From Americana to Prog, no genre is off limits in Cincinnati quartet Jack Burton Overdrive’s (JBO) quest to combine unique storytelling and driving, idiosyncratic instrumentation into a singular blend described as “distinctive and diverse” (CityBeat) and “expansive and gutsy.” (WVXU) JBO’s first album “Tarbell Street” has been ensconced in Reverbnation’s local indie genre” Top Five” for 3 years, yielding a featured spot on NPR’s “Car Talk” with the song Service LightRead More
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Jack Burton Overdrive Host Early Listening Party on Sunday
The new album by Jack Burton Overdrive, Happy to be Here is out! Sunday, August 18th JBO is hosting a listening party at The Overlook Lodge from 4p – 6p. Talk about a Sunday Funday! Stop by, give the album a listen and perhaps you will win some cool prizes!
Album Review: Jack Burton Overdrive Happy to Be Here
If you’ve ever thought to yourself, “Man, I wish the early Barenaked Ladies had gone on a sunny picnic with They Might Be Giants, where they conceived, wrote, and recorded a bright, poppy folk record built around a ton of ukulele and concertina,” then do I have some good news for you - submitted for your approval, I present Happy to Be Here, the latest album from Jack Burton Overdrive.
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...