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Gus Dapperton, whose music defies genres, will be performing at the Grog Shop on Oct. 21.
Photo courtesy of Gus Dapperton Twitter

Gus Dapperton to perform at the Grog Shop on Oct. 21

Michael Wu, Staff Reporter October 19, 2018

History tells us that everything must come to an end. Everything good and pure eventually disappears; singer-songwriter Gus Dapperton has shaved his bowl cut. For fans of Dapperton, whose latest tour...

Comedy with a cause

Anastazia Vanisko, Copy Editor February 5, 2016

While the Democratic Party was busy deciding who won the Iowa Caucus with a literal coin toss, Bernie Sanders’ Cleveland supporters came out to Make Em Laugh Mondays at Grog Shop to promote their candidate...

Albert Hammond Jr. performs good music, but weird on stage

Anne Nickoloff, Director of Print September 18, 2015

Buried in the fuzzy guitar strumming, the simple lyrics and the layered instrumentals hid a little sliver of indie rock band The Strokes. But then, Albert Hammond, Jr. opened his mouth to sing. He wasn’t...

Playlist of the Week: June 5, 2015

Teddy Eisenberg, Staff Reporter June 8, 2015

“Don’t Misunderstand”—Melody Gardot Embracing the smoky sounds of West Coast soul on her latest release, Melody Gardot channels the organic cool and earthy funkiness of artists like recent Rock...

FIDLAR brought an exciting show to Grog Shop, despite their repetitive themes of drugs and drinking.

FIDLAR put the sex and drugs in rock & roll at Cleveland show

Teddy Eisenberg, Staff Reporter May 14, 2015

This skate mantra forms the acronym and core philosophy of FIDLAR, the California garage punk band that treated a frenzied Grog Shop crowd to an equally rowdy show on May 6. The hot and muggy venue...

Bearded band’s mayhem at Grog Shop

Mike Suglio, Staff Reporter December 5, 2014

The impressively bearded band Four Year Strong took the Grog Shop’s stage to a roaring crowd after three other punk rock bands opened for them. Thursday, Nov. 20 was another stop for the band on its...

Shaggtasic evening at the Grog Shop

Early 2000’s reggae invades punk venue
Mike Suglio, Staff Reporter November 21, 2014

This past wintery Sunday night had the Grog Shop toasty with summer Reggae by early 2000’s favorite, Shaggy. Case Western Reserve University students and fellow Clevelanders waved their hands in the...

Grog Shop goes back to the ’90s

Indie band Minus the Bear brings in retro tunes
Mike Suglio, Staff Reporter October 31, 2014

On Oct. 21, Minus the Bear played a sold-out concert to a crowd of dedicated fans. However, some of the openers didn’t quite fit the bill. Opener Young Widows recently released their new full-length...

Saintseneca warms up Grog Shop with personal folk

Mike Suglio, Staff Reporter July 21, 2014

While many were celebrating Lebron James’ triumphant return to Cleveland last Friday, July 11, some music aficionados enjoyed folk rock at the Grog Shop. Opening musician, Max Sollisch, who performs...

The Lawrence Arms see packed Grog Shop

Monday time slot can’t keep fans away
Anne Nickoloff, Arts & Entertainment Editor June 4, 2014

When the first crowd surfer popped up at the Grog Shop on Monday, June 2, it was not a success. Opening band Worship This! strummed away onstage. Meanwhile, the girl with two pink hair bows was lifted...

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