Just a few of our featured artists
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LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS SCHEDULE
EVERY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT

We feature live concerts by an eclectic line-up of singers and musicians, as well as other special events.

Check our schedule below for upcoming concerts and other special events.

2017
  1. January
  2. February
  3. March
  4. April
  1. May
  2. June
  3. July
  4. August
  1. September
  2. October
  3. November
  4. December

2018
  1. January

JANUARY

1/27 Kurt on Piano

13 year old College Hill resident, Kurt Schellingerhout, is back at College Hill Coffee Company playing some of the classics you love, show tunes from Irving Berlin that will get you singing, a few jazz pieces, as well as one or two Beatles songs. Kurt, plays well beyond his years, especially when he plays pieces from the romantic period. Come and enjoy some show stoppers from Rachmaninoff, Chopin, Liszt, and his favorite Debussy. He's also been working on to get his playing up to par on his guitar, bass, and ukulele. Come and check it out! 

1/28 Wild Carrot

Wild Carrot returns! Wild Carrot is Pam Temple (vocals, guitar, concertina) and Spencer Funk (vocals, guitar, mandolin). This duo brings joy and energy to their unique mix of American Roots music, touching on Bluegrass, Country, swinging Jazz, Modern Folk and Celtic music. Great energy, great harmonies and great connection with an audience. Don't miss it!
http://www.wildcarrot.net/

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FEBRUARY

2/3 Ricky Nye

It's Piano Night! Ricky Nye is back! 7:30-9:30pm!
Traditional blues, boogie woogie, and classic New Orleans jazz and R&B all come flying from the fingers of Cincinnati, OH pianist and vocalist RICKY NYE. The driving force behind the annual BLUES & BOOGIE PIANO SUMMIT held in Greater Cincinnati since 1999, Ricky has been inducted into the International Boogie Woogie Hall Of Fame, voted "Blues Artist Of The Year 2013 & 2014" in Cincinnati's CEA Awards, and "Best Local Musician" by CityBeat Magazine's "Best Of Cincinnati 2013 & 2014" reader's poll.
http://www.rickynye.com/

2/4 Raison D'Etre’

Three women who know their reason for being are coming to share their pure Kentucky blend (as in vocal.) RAISON D'ETRE, the award-winning folk trio from Northern Kentucky, will add a little jive to your java as they perform original tunes, a cappella swing, and covers of songwriters like Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Jesse Winchester, and Dolly Parton. Their sound has been described by CITYBEAT as "some of the best three-part harmony singing you'll likely ever hear." Violet Rae, Vickie and Roberta back themselves on guitar, banjo, keyboard, and six-string mandolin for an evening of swinging country folk.
http://raison3.com/

2/10 New Brew

New Brew - new group in a return performance! New Brew is an acoustic, "power trio" consisting of guitarists Mike Biere and Glenn Wegryn, and drummer Rick Boyer. They include songs with bass, ukulele, mandolin, 12-stiring, and harmonica. Their core repertoire consists of popular 'oldies' as well as more recent songs that fit the mood and setting. Folks often find themselves singing along with many of their favorite tunes as well as interacting with the band. Check it out!

2/11 Dave Hawkins

Our own Dave Hawkins returns - and he might bring a musical friend (or two) with him! Dave Hawkins, College Hill icon and a Cincinnati singer, songwriter and Nashville recording artist --enjoy this return engagement from a College Hill boy made good who sings from the heart, and does it like no other. On stage with Dave tonight lead guitar is an old band mate, Phil Auer, in from Columbus - and fingers still crossed that a surprise fantastic upright bassist will make is a trio. Don't miss this one!
https://www.reverbnation.com/davehawkins

2/17 Rick Endres and Laura Langland

2/18 Kim and Dee

Kim and Dee in a return engagement! Singing since the age of 4, Kim's musical roots are drawn from generations of musicians. She is a multifaceted, self- taught performer who plays a variety of instruments and her captivating voice always attracts a crowd. She has played with bands around greater Cincinnati and was invited to sing at the historic Ryman Auditorium, home to the Grand Ole Opry. As a songwriter, she has had multiple songs place in the Billboard Music International Songwriting competition. Kim released a CD called "Ready" in 2008. Deanna was inspired by big band classics, gospel and choral music. She shared her musical talents in show choirs and singing to her grandmother's clients at the family beauty salon. Her ear for harmonies led her to the nationally recognized Muse Cincinnati's Women's Choir, earning a coveted spot against strong competition. During her time with Muse, she was part of the release of one of their many CD's, "Growing Into Our Roots". A few years ago Deanna and Kim came together at an impromptu jam session and the sweet blend of their voices couldn't be confined. And so was born, "Kim and Dee". With Kim's soulful melodies and Deanna's harmonies, they desire to share their love of music with listeners, with heart gripping melodies from Billy Joel, Sarah McLachlan, Brandi Carlisle, Imagine Dragons and the Eagles, just to name a few.

2/14 Full Moon Ranch

Full Moon Ranch returns! Seasoned folk artist, Spencer Funk, brought together Jody Knoop & Ed Stapleton to form Full Moon Ranch. The Cincinnati trio blends voices and instruments in a mix of Americana & folk covers and originals.

2/25 MaCrow and The Lady Slippers

Ma Crow and the Lady Slippers are back! Local bluegrass legend Ma Crow and her new band, the Lady Slippers (all-female - did you guess?) are here in a return performance. The lady Slippers are Trin Emig on banjo and mandolin, Margie Drees on fiddle and vocals, Vicki Abbott on standup bass and vocals and Ma Crow on acoustic guitar and vocals. Come hear great harmonies, sweet voices and talent that has been nominated for multiple Cincinnati Entertainment Awards and won a Cammy (Cincy version of grammy).
http://macrowmusic.com/

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MARCH

3/3 Ellie Fabe

Ellie Fabe is a singer/songwriter living in Cincinnati, Ohio. She performs at the Leo Coffeehouse and at the Rohs Street Café where someone called her a mind-blowing lyricist, which she liked very much. She recently played the Singer/Songwriter Session at The Bitter End in NYC and is now recording new songs!

3/4 One Man Jazz Band for return engagement

Blue Night Jazz Band plays jazz standards from the 40s to the 70s. Our core band is a quintet consisting of drums, upright bass, piano, trumpet, and sax. We are best known as an instrumental jazz band, however, we have talented vocalists also available upon request. Each member of our group has been playing for 20+ years.
https://www.facebook.com/BlueNightJazzBand

3/10 Venicia K

Venicia K is a 17 year old singer/songwriter who has been playing guitar and writing original songs since the age of 12. At the age of 15 she began playing the ukulele as well. Her lyrics are deeply personal, raw, and always honest. She uses songwriting as a way to process life and emotions and hopes her music can do the same for you.

