Beyond Pluto (Columbus, OH)
Sounds like: Gorillaz, Lupe Fiasco, Coldplay, Mat Kearney, OutKast
Beyond Pluto consists of energetic creators and musicians who blend alternative music with hip hop, deep lyrics, strange instrumentation, and any creative idea beyond ordinary that's possible.
Jeff Ritz (Ashland, OH)
Rock / Folk / Pop Rock
Sounds like: Led Zeppelin, ACDC, Green Day
Bio: The most original combination of socially applaud lyrics and skillful knowledge of music from the past and present since Bob Dylan and Led Zeppelin rambled their way into the hearts of a transforming generation. Jeff Ritz and his band focus solely on the artistry of the music and putting out good sounding and well written songs to capture the attention of the audience. All members have been involved in playing and preforming music well into the years of childhood.
Mennonite Death Race (Shelby, OH)
Indie / Post Punk / Punk
Sounds like: Alkaline Trio, Title Fight, Joyce Manor, Touché Amoré, Melvins
Bio: Mennonite Death Race is a four-piece band from the Mansfield, Ohio area (Est. 2011). Made up of ex Zunk, Fat Cap, and Horse and Sparrow members, the quartet cocktails multiple influences from Pearl Jam, Star Fucking Hipsters, The White Stripes, Midwest Pen Pals, and Alkaline Trio to in hopes to re-kindle their local scene.