Iron & Wine

  • folk
  • singer/songwriter

Since his first home-recorded release in 2002, Sam Beam — also known by his stage name, Iron & Wine — has been propelled into the national spotlight as a major touring and recording act. While his roots lie in traditional acoustic Folk music — distinctly identifiable for Beam’s eerie vocal melodies and lyrics — the five studio albums, various EPs and download-only releases that mark his career have explored a wide variety of styles, including Pop, Jazz and R&B. His discography

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Midpoint Day 3 in Review: Iron & Wine, Lydia Loveless, and More 

One of my favorite things about Midpoint weekend is how the music echoes through the streets. Even as you’re heading from point A to B, the music from the last stage will follow you for blocks, until they blend with the strains of your next destination and are eventually overtaken. I kicked...

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Event Preview: MidPoint Music Festival 

One of the best times of the year, MidPoint Music Festival is upon us! Cincinnati's three-day indie festival, MPMF greets us this year on Fri-Sat-Sun! This is one of the most exciting events in the city for indie rock fans (and us). MPMF has a tendency to expose us to artists that are just about...

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MPMF Releases Full Schedule! 

The entire schedule for Midpoint Music Festival (Including days, venues, and times) has been released at! The full lineup, including headliners Purity Ring, Ride, Iron & Wine, Tune-Yards, Sylvan Esso, and Heartless Bastards can be viewed here. Tickets for the festival, which takes...

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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...