the perfect children

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  • garage rock
  • soul
  • garage soul
  • rock 'n roll
  • gospel garage
  • rhythm and blues
  • indie rock

 It's as if word of the sheer intensity witnessed at The Perfect Children's live show has gone viral. In just under two years, the band's sonic stew of gospel, soul, garage, blues, rock, and even punk has created a buzz that's leaving jaws open, rumps shakin' and feet stompin'. With songwriter Kristen Kreft (Pearlene/J Dorsey Blues Revival/Daniel Wayne and the Silver Lines) at the helm, the dynamic duo of Beth Harris (The Hiders/Pearlene/Daniel Wayne and the Silver Lines) and Nicole

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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...

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Royal Recommends: The Perfect Children 

Royal Holland got tired of people not knowing or seemingly not caring about music from amazing musicians who don't have the marketing power to make you want to get their music. Often times, the music being posted is free, it only costs a small amount of your time, and could change the way you...

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...

HarvFest II: A Benefit for DJ Harvination 

Those of you who have had the pleasure of attending one of DJ Harvination’s uplifting dance parties know, that Harv spreads the sonic love. She speaks through her music and wants nothing more than to share it with the world. DJ Harv aka DJ Harvination, has...

And The Nominees Are… 

The nominees for the Cincinnati Entertainment Awards have been announced! The 19th annual CEAS’s will be held on Sunday, January 31st at Madison Theater.  The Cincinnati Entertainment Awards is THE event to attend to support our local music community. One night of the year that everyone...

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...

Hank & Cupcakes & more at Northside Tavern 

Tonight, at Northside Tavern is a show worthy of adding to your plans this evening! Brooklyn based Hank & Cupcakes join Culture Queer and The Perfect Children for a night chock full of great music and entertainment.  Flush with simmering sexuality and irresistible dance pulse, Hank...

Jim Casto to Release New Album, Keep It Caged 

This Friday, June 12th Jim Casto will be releasing Keep It Caged at Urban Artifact! Joining them will be The Perfect Children. Show is free and the music starts at 9p. Compact Discs will be available to pick up from all live shows and Shake It Records, Everybody’s Records, and Rock, Paper,...

Our Weekend Picks :: May 1, 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...

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...

And The 2015 Cincinnati Entertainment Awards Nominees Are... 

CityBeat has announced the nominees for the 2015 Cincinnati Entertainment Awards! This year, the organization did things a little differently allowing the public to weigh in on the nominees before deciding on the artists we will all be able to vote for. Remember, not everyone can be nominated. This...

Our Weekend Picks :: December 5 

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 Thanksgiving Eve Picks 

Want to hit the bar tonight, but don't want to listen to a cover band? A few of your options are below, but you can also view the entire calendar here. (Or download our iPhone app here). Buffalo Killers w/Soledad Brothers @ Northside Tavern [Show Preview / Album Review]Kenton County Regulators...

Epic Halloween Party with The Hiders and The Perfect Children 

Northside’s newest bar (The Littlefield) will host a Halloween party and concert with The Hiders and The Perfect Children. The event will take over the space next door in Pallet 23, and proceeds will benefit Cincinnati Northside Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation (CNCURC). The Hiders will...

Our Weekend Picks :: October 3, 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,...

Foxy Shazam announces NYE Show in Cincy! 

Foxy Shazam has just announced that they will be performing at The 20th Century Theatre on New Year's Eve with The Perfect Children, Injecting Strangers, and Mavis Concave! Tickets go on-sale this Friday at 10am. Enter for a shot at a pair RIGHT HERE now!

The Perfect Children; This Time it’s Personal 

Reality Check with KT: The Perfect Children; This Time it’s Personal I love interviewing other musicians for CincyMusic.com.  I love talking with them about their songwriting, influences, how the heck they came up with their band name and listening to their music and trying to somehow create an...

Our Weekend Picks :: June 27, 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...

Get to Know Download Artist of the Week: The Perfect Children 

Download "Intend To Do" by The Perfect Children for free all week HERE! Give us some background on The Perfect Children…The Perfect Children started as a duo with Kristen Kreft (me--J Dorsey Blues Revival, Pearlene, Abiyah) on guitar/electric piano/vocals/songwriter and Adam Shelton (RX2,...

One More Girl on a Stage Returns! 

The popular music festival organized by local musician, Kelly Thomas returns, after a one year hiatus this Thursday through Saturday! Bigger and better than ever, the festival will utilize 7 local venues and feature 46 acts! This year’s goal is to raise $10,000 for The American Cancer...

CincyPunk Fest 12 Lineup Announced! 

The twelfth CINCYPUNK FEST returns to The Southgate House Revival with the largest, and most diverse line up yet! Tickets for the next CINCYPUNK FEST on Fri October 4th and Saturday October 5th will go on sale today at NOON HERE! This year we are partnering with Save Our Shelters Dogs. This amazing...

8th Annual AYE Music & Art Festival! 

The AYE Music & Art Festival is a community festival and a celebration of art. Since 2006, Grasshopper Juice-related events have raised over $3,800 benefiting the American Cancer Society, WAIF 88.3, Susan G. Komen For The Cure, and Friends for Chris Walker.   This year they are...

IRONFEST 3 Schedule Released! 

Ironfest 3 will take place at The Southgate House Revival on Friday, November 2 and Saturday, November 3. Friends of “Iron” Mike Davidson have been throwing this festival each year in his honor. The proceeds will be put into a CD for Mike's daughter. $2 from each ticket will be given to...

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...

IRONFEST 3 Artists Announced 

Ironfest 3 will take place at The Southgate House Revival on Friday, November 2 and Saturday, November 3. Friends of “Iron” Mike Davidson have been throwing this festival each year in his honor. The proceeds will be put into a CD for Mike's daughter. Tickets are only $5 and music starts at...

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