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Interview: Founder of MusicNOW Bryce Dessner 

We sat down with Bryce Dessner, founder of MusicNOW and of the band, The National prior to the festival next weekend! Check out a full preview of this year's event HERE! Enter to win a pair of passes to MusicNOW HERE!  With MusicNow in its 11th year, the festival seems to be constantly...

MusicNOW Marries Classical, Bluegrass, and the Avant-Garde 

Unlike most festivals, MusicNOW has institutional memory. Each spring, founder Bryce Dessner (best known for his work in The National) continues an ongoing story, building on prior performances rather than presenting one disjointed slate of acts after another. In addition to carefully curated...

MusicNOW returns to Cincinnati March 18-20, 2016 

Featuring Punch Brothers, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Kronos Quartet, Jenny Koh, Chris Thile, Sam Amidon, Luluc, Julia Wolfe and more!  MusicNOW was founded in 2006 by Cincinnati born Bryce Dessner with the mission to present the best in contemporary music, offer artists an...

Our Weekend Picks :: August 17, 2012 

August is a difficult month to make it out to shows with everyone focused on school starting back up, the summer coming to a close, and finances being drained from vacation. That is absolutely no excuse to stay home. There are a ton of free concerts this weekend! Our picks are below, but you can...