Top Choice Live Music in Cleveland

Happy Dog

Listen to scrappy bands while munching on a weenie, for which you can choose from among 50 toppings, from gourmet (black truffle) to, er, less gourmet (peanut butter and jelly); in the Gordon Sq district.
Live Music in Cleveland

Beachland Ballroom

Hip young bands play at this venue east of downtown.
Football in Cleveland

First Energy Stadium

The NFL's Browns pass the football and score touchdowns on the lakefront.
Live Music in Cleveland

Grog Shop

Up-and-coming rockers thrash at Coventry's long-established music house.
Theater in Cleveland

Playhouse Square

Several stages comprise the elegant center, which hosts theater, opera and ballet. Check the website for $10 to $20 'Smart Seats.'
Classical Music in Cleveland

Severance Hall

The acclaimed Cleveland Symphony Orchestra holds its season (August to May) at Severance Hall, located by the University Circle museums.
Baseball in Cleveland

Progressive Field

The Indians (aka 'the Tribe') hit here; great sightlines make it a good park to see a game.
Basketball in Cleveland

Quicken Loans Arena

The Cavaliers play basketball at 'the Q,' which doubles as an entertainment venue. All is well here now that LeBron James has come home.
in Cleveland

House of Blues

The chain brings in medium- and top-tier bands.
Live Music in Cleveland

Gordon Square Arts District

This area has a fun pocket of theaters, live-music venues and cafes along Detroit Ave between W 56th and W 69th Sts, a few miles west of downtown.