Jul. 19—Here is a brief rundown of some coming entertainment options in Northeast Ohio. Make submissions for consideration via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. You must include a phone number and/or web address for publication.
Beck Center for the Arts: 17801 Detroit Ave., Lakewood, presents "Faculty Visual Arts Exhibition," through Aug. 13 (reception 6 to 7:30 p.m. July 28); "Beck Center: An Historic Bridge," featuring the photographic work of Jason Edleman, July 29 through Aug. 25 (opening reception 6 to 7:30 p.m. July 28). Call 216-521-2540, or visit beckcenter.org.
Cleveland Museum of Art: 11150 East Blvd., presents "The Medieval Top Seller: The Book of Hours," through July 30; "When Salt Was Gold: Yangzhou, City of Riches and Art," through Nov. 5; "Tilman Riemenschneider's Saint Jerome and Late Medieval Alabaster Sculpture," through July 23; "Love Gardens / Forbidden Fruit," through Oct. 29; "Animals in Japanese Art," through Dec. 12; "Egyptomania: Fashion's Conflicted Obsession," through Jan. 28; "A Splendid Land: Paintings from Royal Udaipur," through Sept. 10. Call 216-421-7340 or visit clevelandart.org.
Cleveland Museum of Art's Transformer's Station: 1460 W. 29th St., presents "Blow," an immersive, time-based exhibition by Japanese Artist Tabaimo that "fuses traditional Japanese art forms with contemporary digital animation," along with "The Obscuring Moon," another Tabaimo that "draws on a print by Utagawa Hiroshige (1797 — 1858), taking it to animated, fantastical ends," through Oct. 8. Visit clevelandart.org/exhibitions/transformer-station.
JoAnn DePolo Studios and Gallery: Kensington Square 28719, Center Ridge Road, Westlake, presents Windows Art Walk 2023, featuring painting in storefront windows, 4 to 8 p.m. July 22; an artist reception for "Seascapes & Cityscapes," impressionist and abstract paintings by JoAnn DePolo, 5 p.m. Aug. 10. Call 440-320-0900 or visit JoAnnDePolo.net.
Kent State University Museum: 515 Hilltop Drive, Kent, presents "Head to Toe," a trilogy of exhibitions that draws from the Kent State University Museum's permanent collection, through July 23. Call 330-672-3450 or visit kent.edu/museum.
Lake Erie College's B.K. Smith Gallery: in Royce Hall for the Fine and Performing Arts, Gillett Street, Painesville, presents "Paul Tikkanen: A Retrospective," featuring the work of the artist in a variety of styles and media, through Aug. 1. Call 440-375-7050 or visit LEC.edu.
Lakeland Community College's Gallery at Lakeland: 7700 Clocktower Drive, Kirtland, presents "THE BIG @ASS @RT SHOW," featuring large-scale work by multiple artists, July 23 through Sept. 8 ("BIG @SS @RT tALK at 2 p.m. with artist reception at 3:30 p.m. July 23). Call 440-525-7029 or visit lakelandcc.edu/gallery.
Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Cleveland: 11400 Euclid Ave., presents "A Soft Place to Land," featuring the work of Kevin Beasley, Margarita Cabrera, Pia Camil, Cass Davis, Alexandra Kehayoglou, Tiona Nekkia McClodden, Kaveri Raina, Liang Shaoji and Marie Watt, "Don't Mind If I Do," featuring the work of Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo, Pelenakeke Brown, Sky Cubacub, Emilie L. Gossiaux, Felicia Griffin, Joselia Rebekah Hughes, Jeff Kasper and Finnegan Shannon, and "Juntos, presented in partnership with Julia de Burgos Cultural Arts Center and featuring the work of Nathalie Bermudez, Amelia Casiano, J. Leigh Garcia, Camilo Gonzalez Barragan, Hugo Ivan Juarez (Alatorre), Kenron Morgan, Jr. and Marilyn Oliveras de Ortiz, through Jan. 7. Call 216-421-8671 or visit mocacleveland.org.
Penitentiary Glen Reservation: 8668 Kirtland-Chardon Road, Kirtland, presents 36th annual "Amateur Photo Contest & Show," through Aug. 6. Call 440-256-1404 or visit lakemetroparks.com/parks-trails/penitentiary-glen-reservation.
Prison Art Porject: will run from July 21 through Aug. 4 at the Gathering Space At. St. Mary Church in Chardon (reception 7 p.m. July 21. Call 440-313-5033 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spaces Gallery: 2220 Superior Viaduct, Cleveland, presents "KISS THE FLOOR," featuring the work of Nereida Patricia, and "Preence and Absence, featuring the work of Atefeh Farajolahzadeh, through July 28. Call 216-621-2314 or visit spacesgallery.org.
Ursuline College's Florence O'Donnell Wasmer Gallery: 2550 Lander Road, Pepper Pike (gallery hours, noon to 4:30 p.m. Tuwday through Thursday, presents "Juneteenth: Freedom and Community Exhibition," featuring works of the African American Quilt and Doll Guild, through Aug. 24. Visit ursuline.edu/wasmer-gallery.
Lakeland Civic Orchestra: will hold auditions for new members — with a specific need for musicians who play orchestral string instruments, as well as trumpet, trombone and percussion — by appointment on Aug. 21 in the Dr. Wayne L. Rodehorst Performing Arts Center in the D-Building at Lakeland Community College, 7700 Clocktower Drive. Contact Dr. Matthew Saunders at 440-525-7105 or email@example.com.
Wolstein Center: 2000 Prospect Ave., presents "Monster High Live," Oct. 13 through 15. Call 877-468-4946 or visit wolsteincenter.com.
Agora Theatre & Ballroom: 5000 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents Desi Banks, Sept. 22; Stavros Halkias, Oct. 7; Ilana Glazer, Oct. 6; Chris D'Elia, Oct. 20; Vir Das, Nov. 11; Darcy & Jer, Feb. 18. Visit AgoraCleveland.com.
Akron Civic Theatre: 182 S. Main St., presents Matt Rife, Oct. 14. Visit AkronCivic.com.
Cain Park: Goodnor and Superior, Cleveland Heights, presents Tommy Ryman, Sept. 1, Alma Theater; Mary Mack, Sept. 16, Alma Theater; Kevin James Thornton, Quin Lamar, Sept. 23, Alma Theater. Call 216-371-3000, or visit cainpark.com.
Cleveland Improv: 1148 Main Ave., Cleveland, presents Ali Siddiq, July 21 through 22; Uncle Hank & Big Lowdown, July 27; We Ain't Done Wild'n Yet, July 28 and 29; Earthquake, Aug. 4 through 6; Nurse's Night Out Greg "G" Williams, Aug. 10; Mojo Brookzz, Aug. 11 through 12; The Christi Show, Aug. 17; Ralph Barbosa, Aug. 18 through 19; Janelle James, Aug. 25 and 26. Call 216-696-4677 or visit ClevelandImprov.com.
Goodyear Theater: 1201 E. Market St., Akron, presents Pauly Shore, Aug. 19; Steve-O, Sept. 8. Call 330-690-2307 or visit goodyeartheater.com.
Hilarities 4th Street Theatre: 2025 E. Fourth St., Cleveland, presents Kyle Kinane, July 20 through 22; Steve Hofstetter, July 23; Michael Carbonaro, Aug. 17 through 19; Mo Amer, Sept. 28 through 30; Jay Pharaoh, Nov. 8 and 9; Russell Howard, Oct. 22; Matt Rife, Nov. 10 through 12; Jeff Arcuri, Dec. 21 and 22. Call 216-736-4242 or visit pickwickandfrolic.com.
