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Like/Dislike with Bosley, musician

Like/Dislike with Bosley, musician

If you're throwing a 1940s-themed party, you can't go wrong with Baltimore musician Bosley. In fact, it'd be a bit remiss not to include him.

"Sultry dance music, louche behavior and hijinx," is how the 28-year-old (full name: Bosley Brown) described what to expect when he headlines the Party at the Patterson, dubbed "Lipstick," on Friday at the Creative Alliance (8 p.m., $7-$15; 3134 Eastern Ave.).

The Lipstick gig begins another busy year for the Hamilton resident, who said he's influenced by everything from the Beatles and Miles...