3/11 Bromwell Diehl

BDB formed in the late '90s when songwriter Paul Bromwell asked vocalist Elaine Diehl to sing a demo of a few of his new tunes. The pair clicked immediately and invited Paul's drumming buddy, Mark Tipton, to join them on percussion, and Jan Diehl to play bass and sax. BDB has appeared at Seasongood Pavilion, Piatt Park, Borders Music and Books, Allyn's The Barrelhouse, Summerfair, Jammin' on Main and the Lilith Fair. The band was nominated for a Cincinnati Entertainment Award in November, 2000

3/17 Susan Grey and Friends

Singer-songwriter Susan Gray plays guitar and sings with a sound that features her original work, highlighting her personal, heartfelt lyrics and a rich, full voice in a soulful country/folk blend. She also belts out covers ranging from Brandi Carlile to Indigo Girls to Guns n Roses. She will often invite musician friends to sing a set or two with her during her performances.

3/18 Chris Collier

One of Cincinnati's most critically lauded folk-singer songwriters, Collier's music is a testament to good songwriting unafraid of being nakedly introspective and heart touchingly pure and real. Besides releasing several CDs to a praiseful local press, Chris received a 2006 Cincinnati Entertainment Award nomination for Best Singer-Songwriter; and in 2002 a CAMMY Award for Best Folk Vocalist, as well as nomination for Best Singer-Songwriter at the 1998 Cincinnati Entertainment Awards. She has also received 3 CAMMY nominations for Best Folk Vocalist.

3/24 Anna Moderwell and the Deeper Well

Anna belts them out with dad Milovan and hubby Luke playing backup guitar. Enjoy their performance of new, classic, blues, rock and country! They've performed at the Queen City Balladeers concerts and other local festivals and concerts and a variety of other venues. She's got a voice that will blow you away! Total talent with acoustic guitar and vocal pop/folk music. Anna is a big favorite at College Hill Coffee Co. - be here and you'll see why!

3/25 Steve Leigh Solo

Steve Leigh (vocals, bass, and guitar) performs an entertaining, acoustic mix of songs both old and newer, as well as a few original tunes. Steve has been playing in the Cincinnati area since the '70s in such bands as Bluestone Ivory, Stage Door Johnny, and 99iQ.

3/31 Ricky Nye

It's Piano Night! Ricky Nye is back! 7:30-9:30pm!
Traditional blues, boogie woogie, and classic New Orleans jazz and R&B all come flying from the fingers of Cincinnati, OH pianist and vocalist RICKY NYE. The driving force behind the annual BLUES & BOOGIE PIANO SUMMIT held in Greater Cincinnati since 1999, Ricky has been inducted into the International Boogie Woogie Hall Of Fame, voted "Blues Artist Of The Year 2013 & 2014" in Cincinnati's CEA Awards, and "Best Local Musician" by CityBeat Magazine's "Best Of Cincinnati 2013 & 2014" reader's poll.
http://www.rickynye.com/

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APRIL

4/1 Craig and Frank

4/7 Ripple Effect

This band was was formed when the group formerly known as Tom & Larry invited Joe to sit in at a few gigs to add some sweet violin to their acoustic sound. Their unique acoustic interpretations of an eclectic assortment of music, combined with an entertaining rapport with their audience, makes for an enjoyable show. They are as comfortable playing Emerson, Lake and Palmer and the Grateful Dead as they are playing English folk tunes and traditional mountain Gospel songs. Throw in some Beatles, Zeppelin and Johnny Cash, and you can expect an enjoyable musical trip through time.

4/8 Kim and Dee

Kim and Dee in a return engagement! Singing since the age of 4, Kim's musical roots are drawn from generations of musicians. She is a multifaceted, self- taught performer who plays a variety of instruments and her captivating voice always attracts a crowd. She has played with bands around greater Cincinnati and was invited to sing at the historic Ryman Auditorium, home to the Grand Ole Opry. As a songwriter, she has had multiple songs place in the Billboard Music International Songwriting competition. Kim released a CD called "Ready" in 2008. Deanna was inspired by big band classics, gospel and choral music. She shared her musical talents in show choirs and singing to her grandmother's clients at the family beauty salon. Her ear for harmonies led her to the nationally recognized Muse Cincinnati's Women's Choir, earning a coveted spot against strong competition. During her time with Muse, she was part of the release of one of their many CD's, "Growing Into Our Roots". A few years ago Deanna and Kim came together at an impromptu jam session and the sweet blend of their voices couldn't be confined. And so was born, "Kim and Dee". With Kim's soulful melodies and Deanna's harmonies, they desire to share their love of music with listeners, with heart gripping melodies from Billy Joel, Sarah McLachlan, Brandi Carlisle, Imagine Dragons and the Eagles, just to name a few.

4/14 Wild Carrot

Wild Carrot returns! Wild Carrot is Pam Temple (vocals, guitar, concertina) and Spencer Funk (vocals, guitar, mandolin). This duo brings joy and energy to their unique mix of American Roots music, touching on Bluegrass, Country, swinging Jazz, Modern Folk and Celtic music. Great energy, great harmonies and great connection with an audience. Don't miss it!
http://www.wildcarrot.net/

4/15 MaCrow and the Lady Slippers

Ma Crow and the Lady Slippers are back! Local bluegrass legend Ma Crow and her new band, the Lady Slippers (all-female - did you guess?) are here in a return performance. The lady Slippers are Trin Emig on banjo and mandolin, Margie Drees on fiddle and vocals, Vicki Abbott on standup bass and vocals and Ma Crow on acoustic guitar and vocals. Come hear great harmonies, sweet voices and talent that has been nominated for multiple Cincinnati Entertainment Awards and won a Cammy (Cincy version of grammy).
http://macrowmusic.com/

4/21 TBA

4/22 Earth Day-Paulette Meyer and friends

4/28 Ricky Nye

It's Piano Night! Ricky Nye is back! 7:30-9:30pm!
Traditional blues, boogie woogie, and classic New Orleans jazz and R&B all come flying from the fingers of Cincinnati, OH pianist and vocalist RICKY NYE. The driving force behind the annual BLUES & BOOGIE PIANO SUMMIT held in Greater Cincinnati since 1999, Ricky has been inducted into the International Boogie Woogie Hall Of Fame, voted "Blues Artist Of The Year 2013 & 2014" in Cincinnati's CEA Awards, and "Best Local Musician" by CityBeat Magazine's "Best Of Cincinnati 2013 & 2014" reader's poll.
http://www.rickynye.com/

4/29 Betsy Lippett

From Old English ballads to jazz and everywhere in between, accompanied or a tour-de-force." (Canal Street News, Dayton, OH) The San Francisco Bay Times once wrote: "Betsy sings as wide as she smiles." For added excitement, Betsy is now "plugged-in." Her voice, violin and guitar have never sounded as ethereal as they do now!