Kent Stage: 175 E. Main St., Kent, presents Paula Poundstone, Oct. 12. Call 330-677-5005 or visit kentstage.org.
MGM Northfield Park: 10777 Northfield Road, Northfield, presents The Bald Brothers, Aug. 25; Lewis Black, Oct. 20; Corey Holcomb, Nov. 3. Call 330-908-7625 or visit mgmnorthfieldpark.mgmresorts.com.
Playhouse Square: 1501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents Please Don't Destroy Live, July 22; Chelsea Handler, Oct. 20; Sam Morril, Oct. 26. Call 216-241-6000 or visit PlayhouseSquare.org.
Cleveland Ballet: presents Sept. 22 and 23 at Playhouse Square's Connor Palace; "The Nutcracker," Dec. 14 through Dec. 23 at Playhouse Square's Connor Palace; "Aurora: A Sleeping Beauty Story," April 26 and 27 at Playhouse Square's Connor Palace. Visit Clevelandballet.com.
Agora Theatre & Ballroom: 5000 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents Declan McKenna, July 21; JPEGMAFIA & Danny Brown, July 29; Death Grips, Aug. 2; Gojira, Mastodon, Lorna Shore, Aug. 8; Dark Star Orchestra, Aug. 11; Babymetal, Dethklok, Sept. 6; Jake Owen, Sept. 7; Tash Sultana, Sept. 10; Yung Bleu, Sept. 14; Flogging Molly, Sept. 15; The Mars Volta, Sept. 16; Royal Blood, Sept. 19; Warren Zeiders, Sept. 21; Ashnikko, Sept. 23; The Front Bottoms, Sept. 26; Explosions in the Sky, Sept. 28; The Midnight, Oct. 2; San Holo, Oct. 19; Larry Fleet, Oct. 21; Mushroomhead — 30th-anniversary Halloween show, Oct. 28; Teddy Swims, Nov. 5; Tech N9ne, Hollywood Undead, Nov. 6; Shakey Graves, Nov. 16; Ian Munsick, Nov. 17; Wish You Were Here (Pink Floyd tribute), Nov. 18; Baroness, Nov. 24; LSDREAM, Dec. 3. Visit AgoraCleveland.com.
Akron Civic Theatre: 182 S. Main St., presents Ryan Humbert & Emily Bates, July 28; Straight No Chaser, Dec. 14. Visit AkronCivic.com.
Bash on the Bay: a music fest in Put-in-Bay featuring Pitbull, Luke Bryan, Elle King, Brothers Osborne and more, will be Aug. 23 and 24. Visit bashonthebay.com.
Beachland Ballroom: 15711 Waterloo Road, Cleveland, presents Erin Viancourt, July 21; John R. Miller, July 21; People in the Daytime, Two Mile Moon, TV Art, July 22; Afi 'n the Mix, July 23; Matt Watson, Ben Beal, July 24; Brewdog Bingo, July 24; Reverend Horton Heat, The Delta Bombers, July 25; Pre/Post Rev. Heat Party with DJ Mittenclips, July 25; Kid Koala, July 26; The Wildlife, July 28; Blue Lunch, Billy Price, July 28; Alexandra Kay, Tana Matz, July 29; Slag Genie, Agave, Loconti, July 29; Pony Bradshaw, July 30; The Chatfield Boys, David Mayfield Parade (co-headliners), July 30; Barely Dead, Aug. 1; The Rumble featuring Chief Joseph Boudreaux Jr., Aug. 3; Kendall Street Company, Aug. 3; Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys, Aug. 4; The Beths, Aug. 5; pre/post party with DJ Cardigan Enthusiast and DJ Ed, Aug. 5; Rachel Brooke, Aug. 8; JD McPherson, Aug. 9; 12th Annual International Ohio Burlesque Festival 2023, Aug. 10; William Matheny, Aug. 10; Oneida, Wrong Places, Aug. 12; American Football, Aug. 14; The Nick Moss Band featuring Dennis Gruenling, Aug. 17; Zach Person, Shane Guerrette, Aug. 18; Frank Amato's Producers Showcase featuring Dreamstreet, Gracie Olivia, Aug. 19; Robbie Fulks, The Shootouts (acoustic trio), Aug. 20; Tu:NER (Trey Gunn, Pat Mastelotto, Markus Reuter). Aug. 22; Mikaela Davis, Aug. 22; an evening with The Baseball Project, featuring Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Mike Mills, Linda Pitmon, and Steve Wynn, Aug. 24; Messer Chups, Ichi Bons, Aug. 25; Dry Reef, Aug. 25; "Trash Bash '23" with After the Apocalypse, Inducing Panic, 72 Legions, Aug. 26; third Celebration of Cleveland Rock History, Aug. 27; Drifting Roots, Lake Irie, Aug. 30; Kari Faux, Aug. 31; Yan, Sept. 7; Chris Pureka, Sept. 11; Boris, Melvins, Mr. Phylzzz, Sept. 14; Clem Snide, Sept. 15; OSEES, Sept. 17; Black Joe Lewis, Sept. 21; DEVOtional 2023, Sept. 22 and 23; Fortunate Youth, The Brook & The Bluff, Bendingo Fletcher, Oct. 7; Dubbest, Sept. 28; Boy Pablo, Oct. 4; Cut Worms, Oct. 6; mssv, Oct. 7; Cam Cole, Oct. 8; Brown Eyed Woman, Oct. 14; Lewsberg, Obnox, Wrong Places, Oct. 14; Chris Cresswell, Oct. 17; Dale Watson, Matt Hillyer, Oct. 18; Messa, Maggot Heart, Oct. 21; Zach Nugent's Dead Set, Oct. 22; Be Your Own Pet, A Giant Dog, Oct. 23; Kings Kaleidoscope, Mike Mains & The Branches, Oct. 25; Midnight, Black Death, Assault, Oct. 27; Walter Trout, Nov. 2; Shane Smith & The Saints, Nov. 3; The Hotelier, Foxing, Nov. 12; S.G. Goodman, Why Bonnie, Nov. 12; Pokey LaFarge, Dec. 3; Robert Jon & The Wreck, Dec. 7. Call 216-383-1124 or visit beachlandballroom.com.
Blossom Music Center: 1145 W. Steels Corners Road, Cuyahoga Falls, presents Barenaked Ladies, Five for Fighting, Del Amitri, July 21; Foreigner, Loverboy, July 24; Mudvayne, Coal Chamber, Gwar, Aug. 4; 50 Cent, Busta Rhymes, Jeremih, Aug. 6; Nickelback, Brantley Gilbert, Josh Ross, Aug. 9; Lil Durk, Kodak Black, Nile Choppa, Aug. 16; Pentatonix, Lauren Alaina, Aug. 17; Goo Goo Dolls, O.A.R., Aug. 20; 5 Seconds of Summer, Aug. 25; Disturbed, Breaking Benjamin and Jinjer, Aug. 27; Shinedown, Papa Roach, Spiritbox, Sept. 6; Duran Duran, Bastille, Nile Rodgers & Chic, Sept. 10; Brandi Carlile, Katie Pruitt, Sept. 16; Godsmack, I Prevale, Flatblack, Sept. 24; Jelly Roll, Struggle Jennings, Josh Adam Meyers, Sept. 30. Call 330-920-8040 or visit livemu.sc/2QcbKUb.
