Happy Dog Happy Hour with Malphonia

Join us on Friday, November 11 from 6-8PM at the Happy Dog for an exhilarating set of vaguely familiar tunes, curated especially for your happiness. As always, we will feature a unique blend of standards, comedy, opera, melodrama, and musical high-jinks to ease you into the weekend. Refresh your belly with beer wieners while we refresh your ears with our rock-star-neutral musings.

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2016 Summer Patio Tour

Summer is in all its glory and so are the fellas of Malphonia, Cleveland’s rock star neutral musical ensemble and leading advocates of the open carry of instruments.

Luckily for our fans, our glory is being shared outside of our own minds and private patio, bringing our musical stylings to several favorite al fresco sites around town.

Sunday, July 3: CHA Spirits and Pizza 4-5PM

Wednesday, July 13: Toast 6-9PM

Sunday, July 24: Pat’s in the Flats 5-9PM (sharing the stage with Jean Brandt and Avril McInally)

Wednesday, August 17: Toast 6-9PM

Looking for that perfect summer band? With a repertoire spanning three centuries, our un-amplified  ensemble of accordion, trumpet, euphonium, tuba, and percussion provides a pleasant accompaniment to your guests. And your guests will appreciate not having to scream over the band. Please contact us for booking and availability.

Rooms to Let: Music for an Installation

For the second year, Rooms To Let Cleveland will be held in Slavic Village, and once again Malphonia is pleased to be part of the installation. Join us Sunday afternoon (5/22/16) as we provide a certain ambiance to the installation. As always, our repertoire will span a range of rock-star neutral™ renderings of old and new favorites, presented with an artful/slavic tinge.

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Sitting About Tremont

In the Spring young mens fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love, but for us middle age Malphonians, we think about sitting outside to play our “music”. Such will be the opportunity this May 13th, when the first Walkabout Tremont kicks off in the historic/nostalgic neighborhood of Tremont. Join us between 6 and 9 pm as we play at large in the neighborhood. Just follow the squeezy, honking sounds to the old men with the even older instruments, and mind the valets so you don’t get run over.

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Joe plays one of his first busking gigs