Birds of Chicago

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J.T. Nero and Allison Russell had crossed creative paths to great effect in their previous bands — he in JT and the Clouds, she in Po' Girl – and. ultimately, they decided to pull the trigger and join forces officially as Birds of Chicago. Although Nero's 2011 solo album Mountains/Forest could ostensibly be considered the first BOC album, the duo-and sometimes-band took their actual bow with their eponymous debut last fall, an album that clearly proved the wisdom of transforming their

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Birds of Chicago at Ludlow Garage 

Birds of Chicago are headed to Ludlow Garage on Saturday, December 2nd! Birds of Chicago is led by the husband-wife team of JT Nero and Allison Russell, both known for their searing vocals. Perfecting their live show with approximately 200 performances a year, the band often draws comparisons to a tent revival - passionate rock and roll dusted with gospel fervor.

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Nowhere Else Festival 

Join Over the Rhine in Clinton County, Ohio for two days of camping, music, art, earth, and sky. On Memorial Day weekend (May 28th and 29th) will be your chance to check out some amazing musicians, artists, and writers!  Grab your tickets HERE. The Blind Boys of AlabamaJoe HenryLucy...

The Ridges to Play's Stage at Mr. Pitiful’s SAT 

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What to do this weekend :: May 18, 2012 

If you aren't lucky enough to be at the Nelsonville Music Festival or Rock on The Range this weekend there are plenty of things to do in Cincinnati! Our picks for the weekend are below, but you can choose for yourself HERE! Friday, May 18:US, Today @ Mainstay Rock BarSeabird w/Paper Route @ MOTR...