Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club. Because No News is Bad News.

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Chris Allen: Last full-band shows of the year this weekend

Posted By on Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 4:12 PM

a137/1246479522-chrisallen.jpgIf you’re looking for something to do over July 4th weekend, you could do much worse than check out one of Cleveland’s finer roots-rock songwriters, Chris Allen, with his band the Guilty Hearts. According to Allen’s website, they will be playing their final full-band shows of the year at the Happy Dog (5801 Detroit Ave., 216.651.9474) Friday night and outside The Harp (4408 Detroit Ave., 216.939.0200) Saturday at 9:30 p.m. Friday’s show should be an extra special, as the quartet will be joined by Canton-based singer/songwriter/guitarist/producer Don Dixon, who produced Allen’s 2006 Goodbye Girl & the Big Apple Circus and last year’s Things Unbroken. They’ll play both Dixon’s and Allen’s material as well as new Guilty Hearts tunes and tunes from Allen’s old band Rosavelt. That show starts at 9 p.m. with a half hour set by Tom Lasby. After that, Allen still has a full summer schedule of solo shows at venues such as the Harp, Flannery’s and Tremont’s Southside, if you want to hear what he’s working on. — Anastasia Pantsios

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Cleveland Scene. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Cleveland Scene, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at news@clevescene.com.

Cleveland Scene works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Cleveland and beyond.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Cleveland's true free press free.

Read the Digital Print Issue

September 23, 2020

View more issues

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Calendar