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Friday, May 25, 2018

Rock Hall to Open New Exhibit About Rock on TV

Posted By on Fri, May 25, 2018 at 9:46 AM

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After the Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1963, they became a huge sensation in the states. Stay Tuned: Rock on TV, a new exhibit that opens tomorrow at the Rock Hall, chronicles the way in which television has helped introduce a mass audience to rock ’n’ roll bands

“TV has done more for entertainers than any other medium,” says 2011 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Darlene Love in exclusive interview footage that’s part of the exhibit.

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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Flogging Molly Guitarist and Dropkick Murphys Drummer Talk About the Bands' First U.S. Tour Together

Posted By on Thu, May 24, 2018 at 9:57 AM

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  • Richie Smyth
  • Flogging Molly
Irish punk rock bands Dropkick Murphys and Flogging Molly have co-existed for the past 20 years and have even toured Europe together. But they've never toured the States together.

Until now. For the first time, the groups will embark on a co-headlining tour of the U.S. The tour's first date takes place on Friday, June 1, at Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica.

In separate interviews, Flogging Molly singer-guitarist Dennis Casey and Dropkick Murphys drummer Matt Kelly speak about how the tour came together and reflect on their band's legacies.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Train and Hall & Oates Team Up for Energetic Show at the Q

Posted By on Wed, May 23, 2018 at 2:28 PM

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  • Scott Sandberg
Last night at the Q after an opening set from Train, the crowd was visibly restless as fans waited for headliner Hall & Oates to start.

The wait was worth it — the band delivered a terrific set that showed why they're Rock Hall Inductees.

You can see a slideshow of photos from the concert here.

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10 Bands to See Next Weekend at the Agora at Spring Fling V

Posted By on Wed, May 23, 2018 at 12:16 PM

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  • Brendan Walter
  • Singer-songwriter Andrew McMahon
It’s that time of the year when every weekend brings with it another festival.

Over the weekend of June 2 and 3, the Agora Theatre and Ballroom will host the fifth incarnation of its annual Spring Fling.

The Front Bottoms will headline Saturday night and indie rockers Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness will headline Sunday night.

Here’s a rundown of some of the noteworthy acts slated to perform. Check the Agora website for more information.

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Singer-Songwriter Charley Crockett Relishes Being 'Somebody on the Outside'

Posted By on Wed, May 23, 2018 at 9:09 AM

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  • Lyza Renee
Singer-songwriter Charley Crockett has become a key player in the discussion of contemporary roots music, but that wasn’t always the case. Just a few years ago, an unknown Crockett hitchhiked across the country for several years, relying on the kindness of strangers and believing that his music would one day conquer his circumstances.

“My storytelling comes from being somebody on the outside,” Crockett says in a recent phone interview. He performs with Shooter Sharp and the Shootouts at 8:30 p.m on Saturday at the Beachland Ballroom. “You develop a chip on your shoulder. You watch people with the least resistance get ahead the fastest and you watch people with the most talent have a hard time.”

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6 Concerts to Catch in Cleveland This Weekend

Posted By on Wed, May 23, 2018 at 7:56 AM

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FRIDAY, MAY 25

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In 1991 when “Walking in Memphis” was breaking nationally, it was getting airplay locally on WMMS. For singer-songwriter Marc Cohn, a Beachwood native, it was a victory that had been a long time coming, as he scored his first hit with the track, which eventually peaked at No. 13 on the Billboard charts. Cohn has steadily toured and recorded since then. Expect to hear "Walking in Memphis" as well as tunes from his extensive back catalog at tonight's show. (Matt Wardlaw), 7:30 p.m. Music Box Supper Club.

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Annual Women Rock CLE Concert Coming to House of Blues in July

Posted By on Tue, May 22, 2018 at 2:42 PM

SHAWN BREWSTER
  • Shawn Brewster
Last year, several local bands teamed up to launch the inaugural Women Rock CLE, a concert showcasing some of the best female-fronted bands in the city.

Earlier today, organizers announced that the event will return this year on July 6. It will take place at House of Blues and feature local female-fronted bands such as the Whiskey Hollow, AJ & the Woods, Niights, Samfox and the Katy. Actress Megan Brautigam will host.

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