photo of Seafair

A popular orchestral rock band from Cleveland is back together and gearing up for a big 2018. For this week's Shuffle, Seafair talks about working out their differences and getting back to the joy of making music.

Creativity versus business
Seafair is an eclectic blend of pop, rock and classical influences, combining drums, guitar and bass with violin and cello. They formed in 2012 but split up early last year. Vocalist Chayla Hope said the band got caught up trying to make it big.

Thomas Sawyer

A Cleveland singer-songwriter whose burgeoning career was sidelined by health issues is back with her rock band The Whiskey Hollow. For this week’s Shuffle, Madeline Finn talks about her comeback and the band’s new album. 

Elijah Bisbee
This Lovely Light

Many people dream about a career as a musician. For Cleveland’s Elijah Bisbee, he’s decided to make it a reality. Bisbee recently quit his day job to pursue music full-time. For this week’s Shuffle, WKSU’s Amanda Rabinowitz talked to Bisbee about his journey. 

High Aura'd
Jeremy Bible & High Aura'd

A musician who’s relatively new to Northeast Ohio found inspiration in the landscape for his latest album. 

For this week’s Shuffle, WKSU’s Amanda Rabinowitz talked to John Kolodij of Chagrin Falls. He writes ambient music under the moniker High aura’d.

David Mayfield at Sweetside Recording Company
Sweetside Recording Company

Popular bluegrass artist David Mayfield has come home to start a recording company. Sweetside has recently opened in downtown Canton, but he's kept his new venture mostly under the radar. For this week’s Shuffle, The Devil Strip’s music editor Brittany Nader talks about the new studio.