Wednesday, August 5th: Chairlift, JJ Magazine @ Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Joe Pug, The Low Anthem, April Smith and the Great Picture Show, Oldboy @ Grog Shop. Radio Moscow, Volta Sound, Prisoners @ Beachland Tavern.

Thursday, August 6th: Los Campesinos, Girls, Smith Westerns @ Grog Shop. Yardowrk, Dreadful Yawns, Saint Ohio @ Beachland Tavern. This show at the Tavern may be your last chance ever to see this version of The Dreadful Yawns. Creative differences are to blame.

Friday, August 7th: Silversun Pickups @ Lakewood Auditorium. Square Records 5th Year Anniversary Party @ Musica Akron feat. Drummer.

Saturday, August 8th: The Warlocks, Morning After Girls, The Vandelles @ Grog Shop. Damn The Man Save The Movie — A Fundraiser for the Film “Bullseye” hosted by Ultimate Donny of Gil Mantera’s Party Dream featuring The Hot Rails, Lighthouse and the Whale, and Big Sweet @ Beachland Ballroom. Starlight Mints @ Musica Akron. Pink Eye Magazine 1st Anniversary show @ Now That’s Class with Terminal Lovers, Hot Cha Cha, Spacer Ace, Umm Qasr, and Poison Arrows. Joshua Jesty CD release show @ The Winchester with Return of Simple and Unsparing Sea.

Tuesday, August 11th: Goodmorning Valentine, Trouble Books, Brian Straw @ Beachland Tavern.

Thursday, August 13th
: This Moment in Black History, Ghandi SS, Methodist, All Dinosaurs @ Beachland Tavern. Free show with Lawton Brothers, Prisoners with special guest DJ, Kid Flamingo (That’s me) @ Blue Arrow Records.

Friday, August 14th: Chuck Mosley (of Faith No More) record release show @ Beachland Ballroom. Nickelback, Hinder @ Blossom. I’m only interested in this double bill of suck from a cultural persepctive, honest.

Just Recently Announced:

Sunday, September 6th: Dead Meadow, Hell’s Information @ Beachland Tavern.
Wednesday, September 9th: Free Energy (DFA Records) @ Grog Shop.
Thursday, September 24th: Trail of Dead, Secret Machines @ Grog Shop.

Sunday, October 4th: Built to Spill @ Grog Shop.
Monday, October 5th: Yo La Tengo @ Beachland Ballroom. Living Colour @ Grog Shop.
Sunday, October 11th: Black Angels @ Beachland Ballroom.
Friday, October 16th: Dr. Dog @ Beachland Ballroom.
Tuesday, October 20th: St. Vincent @ Beachland Ballroom.
Saturday, October 24th: Drummer, Other Girls, Royal Bangs @ Beachland Ballroom.

Friday, November 20th: Low Barlow has replaced Pink Mountaintops as the opener for the Dinosaur, Jr show at the Grog Shop.