Notable shows in the greater Cleveland area & the Black Keys crack my shit up

Shows worth checking out this week in and around Cleveland:

The Beachland Ballroom & Tavern

  • Sun, Mar 28| 8 PM (7 PM door)
    Bob Schneider
    Steve Palmer Band
    $15.00 adv / $17.00 dos
    Ballroom | All Ages
  • Wed, Mar 31| 7:30 PM (7 PM door)
    Judgement Day (feat. Anton Patzner of Bright Eyes)
    Arlo & The Otter (CD Release)
    $5.00 adv / $7.00 dos
    Tavern | All Ages
  • Fri, Apr 2| 9 PM (8 PM door)
    Trombone Shorty
    & Orleans Avenue
    Bill Burke & Tertium Quid Percussion Ensemble
    $15.00
    Ballroom | All Ages
  • Fri, Apr 2| 9 PM (8 PM door)
    Tim Barry (of Avail)
    Red Clay River / The Not So Good ol’ Boys / Audra Mae
    Presented in conjunction w/ The Grog Shop
    $10.00
    Tavern | All Ages

Grog Shop

  • Sat, Mar 27| 10PM
    Lowly,The Tree Ghost
    Bethesda
    Christopher Black
    $5

Musica

  • Mon, Mar 29| 7 PM
    Bear Hands
    Call Me Constant
    Nick Wilkinson
    Apogee 13
    $13

House of Blues

  • Sun, Mar 28| 9 PM (8 PM door)
    Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
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Notable shows in the greater Cleveland area & another April

Shows worth checking out this week in and around Cleveland:

The Beachland Ballroom & Tavern

  • Wed, Mar 24| 8:30 PM (8 PM door)
    April Smith and The Great Picture Show
    Shiny Penny
    $8.00
    Tavern | All Ages

Grog Shop

  • Sun, Mar 21| 8 PM (7 PM door)
    Marc Maron (comedy)
    Alan Cox & Chad Zumock of WMMS
    presented by The Independent
    $15
  • Tues, Mar 23| 8 PM
    The Big Pink
    A Place to Bury Strangers
    Hot Cha Cha
    $12 adv/$14 dos

Musica

  • Thurs, Mar 25| 8 PM
    Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson
    Shilpa Ray & Her Happy Hookers
    Suckers / Bethesda
    $10

State Theatre

  • Sun, Mar 21| 7:30 PM
    David Gray
    Phosphorescent
    $35/$45

Lorain Palace Theatre

  • Sun, Mar 21| 7:30 PM
    Puscifer
    Uncle Scratch’s Gospel Revival
    $35/$49.50

Now That’s Class

  • Fri, Mar 26| 9 PM
    Gunslingers
    Terminal Lovers
    Puffy Areolas/Make Sica

Here’s April Smith and the Great Picture Show from a previous outing at the Grog Shop:
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wR4dNQky6h4]

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Notable shows in the greater Cleveland area & Shane MacGowan… tweets

Shows worth checking out this week in and around Cleveland:

The Beachland Ballroom & Tavern

  • Sun, Mar 14| 9 PM (8:30 PM door)
    Koffin Kats
    Scoliosis Jones / Scarlet Fever
    $10.00
    Tavern | All Ages

Grog Shop

  • Sat, Mar 13| 9 PM
    Mykal Rose
    Dub Tonic Kru / Carlos Jones P.L.U.S. Band
    $23
  • Sun, Mar 14| 9 PM
    The Tossers
    Lords Of The Highway / Labor Force
    $10
  • Thurs, Mar 18| 9 PM
    RJD2
    Break Science / Happy Chichester
    $15 adv
    $17 dos

Now That’s Class

  • Sat, Mar 13| 7 PM
    The Chinese Stars
    Fang Island/Uno Lady
    $7

Musica

  • Fri, Mar 19| 7 PM
    AKRON ROCKS FOR HAITI
    Featuring:
    Umojah Nation
    Ryan Humbert
    House Popes
    Freez-R-Burn
    Roxxymoron
    & Peep

Did you all know Shane MacGowan is on Twitter now? Has a series of words strung together ever made less sense than what you just read?

Shane MacGowan’s Twitter

I don’t expect he’ll stick with it long, especially since he and his partner Victoria have been trying to reply to every @ … Continue reading

Notable shows in the greater Cleveland area & the Hiram Rapids Stumblers

Shows worth checking out this week in and around Cleveland:

The Beachland Ballroom & Tavern

  • Sat, Mar 6| 9 PM (8 PM door)
    Beachland 10th Anniversary Weekend!
    Roky Erickson
    The Alarm Clocks / Living Stereo
    $30.00
    Ballroom | All Ages
  • Sat, Mar 6| 8:30 PM (8 PM door)
    Beachland 10th Anniversary Weekend!
    JJ Magazine
    Remember / Modern Electric / Admission is free with the purchase of a Roky Erickson ticket
    $5.00
    Tavern | All Ages
  • Wed, Mar 10| 8 PM (7 PM door)
    Carolina Chocolate Drops
    Hiram Rapids Stumblers / Presented with support of Roots of American Music
    $10.00 adv / $12.00 dos
    Ballroom | All Ages
  • Thu, Mar 11| 8 PM (7 PM door)
    Benefit for the family of
    Greg Stiles
    feat. Mifune / Whiskey Daredevils / Living Stereo
    $10.00
    Ballroom | All Ages
  • Thu, Mar 11| 8:30 PM (8 PM door)
    Dear Companion feat. Ben Sollee & Daniel Martin Moore
    Family of The Year
    $12.00
    Tavern | All Ages
  • Fri, Mar 12| 9 PM (8:30 PM door)
    My Dad is Dead
    The Lawton Brothers / All Comers
    $7.00
    Tavern | All … Continue reading

