Music Tonight: Eclectic Chicago Indie band A Lull plays a free show at Over-the-Rhine hotspot MOTR Pub with evocative and diverse local group Sea of Storms, led by Mark Milano and Dave Rohs, who was a member of Electronic Rock trio Chalk (the other members formed Eat Sugar, who happen to share a label with A Lull — Mush Records). A Lull is out supporting its widely lauded debut album, Confetti, as well as an EP of unreleased tracks, Confetti Reprise. Click here for a free download of the Confetti track “Weapons For War,” and enjoy the video for “Skinny Fingers” below.—-
Tonight in Northside, Mayday presents a special Prince dance night, featuring all Prince tunes and videos. There’s no cover charge and things get rolling around 10 p.m. Get up on your desk and get the party started now.
The full lineup for this year’s MidPoint Music Festival will be announced very soon. In the meantime, grab your three-day pass and hear some solid local tunes tonight as July for Kings, The Prohibitionists and The Western perform tonight on Fountain Square for the free MidPoint Indie Summer concert. The fun starts at 7 p.m.
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Momentous Happenings in Music History for 7/22
On this day in 1965, Mick Jagger, Brian Jones and Bill Wyman of The Rolling Stones were given their fine — 5 pounds — after being busted … for peeing on a wall at a gas station. Jagger and Wyman will spend the day wistfully remembering when they could control when they peed.
Famous musical folks born on July 22 include Eagles drummer/singer Don Henley (1947), guitarist Al Di Meola (1954), Indigo Girl Emily Saliers (1963), singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright (1973), actress/Pop star Selena Gomez (1992) and — holy shit! — George Clinton of Parliament/Funkadelic is 70 today! Cheers to the funkiest septuagenarian in the universe. Here's a clip of … I have no idea what this is, but it sure is interesting. And funky!