Pencil in March 21 for Kelly Clarkson at the Q

Kelly Clarkson is embarking on a journey to find the meaning of life, and it will bring her to Cleveland. Well, in truth, the first winner of “American Idol” — way back in 2002(!) — and current pop star is going on what’s billed as the “Meaning of Life” Tour, and it includes a date at Quicken Loans Arena on March 21. And, to further … Continue reading Pencil in March 21 for Kelly Clarkson at the Q

Hootie & the Blowfish set July date at Blossom with Barenaked Ladies

Remember the days when we thought Darius Rucker, now a country-music star, was some dude named Hootie and the rest of the guys in his rock band were The Blowfish? Man, simpler times. Also, that was a long time ago, Rucker in the last decade and a half charting nine No. 1 singles on country radio. Well, Hootie & the Blowfish are set to blow … Continue reading Hootie & the Blowfish set July date at Blossom with Barenaked Ladies

Whitesnake, in ‘Flesh & Blood,’ to rock Agora Cleveland in 2019

Have you always dreamed of a more intimate Whitesnake show? (Hey we’re not here to judge. Well, that’s not necessarily true, but still, don’t worry about it.) You’ll get your chance when the band — which in 1987 had a monster self-titled album on its hands, thanks to hits “Here I Go Again” and “Is This Love” — plays the Agora Cleveland on May 15. … Continue reading Whitesnake, in ‘Flesh & Blood,’ to rock Agora Cleveland in 2019

Cleveland Comedy Festival bringing a big batch of laugh-makers to town

He is a brave man. His only weapons are his creative mind and a microphone; with those two things he will entertain you, not with song, mind you, but with jokes, stories, gags and one-liners. He is the stand-up comedian. Maybe you could do what he does. But probably not. While there are almost always funnymen and funnywomen to be seen performing their craft at … Continue reading Cleveland Comedy Festival bringing a big batch of laugh-makers to town

With ‘No Tears Left to Cry,’ Ariana Grande sets March date at The Q

Normally, I don’t muster up a whole lot of interest when it comes to celebrity couples. In fact, I often feel like the the last person to know about whatever the modern equivalents of a Brangelina or a Kimye are, at least for someone otherwise pretty wired into the entertainment world. So at some point within the last few months I was shocked to learn … Continue reading With ‘No Tears Left to Cry,’ Ariana Grande sets March date at The Q