What could be more beautiful than April in Paris? If you can’t make it to France this time of year, we suggest the annual Toledo Opera Gala. Their April in Paris celebration features French food, French music and of course, French wine. There’ll also be plenty of merriment and a live auction that includes a
It’s was a long, weird road that brought electronic music into the mainstream. Once upon a time, electronic instruments were reserved for avant-garde composers, experimental Germans and wire-obsessed weirdos who built modular synthesizers big enough to fill a room. Now, electronic assistance is used to do everything from blessing techno tracks with police sirens to
The history of jazz is a treasure trove of legends and Americans worthy of honor. Give the women responsible for some of the most famous vocal stylings and melodies in the art form their due during Jam Sessions: A Celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month, held in honor of this year’s theme, Women in Jazz. Join
Celebrate one of Western music’s favorite instruments during the Toledo School for the Arts’s 11th annual GuitarFest. Players of all levels are invited to come listen and learn from guest artists, vendors and fantastic local and national artists, such as jazz guitarist Peter Kharchenko, local blues artist Aayan Naim, singer-songwriter Kerry Patrick Clark, gypsy jazz
Time to get close and personal with some of Toledo’s very own musicians. A new performance and entertainment company, Up Close Concerts, hosts its first shows this month as part of the Songwriter Showcase. Connect with artists as they captivate you in the intimate space of the new Art and Performance Center of West Toledo.
Remember when country music wasn’t pop music with a banjo? Harken back to the classic days of real country with Sweet Dreams and Honky Tonks (SD&HT). Featuring the music and lives of Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn and Johnny Cash, SD&HT is a new revue show that pairs the music of yesteryear with the