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Re: “Bumpers Bar & Grill

We love this place - food is VERY good, service has always been great - and we find drinks Very reasonable - especially during 11:30 am to 7PM happy hour.

There are people that complain - they come on ONLY on a Friday and Saturday for the AYCE crab legs (which are the cheapest around - and VERY good) - they complain when the service is not what they would get a an expensive restaurant. Hey people, this is a bar that just happens to serve good food and drinks reasonable....get over it!

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Posted by CATLADYJJ on 11/26/2013 at 8:49 AM

Re: “Ripper Owens' Tap House

It was cool, but too small. The NEW venue is Rippers Rock House on Manchester down by the cannel. Address is 2727 Manchester Rd. Great Place. Food is great and the house system is a killer Raising Hair/Jeff Hair system.

Posted by Ronald Everson on 11/14/2013 at 1:51 AM
Posted by Robert El-Prezidente on 11/11/2013 at 5:13 PM

Re: “U.F.O./Miss Wendy

Excellent concert

Posted by fuku on 11/04/2013 at 11:14 AM

Re: “A Journey To Planet Sanity

looks amazing!

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Posted by Pat Ortner on 10/29/2013 at 6:13 AM

Re: “Hugh Laurie & the Copper Bottom Band

What an awesome show. EVERYONE on the stage was extremely talented and I didn't want them to stop.
Well done!

Posted by Amy on 10/23/2013 at 2:11 PM

Re: “Elyria Public Library-Keystone LaGrange Branch

Small town feel - friendly staff - outstanding reference librarian!!

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Posted by trackgirl on 10/19/2013 at 3:24 PM

Re: “Burlesque Ball

To everyone that attends the show we will be giving Discount Cards for Sweeney Todd At The Great Lakes Theater the cards is good for $10.00 off your tickets. :) We are also giving away alot of prices!

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Posted by Bella Sin on 10/18/2013 at 11:00 PM

Re: “Debonné Winery

I am from Florida and I visited this winery. I was so pleasantly surprised with the quality wines. The services were fantastic. I highly recommend this family owned and operated winery.

Posted by Paulie on 10/14/2013 at 8:54 AM

Re: “The Krypton Monkeys CD Release/Tim Bradach

Emerging from the Cleveland music scene less than three years ago, the quartet of seasoned players brings a contemporary spin to melodic hard rock with progressive roots. With a symphonic sound that puts meat on the bones of the songs, the Krypton Monkeys produce the kind of music bands made 30 years ago that still gets airplay today.
Lead guitarist Ron Redfield conceived the band after playing on a couple of album tracks for progressive rock keyboardist/producer Erik Norlander of Asia.
That inspired him to start going through the material he’d penned over the last 20 years “to see which songs I thought were worthy of doing something with but never got my attention.”
He put together a band to play a gig to take the material out for a spin, recruiting drummer Jim Dudash, keyboardist/vocalist John McLaughlin, and lead vocalist Bobby Huszar.
(Individually and collectively these musicians has provided support to some of the biggest names in rock opening up to such groups as Peter Frampton, Thin Lizzy, Foreigner, Pat Benatar, Blue Oyster Cult, Joe Walsh, Jefferson Starship, Grand Funk Railroad Guffria, Humble Pie, Jason Bonham, and REO Speedwagon to name a few.)
Something clicked. “After the gig, everybody said, ‘keep it going,’” Redfield recalls. So they did. All four members of the band are experienced veterans who’d known each other a long time, so they meshed quickly.
Redfield played with popular Ohio cover band Quick, working in his own tunes when he could, before forming the all-original band Dreamstreet in the ’90s.
McLaughlin and Dudash both played in a variety of groups from rock bands to touring lounge acts, honing their impressive chops.
Huszar’s roots go back to when he fronted the popular band North River Street Rock Collection. He’s continued to perform over the years, both in rock bands and special occasion groups.
Once they’d decided to make the band an ongoing project, the next step was getting the music recorded. Redfield turned to former Clevelander Mike Farona, producer/engineer and owner of Middle-C Music Studios in Nashville.
“I would record basic tracks at SUMA [in Cleveland, Ohio], and I would send them to Mike in Nashville,” says Redfield. “We would communicate what I was looking for. We’d start with one mix and keep going until we had all the tracks done.”
The result is an album titled Crush, released in August 2013. It features ten tracks, including the two by Norlander that Redfield had played on and used on his own album with Norlander’s OK.
Seven tunes were penned by Redfield, several in collaboration with McLaughlin. One track — the instrumental “Defenders Bain” — was written by McLaughlin.
Redfield describes the songs as “rock with a little twist of progressiveness in them.” The solid rhythm section ably supports the full-bodied keyboard textures and lush vocal harmonies, with Redfield’s forceful guitar leads giving the tunes some rock ’n’ roll bite.
“I’ve always been a Foreigner type of guy,” says Redfield. “That’s how I write. I would call it rock with a pop edge. I always make sure there are harmonies; I always make sure there’s a hook in every song. Through the vocals and keyboard textures, it’s melodic but it’s got hard-rocking guitar.”
“Working with Erik opened another door to try another genre of music,” he adds, referring to the music’s progressive aura, like the embellishments that expand at pop tune like “Empty Eyes” to nearly seven minutes.

