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Black Swamp Breakdown: Main Stage Music at the Black Swamp Arts Festival
Heading into its 21st year, the Black Swamp Arts Festival returns this year on the weekend of September 5-7 in Downtown Bowling Green, Ohio....
Chicago's Maps & Atlases return with acclaimed intricate pop folk sound
The unique pop folk stylings of Chicago's Maps & Atlases return to Toledo this weekend. Known for a musically melded style lush with intricacies...
Rock the Block: 1st Annual Adams Street Block Party ft. Desert Noises & more
Everybody knows that summertime is music festival season, but until this year, local music lovers would have to travel out of town to get their fest...

The Lone Microphone is a music blog that provides news & information about bands & upcoming shows focusing mostly on the Toledo, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Cleveland & Columbus areas. All genres of music are fair game.