Tunes & Blooms Kicks Off With Jake Speed & The Freddies

Tunes & BloomsCincinnati Zoo’s Tunes & Blooms free concert series kicks off this Thursday April 10 with a concert by Cincinnati’s Americana favorites Jake Speed & The Freddies. Opening the show is Shiny & The Spoon, another Cinci band with a rootsy sound. Make sure you catch the opening act, as it features the talented Pete Brown on upright bass; Pete also happens to be a long-term Gaslight Property employee. Again, the shows are free, although there is a charge for parking; here’s the lineup for these extremely popular Thursday night concerts:

  • April 10 -Jake Speed & the Freddies & Shiny and the Spoon
  • April 17 – The Cliftones
  • April 24 – The DAAP girls & Green Light Morning
  • May 1 – Comet Bluegrass All-Stars & Bulletville

To give you a taste of this Thursday’s show, here’s a video of Jake Speed & The Freddies performing Woody Guthrie’s “Pretty Boy Floyd:”


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