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Jesse W. Johnson & Coyote Scream Hit The Mockbee

Chicago songwriter Jesse W. Johnson and his band, Coyote Scream are headed to The Mockbee on Wednesday, July 26th! The band is touring the country this summer in support of Jesse's 2nd full-length album, American Dumpster. Jesse W. Johnson & Coyote Scream play hooky-yet-dark rock & roll with the tiniest little twinge of country twang.

Review: Vans Warped Tour

It was a wretchedly humid day with the heat index making it feel over 100 degrees. But for those of us that were brave enough to battle the heat and humidity, it was a day of punk rock, anarchy, and all out fun at the Vans Warped Tour.

Jeffrey Lewis & Los Bolts: Nothing More and Nothing Less

Jeffrey Lewis is an anti-folk music, comic book writer, and rather than mince words he’s simply an artist. I have been aware of his music via The Moldy Peaches and Kimya Dawson through their project “The Bundles.” His narrating of everyday life’s drab or thrills, or simplicity is where he resides. There really are no frills overcomplicating these songs.

Unlock the Block Music Fest

Let the good times roll with Unlock the Block Music Fest. Unlocking Community Through Music. The inaugural event was created to activate community vibrancy and potential in Northern Kentucky! The festival’s setting - Latonia, KY (a neighborhood of Covington) - was chosen as the site for the music fest because of its emerging developments, engaged community, and rich history.

Herzog Music Grand Opening Weekend

Herzog Music will be the first music store in Downtown Cincinnati in decades! Come celebrate at the opening this weekend! Live music, Eli’s BBQ, Folk School Coffee and more!

Global Meets Local at One World Music & Cultural Celebration

The One World Music & Cultural Celebration debuts Sunday, July 23 from 2-8 PM at Urban Artifact. One World Music & Cultural Celebration is a multicultural arts festival celebrating the diversity of the Greater Cincinnati community through music, folk art, dance, and food.

Review: Forecastle Music and Arts Festival

Forecastle Music and Arts Festival has been a tradition of the Louisville scenic waterfront for the last 15 years. Since 2002, Forecastle has grown into a diverse, eclectic festival that has hosted big names such as Jack White, Modest Mouse, Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin, and many more. This year Forecastle kept the tradition of diverse music selection rolling with headliners Weezer, LCD Soundsystem, and Odesza.

Interview: Municipal Waste

In anticipation of Warped Tour on Wednesday, July 19th at Riverbend, we sat down with Municipal Waste!

Alestorm Set Sail for the Warped Tour

Ahoy there! From far across the sea comes a band of dirty drunken pirates with a simple mission: To drink your beer, steel your rum and melt your face. Hailing from Scotland, Alestorm is the best Pirate themed metal band to sail the seven seas.

Review: OneRepublic at Riverbend

OneRepublic headlines the 16th installment of the Honda Civic Tour along with relative newcomer James Arthur, and Fitz and the Tantrums. The Tour made its fourth stop at Riverbend on an absolutely dreadful day. Luckily for all in attendance, the torrential rain moved out and a hot, steamy night ensued several hours before the gates opened.

Soul Step Records Announce SSR-022 with Young Heirlooms

Soul Step Records have announced their latest vinyl release, and the third Cincinnati Brewers Series event! This upcoming event will have Soul Step Records partnering with Braxton Brewing and Young Heirlooms!

Review: Avenged Sevenfold

Last night at Riverbend Music Center one of the greatest modern heavy metal bands, Avenged Sevenfold performed a thrilling hour and a half long show to a packed house. The first half of the set consisted of hits spanning the last decade. In the second half of the show a giant 40-foot dead skeleton astronaut descended out of the darkness of the ceiling which marked the transition to the new songs from the album The Stage.