[Preview] MidPoint Music Festival, Cincinnati – Dillon’s Top 5 Bands to See
Sep17

[Preview] MidPoint Music Festival, Cincinnati – Dillon’s Top 5 Bands to See

My picks are people I know. Yes, I am a biased writer but at least I am honest about it. It is not that I know these Artists, it is that I am actually a fan of these artists. I have seen them more than once and have experienced their captivating performances. Without their live shows they would be just another band on the bill, a seat filler at the Grammies, a Music Row chicken writer (seriously though, check out this story about a...

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[Interview] w/ Cee Knowledge (Doodlebug from Digable Planets) & his Cosmic Funk Orchestra
Sep09

[Interview] w/ Cee Knowledge (Doodlebug from Digable Planets) & his Cosmic Funk Orchestra

If you love yourself like you love good music, put your hands together for Cee Knowledge (Doodlebug) & The Cosmic Funk Orchestra Craig (“Doodlebug”) Irving recognized my area code as I called from outside Marathon Music Works in Nashville before the Jurassic 5/Dilated Peoples/Supernatural/Rhettmatic show happening on a Tuesday. A Tuesday. That just tells you the state of Hip-Hop in Nashville; but at least we got the tour,...

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The Secret Policeman’s Ball Cast Announced

Gearing up for another installment of “The Secret Policeman’s Ball” has the entertainment world buzzing.  From its humble beginnings of Monty Python’s charity event to the addition of musical and TV guest’s from across the spectrum, this year looks to be the best yet. Amnesty International serves an as an important part of our world today and looks to make a difference in the future.  The freedoms of humans are important for everyone...

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TSI Top 10 From Soundland 2011

  Tri State Indie attends some of the hottest, up and coming festivals in the country.  This Fall we had people down in Nashville, TN for Soundland, formally known as Next Big Nashville.  The festival is in its second year partnering with Leadership Music Digital Summit, but Next Big Nashville is picking up its fifth year and making a splash in a city with a growing alternative music scene.  The festival expanded from The War...

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Innocent Flannel w/ The Black Cadillacs, & more – Nashville, TN

Nashville’s music scene has begun to branch out in recent years. Country, pop artists and singer songwriters still liter the streets of Broadway, but dark dingy clubs like The End and The Basement are thriving in Nashville as it grows into the big city it always wanted to be. Last night Nashville band, Innocent Flannel and company proved songwriters can develop a sound separate from the typical Nashville Hoo-Ha and break through to...

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