Happenings — what’s coming up in Northeast Ohio


Here is a brief rundown of some coming entertainment options in Northeast Ohio. Make submissions for consideration via email to or You must include a phone number and/or web address for publication.


Beck Center for the Arts: 17801 Detroit Ave., Lakewood, presents “Faculty Visual Arts Exhibition,” through Aug. 13 (reception 6 to 7:30 p.m. July 28). Call 216-521-2540, or visit

Cleveland Museum of Art: 11150 East Blvd., presents “The Medieval Top Seller: The Book of Hours,” through July 30; “When Salt Was Gold: Yangzhou, City of Riches and Art,” through Nov. 5; “Tilman Riemenschneider’s Saint Jerome and Late Medieval Alabaster Sculpture,” through July 23; “Egyptomania: Fashion’s Conflicted Obsession,” through Jan. 28; “A Splendid Land: Paintings from Royal Udaipur,” through Sept. 10. Call 216-421-7340 or visit

Ken Long: presents a solo exhibition of his work, through June 30 at the Rocky River Nature Center, 24000 Valley Parkway, North Olmsted. Call 440-666-1363 or email

Kent State University Museum: 515 Hilltop Drive, Kent, presents “Head to Toe,” a trilogy of exhibitions that draws from the Kent State University Museum’s permanent collection, through July 23. Call 330-672-3450 or visit

Lake Erie College’s B.K. Smith Gallery: in Royce Hall for the Fine and Performing Arts, Gillett Street, Painesville, presents “Paul Tikkanen: A Retrospective,” featuring the work of the artist in a variety of styles and media, through Aug. 1. Call 440-375-7050 or visit

Lakeland Community College’s Gallery at Lakeland: 7700 Clocktower Drive, Kirtland, presents the 13th “May Show at Lakeland Juried Art Exhibition,” featuring 78 artworks created by 67 artists, through July 14. Call 440-525-7029 or visit

Penitentiary Glen Reservation: 8668 Kirtland-Chardon Road, Kirtland, presents 36th annual “Amateur Photo Contest & Show,” through Aug. 6. Call 440-256-1404 or visit

Ursuline College’s Florence O’Donnell Wasmer Gallery: 2550 Lander Road, Pepper Pike (gallery hours, noon to 4:30 p.m. Tuwday through Thursday, presents “Juneteenth: Freedom and Community Exhibition,” featuring works of the African American Quilt and Doll Guild, June 17 through Aug. 24 (Juneteenth event 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 17). Visit

Children’s entertainment

Wolstein Center: 2000 Prospect Ave., presents “Monster High Live,” Oct. 13 through 15. Call 877-468-4946 or visit


Agora Theatre & Ballroom: 5000 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents Desi Banks, Sept. 22; Stavros Halkias, Oct. 7; Chris D’Elia, Oct. 20; Darcy & Jer, Feb. 18. Visit

Cain Park: Goodnor and Superior, Cleveland Heights, presents Tommy Ryman, Sept. 1, Alma Theater; Mary Mack, Sept. 16, Alma Theater; Kevin James Thornton, Quin Lamar, Sept. 23, Alma Theater. Call 216-371-3000, or visit

Cleveland Improv: 1148 Main Ave., Cleveland, presents Faizon Love, June 16 through 18; DeRay Davis, June 23 through 25; Renny, June 28; Jake “The Snake” Roberts, June 29; Punkie Johnson, June 30 through July 1; Matt Mathews, July 7 and 8; Richard Villa, July 9; My Cousin Tiera, July 13; Bill Bellamy, July 14 through 16; Eric Neumann, July 19; Brittany Schmitt, July 20; Ali Siddiq, July 21 through 22; We Ain’t Done Wild’n Yet, July 28 and 29. Call 216-696-4677 or visit

Hilarities 4th Street Theatre: 2025 E. Fourth St., Cleveland, presents Colin Quinn, June 15 through 17; Pete Holmes, June 17 and 18; Frank Caliendo, June 21; Chad Thornsburry, July 6 through 8; MIke Head, July 7 and 8; Christopher Titus, Aug. 11 and 12; Michael Carbonaro, Aug. 17 through 19; Russell Howard, Oct. 22; Matt Rife, Nov. 10 through 12. Call 216-736-4242 or visit

John Armstrong on June 17 will headline a night of comedy at Mentor Civic Amphitheater. Hosted by Bill Squire of "The Alan Cox Show," the event also will feature John Brown. Details: (Courtesy of John Armstrong)
John Armstrong on June 17 will headline a night of comedy at Mentor Civic Amphitheater. Hosted by Bill Squire of “The Alan Cox Show,” the event also will feature John Brown. (Courtesy of John Armstrong)

Mentor: presents a comedy night headlined by John Armstrong with featured act John Brown and host Bill Squire, June 17 at Mentor Civic Amphitheater, 8600 Munson Road. Visit

MGM Northfield Park: 10777 Northfield Road, Northfield, presents The Bald Brothers, Aug. 25; Lewis Black, Oct. 20; Corey Holcomb, Nov. 3. Call 330-908-7625 or visit

Playhouse Square: 1501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents Chelsea Handler, Oct. 20; Sam Morril, Oct. 26. Call 216-241-6000 or visit


Cleveland Ballet: presents Sept. 22 and 23 at Playhouse Square’s Connor Palace; “The Nutcracker,” Dec. 14 though Dec. 23 at Playhouse Square’s Connor Palace; “Aurora: A Sleeping Beauty Story,” April 26 and 27 at Playhouse Square’s Connor Palace. Visit

Dancing Wheels: 3030 Euclid Ave. #100, Cleveland, presents “Legendary Ladies of Jazz!,” choreographed to “the dynamic work of women of color who revolutionized the 1920s-1950s jazz era and changed the tenor and tone of the genre paving the way for female vocal and musical artists throughout history,” 8 p.m. June 16 at Playhouse Square’s Allen Theatre. Call 216-432-0306 or visit

Juventus IV: an international folk dance festival featuring more than 200 Lithuanian folk dancers representing five countries, 1 p.m. June 17 at Berman Hall Auditorium, Cleveland State University. Visit


Cleveland Cinemas: presents a 50th-anniversary screening of 1973’s “Jesus Christ Superstar” with guest Ted Neeley, 7 p.m. June 29. Visit

Lorain Palace Theatre: 617 Broadway, Lorain, presents Juneteen Movie Event, featuring “The Shadow Between Us,” 5:30 p.m. June 16. Call 440-245-2323 or visit


