Friday, August 1st: Spiritualized and The Dirtbombs @ Cleveland House of Blues.
Saturday, August 2nd: Weakerthans and State Bird @ Beachland Ballroom. Waterloo Arts Fest Day Party with To Be a High Powered Executive, The Hot Rails, Mystery of Two and Clan of the Cave Bear at the Beachland Tavern. Waterloo Arts Fest After Party with Miranda Sound, Celebrity Pilots, Lost Revival and Thistle. More details on the Waterloo Arts Fest here. Matt & Kim, Afternoon Naps, Muttering Retreats @ Grog Shop (Late Show).
Sunday, August 3rd: Mates Of State , Judgement Day and Black Girls @ Grog Shop. Neil Diamond @ The Quickie. Tix $$$$$
Monday, August 4th: Dr Dog and Machine Go Boom @ Beachland Ballroom. Radiohead and Grizzly Bear @ Blossom.
Wednesday, August 6th: Melvins and Big Business @ Grog Shop.
Friday, August 8th: Dan Friel (Parts & Labor) , Bodies Of Water and Port O’Brien @ Grog Shop. Coffinberry, Clouds Forming Clouds @ Matinee Cleveland. The Interiors and Dead Letter Room @ Now That’s Class (Free Show).
Saturday, August 9th: Hello Cleveland, Part 3, a free show at The Beachland Ballroom and Tavern with Mr.Gnome, JJ Magazine, Devil Moto, Suede Brothers, Jakeway, Black Girls, and Adam Heart. We Are Scientists and Oxford Collapse @ Grog Shop.
Monday, August 11th: Made Out Of Babies, PIGS, and Keelhaul @ Grog Shop.
Thursday, August 14th: Oneida, This Moment in Black History, Dirty Faces, and Jah Division Electronic Sound System @ Beachland Tavern
Friday, August 15th: The Royal Bangs, Oh No! Oh My!, Antenna Shoes and The Climates @ Beachland Tavern. White Rabbits, Boatzz and Nicholas Megalis @ Beachland Ballroom. Psychedelic Horseshit, Freedom, and Double Murder Suicide @ Grog Shop (Late Show).
Saturday, August 16th: The Dreadful Yawns Album Release Show for Take Shape with Pale Hollow @ Beachland Tavern. Brainbow, Black Girls and Goodbye Ohio @ Matinee Cleveland.
The usual caveats apply: This is not a complete list (only the good stuff). Sh*t happens and lineups change, so check with the venues. Lastly, if I did miss a rad event, please leave it in the comments.