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Time Traveller: The #1 Moody Blues Tribute Band delivers a full symphonic rock concert alongside the W.D. Packard Band on Saturday, April 25th at the W.D. Packard Music Hall.

Time Traveller at W.D. Packard Music Hall – Saturday, April 25th

Time Traveller - North America's #1 Moody Blues Tribute will perform on Saturday, April 25th at the W.D. Packard Music Hall in Warren, Ohio at 8:00 p.m. The … [Read More...]

Seether with Otherwise and Screaming for Silence are at the LCP oN Wednesday, April 29th.

Upcoming Ohio Concerts: 4/27 – 5/03

“The Best Bands from Mid-Ohio to The … [Read More...]

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Seether with Otherwise and Screaming for Silence are at the LCP oN Wednesday, April 29th.

Upcoming Ohio Concerts: 4/27 – 5/03

“The Best Bands from Mid-Ohio to The North Coast and Beyond!”   The Rust Belt Chronicles/Rock Lines lists of venues for upcoming concerts! Seether, Jamey Haddad, Shady Drive and The North Coast Horns, The Four Freshmen, Sworn Enemy, Bound By Fate, Krymzon, Ekoostik Hookah, The Maine, RATM2, The Used, Guns N’ Hoses and The Traditional, have upcoming shows this week in […]

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Interview: Luke Sheafer and Me Like Bees to Sting Cleveland!

I caught up with Luke Sheafer of Me Like Bees on the phone, Luke is the vocalist of the indie/alternative rock band. I felt bad because I woke him up at the crack of noon with my call. He was sick, tired and this was a rare day off for the band. “We sleep in as […]

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Yellowcard, Finch and One Ok Rock- Energize the House of Blues!

 * Watch for our upcoming interview with Finch lead guitarist – Randy “R2K” Strohmeyer! It was Rock Week in Cleveland, Ohio and everyone within the House of Blues felt the shake resonating from the energy of Yellowcard, Finch and One Ok Rock! Yes, it was the night prior to the sold-out in minutes, one-off appearance of Green Day, but […]

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Club Listings: 4/23 – 4/27

  “The Best Bands from Mid-Ohio to The North Coast and Beyond!” The Rust Belt Chronicles, Rock Lines club listings is a free opportunity to assist musicians, bands and clubs in promoting their events. If you would like your band or venue listed, please send your upcoming listings to: jimcarver55@hotmail.com. Musicians/Club Venues Thursday, April 23rd George Hartwig is at […]

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Reverend Morbid Interview and CD Review: “Weird Tales of Sex, Death, and Booze!”

This is my Reverend Morbid CD review. I saw the Rev open for Wednesday 13 at the Cleveland Agora and I was taken aback by the band’s raw energy live show. I decided that I would meet the Reverend Morbid before I reviewed his album. Reverend Morbid is the name of a person, and the […]

Plaid Brixx will perform at the Rock Bar in Cleveland, Ohio tonight!

Upcoming Ohio Artists- Plaid Brixx- Rock Cleveland Tonight!

   The Ohio based rock trio, Plaid Brixx will make their debut at the Roc Bar in Cleveland, Ohio tonight!    Plaid Brixx, are thrilled to premiere the official music video for their hit single “Chemistry” with PureVolume! The title track comes from the band’s debut EP, Chemistry, which is available now on iTunes. Plaid […]

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Band of The Week – Paul Borger!

I recently saw Paul Borger perform at Coffee Corners in Burton, Ohio. Paul Borger was a breath of fresh air to see and hear. He makes the guitar sound better than it has a right too. His music is finger picking Blues and a stomp box. I sat in wonder at how effortlessly he combined […]

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2015 Rock-N-Roll Hall of Fame Photo Gallery by Joe Kleon!

All Photos used courtesy of: Joe Kleon – joekleon.com The Rust Belt Chronicles is pleased and proud to share the photo gallery from the 2015 Induction Ceremonies at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame taken by our friend and Cleveland’s, top photographer, Joe Kleon. Joe spent the weekend at the Rock Hall and caught many of the inductees, […]

Nightwish, Sabaton & Delain at The Cleveland Agora 4/17/2015

Yellowcard, Finch and One Ok Rock at House of Blues 4/15/2015

Donnie Iris and The Cruisers at The Hard Rock Rocksino 3/27/2015

Michael Stanley and The Resonators at The Tangier 3/21/2015

Photo used courtesy of: Joe Banker - Joe Banker Photography.

Brandon Moss and the Rest of Cleveland’s Bats Show Up In Detroit

Photo used courtesy of: Joe Banker - Joe Banker Photography. Danny Salazar (2-0) was able to keep Detroit to only 1 run on 6  hits while dealing out a career … [Read More...]

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Browns Sign TE Rob Housler To 1 Year Deal

The Cleveland Browns have made another good signing by bringing in TE Rob Housler of the Arizona Cardinals on a 1 year deal. With Jordan Cameron jumping ship and going to the Miami Dolphins, Housler will likely be the starting Tight End to start the season over Jim Dray (also signed from the Cardinals last […]

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Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love Shine In Playoff Debut

The regular season has wrapped up for the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Playoffs start today as they take on Boston Celtics in the first round.  A lot has been made of the fact that Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving have never played in the Playoffs during the course of their careers, and they will be […]

Photo used courtesy of: Joe Banker - Joe Banker Photography.

