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

Rage Against the Machine to rock Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in July

The forthcoming summer concert season just got serious. Rage Against the Machine — a heavy-and-heavily political rock act that hasn’t been all that active since the 2000s but has earned a ton of acclaim in a career dating to the early ’90s — has announced a tour that on July 29 will play Cleveland’s Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. The band, whose most-prominent members are vocalist Zack … Continue reading Rage Against the Machine to rock Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in July

Trans-Siberian Orchestra returning to Cleveland for two shows on Dec. 27

Christmas is over when the Trans-Siberian Orchestra SAYS it’s over. The speaker-pumping, laser-shooting rock-classical fusion outfit will make its annual holiday-season appearance in Cleveland Dec. 27 at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. Fans get two shots at the show, at 3 and 8 p.m. TSO is returning “with all-new staging and effects is the unforgettable show that started it all, “Christmas Eve and Other Stories.” TSO’s show … Continue reading Trans-Siberian Orchestra returning to Cleveland for two shows on Dec. 27

Heavy-rock giants Tool finally returning to Cleveland in support of ‘Fear Inoculum’

There are big shows, and then there are big shows to ME. I’ve seen Tool a couple of times in the years since — in Cincinnati and Toledo — but I haven’t seen the incredibly brilliant art-metal band play album from a then-new album since their show on Sept. 25, 2006. That all changes when Tool — which just released its first album in what … Continue reading Heavy-rock giants Tool finally returning to Cleveland in support of ‘Fear Inoculum’