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CincyMusic Fall Spotify Playlist

When the leaves start to fall from the trees, my music playlists switch from upbeat to more mellow. While jam bands, EDM, hip-hop, and faster feminist rock rule my summer months, folk, alt-country, and singer-songwriter music creeps its way back into the prominent position on my playlists.

TALK Will Take You Back at BLINK

TALK is a self-described soul-filled psychedelic rock band. This local band may be new to the scene, but can take you back to a happier time. They just released their debut self-titled album in April. You can catch them at BLINK on Saturday on the Findlay Market Stage at 8p.

Blue Wisp Big Band 2017

A jazz big band is quite a thing, something unto itself. It’s an organic unit — a molecular structure, so to speak — that happened to form over time and makes sense, as does a piano trio or a string quartet. At a certain point in the evolution of jazz, four trumpets, four trombones, five saxophones, piano, bass and drums just made musical sense and came into being.

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Kristen Ford: Music Engrained

Kristen Ford is a songwriter calling Nashville home these days, but for a while there you could have said it was the road. Kristen has 5 albums under her belt with the latest being eleven tracks comprising questioning and a life on tour aptly titled “Travel Songs.” Kristen, one could say, was built for the road.

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Young Heirlooms Release Album at Woodward Theater

Cincinnati, get ready. The Young Heirlooms are releasing The Hammer on Friday, October 20th at The Woodward Theater. The Hammer will be not only the first album released from the band since 2014, but also the first album with their 6-piece lineup!

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School of Rock Mason to Perform Hurricane Benefit Concert

It has been a devastating hurricane season, so the students at School of Rock Mason are banding together to help those in need. They will perform a benefit concert on Sunday, October 29th at the 20th Century Theater in Oakley Square. All ticket proceeds will be donated to Matthew 25 Ministries to be used in that charity’s hurricane relief efforts.

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Horror Punk at Northside Yacht Club

Halloween is a season of tricks and treats and this Thursday, horror punk fans will be receiving a big bag of delicious treats. The Northside Yacht Club is throwing a Monster Mash of sorts with a slew of monstrous horror punk bands featuring Michale Graves, Crypt Seeker, Treason and Bloodgate.

Double Release from Soul Step Records

Soul Step Records is at it again! Two vinyl releases will be released to the public on Friday, October 13th.

Help The Woodward Theater Restore Marquee

Help The Woodward Theater win a share of $2M to restore its historic marquee! The Woodward Theater is one of 25 sites nationwide vying for funding through the Partners in Preservation: Main Streets Campaign.

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Interview with HoneyHoney’s Suzanne Santo

I got to catch up with HoneyHoney’s Suzanne Santo as she is just starting her solo tour for her debut album entitled Ruby Red. Suzanne’s soulful voice coupled with her raw lyrics have made her a powerful force in music.

Epic Man Food at Louder Than Life

You know the routine when it comes to what kind of food to expect when you go to a music festival. Cardboard tasting pizza, dried out and over cooked cheese burgers and my personal favorite stale nachos covered in fresh nacho cheese made from water and some sort of mystical powder.

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Theory of a Deadman: Rockers for Knockers

Theory of a Deadman are a rock band hailing from the land to our north Canada, and more specifically Delta, British Columbia. They formed in 2001 and through these sixteen years they have released six albums and the most current is this year’s release of Wake Up Call. Which is set to be released on October 27th in lieu of that, they will be hosting an event for Breast Cancer called “Rockers for Knockers” in which two dollars for every ticket sold will benefit the Pink Ribbon Girls at Bogart’s on Tuesday, October 10th.