10th Annual Larchmere Porchfest

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The annual neighborhood festival returns to the Larchmere neighborhood June 16th, 2018 from 1pm – 10pm!

Lounge on front lawns in the Larchmere neighborhood and sample a diverse range of local talent (30 musical acts!!). This event is totally FREE so bring your kids, friends and neighbors. Pack a cooler and drive, ride, walk or bike to Larchmere for this fun-filled day of music & more!

Check out the 2018_Schedule_Map to plan your day and be sure to stick around for the after-parties!

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Food Truck Season in Public Square Returns!

Food Trucks in The Square

The 2018 Food Truck Season in Public Square kicks off TODAYTuesday, May, 22ND. Food Trucks will roll into The Square every Tuesday through October 16th this year.

Each week will feature a new group of your favorite local Food Trucks. The trucks will park along Rockwell Avenue, just north of the Gund Foundation Green.

You can check Cleveland Public Square’s events calendar to find out which trucks will be serving up food during the lunch hour.

Each week will also feature live musicians, as well as the “For the Love of Cleveland” Speaking Series hosted by The City Club.

Here’s the lineup for the 1st week:

Slammin’ Sammys BBQ
Boca Loca Burrito Factory
216 Bistro
Superhero Food Truck
Krav Food Truck
Smooth Rider

Contribute Your Voice to the Cleveland & Akron Theme Song!

TSFAC_header_image-new5It’s your time to shine! If you had the chance to write a theme song for Cleveland and Akron, what elements would you include? What is your favorite thing about the region? Food…Beer…Music…Lake Erie? The time is now! Voice your opinion and contribute to the newest theme song for Northeast Ohio.

The Theme Song for Cleveland and Akron is a commission with FRONT International in partnership with the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. The song will be written by the citizens of Northeastern Ohio via this survey and will be performed by local musicians. The lyrics and music will be compiled by filmmaker/writer Jonn Herschend and musician/composer Silas Hite. The song will then premiere as a music video at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame this July and run through the end of September. Take the survey and pass it on!

Deadline to submit is May 21.

2018 Euclid Beach Live Schedule!

EUCLID BEACH LIVE PRESENTED BY SPRINT

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JUN 01 – AUG 03, 2018

Cleveland Metroparks Friday night concert series returns in 2018. Listen to live music, take a photograph at the Cleveland script sign, pack a picnic or sample fare from local food vendors.

Visitors can also catch a glimpse of the ongoing improvements, the new Euclid Beach Pier anticipated completion is fall 2018. Curved west towards the city, the new pier will offer views of the Cleveland skyline never experienced from this location before. The pier will be ADA accessible, have permanent seating and offer great opportunities to bird watch, take in the sunset and more.

EUCLID BEACH LIVE LINEUP 

June 1 – Faith & Whiskey | Classic Rock/Country
June 8 – Spirit Plus Band | R&B
June 15 – Ovation Band | Dance/Disco/Motown
June 22 – Sending up Songs of Praise | Gospel
June 29 – Kinsman Dazz Band | R&B
July 6 – Forecast | Jazz
July 13 – Aretifex | Motown/R&B
July 20 – Angel P and the Creative Players | Jazz/Neo-Soul
July 27 – Celebration Band | Doo-Wop/Oldies
August 3 – Jah Messengers Reggae Band | Reggae

Visit Cleveland Metroparks for more details.

2018 Edgewater Live Schedule

EDGEWATER LIVE PRESENTED BY TRI-C

MAY 31 – AUG 02, 2018

Edgewater LIVE presented by Cuyahoga Community College will kick off May 31 at 4:30 p.m. on the Centennial Plaza at Edgewater Beach House with performers from the Tri-C Creative Arts Program. Then, from 6 to 9 p.m., the region’s favorite headlining acts will perform on the Dollar Bank Stage. Visitors can grab a bite to eat from a rotating lineup of more than a dozen local food trucks each week and enjoy happy hour and local made-to-order fare from the Beach House, featuring spectacular views of Lake Erie and Cleveland’s skyline.

New this year is the Edgewater Nature Shop that will enhance beach and recreational offerings for visitors throughout the summer season. Beach goers will be able to rent standup paddleboards, umbrellas and chairs and purchase towels, sunscreen, Cleveland Metroparks branded merchandise and more.

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Tri-C Opening act
May 31 – Threat Level Midnight
June 7 – Distracted
June 14 – Legion of Lyricists (Tri-C Show Case)
June 21 – 8 Days Late
June 28 – The Drifters
July 12 – Filler
July 19 – 89th Key
July 26 – Cousin Simple
August 2 – People in the Daytime

Edgewater LIVE lineup 
May 31 – Yachtly Crue | Yacht Rock, ’70s & ’80s
June 7 – Old Skool | ’90s Hip Hop
June 14 – Radio Tokyo | Modern Pop
June 21 – Front Porch Lights | Indie Rock
June 28 – Wanted: The Bon Jovi Tribute Band | Pop Rock
July 12 – Carlos Jones and the PLUS Band | Reggae
July 19 – Disco Inferno | ’70s
July 26 – John King | Country
August 2 – The Hot City Symphony | Classic Rock

 

Visit Cleveland Metroparks for more details.

2018 Wade Oval Wednesday Schedule!

Make your weekend start on Wednesdays!

