18 Festivals and Events Every Clevelander Should Hit Up This Summer
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For more than 10 years now, the Burning River Festival (and its philanthropic offshoot, the Burning River Foundation) has pursued ecological mindfulness and conservancy for our region. The fine folks behind this event also know how to highlight good beer with good music and more than a little Cleveland sunshine. This year's installment, which will take place 6 to 11 p.m. each night at the Historic Coast Guard Station on Whiskey Island, features some of the area's top musical artists and bands from all sorts of genres. Mo' Mojo brings zydeco heat; Brent Kirby (routinely ranked among the city's top performers by Scene readers) rolls solo and teams up with Jack Fords, Hey Mavis and New Soft Shoe; Jah Messengers get all rootsy on us; and many, many more bands will light up the event's three stages.