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Ubahn Set to be Craziest Party in Cincinnati This Year

This weekend Ubahn Festival returns to Cincinnati. September 8th and 9th will be the biggest hip-hop event in our city this year. Ubahn has rap superstars 2 Chainz, Big Sean, Gucci mane as headliners, as well as one of the most successful electronic musicians in the world, Steve Aoki. Ubahn is Cincinnati’s only underground festival.

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.

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.

Still Buzzing from Muse

Sunday night, during the final set of Bunbury 2017 I was reminded that Muse is one of the best bands in the world. Cincinnati needs to send the festival promoters a giant thank you card for getting this band to play Bunbury Music Festival.

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Video: Automagik

Check out Automagik playing “F**ked Up” live at Northside Tavern!  Video courtesy of Travis Brandner Photography.  

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Video Premiere: Go Go Buffalo

Go Go Buffalo has one of the largest followings of any underground rock band in Cincinnati. They have an online fan club of almost 1100 members and there is a lot of hype surrounding all of their shows, music and content. All of this attention and respect is 100% deserved. Anyone who has been to...

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Review: Phantogram

Last night Phantogram played a very energetic show to a sold out crowd at Bogart’s. As I was watching the crew set up the stage I knew that this would be a Cincinnati show to remember. This tour Phantogram has put a lot of extra time and effort into the stage and lighting setups. In the 12...