Band of the Week: The Chestertons

MEET THE BAND: Kevin Bianchi (vocals, guitar), Brian Bianchi (guitar), Justin Hartman (bass) and Rob Wynne (drums) A FAMILY AFFAIR: The Bianchi brothers started writing songs when they were teens and have amassed a collection of around 500 tunes that they've slowly but surely started to record (though they have no plans to record all 500 of them).

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Rock Hall’s 'Rolling Stone at 50' Exhibit Celebrates the Fine Art of Cultural Criticism

Rolling Stone magazine made its debut in 1967 just as the Beatles, the Doors, Jefferson Airplane, Pink Floyd, Cream, the Byrds, the Rolling Stones, the...

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Sweet Adelines International Barbershop Competition Commences Today at the Renaissance Hotel

Female barbershop quartet competition comes to Cleveland today, with the return of Sweet Adelines International to the Renaissance Hotel's Grand Ballroom. This year's Region 17...

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Local Indie Rockers Fascinating Premiere a New Single from Their Forthcoming Album

This weekend, the local indie rock act Fascinating celebrates the release of its second album, Picture This, with a show at 9 p.m. on Saturday...

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Ottawa Singer Talks About Each Track on the Local Indie Rock Band’s New EP

Singer Dale DeLong and guitarist Tim Czajka formed the local indie rock act Ottawa in 2013 after their previous band, the Royaltons, dissolved. They had a good...

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Live Nation to Celebrate National Concert Day with $20 Tickets

Live Nation will celebrate National Concert Day on May 1 with over one million tickets to some of Live Nation’s summer tours for just $20. The price will...

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7 Concerts to Catch This Weekend in Cleveland

FRIDAY, APRIL 28 Hollis Brown/Matthew Hoover & the Supersaints Singer Mike Montali and guitarist Jon Bonilla, the main songwriters in the roots rock act Hollis...

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Emo Rockers Fall Out Boy to Launch Upcoming Tour at the Q

Earlier today, emo rockers Fall Out Boy dropped the new song “Young and Menace,” the first single from their forthcoming studio album, M A N...

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Rock Hall to Screen the Late Jonathan Demme's Film About Inductees in July

Late last year, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced a series of renovations. One of the “long-term” renovations included what the museum dubbed...

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Outlaw Country Inspired the Latest Offering From Singer-Songwriter Mike Posner

When singer-songwriter-producer Mike Posner retires, he can truly say that, like the Sinatra song, he did it his way. The fiercely creative Posner refuses to be pigeonholed....

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Next Year's Rock Hall Inductions to Take Place on April 14 at Public Hall

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductions will now take place in Cleveland every other year, and the Rock Hall has just announced a...

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Local Folk Singer Charlie Mosbrook to Play CD Release Show at Nighttown

Charlie Mosbrook, a veteran on the local folk-rock scene, celebrates the release of his new CD, Hear Me Callin': A Collection of American Folk Songs,...

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Everything You Need to Know About Record Store Day in Cleveland

It’s no secret that Record Store Day has helped revitalize the sagging sales of independent brick and mortar record stores everywhere. Now celebrating its 10th...

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9 Concerts to Catch This Weekend in Cleveland

FRIDAY, APRIL 21 Jim Donovan & the Sun King Warriors/Big Ship/Scott Stiert Released last year, the self-titled debut from Jim Donovan & Sun King Warriors...

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Earth, Wind & Fire and CHIC to Play the Q in July

The '70s funk act CHIC inspired the hip-hop revolution with their infectious hit “Good Times.” This year, the band finally got its proper due as...

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The Divisive Presidential Election Helped Indie Singer-Songwriter Juliana Hatfield Overcome Writer's Block

Singer-songwriter Juliana Hatfield admits that bands had it good back in the '90s. Major labels took notice of the thriving indie rock scene and signed...

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Revisiting Punk's Glory Days with the Damned Singer Dave Vanian

Two of the UK’s best punk bands — the Sex Pistols and the Clash — have been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of...

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Rhino Records to Release Limited Edition of the Cars' 'Live at the Agora, 1978' for Record Store Day

It’s been nearly 40 years since the Cars played their first area show at the Cleveland Agora. The show was broadcast live by WMMS-FM and...

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Former Clevelander Touring with Theatrical Concert 'Decades Rewind'

A brand new theatrical concert that features more than 60 songs blended into unique medleys from the '60s, '70s and '80s, Decades Rewind aims to...

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Band of the Week: SexyPigDivas

SexyPigDivas MEET THE BAND: Nick Gregg (guitar, vocals, drums) and Katie Mikita (piano, vocals, drums) MARRIED LIFE: The multi-instrumentalist husband/wife duo Nicky Beatnick and Katie...

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Update: Additional Tickets Released for Sold Out Lady Gaga Concert at the Q

Update: Live Nation has just announced that it has released extra tickets to the sold out Lady Gaga show slated to take place at the...

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Update: Alternative Press Magazine Announces Lineup for This Year's Music Awards

Update: The folks at Alternative Press magazine have just announced the lineup for this year's Music Awards, which are slated to take place at the...

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