Blossom Music Festival: at Blossom Music Center, the summer home of The Cleveland Orchestra, presents "La Mer," featuring The Cleveland Orchestra performing music by Akutagawa, Shostakovich and Debussy, 7 p.m. July 22; "Two Pianos: Who Could Ask for Anything More," featuring The Cleveland Orchestra with Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano) Michael Feinstein (piano and vocals) performing music from Gershwin and more, 7 p.m. July 23; "Movie Night Live: Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers," featuring The Cleveland Orchestra and the Cleveland Orchestra Children's Chorus performing Howard Shore's score along to the movie, 7 p.m. July 28 through 30; "Sibelius's First Symphony," featuring the Kent Blossom Chamber Orchestra performing the music of Snider, Adams and Sibelius, 7 p.m. Aug. 5; "Mozart in the Meadows," featuring The Cleveland Orchestra performing music by Mozart, Langer and Mendelssohn, 7 p.m. Aug. 12; "An Evening with Audra McDonald," featuring The Cleveland Orchestra with vocalist McDonald performing an evening of Broadway favorites and songs from her latest album, "Sing Happy," 7 p.m. Aug. 13; "Fujita Plays Tchaikovsky," featuring The Cleveland Orchestra with Mao Fujita (piano), performing music by Shaw, Dawson and Tchaikovsky, 7 p.m. Aug. 19; "Impressions of France and Spain," featuring The Cleveland Orchestra performing music by Ravel, Saint-Saëns and De Falla, 7 p.m. Aug. 26; "Movie Night Live: Disney: The Sound of Magic," featuring The Cleveland Orchestra performing 100 years of Disney music, 7 p.m. Sept. 1 through 3; "Distant Worlds: Music From FINAL FANTASY," featuring The Blossom Festival Orchestra and Cleveland Orchestra Chamber Chorus performing music from the video game series, 7 p.m. Sept. 9. Call 216-231-1111 or visit clevelandorchestra.com.
Cain Park: Goodnor and Superior, Cleveland Heights, presents concerts in Evans Amphitheater — Anne Cohcran, July 21; Crash Test Dummies, Willie Stratton, July 27; Richard Marx, Yacht Rock Revue, Aug. 11; Alison Brown, The Adam Ezra Group, Aug. 12; Stephen Page, Aug. 18; Joss Stone, Aug. 22; Red Hot Chilli Pipers, The Tarton Terrors, Aug. 24; an evening with George Benson, Aug. 25; Always Olivia (Olivia Newton John tribute), Aug. 26; Ledisi, Sept. 2; Max Weinberg's Jukebox, Sept. 5; Old Crow Medicine Show, Sept. 7; Legends of Country Rock with Firefall and Pure Prairie League, Sept. 8; 16tha annula Multi Musicfest featuring Stanley Clark, Bob James, Maysa and Hugg's Groove, Sept. 9; The Vindys, Sept. 15; Skerryvore, Sept. 21. Call 216-371-3000, or visit cainpark.com.
Cleveland Museum of Art's Transformer Station: 1460 W. 29th St., presents 2023 City Stages, an outdoor concert series at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays — Battle of Santiago (Afro-Cuban-meets-Canadian-alt-rock), July 26. Visit clevelandart.org.
Cleveland Pops Orchestra: presents its 2023-24 season, with shows starting at 8 p.m. at Severance Music Center — "A Night in Hollywood," Oct. 21 — "A Mediterranean Cruise," Nov. 18 — " A Tribute to the Beatles," Feb. 3 — "Champagne & Shamrocks," March 1 — "Broadway Rocks," April 12 — "A Tribute to Our Armed Forces," June 1; "Holiday Cheer!," 2 p.m. Nov. 26 at Playhouse Square's Connor Palace; "new Year's Eve: Concert & Party," 9 p.m. Dec. 31 at Severance Music Center. Visit ClevelandPops.com or call 216-765-7677.
Cleveland Verses Foundation: presents Vs. Live: Cleveland Vs. Human Tafficking Benefit Concert, featuring The Modern Electric, Who Saved Who, Charity Cunningham, Marcus Smith, and Vanity Crash, 6 p.m. July 21 at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Visit clevelandverses.org/live.
Covelli Centre: 229 E. French St., Youngstown, presents Hardy, Lainey Wilson, Dylan Marlowe, Sept. 16. Call 800-745-3000 or visit covellicentre.com.
E.J. Thomas Hall: 198 Hill St., Akron, University of Akron, presents the Akron Symphony Orchestr performing Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Sept. 29; Kristin Chenoweth, Sept. 30. Visit uakron.edu/ej.
Fairport Harbor Arts & Culture Alliance: presents the Live @ The Lighthouse concert series: Jerry Garcia's Birthday Celebration, Aug. 5 (Citizen's Dead at 3 p.m., Dupree's Dead Band at 5 p.m. and The JiMiller Band at 8 p.m. Visit fhaca.org.
Firelands Symphony Orchestra: presents Firelands String Quartet, 4 p.m. July 23 at McBride Arboretum at BGSU Firelands: Parking Lots D & F (Off of Boos Road); Firelands Brass Quintet, 6 p.m. July 28 at Meals on Madison/Riverfront Live, downtown Port Clinton; Summer Pops Orchestra Concert, featuring vocalist Laura Peterson, 7 p.m. Aug. 6 at McBride Arboretum at BGSU Firelands: Parking Lots D & F (Off of Boos Road). Call 419-621-4800 or visit FirelandsSymphony.com.
Goodyear Theater: 1201 E. Market St., Akron, presents Nelson, Aug. 18; The Gipsy Kings featuring Nicolas Reyes. Oct. 1; Emo Orchestra, Hawthorne Heights, Oct. 29; A.J Croce ("Croce Plays Croce"), Nov. 11. Call 330-690-2307 or visit goodyeartheater.com.
Grog Shop: 2785 Euclid Heights Blvd., Cleveland Heights, presents The Soul Rebels, July 21; Nick Hakim, Marem Ladson, Radderall, July 22; DJ Coop Presents; One Big Party: Baddies Edition, July 23; Unrecovery, Bedlocked, Downward, July 25; CHEER-ACCIDENT, Actual Form, Perfect, July 26; Dive Boms, DRIXY, The Skies Above Us, July 27; Lemur Fest featuring Crimeapple, DJKNOW1, Tubesock, July 28; School of Rock All Stars, Cleveland School of Rock House Band, Aug. 5; M.A.G.S., Death Lens, Aug. 11; Doe Boy, Aug. 12; Hobo Johnson, Aug. 13; Strobobean, Your Pallet, Aug. 15; AJJ, Open Mike Eagle, Foot Ox, Aug. 18; Jady, Aug. 24; Sweeping Promises, Aug. 16; Ben Nichols and Tim Barry, Aug. 19; Jady, Jack Harris, Liam Brock, Aug. 24; Together Pangea, Aug. 28; Murder by Death, Sept. 5; Premo Rice, King Joe, Aye-Jae, Sept. 7; The Bones of JR Jones, Sept. 9; Mustard Plug, Toasters, Half Past Two, Sept. 10; The Milk Carton Kids, Sept. 15; Fake Names, Sept. 16; Royal Otis, Friko, Sept. 19; Parick Droney, Cecilia Castleman, Sept. 20; Helmet, Soul Blind, Sept. 23; Harley Poe, Homeless Gospel Choir, Sept. 24; Jesse Jo Stark, Sept. 26; IDK, Sept. 27; Frankie and the Witch Fingers, Wine Lips, Oct. 2; Margaret Glaspy, Oct. 3; Conway the Machine, Sauce Walka, Jae Skeese, Oct. 5; Low Cut Connie, Oct. 11; Claudio Simonetti's GOBLIN performing the live score to a screening of Dario Argento's "Demons," Oct. 12; Nation of Language, Oct. 14; The Good Life, Doom Flower, Oct. 15; Bob Mould (solo electric), Jason Narducy, Oct. 20; Will Butler, Sister Squares, Oct. 22; Gilla Band, Oct. 23; Mudhoney, Oct. 24; Skinny Lister, Pet Needs, Bandaid Brigade. Call 216-321-5588 or visit grogshop.gs.
