Author: Layne Gerbig

by Layne Gerbig, General Manager Photos by Emily Brodke When I read “Great Caesar” on the marquee of the Kent Stage, I knew I wanted to interview to this band. Listen to my conversation with them where we discuss the Indigo Girls, Invisibilia, and the power of music. Concert photographer, BSR DJ, and my roommate […]

Black Squirrel Radio is proud to be working with PromoWest this summer, and we’ve got 2 passes to give away to Promowest Fest on July 15-17th in Columbus, Ohio! Headlining this music festival are The Flaming Lips, Modest Mouse, Snoop Dogg, and Brand New. How can you score these passes for you and a friend? […]

by Layne Gerbig, General Manager. Photo courtesy of honeybucketohio.com It’s halfway through their first set when Honeybucket mandolinist Brendan O’Malley dedicates the next song “to all you whiskey drinkers out there.” The newgrass trio from Cleveland launches into an upbeat folk tune and the floor of GAR Hall in Peninsula shakes with the stomps of […]

by Layne Gerbig, General Manager The Canadian indie-rock band Born Ruffians rolled through Cleveland on Friday May 13, 2016 and I got the chance to chat with them before their show at the Grog Shop. Bassist Mitch Derosier and lead singer and guitarist Luke LaLonde talked about life on tour, their newest release, and some […]

Photo courtesy of noampikelny.com For the past 10 years, Noam Pikelny has managed to eat a whole bag of Doritos on stage at every concert he’s played. The banjo virtuoso admitted that it’s easy to get away with things when he’s sharing the spotlight with his fellow Punch Brothers. But in February 2016, there were […]


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