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BAOKU is a world class World-fusion music powerhouse. Based out of Cincinnati, Ohio, this band performs all original music by their Nigerian front man, Baoku Moses. Book BAOKU for your FESTIVALS | CONCERTS | SPECIAL EVENTS | ARTS SHOWS | FASHION SHOWS | AWARDS | & MORE!  Baoku is a professionally-trained African drummer, dancer, and talented songwriter. He began the band in 2005. In following the legacy and footsteps of the late Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti, Baoku’s music fusion a solid

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Ride the Cincinnati Bell Connector to Second Sunday on Main 

Second Sunday on Main (SSOM), the eclectic street festival of Over-the-Rhine, will celebrate life on Main Street in OTR for residents and visitors alike.  This free monthly event is held June to October, noon to 5 PM. Now in its 11th year, Second Sunday on Main has grown to include an outdoor...

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Birds of a Feather Music & Arts Festival 

On August 19th through 21st, some of the area's best local bands along with some amazing regional acts will be providing the pleasure your ear drums desire at the first annual Birds of a Feather Music & Arts Festival! Located in Morningview, KY, Thornhill Farm features access to the...

Tiny Desk Showcase at The Southgate House Revival 

On Saturday, June 11th celebrate some of the local musicians who entered NPR's Tiny Desk Contest during this showcase, benefitting 91.7 WVXU!  Those who entered made a video performing one original song behind a desk of their choosing. It could be a work desk, home office or the product of...

OTR Summer Celebration 

The 10th Annual OTR 5k is being held next Saturday, May 21st! Washington Park will feature an all day post-race celebration from 10:45a – 4p with two stages of local, original music as well as Art on Vine and the City Flea! The Summer Celebration includes fun activities for all. The food...

And The 2015 Cincinnati Entertainment Awards Nominees Are... 

CityBeat has announced the nominees for the 2015 Cincinnati Entertainment Awards! This year, the organization did things a little differently allowing the public to weigh in on the nominees before deciding on the artists we will all be able to vote for. Remember, not everyone can be nominated. This...

Our Weekend Picks :: December 12, 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...

The Heights Music Festival Recap 

Wow! Once again The Heights Music Festival 2013 blessed our city with an outstanding weekend of musical entertainment.   The sweet sound of local music was in the air on Friday at the Heights Music Fest 2013 in Clifton. The Freebees kicked off the festivities at Rohs Street Cafe in front of a...

OTR Summer Celebration on Saturday 5/18! 

The Seventh Annual OTR 5K Run and Summer Celebration is Saturday, May 18, and will start and finish in Washington Park for the first time this year. The event kicks off with the OTR 5k at 10 a.m. and continues with a day-long Summer Celebration of live music, food, adult beverages, an expanded fine...

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