Common Center

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Common Center is a 7-piece ensemble of 12-string guitar, violin, saxophone, keyboards, bass, and drums. Their compositions intermingle soft, mellifluous tones with punchy, driving rhythms—a balance between meditativeness and ferocity. The goal is transcendence. The band's influences range from progressive rock and folk roots to classical music, gypsy grooves, and avant-garde and experimental groups from around the world. The lyrics explore themes of consciousness, friendship, and

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Southgate House Saves the GALaxy & Beyond 

This Saturday, The Southgate House Revival is hosting a full house show to benefit Planned Parenthood Southwest Ohio this Saturday and some kick-ass bands will be showing their support as well!

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Rhythm Brew Art & Music Festival at Wooden Cask Brewery 

Rhythm Brew Art & Music Festival is a family-friendly festival at Wooden Cask Brewery in Newport! The Event will feature live music with over 30 bands in just about every genre. This is a festival not to miss! Music, Beer, and Art need I say more?

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Common Center releases To Swallow Something Half Your Size EP 

Common Center recently released an EP called, To Swallow Something Half Your Size.  Now normally, this is where I’d give you a breakdown of each song and let you know what images were conjured in my head as I listened to the lyrics.  These songs aren’t those kinds of songs.

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Review: Sofar Sounds 

Sofar stands for “Sounds of a Room”. The events started March 2009 in London by Rafe Offer, Rocky Start, and Dave J. Alexander who went to a Friendly Fires concert and became annoyed by people talking over the music, gazing into their smartphones or hearing the clanging of beer bottles.

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Indie Music Series Returns to Fountain Square 

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Mod Sun, Eric Nally (former front man of Foxy Shazam), Delta Rae, and Com Truise are among the headliners performing at Indie Vol 2017. Celebrating its ninth year in 2017, the free weekly concert series will return to the P&G Music Stage every Friday, 7p-11p, June...

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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...

NKY Hates Heroin Benefit at Southgate House Revival 

Local musicians Kevin Schmidt and Jeff Albers (from local, touring-bands Ampline and Knife The Symphony, respectively) have teamed up with independent record label Phratry Records / owner Jerry Dirr to organize a benefit concert to raise funds for NKY Hates Heroin.  The event, which takes...

MadTree Winter Bonanza 

MadTree is turning three! Before the production facility, they hosted an annual celebration in their backyards with friends over for big, delicious, and warming craft beers. Once again they want to share the Winter Bonanza with everyone on Saturday, January 30th!  Admission is free and all...

Leaping Lizard to Host 2 Fundraisers for Stone Soup Collective 

Rivertown Stomp on Friday, January 22nd, is a collaboration with two local nonprofit organizations, The Cincinnati Music Foundation and Jazz and Roots Cincinnati. This 1940's-themed event, will feature a 17-piece swing band, The Jump n' Jive Show Band, a Western Swing band The Midwestern Swing, a...

Twiddle Dismantles Preconceived Notions of Jam Band Culture 

Twiddle is quickly grabbing the attention of new fans with their jaw dropping improvisational skills and fresh multi-genre approach that blends reggae and funk with jazz and bluegrass, dismantling most preconceived notions of jam band culture. This may be the last chance to see Twiddle in such...

Cardboard Derby is the Cure to Your Hangover 

Cardboard Derby started about 5 years ago by Bobby Hudson. He was influenced by Dashboard Confessional, Brand New, Neil Young among others. From those influences, Cardboard Derby became it's own sound.  Hudson writes based on his own experiences in life. He was in school to be a barber (that...

Even Tiles is Playing Your Favorite Music Venue 

Even Tiles are taking over the Cincinnati Music Scene in the next few weeks. The band has shows at Coda, Northside Tavern and The Southgate House Revival! And rightly so, this band is amazing. Their EP,  The Lower Tangent is one of my favorite's in a long while. I can't seem to turn it off. In the...

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