LAGO WINERY: Jamestown, Pa., Aug. 9, Darwin and the Monkey Makers, 6 to 9 p.m.; Aug. 10, Full Disclosure, 3 to 6 p.m.; Aug. 11, The Bison Band, 3 to 6 p.m.
FRED OAKMAN: Aug. 9, 2-hour acoustic set, Harbor View Grill, Erie, 7 p.m.
SALMON FRANK: Aug. 9, Sprague Farm and Brew Works, Venango, 6 to 9 p.m.; Aug. 14, WXCS Open Mike and Jame Session, The Villa Tavern, Cambridge Springs, 8 to 11 p.m.
DOWNTON CONCERT: Aug. 10 at 7 p.m. at Baldwin-Reynolds House, families like those in Downton Abbey entertained themselves and others through means other than TV and radio. Just like the concert to entertain the troops during World War I seen on Season 2 of Downton Abbey, the Baldwin-Reynolds House will present a concert of ‘Downton Era’ music in the library. Local singers will entertain just as the Crawley sisters did with the house’s recently repaired Chickering Square grand piano. Light refreshments will be served. Tickets cost $8 each and can be purchased by calling 333-9882 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
TONY KELLOGG: Aug. 16, Healing Waters Pub, Riverside Inn and Dinner Theatre, 9 p.m.
MUSIC AT SUNSET: The concert series continues at Ice House Park on Aug. 24. Peter Little will perform on the southern shore of Conneaut Lake from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. This event will be sponsored by Friends of Conneaut Lake. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets, chairs and refreshments. Contributions toward expenses are welcome.
IGNITE FESTIVAL: Sept. 6 through 8, this is a free outdoor youth festival featuring some of the top Christian artists and speakers. Times for the event are Sept. 6 from 6 to 11 p.m., Sept. 7 from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Sept. 8 from 9 a.m. to noon. This year includes artist circle passes and VIPs dine with the bands passes. Donations and sponsorships are graciously accepted and appreciated. More information: Call 337-2886, email email@example.com or visit theignitefestival.com.
BLUEGRASS AND ARTS FESTIVAL: The third annual festival is Oct. 11 at Dockside in Conneaut Lake Park. Artisans and bluegrass bands are needed for this event. Proceeds will benefit Hospice House of Crawford County. Donations are being accepted for the auction. More information: Call (814) 853-5833, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit ConneautLake.com.
FREE JAM: Every Thursday, 7 to 10 p.m. for anyone looking to play, sing, dance or just sit back and watch, at Wild Country Dance Hall, corner of routes 19 and 198, Saegertown. More information: Ed or Jan, 282-4608 or 398-1463.
SHAW BROTHERS: Aug. 10 at 7 p.m. at McQuiston Center by the Park, 29 Railroad St., Sandy Lake, featuring Kenton, Jim, Tom, Brian plus Randy Shaw. Doors open at 6 p.m. Food concession available. Monetary donation of one’s choice at the door.
PATRIZIO BUANNE: Monday Musical Club presents International singing star and Italian crooner Patrizio Buanne, who plays Oct. 18 at 8 p.m. at the Stambaugh Auditorium Concert Hall stage in Youngstown. Buanne, who has sold more than 1 million albums worldwide, is taking America by storm with his seductive Julio Iglesias meets Dean Martin mixture of ballads and bravado. He dances, plays instruments and sings in English. He’s also dropped two triple-platinum CDs, performed for Pope John Paul II, anchored his own PBS special and garnered a boatload of followers throughout northeast Ohio. Tickets: Available at mondaymusical.com or by calling the office at (330) 743-2717.
CARNIVAL OF MADNESS: Featuring Shinedown, Papa Roach, Skillet, In This Moment and We As Human at First Niagara Pavilion on Aug. 20. Tickets: livenation.com, Ticketmaster outlets or (800) 745-3000.
JOHN MAYER: With special guest Phillip Phillips at First Niagara Pavilion on Aug. 25. Tickets: livenation.com, Ticketmaster outlets or (800) 745-3000.
