Town/Gown Clash Day mashup! This event takes place in the Student Governance Chamber of the Kent State University Student Center, and spotlights the pressing social problem labeled as "mass incarceration." Featuring panelists from academia, prison administration, and ACLU Ohio. The second panel showcases the work of four different arts programs working in prisons throughout Ohio, and the positive impacts on the lives and futures of the incarcerated. Original art by Logan Thyr
Akron Summit FM 91.3 Clash Day Member move night showcases the beautiful genius of Daniel Johnston, and encourages open-minded thinking about those struggling with mental health. Paired with an exclusive exhibit of never-before seen sketches from his youth at Standing Rock Gallery, N. Water st. in Kent.
Akron's beloved Floco Torres teams up with never-resting drummer HR3 for a free show. Cherry is some youthful punk from Kent, featuring members of the raucous SAP. Raffling various Rock Memorabilia and an Earthquaker Devices pedal!
A powerful exhibit featuring photography aimed at normalizing the conversation around mental health. Roger Hoover acoustic performance, 5:30
Turns out a local artist knew Daniel Johnston from before he moved to Texas. Upon Daniel's passing last fall, the old sketchbook he had been gifted got dusted off, and these never-before seen sketches of a young, pre-Texas Daniel Johnston will be available to view at this exclusive exhibit.
For Clash day 2019, these folks nearly tore the roof off of Water Street Tavern. Strangely, they've been invited back. Guess Water Street beefed up it's insurance policy! Blistering Clash tribute set, a rare treat from these Cleveland legends. Not to be missed!
Cap off an amazing night of Clash Day programming with this rager - Kent legends Kill The Hippies join Kent's powerhouse proto-post-punk / hardcore enigma Modem, and Fringe Candidate, a newish project featuring Jamie Stillman and Joe Dennis. Flyer design, Logan Thyr.