On a steamy September night in 2005, Cari Clara survived rainstorms and power issues to deliver this legendary performance on the Mind Ignition Stage @ The Midpoint Music Festival in Cincinnati, Ohio
Check out some of our favorite moments from Season One
The show that started it all. We were spellbound as after 2 years in the studio Noctaluca unleashed its debut album "Towering The Sum" to its loyal fanbase with a performance of the album in its entirety. Check out this magic night of music filled with power and passion and the sound that can only be Noctaluca.
If you're ever lucky enough get to experience one of Kim Tayor's performances in the flesh, you'll will not soon forget it. With her soul flooded voice armed with emotional and sometimes haunting compositions, Kim has been mesmerizing audiences around the United States for years. Well, we were the lucky ones on this night as we captured her performance for OTMLive Vol 2.
We were overjoyed to land The Turnbull AC's for OTMLive Vol. 3. Dan Mecher is a lyrical visionary and the rest of the crew creates the perfect blend of sounds to back those lyrics up. One of the world's hidden gems, be sure to check out this show.
For our 4th installment of On The MIC Live we invited Eclipse to add their jazz/hip-hop sounds to the show. They obliged by bringing 24 musicians with them and preceded to tear the room apart with their groove-a-licious hooks and blistering jams. Bear witness to one of the most incredible groups of musicians ever assembled.
As our guests for OTMLive #5, Worldwide brought forth their crafty hooks filled with funky rhythms and progressive changes to satisfy the appetite of our audience. Watch a performance or two from this set and you'll quickly see why our audience was quite content with the meal.
Fresh off of tours with The Black Crowes and The Black Keys, The Buffalo Killers joined us for our 6th installment of On The MIC Live. Sink your teeth into these blues backed jams as The Buffalo Killers show why they are one of the best bands travelling around today.
Check out a small set of acoustic songs from Dan Mecher, the intensely emotional, screaming lead singer for the Cincinnati based Alternative Rock band, Turnbull ACs.
From the vault comes a performance by the StarDevils at the historic Rabbit Hash General Store in Rabbit Hash, KY.
In September of 2005 the Sundayrunners performed in front of an enthusiastic audience on the Mind Ignition Stage @ The Midpoint Music Festival
In September of 2007 the members of Chief's Tale threw a reunion party on a secret piece of land in the rural Southern Ohio country side. It had been nearly 7 years to the day since their last performance. The band gave an intimate performance under a fool moon to nearly 250 friends and fans gathered on the hillside. Check out the performances from this magical night of reunion of old friendships and music.
Mind Ignition taped the performances of many great artists at the 2007 Midpoint Music Festival ICB Audio/Bamboo Room Studios International Stage. The videos were produced by the Bamboo Room's Erwin Musper.
The Newbees performed this Thanksgiving Eve show at The Southgate House in Newport, Kentucky. You can see and hear more of the show on their new CD/DVD, The Newbees Live @ The Southgate House.