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ARSC Ohio Chapter

The Cincinnati region has a long recording industry history that goes back to 1889. The Ohio Chapter will work to increase awareness of this recorded heritage through meetings, presentations, and other events open to the public. Ohio Chapter chair, David "Uncle Dave" Lewis, currently gives monthly lectures at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County on topics relating to the music and recording industry in the Ohio Valley, and is an historian and producer for WVXU, the NPR affiliate in Cincinnati.

This chapter is currently being formed. We invite anyone interested in participating to contact Ohio Chapter chair: David Lewis.

Next Event

September 26, 2015

History of Cincinnati Music: The Other King Records

Presented by Uncle Dave Lewis

King Records is best known for its achievements in recording Hillbilly music, Rhythm and Blues and James Brown, mostly at the old icehouse on Brewster Ave. In his presentation, The ‘Other’ King Records, music historian Uncle Dave Lewis will explore the acquisition of other labels by King owner Syd Nathan, work done in studios other than Brewster and the initiatives King Records took into pop, gospel, jazz, comedy and international music.

3:00pm - 4:30pm Saturday, 9/26/15
at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County
800 Vine St, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

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