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

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

Sammy Hagar & The Circle — with Whitesnake and Night Ranger — rockin’ for Blossom Aug. 12

In the still of the night, you can’t drive 55 — not when Sister Christian is in the car with you. Another night of throwback rock at Blossom Music Center? Yep, here we go again. Sammy Hagar & The Circle will headline, with Whitesnake and Night Ranger also on the bill, the outdoor Cuyahoga Falls venue on Aug. 12. Hagar, of course, spent years as … Continue reading Sammy Hagar & The Circle — with Whitesnake and Night Ranger — rockin’ for Blossom Aug. 12

‘Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth Round 2’ punching its way to MGM Northfield Park

“Well, when you see me smash somebody’s skull, you enjoy it.” — Mike Tyson Well, the former heavyweight boxing champ won’t be smashing any skulls (you know, hopefully) when he comes to perform his one-man show in Northeast Ohio, but, given Tyson’s colorful personality, you’d expect it to be an enjoyable night nonetheless. “Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth Round 2” is slated to lace up its … Continue reading ‘Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth Round 2’ punching its way to MGM Northfield Park