Calendar » Get Out

Truth Be Sung

Gay pop crooner pimps first CD in three years with Cleveland concert.


On his latest CD, Truth Stained Lies — a collection of songs about his identity — New York's openly gay Ron Morris sings about how "Truth is slippery. What is fact? What is fiction? Believe what you will," he says. "There's a little bit of truth in all of it. And a fair share of lies." But here's a reality check: Tracks from Morris' first two discs, Speak True and Boyfriend and Other Sides of Love, have made ripples on the national level, from NPR's This Way Out to Logo's NewNowNext programs. He goes onstage at 9:30 tonight at Bounce, 2814 Detroit Avenue. Tickets are $10. Call 216-357-2997 or visit
Thu., June 5, 9:30 p.m., 2008

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Cleveland Scene. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Cleveland Scene, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club for as little as $5 a month.