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MAY

5/5 Patrick Ewing & The Crick Gypsies

Come hear the band play and sing Americana "roots" music. In his 2008 review of Ewing's solo release "After This Cigarette", City Beat Music Editor Mike Breen said: "Whether political or personal, Ewing sings in a traditional format about our crazy, mixed-up modern world in a way that listeners can easily identify with and latch on to. That may be Ewing's greatest appeal - his songs are more like a wise buddy talking to you at a bar, devoid of any didactic "I'm the singer, you're the listener" separation." The Crick Gypsies have played MidPoint Music Festival, Fountain Square, Southgate House, Oakley After Hours and other Cincinnati gigs since forming in 2008.

Friday, May 12 --New Brew - new group in an encore performance!

New Brew is an acoustic, "power trio" consisting of guitarists Mike Biere and Glenn Wegryn, and drummer Rick Boyer. They include songs with bass, ukulele, mandolin, 12-stiring, and harmonica. Their core repertoire consists of popular 'oldies' as well as more recent songs that fit the mood and setting. Folks often find themselves singing along with many of their favorite tunes as well as interacting with the band.

5/13 Angela Minton

At an early age, Angela had a wide variety of musical interests including that of Elvis Presley, Amy Grant, James Taylor, Carole King and Heart. She bounced into the local music scene in the mid 90s performing solo and with her duo Out in the Open and her bank On the Loose. Here in Cincinnati, Angela had the pleasure of performing with recording artists such as Amy Grant, Zoe Lewis, Edie Carey, 2 Chicks and a Drum, Tret Fure, Jen Foster and Kim Boyce. Come hear the wide ranging genre Angela will perform for us covering such artists as Keith Urban, the Eagles, Terri Clark, Lady Antebellum and others. CHCC is the place to be!

Friday, May 19 --Kurt and Olivia - Kurt's an encore; Olivia's a premier performance!

At an early age, Angela had a wide variety of musical interests including that of Elvis Presley, Amy Grant, James Taylor, Carole King and Heart. She bounced into the local music scene in the mid 90s performing solo and with her duo Out in the Open and her bank On the Loose. Here in Cincinnati, Angela had the pleasure of performing with recording artists such as Amy Grant, Zoe Lewis, Edie Carey, 2 Chicks and a Drum, Tret Fure, Jen Foster and Kim Boyce. Come hear the wide ranging genre Angela will perform for us covering such artists as Keith Urban, the Eagles, Terri Clark, Lady Antebellum and others. CHCC is the place to be!

Saturday, May 20 -- Chris Collier returns!

https://www.facebook.com/thefolkiest/info?tab=page_info
One of Cincinnati's most critically lauded folk-singer songwriters, Chris Collier's music is a testament to good songwriting - unafraid of being nakedly introspective and heart touchingly pure and real. Chris has produced eight great CDs. Her newest release, "Portraits," is rootsy, organic and uplifting!

Friday, May 26 - Ricky Nye, The Piano Man, returns!

Traditional blues, boogie-woogie and classic New Orleans style jazz and R&B all come flying from the fingers of Cincinnati pianist and vocalist Ricky Nye! The driving force behind the annual Blues and Boogie Piano Summit held in Greater Cincinnati since 1999, Ricky has been inducted into the International Boogie Woogie Hall of Fame, voted Blues Artist of the Year in 2013 and 2014 in Cincinnati's CEA Awards and "Best Local Musician" by CityBeat Magazine's Best of Cincinnati 2013 and 2014 readers' poll.

Saturday, May 27 - Mark Joshua in a premier performance!

A premiere performance by Mark Joshua! Mark is a 20-year-old acoustic singer-songwriter. He's a native of Hamilton and his musical influences include Damien Rice, Ed Sheeran, and James Taylor. Mark plays a mix of covers and original songs. He has been playing around the Cincinnati area for more than four years and hopes to spread his music to as many people as possible. His new single, "The Wonderful World," is available on Spotify, Apple Music, and other online streaming services. Come check him out!

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JUNE

Friday, June 2 - Ripple Effect is back!

Ripple Effect was formed when the group formerly known as Tom & Larry invited Joe to sit in at a few gigs to add some sweet violin to their acoustic sound. Their unique acoustic interpretations of an eclectic assortment of music, combined with an entertaining rapport with their audience, makes for an enjoyable show. They are as comfortable playing Emerson, Lake and Palmer and the Grateful Dead as they are playing English folk tunes and traditional mountain Gospel songs. Throw in some Beatles, Zeppelin and Johnny Cash, and you have an enjoyable musical trip through time.

Saturday, June 3 - Kim and Dee return!

Singing since the age of 4, Kim's musical roots are drawn from generations of musicians. She is a multifaceted, self- taught performer who plays a variety of instruments and her captivating voice always attracts a crowd. She has played with bands around greater Cincinnati and was invited to sing at the historic Ryman Auditorium, home to the Grand Ole Opry. As a songwriter, she has had multiple songs place in the Billboard Music International Songwriting competition. Kim released a CD called "Ready" in 2008. Deanna was inspired by big band classics, gospel and choral music. She shared her musical talents in show choirs and singing to her grandmother's clients at the family beauty salon. Her ear for harmonies led her to the nationally recognized Muse Cincinnati's Women's Choir, earning a coveted spot against strong competition. During her time with Muse, she was part of the release of one of their many CD's, "Growing Into Our Roots". A few years ago Deanna and Kim came together at an impromptu jam session and the sweet blend of their voices couldn't be confined. And so was born, "Kim and Dee". With Kim's soulful melodies and Deanna's harmonies, they desire to share their love of music with listeners, with heart gripping melodies from Billy Joel, Sarah McLachlan, Brandi Carlisle, Imagine Dragons and the Eagles, just to name a few

Friday, June 9 -- John Jeffries returns on piano!

Join him for his incredible "Rat Pack Rhapsody!" Songs made famous by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr. and others of the era. Be part of the pack!

Saturday, June 10 -- David Freeman and his One Man Jazz Band in an encore performance!

David Freeman is a professional jazz musician, playing most recently with the Blue Night Jazz Band. Now with his One Man Jazz Band, he plays sax and flute along with high quality real instrument soundtracks, producing a live jazz band sound experience. David plays the jazz standards you know and enjoy!

Friday June 16 -- Steve Leigh -- solo in the spotlight!

