Support Local Journalism. Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club.

Shaker Square already preens itself as a go-to mecca of fine restaurants, movie houses, and shopping boutiques. But every Saturday through Labor Day this summer, venerable Northeast Ohio bands will strum R&B, reggae, and Beatles tributes under the setting sun for the Shaker Square Summer Concert Series. Tonight, doo-wopper Blue Lunch kick-starts the string of programs with a two-hour set. Nearby pizzerias and ethnic restaurants offer take-out dinners to eat on the lawn during the concerts. "Shaker Square is a crossroads, an intersection of people both in the literal sense and as a gathering point," says Leanne van Beers-Werneke, the neighborhood's marketing queen. "It's now an entertainment venue of the East Side." The music starts at 6 tonight on Shaker Square, 13000 Shaker Boulevard. Admission is free. Call 216-932-8822 or visit for a complete schedule.
Saturdays, 6 p.m. Starts: May 24. Continues through Sept. 6, 2008

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

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Speaking of Highlights

Read the Digital Print Issue

December 1, 2021

View more issues

Most Popular

No recently-read stories.

Visit the archives…


Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

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


© 2021 Cleveland Scene: 737 Bolivar Rd., Suite 4100, Cleveland, OH 44115, (216) 505-8199
Logos and trademarks on this site are property of their respective owners.

Website powered by Foundation