Sun 07/22/2012 The Laurie Morvan Band – Legends – Harrison Ave. in Cheviot, Cincinnati, OH. Blues Rock lead guitarist Laurie Morvan returns to Cincinnati. I heard great reviews from her show last year (or was it two years ago?) at Play By Play, so if you missed her last time, this is your chance. I also encourage you to come out and show your support to Legends for bringing national acts to Cincinnati.
Sunday June 10, 2012 – EG Kight "The Georgia Song Bird" at The Blue Wisp, downtown Cincinnati, OH. show 7:00 pm. Honored with six Blues Music Award nominations, twice for Song of the Year, her songs have a universal reach.
Thursday June 14, 2012 – Sonny Landreth with MonkeyTonk at the 20th Century Theatre, Oakley, Cincinnati, OH. This is rescheduled from an earlier cancelled appearance. Sonny Landreth is one of those under-the-radar guys who should be more well known than he is – a preeminent slide guitar player, with amazing technique. Doors 7:00pm, show 8:00pm.
Thursday June 21, 2012 – Tommy Castro and the Painkillers at the Redmoor, Mt. Lookout Square, Cincinnati, OH. Doors at 7:30 Show at 8:00. Winner of numerous Blues Music Assocation Awards, including B.B. King Entertainer of the Year. Expect a great show!
In lieu of our a May Society Meeting…
on Tuesday, May 8, at 5:30pm, the Cincy Blues Society will host the 2012 Cincy Blues Fest Kickoff Party (and Press Event) at The Drinkery (1150 Main St.) to announce the Main Stage and other line-ups for the 20th annual Cincy Blues Fest.
James Czar, President of the Cincy Blues Society, and Mike Wayne, Director of the Cincy Blues Fest, will announce the event’s performers, and the special theme for this year’s Friday night showcase stage.
19-year old blues prodigy Brian Keith Wallen will perform at the event. Wallen was the winner of the 2011 Cincy Blues Challenge, and represented the Society at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis this past February.
The Drinkery was home to the main stage at the 2012 Winter Blues Fest, and will be offering some great happy hour specials for this event. Music will start at 5:30pm, with press announcements at 6:00pm sharp. Then more music! The evening will also include other Society news and announcements, and will take the place of the monthly Cincy Blues Society meeting.
On May 15 & 16 the Rotary Club of West Chester/Liberty is presenting the Backyard BBQ Bash, featuring the Cincy Blues Stage produced by the Cincy Blues Society. Friday music is from 5:00pm – 10:45 pm with Stacy Mitchhart as the headliner. Saturday music is from noon to midnight with Noah Wotherspoon as the headliner, Click here for complete lineup Enjoy Blues, Brews, and BBQ at this family-friendly event! Location: The Square at Union Center