William Taylor's Profile

Cokethechoke brings the pain and some noise

Cincinnati's fourth RAW: Natural Born Artists Showcase is just a week away and as usual has some of the city's most talented up and coming artists showing just what they can do. This year's showcase will be held at Bogart's on Vine Street on March 27th.  One of the more noteworthy contributors...

Crown Jewels of Jazz Heritage Festival: An Interview with Kathy Wade

The nonprofit educational foundation, Learning Through Art, Inc. is hosting the Crown Jewels of Jazz Heritage Festival fund-raiser Wednesday, August 21st through Saturday, August 24th. The four day festival, a reboot of the Crown Jewels of Jazz Gala, will transform seven blocks of OTR into a Global...

Robert DeLong turning music into a game

Every now and again you stumble across a musician who is pushing the boundaries of music production and performance into new and exciting areas. Just Movement, the latest project from Robert DeLong, fuses elements of EDM, house and world beat rhythms into a one-of-a-kind original work of art that...

MC Forty at The Comet This Wednesday

MC Forty and DJ Etek are bringing their blend of conscious, thought provoking rap to the Brandnew and Fresh Edition of Hip Hop at The Comet presented by Abiyah, Wednesday, June 19th.  In a world of $500 million dollar power ball jackpots and celebrity ya-ya's, it's easy to get caught up in the...

Preview: Flobots at tSGHR on Saturday!

Alt hip hop group, Flobots, are playing The Southgate House Revival this Saturday in the Sanctuary. Attempting to change the world through song is audacious. It will always be a lofty goal; an ideal worthy of our respect and admiration. In an era filled with self absorbed pop stars, it's even...

This Wednesday: Nappy Roots at tSGHR

Kentucky's own hip hop heroes Nappy Roots are bringing their unique blend of country-fried southern rap to The Southgate House Revival Wednesday, May 29.  Being a hip hop act in the music industry is akin to being a running back in football. Many play the game, but few play it long enough or well...

Interview: Here Come The Mummies

Here Come The Mummies are performing at the Taft Theatre Sunday night in support of their latest release, Cryptic. Having seen the band in Covington, Lawrenceburg, and Cincinnati, I can tell you that they're no strangers to the tristate area. As a DJ on the local scene, I can also say that I've...

Interview: Olly Murs at Bogart's tonight!

Olly Murs is an English singer-songwriter, musician and television presenter. Murs rose to fame after finishing as the runner-up on the The X Factor in 2009. Right Place Right Time was just released in the U.S. in April to rave reviews. We caught up with the multi-talented ladykiller to talk...

The Heights Music Festival Recap

Wow! Once again The Heights Music Festival 2013 blessed our city with an outstanding weekend of musical entertainment.   The sweet sound of local music was in the air on Friday at the Heights Music Fest 2013 in Clifton. The Freebees kicked off the festivities at Rohs Street Cafe in front of a...

Interview: Michael Glabicki of Rusted Root

Rusted Root and Pure Grain play Taft Theater tonight!   The veteran roots rock jam band Rusted Root is playing at the Taft Theater tonight in support of their latest release The Movement. Over the past two decades, the Pittsburgh based band has built an intensely loyal following. We sat down with...

Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band Tonight

Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band is rolling into the Taft Theatre tonight on their Big Damn Blues Revolution Tour in support of their latest release, Between the Ditches!    With just under a decade of playing under their belt, the Indiana based trio has established themselves among the premiere...

Lee Fields and The Expressions Tonight!

Lee Fields and The Expressions are bringing their authentically soulful sounds to the 20th Century Theatre tonight in support of their latest LP Faithful Man.   Very few professionals of any kind, let alone musicians, can boast of a career as long as Lee Fields. Over the past 4 decades, Fields has...