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The Empire Concert Club & Bar

The Empire Concert Club & Bar National, regional, and local live music since 2014! Home of the 175 Concert Experience - where the music gets personal.

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Don't develop Eternal Sadness...Plan ahead!Saturday, April 23rd, 2022...The Lonely Ones!Special guests September Mournin...
04/12/2022
The Lonely Ones - Eternal Sadness

Don't develop Eternal Sadness...Plan ahead!
Saturday, April 23rd, 2022...
The Lonely Ones!
Special guests September Mourning, Magnolia Bayou, & Jozey & The Corruption!
Tickets on sale via Eventbrite.com or local support!

Yeah it’s always raining in my headAnd I can’t get out of bedI got the Eternal sadnessI had a dream last nightI finally ended this miserable lifeMy friends w...

Your weekly Empire ticker...featuring Tim Ripper Owens and The Ripper Report!* Show Recap... A large thank you to all th...
04/10/2022
Ripper Report #8

Your weekly Empire ticker...featuring Tim Ripper Owens and The Ripper Report!
* Show Recap... A large thank you to all the artists who performed amazing sets on Saturday's all-acoustic show, as well as the promoter (SBS Live)! Logan Bruce, Matthew Watson, Dusty Lee, and Paul Fessler - check these guys out, and support their artistry!
* Upcoming shows...
SATURDAY, 04.16 - Tim "Ripper" Owens @ The Empire! SOLD OUT
04.23 - The Lonely Ones feat. September Mourning & Magnolia Bayou @ The Empire!
04.30 - FRACTURE at The Empire!
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Tim Ripper Owens "Official Page" Wrath Icon Axemaster The Lonely Ones September Mourning Magnolia Bayou Jozey & The Corruption

T O N I G H T !It's an all-acoustic night, featuring Logan Bruce! Very special guests Matthew Watson Acoustic, Dusty Lee...
04/09/2022

T O N I G H T !
It's an all-acoustic night, featuring Logan Bruce!
Very special guests Matthew Watson Acoustic, Dusty Lee, and Paul Fessler!
Doors @ 7:00PM ~ Show at 8:00PM~ Tickets available at the door!
* On-site parking will be limited; once the lot is full, you're on your own to park elsewhere (where allowed.)
* Limited seating for all shows - first come, first served; general admission SRO - up close and personal!

Plan ahead!Saturday, May 28, 2022... The Lucid!What an all-star lineup!...featuring members of Sponge (Vinnie Dombroski)...
04/08/2022

Plan ahead!
Saturday, May 28, 2022... The Lucid!
What an all-star lineup!...featuring members of Sponge (Vinnie Dombroski), Fear Factory (Mike Heller), Zen From Mars (Drew Fortier)...AND a Grammy award winner (David Ellefson)!
Tickets on-sale now at Eventbrite.com, local support Turbo Lovers or Skeptic Lens, or the club on any show night!

What? Smile Empty Soul!When? Saturday, May 7, 2022!Special guests? Autumn Academy, The Stone Eye, & Fractured Past!Ticke...
04/07/2022
Smile Empty Soul - Silhouettes (Official Video)

What? Smile Empty Soul!
When? Saturday, May 7, 2022!
Special guests? Autumn Academy, The Stone Eye, & Fractured Past!
Tickets available at Eventbrite.com, Fractured Past, or at the club any show night!

The official video of "Silhouettes" by Smile Empty Soul from the album 'Smile Empty Soul'.Subscribe for more official content from Atlantic Records:https://A...

This is your "Warning"! CHRISTIAN DEATH OFFICIAL starts their tour at The Empire on Thursday, May 5th!Tickets available ...
04/06/2022
CHRISTIAN DEATH - "The Warning" (Official Video)

This is your "Warning"!
CHRISTIAN DEATH OFFICIAL starts their tour at The Empire on Thursday, May 5th!
Tickets available at Eventbrite.com, local support Two Dead Roses or Night Goat, or the club on any show night!

This is the third single from the forthcoming New studio album ""EVIL BECOMES RULE"To be released on Season Of Mist Release date: 6 May 2022Copyright Little ...

