The Update | 330 Day Concert to Feature Red Wanting Blue, Munnycat

KENT, Ohio – The lineup for The Summit radio’s annual 330 Day concert will feature an acoustic set by Red Wanting Blue, Munnycat, Angela Perley, Jack Harris, Hunter Skeens and the Forerunners and Megan Bee.

The concert will take place Saturday, March 30, at The Kent Stage, 175 E. Main St.

Admission is free, but tickets must be obtained in advance at or

Past 330 Day concerts have had dozens of acts, but the station went with just six bands this year, which means each one will get to perform longer.

Now in its seventh year, the 330 Day concert gathers top bands from The Summit’s listenership areas of northeastern Ohio and Athens. The radio station moves the location each year; it was at Stambaugh Auditorium in Youngstown in 2022.

Speakers Series Unveils Lineup

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio – The 2024 William Holmes McGuffey Historical Society’s Memories of a Lifetime Programs for the first half of 2024 have been announced. 

Presentations take place at 10 a.m. in the meeting room of Denny’s restaurant, 4020 Belmont Ave., and are followed by a question-and-answer period. Admission is $15 ($10 for members). Each program includes refreshments and entertainment. Reservations are suggested; call 330 726 8277.

Here is the lineup:

  • Feb. 17: James Naples and Johnny Chechitelli of the “Youngstown Mob Talk” podcast will share the culture and impact that the mafia had in the Youngstown area.
  • March 16: Stephanie Virgallito of Western Reserve Public Media will discuss how Akron saved the Ringling Brothers Circus from financial ruin.
  • April 20: Rebecca McFarland, a Cleveland-based researcher, will describe the life, times and legend of Eliot Ness.
  • May 18: Mike Wilson, historical impersonator, will perform as President William McKinley.
  • June 15: Cassie Nespor, curator of the Melnick Medical Museum at Youngstown State University, will present a program titled “Victorian Quack Medicine and the Birth of the FDA.”                                                                                   

Grand Kyiv Ballet to Present ‘Giselle’ at Powers

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Grand Kyiv Ballet will present “Giselle” at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 28, at Powers Auditorium.

This classical ballet tells the story of a peasant girl who falls in love with a nobleman disguised as a commoner. The ballet is known for its stunning choreography and beautiful music, a true masterpiece of the ballet repertoire. The premier dancers from the National Opera and Ballet of Ukraine will bring the timeless classic to life on stage.

Tickets are on sale at

Cabaret Tribute to The Carpenters Returns

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Maureen Collins, Mary Jo Maluso and Rick Blackson will again present their cabaret show “Close to You: A Musical Salute to The Carpenters” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16 and 17 at the Flad Pavilion in the DeYor Performing Arts Centre, downtown.

Tickets are $25 and available at or by calling the box office at 330 259 9651.

Collins, Maluso and Blackson first performed the show in October.

Method 8 Plans Networking Fundraiser

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Method 8 will have a family fun and business networking fundraiser event from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at Youngstown Skate, 7080 Tiffany Blvd. 

Admission is $12 at the door.

The event will include music, performances, movie auditions, skating and food. For information, go to

Pictured at top: Munnycat is Youngstown natives Khaled Tabbara and Katianne Timko. (Photo by Anna Azarov)

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.