Agora Theatre & Ballroom: 5000 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents Jinkx Monsoon, July 8; The Smile, July 11; Le Tigre, July 17; Declan McKenna, July 21; JPEGMAFIA & Danny Brown, July 29; Death Grips, Aug. 2; Gojira, Mastodon, Lorna Shore, Aug. 8; Dark Star Orchestra, Aug. 11; Babymetal, Dethklok, Sept. 6; Jake Owen, Sept. 7; Tash Sultana, Sept. 10; Flogging Molly, Sept. 15; The Mars Volta, Sept. 16; Royal Blood, Sept. 19; Warren Zeiders, Sept. 21; Ashnikko, Sept. 23; The Front Bottoms, Sept. 26; Explosions in the Sky, Sept. 28; The Midnight, Oct. 2; San Holo, Oct. 19; Larry Fleet, Oct. 21; Mushroomhead — 30th-anniversary Halloween show, Oct. 28; Teddy Swims, Nov. 5; Wish You Were Here (Pink Floyd tribute), Nov. 18; LSDREAM, Dec. 3;. Visit

Akron Civic Theatre: 182 S. Main St., presents Ryan Humbert & Emily Bates, July 28; Straight No Chaser, Dec. 14. Visit

Bash on the Bay: a music fest in Put-in-Bay featuring Pitbull, Luke Bryan, Elle King, Brothers Osborne and more, will be Aug. 23 and 24. Visit

Beachland Ballroom: 15711 Waterloo Road, Cleveland, presents This Summer, Mr. Princess, Rusted Hearts, June 16; Joseph Huber, June 16; Baldassarre (Led Zeppelin revival), June 17; Bonny Doon, June 17; The Family Crest, July 17; Possessed by Paul James, June 18; The 40 Acre Mule, June 20; Deer Tick, Country Westerns, June 21; The Hi-Jivers, June 22; Melted Strawberry, Higher Vibration, Mellowman Funk, June 23; COE, Dishwasher Possum, Messmaker, June 24; Victoria Victoria featuring Charlie Hunter, June 25; PRINS, Jace Martin, June 26 (canceled); Brewdog Bingo, June 26; Jungle Brothers, June 29; Doc Robinson, June 29; Blossom Park, Clementine, June 30: black midi, July 1 (sold-out); Pre/Post (black midi) Party with DJ Falling Rock & DJ Boojahkins, July 1; Nafan and the Mailmen, Kaylee Federmann, Willy Sinclair, July 2; The Iron Maidens, Olathia, July 6; Pre/Post Maidens Party with Cousin Bobby, July 6; Into the Blue: Grateful Dead Revival, July 7; Arcy Drive, July 7; Ballyhoo!, July 12; Altin Gun, July 13; The Plate Scrapers, July 14; The Bellrays, July 16; Imarhan, July 17; The Family Crest, July 17; Braid, July 18; Destroy Boys, July 19; Dead Tooth, Dino Gala, Honey Pocket, July 19; Clare Maloney & The Great Adventure, Taylor Lamborn, July 20; Erin Viancourt, July 21; John R. Miller, July 21; Matt Watson, Ben Beal, July 24; Reverend Horton Heat, The Delta Bombers, July 25; Pre/Post Rev. Heat Party with DJ Mittenclips, July 25; Kid Koala, July 26; The Wildlife, July 28; Alexandra Kay, Tana Matz, July 29; Pony Bradshaw, July 30; Blue Lunch, Billy Price, July 28; Barely Dead, Aug. 1; The Rumble featuring Chief Joseph Boudreaux Jr., Aug. 3; Kendall Street Company, Aug. 3; Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys, Aug. 4; The Beths, Aug. 5; Rachel Brooke, Aug. 8; JD McPherson, Aug. 9; 12th Annual International Ohio Burlesque Festival 2023, Aug. 10; William Matheny, Aug. 10; Oneida, Wrong Places, Aug. 12; American Football, Aug. 14; Frank Amato’s Producers Showcase featuring Dreamstreet, Gracie Olivia, Aug. 19; Robbie Fulks, The Shootouts (acoustic trio), Aug. 20; Tu:NER (Trey Gunn, Pat Mastelotto, Markus Reuter). Aug. 22; Mikaela Davis, Aug. 22; an evening with The Baseball Project, featuring Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Mike Mills, Linda Pitmon, and Steve Wynn, Aug. 24; Messer Chups, Ichi Bons, Aug. 25; Dry Reef, Aug. 25; Drifting Roots, Lake Irie, Aug. 30; Chris Pureka, Sept. 11; Boris, Melvins, Mr. Phylzzz, Sept. 14; Clem Snide, Sept. 15; OSEES, Sept. 17; Black Joe Lewis, Sept. 21; DEVOtional 2023, Sept. 22 and 23; Fortunate Youth, The Brook & The Bluff, Bendingo Fletcher, Oct. 7; Dubbest, Sept. 28; Boy Pablo, Oct. 4; Cut Worms, Oct. 6; mssv, Oct. 7; Cam Cole, Oct. 8; Chris Cresswell, Oct. 17; Be Your Own Pet, A Giant Dog, Oct. 23; Kings Kaleidoscope, Mike Mains & The Branches, Oct. 25; S.G. Goodman, Why Bonnie, Nov. 12; Pokey LaFarge, Dec. 3. Call 216-383-1124 or visit

Blossom Music Center: 1145 W. Steels Corners Road, Cuyahoga Falls, presents Weezer, Modest Mouse, Momma, June 16; The Used, Pierce the Veil, Don Broco, June 17; Eric Church, Ashley McBryde, The Red Clay Strays, June 24; Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, JD McPherson, June 28; Shania Twain, June 30; Yellowcard, Mayday Parade, Story of the Year, July 12; Big Time Rush, Jax & Max, July 17; Fall Out Boy, Bring Me the Horizon, Royal & the Serpent, July 18; Jason Aldean, Mitchell Tenpenny, Corry Kent, July 20; Barenaked Ladies, Five for Fighting, Del Amitri, July 21; Foreigner, Loverboy, July 24; Mudvayne, Coal Chamber, Gwar, Aug. 4; 50 Cent, Busta Rhymes, Jeremih, Aug. 6; Nickelback, Brantley Gilbert, Josh Ross, Aug. 9; Lil Durk, Kodak Black, Nile Choppa, Aug. 16; Pentatonix, Lauren Alaina, Aug. 17; Goo Goo Dolls, O.A.R., Aug. 20; 5 Seconds of Summer, Aug. 25; Disturbed, Breaking Benjamin and Jinjer, Aug. 27; Shinedown, Papa Roach, Spiritbox, Sept. 6; Duran Duran, Bastille, Nile Rodgers & Chic, Sept. 10; Brandi Carlile, Katie Pruitt, Sept. 16; Jelly Roll, Struggle Jennings, Josh Adam Meyers, Sept. 30. Call 330-920-8040 or visit

