Concerts, concerts, and more concerts all around the Cincinnati area are included in this week's edition of Music Notes. You'll also hear about the passing of Danny Kirwan who was a guitarist with Fleetwood Mac, about a new film with Tom Waits appearing in it, and a new song released by John Fogerty & ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons.
Lots of happenings coming up in the Cincinnati area this month including concerts by local and national musicians, the Juneteenth Festival in Eden Park, and the Rhythm & Brews festival at Miami Valley Gaming. You'll also hear about the passing of Eddy "The Chief" Clearwater, music-related jobs with ArtsWave, and much more on this week's edition of Music Notes.
This week's edition of The Blues, Saturday, May 26th at 11pm, features interviews with three blues musicians: Ben Levin, EG Kight, and Marcia Ball, plus songs by Trombone Shorty and Galactic who are coming to the PNC Pavilion in August.
This week's edition of "Music Notes" including information about new releases at Shake It Records and by Fred Hersch. There are also many upcoming concerts and festivals. Plus very special collaborative visual/musical projects by Ric Hordinski & Michael Wilson. WVXU/WMUB will also air a 2-hour special about Joni Mitchell from 10pm-midnight on Saturday evening, June 2nd.
This week's blues show, Saturday, May 19th at 11pm, begins with the legendary Koko Taylor along with Robben Ford and Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters in the first set. The second set features Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, Ruth Brown, Brad Hatfield, and guitarist Johnny A. Joe Louis Walker starts off the third set followed by Debbie Davies, Tommy Castro & the Painkillers, and Joanna Connor. And, John Mayall takes us out with "Congo Square."
Over the past few months since WNKU ceased broadcasting AAA music, I've been receiving many, many press releases from musicians about upcoming gigs, new cds, concert tix going on sale, etc. So, I thought I'd start sharing them with everyone with a new feature, Music Notes.