Spend a night with Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls, Shovels & Rope at Agora

Agora Cleveland just announced a solid double bill for May 9. UK rocker Frank Turner — whose music can be thoughtful and raucous, falling in the wide space between folk and rock — with his band The Sleeping Souls shares the evening with Americana duo Shovels & Rope, with Trapper Schoepp listed as the opener. Turner is touring in support of 2018 album “Be More … Continue reading Spend a night with Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls, Shovels & Rope at Agora

Hozier, Sheryl Crow announced as headliner for June’s LaureLive music fest

It’s hard to imagine it as I write this, as bitter cold and show take over the day, but months from now we will be in the mood for a two-day outdoor music festival. Likely to be the biggest in Northeast Ohio this summer, LaureLive — set for June 8 and 9 at the 150-acre Butler Campus of the Laurel School that spans both Russell … Continue reading Hozier, Sheryl Crow announced as headliner for June’s LaureLive music fest

Australian multi-instrumentalist Tash Sultana will be at Jacobs Pavilion May 30

Australian musical artist Tash Sultana has new media to thank for her fast rise to prominence. Well, that and the talent that’s obvious from one listen to her debut full-length album, 2018’s “Flow State.” Sultana, a multi-instrumentalist from Melbourne, went from filming herself playing in her bedroom to playing packed theaters and even arenas in a short time. Sultana has booked a show May 30 … Continue reading Australian multi-instrumentalist Tash Sultana will be at Jacobs Pavilion May 30

Threat level: Midnight — can you chance skipping ‘Office’-themed bar crawl for charity in Tremont?

The press release starts out this way: “Bears. Beets. Bar Crawl.” Yes, fans of the former NBC hit comedy series “The Office,” as you wait breathlessly for a reboot of the series to be greenlit, you can spend a few hours toasting the series — and helping a local cause, the Cleveland Chapter of A Special Wish Foundation — in Cleveland’s Tremont area. Oh, it’s … Continue reading Threat level: Midnight — can you chance skipping ‘Office’-themed bar crawl for charity in Tremont?

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