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Re: Cleveland: Festivals, Music Concerts, & Events
« Reply #690 on: August 25, 2017, 03:05:08 PM »
Also Saturday night (8/26) at 6 PM, #8-ranked John Carroll is traveling to #22-ranked Case Western Reserve for a preseason football scrimmage. (Note: there at 249 teams in NCAA DIII).  Probably the most football talent on the field in Cleveland not being reported. 

So if you're looking to hang out in University Circle/Little Italy this Saturday night, pop over for DiSanto Field for some free local football.  Reminiscent of the old Cleveland city "Big Four" days.

EDIT: Please disregard.  The scrimmage happened tonight (Friday).  The date was listed incorrectly from the News Herald.  This also reinforces the lack of local media coverage for Case Western Reserve and John Carroll football.
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Re: Cleveland: Festivals, Music Concerts, & Events
« Reply #691 on: August 26, 2017, 12:25:08 AM »
^who were the big four?

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« Reply #692 on: August 26, 2017, 12:48:58 AM »
^who were the big four?

Case Tech
Western Reserve
John Carroll
Baldwin Wallace

Huge crowds back then for league games.  Check out this photo from 1935 of Baldwin Wallace @ Western Reserve, back when Cleveland supported its local college football: https://books.google.com/books?id=RFvzem5opK0C&pg=PT129&lpg=PT129&dq=%22western+reserve%22+%22baldwin+wallace%22+football+league+park&source=bl&ots=gXwrx3lpZH&sig=rtyDX_b30TKDexo-JLnuwO_fgOw&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwij1cSoivTVAhUB5mMKHVbmBqQ4ChDoAQgmMAA#v=onepage&q=%22western%20reserve%22%20%22baldwin%20wallace%22%20football%20league%20park&f=false


Cleveland had its own Big Four Conference, which was formed in 1933 consisting of Baldwin-Wallace, Case Tech, John Carroll, and Western Reserve. Some of the highest attended games in school history occurred during this decade, needing to be played at Cleveland Municipal Stadium and League Park to handle the larger crowds. The champion received the Douglas S. Campbell Trophy. Case Tech won the inaugural in 1933 and then Western Reserve won eight out of the next nine—1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1940, 1941, and 1942. The local tradition came to an end due to the interruption of World War II.

Per wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Case_Western_Reserve_Spartans_football#Pre-merger
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« Reply #693 on: August 26, 2017, 10:41:48 AM »
^interesting, thanks. looks like yet another thing changed by WW2.

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Re: Cleveland: Festivals, Music Concerts, & Events
« Reply #694 on: August 26, 2017, 10:46:10 AM »
That popularity of college football likely led to Cleveland getting the Rams franchise in 1936.
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Re: Cleveland: Festivals, Music Concerts, & Events
« Reply #695 on: January 17, 2018, 09:05:31 PM »
Don't tell Boston, but Cleveland, Ohio has the longest running and oldest Sci Fi film festival:

CWRU 43rd Science Fiction Marathon - Jan. 19-20, 2018

http://films.cwru.edu/sfmarathon43/

Case Western Film Society announces 2018 sci-fi marathon film lineup

By Anne Nickoloff, cleveland.com anickoloff@Cleveland.com

http://www.cleveland.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2018/01/case_western_film_society_anno.html

EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/events/1531895280224938/

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« Reply #696 on: January 19, 2018, 02:47:09 AM »
BUMP. One more reminder to the longest running Sci Fi film fest/marathon in nation.  This Friday and Saturday.

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Re: Cleveland: Festivals, Music Concerts, & Events
« Reply #697 on: February 16, 2018, 07:22:58 PM »
my boy dj toubin is bring his awesomely fun dance party to mahall’s.

bring your dancin shoes.



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Re: Cleveland: Festivals, Music Concerts, & Events
« Reply #698 on: March 03, 2018, 06:07:37 PM »
Bringing the inductions back to Cleveland every other year requires significant local buy-in

Catching Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr perform a few tunes in an intimate 5,000-seat concert hall isn't usually a possibility in Cleveland — or anywhere, for that matter...

