Live Music

We periodically have live music at Cafe O’Play on our cafe stage.  If you can’t join us in person, below is our CAFE CAM which features a live feed of our concerts. Cost: Music at Cafe O’Play is listener-supported, so an opportunity to make contribution will be offered. Below you can see a list of upcoming concerts.

Upcoming concerts:

JESSIE BARR LIVE ON THE CAFE STAGE.  Saturday, October 14th, 5:30pm-7:30pm.  Local artist, graduate of Kent State University, police officer’s wife, mother of two teenage boys, and depression-fighter; Jessie brings a rich tapestry of life to her music because “so many people out there have stories like mine, and I want them to know they are not alone.” Her original stories are born from her experience and story. To learn more about Jessie Barr, visit  

BIASELLA TRIO LIVE ON THE CAFE STAGE.  Saturday, October 21st, 5:00pm-7:00pm. Performing in the greater Cleveland and Akron area since 2009, The Biasella Trio plays classic jazz standards. Suitable for any occasion, the trio features Theodore Darden on alto saxophone, David Spondike on upright bass, and Paul Biasella on drums.

MICHAEL HENRY LIVE ON THE CAFE STAGE Saturday November 4th. 5:00pm-7:00pm. Original Music from the Soul to the Listener with an Eclectic Blend of Classic, Contemporary, and Alternative Acoustic Rhythm Guitar Covers Inspired by Amos Lee, Ray LaMontagne, The Beatles, and Jack Johnson.

LAST EXIT LIVE ON THE CAFE STAGE. Saturday November 11th 5:00pm-7:00pm. Last Exit Duo is an acoustic group playing the folk rock and rock / pop classics from the 60’s on up! We feature guitar, harmonica, percussion and vocal harmony in a unique and engaging way!

JAZZ SHEPHERDS LIVE ON THE CAFE STAGE. Saturday November 18th. 5:00pm-7:00pm. The Jazz Shepherds ( have been playing their brand of high energy jazz standards and contemporary jazz bossa novas in the Cleveland / Akron area for over 10 years. Led by guitarist Ed Alisauskas, the Jazz Shepherds can be seen frequently playing area clubs & restaurants such as Mustard Seed Café, Clearview Inn, Wolf Creek Tavern and the Society Lounge.