CityNova is Going to Electric Forest!


Festival season is in full swing and most in the Midwest know that it’s hard to top these next couple of months. With so many great festivals like Bonaroo and Lollapalooza happening so close, we’re more spoiled than we realize. After covering Bunbury a couple of weeks ago, we knew it was time to kick […]

Artist Spotlight: Stacked Like Pancakes


So, you’re on your trendy high horse and you say “man, ska music is dead.” Well, hold up there, champ. You couldn’t be more wrong. While there aren’t many names coming from the scene right now, you’d be doing yourself a disservice by not listening in on Stacked Like Pancakes. They put a new spin […]

Five Takeaways From Bunbury 2017

Photo Credit: Mike Rodmaker

Another fantastic year of Bunbury Music Festival has come and passed, but there was something special about this go around. We were lucky enough to cover both this and last year’s festivities from front to back, along with attending long before CityNova existed, but this was the best year yet. We thought there was no […]

Your Essential Guide to Bunbury 2017

Is it just us, or is this lineup at least fifty times better than any year in the past? Don’t get us wrong, we loved jamming with the Killers, we definitely had a good day with Ice Cube, and we even had a great time with Diarrhea Planet, but this year… this is too beautiful […]

Artist Spotlight: Buffalo Wabs & The Price Hill Hustle


Although Kentucky’s nickname “The Bluegrass State” is specifically referring to the type of grass native to this region, it just so happens that bluegrass music has it’s roots in this region as well. With such a long history of Appalachian/folk music in this area, the bluegrass music being made in this region currently is some of the best […]

Music Spotlight: Strange Mechanics


Cincinnati has a growing live music scene that stretches through every genre in the book. While I cannot speak for every genre in town, I have had a close eye on the funk/jam scene for a while, and one band that has emerged in the past few years in Strange Mechanics. I had heard their […]