Blind Melon plays the Grog Thursday, October 11. No, seriously.
This week, 18 new shows, including a reconfigured Blind Melon, ‘80s hairband all-stars Shaw & Blades, and a triumphant New Year’s Eve show from the Trans-Siberian Orchestra.
Big Leg Emma: Fri., Sept. 14, 8 p.m., $10 ADV/$12 DOS. The Kent Stage, Kent.
Blind Melon: Thu., Oct. 11, 9 p.m., $12. Grog Shop.
Busdriver/Daedelus/Anti-MC: Thu., Nov. 15, 9 p.m., $10 ADV/$15 DOS. Grog Shop.
Chemlab/Skeleton Key: Sun., Nov. 18, 7 p.m. Peabody's.
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David Allan Coe: Fri., Sept. 21. Tangier Cabaret.
Eternal Legacy/Winter's Bane/HATE/Animus: Sat., Sept. 29, 8 p.m. Jigsaw Saloon and Stage.
Family Force/Jonzetta/the Secret Handshake: Mon., Nov. 5, 6 p.m., $12 ADV (Ticketweb)/$2 under-21 fee at door. Musica, Akron.
Howard Jones: Fri., Oct. 5. Tangier Cabaret.
Jim Krewson (of Jim & Jennie and the Pinetops)/Pine Hill Saints: Mon., Oct. 1, 9 p.m., $8. Beachland Tavern.
Machine (featuring members of Evanescence and Future Leaders of the World)/Hydrovibe/Egypt Central/Souldium/Worst Case Scenario: Wed., Sept. 26, 7 p.m., $12 ADV/$14 DOS (Ticketmaster). Phantasy Nite Club.
Midlake/Dawn Landes: Tue., Sept. 11, 9 p.m., $10. Grog Shop.
Ian Moore (and band): Thu., Sept. 13, 9 p.m., $15. The Winchester.
Najee: Sat., Sept. 22. Tangier Cabaret.
The Pipettes: Thu., Oct. 4, 9 p.m., $15. Beachland Tavern.
Shaw & Blades (Tommy Shaw and Jack Blades): Sun., Nov. 18. Tangier Cabaret.
Studio-A-Rama: Featuring ENON, Horror of 59, Man at Arms, Clan of the Cave Bear, Chum, Full Wave Rectifier, Unsparing Sea, Homostupids, and others. Sat., Sept. 15, 1 p.m. Case Western Reserve University.
Tech N9ne/Potluck/Dog Faced Gods: Thu., Nov. 15. Peabody's.
Trans-Siberian Orchestra: Two shows Sunday, December 30: 3 and 7:30 p.m. One show Monday, December 31: 9:30 p.m. $37-65 (Ticketmaster and LiveNation.com). Quicken Loans Arena. - D.X. Ferris