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From the banks of the Ohio river, The Dopamines take what they love from the new wave of pop punk and form a style all their own. No bullshit influenced by 90's lookout and Minneapolis punk. Buy them a beer.

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Ninth Annual Northside Music Festival 

Next weekend the 9th Annual Northside Music Festival takes place at Northside Tavern! This festival is the longest standing, independently run, free music festival in Cincinnati.  Friday, June 24thCourtyard Stage7:30p Old City9p Frontier Folk Nebraska10:30p Culture Queer  Front Room...

Neighborhood Venues of Cincinnati: The Southgate House Revival 

When The Southgate House Revival opened in Newport on October 12, 2012, it was not just the soul of one of Cincinnati’s greatest musical institutions that found new life. The red brick building, which celebrates its sesquicentennial this year, dates to 1866, and was home to Grace Methodist...

Neighborhood Venues of Cincinnati: Northside Yacht Club 

This 20th century gastropub in Northside is not just known for their mixology and smoked wings, but is also a great place for bands to come and perform.  Jon Weiner and Stuart MacKenzie first opened Northside Yacht Club, formally known as Mayday, at the end of the summer of 2015 and been busy...

Santamania Cures Your Punk Needs 

Santamania has upgraded to two nights this year Friday, December 18th and Saturday, December 19th! Night one will take place at Northside Yacht Club in Cincinnati, Ohio and night two will be at Legends Bar and Grill in Latonia, Kentucky. Go get your Holiday Spirit aroused. NIGHT ONE...

IRONFEST VI is Taking Over The Southgate House Revival 

This Friday and Saturday, IRONFEST VI is taking over all three stages at The Southgate House Revival. Friends of “Iron” Mike Davidson have been throwing this festival each year in his honor. Go grab your tickets HERE and check out the schedule below!  Friday, November...

IRONFEST VI Lineup Released! 

The lineup for IRONFEST VI at The Southgate House Revival November 13 & 14 has been released!  Amplinecougar aceSubsetsDandelion DeathhoneyspidersDraculassmoke signals cover fire the dopaminesscissorkick rituals dc planet New Strange crooked rook Hide cadaver dogs the skulx the story...

#MusicMonday Must Haves :: 1/26/15 

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!  In honor of the Cincinnati...

The 2015 Cincinnati Entertainment Awards Winners Are... 

Local Cincinnati musicians, stakeholders, and fans gathered at The Madison Theater in Covington last night to celebrate a very solid year of local musicianship. A huge thanks to the folks at CityBeat for continuing to organize this event for our community! The results are below:  View Photos...

Our Weekend Picks :: December 19, 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). Want free...

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...

Cincinnati Entertainment Awards Winners 

The 2014 Cincinnati Entertainment Awards winners are in!  World Music/Reggae: The Cliftones  Jazz: The Faux Frenchmen Singer/Songwriter: Molly Sullivan Country: Jeremy Pinnell and the 55’s Punk/Pop Punk: The Dopamines Blues: Ricky Nye Indie/Alternative: DAAP Girls Folk/Americana: The...

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...

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...

MidPoint Indie Summer presents Loudmouth and The Dopamines! 

Fountain Square is the place to be on Friday night. Local punk icons Loudmouth and The Dopamines are going to shake up downtown. We caught up with both bands to get some one on one time before they fill up the square on Friday.    THE DOPAMINES: How did you get involved in the Cincinnati Music...

Lineup for MPMF Indie Summer Series Announced! 

CityBeat's annual MPMF Indie Summer Series on Fountain Square is looking like a who's who of local music this year with a few favorite nationals sprinkled in! These shows are FREE and take place from 8-11pm every Friday night this summer!  May 31: Pomegranates/Healing Power; The Yugos; The...

Our Weekend Picks :: March 8, 2013 

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, March 8:Minus The Bear / Circa Survive @ Madison TheaterThe Tillers w/Spirit Family Reunion @ The Southgate House Revival...

DAAP Girls release Tape Songs tonight at The Drinkery via slap bracelet! 

$5 at the door gets you a custom DAAP Girls slap bracelet (these were illegal in most middle schools back in the day) with album download code and a show! Tape Songs is an album of Love songs written by five lads who met while dating the same lady. Supporting DAAP Girls are The Dopamines, and...

Our Weekend Picks :: February 22, 2013 

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, February 22:Shoot Out The Lights @ The Southgate House RevivalKoala Fires & COWGIRL @ MaydayShiny And The...

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...

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...