Steve Leigh (vocals, bass, and guitar) performs an entertaining, acoustic mix of songs both old and newer, as well as a few original tunes. Steve has been playing in the Cincinnati area since the '70s in such bands as Bluestone Ivory, Stage Door Johnny, and 99iQ.

Saturday, June 17-- Raison d'Etre - "Reason for Being"

http://www.raison3.com/
Three women who know their reason for being are coming to share their pure Kentucky blend (as in vocal.) RAISON D'ETRE, the award-winning folk trio from Northern Kentucky, will add a little jive to your java as they perform original tunes, a cappella swing, and covers of songwriters like Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Jesse Winchester, and Dolly Parton. Their sound has been described by CITYBEAT as "some of the best three-part harmony singing you'll likely ever hear." Violet Rae, Vickie and Roberta back themselves on guitar, banjo, keyboard, and six-string mandolin for an evening of swinging country folk.

Friday, June 23 - Ricky Nye, The Piano Man, returns!

Traditional blues, boogie-woogie and classic New Orleans style jazz and R&B all come flying from the fingers of Cincinnati pianist and vocalist Ricky Nye! The driving force behind the annual Blues and Boogie Piano Summit held in Greater Cincinnati since 1999, Ricky has been inducted into the International Boogie Woogie Hall of Fame, voted Blues Artist of the Year in 2013 and 2014 in Cincinnati's CEA Awards and "Best Local Musician" by CityBeat Magazine's Best of Cincinnati 2013 and 2014 readers' poll.

Saturday, June 24 - Craig and Frank return with the oldies!

In the summertime, when the weather is hot,
You can stretch right up and touch the sky...
When the weather is fine,
You got College Hill Coffee on your mind...
Take a break from the heat and kick back a few in Tina's very cool place. She will have the gift shop full of summertime goodies, cold brew, chilled wine, and a tasty menu. Frank and Craig will jam a few oldies (Fab Four to Sinatra to Eagles to Lightfoot to R&B) and welcome you to sing along.

Friday, June 30 -- Venicia K in an encore performance!

Venicia K is a 17-year-old singer/songwriter who has been playing guitar and writing original songs since the age of 12. At the age of 15 she began playing the ukulele as well. Her lyrics are deeply personal, raw, and always honest. She uses songwriting as a way to process life and emotions and hopes her music can do the same for you.

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JULY

Saturday, July 1 -- Chris Collier returns!

One of Cincinnati's most critically lauded folk-singer songwriters, Collier's music is a testament to good songwriting unafraid of being nakedly introspective and heart touchingly pure and real. Besides releasing several CDs to a praiseful local press, Chris received a 2006 Cincinnati Entertainment Award nomination for Best Singer-Songwriter; and in 2002 a CAMMY Award for Best Folk Vocalist, as well as nomination for Best Singer-Songwriter at the 1998 Cincinnati Entertainment Awards. She has also received 3 CAMMY nominations for Best Folk Vocalist.

Friday, July 7 -- Kurt Schellingerhout, everybody's favorite piano prodigy, is back!

14-year-old College Hill resident, Kurt Schellingerhout, is back at College Hill Coffee Co., this time focusing on some of the oohlala French composers -- Debussy, Daquin and Chopin. Plus show tunes by Irving Berlin and from Les Miserable and some Big Band tunes. Come and enjoy some showstoppers --and help us celebrate as Kurt turns 14 Friday evening!

Saturday, July 8 -- Cincy Jazz Train!

Cincy Jazz Train is a well-established group of local musicians who perform an array of jazz standards. They play the tunes made famous by the great jazz legends. People like Frank Sinatra, Herbie Hancock, George Gershwin, Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker and Hoagy Carmichael. Cincy JazzTrain has a set list of more than 100 songs -- and they are attentive to their volume level so you can comfortably communicate at your table. The group consists of Ed Holcomb on Keys, Blaine Kelley on trumpet, Tomo Hakozaki on upright bass and Paul Odioso on drums. Don't miss this one!

Friday, July 14 -Trina Emig and Friends

Trina Emig began studying Scruggs style banjo with Vernon McIntyre in 1988. In 1990 she began teaching banjo and touring and performing with Vernon McIntyre's Appalachian Grass. She has also played with Kentucky 31, Missy Werner, Ashley Messenger, Katie Laur's All-Girl Bluegrass band, The Dr. Dobro Band, Ma Crow, and many others. Several of these bands were multi-nominees for the Cincinnati Entertainment Awards during her time with them. She also played drums and recorded with the country-swing band, Dr. Twang and the Stainless Steel. Trina started playing the mandolin in 2006 and stands in with many bands on multiple instruments.

Saturday, July 15 -- New Brew returns!

New Brew - a great group in a return performance! New Brew is an acoustic, "power trio" consisting of guitarists Mike Biere and Glenn Wegryn, and drummer Rick Boyer. They include songs with bass, ukulele, mandolin, 12-string, and harmonica. Their core repertoire consists of popular 'oldies' as well as more recent songs that fit the mood and setting. Folks often find themselves singing along with many of their favorite tunes as well as interacting with the band. Check it out!

Friday, July 21 -- Dave Hawkins and ...

Our own Dave Hawkins returns - and he might bring a musical friend (or two) with him! Dave Hawkins, College Hill icon and a Cincinnati singer, songwriter and Nashville recording artist --enjoy this return engagement from a College Hill boy made good who sings from the heart, and does it like no other. On stage with Dave tonight lead guitar is an old band mate, Phil Auer, in from Columbus - and fingers still crossed that a surprise fantastic upright bassist will make is a trio. Don't miss this one!

Saturday, July 22 - Donna Frost returns!

http://www.reverbnation.com/donnafrostmusic
Donna Frost is a true traveling troubadour, logging thousands of miles year round performing show in cities all across the U.S. We're thrilled she's found time for CHCC! Her two new CDs were released last year and she'll be singing songs from them. You might also have seen her recently in ABC's "Nashville." With a varied, and award-winning career in many musical genres, and collaboration with some of the top voices, writers and producers in the business, this is a new entertainment experience at CHCC you don't want to miss.

Friday, July 28 - It's Piano Night! Ricky Nye is back!

