For your holiday pleasure, 22 new shows. Blazin’ hip-hop from Z-Trip and Gift of Gab. Unplugged grunge lives on as Days of the New Returns. Trouser-dropping Jesus Lizard frontman David Yow returns in Qui. And crazy-ass metal from Raven (above) and Piledriver. Bang thy head.
THIS WEEK: THURSDAY, JULY 5
The Element: 8 p.m., $10. Nighttown, 12387 Cedar Rd.
NEXT WEEK: TUE, JULY 10
Bryan Lee: Solo, free. 9 p.m. Fat Fish Blue, 21 Prospect Ave, 216-875-6000.
THIS WEEK: WED, JULY 11
Bryan Lee: $5, with Robert Lockwood Jr.’s All-Stars Band. 9 p.m. Fat Fish Blue, 21 Prospect Ave, 216-875-6000.