Band of the Week: Low Cut Connie

Band of the Week: Low Cut Connie

MEET THE BAND: Adam Weiner (vocals, piano), James Everhart (lead guitar), Will Donnelly (rhythm guitar), Larry Scotton (drums), and Lucas Rinz (bass). A JERSEY BOY: Weiner grew up in New Jersey in the '80s and absorbed plenty of classic rock 'n' roll in the process.

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A Road Trip Through the Smoky Mountains Inspired the Songs on Tori Amos’s New Album

Singer-songwriter Tori Amos’s 15th album, Native Invader, an “intense feast of melody, protest, tenderness and pain,” as it’s put in a press release describing it,...

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The Tragically Hip Singer Gord Downie Dies at Age 53

Last year, the Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie announced that he had an aggressive form of brain cancer. In the wake of that announcement, the...

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8 Concerts to Catch in Cleveland This Weekend

FRIDAY, OCT. 20 Fall Out Boy/Blackbear/Jaden Smith Bassist Pete Wentz has said that some of the songs that appear on the band’s forthcoming album, Mania,...

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Old School Punk Rock Inspired the Grecian Rock Act Barb Wire Dolls

Like so many cutting edge bands that came before them, Barb Wire Dolls got by with a little help from a certain Rodney Bingenheimer. Before...

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The Bad Boys of Blues Will Bring Wednesday Jam Night to Smedley's

After a brief summertime stint at Happy Dog, the Bad Boys of Blues will take their venerable Wednesday jam night to Smedley's in West Park...

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Black Keys Singer-Guitarist Dan Auerbach to Issue New 7-Inch Compilation

Shortly after he moved from Akron to Nashville a few years back, Black Keys singer-guitarist Dan Auerbach started recording the Black Keys and other acts...

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Weird Al to Bring His Ill-Advised Vanity Tour to the Ohio Theatre in March

A Weird Al Yankovic concert is more than just a concert. It’s an experience as Yankovic does a bit of everything. He changes into a...

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New Electronic Dance Music Label to Host a Showcase at the Phantasy

Over the past twentysomething years, Ohio natives Charles Noel and Todd Sines, musicians who first met a Revolting Cocks show in Cleveland in 1990, have...

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The Cleveland Reggae/Hip-Hop/Funk Act Tropidelic Makes Forthcoming Album Available for Preorder

The local reggae/hip-hop/funk act Tropidelic formed in 2008 in Kent and built a following after self-distributing over 10,000 free copies of its self-produced first EP,...

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Paramore Taps Into Its Punk Rock Past for Spirited Show at Akron Civic Theatre

Even though she’s only 28 years old, singer Hayley Williams has logged some serious hours touring and recording with Paramore, the alternative rock band she...

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Rapper Cousin Stizz Shows Off His Lyrical Dexterity at Grog Shop Show

For his first visit to Cleveland, rapper Cousin Stizz wore a dark shirt, a Red Sox hat and gold fronts in his teeth. He took...

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A Defiant Kesha Promotes Equality at Sold Out Lakewood Civic Auditorium Concert

They say what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. That’s certainly true for Kesha, who has a chart-topping album and sold out tour to prove...

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Liverpool-Based Beatles Tribute Act and John Lennon's Sister Coming to the Kent Stage

Billed as the world's only all-Liverpool born Beatles tribute band and the former decade-long resident tribute band at the Cavern Club, the Liverpool nightclub where...

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Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross Recorded an Incredibly Eerie Rendition of the 'Halloween' Theme

This is awesome and spooky and perfectly timed to freak you out for the rest of the month. “[My friends and I] left the...

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The Amplify Peace Tour: Saving Syrian Lives Coming to the Beachland Ballroom

Bassel Almadani, the singer who fronts the Chicago-based soul/funk group Bassel and the Supernaturals, has deep ties to Northeast Ohio. Born and raised in Kent,...

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Local Rockers Personsplacesthings To Play EP Release Party at the Warehouse

Two years ago, Nick Fondale and Chris DiCola, former members of the local ska/punk band the Glow Pop, started the garage blues band personsplacesthings. They put out...

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Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz Talks About the Band's Forthcoming Studio Album

Save Rock and Roll, the 2013 album that emo rockers Fall Out Boy recorded with producer Butch Walker (Taylor Swift, P!nk), represented a remarkable comeback...

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6 Concerts to Catch in Cleveland This Weekend

FRIDAY, OCT. 13 Kesha/Savoy Motel "Bastards," the acoustic country-ish tune that opens Rainbows, the latest offering from pop singer-songwriter Kesha, shows the extent to which...

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The Flamin' Groovies to Play Beachland in Support of First New Album in 14 Years

In 2013, Flamin’ Groovies guitarist Cyril Jordan and charismatic lead singer Chris Wilson reunited after three decades to play sold out tours in Japan and...

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In Advance of Her Music Box Concert, Singer-Songwriter Suzanne Santo Reflects on 'Recalibrating' Her Life

After moving from Los Angeles to Nashville and living in the Music City for several years, singer-songwriter Suzanne Santo, a Northeast Ohio native who plays...

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Band of the Week: Aaron Civil War and the Brave Girls

MEET THE BAND: Aaron Civil War (vocals, guitar), Andy Stibora (guitar), Lisa Ellis Schafer (vocals), Eric Schulte (bass), Jason Weiner (bass) WITH A LITTLE HELP...

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