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  • rock
  • cello-core
  • art-punk

Powerhouse art-punk, cello-grunge, Lung consists of Kate Wakefield, a classically trained opera singer and cellist, and drummer Daisy Caplan, formerly the bassist of Foxy Shazam. Fierce, ethereal, and heavy as hell, Lung rocks with the intensity of early grunge, layered with sinister undertones. Described as "loud, dissonant, innovative, and fearless" (Fair Shakes and Just Dessert). Wakefield runs her cello through distortion pedals and big amps, and Caplan pounds out earthquaking beats on epic

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Indie Fridays Powered by CincyMusic at Fountain Square - Summer & Fall Lineup 

Your Friday nights just got better with Fountain Square’s Indie Friday Concert Series powered by CincyMusic!

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Burritofest Returns for a Third Year 

Cincinnati’s weirdest music festival is going for the hat trick, and its bigger than ever! A real BurTHREEtofest celebration if you will. Mark your calendars for May 9, 10, 11, and 12 and get yourself to The Comet in beautiful Northside!

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A Night With the Weirdos - Bug Juice, The Metric Ton, Lung, and Touchdown Jesus Takeover Northside Tavern 

It got real weird in Northside last night - a chilly night outside, proggy, muggy, thrashy inside.
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Indie Fridays Powered by CincyMusic 

Your Friday nights just got better with our concert series, Indie Fridays Powered by CincyMusic! Featuring a variety of the best up and coming artists on the Fifth Third Bank Center Stage on Fountain Square.

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Sonic Springs to Benefit WYSO 

Several southwest Ohio musicians are tuning up for a concert Friday, April 28, at The Brightside to benefit WYSO.
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REVIEW: Lung - Let It Be Gone 

The new album from Cincinnati art/goth/vibe punk/rock duo Lung (honestly, I don’t know how else to describe them at the moment) is a goddamn monster of an album. Moody, dense, vibrant, it’s challenging and engaging and never, never boring.

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Lung Album Release at Fountain Square 

TOMORROW, Sofaburn presents: Lung Come Clean Right Now album release w/ Paige Beller and Small Reactions at Fountain Square!

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Lung to Release Third Full-length Album, Come Clean Right Now 

Lung is poised to release their third full-length album, Come Clean Right Now, later this summer.

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Fifth & Vine LIVE Returns to Fountain Square 

Head on over to Fountain Square every Friday & Saturday from 7-11p for live music on the Square for Fifth & Vine LIVE!

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Cincinnati Women in Music: Kate Wakefield 

Kate Wakefield has been a vital part of the Cincinnati music scene for years, both as a solo artist and as part of the duo Lung. She’s a powerful performer, whether she’s onstage with Lung, sawing explosively at her trademark white electric cello or creating quieter, beautifully compelling solo work.

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Lung/Skrt Split LP Out in April on Romanus Records 

This Spring, Romanus Records bring together Cincinnati cello and drum duo, Lung, with Dayton epic rock trio, Skrt.

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Lung Home from Epic National Tour with Sinister New Music 

Lung are headed back from their tour of the West Coast with over 70 performances in two months.

Rocktails: An Amped up Spin on Mixology Book Release and Lung CD Release Party 

Rocktails:An Amped Up Spin on Mixologyhas been an ongoing effort to create a cocktail book honoring musicians through the art of libations.  After much time “in the studio,” Rocktails has finally been mixed and mastered and eagerly awaits the public! 

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Lung releases “Butcher” ahead of All the King’s Horses 

Cincinnati two-piece, Lung, has been keeping busy this summer. While on their summer long tour, Lung has released the single “Butcher” off their upcoming full-length project, All the King’s Horses, due September 8, 2018.

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Lung are Taking Over the United States 

On Saturday, March 18th Lung will release their first record, Bottom of the Barrel at  The Northside Tavern with Pop Empire and Pleasure Boys (Louisville)! After the release show, they are headed out on a three-month U.S. tour!  We jumped at the chance to chat with Kate...

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Lung Begin This Year at Full Speed 

Lung will release their first full length album, Bottom of the Barrel, this month at their CD release show prior to performing over 60 shows across the US scheduled for the next 3 months. Formed in spring of 2016, Lung has played in 33 states, performed in national festivals, and has their music...

Urban Artifact to Host First Annual BEWILDERFEST 

Urban Artifact, one of Cincinnati's most highly touted and up and coming breweries is hosting the first annual BEWILDERFEST (August 26-28, 2016) to celebrate Cincinnati's rising beer and music scene.  The festival's purpose is to inspire the community to adventure outside of their comfort...

Northside Rock N’ Roll Carnival 

JULY 1ST, 2ND, 3RD & 4TH! FREE! ALL AGES!Just past the park entrance, the pavilion at Hoffner Park will be transformed into a festive Beer Garden. A step beyond festival goers will emerge into a captivating playground of great original music, Fire Breathers, a carnival side show featuring Sword...

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