FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6th:
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Rags To Riches
Rags To Riches is a New Orleans style Dixieland band that performs in and around the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky regions. The group's energy and enthusiasm are infectious; their musical renditions are a nostalgic remembrance of the early American traditional jazz style
8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Jump 'n' Jive Big Band
Jump 'n' Jive rehearsals began at Xavier University in March of 2008, through the generosity of Ph.D. Kaleel Skeirik, Professor of Music. With swingin' arrangements, the band generates energy and excitement everywhere they perform. The band specializes in playing almost all types of events.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7th:
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
The Faux Frenchmen are acoustic guitarists Brian Lovely and George Cunningham, acoustic bassist Don Aren, and violinist Paul Patterson. They’ve played Hot Club-driven gypsy jazz in and around Cincinnati and the Eastern and Midwestern U.S. since 2002.
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Buffalo Wabs & the Price Hill Hustle
It’s hard to stay still around these boys. They’ve got that toe-tapping, knee-slapping, boot-stomping kind of sound. They get you moving and shaking. Buffalo Wabs & The Price Hill Hustle—part rowdy honkytonk, part old-time pioneers—equates to a sound that sticks with your soul and leaves you singing barefoot into the star sky.
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
BAOKU is a world class World-fusion music powerhouse. Based out of Cincinnati, Ohio, this band performs all original music by their Nigerian front man, Baoku Moses. Comprised of musicians from different musical and cultural backgrounds, BAOKU provides more than just another musical performance; they dazzle their audience with a complete high-energy, cultural experience.
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Know the feeling of adventure and anticipation that flutters in your stomach the moment you hit the road? That's the feeling that bubbles up from Acarya's music ... earthy percussion, rocking bass, interlocking strings, and deep vocals create a sound imbued with excitement, wonder, and a feeling of freedom. This upbeat tribal rock band invites you to grab your dancing shoes, your backpack, a drink, a few friends, and join in - and don't forget the marshmallows!