WEDNESDAY: Old Victrola
play at the Ottobar. Singer-songwriter
performs at Joe Squared.
, who has proven as stubbornly resilient as its namesake insect, headlines Rams Head Live.
D.C. hardcore band the
play the Golden West with
A Giant Dog
. Grammy-nominated jazz pianist
performs solo at An die Musik.
Imminent Sonic Destruction
Pain of Salvation
play the House of Rock in White Marsh. Veteran folk singer
performs at Eutaw Place.
Sac Au Lait
brings Dixieland to Joe Squared.
Creative Differences and the Metro Gallery present legendary Headhunter
, performing with Baltimore's own jazz giants
The M3 Rock Festival kicks off at Merriweather Post Pavilion with
and Baltimore favorites
. Wisdom Court Ent.'s new "multi-genre concert series" at Baltimore Soundstage features
Mzery Loves Company
, and more. Hate magnets
plays a sold-out show at Rams Head Live.
play a 'fun-raiser' for the Baltimore Folk Fest at Joe Squared.
Julia Massey and the Five Finger Discount
play the Sidebar with the
is cold as ice at Pier Six Pavilion. Maryland pianist
plays a CD-release party at An die Musik.
, making the transition from
champ to has-been in record time, plays the Maryland Live! Casino in Hanover.
Reunited '80s Baltimore hardcore vets
plays a CD-release party at the Ottobar, with
(featuring John Stabb of Government Issue) and
Lisa Doll and the Rock and Roll Romance
The Ottobar holds a
-themed "May the Fourth Be with You" show with Talking Heads cover band
. Meanwhile, the Sidebar and Pick It Up Booking hold May the Fest Be with You, with
Rivers of Nihil
, and more. Washington-by-way-of-Kentucky alt-folk band
plays at Roland Park house/venue Club 603.
Navasha Daya and the Soul Protectors
play the Patterson. Hip-hop legend and Baltimore resident
hosts a night at the new Downtown Cultural Arts Center. In a
disclosure fest, friends of the Short List
Thee Lexington Arrows
(featuring illustrator Alex Fine), the
(featuring senior editor Baynard Woods and contributor Michael Shank), and
Bad Liquor Pond
(no relation that we know of) kick off Cinco de Mayo a day early at Holy Frijoles. The M3 Rock Festival wraps up at Merriweather Post Pavilion with
, and more. Local soul man
headlines Rams Head Live with
Chris Reynolds and His Fantastic Steam-powered Orchestra
bring hip-hop to the 8x10.
The Baltimore Chamber Jazz Society concludes its 22nd season with a
Freddy Cole Quartet
performance at the Baltimore Museum of Art. Pianist
performs Beethoven and Liszt at An die Musik. Pop/rockers
co-headline Rams Head Live. The Golden West hosts a Cinco De Mayo Rager, with
Earth, Wind and Fire
play the classics at Pier Six Pavilion.
98 Rock's Noise in the Basement at the Ottobar features the
An die Musik's Evolution Contemporary Music Series hosts
John Luther Adams
Out of Your Head
collective improvises at the Windup Space. Local instrumental quartet
play the Sidebar with
Sound of Rescue
Newly minted Rock and Roll Hall of Famers
plays in the limelight at 1st Mariner Arena.
Disco Biscuits offshoot
headlines Baltimore Soundstage.
Sympathy and the Lion
play acoustic at Joe Squared. Cellist
recite Beethoven and Brahms at An die Musik.
is wiggin' out at the Sidebar with
IN THE WINGS:
will play a hometown gig at the Metro Gallery on June 7. (For more information, visit
or call  244-0899.) Creepy, pathetic elder statesman of an increasingly laughable musical movement
will headline the Ottobar on June 11. (For more information, visit
or call  662-0069.)
has just announced the Americanarama Festival of Music tour, which will bring the legend,
My Morning Jacket
, to Merriweather Post Pavilion on July 23. (For more information, visit
or call  715-5550.)