local musicians

A classic Cincinnati band of the 1960's will be celebrated at an upcoming fundraiser for the Play It Forward foundation, supporting local musicians in need. 

Some familiar names in the local music scene will be honored by induction in the Northern Kentucky Music Legends Hall of Fame on June 7. 

Country music legend and nightclub owner Bobby Mackey has a new CD out called I'll Go Down Swinging

Play It Forward, the local effort to support musicians in need, is bringing together some of Cincinnati's best guitar slingers for a night of music and fundraising. 

He's one of Cincinnati's favorite musicians, known for his singing, songwriting and drumming. 

Cincinnati native and acclaimed musician Bryce Dessner and his band, The National, are hosting a weekend of music and art from April 26-29 in downtown's Smale Park, the Freedom Center, and the Cincinnati Masonic Center.

Music And Conversation With The Newbees

Apr 13, 2018

One of Cincinnati's most popular bands is The Newbees, led by Jeff and Misty Perholtz.  The band uses a variety of line-ups, sometimes performing all Beatles music, but now doing more and more original material.

Elaine Diehl welcomes Jeff and Misty to our Corbett Studio for a conversation and some great live music.


New Music From Cincinnati Favorite, Wild Carrot

Apr 6, 2018

Wild Carrot is one of Cincinnati's longest running Roots/Americana music groups, fronted by the husband and wife duo of Spencer Funk and Pam Temple

They are out with a new CD and they came by our Corbett Studio to talk with Elaine Diehl about Between the Darkness & Light and to perform a couple of songs.

The next induction ceremony and concert for the Cincinnati Jazz Hall of Fame takes place on Sunday, April 8 at Mount St. Joseph University. 

Celebrating The Life And Music Of Tracy Walker

Feb 16, 2018

For a quarter century, she's been one of Cincinnati's favorite singer/songwriters, sharing her talents in concert, at fundraisers and festivals, and on CD. 

Just in time for Valentine's Day, a love story for the ages. Recorded as part of last spring's Cincinnati visit of StoryCorps, legendary King Records drummer Philip Paul and his wife, Roberta, tell their story of a love that was worth the wait.

Local musical icon Adrian Belew, much to his surprise, is now part of a new band called Gizmodrome with former drummer for The Police, Stewart Copeland

New Music From Maurice Mattei

Oct 20, 2017

Local musician and artist Maurice Mattei is ready to release his latest CD, Jealous Wreck

Local piano legend Phil DeGreg and his trio will release a new CD, Queen City Blues, at a party on September 21 at The Greenwich in Walnut Hills. 

1967 is known as the Summer of Love for the changing social culture and music scene. On August 12, a concert celebrating 50 years since that summer will happen at The Madison Theater in Covington featuring bands Haymarket Riot, Balderdash, Lemon Pipers and other performers. 

Local musician Jake Speed is in the studio along with the founder of Cincinnati's American Sign Museum, Tod Swormstedt, and our Elaine Diehl to talk about a new music series happening at the museum. 

Local musician Tim Goshorn passed away earlier this year, now his friends and collaborators are celebrating his life and music with a memorial concert, benefiting Play It Forward

Chicago musician Andy Pratt has teamed up with local bassist Matt Holt plus others for his debut album, Horizon Disrupted

During this Jazz Appreciation Month, the Cincinnati Jazz Hall of Fame will hold its third annual induction ceremony

Chuck Madden

Tribute: In honor of Tim Goshorn, a special friend to many in the Cincinnati music community, who passed away recently, here's his song, "Skippin' Stones," which he wrote and recorded on the Goshorn Brothers' cd, Life.

Cincinnati Enquirer obituary

NPR's Tiny Desk Contest

Feb 22, 2017

NPR Music has again opened the invitation to musicians and artists all across the country to submit their entires for their Tiny Desk Contest, and again, the Greater Cincinnati area has been very well-represented.

A song from The John Ford Blues Society. From their self-titled CD, enjoy Brer' Rabbit Blues.

Music From Brian Lovely

Jan 13, 2017

New Music: A song from local musician and songwriter Brian Lovely and his band, Flying Underground, from their new EP, "Death of Stars."

A New Biography Of Local Jazz Legend John Von Ohlen

Jan 6, 2017

Local jazz drummer, bandleader and music legend John Von Ohlen is the subject a recently released authorized biography called It's Gotta Swing: The John Von Ohlen Story

Catching Up With Musician And Writer Kelly Richey

Jan 6, 2017

Local musician Kelly Richey is starting 2017 with a new group (the Kelly Richey Power Duo) and will be based out of The Greenwich in Walnut Hills, plus is doing more writing and teaching. 

A New "Best Of" CD From The Doug Perry Ensemble

Dec 16, 2016

Local singer/songwriter Doug Perry has played with some of Cincinnati’s best bands including the Warsaw Falcons and the Modulators, and has released four albums with his Doug Perry Ensemble

Music of the Season: Brian O’Donnell introduces the song Christmas, This Year by Larry Goshorn.

Music for the Season: Wussy presents their song Las Vegas from their self-titled CD, Wussy.

Local musician Kim Taylor is just back from a month of shows in Germany with her Water and Sand partner Todd Thibaud, and a new CD is forthcoming. 

Musician Peter Obermark’s band Copper is releasing a new CD, The Devil You Know, early in November. 

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