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AJ & the Woods

Founded on the sweet nostalgia of delta blues, AJ & The Woods elevates roots rock to a new height. Their sultry sound features striking female vocals and intricate guitar melodies which organically blends passionate folk, rock, and blues music. Home grown in Cleveland, Ohio and established in 2015, AJ & The Woods plays throughout Ohio and the greater region.

Press

"AJ & The Woods is rising to the forefront of the Midwestern music scene, blending different styles of folk, rock and blues to bring you one of the most unique and articulate sounds to date." 

   -   Applaud Squad

Cleveland Female Musicians Take Center Stage to Benefit Women in Need

    -   Amanda Rabinowitz WKSU

Grad Rocks Cleveland with Music Festival Celebrating Women

   -   Baldwin Wallace University

Happy Dog to Host Concert Featuring 'Cleveland's Women That Rock'

   -   Cleveland Scene

AJ & The Woods are

Alison Tomin - vocals, guitar, banjo, keyboard

Joshua Alan Collins - lead guitar

Zachary LeFeber - drums

Anthony Buonocore - electric guitar

Kurt Anshutz - bass

Brendan O'Malley - mandolin, vocals

 
 

2019

Private Event   -   Cincinnati, OH 10/19

Mahall's with Window Dogs and Paper Morning   -   Lakewood, OH 10/18

Heights Music Hop   -   Cleveland Heights, OH 9/13

Weasel Boy Brewing   -   Zanesville, OH 8/24

Boss Dog Brewing Company   -   Cleveland Heights, OH 8/23

Bocktoberfest 2019 at Bock's Jukejoint   -   Amherst, OH 8/10

Bellwether Music Festival   -   Waynesville, OH 8/8

Women Rock CLE  at House of Blues   -   Cleveland, OH 7/20

Mahall's   -   Lakewood, OH 7/12

The Old Tavern presented by The Unionville Tavern Preservation Society   -   Unionville, OH 7/5

Private Event   -   Olmsted Township, OH 6/22

Flat Out Kickin' It Presented by the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission   -   Cleveland, OH 6/21

Larchmere PorchFest   -   Cleveland, OH 6/15

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame   -   Cleveland, OH 6/9

The Beachland Ballroom and Tavern with Buffalo Rose   -   Cleveland, OH 6/6

The Winchester Music Tavern   -   Lakewood, OH 4/18

Beachland Ballroom & Tavern with Maura Rogers and the Bellows   -   Cleveland, OH 3/9

Heights Music Hop Acoustic Series at The Grog Shop   -   Cleveland Heights, OH 2/27

Brite Winter   -   Cleveland, OH 2/23

Beachland Ballroom & Tavern   -   Cleveland, OH 2/2

Weasel Boy Brewing Co.   -   Zanesville, OH 1/26

Private Event   -   Cincinnati, OH 1/19

Negative Space Art Gallery   -   Cleveland, OH 1/18

Wadsworth Brewing Company   -   Wadsworth, OH 1/13

2018

Chase Rice at House of Blues   -   Cleveland, OH 12/31

The Winchester Music Tavern   -   Lakewood, OH 12/1

Stella's Music Club   -   Cleveland, OH 11/17

Private Event   -   Cincinnati, OH 10/20

 

Hoppy Hour at the Cleveland Botanical Garden   -   Cleveland, OH 10/17

Happy Dog with blindspot   -   Cleveland, OH 10/5

Whiskey & White Lightning Music Festival at House of Blues   -   Cleveland, OH 9/28

Private Event   -   Detroit, MI 9/19

Heights Music Hop   -   Cleveland Heights, OH 9/13

 

Mr. Carnivore Album Release at The Winchester Music Tavern   -   Lakewood, OH 9/8

Madeline Finn Tour Kick Off at CLE Urban Winery   -   Cleveland Heights, OH 9/6

The Grog Shop   -   Cleveland Heights, OH 8/26

Beachland Ballroom and Tavern with Flying Buffaloes  -   Cleveland, OH 8/22

USA Triathlon at Edgewater Park   -   Cleveland, OH 8/11

Bellwether Music Festival   -   Waynesville, OH 8/10

Old Arabi Bar   -   Arabi, LA 7/28

The Hi-Ho Lounge with The Lilli Lewis Project   -   New Orleans, LA 7/27

Hi Tone with Megan Carolan   -   Memphis, TN 7/25

Revive Fest at Al's Bar   -   Lexington, KY 7/22

Southern Tour Send Off at the Speakeasy with Madeline Finn   -   Cleveland,OH 7/21

