Earth, Wind, Fire… and Music

Those are the 4 basic elements, right? And three of them are scheduled to appear at Riverbend tomorrow night. I say “scheduled to appear” because they’re opening for Santana, and he collapsed on stage during…

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Episode 84: Garin Pirnia wrote the book on Ohio rock and roll

Garin Pirnia grew up in Centerville, Ohio and discovered 97X when she returned to the area after stints in L.A. and Chicago. She’s written about music (as well as film, food, and travel) for dozens…

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Summertime blues (and other music genres)

The official start of summer is just around the corner. So are some decent shows. But first, a P.S.A.: All day today (until midnight PDT), Bandcamp is holding their third annual Juneteenth fundraiser, where they…

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Summer Smörgåsbord o’ tunes

The concert chef has whipped up a big batch of gigs this week. Let’s dig in! Saturday night: Rose Music Center in Dayton has An Evening with Jackson Browne (Daryl Hannah would not recommend) Wallows…

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June. Moon. (Spoon isn’t until September.)

Greetings and sun salutations! Let’s get down to the gigs, Dawg! Tonight, Inhailer Radio celebrates their 5th anniversary at Madison Live: Other gigs: Mad Anthony returns to the Southgate House stage, in the Lounge Clownvis Presley and…

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Long weekend, short list

This week’s list of gigs is “more rock, less talk goofy memes”… Sorry, but the latest round of news makes it harder to be all fun and games. Tonight: Kitchen Dwellers and Neighbor play RiversEDGE…

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