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.
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 a 20 year old acoustic singer-songwriter and a native of Hamilton, Ohio.
His musical influences include Damien Rice, Ed Sheeran, and James Taylor.
Austin Rath (Acoustic/Folk)
Excellent guitarist who currently serves as the Worship Leader at Lakeside Christian Church (Taylor Mill).
PAST PERFORMERS AT VBB
A singer/songwriter from Hamilton, Ohio performing acoustic originals and classic covers.
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).
An Indie Folk Artist from Mt. Pleasant, MichiganPlays & sings original tunes with a few covers, playing acoustic guitar, flute, and foot percussion
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.
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.
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.
Sounds Like: Dave Matthews Band, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan, Mountain Sprout
From Independence, KY - her music is reminiscent of Sheryl Crow, early Liz Phair, Juliana Hatfield and Letters to Cleo (with traces of Weezer, Cake, Tom Petty, and Fleetwood Mac).
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.
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)!
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.
Mikaylah Rose (Acoustic)
Singer/songwriter from Cincinnati, Ohio, whose passion is to use the universal language of music to uplift spirits in a dark world.
Brian Emch (Acoustic)
Formerly of the band "Royal Crescent Mob" - playing a mix of originals, finger-picked blues, rock, & standards.
Tracy Baier - Vocals, Guitar, Piano
Nathaniel Baier - Bass, Tambourine
Brittany Gillstrap (Indie/Folk)
A very talented singer/songwriter who enjoys bringing people together "with music and hipster beverages". You can also catch her behind the counter at VBB during certain weekdays!
Acoustic instrumental guitarist from Atlanta, Georgia who just released his first EP on September 8th. For more information about Forrest and to listen to his music, click here
With a unique blend of Blue-Eyed Soul and Acoustic Pop/Rock with a hint of twang, Jonathan Cody White is a singer/songwriter whose groove is sure to put some dance in your pants. Raised in Augusta, GA.
Katie Garringer (Folk)
While she is new to the folk scene, Katie Garringer is no stranger to performing. She has an extensive background in classical music, and has recently fallen in love with singing and songwriting. Katie's influences include, but are not limited to: Josh Ritter, Brandi Carlile, Alison Krauss, Marketa Iglova and Ingrid Michaelson.
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.
Charlie Millikin (Acoustic Pop, Classic Rock and R&B)
Charlie picked-up the guitar at age 18 and hasn't looked back, playing solo gigs while working & attending school. In the Summer of 2012 he won a Tri-State Talent Contest, and was invited to Dallas to audition for Season 5 of "The Voice".
Ramshackle Child (Ash Briggs) - (Alternative/Acoustic/Folk)
Self-described "DIY musician from the Northwest of the U.S. of A."
Coffehouse Riot (Electric/Acoustic Sets) - formerly known as the SkinTones
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.
"I'm just a young man learning what it means to give love and be loved. I write these songs to share what I've learned so far and what I hope to learn in the future."
Rho is a complex 7-piece band based in the Greater Cincinnati area. With its unique instrumentation and sound, Rho is dedicated to making music that is thoughtful, rich and full. Countless hours of combined stage experience & several music degrees make Rho one of the most talented bands in the area.
Singer/songwriter from Lexington who comfortably slides through country, folk, blues & pop. Hannah is currently working on her first album release for Earth Hertz Records.
Laurel Kincaid (Acoustic)
A songwriter since the age of 14, Laurel Kincaid has released her first, highly anticipated acoustic EP on ReverbNation. Soothing vocals and a sweet, simple instrumental arrangement.
Common Misconception (Acoustic)
Robert Baldwin (Guitar/Vocals)
Cher Hutchison (Vocals/Guitar/Uke/Bass)
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.