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Bunbury Festival featured artist: Capital Cities

Capital Cities performs on the Globili stage at 1:30pm on Friday, July 13

Capital Cities is a 2-piece studio (5-piece live) electro-pop-dance-rock band from Los Angeles.

What does "bunbury" mean? (No cheating; give it your best guess)

The name of the original money-back-guarantee weight-loss guru from 19th century Cincinnati, whose controversial slogan “Don’t just get rid of your big buns, bury them!” landed him into heaps of trouble with the FCC.

What are 3 things that you know about Cincinnati?

1) One of at least 3 big ‘C’ cities in Ohio
2) The Reds and Bengals
3) Home of the Flying Pig Marathon

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Bunbury Festival featured artist: Margot and the Nuclear So and So’s

Margot and the Nuclear So and So’s performs on the Bud Light stage at 6:00pm on Sunday, July 15

Margot is an 8-piece rock band from Chicago and Indianapolis (and Columbus!). They make recorded music and play shows. – description from Margot’s Facebook page

What does "bunbury" mean? (No cheating; give it your best guess)

Alternative for Lollapalooza?

What are 3 things that you know about Cincinnati?

It used to have one of our favorite venues of all time (Southgate House), there’s no WKRP in real life, and WOXY used to be here.

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Bunbury Festival featured artist: Alberta Cross

This is a special preview. My daughter Olivia and her friend Connie will be accompanying us to the Bunbury Festival this week. The two will (hopefully) be talking to some of the bands after their sets and will provide daily video recaps from Cincinnati. Alberta Cross performed in Columbus last Friday night and Olivia and Connie had the chance to sit down with singer Petter Ericson Stakee (wearing the hat) and bassist Terry Wolfers to ask questions about Bunbury.

Alberta Cross performs on the Globili stage at 1:30pm on Saturday, July 14

Alberta Cross is a 5-piece based out of Brooklyn but with members from around the globe (including London, England and Columbus, Ohio). With a sound that mixes alt-rock, blues, and country-influenced roots rock, Alberta Cross has toured with the likes of Oasis, the Dave Matthews Band, Them Crooked Vultures, Dead Confederate, Everest, etc.

Links: Website / Facebook / Twitter

Bunbury Festival feature artist: Rev. Peyton’s Big Damn Band

Rev. Peyton’s Big Damn Band performs on the AliveOne stage at 8:30pm on Friday, July 13

From the band’s bio: ”Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band playing a brand of Americana and Blues that stands alone – Delta blues and hillbilly fervor combine with musical acuity sharp as razor wire – best know, this trio is a force to be reckoned with.”

What does "bunbury" mean? (No cheating; give it your best guess)

Pastry graveyard

What are 3 things that you know about Cincinnati?

Great chili, best labor day fireworks show in the world, great Catfishing on the river!

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Bunbury Festival featured artist: Belle Histoire

Belle Histoire performs on the Bud Light stage at 1:30pm on Sunday, July 14

Belle Histoire is a 5-piece from Cincinnati and will be releasing their debut album, Dreamers, on July 17. AbsolutePunk.net says, “All in all, Belle Histoire has defined themselves as a band with the purpose of reinventing indie rock music while gracefully making art that is universal.”

What does "bunbury" mean? (No cheating; give it your best guess)

Bunbury of course is the term used to bury all kinds of buns from restaurants. This is mainly a code word of older people 70+.

What are 3 things that you know about Cincinnati?

I know that Cincinnati is the first city to get a major league (paid) baseball team, it has the best half price sushi in town, and the people here are the best people in the world.

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Bunbury Festival featured artist: Hotfox

Hotfox performs on the Landor stage at 2:15pm on Saturday, July 14

Hotfox is a 5-piece from Bloomington, Indiana that has scored support slots on shows with Dale Earnhardt Jr Jr, Margot & the Nuclear So & So’s, Company of Thieves, Bear Hands, and Walk the Moon. The band’s laidback sound (not unlike Built to Spill’s) should make for a perfect early afternoon listen.

What does "bunbury" mean? (No cheating; give it your best guess)

I’m pretty sure Bunbury is an old wooden ship.

What are 3 things that you know about Cincinnati?

I know that Cincinnati is in Ohio. I know that at one point the Reds were really good and referred to as the Big Red Machine. I know that The National is from Cincinnati.

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Bunbury Festival featured artist: Emily and the Complexes

Emily and the Complexes perform on the AliveOne stage at 2:15pm on
Friday, July 13

Emily and the Complexes are a Columbus, Ohio four-piece specializing in folk-inspired indie rock (think a mix of Earwig and Superchunk). The band will be releasing its debut, Styrofoam Plate Blues, in August and then hitting the road to play shows on the East Coast (and all points in between) in September.

What does "bunbury" mean? (No cheating; give it your best guess)

Bunbury is an excuse to get out of something boring. I read that somewhere.

What are 3 things that you know about Cincinnati?

The Cincinnati Reds were the first professional baseball team. It is referred to as the Queen City. It has really good chili.

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Bunbury Festival featured artist: Child Bite

Child Bite perform on the Bud Light stage at 12:00pm on Sunday, July 15

Eastern Surf Magazine describes Child Bite, a four-piece from Ferndale, Michigan as “Schizophrenic post-punk, maniacal hardcore, the farthest flung art/spazz rock you can possibly imagine.”

What does "bunbury" mean? (No cheating; give it your best guess)

It is a type of English bread; a loaf traditionally filled with figs, cashews, and senior citizen farts.

What are 3 things that you know about Cincinnati?

1) 18% of Cincinnati’s herpes cases are known to have originated between the hours of 2am-4am inside the establishment currently known as Mayday.
2) 37% of the cities income is generated though sales of bath salts out of the 2nd level secret basement deep below Shake It Records.
3) 100% of the citizens of Cincinnati are immune to the adverse effects of eating Skyline Chili.

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Bunbury Festival featured artist: The Sundresses

The Sundresses perform on the AliveOne stage at 3:45pm on Saturday, July 14

The Sundresses are a raw & nasty, b(l)oozy, garage-bastardized-country-punk trio from Cincinnati.

What does "bunbury" mean? (No cheating; give it your best guess)

Nothing

What are 3 things that you know about Cincinnati?

- There are seven hills that comprise the landscape of Cincinnati.
– It was described once as the “first truly American city” because it was not founded by Colonists.
– Cincinnati is spelled wrong.

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Bunbury Festival featured artist: The 4ontheFloor

The 4ontheFloor performs on the Globili stage at 12:00pm on Saturday, July 14

The 4ontheFloor is a Minneapolis-based four piece that “was born in the bottom of a bourbon bottle with the idea that it’s effing time to have some fun and make amazing music as well.”

What does "bunbury" mean? (No cheating; give it your best guess)

An enchanted park run by average bunnies who do extraordinary things.

What are 3 things that you know about Cincinnati?

1 – Skyline Chili (via Barb Abney)
2 – On Tecmo Super Bowl (for NES), the most lethal play in their default playbook is bottom left passing play, nicknamed “the Snakecharmer” for the fact that Boomer rolls out and can pass to any 3 of the receivers, including James Brooks, on a flats route.
3 – A great band, Heartless Bastards, is from there.

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