Moreover, the relatively recent decision by the Rock Hall's foundation to host the induction ceremony in Cleveland every two years, pending funding, is evidence of the Rock Hall's maturation as an institution and the city as a world-class competitor for major events. The ceremony also returns to Cleveland as many of its major assets — like the Hilton Downtown Cleveland Hotel — came online in the run-up to the 2016 Republican National Convention.

http://www.crainscleveland.com/article/20180303/news/153631/little-help-rock-halls-friends

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Re: Cleveland: Festivals, Music Concerts, & Events
« Reply #699 on: April 22, 2018, 02:12:24 AM »
i got this news via brooklynvegan so thats pretty cool — the lineup is a great mix:


The inaugural InCuya Music Festival takes place August 25 & 26 at The Malls in downtown Cleveland. New Order, The Avett Brothers and SZA are headlining, and the lineup also includes Cake, Earl Sweatshirt, J. Roddy Walston & The Business, Arkells, and more. Tickets go on sale April 24 at 10 AM Eastern.

Check out the full lineup below.

INCUYA MUSIC FESTIVAL – 2018 LINEUP
NEW ORDER
THE AVETT BROTHERS
SZA
AWOLNATION
THE REVIVALISTS
CAKE
K. FLAY
EARL SWEATSHIRT
DANIEL CAESAR
YUNA
TANK & THE BANGAS
J. RODDY WALSTON & THE BUSINESS
BOOKER T. JONES
BAHAMAS
THEY.
TROPIDELIC
ARKELLS
EZRI
KITTEN
THE JACK FORDS
THE BLUE STONES
DREAMERS
SEAFAIR
THE MODERN ELECTRIC

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« Reply #700 on: April 23, 2018, 11:06:47 AM »
New Ordering headlining blows my mind every time I read a post about it

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Re: Cleveland: Festivals, Music Concerts, & Events
« Reply #701 on: April 24, 2018, 11:01:50 AM »
^ unfortunately, or fortunately because you get two chances, new order split up. hooky went his way and the rest of the band carry on. a shame, but like i say good for fans because twice the opportunity to catch new order music:

https://www.facebook.com/peterhookandthelight/

recent setlist:
https://www.setlist.fm/setlist/peter-hook-and-the-light/2018/old-fire-station-carlisle-england-5bec1b8c.html

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« Reply #702 on: April 24, 2018, 12:04:52 PM »
Hook is a whiny baby
We saw the New Order show in Chicago a few years ago. They played a half hour set of just Joy Division music. Amazing. Of course, I understand that may not be the case in a festival setting.

Got my single day tickets purchased for Saturday

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« Reply #703 on: April 25, 2018, 02:59:11 PM »
Just a little over two months to go until Painesville's annual "big event." But alas, I doubt that Olivier will be making a reappearance since he decamped from Cleveland and defected to the Nets. However, certainly an equally talented local yokel will be found to serve as MC this year. Or maybe not :(


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Re: Cleveland: Festivals, Music Concerts, & Events
« Reply #704 on: May 02, 2018, 09:39:47 AM »
Walnut Wednesday returns for the season with 20 food trucks https://buff.ly/2jo1Pag

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Re: Cleveland: Festivals, Music Concerts, & Events
« Reply #705 on: May 02, 2018, 09:50:08 AM »
WOW! Wade Oval Wednesday 2018 schedule (photos)

Posted May 02, 2018 at 07:00 AM | Updated May 02, 2018 at 08:32 AM

From a few hundred people per week the first year, WOW has gone on to attract more than 5,000 on any given night last summer. The Carlos Jones show brought in more than 8,000 WOWers. Jones returns to the Oval June 27.

WOW will run from 6 to 9 p.m. each week. In addition to live music, two weeks will feature movies. The week of June 27 will also feature fireworks. And for the first time, local makers will sell handmade goods at WOW on August 15.

http://www.cleveland.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2018/05/wow_wade_oval_wednesday_2018_s.html

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« Reply #706 on: May 02, 2018, 01:33:10 PM »
WOW! Wade Oval Wednesday 2018 schedule (photos)

Posted May 02, 2018 at 07:00 AM | Updated May 02, 2018 at 08:32 AM

From a few hundred people per week the first year, WOW has gone on to attract more than 5,000 on any given night last summer. The Carlos Jones show brought in more than 8,000 WOWers. Jones returns to the Oval June 27.

WOW will run from 6 to 9 p.m. each week. In addition to live music, two weeks will feature movies. The week of June 27 will also feature fireworks. And for the first time, local makers will sell handmade goods at WOW on August 15.

http://www.cleveland.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2018/05/wow_wade_oval_wednesday_2018_s.html


I like the booking, it's a good mix. I wish Edgewater Live didn't bring in so many cover bands.

