Lucinda Williams will celebrate 20-year anniversary of ‘Car Wheels on a Gravel Road’ at Music Box

Singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams is celebrating the 20th anniversary of her acclaimed album “Car Wheels on a Gravel Road” with a show Aug. 8 at the Music Box Supper Club in Cleveland, a recent news release reminds us. (News releases do have a way of reminding you about cool shows you saw referenced a while back and then forgot all about.) And Williams is worth remembering. … Continue reading Lucinda Williams will celebrate 20-year anniversary of ‘Car Wheels on a Gravel Road’ at Music Box

The third ‘Women Rock CLE’ fest takes over House of Blues Cleveland July 20

On July 20, women will rule Cleveland. Or, at least, female rockers will rule House of Blues’ Music Hall and Foundation Room venues during “Women Rock CLE.” Says a news release from event promoter Live Nation: An annual music festival consisting of the best up-and-coming female-fronted acts Northeast Ohio has to offer, Women Rock CLE’s mission is to elevate the reach of Cleveland musicians while … Continue reading The third ‘Women Rock CLE’ fest takes over House of Blues Cleveland July 20

Hozier sets Akron Civic Theatre show for November

Maybe Hozier is missing Northeast Ohio already? Having very recently headlined one night of the LaureLive festival, the Irish singer-songwriter has announced additional dates for his “Wasteland Baby!” tour, with a show set for Nov. 7 at the Akron Civic Theatre. Some more about the artist, from a news release from event promoter Live Nation: Born Andrew Hozier-Byrne, Hozier is an award-winning musician, singer and … Continue reading Hozier sets Akron Civic Theatre show for November

Common is seemingly everywhere — including at Agora Cleveland in August

The very uncommon Common is so commonly seen on screens big and small you almost can forget he is, first and foremost, a musical artist. Also known as Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Common started making waves in the world of music in the 1990s, with major-label debut, “Like Water for Chocolate,” hitting in 2000. The rapper has released several full-length albums since then, the most recent … Continue reading Common is seemingly everywhere — including at Agora Cleveland in August

Playhouse Square invites ‘Jaws,’ ‘Cool Hand Luke,’ ‘Calamity Jane’ to 22nd Cinema at the Square

For several days each summer, Playhouse Square’s historic Connor Palace becomes an old-timey movie house, playing host to classic films and enduring family faves on a really big screen during the Cinema at the Square series. Playhouse Square recently announced the 22nd Cinemas at the Square — Aug. 1 through 18 — in a news release that also provides the basic facts. : w in … Continue reading Playhouse Square invites ‘Jaws,’ ‘Cool Hand Luke,’ ‘Calamity Jane’ to 22nd Cinema at the Square