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Monday, February 18, 2008

Cleveland Concert Calendar for the Week of Monday, February 18

Posted By on Mon, Feb 18, 2008 at 1:03 PM

The week's concerts begin with The Dreaming (see above) tonight at the Agora, and features stops by Wilco, Nicole Atkins, Ekoostik Hookah. Read on for the full schedule. MONDAY, FEB. 18 The Dreaming (featuring Stabbing Westward's Chris Hall)/Shrawm/Before the Rise/Occam's Razor/the Love Kills Theory/Amplexus. Locofest 2008. Agora, 5000 Euclid Ave. Featuring former Stabbing Westward frontman Chris Hall, the Dreaming hails from Los Angeles, and deals in speedy, melodic, punky rock. Come on: It’s Monday, there’s nothing else going on, and Dreaming’s known for covering ‘80s nuggets like “Send Me an Angel” and “Let’s Go to Bed” live. Go with it. TUESDAY, FEB. 19 The Frantic: 7 p.m., $8 ADV/$10 DOS. Pirate's Cove, 2083 1/2 E. 21st St., 216-776-9999. Chicago pop-punks cover “Build Me Up Buttercup,” that song from the end of There’s Something About Mary. Nicole Atkins/the Parlor Mob/Plastic Hearts: Tavern, 9 p.m., $8. Beachland, 15711 Waterloo Rd., 216-383-1124. Kate Voegele/the Whitest Light: Cambridge Room, 9 p.m., $10. House of Blues, 308 Euclid Ave., 216-523-2583. Mellow, melodic Americana comin’ to you straight outta NYC and Jersey. WEDNESDAY, FEB. 20 Nicole Henry: 7 p.m., $10. Nighttown, 12387 Cedar Rd., Cleveland Hts., 216-795-0550. Jazz songstress with a pop sensibility, who’s been known to play Sinatra’s “Fly Me to the Moon” live. New York Dolls/We Are the Fury: 8:30 p.m., $25. Beachland, 15711 Waterloo Rd., 216-383-1124. Sure, it’s only a couple of the original gets. But hey… “Jet Boys” still sounds great. THURSDAY, FEB. 21 Gene Loves Jezebel (featuring Jay Aston and original UK members)/Dead Letter Room/11 After: 9 p.m., $14 ADV/$16 DOS. Beachland, 15711 Waterloo Rd., 216-383-1124. Come on out and dance to the 80s scarf-rock greats. Lakeland Community College Jazz Festival: Middle and High School Jazz: 7 p.m., $7 adults/$4 students. Lakeland Community College, 7700 Clocktower Dr., Kirtland, 440-525-7116. Miranda Lambert: 7 p.m., $32. House of Blues, 308 Euclid Ave., 216-523-2583. The lively country gal sounds even better than she looks - and she’s way hot; the singer-songwriter’s worth checking out, even if you don’t like country. Mi Ami (members of Black Eyes) and Food for Animals (Baltimore hip-hop): 9 p.m. Now That's Class, 11213 Detroit Ave., 216-221-8576. Mi Ami features members of Black Eyes, the noisy DC post-punk standouts. Food for Animals is raw-dawg Baltimore hip-hop. Luca Mundaca: 8 p.m., $10. Nighttown, 12387 Cedar Rd., Cleveland Hts., 216-795-0550. Brazilian world-music singer settles into Nighttown, possible Cleveland’s coolest little supper club. Scene Ultra Musica Festival DJ Battle: Twist, 11633 Clifton Blvd., 216-221-2333. Local spinners slug it out for a spot at Miami’s Ultra Music Festival. Twiztid/Boondox/Project Born/DJ Clay: 7 p.m., $20 ADV/$23 DOS. Peabody's, 2083 E. 21st St., 216-776-9999. Jugalo jamz from ICP-approved rappers. FRIDAY, FEB. 22 Wilco: 7:30 p.m., SOLD OUT (LiveNation.com or Ticketmaster). Lakewood Civic Auditorium, 14100 Franklin Ave., Lakewood. Bedouin Soundclash/Westbound Train/Beat Union: 7 p.m. Grog Shop, 2785 Euclid Hts. Blvd., 216-321-5588. Get your dub on at this reggae-ska-soul show. Bedouin’s highlights include a sensual take on Sublime’s “Waiting for My Ruca.” Possibly the coolest show of the weekend. Blues Festival: Featuring Marvin Sease, Bobby Bland, Mell Waiters, Sir Charles Jones, Shirley Brown, Floyd Taylor & the JOhnnie Taylor Revue, Theodis Ealey, and Latimore, 8 p.m., $35.50-$46.50 (Ticketmaster). Wolstein