For 13 years, Phil Barone— better known in Toledo as the owner of Rosie’s Italian Grille, Rosie’s Rolling Chef, and the and president of the Toledo Food Truck Association— has wowed and entertained audiences at the Crescent Tavern in Put-in-Bay with his performances emulating the late, great Jim Morrison. Backed by the Maxx Band and performing
The three-hour show, a play in six variety acts, is a homage to the play and album Franks Wild Years by Waits. It features six musicians playing an assortment of instruments: guitar, bass, banjo, brass and reed sections, not to mention a pump organ from the 1880s, and a grand piano.
Toledo chamber ensemble Sono Novo will pay tribute to the triage link between storytelling, art and music with a performance inspired by the current Toledo Museum of Art exhibition, “Drawn From Classicism.”
The TJO presents its Holiday Tunes concert, featuring familiar Yuletide songs with the hepcat swing that only the TJO can deliver. $25-$35. 8pm.
Give thanks with a grateful heart during Reggae Night at Wesley’s, featuring Ras Akkurate. The Jamaican-born artist, now living in Toledo, will bring his signature sound to the stage for a seasonally ppropriate concert of uplifting music. Go to ToledoCityPaper.com and read the interview with Ras from our 8-30-17 issue. 10pm-2am. Saturday, November 25. Wesley’s
Boys and girls of every age/Would you like to see something strange? If the answer is “Yes,” get thee hence to the Toledo Symphony Orchestra’s presentation of Disney in Concert: Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas. Come see the modern holiday classic film projected onto the big screen with the musicians of the TSO performing
Toledo is important to Jake Pilewski. “Where The River Flows” features our beloved, muddy Maumee River as the flowing focal center for the amalgamation of barbershop and Americana.
When we last talked to Toledo musician Jeff Stewart, he was a “man on the move.” His 2014 release, Can’t Sit Still, was a reflection of the songwriter’s inability to stay put, creatively, temporally or physically. Last month Stewart, a popular performer on the local music circuit, released his third solo studio album, The Cold
Since 1853, Steinway & Sons has made the world’s best, and most famous, pianos. See a host of talented pianists, including Michael Boyd, Frances Renzi and others, during the University of Toledo Department of Music’s annual All-Steinway Gala. Expect a thrilling performance, with several pieces requiring more than four hands tickling the keys. Proceeds benefit