Tuesday, May 8th: Grandmothers of Invention (Members of Frank Zappa’s band) @ Beachland Ballroom. Weird Al Yankovic @ Akron Civic Theatre.
Thursday, May 10th: R. Ring feat. Kelley Deal (The Breeders) and Mike Montgomery (Ampline), Night Sweats, Voxcaster @ Beachland Tavern. Horrible Fest Day 1 @ Now That’s Class feat. The Hookers, Easy Action, The Plain Dealers, Gluttons, Wetbrain, Mr California. More information about Horrible Fest can be found here.
Friday, May 11th: Herzog, Prisoners, Village Bicycle @ Happy Dog. Horrible Fest Day 2 @ Now That’s Class feat. Cheater Slicks, Quintron & Miss Pussycat, Gary Wrong Group, ET Habit, Puffy Areolas, Pleasure Leftists.
Saturday, May 12th: Royal Bangs, Filmstrip, The May Company, Bafflegab @ Grog Shop. Horrible Fest Bowling and Punk Rock Matinee @ Mahal’s SQRM, White Load, Bad Noids, Brown Sugar, Obnox, Ratface, Brainwashed Youth. Horrible Fest Day 3 @ Now That’s Class feat. Live Fast Die, Liquor Store, Watery Love, Homostupids, Darvocets, Terrible Two, Claw Toe. Avett Brothers @ Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica.
Sunday, May 13th: Wedding Bands: The Marriage of Lyz Bly & R.A. Washington with performances by HotChaCha, Obnox, R.A. Washington & The Family Dollar, Tin Pan Alley @ Beachland Ballroom.
Monday, May 14th: Mayer Hawthorne & The County, The Stepkids @ House of Blues.
Wednesday, May 16th: Gentleman Jesse and His Men, Barreracudas, Prisoners @ Now That’s Class.
Thursday, May 17th: Reggie Watts @ Grog Shop.
Friday, May 18th: True Widow, Eye, Fangs Out @ Happy Dog. Nelsonville Music Festival with Iron and Wine, Guided By Voices, Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires, Kurt Vile & The Violators, Those Darlins, Black Bananas and more. For more information on the Nelsonville Music Festival, go here.
Saturday, May 19th: Memoryhouse, Races, Village Bicycle, Summerays @ Beachland Tavern. Nelsonville Music Festival with Andrew Bird, Roky Erickson, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, Jessica Lea Mayfield and more.
Sunday, May 20th: Nelsonville Music Festival with M. Ward, Dawes, Horse Feathers, Lee Ranaldo Band and more.
Monday, May 21st: Mariachi El Bronx, Two Gallants @ Beachland Ballroom.
Friday, May 25th: B-52s @ Jacobs Pavilion.
Saturday, May 26th: Todd Rundgren @ Jacobs Pavilion.
Wednesday, May 30th: Plants and Animals, Nights, Bethesda @ Beachland Tavern. Talib Kweli Prisoner of Conscious Tour w/ special guest J.Pinder, The Famous Mr. Nobodies, Muamin Collective @ Grog Shop.