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Holly Golightly and the Brokeoffs, Diamond Rio, Virgin Mobile FreeFest

WEDNESDAY:

Half-Brit garage rockers

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Holly Golightly and the Brokeoffs

play the Metro Gallery with

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Television Hill

.

Ott and the All Seeing I

-a live band led by British electronic producer Ott-continue their U.S. tour at Baltimore Soundstage.

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Godspeed You! Black Emperor

isn't too gloomy to cash in on the nostalgia engendered by a decade's absence at Rams Head Live.

THURSDAY:

Snoop Dogg

's name is on the marquee at Rams Head Live tonight, because nobody would buy tickets to see Snoop Lion.

Idiot Glee

brings Kentucky-fried chillwave to the Golden West with

Three Legged Race

,

Colora

, and

Known Ghost

. The

Disco Biscuits

headline Baltimore Soundstage, and afterwards the offshoot solo project

DrFameus

plays at E-Villa. Contemporary country duo

Love and Theft

, which, contrary to popular belief, is not comprised of a guy named Love and a guy named Theft, play the Recher Theatre. '90s country hitmakers

Diamond Rio

plays the Maryland Live! Casino in Hanover.

FRIDAY:

Baltimore county emo sensations

All Time Low

give an in-store performance at the Sound Garden at 5:30

P.M.

Easy Star All-Stars

, the reggae collective who put out

Thrillah

, dub it up at Baltimore Soundstage. Minneapolis punks

Off With Their Heads

play the Golden West with the

Max Levine Ensemble

and

South Carey

. The moe. side project

Floodwood

is at the 8x10.

Rosie Ledet and the Zydeco Playboys

bring the sound of Louisiana to the Creative Alliance at the Patterson. It's fall now, but the only song people will care about when the

Ataris

play the Ottobar is still that "Boys of Summer" cover.

Don't miss:

The

Dismemberment Plan

returns to Baltimore for a show at Rams Head Live, just a few weeks after the Metro Gallery gig where it debuted its first new songs in a decade.

SATURDAY:

Hopefully you've already, uh, "bought" your tickets for the Virgin Mobile FreeFest, featuring

Jack White

,

Skrillex

,

ZZ Top

,

Nas

,

Ben Folds Five

, the

Dismemberment Plan

and many more at Merriweather Post Pavilion. The Creative Alliance at the Patterson presents a production of

1814! The War of 1812 Rock Opera

.

Charm City Limits

bring bluegrass in from the outskirts of town to Joe Squared Station North. Texas synth rockers

Nervous Curtains

play the Pentagon with

Water

.

Mutemath

tries to excite audiences outside the context of their nifty music videos at Rams Head Live. Manitoba punk legends

Propagandhi

plays the Ottobar with

Comeback Kid

and

Paper Dragons

. Taxlo presents

Poirier

with

Uncle Jesse

at the Golden West.

Don't miss:

Creative Differences brings the

Michael Formanek Quartet

to the Windup Space for a record-release concert for its new album,

Small Places

.

SUNDAY: Melvins Lite

, in which King Buzzo and Dale Crover are joined by Trevor Dunn of Mr. Bungle fame, play the Ottobar.

Todd Simon

plays solo jazz piano at An die Musik.

Mindset

plays a record-release show at the Charm City Art Space with

Beware

,

Praise

,

Break Away

, and

Instigate

. Mellow indie singer/songwriter

MacGregor Burns

plays the Metro Gallery with

Cooper Format

and

Strange Fur

. Classical Revolution has a chamber-music jam session at Joe Squared Station North. Baltimore Soundstage hosts a battle of the bands.

Don't miss:

Wu Tang Clan mastermind the

RZA

performs solo at Baltimore Soundstage.

MONDAY:

Queens garage-rock institution the

Fleshtones

play the Ottobar with the

Ubangis

and the

Things

.

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

crawls out of the buzz-bin graveyard to play Rams Head Live.

Don't miss:

The

Hank Levy Legacy

Band

pays tribute to the late Baltimore-born jazz innovator at An die Musik.

TUESDAY:

Australian noise rockers

Slug Guts

play the Golden West with

Sterling Sisters

. 98 Rock's Revenge Of The Riff presents the

Acacia Strain

and

Cruel Hand

at the Recher Theatre. The

Out Of Your Head

collective

assembles Kevin Gift, Janel Lepin, Greg Thompkins, and Erich Von Marko to improvise at the Windup Space.

WEDNESDAY:

The

Mountain Goats

plays the Ottobar in support of the new album

Transcendental Youth

.

Cisco Adler

and his famous testicles open for the

Expendables

at Rams Head Live. Glam-metal also-rans

Bang Tango

hits the House of Rock in White Marsh.

Don't miss:

Baltimore soul man

Bosley

funks it up at the Metro Gallery with

Victoria Vox

and

Cariad Harmon

.

IN THE WINGS:

The nu-metal band it's socially acceptable to like, the

Deftones

, is headed to Rams Head Live on Oct. 26. (For more information. visit ramsheadlive.com or call [410] 244-1131.) Thirty-somethings who are starting to feel nostalgic for '90s pop-punk will be ready for the

MxPx

all-stars and

Unwritten Law

at the Ottobar on Nov. 1. (For more information, visit theottobar.com or call [410] 662-0069.)

R. Kelly

's "Single Ladies" tour, with opening act

Tamia

,

comes to the Lyric Opera House on Nov. 27. (For more information, visit lyricoperahouse.com or call [410] 685-5086.)

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