The Bright Light Social Hour

  • rock
  • indie
  • soul

The Bright Light Social Hour is an American rock band from Austin, Texas. Born out of a university art-rock collective, The Bright Light Social Hour has evolved into an unabashedly wide-screen rock group, melding fists-up rock and roll with muscular funk, soul, and psychedelia. The band recently swept the 29th Annual Austin Music Awards during SXSW 2011 with an unprecedented 6 wins, including Band of the Year, Album of the Year and Song of the Year ("Detroit").The Central Texas-raised young men

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FOUND Holiday Homecoming This Weekend 

For the first time, FOUND will host a free concert at The Banks on Saturday, November, 20th as a lead-in to the month-long celebration.

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Current Events Amped for Bunbury Music Festival 

Current Events are in line for an amazing year. The indie/post rock band is one of the few local bands to have been selected to play Bunbury Music Festival this year and then in will be opening for The Bright Light Social Hour on Fountain Square on July 7th! You can also check them out this Friday...

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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...

Nick D’ and The Believers with The Bright Light Social Hour 

This spring, indie-pop rockers Nick D’ and The Believers will visit a collection of Midwest cities to promote their upcoming EP, to be released in the fall of 2016. The Crown Tour is named for the EP’s first single which will debut on March 29. Coincidentally, Nick D’...

#MusicMonday Must Haves :: 4/13/15 

Each week we do our best to shine some light on a few songs that we feel should be on your radar. All of these songs will be added to our #MusicMonday Must Haves playlist on Spotify, so follow along & click play when you need to find some inspiration!  Every artist below will be in...

Our Weekend Picks :: October 31, 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,...

Our Weekend Picks :: October 26, 2012 

Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out our complete calendar of all things music in Cincinnati HERE, or take our word for it at one of these events: Friday, October 26:The Bright Light Social Hour @ Bogart'sHot Buttered Rum @ The Southgate House Revivalmoe. @ The Taft...

What to do this weekend :: June 1, 2012 

This weekend marks the start of the Midpoint Indie Summer Series and Beats Summer Concert Series at Fountain Square! If you are unfamiliar with some of the artists playing at these events then you have no excuse to not check it out, it's free! There are plenty of other options this weekend. Check...

MidPoint Indie Summer Lineup 

The lineup for the Indie Summer at Fountain Square series is out! More artists will be announced over the next few weeks, but let's get to it...   June 1: The Bright Light Social Hour; Buffalo Killers; The Kickaways June 8: The Dynamites; Khaira Arby and her Band; The Pinstripes June 15: The Seedy...

Bunbury Music Festival adds more bands 

*Check out the full schedule HERE The Bunbury Music Festival added 26 additional live performances for the inaugural event to be held July 13-15, 2012 along Cincinnati’s riverfront. In addition to previously announced headliners including Weezer, Jane's Addiction, and Death Cab For...

Bunbury Music Festival announces lineup 

*Check out the full schedule HERE The Bunbury Music Festival has just announced that in addition to Weezer, Jane's Addiction, and Death Cab For Cutie the event will feature the following artists:    Friday, July 13Janes AddictionAirborne Toxic Event - Minus the Bear - O.A.R Foxy Shazam -...