This week, Money Where Your Mouth Is brings you roots-rock from Patrick Sweaney & Deguello and blues you can use by Wallace Coleman and Dave Thomas -- not to be confused with Pere Ubu's David Thomas. Or the Wendy's guy. ...
Band: Patrick Sweany Band
Web: www.patricksweany.com, myspace.com/patricksweanyband Hometown: Massillon,OH
Sounds like: "Magic Sam jamming with the Stooges."
Recommend for fans of: "Bluesy, soul-drenched rock and roll."
Fun fact: "We will, we will, rock you. Indeed."
Playing: 9 p.m. Monday, December 3, opening for Deguello at the the Beachland Tavern (15711 Waterloo Ave., 216-383-1124)
Why you need to see them: "We are playing with Deguello, from Austin TX. The singer/guitar player, Nick Curran, is one of my favorite musicians. He sings like little Richard, plays guitar like a MOTHER, and rocks like the RAMONES! It's going to be one of those shows you wished you hadn't missed." -- Patrick Sweany: throat, guitar, New Jack Hustler
Band: Wallace Coleman and Dave Thomas
Web:wallacecoleman.com and thedavethomasband.co.ukHometown: "Cleveland, OH and London, England, respectively."
Sounds like: "American blues meets British Blues -- Little Walter, Muddy Waters, a touch of Clapton."
Recommend for fans of: "The real thing."
Fun fact: "Wallace and Dave met while Wallace was touring in England -- then Dave came to the States to record with Wallace."
Playing: Two CD release parties this week: Thursday, December 6 at Fat Fish Blue (21 Prospect Ave., 216-875-6000) And Sunday, December 9 at the Savannah (30676 Detroit Rd., Westlake, 440-892-2266) .
Why you need to see them: "You may never see this lineup again." -- Wallace Coleman, blues harp