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Mike Petrone smiling and holding two sets of detached piano keys on a sunny day.
Mike Petrone - Cleveland's Piano Man


Pianist, singer, entertainer... Mike Petrone, has been a constant figure in the Cleveland music scene for nearly forty years.  Jazz and blues piano, hundreds of covers, his original songs -- this is the place to know more.  

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Mike Petrone at JOHNNY's Downtown

26 Years and more than 5,000 Performances

Mike Petrone has been entertaining patrons at Johnny's Downtown in Cleveland, Ohio, since the day they opened in 1993.   Now,  26 years and 5,500 performances later, he is still at Johnny's and still going strong.

You can see Mike live at Johnny's every Monday through Friday night.

MONDAY 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

TUESDAY 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

WEDNESDAY 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

THURSDAY 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

FRIDAY 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

CALL (216) 623-0055 to make a reservation and confirm Mike will be there for your event.  You can also visit the JOHNNY'S DOWNTOWN WEBSITE and book your reservation online.

Mike Petrone singing at the Johnny's Downtown piano bar.

Mike Petrone singing at the Johnny's Downtown piano bar.

Special Events at Johnny's Downtown

Band on a truck at Johnny's

Friday nights during the summer months, Mike and his band climb aboard a flatbed truck and entertain the Johnny's patios. You've never seen anything quite like it.  Don't miss these 'Only in Cleveland' events!

Mike Petrone at Brothers Lounge

Sunday Night Fun

You can see Mike Petrone  live every Sunday night from 5:30- 9:30 p.m. in the Brothers Lounge Wine Bar, 11607 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, OH 44102, hosting his sing along/open mic format.  A very different experience than Johnny's Downtown, the regulars join Mike onstage and belt out their favorite songs.  

Call (216) 226-2767 for more information, or visit:  Brothers

A smiling Mike Petrone seated at the piano in the Brothers Lounge Wine Bar.

A smiling Mike Petrone seated at the piano in the Brothers Lounge Wine Bar.

The Cleveland Song

Watch the "I'll meet you in cleveland" Video

Mike Petrone YouTube photo for "I'll Meet You in Cleveland."

   Have you seen the video for Mike's Cleveland song "I'll Meet You in Cleveland?" Click on the photo to watch it and subscribe to Mike Petrone's YouTube Channel for all the latest Mike Petrone videos.

Buy "i'll Meet You in Cleveland" from Amazon

Mike Petrone Amazon "I'll Meet You in Cleveland" photo.

Click on the image to download "I'll Meet You in Cleveland" right now from Amazon!

The Mike Petrone Band

The Mike Petrone Band in formal wear performing in front of a gold curtain.


Mike and his band may be available for your wedding or corporate event. Contact us for availability and pricing and check BOOKING for more information!

Mike Petrone looking away at the microphone as he sits at a keyboard at a concert outside at night.
Music History

CLEVELAND's Piano man...

In 1962 his father began playing piano in Cleveland restaurants and clubs, in 1980, Mike Petrone continued the tradition and became a fixture in the city's downtown nightlife.  The result?  For nearly 60 years there has been a Petrone "piano man" performing in the heart of The Rock and Roll City!


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