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Moonbeau, the captivating synth-pop duo hailing from Cincinnati and rural Kentucky, is redefining nostalgia with their unique blend of heartfelt melodies and irresistible beats. With a recent lineup change and a fresh sonic direction, Moonbeau continues to enchant audiences, incorporating new styles into their signature synth-driven sound.The brainchild of Christian Gough (Guitar/Vocals), Moonbeau has embarked on a new journey with the addition of CallieBudrick (Keys/Vocals). Together, they

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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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Moonbeau Announces Tour Dates in Support of Latest EP Stressed Romantic 

Cincinnati synth pop sweethearts, Moonbeau, are hitting the road for a Midwestern tour this March to celebrate the release of their latest EP, Stressed Romantic!

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Moonbeau Releases Bluegrass 

Moonbeau have released "Bluegrass" from the upcoming EP Stressed Romantic!

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Moonbeau Returns with Captivating New Single "Revive Me" 

Moonbeau is making an exciting resurgence with their highly-anticipated new single, "Revive Me."
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Moonbeau Album Release Party Virtually at Woodward Theater 

Following the release of their newest album Up All Night, Cincinnati based indie pop band, Moonbeau is set to perform a live stream concert from The Woodward Theater on December 4th at 8pm

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Live Stream to Benefit The Southgate House Revival with CincyMusic LIVE and Cincy Groove 

CincyMusic and Cincy Groove have teamed up for two nights of Live Streaming music from over 20 amazing bands to benefit The Southgate House Revival on Friday, September 18th and Saturday, September 19th!

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CincyMusic LIVE with Inhailer Radio to Benefit the Employees of MOTR Pub and The Woodward Theater 

CincyMusic and Inhailer Radio have teamed up for two nights of Live Streaming music from bands to benefit the employees of MOTR Pub and The Woodward Theater on Friday, May 22nd and Saturday, May 23rd!

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Here are the winners from the 2019 Cincinnati Entertainment Awards 

Cincinnati CityBeat threw one hell of a party last night to celebrate all the great things we have going on. Here are the winners!

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Homecoming at MOTR Pub 

On Friday 10/18 at 10 p.m., KNOTTS (CEA New Artist of the Year 2018), Moonbeau (CEA winner of Album of the Year 2018) and Leo Pastel will present Homecoming, a FREE show/conceptual event at MOTR Pub. They will be accepting donations such as women’s formal shoes, rhinestone jewelry and new or gently used prom dresses under 3 years old for Cinderella’s Closet.

Synthcinnati: Step into the Subculture of Synth-Lovers 

Local synth-pop sweethearts, Moonbeau have announced their upcoming headlining show at The Woodward Theater on April 26th is an annual showcase of our regions most buzzed about electronic bands, young artists, and vintage clothing vendors which they are calling ​Synthcinnati​.

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And The Winners Are... 

Congratulations to everyone that won an award at this year's Cincinnati Entertainment Awards! Here is a full list of winners.

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Moonbeau at Rhinegiest 

The night before Thanksgiving is always a night of friends and family reuniting and going out to celebrate. Many of those chose to spend their evening at Rhinegiest Brewery in Over-The-Rhine drinking beers and listening to the heartwarming synth-pop of Cincinnati’s own Moonbeau. 

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Donuts N’ Akahol Release Season Three 

Donuts N’ Akahol is a fantastic interview series on YouTube in which Graval Baehr and Branden Tatum give a platform for musicians, artists, and creators in Cincinnati to express themselves and connect with the audience. Their third season is premiering on Thursday, August 2nd!

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INHAILER Radio Launches New Artist Spotlight Video Series 

INHAILER Radio started out doing just that: radio. But the passion and skill at INHAILER doesn’t stop at the on-air team. With a new film crew, INHAILER debuts a brand-new artist spotlight series: ​INHAILER Corner Sessions​! 

