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Woodward Theater Wins Grant to Restore Historic Marquee

The Woodward as it now looks. The historic marquee will be reconstructed in 2018 with funding from American Express through the 'Vote Your Main Street' project.

The Woodward as it now looks. The historic marquee will be reconstructed in 2018 with funding from American Express through the ‘Vote Your Main Street’ project.

Photo Credit: Phil Armstrong

Cincinnati Preservation is proud to announce its entry in the Partners in Preservation: Main Streets campaign, the Woodward Theater, will be receiving a $150,000 grant to restore its historic 1913 electric marquee. Read more

Cindy Wilson (of The B-52’s) Coming To The Woodward Theater On 9/4

Cindy Wilson

Cindy Wilson

Cindy Wilson
9/4/17
Woodward Theater, 1404 Main St, Cincinnati, OH
7:30pm doors, 8:30pm show, Buy Tickets

Known the world over as a vocalist, songwriter, and founding member of the one and only B-52s, Cindy Wilson has made a truly extraordinary solo debut with her new CHANGE (Kill Rock Stars). The album – which arrives just in time to celebrate the legendary singer’s fortieth anniversary in the musical spotlight – marks a milestone for Wilson, abounding with pop creativity, ingenious production, confident songcraft, and deeply felt emotion. Read more

King Records Month Kickoff Event Taking Place At The Woodward Theater On 9/1

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King Records Month Official Kickoff Event
Friday, September 1, 2017
The Woodward Theater | 1404 Main St., Cincinnati, OH 45202
5PM – 11PM, Free, 18+ (under 18 must be accompanied by a legal guardian)
Information: http://www.woodwardtheater.com

KING RECORDS MONTH OFFICIAL KICKOFF EVENT:
Please join us for this free admission event sponsored by Artswave and King Studios. Funk masters Freekbass will headline the show while the School of Rock will feature a full set of King Records songs that will include special performances by King Records recording artists Otis Williams and Philip Paul. In early evening there will be plenty of great King Records tunes, hors d’oeuvres and refreshments, and a King Records exhibit on display. Read more

Squirrel Nut Zippers Coming To The Woodward Theater On 7/9

Squirrel Nut Zippers

Squirrel Nut Zippers

SQUIRREL NUT ZIPPERS
Sunday, July 9, 2017
Doors at 7:00PM, Show at 8:00PM, 18+
Venue: The Woodward Theater, 1404 Main St., Cincinnati, OH 45202
Tickets: http://www.woodwardtheater.com

It was about 20 years ago when NPR’s Morning Edition said: “It’s not easy to categorize the music of the Squirrel Nut Zippers, except that it’s hot.”

2016 marks the 20th anniversary of the Squirrel Nut Zippers most celebrated and commercially successful album Hot.  Originally released in the summer of 1996, Hot was the follow up to the band’s critically acclaimed debut The Inevitable. By this time the group had already established a substantial live following across the country thanks to early support from NPR, college radio and non-commercial stations. Hot wound up selling over 1.3 million copies. Read more

Photos – The Black Angels, A Place To Bury Strangers, 5/9/27, Woodward Theater, Cincinnati, OH

The Black Angels

The Black Angels

Photos by Bill Fultz – http://www.fultzfotos.com

http://theblackangels.com/

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Sidewalk Chalk Coming To The Woodward Theater On 8/10

Sidewalk Chalk

Sidewalk Chalk

Sidewalk Chalk
8/10/17
Woodward Theater, 1404 Main St, Cincinnati, OH
http://woodwardtheater.com/

Sidewalk Chalk will release their fourth full-length album on June 2nd on Ropeadope Records. An Orchid Is Born is produced by Grammy Award-winner Robert “Sput” Searight. This is the album that Sidewalk Chalk has truly always been trying to make — a speeding bullet ripe with heat and rhythm that speaks to mankind’s need to cheer in the darkest of moments and to choose love over inhumanity in all things. In the band’s rebirth is an emphatic statement of purpose. This vibrant collection of transformative moments is a benchmark release for Sidewalk Chalk that marks the arrival of a powerhouse and proves that the Chicago sound machine is a phoenix rising. Read more

The Black Angels Share New Track “I’d Kill For Her” – Woodward Theater on 5/9

The Black Angels

The Black Angels

The Black Angels, A Place To Bury Strangers
5/9/17
Woodward Theater, 1404 Main St, Cincinnati, OH
9pm, Buy Tickets

The Black Angels have shared the second track from their upcoming album ‘Death Song’, out April 21st on Partisan Records. Called “I’d Kill For Her”, the new track just premiered via Dangerous Minds, who called the band “psychedelia’s premier standard bearers.” They also chatted with the band’s Alex Maas about the new project, read/listen here: http://bit.ly/2ncZJgb Read more

Tobin Sprout Plays Woodward Theater 4.20 In Support Of “The Universe and Me”

Tobin Sprout

Tobin Sprout

Photo Cred: Brooke Olesnavage

Tobin Sprout
4/20/17
Woodward Theater, 1404 Main St, Cincinnati, OH
9pm, 18+, Buy Tickets

How do you bring a child’s curiosity to life? For Tobin Sprout, formerly of indie rock icons Guided by Voices, the answer is to revisit it with the wounded tenor of an aging piano man; someone searching, desperately, for his place in the cosmos. The Universe and Me is Sprout’s sixth solo album; hatched during a seven-year gestation period that included unearthing lost recordings (the single, “Future Boy Today/Man of Tomorrow” for one, was being saved for GBV), and digging through a treasure chest of memories in his home studio in Michigan, where Sprout composed behind his shambling grand piano and trembling, boyish voice. Each home recording was captured live with Sprout’s new band — which led to marvelous imperfections. Read more

Hurray For The Riff Raff’s ‘The Navigator’ Out Now On ATO Records – Woodward Theater on 4/24

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Hurray For The Riff Raff, Ron Gallo
4/24/17
Woodward Theater, 1404 Main St, Cincinnati, OH
8pm, Buy Tickets

Hurray for the Riff Raff’s acclaimed concept album ‘The Navigator’ is out now on ATO Records and hailed as a “rich, courageous” recording by NPR Music with 5 out of 5 stars from the Guardian. It has been met with a NY Times profile on Alynda Segarra, a Pitchfork “Best New Track” review, and a Morning Edition segment that aired this morning on NPR. In the past few days Alynda and her band have also appeared on TV multiple times including a conversation with Trevor Noah on the Daily Show last week, CBS Saturday and a performance on CONAN last night. Read more

Dawg Yawp Premiere “Can’t Think” with Team Coco – Self Titled album out now via Old Flame Records

Dawg Yawp

Dawg Yawp

Cincinnati’s Dawg Yawp premiered their video for “Can’t Think” with Conan’s Team Coco. The video is their first to be released from their critically-acclaimed self-titled debut that was released last year on Old Flame Records.

“Can’t Think” was named one of the top 100 songs local NPR stations were playing in 2016. The track originally premiered via Consequence of Sound, who called Randall a “master sitarist” and said “…he brings the instrument into his songwriting to create sounds that can only be described as completely original.” Read more

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