Notable shows in the greater Cleveland area & why you should be in Akron tonight

Shows worth checking out this week in and around Cleveland:

The Beachland Ballroom & Tavern

  • Fri, Mar 5| 9 PM (8 PM door)
    Beachland 10th Anniversary Weekend!
    Pere Ubu
    The Modern Dance Album will be performed in its entirety! / Short Rabbits
    $20.00
    Ballroom | All Ages
  • Fri, Mar 5| 9 PM (8:30 PM door)
    Beachland 10th Anniversary Weekend
    This Moment in Black History
    Sun God
    Record Release Party!
    $5.00
    Tavern | All Ages

The Grog Shop

  • Thurs, Mar 4|9 PM
    Split Lip Rayfield
    Not So Good Ol Boys
    Heelsplitter
    $10 adv / $12 dos

Musica

  • Sat, Feb 27|8 PM
    mr. Gnome
    If These Trees Could Talk
    Simeon Soul Charger
    Krill
    $8

House of Blues

  • Sat, Feb 27|8 PM
    The Avett Brothers
    The Low Anthem
    SOLD OUT

If you need convincing that you should go check out mr. Gnome (either tonight in Akron or on their spring tour), check out this feature clip from Venus Zine.

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_gn0BLu9O5I]

(I’ll be missing out because I’ve had tickets for the Avett Brothers show for about two months now, but I’ll be catching Nicole & … Continue reading

Notable shows in the greater Cleveland area & some SXSW showcases

Shows worth checking out this week in and around Cleveland:

The Beachland Ballroom & Tavern

  • Sat, Feb 20| 8:00 PM (7:30 PM door)
    Bluegrass Barn Dance
    Pete McDonald & The Wax Wings String Band / JP & The Chatfield Boys / Hiram Rapids Stumblers / Heelsplitter / Misery Jackals / Timber Wolves / One Dollar Hat
    $5.00 adv / $7.00 dos
    Ballroom | All Ages
  • Tue, Feb 23| 9 PM (8:30 PM door)
    Ha Ha Tonka
    Cowboy Angels / Robbie Jay Band
    $8.00
    Tavern | All Ages
  • Fri, Feb 26| 9 PM (8:30 PM door)
    Wussy
    The Fervor
    Good Morning Valentine
    $8.00
    Tavern | All Ages

Grog Shop

  • Mon, Feb 22| 9:00 PM
    Supersuckers
    Sun God
    The Unclean
    $10.00

The Kent Stage

  • Tues, Feb 23| 8:00 PM
    Ani DiFranco
    Erin McKeown
    $36.00 Individual
    $65.00 Patron

Oberlin College

  • Weds, Feb 24| ?
    Ani DiFranco
    Erin McKeown
    Finney Chapel @ 90 North Professor St
    Call 800-371-0178 for details

For those who might be venturing to Austin in March, here are a few links to SXSW showcases to check … Continue reading

Notable shows in the greater Cleveland area & a PSA from the Felice Brothers

Shows worth checking out this week in and around Cleveland:

The Beachland Ballroom & Tavern

  • Sat, Feb 13| 9 PM (8:30 PM door)
    The Whiskey Daredevils
    CD Release Show!
    Uncle Scratch’s Gospel Revival / Scoliosis Jones
    $7.00
    Tavern | All Ages
  • Thu, Feb 18| 8:30 PM (7:30 PM door)
    Cory Chisel & The Wandering Sons
    Dawes
    Jason Boesel
    $10.00
    Tavern | All Ages
  • Sat, Feb 20| 8:00 PM (7:30 PM door)
    Bluegrass Barn Dance
    Pete McDonald & The Wax Wings String Band / JP & The Chatfield Boys / Hiram Rapids Stumblers / Heelsplitter / Misery Jackals / Timber Wolves / One Dollar Hat
    $5.00 adv / $7.00 dos
    Ballroom | All Ages

House of Blues

  • Tues, Feb 16| 9:00 PM (8:00 PM door)
    George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic
    $32.00 – GA- Standing Room Only – Advance
    $35.00 – GA- Standing Room Only – Day of Show
    $45.00 – Reserved Seats
    All Ages
  • Thurs, Feb 18| 8:00 PM (7:00 PM door)
    Snoop Dogg w/ The Constellations, DJ Steph Floss
    $35.00 – GA Standing – Advance
    $38.00 – GA Standing – Day of Show
    $59.50 – … Continue reading