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Maryland brewers on pumpkin-spice beers [Pictures]

Maryland brewers on pumpkin-spice beers [Pictures] 

Owners and brewmasters of five Maryland breweries discuss the pumpkin-spice beer phenomenon and what sets their products apart from the competition.

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Decades later, Kix still uplifts rock fans

Decades later, Kix still uplifts rock fans 

The Hagerstown quintet headlines Rams Head Live this weekend.

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In Like Flynn Tavern follows a legend

In Like Flynn Tavern follows a legend 

Live music could be coming soon to the renovated J. Patrick's Pub space in Locust Point.

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Grouplove can't help but smile

Grouplove can't help but smile 

The Los Angeles rock act best known for the hit "Tongue Tied" performs at Merriweather Post Pavilion on Friday.

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Take Five Q&A: Jack Barakat of The Rockwell

Take Five Q&A: Jack Barakat of The Rockwell

The All Time Low guitarist is also the co-owner of a Fells Point bar.

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Tin Roof Baltimore: Power Plant's most laid back bar

Tin Roof Baltimore: Power Plant's most laid back bar 

The downtown entertainment complex's latest venue features live music Tuesday-Saturday.

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All Time Low guitarist jumps into bar industry with The Rockwell

All Time Low guitarist jumps into bar industry with The Rockwell

Jack Barakat, along with the band's singer, will host a party at the Fells Point bar on Saturday.

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Iggy Azalea surprises Horseshoe Casino Baltimore crowd with performance

Iggy Azalea surprises Horseshoe Casino Baltimore crowd with performance 

Gladys Knight and DJ Pauly D were also on hand for Tuesday night's opening.

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Barcocina makes most of its Fells Point location

Barcocina makes most of its Fells Point location 

An intriguing cocktail list is split between sweet, smoky and spicy offerings.

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Joe hopes to return R&B to its romantic 'essence'

Joe hopes to return R&B to its romantic 'essence' 

Singer discusses latest album and tour chemistry with Fantasia before their Pier Six Pavilion show on Friday.

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Local Brews Local Grooves to feature bands and beers from area

Local Brews Local Grooves to feature bands and beers from area

Music acts such as Pasadena (left), Higher Education and others will perform.

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Schwarz releases Ferguson-inspired 'Hands Up Don't Shoot' Baltimore Club track

Schwarz releases Ferguson-inspired 'Hands Up Don't Shoot' Baltimore Club track 

The Baltimore producer not only samples Blaqstarr, but also source material from Ferguson.

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Inaugural Fields Festival celebrates city's arts scene with weekend camping trip

Fields Festival celebrates city's arts scene with weekend camping trip 

Dan Deacon, Matmos and more Baltimore artists will perform, but organizers (left) hope to change the idea of what a three-day music festival can be.

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Q&A: Yonder Mountain String Band banjoist talks longevity

Q&A: Yonder Mountain String Band banjoist talks longevity 

The progressive bluegrass band from Colorado headlines Rams Head Live on Friday.

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Silopanna Music Festival [Pictures]

Silopanna Music Festival [Pictures] 

The 2014 Silopanna Music Festival was held Aug. 16 at Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds. Headliners included The Flaming Lips and Dashboard Confessional.

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Beating the heat at Le Garage

Beating the heat at Le Garage 

Summer cocktails and a knowledgeable staff elevate the French bistro in Hampden.

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Flaming Lips singer holds nothing back

Flaming Lips singer holds nothing back 

Frontman Wayne Coyne talks Miley Cyrus, the Beatles and controversy before Saturday's Silopanna Music Festival.

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At Moonrise Festival, Kaskade and Bassnectar live up to headliner status

At Moonrise Festival, Kaskade and Bassnectar live up to headliner status

Also, why Sander van Doorn should go back to his roots, Adventure Club's volume issues and more.

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Panic! at the Disco brings Vegas theatrics to Pier Six

Panic! at the Disco brings Vegas theatrics to Pier Six

With a decade-long career that has survived several member departures and includes four stylistically different albums, Panic! at the Disco and its musical trajectory have been anything but ordinary.

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Heart's well-oiled hit machine comes to Pier Six

Heart's well-oiled hit machine comes to Pier Six 

How can it have been¬†38 years since Heart’s “Magic Man” became an FM radio staple?

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Flying Dog's Old Bay beer leads to donation to True Blue crab program

Flying Dog's Old Bay beer leads to donation to True Blue crab program 

Also, news on the future of Flying Dog's Dead Rise beer.

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Deaths draw attention to drugs in EDM scene

Deaths draw attention to drugs in EDM scene 

Does the electronic dance music scene have a drug problem? The question is being raised again in the wake of the deaths of two males who attended an all-day EDM show last weekend in Columbia.

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Janelle Monae is ready for change

Janelle Monae is ready for change 

The "Primetime" R&B singer performs at Merriweather Post Pavilion this weekend as a part of the Summer Spirit Festival.

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Virgin Mobile FreeFest not returning this year

Virgin Mobile FreeFest not returning this year 

Virgin Mobile FreeFest, arguably the area's most prominent music festival for the past eight years, will not take place this year, organizers said Tuesday.

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After 8 years, AK Slaughter ends the party

After 8 years, AK Slaughter ends the party 

Armed with one last EP, the wise-cracking Baltimore rap duo prepares for a farewell show at Metro Gallery on Friday.

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Billy Joel brings humor and hits to Nationals Park

Billy Joel brings humor and hits to Nationals Park

The 65-year-old singer/songwriter mixed in jokes, hit singles and surprising album cuts into a two-hour set on Saturday night in Washington.

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WTMD to host 'An Evening with Wye Oak' on Tuesday

WTMD to host 'An Evening with Wye Oak' on Tuesday

Baltimore indie-rockers Wye Oak will perform an intimate, hour-long set at WTMD's Towson studio on Tuesday at 8 p.m., the station recently announced. 

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At Hersh's, drinks rightfully share spotlight with pizza

At Hersh's, drinks rightfully share spotlight with pizza 

The Riverside bar and restaurant allows ingredients in its cocktails to shine.

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Adam Lambert a natural fit with Queen at Merriweather Post Pavilion

Adam Lambert a natural fit with Queen at Merriweather Post Pavilion 

The former "American Idol" contestant was respectful in his approach to the material made famous by Freddie Mercury.

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Tired of being 'Broke,' Md. rapper Dunson releases new video

Tired of being 'Broke,' Md. rapper Dunson releases new video

The new single comes from the forthcoming project, "Outlier."

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Baltimore indie-rockers The Oranges Band to reunite for tour

Baltimore indie-rockers The Oranges Band to reunite for tour

The veteran indie-rock act plays Metro Gallery in September.

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After cancer battle, Sharon Jones emerges better than ever

After cancer battle, Sharon Jones emerges better than ever

The soul singer performs with the Dap-Kings at Artscape on Friday.

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Phillip Phillips moves beyond 'Idol'

Phillip Phillips moves beyond 'Idol'

The singer-songwriter co-headlines Merriweather Post Pavilion with O.A.R. this weekend.

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ABOUT THE BLOGGER


Wesley Case is a features reporter for the Baltimore Sun and b. Since October 2008, he's covered Baltimore's burgeoning music and arts scene, including b cover stories on Dan Deacon, Beach House and Rome Cee. Between March and August 2011, he launched and wrote a pop music blog for b called Louder Now. He now handles the Midnight Sun nightlife blog.

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