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And so, the Highland Square Neighboorhood Association delivered yet another busy day for Akron. Porchrokr 2019 was the eighth installment of the annual festival, which has come a long way since its modest beginnings. According to a report by the Akron Beacon Jorunal, the festival tallied over 15,000 attendees last year. That is a tenfold […]

By: Mikala Lugen Photo from Primus Facebook Page It was an exciting week for several bands in the progressive rock, electronic, reggae and jam scene. With summer tour ending for most bands, September 29 was deemed a day that bands could focus their energies on releasing new music and prepare their fans as they hit […]

By: Emily Brodke In 2007, a conglomerate of independent record store owners and employees came together to conceive the idea of Record Store Day: one day each year to celebrate the resurgence in popularity of vinyl, and those that help distribute it.  Today, there are over 1400 record stores participating in Record Store Day, located […]

Kent State Earns Huge Victory Over Rival Akron 70-67 By: Rob DiFranco Photo Credit: WKSU Akron’s 30 game home win streak is over. The Kent State Golden Flashes looked determined in their 70-67 victory over their rival Akron Zips at the James Rhodes Arena on Friday night. The Flashes dominated the 2nd half, outscoring Akron […]

Scribed by Evan Harms Black Squirrel Radio is happy to release an exclusive preview stream of “Oliver,” the latest EP from Akron’s Penny Arcade! The sprightly power-pop trio recorded “Oliver” as a duo, but has since gone through member changes, now featuring Nick Muffet on guitar and vocals, Brian Sloan (of Bare Walls) playing bass, […]

Flyer by: Peter Kratcoski Local bands take the stage at the local Hive Mind in Akron Scribed by: Jenna Langan On October 17th, I had the opportunity to see the Mhms, Pizza Ghost and Extra Spooky perform at local Akron venue, Hive Mind. Hive Mind, located on 373 West Exchange St. is a space for […]

Sure Man House, 503 Sherman Street, Akron. Scribed by Evan Harms   “The whole point of Sure Man is I promise to never say no, unless there’s really a reason, not because I don’t want to.”   That’s Charlie Johnson, resident and promoter at the Sure Man House in Southern Akron. He lives in the […]


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