Dance Gavin Dance at the Agora Theatre

What: Dance Gavin Dance

Where: The Agora Theatre, 5000 Euclid Ave., Cleveland

When: June 13. Doors open at 7 p.m.


Why you should go: From a news release:

Where most bands erroneously claim wholly distinct identities, Dance Gavin Dance truly defies categorization. The Sacramento-based outfit possess the kind of artistic compass shared with broadminded but metal and punk-rooted iconoclasts like The Mars Volta and Coheed and Cambria, but use it to diverge wildly, charting a new course that incorporates the melodic post-hardcore of Thursday or Taking Back Sunday with a taste of earnest pop melancholy.

If you’re not so sure what that description means, check out “Son of Robot,” from the band’s upcoming studio album, “Artificial Selection”:

How much: $22 in advance, or $28.50

How to get more information: Get more information about the show at, and learn more about the band at

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