Traditional blues, boogie-woogie, and classic New Orleans jazz and R&B all come flying from the fingers of Cincinnati, OH pianist and vocalist RICKY NYE. The driving force behind the annual BLUES & BOOGIE PIANO SUMMIT held in Greater Cincinnati since 1999, Ricky has been inducted into the International Boogie Woogie Hall Of Fame, voted "Blues Artist Of The Year 2013 & 2014" in Cincinnati's CEA Awards, and "Best Local Musician" by CityBeat Magazine's "Best Of Cincinnati 2013 & 2014" reader's poll

Saturday, July 29 -- Ben Levin in a premier performance

When pianist Ben Levin made his first guest appearance with his father’s band, the Heaters, at the tender age of eleven, he already had an impressive musical resume, having twice performed at the Cincinnati Blues Festival as well as Chase Garrett’s Boogie Stomp in Iowa. Now, four years later, Ricky Nye’s protégé is a seasoned veteran in a gigging band, and has, as his father, Aron “The Professor” Levin, puts it, “breathed new life” into a band that has been a Cincinnati Blues mainstay since 2000. An accomplished Blues and Boogie player, Ben continues to grow musically. He is quickly expanding his repertoire and performances to include jazz combos, duets, and solo performances

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AUGUST

Friday, August 4 -- Jamie Fota returns in a rare solo performance!

Jamie Fota has created and performed her original musical work based on her own life experiences. Her music uniquely expresses her personal affirmation, spirituality, romance, politics and playfulness as a singer, songwriter and guitarist. Her style ranges across genres with a diverse and energetic sound; her music is empowering and touches the spirits and lives of many people. Jamie has played in a number of clubs, coffeehouses, festivals and benefits both locally and regionally. She has appeared both solo and as a group member (Willow Morning and Just Earth).

Saturday, August 5 -- Mark Joshua in a return engagement!

Mark is a 20-year-old acoustic singer-songwriter. He's a native of Hamilton and his musical influences include Damien Rice, Ed Sheeran and James Taylor. Mark plays a mix of covers and original songs. He has been playing around the Cincinnati area for more than four years and hopes to spread his music to as many people as possible. His new single, "The Wonderful World," is available on Spotify, Apple Music and other online streaming services.

Friday, August 11 -- Steve Leigh -- solo in the spotlight!

Steve Leigh (vocals, bass, and guitar) performs an entertaining, acoustic mix of songs both old and newer, as well as a few original tunes. Steve has been playing in the Cincinnati area since the '70s in such bands as Bluestone Ivory, Stage Door Johnny, and 99iQ.

Saturday, August 12 --Venicia K in an encore performance!

Venicia K is a 17-year-old singer/songwriter who has been playing guitar and writing original songs since the age of 12. At the age of 15, she began playing the ukulele as well. Her lyrics are deeply personal, raw and always honest. She uses songwriting as a way to process life and hopes her music can do the same for you.

Friday, August 18 -- Cincy Jazz Train!

Cincy Jazz Train is a well-established group of local musicians who perform an array of jazz standards. They play the tunes made famous by the great jazz legends. People like Frank Sinatra, Herbie Hancock, George Gershwin, Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker and Hoagy Carmichael. Cincy Jazz Train has a set list of more than 100 songs -- and they are attentive to their volume level so you can comfortably communicate at your table. The group consists of Ed Holcomb on Keys, Blaine Kelley on trumpet, Tomo Hakozaki on upright bass and Paul Odioso on drums. Don't miss this one!

Saturday, August 19 - Kim and Dee return!

Singing since the age of 4, Kim's musical roots are drawn from generations of musicians. She is a multifaceted, self- taught performer who plays a variety of instruments and her captivating voice always attracts a crowd. She has played with bands around greater Cincinnati and was invited to sing at the historic Ryman Auditorium, home to the Grand Ole Opry. As a songwriter, she has had multiple songs place in the Billboard Music International Songwriting competition. Kim released a CD called "Ready" in 2008. Deanna was inspired by big band classics, gospel and choral music. She shared her musical talents in show choirs and singing to her grandmother's clients at the family beauty salon. Her ear for harmonies led her to the nationally recognized Muse Cincinnati's Women's Choir, earning a coveted spot against strong competition. During her time with Muse, she was part of the release of one of their many CD's, "Growing Into Our Roots". A few years ago Deanna and Kim came together at an impromptu jam session and the sweet blend of their voices couldn't be confined. And so was born, "Kim and Dee". With Kim's soulful melodies and Deanna's harmonies, they desire to share their love of music with listeners, with heart gripping melodies from Billy Joel, Sarah McLachlan, Brandi Carlisle, Imagine Dragons and the Eagles, just to name a few.

Friday, August 25 -- Raison d'Etre - "Reason for Being"

Three women who know their reason for being are coming to share their pure Kentucky blend (as in vocal.) RAISON D'ETRE, the award-winning folk trio from Northern Kentucky, will add a little jive to your java as they perform original tunes, a cappella swing, and covers of songwriters like Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Jesse Winchester, and Dolly Parton. Their sound has been described by CITYBEAT as "some of the best three-part harmony singing you'll likely ever hear." Violet Rae, Vickie and Roberta back themselves on guitar, banjo, keyboard, and six-string mandolin for an evening of swinging country folk.

Saturday, August 26 -Trina Emig and Friends

Trina Emig began studying Scruggs style banjo with Vernon McIntyre in 1988. In 1990 she began teaching banjo and touring and performing with Vernon McIntyre's Appalachian Grass. She has also played with Kentucky 31, Missy Werner, Ashley Messenger, Katie Laur's All-Girl Bluegrass band, The Dr. Dobro Band, Ma Crow, and many others. Several of these bands were multi-nominees for the Cincinnati Entertainment Awards during her time with them. She also played drums and recorded with the country-swing band, Dr. Twang and the Stainless Steel. Trina started playing the mandolin in 2006 and stands in with many bands on multiple instruments.

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SEPTEMBER

Friday, September 1 -- Our own Dave Hawkins returns - and he's bringing some musical friends with him!

Dave Hawkins, College Hill icon and a Cincinnati singer, songwriter and Nashville recording artist. Enjoy this return engagement from a College Hill boy made good who sings from the heart, and does it like no other. And look at the lineup of musical talent joining him! It's going to be great fun!
Dave playing songs from his latest (8th) album AS LONG AS WE GET THERE
PEG BUCHANAN - Award Winning fiddler and Dave's longtime tour partner.
STAN GINN - Cincinnati's iconic percussionist. In addition to being a long-time member of Dave Hawkins and THE PERFECT MEN
LANCE MARTIN - Premier Pedal Steel and Lead Guitarist

Saturday, September 2 - John Jeffries in a return performance at CHCC!

John Jeffries has made piano his lifelong passion. Recently performing at The Fitton Center of Hamilton, Westwood United Methodist Church and numerous events on the west side of Cincinnati. Mastering many genres, he will awaken memories from your youth and inspire you with tunes of the current era. John's audiences often find themselves singing along to the familiar melodies. Come prepared for a most enjoyable evening as this entertainer makes his debut at College Hill Coffee Co.

