20th Century Theatre

Music
10:22 am
Thu November 15, 2012

Hall of Famer, Jorma Kaukonen, returns to Cincinnati

Jorma Kaukonen plays the 20th Century Theatre Sunday night

Like many Americans, Jorma Kaukonen is thankful to have a job these days.  He is even more thankful that it is the same job he has had for more than 50 years.

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.

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Music
10:48 am
Tue August 21, 2012

Top-flight acts in town this week

Leon Russell will open for Bob Dylan at PNC Pavilion Sunday. Provided photo

It’s another fine week for live music. In addition to Wednesday’s double-header of Anders Osborne at the 20th Century and Mary Chapin Carpenter with Tift Merritt at the Taft Theatre, here are four more shows worth consideration. 

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Music
3:27 pm
Sat August 18, 2012

Anders Osborne finds redemption

Anders Osborne will visit the WNKU studio Wednesday afternoon before his show at the 20th Century in Oakley that night. Provided photo

Anders Osborne grew up in Sweden, so it’s uncertain whether schoolchildren there were familiar with the  “three R’s (reading [w]riting and [a]rithmetic).”  

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Music
3:48 pm
Mon July 30, 2012

Shawn Colvin wears the crown of hero humbly

Shawn Colvin plays and sings with "Today Show" co-host Savannah Guthrie. Provided photo

In her memoir “Diamond in the Rough,” Shawn Colvin 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.

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Music
12:20 am
Mon July 23, 2012

Monday morning notebook

Old Crow Medicine Show plays the Taft Theatre Friday night. Provided photo

Rick McCarty has seen weeks like this before. He calls it coincidence, but more mystical types might call it this summer’s harmonic convergence.

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