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Mardi Gras

Ratscape, Rebirth Brass Band, Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears, and more

Big in Japan with Katrina Ford Back in 2011, Katrina Ford of Celebration began singing with Big in Japan (formerly a Lake Trout side project). Making music that is, by turns, crushingly beautiful and sonically smashing, Katrina Ford and Big in Japan are the perect band to inaugurate the Station North stage at 6:30 P.M. on Friday, especially since they are followed by sometimes collaborators Arbouretum. We’d be scared if we were national acts on the other stages having to go up against some of the best music Baltimore has to offer. Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears Austin’s Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears (above) set SXSW alive a few years ago with their hot mix of blues and...