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Die So Fluid – Bring their “Violent Delights” to the Cleveland Agora!

Die So Fluid perform at the Cleveland Agora for the Monsters of the Universe Tour with Wednesday 13 and Eyes Set To Kill on Friday, January 23rd. Order your … [Read More...]

Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band with The J. Geils Band perform at The Nationwide Arena on Thursday, January 29th.

Upcoming Concerts: 01/26 – 02/01

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Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band with The J. Geils Band perform at The Nationwide Arena on Thursday, January 29th.

Upcoming Concerts: 01/26 – 02/01

“The Best Bands from Mid-Ohio to The North Coast and Beyond!” Logo used courtesy of: Sam Mechling. The Rust Belt Chronicles/Rock Lines lists of venues for upcoming concerts! Bob Seger, The J. Geils Band, The Whigs, The Cold War Kids, Diverge, SILVERSYDE, Moonshine Bandits and Kill Matilda have upcoming shows in the Columbus, Akron and Cleveland, Ohio areas. Follow the […]

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Rock Lines interviews: Jonah Koslen!

Jonah Koslen’s Stage Pass Now: “We’re all Cleveland veterans of the music scene,” Jonah added. “I couldn’t see myself doing anything else.”

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Review: Michael Stanley and The Resonators, Donnie Iris and The Cruisers

Last Friday evening, Michael Stanley and The Resonators and Donnie Iris and the Cruisers owned the stage at the Hard Rock Rocksino in Northfield Park, Ohio. Like a fine wine both bands appear to perform better with age. The sold-out show was the first of two for the most popular bands to ever grace the stages of the rust belt area. […]

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Club Listings: 01/23– 01/26

  “The Best Bands from Mid-Ohio to The North Coast and Beyond!” Logo used courtesy of: Sam Mechling. The Rust Belt Chronicles, Rock Lines club listings is a free opportunity to assist musicians and bands in promoting their events. If you would like your band listed, please send your upcoming listings to: jimcarver55@hotmail.com. Clubs Friday, January 23rd The […]

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CD Review: Michael Stanley- “THE JOB”

Michael Stanley has defined the Cleveland Rock Scene for decades. From a band called Silk, to the leader of The Michael Stanley Band, as a solo performer and currently, Michael Stanley and The Resonators- he’s done it all. From The Cleveland Agora to American Bandstand, Drew Carey Show to Arenas across the USA.

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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: Stan Shot Molly!

Photo used courtesy of: Paris Bihari – picsbyparis.com Last weekend, I attended the Stan Shot Molly CD release/Halloween Costume party at Mike’s Pizza Pub in Lexington, Ohio. Since I’ve never heard the band perform before, I really had no idea what to expect from the quartet. Where they an Alternative band? Do they perform cover material […]

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Georgia and The Georgia Preachers to make TV Debut!

  Georgia and the Georgia Preachers will appear “live” on Fox 8 News Morning Show on Friday, January 9th at 7:30 a.m.     This is your invitation to witness Georgia and The Georgia Preachers first television appearance and see why this 16-year old singer and her band are on the fast track of taking the Country Music industry by storm. Georgia and […]

Michael Stanley and The Resonators at The Hard Rock Rocksino Dec. 2014

Donnie Iris and The Cruisers at The Hard Rock Rocksino Dec. 2014

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Big Three fuel 108-98 win over Oklahoma City

With their fourth double-digit win in a row, the Cavaliers (25-20) are now on a 6-game winning streak. The Cavs beat the Oklahoma City Thunder (22-22) this … [Read More...]

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Gordon facing a 1-yr suspension after another failed drug test

The fun never stops in Cleveland. With another failed drug test, ESPN’s Adam Schefter and profootballtalk.com is reporting that Josh Gordon will be facing a 1-yr suspension after testing positive for alcohol, violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy again. Although he can appeal the ban, it is highly unlikely that the suspension will be reversed. […]

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Big Three fuel 108-98 win over Oklahoma City

With their fourth double-digit win in a row, the Cavaliers (25-20) are now on a 6-game winning streak. The Cavs beat the Oklahoma City Thunder (22-22) this afternoon 108-98 behind another oustanding performance from Lebron James. With 34 Pts, 7 Rebs and 5 Asts, Lebron recorded his 7th straight 25+ point game, and improved to […]

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Cardale Jones chooses Ohio State over the NFL

A little after 4 PM on Thursday afternoon, Cardale Jones wowed us once again. The redshirt sophmore from Glenville High School in Cleveland announced that he wil return to Ohio State next year. While this personally suprised me, deep down I knew it was the best decision he could make. Yes, he passed up on […]

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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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Saturday- August 16th 2014

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Winger Rocks the Rocksino

Winger brought the rock to the Northfield Park Rocksino last week as part of their co-headlining tour with Warrant. Winger is a hard rock band that formed in the mid 80’s in New York City and rose to fame in the late 80’s and 90’s. Winger has two platinum albums, Winger and In the Heart […]

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Boo at the Akron Zoo

Are you looking for some family fun this weekend? Look no further than Boo at the Zoo in Akron, Ohio. I will admit, I am a huge fan of the Akron Zoo. As a Mom of a soon to be 4 year old, the Akron zoo is the perfect get away “vacation” for my family. […]

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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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The Prairie Peddler Festival is peddling near Butler, Ohio!

The second weekend of The Prairie Peddler Festival returns today just outside of Butler, Ohio. The highly successful craft, music and food event is the place to spend the entire day with the family. All of the same vendors from last weekend will be there and essentially the only difference is the scheduled entertainment. With Christmas just […]

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The Rust Belt Chronicles 2014 Year-End Review!

Art courtesy of: Kelly L. Francis. During the last nine months of 2014, The Rust Belt Chronicles have covered a variety of artists, sports and events from Columbus to the North Coast. I’d like to share with you a summary of our articles and photographs from 2014!  Photo courtesy of: Kelly L. Francis. The most viewed story in […]

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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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We need writers for Browns, Cavs, Tribe and more!

The Rust Belt Chronicles is seeking writers and contributing writers to assist with Sports coverage of the Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Cavaliers, Cleveland Indians, Ohio State Buckeyes and High School Games of The Week. We are also currently seeking writers and contributing writers in Mansfield, Akron, Cleveland , Toledo and Columbus, Ohio interested in covering events, news, people, businesses, restaurants, health and music in their respective communities.

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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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