The Grove: 425 N Commons Blvd, Mayfield, presents New Wave Nation Band, July 21; Jump (Van Halen tribute), July 28. Call 440-461-5163 or visit mayfieldvillage.com/recreation/the-grove.
House of Blues: 308 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents Electric Feels — indie rock/dance party, July 22; Cooper's Nightmare (Alice Cooper tribute, July 22; Des Rocks, July 22; Rema, Vicony, July 23; Bayside, I Am the Avalanche, Koyo, July 25; Chris Kirkpatrick of *NSYNCH, O-Town, BBMak, July 27; Gorgol Bordello, July 29; Gaelic Storm, Aug. 3; Baylen Levine, Aug. 6; Becky Robinson, Aug. 11; Mickey Avalon, Aug. 12; Homixide Gang, Sid Shyne, Aug. 24; Back to the Top, Aug. 25; Sorry Papi Tour — The All Girl Party, Aug. 26; Saved by the 90's, Sept. 1; Corey Taylor, WARGASM, Oxymorrons, Sept. 7; Hulvey, Sept. 7; Local Natives, HalfNOise, Sept. 9; Everclear, The Ataris, Sept. 11; ZZ Ward, Jaime Wyatt, Sept. 12; Poppy, PVRIS, Pom Pom Suad, Sept. 14; Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors, Sept. 15; Here Come the Mummies, Perpetual Groove, Sept. 16; The Gaslight Anthem, Sept. 19; The Glorious Sons, The Velveteers, Sept. 20; Digable Planets, Spt. 21; Nothing But Thieves, Kid Kapichi, Sept. 22; Dean Lewis, Sara Kays, Sept. 23; Jake Miller, Sept. 24; Sammy Rae & The Friends, Sept. 26; Saliva, Drowning Pool, Adelitas Way, Sept. 27; Lauren Sanderson, Sept. 29; Chris Renzema, Jess Ray, Oct. 3; Christian French, Oct. 4; Wheeler Walker J., Oct. 6; The Wonder Years, Anxious, Sweet Pill, Oct. 11; Jean Dawson, Oct. 11; Moon Taxi, Oct. 12; Stephen Sanchez, Oct. 15; TV Girl, Oct. 17; Danny Pellegrino, Oct. 18; Jessie Murph, Oct. 20; Boys Like Girls, State Champs, The Summer Set, Oct. 21; The Happy Fits, Windsor, Small Crush, Oct. 22; FRENSHIP, Oct. 25; Big Bubble Rave — A Halloween Themed Spongebob Rave, Oct. 27; Ekoostik Hookah, Nov. 24; NEFFEX, Nov. 28 and 30; Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, Michigander, Arlie, Dec. 2. Visit houseofblues.com/Cleveland.
Jacobs Pavilion: Nautica Entertainment Complex, West Bank of the Flats, Cleveland, presents Orville Peck, July 26; Cavetown, Aug. 1; The Revivalists, Band of Horses, The Heavy Heavy, Aug. 6; Alter Bridge, Sevendust, Mammoth WVH, Aug. 8; The Beach Boys, Aug. 9; Scream Tour 2023, featuring That Girl Lay Lay, Young Dylan, WanMor, Papa Ja, Aug. 27; CAKE, Sept. 16; Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Sept. 19; Parkway Drive, Sept. 22. Visit bit.ly/axs-jacobs.
Jim Wadsworth Productions: presents Diego Figueiredo, July 20 at Mill on Main Street in Oberlin and July 30 at Market Garden Brewery in Cleveland. Visit clickgobuynow.com/jwp.
Kent Blossom Music Festival: with performances at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, presents a concert featuring Jessica Sindell, flute, Joela Jones, piano, and Richard Weiss, cello, Aug. 2. Visit kent.edu/blossom.
Kent Stage: 175 E. Main St., Kent, presents A Flock of Seagulls, Annabella, July 21; Vanilla Fudge, July 22; Spyro Gyra, Aug. 11; Pablo Cruise, Aug. 13; Steve Earle, Aug. 16; Al Stewart, The Empty Pockets, Aug. 20; Devon Allman & Donavon Frankenreiter, Matt Costa, Aug. 25; Men Without Hats, Annabella, Sept. 1; Marcc Nutter and Friends, Sept. 9; Mighty Poplar, Sept. 15; Henry Rollins, Sept. 17; Humble Pie Legacy, Sept. 24; CLANNAD, Sept. 29; The Robert Cray Band, Oct. 10; Jimmy Webb, Oct. 15; Andy Summers of The Police, Oct. 16; Coco Montoya, Oct. 20; Harry Chapin at 80: A Retrospective, Oct. 21; Donna the Buffalo, Nov. 9; Tab Benoit, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Dec. 13. Call 330-677-5005 or visit kentstage.org.
Kirtland: presents a series of summer concerts at Kirtland Gazebo, with festivities starting at 6 p.m. and music beginning at 7 p.m. — City Night with PrimeTime Big Band, July 26 — Dog Days of Summer with Debbie Gifford Quartet, Aug. 2. Call 440-256-3332 or visit kirtlandohio.com.
Lake View Cemetery Concert Series: at Lakeview Cemetery, 2316 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, with shows beginning at 4 p.m., presents Hubb's Groove (contemporary Jazz, R&B), July 23 (rain date July 30); Sammy DeLeon Latin Jazz Sextet featuring Jackie Warren (Latin jazz), Aug. 20 (rain date Aug. 27). Visit lakeviewcemetery.com.
Lakeland Community College: 7700 Clocktower Drive, presents a series of outdoor concerts by Lakeland Civid band titled "Viva Musica" — 2 p.m. July 22 atLakeside Chautauqua — 7 p.m. July 27 at Wildwood Cultural Center in Mentor — 2 p.m. July 30 at the James A. Garfield National Historic Site. Visit lakelandcc.edu/arts.
Legacy Live: a concert series at Legacy Village in Lyndhurst with performances on a stage near the lawn between Bar Louie and California Pizza Kitchen with music running from 5 to 8 p.m., presents Replay (oldies), July 22; Ricky & The Rockets (classic rock, oldies), July 29; Light of Two Moons (oldies), Aug. 5; Blue Drivers (blues, swing), Aug. 12; Revolution Pie (Beatles tribute), Aug. 19; Backtraxx (Motown, funk, rock), Aug. 26; Rock Radio (rock), Sept. 2; No Name Band (oldies), Sept. 9; Swamp Rattlers (blues), Sept. 16. Call 216-382-3871 or visit Legacy-Village.com.
Loco Music Festival: three days of camping and music featuring performances by Rose Cora Perry & The Truth Untold and other acts, July 28 through 30 at Elyria Amvets Post No. 32; 11807 Middle Ave. Visit bit.ly/fb-locomusic-23.