Friday, September 8 - Full Moon Ranch returns

Seasoned folk artist, Spencer Funk, brought together Jody Knoop & Ed Stapleton to form Full Moon Ranch. The Cincinnati trio blends voices and instruments in a mix of Americana & folk covers and originals.

Saturday, September 9 -- Chris Collier returns!

https://www.facebook.com/thefolkiest/info?tab=page_info
One of Cincinnati's most critically lauded folk-singer songwriters, Chris Collier's music is a testament to good songwriting - unafraid of being nakedly introspective and heart touchingly pure and real. Chris has produced eight great CDs. Her newest release, "Portraits," is rootsy, organic and uplifting!

Friday, September 15 -- Kurt Schellingerhout, piano prodigy, back on the keyboard!

14-year old College Hill resident, Kurt Schellingerhout , is back at College Hill Coffee Company playing some of the classics you love; show tunes that will get you singing, a few jazz pieces, as well as one or two Beatles songs. Kurt, plays well beyond his years, especially when he plays pieces from the romantic period. Come and enjoy some showstoppers from Rachmaninoff, Chopin, Liszt, and his favorite Debussy.

Saturday, September 16 --New Brew in an encore performance!

New Brew is an acoustic, "power trio" consisting of guitarists Mike Biere and Glenn Wegryn, and drummer Rick Boyer. They include songs with bass, ukulele, mandolin, 12-stiring, and harmonica. Their core repertoire consists of popular 'oldies' as well as more recent songs that fit the mood and setting. Folks often find themselves singing along with many of their favorite tunes as well as interacting with the band.

Friday 9/22 - Angela Minton returns

Angela performs a wide variety of music, covering artists such as Keith Urban, The Eagles, Daughtry, Lady Antebellum, Adele and many others.

Saturday 9/23 - David Freeman and his One Man Jazz Band in an encore performance!

David Freeman is a professional jazz musician, playing most recently with the Blue Night Jazz Band. Now with his OneManJazz Band, he plays sax and flute along with high quality real instrument soundtracks, producing a live jazz band sound experience. David plays the jazz standards that people know and enjoy. https://www.reverbnation.com/onemanjazzband@gmail.com

Friday, September 29 - NEW! Rosewood Ivory

ROSEWOOD IVORY is Rick Endres (vocals, rhythm guitar, harmonica); Laura Langland (vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards); and Jody Ray (vocals, lead guitar). The group's sound features pristine three part vocal harmonies, crisp guitar work, and lush keyboards a'la Eagles; Alison Krause and Union Station; Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young; James Taylor; Fleetwood Mac; and America. They also write their own original songs in the vein of their idols. "Veteran acoustic rockers" all, Rick, Laura, and Jody played their first ever gig at the late, lamented Family Owl on February 20th, 1972, and have no plans to stop anytime soon...

Saturday, September 30 -- Craig's back with The Oldies!

Craig Nagel will strum and hum a few soft rock oldies (including Allman Bros., Neil Young, Tom Petty, Bob Seger, Marshal Tucker and, of course, everybody's fave, the Fab Four! Craig covers acoustic guitar tunes from country's Johnny Cash to the Beatles for a couple hours, and will also "test" your music trivia smarts! Sing along! It's always fun and nostalgic when Craig starts playing and singing.

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OCTOBER

Saturday, October 7 -- NEW! Well Seasoned is here

Well Seasoned is comprised of bassist/vocalist Ernie Waits, vocalist Melissa Smith, and guitarist/vocalist Roger Wright.
Bassist Ernie Waits began playing music at a young age, and has shared the stage with many well-known acts including Taj Mahal, and his good friends The Goshorn Brothers. He's recently played with local favorites The Juice, and Fathead Davis, and is also a member of the band at Valley Temple of Cincinnati. In addition to playing music, Ernie also runs his own business, Ernie's Underwater Pool Repair.
As a small child, Melissa Smith saw The Monkees on TV, picked up a tambourine, and has been singing ever since. As a teenager, Melissa sang in bands with her brother, guitarist Mark Engel, and over the years has sung with local groups Midrange, Euphoria, and Apostrophe Zee. To Melissa's delight, Greg Dulli of the Afghan Whigs once compared her vocals to those of Pretender's founder Chrissie Hynde.
Roger Wright picked up his first guitar fifty years ago and has never let go. He played professionally in the 70s with both Chauncy and the Rustics out of Louisville. He also played with Pat Johnson in an acoustic duo in Cincinnati in the early '80s, and has traveled the Midwest with his family classic rock band, Ten Minute Warmup. In the last few years, he has played acoustic guitar with the Melissa Smith Group, bass with the southern rock band, Blind Bet and electric with for the Fathead Davis Band. Now, in his "quasi-retirement", he has joined his friends in Well Seasoned.

Friday, October 13 -- It's good luck! Betsy Lippitt returns

From Old English Ballads to Jazz and everywhere in between, accompanied or acapella, her songs are thoroughly memorable. "Her solo concert is a multi-faceted tour-de-force." (Canal Street News, Dayton, Ohio) The San Francisco Bay Times once wrote: "Betsy sings as wide as she smiles." For added excitement, Betsy is now "plugged-in". Don't miss this. Her voice, violin and guitar have never sounded as good!

Saturday, October 14 -- Wild Carrot returns!

Wild Carrot is Pam Temple (vocals, guitar, concertina), Spencer Funk (vocals, guitar, mandolin). This duo brings joy and energy to their unique mix of American Roots music, touching on Bluegrass, Country, swinging Jazz, Modern Folk and Celtic music. Great energy, great harmonies and great connection with an audience.

Friday, October 20 -- Cincy Jazz Train returns!

Cincy Jazz Train is a well-established group of local musicians who perform an array of jazz standards. They play the tunes made famous by the great jazz legends. People like Frank Sinatra, Herbie Hancock, George Gershwin, Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker and Hoagy Carmichael. Cincy Jazz Train has a set list of more than 100 songs -- and they are attentive to their volume level so you can comfortably communicate at your table. The group consists of Ed Holcomb on Keys, Blaine Kelley on trumpet, Tomo Hakozaki on upright bass and Paul Odioso on drums. Don't miss this one!

Saturday, October 21 -- Ben Levin in an encore performance

When pianist Ben Levin made his first guest appearance with his father's band, the Heaters, at the tender age of eleven, he already had an impressive musical resume, having twice performed at the Cincinnati Blues Festival as well as Chase Garrett's Boogie Stomp in Iowa. Now, four years later, Ricky Nye's protégé is a seasoned veteran in a gigging band, and has, as his father, Aron "The Professor" Levin, puts it, "breathed new life" into a band that has been a Cincinnati Blues mainstay since 2000. An accomplished Blues and Boogie player, Ben continues to grow musically. He is quickly expanding his repertoire and performances to include jazz combos, duets, and solo performances

Friday, October 27 -- Ma Crow & Co. in a long-awaited return engagement!

