CincyMusic and Cincy Groove Teaming Up for Livestreaming Music Fest to Benefit Southgate House Revival

The fest takes place May 8 and May 9

click to enlarge The Southgate House Revival in Newport, Kentucky - Photo: Google Maps
Photo: Google Maps
The Southgate House Revival in Newport, Kentucky

Local music websites CincyMusic and Cincy Groove are partnering to put on a two-day streaming music festival to raise funds to benefit Newport music venue the Southgate House Revival.

The fest takes place 5-11 p.m. Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9.

The line-up features 20 bands including: 

  • The Harmed Brothers
  • Wussy (Duo)
  • Noah Smith
  • Casey Campbell
  • Mike Oberst
  • 500 Miles to Memphis
  • The Newbees
  • Will Kimbrough
  • Black Signal
  • Tooth Lures a Fang
  • Kelly Thomas & Jeremy Smart
  • Veronica Grim
  • Michelle Hemmer
  • Sundae Drives
  • Sean Geil
  • Adam Flaig
  • Sarah Asher
  • Joe's Truck Stop

An event description reads, "The Southgate House Revival is a cornerstone in the Cincinnati Music Community. In these times when venues are not able to operate, we need to come together to help our home away from home survive."

To watch the fest, check in on the CincyMusic Facebook page on May 8 (or May 9) and get more updates and see an updated list of bands as the event draws nearer.

Viewers can support the venue via Venmo @southgatehouse-revival and Paypal [email protected]

You can also apparently now add the Southgate House Revival as a Zoom background, so you can let whoever is in your next virtual meeting know how much you love local music. (And donate some dollars to the venue in exchange, as well.)