Lorain Palace Theatre: 617 Broadway, Lorain, presents Lights Out (tribute to Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons), July 22; Back to the 90's, featuring Ton Loc, Color Me Badd, Young MC and hosted by Christopher "Kid" Reid," Aug. 5; Cleveland Jazz Orchestra, Aug. 12; 1964 The Tribute, Sept. 22; The Soul of Zeppelin, Sept. 23; The Edwards Twins, Oct. 8; That Arena Rock Show, Oct. 13; The Pittsburgh Tamburitzans, Oct. 15; Stars of the Sixties featuring Herman's Hermits' Peter Noone, Oct. 20; Puddle of Mudd, Saving Abel, Oct. 28; Dailey & Vincent, Nov. 10; The Prince Experience, Nov. 25. Call 440-245-2323 or visit lorainpalace.com.
Madison Concerts in the Park: a series with shows at 7 p.m. at Madison Village Park, River and West Main streets, presents Madtown Jazz, July 21; Rte 202, July 28; Back When, Aug. 4, Night Owls, Aug. 11; Kelly & Randall, Aug. 18; Take II Band, Aug. 25. Call 440-428-7526.
Masonic Cleveland: 3615 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents Potions and Player Dave, July 21; Danzig, Sept. 13; Asking Alexandria, The Hu, Sept. 19; Attila, Sept. 22; Violent Femmes, Oct. 9; My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult, Nov. 2. Visit MasonicCleveland.com.
Mentor Rocks concert series: with shows at 7 p.m. at Mentor Civic Amphitheater, 8600 Munson Road, presents Terry Lee Goffee (Johnny Cash tribute), July 25; Just Like Pink (Pink tribute), Aug. 1; Sound of Sting (Police/Sting tribute), Aug. 8; FireHouse, Aug. 15; Forever Seger Band (Bob Seger tribute), Aug. 29; Dark Side of the Moon (Pink Floyd tribute). Visit mentorrocks.info.
MGM Northfield Park: 10777 Northfield Road, Northfield, presents Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, Chris Trapper, July 22; Donny Osmond, July 28; Tesla, Aug. 4; Happy Together Tour 2023, featuring The Turtles, Little Anthony, Gary Puckett & The Union Gap, The Vogues, Aug. 6; Parliament Funkadelic ft. George Clinton, Aug. 24; Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Evening, Aug. 25; Don Felder, Aug. 26; Air Supply, Sept. 9; George Thorogood & The Destroyers, Sept. 12; Beth Hart, Sept. 23; Brian Setzer Rockabilly Riot!, Oct. 6; BAT: The Official Meat Loaf Celebration, featuring Meat Loaf's original band and more, Oct. 13; Engelbert Humperdinck, Oct. 21; Great White, Slaughter, Oct. 28; Aaron Lewis (acoustic), Nov. 16. Call 330-908-7625 or visit mgmnorthfieldpark.mgmresorts.com.
Music Box Supper Club: 1148 Main Ave., Cleveland, presents The Songs of Burt Bacharach with Nitebridge and guests, July 21; Dolly Parton Brunch with Rachel & The Beatnik Playboys, July 23; Pink Floyd Brunch with Dark Side of the Moon, July 23; Elementree Livity Project, July 23; Madeline Finn & Friends, July 27; ABBA tribute by Super Troupers, July 28; Bluegrass Brunch with The Chatfield Boys, July 30; Billy Joel Brunch with 52nd St Stranger, July 30; The Flex Crew, July 30; In the Heartland, July 30; Music Box ninth-anniversary party, Aug. 3; Los Lobos, Aug. 3; The Dave Matthews Tribute Band, Aug. 4; Sun Shade, Aug. 6; REM tribute by Dead Letter Office. Aug. 9; Paul Thorn, Aug. 9; Carl Baldassarre's Led Zeppelin Revival, Aug. 11; Motown & More with Nitebridge, Aug. 11; Big Band Brunch with Dan Zola Orchestra, Aug. 13; Beatles Brunch with The Sunrise Jones, Aug. 13; Shake Ground, Aug. 13; Bettye LaVette, Aug. 16; Morgan James, Aug. 17; The Smithereens with guest vocalist Marshall Crenshaw, Aug. 18; One World Tribe, Aug. 20; Lori McKenna, Mark Erelli, Aug. 24; Swamps of Jersey (Bruce Springsteen tribute), Aug. 25; Stevie Wonder Night with The Reid Project, Aug. 26; Ras Khalifa, Aug. 27; Phat Cat Swinger, Aug. 31; Stones Brunch with Gimme Sugar, Sept. 3; Carlos Jones+, Sept. 3; Tuba Skinny, Sept. 6; Riviera Paradise (Stevie Ray Vaughan tribute), Sept. 8; Irish Brunch with The Kilroys, Sept. 10; Drag Brunch featuring Veranda L'Ni & Friends, Sept. 10; Malinda, Sept. 12; Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Brunch featuring Long Time Gone, Sept. 17; Waco Brothers, Sept. 21; Joshua Radin, Sept. 26; Tom Paxton & The DonJuans, Sept. 26; Rodney Crowell, Laurel Lewis, Sept. 28; Robert Mirabal & Rare Tribal Mob Trio, Sept. 28; Van Morrison Night with Nitebridge and Colin Dussault, Sept. 29; Fleetwood Mac Brunch with Rumours, Oct. 1; Rush tribute with Sawyer, Oct. 5; Jake Shimabukuro, Oct. 10; Sinatra Brunch with Patrick Lynch, Oct. 15; Tannahill Weavers, Oct. 18; Neil Young tribute by Broken Arrow, Oct. 19; Creedence Clearwater Revival tribute by Bayou County, Oct. 21; Neil Diamond Brunch featuring The Diamond Project, Oct. 22; Professor Louie and The Crowmatix, Oct. 27; Eagles Brunch with Out Of Eden, Oct. 29; DakhaBrakha, Nov. 8; Eric Roberson, Nov. 9 and 10; Blues Brunch with Travis Haddix Blues band, Nov. 12; Ronnie Baker Brooks, Nov. 18; The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band, The Hooten Hallers, Nov. 19; Sozzle, Nov. 22; The Jersey Beat Band, Nov. 25. Call 216-242-1250 or visit musicboxcle.com.
Piano Cleveland: presents Cleveland International Piano Competition, July 28 through Aug. 10, 2024. Call 216-707-5397 or visit PianoCleveland.org.
Playhouse Square: 1501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents Nick Cave (solo), Sept. 25; Tony! Toni! Toné, Oct. 8; Straight No Chaser, Dec. 2. Call 216-241-6000 or visit PlayhouseSquare.org.
Quire Cleveland: presents "Churches of the Same God: Mass Settings of Byrd and Tallis," 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29 at Saint Paschal Baylon Church, Highland Heights — 8 p.m. Sept. 30 at Our Lady of Peach Church, Shaker Square — and 4 p.m. Oct. 1 at St. John Cantius Church, Cleveland. Call 216-223-8854 or visit QuireCleveland.org.
Reithoffer's Art, Spirits & Entertainment: 17711 Ravenna Road, Chagrin Valls, presents Rastafize Auburn, featuring Mighty Mystic and the Hard Roots Movement, Dreadlock Dave, DJ Q, 5 p.m. July 22. Visit reithoffers.com.
