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.
When KT Tunstall’s song “Suddenly I See” hit the public in 2005, her life changed. The popular hit won awards, and hearts, and became featured in TV shows, movies, and even became the Hillary Clinton’s 2008 campaign song. Sure, that was a while ago, but Tunstall has stayed busy, releasing four albums since. Not only
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.