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Blake Shelton

Sept. 21/YOUNGSTOWN – Performing with the Y_Live tour at 7 p.m. in the Stambaugh Stadium. Other country singers to perform are Justin Moore and Tyler Farr. His latest release is “Hell Right” featuring Trace Adkins. Other songs are “God’s Country,” “I’ll Name the Dogs,” and “Ole Red.” Ticket Price is $45 and are available online. >MORE

David Nail

Oct. 12/TIFFIN – 7:30 p.m. at the Ritz Theatre. Tickets are available online and start at $20. He is an American country music artist, and frontman of the band David Nail & The Well Ravens. In 2002, he debuted the single “Memphis” from an unreleased album for Mercury Records Nashville. Five years later, he signed with MCA Nashville, for which he has released four studio albums: I’m About to Come AliveThe Sound of a Million DreamsI’m a Fire, and Fighter plus two extended plays, 1979 and Uncovered. The songs  “Let It Rain” (featuring Sarah Buxton) and “Whatever She’s Got” reached #1.  >MORE

Sesame Street’s Sonia Manzano

Oct. 15/CLEVELAND – 4:30 p.m. at the Mandel Community Studies Center, Room 115, on the Case Western Reserve campus. Presenting “From the South Bronx to Sesame Street (A Puerto Rican Story)” as part of the university’s Hispanic Heritage Month celebration. Sonia broke ground as one of the first Hispanics on national television, portraying “Maria” on Sesame Street from 1971 to 2015 while also writing for the PBS show (still the longest-running children’s program in television history). Since her 2015 retirement from Sesame Street—celebrating its 50th anniversary this year—Manzano continues to advocate for education, diversity and children’s issues, while remaining a prolific writer.