This week we have 27 new shows, including the Kent Stage Folk Festival Headliners, old-school soul from Morris Day & the Time, whole-album shows by Steely Dan and funtime with Flobots. —D.X. Ferris
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy's Wild & Swingin' Holiday Party: Tue., Dec. 15, 8 p.m., $22.50 ADV/$25 DOS/four-pack of general admission tickets $66 (LiveNation.com). House of Blues.
Breathe Carolina/Cash Cash/Stephen Jerzak/Fight Fair: Wed., Nov. 11, 6 p.m., $12 ADV/$14 DOS. Wed., Nov. 11, 6 p.m., $10 ADV/$14 DOS. Peabody's.
Bill Burke Ensemble: Fri., Oct. 9. The Winchester.
Cubbie Bear: Sat., Oct. 17, 7 p.m., $10. Peabody's.
Albert Cummings Band: Wed., Nov. 11. The Winchester.
Dark Party (Elliot Lipp & Leo123)/Mux Mool: $5, 21+/$7, 18-20, Mon., Oct. 12, 9 p.m. B-Side Liquor Lounge.
Dwele: Sat., Oct. 10, 9 p.m., at Stage Door, $10. E.J. Thomas Hall at University of Akron.
Eternal Legacy CD release, with Lower 13, Law of Destruction, Ground Zero, and Lick the Blade: Fri., Nov. 27, 7 p.m., no cover. Peabody's.
The Faceless/Dying Fetus/Beneath the Massacre/Annotations of an Autopsy/Enfold: Mon., Nov. 23, 6 p.m., $15 ADV/$18 DOS. Peabody's.
Flobots: Mon., Nov. 30, 8 p.m., $15. Grog Shop.
The Groove Prophets: Sat., Nov. 21. The Winchester.
Kent State Folk Festival: Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros: Thu., Nov. 12, $12. The Kent Stage.
Kent State Folk Festival: Folk Alley 'Round Town: Free music at over 30 Kent venues, with a special appearance by Country Joe McDonald, Fri., Nov. 13. The Kent Stage.
Kent State Folk Festival: Greg Brown and Jorma Kaukonen: Fri., Nov. 6, $25 reserved/$45 gold circle. The Kent Stage.
Kent State Folk Festival: Masters of Puerto Rican Roots Music, featuring Edwin Colón Zayas: Thu., Nov. 5, $5 students/$10 GA. The Kent Stage.
Kent State Folk Festival: The Del McCoury Band: Sat., Nov. 7, $30/$50. The Kent Stage.
Lick the Blade CD release party, with Venomin James, Shades of Rememberance, and Threefold Law: Sun., Nov. 8, 7:30 p.m., $5. Peabody's.
Molkie Cole Christmas Show: Fri., Dec. 4; Sat., Dec. 5. The Winchester.
Nitzer Ebb: Sun., Nov. 29, 7 p.m., $20 ADV/$23 DOS. Peabody's.
OK Go: Fri., Nov. 6, 8 p.m., $15 ADV/$18 DOS. Grog Shop.
Scum of the Earth: Wed., Nov. 4, 6:30 p.m., $10. Peabody's.
The 69 Eyes/the Becoming/Dommin: Mon., Nov. 2, 6:30 p.m., $15 ADV/$18 DOS. Peabody's.
Steely Dan: Nov. 16 performance includes Aja in its entirety, Nov. 17 performance includes Royal Scam in its entirety, Mon., Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m.; Tue., Nov. 17, 7:30 p.m., $61-$148 (includes all service charges and handling fees, LiveNation.com). E.J. Thomas Hall at University of Akron.
Super 8 Bit Brothers (members of Tub Ring)/Downtown Brown/Ideamen: Sat., Nov. 7, 7 p.m., $8 ADV/$10 DOS. Rockstar Cleveland.
Throwdown/Bury Your Dead/For Today/Abacabb/the World We Knew: Wed., Dec. 2, 6:30 p.m., $13 ADV/$15 DOS. Peabody's.
Trippin' Billies (Dave Matthews tribute): Fri., Nov. 13, 9 p.m., $10 ADV/$12 DOS/four-pack of general admission tickets $30 (LiveNation.com). House of Blues.
Vertical Horizon: Tue., Nov. 3, 9 p.m., $22.50 ADV/$25 DOS/four-pack of general admission tickets $68 (LiveNation.com). House of Blues.
We Shot the Moon/Aeovory Nash/Destry/The Ocean is the Ultimate Solution: Wed., Oct. 14, 7 p.m., $8. Musica.
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