Enjoy a FREE concert each Wednesday night in Wade Oval from 6:00-9:00 p.m. in the heart of University Circle. Food trucks, vendors, theme nights, and activities vary each week and are all family-friendly. Bring a picnic or purchase delicious treats from vendors on site*. Select museums are open late on Wednesdays.

*No tents or umbrellas allowed. No open flames allowed.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 2018 – WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22, 2018
WADE OVAL
10820 EAST BOULEVARD 
CLEVELAND, OHIO 44106

Live Music Lineup:

June 13 – Wesley Bright & The Honeytones (Soul)

June 20 – Hubb’s Groove (R&B, Blues, Jazz)

June 27 – Carlos Jones & The P.L.U.S. Band (Reggae); Fireworks at 9 p.m.

July 11 – Lost State of Franklin (Rockabilly)

July 18 – Son Gitano (Latin, Salsa)

July 25 – Otis & The Shoreway Saints (Rock); “Coco” screening at 9 p.m.; 5th Annual Healthy WOW Night with free health screenings by University Hospitals and the Cleveland Clinic.

August 1 – Ruby’s Fun House (Motown, Rock, R&B)

August 8 – Tricky Dick & The Cover-Up (Dance); “Hidden Figures” screening at 9 p.m.; PNC’s Mobile Learning Adventure on site, including “When I Grow Up” photo station

August 15 – The Benjaminz (Old School Funk, Soul, R&B); Uptown Business Association’s WOW Market Night featuring local vendors; PNC’s Mobile Learning Adventure on site

August 22 – Red Light Roxy (Jazz, Blues, Swing)

*Please note that professional photographs and video may be taken during the concerts and used for promotional purposes in both online and in print formats.

 

See University Circle for more details.

2017 Greater Cleveland Fireworks Displays

There’s no shortage of ways to celebrate our nation’s birthday this July 4th, but fireworks usually tops the list. With that understanding, I’ve compiled a list of area fireworks displays:

Avon Fireworks

Date:  July 3, 2017 following the Crushers baseball game
Where: Sprenger Stadium
2009 Baseball Bolevard

Avon, Ohio 44011

Avon Lake Fireworks

Date:  July 3, 2017 at 9:00pm
Where: Elmwood park
6200 Elmwood Ave
Independence, OH 44131

Brecksville Home Days Fireworks

Dates:

  • July 1, 2017 at 10:00pm
  • July 2, 2017 at 10:00pm
Where: Downtown Brecksville
Brecksville Road 

in BrecksvilleOhio 44141

Mayfield Fourth of July

Date:  July 1, 2017 at Dusk
Where: Progressive Campus 2
425 N Commons Blvd 

in Mayfield VillageOhio 44143

North Ridgeville “Star Spangled Celebration”

Date:  July 3, 2017 at 10pm
Where: 7565 Avon Belden Rd
North Ridgeville, OH 44039

Warrensville Heights Fireworks

Date:  July 2, 2017 at Dusk
Where: Warrensville Heights High School
4270 Northfield Road 

in Warrensville HeightsOhio 44128

North Olmsted Boom

Date:  July 2, 2017 at Dusk
Where: Great Northern Mall
4954 Great Northern Blvd 

in North OlmstedOhio 44070

Independence 4th of July

Date:  July 3, 2017 at Dusk
Where: Elmwood Park
6363 Selig Drive 

in IndependenceOhio 44131

Bratenahl Fourth of July Fireworks

Date:  July 3, 2017 at Dusk
Where: Village Park
in BratenahlOhio 44108

Lakewood 4th of July Celebration

Date:  July 4, 2017 at 9:45pm
Where: Lakewood Park
in LakewoodOhio 44107

Bay Village Fourth of July

Date:  July 4, 2017 at 9:45pm
Where: Cahoon Memorial Park – West
Cahoon Memorial Park 

in Bay VillageOhio 44140

Solon Independence Day Fireworks

Date:  July 4, 2017 at Dusk
Where: Solon Community Park
6679 SOM Center Rd 

in SolonOhio 44139

Berea Independence Day Fireworks

Date:  July 4, 2017 at 10:00pm
Where: Coe Lake
in BereaOhio 44017

Cleveland 4th of July Fireworks

Date:  July 4, 2017 at Dusk
Where: Shot from where Lake Erie meets the Cuyahoga River in the Flats
in ClevelandOhio 44113

Strongsville 4th of July

Date:  July 4, 2017 at 10:00pm
Where: Foltz Athletic Fields
Foltz Parkway 

in StrongsvilleOhio 44136

Westlake Fourth of July

Date:  July 4, 2017 at Dusk
Where: Clague Park
Clague Road and Hilliard Blvd 

in WestlakeOhio 44145

Home Days On The Green

Dates:

  • July 6, 2017 at 10:00pm
  • July 7, 2017 at 10:00pm
  • July 8, 2017 at 10:00pm
Where: 9543 Broadview Road 
in Broadview HeightsOhio 44147

Fairview Park Summerfest

Date:  July 8, 2017 at Dusk
Where: Bohlken Park
West 210 Street 

in Fairview ParkOhio 44126

Brook Park Home Days

Date:  July 9, 2017 at Dusk
Where: Behind Ford Middle School
17001 Holland Rd 

in Brook ParkOhio 44142
As always, have a safe and enjoyable 4th!