Concerts: This Just In...

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Jamie Foxx plays the Wolstein February 9
There are 54 — count 'em: 54 — new shows to report this week. The two biggest are piano man Billy Joel at the Q, and singer-actor-comedian Jamie Foxx, who'll do a little of all three at CSU's Wolstein Center. Former hair-metal hearthrob Kip Winger brings a scaled-down show to House of Blues, and it's the season for slowcore sensations Low at the Grog Shop — they're the best thing since NyQuil. And we mean that in a good way. That and all the jazz you can shake a trombone at in this week's This Just In... THIS WEEK: Bobby Streng Saxemble: Thursday, January 11. 7:30 p.m., $12. Medina Performing Arts Center. 777 E. Union St., Medina, 330-636-3400. Martha Munizzi/David Hollister (of Blackstreet)/J. Carl Singleton/Fleshcoat, featuring Dr. E/Stormy Cleveland: Monday, January 15. Martin Luther King Jr. Day concert and observation. Noon, free. Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, 1 Key Plaza, 216-515-8444. THIS JUST IN: Bandcamp/the Carsons: 7 p.m., $8 ADV/$10 DOS. Sun., Feb. 4. Agora Ballroom. Bellydance Superstars: Wed., Feb. 7. Ohio Theatre. Bird (featuring the Chameleons UK's Mark Burgess)/Rescue Mission: Mon., March 19, 9:30 p.m., $5, 21 and over/$10, 18-20. Lime Spider. Bittersweets/Ryan Auffenberg: Sat., March 10, 9 p.m., $8. Beachland Tavern. Brand New: Sun., March 18, 6 p.m., $17.99. House of Blues. Buille: Fri., March 2, 9 p.m., $15. Nighttown. Mikhal Caldwell Band (CD release)/Doug Johns Duo: Sat., Jan. 27, 9 p.m., $10. The Winchester. James Carter Organ Trio: Sun., March 11, 7 p.m., $25. Nighttown. Martin Carthy & Waterson-Carthy: Wed., Feb. 28, 7 p.m., $20. Nighttown. Karan Casey (ex-Solas): Mon., March 12, 7 p.m., $25. Nighttown. Casiotone for the Painfully Alone: Fri., April 13, 9 p.m., $8. Beachland Tavern. Circa 1939: Mon., Feb. 12, 7 p.m., $15. Nighttown. Rob Crow (of Pinback): Mon., Feb. 26, 9 p.m., $10. Grog Shop. David Bazan (of Pedro the Lion): Sun., Feb. 11, 9 p.m., $10. Grog Shop. Brett Dennen/Tom Freund: Thu., Feb. 15, 6 p.m., $5, 21 and over/$10, 20 and under (all ages; Ticketweb). Lime Spider. Diamond Rio: Post-rodeo concert, Sat., Feb. 24, 7:30 p.m., $17/$22/$29/$39 (Ticketmaster). Quicken Loans Arena. Jamie Foxx: Comedy and music, Fri., Feb. 9, 8 p.m., $49.75/$59.75 (Ticketmaster). Wolstein Center at CSU. Bill Frisell Trio: Tue., Feb. 27, 8:30 p.m., $22. The Winchester. Frog Eyes: Tue., May 22, 9 p.m., $8. Beachland Tavern. Frank Hammon (of Tesla): Fri., Feb. 16, time and price TBA. The Funky Frog. Donald Harrison Quartet: Fri., Feb. 16, 9 p.m., $20. Nighttown. Hoods/Furious Styles/My Children My Bride: Sat., Feb. 24, 7 p.m. Pirate's Cove. Billy Joel: Fri., April 13, 8 p.m., $52.50/$88 (Ticketmaster). Quicken Loans Arena. Adrian Legg: Sun., Feb. 18, 7 p.m., $15. Nighttown. Low/Lonely Dear: Wed., April 11, 9 p.m., $10 ADV/$12 DOS. Grog Shop. Menomena/Field Music: Wed., March 21, 9 p.m., $10. Beachland Tavern. Social Zero/Thunderlips/Nicholas Megalis*: Mini Kiss is no longer on this bill. Early childhood cancer research fundraiser, Fri., Jan. 12, 6:30 p.m. Agora Ballroom. Mono (Japan)/Worlds End Girlfriend/the Drift: Mon., April 16, 9 p.m., $10 ADV/$12 DOS. Grog Shop. Mute Math: Thu., March 29, 9 p.m., $12. House of Blues. One Dead Three Wounded/Life in Your Way/Inhale Exhale: Tue., Feb. 13, 7 p.m., $8 ADV/$10 DOS. Agora Ballroom. Pepper: Tue., Feb. 27, 7 p.m., $16. House of Blues. Akron Symphony Orchestra Performs the Music of Pink Floyd: Sat., Feb. 24, 7:30 p.m., $25-55 (Ticketmaster). E.J. Thomas Hall. Chris Potter Quartet: Tue., Feb. 27, 7 p.m., $20. Nighttown. Powerman 5000: Wed., March 14, 7 p.m. Peabody's. Rain (Beatles tribute): Fri., Feb. 9; Sat., Feb. 10, 8 p.m., $35.75-$48.75. State Theatre. Kelly Richey Band: Sat., Feb. 3, 9:30 p.m., $10. The Winchester. Tom Russell/Eliza Gilkyson: Co-headliners, Fri., April 20, 8 p.m., $20 ADV/$22 DOS. Beachland Ballroom. Shiny Toy Guns/Rome to Paris: Free show; tickets available via 92.3 WXRK. Sun., Jan. 28, 7 p.m. House of Blues. Slammin' All Body Band: Thu., Feb. 22, 8 p.m., $20. Nighttown. Split Lip Rayfield/Uncle Scratch's Gospel Revival: Fri., Feb. 9, 9 p.m., $10. Beachland Ballroom. SSM/Hell's Information/Battery Collection: Fri., Feb. 16, 9:30 p.m., $5, 21 and over/$10, 18-20. Lime Spider. Starz/Aftershok: Sat., March 31, 9 p.m., $18 ADV/$20 DOS. Beachland Ballroom. Buddy Sullivan, with the Joe Hunter Trio: Wed., Feb. 21, 7 p.m., $10. Nighttown. Sultans of Bing: 10th anniversary concert, with special guests, Fri., March 2, 8 p.m., $15 ADV/$20 DOS. Agora Theatre. Sworn Enemy/Kataklysm/As Blood Runs Black/Too Pure to Die: Thu., March 8, 7 p.m. Peabody's. The Thermals/the Big Sleep: Thu., March 1, 9 p.m., $10. Beachland Ballroom. 1349/Goatwhore/Natchmystium/Averse Sefira: Fri., April 7, 7 p.m., Jigsaw Stage and Saloon. (216): Members of Mushroomhead. Fri., Feb. 16, 7 p.m. Peabody's. Chuchito Valdes Quartet: Tue., Feb. 6 and Wed., Feb. 7, two shows nightly: 7 and 9 p.m., $25. Nighttown. Helen Welch Quartet: Valentine's Day show, Wed., Feb. 14, 7 p.m., $15. Nighttown. Winger: Thu., Feb. 15, 7 p.m. House of Blues. You Am I: Thu., March 22, 9 p.m., $10. Beachland Tavern. NEW DATE: Vast: Fri., March 30, 7:30 p.m., $12 ADV/$15 DOS. Agora Ballroom.

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