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The Barking Spider Tavern Offers A Final Farewell

September 15th, 2016

The Barking Spider Tavern, a longtime destination for musicians and music lovers, will close their doors after their 30-year anniversary party on Sunday, September 18, 2016. The celebration starts at 2pm. Owner Bruce Madorsky and proprietor Jenna Juredine discussed the closing, and decided that the 30th anniversary milestone was the most appropriate time to celebrate […]

Saul Glennon and Bill Lestock play Cleveland Foundation Uptown Saturday Nights

August 30th, 2016

Cleveland Foundation Uptown Saturday Nights, is a new Saturday night music series celebrating the roots of American music. Established as a partnership between University Circle Inc., Case Western Reserve University and Roots of American Music (ROAM) the series will feature free live music performances at eight venues throughout the Uptown neighborhood—including the Barking Spider Tavern. […]

Cleveland Foundation Uptown Saturday Nights start August 27

August 26th, 2016

Cleveland Foundation Uptown Saturday Nights, is a new Saturday night music series celebrating the roots of American music. Established as a partnership between University Circle Inc., Case Western Reserve University and Roots of American Music (ROAM) the series will feature free live music performances at eight venues throughout the Uptown neighborhood—including the Barking Spider Tavern. […]

Ohio’s Emily Keener Rocks The Voice

March 18th, 2016

16 year old Emily Keener gave an outstanding performance on March 1, 2016, when she sang Elton John’s Yellow Brick Road for her blind audition on The Voice. NBC’s The Voice, is a singing competition in which successful contestants are matched with one of four coaches who will guide them through their performances. During the […]

2016 Barking Spider Hours changes

December 16th, 2015

Attention Spider Lovers! Beginning in January 2016, the Barking Spider will be closed on Monday’s. The reason is rather selfish on my part; I need a day off. George Foley, who has been playing the 1st Monday of every month at 10pm, will now be scheduled for the 1st Sunday of each month, from 6-8:30pm. […]

In Remembrance of Myles Stevens

July 23rd, 2015

March 17, 1959 – July 22, 2015 Myles Stevens, one of The Spider’s family members, passed away last night, Wednesday, July 22 2015. A lover of music, trains, and true hearts. He made people see in a different light and sought out the good. Admired the innocence of children and honored the tired soul. He […]

Barking Spider Tavern pairs up with L’Albatross, French Brasserie

June 7th, 2015

L’Albatross, the award winning French restaurant created by owner/chef Zack Bruell, has developed a special menu for patrons of the Barking Spider Tavern. Beginning on Monday June 8th at 4:00 p.m., customers will be able to order food at the bar and have it delivered to them here at the Barking Spider. As many long-time […]

Saturday at Hessler 2015

May 17th, 2015

We began the day worrying about rain and thunderstorms, but for the most part the weather held off, so people could come out to play. The fun continues today, Sunday May 17, 2015. Join us here at the Barking Spider for music and more. Happy Hessler!

Support for Survivors Benefit

March 26th, 2015

A Benefit For MetroHealth’s Sexual Abuse Survivor Unit

A New Year, a New Website

January 16th, 2015

We know, you suspected that we’d never redo the site. But as nostalgic as we may be we have been planning it for awhile. In December when our scheduling system broke down we had to add a bit of duct tape and rubber bands to keep things running. Knowing that the duct tape wouldn’t last […]