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Jam to Pearl Jam’s 1996 Toledo, Ohio concert

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One of Generation X’s favorite and biggest rock bands has rocked in Ohio. Pearl Jam once played a concert in Toledo on September 22, 1996 at Savage Arena.

Below is a video of this show. Since it went down in ‘96, songs from the albums Ten through No Code (1991-1996) would be in the mix.

Check out the show here.

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Invasion of the Brainiac Maniacs: Ohio indie rock legends come to Frankie’s

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Brainiac coming to Frankie’s on Saturday is kind of a big deal for Toledo music fans.

Just ask Natasha Sanchez, store manager at Culture Clash Records, who is a huge Brainiac devotee.

“They were the first to do what they were doing and they were so ahead of their time and people are hearing this music for the first time and it’s still just something that’s out of this world. To have a band with such a signature sound that stands out so much is amazing. No one else does it like Brainiac,” said Sanchez.

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Glass City Record Show holds second event of the year Sunday

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The Glass City Record Show held its second show of the year today at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Toledo.

The show, which was held from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., featured nearly 50 tables of music, including records, CDs, 8 tracks, posters, T-shirts and other music-themed memorabilia.

Organizers say over 700 people attended the season opener back in February, and their goal was for around 500 people today.

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The next generation of jazz

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This month, we have looked at the many ways Toledo native and jazz legend Art Tatum had an impact on the genre, his contemporaries and his hometown. Now, we conclude the series with the next generation of jazz.

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‘A Night of Black Voices’ to feature Toledo’s most talented Black vocalists this weekend

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Stone Productions and the Collingwood Arts Center is presenting ‘Not Your Average Ensemble – A Night of Black Voices’ this weekend in Toledo.

The event will take place on Feb. 24 and Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. at the Collingwood Arts Center located at 2413 Collingwood Blvd.

Organizers say ‘A Night of Black Voices’ is a jukebox cabaret that will feature individual and group numbers performed by some of Toledo’s most talented Black vocalists. Tickets for the event are $15 online or $20 at the door.

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Say it with a barbershop quartet; Local group spreads Valentine’s Day love with a song

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In Ottawa Hills Wednesday, the home of Lanette Cornell was the site of a special Valentine’s Day performance meant to showcase love.

Cornell was treated to a song, along with desserts, a flower and a card, a package delivered from “The Voices of Harmony.”

The barbershop quartet, based out of Alliance Church in Bowling Green, travels around the northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan region, hired by people to sing for their significant others.

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Remembering Toledo jazz icon Art Tatum

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Throughout Black History Month, we will look at Toledo native and jazz pianist Art Tatum and how he influenced the world of jazz for generations.

You can watch the first part of the month-long series above.

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Celebration of life being held for Toledo musician who unexpectedly passed away last week

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Toledo’s music community is mourning the loss of one of their own this week.

47-year-old Andrew Ellis suddenly passed away on January 12th, surprising most in the community who heard the news.

For decades, Ellis was a one-man-band in the area playing his Blues and Americana music for people across the region.

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‘Music is for everyone’: Toledo 10-year-old publishes book on piano composers

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This time of year, most children are preparing to receive gifts, But one local 10-year-old composer is sharing his gift of a love for music.

Adam Elfadl began to read write and play piano when he was just four years old.

“Music is for everyone and it doesn’t matter who it is and it’s a language that everyone can speak,” he said.

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TMA celebrates 50 years of hip-hop with annual Block Party

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TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – The Toledo Museum of Art is inviting the public to celebrate 50 years of hip-hop during its annual block party this weekend.

The Block Party is taking place on Sept. 9 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at TMA located at 2445 Monroe St.

According to TMA, Grammy-award winning producer, rapper and writer DJ Spinderella will headline the event which features live performances, art-making activities, glassblowing demonstrations, in-gallery experiences, food trucks, horseback riding with Freedom Riders, face painting by the Toledo School for the Arts and more.

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