Pike 27

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From 2000 to 2007, Pike 27 was a fixture on the Cincinnati music scene. The band garnered acclaim and awards for their 2001 release Falling Down Hard, opened for national acts (including Chuck Prophet, Dave Alvin, Robbie Fulks, Vigilantes of Love, Jason Ringenberg, and the Ass Ponys), and developed a reputation as one of the best live acts in Cincinnati. The band went on hiatus when singer/songwriter Dave Purcell moved away to work as a sociology professor at Kent State

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Pike 27 to Release The Long Flight 

Pike 27 will be releasing their first full-length of new material since reforming in 2013! The Long Flight will be released on Friday, November 10th with a release show at York Street Café on Saturday, November 11th.

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NPR Announces 2017 Tiny Desk Concert Contest 

NPR Music and Lagunitas Brewing Company have announced the 2017 Tiny Desk Concert Contest! The winner of the Contest will play a Tiny Desk concert behind the desk at NPR. Then, they'll go on a fully-funded tour of the United States with NPR Music and sponsor, Lagunitas Brewing...

Tiny Desk Showcase at The Southgate House Revival 

On Saturday, June 11th celebrate some of the local musicians who entered NPR's Tiny Desk Contest during this showcase, benefitting 91.7 WVXU!  Those who entered made a video performing one original song behind a desk of their choosing. It could be a work desk, home office or the product of...

OTR Summer Celebration 

The 10th Annual OTR 5k is being held next Saturday, May 21st! Washington Park will feature an all day post-race celebration from 10:45a – 4p with two stages of local, original music as well as Art on Vine and the City Flea! The Summer Celebration includes fun activities for all. The food...

New Sincerity Works are Big on Melody and Honesty 

New Sincerity Works is a band that features friends that have known each other for decades: Bob Nyswonger (The Bears, Adrian Belew), Roger Klug (Roger Klug Power Trio), Tom White (God Holy), Greg Tudor (Cari Clara), and Mike Tittel (Scott Miller’s The Loud Family and Roger Klug Power Trio)....

Last Call for Tiny Desk Concert Contest Submissions 

Today is the LAST day to submit your submission to the Tiny Desk Concert contest! You have until tonight at 11:59pm EST to submit HERE. Remember, this is a contest about the creativity in your music, not the polish of your video. Last year’s winning entry was shot on an iPad!  The...

2016 Tiny Desk Concert Contest 

Want to play a Tiny Desk Concert? NPR Music and Lagunitas Brewing Company are once again holding a contest. The winner gets to perform at Bob Boilen's desk at NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C.  To enter, make a video performing one original song behind a desk of your choosing. It could be...

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Art Off Pike: Creative Urban Arts Festival Celebrates 11th Anniversary 

As vibrant, diverse and noteworthy as the city it calls home, the 11th Annual Art Off Pike asks all of us to appreciate and enjoy not just the art that hangs on the wall, but art in its many forms.  Taking place September 27 from 11 am to 5 pm, Art Off Pike is expected to draw as many as...

Third Annual Fifty Fest Next Weekend 

On Saturday, September 19th, Fifty West Brewing Company is holding the third annual Fifty Fest! The party starts at Noon and lasts until Midnight. Parking is free and it’s only $10 for admission!  The music at this year’s Fifty Fest is going to be like no other music festival held...

The Perfect Children Playing Indie Summer Series Friday 

This Friday at the Indie Summer Series at Fountain Square, Cincinnati is in for a treat. The Perfect Children, Wussy, Pike 27, and JetLab are ready to start your weekend off the right way with amazing local music. We sat down with our friends, The Perfect Children prior to Friday to see what is up...

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...

80s' Pop Rocks VI – Benefit for Caracole 

The 80’s Pop Rock’s event promises to be the place to be Saturday April 4, 2015 at The Southgate House Revival! 34 of Cincinnati’s finest original Bands will perform in the Sanctuary throughout the evening with DJ Empirical spinning 80’s records between songs. The fabulous...

Our Weekend Picks :: February 20, 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...

Our Weekend Picks :: January 23, 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...

Best Cincy Concert Photos of 2014 

If you went to a live show in the Cincinnati area this year - chances are that you saw one of our many contributing photographers. 2014 was a year of variety - new venues, new talent, new festivals, and even a few new photographers. We take great pride in capturing the ever changing and ever...

Golden Anniversary and Roast for David Rhodes Brown 

If you have ever checked out local music in the Greater Cincinnati area, chances are you have been entertained and often mesmerized by David Rhodes Brown! We are throwing a big ole party and roast to celebrate this hero of the local music scene's 50th year playing music professionally! DRB has...

Benefit for Caracole - 80’s Pop Rocks at The Southgate House 

30 of Cincinnati’s best original bands gather to pay tribute to the 80’s to benefit Caracole. Caracole provides safe, affordable housing and supportive services to individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS.  Starting at 8:30 PM until closing, you’ll get 30 of Cincinnati’s finest...

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