Photos: Cleveland Burlesque Kicks Off Its 2024 Season With Strip-O-Rama at Beachland Ballroom

Cleveland Burlesque opened its 2024 season of programming with Strip-O-Rama at the Beachland Ballroom in the Waterloo Arts District. 

By Emanuel Wallace

Strip-O-Rama at Beachland Ballroom
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Cleveland History and Vintage Photos: The World Series of Rock, 1974-1980

To hear from past organizers, the World Series of Rock concerts at Cleveland Stadium that ran across multiple summer dates most years…

By Vince Grzegorek

Aerial view of World Series of Rock crowd, 1980
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Photos From Noire After Dark at Severance Music Center

On the heels of a treacherous winter storm, the annual Noire After Dark all black attire party went down at Severance Music…

By Emanuel Wallace

Noire After Dark at Severance Music Center
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Concert Photos: Story of the Year Rocks the Agora

Last night's show at the Agora was the second date on Story of the Year's 20 Years of Page Avenue Tour, with…

By Joe Kleon

Concert Photos: Story of the Year Rocks the Agora
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Photos From Emo Night-Mare Before Christmas at Mahall's

The latest edition of Emo Night, the Emo Night-Mare Before Christmas, went down at Mahall's. Here's what we saw. 

By Emanuel Wallace

Emo Night-Mare Before Christmas at Mahall's
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Concert Photos: Trans-Siberian Orchestra at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland

It's that time of year. Here's all the action from one of TSO's shows at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse we caught yesterday.

By Scene Staff

Concert Photos: Trans-Siberian Orchestra at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland
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Scene's Best Concert Photography From 2023

The Rock n' Roll capital had itself quite a year on stage in 2023, and we were there to capture it all.…

By Scene Staff

The Cure, Blossom Music Center, June 11th
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Photos From Cleveland Burlesque's Tease the Season at Cleveland Public Theatre

Cleveland Burlesque ended their season of programming with a four day residency of holiday themed shows at Cleveland Public Theatre titled Tease…

By Emanuel Wallace

Tease the Season at Cleveland Public Theatre
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Concert Photos: Dirty Honey Brings Throwback Rock to the House of Blues

Who said rock is dead? A pair of bands played the Cleveland House of Blues on Saturday night that would make you…

By Brian Lumley

Concert Photos: Dirty Honey Brings Throwback Rock to the House of Blues
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Photos: The Cleveland Museum of Art Celebrated 50 Years of Hip-Hop During MIX at CMA: Beat Street

The Cleveland Museum of Art closed out the year with MIX at CMA: Beat Street, which celebrated the 50th anniversary of hip-hop…

By Emanuel Wallace

MIX at CMA: Beat Street
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Concert Photos: Chris Isaak Brought His 'Almost Christmas' Tour to Cleveland

When Roy Orbison passed away in 1988, naysayers said the modern troubador was dead. A year later, Chris Isaak and his supernatural…

By Brian Lumley

Concert Photos: Chris Isaak Brought His 'Almost Christmas' Tour to Cleveland
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Photos From The Cocktail Social at Goma

Each year, The Cocktail Social goes down the night before Thanksgiving at Goma by Dante on East 4th. Here's what we saw…

By Emanuel Wallace

Cocktail Social at Goma
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Photos: From AdultMart Parking Lots to Bridges, Scenes From Cleveland's Eclectic DIY Music Community

Read this week's feature on Cleveland's post-Covid DIY scene below, and then check out shots from around town from shows that happened…

By Mark Oprea

A crowdsurfer at the AdultMart show.
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Concert Photos and Review: Blind Boys of Alabama Deliver Toe-Tapping, Hand-Clapping Show in Akron

Years ago, I saw the singer/songwriter Kathy Mattea at the Tangier in Akron. Sans any visual flair, the show was almost two…

By Brian Lumley

Concert Photos and Review: Blind Boys of Alabama Deliver Toe-Tapping, Hand-Clapping Show in Akron
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Concert Photos and Review: Depeche Mode Sounded as Good as Ever in Long-Awaited Return to Cleveland

Any respectable summer driving-in-the-country-with-the-convertible-top-down playlist jamming as loud as the law allows isn't truly a playlist unless it includes three tunes: "Mr.…

