Frank Lanza’s Photos of IngenuityFest2011

Frank is an extremely talented photographer documenting a huge array of cultural events around Cleveland.  He shot the festival last year as well as our Speakeasy 2.0 event in July.  Check out his galleries from




From Frank’s website:

Frank is a Cleveland area photographer,  specializing in portraits, editorial, and live music photography. He also is an active intern with Cleveland Scene Magazine.

He has also photographed artist’s such as Bruce Springsteen, The Flaming Lips, Loretta Lynn, Jorma Kaukonen, Keller Williams, Phil Lesh and Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead, STS9,  Jacob Dylan, Warren Haynes, Michael Franti, Zooey Deschanel, Loretta Lynn, The Swell Season, Lady GaGa, George Clinton, Ghostland Observatory, Umprey’s McGee, Bela Fleck, Edgar Meyer, Zakir Hussain, Grizzly bear, Passion Pit and more.


Watch CoolCleveland’s Cool Video Recap of 2011 put together a terrific slideshow of IngenuityFest 2011’s first night.

Set to the searing improv of Dixon’s Violin, this video/slideshow of Day One of IngenuityFest 2011 includes just some of the highlights of the coolest festival in the country: Life Currents, The Victory Project, Washed Out, Muamin Collective of Friends, The Revolution Brass Band, Zack Orr, Pecha Kucha, Tropidelic, Uzizi, Red Giant, Cats on Holiday, Ascent, Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom, Trenchcoat Manifesto, Ray McNiece, Michael Palascak, Chucklfck Showcase, The Akronistrocrats, Midnight Magic, Nicky English, OldBoy, Peachcake and more… Not everyone made it into the slideshow (hey it’s hard to see everything!), but a good time was had by all.