FRIDAY, May 6, 2022.... Davey Suicide! Special guests The Funeral Portrait, Oh! The Horror, & Murderline!Get your ticket...
04/05/2022
Davey Suicide - “Medicate Me” feat. Telle Smith (Official Music Video)

FRIDAY, May 6, 2022.... Davey Suicide!
Special guests The Funeral Portrait, Oh! The Horror, & Murderline!
Get your tickets from Eventbrite.com, Murderline, or the club on any show night!

Hailing from Unholywood, Killafornia, Davey Suicide storm the underground by fusing Arena Rock, Punk, Sleaze and Industrial with the very right amount of the...

Upcoming SATURDAY, April 23...a night of ROCK!The Lonely Ones, September Mourning, Magnolia Bayou, & Jozey & The Corrupt...
04/04/2022
SEPTEMBER MOURNING - UNHOLY

Upcoming SATURDAY, April 23...a night of ROCK!
The Lonely Ones, September Mourning, Magnolia Bayou, & Jozey & The Corruption!
Tickets available at Eventbrite.com, Jozey, or the club on any show night!

September Mourning // Volume III // OUT NOWCD: bit.ly/2Ph6KKSiTunes: apple.co/2Ph2g6MSpotify: spoti.fi/2rKjmB1Amazon: amzn.to/2LS34x0Google Play: bit.ly/2rH9...

Your weekly Empire ticker...featuring the Ripper Report withTim Ripper Owens!* April shows...plan ahead!SATURDAY, 04.09 ...
04/03/2022
Report #7

Your weekly Empire ticker...featuring the Ripper Report with
Tim Ripper Owens!
* April shows...plan ahead!
SATURDAY, 04.09 - Logan Bruce @ The Empire!
04.16 - Tim "Ripper" Owens @ The Empire! (SOLD OUT)
04.23 - The Lonely Ones feat. September Mourning & Magnolia Bayou @ The Empire!
04.30 - FRACTURE at The Empire!
* Upcoming National Shows in early May...plan ahead!
05.05 - Christian Death @ The Empire!
05.06 - Davey Suicide at The Empire!
05.07 - Smile Empty Soul @ The Empire!
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Tim Ripper Owens "Official Page" Logan Bruce Matthew Watson Dusty Lee Paul Fessler Wrath Icon Axemaster

T O N I G H T !Scotty Austin arrives for a rocking night of music! Special guests Pandemic Wave & Calven!Brought to you ...
04/01/2022

T O N I G H T !
Scotty Austin arrives for a rocking night of music!
Special guests Pandemic Wave & Calven!
Brought to you by V. E. Promotions ~

Doors @ 7:00PM ~ Show at 8:00PM~
* On-site parking will be limited; once the lot is full, you're on your own to park elsewhere (where allowed.)
* Limited seating for all shows - first come, first served; general admission SRO - up close and personal!

Your weekly Empire ticker...featuring Tim Ripper Owens!* Congratulations to the winner of the Regional Wacken Metal Batt...
03/27/2022
Ripper Report #6

Your weekly Empire ticker...featuring Tim Ripper Owens!
* Congratulations to the winner of the Regional Wacken Metal Battle, The Stage of Dreams! They'll be heading to California for the Finals with the chance to make it to Germany...All battling bands were great and would have represented the region well!
* Upcoming April shows...
FRIDAY, 04.01 - Scotty Austin @ The Empire!
04.09 - Logan Bruce @ The Empire!
04.16 - Tim "Ripper" Owens @ The Empire! SOLD OUT
04.23 - The Lonely Ones feat. September Mourning & Magnolia Bayou @ The Empire!
04.30 - FRACTURE at The Empire!
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Tim Ripper Owens "Official Page" Scotty Austin Pandemic Wave Calven Logan Bruce Matthew Watson Dusty Lee Paul Fessler

The April 16th Tim "Ripper" Owens @ The Empire! show is SOLD OUT!Thank you NE Ohio for supporting live music!-----------...
03/26/2022

The April 16th Tim "Ripper" Owens @ The Empire! show is
SOLD OUT!
Thank you NE Ohio for supporting live music!
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Tim Ripper Owens Tim Ripper Owens "Official Page" Wrath Icon Axemaster

T O N I G H T !It's the finals of the our region's Wacken Battle! 6 bands enter, 1 band selected to represent our region...
03/26/2022

T O N I G H T !
It's the finals of the our region's Wacken Battle!
6 bands enter, 1 band selected to represent our region in the Californian finals...with the overall winner playing the sold out Wacken Open Air Festival in Germany!

