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Minkin's Music: Shootouts debut Quick Draw

Megaforce Records announces the release of Quick Draw, the debut album from The Shootouts, a high-energy traditional honky-tonk band with a touch of Americana rock and western swing. The Shootouts are not only a throwback to the sounds that flowed out of Nashville and Texas 60 years ago, but dress to honor the history of those golden years...

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Minkin's Music: Gretchen Pleuss’ Third

The rich fabric of the Northeast Ohio arts community is woven with singer-songwriters whose original compositions and voices touch their listener’s souls. One of those shining lights is Gretchen Pleuss, who will be releasing her third album, Daughter of the Broader Skies, on Friday, April 12. Signed last fall by Sun Pedal Recordings, Pleuss...

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Minkin's Music: Ohio City’s new hot spot

Located between Tremont and Ohio City, Duck Island is an old neighborhood that was primarily comprised of blue-collar workers who staffed the mills, factories and warehouses in the Flats. It also was a place where bootleggers would “duck” the prohibition law. The tiny neighborhood is home to Forest City Brewery, which is becoming quite a...

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Minkin's Music: Ray Flanagan's release

In some circles, Ray Flanagan has been labeled the best guitar player in Northeast Ohio. Not bad for the 26-year-old phenom from Medina who can sit and shred an electric Fender or Gibson with anyone. In a bit of a dramatic change of pace from his previous recordings with The Authority, Flanagan has recorded seven acoustic songs that will...

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Minkin's Music: Voices In The Valley returns

With the busy holiday period just around the corner, it’s time to set your sights on a very special show slated for Saturday, January 12. Voices In The Valley will be presenting Towpath Troubadours, a selection of songs featuring some of the finest singer/songwriters in the area. Sharing the stage will be Rachel Brown (piano), Ray Flanagan...

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