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The Party of Helicopters Releases Live Album From Last Year's Reunion

Between 1995 and 2004, the Kent/Akron-based rock group the Party of Helicopters became a presence on the local and national scene, reportedly selling more...

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Variety of Local Acts to Participate in City Is Our Stage Performing Arts Event

With the temporary closure of many local performance venues, the City Is Our Stage, a new event organized by locals Trad Burns, Sarah Morrison...

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Today is #SaveOurStages Day of Action, and Cleveland's Live Music Scene Needs Your Help

It’s no secret that without federal help, many of Cleveland's beloved independent live music venues will close forever — but there’s a way to...

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Quaaludes, Misfits and Spilled Milk: A New Doc About the Rock Mag ‘Creem’ Is Finally Here

Let's get a few things straight. Subscription kid-turned-writer and unofficial KISS correspondent Jaan Uhelszki wasn't a goddamn groupie in tight jeans with a tape...

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Sammy Hagar & the Circle to Perform at the Rock Hall on Sept. 18

Sammy Hagar stirred up a bit of controversy earlier this year when he talked about the importance of rescuing the economy in the wake...

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Update: Tri-C Adds a Third Night to Upcoming Virtual JazzFest

Update: Cuyahoga Community College has just announced that it's added a third day of music to the virtual edition of the 41st annual Tri-C...

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Local Singer-Songwriter Sean Benjamin Teams Up with British Artist for New Music Video

Born and raised in Cleveland, singer-songwriter Sean Benjamin got his start after he went to an open mic night at an Arabica coffeehouse and,...

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Cleveland’s MILAN Named Finalist in International Remix Competition

Just this week, local musician Victoria “Tori” Kurtz, who records and performs as MILAN, became a finalist in a prestigious international remix competition sponsored...

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Local Singer-Songwriter Collaborated With Artists From Around the World on New Album Recorded During Quarantine

Locally based singer-songwriter Alex Ashbrook quit a desk job in 2018 to enroll in the NEOMFA program at Cleveland State University. A graduate student...

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Local Singer-Songwriter BillMike Taps Into 'Poppier' Side for New EP

Over the course of two full-lengths and a split and a third albums, the local rock band Forgotten Souls of Antiquity established itself as torchbearers...

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Tim 'Ripper' Owens to Play Acoustic Show at Sand Trap Grill & Bar

Akron-based singer Tim “Ripper” Owens was supposed to be on tour this summer with the Three Tremors, the hard rock outfit he fronts. Because...

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Local Rapper Atari Jones Collaborates With Comedian Kathy Griffin on New Single

About a month ago, rapper and producer Atari Jones, a Shaker Heights native who now hops from city to city, reached out to comedian Kathy...

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Apostle Jones to Livestream Concert From Downtown Cleveland Tonight

The local indie soul band Apostle Jones has partnered up with Taste CLE's founder Adam Bossin and the Center for Rock Research to livestream...

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Dave Matthews Band to Stream 2013 Blossom Performance

With their annual summer tour postponed due to coronavirus concerns, Dave Matthews Band has launched a Drive-In Concert Series to substitute for the live performances...

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Maltz Performing Arts Center To Launch Livestream Concert Series

The Maltz Performing Arts Center (MPAC) at Case Western Reserve University just announced that it’ll launch a new livestreamed concert series, LIVE Streamed@Silver Hall,...

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New Rock Hall Exhibit Focuses on Rage, Hope and Empowerment

Rock Hall Director of Curatorial Affairs Nwaka Onwusa was in the process of putting together an exhibit about rock 'n’ roll and social justice...

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Here's the First Single From Mr. Gnome's Forthcoming New Album

Mr. Gnome, the artistic-minded local heavy metal duo that features singer-guitarist Nicole Barille and drummer-pianist Sam Meister, just announced it’ll release its new studio album,...

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Bipartisan 'Save Our Stages' Senate Bill Could Provide Relief to Music Venues in Cleveland and All Over the Country

Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota, and Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, on Wednesday introduced their co-sponsored "Save Our Stages Act" in the U.S. Senate for voting...

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Eccentric Multi-Instrumentalist Harvey Gold Talks About His Solo Debut

A self-described old geezer hipster, multi-instrumentalist Harvey Gold releases his solo debut, It’s Messy Vol. 1, tomorrow on Smog Veil Records. “I hope to...

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Cleveland's Chip Tha Ripper Guests on New Track From New Zealand's Lil Mussie

Three years ago, New Zealand-based rapper Lil Mussie, a guy who graduated with honors from the University of Auckland, started the Bread Charity to...

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Local Rockers Death Weapons Release Debut EP

Singer-guitarist James Isom and drummer Patrick Ginley had a great run with the local rock outfit the Quickening. For a solid decade, the band regularly...

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