This week, 31 new shows, from the Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s holiday extravaganza to an all-star rock, country, rhythm, and blues tribute to Jerry Lee Lewis -- featuring the Killer himself, the Reverend Jimmy Swaggart (Lewis’ cousin) on piano, George Thorogood, and others. Also: Hard-and-heavy yucks comin’ at you from Brian Posehn and friends in the Comedians of Comedy Tour. Chris Cornell’s solo band will perform material from Cornell, Soundgarden, Temple of the Dog, and Audioslave. An additional 37 (small exaggeration) big-name metal bands have been added to the Overkill show. And get your dancing shoes ready for DJ Collette. -- DX Ferris
Swizz Beatz: Wed., Oct. 24. House of Blues.
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The Acacia Strain: Mon., Nov. 26, 7 p.m. Peabody's.
Jonatha Brooke: Sat., Nov. 3. Tangier Cabaret. ...
Cassavettes: Thu., Oct. 25, 8:30 p.m., $6. Wilbert's.
Cleveland Blues Blowout: Deja Voodoo, Blues Deville, Real Deal Blues Band, and Mr. Stress: Sat., Oct. 20, 8 p.m., $8. Wilbert's.
The Comedians of Comedy Tour: Brian Posehn/Maria Barnford/Eugene Mirman/Jasper Redd: Sun., Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m., $15. Grog Shop.
Chris Cornell: Performing solo material and songs by Soundgarden, Audioslave, Temple of the Dog, Sun., Nov. 11, 7 p.m., $38.50. House of Blues.
Destructor: Sat., Nov. 17. Jigsaw Saloon and Stage.
DJ Colette: Thu., Oct. 11, 10 p.m., $10 (21+ only). Traffic.
Driver Side Impact: Fri., Oct. 5. Peabody's.
Film School/Land of Talk/Eulogies: Sun., Oct. 28, $10. Beachland Tavern.
Eliza Gilkyson: Wed., Oct. 10, 8 p.m., $15 ADV/$17 DOS. Beachland Ballroom.
A Gospel Christmas: Sun., Dec. 16, 3 p.m., $15 (group tickets)/$20 (Ticketmaster). Akron Civic Theatre.
Jimmy Eat World: Fri., Nov. 2, 7 p.m., $25. House of Blues.
Keratoma CD release: Fri., Nov. 9, 7 p.m. Peabody's.
Jani Lane (Warrant and solo material)/the Breakfast Club: Thu., Oct. 4. Whiskey Ranch Elyria. Also Friday, October 5 at Whiskey Ranch Massillon.
Last Call Cleveland's Comedy Music Explosion: Sun., Oct. 7, 8 p.m., $5. House of Blues Cambridge Room.
The Lemonheads/Racoon: Mon., Dec. 17, 9 p.m. Grog Shop.
Jerry Lee Lewis Tribute Concert: Featuring Jerry Lee Lewis, George Thorogood, Shleby Lynne, Kris Kristofferson,
Terry Adams (of NRBQ), Wanda Jackson, Narvel Felts, Billy Lee Riley, Cowboy Jack Clement, Jason D. Williams, and the Reverend Jimmy Swaggart. Sat., Nov. 10, 8 p.m., $30-$50 (Tickets.com). State Theatre.
Lion of Judah/Cloak & Dagger/Cheap Tragedies/My Rulez: Fri., Oct. 5. Now That's Class.
Major Stars: Fri., Nov. 30, 9 p.m., $8 ADV/$10 DOS. Beachland Tavern.
Bill Morrissey: Fri., Oct. 19, 9 p.m., $14. The Winchester.
Overkill/Dark Funeral/Black Trinity/Naglfar/the Agonist/Daath/Lethal Aggression: Thu., Oct. 18, 7 p.m., $17 ADV/$20 DOS. Peabody's.
The Photo Atlas: Fri., Oct. 12, 7 p.m., $8. Agora Ballroom.
Psychic TV: Mon., Nov. 12, 9 p.m., $15. Grog Shop.
Jason Ricci Band/Michael Jantz Band: Fri., Oct. 26, 8:30 p.m., $12. The Winchester.
The Secret/Abbey Rodeo: Sat., Dec. 15, 8 p.m., $10. Beachland Ballroom.
Sick of It All/Modern Life Is War/Viva Hate: Sat., Nov. 10, 7:30 p.m., $13 ADV/$15 DOS. Agora Ballroom.
Trans-Siberian Orchestra: Nov. 1-3. 7:30 p.m. Thu. November 1. 8 p.m. Fri. November 2. Two shows Saturday November 3: 3 and 8 p.m. $42.50-$52.50 (Gettix.net). Chevrolet Centre (Youngstown).
The Walkmen/Black Mountain/Dreadful Yawns: Sat., Oct. 13, 9 p.m., $12 ADV/$14 DOS. Grog Shop.
White Magic: Tue., Dec. 4, 9 p.m., $8. Beachland Tavern.
Wood Brothers (featuring Medeski Martin & Wood's Chris Wood): Mon., Oct. 8, 7 p.m., $10 ADV/$12 DOS. Beachland Ballroom.