Barking Spider Tavern

Excuses to Visit

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. […]

That 80’s Band plays WOW – Join us here for The DuPont Brothers, The Scenic Route and Gary Hall

August 19th, 2015

Wade Oval Wednesdays (WOW) continue this week with 80’s pop and new wave music by That 80’s Band. The event begins at 6:00 p.m. in Wade Oval. During the concert, enjoy food from local restaurants and vendors, relax with a beverage in the beer & wine garden, and stop by the Wade Oval Information Center […]

The Soul Men play WOW – Join us here for Rock ‘n’ Roll Johnny Bod, Neon Don, Stutz & Eva and Wallace Coleman & Friends

August 12th, 2015

Wade Oval Wednesdays (WOW) continue this week with soul rock and dance music by The Soul Men. The event begins at 6:00 p.m. in Wade Oval. During the concert, enjoy food from local restaurants and vendors, relax with a beverage in the beer & wine garden, and stop by the Wade Oval Information Center to […]

Son Gitano plays WOW – Join us here for Dan Holt and Ray McNiece

August 5th, 2015

Wade Oval Wednesdays (WOW) continue this week with latin fusion music by Son Gitano. The event begins at 6:00 p.m. in Wade Oval. During the concert, enjoy food from local restaurants and vendors, relax with a beverage in the beer & wine garden, and stop by the Wade Oval Information Center to find out the […]

The Cleveland Bluegrass Orchestra plays WOW – Join us here for Ken Bindas and Cuyuga

July 29th, 2015

Wade Oval Wednesdays (WOW) continue this week with light classical music by The Cleveland Bluegrass Orchestra (featuring Cleveland Orchestra members) with a special appearance by the Great Lakes Light Opera. The event begins at 6:00 p.m. in Wade Oval. During the concert, enjoy food from local restaurants and vendors, relax with a beverage in the […]

Flame plays WOW – Join us here for Jonn Ones and Xe La

July 22nd, 2015

Wade Oval Wednesdays (WOW) continue this week with inspiring Rock and Country music from Flame, a group of talented musicians from upstate New York who happen to have disabilities. Their mission is to bring Flame’s music and message to the rest of the world to help change how the public perceives people with disabilities and […]

Karizma plays WOW – Join us here for 4 to Go and Jody Getz & Friends

July 15th, 2015

Wade Oval Wednesdays (WOW) continue this week with Motown, R&B and Jazz from Karizma. The event begins at 6:00 p.m. in Wade Oval. During the concert, enjoy food from local restaurants and vendors, relax with a beverage in the beer & wine garden, and stop by the Wade Oval Information Center to find out the […]

Brent Kirby & His Luck play WOW – Join us here for Neo Camerata, John McGrail and Boy=Girl

July 8th, 2015

Wade Oval Wednesdays (WOW) continue this week with Rock, Pop and Jazz from local favorite Brent Kirby & His Luck. The event begins at 6:00 p.m. in Wade Oval. During the concert, enjoy food from local restaurants and vendors, relax with a beverage in the beer & wine garden, and stop by the Wade Oval […]

Carlos Jones & The Plus Band play WOW – Join us after for The Micenmachers and Lonesome Ranger

July 1st, 2015

Wade Oval Wednesdays (WOW) continue this week with reggae from local favorites Carlos Jones & The Plus Band. The event begins at 6:00 p.m. in Wade Oval. During the concert, enjoy food from local restaurants and vendors, relax with a beverage in the beer & wine garden, and stop by the Wade Oval Information Center […]

Welshly Arms at WOW – Join us after for Neon Don, Eva Dilcue and Old Friends with Tom Shaper

June 24th, 2015

Wade Oval Wednesdays (WOW) continue this week with Welshly Arms who combine their love of blues with rhythm and soul & good ol’ rock and roll. The event begins at 6:00 p.m. in Wade Oval. During the concert, enjoy food from local restaurants and vendors, relax with a beverage in the beer & wine garden, […]

Wade Oval Wednesdays start this week.

June 16th, 2015

Wade Oval Wednesdays (WOW) begin this week with Councilman Kevin Conwell & The Footprints playing Motown, Jazz and Blues. The event begins at 6:00 p.m. in Wade Oval. Musicians from The Music Settlement will perform during intermission. During the concert, enjoy food from local restaurants and vendors, relax with a beverage in the beer & […]

When the traffic seems dire take a break at the Spider

January 3rd, 2015

After work the Spider is a nice place to get away from the hubbub. You can take a seat at the bar and chat with the staff or other patrons. Or if you’re not feeling chatty grab a magazine and a seat by the window. By the time you’ve read through the latest discoveries in National Geographic, the traffic will have thinned out so that you can have a more peaceful drive home.

Brrrrr. Wouldn’t this be a good day to sit by a warm fire?

December 30th, 2014

While much of this winter has been mild, we know that won’t last. On a cold snowy day one of the best places to be is by a warm fireplace, watching the snow fall from behind glass. If you don’t have a fireplace at home, or if you do, but don’t want to deal with […]