This week, we have 25 new shows, including an all-star Rock Hall tribute to Janis Joplin, a free show from Psychostick, extreme androgyny from Jeffree Star, hair metal by Bang Tango, Rushmore-indebted indie rock from Company of Thieves and more. —D.X. Ferris
Gene Loves Jezebel (with Michael Aston): Hi-Fi Concert Club, 11729 Detroit Ave., 216-521-8878.
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Anti-Flag/Aiden/Cancer Bats/Fireworks : Sat., Jan. 30. 7 p.m., $15. Beachland Ballroom.
Bang Tango/D'Molls/Melodic: Sun., Nov. 22. Hi-Fi.
Ray Benson & Asleep at the Wheel: 8 p.m., $15 (2-for-1 tickets at door for Rock Hall members), Fri., Nov. 13. Wilbert's.
Between the Buried and Me/Cynic/Devin Townsend/Scale the Summit: Mon., Jan 25. 6:30 p.m., $16 ADV/$18 DOS.
Chargers Street Gang/Sun God/Founding Fathers: Fri., Dec. 25, 8 p.m., Xmas at the Grog show. Grog Shop.
Company of Thieves/Annuals: Wed., Dec. 2, 8 p.m., $10. Grog Shop.
Will Dailey: Mon., Nov. 16, 7 p.m., $10. Peabody's.
The Dangerous Summer/Hey Mercedes/Between the Trees/Single File: Thu., Nov. 19, 6 p.m., $8 ADV/$10 DOS. Grog Shop.
Conya Doss: Sat., Nov. 21, 9 p.m., $10. E.J. Thomas Hall at University of Akron.
Gunfire 76 (featuring Wednesday 13): Sat., Jan. 16, 7 p.m., $10 ADV/$13 DOS. Peabody's.
Grant Hart (Husker Du): Tue., Dec. 22. 9 p.m., $8. Grog Shop.
Jah Messengers: Fri., Dec. 4, 9 p.m. Grog Shop.
Janis Joplin Tribute Concert, with Ray Benson, Guy Clark, Nona Hendryx, Bettye Lavette, Country Joe McDonald, Susan Tedeschi, Carolyn Wonderland, and Lucinda Williams: Sat., Nov. 14, 8 p.m., $30-$50 (PlayHouseSquare.org). State Theatre.
The King & the Thief/Hot Mess Electric/the Party Circuit: Tue., Dec. 1, 7 p.m. Grog Shop.
Motogrator: Thu., Dec. 3, $8 ADV/$10 DOS. Peabody's.
Nershi Law Duo/Van Ghost: Sun., Dec. 13, 6 p.m., $12 ADV/$14 DOS. Grog Shop.
Psychostick: Tue., Dec. 1, 7 p.m., no cover. Peabody's.
Rookie of the Year/Backseat Goodbye: Wed., Dec. 9. 6:30 p.m., $10. Peabody’s.
State Fair/Attack Cat/Authors: Sun., Dec. 27, 7:30 p.m., $8. Grog Shop.
Jeffree Star/Breathe Electric/Teen Hearts: Sun., Dec. 13, 6 p.m., $12 ADV/$14 DOS. Grog Shop.
14th Annual Tri-C High School Rock-Off: Fri. Jan. 8, Sat. Jan. 9, Sat. Jan. 23, Sun. Jan. 24, Fri. Jan. 29, Sat. Jan. 30, and Sat., Feb. 6. www.Cleveland.com.rockoff. House of Blues.
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