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Folk Music Calendar

Events in Northeast Ohio

10/27/2014 Revelry

Monday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Folk)

10/28/2014 Open Mic Night with Will Cheshier

Tuesday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Open Mic)

10/29/2014 James McKeivier

Also: Elliot Ingersoll. Wednesday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Singer/Songwriter)

10/30/2014 Chris Smither

Also: Milton. Thursday Beachland Ballroom, 15711 Waterloo Rd, Cleveland, beachlandballroom.com/ (Folk)(Americana)

10/30/2014 Modern Ruins

Also: T.B.A. Thursday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Americana)(Folk)

10/31/2014 Ray McNiece & Tonue & Groove

Friday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Poet/Singer)

11/1/2014 Midnight Trail Band

Also: Bill Lestock. Saturday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Singer/Songwriter) (Original String)

11/2/2014 The Nostalgia Factor

Sunday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (American Songbook)

11/4/2014 Open Mic Night with Gary Hall

Tuesday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Variety)

11/5/2014 Mike June

Wednesday Beachland Ballroom, 15711 Waterloo Rd, Cleveland, beachlandballroom.com/ (Singer/Songwriter)

11/5/2014 Boy = Girl

Wednesday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Singer/Songwriter)

11/6/2014 The Backyard Committee

Also: Spyder Stompers. Thursday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Singer/Songwriter) (Folk)

11/7/2014 Ryan Humbert

Also: The Strange Familiar. Friday The Kent Stage, 175 E Main St, Kent, OH 44240 www.thekentstage.com/ (Folk)

11/7/2014 The Dirty River Boys

Also: Shivering Timbers, Rebekah Jean. Friday Beachland Ballroom, 15711 Waterloo Rd, Cleveland, beachlandballroom.com/ (Folk) (Americana)

11/7/2014 The Flavor

Friday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Singer/Songwriter)

11/8/2014 Food Drive with Liquor City Buddhas

Saturday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Singer/Songwriter)

11/9/2014 The Angie Haze Project

Sunday Beachland Ballroom, 15711 Waterloo Rd, Cleveland, beachlandballroom.com/ (Singer/Songwriter)

11/9/2014 Sonnenberg Station

Sunday First Moravian Church, 319 North Walnut St., Dover, www.firstmoravianchurch.org/ (7pm - Men's Chorus - Spirituals/Folk)

11/10/2014 Philos Moore

Monday Wilberts Music, 812 Huron Rd E, Cleveland, www.wilbertsmusic.com/ (Singer/Songwriter)

11/10/2014 Alex Grubb

Monday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Fingerstyle/Flamenco Guitar)

11/11/2014 Ryan Adams Cover Night

With: The Micenmacher's. Tuesday Wilberts Music, 812 Huron Rd E, Cleveland, www.wilbertsmusic.com/ (Ryan Adams Covers)

11/11/2014 The Burning River Ramblers

Tuesday Beachland Ballroom, 15711 Waterloo Rd, Cleveland, beachlandballroom.com/ (Folk/Rock)

11/11/2014 Catherine Irwin

Also: Jonathan Glen Wood. Tuesday Beachland Ballroom, 15711 Waterloo Rd, Cleveland, beachlandballroom.com/ (Country) (Americana)

11/11/2014 John Hanson & Rob Bliss

Also: Charlie Wiener. Tuesday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Singer/Songwriter) (Folk)

11/12/2014 Tim Matson

Wednesday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Singer/Songwriter)

11/13/2014 Adam Ezra Group

Thursday Beachland Ballroom, 15711 Waterloo Rd, Cleveland, beachlandballroom.com/ (Singer/Songwriter)

11/13/2014 Hieronymus Boggs

Also: Kenneth Bindas, Zydeco Kings. Thursday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Psychadelic Folk) (Singer/Songwriter) (Zydeco)

11/14/2014 Jeff Powers

Friday Beachland Ballroom, 15711 Waterloo Rd, Cleveland, beachlandballroom.com/ (Folk)

11/14/2014 Echo Canyon Players

Friday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Folk/Rock)

11/15/2014 Sonnenburg Station

Saturday Cuyahoga River Concert Series, 228 Gougler Ave Kent, www.sonnenbergstation.org/ (Men's Chorus)

11/15/2014 Phil Ajjarapu

Saturday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Folk/Pop)

11/15/2014 Tif Ginn

Saturday Beachland Ballroom, 15711 Waterloo Rd, Cleveland, beachlandballroom.com/ (Folk/Rock)

11/16/2014 Rio Neon

Sunday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Folk/Rock)

11/17/2014 Avin Baird

Monday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Folk)

11/18/2014 The Blackbird Revue

Tuesday Wilberts Music, 812 Huron Rd E, Cleveland, www.wilbertsmusic.com/ (Americana)

11/18/2014 Tom Evanchuck

Tuesday Beachland Ballroom, 15711 Waterloo Rd, Cleveland, beachlandballroom.com/ (Americana)

11/18/2014 Jon Mosey

Tuesday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Folk)

11/19/2014 Ziggy Grover

Also: Gary Hall. Wednesday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Singer/Songwriter) (Folk)

11/20/2014 Sierra Hull & Justin Moses

Thursday Beachland Ballroom, 15711 Waterloo Rd, Cleveland, beachlandballroom.com/ (Americana) (Bluegrass)

