Bad Veins

  • Local
  • rock
  • indie

Known for sporting vintage military clothing, using a telephone to sing into while performing, and utilizing an old reel-to-reel named Irene for backing tracks, all creating a unique show experience for even the most seasoned concert attendee. Army green and red roses, similar to their debut album cover, is a visual staple during their live performances.In 2008, Bad Veins won the first ever Target Music Maker Award at the Tribeca Film Festival.[1]Their self-titled debut album was released on

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  • Festival

CincyMusic LIVE with Inhailer Radio to Benefit the Employees of MOTR Pub and The Woodward Theater 

CincyMusic and Inhailer Radio have teamed up for two nights of Live Streaming music from bands to benefit the employees of MOTR Pub and The Woodward Theater on Friday, May 22nd and Saturday, May 23rd!

  • Review

Bad Veins Returns 

A highly anticipated return happened this Saturday night at the Woodward Theater. Cincinnati’s own Bad Veins played their first show in two and a half years and made it clear that they are back and better than ever.

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  • Interview

Interview: Bad Veins 

Bad Veins has been a favorite in the local music scene for years. From the release of their first album, Bad Veins, they’ve taken Cincy by storm and gained national popularity. Fans everywhere fell in love with Bad Veins’ unique sound and stage set up, with just a drummer, Ben, and the beloved Irene (a reel to reel player that gives the band a vintage feel). Touring with bands like Walk the Moon and Two Door Cinema Club, Bad Veins is no stranger to success.

Frazier & Chapman weren’t Cincy's only All-Stars 

While the Nation had their eyes on the Queen City this Tuesday and tens of thousands watched a game of all-stars at Great American Ballpark, A local music advocate and friend of was filling your ears with the sounds of the city & you probably didn’t even realize it!...

Heartless Bastards Coming Home for Bunbury 

Bringing Ohio-bred talent to its various stages has been one of Bunbury’s hallmarks since it began in 2012. Since then, local bands such as Bad Veins, Guided by Voices, The National and many others have graced its lineup card. One of the bands carrying on that tradition this year is Heartless...

MULTIMAGIC Release First Single on iTunes and Spotify 

MULTIMAGIC is an indie dream-pop band featuring singer/guitarist Coran Stetter, keyboardist Brian Davis, bassist Trent Russelburg, and drummer Chris Cox. The band came together in Cincinnati, Ohio in early 2014, where they recorded their first single “Let Go” with producer Eric Tuffandsam in...

Our Weekend Picks :: May 16, 2014 

Each week we will highlight a few of our picks for the weekend. Some may be local, some may not, but as long as you are seeing live music in Cincinnati you are contributing! Our picks are below, but you can choose for yourself with our calendar here. (Or download our iPhone app here). Friday,...

And the Nominees for the CEA's Are... 

Nominations for the 17th Annual Cincinnati Entertainment Awards (CEAs) were announced today by CityBeat.  Nominees were determined by a committee of dozens of Greater Cincinnati music experts. This year’s list again reflects the talented community of music makers across various genres...

CincyMusic Spotlight Podcast is Live! 

Earlier this week we aired our first CincyMusic Spotlight on The Project 100.7 / 106.3 with hosts Venomous Valdez and Joe Long! The podcast for the show can be downloaded here now! The playlist is below: Walk The Moon "Anna Sun"DAAP Girls "Kate"Public "I Need You"Foxy Shazam "I Like It"The Tillers...

The Lighthouse and The Whaler with Jukebox The Ghost Tonight! 

Jukebox The Ghost, The Lighthouse and The Whaler and Matt Pond PA play The Taft tonight! What are you getting into tonight? If you like smart indie pop, your answer should be, "Going to see Jukebox The Ghost, Matt Pond PA and The Lighthouse And The Whaler at The Taft Theater."  There's lots to...

Walk The Moon Tonight! 

Walk the Moon is Cincinnati's newest break out band. Their indie pop sound, amazing live shows and fun, quirky videos have landed them on almost every late night show such as Conan, Fallon, Carson Daly and soon to be Saturday Night Live (fingers crossed). Walk the Moon have been the opening act for...

MPMF Homegrown Schedule 

The 11th annual MidPoint Music Festival is finally here! For the next three days you can wonder around Over The Rhine and discover great music from around the world. The organizers have really put a lot of time in to making this the best MPMF yet, and I can't wait! has been doing...

What to do this weekend :: May 11, 2012 

The weather is amazing, so it's about time to go see some good music outside. Tonight, you could check out Bad Veins at Fountain Square or go to the Appalachian Festival at Coney Island to hear some folk and bluegrass. Our picks for the weekend are below, but you can choose for yourself...

Bad Veins to release new album 

One of my all-time favorite local bands will be releasing a new record on April 24th! Bad Veins will release The Mess We've Made via Austin, TX's Modern Outisder Records. The band made waves a few years back with their debut release on Dangerbird. The band has supported artists such as Silversun...

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