And whether you realize it or not, the legendarily outrageous, endlessly enthusiastic, sartorially sensational godfather of funk is unquestionably the Queen City’s musical ambassador.
This trio of long-time friends is hoping to make it big time, but no matter what, one thing is obvious: You can’t take the Northside out of the band.
It’s not all sex, drugs, and rock and roll. These are the best schools and organizations for music in the city.
These places are worth the price of admission.
A guide to finding music where you might not expect it.
These are the places you can catch compelling national acts and an endless supply of impressive locals. No ticket required.
The Wussy frontman hopes you like it. He doesn’t much care if you don’t.
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.
Bunbury is still headlining, but we’ve got an assortment of lesser-known gems, too.
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.
WNKU is gone (RIP) but great local radio is still out there.
Cincinnati might not be Music City USA, but our history is intertwined with musical milestones.
Curtis Sittenfeld’s relatable anthology is coming to a shelf near you April 24.
Cincinnati’s favorite expat band The National is set to pack its hometown with an array of indie tunes and evocative art this month. If the band’s vibe is just esoteric enough for your mainstream-averse taste, then this hipster-studded lineup is sure to tickle your bespoke, artisinal fancy.
Anti-Muslim incidents—including hate crimes, harassments, and employment discrimination—have risen 57 percent since President Donald Trump’s campaign.
Tracy Brumfield, a former heroin addict and inmate, founded RISE, a monthly newspaper printed for and written by inmates in Cincinnati jails.
A new way to tackle Cincinnati’s infant mortality problem, as well as sexual health and sexual justice, in the Villages of Roll Hill.
One extremely indelicate published quote about his relationship leads actor Charlie Outlaw into a self-imposed island exile that turns into a kidnapping in “What You Don’t Know About Charlie Outlaw”.
To say the current homeowners gutted this circa 1865 building is an understatement.
I’ll find one thing and think, I have to wear this in a way that’s killer. Or around a specific look I want to execute. I don’t try to chase trends.
Chili dogs, kid-friendly fountains, and historic sites: Atlanta is like a southern dose of home for 513 dwellers.
Confession time: I slept with Marge Schott.
If you’ve walked down West Fourth Street in the past year, there’s a good chance you’ve noticed the window displays with mannequins sporting neon mohawks, fishnets, and avant-garde designs by big names that have moved in.
Perhaps it is the Cincinnati baseball franchise of which we should ask: “Who dey?” The team’s early history featured three different names.
Wraps filled with spit-roasted meat are stars at this Mediterranean cafe.
We’re not sure why food tastes better from a bento box, but it does. While Thai Namtip is slightly off the beaten path, it’s worth the drive from any neighborhood.
This New York Times food columnist has nearly 40 cookbooks under her belt, sparked a guacamole debate so fervent even President Obama had to chime in, and will speak May 10 at downtown’s Mercantile Library.
“Farmhouse refined” is how they describe it, and Postmark is one of the rare restaurants that has a chance of reaching perfection.
Will you finally end the age-old who-does-it-better debate?