Music

Seven Bands to Look Out For at Northside Music Festival

From a 90s-style girl group to an indie rock quartet, Northside has you covered for local music.

The Lowdown on Cincinnati Opera’s U.S. Debut of Another Brick in the Wall

Born out of a passion for Pink Floyd’s album The Wall, Pierre Dufour convinced former band frontman Roger Waters to allow the company to turn the 1979 concept album into an actual opera.

Cincinnati Opera’s Killer Summer Lineup

Back in the renovated Music Hall, Cincinnati Opera boasts an innovative yet classic summer lineup, with performances suitable for every taste.

Is Bunbury Too Much of a Bro-Fest?

We've got one question: where are the women?

UC Alum Hits the Right Note with Erykah Badu Tour

University of Cincinnati alum (and former Cincinnati Magazine intern!) Terron Austin was recently back in town as part of Nedda Stella, the background vocalist group for R&B/soul powerhouse Erykah Badu’s headlining set at Cincinnati Funk Fest. He’s currently on tour with Badu in support of the 21st anniversary celebration of her Grammy Award–winning debut album Baduizm. We talked to Austin about his journey from the Queen City to the Big Apple, singing behind one of music’s most sublime talents.

Your Backstage Pass to Life as a Local Musician

The idea of anyone working this hard just to keep their literal and metaphorical van chugging toward a dream that may never come true—it’s almost romantic.

Cincinnati’s Best Music Festivals

Bunbury is still headlining, but we've got an assortment of lesser-known gems, too.

When the Queen City was King: Our Music History

That forlorn, graffiti-covered brick building in Evanston visible from I-71 was once home to King Records, which launched the career of James Brown and put Cincinnati on the map as a key birthplace of rock and roll.

INHAILER Radio picks up former WNKU DJ and kick starts a new podcast on...

The online, community-based broadcaster is rolling out new programs and updates to help jumpstart the local music scene.

Chuck Cleaver Still Has Something to Say

The Wussy frontman hopes you like it. He doesn't much care if you don't.

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