Alt-Rock Act Blue October to Play Free Show at Aloft Cleveland Downtown

click to enlarge Blue October performing at House of Blues in 2014. - Joe Kleon
Joe Kleon
Blue October performing at House of Blues in 2014.
Led by volatile singer-guitarist Justin Furstenfeld, the alt-rock act Blue October has experienced extreme ups and downs since forming just over 20 years ago.

Furstenfeld chronicles that rollercoaster ride in Crazy Making — The Words and Lyrics of Justin Furstenfeld, a collection of annotated lyrics for the songs in the band's discography. A couple of years ago, he toured in support of the book and played acoustic shows.

Recently, he's turned his attention back to Blue October, which just issued its eighth studio album, Home. The band will perform a special acoustic set at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 17, at Aloft Cleveland Downtown on the East Bank of the Flats. Admission is free. 

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Jeff Niesel

Jeff has been covering the Cleveland music scene for more than 20 years now. And on a regular basis, he tries to talk to whatever big acts are coming through town, too. If you're in a band that he needs to hear, email him at [email protected]
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