Thursday, April 1st: Henry Rollins (Spoken word) @ Kent Stage.
Friday, April 2nd: Tim Barry (of Avail) , Red Clay River, The Not So Good ol’ Boys , Audra Mae @ Beachland Tavern. Gabe Schray CD Release Party with Wee, Trouble Books @ Happy Dog.
Saturday, April 3rd: Shearwater, Wye Oak , Hospital Ships @ Beachland Tavern. Electric 6 , The Hot Rails, Swarm Of Bats @ Grog Shop. Julian Casablancas (of The Strokes) @ House of Blues.
Sunday, April 4th: Craig Ramsey, Glowfriends @ Beachland Tavern. Love is All, Tyvek, Cloud Nothings @ Grog Shop.
Tuesday, April 6th: Japandroids, Avi Buffalo, Jaguar Love, Two Hand Fools @ Grog Shop.
Wednesday, April 7th: Megafaun, Charlie Parr @ Beachland Tavern. Weedeater, Black Tusk, The Gates Of Slumber, Struck By Lightning @ Grog Shop.
Friday, April 9th: Polka Happy Hour @ The Happy Dog with DJ Kishka.
Saturday, April 10th: The Lottery League Big Show @ Beachland Tavern and Ballroom. Zoos of Berlin, Child Bite, Scrimshaw @ Happy Dog.
Sunday, April 11th: Drive-By Truckers, Langhorne Slim @ Beachland Ballroom. Free show with Sun God @ Beachland Tavern after the Ballroom show. Tribella, Brian Straw, Filmstrip @ Happy Dog.
Tuesday, April 13th: The Hold Steady, Oranges Band @ Beachland Ballroom. Free Hold Steady pre-show tailagate party (The Hold Steady Sausage Party) in the Tavern feat. food and drink specials and yours truly on the turntables.
Thursday, April 15th: Baby Dee, Lighthouse and The Whaler @ Beachland Tavern. Mystery of Two, Ornery Little Darlings @ Happy Dog. Pissed Jeans, This Moment In Black History, Homostupids @ Grog Shop.
Friday, April 16th: Dead Meadow, Imaad Wasif , Founding Fathers @ Grog Shop.
Saturday, April 17th: Record Store Day feat. free in store performances @ Music Saves and Blue Arrow Records (Stay tuned for more details as we approach Record Store Day). Monotonix, This Moment in Black History @ Musica (Akron).
Sunday, April 18th: Beachland Polka Brunch @ Beachland Tavern and Ballroom. Radio Moscow, Naam (Tee Pee Records) , The Suede Brothers @ Beachland Tavern. Thomas Function, We the Granada, Fillmore Jive, Underdogs of Nipomo, Edhochuli @ Now That’s Class. Red Sparowes , Caspian, Fang Island @ Grog Shop.
Tuesday, April 20th: El Ten Eleven, The Lorax Tree , LA Verite @ Beachland Tavern.
Wednesday, April 21st: Think About Life @ The Spot (CWRU).
Thursday, April 22nd: A Night with the Davenport Collective feat. Shiny Penny, Megachurch , Dreadful Yawns, rubella, Remember @ Grog Shop. Echo and the Bunnymen @ House of Blues.
Friday, April 23rd: Detroit Cobras, Living Stereo, The Guile @ Beachland Ballroom.
Saturday, April 24th: Good Touch Bad Touch Album Release Party with The Sights (from Detroit), Casual Encounters and an after show party hosted by Downtown Soulville. Aloha, Pomegrantes, The Buried Wires @ Grog Shop.
Sunday, April 25th: Alcest, Velnias @ Beachland Tavern.
Monday, April 26th: Horse Feathers, Cloud Nothings, Brain Straw @ Beachland Tavern.
Tuesday, April 27th: Apples In Stereo, Generationals, Laminated Cat @ Grog Shop.
Thursday, April 29th: Harlem, Mystery of Two, Wooly Bullies @ Now That’s Class.
Friday, April 30th: Yeasayer, Sleigh Bells @ Grog Shop. SOLD OUT.
Cleveland, this is your concert calendar. As always, if there’s something you’re especially stoked to see and don’t see it listed above, don’t keep it a secret. Leave a comment.