Shuffle is WKSU's weekly spin through Northeast Ohio's music scene.  Join Morning Edition host Amanda Rabinowitz every Thursday as she checks on what's going on in Rock, Folk, Rap, Classical... you name it. If it's got a beat, you'll get a chance to learn more about it on Shuffle.

Holden Laurence

Holden Laurence released his first full-length album, Wild Empty Promiseslast year. Now, he's releasing a new summer anthem the same week he plays a concert that draws on another of his great loves – Cleveland professional sports.

Shawn Brewster

A group of female-fronted bands in Cleveland is coming together for a cause. The second annual Women Rock CLE concert at the House of Blues next month was organized by the roots rock band AJ & The Woods, fronted by musican Alison Tomin.

photo of Steelyard Sound System

Steel Yard SoundSystem, a monthly dance party in Cleveland, celebrates its first anniversary this Saturday. In this week’s Shuffle, we revisit an interview from last year. WKSU’s Kabir Bhatia spoke with then-Cleveland Scene Managing Editor Eric Sandy who wrote about Steel Yard SoundSystem. Sandy says it’s driven by Electronic Dance Music, Reggae and Dub.

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Fans who went to rocker Jack White’s concert at Jacob’s Pavilion in Cleveland Wednesday night were told to lock up their cell phones or leave them in the car. It’s a growing trend among artists who are fed up with people taking photos or video and not paying attention to their show. life and culture reporter Annie Nickoloff says White and others like The Lumineers, Childish Gambino and Chris Rock are using San Fancisco start-up, Yondr.

Mike Winnen

Editor's note: This is an encore of a Shuffle that originally ran Feb. 1.

Music is being used as a healing tool for some Northeast Ohio veterans. For this week’s Shuffle, we hear about a new project that pairs songwriters with soldiers.

On a recent Sunday afternoon in Avon Lake, a handful of veterans and their families gathered for a concert -- just for them.