Tonight's bands: Amun * Salvation's End * Hate Unbound * The Stage of Dreams * Greywalker * Voices Of The Damned

Doors @ 6:00PM ~ Show at 7:00PM~
* On-site parking will be limited; once the lot is full, you're on your own to park elsewhere (where allowed.)
* Limited seating for all shows - first come, first served; general admission SRO - up close and personal!

LOW TICKET ALERT!Tim "Ripper" Owens @ The Empire!The 175 Concert Concert Experience is nearing capacity... If planning o...
03/25/2022

LOW TICKET ALERT!
Tim "Ripper" Owens @ The Empire!
The 175 Concert Concert Experience is nearing capacity... If planning on attending, if you haven't already, get your tickets soon before they're gone!
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Tim Ripper Owens "Official Page" Tim Ripper Owens Wrath Icon Axemaster

T O N I G H T !Local powerhouse Featherweight kicks off a weekend of metal shows! Special guests Dead Cassette, Adrift o...
03/25/2022

T O N I G H T !
Local powerhouse Featherweight kicks off a weekend of metal shows!
Special guests Dead Cassette, Adrift on River Styx, and The Modern Prey!

Doors @ 7:00PM ~ Show at 7:30PM~
* On-site parking will be limited; once the lot is full, you're on your own to park elsewhere (where allowed.)
* Limited seating for all shows - first come, first served; general admission SRO - up close and personal!

Upcoming rocking show! Saturday, April 23, 2022...The Lonely Ones!Special guests September Mourning, Magnolia Bayou, and...
03/24/2022
The Lonely Ones - The Lonely One

Upcoming rocking show! Saturday, April 23, 2022...
The Lonely Ones!
Special guests September Mourning, Magnolia Bayou, and Jozey & The Corruption!
Tickets available NOW at Eventbrite.com or Jozey & The Corruption!

The 2nd single from OG Social Distancers, The Lonely Ones. Voted by MetalSucks as the "#1 TUne for Quaranteenagers.'

Friday, April 1st, 2022...V. E. Promotions presents... Scotty Austin!The former lead singer of Saving Abel arrives with ...
03/23/2022
Scotty Austin Rebel Yell Promo Video

Friday, April 1st, 2022...V. E. Promotions presents...
Scotty Austin!
The former lead singer of Saving Abel arrives with his own band for a night of original music and select songs!
Special guests Pandemic Wave & Calven!
Tickets are available at Eventbrite.com, VE Promotions, or local support!

Scotty Austin Rebel Yell New Release of Bob Dillan's Rebel Yell

Your weekly Empire Ripper Report....featuring Tim Ripper Owens!*** The next 2-weeks' of shows...plan ahead!FRIDAY, 03.25...
03/20/2022
Empire Ripper Report #5

Your weekly Empire Ripper Report....featuring Tim Ripper Owens!
*** The next 2-weeks' of shows...plan ahead!
FRIDAY, 03.25 - Featherweight @ The Empire!
SATURDAY, 03.26 - Wacken Battle Regional Finals
04.01 - Scotty Austin @ The Empire!
*** New show(s) announced this past week...
... Edward Be Thy Name @ The Empire! (Iron Maiden Tribute)
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Tim Ripper Owens "Official Page" Featherweight Dead Cassette Adrift on River Styx The Modern Prey Hate Unbound Salvation's End The Stage of Dreams Greywalker Amun Voices Of The Damned
Scotty Austin Pandemic Wave Toxey Calven Edward Be Thy Name

T O N I G H T !V. E. Promotions presents... Paralandra @ The Empire!Paralandra arrives for a night of high energy music!...
03/19/2022

T O N I G H T !
V. E. Promotions presents... Paralandra @ The Empire!
Paralandra arrives for a night of high energy music!
Special guests The Many Colored Death, NightDrive, and Trent Pryor!

Doors @ 7:00PM ~ Show at 7:30PM~
* On-site parking will be limited; once the lot is full, you're on your own to park elsewhere (where allowed.)
* Limited seating for all shows - first come, first served; general admission SRO - up close and personal!

