Top Choice Live Music in Cleveland

Happy Dog

Listen to scrappy bands, DJs, storytellers or science lectures 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)…
Live Music in Logan

Appalachian Listening Room

Listening rooms are for songwriters, performers and poets to share their works of art with an attentive audience (rather than as a backdrop to the clank of beer pitchers). In this case, creator Craig Heath brings se…
Theater in Cincinnati

Aronoff Center

Star architect Cesar Pelli designed the glowy, glass-fronted building. There are three theaters inside: the largest hosts touring Broadway shows, while the other two host cutting-edge dance troupes and intimate conc…
Performing Arts in Cincinnati

Music Hall

Acoustically pristine Music Hall is where the symphony orchestra, pops orchestra, opera and ballet hold their seasons. A $143 million renovation, completed in 2017, has made the 1878 venue more grand and sparkling t…
Baseball in Cincinnati

Great American Ballpark

Home to the Reds – pro baseball's first team – Cincy is a great place to catch a game thanks to its bells-and-whistles riverside ballpark. Many of the beer stands pour top-notch local brews.
Classical Music in Cleveland

Severance Hall

The acclaimed Cleveland Symphony Orchestra holds its season (August to May) at Severance Hall, a gorgeous art-deco-meets-classic building located by the University Circle museums.
Football in Columbus

Ohio Stadium

The Ohio State Buckeyes pack a rabid crowd into legendary, horseshoe-shaped Ohio Stadium for their games, held on Saturdays in the fall. Expect 105,000 extra revelers in town.
Baseball in Columbus

Huntington Park

The Columbus Clippers (minor league team of the Cleveland Indians) bats at this stadium downtown. Games are inexpensive and a blast.
Theater in Cleveland

Playhouse Square

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

Beachland Ballroom

Hip young bands play at this vintage, neon-bathed venue east of downtown in the on-the-rise Collinwood neighborhood.