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Cabinet, Dru Hill, Les Trois Batterie, and more

WEDNESDAY:

Pennsylvania bluegrass outfit

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Cabinet

plays the 8x10.

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Suicidal Tendencies

just want a Pepsi at Baltimore Soundstage. Local rockers the

Foxhole Prayer Tabernacle Choir

plays the Sidebar.

Don't miss:

Rihanna

brings her staggering catalog of chart-topping hits to 1st Mariner Arena.

THURSDAY:

Jazz sextet

Chaise Lounge

and daughter/mother duo

Posie Lewis and Anne Watts

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perform at the Patterson Theatre. Canadian haircuts

Abandon All Ships

headline the Ottobar.

Dead Frame

gets New Wave at Joe Squared. The Windup Space hosts an evening of acoustic performances from singer-songwriters, including

Mike Beresh

and

Cris Jacobs

.

Hollywood Ending

, who is not from Los Angeles, and

R5

, who is, play Rams Head Live.

DELTAnine

bends your mind at the 8x10. Athens hard-rockers

Savagist

plays the Sidebar with

Musket Hawk

.

FRIDAY:

Hometown R&B heroes

Dru Hill

harmonizes at Rams Head Live. Moveable Feast holds two benefits at the same damn time: one at the Windup Space with

Secret Crush Society

, and one at the Sidebar with the

Stents

and friends of the Short List

Thee Lexington Arrows

. The YouTube rap goofballs from

Turquoise Jeep Records

perform at the Ottobar.

Treeforts

joke around at the Charm City Art Space with

New Wings

. The

Babies

, featuring members of the Vivian Girls and Woods, play the Golden West with

Read Diamonds

.

Teachers for Sale

play acoustic at Joe Squared.

Badfish

pays tribute to Sublime at Baltimore Soundstage.

Getamungstit

sings "You're Not Hot Enough to Be High Maintenance" at the 8x10. Brooklyn electro-artist

Eliot Lipp

appears at Paparazzi (formerly Sonar).

Don't miss:

That little indie band from Baltimore

Beach House

headlines the Lyric Opera House, with

Yo La Tengo

as their opening act.

SATURDAY:

The Red Room hosts

Les Trois Batterie

, the trio of Dan Breen and Bob Wagner and a revolving third chair that will be filled tonight by Shelly Blake-Plock.

Several Species

give you the Pink Floyd experience, minus the inflatable pigs, at Rams Head Live. Baltimore jazz titans

Lafayette Gilchrist and the New Volcanoes

return to the Windup Space. The

Werks

jam at the 8x10.

Bigtimeshipwreck

plays the Sidebar with

Remember Kris

and

Sensible Roots

. Violinist

Keng-Yuen Tseng

performs at An die Musik.

Dog Day Afternoon

plays fusion at Joe Squared.

Lizzy Borden

kills 'em all at the House of Rock. The

Motet

gets funky at Baltimore Soundstage.

Don't miss:

Union Craft Brewing hosts the inaugural Charm City Folk and Bluegrass Festival, with performances from

Caleb Stine

,

Tim O'Brien

,

Honey Dewdrops

, and more.

SUNDAY:

New Hampshire black-metal band

Cold Northern Vengeance

plays the Sidebar with

Hellgoat

and

Gravewurm

.

Joseph Mulhollen and the Problematical Animals

play the Windup Space with the

Memory

and the

Water

. Rams Head Live hosts a showcase of School of Rock students.

Inter Arma

gets sludgy at the Golden West with

Earthling

and

Triac

.

MONDAY:

Massachusetts metalcore band

All That Remains

plays Rams Head Live with

Sky Came Burning

.

Don't miss:

Creative Differences presents avant-garde drum god

Chris Corsano

with Baltimoreans

John Dierker

,

Twig Harper

, and

Carly Ptak

at the Windup Space.

TUESDAY:

DownBeat

critics-poll favorite

Craig Taborn

performs at An die Musik. Swedish

Soilwork

plays Baltimore Soundstage with

Jeff Loomis

. The

Out of Your Head

collective improvises at the Windup Space.

WEDNESDAY: Leaf House

, a new group featuring

City Paper

contributor Michael Shank, plays the Windup Space with

Totally Super Pregnant

. The

Bruce Jacobs Trio

plays jazz at Joe Squared. The

Baltimore Boom Bap Society

gets a cipher going at the Windup Space. If none of these shows appeal to you,

Papa Roach

at Rams Head Live is your last resort.

IN THE WINGS:

In addition to the Preakness InfieldFest concert already announced, the

Goo Goo Dolls

will headline the Black-Eyed Susan Day concert at Pimlico the day before, on May 17. (For more information, visit

or call [410] 542-9400.)

Lamb of God

's last scheduled concert in Baltimore was canceled by an unfortunate international legal incident, but the band will finally come to Rams Head Live on June 19. (For more information, visit

or call [410] 244-1131.) Veteran R&B smoothie and Color Me Badd alum

Jon B.

will sing at Baltimore Soundstage on June 22. (For more information, visit

or call [410] 244-0057.) The increasingly tiresome

fun.

will headline Merriweather Post Pavilion on July 20, with far superior pop-rockers

Tegan and Sara

opening. (For more information, visit

or call [410] 715-5550.)

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