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A Musical Celebration! Sunday, October 15 11am-5pm Free Admission Outdoor Event Hessler Road Cleveland, Ohio Presented by The Hessler Neighborhood Association in collaboration with the North East Ohio Musical Heritage Association Featuring: Austin Walkin’ Cane – 11am Bent String – noon The Baker’s Basement – 1pm The New John McGrail Trio – 2pm CARLOS JONES and the P.L.U.S. Band – 3:30pm

A day of music and fun. Come on down and join The New John McGrail Trio perform at the East 160th stage as part of the 2023 Waterloo Arts Fest. We play early so come join us and then immerse yourself in the festival. 6 stages, 36 bands and that does not include what will be going on at the Beachland Tavern and Ballroom. Not to be missed!!!!!!!!!!!!

Cleveland Rocks: PPF’s Professional Development Workshops are held on the third Monday of the month from 7-9pm at the Cleveland Rocks Shop (15801 Waterloo Rd). Each workshop will focus on a different music-related topic with discussions from 7-8pm, followed by a 2×4 Songwriter Showcase from 8-9pm featuring 4 different artists, 2 songs each.

June Workshop: Revenue Strategies for Musicians with John Latimer


John Latimer is a songwriter, educator, publisher, and promoter of music. John founded the trailblazing music conference and showcase Undercurrents and manages a large catalog of works through his publishing company Latitunes. In this workshop, John will offer practical advice to local musicians who are looking to increase revenue by accessing different royalty streams and marketing opportunities. Stay for The 2×4 Songwriter Showcase immediately after the workshop. 2×4 Songwriter Showcase featuring: • Rebecca Wohlever • John McGrail • Richard Szekelyi • Sarah Arafat  The Cleveland Rocks Shop is an intimate venue with LIMITED capacity. We kindly ask you to RSVP, but walk-ins welcome as space allows. ** This event is made possible with support from Cuyahoga Arts and Culture See less

Free but please register so they can prepare for the number of attendees!

Mind Fry Enterprises

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Jenks 1929, 1884 Front Street , Cuyahoga Falls, OH

The John McGrail Quartet returns to the Jenks 1929 Building in Cuyahoga Falls for their 2nd performance. If you missed the first you won't want to miss this one. Rumor has it they will have new material ready by then! The Quartet consists of Jay Bentoff (bass), Matt Kinczel (percussion), Sheela Das (flute, whistles, guitar vocals and more) and of course John McGrail (guitar and vocals). Don't miss this! You can be home in time for dinner or hang in Cuyahoga Falls and have your evening repast there.

Lake Erie Folk Fest

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The Shore Cultural Arts Centre, 291 E. 222nd Street, Euclid, OH 44123

John McGrail will be taking part in a songwriting session at 2:15 with Mark Freeman and Rachel Brown.

Then at 4:00 The John McGrail Trio will be performing a concert in Room 125. Joining him will be Jay Bentoff on bass and Sheela Das on flute, whistles and guitar.

Daytime events are free while the evening concert is $15 in advance and $20 the day of the show.


The Headwhiz Consort Moderne Internationale Kick Off Their World Tour

Odeon Hammersmith, 45 Queen Caroline Street, Hammersmith , London, England

Sorry this has been postponed for 3 yearS.  Our apologies.  All pre-concertt purchases will indeed be refunded if that is one's desire.  

The Headwhiz Consort starts their World Tour at the illustrious Odeon Hammersmith.  It will be their first tour since 2005 in support of Baobob when they traveled from Ireland to Senegal and beyond.  Come join Babakar and company it promises to be something special.


The Trio Returns to the BarNone

BarNone Beer-Wine-Spirits, 2179 South Green Rd., South Euclid, OH

Come join us at this fine venue.  We are loving it here!


Back At The BarNone

BarNone Wine-Beer-Spirits, 2179 South Green, Sout Euclid, OH

Once again the Trio convenes at this fine establishment to make music and merriment!!!