Jack Burton Overdrive

  • Local
  • acoustic
  • indie

Cincinnati, Ohio band Jack Burton Overdrive (JBO) formed in 2006 around the concept of playing unique arrangements of their favorite songs based around vocals and a simple concertina and ukulele core. Concertina player Nick Barrows (Jetlab) and rhythm ukulelist Jack Rininger honed their skills on their own vision of the Great American Songbook, working up arrangements from such disparate sources as Elvis, RadioHead and Cincinnati faves Wussy. Four years later, JBO recorded a version of Mele

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Upcoming Shows


Ride the Cincinnati Bell Connector to Second Sunday on Main 

Second Sunday on Main (SSOM), the eclectic street festival of Over-the-Rhine, will celebrate life on Main Street in OTR for residents and visitors alike.  This free monthly event is held June to October, noon to 5 PM. Now in its 11th year, Second Sunday on Main has grown to include an outdoor...

Jack Burton Overdrive Album Release at Barrio 

In the winter of 2014 Jack Burton Overdrive went into the studio with Ben Cochran at Soap Floats Recording. Pulling from their collective memory of the sounds and experiences from their youth in Clifton, Northside, Downtown and OTR, the resulting album Tarbell Street to be released Saturday,...

2014 Second Sunday on Main Kicks Off Season 

2014 marks the ninth season of Second Sunday on Main (SSOM), the eclectic monthly street festival of historic Over-the-Rhine. The first event of the season is Sunday, June 8 from noon to 5 PM with “Main Street Block Party,” featuring over 90 local vendors and food trucks, live music and street...

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