MUMFORD & SONS: Tickets for the Aug. 29 concert are available at Livenation.com, all Ticketmaster outlets or charge by phone at (800) 745-3000.
KID ROCK: Sept. 7 with ZZ Top and Uncle Kracker at First Niagara Pavilion. Tickets: livenation.com, Ticketmaster outlets or (800) 745-3000.
MUSE: Sept. 8 with special guest Cage the Elephant at CONSOL Energy Center. Tickets: livenation.com, Ticketmaster outlets or (800) 745-3000.
LUKE BRYAN: Sept. 28 Dirt Road Diaries Tour with special guests Thompson Square and Florida Georgia Line at First Niagara Pavilion. Tickets: livenation.com, Ticketmaster outlets or (800) 745-3000.
KEITH URBAN: With Little Big Town and Dustin Lynch at First Niagara Pavilion on Sept. 13. Tickets: livenation.com, Ticketmaster outlets or (800) 745-3000.
NINE INCH NAILS: Petersen Events Center on Oct. 8. Tickets: livenation.com, Ticketmaster outlets or (800) 745-3000.
PEARL JAM: CONSOL Energy Center on Oct. 11. Tickets: livenation.com, Ticketmaster outlets or (800) 745-3000.
DRAKE: CONSOL Energy Center on Oct. 18. Tickets: livenation.com, Ticketmaster outlets or (800) 745-3000.
JOSH GROBAN: Nov. 2 at CONSOL Energy Center. Tickets: livenation.com, Ticketmaster outlets or (800) 745-3000.
JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE: The 20/20 Experience World Tour at CONSOL Energy Center on Dec. 14. Tickets: livenation.com, Ticketmaster outlets or (800) 745-3000.
Regional Juried Photo Exhibit opens Friday night in Meadville
Meadville Council on the Arts' Regional Juried Photo Exhibit opens Friday the Heeschen Gallery (second floor of the Market House) and runs through May 24. The photography show features photographs from artists living with 250 miles of Meadville. The public is invited to a reception on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. when the awards will be announced.
Robo-repeat: Cochranton tops at RoboBOTS
As the final metal-grinding match of RoboBOTS 2014 sent the last sparks of battle into the plexiglass arena, Cochranton High School made history by becoming the only school to take home the first place trophy in two consecutive years.
Hunter Hayes headlines Crawford County Fair 2014 on Aug. 16
Country music performer Hunter Hayes, accompanied by guest stars, will be the first concert act to hit the stage at the Crawford County Fairgrounds on Aug. 16 at 7 p.m., as announced Friday morning by the Fair Board.
Gifts of Gratitude offers gift of chamber music
Imagine a lunchtime conversation between long-time friends — communicating like crazy, catching up on their lives and the lives of others, bringing in slices of all sorts of unrelated topics and changing direction faster than the speed of light. Now imagine that conversation taking place without words.
Jamestown native part of Syfy reality series 'Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge'
Jamestown native Russ Adams used to believe some of his biggest claims to fame were the appearances of his animatronic monsters in foreign indie films and Jimmy Fallon owning one of his studio-made werewolf masks.
Crawford County Fair ups entry fee by $3
Though it will cost $3 more to go to the 2014 Crawford County Fair, an all-day amusement ride pass is now included in the entry fee.
Local producers not sappy over late spring prior to annual Maple Taste and Tour
Maple syrup season is running a little behind schedule this year, but local producers refuse to get sappy over a late spring as they prepare for the 11th annual Maple Taste and Tour this weekend.
Races for good cause make for one 'Last Blast of Winter'
In the 14-plus years since co-founding Project Support Our Troops, Kim Lengling has heard many stories from soldiers who have received care packages from the organization during deployments.
Director/producer Porter to screen ‘Gideon’s Army’ at Allegheny College
Lawyer-turned-filmmaker Dawn Porter will screen her documentary “Gideon’s Army” today in the Gladys Mullenix Black Theatre in the Vukovich Center for Communication Arts at Allegheny College. The screening at 5:30 p.m. will be followed by a talk by Dawn Porter.
VIDEO: New 'Dancing With the Stars' cast unveiled
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