11/20/2014 Matt Harmon

Also: Hillbilly Idol. Thursday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Singer/Songwriter)(Country)

11/21/2014 Hot Rize

Also: Red Knuckle & The Trailblazers, Rebecca Frazier and Hit & Run. Friday The Kent Stage, 175 E Main St, Kent, OH 44240 www.thekentstage.com/ (Bluegrass)

11/21/2014 Zoe Muth and the Lost High Rollers

Also: The Luckey Ones. Friday Beachland Ballroom, 15711 Waterloo Rd, Cleveland, beachlandballroom.com/ (Country) (Country/Blues)

11/21/2014 Smokin' Fez Monkeys

Friday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Jug Band)

11/22/2014 Alex Bevan

Saturday The Kent Stage, 175 E Main St, Kent, OH 44240 www.thekentstage.com/ (Singer/Songwriter)

11/22/2014 Take This Hammer

Also: Blonde Boy Grunt & the Groans. Saturday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Folk) (Swingabilly/Folk)

11/24/2014 The Mal Baron Quartet

Monday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Singer/Songwriter)

11/25/2014 Chris Koza

Tuesday Beachland Ballroom, 15711 Waterloo Rd, Cleveland, beachlandballroom.com/ (Americana)

11/25/2014 Open Mic Night with Will Cheshier

Tuesday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Variety)

11/26/2014 Chris Yakopcic

Wednesday Wilberts Music, 812 Huron Rd E, Cleveland, www.wilbertsmusic.com/ (Roots/Blues)

11/26/2014 Jim Schafer & Friends

Wednesday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Americana)

11/27/2014 Bob Sammon

Also: Vicki Chew. Thursday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Singer/Songwriter) (Folk/Rock)

11/29/2014 Nite of a Dozen Stars

Also: Silver String Band. Saturday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Singer/Songwriter) (Bluegrass)

11/30/2014 Watching For Foxes

Sunday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Indie/Folk/Rock)




Open Mic Night every Thursday @ 7pm at the Ohio Music Shop, 118 East Main Street, Kent, OH 44240, Phone: (330) 673-4700, www.ohiomusicshop.com

Open Mic Nightevery Monday 7pm at Northside Bar and Grill in Akron, 111 North Main Street, Akron, Ohio. 330-434-0611

Kent Old-Time Shindig 5 to 8pm free, first Sunday of every month takes place year round. The acoustic string band music of yesteryear comes alive at the Kent Shindig, an open jam for old-time music and dance, and includes lively Appalachian reels, as well as the occasional Irish tune, Civil War tune, etc.  All are welcome to play (bring an acoustic instrument), dance, and/or listen.
Europe Gyro-Pizza, 107 South Depeyster Street, Kent, Ohio. (330) 673-1352

Valley House Concert Series
Cuyahoga Valley National Park(CVNP) hosts a monthly house concert featuring former CVNP Artist-in-Residence Ed Caner who serves as both musician and host. The series, which occurs on the third Sunday of every month through May, will highlight local guest performers and different styles of music in the intimate setting of a restored bank barn, on the Hines Hill Campus.
Concerts start at 7:00 p.m.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Admission: $8 adults, $6 CVNPA members.
Advance sales are available by calling (330) 657-2909.
Seating is limited. Facility is not wheelchair accessible.
Hines Hill Conference Center is located at 1403 W. Hines Hill Road in Peninsula. This is approximately one mile east of Riverview Road.

Irish Dance Sets 8:00 - 10:00. on every Tuesday at the St. Clarence Church (30106 Lorain Rd., North Olmsted)

English Country Dance 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. on every Thursday at St. Christopher Church (7601 Old Mill Rd., near River Rd., Gates Mills)

Scottish Country Dance 8:00 - 10:00 every Friday at St. Ann School Gym (2160 Stillmas Rd. (Rt-306), Chagrin Falls)

Contra Dancing 6:30 p.m. Lesson Times for the following venues: Troy Community House. 7 p.m. Lesson Times for the following venues: Lakewood Masonic Temple, Valley College Grange, Greentown Community Park Bldg, and Boston Twp Schoolhouse. 7:30 p.m. Lessons for the following venues: Hales Gym, Wilder Main, Grace Lutheran Church and Chagrin Falls Township Hall.

Contra dancing is open to all and is family friendly. Learn the dance steps in minutes and then dance to the live music. A caller, working with a group of live musicians, guides dancers through a variety of dances. The musicians are world class, playing folk music. Paul Kovac Mandolin & Guitar Denny Jones Master Fiddle, Jen Mauer Bass & Accordion Joe Hunter Key boards, Will Craig Percussion & Sound Kenny Wilson Dance Caller. Tickets 17 & Under $8.00, Adults $10.00, Families $25.00. For further Information — www.neocontradance.org Will Craig 216.316.0068.  willrcraig@gmail.com Or Jim Newell 440.247.5751

Kent Community Sing (a-long) presented by Cuyahoga River Concerts, First Wednesdays, 7:00-8:30 pm at the UU Church of Kent, 228 Gougler Ave. Kent. Free but donations accepted.  Call 810-265-4007 for more inforation or go to www.cuyahogariverconcerts.com

Peninsula Valley Foundation offers a concert series every Friday Night called Voices in the Valley. They also host an Open Mic every 3rd Thursday. For more information contact Peninsula Valley Foundation Special Events Coordinator/Community Outreach at www.peninsulahistory.org or 330-760-0403

 
 

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