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The Main Event Music & Art Fest: Spotlights Round 2
We’re just going to go ahead and assume that if you’re reading this you already plan on seeing Guided By Voices at The Main Event. I...
The Main Event Music & Art Fest: Spotlights Round 1
The Main Event Music and Art Festival is the biggest event of its kind to hit Toledo in decades. It is the music festival that the city has demanded...
On The Road Again: A conversation with Austin Lucas
It’s kind of wild how Austin Lucas ended up on New West Records, a renowned label whose artists include Steve Earle and Patty Griffin. They...

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.