Plan ahead...Saturday, April 23, 2022...The Lonely Ones feat. September Mourning & Magnolia Bayou @ The Empire! Local su...
03/18/2022
SEPTEMBER MOURNING - 20 Below (Official Music Video)

Plan ahead...Saturday, April 23, 2022...
The Lonely Ones feat. September Mourning & Magnolia Bayou @ The Empire! Local support from Jozey & The Corruption!
A great night of rock and show!
Tickets available NOW on Eventbrite.com or Jozey!
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The Lonely Ones September Mourning Magnolia Bayou

September Mourning // Volume II // OUT NOWCD/Merch: http://smarturl.it/SM-SumerianStoreiTunes: http://smarturl.it/SeptMourning-iTunesAmazon: http://smartu...

Plan ahead...Saturday, April 16, 2022...Akron's own Tim Ripper Owens!Join us for a night of amazing metal, where you'll ...
03/16/2022

Plan ahead...Saturday, April 16, 2022...
Akron's own Tim Ripper Owens!
Join us for a night of amazing metal, where you'll hear selected hits form Ripper's career catalog!
Special guests Wrath Icon & Axemaster!
Tickets on sale NOW on Eventbrite.com or the Special Guests ~

T O N I G H T !Trapt arrives to celebrate their 20th Anniversary of their self-titled smash release, playing the album i...
03/15/2022

T O N I G H T !
Trapt arrives to celebrate their 20th Anniversary of their self-titled smash release, playing the album in its entirety!
Special guest Together We Fly!

Doors @ 7PM ~
8:00pm - 9:00pm - Together We Fly
9:20pm - Finish - TRAPT
* On-site parking will be limited; once the lot is full, you're on your own to park elsewhere (where allowed.)
* Limited seating for all shows - first come, first served; general admission SRO - up close and personal!

Your weekly Empire ticker, featuring Tim Ripper Owens!* Upcoming shows...TUESDAY, 03.15 - Trapt @ The Empire!SATURDAY, 0...
03/13/2022
Ripper Report #4

Your weekly Empire ticker, featuring Tim Ripper Owens!
* Upcoming shows...
TUESDAY, 03.15 - Trapt @ The Empire!
SATURDAY, 03.19 - Paralandra @ The Empire Concert Club!
03.25 - Featherweight @ The Empire!
03.26 - Wacken Regional Finals at The Empire!
* Catch live music this week, and keep the scene aLIVE!
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Tim Ripper Owens "Official Page" Paralandra The Many Colored Death NightDrive Trent Pryor Hate Unbound Voices Of The Damned Salvation's End Greywalker Amun The Stage of Dreams

This TUESDAY, March 15th, 2022...Trapt @ The Empire!An opportunity to hear the entire self-titled debut! Special guest T...
03/13/2022
Trapt @ The Empire!

This TUESDAY, March 15th, 2022...
Trapt @ The Empire!
An opportunity to hear the entire self-titled debut!
Special guest Together We Fly!
Tickets available at Eventbrite.com ~
$20 ADV / $23 DOS

Trapt returns to The Empire!

Plan ahead! Saturday, May 7th, 2022 Smile Empty Soul returns with their "Follow the Herd Tour!"Special guests Autumn Aca...
03/12/2022

Plan ahead! Saturday, May 7th, 2022
Smile Empty Soul returns with their "Follow the Herd Tour!"
Special guests Autumn Academy, The Stone Eye, & Fractured Past!
Tickets on sale NOW at Eventbrite.com and Fractured Past ~

T O N I G H T !The triumphant return of Samuel John! A full night of great music from start to finish!Special guests Nor...
03/12/2022

T O N I G H T !
The triumphant return of Samuel John! A full night of great music from start to finish!
Special guests Northcoast Shakedown, and Steamy Dreamy!

Doors @ 7PM, Show @ 8PM ~
* On-site parking will be limited; once the lot is full, you're on your own to park elsewhere (where allowed.)
* Limited seating for all shows - first come, first served; general admission SRO - up close and personal!

