20th Century Theatre http://wnku.org en Hall of Famer, Jorma Kaukonen, returns to Cincinnati http://wnku.org/post/hall-famer-jorma-kaukonen-returns-cincinnati <p>Like many Americans, Jorma Kaukonen is thankful to have a job these days.&nbsp; He is even more thankful that it is the same job he has had for more than 50 years.</p><p>It might be hard to imagine, but Kaukonen, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist with Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna, will turn 72 next month. Thu, 15 Nov 2012 15:22:29 +0000 Bill Thompson 17133 at http://wnku.org Hall of Famer, Jorma Kaukonen, returns to Cincinnati Top-flight acts in town this week http://wnku.org/post/top-flight-acts-town-week <p>It’s another fine week for live music. In addition to Wednesday’s double-header of <a href="http://www.andersosborne.com/" target="_blank">Anders Osborne</a> at the 20th Century and <a href="http://www.marychapincarpenter.com/" target="_blank">Mary Chapin Carpenter</a> with <a href="http://www.tiftmerritt.com/" target="_blank">Tift Merritt</a> at the Taft Theatre, here are four more shows worth consideration.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 21 Aug 2012 14:48:32 +0000 Bill Thompson 14342 at http://wnku.org Top-flight acts in town this week Anders Osborne finds redemption http://wnku.org/post/anders-osborne-finds-redemption <p><a href="http://www.andersosborne.com/" target="_blank">Anders Osborne</a> grew up in Sweden, so it’s uncertain whether schoolchildren there were familiar with the &nbsp;“three R’s (reading [w]riting and [a]rithmetic).” &nbsp;</p><p> Sat, 18 Aug 2012 19:27:08 +0000 Bill Thompson 14261 at http://wnku.org Anders Osborne finds redemption Shawn Colvin wears the crown of hero humbly http://wnku.org/post/shawn-colvin-wears-crown-hero-humbly <p>In her memoir &ldquo;Diamond in the Rough,&rdquo; <a href="http://www.shawncolvin.com/" target="_blank">Shawn Colvin</a> takes a deep breath, then rattles off a list of heroes that she has been lucky enough to meet during the course of an almost 40-year career.</p><p> Mon, 30 Jul 2012 19:48:33 +0000 Bill Thompson 13451 at http://wnku.org Shawn Colvin wears the crown of hero humbly Monday morning notebook http://wnku.org/post/monday-morning-notebook-7 <p>Rick McCarty has seen weeks like this before. He calls it coincidence, but more mystical types might call it this summer&rsquo;s harmonic convergence.</p><p> Mon, 23 Jul 2012 04:20:19 +0000 Bill Thompson 13141 at http://wnku.org Monday morning notebook Monday morning notebook http://wnku.org/post/monday-morning-notebook-6 <p>Thank you Bill Donabedian. The founder and public face of the Bunbury Music Festival put together a great team that produced a top-notch event in the face of some obstacles. Now, do it again next year &ndash; please.</p><p> Mon, 16 Jul 2012 04:11:04 +0000 Bill Thompson 12913 at http://wnku.org Monday morning notebook Don't let Todd Snider fool you http://wnku.org/post/dont-let-todd-snider-fool-you <p>As it turns out,&nbsp;<a href="http://toddsnider.net/home.cfm" target="_blank">Todd Snider</a> has everyone fooled.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 25 Jun 2012 23:48:30 +0000 Bill Thompson 12249 at http://wnku.org Don't let Todd Snider fool you Monday morning notebook http://wnku.org/post/monday-morning-notebook-3 <p>It&rsquo;s less than a month before the <a href="http://www.bunburyfestival.com/" target="_blank">Bunbury Festival</a> kicks off July 13 for its three-day run on the riverfront in downtown Cincinnati.</p><p>Creator Bill Donabedian, one of the co-founders of the MidPoint Music Festival years ago, has no intention of starting small, then trying to build for the future. There are more than 100 acts scheduled on the event&rsquo;s six stages (see Set Times under the Music &amp; More button on the website to plan your viewing schedule).</p> Mon, 18 Jun 2012 05:50:39 +0000 Bill Thompson 11972 at http://wnku.org Monday morning notebook 'Journey' brings Landreth to town http://wnku.org/post/journey-brings-landreth-town <p><a href="http://www.sonnylandreth.com/" target="_blank">Sonny Landreth</a> returns to his roots on his latest album, &ldquo;Elemental Journey.&rdquo; But it might surprise some people that before he became a guitar star, Landreth put in a lengthy stint as a trumpet player. Tue, 12 Jun 2012 03:25:59 +0000 Bill Thompson 11737 at http://wnku.org 'Journey' brings Landreth to town Monday morning notebook http://wnku.org/post/monday-morning-notebook-1 <p>Hundreds of people gathered in Deep Gap, N.C., Sunday to say goodbye to Doc Watson, one of the true giants of American music who died May 29 at the age of 89.</p> Mon, 04 Jun 2012 03:33:23 +0000 Bill Thompson 11454 at http://wnku.org Monday morning notebook