The Nashville singer-songwriter who wears his hippie stoner persona proudly is actually a workaholic who released two albums in the first four months of the year. “Agnostic Hymns & Stoner Fables” is a scathing indictment of the current state of the union, while “Time as We Know It,” is a loving tribute to Jerry Jeff Walker, the man who changed the course of Snider’s life.
Dar Williams invited more than 200 folks over Saturday night for a spirited evening of songs and stories.
In lieu of hosting at her house, which is in New York, Williams turned the Redmoor in Mount Lookout into a suitable stand-in as she played eight of the 10 tunes from “In the Time of Gods,” and six others with the help of keyboard player Bryn Roberts and guitarist Josh Kaler.
The music was certainly the centerpiece, but it was some unexpected moments that lent the night its homey feel.
We didn't find the album between the ditches, that's for sure. The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band is back with a brand spankin' new album titled, Between the Ditches. If you folks at home were worried, there is no need. It's packed full of that same gritty, tough, distinct voice perfectly polished by smooth original guitar that we all know and love.
It’s less than a month before the Bunbury Festival kicks off July 13 for its three-day run on the riverfront in downtown Cincinnati.
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’s six stages (see Set Times under the Music & More button on the website to plan your viewing schedule).
Sonny Landreth returns to his roots on his latest album, “Elemental Journey.” But it might surprise some people that before he became a guitar star, Landreth put in a lengthy stint as a trumpet player.
To see or not to see the Beach Boys, that is the question.
The band’s 50th anniversary tour plays Riverbend Tuesday amid some of the most conflicting publicity in years.
A recent spate of stories centers on the somewhat shaky rapprochement of Brian Wilson, the fragile creative genius behind the band’s legendary music, and his cousin, singer Mike Love, who has kept the flame alive while Wilson battled demons and band lost original members Dennis and Carl Wilson, Brian’s brothers.
Five songs into Wednesday night’s Dawes show, Taylor Goldsmith asked how many in the crowd of about 300 had seen the band before. Maybe a third or so whooped and hollered in response.
“This is for the first-timers,” the band’s frontman said before the Los Angeles foursome tore into an incendiary version of “When My Time Comes” from its first album, “North Hills,” at the Taft Theatre Ballroom.
The good folks who put on Cincinnati's annual Midpoint Music Festival have released the first round of artists playing this year's festival. The event takes place September 27 - 29 in downtown Cincinnati.