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The Shootouts Grand Ole Opry Outfits part of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Exhibit

Northeast Ohio’s own Americana band, The Shootouts made their debut at the historic Grand Ole Opry in Nashville on February 24, 2023. Now, those hand-made outfits they wore at the performance will make their way into another hallowed venue as part of the “Cleveland Rocks” exhibit at the Rock &...Read More »

The Heart of CCC's Cinco de Mayo Fundraiser for Veterans

Get ready to fiesta like there’s no mañana!...Read More »

Rachel Brown & The Beatnik Playboys Release New Album

Rachel Brown and the Beatnik Playboys have long been fans of traditional country music, and on her latest project she gets to highlight her songwriting abilities and passion for classic sounds of country and honky-tonk music, alongside a blend of music...Read More »

Chase Rice Set to Open New Bar in The Flats "I Hate Cowboys"

Chase Rice’s second venture on the Flats East Bank, I Hate Cowboys, is set to open this Saturday, March 16th. The cocktail and bourbon lounge with a Western feel is located located near his Welcome to the Farm venue which opened in 2021. The 2,400 sq. ft. new venture is...Read More »

The Heart of CCC Local Country Jam Benefits 'Veterans Who Care'

Line Dancers enjoying some of the great Country Music at last year’s Local Country Jam at Thirsty Cowboy in Medina. (Photo: The Heart of CCC/Facebook)

The Heart of CCC Local Country Jam is a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon and catch three...Read More »

The Final Curtain Closes on Blame My Roots Fest

Blame My Roots Fest in Belmont, Ohio is being discontinued. The announcement was posted on the festivals website and social media on Monday (11.6.23).

The event, which started in 2019, was created to fill the void left after Jamboree In The Hills was disbanded after 41 years of their annual festival.

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WQMX Radio Personality Killed in Wrong Way Crash

Daniel “Foz” Fazio, a local DJ and WQMX radio personality, was killed in a head-on vehicle collision early Saturday morning, according to Warrensville Hts. police.

Fazio, 47, was killed at 2:48 a.m. Saturday when his vehicle collided with one being driven by Luis Caban-Medina, a resident of the Cleveland area, said...Read More »

Erin Stoll to Perform for Boots, Bikes & Jeeps Fundraiser

The Heart of CCC (Cleveland Country Charities) hosts their second annual Boots, Bikes & Jeeps fundraiser on Sunday, July 23 at Thirsty Cowboy in Medina. The event is a fundraiser for Ride with Valor, which

20 Questions is our opportunity to talk with various people in the country music industry. Everyone from musicians and singers to concert promoters and radio executives.

This month we talk to Ryan Humbert, who is the lead singer and front man for the Akron-based group, The Shootouts, who will be releasing...Read More »

Jay Allen to perform at Alzheimers Benefit at Thirsty Cowboy

Alzheimers disease is a condition that not only takes the memories of the person affected, but creates heartbreak for their loved one’s, as well. It affects more than 5 million people in America, so we all likely know someone whose life has been changed by this disease.

Watching someone you love...Read More »

Heart of CCC hosts Local Country Jam fundraiser

The Heart of CCC (Cleveland Country Charities) is a charitable organization that holds an annual benefit...Read More »

Akron based group The Shootouts to make Grand Ole Opry debut

In every genre of music there are pinnacles that reflect the success of the artists body of work. In Country Music, one of those pinnacles is to perform at the Grand Ole Opry. The Akron based country, honky-tonk and western swing group The Shootouts will reach the ‘holy grail of...Read More »

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