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

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

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 brings him to the Grog Shop on Oct. 21, the bowl cut was a big deal. A 21-year-old with a hairstyle...

Playlist of the Week: Spotlight on Brite Winter

February 12, 2016

Despite a serious lack of music festivals in Northeast Ohio, Cleveland boasts a surprising number of local groups. On Feb. 20, a selection of the best, including Seafair, Marcus Alan Ward and Cities & Coasts, will take the stages of the popular and free Brite Winter fest along with some national names....

Indie rock legends the Pixies to stop by Cleveland on May 17

Anne Nickoloff, Director of Print

April 24, 2015

After over 10 years, the Pixies will be returning to Cleveland on May 17 for a show at the Cleveland Masonic Auditorium. A lot has changed in that time. They returned from a long hiatus, original bassist Kim Deal departed from the band and “Indie Cindy,” the Pixies’ first album in two decades,...

Hands of Glory by Andrew Bird

Hands of Glory by Andrew Bird

Jason Walsh, Music Reporter

November 16, 2012

Release Date: October 30, 2012 Rating: 3.5 / 5 At first glance, it's easy to write off Andrew Bird's newest release, Hands of Glory. Relative to the rest of his output, it is short both in terms of songs (8) and running time (35 minutes). It consists of covers of classic country songs, altern...

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