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Local Actor LeJon Woods Stars in New Lifetime Christmas Special

After graduating from Shaw University in North Carolina, Cleveland native LeJon Woods returned home and took a job working for the city. While he...

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oWOW Releases Compilation CD Featuring Local Acts

Earlier this year, the local internet radio station announced that it was signing off the air due to financial struggles brought on by...

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Alex Hall's Figurehead Returns With First New Album in Four Years

The Northeast Ohio-based progressive rock band Alex Hall’s Figurehead has just announced that it'll release Johnny, its first new album in four years, this...

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MidTown Cleveland Offering Free Stream of 'Leo's Legacy,' Documentary on Legendary Leo's Casino Nightclub

MidTown Cleveland will be streaming "Leo's Legacy," a documentary the CDC commissioned to tell the story of the legendary Leo's Casino nightclub, on Dec....

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Local Indie Rockers Zip-Zapp! To Release Second Album

Hot on the heels of last year’s debut album, the local psychedelic rock band Zip-Zapp! will issue its second album, The Hand of God,...

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Panza Foundation Announces Plans to Assist Struggling Cleveland Music Clubs

In the wake of his recovery from cancer five years ago, local musician and scholar John Panza formed the Panza Foundation five years ago...

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Local Rappers Minus the Alien and La Butterfly Team Up For New Mixtape

A hip-hop recording artist and songwriter from Akron, Minus the Alien has a strong passion for mentoring youth and community outreach. A recipient of...

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Local Rock Act Rusted Hearts Releases New Single and Accompanying Music Video

A couple of years ago while in a chat room on Xbox Live, singer-guitarist Patrick Farmer and Michael Taddeo discovered their mutual appreciation for the...

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Upcoming Virtual Photo Exhibit To Feature More Than 1,000 Concert Photos

For the fourth year in a row, locally based rock concert photographers Anastasia Pantsios and Joe Kleon, both of whom have contributed to Scene during...

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Singer-Songwriter Austin Stambaugh to Release Live Album Recorded at Beachland Tavern

Right before everything shut down earlier this year on account of COVID-19, singer-songwriter Austin Stambaugh, a former Clevelander who now lives in Nashville, recorded...

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Gotta Groove Records To Reissue Rare Recording by Oberlin-Based Free Jazz Group

Famous for having put out what is quite possibly the first-ever independently released free jazz record, Oberlin’s Black Unity Trio recorded Al Fatihah on...

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Cleveland Gets a Nod in New Book About Jazz Clubs of the '40s and '50s

A few years ago, Jeff Gold, a music memorabilia expert who regularly donates items to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Library and...

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Locally Based 1984 Publishing Releases Book of Rare Weird Al Photos

Cleveland-based 1984 Publishing has just published Black & White & Weird All Over: The Lost Photographs of 'Weird Al' Yankovic '83 – '86, a...

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SaveCLEVenues Auction Kicks Off Today With Rare Memorabilia

Update: A #SaveCLEVenues auction designed to benefit the independent live music venues in the greater Cleveland area launches at 7 p.m. today and runs...

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Tropidelic Aims for Something 'Cohesive and Different' on New Album

One of Northeast Ohio’s most successful bands, Tropidelic draws inspiration from groups such as Sublime and 311 and blends ska, hip-hop and rock. The...

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Ticketmaster Proposes Plan to Track Guests' COVID-19 Status

There's no doubt that the recent news of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine has people flipping their lids with excitement with the hope that maybe the...

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Local Rockers C-Level To Celebrate 10th Anniversary With Shows at Grog and Beachland

The local rock act C-Level isn’t letting a pandemic get in the way of its 10th anniversary. The group plans to have two safe,...

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New Documentary Film Centers on Cleveland's Rich R&B History

A local guy who’s been in the entertainment business since the 1970s, producer Dennis Crash has released The Greatest R&B Legends: Cleveland, a new...

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Rock Hall Permanently Moving Induction Ceremonies to the Fall

This weekend's pre-taped virtual Rock Hall induction ceremony on HBO will be unlike any induction ceremony past or future in many ways but will...

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New LaToya Kent Single Speaks to Our 'Connective Energy'

Austin-based (iN)Sect Records has deep ties to Northeast Ohio. The label has issued several releases by local bands, including a single for This Moment...

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Dark Water Rebellion to Play Its Final Cleveland Show This Weekend

Last year, local rockers Dark Water Rebellion raised eyebrows with their second full-length, the hard-rocking Macabre. Engineered by William DeMarco of Vuture Studios, a studio located...

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