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« Reply #707 on: May 03, 2018, 12:12:26 PM »
CMA announces Solstice performers and ticket info
cleveland.com Posted May 2, 2018 at 4:41PM update May 3, 7:27AM

CMA has announced an eclectic and diverse lineup for their 10th annual Solstice celebration.
This year's party will be held on Saturday, June 23, from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. (two days after the actual solstice). Tickets, $75, go on sale to members at 9 a.m. Monday, May 14. Any remaining tickets, $90, go on sale to the general public at 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 15.

http://www.cleveland.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2018/05/cleveland_museum_of_art_announ_3.html#incart_m-rpt-2

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Re: Cleveland: Festivals, Music Concerts, & Events
« Reply #708 on: June 14, 2018, 10:19:17 PM »
30TH ANNUAL CLIFTON ARTS & MUSICFEST ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE
SATURDAY, JUNE 16, 2018 *
 
WEST 116th & CLIFTON BLVD.
11:45 to 1:45 pm               Erie Heights Brass Band   
2 – 4 pm                             Sperry Creek 
4 – 5 pm                             The Polka Pirates
 
WEST 115th & CLIFTON BLVD.
11:15 – 1:15 pm                  NEO Dixie
2 – 4 pm                               Dave Sterner Trio
4 – 6 pm                               Fletch & the Catch         
 
WEST 114th & CLIFTON BLVD.
11 – 1 pm                            Barbershop Quartet

1 – 3 pm                              The Polka Pirates
3:30 – 5:30 pm                   Sperry Creek
 
CHILDREN’S CORNER (between West 117th and West 116th)
Art & Craft Activities with Cudell Fine Arts Center   11 – 4 pm
Puppet Show   11 am, 12 pm,  1 pm,  2 pm,  3 pm
Wendy the Face Painter   1 pm – 5 pm
Uncle Tim the Cartoon Artist   10 am – 2 pm
 
FACE PAINTING
12 – 4 Clover  Glitter the Face Painter    West  114th area 
 
Cartoon Artist
12 – 5 Larry the Cartoon Artist  West 114th area
 
ROVING
10 – 6pm  Tower City Barbershop Quartet
10 – 6 pm  Cinderella Princess
10 – 4 pm  Jo Jo the Balloon Twisting Clown
11 – 2 pm Stilt Walker/accordion player/juggler

*All locations and times subject to change due to weather and circumstances beyond Artsfest control.
 
CLIFTON ARTS & MUSICFEST PARTICIPATING MERCHANTS & SPONSORS
SPONSORS:

ETHNIC VOICE OF AMERICAN (EVA) - CHILDREN'S ENTERTAINMENT AND STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

STACEY M CASKEY-COBLENZ, CASKEY-COBLENTZ STATE FARM INSURANCE AGENCY INC. (11606 DETROIT AVENUE)  -   CHILDREN'S ART CORNER

CLIFTON CLEANERS, JAKE FITZPATRICK - BEST OF SHOW AWARD

PARTICIPATING MERCHANTS:

Papa Nicks Pizza & Pasta     11534 Clifton     Pizza by the Slice (outside); full menu inside
Tick Tock Tavern     11526 Clifton     Shish Kebob, Roasted Corn on the Cob, Gyros (outside); full menu inside
Landmark     11637 Clifton      Smoked meats (outside); full menu inside
​Liquid Fresh Planet    11002 Clifton    Featuring their famous whole fruit smoothies ( festival site at West 116 and Clifton). They will also have some  great giveaways and a raffle contest worth over $5000 in products and gift cards; full menu at permanent location    ​
In The 216  11512 Clifton    Full line of t-shirts, caps, gift items; many local artists; CLE-centric items; also featuring work of Hector Vega
Flower Child​     11508 Clifton     Vintage and mid-century department store; amazing stuff you need
PULP Juices and Smoothies     11501 Clifton  Wide line-up of smoothies (outside); full menu of wraps, salads and smoothies inside
Journey Yoga & Wellness  10431 Clifton  (festival site at West 116th with hand massages, yoga demos, and free promotional items
Lucky's Market  11620 Clifton    Wow!  First one in Cleveland for delicious, healthy shopping; sign up for its rewards program in the tent in front of the store
Lake Erie International High School   11650 Detroit   Alternative high school for ages 18 - 21
Great Clips   11628 Clifton     Spray painting of hair for a $1 charitable donation; $5 gift coupons towards a Great Clips haircut​
 
PARKING
If you are not walking, biking or ubering, we've got drivers covered.   Go to the big school parking lot at West 116th and Franklin Blvd., park in the secure lot and take a free Lolly the Trolley ride to the Clifton Arts & Musicfest.  The Trolley shuttle will run every twenty minutes (approx) from 11 - 4 on Saturday only via West 117th Street.  You will be dropped off and picked up on the northeast corner of Clifton and West 117 near Chipotle.   The ride is FREE courtesy of the event.
 
