The National announced yesterday the inaugural festival 'Homecoming’ in association with MusicNOW, taking place April 28 & 29 right here in Cincinnati! Curated by The National, the event will feature over 20 artists across two stages at Smale Park, in addition to other venues throughout the city.
Red Wanting Blue & The Alternate Routes at Ludlow Garage
Red Wanting Blue & The Alternate Routes are doing a short stripped-down quartet tour for 5 dates before the year is other with two members from each band. They will be stopping by Live at Ludlow Garage on Friday, December 15th!
Book Launch: Queen City Records: Record Stores of Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky
There is nothing like a good record hunt. Looking for that rare pressing or colored vinyl from your favorite bands across dusty antique shows, cluttered flea markets and of course, your local record store. When you finally manage to track down one of your elusive grails, it’s a rewarding feeling that sets you up for your next adventure.
Prawn Returns to Cincinnati, Topshelf Records Tour
Few labels can boast both the longevity and pedigree that Topshelf Records does, while also still maintaining the “wait, what label are they on?” quality when it comes to the bands on their roster.
Frankly Speaking Heartwarming Video for His Dog
Jordan Frank of Frankly Speaking lost his dog, Keys, last year to cancer. When Jordan learned of the diagnosis, he wrote the song, “Chasing Butterflies” for Keys. The song and video is a heartwarming tribute to his best friend.
Alexander-Lee & Thee Vatos Supreme Debut at Crow’s Nest
Alexander-Lee & Thee Vatos Supreme hail from Bloomington, Indiana originally and are making their Cincinnati debut at The Crow’s Nest on Friday, December 15th!
An Idiot’s Guide To Anarchy: Ill Poetic’s Timely, and Timeless, New Album
Cincinnati ex-pat and all-around music geek Ill Poetic returns home with a new record in tow.
Bands: Submit to Play Bunbury Music Festival
Bunbury Music Festival is now taking submissions for Vendors, Volunteers, and Bands! Deadline for bands to submit is Friday, January 5th at 5pm. Do it!
Powerhouse factories Blitz’n Bazaar
Show your support for locally-based vendors and artists! Join Powerhouse Factories at their shop in Newport on Thursday, December 14, and again on Thursday, December 21, for the PHF Blitz’n Bazaar.
Ampline Premiere New Video and Announce Album Release Date
Ampline has been a Cincinnati staple since their inception. Rumors have been traveling about their next album and FINALLY we have a release date of January 26th! The video for “Passion Relapse” from the new album was recently released, and it does not disappoint.
Songwriting Clinic with Erika Wennerstrom of Heartless Bastards
On Saturday, December 16th, Erika Wennerstrom of the Heartless Bastards will be having an intimate songwriting clinic at Herzog Music!
Soul Butter have been playing around town for a while and finally have an EP! On Saturday, December 16th mark your calendar to head to Urban Artifact to celebrate the self-titled EP Release! We were excited to get to know Soul Butter in advance of the release.