-yep, the one with the governor-plays Annapolis' Rams Head Tavern. Catonsville noise-punk duo
gnashes at the Sidebar with
Three Gnarly Fucks
The Baltimore Bass Connection's yearly holiday bash, dubbed the "Road House" for 2010, takes over Sonar with
Dances With White Girls
The Moustache Party doesn't quit for Christmas Eve at the Ottobar.
Or get drunk.
Get the Led Out: The American Led Zeppelin
is presented by Bud Light at Rams Head Live. Local multi-instrumentalist virtuoso
rings in Kwanzaa at An die Musik with his ensemble for two evening shows.
make "funky soul fusion with a twist of rhyme" at the 8X10 with
Soul Island Rebels
, a heavy sludgecore kinda band from Philly that slays, peels the paint at Charm City Art Space with
returns to the Ottobar with
. Both tonight and tomorrow's
shows are sold out at Rams Head Live but some creative interneting will probably yield something. Annapolis indie-pop unit
spreads some love at the 8X10 with
kick off two nights at D.C.'s 9:30 Club.
In a bit of a twist, the Sidebar hosts "acoustic soup," which appears to be a night of local acoustic acts and, sure, soup. Boston punk band
and Pennsylvania screamo outfit
Boys and Sex
lay into Charm City Art Space with
The Out of Your Head collective returns to the Windup Space for improv fun.
Florida rock band From
Russia With Love
plays the Ottobar with
E. Joseph and the Phantom Heart
. Baltimore punk band
Magick Bullet Theory
shoots straight at the Sidebar with
makes all-in, sequined glam-rock at the Golden West Café with
Lazlo Lee and the Motherless Children
, and the
IN THE WINGS:
comes to Rams Head Live Jan. 21, 2011. (For more information visit ramsheadlive.com or call  244-1131.)
Less Than Jake
, the very persistent ska-punk band, comes to Sonar Jan. 27, 2011 with the
Off With Their Heads
. (For more information visit sonarbaltimore.com or call  783-7888.) Damaged Bloody Damaged 2, the second edition of the Ottobar's Black Flag and Black Sabbath tribute night, takes over the club Jan. 27, 2011 with