 
STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
Congratulations to Michael J. Hyla, student at Cleveland Institute of Art, on being awarded the 2018 Clifton Arts & Musicfest Student Scholarship Award.   Thanks to a generous grant from Ethnic Voices of America, the Award this year will be $1,000.   
 
THANKS TO ALL
​Thanks to all the sponsors, donors, merchants, participants  for their generous support of this event.
 

Thanks to all who will attend the event.  Please thank the merchants and sponsors  for supporting the 30th Annual Clifton Arts & Musicfest.
 
Thanks to all who may be inconvenienced by the street closing.  Your patience is appreciated. 
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Re: Cleveland: Festivals, Music Concerts, & Events
« Reply #709 on: July 06, 2018, 09:50:25 AM »
Kusama's 'Infinity Mirrors' opens Sunday as Cleveland becomes contemporary art hub
https://articles.cleveland.com/arts/index.ssf/2018/07/kusamas_infinity_mirrors_opens_1.amp?__twitter_impression=true
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« Reply #710 on: July 06, 2018, 09:54:02 AM »
I have tickets for this in August. Can't wait.
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« Reply #711 on: July 06, 2018, 10:31:53 AM »
ATTENTION LOCAL HISTORY BUFFS:  The dedication of the Compass Mural at Gravity Place, by local artist, Dan Rothenfeld, is being dedicated on Sunday, July 15th at noon, at 1757 Columbus Rd, in the Columbus Peninsula/Flats.  Cleveland Centre history included. https://t.co/UoiZfsWeSK
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« Reply #712 on: July 12, 2018, 01:14:37 PM »
Just a little over two months to go until Painesville's annual "big event." But alas, I doubt that Olivier will be making a reappearance since he decamped from Cleveland and defected to the Nets. However, certainly an equally talented local yokel will be found to serve as MC this year. Or maybe not :(



I don't wanna say this event has gone downhill, but it seems to have lost some focus since its longtime organizer resigned a couple of years ago (I think it's now being run "by committee," as the saying goes). But despite the usual gaggle of recycled Cleveland area acts (and I don't think they even get the best of those) and geezery tribute/cover bands (presumably meant to appeal to my particular demographic--i.e. old people), there are a couple of bright spots, including a quirky and talented San Francisco group called Royal Jelly Jive, who will be the last act on Friday night's bill (10:45 pm - 12:15 am). But please keep the noise down. People in Painesville aren't accustomed to staying up so late--


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« Reply #713 on: July 12, 2018, 01:18:39 PM »
Taste of Tremont is this Sunday the 15th.

http://tasteoftremont.com/

And Scene's Ale Fest is coming up Saturday the 28th.

http://clevescenetickets.com/events/46478284/scene-ale-fest-2018-100-beers-live-music-food-more

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« Reply #714 on: July 12, 2018, 01:31:03 PM »
^^ Carlos Jones is top notch. I'm not going to comment on the other acts ;-) 

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« Reply #715 on: July 12, 2018, 02:08:42 PM »
^^ Carlos Jones is top notch. I'm not going to comment on the other acts ;-) 
I don't how it seems to have slipped so much. Up until a couple of years ago they were getting some acts that, though not famous by any means, had a bit of a regional following. To be honest, I don't know much about Cleveland bands, but Tropidelic was there regularly until recently. Don't know if you care for them, but apparently they've gained somewhat of a national following, and each year there were at least a couple of groups in that category. Another SF group (much more well-known), the Monophonics, was there a few years ago (which I suspect may be a connection to Royal Jelly Jive's appearance). But after all, it is a free event, and the bands are sponsored by local businesses who don't have tons of money. I remember reading a while back that the event gets (allegedly) hundreds of applications from bands interested in appearing. Kind of makes you wonder who they reject :(  One time on their facebook page I read a complaint from a woman that they were booking too many out-of-state acts, and wondered why "local" talent wasn't being given a chance. By local, she must have meant groups in a 5 mi. radius of Painesville, and proceeded to recommend some band that she hears on the weekends at some dive bar in Perry. She must be one of the people on the selection committee-- lol  But I guess any complaints are irrelevant, since the claim is that upwards of 75,000 people attend over the 3 days, as long as they make repeated trips to the beer tent.


