Jay Madera

  • Local
  • rock
  • indie
  • alternative
  • folk

A musician and a muckraker at heart, Cincinnati songwriter Jay Madera writes songs in much the same way a journalist puts together investigative stories: by observing, connecting the dots, and believing in the need for the story to be heard. Madera’s music is not merely a byproduct of a crazed ambition to make sense of the world; it’s a distillation of how he sees the world, in all of its beauty and blight.Jay Madera's music is characterized by his witty, literary, self-aware lyrics and his

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Jay Madera Releases A House Divided 

Jay Madera has released "A House Divided" to your favorite streaming platform TODAY! A political anthem hailing from America's favorite swing state, Madera's call-to-action is a powerhouse that empowers us to unite, not divide.

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Jay Madera to Release “OH-126” 

Cincinnati singer-songwriter Jay Madera is releasing a new single, “OH-126!” A departure from the driving rock of last year’s debut single “Curb Appeal.” 

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  • Interview

Interview: Jay Madara 

CincyMusic sat down with Jay Madera to chat about being a Cincinnati musician, dropping his first single, preparing for his first album, and his favorite fellow Cincinnati bands.

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CincyMusic is proud to introduce a new artist to the scene, Jay Madera. 

Madera is coming hot to the scene with his upcoming debut single, “Curb Appeal,” to be released on October 18th

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