Plan ahead! Friday, May 6, 2022... Davey Suicide arrives with their Right To Remain Defiant Tour!Special guests The Fune...
03/11/2022

Plan ahead! Friday, May 6, 2022... Davey Suicide arrives with their Right To Remain Defiant Tour!
Special guests The Funeral Portrait, Oh! The Horror, and Murderline!
Tickets available NOW on Eventbrite.com or from local support, Murderline ~

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1305 E Tallmadge Ave
Akron, OH
44310

Opening Hours

Friday 7pm - 2am
Saturday 7pm - 2am

Telephone

(330) 634-9489

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Come see my first headline show and get my new t-shirt this Saturday at The Empire Concert Club & Bar in Akron! Doors open at 7. Message me, click below, or buy tickets at the door!!!
Come see me live at The Empire Concert Club & Bar at 7pm on Saturday! Let’s do this!!! Message me or click below for presale tickets.
The Lucid have added an Indianapolis show! May 25 at Black Circle! Tickets available now for all dates! To purchase tickets, merch, CDs, etc. visit: https://linktr.ee/TheLucidOfficial Tour dates: Fri, May 20 - Dingbatz - Clifton, NJ Sat, May 21 - The Vault Music Hall - New Bedford, MA Sun, May 22 - The Jameson Pub - Watertown CT Wed, May 25 - Black Circle - Indianapolis, IN Thurs, May 26 - RocHaus - West Dundee, IL Fri, May 27 - The Token Lounge - Westland, MI Sat, May 28 - The Empire Concert Club - Akron, OH The Lucid on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3rf36oj The Lucid are: vox: Vinnie Dombroski (Sponge) guitar: Drew Fortier bass: David Ellefson drums: Mike Heller
Amazing sets last night at The Empire Concert Club & Bar for the Wacken Battle regional final. Amun, Salvation's End, Greywalker and Voices Of The Damned, you all fu***ng slayed. Big Congrats to The Stage of Dreams on their win and good luck in Hollywood! Many thanks to Seth and SBS Live for making this happen. Huge shout out to Eric and the Empire staff for being gracious hosts once again. Come hang with us at the 2nd Annual Gore Camp Cannibal Cookout & Jamboree 2 Day festival in Galesburg, IL May 6th and 7th with a laundry list of amazing bands. A whole bunch of homies are on this lineup: Extraction Point, Portal of Pazuzu, Speed P***y, MI grinders S**t Life and many more.
https://facebook.com/events/s/tim-ripper-owens-the-empire/254111426904281/ THE Tim ‘Ripper’ OwensThe Empire Concert Club & BarTIM RIPPER OWENS Scream machineTim Ripper Owens Fan PageTim Ripper Owens "Official Page"Tim Ripper Owens
Everyone!! We NEED your support! This saturday we are performing in Akron, Ohio for the Wacken Metal Battle USA regional finals! The winner moves one step closer to a spot on the festival. If you are willing or able to head down to The Empire Concert Club & Bar to support me and the boys! All the support we get will be tremendously helpful and greatly appreciated. Your support may make or break this! We have some tickets available still and I will personally deliver them to you if you are willing to come down and support us! DM us if you are interested in tickets! Please help send us to wacken.
THIS FRIDAY! We hit The Empire Concert Club & Bar in Akron with the homies Featherweight, Adrift on River Styx and The Modern Prey. This will be our last show in the area until the summer so hit us up for your tickets! We might even be throwing in some songs we've never played live 😎 📸- Dave Ludwig Featherweight @ The Empire!
April 1st @ The Empire Concert Club & Bar
Feb 26 at The Empire Concert Club & Bar we throw down with the ultimate goal of appearing at the worlds biggest metal fest: Wacken Open Air festival. Come rage with us and join the fun. Hit us up for cheap ass tickets now.
Tomorrow our new single "Vices" hits all streaming platforms, and we still have a handful of tickets for March 4th at The Empire Concert Club & Bar so be on the lookout for the new tune and hit us up if you need tickets. Very limited amount left!!!!
Saturday March 19 At The Empire Concert Club & Bar in Akron! Paralandra WSG: The Many Colored Death , NightDrive , and Trent Pryor Paralandra @ The Empire! Brought to you by V. E. Promotions
JUST ANNOUNCED: Saturday, April 2nd 2022 The Empire Concert Club & Bar 96 Bitter Beings Support TBA soon