Posted: 12:00 a.m. Thursday, May 9, 2013
MUSIC AT THE OXFORD WINE FESTIVAL
2-3:15 p.m.: Wild Carrot
Pam Temple and Spencer funk are a Cincinnati-based, award-winning group to please folk music fans. Rooted in traditional American music, their repertoire branches in diverse directions from original tunes to swing, blues and traditional songs, using guitar, mandolin, dulcimer, concertina and vocals.
3:30-4:45 p.m.: Bad Men on a Mission
2010 Cincy Blues challenge winners feature Jimmie D. Rogers on piano, guitar and vocals and Jim Jackson on harmonica and vocals.
5-6:15 p.m.: The Bill Littleford Trio
The trio is a combo that specializes in jazz from the 1940s, 50s and 60s playing jazz standards and classics from Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker, Duke Ellington and other greats. The current lineup is Littleford on guitar, Dave Mackey on drums and Josh Moore on bass.
6:30-8 p.m.: The Lisa Biales Trio
Lias Biales sings with Doug Hamilton on violin and Michael G. Ronstadt on cello. Soul stirring vocals mingle with rich sounds of violin and cello coupled with finger-style guitar to give this Oxford-based group their signature sound.
8:30-10 p.m.: Hickory Robot
An acoustic quartet from Cincinnati offers rich and varied catalogue of original music drawn from traditional roots music, but infuses it with their own experiences. They were recently nominated for a 2013 Cincinnati Entertainment Award for Best Bluegrass Band and their album, Sawyer, was nominated for Album of the Year.