SATURDAY MORNING ACOUSTIC MUSIC
Weekly (10:00 a.m. until 12:00 Noon)
Kick your weekend off with your favorite craft coffee drink while supporting some talented local artists!
If you are a performer interested in playing at Velocity, get all of the details HERE.
Full Moon Ranch is the Cincinnati based duo of Ed Stapleton & Jody Knoop, backed by their trail boss, Spencer Funk. Together, with the occasional "ranch-hand", they put their own brand on many Americana favorites, as well as Ed's originals.
Myles Roberts (Acoustic)
NKU graduate & part-time barista at Velocity (check out the
video of him proposing to his wife, Amanda, while on stage at VBB)!
A group of Northern Kentucky medical students that play music to raise money for local cancer patients.
Acoustic, pop, rock, top 40, oldies and more!
Mike was born and raised on the west side of Cincinnati, OH. He has grown up around music his whole life and has performed in everything from coffee shops, churches, music festivals, and larger concert venues. Earlier in his career, Mike fronted the Cincinnati band, Radio Rescue. The band released two CDs, multiple music videos, and performed with national acts such as, Twenty-One Pilots, Hawthorne Heights, Cartel, Chase McCoy, and more. The band was also voted “top band in Cincinnati” for 4 consecutive weeks via CincyMusic.
Mike currently writes and produces music for his church and also collaborates with other local artists. He is occasionally accompanied by his wife, Amy, on vocals - as well as a small band when needed.
A three-piece instrumental combo specializing in classic, modern, and original instrumental surf tunes.
A lifelong resident of Northern Kentucky and veteran solo performer, Don entertains with a repertoire of popular favorites from the 1950s through today, and genres
ranging from folk, soft rock and country to blues and light jazz.
PAST PERFORMERS AT VBB
My Brothers Keeper (Progressive Bluegrass)
With original music that draws inspiration from Bluegrass, Classical and everything in between, My Brother's Keeper has presented itself as the fastest-rising Bluegrass band on the Cincinnati music scene.
Austin Rath (Acoustic/Folk)
Excellent guitarist who currently serves as the Worship Leader at Lakeside Christian Church (Taylor Mill).
Local singer/songwriter who plays an even mix of originals and covers and has been likened to Willie Nelson. Country, blues, folk, rock - a little of this, a little of that. Member of the NKY Acoustic Society and a fellow "Cheesehead". See him play and sing his song "If This Was Oz Or Wonderland" on YouTube accompanied by Bud Walls on dobro guitar.
Bryn Cuzick & Seth Reese - aspiring musicians from Cincinnati (and worship leaders at Gathering Place Church in Florence, KY).
Guitarist who plays everything from American Standards to Pop Tunes; & Classical to Contemporary.
Three brothers reunite after 20 years of performing individually - Brian, Jeff, and Phil Strange from Newport, Kentucky.
Distinct sound with dynamic, jam-style live performances of classic rock, 90's, and blues.
Tom Schneider & the Metro (Jazz)
Tom Schneider and the Metro is an eclectic jazz trio of professionals from the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area.
Mark Joshua (Acoustic)
Mark Joshua is an acoustic singer-songwriter and a native of Hamilton, Ohio whose musical influences include Damien Rice, Ed Sheeran, and James Taylor.
A singer/songwriter from Hamilton, Ohio performing acoustic originals and classic covers.
An Indie Folk Artist from Mt. Pleasant, MichiganPlays & sings original tunes with a few covers, playing acoustic guitar, flute, and foot percussion
Singer/songwriter duo Scott and Rosanna formed in late 2012 in Pittsburgh, PA. The two met playing in their college jazz band and quickly began a musical relationship as well as a romantic one. Scott's free-spirited playing paired with Rosanna's raw, soulful voice are elevated through the use of percussive and vocal looping.
Sounds Like: Dave Matthews Band, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan, Mountain Sprout
Anderson Ferry (Rock)
Anderson Ferry, the band, was formed during 2008 in the greater Cincinnati metropolitan area. Members include John Frisch, Will Huber, and Brett Micek.
Tracy Baier - Vocals, Guitar, Piano
Nathaniel Baier - Bass, Tambourine
American alternative rock band from Independence, KY formed in 2004. Their songs have been featured on Pushing Daisies, Numb3rs, and Grey's Anatomy. Seabird's song "Don't You Know You're Beautiful" was played at the beginning of the Ghost Whisperer Season 5 episode "On Thin Ice".
We the Willows (Acoustic)
"We the Willows" is an acoustic collaboration by Linden Eldredge and Stephanie Allaire. While typically playing folk, original and popular music around Cincinnati, they will be played their first all-original show at Velocity.
Coffehouse Riot (Electric/Acoustic Sets) -
Drummer - Troy Lee
Lead Vocals/Guitar - Scott Meyers
Bass/Vocals - Billy Lee
Lead Guitar - Steve Ellis
Ma Crow & the Lady Slippers (Bluegrass/Folk)
Cincinnati's only all-female acoustic band performing bluegrass, Americana, and and old-time mountain music.
Lateral Blue is a four piece bluegrass band based in Nashville, Tennessee. They met at a bluegrass jam and immediately felt a sense of musical companionship. Each member comes from a different musical background and adds a unique point of view to the music. This group of young musicians incorporates styles of acoustic music into their repertoire which are adjacent to bluegrass, including western swing, jazz, and folk tunes.