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September Live Music Radness

Our ol' buddy CB drops by with the official September update on everything cool that you need to know about....

Summer is over and mother nature has been doing her duty the last few days reminding us of such, sending a series of quintessential fall afternoons our way lately (which I have adored, by the way). Last night I even tracked down my comforter in the guest room shambles and threw it back on my bed for the first time in months.

Of course, while all this really means is that the death-ice of winter is soon to our doorsteps, right now I'm trying to enjoy the moment and the incipient color changes of the leaves. And, of course, the best way to be in the moment is to rock.

Thankfully, the schedule for next month allows us to do so in style (as does an early look at the rest of the fall months). Here are the CB endorsed shows, in all their glory. And if you aren't good with clues, the bolded ones are the shows I am really looking forward to.



2 - Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros at CWRU
5 - WRUW's Studio-a-Rama (feat. Mission of Burma) @ CWRU
6 - Dead Meadow @ Beachland OR Tony Furtado @ Waterloo Cafe
10 - Zaireeka (insane Flaming Lips 4-disc simultaneously played album)listening party
12 - Ramona Falls (Brent Knopf from Menomena) @ Beachland Tavern or Polka Floyd (i.e., polka-style Pink Floyd covers) @ Beachland Ballroom
13 - Ra Ra Riot/Maps & Atlases @ Grog Shop
17 - Autolux @ Beachland
14 - A Hawk & A Hacksaw @ Beachland
16 - Alice in Chains @ House of Blues OR Circulatory System/Pipes You See, Pipes You Don't @ Grog Shop
18 - Sondre Lerche @ Beachland OR Buried Wires/Afternoon Naps @ Happy Dog
19 - Tobacco @ Grog Shop
22 - The Dynamites feat. Charles Walker @ Beachland
23 - Bell X1 @ HOB - Cambridge Room
24 - Heartless Bastards @ Oberlin
25 - Founding Fathers @ Grog Shop
26 - Died Young, Stayed Pretty @ CIA Cinematheque (a film about rock concert poster-makers)
27 - Death @ Beachland
29 - Chain & the Gang @ Now That's Class
30 - Amazing Baby @ Beachland (Tavern side) OR Os Mutantes @ the Beachland (Ballroom side)

Cleveland Bachelor September Show Of the Month ... Ramona Falls on 9/12 @ Beachland Tavern


2 - Woven Hand @ Akron Musica OR Afternoon Naps @ Music Saves
4 - Built to Spill @ Grog Shop
5 - Yo La Tengo @ Beachland
6 - Mofro @ Beachland Ballroom OR The Most Serene Republic @ Beachland Tavern
8 - Japandroids @ Now That's Class
9 - B.B. King @ House of Blues
11 - Asobi Seksu/Loney Dear/Anna Ternheim @ Grog Shop OR The Black Angels/Disappears @ Beachland
14 - Califone show and film screening @ Beachland
15 - They Might Be Giants (special Flood show) @ Beachland
16 - Dr Dog @ Beachland OR Founding Fathers @ Grog Shop
20 - St Vincent @ Beachland
21 - Langhorne Slim/Dawes @ Grog Shop
23 - Captured! By Robots @ Grog Shop (This dude's last presidency-centered show was HILARIOUS and HEAVY!)
24 - Drummer/Royal Bangs/Other Girls @ Beachland Ballroom OR Unsparing Sea CD release @ Beachland Tavern

Cleveland Bachelor October Show of the Month ... Califone multi-media event on 10/14 at Beachland Ballrom.


7 - White Denim @ Grog Shop
18 - Meat Puppets/Beaten Awake @ Grog Shop
19 - Stephen Kellogg & the Sixers @ HOB-Cambridge Room
20 - Dinosaur Jr @ Grog Shop

Cleveland Bachelor November Show of the Month ... Dinosaur Jr on 11/18 at Grog Shop.


9 - El Vez Christmas Show @ Beachland Ballroom

Cleveland Bachelor December Show of the Month ... El Vez on 12/9 at Beachland Ballroom.

That was fun, right?  Visit The Cleveland Bachelor in his natural habitat, right across the way, and over here.  While you are over there, make sure to check out his review/thoughts on last week's Cracker show at the Beachland!

And if there is a show that you'd like to suggest, leave it for us in the comments!

Mission of Burma image courtesy of Matador Records

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  • DeAnna

    can't wait to see Ramona Falls. The music saves in store show was phenomenal!

  • DeAnna

    can't wait to see Ramona Falls. The music saves in store show was phenomenal!