Blossom Music Festival: at Blossom Music Center, the summer home of The Cleveland Orchestra, presents “Beethoven’s Ode to Joy,” featuring The Cleveland Orchestra performing music by Beethoven and Wagner, 8 p.m. July 1; “Salute to America,” featuring the Blossom Festival Band performing patriotic marches, Broadway favorites and more, along with fireworks, 8 p.m. July 2 through 4; “Movie Night Live: ‘Jurassic Park,’” featuring The Cleveland Orchestra performing the score by John Williams along to the movie, 7 p.m. July 7 through 9; “Romantic Rachmaninoff,” featuring The Cleveland Orchestra performing music by Rachmaninoff, 7 p.m. July 15; “She’s Got Soul,” featuring The Cleveland Orchestra performing “a wide-ranging revue of R&B classics,” 7 p.m. July 16; “La Mer,” featuring The Cleveland Orchestra performing music by Akutagawa, Shostakovich and Debussy, 7 p.m. July 22; “Two Pianos: Who Could Ask for Anything More,” featuring The Cleveland Orchestra with Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano) Michael Feinstein (piano and vocals) performing music from Gershwin and more, 7 p.m. July 23; “Movie Night Live: Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers,” featuring The Cleveland Orchestra and the Cleveland Orchestra Children’s Chorus performing Howard Shore’s score along to the movie, 7 p.m. July 28 through 30; “Sibelius’s First Symphony,” featuring the Kent Blossom Chamber Orchestra performing the music of Snider, Adams and Sibelius, 7 p.m. Aug. 5; “Mozart in the Meadows,” featuring The Cleveland Orchestra performing music by Mozart, Langer and Mendelssohn, 7 p.m. Aug. 12; “An Evening with Audra McDonald,” featuring The Cleveland Orchestra with vocalist McDonald performing an evening of Broadway favorites and songs from her latest album, “Sing Happy,” 7 p.m. Aug. 13; “Fujita Plays Tchaikovsky,” featuring The Cleveland Orchestra with Mao Fujita (piano), performing music by Shaw, Dawson and Tchaikovsky, 7 p.m. Aug. 19; “Impressions of France and Spain,” featuring The Cleveland Orchestra performing music by Ravel, Saint-Saëns and De Falla, 7 p.m. Aug. 26; “Movie Night Live: Disney: The Sound of Magic,” featuring The Cleveland Orchestra performing 100 years of Disney music, 7 p.m. Sept. 1 through 3; “Distant Worlds: Music From FINAL FANTASY,” featuring The Blossom Festival Orchestra and Cleveland Orchestra Chamber Chorus performing music from the video game series, 7 p.m. Sept. 9. Call 216-231-1111 or visit

Cain Park: Goodnor and Superior, Cleveland Heights, presents concerts in Evans Amphitheater — Pat Metheny, Whris Fishman & Joe Dyson, June 17; Rufus Wainwright, Gina Chavez, Lucy Wainwright Toche, June 21; The Sounds of Soul, June 30; Matt Kearney, Marc Scibilia,, July 18; Boney James & Lalah Hathaway, Damien Escobar, July 20; Anne Cohcran, July 21; Crash Test Dummies, Willie Stratton, July 27; Richard Marx, Yacht Rock Revue, Aug. 11r; Alison Brown, The Adam Ezra Group, Aug. 12; Stephen Page, Aug. 18; Joss Stone, Aug. 22; Red Hot Chilli Pipers, The Tarton Terrors, Aug. 24; an evening with George Benson, Aug. 25; Always Olivia (Olivia Newton John tribute), Aug. 26; Ledisi, Sept. 2; Max Weinberg’s Jukebox, Sept. 5; Old Crow Medicine Show, Sept. 7; Legends of Country Rock with Firefall and Pure Prairie League, Sept. 8; 16tha annula Multi Musicfest featuring Stanley Clark, Bob James, Maysa and Hugg’s Groove, Sept. 9; The Vindys, Sept. 15; Skerryvore, Sept. 21. Call 216-371-3000, or visit

Covelli Centre: 229 E. French St., Youngstown, presents Hardy, Lainey Wilson, Dylan Marlowe, Sept. 16. Call 800-745-3000 or visit

Firelands Symphony Orchestra: presents Olympic Jazz Quintet, 4 p.m. June 11 at McBride Arboretum at BGSU Firelands: Parking Lots D & F (Off of Boos Road); Samba da Cidade Percussion Ensemble, 4 p.m. June 25 at McBride Arboretum at BGSU Firelands: Parking Lots D & F (Off of Boos Road); Cleveland Wind and Friends, 4 p.m. July 9 McBride Arboretum at BGSU Firelands: Parking Lots D & F (Off of Boos Road); FSO Chorale Showcase, 4 p.m. July 16 at McBride Arboretum at BGSU Firelands: Parking Lots D & F (Off of Boos Road); High Frequency Flute Quartet, 6 p.m. July 20 at Ritter Library, Vermilion Third Thursday; Firelands String Quartet, 4 p.m. July 23 at McBride Arboretum at BGSU Firelands: Parking Lots D & F (Off of Boos Road); Firelands Brass Quintet, 6 p.m. July 28 at Meals on Madison/Riverfront Live, downtown Port Clinton; Summer Pops Orchestra Concert, featuring vocalist Laura Peterson, 7 p.m. Aug. 6 at McBride Arboretum at BGSU Firelands: Parking Lots D & F (Off of Boos Road). Call 419-621-4800 or visit

Frankie Scinta’s “The Showman”: will be at 8 p.m. June 17 at House Three Thirty, 532 W. Market St., Akron. Visit

Goodyear Theater: 1201 E. Market St., Akron, presents Live Loud Tour 2023 featuring Tom Keifer, Winger, John Corabi, July 13; The Gipsy Kings featuring Nicolas Reyes. Oct. 1; A.J Croce (“Croce Plays Croce”), Nov. 11. Call 330-690-2307 or visit

Grog Shop: 2785 Euclid Heights Blvd., Cleveland Heights, presents The Super Babes, Well Worn Boot, June 16; Chuchito Valdes Trio, June 17; P—— Jeans, Killyn LUnsford, Woodstock ‘99, June 18; Starbenders, The Haunt June 19; CupcakKe, Solon, HIM HUN, June 21 (rescheduled from April 26); CupcakKe, Namejai, DJ Navy, June 22 (rescheduled from April 28); Hummus Vacuum, Teamonade, June 23; Racketman, Kultures, Nate Saggio, June 24; Soulus, Nightdrive, Titans in Time,, June 25; Conway the Machine, June 27; Feeble Little Horse, June 29; Sugar: Nu-Metal Party, July 8; The Queers, July 11; Grumpy Plumb, Who Saved Who, Tall Grass; July 15; Julia Jacklin, July 17; The Soul Rebels, July 21; Nick Hakim, July 22; Dive Boms, DRIXY, The Skies Above Us, July 27; Lemur Fest featuring Crimeapple, DJKNOW1, Tubesock, July 28; School of Rock All Stars,Cleveland School of Rock House Band, Aug. 5; M.A.G.S., Death Lens, Aug. 11; Doe Boy, Aug. 12; Hobo Johnson, Aug. 13; AJJ, Open Mike Eagle, Foot Ox, Aug. 18; Fake Names, Sept. 16; Sweeping Promises, Aug. 16; Ben Nichols and Tim Barry, Aug. 19; Jady, Jack Harris, Liam Brock, Aug. 24; Together Pangea, Aug. 28; Murder by Death, Sept. 5; Local Natives, Sept. 9; Mustard Plug, Toasters, Half Past Two, Sept. 10; The Milk Carton Kids, Sept. 15; Royal Otis, Friko, Sept. 19; Harley Poe, Homeless Gospel Choir, Sept. 24; IDK, Sept. 27; Frankie and the Witch Fingers, Wine Lips, Oct. 2; Margaret Glaspy, Oct. 3; Low Cut Connie, Oct. 11; Nation of Language, Oct. 14; Bob Mould (solo electric), Jason Narducy, Oct. 20; Gilla Band, Oct. 23; Mudhoney, Oct. 24; Skinny Lister, Pet Needs, Bandaid Brigade. Call 216-321-5588 or visit

