The Sundresses

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If there were a punk band in the swing era of American music The Sundresses would be that band...but more than that.  Cincinnati music writer, Brian Baker describes them as "sex and drugs and a double shot of my baby's Rock and Roll. They are the hangman, the rope, the trap door and the drop. They are the past, present, future and apocolypse of Rock and the Blues and Punk."    Formed in 2002 in Cincinnati as a joke, the band had its first show booked before its first practice, and The

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And The Nominees Are… 

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CincyMusic.com Presents: How To Get Your Music On The Radio 

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Cincygroove.com Presents: Bell’s Brewing All-Star Music Fest 

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2015 Northside Music Festival 

Two Nights, Three Stages on June 26th & 27th at The Northside Tavern!  The Northside Tavern and We Have Become Vikings are proud to present the Northside Music Festival on Friday, June 26th and Saturday, June 27th at the Northside Tavern, Cincinnati, Ohio. The event, in its 8th...

Barrence Whitfield brings “full-throttle soul” to The Woodward 

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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,...

Brad Schnittger selected as a recipient of People's Liberty Grant 

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Our Weekend Picks :: August 29, 2014 

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Elk Creek Play Both Sides of the River 

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Our Weekend Picks :: April 18, 2014 

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Our Weekend Picks :: January 10, 2014 

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Experience MPMF at Findlay Market! 

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This Friday night THEE place to be is at The Southgate House Revival! There is an unbelievable lineup of music for an unbelievably driven group of local rockers; Marc Sherlock, Ringo Jones and Adam Flaig: Mad Anthony! The boys suffered a major setback on June 29th when they were involved in a...

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Our Weekend Picks :: October 19, 2012 

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MPMF Homegrown Schedule 

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Our Weekend Picks :: September 14, 2012 

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