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Friday, February 22, 2008

Hello, Cleveland: Weekend Concert Calendar

Posted By on Fri, Feb 22, 2008 at 6:22 AM

The weekend's concerts begin with Wilco (see above) tonight at the Agora, and include stops by Vast, Chris Allen & Don Dixon, and Toby Mac. Read on for the full schedule. 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, www.myspace.com/jigsawsaloon/. 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, www.wilbertsmusic.com. 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, www.the-harp.com/index.htm. 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, www.peabodys.com. LOD features members of Beyond Fear, 13 Faces, and Ringworm. And, yes, they shred. Papadosio: 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, www.hob.com/. 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, www.hob.com/. 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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