House of Blues: 308 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents K-Hole — A DJ Dance Party hoted by Kim Chi + Plastique Tiara, June 16; Jesse & Joy, June 24; X, July 5; We Are the Union, Catbite, Kill Lincoln, July 5; The Taylor Party – Taylor Swift Night (Eras Version), July 7; Caspr, July 7; Candlebox, MONA, July 9; Less Than Jake, Voodoo Glow Skulls, The Pink Spiders, July 11; Jenny Lewis, July 13; Red Wanting Blue, July 14; The Steel Woods, July 15; Dexter and the Moonrocks, June 16; Cooper’s Nightmare (Alice Cooper tribute, July 22; Des Rocks, July 22; Rema, Vicony, July 23; Bayside, I Am the Avalanche, Koyo, July 25; Chris Kirkpatrick of *NSYNCH, O-Town, BBMak, July 27; Gorgol Bordello, July 29; Gaelic Storm, Aug. 3; Baylen Levine, Aug. 6; Becky Robinson, Aug. 11; Mickey Avalon, Aug. 12; Homixide Gang, Sid Shyne, Aug. 24; Back to the Top, Aug. 25; Sorry Papi Tour – The All Girl Party, Aug. 26; Saved by the 90’s, Sept. 1; Corey Taylor, WARGASM, Oxymorrons, Sept. 7; Hulvey, Sept. 7; Local Natives, HalfNOise, Sept. 9; Everclear, The Ataris, Sept. 11; Poppy, PVRIS, Pom Pom Suad, Sept. 14; Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors, Sept. 15; Here Come the Mummies, Perpetual Groove, Sept. 16; The Gaslight Anthem, Sept. 19; Digable Planets, Spt. 21; Nothing But Thieves, Kid Kapichi, Sept. 22; Dean Lewis, Sara Kays, Sept. 23; Jake Miller, Sept. 24; Sammy Rae & The Friends, Sept. 26; Lauren Sanderson, Sept. 29; Chris Renzema, Jess Ray, Oct. 3; Christian French, Oct. 4; Wheeler Walker J., Oct. 6; The Wonder Years, Anxious, Sweet Pill, Oct. 11; Jean Dawson, Oct. 11; Moon Taxi, Oct. 12; Stephen Sanchez, Oct. 15; TV Girl, Oct. 17; Danny Pellegrino, Oct. 18; Jessie Murph, Oct. 20; Boys Like Girls, State Champs, The Summer Set, Oct. 21; The Happy Fits, Windsor, Small Crush, Oct. 22; Ekoostik Hookah, Nov. 24; NEFFEX, Nov. 28 and 30. Visit

Nicholas Daniel Miller, aka the DJ Illenium, will perform in concert June 20 at Jacobs Pavilionin Cleveland. Details: 9Courtesy of AEG)
Nicholas Daniel Miller, aka the DJ Illenium, will perform in concert June 20 at Jacobs Pavilionin Cleveland. Details: (Courtesy of AEG)

Jacobs Pavilion: Nautica Entertainment Complex, West Bank of the Flats, Cleveland, presents Illenium, June 20; Young the Giant, Milky Chance, Talk, June 21; Noah Kahan, June 22; Rebelution, Iration, July 2; Bryson Tiller, July 3; Melanie Martinez, July 5; Dreamsonic 2023 with Dream Theater, Devin Townsend, Animals as Leaders, July 8; Dirty Heads, Lupe Fiasco, G. Love & Special Sauce, Tropidelic, July 10; Yungblud, The Regrettes, July 11; Orville Peck, July 26; Cavetown, Aug. 1; The Revivalists, Band of Horses, The Heavy Heavy, Aug. 6; Alter Bridge, Sevendust, Mammoth WVH, Aug. 8; The Beach Boys, Aug. 9; CAKE, Sept. 16; Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Sept. 19; Parkway Drive, Sept. 22. Visit

Kent Stage: 175 E. Main St., Kent, presents Phillip Phillips, June 17; Peter Asher, Jeremy Clyde, June 22; Darrell Scott, June 24; Toad the Wet Sproket, June 25; Hard Day’s Night, June 30; JD Souther, July 15; A Flock of Seagulls, Annabella, July 21; Vanilla Fudge, July 22; Spyro Gyra, Aug. 11; Pablo Cruise, Aug. 13; Steve Earle, Aug. 16; Al Stewart, The Empty Pockets, Aug. 20; Devon Allman & Donavon Frankenreiter, Matt Costa, Aug. 25; Men Without Hats, Annabella, Sept. 1; Marcc Nutter and Friends, Sept. 9; Mighty Poplar, Sept. 15; Henry Rollins, Sept. 17; Humble Pie Legacy, Sept. 24; CLANNAD, Sept. 29; Jimmy Webb, Oct. 15; Andy Summers of The Police, Oct. 16; Harry Chapin at 80: A Retrospective, Oct. 21; Donna the Buffalo, Nov. 9. Call 330-677-5005 or visit

Kirtland: presents a series of summer concerts at Kirtland Gazebo, with festivities starting at 6 p.m. and music beginning at 7 p.m. — Beauty Night with the Chardon Polka Band, June 28 | Faith Night with Perfect Choice, July 12 | City Night with The PopTarts, July 19 | City Night with PrimeTime Big Band, July 26 | Dog Days of Summer with Debbie Gifford Quartet, Aug. 2 . Call 440-256-3332 or visit

Lake View Cemetery Concert Series: at Lakeview Cemetery, 2316 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, with shows beginning at 4 p.m., presents Paul Kovac’s Big Grass Band (bluegrass, folk), June 24 (rain date July 2); Hubb’s Groove (contemporary Jazz, R&B), July 23 (rain date July 30); Sammy DeLeon Latin Jazz Sextet featuring Jackie Warren (Latin jazz), Aug. 20 (rain date Aug. 27). Visit

Legacy Live: a concert series at Legacy Village in Lyndhurst with performances on a stage near the lawn between Bar Louie and California Pizza Kitchen with music running from 5 to 8 p.m., presents Swamp Boogie Band (classic rock), June 17; Funkology (funk), June 24; Discovery Band (R&B, dance), July 1; Blue Lunch (jazz, swing, blues), July 8; East Wind (classic rock), July 15; Replay (oldies), July 22; Ricky & The Rockets (classic rock, oldies), July 29; Light of Two Moons (oldies), Aug. 5; Blue Drivers (blues, swing), Aug. 12; Revolution Pie (Beatles tribute), Aug. 19; Backtraxx (Motown, funk, rock), Aug. 26; Rock Radio (rock), Sept. 2; No Name Band (oldies), Sept. 9; Swamp Rattlers (blues), Sept. 16. Call 216-382-3871 or visit

