MusicNOW, founded in 2006 by Bryce Dessner of The National, returned this year to Music Hall and The Cincinnati Masonic Center Auditorium.  Three nights of contemporary symphonic pieces and interspersed with songwriters less classically trained.  Featured artists included the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Kronos Quartet, Chris Thile (solo and with the Punch Brothers), Dawg Yawp, Sam Amidon, and Luluc.

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