Events in Northeast Ohio
5/17/2013 The Steeldrivers
Friday The Kent Stage, 175 E. Main St, Kent, (330) 677-5005, www.thekentstage.com/
5/18/2013 Grant-Lee Phillips
Saturday The Winchester, 12112 Madison Ave, Lakewood, (216) 226-5681, www.thewinchester.net/
5/26/2013 The Womack Family Band
Also: Rachel & The Beatnik Playboys. Sunday Beachland Ballroom, 15711 Waterloo Rd, Cleveland, (216) 383-1124, www.beachlandballroom.com/
6/01/2013 Peter Mayer
Saturday, West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church, 20401 Hilliard Blvd., Rocky River, (440) 333-2255, www.wsuuc.org/
6/09/2013 The Third Mountain Music Mass
Featuring Dennis Kempthorne (banjo), Bob Goldthwaite (fiddle), Amanda Morrison (fiddle), Pam Mitchell (guitar), Joe Wearden (guitar) and Richard Pryor III (ukulele). Sunday Christ Episcopal Church, 118 S. Mantua St., Kent, christchurchkent.org/
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 Night
every 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.
Every Third Monday Night: Dance Lessons 7:30 PM, Dance from 8:00 to 10:30 PM First Dance is April 18th at Chagrin Falls Township Hall – 83 N. Main Street
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
Or Jim Newell 440.247.5751
Kent Community Sing (a-long)
presented by Cuyahoga River Concerts, First Thursdays, 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