On Nov. 27, Jack White’s record store “Third Man Records” had its grand opening on Canfield St., giving the body of the Cass Corridor a beating heart. The store was filled to the brim with a line of bodies spilling outside of the door that wrapped around the corner.
“This is not your mama’s Christmas show,” Erin Zindle said in between infectious laughs. “But it’s the kind of show that can be enjoyed by moms and dads and grandmas and little kids and people of all ages, and so there’s something for everyone in it.”
As I watched The Moxies grace the main stage of the Cleveland Agora on Nov. 20, I realized I was watching one of the most genuine rock ‘n’ roll bands of our generation captivate an audience and hold them under a spell for the duration of their fleeting set.
“When I came back in, the four girls were beelining out of there. ‘Oh my god, we’ve got to get out of there,’ they were saying, and I’m like ‘what, what?’ and there’s Bob, pants down, pubic hair on fire.”