Artist Profile on the Fabulous Heather Newkirk

Artist Profile on the Fabulous Heather Newkirk

Oct 28, 2017

I have a very brief memory of meeting Heather Newkirk about five years ago when I first started hanging out in Northside in Cincinnati. If my memory serves it was at the Northside Tavern for the Holly Golightly show. Other than that, she didn’t really become someone I knew until about a year ago. You may know Heather’s gorgeous smile, infectious laugh,...

Erika Wennerstrom of Heartless Bastards on Being a Midwest Musician

Erika Wennerstrom of Heartless Bastards on Being a Midwest Musician

May 18, 2016

Heartless Bastards return to their home, Cincinnati May 19th and 20th to play two nights at the Woodward Theatre with Old 97's and BJ Barham. I was lucky enough to chat with Erika on the phone (before their show in Boston) about growing up in the Midwest and how she got her start playing music.

Top Cincinnati Women in Rock Moments for 2015

Top Cincinnati Women in Rock Moments for 2015

Dec 31, 2015

This year was really great for female musicians in Cincinnati, Ohio. It seems like the ratio of men/women musicians is finally starting to even out. Roxie and I compiled a list of our favorite and most exciting events that took place in Cincinnati featuring seriously talented Women in Rock. 1. The Comet in Northside designates an artist in residence each month...

Beth Harris: Cincinnati’s Straight Shooter

Beth Harris: Cincinnati’s Straight Shooter

Jul 5, 2013

By Roxie Conquistador If you’re looking for a straight shooter, the honorable Beth Harris (“Delia P. Hider”) is your girl. Hailing from a lineage of cowboys and chorus lines, she embodies the epitome of both, lending pitch perfect vocals and shivering shakin’ to two impressive Cincinnati, Ohio bands: The Hiders and The Perfect Children. When I first saw...

The Lovely Ladies of Ancient Warfare: A Chat w/ Echo and Rachel

The Lovely Ladies of Ancient Warfare: A Chat w/ Echo and Rachel

Nov 21, 2012

  The best way to find new bands is to stumble upon them at shows, at least that’s my favorite way. It was my lucky day back in September when I first saw the ladies of Ancient Warfare perform at the Comet. I was immediately mesmerized with their haunted sound and a certain darkness that was not expected. Ancient Warfare is made up of Echo Wilcox...