Venues

Where you can hear live music in and around Akron

Adopt-a-Bar: Big Al’s

by Leslie Shirley Nielsen Big Al's 847 Johnston St. Nestled on a hilly bend of Johnston Street in Akron's south side sits a potential goldmine. This is a quaint little area of our town that I like to cal...

Akron DIY

Fans connect firsthand with musicians in the Rubber City underground music scene words and photos by Kristina Aiad-Toss Deep down in the light-strung, graffiti-painted basement of an ordinary house, a crowd o...

Issue 2 Cover Story | ‘The State of The Scene’

Good, bad or ugly—digging into the Akron music scene cover story by Jenny Conn; photographs by Shane Wynn   It’s Friday night in mid-February at Jilly’s Music Room. Temps are single digits with a wind...