Summertime is around the corner, which means it’s time to scream your head off on a thrill ride or take a leisurely stroll at an amusement park. Or, how about this: Do both.
Asleep has had quite a spring.
For Sugarland — singer Jennifer Nettles and singer- guitarist Kristian Bush — it seems like only yesterday the platinum-selling country act was just starting off.
Legendary R&B vocal group Ray, Goodman & Brown is coming to Youngstown for the first time in decades.
When you’re in a tear-in-your-beer musical outfit, there is perhaps no better accolade than being named the “Best Band To Drink To.”
You have to admit it’s hard to get past the band name Horses Have People Teeth.
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Christine Stedman may have been a latecomer in the world of stand-up comedy but the 56-year-old is making up for it.
When Ali Ewoldt was named as Maria in the touring production of the Broadway revival of “West Side Story,” the veteran stage actress felt comfortable in the role.
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For Ricci Martin, memories are made of his father, Dean Martin, every time he takes the stage for this retrospective “His Son Remembers” show.
Country singer James Wesley believes his recent success is nothing short of unbelievable.
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Documenting its past for the ages is what rock trio Rush — singer-bassist Geddy Lee, guitarist Alex Lifeson and drummer Neil Peart — has been doing plenty of over the past year.
Considering Buffalo, NY, is home, the Goo Goo Dolls — singer-guitarist Johnny Rzeznik, bassist Robby Takac and drummer Mike Malinin — have quite a history in Northeast Ohio.
Nothing surprises acoustic rocker Mike Gibbons, who went to high school in Wooster and later lived in Thailand, Egypt and elsewhere.
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Don’t let Liam Jones’ age fool you, the 16-year-old singer- guitarist and visionary behind Liam Jones & The Overtones appears to be beyond his years.
It was more than six years ago when Irish actress-singer Lisa Lambe first heard that composer-producer David Downes was co-creating performance act Celtic Woman.
Chances are, Johnny Mathis’ show Friday at the Palace Theater in Cleveland will sell out just like his past four Cleveland performances.
When Brian Crawford Scott arrived in New York City just over a year ago, the aspiring singer-actor believed musical theater was his future.
Talk about walking down memory lane, America singer-guitarist Gerry Beckley can’t believe it’s been 40 years since the release of his band’s self- titled platinum debut.
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Older music fans are going to find it hard to believe that this year marks MTV’s 30th anniversary.
Andreas Kapsalis and Goran Ivanovic have spent the past five years opening the hearts and edifying the minds of accessible music fans around the globe.
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Amy Grant admits she’s a bit behind on music. So you’ll have to forgive the veteran Christian contemporary-music artist if she’s just discovering alternative metal act Flyleaf.
With Snoop Dogg coming to Northeast Ohio, here are 10 things you didn’t shizzle dizzle know about the rapper.
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Swimming against the current by choice, country singer Lee Ann Womack is still going strong nearly 15 years after she arrived on the Music City scene.
Clay Aiken has finally grown up. Or so he feels regarding his latest album, “Tried & True.”
Local band Deo Vindice brought its A game for its semifinals appearance last month at the House of Blues’ 15th annual Tri-C High School Rock Off in Cleveland.
The inimitable Leon Redbone has spent the past 40 years carving out his own niche in the music industry.
After spending the past decade in the death-metal scene with local band Harlequins Voice, guitarist Michael Andrecic was ready for a change.
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Early on, punk rock’s mantra was to shock the world with not only band names but song titles to boot.
Appearing in promotional material like two weathered elder statesmen of music, Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt are about to restart their on-again, off-again co-headlining tour.
For Youngstown basketball fans feeling down about the state of professional basketball in Northeast Ohio, things could be worse.
“iCarly” actress Miranda Cosgrove admits she’s excited to finally live out her rock ’n’ roll dream when her “Dancing Crazy Tour” comes through Cleveland.
There’s a funny scene in the old NBC comedy “Mad About You” where the Buchmans share a cab with a gentleman going to see “Cats” for the first time.