What to Do Tonight: Weatherbox



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Ever wonder what would happen if emo kids got into psychedelic drugs? San Diego quartet Weatherbox has the answer. The band’s two albums include emo’s honest pleadings and hardcore roots, but there’s also plenty of swirling, lilting leads and calm acoustic guitars that would go great with your next trip. The music sounds just at home in the bedrooms of angst-fueled teens as it does at hippie bonfires. Frontman Brian Warren may be heartbroken, confused, and dejected, but that hasn’t stopped him from writing diverse, ambitious songs packed with dynamic shifts and melodic warmth. San Diego has a direct link to pop-punk tradition and psych-rock’s sun-drenched sound, but Weatherbox may be the only band from the area actually blending the genres. The music can be a bit jarring at first, but Weatherbox sure don’t sound like any other emo band. Weatherbox, with with Restless Habs, play Now That's Class at 10 p.m. Tickets are $5. Call 216-221-8576 or go to myspace.com/nowthatsclass.—Matt Whelihan

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