Featuring Jaded Era, Rachel Roberts, the Speedbumps, the Ryan Humbert Band, Brian Lisik, the Twist Offs, Zach, Pete Nischt, and Chris Allen. 5 p.m. Saturday, December 30, $5. Lime Spider, 207 S. Main St., Akron, 330-762-2350.
Beat the New Year's Eve traffic by celebrating early. Before the clock strikes '07, the Lime Spider hosts some of the Rubber City's finest, from alt-rock vets Jaded Era to Cleveland's Chris Allen, the former frontman of roots-rockers Rosavelt. And here's one more item for your to-do list before the year ends: Experience Rachel Roberts(pictured), one of Akron's hottest rising singer-songwriters and bandleaders. More good news: Not only is it a good show -- it's cheap.