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Jon Calderas

Jon Calderas lives in Cincinnati and is passionate about music, photography and writing.  He’s thrilled to be able to shoot and write for CincyMusic and help promote our vibrant music scene. When he’s not talking about himself in the third person, you can find him out at gigs. Come up and say hi, he’d love to meet you.

  • Review

Review: Buddy Guy and Kenny Wayne Shepherd

The blues is one of the factory’s oldest products, one of the few true American products being made. Like most products, it has benefited from being retooled by outside influences. 

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A Chat with the Godfather of Funk: George Clinton

After more than fifty years in the music business, George Clinton is taking one last touring lap before saying goodbye to the road. His sense of rhythm, funk and beats set the foundation for the explosion of rap and hip-hop and every band that has tried to blend the two in the last thirty-plus years

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Get Limber for Girl Talk

Girl Talk (aka Gregg Michael Gillis) may be only one man, but he’s guaranteed to have the most (virtual) artists on stage for Bunbury. Gillis specializes in mashing up and splicing dozens (hundreds at this point) of artists’ samples to create dynamic, intricate set pieces.  

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  • Festival

Greta Van Fleet Give Rock and Roll a Kick in the Pants

Every ten years or so, rock and roll starts to wheeze and you wonder if the old boy has any life in him and maybe needs to be sent out to pasture. Then some youngsters come along and give it a welcome kick in the pants and make things exciting again.