accompanying him on bass. Rams Head Live presents a Priddy Music Academy showcase with
, and many more.
holds a release party for its new album at Baltimore Soundstage with
and a reunited
Spark to Inferno
relive the AOR glory days at Pier Six Pavilion. The
play downstairs at the Ottobar, while the Physical Education party carries on upstairs. The Baltimore boys of
headline the Howard Theatre in Washington.
The Creative Alliance at the Patterson hosts a night of innovative folk percussion with the
(featuring washboard percussion), human beatbox
on the spoons.
The Bell Foundry holds a Summer Ender celebration of reaching the goal for their recent fundraiser, accepting school-supply donations for Baltimore City Public Schools, and hosting live performances by local hip-hoppers
7th Floor Villains
. New Jersey band
performs at Joe Squared before it closes for over a week of renovations. Steez Promo presents One More Time, a tribute to Daft Punk, at Baltimore Soundstage. An die Musik holds its second annual Jazz Clarinet Summit, with
playing a range of selections from over the past century. The
99 And ½ Blues Band
lays down some grooves at Midtown BBQ and Brew in Mount Vernon. The Girls Rule dance party runs downstairs at the Ottobar, while the punk supergroup the
Kid Congo Power Hour
performs in the Baltimore Museum of Art's Jazz in the Sculpture Garden series. Frederick, Md. grindcore band
plays the Sidebar with
, and more.
, the veteran Atlanta rap group that CeeLo Green started out in before he was a goofball pop-culture icon, brings their reunion to the 9:30 Club in Washington.
Experimental audiovisual duo
plays a free "gratitude show" at the Windup Space to celebrate getting back its stolen equipment, along with
heads up a bill of, ahem, memorable band names at the Metro Gallery with
, a trio of Peabody musicians on viol, lute, and percussion, performs at An die Musik.
Jeffrey Broussard and the Creole Cowboys
bring a little Louisiana zydeco flavor to the Patterson Theatre. Madman Productions' Summer Throwdown kicks off at 4 p.m. with nearly a dozen bands at the Ottobar including
Giants of Genesis
Carly Rae Jepsen
sings That Song and some other good ones at the Maryland State Fair.
Cali punks and former Epitaph Records band
plays the Sidebar with locals
. Another Nashville band,
, plays Club K with
TUESDAY: Stolen Identity
perform at the Maryland State Fair.
's Seven-Year Anniversary Party at the Ottobar features
WEDNESDAY: Luke Bryan
, the celebrated new sex symbol of country music who sounds like Gomer fucking Pyle, plays Merriweather Post Pavilion with
, formerly known as Segway, grooves at the 8x10 with
IN THE WINGS: Ke$ha
will drink toilet water and inject barbecue sauce into her veins or whatever she does, and possibly also sing and dance, at Pier Six Pavilion on Sept. 27. (For more information, visit