Have you ever found a cover of a famous hit song on Youtube and thought, “Wow! This is better than the original!” or scoffed at the sky-high price of a ticket to see your favorite musician or band? If you have, then you probably should check out some local cover bands around town and take in some great live music. Not only will you save a little cash, you might find your new favorite rendition of a classic.
Music Box Supper Club
1148 Main Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44113
(216) 242-1250

If you’re looking for something a little classier and maybe even a cover band with a wider following, then Music Box is the place to go. The Music Box hosts a variety of cover and tribute bands throughout the year, and most of them actually go on large nationwide tours, so you know they’ve got talent. With three stages for bands, there’s a little something for everyone, whether you’re on the first or second floor or even outside taking in some impressive views of The Flats. As a bonus, this is a supper club, so you can jam and nosh at the same time!

Beachland Ballroom And Tavern
15711 Waterloo Road
Cleveland, OH 44110
(216) 383-1124

The Beachland is another great music venue to check out if you’re looking for touring cover bands or larger events that might even host multiple acts at the same time. This venue is known for bringing in all sorts of musicians and artists, so keep your eyes peeled for something that might suit your tastes. Whether you’re listening in the ballroom or the tavern, this location is a great option that lands somewhere between a concert hall and a bar.

Willoughby Brewing Company
4057 Erie St.
Willoughby, OH 44094
(440) 975-0202

Willoughby Brewing Company is one of Cleveland’s greatest breweries, with food to match its tasty brews. While the weeknights might be a little more family friendly, the weekends really get amped up with live entertainment and frequent dance parties. The large building houses the brewery, dining room, bar, and stage, which is often occupied by DJs and fun local cover bands. Willoughby may seem tame on the inside, but the live music here keeps the party alive.

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Around the Corner
18616-20 Detroit Ave.
Lakewood, OH 44107
(216) 521-4413

Around the Corner is quite impressive for many reasons, including events, food, drink, specials and even some fun outdoor summer games for customers to check out. Looking at the bar’s event calendar online, you’ll see that there’s something going on every day, from food specials to live entertainment. The live entertainment can include DJs on weekends, but the bar has been known to bring in well known local cover bands as well.

Brothers Lounge
11609 Detroit Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44102
(216) 226-2767

Brothers Lounge is the place to be if you’re a music lover. There’s live music nearly every night and between the concert hall and the wine bar, there’s quite a variety of musical acts coming through this unique bar. Everything from jazz and blues to hip hop covers like Old Skool Cleveland can be found here. If you’re at all interested in experiencing a cover band in a space like no other in Cleveland, check the event calendar and plan your night out!

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Kaitlin Dershaw Durbin has spent the past 7 years living in and loving Cleveland. She enjoys making new discoveries, especially when it comes to the local food and arts community, and sharing them with others, hoping to spark similar love for the city in others. Find her other local profiles at http://www.axs.com/contributor/kaitlin-dershaw-durbin-axs-contributor-631

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