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Soundtrack for St. Patrick’s Day

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Soundtrack for St. Patrick’s Day…At this radio show playback link are songs inspired by the wearin’ of the green, and Mr. O’JEG mixes in a bit o’ blarney as well. (Irish tunes have historic similarities to Appalachian music.) Includes Noam Pikelny (at the Kent Stage Sun. 3/19), The Erie Rovers, Brigid’s Cross, Hey Mavis, Billie … Continued

Northeast Ohio jazz calendar as/of 2017-03-17

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Send updates and comments to jazzcalendar@roadrunner.com  .   17-18 MARCH (FRI-SAT)     8:30AM FREE HIGH SCHOOL & MIDDLE SCHOOL PERFORMANCES & ADJUDICATION LAKELAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE, 770 CLOCKTOWER, KIRTLAND 440‑525‑7134 www.lakelandcc.edu (LAKELAND JAZZ FESTIVAL)   17 MARCH (FRI)     7PM ADMISSION   “VINCE GIORDANO: THERE’S A FUTURE IN THE PAST” (2016, DAVE DAVIDSON & … Continued

Northeast Ohio jazz calendar as/of 2017-03-10

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Send updates and comments to jazzcalendar@roadrunner.com   .   11 MARCH (SAT)   8PM ADMISSION MSTRCLASS 6PM   ORRIN EVANS(PIANO) TRIO BLU JAZZ+, 47 E MARKET, AKRON 330‑203-1219 www.blujazzakron.com     12 MARCH (SUN)     2PM FREE   JOE AUGUSTINE(PIANO) TRIO AKRON-SUMMIT COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, 60 HIGH  330‑643‑9015 www.akronlibrary.org   12 MARCH (SUN)     … Continued

Del, Doc and Dave

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Del, Doc and Dave…At this radio show playback link, are songs inspired by Del McCoury’s concerts at the Kent Stage and at Stuart’s Opera House in Nelsonville (Athens County). At age 78, Del’s a bluegrass treasure! Remembering Doc Watson and Dave Dudley on their birthdays; BD greetings to David Massengill as well. A shout-out to … Continued

Northeast Ohio jazz calendar as/of 2017-03-03

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Send updates and comments to jazzcalendar@roadrunner.com  .   4 MARCH (SAT)   8PM ADMISSION DEON YATES(SAX) BLU JAZZ+, 47 E MARKET, AKRON 330‑203-1219 www.blujazzakron.com     4 MARCH (SAT)     8PM ADMISSION   “YESTERDAY ONCE MORE”: HELEN WELCH(VOCAL), JOE LEAMAN(PIANO), BRYAN THOMAS(BASS), CHARLIE TRENTA(GUITAR), ANTHONY TADDEO(DRUMS) STAGE DOOR @ EJ THOMAS HALL, 198 HILL, … Continued

Northeast Ohio jazz calendar as/of 2017-02-24

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Send updates and comments to jazzcalendar@roadrunner.com  .   25 FEBRUARY (SAT)     2PM FREE W/TIX   “JAZZ/MUSIC ICONS – MILES DAVIS” CUYAHOGA COUNTY LIBRARY RICHMOND HTS BRANCH, 5235 WILSON MILLS 440‑449‑2666 www.cuyahogalibrary.org   25 FEBRUARY (SAT)     7PM FREE   BALDWIN-WALLACE BIG BAND, JEFF RUPERT(SAX) KULAS MUSICAL ARTS BLDG, 96 FRONT, BEREA 440‑826‑2365 … Continued

What’s up with Feb. 23??

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A happenin’ day in February…At this radio show playback link are songs inspired by a series of events that have taken place on or about Feb. 23. WRUW-FM debuts on the airwaves! Remember the Alamo! Woody Guthrie composes “This Land is Your Land.” Colo. & Okla. join the USofA. Flag-raising on Iwo Jima. Airmail takes … Continued

A Day Without Immigrants, plus President’s Day

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Crossing the border…At this radio show playback link, are song’s inspired by America’s immigrants; celebrating President’s Day. Includes Bill Kirchen’s epic LIVE version of “Hot Rod Lincoln” and Gil Scott-Heron’s epic LIVE version of “The Revolution Will Not be Televised.” Also Andy Sydow, John McCutcheon, Anne Hills, Lucy Kaplansky, Cisco Houston, Woody Guthrie, Country Joe … Continued