John 5 and the Creatures at Beachland Ballroom, Feb. 16

What: John 5 and The Creatures on the It’s Alive Tour 2018

Where: The Beachland Ballroom, 15711 Waterloo Road, Cleveland

When: Feb. 16. Doors at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m.

Why you should go: From a news release: “Many songs that will be heard on tour and on It’s Alive! can be found in their original form via the latest studio album, ‘Season Of The Witch,’ which showcases experimentation with various genres — including western swing, Spanish flamenco, heavy metal and more — thoroughly showcasing the group’s diverse virtuosic abilities. John 5 has worked with a varied range of artists, performing as guitarist for some of the biggest headlining rock bands in the world such as Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson, as well as playing session with Paul Stanley, Rod Stewart, Lynyrd Skynyrd and more. Slash has called John 5, ‘one of the most mind-blowing guitarists around.’ John 5 has released seven solo albums to date, as well as a remix album, and has written music for the likes of Avril Lavigne, Garbage, Ricky Martin and others.”

How much: $17 in advance, $20 day of show

How to get more information: Find John 5 at and the Beachland Ballroom at

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