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Moonbeau Release New Single 

Moonbeau just released a new single, “Like The Night” the first single from their debut self-titled album Moonbeau, out 6/29 on Old Flame Records

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Moonbeau is Your New Favorite Band 

It has been said that Moonbeau will make your heart flutter and break. We whole-heartedly agree. Talent, drive, and just great music are just a few reasons why Moonbeau is one of the best bands in Cincinnati. 

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Coastal Club fka Local Waves Set to Release Debut EP 

Coastal Club are releasing their self-titled EP on May 9th with the release party to follow on May 13th at MOTR Pub with Moonbeau! We chatted with Alex from Coastal Club about the name change, their writing process, and what is next for the band!  Let’s get the elephant out of the room,...

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Indie Music Series Returns to Fountain Square 

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Mod Sun, Eric Nally (former front man of Foxy Shazam), Delta Rae, and Com Truise are among the headliners performing at Indie Vol 2017. Celebrating its ninth year in 2017, the free weekly concert series will return to the P&G Music Stage every Friday, 7p-11p, June...

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PUBLIC Playing First Hometown Show in Two Years 

Cincinnati-based indie pop/rock band, PUBLIC have been turning heads with their infectious pop melodies, leaving fans thrilled to hear more from the trio. Following the band's popular single "Perfect," which was remixed by Walk the Moon's Eli Maiman, PUBLIC is stepping up their game with an upbeat...

Get Stuffed on Local Music at The Southgate House Revival 

On Wednesday, 16 acts on 3 stages, including special guests from Nashville, Joshua Black Wilkins and Cincinnati Native, Lee Rolfes.  This is a great opportunity to check out a diverse slice of the local music scene!  We’ve kept the cover very low, $5 and it’s an all-ages...

Final Friday Block Party 

AGAR & The Red Door Project present: #growingculture.  A free neighborhood block party. All are welcome. Live music, an open gallery exhibit, and much more! Entertainment includes:Moonbeau 10 PM (Indie/Electronic/DreamPop) Sarob. 9 PM (Hip Hop)Harbour 8 PM (Indie/Pop/Rock)Beloved...

Women Behind the Music in Cincinnati: Liz Felix 

Liz Felix is the Music Director/Assistant Program Director at WNKU. Before coming to Cincinnati, she was the Music Director/Assistant Program Director at WAPS – The Summit 91.3 in Akron. Before that she was the Program Director at Cumulus Triple A KBXR in Columbia, MO. Liz is no newbie to...

Hot For Alice Fifth Anniversary Show 

Hot For Alice has been playing shows in the Cincinnati area since 2011. Their sound delivers a punchy 90's essence with polished pop undertones. Their lyrics provide that overall connection of the human experience and come from the core essence of all emotions.  Celebrate with the band...

And The Nominees Are… 

The nominees for the Cincinnati Entertainment Awards have been announced! The 19th annual CEAS’s will be held on Sunday, January 31st at Madison Theater.  The Cincinnati Entertainment Awards is THE event to attend to support our local music community. One night of the year that everyone...

Our Weekend Picks :: May 8, 2015 

Each week we will highlight a few of our picks for the weekend. Some may be local, some may not, but as long as you are seeing live music in Cincinnati you are contributing! Our picks are below, but you can choose for yourself with our calendar here. (Or download our iPhone...

MidPoint Indie Summer Lineup Released 

MidPoint Music Festival have announced an amazing lineup of music on Fountain Square for MidPoint Indie Summer! As part of the PNC Summer Series produced by 3CDC, this free concert series presents regional, national, and international acts for a night of music each Friday...

Let Moonbeau Spice Up Your Sunday 

Moonbeau is a solo project of Christian Gough of The Yugos. Moonbeau started for Gough in his 8th grade year out of his love for 80's pop music. The sound has changed over the years and has evolved as the indie dreampop sound it is today. The side project is picking up speed and you will have your...

The Heights Music Festival Returns This Weekend 

The Heights Music Festival will be held this Friday and Saturday in the Clifton Heights neighborhood. The festival is known for its wide scope of genres from folk to hip-hop. The Heights Music Festival has grown to an audience of over 20,000 over the past few years, and has hosted notable artists...

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