Lorain Palace Theatre: 617 Broadway, Lorain, presents Emerson, Lake & Palmer, July 15; Back to the 90’s, featuring Ton Loc, Color Me Badd, Young MC and hosted by Christopher “Kid” Reid,” Aug. 5; 1964 The Tribute, Sept. 22; Stars of the Sixties featuring Herman’s Hermits’ Peter Noone, Oct. 20; Puddle of Mudd, Saving Abel, Oct. 28. Call 440-245-2323 or visit

Madison Concerts in the Park: a series with shows at 7 p.m. at Madison Village Park, River and West Main streets, presents Risk factor, June 16; Glass House Band, June 23; Gospel Friends, June 30; Geauga Fair Band, July 7; The Swamp Rattlers, July 14; Madtown Jazz, July 21; Rte 202, July 28; Back When (Aug. 4), Night Owls, Aug. 11; Kelly & Randall, Aug. 18; Take II Band, Aug. 25. Call 440-428-7526.

Masonic Cleveland: 3615 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents Led Zeppelin 2, June 16; Grant, June 24; Shy Glizzy, July 1; Potions and Player Dave, July 21; Danzig, Sept. 13; Asking Alexandria, The Hu, Sept. 19; Attila, Sept. 22; Violent Femmes, Oct. 9; My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult, Nov. 2. Visit

Mentor Rocks concert series: with shows at 7 p.m. at Mentor Civic Amphitheater, 8600 Munson Road, presents Parmalee, June 20; Queen Nation (Queen tribute), June 27; E5C4P3 (Journey tribute), July 4; Simply Spice (Spice Girls tribute), July 11; Right Now (Sammy Hagar-era Van Halen tribute), July 18; Terry Lee Goffee (Johnny Cash tribute), July 25; Just Like Pink (Pink tribute), Aug. 1; Sound of Sting (Police/Sting tribute), Aug. 8; to-be-announced national recording artist, Aug. 15; Forever Seger Band (Bob Seger tribute), Aug. 29; Dark Side of the Moon (Pink Floyd tribute). Visit

MGM Northfield Park: 10777 Northfield Road, Northfield, presents Santana, June 25; Counting Crows, Dashboard Confessional, June 29; Scotty McCreery, July 7; The Cult, July 12; Ann Wilson of Heart, Tripsitter, July 14; Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, Chris Trapper, July 22; Donny Osmond, July 28; Tesla, Aug. 4; Happy Together Tour 2023, featuring The Turtles, Little Anthony, Gary Puckett & The Union Gap, The Vogues, Aug. 6; Parliament Funkadelic ft. George Clinton, Aug. 24; Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening, Aug. 25; Don Felder, Aug. 26; Air Supply, Sept. 9; George Thorogood & The Destroyers, Sept. 12; Beth Hart, Sept. 23; Engelbert Humperdinck, Oct. 21; Great White, Slaughter, Oct. 28; Aaron Lewis (acoustic), Nov. 16. Call 330-908-7625 or visit

Music Box Supper Club: 1148 Main Ave., Cleveland, presents Stevie Wonder Night with The Reid Project, June 17; Father’s Day Beatles Brunch with The Sunrise Jones, June 18; Father’s Day Jimmy Buffett Brunch with Cheeseburgers in Paradise, June 18; Jah Messengers, June 18; Billy Bob Thornton & The Boxmasters, June 20; Queen tribute by Queen Flash, June 23; Drag Bingo with Veranda L’Ni & Friends, June 23; Fleetwood Mac Brunch with Rumours, June 25; Ghani & The No Bad Daze Band, June 25; Stella Maris Rock of Faith (benefit concert), June 25; Dave Alvin & The Guilty Ones, June 28; Griffin House, June 29; The Golden Gays Hot Flashbacks, June 30; Neil Diamond Night with The Diamond Project, July 1; Elton John Brunch with Tommy Lee Thompson, July 2; Steely Dan Brunch with The FM Project,” July 2; The Ark Band, July 2; Jesus Jones, The American Scientific, July 3; ELO Tribute by Ticket to the Moon, July 4; Nightbridge, July 4; Van Morrison Tribute with Nitebridge & Colin Dussault, July 7; Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials, July 13; Hawaiian Elvis tribute by Dave Banks Big Band Featuring Walt Sanders, July 14; Chicago Tribute by Brass Metropolis, July 15; Tom Petty Night with Shadow of Doubt, July 15; Blues Brunch with Colin Dussault & Friends, July 16; Rooftop VIP Members Party, July 16; Lazo & Exodus (Bob Marley show), July 16; Joslyn & The Sweet Compression, July 16; Peter Mayer Group, July 20; The Songs of Burt Bacharach with Nitebridge and guests, July 21; Dolly Parton Brunch with Rachel & The Beatnik Playboys, July 23; Pink Floyd Brunch with Dark Side of the Moon, July 23; Elementree Livity Project, July 23; Madeline Finn & Friends, July 27; ABBA tribute by Super Troupers, July 28; Bluegrass Brunch with The Chatfield Boys, July 30; Billy Joel Brunch with 52nd St Stranger, July 30; The Flex Crew, July 30; In the Heartland, July 30; Los Lobos, Aug. 3; The Dave Matthews Tribute Band, Aug. 4; Sun Shade, Aug. 6; REM tribute by Dead Letter Office. Aug. 9; Carl Baldassarre’s Led Zeppelin Revival, Aug. 11; Paul Thorn, Aug. 9; Big Band Brunch with Dan Zola Orchestra, Aug. 13; Shake Ground, Aug. 13; Bettye LaVette, Aug. 16; Morgan James, Aug. 17; The Smithereens with guest vocalist Marshall Crenshaw, Aug. 18; One World Tribe, Aug. 20; Lori McKenna, Mark Erelli, Aug. 24; Ras Khalifa, Aug. 27; Phat Cat Swinger, Aug. 31; Carlos Jones+, Sept. 3; Tuba Skinny, Sept. 6; Malinda, Sept. 12; Waco Brothers, Sept. 21; Joshua Radin, Sept. 26; Rodney Crowell, Laurel Lewis, Sept. 28; Rush tribute with Sawyer, Oct. 5; Tannahill Weavers, Oct. 18; Neil Young tribute by Broken Arrow, Oct. 19; Professor Louie and The Crowmatix, Oct. 27; Eagles Brunch with Out Of Eden, Oct. 29; The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, The Hooten Hallers, Nov. 19; The Jersey Beat Band, Nov. 25. Call 216-242-1250 or visit