Come enjoy Ma Crow, Margie Drees and Vicky Abbott as they bring an evening of music from ballads to bluegrass, old-tome to contemporary. The trio first came together in 2011 to help form Ma Crow and the Lady Slippers. Each brought years of experience to the all-female group, performing locally and regionally and producing three albums. Ma Crow (vocals and guitar), Margie (vocals and fiddle) and Vicky (vocals and bass.)

Saturday, October 28 -- Eric Granberg in a premier performance!

Enjoy an evening of acoustic rock, folk and popular music from artists such as Neil Young, the Eagles, Cat Stevens, U2, the Beatles, the Allman Brothers, Jimmy Buffett, Dar Williams, Bob Dylan, Pink Floyd, America, the Rolling Stones, Dan Fogelberg, Jackson Browne, John Denver and many more!

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NOVEMBER

Friday, November 3 -- Bromwell Diehl Band returns at last!

BDB formed in the late '90s when songwriter Paul Bromwell asked vocalist Elaine Diehl to sing a demo of a few of his new tunes. The pair clicked immediately and invited Paul's drumming buddy, Mark Tipton, to join them on percussion, and Jan Diehl to play bass and sax. BDB has appeared at Seasongood Pavilion, Piatt Park, Borders Music and Books, Allyn's The Barrelhouse, Summerfair, Jammin' on Main and the Lilith Fair. The band was nominated for a Cincinnati Entertainment Award in November 2000.

Saturday, November 4 - Kim and Dee return!

Singing since the age of 4, Kim's musical roots are drawn from generations of musicians. She has played with bands around greater Cincinnati and was invited to sing at the historic Ryman Auditorium, home to the Grand Ole Opry. As a songwriter, she has had multiple songs place in the Billboard Music International Songwriting competition. Kim released a CD called "Ready" in 2008. Deanna was inspired by big band classics, gospel and choral music. Her ear for harmonies led her to the nationally recognized Muse Cincinnati's Women's Choir, earning a coveted spot against strong competition. During her time with Muse, she was part of the release of one of their many CD's, "Growing Into Our Roots". A few years ago Deanna and Kim came together at an impromptu jam session and the sweet blend of their voices couldn't be confined. And so was born, "Kim and Dee". With Kim's soulful melodies and Deanna's harmonies, they desire to share their love of music with listeners, with heart gripping melodies from Billy Joel, Sarah McLachlan, Brandi Carlisle, Imagine Dragons and the Eagles, just to name a few.

Friday, November 10 -- Betsy Lippitt returns!

From Old English Ballads to Jazz and everywhere in between, accompanied or acapella, her songs are thoroughly memorable. "Her solo concert is a multi-faceted tour-de-force." (Canal Street News, Dayton, Ohio) The San Francisco Bay Times once wrote: "Betsy sings as wide as she smiles." For added excitement, Betsy is now "plugged-in". Don't miss this. Her voice, violin and guitar have never sounded as good!

Saturday, November 11 - Susan Gray – here for our Holiday Open House!

https://www.facebook.com/susan.gray
Singer-songwriter Susan Gray has been playing and loving music since she and a new set of drums took over her parents' clothes closet when she was ten. Formerly, as part of the duo Gray-Joseph and now solo, she has been singing and playing guitar around the Cincinnati area since 1993. Her sound features her original work, highlighting her often personal, heartfelt lyrics and a rich, full voice in a soulful country/folk blend. She also belts out covers ranging from Brandi Carilile to Indigo Girls and Taylor Swift.

Friday, November 17 - Full Moon Ranch returns

Seasoned folk artist, Spencer Funk, brought together Jody Knoop & Ed Stapleton to form Full Moon Ranch. The Cincinnati trio blends voices and instruments in a mix of Americana & folk covers and originals.

Saturday, November 18 -- Chris Collier returns!

https://www.facebook.com/thefolkiest/info?tab=page_info
One of Cincinnati's most critically lauded folk-singer songwriters, Chris Collier's music is a testament to good songwriting - unafraid of being nakedly introspective and heart touchingly pure and real. Chris has produced eight great CDs. Her newest release, "Portraits," is rootsy, organic and uplifting!

Friday, November 24 -- Our own Dave Hawkins returns - and he's bringing some musical friends with him!

Dave Hawkins, College Hill icon and a Cincinnati singer, songwriter and Nashville recording artist. Enjoy this return engagement from a College Hill boy made good who sings from the heart, and does it like no other. And often, there could be a lineup of musical talent joining him! It's going to be great fun!

Saturday, November 25 - It's Piano Night! Ricky Nye is back!

Traditional blues, boogie-woogie, and classic New Orleans jazz and R&B all come flying from the fingers of Cincinnati, OH pianist and vocalist RICKY NYE. The driving force behind the annual BLUES & BOOGIE PIANO SUMMIT held in Greater Cincinnati since 1999, Ricky has been inducted into the International Boogie Woogie Hall Of Fame, voted "Blues Artist Of The Year 2013 & 2014" in Cincinnati's CEA Awards, and "Best Local Musician" by CityBeat Magazine's "Best Of Cincinnati 2013 & 2014" reader's poll.

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DECEMBER

Friday, December 1 -- Hot Lips and Finger Tips in the house!

HOT LIPS & FINGERTIPS is a musical phenomenon that evolves as its six members continue to follow their individual creative paths. The depth and diversity of their personal pursuits and skills shape their collective performances as a multi-faceted dynamic ensemble. Individually, they are associated with dozens of TV shows and movie sound tracks as well as symphony orchestras, swing bands, over a hundred albums (including some that are iconic platinum and gold records) and several Grammy winners. HLFT’s collective services have been sought by Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, Garth Brooks, Jerry Garcia, Wynona Judd, Eddie Money, Maria Muldaur, John Lee Hooker and dozens more artists just as recognizable.

Saturday, December 2 – Kurt Schellingerhout, everybody's favorite piano prodigy, is back!

14-year-old College Hill resident, Kurt Schellingerhout, is back at College Hill Coffee Co.! Kurt has been working on some holiday favorites to entertain you! He’s also known for his performances of Debussy, Daquin and Chopin and other classical icons. He may wow you with show tunes by Irving Berlin and from Les Miserable or some Big Band tunes. Come and enjoy some holiday tunes and show stoppers

Friday, December 8 – Anna and the Deeper Well return!