Rock Hall Live!: at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's PNC Stage, presents ticketed concerts — Fitz and the Tantrums, Rett Madison, July 22 — Maggie Rose, Chaya Hope, July 28 — The Red Hands Family Reunion, Aug. 4 — Grandmaster Flash, Aug. 18 — Heart by Heart, featuring Steve Fossen & Michael Derosier of Heart, Aug. 19 — King Buffalo, DANA, Aug. 25 — The Breeders, Horsegirl, Sept. 7; Live and Local series — The Monday Program, July 27 — Sub Liners, Clarence and the Beekeepers, Aug. 3 — Apostle Jones, Tobyraps, Aug. 10 — Mellowman Funk, C Level, Aug. 17 — LILIEAE, Detention, Aug. 24 — Falling Stars, Doug McKean and The Stuntment, Aug. 31. Call 888-588-ROCK or visit rockhall.com.
Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse: 1 Center Court, Cleveland, presents Madonna, Bob the Drag Queen, Aug. 2 (postponed); LL Cool J, The Roots, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Common, Method Man, Redman, Aug. 12; Kid Cudi's second annual Moon Man's Landing, featuring Kid Cudi. Lil Uzi Vert, $UICIDEBOY$, Coi Leray, BashfortheWorld, Siena Bella, Chelsea Paste, Aug. 19; Barry Manilow, Aug. 24; Trippie Redd, Sept. 2; Jonas Brothers, Sept. 18; Aerosmith, The Black Crowes, Sept. 21; Greta Van Fleet, Surf Curse, Sept. 23; Peter Gabriel, Sept. 27; Eagles, Steely Dan, Oct. 17; Kiss, Oct. 22; Pink, Grouplove, Kidcutup, Nov. 8; Depeche Mode, Nov. 10. Call 888-894-9422 or visit rocketmortgagefieldhouse.com.
Rockin' on the River: at Lorain's Black Water Landing, presents Queen Nation (Queen tribute), Black River, July 28; Bee Gees Gold (Bee Gees tribute), Dancing Queen (ABBA tribute), The Michael Weber Show, July 29; Forever Seger (Bob Seger tribute), Moving in Stereo (Cars tribute), Aug. 4; Double Vision (Foreigner tribute), The FM Project (Steely Dan tribute), Aug. 11; The Atomic Punks (Van Halen tribute), Motley Inc. (Motley Crue tribute), Aug. 18; Who's Bad (Michael Jackson tribute), Shout!, Aug. 19; ZOSO (Led Zeppelin tribute), House Party (J Geils tribute), Aug. 25; Fleetwood Gold (Fleetwood Mac tribute), Harvest (Neil Young tribute), Sept. 1; Revival ABB (Allman Brothers Band tribute), Freebird (Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute), Sept. 8; The Four Horsemen (Metallica tribute), Billy Morris and the Sunset Strip, Sept. 15. Visit rockinontheriver.com.
The Singers' Club of Cleveland: presents "Bon Voyage," celebrating the end of end of the group's 130th season and the beginning of the 131st season and welcoming back those who sang on the European tour, 6 p.m. Aug. 3 at Market Garden Brewery, 1957 W. 25th St., Cleveland. Call 216-556-4405 or visit singersclub.org.
Tunes on Tappan Summer Concert Series: a presentation of the city of Oberlin, with performings running 6 to 8 p.m. at the Clark Bandstand in Tappan Square, 58 N. Main St., presents The Attraxxion Band (1980s pop and rock), July 21; The Tyler Reid Band (country, Southern rock), July 28. Visit cityofoberlin.com/concerts, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 440-775-7217.
Victory Live!: a two-day musical featuring WMMS Buzzard Fest — with Incubus, Bush, +Live+, Filter, Weshly Arms — on Aug. 4 and WGAR Country Jam — Chris Young, Brian Kelley, Gavin DeGraw, Dalton Dover, Tigirlily Gold — on Aug. 5 at Victory Park Ohio, 7777 Victory Lane, North Ridgeville. Visit victorylivefest.com.
Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre: 201 S. Phelps St., Youngstown, presents Steve Miller Band, Aug. 9. Visit theyoungstownfoundationamp.com.
Ferrante Winery and Ristorante: 5585 N. River Road W., Geneva, presents Don Perry, 5:30 p.m. July 21; Hollys Uncle Duo, 1 p.m. July 22; O'Needers, 5:30 p.m. July 22; Eric Andrews, 2 p.m. July 23; Uncharted Course, 5:30 p.m. July 28; Bob Potts Duo, 1 p.m. July 29; Back Spin, 5:30 p.m. July 29; Jimmy Mrozek, July 30. Call 440-466-8466 or visit ferrantewinery.com.
Big Creek Park: 9160 Robinson Road, Chardon Township presents Nights Out in the Park: "Jim & Beth, Acoustic," feating Jim & Beth Miller, 7 p.m. Aug. 19 in the amphitheater. Call 440-286-9516 or visit geaugaparkdistrict.org.
Concerts & More at the Glen: a series from Lake Metroparks with performances at 7 p.m. at Penitentiary Glen Reservation in Kirtland, presents Ben Gage (acoustic), July 28; Storytime Puppet Theater: "Friends Are Everywhere," Aug. 3; Ballinloch (Celtic), Aug. 11; Tom Evanchuck (folk/blues), Aug. 25. Visit goto.lakemetroparks.com/concerts-at-the-glen.
Holden Arboretum: 9550 Sperry Road, Kirtland, presents "Sean Kenney's Nature Connects Made with LEGO Bricks," featuring "more than a dozen colorful creations that will pop out of garden and trail landscapes creating a magical new world at the arboretum," through Sept. 4; "Bloom! Botanicals & Birdhouses, featuring "hundreds of unique birdhouses, stunning glass art, and artwork from Cleveland artist Asia Armour," through Sept. 4. Visit holdenarb.org.
Metroparks Farmpark: 8800 Chardon Road, Kirtland, presents Historical Engine Society's 52nd annual Antique Power Exhibition, featuring a variety of antique tractors, construction and excavation equipment, cars, trucks, demonstrations and more, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 28 through 30; Milk & Honey Weekend, in which visitors can "Learn how milk becomes cheese, butter or ice cream and watch the production process, learn about bees and their role in pollination, how honey is harvested, pollinator-friendly plants and more, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 19 and 20. Call 440-256-2122 or 800-366-3276, or visit goto.lakemetroparks.com/farmpark.
Observatory Park: 10610 Clay St., Montville Township, presents astronomy-education evening, Sept. 8 (Cleveland's Cosmic Connections), with similar virtual programs via Zoom, July 28 (Amazing Exoplanets), Aug. 25 (Finding Black Holes) and Sept. 22 (Cleveland's Cosmic Connections); Guided night sky viewing, July 28 and 29, and Aug. 25 and 26, and Sept. 8, 9, 22 and 23 (naturalist-led), as well as July 22, Aug. 19 and Sept. 16 at Nassau Astronomical Station (Chagrin Valley Astronomical Society volunteer-led); outdoor movie nights, with films beginning at dusk — "Encanto," July 22 — "Singin' in the Rain," Aug. 12; Meteors & Moths Overnight Event for the Perseid Meteor Shower, Aug. 11, with peak time expected to be between 1 and 3 a.m.. Call 440-286-9516 or visit geaugaparkdistrict.org.
Penitentiary Glen Reservation: 8668 Kirtland-Chardon Road, Kirtland, presents Wildlife Festival: Celebrating 40 Years, a celebration of 40 years of helping Ohio's wildlife with activity, history and more, noon to 4 p.m. July 23. Call 440-256-1404 or visit lakemetroparks.com/parks-trails/penitentiary-glen-reservation.