North Coast Men’s Chorus: presents “Disney PRIDE in Concert,” a multimedia musical celebration of LGBTQ life, love, family, and perseverance, 8 p.m. June 17 and 3 p.m. June 18 at Playhouse Square’s Hanna Theatre in Cleveland. Call 216-556-0590 or visit

Piano Cleveland: presents the 2023 Cleveland International Piano Competition for Young Artists, June 22 through July 15 at various locations; Cleveland International Piano Competition, July 28 through Aug. 10, 2024. Call 216-707-5397 or visit

Playhouse Square: 1501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents Nick Cave (solo), Sept. 25; Straight No Chaser, Dec. 2. Call 216-241-6000 or visit

Quire Cleveland: presents “Churches of the Same God: Mass Settings of Byrd and Tallis,” 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29 at Saint Paschal Baylon Church, Highland Heights | 8 p.m. Sept. 30 at Our Lady of Peach Church, Shaker Square | and 4 p.m. Oct. 1 at St. John Cantius Church, Cleveland. Call 216-223-8854 or visit

Rabbit Run Community Arts Arts Association: 49 Park St., Madison, presents Madtown Jazz Expansion, 7:30 p.m. June 20 at Rabbit Run Theater, 5646 W. Chapel Road, Madison Township. Call 440-428-7092 or visit

Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse: 1 Center Court, Cleveland, presents Alicia Keys, July 15; Madonna, Bob the Drag Queen, Aug. 2; LL Cool J, The Roots, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Common, Method Man, Redman, Aug. 12; Kid Cudi’s second annual Moon Man’s Landing, featuring Kid Cudi. Lil Uzi Vert, $UICIDEBOY$, Coi Leray, BashfortheWorld, Siena Bella, Chelsea Paste, Aug. 19; Barry Manilow, Aug. 24; Jonas Brothers, Sept. 18; Aerosmith, The Black Crowes, Sept. 21; Greta Van Fleet, Surf Curse, Sept. 23; Peter Gabriel, Sept. 27; Kiss, Oct. 22; Pink, Grouplove, Kidcutup, Nov. 8; Depeche Mode, Nov. 10. Call 888-894-9422 or visit

Rockin’ on the River: at Lorain’s Black Water Landing, presents The King & Queen of Country Music (Garth Brooks-and-Shania Twain tribute), Country Honk, June 16; E5C4P3 (Journey tribute), Best of Times (Styx tribute), June 17; 24K Magic! (Bruno Mars tribute), Nonica Robins and The Whiskey Kings, June 30; Dirty Deeds (AC/DC tribute), Back & Forth (Foo Fighters tribute), July 7; Wish You Were Here (Pink Floyd tribute), Colin Dussault’s Blues Project, July 8; Face 2 Face (Elton John-and-Billy Joel tribute), Zoo Station (U2 tribute), July 14; Queen Nation (Queen tribute), Black River, July 28; Bee Gees Gold (Bee Gees tribute), Dancing Queen (ABBA tribute), The Michael Weber Show, July 29; Forever Seger (Bob Seger tribute), Moving in Stereo (Cars tribute), Aug. 4; Double Vision (Foreigner tribute), The FM Project (Steely Dan tribute), Aug. 11; The Atomic Punks (Van Halen tribute), Motley Inc. (Motley Crue tribute), Aug. 18; Who’s Bad (Michael Jackson tribute), Shout!, Aug. 19; ZOSO (Led Zeppelin tribute), House Party (J Geils tribute), Aug. 25; Fleetwood Gold (Fleetwood Mac tribute), Harvest (Neil Young tribute), Sept. 1; Revival ABB (Allman Brothers Band tribute), Freebird (Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute), Sept. 8; The Four Horsemen (Metallica tribute), Billy Morris and the Sunset Strip, Sept. 15. Visit

Tri-C JazzFest: presents the 44th annual event, June 22 through 24 at Playhouse Square in Cleveland, with free outdoor concerts, featuring Ernie Krivda, Carlos Jones, Becky Boyd, Cleveland Jazz Orchestra and more, and indoor ticketed shows — Angélique Kidjo/Richard Bona PresentsASANTE Trio Featuring Osmany Paredes (Piano) and ÍIario Bell (Drums), 7:30 p.m. June 22, Mini Ohio Theatre | Christian McBride, Samara Joy, 5 p.m. June 23, Mimi Ohio Theatre | Norman Brown, Gerald Albright, 7:30 p.m. June 23, Connor Palace | Dan Wilson featuring Jennifer Hartswick performing “7 Decades of Wonder: The Genius of Stevie,” 10 p.m. June 23, Allen Theatre | Dominick Farinacci and Triad, Braxton Cook, 2 p.m. June 24, Mimi Ohio Theatre | Steve Smith and Vital Information: Steve Smith/drums, Manuel Valera/keys, Janek Gwizdala/bass, 5 p.m. June 24, Allen Theatre | Herbie Hancock, 7 p.m. June 24, Connor Palace | Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, 9:30 p.m. June 24, Connor Palace. Visit

Tunes on Tappan Summer Concert Series: a presentation of the city of Oberlin, with performings running 6 to 8 p.m. at the Clark Bandstand in Tappan Square, 58 N. Main St., presents Match City (pop, rock), June 23; Michelle Romary Band (classic rock, folk), June 30; The Bottom Line (Motown, classic R&B), July 7; The Geeze Cats (oldies), July 14; The Attraxxion Band (1980s pop and rock), July 21; The Tyler Reid Band (country, Southern rock), July 28. Visit, email or call 440-775-7217.

Victory Live!: a two-day musical featuring WMMS Buzzard Fest — with Incubus, Bush, +Live+, Filter, Weshly Arms — on Aug. 4 and WGAR Country Jam — Chris Young, Brian Kelley, Gavin DeGraw, Dalton Dover, Tigirlily Gold — on Aug. 5 at Victory Park Ohio, 7777 Victory Lane, North Ridgeville. Visit

Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre: 201 S. Phelps St., Youngstown, presents REO Speedwagon, Levon, June 21; Rick Springfield, The Hooters, Paul Young, Tommy Tutone, Aug. 4; The Doobie Brothers, June 28; Steve Miller Band, Aug. 9. Visit


Ferrante Winery and Ristorante: 5585 N. River Road W., Geneva, presents Uncharted Course, 5:30 p.m. June 16; Anthony Gregorie, 1 p.m. June 17; O’Neiders, 5:30 p.m. June 17; Tommy Hook, 2 p.m. June 18; The Night Shift, 5:30 p.m. June 23; Holly’s Uncle Duo, 1 p.m. June 24; Back Spin, 5:30 p.m. June 24; Porch Rockers, 2 p.m. June 25; Don Perry, 5:30 p.m. June 30; Jonathan Browning, 1 p.m. July 1; Anthony Gregory, 5:30 p.m. July 1; Nia, 2 p.m. July 2; Night Shift, 5:30 p.m. July 7; Chuck Ditri, 1 p.m. July 8; Porch Rockers, 5:30 p.m. July 8; Tommy Hook, 2 p.m. July 9; The Neverlys, 5:30 p.m. June 14; Greg Greyson, 1 p.m. July 15; 4-Kings, 5:30 p.m. July 15; Dennis Ford, 2 p.m. July 16; Don Perry, 5:30 p.m. July 21; Hollys Uncle Duo, 1 p.m. July 22; O’Needers, 5:30 p.m. July 22; Eric Andrews, 2 p.m. July 23; Uncharted Course, 5:30 p.m. July 28; bob Potts Duo, 1 p.m. July 29; Back Spin, 5:30 p.m. July 29; Jimmy Mrozek, July 30. Call 440-466-8466 or visit


