Singer-songwriter Nikki Jean releases short film “Get Free”

By Micah Organ, Contributor [Photo courtesy of Nikki Jean/Rhymesayers Entertainment] Singer-songwriter Nikki Jean released a short film titled Get Free on October 16, following her debut full-length album, Beautiful Prison, which was released in September on Rhymesayers Entertainment.  Read more: The Cactus Blossoms to perform at Stuart’s Opera House on October 22 Jean has said that…

Folk band Loving releases single ahead of North American tour

By Micah Organ, Contributor [Photo courtesy of Ft Langley/Loving] Folk outfit Loving has released a new single entitled “Only She Knows.” The release of this single comes ahead of their North American tour.  Read more: Philadelphia singer-songwriter A Day Without Love announces tour and documentary Loving is made up of friends David Parry, Lucas Henderson…

Jennifer Lopez and Shakira announce Super Bowl halftime show performance

By Micah Organ, Contributor [Photo courtesy of Jennifer Lopez/Twitter.com] Musician and actress Jennifer Lopez will team up with musician Shakira to perform as part of the 2020 Super Bowl halftime show on February 2, 2019, according to Billboard. Read more: ACRN’s 2019 Summer Bangers This announcement was first made on Twitter by Lopez and Shakira at…

Group Feature: ACRN’s 2019 Summer Bangers

Before the leaves turn red and we shift our gears into the chilly fall, here are ACRN’s certified summer bangers of 2019. Add them to your Back-to-School playlist while summer extends its stay! Emily DiAlbert, Editorial Director: Tyler, The Creator – “GONE, GONE / THANK YOU”  The most iconic breakup song of all time, Tyler,…

Bruce Cockburn to perform at Stuart’s Opera House on September 23

By Micah Organ, Contributor [Photo courtesy of Stuart’s Opera House/Bruce Cockburn] Folk singer Bruce Cockburn’s 34th album, Crowing Ignites, is set for release on September 20, 2019. Shortly following the release, Cockburn is slated to perform a string of tour dates, including a performance at Stuart’s Opera House, a Nelsonville venue, on Monday, September 23….

Aquabear Legion to Celebrate 15th Anniversary with Compilations

By Micah Organ, Contributor [Photo courtesy of Aquabear Legion/Chris Biester] Aquabear Legion, a music and art collective located in Athens, will celebrate its 15th anniversary with the release of two compilations of music by Ohio artists. The pre-order campaign for these compilations, titled Aquabear Legion Volume 7 and Mother of Presidents, runs on Indiegogo until Sunday,…