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Every Time I Die, Barry Manilow, Sevendust, and more.

WEDNESDAY: Hatebreed

and

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Every Time I Die

form a double bill of metalcore at Rams Head Live. The

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Doctors Fox

play experimental pop at Joe Squared. One of the several terrible rappers with dollar signs in their name to recently make the cover of

XXL

's "Freshmen" issue,

Joey Bada$$

visits Baltimore Soundstage. Silver Spring's

A Place in Time

plays the Sidebar with

Pretty Little Kennedy Curse

and

Knockout Kid

. The Windup Space hosts a tour sendoff for locals

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Hollywood

and Portland, Oregon's

Mean Jeans

. Jazz-fusion ensemble

Snarky Puppy

plays the 8x10.

THURSDAY:

Avant-garde mother/daughter duo

Anne La Berge and Diamanda La Berge Dramm

perform at the Red Room. The Fight to Unite tour brings together scuzzball rap-rock acts

Kottonmouth Kings

and

Deuce

at Rams Head Live. Ohio metal unit-shifters

Miss May I

headlines the Ottobar. Singer-songwriter

Jacob Panic

performs at Joe Squared. Local pop-punk power trio the

Deckards

play the Sidebar with

Not Half Bad

and

Always Awkward

.

Former Champions

offer the daunting prospect of "live band EDM" at the 8x10.

Don't miss:

Jojosouth Record Shop presents a night of music at the Windup Space including

Sea Couch

,

Caleb Stine

, and

Water Liars

.

FRIDAY: Mindy Rosenfeld

and

Ronn McFarlane

perform Renaissance and Baroque music at An die Musik.

Four Hours of Funk

dig deep into the crates (or hard drives) at the Windup Space. The

Bearcat Boas

turn Joe Squared into a cabaret. The

Firecrackers

light up some explosive punk anthems at the Sidebar with the

Dewtons

and the

Clamors

.

Goatwhore

plays blackened death metal, as opposed to that lightly braised death metal, at the Ottobar with

3 Inches of Blood

.

Greensky Bluegrass

keeps the sounds of Appalachia alive at Baltimore Soundstage.

Don't miss:

Wiz Khalifa

reps black and yellow at Towson University's Tigerfest.

SATURDAY: Barry Manilow

sings the songs that he wrote that made the whole world sing at the 1st Mariner Arena. Sonny Rollins sideman

Mark Soskin

plays solo piano at An die Musik.

Paul Reed Smith Band

plays Baltimore Soundstage to benefit Hopkins Cancer Center. Maryland hard-rock cult favorite

Clutch

headlines Rams Head Live.

Don Kim

strums a ukulele at Joe Squared. Grateful Dead tribute band

Splintered Sunlight

plays the 8x10. Long-running Mount Airy rockers

Stillglow

plays the Sidebar with

Necropsy

.

Don't miss:

The Hour Haus hosts ReBirth 4.20, an event in which Baltimore band

Telesma

celebrates the anniversary of the day last year that band member Ian Hesford went into cardiac arrest onstage and nearly died, with performances from

Fractal Cat

and

Deaf Scene

.

SUNDAY:

Local battle-rap empire PitFights.TV presents When Worlds Collide, a tournament of MC matchups at 5 Seasons. The

Red Jumpsuit Apparatus

takes you back to 2006 at the House of Rock, where 1986 is usually the nostalgia target. L.A.'s

Twitching Tongues

play the Charm City Art Space with

Sacred Love

and

Vice

. Philly/New York trio

Many Arms

collaborate with

Toshimaru Nakamura

, whose instrument, interestingly, is a mixing board, at the Red Room. North Carolina blues-rockers

Delta Rae

headlines Rams Head Live.

Sean Bonnette

of Andrew Jackson Jihad performs a solo set at the Ottobar.

Don't miss:

Dungeon Family rappers and old friends

Big Boi

and

Killer Mike

bring their joint tour to Baltimore Soundstage.

MONDAY:

Alt-metal vets

Sevendust

,

Coal Chamber

, and

Lacuna Coil

join forces at Rams Head Live. The Red Room hosts a rare stateside performances from German electronic-music composer

Marcus Schmickler

.

TUESDAY:

British prog vet

Eddie Jobson

(formerly of Jethro Tull, Roxy Music, and more) plays solo at Baltimore Soundstage. Indie locals

Curse

and

Vlonde

play the Golden West. The

Highland Hill Boys

,

Federal Hillbillies

, and

Matthew Mule McKinley

get rustic at the Sidebar.

Don't miss:

Awesome Welsh trio the

Joy Formidable

bring stadium-worthy rock to the Ottobar.

WEDNESDAY: Rihanna

makes up her recently postponed concert at the 1st Mariner Arena with terrible dollar-sign rapper

A$AP Rocky

.

House and Home

play indie rock at Joe Squared.

Don't miss:

Suicidal Tendencies

,

Sick of It All

, and

D.R.I.

form a dream bill of '80s hardcore at Baltimore Soundstage.

IN THE WINGS: Tamia

will bring her catalog of lovely R&B slow jams to Rams Head Live on June 14. (For more information, visit ramsheadlive.com or call [410] 244-1131.) If you like loud riffs and gory theatrics, you will never get a more ideal bill than

Alice Cooper

,

Marilyn Manson

, and

Gwar

at Merriweather Post Pavilion on June 17. (For more information, visit merriweathermusic.com or call [410] 715-5550.) Canadian duo

Japandroids

continue touring in support of one of the most acclaimed albums of 2012 at the Ottobar on June 21. (For more information, visit theottobar.com or call [410] 662-0069.) The seventh annual Maryland Independent Label Festival is returning to the Fish Head Cantina on July 27, with a full day of performances from

Pasadena

,

Cheyne

,

Rebel Nation

, and many more. (For more information, visit jayslowentertainment.com or call [443] 569-2382.)

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