head out on a coast to coast run that will end at the MNoore Theatre in Seattle on March 21. View full tour dates HERE.

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Primus Celebrate National Chocolate Day w/ video for Pure Imagination – Coming To The Taft Theatre on 11/7

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In celebration of National Chocolate Day – TODAY — October 29th, we are delighted to share Primus’ new delicious lyric video for the track “Pure Imagination”. The video brings viewers into the inner workings of a chocolate factory, the same factory where the Primus Wonka Bars were made. Watch and share the lyric video from the new Wonka-inspired album Primus & The Chocolate Factory, courtesy of the Gawker site io9. Also, Primus will be performing a very special, intimate show at WNYC’s The Greene Space on October 30th, which will be available on livestream at 1pm EST. Read more

Gov’t Mule and Jackie Greene Coming To The Taft Theatre on Friday 10/31

Gov’t Mule

Gov’t Mule

Photo by Anna Webber

Gov’t Mule, Jackie Greene
Friday 10/31/14
Taft Theatre, 317 E 5th St, Cincinnati, OH
7pm doors, 8pm show, Buy Tickets

As Gov’t Mule’s 20th Anniversary rolls on, the legendary rock torchbearers are diving into their vault and for the first time have announced a series of one-of-a-kind live archival releases that speaks to the Mule’s rich, sonically colorful history and shines a light on their incendiary live sets and improvisational heartbeat. These releases will coincide with Gov’t Mule’s ongoing Fall tour and their always-anticipated Halloween and New Year’s Eve shows. Also in store for early next year, fans will get their long-awaited dose of SCO-MULE, the highly revered collaboration between Gov’t Mule and jazz guitar great John Scofield. Read more

The Head and The Heart Release Enchanting Video For Sophomore Album Title Track “Lets Be Still” – Performing at The Taft Theatre On 12/12

The Head and The Heart

The Head and The Heart

Photo By Danny Clinch

The Head and the Heart’s sophomore album Let’s Be Still was released last October to hungry critics and fans alike who were awaiting the follow up to their self-titled breakout debut which featured such hits as “Lost in My Mind” and “Down in the Valley”. Since the albums release last year the band has been touring throughout the US, wowing crowds with their rowdy and inspiring live show. Now the band has taken a pause, releasing the fantastical video for their album’s title track, “Let’s Be Still” a beautiful dreamscape featuring a magical hot air balloon ride. The video was conceived by the band’s own Jonathan Russell and directed by Jon Jon Augustavo. You can view the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mwaGzIPpbBI Read more

Over The Rhine To Release Holiday Album Blood Oranges In The Snow on November 4th

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Over The Rhine
12/20/2014
Taft Theatre, 317 E 5th St, Cincinnati, OH
7pm doors, 8pm show, Buy Tickets

The highly acclaimed musical duo Over The Rhine will release Blood Oranges In The Snow, a collection of new holiday-inspired songs, on November 4th via their own Great Speckled Dog label.  Blood Oranges In The Snow reveals a genre which Over The Rhine has cleverly coined “Reality Christmas Music”.  The collection of songs reflects the many emotions experienced during the holidaze…nostalgia, joy and love, of course – but also profound sadness and loss. Read more

The Fauntleroys Feat. Alejandro Escovedo Coming To The Taft Theatre On 10/3

The Fauntleroys (L-R): Nicholas Tremulis, Alejandro Escovedo, Ivan Julian, Linda Pitmon

The Fauntleroys (L-R): Nicholas Tremulis, Alejandro Escovedo, Ivan Julian, Linda Pitmon

The Fauntleroys
10/3/2014
Taft Theatre (Ballroom), 317 E 5th St, Cincinnati, OH
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $17 adv, $20 dos, Buy Tickets

When the Fauntleroys made their third-ever live appearance in March during Alejandro Escovedo’s annual South by Southwest closing benefit at Austin’s Continental Club, he joked, “It might be the last time you ever see us. Take a good look!”

But longtime pals Escovedo (on bass!), guitarist Ivan Julian, Chicago-based raconteur Nicholas Tremulis and offbeat (but never off beat) drummer Linda Pitmon, having just announced plans to release their EP Below the Pink Pony, were already plotting a quick gallop around the country. With the Plowboy Records EP slated to hit ears on September 16, 2014, the gang behind this rocking horse is lined up at the starting gate for anOctober 3-11 run with stops in Ohio, Tennessee, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, New York and Washington, D.C. (See tour dates below.) Read more

Photos – Eric Johnson, 8/5/14, Taft Theatre, Cincinnati, OH

Eric Johnson

Eric Johnson

Photos by Scott Preston

http://www.ericjohnson.com/

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