What a great time to be in the Cincinnati area. This Sunday, the local NFL team, owned by the Browns (in more ways than one), has a chance to take home the ultimate prize: a trip to Disney World!
(Oh, and a shiny trophy too.) This town is going bonkers for their Bengals!
Then on Monday, it’s VD for everyone! Let me wish you a Happy Valentine’s Day!
Always remember that I love you, even if I forgot to get you something… wait, sorry, that’s the note for my wife. Although sometimes I DO get her a gift and she’s still upset.
I have no idea why…
But I’m getting ahead of myself. Before we get to the Super Bowl and the Super Love, we have an action-packed weekend of hard-hitting rock and/or roll.
Tonight, Lucy Dacus plays the Ovation, with Indigo De Souza as the opener. Should be a stellar show – hope to see you there.
This just in… if Lucy has back-to-back back pain, she might be crooning from a couch, like she did last night in the Motor City:
Saturday, Foxy Shazam plays the Peter Brady Icon Music Center.
That same evening, Manor House in Mason hosts The Cincy Winter Blues Experience, Rob Fetters kicks off Season #6 of his “Fetters is Cheap” live streams, and the Tri-State’s smelly hippies find themselves with a tough choice:
- Local jam band Spookfloaters (feat. my wife’s cousin Mike on guitar and vocals) plays the event center at Little Miami Brewing Co. AND
- Runaway Gin (a tribute to Phish) is at Annie’s.
I guess they’ll have to take two trips that night.
On Super Sunday, Stay Outside and Leland Blue play Southgate.
Monday, in addition to the aforementioned hug fest that is Valentine’s Day, Langhorne Slim plays Southgate.
Southgate House has two shows on Tuesday:
- The Pine Hill Haints play the main room (Sanctuary)
- In the upstairs Revival Room, you can enjoy An Evening with Clem Snide – I may hit this show, could be really cool.
Wednesday, Dream Theater plays the Marsha Brady Icon Music Center.
On Thursday, Cary Morin plays Southgate’s Revival Room.
Next Friday, John Scofield will be at Ludlow Garage.
Tickets on sale today
- The Who at TQL Stadium on May 15th… yes, Quadrophenia fans, that’s 5:15…
- Idles at Ovation on September 12th
- “Mickey Dolenz celebrates the Monkees” at Icon on April 9th
- Engelbert Humperdinck at Taft on May 6th.
The War on Drugs put on a stellar show at Ovation this past Sunday. The venue is similar to the Mike Brady Icon Music Center, although it only has a single wraparound balcony instead of two. The sound was very good, sightlines were decent, I just wish they had more exits for post-show egress.
Album Cover of the Week
Your collection of the best Soul music isn’t complete unless you have Hutch in your hutch.
I promised you Superlove music, so here it is: