Our Weekend Picks :: September 5, 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, September 5:
Grouplove, Portugal. The Man, Typhoon @ Horseshoe Casino 
The Legendary Shack Shakers w/Whiskey Shivers @ tSGHR 
The Killtones w/Spirit Animal @ MOTR Pub 
Bishop Mulatto w/Head in the Louds & Is What?! @ The Drinkery 

Saturday, September 6: 
Ohio River Throwdown @ Riverbend Music Center [Jason Isbell preview] [Hurray for the Riff Raff preview]
July For Kings w/New Vega @ Smale Riverfront Park (1pm)
Chords for Chiari @ The Southgate House Revival 
Michael Moeller CD Release @ The Southgate House Revival 

Sunday, September 7: 
The Offspring w/Bad Religion @ The Shoe
Otis Williams @ Smale Riverfront Park 

Contests Ending Soon:
9/11: Tokyo Police Club @ The 20th Century Theatre
9/11: Taking Back Sunday @ Bogart's
9/11: S. Carey / Califone @ The Southgate House Revival
9/12: The Features @ The Taft Theatre 


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Michael Moeller goes out on his own with new release! 

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Grouplove, Portugal. The Man, and Typhoon...! 

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