spreads the gospel of beatboxing with Embody: A Catalyst of the Vocal Arts at the Eubie Blake National Jazz Institute and Cultural Center. Massachusetts punks
plays the Sidebar with locals
Seven Seas Champion
play jazz at Joe Squared.
The funky tag-team of
Bosley and J Pope
play the last night of their weekly residency at the 8x10.
Insubordination Fest 2013 kicks off at the Ottobar with
. Dutch jazz pianist
performs at An die Musik. Baltimore rockabilly combo
Carrie and the Dirty Pillows
play the Sidebar with
. Washington singer-songwriter
performs at Joe Squared. Philly orchestral-pop band
headline the Metro Gallery with
gets funky at the 8x10 with
Ultra Violet Hippopotamus
. Creative Alliance at the Patterson presents Hungarian octet
, playing authentic gypsy music, with
North Carolina's twangy
Birds and Arrows
return to the Windup Space in support of their excellent new album,
plays at Mum's. Local weirdos
plays a release party for its album at Myspace, with
play jazz and funk at Joe Squared. Creative Alliance at the Patterson presents Italian septet
Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino
. Belvedere Square's Summer Sounds Concert Series features rock from
Mister Wilson Bank
pay tribute to the Beatles at the Dundalk Heritage Fair. The truly terribly named Texas band
opens for the
at Baltimore Soundstage. Baltimore rockers
Sons of the Radio
play Rams Head Live with
headline the second night of Insubordination Fest at the Ottobar.
Baltimore Club vets
hold a throwback party for the 30-and-over crew at the United Steelworkers Union Hall.
makes lovely atmospheric rock at the Windup Space with
. The Metro Gallery packs in a bill of local indie-rappers
. The Lunar Bay Music and Arts Festival kicks off at the Steppingstone Museum in Havre de Grace, with
Stooges Brass Band
Ariel Wickham Group
jams at Joe Squared.
Three Dog Night
headlines the second night of the Dundalk Heritage Fair. '90s New Jersey punks
reform at the Sidebar with
. Insubordination Fest 2013 winds down at the Ottobar with the
Baltimore-based R&B diva
celebrates the release of her 10th album,
Blue Velvet Soul
, at Baltimore Soundstage.
SUNDAY: Jefferson Starship
built this city at the Dundalk Heritage Fair. New local band
plays with New Jersey's
at Club K. The House of Rock goes New Wave with
Bow Wow Wow
Gene Loves Jezebel
. San Antonio garage-rockers the
headline the Ottobar.
headline the Lunar Bay Music and Arts Festival at the Steppingstone Museum in Havre de Grace.
New Baltimore, a showcase of the city's young hip-hop talent, kicks off at the Broom Factory with
OG Dutch Master
Black Zheep DZ
, and more.
California metal band
's national tour comes to the Metro Gallery.
Out of Your Head Collective
presents two combos at the Windup Space, both of which feature drummer
. North Carolina emo band
plays the Sidebar with
Bruce Jacobs Duo
improvises at Joe Squared. The
skank it up at the Sidebar.
IN THE WINGS:
Local indie-rap institution
Height with Friends
will celebrate the release of a new album at the Metro Gallery on Aug. 3, with
, and more opening. (For more information, visit
or call  244-0899.) Aging punchline
brings the music he used to be best known for to Rams Head Live on Aug. 16. (For more information, visit
or call  244-1131.) Newly ubiquitous alt-rock hitmakers
will headline Merriweather Post Pavilion on Sept. 20. (For more information, visit