Concerts & More at the Glen: a series from Lake Metroparks with performances at 7 p.m. at Penitentiary Glen Reservation in Kirtland, presents Melissa Harvey (country, pop, rock), June 23; Erin Nicole Neal & the Chill Factors (jazz), July 7; Storytime Puppet Theater: “Try Something New,” July 13; Ben Gage (acoustic), July 28; Storytime Puppet Theater: “Friends Are Everywhere,” Aug. 3; Ballinloch (Celtic), Aug. 11; Tom Evanchuck (folk/blues), Aug. 25. Visit

Geauga Park District: presents virtual programs via Zoom — “The Universe in 10 Stars,” June 23. Call 440-286-9516 or visit

Holden Arboretum: 9550 Sperry Road, Kirtland, presents “Sean Kenney’s Nature Connects Made with LEGO Bricks,” featuring “more than a dozen colorful creations that will pop out of garden and trail landscapes creating a magical new world at the arboretum,” through Sept. 4; “Bloom! Botanicals & Birdhouses, featuring “hundreds of unique birdhouses, stunning glass art, and artwork from Cleveland artist Asia Armour,” through Sept. 4; Twilight at the Arboretum, a benefit pick with music and entertainment for the family, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 15. Visit

Lake Metroparks Farmpark: 8800 Chardon Road, Kirtland, presents Farmfest, a free event with food, beer, music, cow milking, farm demonstrations and more, July 9; Historical Engine Society’s 52nd annual Antique Power Exhibition, featuring a variety of antique tractors, construction and excavation equipment, cars, trucks, demonstrations and more, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 28 through 30; Milk & Honey Weekend, in which visitors can “Learn how milk becomes cheese, butter or ice cream and watch the production process, learn about bees and their role in pollination, how honey is harvested, pollinator-friendly plants and more, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 19 and 20. Call 440-256-2122 or 800-366-3276, or visit

Penitentiary Glen Reservation: 8668 Kirtland-Chardon Road, Kirtland, presents Wildlife Festival: Celebrating 40 Years, a celebration of 40 years of helping Ohio’s wildlife with activity, history and more, noon to 4 p.m. July 23. Call 440-256-1404 or visit


Akron Civic Theatre: 182 S. Main St., presents ALL – City Musical 2023 — “Oklahoma!,” June 17 and 18. Visit

Beck Center for the Arts: 17801 Detroit Ave., Lakewood, presents “Doubt: A Parable,” by John Patrick Shanley, through June 25, in Studio Theater; “Once on This Island,” with book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and music by Stephen Flaherty,” through Aug. 6, in Senney Theater. Call 216-521-2540 or visit

Blank Canvas Theatre: 1305 W. 78th St., Suite 211, Cleveland, presents “Leap of Faith,” June 30 through July 15 (8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 7 p.m. Sundays). Call 440-941-0458 or visit

BorderLight International Theatre + Fringe Festival: featuring an eclectic mix of touring and regional productions, will be Aug. 3 through 5 in and around Playhouse Square in Cleveland. Visit

Broadway in Akron: a series at E.J. Thomas Hall in conjunction with Playhouse Square, presents “Pretty Woman: The Musical,” Oct. 17 and 19; “Mean Girls,” Nov. 13 and 14; “The Cher Show,” Jan. 30 and 31; “CLUE,” April 23 through 25. Call 330-253-2488 or visit

Cain Park: Superior Road between Lee and South Taylor roads, Cleveland Heights, presents “Rent,” through June 25 in the Alma Theater; “Fun Home,” Aug. 10 through 27 in the Alma Theater. Call 216-371-3000 or visit

Chagrin Valley Little Theatre: 40 River St., Chagrin Falls, presents “The Play That Goes Wrong,” a comedy by Henry Lewis, Henry Shields and Jonathan Sayerweekends through June 18 (7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. June 18). Call 440-247-8955 or visit

Cleveland Play House: Performing at Playhouse Square, presents “Watching Butterflies,” June 17 through 24; “Thurgood,” by George Stevens Jr., Sept. 9 through Oct. 1 in the Allen Theatre; “Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein,” by David Catlin, Oct. 21 though Nov.12; “Black Nativity,” by Langston Hughes,” Dec. 1 through 16 in the Allen Theatre; “The Play That Goes Wrong,” by Henry Lewis, Henry Shields and Jonathan Sayer, Feb. 10 through March 3 in the Allten Theatre; “Amadeus,” by Peter Shaffer,” April 6 through 28 in the Outcalt Theatre; “In the Heights,” with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and book by Quiara Alegria Hudes, May 11 through June 9 in the Allen Theatre. Call 216-241-6000 or visit

convergence-continuum: 2438 Scranton Road, Cleveland, presents “Walking to Buchenwald,” by Tom Jacobson, through June 24 (8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays). Call 216-687-0074 or visit

Fine Arts Association: 38660 Mentor Ave., Willoughby, presents “The Who’s Tommy,” through June 25. Call 440-951-7500 or visit

Karamu House: 2355 E. 89th St., Cleveland, presents “Clyde’s,” by Lynn Nottage, Sept. 22 through Oct. 15; “Black Nativity,” by Langston Huges,” Dec. 1 through 17; “The Breakfast at the Bookstore,” by Lisa Langford, Jan. 26 through Feb. 18; “It Happened in Atlanta,” March 8 through 30; “Choir Boy,” April 26 through May 19. Call 216-795-7070 or visit

Playhouse Square: 1501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents “Moulin Rouge! The Musical,” through July 2; “Late Nite Catechism,” June 11; Two Faces of Jane’s “People, Places and Things,” Thursdays through Sundays June 22 to July 2; “Six the Musical,” Aug. 8 through Sept. 19; “The Wiz,” Oct. 3 through 22; “Girl From the North Country,” Oct. 31 through Nov. 19; “Mrs. Doubtfire,” Jan. 9 through 28; “Funny Girl,” Feb. 20 through March 10; “Company,” April 30 through May 19; “Back to the Future,” June 11 through July 7, 2024; “MJ the Musical,” July 16 through Aug. 11, 2024. Call 216-241-6000 or visit

Porthouse Theatre: 3143 O’Neil Road, Cuyahoga Falls, presents “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” June 9 through 24; “The Marvelous Wonderettes,” June 30 through July 15; “The Prom, July 21 through Aug. 6. Call 330-672-3884 or visit

