Featured Artist Apr 2018

 Meet My Brother’s Keeper Brothers Joshua, Benjamin, and Titus Luckhaupt with Wyatt “Sawmill” Murray are “My Brother’s Keeper” – MBK, a Cincinnati Area based Bluegrass/Folk/Acoustic band. From their Facebook Bio: “MBK combines thoughtful musicianship, four part family harmony, and a nearly all original collection of songs to create music that is both unusual and approachable. Their unique and…

Featured Artist Feb 2018

 Meet Rick Leighton Singer, songwriter, teacher, guitar, bass, dobro and banjo player, born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. You can’t pin Rick down to any one genre. He is a talented, versatile, experienced multi-instrumentalist. It all started with the piano. His Mom made all the kids take piano. In sixth grade Rick switched to the…

Featured Artist December

 Meet Mike Mitchell Singer, Songwriter, Fiddler, Teacher living in Floyd, Virginia. “I moved to Floyd, Virginia twenty years ago, as a young man who was classically trained in violin (Ontario Canada) and a recent expat of the jamband scene. It was here that I learned of a reverence towards Oldtime and Bluegrass music, and that…

Featured Artists – Nov 2017

 Celebrating a Year of Featured Artists! As we enter the downhill slide into the the Holiday Season and end of 2017, let’s take a look back at our Featured Artists from the last 12 months. I started this feature to share with my followers some new and emerging artists that I have encountered in my…

Featured Artist – October

Meet Meaghan Farrell She’s a talented singer-songwriter, currently living and performing in Nashville and beyond, while recording energetic and inspiring original music. To quote from her Facebook page, her music “speaks of day to day living, the struggles, the conflict, and the inevitable surge of happiness we discover on the way to our dreams.” She…

Featured Artist-September

 Meet The Allegheny Ramblers They are a talented bunch of guys from West Virginia: Ryan Spangenberg – Mandolin & Banjo, Leon (Burt) Hart – Bass, Robbie Mann (A.K.A. Dr. Fiddle) – Fiddle, and introducing Mike Trimmer – Guitar. They live up to their title as “Ramblers.” For nearly four years these handsome young men have…

Featured Artist – August

Noah Smith Noah Smith’s onstage performance is a diverse collaboration of talented musicians consisting of Noah Smith, Michael Moeller, Drew Phillips, John McGuire and Joe Rico Kline. Based in “the great state of Brown County Ohio” just east of Cincinnati, these guys delight not only local Ohio-Kentucky audiences but regularly record in Nashville, Tennessee. Their latest single,…

Featured Artist – July

The Brokedown Hustlers This original, energetic acoustic band from Sleepy Creek, West Virginia writes and plays all their own original material. In their own words, “Conceived in a tree, born in a campfire, the Brokedown Hustlers are an acoustic band of the truest grit and originality. Singing tales of mischief, heartache, and lawless debauchery, the band…

Featured Artist – June

 Meet The Coal Flowers Joel Shepherd and Heather Shepherd:  a singer/songwriter sibling duo that have been singing together in one form or another since childhood in the Appalachian coalfields of Kentucky. They grew up in London, Kentucky with musical parents. “Dad plays the guitar and Mom sings. They actually met while Mom was singing and traveling in a group with Aunt…

Featured Artist – May

The Kevin McCoy Band The Kevin McCoy Band, KMB, was formed in 2013 with a goal to be the best Country Rock Band in Cincinnati.  The band has established a strong presence on the local club scene (and has also done several out-of-town dates), armed with a boatload of cover tunes by artists ranging from…