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Posted by Rocker D on 09/14/2013 at 5:33 AM

Re: “Paponetti's Pizza & Pub

Paponetti's the best place to go hang out with friends or by yourself.
The best pizza and wings in town, Play pool, darts, bowling forming leagues.
Come in and watch Sunday ticket all football games all day.
Good people, great food, and a great fun!!!!

Posted by J.P. on 09/10/2013 at 1:41 PM

Re: “A Love That Hurts

The best film I've ever seen.

Posted by Walter V. Marshall on 09/05/2013 at 11:11 PM

Re: “The Moxies/Simpler Times/Noize from the Basement/The Hedgehog's Dilemma/Thaddeus Anna Greene

The Moxies put on a show that should not be missed!

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Posted by Cindy Werfield on 08/17/2013 at 7:41 PM

Re: “Texas Plant/Blackgrass Baptism/Time Cat/Thoreau Hawk


Posted by Tavia Dautartas on 08/16/2013 at 3:07 AM

Re: “Cleveland Classical Guitar Society Benefit with Jason Vieaux

Hello everyone! Just a quick update about this event: it actually begins at 3:00 PM, not 4:00 PM. We hope you will join us; contact information is located above for tickets!

Posted by Cleveland Classical Guitar Society on 07/26/2013 at 10:41 AM

Re: “Toby Keith/Kip Moore


Posted by Tammy Schmitt on 07/23/2013 at 11:08 AM

Re: “Kounterclockwise/Analog Fantom

Kounterclockwise rocked that show!!!

Posted by Deacon Burns on 07/08/2013 at 5:55 PM

Re: “Cleveland Rocks: Burlesque, Drag, Variety & Vaudeville

thank u

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Posted by Bella Sin on 06/27/2013 at 11:09 AM

Re: “One Hundred Years of Joy

Thank you for writing this article!

Just to clarify: "tonight" means Friday, June 14, 2013 and it's at 7:30 p.m. (no 10:15 show)--though after the concert, maybe around 10 p.m., the Vietnamese performer is actually supposed to head down the street to the Blue Rock Cafe in Hudson and sit in with the blues band there (called MOJO HONEY)!

Also, although invited to Cleveland by The Cleveland Foundation, the performer's host is Young Audiences of Northeast Ohio, who have presented her in many school workshops in the Cleveland public schools since she arrived in April 2013.

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Posted by dbadagna on 06/12/2013 at 10:30 AM

Re: “Lili Roquelin (in the Wine Bar)

Won't miss that

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Posted by Paul N. Parker on 05/23/2013 at 9:48 PM



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