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Alum band Bro Dylan talks band name, Spot Night and new album

Indie band Bro Dylan performed a three-hour set at Cebars Euclid Tavern, where they played original music off of their upcoming album and a few covers of popular songs. Singer Alex Zinni graduated from CWRU in 2014.
February 17, 2016

On a small corner stage in late January, Bro Dylan finished performing a rock song at Cebars Euclid Tavern. However, the crowds’ eyes were transfixed on the television; they didn’t even seem to notice...

Ohio City comes to life for Brite Winter

Brite Winter captured a series of local musicians who braved Cleveland's cold for a night of performances.
February 26, 2015

Temperatures dropped into the single digits on Saturday, Feb. 21. Slush mounded on the sides of the roads and sidewalks, as thousands of Clevelanders gathered in Ohio City for Brite Winter. (However...

From Bollywood to Hollywood

From Bollywood to Hollywood
November 16, 2012

What's that? Justin Timberlake? No wait. Party rock is in the house? Hold on. Instead, it’s the sound of Indian-fused musical elements. A unique a cappella group on campus, Dhamakapella is dedicated...

Twelve Bands, Twelve Dollars: Believe in Cleveland at Peabody’s

Twelve Bands, Twelve Dollars: Believe in Cleveland at Peabody's
November 8, 2012

An affordable Friday night concert with lots of variation: what more is there to ask for? Later today, Peabody's introduces a sharp lineup of 12 local bands, including headliner Affiance, a Cleveland...

Homecoming Pep: The Marching Spartans

Homecoming Pep: The Marching Spartans
September 21, 2012

With windows wide open in this sunny weather, students in North Residential Village common rooms hear an interruption like no other twice a week. “What is that?” is a question that often resonates...

Grog Shop turns 20

Bear in Heaven at the Grog Shop.
September 20, 2012

“You have to push every show, cross your fingers, and hope everyone shows up,” said Kathy Simkoff, who runs The Grog Shop on Coventry Rd. This weekend, The Grog Shop is celebrating its 20 year anniversary. The...

Reasons to Rock

Reasons to Rock
September 7, 2012

Most bands, no matter how famous they eventually become, start out as a small group performing local gigs. Soon, These Reasoning Animals will have a chance to work their way further up the musical stairs...

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