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We Were Going to Change the World: Interviews with Women from the 1970s and 1980s Southern California Punk Rock Scene captures the stories of women who were active in the SoCal punk rock scene during this historic time, adding an important voice to its cultural and musical record.

September will again celebrate the history and legacy of Cincinnati's King Records

This weekend's Cincinnati Music Festival is the current name for what began decades ago as The Ohio Valley Jazz Festival

Tana Weingartner / WVXU

Musicians from around the country are in Cincinnati this week for the National Association of Pastoral Musicians (NPM) 40th annual conference. More than 2,000 people are expected to attend master classes, clinics, lectures, and musical performances.

Glen Phillips from the band Toad the Wet Sprocket stopped in our studio on St. Patrick's Day when he was in town for a concert at the Ludlow Garage. 

Presenting the 2017 Tiny Desk Showcase

Mar 16, 2017

Don't Miss WVXU's Night Of Live, Local Music - Saturday, July  29!

Coming to the First Lutheran Church in Over the Rhine is the Ohio Sacred Harp Singing Convention, a gathering of fans and musicians of this unique choral music. 

Author Taylor Barton and her husband, guitarist G.E. Smith (Saturday Night Live, Hall & Oates, Bob Dylan, etc.) along will illustrator Dana Cooper have created a children's book that integrates music into the experience. 

The Greenwich in Walnut Hills is currently hosting a group art show called Music To My Soul, featuring photography, painting, and sculpture. 

The life and career of music legend Paul Simon is detailed in the new biography, Homeward Bound: The Life of Paul Simon.

Ann Thompson

Cedar Village, a retirement community in Mason, is noticing specific iPod playlists are triggering memories in some of its residents with dementia. Cedar Village will hold a free public screening of "Alive Inside," a film that shows evidence of the same thing, on October 25 at 7:30 p.m..

Businesses know they need to pay licensing fees for music played in their establishment. 

September is King Records Month in Cincinnati. WVXU will pay tribute with four special episodes of Lee Hay's Blues show (Saturday nights at 11pm starting September 3). 

Local musician Chuck Brisbin is in our studio with Bob Nave to preview the upcoming Cincy Blues Fest

Commentary: The Ohio Phonograph Company

Jul 8, 2016

The Ohio Phonograph Company was the first record company to operate out of Cincinnati, and its history involves legal battles with the father of the phonograph, Thomas Edison

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