 

JupiterFest Art and Music Festival   -   Alliance, OH 7/14

Women Rock CLE at House of Blues   -   Cleveland, OH 7/6

Winchester Anniversary Fest at The Winchester Music Tavern   -   Lakewood, OH 5/26

Downtown Willoughby Rib Burn Off   -   Willoughby, OH 5/19

The Winchester Music Tavern with blindspot, The Waves, & Coldswell   -   Lakewood, OH 4/22

Sofar Sounds   -   Cleveland, OH 4/21

Lakeland's Lake Effect Radio   -   Kirtland, OH 4/13

Brent Kirby's St. Paddy's Day 10 x 3 at Brother's Lounge   -   Cleveland, OH 3/17

The Winchester Music Tavern with Shane Smith & the Saints, Flatland Cavalry   -   Lakewood, OH 3/13

Happy Dog Detroit Ave. with Lost Stars   -   Cleveland, OH 3/4

Brite Winter  Festival  -   Cleveland, OH 2/24

Private Event   -   Cincinnati, OH 1/20

2017

Happy Dog Euclid Tavern   -   Cleveland, OH 12/16

Private Event   -   Cincinnati, OH 10/21

Ohio Renaissance Festival   -   Waynesville, OH 10/21

Pat's in the Flats: with The Safes   -   Cleveland, OH 9/25

Musica: with Twin Atomic   -   Akron, OH 9/23

House of Blues: Whiskey and White Lightning Festival   -   Cleveland, OH 9/8

CODA: with The Dirty Pennies and Ray Flanagan   -   Cleveland, OH 8/26

NEORocks on 88.7 f.m.   -   Cleveland, OH 8/14

The Winchester Music Tavern: with Daring Waste and The Missing   -   Lakewood, OH 8/11

Pat's in the Flats: with  Deltaphonic  -   Cleveland, OH 8/3

Beachland Ballroom and Tavern: with Wild Rivers   -   Cleveland, OH 7/26

Black Horse Tavern and Grill   -   Girard, OH 7/22

Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park   -   Northfield, OH 7/15

 

CLE Uncorked: Voices and Vines on Lee at CLE Urban Winery   -   Cleveland Heights, OH 7/11

Jupiter Studios & Bistro   -   Alliance, OH 7/8

Symposium  Nightclub   -   Lakewood, OH 7/7

Touch Supper Club   -   Cleveland, OH 6/28

 

Beachland Ballroom and Tavern   -   Cleveland, OH 6/24

Brother's Lounge: Brent Kirby 10x3 6th Anniversary   -   Cleveland, OH 6/21

Speakeasy   -   Cleveland, OH 6/19

 

Happy Dog Detroit Avenue   -   Cleveland, OH 6/9

Wilberts   -   Cleveland, OH 5/27

Album Release Show at Speakeasy   -   Cleveland, OH 4/8

The Agora   -   Cleveland, OH 1/13

Wilberts   -   Cleveland, OH 1/12

2016

Happy Dog at the Euclid Tavern  -  Cleveland, OH 7/27

The Bevy in Birdtown  -  Lakewood, OH 5/26

 

Mahall's  -  Lakewood, OH 4/2 

 

The Bevy in Birdtown  -  Lakewood, OH 4/1

 

acousticSongs LIVE! at WNJR studios  -  Washington, PA 3/12

 

Sandusky State Theatre  -  Sandusky, OH 2/26

 

2015

Happy Dog  -  Lakewood, OH 12/19

 

Mahall's  -  Lakewood, OH 10/27

 

Private Event  -  Wilmington, OH 10/24
 

Musica  -  Akron, OH 10/17

 

Comedic Cle Comedy Contest  -  Westlake, OH 10/15

 

Beachland Ballroom & Tavern  -  Cleveland, OH 10/1

 

Lake Erie Arts and Film Festival, Odd Fellows Hall  -  Sandusky, OH 9/19

 

Lake Erie Arts and Film Festival, Pre-Show Red Carpet Event  -  Sandusky, OH 9/17

 

Root Cafe  -  Lakewood, OH 9/12

 

HD Beans and Brews  -  Cincinnati, OH 8/29

 

Cuyahoga County Fair  -  Berea, OH 8/16

 

Time Warp Bar  -  Westlake, OH 8/8

Mid Town Booths Tavern  -  Lakewood, OH 7/12

 

Past Tours & Performances