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Review: Baltimore Soundstage still finding its footing
Review: Baltimore Soundstage still finding its footing

My first visit to the new Inner Harbor club and music venue Baltimore Soundstage was inauspicious. Though it had been open for a week, its bar was limping along without liqueurs or vermouth; only a few domestic beers — by the bottle — were on sale. The kitchen hadn't come online yet. And the place was so empty it echoed. It was about 1 a.m. and only a few inebriated stragglers remained from the Monday night party Noise in the Basement. But the night wasn't a total bust, thanks to the two bartenders on duty. Justin Van Buren, the trucker-hat-wearing, mustachioed guy manning the bar on the concert side of the club, bantered with the lovably obnoxious customers who idled...

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