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Your Cleveland Concert Calendar for July

Thursday, July 3rd: Filmstrip, Company @ Edgewater Beach FREE. King Buzzo of the Melvins @ Grog Shop. The Split Squad (Fleshtones/Plimsouls), Rainy Day Saints @ Beachland Tavern. Saturday, July 5th: Sammy Slims, Freeze-Tag, The Sleeps @ Beachland Tavern. Sunday, July 6th: Nightmares On Wax N.O.W. Is The Time Tour With special guest Muamin Collective and Twizz of Keyel @ Grog Shop. Ed Schrader's Music Beat, Sails, Archie and the...READ MORE
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We’ll Be Back Soon With More Rock ‘N’ Roll Music

Hey you guys! I'm taking some time off from Rock 'N' Roll and writing to enjoy the World Cup. Regular posting will resume next week.READ MORE
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Your Cleveland Concert Calendar for June

Wednesday, June 4th: Blitzen Trapper, Parkington Sisters, The Commonwealth @ Beachland Ballroom. The Menzingers , Lemuria, Pup , Cayetana @ Grog Shop. Thursday, June 5th: Cross Brothers, Bill Fox, Michael Hurley @ Happy Dog. Old 97's, Lydia Loveless @ Beachland Ballroom. Polica, Lolawolf @ Grog Shop. Saturday, June 7th: The Monkees @ Hard Rock Rocksino. Monday, June 9th: Tweak Bird, We Are Hex, Ultrasphinx @ Grog Shop. Tu...READ MORE
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Not the Least Bit Horrible: Six of the Best to Catch at Horrible Fest 2014

  The 9th annual Horrible Fest takes place this weekend in and around Now That's Class on Cleveland's West Side. And, despite its name, there's a band for every rocker. Well, ok maybe not the dude in a Winger tee. If you like punk, noise, and/or noise punk, however, you are in for a treat. Here are six of the best acts to catch:   Mordecai (Friday @ Now That's Class) Mordecai would prefer it if you didn't me...READ MORE
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Holy Hell Riot Fest Chicago: This is a Festival Lineup

Just read who's playing at Riot Fest Chicago September 12th - 14th: The Cure * Jane's Addiction * The National * Rise Against * Weezer *The Flaming Lips * Social Distortion * Slayer * The Offspring * Wu-Tang Clan *Descendents * Tegan and Sara * Metric * Samhain * Cheap Trick * ???? * P*ssy Riot (Nadya Tolokonnikova & Masha Alekhina) * Patti Smith * Taking Back Sunday Die Antwoord * City and Colour * Paul Weller * The Used * Br...READ MORE
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Your Cleveland Concert Calendar for May

Tuesday, May 6th: The Both (Aimee Mann and Ted Leo), Nick Diamonds (Islands) @ Beachland Ballroom. Eternal Summers, Chomp, Insurance Salesmen @ Beachland Tavern. Wednesday, May 7th: Alabama Shakes @ Hard Rock Rocksino (Northfield, OH). Thursday, May 8th: Slint, Wrekmeister Harmonies @ Grog Shop. Friday, May 9th: Herzog, Field Trip, Shitbox Jimmy @ Happy Dog. Cloud Nothings, Cruelster, Mothcock @ Mahall's 20 Lanes. Saturda...READ MORE
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Your Guide to Surviving (and Enjoying) Record Store Day in Cleveland

Although Record Store Day won't celebrate its seventh birthday until Saturday, it's already entering its awkward teenage phase. Some shop owners have become disillusioned with the glut of limited edition releases, especially those from major labels (I'm looking at you translucent Ghostbusters 12.") Record store patrons complain about eBay flipping. It's not uncommon to hear both groups compare the day to Black Friday. Yet, for all...READ MORE
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Your Cleveland Concert Calendar for April

Saturday, April 5th: Shannon and the Clams, Wooly Bullies @ Mahall's. Welshly Arms, Teddy Boys, Dan Miraldi & The Albino Winos @ Beachland Ballroom. Monday, April 7th: The Julie Ruin, Screaming Females, ShiSho @ Beachland Ballroom (That's Kathleen Hanna of Bikini Kill, you guys) Thursday, April 10th: The Men, Public, Chin Soda @ Happy Dog. St. Vincent, Noveller @ House of Blues. Friday, April 11th: Mates of State, Bethes...READ MORE
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Your Cleveland Concert Calendar for March

Saturday, March 1st: All Dinosaurs, Night Sweats, Black Puddle Noise @ Beachland Tavern. Revolution Brass Band, Muamin Collective @ Mahall's 20 Lanes. Sunday, March 2nd: Parquet Courts, Connections, Pleasure Leftists @ Beachland Ballroom. Lou Reed Birthday Celebration with Mirrors, Kevin Junior & Friends, Rainy Day Saints @ Beachland Tavern. The Sword, Big Business, O'Brother @ Grog Shop. Monday, March 3rd: We Were Promised...READ MORE
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Your Cleveland Concert Calendar for February 2014

Friday, January 31st: Nobunny, Hussy, Wolly Bullies, Shitbox Jimmy @ Now That's Class Saturday, February 1st: The Hold Steady, Tim Barry @ Beachland Ballroom. I Rock Cleveland DJ-ing in the Tavern. SOLD OUT. Tuesday, February 4th: Lee Bains III and the Glory Fires (new Sub Pop signing), Turf War, Top Hat Black @ Beachland Tavern. Screaming Females, Chomp, Cheap Clone @ Grog Shop. Bill Fox, Ben Gmetro (Dreadful Yawns), Daniel Fr...READ MORE