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Midpoint Day Two in Review: Ride, Sylvan Esso, Zola Jesus, and more 

Things were already in full swing at the Craft Village in Washington Park when I arrived in the early afternoon. A couple dozen artisans were selling their wares, Moriah Haven had just wrapped up her set, and young artists from the Music Resource Center were performing their own compositions....

Caspian – Heavy Hearts, A Heavier Release 

We’ve talked with Caspian before - so it should come as no surprise that we’re excited for their return to Cincinnati for this year’s MidPoint Music Festival. Much like our first chat with the band in 2013, this appearance brings them back to Queen City closely following the...

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MPMF Announces Iron & Wine among others 

Cincinnati CityBeat's Midpoint Music Festival just released a second round of artists including Iron & Wine (check out the first artist announcement here). The festival takes place in various venues in Over The Rhine September 25-27 (FRI-SUN, as opposed to the previous THU-SAT format). Go...

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An Interview With Caspian 

I always love asking this question of bands that I find hard to categorize… With all of the segmentation of genres into subgenres, sub-subgeneres, et al., how would you describe your music?I would describe our music as classical music written for a rock band. It has ambient influences and many...

Empire Of The Sun joins Fall Out Boy, Paramore, & The Flaming Lips 

The Bunbury Music Festival has announced that Empire Of The Sun will join Fall Out Boy, Paramore, and The Flaming Lips in headlining the third annual event on the banks of the Ohio River July 11-13. In addition, Cage The Elephant, Dead Sara, and The Black Cadillacs have been added to the already...

Bunbury Music Festival Lineup Released 

Bunbury Music Festival announced today the lineup for its return to downtown Cincinnati’s Sawyer Point and Yearman’s Cove for three power-packed days of music across six stages on Friday, July 11; Saturday, July 12 and Sunday, July 13, 2014! Fall Out BoyParamoreThe Flaming LipsFitz And The...

Caspian, Dessa Suns and Native rock The SGHR tonight! 

Caspian might not be a name you’re overly familiar with, but with the release of their new album, Waking Season, and their inclusion in some diverse tours over the past few months, that’s likely to change in a big way. Hailing from Beverly, Massachusetts, Caspian brings a progressive,...