Money Where Your Mouth Is:
Scene's music writers are busy scraping off their black nail polish after Monday's emo-riffic My Chemical Romance concert, so they hereby surrender the podium to let a band speak for itself.
Kevin McCarthy is from �??Frisco, but don�??t hold that against him
Band: Kevin McCarthy & Beautiful Loser
"Bi-coastal: Cleveland/San Francisco"
"Dan Ben, Jack Johnson"
"Scott Barkan from Hypnotic Clambake plays guitar on new release, which was co-produced by former Clevelander Jerry Becker, now in The Bittersweets. Jeremy Bleich of Birth will be in town to perform at the CD release party."
"Don't miss the CD Release Party at the Agora
(5000 Euclid Ave., 216-881-6911) on Friday March 2 at 8 p.m. Advance tickets purchased off the web site
before Friday will include a copy of the CD in the ticket price. Advance ticket price is $15. Tix at the door are $20."
Why you need to see them:
"McCarthy has taken his jam-band jazzy roots and melded them onto a dreamy, rhythmic singer songwriter foundation." - Katherine