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Local experimental-metal band Dead Yeti, Virginia string band the Hackensaw Boys, Daughtry and 3 Doors Downco-headlining at Pier Six Pavilion, and more.

WEDNESDAY:

Local experimental-metal band

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Dead Yeti

opens for ska bands the

Evokatones

and

Mrs. Skannotto

at the Sidebar.

Don't miss:

The Ottobar celebrates Black Sabbath with a performance by tribute band

Bastards of Reality

and a ticket giveaway to see the original article.

THURSDAY:

Happy Fourth of July! WTMD's First Thursday Concerts in West Mount Vernon Park features the

Wild Feathers

and

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Clara Kelly and the Tell Tale

. Country balladeers

Lonestar

performs at Baker Park in Frederick.

Don't miss:

Punks Picnic kicks off at the Sidebar with

LA Fraction

,

Unstitched

,

Spoilage

, and

Old Lines

.

FRIDAY:

Virginia string band the

Hackensaw Boys

pick and grin at the 8x10.

Teachers for Sale

rock at Belvedere Square's Summer Sounds Concert Series. Philadelphia's

This Frontier Needs Heroes

plays the Golden West with

Murderboats

and

Rising Wolf

.

John Rose

and

Steve Yankee

play jazz at Joe Squared. Jacksonville, Fla. pop-punk band

We Still Dream!

comes to the Sidebar in advance of the August release of their next album.

Don't miss:

Wisdom Court Entertainment's 5th of July bash at Baltimore Soundstage features hip-hop and R&B from local acts including

Jambrosia

,

Karron Johnson

,

Shepherd

,

Lonnie Moore

, and more.

SATURDAY:

Grunge is still alive at Pier Six Pavilion, with

Daughtry

and

3 Doors Down

co-headlining. Washington alt-metal band

Rites of Ash

headline Rams Head Live with

Dreamboat Armada

and

Poison to the Kool Kids

.

Johnny Balls

hangs out at Joe Squared.

Title Tracks

, led by John Davis of Q And Not U, play the Metro Gallery with

Sick Sick Birds

and

Jaabs

.

Zevious

explores the outer limits of jazz at the Windup Space. The

Maine

, who are confusingly from Arizona, headline the 9:30 Club in Washington.

Don't miss:

Acclaimed San Francisco garage-rock trio the

Mantles

play Club K, with

Juan Wauters

of the Beets opening.

SUNDAY: Classical Revolution

goes back in time at Joe Squared.

Don't miss:

MAGFest presents Game over Baltimore II, a night of video game-inspired music at the Metro Gallery with performances by

Professor Shyguy

,

D&D Sluggers

,

Random Battles

.

MONDAY:

Reggae-rockers

Pacific Dub

headlines Baltimore Soundstage. California black-metal band

Arizmenda

, who according to Encyclopaedia Metallum favors the lyrical themes of "mental torment" and "derealization," plays the Sidebar with

Volahn

and

Putrid Servant

.

TUESDAY: Adler

, led by the drummer who holds the distinction of being the first musician ever fired by Axl Rose, plays House of Rock. Canadian thrash band

Fatality

plays the Sidebar. Long-running art-rockers

Japanther

plays the Metro Gallery with

Terror Pigeon Dance Revolt

and

Unstoppable Death Machines

.

Don't miss:

Cali rap group

Souls of Mischief

chill from '13 till infinity at Baltimore Soundstage.

WEDNESDAY:

Local hardcore band

Class Picture

plays the Charm City Art Space with

Ages

. The women of

Wet Brain

rock at the Sidebar with

Gnat!

and the

Creature

. The Vans Warped Tour trudges on for a 19th summer of punk rock in the sun, this year at Merriweather Post Pavilion with the

Used

,

Motion City Soundtrack

,

Reel Big Fish

,

Black Veil Brides

, and literally dozens of other bands. Shoegazers

Highspire

and

Ceremony

crank up the delay pedals at the Golden West.

Don't miss:

The Coors Light "Search for the Coldest" talent search at Baltimore Soundstage will feature appearances from rising rap star

French Montana

and the legendary

Ice Cube

.

IN THE WINGS: Styx

will reenact all of your favorite interband conflicts from the best episode of

Behind the Music

ever on Aug. 23 at Pier Six Pavilion, with

REO Speedwagon

. (For more information, visit piersixpavilion.com or call [410] 783-4189.) The

Elvin Jones Project

, led by bassist/bandleader Michael Feinberg, will perform at An die Musik on

Sept. 7

. (For more information, visit andiemusiklive.com or call [410] 385-2638.) Indie-rock vets

Pinback

are headed to the Ottobar on Sept. 14. (For more information, visit theottobar.com or call [410] 662-0069.) If you're ready to make Christmas plans already,

Mannheim Steamroller

will be playing all the holiday favorites at the Lyric Opera House on Dec. 12. (For more information, visit lyricoperahouse.com or call [410] 685-5086.)

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