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12:11 am
Mon July 16, 2012

Monday morning notebook

The Landor Stage at the Serpentine Wall was one of six venues for bands at the Bunbury Festival. Provided photo

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 – please.

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Music
11:08 pm
Fri July 13, 2012

Carll finds a home on the road

Hayes Carll will visit the WNKU studio Wednesday before his show at the Redmoor that night. Provided photo

Growing up in the Houston, Texas, suburb of The Woodlands, Hayes Carll didn’t have a wealth of experience to draw upon when he started writing country songs.

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Music
1:27 pm
Thu July 12, 2012

This Saturday, Browngrass is Back for its Third Year!

In 2010, local musician and long time WNKU fan, David Rhodes Brown, dropped by the station to let us know he was going to throw a big party with dozens of local bands, sell tickets, and donate the money to WNKU.

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Music
11:28 pm
Sun July 8, 2012

Monday Morning Notebook

Norine Veeneman of Cincinnati put some time and effort into planning her Bunbury weekend, making a mix CD for each day of the weekend festival.

Bill Donabedian and his wife are expecting their second child this fall. But first, Donabedian will give birth this week to the Bunbury Music Festival, which sets up on the Cincinnati riverfront Friday for its three-day run.

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July CD of the Month
7:29 pm
Fri June 29, 2012

Walk the Moon - "Walk the Moon"

Music
4:25 pm
Fri June 29, 2012

Multiple Stages Set for Bunbury Music Festival

The inaugural Bunbury Music Festival takes place July 13th - 15th at Sawyer Point and Yeatman's Cove.  Bunbury is the brain child of entrepreneur, Bill Donabedian, who's credits include co-founding the Midpoint Music Festival and serving as Fountain Square's first VP of Event Production (so he knows a thing or two about putting on a good show). 

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Music
4:11 pm
Wed June 27, 2012

Grace Potter moves up in the world

Grace Potter & the Nocturnals will play at Paul Brown Stadium Sunday with Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw. Provided photo

When Grace Potter & the Nocturnals take the stage at Paul Brown Stadium Sunday, they will become the first act to go from the 20th Century (capacity 400 or so) to the home of the Bengals (50,000, give or take a few).

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Music
3:13 pm
Wed June 27, 2012

Wednesday Premieres June 27th 2012

Old Crow Medicine Show is out with a new one entitled, Carry Me Back. It hits stores on July 17th from ATO Records. The album was recorded at the legendary Sound Emporium Studios in Nashville, and was produced by Ted Hutt.

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Enter to Win
10:53 am
Wed June 27, 2012

Mumford & Sons with Dawes at Louisville's Waterfront Park

Mumford & Sons

Our friends at Production Simple in Louisville have just announced they are bringing Mumford & Sons along with special guest, Dawes, to the Great Lawn at Louisville's Waterfront Park on August 13th.  This will be the only show in the Midwest with this lineup!

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Music
7:48 pm
Mon June 25, 2012

Don't let Todd Snider fool you

Todd Snider will play the 20th Century in Oakley Wednesday night. Provided photo

As it turns out, Todd Snider has everyone fooled. 

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.

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