The Killers set October date at Cleveland’s Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse

As last week turned from pretty normal to anything but, even announcements slowed to a trickle and were dwarfed by an avalanche of cancelations and postponements. But at least one concert announcement let us dream of a fun post-COVID-19 evening: Alt-rockers The Killers are now slated to party it up Oct. 9 at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. The band — known for hits including “Mr. Brightside,” … Continue reading The Killers set October date at Cleveland’s Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse

The Weeknd holding ‘After Hours’ show (at 7 p.m.) Aug. 28 at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse

It’s been a slow week for concert announcements. (Popular country act Lady Antebellum will be at Blossom Music Center June 25 with guests Jake Owen and Maddie & Tae, and you can get your tickets here when they go on sale at 10 a.m. May 13. Consider yourself caught up.) This gives us a chance to highlight a really exciting show announced last month during … Continue reading The Weeknd holding ‘After Hours’ show (at 7 p.m.) Aug. 28 at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse

Breaking Benjamin Blossom-bound; show part of Ticket to Rock package

As Tuesday mornings go, this one’s been pretty rock ’n roll. Burning into the ol’ email inbox this morning shortly before this writing was an announcement from event promoter Live Nation that rockers Breaking Benjamin will play Blossom Music Center Aug. 2, with Bush, Theory of a Deadman, Saint Asonia and Cody Marks also on the bill.   Says a news release: BREAKING BENJAMIN is … Continue reading Breaking Benjamin Blossom-bound; show part of Ticket to Rock package

Dot your day with polka at 38th Super Button Bash in Euclid on April 5

That familiar squeeze is almost here. The National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame and the Slovenian Society Home on April 5 will present the 38th Super Button Bash at the latter, 20713 Recher Ave., Euclid. The event, running from noon to 9 p.m. and featuring all-day jamming and dancing to the sounds of 60 accordions on two stages, making the event “the Woodstock of Polka … Continue reading Dot your day with polka at 38th Super Button Bash in Euclid on April 5

Black Keys coming back home again, with a night at Blossom Music Center

Downtown Cleveland’s Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse has grabbed some recent headlines regarding a couple of big-time rock shows coming this year in Rage Against the Machine and Foo Fighters. And while we increasingly think of another big Northeast Ohio venue as being for top country shows, Cuyahoga Falls’ Blossom Music Center still can rock when it wants to. And rock it will on Aug. 11 when … Continue reading Black Keys coming back home again, with a night at Blossom Music Center