The King Records 75th anniversary celebration this month winds up with several events this week including a panel discussion of Cincinnati Reds broadcaster Waite Hoyt by Reds historian Greg Rhodes and Nick Clooney, a presentation by Jim Tarbell about Ronnie Hollyman at the Main Library downtown, a performance at The Greenwich by the Spear Shakers, and a discussion by Christine Anderson about "The Kings and Queens of Cincinnati."
1. French jazz musicians from Nancy Sister City Association celebrating 100 years of jazz in France - various activities - 9/26-29
2. King Records celebration - Ronnie Hollyman - Jim Tarbell discussion at Main Public Library - 9/26
3. Faux Frenchmen - 9/26 - Dee Felice & 9/29 - Orchids - Netherland Hilton downtown
4. Nora Jane Struthers & the Party Line - Southgate House Revival - 9/27
5. Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra - Joshua Bell - Music Hall - 9/28 & 9/29
6. Sister City Jazz from Nancy, France - cultural exchange with The Greenwich - 9/28 - 2 sets starting at 8pm
8. Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra - Yevgeny Kutik - 9/28-30 - Schuster Center in Dayton, Ohio
9. Kings & Queens of Cincinnati Music - Christine Anderson - MOTR Pub - 9/30 - after brunch
10. Matinee Musicale - The Akropolis Reed Quintet - Memorial Hall - 9/30
The King Records celebration will continue into October and beyond:
10/17 - Telling the King Records Story panel discussion - Playhouse in the Park - filmmaker Yemi Oyediran, author Randy McNutt, & director/playwright KJ Sanchez
10/26 - Cincinnati Preservation Association - Hall of Mirrors - Hilton Netherland Plaza downtown - luncheon with keynote speaker Terry Stewart, former President/CEO of the Rock and Roll Hall 0f Fame
11/3-12/23 - Cincinnati King: The Musical - Playhouse in the Park - world premiere musical about King Records.
11/26 - King Records Legacy Artists panel discussion - Playhouse in the Park
January to May, 2019 - "King Records 1943 to 1973: Thirty Years That Changed American Music" exhibit - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Library - Cleveland. This exhibit will be enhanced with items from the HOF's own collection.