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House of Blues, Cleveland Ohio

House of Blues

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Opened in 2004 in downtown Cleveland, the House of Blues Cleveland, combines distinctive southern cuisine, a fun and electric atmosphere, and some of the best music groups -- of all genres -- around. Multiple stages feature rock, alternative, rap, country, gospel, folk, jazz, and so much more.

The Building:

Just steps away from Public Square, the House of Blues Cleveland was originally a classic Woolworth's store. The HOB people have retained the charm of the old building while adding their trademark American folk art collection. The result is warm, welcoming, and certainly unique.

The Music:

The House of Blues books some of the best musical acts available. From Alternative to Zydeco, they bring familiar names and new favorites to Cleveland. Two stages feature nearly nightly concerts. Tickets are available at the venue as well as through Ticketmaster.

The Food:

The House of Blues restaurant serves clever Creole cuisine for lunch and dinner daily. Lunch favorites include the "Blues Burger," a loaded cheeseburger with fries, slow-cooked Tennessee style baby back pork ribs with a Jim Beam sauce, and a New Orleans style Gumbo. Side dishes include skillet-baked rosemary cornbread, of course, and spicy sweet potato fries.
Dinner includes Creole Jambalaya, sauteed North Atlantic Salmon stuffed with shrimp, and fried buttermilk battered Chicken with country gravy and mashed potatoes. Desserts feature a chocolate walnut brownie, white chocolate and banana bread pudding, and traditional key lime pie. As expected, the House of Blues stocks a full complement of bar drinks and specialty cocktails.

Sunday Gospel Brunch:

One of the signature events of the House of Blues is the one-of-a-kind live gospel show, each Sunday. Each week a different regional gospel group performs as guests enjoy a sumptuous buffet that includes an assortment of pastries and salads as well as such tasty dishes as biscuits and gravy, made-to-order omelettes, prime rib, and southern fried chicken.

The Foundation Room:

The House of Blues features a separate, members-only, area called the Foundation Room. This private area includes a dining room with spacious booths, a media room with a large screen plasma TV, and small "prayer" rooms, ideal for a rendezvous or business meeting. Members of the Cleveland Foundation Room receive reciprocal privileges at other HOB locations.

Contact Information:

House of Blues
308 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44114
216 523-BLUE

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