HuTown Holler

  • Local
  • acoustic
  • folk
  • americana

HuTown Holler is a string band power trio comprised of Pat Kennedy, Chris Goins and Elia Burkhardt. Drawing from a well of diverse styles and disciplines; the result is a fresh sound with some very traditional roots. Their latest original compilation, entitled “Life's a Freak”, was released in August 2015. Pat Kennedy spent 30 years developing his “chops” literally in the woodshed behind his home. His unique playing style and painfully honest lyrics create an almost satirical depiction

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Get yourself down to The Southgate House Revival tomorrow for the release of Dan Van Vechten’s CD Get Right. Local favorites River City Roustabout and Hu Town Holler will be warming up the stage for the long awaited release of Get Right.  Get Right is Dan Van Vechten’s baby, but...

Whispering Beard is Right Around the Corner 

Whispering Beard Folk Festival is less than three weeks away! The Beardos are gearing up to make the short trek to Friendship, Indiana for a weekend of amazing music. For those who have not been – GO!! Bring the family. It will become one of your yearly traditions. Whispering Beard Folk...

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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...

Sayler Park Sustains Tomorrow 

Sayler Park Sustains takes place tomorrow at Nelson Sayler Memorial Park! Sayler Park Sustains was born in 2013 as a way to give back, highlight the green initiatives of many community members, and celebrate the numerous talented musicians who have made Sayler Park their home. Their mission is...

Music Off McMillan is Back 

Music Off McMillan is your chance to catch live, local music at your favorite Walnut Hills bars and venues! No covers, happy hour pricing, and buskers playing music along McMillan every first Saturday until October!  July 2nd – Jess Lamb @ The Greenwich 9pAugust 6th – Ingrid...

Cincinnati Folksinger, Working Class Villain & Hu-Town Holler 

This Friday, January 8th get on down to Wunderbar for some quality pickin’.  In the midst of rapid urbanization and probable folk music revival, Cincinnati Folksinger and His Uptown Band combine the Ohio River valley’s folk and roots music traditions with the struggle,...

Free Hugs - A Benefit for Oyler School 

Local music community hosts a benefit show for Oyler Music Programs, Sunday, October 25 at The Crows Nest. 12 p.m.-1 a.m. Taking inspiration from Devonte Hart, the young boy who famously held up a sign offering Free Hugs during the unrest resulting from the rioting in Ferguson, Missouri this...

Life’s A Freak: Hu-Town Holler 

Hu-Town Holler is comprised of Patrick Kennedy (guitar and vocals), Chris Goins (guitar and vocals), and Elia Burkhart (upright bass and vocals). Life’s A Freak is their debut album some of the tracks were recorded on Pat’s shanty boat, and some were recorded out in Lawrenceburg, IN at...

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BB&T Summer Celebration Entertainment Lineup 

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Our Weekend Picks :: May 1, 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...

The Tillers Head to the Eastside 

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Hu-Town Holler are Ready to Pick Up Your Friday Night 

Hu-Town Holler are no strangers to the music scene in Cincinnati. The band formed in December of 2014 and are comprised of Pat Kennedy (Pat Hu) of Red Cedars, former Rattlesnakin' Daddies lead singer/ guitarist Chris Goins, and Bassist Elia Burhart (formerly of Ben Knight and the...