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:

CHIP RICHTER IN CONCERT.  Friday April 28th, 8:00pm-8:45pm.  Award winning, Singer-Songwriter Chip Richter serves up stories, songs, and smiles “Family Style”. Chip’s Family Concerts feature something on the menu for everyone. It’s a recipe for “more fun than a kid should be allowed to have” as Chip delivers healthy portions of love and laughter for all ages to enjoy!  More information on Chip’s music can be found at .   Due to this being a later concert, the play area will be open until 9:00pm this evening.

INNER REACHER PROJECT Live on the Cafe Stage!. Saturday May 6th, 5:00pm-7:00pm.  Jim Schilling on piano and flute, Donnie Dasco on Sinatra-style vocals, Dennis Roden jazz guitar, and drummer extraordinaire Edgardo Cora, bring you the sounds of classic jazz.

STEEL DRUM BAND TRIO Live on the Cafe Stage!  Saturday May 20th, 5:00pm-7:00pm, Blaine Klein, Ben Warsaw, and Edgar Cora come together to create a melodic trio. Ben, from North Canton provides a bluesy foundation on guitar, while Blaine, from Akron layers in his musical voice on steel drums. Edgar Cora, from Cuyahoga Falls, glues together the trio on drums. This trio touches on many different styles to satisfy any listener.

THE JAZZ SHEPHERDS, Live on the Cafe Stage! Saturday May 27th, 5:00pm-7:00pm. Celebrate international Jazz day with the Jazz Shepherds! 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.