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On Stage with Ledges

One Long Teenage Daydream by Ted Zep 04/10/2018 Scene: Brite Winter music festival - Punk Porch Stage at Mulberry’s – February 24, 2018 It’s a brisk Saturday afternoon in Cleveland. With the temperature...

On Stage with The Ruminators

Dark-Punk Rock ‘n’ Rollers Release Highly Anticipated Album words and photos by Brittany Nader When one thinks of horror punk, bands like Misfits, The Cramps and T.S.O.L. might come to mind. B-movie lyrical r...

On Stage with The Rhodes Street Rude Boys

Homegrown Reggae by Dave Daly 11/06/2017 Don’t ask Rhodes Street Rude Boys (RSRB) to cover Bob Marley songs. That ain’t their thing. When you see RSRB live, they’ll be performing their own music. And that...

“We Got the Blimp” | On Stage with Jeff Hardy

  by T.J. Masterson He's been a staple on the Akron music scene for as long as I can remember. He’s immediately noticeable, and with his almost cartoonish voice appears to have come out of a Tim Burton f...

On Stage with Angie Haze | The Scene

The Angie Haze Project Advances to the Final Round of the International Songwriting Competition by Brittany Nader The self-proclaimed “gypsy” of Akron folk music has been keeping busy lately. Angela Cevasco,...

On Stage with Stems

by Brittany Nader When a band explains the songs they write are about “paranoia, general disregard and, probably, bad love,” you might anticipate a droning sound shrouded in darkness and despair. But that’s ...

On Stage with The Got It Got It Need It

by Gabe Gott The Got It Got It Need It, an Akron/Canton-based blues-hard-rock band, recently recorded its second EP with John King at RealGrey Records in Canton. “It was a small room with really big ceilin...

Remembering Kevin Junior

by Jason Willis Sad Bastard’s Kevin Junior Tribute Sunday, Feb. 14 at Annabell’s To celebrate the life and prolific career of Akron born-and-raised musician Kevin Junior, a collective of “sad bastards,” ...