Sundae Drives

  • Local
  • acoustic
  • alternative
  • hip hop
  • pop
  • indie
  • soul

Sundae Drives is an indie soul / acoustic R&B act featuring Cincinnati, Ohio singer-songwriter Adam Lee & multi-instrumentalist Nick Heffron. Known for their unique sound and intense yet intimate performances, SD plays a raw, stripped down & creative style of music. Through unorthodox guitar playing and melodic vocals infused with organic percussion, emotional keys and slick bass lines, Sundae Drives is sure to find a place in your heart.



  • News

Sundae Drives Release Track Marks 

The final track from #medicinemusic: Volume One, "Track Marks: was released this weekend. It's a journey about addiction, recovery & most importantly, resilience.

  • Festival
  • News
  • Feature

CincyMusic Folk Alliance Livestream 

On Tuesday, January 26th at 6p (EST), CincyMusic and Cinci Folk Alliance will be hosting the best damn Live Stream Festival you have ever seen on a Tuesday.

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  • News

CincyMusic LIVE to Benefit MOTR Pub and The Woodward Theater 

Celebrate New Years Eve with a Live Streaming Benefit for two of our favorite venues, MOTR Pub and The Woodward Theater! Grab some bubbly and donate what you can!

  • Feature

Sundae Drives Release Coloring Books 

Sundae Drives have released their new single “Coloring Books” on all platforms. This will begin their autumn 2020 release journey of #medicinemusic, Volume One.

  • News

Introducing Radio Artifact Live 

Radio Artifact, currently serving as Cincinnati’s home for local, regional and national music, has expanded its operations to include a dedicated venue inside of the Urban Artifact brewery named Radio Artifact Live.

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Upcoming on CincyMusic LIVE 

In order to help musicians in this tough time, we have created CincyMusic LIVE! Live concerts from the comfort of your home. Tips appreciated to each artist (links will be provided during each set). More artists are being booked daily so check back often so you don't miss out!

  • Video

Triiibe + Sundae Drives 

Sundae Drives and Triiibe came together for a completely spontaneous and unplanned collaboration.

  • Video

Interview: Sundae Drives 

Sundae Drives sat down with CincyMusic to discuss winning the Best Indie Artist award at the Cincinnati Entertainment Awards, making good choices, their commitment to music and their next show, Winter is Coming at The Redmoor on December 21st!

  • News

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!

  • Video

Sundae Drives “Walk Into Truth” 

Still riding the high of a successful first summer tour, we met up with Adam Lee and Nick Heffron for this acoustic performance of "Walk Into Truth." 

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  • Festival

Farmula Fest this Weekend 

FARMULA FEST IS BACK - bigger and better than ever! This year they have relocated to AJ Jolly Park in Alexandria, KY and have extended the festival to two full days and nights!

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  • News

Tiny Desk Showcase at Urban Artifact 

Cincinnati Public Radio and Radio Artifact are teaming up for a Tiny Desk Showcase on July 26th and 27th at Urban Artifact at 8pm.

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The Grove Presents The 4th Annual Rock ‘n Revival for a Cure 

Cincinnati band, The Grove is hosting its fourth annual cancer benefit, Rock n’ Revival for a Cure, at The Southgate House Revival on March 9, 2019. Twenty-four local and regional bands will perform in three venue rooms at Southgate House Revival for a pop, rock, psychedelic, funk, cocktail of entertainment.

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One Day Steady Say Goodbye at Top Cats 

A local band that has been making music for the past 10 years, will calling it quits after their final show on September 28th at Top Cats.

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Sundae Drives Release Video for "Lifeguard" 

Watch Sundae Drives perform “Lifeguard” at Sofar Washington, DC! Sofar (songs from a room) Sounds curate secret, intimate gigs in unique spaces all around the world.

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Rock n’ Revival for a Cure at The Southgate House Revival 

The Rock n’ Revival for a Cure at The Southgate House Revival has been a show that has hit close to home for the Forsthoefel brothers.  Saturday, March 4th marks the second annual of the show and with the passing of their father in late January due to Glioblastoma (brain cancer), it will...

  • Review

One Day Steady Album Release Party Review 

Influenced by Modest Mouse and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, alternative rock group One Day Steady has really illustrated their best sound with their latest album My Real Problem, a follow up to Cinematic. The band celebrated their album release at the Woodward Theater Friday night along with...

Rock N’ Revival for a Cure at The Southgate House Revival 

During September 2015, the Forsthoefel brothers in The Grove were shaken by the news that their beloved father, John, was diagnosed with brain cancer. Yes, this has been a scare, but now they are more than ready to give back to those ready to fight and find a cure. The Grove has...

Our Weekend Picks :: December 12, 2014 

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 app here). Friday,...

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