Hickory Robot

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  • acoustic
  • folk
  • bluegrass
  • americana
  • newgrass
  • original

Since their debut in 2008, Hickory Robot has steadily become one of the tri-state's pre-eminent Americana bands. Evolving through the years, they continue to weave the threads of bluegrass, folk, Celtic, country, jazz, and rock into a singular, evocative tapestry that has been met with popular and critical acclaim.   Lauded for their polished musicianship, consummate songwriting, and dynamic performances, Hickory Robot has been nominated for three Cincinnati Entertainment Awards in the

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Mayesfest Back in 2017 at Bellevue Beach Park 

Save the date for Mayesfest on Saturday, May 20, 2017 in the beautiful Bellevue Beach Park in Bellevue, KY. Grab your family and friends and get ready for a fun day full of good food, amazing music, and a breathtaking view of the Ohio River.  Mayesfest is FREE to the public, and is a one-day...

8th Annual Bluegrass For Babies Benefit Concert 

The Healthy Roots Foundation is proud to announce that on Saturday, September 17th, Bluegrass for Babies is going back to its roots at Seasongood Pavilion in Eden Park for the 8th annual concert benefitting Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. The concert, which runs from 3-9pm,...

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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...

Restore the Store: A Benefit for Rabbit Hash 

On February 13th, the General Store in Rabbit Hash went up in flames. Most us watched the news break on our phones and spent the rest of the evening grief stricken while the news of the destruction unfolded. Kelly Thomas was at The Southgate House Revival that night.  She has performed at the...

Urban Artifact Hosts Emmylou Harris Birthday Tribute 

On Sunday, April 3rd come on down to Urban Artifact for a birthday tribute for Emmylou Harris! This will also be a fundraiser for the United Coalition for Animals in Cincinnati (UCAN). Featuring the music of her legendary Hot Band, three classic albums - Pieces of the Sky, Elite Hotel, and Luxury...

Benefit to Rebuild Rabbit Hash General Store 

This whole house event, at the beautiful Southgate House Revival, put together by local musician and Rabbit Hash lover, Kelly Thomas (Wilder - and the first lady of Cincinnati Music), to bring the local music community together to help raise funds to rebuild the General Store in Rabbit Hash...

Bluegrass for Babies Concert Returns September 19th 

On Saturday, September 19, Bluegrass for Babies returns to Sawyer Point for its 7th annual concert benefiting Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. The family-friendly concert, which runs from 3-9pm, features music from top bluegrass bands, plenty of family-friendly activities, a...

CincyGroove.com Presents: Cincy Folk Festival 

CincyGroove.com is proud to announce the Cincy Folk Festival, Saturday June 27, 2015 at The Southgate House Revival.  This event is also a benefit show for local NPR radio station WNKU.  WNKU is a very important part of the Cincinnati music scene.  They operate as a non-profit and a...

Our Weekend Picks :: March 6, 2015 

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...

American Originals: Pops, Folk Artists, Local Bands & Bourbon 

The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra and Conductor John Morris Russell bring together an all-star cast representing the best of today’s American folk and roots music scene for “American Originals” at Cincinnati’s Music Hall Friday and Saturday, January 23-24 (8 p.m.) and Sunday,...

First Annual DevouGrass Music and Arts Festival 

On Saturday, October 4, 2014 the first annual DevouGrass Music and Arts festival will take place at Covington’s Devou Park Bandshell. The free event will run from noon until dusk and feature bluegrass music, regional artisan craft vendors and gourmet food trucks. The family-friendly fest will...

Foxfire Freedom Festival is The Place to Be This Weekend 

A Music and Sustainability festival to take place over the Fourth of July weekend at the Chateau Laroche (aka The Loveland Castle) with demonstrations, workshop, and tons of great music! Food will be provided by the fantastic Wunderbar! Friday July 4th5:30-6:30 Will Kimble6:30-7:30 Hickory...

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...

FREE Live Original Music at 7 Venues in Mt. Adams 

Everyone loves to party on the hill of Mt. Adams. These hills are alive with amazing bars and this Saturday our favorite bands are taking over. The inaugural Mt. Adams Music Affair kicks off this Saturday, October 26th! This is one night of ORIGINAL LIVE music on the hill of Mt. Adams at SEVEN...

One More Girl on a Stage Returns! 

The popular music festival organized by local musician, Kelly Thomas returns, after a one year hiatus this Thursday through Saturday! Bigger and better than ever, the festival will utilize 7 local venues and feature 46 acts! This year’s goal is to raise $10,000 for The American Cancer...

GET YOUR FIX OF BLUEGRASS ASIDE THE OHIO 

Banger Mayes, a long time resident of Grants Lick Kentucky and supporter of Bluegrass and American Roots music, will be honored through the first annual Bluegrass and American Roots festival – The “Banger Mayes” Festival or Mayesfest. Located in his own backyard, the Bellevue Beach Park,...

8th Annual AYE Music & Art Festival! 

The AYE Music & Art Festival is a community festival and a celebration of art. Since 2006, Grasshopper Juice-related events have raised over $3,800 benefiting the American Cancer Society, WAIF 88.3, Susan G. Komen For The Cure, and Friends for Chris Walker.   This year they are...

DCCH presents The 1st annual Music and Arts Festival! 

20 local musicians/bands on 2 stages, a craft beer garden, a Modern Indie Craft Sale in historic barn and local food truck vendors! Friday night is Family Night from 5-9pm, with unique entertainment the whole family can enjoy together! You don't want to miss the party of the...

Our Weekend Picks :: January 4, 2013 

Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out our complete calendar of all things music in Cincinnati HERE, or take our word for it at one of these events: Friday, January 4:Monkeytonk @ The Southgate House RevivalKelly Thomas @ Northside TavernHickory Robot @ 1207  Saturday, January...

Our Weekend Picks :: December 28, 2012 

Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out our complete calendar of all things music in Cincinnati HERE, or take our word for it at one of these events: Friday, December 28:Archer's Paradox @ 1207Brian Olive @ MOTR PubJody Stapleton w/The Ready Stance & The Mitchells @ The...

Our Weekend Picks :: October 19, 2012 

Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out our complete calendar of all things music in Cincinnati HERE. Check out a new band you have never heard of, go see the new Southgate House Revival, or take our lead on one of these events below. Most importantly, just get out & see something....

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! Eachnotesecure.com has been doing...

Cincy Groove Festival This Weekend 

Cincy Groove will be hosting their 2nd annual festival at Arnold's this Friday through Sunday. Music starts at 9pm each night and is FREE! The full list of artist's playing is below: Friday, July 27:The TillersJessie Torrisi & the Please Please MeThe Salty CaramelsHickory Robot  Saturday,...

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