makes tantric love to his bass guitar for hours at Pier Six Pavilion.
's experimental music comes to the Golden West with the
. A trio of local rock bands,
, and the
, plays the Ottobar. The Kings of the Mic Tour brings
LL Cool J
to the Lyric Opera House.
wraps up a three-night run at the 9:30 Club in Washington.
Tonight, rising rap star
will be hitting Baltimore on his Dollar and a Dream Tour: Tickets will be only $1 at the secret location, announced shortly before the concert.
plays acoustic at Joe Squared.
fuses jazz, classical, and Latin music at An die Musik. Baltimore post-punk bands
play the Sidebar. Brooklyn funk ensemble
plays the 8x10. Victory Records vets
headlines the Ottobar with
performs at the Meyerhoff with current collaborator
play Latin jazz at Belvedere Square's Summer Sounds Concert Series.
sings sweet midtempo R&B jams at Rams Head Live. The
bring the funk of New Orleans to Baltimore Soundstage. Baltimore-based
, featuring members of Dog Fashion Disco, plays the Ottobar with
Linda Cain's Music Rocks Autism tour comes to Fish Head Cantina with
, and more. Saxophonist
perform at An die Musik.
comes out from behind the red curtain for a CD-release party at the Ottobar with
Others May Fall
performs at Pier Six Pavilion, sans Blowfish, with
remember the '80s at Rams Head Live.
, both experimental-punk bands who came all the way from Japan, play the Golden West.
plays at the Flying Dog Brewery in Frederick.
The 8x10 holds a benefit for the Maryland Animal Sanctuary with performances from
, and more. EMP Collective's big summer event, Cause for Alarm, features
, and more.
Indie darlings the
co-headline Merriweather Post Pavilion.
and their thick catalog of hilarious, anthemic, touching, brilliant songs come to Rams Head Live with
performs at the Mobtown Ballroom. Godfather of hard-rock showmanship
brings along a couple of his disciples,
, to Merriweather Post Pavilion. California ska-punk band
Save the Swim Team
plays the Charm City Art Space.
Indie-electro duo the
enjoys a successful comeback tour at Merriweather Post Pavilion while its namesake organization is in crisis. Washington bubblegum pop-rocker
performs at the Golden West. Brooklyn gypsy-jazz outfit
Kings County Swing
plays An die Musik. Chicago prog-rockers
play the Ottobar with
Me Equals You
Both of tonight's
Out of Your Head
ensembles at the Windup Space feature drummer
WEDNESDAY: Harry Connick Jr.
, fresh off of a delightfully cantankerous appearance as a mentor on
, performs at the Lyric Opera House. Baltimore screamo band
Pianos Become the Teeth
plays the Ottobar with
. Retro girl group
plays the Metro Gallery with local chamber-pop experts
Lamb of God
returns to the stage at Rams Head Live after singer Randy Blythe's recent manslaughter acquittal.
Club K hosts a bill of underground hip-hop featuring
IN THE WINGS:
In case you missed them at Maryland Deathfest, the
will be back in town on Aug. 2, hitting the Ottobar as part of their 30th anniversary tour. (For more information, visit
or call  662-0069.)
Frampton's Guitar Circus
, with Peter Frampton and famous friends like B.B. King, will come to Pier Six Pavilion on Aug. 8. (For more information, visit
or call  783-4189.) The
, a new rock festival held in Carroll Park in Pigtown, will feature the
, and more on Sept. 14. (For more information, visit
or call  563-9011.)