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« Reply #716 on: July 12, 2018, 02:13:48 PM »
^ 75k over three days is pretty damn good. Does that guys shirt say "Drunkfest"?!! hahaha

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« Reply #717 on: July 12, 2018, 02:30:15 PM »
^ 75k over three days is pretty damn good. Does that guys shirt say "Drunkfest"?!! hahaha

 Yeah, I just looked at the schedule and there are 10 alcohol company logos featured. By the way, Party in the Park is also a family-oriented event, with lots of activities for kids, so don't leave them at home!
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« Reply #718 on: July 16, 2018, 03:13:27 PM »
^^ Carlos Jones is top notch. I'm not going to comment on the other acts ;-) 

Postscript to Painesville Party in the Park--did you write these comments, surfohio? lol. wow, I thought my remarks were harsh, but apparently this really sucked this year. It started out with the first comment on facebook strategically posted just as it was about to start on Friday, and went downhill today. My apologies for promoting it :(. Maybe next year they should just rename it Festival of Cheesy Cover Bands, Part II

Christopher Peters "I hope the festival goes well this year. I have to say I am really disappointed in the band lineup this year. There is not 1 band i am interested in hearing. The festival used to be full of up and coming regional and local ORIGINAL bands, that made it a unique destination to discover and enjoy new music. I used to look forward every year to discovering new bands Now, for the most part, it has become just like any other local town festival with cover and tribute bands. It is no longer a MUSIC FESTIVAL. What once was a great MUSIC festival has now become nothing more than place to drink, socialize and listen to cover bands just like any bar in the area on any given night in Northeast Ohio. I hope you will consider getting this event back to A true MUSIC FESTIVAL, which I would be glad to participate in the booking of such event. Band applications can easily be obtained using Sonicbids or other band booking web sites."

this is the previous organizer replying to someone defending the lineup (and on it goes...)-

Gabe Cicconetti "Gregory Boehnlein I disagree 100%. having been a major part of the event from 2008-2016 the music is what made the event and the draw of the people. not because we booked bands that people KNEW, but rather because people KNEW they could come see quality acts, both local, regional, and national, that they may have not heard of. Over the 15+ years that the event grew, especially the last 3 or 4 I was there where it grew exponentially we were recognized not for booking familiar bar bands but rather quality acts that toured both internationally and locally. I cannot tell you how many people, mind you people that I never met that complimented our organization for putting on a REAL music festival that differed from all the other community fest in the area because of the quality and variety of acts. People to this day still tell me how happy they were to find this or that act at our event, how they bought all their CDs, or went to Florida to see them etc etc. we were even covered in the Southwest in-flight magazine as things to do in Ohio, the quality and variety of music being one."

Andre Webb "I have been coming to this event since I moved to Painesville about 6 years ago. I seriously thought I found a gem when I first stopped up to check it out. Not many bands I had ever heard of, but they rocked!. Listen, I seriously never do reviews but I had to. What has happened? The music last year was so so, but this year?? wow. seriously, you guys used to do mostly original bands but now it's no different than the St Gabes fest I went to. Like almost ALL cover bands now? I don't get it, but please fix it for next year"

Kevin Davis "Andre, I wouldn't have a clue. Maybe they struggled to get sponsors is the only thing I could assume, but I would cut the live streaming and stuff before I added a DJ anywhere. Like I said, a joke. Poor decision making. And as Gabe points Out, having worked with Pam Harting for many years, I know how hard this event is and what it takes but I just considered this lineup a failure."

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Re: Cleveland: Festivals, Music Concerts, & Events
« Reply #719 on: July 16, 2018, 03:29:12 PM »
There were far too many festivals this past weekend, and the oppressive heat didn't help.  My business was at two events, and both were down significantly from last year.  The reps for one winery/brewery told me they were stretched out across 5 different wine or beer themed events in NEO over the weekend.  It's insane, and a recipe for none of the events to succeed and grow.