Our Weekend Picks :: May 16, 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, May 16:
Hey Champ @ MOTR [Check out our preview HERE]
Guided By Voices @ The Taft Theatre
Knife The Symphony w/Tyranny Is TyrannyCompradorHot For AliceAdam Nice @ The Southgate House Revival
The Tongue & Lips @ The Drinkery 

Saturday, May 17:
Manchester Orchestra @ Bogart's [Click to read our interview with the band]
Ancient Warfare @ MOTR Pub [Check out our preview HERE]
 @ Coda
Alice In Chains @ The Shoe
of Montreal w/Dream Tiger & The Nightbeast @ The Taft Theatre
Bad Veins w/Skeleton HandsDark ColourThe Saudades @ The Southgate House Revival

While you are here, Check out these contests:
Enter to win a pair of 3-day passes to MPMF!
5/21: Grieves @ The 20th Century Theatre 
5/21: Elenowen @ The Southgate House Revival
5/27: Conor Oberst w/Dawes @ The Taft Theatre


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Wage Ancient Warfare at MOTR on Saturday 

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Hey Champ! Wanna Dance? 

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