leaps from the balcony at the Sidebar. The pride of Baltimore,
, headlines the 9:30 Club in Washington.
FRIDAY: Emy Tseng
plays Brazilian jazz at An die Musik. West Coast jam band
Tea Leaf Green
headlines Baltimore Soundstage. Friend of the Short List
of a Cat Called Cricket begins a monthly residency at Joe Squared. Canadian alt-rock hitmakers
plays Rams Head Live. The
Bryson Dudley Band
rocks at the Windup Space. The
School of Rock Baltimore
presents a tribute to Pink Floyd at the Ottobar. The first night of the Capital Jazz Fest at Merriweather Post Pavilion features
plays Irish rock at Belvedere Square's Summer Sounds Concert Series. Massachusetts grindcore band
plays the Sidebar with
Bury the Memories
headlines the Metro Gallery with
Janka Nabay and the Bubu Gang
With the last-minute cancellation of the Moonrise Festival, which was to take place this weekend, many of the fest's acts have made arrangements for other shows in the area, including
at Pier Six Pavilion and
at Baltimore Soundstage.
fulfills all your '90s slow-jam needs at Rams Head Live.
gets groovy and tribal at the 8x10 with
Consider the Source
Herd of Main Street
plays Americana rock at Joe Squared. Creative Differences takes over the Windup Space for the weekend with
. Danish bassist
Anne Mette Iversen
performs at An die Musik. The Capital Jazz Fest carries on at Merriweather Post Pavilion with
Robert Glasper Experiment
, and more play a benefit for Charm City Art Space.
, another act originally scheduled to perform at the Moonrise Festival this weekend, takes their show to Baltimore Soundstage.
, still hoarse and grizzled after all these years, plays Rams Head Live. Local punks
play Charm City Art Space with
. Jazz guitarist
performs at An die Musik. Indie folkie
Father John Misty
headlines the Ottobar, with the
serenade you at the Capital Jazz Fest at Merriweather.
The Windup Space's Creative Differences Weekend Edition continues with
and American indie-rockers with an unsettling arrest record
play Rams Head Live together.
get presumably wild at the Metro Gallery.
begins a three-night run at the 9:30 Club in Washington.
TUESDAY: Ariel Pink's
headlines the Ottobar.
Lisa Doll and the Rock N Roll Romance
shred at Golden West with
brings his current, bass-centric tour to Pier Six Pavilion. Local rockers the
play the Ottobar.
are back at the 8x10. Blake Schwarzenbach's
Mobile Disco Decathlon
, featuring the former Jawbreaker frontman, plays the Metro Gallery with
Us and Us Only
, who played a show with the Short List recently and were amazing. Vermont folk-rockers
plays Joe Squared. Pianist
performs at An die Musik.
The Lyric Opera House hosts the Kings of the Mic Tour, with hip-hop legends including
LL Cool J
De La Soul
IN THE WINGS:
Dorky alt-rock institutions
Ben Folds Five
will join forces at Merriweather Post Pavilion on July 15. (For more information, visit merriweathermusic.com or call  715-5550.) This year's Artscape, running from July 19 to July 21, will feature R&B from
, blues from the
North Mississippi All-Stars
, and reggae from the
on the main stage. (For more information, visit artscape.org or call  752-8632.) Noise-rap provocateurs