Music

On Stage with Stems

by Brittany Nader When a band explains the songs they write are about “paranoia, general disregard and, probably, bad love,” you might anticipate a droning sound shrouded in darkness and despair. But that’s ...

Juke Joint 2.0

by Lauren Collins Looking for a night of old school hip hop, funk and soul music in an interesting and local venue? The Rialto Theatre presents Juke Joint 2.0 featuring DJ Roger Riddle and DJ Vinnie G. We spok...

Standing Room | May 2017

Six Akron bands we think you should know by Floco Torres   Maid Myriad It seems that at least once a week I learn about a new genre in Akron and this week, it’s “kaleidoscope rock.” Since it’s new ...

Standing Room | April 2017

Six bands we think you should know by Floco Torres   Penny Arcade Nick Muffet, Brian Sloan, and Eric Vaught make up the pop-punk trio “Penny Arcade” and their recent EP “Oliver” consists of five so...

Standing Room | March 2017

Six Akron bands we think you should know by Floco Torres   My Mouth Is the Speaker Danny, Max, Ryan and Rob started the Indie Punk outfit My Mouth Is the Speaker in 2008. In 2014, they released the...