Ten years ago, a group of Cleveland musicians paid homage to the music and life of the late Albert Ayler, a Cleveland-born an American avant-garde jazz saxophonist, singer and composer, by playing "Along the Eastern Shore, a trippy song/spoken word piece that featured local musicians and poets such as Lawrence Daniel Caswell, Daniel Gray Kontar, Dan Wenninger, Chris Kulscar, Bill Nichols, Neil Chastain, Louis Arrocho Jr, Buddy Akita and Lamont "Bim" Thomas. Tonight, the group will play the piece once more. There will be a "pay as you want" donation at the door. Proceeds from the show will help the band record this piece to vinyl. (Niesel) free
For the annual birthday celebration of Robert Lockwood Jr.’s legacy, an all-star lineup is gathering at the Beachland to honor the blues legend’s legacy. With Robert "Red Top" Young, DC Carnes, Gus Hawkins, Benny Mostella, Richard Smith and Vernondo Parker in tow, you’ve got a dynamic set of Midwest masters onstage tonight. Lockwood, who died in 2006, was a Cleveland blues icon and the only guitarist known to have studied under Robert Johnson (who lived with Lockwood’s mother in the 1920s and 30s in Arksanas). On top of the All Stars, the bill also presents performance by the Wallace Coleman Group, the Schwartz Brothers, the Vernon Jones Blues Cartel, the Hollywood Slim Band, Pete & Nolan Cavano and Bob Frank. (Sandy) free
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According to fellow Atlanta hip-hop kingpin Future, DJ Esco is “the coolest DJ in the world.” The 26-year-old will bring his much sought-after tastemaking talents to Cleveland’s east side tonight on his Too Much Sauce Tour. Esco made a name for himself as the resident DJ at Atlanta’s Magic City Mondays, the iconic strip club event referenced in lyrics from Drake, Jeezy and Gucci Mane that serves as a proving ground for contemporary Southern hip-hop. Esco, who also serves as Future’s tour DJ, released his album ‘Project Esco Terrestrial’ last year with a blue chip array of featured artists, including the aforementioned Drake and Future, Lil’ Uzi Vert, Young Thug, and Rae Sremmurd. Cleveland hip-hop mainstay and Z107.9 DJ Corey Grand opens. (Lawrence Neil) $20 ADV, $25 DOS
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