Anna and the Deeper Well, a family trio, have been playing throughout the tri-state for the past 6 years. They perform both covers and originals with a style and influence that spans genres and generations. Their "something for everyone" approach has created a show that surprises audiences and leaves no one disappointed. Only here can you hear covers of Bonnie Raitt, Adele, the Eurythmics, Bob Dylan, and Etta James at the same time. As their family has grown with Anna's marriage, so has their duo. You're guaranteed to enjoy this unique blues, pop, folk trio, formerly known as Anna and Milovan.
Anna belts them out with dad Milovan and hubby Luke playing backup guitar. Enjoy their performance of new, classic, blues, rock and country! They've performed at the Queen City Balladeers concerts and other local festivals and concerts and a variety of other venues. She's got a voice that will blow you away! Total talent with acoustic guitar and vocal pop/folk music. Anna is a big favorite at College Hill Coffee Co. - be here and you'll see why!

Saturday, December 9 – Ma Crow & Co. return!

Come enjoy Ma Crow, Margie Drees and Vicky Abbott as they bring an evening of music from ballads to bluegrass, old-tome to contemporary. The trio first came together in 2011 to help form Ma Crow and the Lady Slippers. Each brought years of experience to the all-female group, performing locally and regionally and producing three albums. Ma Crow (vocals and guitar), Margie (vocals and fiddle) and Vicky (vocals and bass.)

Friday, December 15 – Mark Joshua returns!

Mark is a 20-year-old acoustic singer-songwriter. He's a native of Hamilton and his musical influences include Damien Rice, Ed Sheeran and James Taylor. Mark plays a mix of covers and original songs. He has been playing around the Cincinnati area for more than four years and hopes to spread his music to as many people as possible. His new single, "The Wonderful World," is available on Spotify, Apple Music and other online streaming services

Saturday, December 16 – It’s Angela Minton! She’s back!

Angela performs a wide variety of music, covering artists such as Keith Urban, The Eagles, Daughtry, Lady Antebellum, Adele and many others.

Friday, December 22 –Ricky Nye with holiday favorites and boogie-woogie on the piano!

Great holiday tunes plus traditional blues, boogie-woogie, and classic New Orleans jazz and R&B all come flying from the fingers of Cincinnati, OH pianist and vocalist RICKY NYE. The driving force behind the annual BLUES & BOOGIE PIANO SUMMIT held in Greater Cincinnati since 1999, Ricky has been inducted into the International Boogie Woogie Hall Of Fame, voted "Blues Artist Of The Year 2013 & 2014" in Cincinnati's CEA Awards, and "Best Local Musician" by CityBeat Magazine's "Best Of Cincinnati 2013 & 2014" reader's poll.

Saturday, December 23 – Dave Hawkins and ---?? Probably not Santa. But likely some musical friends of his.

Dave Hawkins, College Hill icon and a Cincinnati singer, songwriter and Nashville recording artist. Enjoy this return engagement from a College Hill boy made good who sings from the heart, and does it like no other. And often, there could be a lineup of musical talent joining him! It's going to be great fun!

Friday, December 29 -- Raison d'Etre - "Reason for Being"

Three women who know their reason for being are coming to share their pure Kentucky blend (as in vocal.) RAISON D'ETRE, the award-winning folk trio from Northern Kentucky, will add a little jive to your java as they perform original tunes, a cappella swing, and covers of songwriters like Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Jesse Winchester, and Dolly Parton. Their sound has been described by CITYBEAT as "some of the best three-part harmony singing you'll likely ever hear." Violet Rae, Vickie and Roberta back themselves on guitar, banjo, keyboard, and six-string mandolin for an evening of swinging country folk.

Saturday, December 30 – Trina Emig and Friends return

Trina Emig began studying Scruggs style banjo with Vernon McIntyre in 1988. In 1990 she began teaching banjo and touring and performing with Vernon McIntyre's Appalachian Grass. She has also played with Kentucky 31, Missy Werner, Ashley Messenger, Katie Laur's All-Girl Bluegrass band, The Dr. Dobro Band, Ma Crow, and many others. Several of these bands were multi-nominees for the Cincinnati Entertainment Awards during her time with them. She also played drums and recorded with the country-swing band, Dr. Twang and the Stainless Steel. Trina started playing the mandolin in 2006 and stands in with many bands on multiple instruments.

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JANUARY

Friday, January 5 – New Brew

New Brew is an acoustic, "power trio" consisting of guitarists Mike Biere and Glenn Wegryn, and drummer Rick Boyer. They include songs with bass, ukulele, mandolin, 12-stiring, and harmonica. Their core repertoire consists of popular 'oldies' as well as more recent songs that fit the mood and setting. Folks often find themselves singing along with many of their favorite tunes as well as interacting with the band.

Saturday, January 6 – Rosewood Ivory in a return engagement!

ROSEWOOD IVORY is Rick Endres (vocals, rhythm guitar, harmonica); Laura Langland (vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards); and Jody Ray (vocals, lead guitar). The group's sound features pristine three part vocal harmonies, crisp guitar work, and lush keyboards a'la Eagles; Alison Krause and Union Station; Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young; James Taylor; Fleetwood Mac; and America. They also write their own original songs in the vein of their idols. "Veteran acoustic rockers" all, Rick, Laura, and Jody played their first ever gig at the late, lamented Family Owl on February 20th, 1972, and have no plans to stop anytime soon...

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Our anniversary week music is always something special –
and this year is no exception!
Come help us celebrate our 12th!

Friday, January 12 -- It’s Angela Minton! She’s back to celebrate with us!

Angela performs a wide variety of music, covering artists such as Keith Urban, The Eagles, Daughtry, Lady Antebellum, Adele and many others.

Saturday, January 13 – Chris Collier returns!

One of Cincinnati's most critically lauded folk-singer songwriters, Chris Collier's music is a testament to good songwriting - unafraid of being nakedly introspective and heart touchingly pure and real. Chris has produced eight great CDs. Her newest release, "Portraits," is rootsy, organic and uplifting!

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Friday, January 19 – Steve Leigh -- solo in the spotlight!

Steve Leigh (vocals, bass, and guitar) performs an entertaining, acoustic mix of songs both old and newer, as well as a few original tunes. Steve has been playing in the Cincinnati area since the '70s in such bands as Bluestone Ivory, Stage Door Johnny, and 99iQ.

Saturday, January 20 – TBA – Watch for details

Friday, January 26 -- Ellie Fabe in a return engagement!

Ellie Fabe is a singer/songwriter living in Cincinnati, Ohio. She performs at the Leo Coffeehouse and at the Rohs Street Café where someone called her a mind-blowing lyricist, which she liked very much. She recently played the Singer/Songwriter Session at The Bitter End in NYC and is recording new songs.

Saturday, January 27 – TBA – Watch for details

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