Center at CSU, 2000 Prospect Ave., 216-241-5555. Ekoostik Hookah: The Kent Stage, 175 E. Main St., Kent, 330-677-5005. Break out the waterpipes for jammy regional sensation Ekoostik Hookah. Lakeland Community College Jazz Festival: High school jazz ensembles: Friday, Feb. 22, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Lakeland Community College, 7700 Clocktower Dr., Kirtland, 440-525-7116. Lakeland Community College Jazz Festival: Lakeland Civic Jazz Orchestra: $10 ADV/$12 DOS, 8 p.m. Lakeland Community College, 7700 Clocktower Dr., Kirtland, 440-525-7116. Scene Ultra Musica Festival DJ Battle: Twist, 11633 Clifton Blvd., 216-221-2333. Local spinners slug it out for a spot at Miami’s Ultra Music Festival. The Silvertones/Miss Firecracker One-Woman Band (of the Pussyfoot Girls)/Amazing Charlie Baker Boys: $3, Tavern, 8:30 p.m. Beachland, 15711 Waterloo Rd., 216-383-1124. Rockabilly riot. Soulless/Ground Zero/the Suede Brothers/Embalmer/MSOD/Lotus Pedal: 6 p.m., $7, 21 and over/$10, 20 and under (all ages). Jigsaw Saloon and Stage, 5324 State Rd., Parma, 216-351-3869. Two words: met-allllllll. WJCU Radiothon Benefit, Thousands of One/Tropidelic/the Terry Barrett Band: 9:30 p.m., $7. Wilbert's, 812 Huron Rd. E., 216-902-GOOD. Get ready for a head full of smooth afro-beat hip-hop. SATURDAY, FEB. 23 Chris Allen CD release/Don Dixon: The Harp, 4408 Detroit Ave., 216-939-0200. Rosalvelt front unveils his second proper solo release with a show featuring the album’s producer, Don Dixon, who’s worked with a couple little bands like R.E.M. and Guided By Voices. Rockin’, low-key alt-country. Brothers' Blues Band/BFD Blues Band/Brickhouse Blues Band: Ballroom, $10. Beachland, 15711 Waterloo Rd., 216-383-1124. Room full o’ blues. Lakeland Community College Jazz Festival: High school jazz ensembles: Friday, Feb. 22, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Lakeland Community College, 7700 Clocktower Dr., Kirtland, 440-525-7116. Lakeland Community College Jazz Festival: The Coryells: 8 p.m., $15/$17. Lakeland Community College, 7700 Clocktower Dr., Kirtland, 440-525-7116. Law of Destruction/Malice 213: 7 p.m., $8. Peabody's, 2083 E. 21st St., 216-776-9999. LOD features members of Beyond Fear, 13 Faces, and Ringworm. And, yes, they shred. Papadisio: The Kent Stage, 175 E. Main St., Kent, 330-677-5005. Soulful jammy band lays down some nice grooves. Red Wanting Blue/American Bang: 7 p.m., $10. House of Blues, 308 Euclid Ave., 216-523-2583. Regional alt-rock favorites always bring down the house at House of Blues. Ringworm: 7 p.m., $8 ADV/$10 DOS. Peabody's, 2083 E. 21st St., 216-776-9999, www.peabodys.com. The city’s reigning hardcore-metal crossover champeens are going to wreck Peabody’s. Just wreck it. Scene Ultra Musica Festival DJ Battle: Twist, 11633 Clifton Blvd., 216-221-2333. Vast: Ballroom, 8 p.m. Agora, 5000 Euclid Ave. Moody, dynamic, unplugged alt-rock that echoes around your head like it’s part of the ether. Very cool. Vietnam Werewolf CD release party, with Clan of the Cave Bear and Reverse the Curse: The Davenport, 6287 Pearl Rd., Parma Hts., 440-545-2225. Straight-up punk rock from the Davenport’s de facto house band. SUNDAY, FEB. 24 English Beat/RX Bandits: $20. House of Blues, 308 Euclid Ave., 216-523-2583. The 80s never end - they go on and on and on and on… Lucy Kaplanksy: 7:30 p.m., $16 ADV/$18 DOS. Beachland, 15711 Waterloo Rd., 216-383-1124. Delicate, country-kissed singer-songwriter. Perfect for a Sunday night. Toby Mac/Jeremy Camp: 6 p.m., $25/$28 (Ticketmaster). Canton Civic Center, 1101 Market Ave., Canton. Top-notch Christian rock, and the show even starts early.
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