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Band of the Week: Smithfield

Band of the Week: Smithfield

MEET THE BAND: Trey Smith (vocals, guitar) and Jennifer Fiedler (vocals) CHILDHOOD FRIENDS: Smith and Fiedler have known each other since they were kids.

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The Nightlight in Akron to Screen Documentary Film about Rock Photographer Mick Rock

As part of the New York Film Critics Film Series, a regular series of ongoing preview screenings that takes place in about 50 selected major...

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Singer-Pianist Andrew McMahon Adopted a New York State of Mind for His Latest Album

When Andrew McMahon takes the stage at this summer as the opening act for Billy Joel’s sold-out show at Progressive Field, it won’t be the...

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Indie Rockers Local Natives Embrace Electronica on Their New Album

After the release of their debut album, 2009's Gorilla Manor, Local Natives drew comparisons to big-time indie acts like Arcade Fire, Fleet Foxes and Grizzly...

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Reggae Singer Ziggy Marley to Play Hard Rock Live in July

An Emmy winner, author, philanthropist and reggae icon, Ziggy Marley, the son of the late, great Bob Marley, has just announced a 2017 summer tour...

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Los Lobos Multi-Instrumentalist Steve Berlin Revisits What Is Arguably the Band's Best Album

Released back in 1992, Kiko firmly established Los Angeles-based Latin rockers Los Lobos as an American institution. One of the group's most diverse and accomplished records,...

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New Belgium's Tour de Fat Festival Coming to Cleveland

An employee-owned brewery that’s also a Platinum-level Bicycle Friendly Business as designated by the League of American Bicyclists, New Belgium Brewing makes some damn good...

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Local Singer to Donate Proceeds from New Single's Sales to Charity That Prevents Sex Trafficking

Ten years ago, local soul singer Lauren Lanzaretta visited a small orphanage behind a pig farm in the village of Krasang, Thailand. While there, she...

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Cleveland’s Machine Gun Kelly and Cloud Nothings to Perform at This Year’s Lollapalooza

Earlier today, Lollapalooza organizers announced the lineup for this year’s festival, slated to take place from Aug. 3 to Aug. 6 in Chicago. Headliners include...

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Rock Hall Screens 'The Punk Singer' Documentary Tonight

Before she formed the riot grrrl band Bikini Kill in 1990, singer Kathleen Hanna was just another private-school student trying to find herself. Contrary to...

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Local Author Deanna Adams to Speak Tonight at Music Box Supper Club

Cleveland Stories Dinner Party, a weekly series at Music Box Supper Club, pairs fine food with storytelling. The series aims to help raise awareness of...

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Classic Rocker Todd Rundgren to Play House of Blues in May

Singer-guitarist Todd Rundgren has spent the past couple of years playing a series of tour dates billed as An Unpredictable Evening with Todd Rundgren. That’s...

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Indie Rockers Beach Stav to Play Platform Concert Series on Saturday

The guys in the local indie rock act Beach Stav describe their music as dark glam, freak folk, psychedelic, R&B, rock, punk, ambient, indie, garage....

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Jermaine Dupri Presents: SoSoSUMMER 17 Coming to the State Theatre in June

Some 25 years ago, rapper/producer/songwriter Jermaine Dupri produced “Jump,” a novelty hit by Kris Kross, two 12-year-old rappers who wore their pants backwards. Since that...

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Zach Deputy to Headline Second Annual Alchemy Rising Music and Arts Festival

Both nationally touring acts and local and regional bands will perform at the second annual Alchemy Rising Music and Arts Festival that takes place from...

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Olivia Newton-John to Perform at Hard Rock Live in June

Back in the ’80s,  British-born Australian singer Olivia Newton-John, who at the time was known for her role in Grease and for her country-pop ballad...

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Ohio-based Jam Band O.A.R. to Play Benefit Concert For Flying Horse Farms

One of O.A.R.’s earliest songs, "That Was a Crazy Game of Poker,” originally came out on the band’s 1997 album The Wanderer. With the twangy...

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Bon Jovi Delivers Irony-Free Arena Rock to Near-Capacity Crowd at the Q

Back in the early ’90s when college rock darlings R.E.M. made the jump from clubs to arenas, the band satirized the arena rock approach by...

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Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Chuck Berry Dies at 90

Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s first class, singer-guitarist Chuck Berry died yesterday at his home just outside of St. Louis. He...

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The Shins to Play the Agora in July

It’s been five years since indie rock darlings the Shins have played Cleveland, but the group will finally return to town this summer as it...

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Veteran Power-Pop Singer-Songwriter Dwight Twilley Adapts to Acoustic Format

At 65, singer-songwriter Dwight Twilley can remember the days when commercial radio welcomed up-and-coming artists into the studio for intimate acoustic performances. As much as...

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Three Days of Jazz at the Lakeland Jazz Festival This Weekend

The annual Lakeland Jazz Festival, which takes place today through Sunday at the college's Dr. Wayne L. Rodehorst Performing Arts Center (Building D), offers a...

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