Beck Center for the Arts: 17801 Detroit Ave., Lakewood, presents "Once on This Island," with book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and music by Stephen Flaherty," through Aug. 6, in Senney Theater; "Cat's-Paw," by William Mastrosimone, Sept. 22 through Oct. 22 in Studio Theater; "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," with lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Dec. 1 through 30 in Senney Theater; "Ride the Cyclone, wth music, book and lyrics by Brooke Maxwell and Jacob Richmond, Feb. 9 through 25 in Senney Theater; "Jitney," by August Wilson, Aug. 5 through May 5 in Studio Theater; "A Doll's House, Part 2," by Lucas Hnath, May 31 through June 30, 2024 in Studio Theater; "Beautiful, the Carole King Musical," with book by Douglas McGrath and music by Stephen Flaherty, July 12 through Aug. 11, 2024 in Senney Theater. Call 216-521-2540 or visit beckcenter.org.
Bellevue Society for the Arts: 2-5 Maple St., presents "Mary Poppins" (BSA Teens production), through July 22. Call 419-484-2787 or visit bellevuearts.net.
Blank Canvas Theatre: 1305 W. 78th St., Suite 211, Cleveland, presents "Leap of Faith," through July 22 (8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 7 p.m. Sundays); "Comma," by Jeff Glover, 8 p.m. July 28 and 29 and 7 p.m. July 30,. Call 440-941-0458 or visit BlankCanvasTheatre.com.
BorderLight International Theatre + Fringe Festival: featuring an eclectic mix of touring and regional productions, will be Aug. 3 through 5 in and around Playhouse Square in Cleveland. Visit BorderLightCle.org.
Broadway in Akron: a series at E.J. Thomas Hall in conjunction with Playhouse Square, presents "Pretty Woman: The Musical," Oct. 17 and 19; "Mean Girls," Nov. 13 and 14; "The Cher Show," Jan. 30 and 31; "CLUE," April 23 through 25. Call 330-253-2488 or visit broadwayinakron.com.
Cain Park: Superior Road between Lee and South Taylor roads, Cleveland Heights, presents "Fun Home," Aug. 10 through 27 in the Alma Theater. Call 216-371-3000 or visit CainPark.com.
Cleveland Play House: Performing at Playhouse Square, presents Suburban Outlaw Productions' "Erma Bombeck: At Wit's End," by Allison Engel and Margaret Engel, July 29 through Aug. 20 in the Outcalt Theatre; "Thurgood," by George Stevens Jr., Sept. 9 through Oct. 1 in the Allen Theatre; "Mary Shelley's Frankenstein," by David Catlin, Oct. 21 through Nov.12; "Black Nativity," by Langston Hughes," Dec. 1 through 16 in the Allen Theatre; "The Play That Goes Wrong," by Henry Lewis, Henry Shields and Jonathan Sayer, Feb. 10 through March 3 in the Allten Theatre; "Amadeus," by Peter Shaffer," April 6 through 28 in the Outcalt Theatre; "In the Heights," with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and book by Quiara Alegria Hudes, May 11 through June 9 in the Allen Theatre. Call 216-241-6000 or visit clevelandplayhouse.com.
Cleveland Public Theatre: 6415 Detroit Ave., Cleveland, presents "The Midnight Mist, a Student Theatre Enrichment Program (STEP) play and a free family-friendly toursing show — 7 p.m. July 27 at Herman Park, 6198 Herman Ave. — 1 p.m. July 28 at Woodhill Homes, 2491 Baldwin Road — 3 p.m. July 29 at Centennial Peace Plaza Cleveland Cultural Gardens, 1051 Martin Luther King Blvd. — 1 p.m. July 31 atRiverside Park Community Center, 17800 Parkmount Ave. — 7 p.m. July 31 at Shrine Church of St. Stanislaus, 3649 E. 65 St. — 7 p.m. Aug. 1 at Cain Park, 14591 Superior Road (on the greens) — 1 p.m. Aug. 2 at Outhwaite Community Center, 2452 Eeast 46th Street and Quincy Avenue — 4:30 p.m. Aug. 4 at Borderlight Fringe Festival, Cleveland State University's Allen Rehearsal Hall, located at the in the Middough Building (fifth floor) — 7 p.m. Aug. 5 at Lincoln Park (Arts In August), West 14th St. and Starkweather Avenue — 7 p.m. Aug. 6 at Cleveland Public Theatre. Call 216-631-2727 or visit cptonline.org.
Cleveland Shakespeare Festival: presents "Measure for Measure," 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays — Bentleyville Community Park, July 21 — July 22 at Lakewood Park — July 23 at the Grove Amphitheater in Mayfield Village — July 28 at Sims Park in Euclid — July 29 at the James A Garfield Historic Stie in Mentor — July 30 at Van Aken Market, Shaker Heights — Aug. 4 t Notre Dame College in South Euclid — Aug. 5 at Black River Landing in Lorain — Aug. 6 at Lincoln Park in Cleveland's Tremont neighborhood. Visit cleveshakes.org or call 440-794-ICSF.
Dobama Theatre: 2340 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights, presents "Make Believe," by Bess Wohl, Oct. 6 through 29; "Little Women," adapted by Heather Chrisler, Dec. 1 through 30; "In the Wake of a Dead Drag Queen," by Terry Guest, Jan. 26 through Feb. 18; "Something Clean," by Selena Fillinger, March 8 through 30; "Significant Other," by Joshua Harmon," April 26 through May 19. Call 216-932-3396 or visit dobama.org.
Karamu House: 2355 E. 89th St., Cleveland, presents "Clyde's," by Lynn Nottage, Sept. 22 through Oct. 15; "Black Nativity," by Langston Huges," Dec. 1 through 17; "The Breakfast at the Bookstore," by Lisa Langford, Jan. 26 through Feb. 18; "It Happened in Atlanta," March 8 through 30; "Choir Boy," April 26 through May 19. Call 216-795-7070 or visit KaramuHouse.org.
Playhouse Square: 1501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents "Sex n' the City: A (super unauthorized) Musical Parody," July 30; "Six the Musical," Aug. 8 through Sept. 19; "The Wiz," Oct. 3 through 22; "Girl From the North Country," Oct. 31 through Nov. 19; "Mrs. Doubtfire," Jan. 9 through 28; "Funny Girl," Feb. 20 through March 10; "Company," April 30 through May 19; "Back to the Future," June 11 through July 7, 2024; "MJ the Musical," July 16 through Aug. 11, 2024. Call 216-241-6000 or visit PlayhouseSquare.org.
Porthouse Theatre: 3143 O'Neil Road, Cuyahoga Falls, presents "The Prom, July 21 through Aug. 6. Call 330-672-3884 or visit PorthouseTheatre.com.
Rabbit Run Theater: 5648 W. Chapel Road, Madison Township, presents "The Hound of the Baskervilles," July 21 through Aug. 5. Call 440-428-7092 or visit RabbitRun.org.
Agora Theatre & Ballroom: 5000 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents Watcher Podcast: Ghost Files, Oct. 8; "UNDERTAKER 1 deadMAN SHOW," featuring former WWE star The Undertaker, Nov. 10. Visit AgoraCleveland.com.
Beachland Ballroom: 15711 Waterloo Road, Cleveland, presents Beachland Flea, Aug. 19. Call 216-383-1124 or visit beachlandballroom.com.
