Beat the New Year's Eve traffic by celebrating early. Before the clock strikes '07, the Lime Spider hosts some of the Rubber City's finest, from alt-rock vets Jaded Era
to Cleveland's Chris Allen
, the former frontman of roots-rockers Rosavelt
. And here's one more item for your to-do list before the year ends: Experience Rachel Roberts
(pictured), one of Akron's hottest rising singer-songwriters and bandleaders. More good news: Not only is it a good show -- it's cheap.