plays the Golden West with local openers
Baltimore Boom Bap Society
celebrates beats, rhymes, and life at the Windup Space.
plays its new hit, "Albatross," at Baltimore Soundstage.
, a really stupidly named Pink Floyd tribute act, because, hey, the original Floyd were British too, headlines the Lyric Opera House. The
Sticky Mulligan and David Alderdice Duo
, a pair of Maryland natives who've since relocated to Colorado, comes back home to perform at An die Musik. Philly folk singer
performs at Joe Squared.
magazine celebrates its first anniversary at the 8x10 with performances from
Kings of Belmont
, aka San Francisco experimental/electronic musician John Leidecker, performs at the Red Room. Friends of the Short List
Minimus the Poet
performs at Joe Squared.
Heidi Martin and the Simon Brothers
perform an evening of standards at An die Musik. You may as well check out the Journey tribute act
Voyage Featuring Hugo
at Rams Head Live instead of paying more to see the "real" Journey that doesn't have Steve Perry either. Jersey screamo stars
play the Ottobar with
. Reunited Washington, D.C. "Gospel Yeh-Yeh" punks the
is the special guest at the Save Your Soul dance party at the Lithuanian Hall. Florida's
play the Charm City Art Space with
This Is Your Life.
offer some of Baltimore's finest twangy rock 'n' roll at the Windup Space.
The Creative Alliance at the Patterson holds a release party for singer-songwriter
whose new album,
, features the best of her 52 Song Project, in which she wrote a tune every week of 2012.
They Might Be Giants
play Rams Head Live, where TMBG's John Flansburgh once mused, "So, is Rams Head Live like, you cut off a ram's head, and the head is still alive?" Tzadik Records band
performs at Orion Sound Studios. Baltimore beatbox dynamo Shodekeh's Embody series at the Patterson Theatre features Tuvan throat-singing ensemble
leads a workshop on improvisation at An die Musik. D.C. blues rockers and
soundtrack alumni the
play the Bel Air Moose Lodge #1952.
chop it up at the Sidebar.
plays Joe Squared as part of a monthly residency. "Best of the Worst" rockers
Charm City Devils
headline Baltimore Soundstage. New York rapper
headlines a birthday bash for local MC Profitt at the 5 Seasons. Power trio
and power quartet
play the Windup Space. Philly lo-fi band
headlines the Metro Gallery.
The first Baltimore Popfest will be held at the Charm City Art Space, with visiting UK acts
as well as locals
Bridging the Music's finals at the 8x10 will feature bands like
competing for a national tour slot. Cellist
performs at the Red Room.
Kowloon Walled City
play downstairs at the Ottobar, while the
Lazlo Lee and the Motherless Children
will give you the lute at An die Musik. Baltimore Soundstage's Gorilla Music presents Battle of the Bands with
The Metro Gallery hosts local Americana quintet the
, who are neither Sterlings, nor sisters. Discuss.
Texan occult-metal masters
plays the Windup Space with
Boston emo band
plays the Ottobar with
plays the House of Rock. Completely terrible hard-rock radio hitmakers
headlines Rams Head Live.
An die Musik's Ciné-Concert features
performing an improvised score for the 1912 film adaptation of
IN THE WINGS:
will bring their new collaborative album,
Twelve Reasons to Die
, to Baltimore Soundstage on May 14. (For more information, visit
or call  244-0057.) Country stars the
co-headline Merriweather Post Pavilion on May 18. (For more information, visit
or call  715-5550.) We're not sure if "chillwave" or "witch house" is still a thing, or if they call it something else now, but
is coming to the Metro Gallery on May 25. (For more information, visit
or call  244-0899.) The Creative Alliance at the Patterson will host the Maryland Traditions Folklife Festival on June 15, with performances from
Carrol County Ramblers
, and many more. (For more information, visit
or call  276-1651.)