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The Faim // Live @ Bogart’s // 4.25.19

Article & Photos by: Linda Carlson   Cincinnati, OH – There’s a storm a-brewin' and it’s coming from down under, as Australia’s newcomer The Faim hit the stage in support of Andy Black (of Black Veil Brides).  Here in his native Cincinnati, Andy Black (born Andy Biersack) drew a considerable crowd at

Red Sun Rising // Live @ Blue Note Harrison // 4.19.19

Article & Photos by: Linda Carlson   Harrison, OH – It was the last night of their most recent tour leg, and Red Sun Rising were in a celebratory mood.  Blue Note Harrison was bustling with fans, some who had traveled long distances to see this spirited, on-the-rise band from Akron, Ohio. After more than

Blue October // Live @ Newport Music Hall // 3.21.19

Article & Photos by: Linda Carlson   Columbus OH – Blue October has been sharing the journey of frontman Justin Furstenfeld since 1995.  Through albums like Consent to Treatment, History for Sale, Argue with a Tree, Foiled, Any Man in America, Sway, Home and their current release, I Hope You’re Happy, fans have experienced Furstenfeld’s wildly tumultuous personal story, wrought with

Buckcherry // Live @ Blue Note // 3.20.19

Article and Photos by: Linda Carlson   Harrison, OH – Buckcherry recently began a tour in support of their upcoming album release, Warpaint.  On this night, they performed at Blue Note of Harrison. Buckcherry has a long history that dates to their inception in 1995.  The band disbanded briefly from 2002 to 2005

Joyous Wolf // Live @ Blue Note // 3.20.19

Article & Photos by: Linda Carlson Harrison, OH – On the western outskirts of Cincinnati lies quiet, sleepy, rural Harrison.  Its slumber was jolted on March 20 by several rousing performances at Blue Note.  On this night, Joyous Wolf performed in support of Buckcherry. Joyous Wolf is a young band from Southern California,

Queensrÿche // Live @ Bogart’s // 3.12.19

Review and photos by: Linda Carlson   Cincinnati, OH – It’s a Tuesday night.  It’s raining.  What better night to devote an evening to rock and metal performances headlined by Queensrÿche? Clearly, the weather did not impede the enthusiasm for the night’s robust lineup, which started with Cincinnati native and multi-instrumentalist Mick Blankenship,

The Aces // Live @ A&R Music Bar // 3.8.19

Article and photos by: Linda Carlson   Columbus, OH – March 8, 2019 was International Women’s Day, and befittingly, The Aces performed at A&R Music Bar in Columbus, Ohio. This all-female alternative indie pop band from Provo, Utah gave a rousing performance to a sold-out crowd.  Originally slated to play in The Basement, a

Magic Giant // Live @ Madison Live // 2.20.19

Article & Photos by: Linda Carlson Cincinnati, OH – Anyone up for a feel awesome, dance party concert that will leave you smiling and mysteriously…happy?  Then Magic Giant, with its charismatic free-spirited threesome, must certainly be on your bucket list. These California sensations bring a mountain of bliss to their shows.  How

Like A Storm // Live @ Bogarts // 2.16.19

Article & Photos by: Linda Carlson   Cincinnati, OH – Like A Storm celebrated their first Cincinnati headlining performance on February 16, 2019.  The crowd at Bogarts welcomed the rock foursome, two of whom (Chris Brooks and Zach Wood) this night suffered from Type A flu.  Indeed, the previous night’s show in Pittsburgh was

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