By Brian Lumley

Concert Photos and Review: Depeche Mode Sounded as Good as Ever in Long-Awaited Return to Cleveland
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Concert Photos: Pink's Stunt-Filled Performance at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse

Read our full review of last night's Pink show below and check out all the photos of the high-flying action. [content-1]

By Joe Kleon

Concert Photos: Pink's Stunt-Filled Performance at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
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Concert Photos: My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult Brought the Heat to Cleveland

My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult, the American industrial rock band known for their provocative stage performances and satirical, often controversial,…

By Jeff Jones

Concert Photos: My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult Brought the Heat to Cleveland
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Concert Photos: Loreena McKennitt Brought Her Global Music to a Sold-Out Goodyear Theater in Akron

Canadian singer/songwriter Loreena McKennitt played to a sold-out crowd at Akron's Goodyear Theater on Saturday night. Perhaps most-well known for her 1997…

By Brian Lumley

New Slideshow
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Photos From Taylorween - An All Taylor Swift Halloween Party at Mahall's

Over the weekend, Mahall's hosted Taylorween — an all Taylor Swift Halloween party. Here's everything that we saw. 

By Emanuel Wallace

Taylorween at Mahall's
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Photos From Near West Theatre's Annual Stage Fright Halloween Party

Each year, Near West Theater in the Gordon Square Arts District holds their Stage Fright Halloween party. Here's what we saw at…

By Emanuel Wallace

Near West Theatre's Stage Fright Halloween Party
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Concert Photos: The Happy Fits Delivered High-Energy Indie Rock to an Eager House of Blues Crowd in Cleveland

The Happy Fits brought its high-energy indie rock to House Of Blues Cleveland on Sunday. Starting in Pittstown, New Jersey, the band…

By Jeff Jones

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Concert Photos: Boys Like Girls Brought Emo Pop Punk to a Sold-Out House of Blues in Cleveland

Boys Like Girls rolled into Cleveland for a sold-out show at House Of Blues, part of the "Speaking Our Language" tour. Their…

By Joe Kleon

Concert Photos: Boys Like Girls Brought Emo Pop Punk to a Sold-Out House of Blues in Cleveland
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Concert Photos: Violent Femmes Brought the Punk to Cleveland on a Spirited 40th Anniversary Tour

Milwaukee-based '80s punk icons Violent Femmes brought their 40th anniversary tour to the newly-remodeled Temple Live venue last night and almost shook…

By Brian Lumley

New Slideshow
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Concert Review and Photos: Brian Seltzer Brought a Rockabilly Riot to MGM Northfield

Stray Cat Brian Setzer made a "Rockabilly Riot" tour stop at the MGM Northfield last night for a rousing 90 minutes of…

By Brian Lumley

New Slideshow
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Photos: The Rock Hall Breaks Ground on $100 Million Expansion

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame yesterday broke ground on the exciting 50,000 square-foot, $100 million expansion project to completely transform…

By Jeff Jones

Photos: The Rock Hall Breaks Ground on New Expansion
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Concert Photos: Christopher Cross Delights at the Agora in Return to Cleveland

It's amazing how far Christopher Cross has progressed from the near-fatal illness he contracted during the Covid pandemic. The 69-year old came…

By Brian Lumley

Concert Photos: Christopher Cross Delights at the Agora in Return to Cleveland
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Photos From the Latest Emo Night at Mahall's

Emo Night CLE made its way back to Mahall's in Lakewood. Here's what we saw. 

By Emanuel Wallace

Emo Night CLE at Mahall's
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Concert Photos: Peter Gabriel at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse

Stunning visuals, new songs, classics. Peter Gabriel's show had it all. Check out all the action we caught and our review below.…

By Joe Kleon

Concert Photos: Peter Gabriel at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
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Concert Photos: Sammy Rae and the Friends at the House of Blues

Brooklyn-based outfit Sammy Rae and the Friends played to a very eclectic crowd at the House of Blues on Tuesday night. The…

By Brian Lumley

Concert Photos: Sammy Rae and the Friends at the House of Blues
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Concert Photos: Greta Van Fleet at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse

Around 15,000 packed the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse for some — yes — Led Zeppelin-esque tunes. This was the last date on the…

By Joe Kleon

Concert Photos: Greta Van Fleet at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
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