Mentor AMPed 2019 Showcases Local Original Music

Three of Northeast Ohio’s best up-and-coming original bands will share the Mentor Civic Amphitheater stage on Friday, August 16th from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM at Mentor AMPed 2019.

Diana Chittester Band
Over the past decade, Diana Chittester has built a reputation as one of the area’s most gifted guitar players, intimate songwriters, and forceful vocalists – releasing a series of albums that display her growing confidence and ability to communicate feelings that are deeply personal yet universal. Her album, Paradox (2018), was named the 2019 Best Local Album by Cleveland Scene Magazine. Diana was recently selected as one of the “Top 50 Gifted Singer-Songwriters You MUST Know” by Riff Journal.

Michael Weber Show
This explosive Akron-based band delivers a bluesy throwback sound that is centered around guitar phenom Michael Weber.  MTV fans may recall that Weber won the “Amazingness” television talent/variety show hosted by Rob Dyrdek last year.

The Whiskey Hollow
The Whiskey Hollow is 4-piece roots/alternative rock band from Cleveland. Priding themselves on high energy and emotional performances across the region. Genre-bending rock and roll with diverse rock/blues/indie influences paired with powerhouse vocals and unique melodies. Lead singer, Madeline Finn, was featured on American Idol in 2017.

Admission and parking to the event are free.  Food trucks will be on site and a selection of beer and sparkling beverages will be available for purchase. Outside food and beverages are permitted, outside alcohol is not. No pets permitted on Amphitheater grounds. The venue has lawn seating so bring a blanket or lawn chair.

The Mentor Civic Amphitheater is located at 8600 Munson Road. For additional information visit

2019-07-16T15:47:24+00:00July 16th, 2019|Press Releases|