The concert season at Merriweather Post Pavilion is well under way, drawing world-class headliners and adoring fans — lots and lots of them.
But there’s more than one place to get your music fix in Howard County. These alternative spots and concert series offer tunes of all kinds — without the crowds.
There’s no bad seat for the live music at Seasons 52, a restaurant at the Mall in Columbia.
Central to the bar area is a piano, where artists give nightly performances. The selections range from contemporary hits to classics from artists such as Billy Joel and Elton John.
“It’s a key piece to our concept with the wine bar aspect of our...