Rabbtit Run Theater in Madison Township on June 16 opens "Anything Goes," a production running select dates through July 8. Pictures are cast members Ian Jones, left, Dominic Delligatti, Emily Stack, Cole Kornell and Sean Jones. Details: 440-428-7092 or (Kathy Sandham)
Rabbit Run Theater in Madison Township on June 16 opens “Anything Goes,” a production running select dates through July 8. Pictures are cast members Ian Jones, left, Dominic Delligatti, Emily Stack, Cole Kornell and Sean Jones. Details: 440-428-7092 or (Kathy Sandham)

Rabbit Run Theater: 5648 W. Chapel Road, Madison Township, presents “Anything Goes,” June 16 through July 8 . Call 440-428-7092 or visit


Agora Theatre & Ballroom: 5000 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents Watcher Podcast: ghost Files, Oct. 8. Visit

Beachland Ballroom: 15711 Waterloo Road, Cleveland, presents Beachland Flea, June 17, July 15, Aug. 19. Call 216-383-1124 or visit

Beck Center for the Arts: 17801 Detroit Ave., Lakewood, presents Spotlight Gala, with the theme, “Celebrating Our Past, Creating Our Future,” 6 p.m. July 14 at Gordon Green. Call 216-521-2540, or visit

Candytopia: a “nationally acclaimed, sweet interactive wonderland” featuring 14 interactive environments over 19,000 square feet, runs through Dec. 31 at Legacy Village in Lyndhurst (located between Dick’s Sporting Goods and Ethan Allen). Visit

Cleveland Botanical Garden: 11030 East Blvd., presents “Bloom! Botanicals & Birdhouses,” featuring “hundreds of unique birdhouses, stunning glass art, and artwork from Cleveland artist Asia Armour,” through Sept. 4; “Sean Kenney’s Nature Connects Made with LEGO Bricks,” featuring more than a dozen larger-than-life creations, through Sept. 4. Call 216-721-1600 or visit

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo: 3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland, presents Asian Lantern Festival, featuring large-scale displays, including a nearly 40-foot-tall giant lantern, walk-through tunnels and a 150-foot-long Enchanted Garden Experience immersing guests in larger-than-life displays featuring butterflies, flowers and insects, as well as acrobatic performances every hour and a variety of culturally-inspired cuisine, select nights July 7 through Aug. 27. Call 216-661-6500 or visit

Cleveland Museum of Art: 11150 East Blvd., presents  Solstice, “an energy-filled night of music and art,” with 7 p.m. June 24. Call 216-421-7340 or visit

Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum:10825 East Blvd., Cleveland, presents “Top Brass,” featuring Fred Crawford’s collection as it was when this museum’s predecessor—The Thompson Auto Album—first opened in 1943, through Oct. 8. Visit

Disney Animation — Immersive Experience: a collaboration of Walt Disney Animation Studios and Lighthouse Immersive Studios, the producer of “Immersive Van Gogh,” featuring projections and music pertaining to Disney classics (and now poffering some sensory-friendly views(, runs through Aug. 13 at Lighthouse Artspace Cleveland, 850 E. 72nd St., Cleveland. Visit

FireFish Arts: presents the 2023 annual FireFish Festival, featuring “unique art installations, music, food, fun, fire – and the much anticipated and signature burning of the FireFish with its parade, pageantry, and performance,” Sept. 16 in Lorain. Visit

Great Lakes Science Center: 601 Erieside Ave., Cleveland, presents “Dinosaurs of the Sahara,” bringing “the unique world of African dinosaurs to life with original fossils from the Sahara, one-of-a-kind mounted skeletons and flesh models, and a show-stopping giant 32-foot rearing long-necked Jobaria skeleton,” through Sept. 4. Call 216-694-2000 or visit

LakewoodAlive: presents Lakewood Summer Meltdown, a street party, 4 to 10 p.m. July 15 at in downtown Lakewood. Visit

Loganberry Books: 13015 Larchmere Blvd., Shaker Heights, presents its 16th annual Author Alley, with events running noon to 4:30 p.m. — Nonfiction & Poetry, July 8 | Fiction, Aug. 12 | Children’s and Illustrated Books, Sept. 9. Call 216-795-9800, visit or email

Lorain Palace Theatre: 617 Broadway, Lorain, presents Michael Franzase’s “A Mob Story,” June 24. Call 440-245-2323 or visit

MetroHealth Cleveland Juneteenth Freedom Fest: featuring music, dance, poetry, art, vendors and more, will be June 16 (featuring a performance by Kid Capri) and 17 at Mall C in downtown Cleveland. Visit

MGM Northfield Park: 10777 Northfield Road, Northfield, presents psychic medium Matt Fraser, Aug. 10; Countess Cabaret Starring Luann de Lesseps, Sept. 22; Ancient Aliens LIVE, Nov. 2. Call 330-908-7625 or visit

Music Box Supper Club: 1148 Main Ave., Cleveland, presents A Night of Magic, featuring David McCreary, June 16; Cleveland Stories Dinner Parties — “From Rocking on the Radio . . . to Rocking the RV Life,” with Jeff & Patti Kinzbach, June 28; Cleveland Stories Dinner Parties — “Noir at the Bar,” Aug. 31. Call 216-242-1250 or visit

Ohio Scottish Games & Celtic Festival: featuring music, competitions and more, will be June 23 and 24 at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds in Berea. Visit

Put-in-Bay Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau: presents Ohio’s Island Wine Festival, June 17; Pyrate Fest XV, which is “promisin’ a swashbucklin’ good time for the whole crew … full of pirate antics, mermaid sightings, and booming cannons, June 23 through 25. Visit

Reithoffer’s Art, Spirits & Entertainment: 17711 Ravenna Road, Chagrin Valls, presents Aurburn Art Festivals, featuring artisan crafts, food trucks, music and more, June 16 through 18 and Aug. 18 through 20 (5 to 8 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday). Visit

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum: Cleveland, presents “The Beatles: Get Back to Let It Be,” curated by the Rock Hall and meant as an immersive complement to Peter Jackson’s docuseries “The Beatles Get Back,” through December (extended); the opening of the exhibit “Hip Hop at 50,” June 29. Call 888-588-ROCK or visit

Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse: 1 Center Court, Cleveland, presents Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey’s The Greatest Show On Earth, Oct. 6 through 8. Call 888-894-9422 or visit

Steele Mansion Inn & Gathering Hub: 348 Mentor Ave. Painesville, presents Public Guided Tour, June 20, Sept. 19. Call 440-639-7948 or visit

Wildwood Cultural Center: 7645 Little Mountain Road, Mentor, presents Wildwood Fine Arts & Wine Festival, featuring 65 booths filled with fine art, fine craft and specialty foods, noon to 8 p.m. June 24. Call 440-974-5735 or email

Wolstein Center: 2000 Prospect Ave., presents Cirque du Soleil’s “Corteo,” Nov. 22 through 26. Call 877-468-4946 or visit

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