Towson psychedelic trio the
plays the Ottobar with the
. "Adorn" crooner
kicks off his fall tour at the Howard Theatre in Washington, D.C. The Windup Space gets all Lynchian with Black Lodge Karaoke. Resurgent rock-radio dark horses
plays Rams Head Live.
R. Stevie Moore
headlines the Golden West with
North Mississippi Allstars
get the blues at the Recher Theatre. Dramatic, experimental Philadelphia band
Grip Of The Gods
hit the Sidebar with
Claire Boucher aka
plays the Coward Shoe Building. Guggenheim fellow and Grammy nominee
performs with his eponymous trio at An die Musik. Christian rocker
headlines the Recher Theatre. Skillful Washington instrumental quartet
plays the Windup Space with locals
. Seattle-based soul singer
belts it out at Baltimore Soundstage.
DJ Rod Lee
spins at 7122 Sports Bar and Lounge. Country rockers the
play upstairs at Dionysus. The Ottobar's New Wave Dance Party Battle pits the Cure, Depeche Mode, New Order, and Duran Duran against each other. The reunited
play for a sold-out crowd at the 9:30 Club in Washington.
The Creative Alliance at the Patterson hosts singer/songwriter/accordionist
and her eight-piece all-star backing band,
If you're still looking for more accordion, the
Dave Janesh Trio
is at An die Musik. BlocktoberFest, outside 1st Mariner Arena, features over a dozen bands including
demonstrates that you can milk a very long career out of being related to Rob Zombie at Baltimore Soundstage. The Creative Alliance at the Patterson celebrates Woody Guthrie's 100th birthday with
, and more. The
provides the fusion of deathcore and electronica you never knew you wanted at the Recher Theatre. Pink Floyd tribute band
shoot an inflatable pig into the air at Pier Six Pavilion. Ohio thrash-metal band
bangs heads at the Ottobar with
Baltimore jazz institution
play at the Windup Space.
Come to Baltimore Soundstage early in the afternoon to share a "Sunday Gospel Brunch" with the
sings while wobbling his head in that funny way he does at the Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric. The Roots Café, hosted by
contributor Geoffrey Himes, welcomes
(of the Barn Burners) and
(of The Beltways) to An die Musik.
sings the nine-times platinum single "Somebody That I Used To Know" and presumably some other songs at Merriweather Post Pavilion.
98 Rock's Noise In The Basement brings local bands to Baltimore Soundstage.
Bob Log III
hits the Golden West with
might play some songs from their 2009 album whose name I can't remember at Merriweather Post Pavilion.
raises douchebaggery to its own genre of music at Rams Head Live. The charming
headlines at the Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric. The
Out of Your Head
collective's lineup at the Windup Space consists of Zach Swanson, Mike Kuhl, Chris Pumphrey, and Jon Lipscomb. The Sidebar hosts the scariest bill of the week, with
Baltimore punk saviors
plays the Ottobar with
House of Lightning
WEDNESDAY: Godspeed You! Black Emperor
gets all apocalyptic and Canadian at Rams Head Live. Annapolis indie rockers
plays Joe Squared Inner Harbor. The
Baltimore Boom Bap Society
works the kick and the snare at the Windup Space. New York's
Tom Blacklung and the Smokestacks
play the Charm City Art Space with
Local Americana supergroup
Holly Golightly and the Brokeoffs
at the Metro Gallery.
IN THE WINGS:
will perform for at least a couple confused and disappointed A$AP Rocky fans at the Baltimore Soundstage on Oct. 31. (For more information, visit baltimoresoundstage.com or call  244-0057.)
will probably be pissed off about that Levi's commercial that ripped her off at Rams Head Live on Dec. 1. (For more information, visit ramsheadlive.com or call  244-1131.)
's just-announced 2013 world tour will come to the 1st Mariner Arena on March 12. (For more information, visit baltimorearena.com or call  347-2020.)