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Empty Out Your Wallet

By Julene McCoy in Arts & Entertainment on Nov 17, 2006 2:00PM

2006_11_osu.jpgWe know that everyone will be up early on Saturday morning to get that perfect seat at the bar for the Ohio State/Michigan football game. Don't get too caught up in football and forget to feed the music monkey first.

There's one group of musicians who will not be at the big game on Saturday, so make Nickelback feel better that they didn't have enough cash to get in by making them even richer.
Allstate Arena, Mar. 2, 7:00 p.m., $39.50 – $49.50. On sale now.

We double-reviewed Catfish Haven's latest release on Chicagoist, and now it's time that we see them live. We bet the same arguments (genius or generic) will play out afterwards, too.
Subterranean, Jan. 27. As of this writing, the ticket prices and on-sale time were not available. If anyone sees the link before we do, put 'er in the comments.

2006_11_michigan.jpgIt's finally time to get those NYE plans written down in stone. Tankboy posted about this show earlier this week. It's now time to act. Tickets on sale for NYE at noon Friday. To bookend December and make it entirely smoking, Josh Caterer will be doing a solo acoustic tribute set to George Jones at the Hideout on December 1. It's only $8.
Metro, Dec. 31, 10:00 p.m., $65, 18+

They were at Lollapalooza together, and it seems as though Gnarls Barkley and the Chili Peppers must have enjoyed each other's sets and are now out on tour together. We doubt it will be as warm out, but we're sure these entertainers will remind us of that hot August evening now seeming so long ago.
Allstate Arena, Feb. 27, 7:30 p.m., $66.60. On sale at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday.

We can't cheer for Michigan, so we're gonna have to give the game to the Buckeyes. Even though it wouldn't break our hearts if they lost. We do know for sure that there are some winners above that will be hearing from our credit card before we've even downed our first Bloody Mary.