Eat, drink, and listen to all things local during the 3rd annual Fleetfest at Hensville Park and Fleetwood’s Tap Room. Hear from Jeff Stewart, Ben Stalets, the Shane Piasecki Trio, Violent Bloom, Bliss Nova, Desmond Jones, and sets from DJs Mattimoe & Folk. Bird’s Eye View Circus will perform at 6:30pm, 7:45pm and 9pm. 3pm-midnight
When it comes to music, passion and dedication are a huge part of success. That commitment and drive make local entertainer, Tim Oehlers’ music well-rounded, educated, and eloquently heartfelt.
Toledo’s diverse culture is reflected in our music scene. Hear the soundtrack of a Glass City summer during the Summer Sound Series at the Ottawa Tavern, featuring hip-hop, indie, jazz, and more, during this celebration of Toledo music. $7 | 9pm | Saturday, July 21 The Ottawa Tavern, 1817 Adams St., 419-725-5483 | facebook.com/ot.toledo
For the past year, local masters of future beat and psychedelic jazz, Ben Cohen and Sam Woldenberg of Heavy Color, have been working on ‘RIVER PASSAGE,’ a collaborative album made possible through a musical ambassadorship program with the Democratic Republic of Congo. This album represents a wide range of influences, from modern electronic soundscapes to
John Popper, harmonica master and songwriter, brings his chart-topping group, Blues Traveler, to Toledo for an outdoor concert. Celebrating 30 years together, Blues Traveler’s legacy of catchy, upbeat, bluesy rock n roll is sure to pack the Park. Watch a master work. $10 | 7:30pm | Saturday, July 7 Hensville, N. St. Clair & Monroe
Drummer Brendan Canty and bassist Joe Lally, (Fugazi) join forces with guitarist Anthony Pirog for The Messthetics, a newly conceived trio. Pirog sails on the guitar, cruising over and through the heavy rhythm foundation of Canty and Lally, creating a heart-pounding improvisational pulse that shoots through to the gut. Toledo-based artists, Excellent Enemies and Violent
Loud, assertive, and out all night
aren’t typically included in the list of
“ladylike” qualities. But hey— we aren’t listening to archaic gender roles, and neither should you. We’re listening to bold, badass, and beautiful babes who are making Toledo’s music scene
something worth shouting about.
US Together Toledo has partnered with Trinity Episcopal Church to organize a week-long camp for refugee children and youth, culminating with a program featuring their artwork, song and dance performances, and recitations from Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech.
Canadian rock band, Barenaked Ladies, are making their way to Toledo for a live show Sunday, June 24. The “Last Summer on Earth” tour celebrates their 30th anniversary and the group’s musical career, such as selling over 15 million records and winning numerous Juno Awards. The band will be preceded by opening acts Better than
See nearly 40 local acts support NYC-based alternative metal band Helmet during Toledo Music Fest 2018 at the Civic Music Hall. Toledo favorites like Light Horizon, Human Juicebox, Raine Wilder, Jamie Baumgartner, and more, will take three stages to offer audiences a diverse sampling of the many genres in Toledo’s music scene. All ages. $15/in
The annual tribute to the Toledo jazz legend, composed by University of Toledo professor Dr. David Jex, features world-renowned guest pianist Alvin Waddles, a Detroit native.