The Happy Maladies

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"Don’t be fooled by the brevity of the EP; the 23 minutes of music on new again has more depth and intricacies than most long-players. The four tracks are like classical compositions, taking the listener on a sonic adventure that combines orchestral twist and turns with more traditional “song” components (and some incredible melodies and harmonies). Like some sort of dream supergroup featuring members of Grizzly Bear, the Flecktones, Kronos Quartet and The Books, the Maladies manage a

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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...

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...

Our Weekend Picks :: March 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...

The Happy Maladies - Must Love Cats 

The band releases album of commissioned compositions from five American composers.  Acoustic chamber-folk quartet The Happy Maladies celebrate the release of their newest album of commissioned compositions, Must Love Cats.  The album contains five works by diverse American composers,...

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...

OTR 5K and Summer Celebration 

The 8th Annual OTR 5k and Summer Celebration is set for Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 10 a.m., which starts and ends in Washington Park. Registration for the 5k is available online through May 14 for $25 and includes timing and a t-shirt. The Summer Celebration is free and open to the public and...

Our Weekend Picks :: March 21, 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,...

And the Nominees for the CEA's Are... 

Nominations for the 17th Annual Cincinnati Entertainment Awards (CEAs) were announced today by CityBeat.  Nominees were determined by a committee of dozens of Greater Cincinnati music experts. This year’s list again reflects the talented community of music makers across various genres...

Experience MPMF at Findlay Market! 

Findlay Market has announced the first annual MidPoint Music Festival Day Show event September 27-29, 2013! This 3 day event will showcase 13 local, regional and international bands and is free for the public. There will be 2 stages throughout the weekend–one will be located next to the OTR...

Carnival The Day Away in Washington Park tomorrow! 

Bring your family and friends to Washington Park for the day, it’s free! Carnival games, stilt-walkers, jugglers, magicians, acrobatics, life size connect four, face painting, bouncy slides, live music and much more!  Bands to play Carnival:Gold ShoesThe Happy MaladiesThe PassThe HidersHeavy...

Rohs Street Café celebrates its 10th anniversary 

Church buildings are often used just one day a week. So back in 2003, University Christian Church (UCC) decided to share its building with its urban, university neighborhood 7 days a week. So, they opened Rohs Street Café (RSC) as a non-profit to provide the community a space for gathering, arts...

MPMF Homegrown Schedule 

The 11th annual MidPoint Music Festival is finally here! For the next three days you can wonder around Over The Rhine and discover great music from around the world. The organizers have really put a lot of time in to making this the best MPMF yet, and I can't wait! Eachnotesecure.com has been doing...

Alex Evans CD Release :: Saturday 

Alex Evans is a multi-instrumentalist singer/songwriter from Cincinnati, Ohio. His music is folksy and organic with a hint of bluegrass. Open tuned guitars and images of nature can characterize his music. Alex is signed on Best Friend Records, and his first EP, “Life in the Woods” will be...