Candytopia: a "nationally acclaimed, sweet interactive wonderland" featuring 14 interactive environments over 19,000 square feet, runs through Dec. 31 at Legacy Village in Lyndhurst (located between Dick's Sporting Goods and Ethan Allen). Visit Candytopia.com.
Cleveland Botanical Garden: 11030 East Blvd., presents "Bloom! Botanicals & Birdhouses," featuring "hundreds of unique birdhouses, stunning glass art, and artwork from Cleveland artist Asia Armour," through Sept. 4; "Sean Kenney's Nature Connects Made with LEGO Bricks," featuring more than a dozen larger-than-life creations, through Sept. 4. Call 216-721-1600 or visit cbgarden.org.
Cleveland History Center of the Western Reserve Historical Society: 10825 East Blvd., Cleveland, presents Euclid Beach Park Days, a celebration featuring rides on the 1910 Euclid Beach Park Grand Carousel and other family-friendly activities, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 22 and 23. Visit WRHS.org.
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo: 3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland, presents Asian Lantern Festival, featuring large-scale displays, including a nearly 40-foot-tall giant lantern, walk-through tunnels and a 150-foot-long Enchanted Garden Experience immersing guests in larger-than-life displays featuring butterflies, flowers and insects, as well as acrobatic performances every hour and a variety of culturally-inspired cuisine, select nights through Aug. 27. Call 216-661-6500 or visit clemetzoo.com.
Cleveland National Air Show: featuring the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor and U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier, will be Sept. 2 through 4 at Burke Lakefront Airport. Call 216-781-0747 or visit ClevelandAirShow.com.
Cleveland Public Theatre: 6415 Detroit Ave., Cleveland, presents Pandemonium 2023, CPT's "Fantastical Benefit" honoring Nic Bariage, Sept. 9. Call 216-631-2727 or visit cptonline.org.
Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum:10825 East Blvd., Cleveland, presents "Top Brass," featuring Fred Crawford's collection as it was when this museum's predecessor—The Thompson Auto Album—first opened in 1943, through Oct. 8. Visit thecrawfordmuseum.org.
Cuyahoga County Public Library: presents the 2023-2024 William N. Skirball Writers Center Stage Series, with all events beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the Maltz Performing Arts Center— Ann Patchett ("Commonwealth," "The Dutch House") and Kevin Wilson ("The Family Fang," "Now Is Not the Time to Panic"), Sept. 27 — Michelle Zauner ("Crying in H Mart"), Oct. 19 — Henry Winkler ("Being Henry: The Fonz ... and Beyond"), Nov. 9 — Hernan Diaz ("In the Distance," "Trust"), March 7 — Rebecca Makkai ("The Great Believers," "I Have Some Questions for You"), April 10 — "Imani Perry ("Heavy," "Long Division") and Kiese Laymon ("Breathe: A Letter to My Sons," "South to America: A Journey Below the Mason Dixon to Understand the Soul of a Nation"), May 7. Visit cuyahogalibrary.org.
Disney Animation — Immersive Experience: a collaboration of Walt Disney Animation Studios and Lighthouse Immersive Studios, the producer of "Immersive Van Gogh," featuring projections and music pertaining to Disney classics (and now offering some sensory-friendly views(, runs through Aug. 13 at Lighthouse Artspace Cleveland, 850 E. 72nd St., Cleveland. Visit lighthouseimmersive.com/disney/cleveland.
FireFish Arts: presents the 2023 annual FireFish Festival, featuring "unique art installations, music, food, fun, fire — and the much anticipated and signature burning of the FireFish with its parade, pageantry, and performance," Sept. 16 in Lorain. Visit FireFishFestival.com.
Great Lakes Science Center: 601 Erieside Ave., Cleveland, presents "Dinosaurs of the Sahara," bringing "the unique world of African dinosaurs to life with original fossils from the Sahara, one-of-a-kind mounted skeletons and flesh models, and a show-stopping giant 32-foot rearing long-necked Jobaria skeleton," through Sept. 4. Call 216-694-2000 or visit greatscience.com.
Greater Cleveland Aquarium: 2000 Sycamore St., Cleveland, presents Fin Fest, which spotlights sharks with activities and more, through Aug. 6. Call 216-862-8803 or visit GreaterClevelandAquarium.com.
Hale Farm & Village: 2686 Oak Hill Road, Bath, presents Fuel Cleveland, a curated event featuring more than 150 motorcycles and "represents the melding of art and motorcycles," July 29 and 30. Call 330-666-3711 or visit halefarm.org.
IngenuityFest: presents IngenuityFest 2023: Biologies & Geologies, featuring "crystal caverns, soaring jungles and relics of Cleveland's post-industrial past," Sept. 22 through 24 at Ingenuity Labs at the Hamiilton Collaborative, 5401 Hamilton Ave., Cleveland. Visit ingenuitycleveland.org.
Loganberry Books: 13015 Larchmere Blvd., Shaker Heights, presents its 16th annual Author Alley, with events running noon to 4:30 p.m. — Fiction, Aug. 12 — Children's and Illustrated Books, Sept. 9. Call 216-795-9800, visit LoganberryBooks.com or email email@example.com.
Lorain Palace Theatre: 617 Broadway, Lorain, presents Haunted Illusions starring David Caserta, Oct. 22. Call 440-245-2323 or visit lorainpalace.com.
MGM Northfield Park: 10777 Northfield Road, Northfield, presents psychic medium Matt Fraser, Aug. 10; Countess Cabaret Starring Luann de Lesseps, Sept. 22; Ancient Aliens LIVE, Nov. 2. Call 330-908-7625 or visit mgmnorthfieldpark.mgmresorts.com.
Music Box Supper Club: 1148 Main Ave., Cleveland, presents Cleveland Stories Dinner Parties — "Noir at the Bar," Aug. 31. Call 216-242-1250 or visit musicboxcle.com.
NARI Home Improvement Show: will be Sept. 28 through Oct. 1 at the I-X Center in Cleveland. Visit NARIHomeShow.com.
Oberlin Heritage Center: 73 1/2 S. Professor St., presents Pitcher Perfect, a social event with craft beer and food, 6 p.m. July 25 at ESP Brewing Co., 8055 Leavitt Road, Amherst. . Call 440-774-1700 or visit OberlinHeritageCenter.org.
Reithoffer's Art, Spirits & Entertainment: 17711 Ravenna Road, Chagrin Valls, presents Aurburn Art Festival, featuring artisan crafts, food trucks, music and more, Aug. 18 through 20 (5 to 8 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday). Visit reithoffers.com.
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum: Cleveland, presents "The Beatles: Get Back to Let It Be," curated by the Rock Hall and meant as an immersive complement to Peter Jackson's docuseries "The Beatles Get Back," through December. Call 888-588-ROCK or visit rockhall.com.
Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse: 1 Center Court, Cleveland, presents AEW Collision, featuring CM Punk, Sept. 9; Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey's The Greatest Show On Earth, Oct. 6 through 8. Call 888-894-9422 or visit rocketmortgagefieldhouse.com.
Steele Mansion Inn & Gathering Hub: 348 Mentor Ave. Painesville, presents Sept. 19. Call 440-639-7948 or visit SteeleMansion.com.
Wings & Wheels: a "fly-in & drive in" featuring planes and cars, will be 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 5 at Lake County Executive Airport, 1969 Lost Nation Road, Willoughby. Call 440-942-7092 or 440-321-9036
Wolstein Center: 2000 Prospect Ave., presents Cirque du Soleil's "Corteo," Nov. 22 through 26. Call 877-468-4946 or visit wolsteincenter.com.