Article & Photos by: Linda Carlson Cincinnati, OH – People ring in the New Year in all sorts of ways, and what better way than two nights of music from the Rumpke Mountain Boys and friends? As was done last year, The RMBs played two nights (December 30 and 31) at
Article and Photos by: Michael W. Bright Louisville, KY -- Don't think about it too hard. Once you get comfortable with this band's name it becomes easy to surrender to the raw energy, visual display, and fearless abandon that's at the core of Mannequin Pussy. If you walked into Zanzabar's performance space
Article and Photos by: Wendy Podmenik Darugar NORFOLK, VA: Where has this band been all my life? Nestled into a genre that's right up my alley, industrial/nu-metal band Static-X has rejoined the scene, with a twist and a purpose. Currently touring both as a memorial tribute to late lead singer Wayne
Article and photos by: Wendy Podmenik Darugar HAMPTON, VA: Thirteen gleaming red and white semi trucks were parked in a meandering line in the back lot, humming in unison on a crisp fall night. The latest incarnation of the Grateful Dead had finally returned to the famed mothership, after twenty-seven long
Article & Photos by: Linda Carlson Cincinnati, OH – On November 5, cozy Top Cats hosted a pair of female fronted bands that exuded positivity, liveliness and righteous dance-worthy fun. The evening started with Veridia, a Nashville-based alternative rock band, touring with headliner Icon For Hire on the East Coast portion of
Article & Photos by: Linda Carlson Harrison, OH – Adema is currently supporting Powerman 5000’s The Days of Disorder 2019 Tour, and on this night performed at Blue Note Harrison just outside Cincinnati, Ohio. The venue is cozy, offering a very different atmosphere from larger, more cavernous venues that corral a
Article and Photos by: Michael W. Bright Louisville, KY - Weather history would eventually reveal that this three day festival would be part of Louisville's hottest and driest September in recorded history. Hydrate, hydrate, take breaks in the shade whenever possible, use sunscreen, and most of all -- don't forget to...hydrate.