This Just In: Concert Announcements


As we enter the sunny season, Scene presents 55 hot new shows: My Chemical Romance, Linkin Park, and whole busload of their buds at Projekt Revolution. The Bluerunners, sometimes refered to as “the Cajun Clash.” A rejuventated Buckcherry plays Ohio Bike Week. Hot country from Tray Byrd. Ripping metal from Lamb of God and Hatebreed. Teen pop-rock from Hi-5. And six of Cleveland’s hottest bands in a one-time-only club extravanganza. And more… FRIDAY, MAY 18 and 19 Pink Floyd’s The Wall, performed by School of Rock students: 6 p.m., $10. Phantasy Nite Club, 11802 Detroit Ave., Lakewood, 216-228-6300. SUNDAY, MAY 20 Wish You Were Here (Pink Floyd tribute)/Hammered/Midlife Chyrslers (featuring Michael Stanley)/the Dynosaurs/Colin Dussault/Jim & Eroc/BMZ: Benefit for Wish drummer Tim Joseph Hanculak, Sun., May 20, 6 p.m., $10. Sly Fox, 4755 Great Northern Blvd., 440-777-0961. THIS JUST IN Mindi Abair: Fri., Sept. 7, 9 p.m., $35. Tangier Cabaret. All These Kings/Lunavelis: Sat., June 30, 9 p.m. Grog Shop. Jeff Black: Sat., June 2, 7:30 p.m., $12 ADV/$15 DOS. Uncle Waldo's Coffee House. The Bluerunners: Fri., July 20, 9 p.m., $12. Beachland Tavern. BoomBox: Fri., June 29, 9 p.m. Jigsaw Saloon and Stage. Brewster & Shipley: Fri., July 20, 8:30 p.m., $15. The Winchester. Buckcherry: At Ohio Bike Week, Sat., June 2, 8 p.m., $15 (Ticketmaster). Erie County Fairgrounds. Tracy Byrd: Doors at 7, show at 9. 18+, $25, Thu., June 21. Dusty Armadillo. The Cliks: Mon., June 18, 9 p.m., $8. Beachland Tavern. Driver Side Impact: Fri., July 6. Peabody's. Kurt Elling: Thu., June 14, two shows: 8 and 10 p.m., $25. Nighttown. Elliot Lipp/Lymbyc Systym: 18+, Wed., June 6, 9 p.m., $10 ADV/$12 DOS. Grog Shop. Eternal Legacy CD release, with Lick the Blade, Mind Traveler, and Necessary Evil: Fri., June 1, 8 p.m. Jigsaw Saloon and Stage. Forro for All: Sun., June 10, 7 p.m., $15. Nighttown. Harmonica Blues Blowout, with Lee OSkar, Magic Dick, and Mark Hummell: Fri., Aug. 10, 7:30 p.m., $23 ADV/$25 DOS. Beachland Ballroom. Hi-5: Tue., July 31, 5:30 p.m., $22.50-$35 ( Lakewood Civic Auditorium. High School Musical: The Musical: Nov. 13-18, times and prices TBA ( Palace Theatre. Joan as Policewoman: Sun., July 29, 8:30 p.m. Beachland Tavern. Jonas Brothers: Mon., July 2, 6 p.m., $20. House of Blues. Ernie Krivda & the Fat Tuesday Band: new date, Tue., June 5, 7 p.m., $20. Nighttown. Lamb of God/3 Inches of Blood/Behemoth/Hatebreed: Mon., Aug. 13, 7 p.m., $25 ADV/$28 DOS ( Agora Theatre. Lazy Susan/Rhodes Street Rude Boys: Thu., May 31, 9 p.m., no cover, 21 and up/$10, 20 and under (all ages). Lime Spider. Lovedrug/Mobile/Lines Across Lines: Sun., July 8, 8 p.m., $10. Grog Shop. The Lovetones/Stereo Workers Union/Hopewell: Tue., July 3, 9:30 p.m., $7. Beachland Tavern. Lucero/Thunderlip: Sat., June 30, $10. Chenga II Skatepark. Claire Lynch: Fri., Sept. 28, 8 p.m., $18 ADV/$20 DOS. Beachland Ballroom. Madball/Terror/Have Heart/100 Demons: Fri., June 22. Peabody's. Man Man: Fri., July 27, 8 p.m., $8, 21 and over/$10, 20 and under (all ages). Lime Spider. Marnie Stern: Thu., July 5, 9 p.m., $8. Grog Shop. The Melismatics: Thu., June 21, 8:30 p.m., $6. Wilbert's. The Mighty Lester: Wed., Aug. 8, 8:30 p.m., $10. Wilbert's. Mike Epps: Three shows Sat., May 26: 8, 9:30 and 11:45 p.m. Two shows Sun., May 27: 7 and 9:45 p.m., $30-$38. Pickwick & Frolic/Hilarities East 4th. The Minus Story/Old Canes (ex-Appleseed Cast)/His Hideous Heart: Thu., June 28, 9 p.m., $8. Grog Shop. The Mooney Suzuki: Thu., July 5, 9 p.m., $10. Beachland Tavern. Motion City Soundtrack/the Forecast/the Higher/Sherwood: Mon., Aug. 6, $20. Agora Ballroom. The Polyphonic Spree: Sat., July 7, 7 p.m., $17. House of Blues. Jean Luc Ponty: Sun., June 3, two shows: 7 and 9 p.m., $30. Nighttown. Projekt Revolution: Linkin Park/My Chemical Romance/Taking Back Sunday/HIM/Placebo/Julien K: Side stage features Mindless Self Indulgence, Saosin, the Bled, Styles of Beyond, and Madina Lake, Fri., Aug. 17, 1 p.m., $24.50-$70 ( Blossom Music Center. The Redwalls/Robbers on High Streeet: Fri., July 6, $8, Beachland Tavern. Also with Baby Teeth Fri., June 29, 9 p.m., $7, 21 and over/$10, 20 and under (all ages), at the Lime Spider, Akron. Richie Furay & Chris Hillmas (of the Byrds, Buffalo Springfield, and Flying Burrito Bros.): Thu., July 26, 8 p.m., $35 ADV/$40 DOS. Beachland Ballroom. The Rippingtons: Sun., Aug. 5, two shows: 8 and 10 p.m., $35. Tangier Cabaret. Paul Rishell & Annie Raines/J. Blues: Sat., July 21, 9 p.m. The Winchester. Skinny Puppy: Sun., June 3, 8 p.m. Agora Theatre. Smoke or Fire/No Trigger/Sundowner: Early show, Sat., June 2, 6 p.m., $8. Grog Shop. Spitalfield/Viadora: Sun., June 10, $8 ADV/$10 DOS. Grog Shop. Squirrel Nut Zippers: Sun., July 15, 8 p.m., $18 ADV/$20 DOS. Beachland Ballroom. Kasim Sulton: Wed., Aug. 8, 8 p.m., $22 ADV/$25 DOS. Beachland Tavern. They Might Be Giants: Sat., July 21, 9 p.m., $23 ADV/$25 DOS. Beachland Ballroom. Trampled by Turtles: Sat., Sept. 22, 9 p.m., $8. Beachland Tavern. (216) [members of Mushroomhead]/Collapsus: Sat., July 14, 7 p.m. Peabody's. Uz Jsme Doma/Capillary Action: Thu., Oct. 18, 9 p.m., $8. Beachland Tavern. Valencia/Self Against City/Permanent Me/Forever the Sickest Kids: Fri., July 6, 6 p.m., $8 ADV/$10 DOS. Grog Shop. Warriors/First Blood/Too Pure to Die/Since the Flood: Fri., June 29, 7 p.m. Pirate's Cove. Zoso (Led Zeppelin tribute)/1964 (Beatles tribute): Benefits Thunder Baseball, Sat., May 26, 6 p.m., $20. Thurman Munson Memorial Stadium. CANCELED Earl Greyhound: Tue., June 5. Grog Shop.


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