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Akron's Live Music Scene

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Tylar Sutton

Introducing standout performers, inventive directors and clever designers sharing the limelight in The 330’s thriving theater scene. Read more

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Heidi M. Rolf

Bobby Selvaggio in the Moment

The veteran saxophonist gets personal on his new live album. Read more

Oct 4, 2019 4:23 PM (330) Area Blog

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Tylar Sutton

At 45 years old, Paul Wilkerson reopened the musical chapter of his life. Read more

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Kofi Boakye’s Last Akron Show

The acclaimed young local pianist gives a final performance before heading to a prestigious music school. Read more

Aug 9, 2019 10:01 AM (330) Area Blog

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Photo by Tylar Sutton

History may seem boring, but Laurie Michelle Caner is fascinated by it. While her jangly Americana band Hey Mavis was a Cuyahoga Valley National Park artist in residence, Caner became enamored by factoids along the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail. Read more

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The Hall of Fame City has always been jammin’. With the new Canton Music Block, it’s now easier to find your rhythm. Read more

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New owners keep Buzzbin weird with shows that rock hard. Read more

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Wadsworth Community Radio’s Dynamic Duo

Tina Heiberg and Tom Stugmyer wake you up with comedy and compassion. Read more

Jul 24, 2019 1:46 PM (330) Area Blog

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Shane Wynn

When Jenn Kidd took over as the downtown Akron concert venue’s general manager in October 2018, she pulled back the curtains and opened the glass garage door to the brick alley with a view of the pulsating Historic Arts District. Read more

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Matt Arnold

Akron Recording Co. is bringing the underground local music scene to the surface. Read more

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Tylar Sutton

Whether it’s art, outdoor recreation, music, live theater, history, dining or shopping, the Akron/Summit Convention & Visitors Bureau promotes Greater Akron as a vibrant destination for business and leisure. Read more

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Matt Arnold

Fertile Ground

A new book preserves Kent’s rock ‘n’ roll history with personal accounts of legendary rock stars before they were famous. Read more

Apr 22, 2019 2:29 PM (330) Area Blog

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Tylar Sutton

3 Jazz Musicians to Know

These past and present players shape the revitalized Akron jazz scene. Read more

Mar 7, 2019 11:46 AM , (330) Area Blog

Cats like Theron Brown and Jack Schantz pick up the beat from Howard Street legends to continue Akron’s jazz legacy. Read more

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Tylar Sutton

Unconventional percussionist Elec Simon drums up respect and helps students fight bullying. Read more

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Here's the list of winners that you voted as the best of the best in The 330! Read more

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The Cool Vibe at Blu Plate

Blu Jazz converted its upstairs kitchen into Blu Plate, a chef-driven restaurant that provides its own fine dining experience and still sends plates to hungry listeners at the downstairs jazz club. Read more

Jul 3, 2018 12:12 PM Flavor Blog

Akron native songwriter Jim Ballard sustains five-decade career. Read more

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The full list of winners that you voted as the best things The 330 has to offer. Read more

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Get on the good foot and hop over to a performance of Robert T: The Real Soul Pleaser for an almost-real feel of James Brown funk. Read more

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