Brandon Moss and the Rest of Cleveland’s Bats Show Up In Detroit

Photo used courtesy of: Joe Banker – Joe Banker Photography. Danny Salazar (2-0) was able to keep Detroit to only 1 run on 6  hits while dealing out a career high 11 strikeouts and only 3 walks to give the Indians (6-9) the victory over division rival Detroit Tigers (11-6), the Tigers have now lost […]

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Buckeyes land 6th Best Recruiting Class in the Country

After winning the first ever College Football Playoff National Championship, what could Urban Meyer do for an encore? How does signing the 6th best recruiting class in the country sound and the best class in the Big Ten sound? Among the 27 new Buckeyes, 12 are from Ohio with seven of them are rated as […]

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High School Boys Basketball: “Game of The Week!”

The Rust Belt Chronicles is excited to announce this weekend’s high school hoops- “Game of The Week“ will feature:   The Amherst Steele High School “Comets” vs. Brecksville-Broadview Heights “Bees” on Friday, December 12th. *At this press time, we were unable to confirm a “Game of The Week” for North Central Ohio. We will let you know as […]

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Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200: Trans-AM Race Photo Gallery at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

All photos: Jim Carver/The Rust Belt Chronicles

Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200 (Trans-Am) at The Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

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Michael Stanley and The Resonators are at The Tangier on Friday, March 27th and Saturday, March 28th.Photo credit: Joe Kleon.

Michael Stanley and The Resonators set for Annual Rites of Spring at The Tangier!

 All Photos used courtesy of: Joe Kleon. For North Coast fans of rock n’ roll the first day of Spring is the annual pilgrimage to Michael Stanley and The Resonators at The Tangier in Akron, Ohio. This year’s opening show falls on Friday, March 20th and is extended to Saturday, March 21st  as well as; Friday, […]

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Michael Stanley and The Resonators are at The Tangier on Friday, March 27th and Saturday, March 28th.Photo credit: Joe Kleon.

Michael Stanley and The Resonators set for Annual Rites of Spring at The Tangier!

 All Photos used courtesy of: Joe Kleon. For North Coast fans of rock n’ roll the first day of Spring is the annual pilgrimage to Michael Stanley and The Resonators at The Tangier in Akron, Ohio. This year’s opening show falls on Friday, March 20th and is extended to Saturday, March 21st  as well as; Friday, […]

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Review: The SCFBC Halloween Ball

Photo Gallery: Helen Contreras.  I must say we had a great time last night ! My friend and I went to the The SCFBC Halloween Ball. The fundraiser was put together for The Stockyard Clark-Fulton and Brooklyn Centre. The centre serves over 26,000 residents and services an area which is bounded by the Brookside Valley […]

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Pick-A-Patch!

Today marks the first day of autumn. One of the most exciting things for families to do during this time of year is to check out Pumpkin Patches. There are many near Columbus, in surrounding areas. Pumpkin Patches aren’t just for picking out pumpkins. They often have hayrides, bouncy houses, fresh cider, corn mazes farm […]

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Special Wish Winter Fest is Heating Up!

One of the good signs of the end of Winter in Richland County is The Special Wish Winter Fest at the Mansfield Liederkranz in Mansfield, Ohio. The yearly benefit is organized by Frank Medley and is held in honor of Brittany Ling and all of the Special Wish Kids past and present. Mr. Medley, the selfless […]

Die-hard Green Day fans camped outside the House of Blues. 24 Hours before the show.

Why Cleveland still Rocks!

As many of you already know it’s Rock Hall Week in Cleveland, Ohio. Over the years, the question and argument has been made as to whether Cleveland is still relevant as “The Rock N’ Roll Capital of the World?” We all know the movement started with DJ Allen Freed at the “Moondog Coronation Ball” (and […]

Yoga instructor , Julie VanMeter, instructs her class on the over ancient art of yoga

Yoga at the Beach is inspiring and relaxing!

  The breathtaking sunset and relaxing sound of the waves at Veteran’s Mermorial Park in Avon Lake, Ohio make for a peaceful and serene setting for meditation. Meditation being one of the three main exercises in yoga. The other two being, controled breathing and physical exercise. This ancient practice is used to promote mental freedom, healthy lifestyles, […]

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MVP’s Sports Bar & Grille: The Place to Be and Dine!

It’s easy to get stuck in a food rut. Going out to the same old favorite restaurants can become boring. We hadn’t tried MVP’s Sports Bar & Grille in Mansfield, Ohio since the location was known as Mama’s Touch of Italy several years ago. The former restaurant was a favorite among Indy Car drivers, owners and Mansfielder Frank Russo (RIP) swore by it. Well that all changed last week.

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In Rememberance of my best friend- Billy Atkins

    (Every year, I attempt to write and honor my best friend, Billy Atkins, who passed away on February 10th, 2012.) I recently braved a snow storm while travelling to and from O’Shecky’s Live to photograph bands and interview two of the members of one of the bands, Eyes Set To Kill . As I awaited the performance, an old […]

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Open Houses: November 15th -16th

Are you looking for a new home?  Does looking at different houses get you excited? Maybe you are just looking for some decorating ideas, or just nosey? Well, I got the thing for you! Grab a friend or your significant other and go visit some of these open houses. Take a look and see what’s […]

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MVP’s Sports Bar & Grille: The Place to Be and Dine!

It’s easy to get stuck in a food rut. Going out to the same old favorite restaurants can become boring. We hadn’t tried MVP’s Sports Bar & Grille in Mansfield, Ohio since the location was known as Mama’s Touch of Italy several years ago. The former restaurant was a favorite among Indy Car drivers, owners and Mansfielder Frank Russo (RIP) swore by it. Well that all changed last week.

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TWO COUSINS’ PIZZA COMPANY

Two Cousins’ Pizza Company is a family favorite for everyone around Mansfield, Lexington and Ontario. The growing restaurant chain was originated by Bill and Brad Knoves. The first of the three opened in 2011 in Lexington followed by Mansfield in 2012 and Ontario this year. They are known for their made to order gluten free pizzas […]

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