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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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.
Organizers ready to stimulate Meadville with next weekend's Thunder in the City
Started six years ago by Dave Stone, owner of Mickey’s Central Station, as an event to “increase commerce and stimulate the economy,” the annual Thunder in the City Classic Car and Motorcycle Show in Meadville has done that — and lots more.
Conneautville celebrating 200 years
Thursday was a relaxed opening day at the Conneautville Bicentennial Celebration, but things will get hopping today — literally. A frog jumping contest is scheduled for 6 p.m.
Weekend festival at Pymatuning takes you back in time
Want to party like it’s 1799? This weekend’s Pymatuning Pioneer and Art Festival on the shore of scenic Pymatuning Lake is the place to do it.
Emmy nominations: 8 snub shockers
A lot of beloved shows and stars got Emmy nominations on Thursday morning but there were definitely some snub shockers.
Once-small Townville Old Home Days now a summertime staple
Frog jumping, outhouse racing and beauty queens are just a few of the events in store for participants of what has become a Crawford County summertime tradition: Townville Old Home Days.
Custaloga Town French and Indian War Encampment set to take you back in time this weekend
Coordinators of the ninth annual Custaloga Town French and Indian War Encampment believe this year’s event will have all the historical thrill of its predecessors and more with the addition of an exciting new feature — visitation from members of the New York-based Seneca Nation of Indians.
Thurston Classic memorabilia purchases assure event remains in Meadville annually
Buying a Thurston Classic shirt or hat helps keep hot air balloons flying over Meadville at no cost to the public, according to officials of the Classic.
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.
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