play their own unique twist on chamber pop at the Ottobar.
MC Tyree Colion
plays a release party for his new mixtape at the 5 Seasons, with performances from other Baltimore hip-hop luminaries like
Loving the Lie
hold a joint release party for their new EPs at Rams Head Live.
of Soulfly brings his solo project to the Recher Theatre with
Ten Feet Thick
's names rhyme with each other at Joe Squared Station North. Pianist
play at An die Musik.
J. Roddy Walston and the Business
, our pick for the city's "Best Live Band," blows the roof off the Ottobar with
The Sidebar holds a tribute to late local skateboarder Nick Montanez and a benefit for his family, with performances by
, and others. Reunited early-'90s Baltimore bands
take old friends and fans down memory lane, so to speak, at the Ottobar.
, and the
play on the fifth floor of the H&H Building. The
Tommy Joy Trio
sings and swings at the 13th Floor at the Belvedere.
Patti Smith and Her Band
, including CBGBs-era sidemen Lenny Kaye and Jay Dee Daugherty, plays at Rams Head Live. The
are just singers in a rock and roll band, even on the stage of the Lyric Opera House. The
Donny McCaslin Group
plays a release party for the tenor saxophonist's latest CD at An die Musik.
sings "Fucked with a Knife" and other love songs at the Rock And Roll Hotel down in Washington, D.C.
The Metro Gallery holds a Moveable Feast Fundraiser, featuring performances by
An die Musik presents Unwrapped: An Un-Holiday Cabaret with vocalists
. Gospel singer
performs at the Murphy Fine Arts Center at Morgan State. Creative Differences presents
Jason Robinson's Janus Ensemble
at the Windup Space.
plays the Metro Gallery with Baltimore's own one-of-a-kind the
All Mighty Senators
Noise in the Basement brings local rock to Baltimore Soundstage.
A cappella quintet
, winners of NBC's
, harmonizes at Baltimore Soundstage. The
Out Of Your Head
collective improvises at the Windup Space.
DJ Scottie B
spins at Joe Squared Inner Harbor.
Reverend Horton Heat
bring their co-headlining tour of two very different strains of twangy punk to Baltimore Soundstage. Another musical clergyman,
Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band
, plays at the 8x10.
go acoustic at Joe Squared Station North. Minnesota alt-country combo
Trampled by Turtles
headline Rams Head Live with
Spirit Family Reunion
does that thing where they play the old album people actually liked by them in its entirety at the 9:30 Club.
of American Music Club plays the Golden West with Baltimore power-pop combo the
IN THE WINGS:
Zappa Plays Zappa
, in which son Dweezil pays tribute to his dad Frank, comes to Rams Head Live on Feb. 6. (For more information, visit ramsheadlive.com or call  244-1131.) A trio of bands that anyone who doesn't listen to rock radio long ago learned to ignore-
Three Days Grace
.-will be at 1st Mariner Arena on Feb. 19. (For more information, visit baltimorearena.com or call  347-2020.)
, who have enjoyed a second wind as children's entertainers, will be playing a concert geared at adults, albeit very childlike adults, at Rams Head Live on April 6. (For more information, visit ramsheadlive.com or call  244-1131.)