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Eros and the Eschaton, June Star, Kishi Bashi, Sick Sick Birds, and more

WEDNESDAY:

Bar/None Records dream-pop band

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Eros and the Eschaton

play Club K.

Exit 17 Trio

plays Latin jazz at Joe Squared.

Rebelution

and

Matisyahu

headline the reggae-powered Good Vibes Tour at Pier Six Pavilion. Great noisy locals

Dope Body

and

Wildhoney

open for

Scout Niblett

at the Metro Gallery. The

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Supersuckers

and

Hellbound Glory

get twangy at the Ottobar.

Zuul

plays the Sidebar, but not the same Zuul that the Short List played in at the Sidebar nine years ago, which is a funny coincidence.

THURSDAY: June Star

plays acoustic at Joe Squared. The Windup Space hosts a night of loud psych-rock from Alabama's

GT

and Baltimore's

Heavy Friends

and the

Woolly Moon

. Alt-rock hitmakers the

Airborne Toxic Event

plays Rams Head Live.

New Riders of the Purple Sage

, featuring David Nelson and Buddy Cage from the band's '70s heyday, play the 8x10.

Timm Winslow

hosts an acoustic open mic at Joe Squared. Pennsylvania punk-rockers

Title Fight

engages in fisticuffs with

Cruel Hand

at the Ottobar.

Don't miss:

The Sidebar hosts L.A. punk institution the

Angry Samoans

, with

Downtown Brown

and

Ravagers

opening.

FRIDAY:

Tonight's

EYEHATEGOD

show at the Ottobar is still on as of press time, although it's the band's first scheduled performance since the death of drummer Joey LaCaze last month, so double-check whether the show will go on.

Los Swamp Monsters

play rockabilly at Joe Squared.

Kishi Bashi

headlines Baltimore Soundstage with a violin-driven approach to indie pop. Local "extreme R&B" combo the

Idle Gossip

plays the Sidebar with

Copstabber

and

Hip Priests

. Memphis band

Zoogma

jams with an electronic sensibility at Rams Head Live. Portland instrumental psych-rockers

Grails

play the Metro Gallery with

Wreckmeister

Harmonies

and

Lilacs and Champagne

. Indispensible Washington club the Black Cat celebrates its 20th anniversary with two nights of great D.C. bands, starting with

Gray Matter

and

Girls Against Boys

tonight.

SATURDAY: Jake Starr and the Delicious Fullness

plays garage-rock at the Sidebar. Hampdenfest 2013 features performances from

Celebration

,

Sal Bando

,

Sick Sick Birds

,

Raindeer

,

Landspeedrecord

, and many more. The Creative Alliance at the Patterson hosts traditional music from Irish brothers

Cillian and Niall Vallely

. The

Dave Janesh Trio

plays jazz at Joe Squared. The

Legwarmers

remember the '80s, or some cliched neon caricature thereof, at Rams Head Live. San Diego indie-rockers

Pinback

headlines the Ottobar with opening act

Coliseum

. The Black Cat's 20th-anniversary celebration in Washington continues with

Shudder to Think

and

Tuscadero

.

Don't miss:

The Shindig, a new festival in Carroll Park in Pigtown, is jam-packed with great rock bands like the

Gaslight Anthem

,

Clutch

, the

Dropkick Murphys

, and

Joan Jett

.

SUNDAY:

Baltimore's

Ayreheart

seeks to reinvent the lute at An die Musik.

Sujay Pathak

plays acoustic soul at Joe Squared. Arizona garage-rock collective

Destruction Unit

plays the Ottobar with

Christopher Nobody and the Nothing

.

MONDAY:

98 Rock's Noise in the Basement showcases local bands at the Ottobar.

Don't miss:

Flag

, featuring personnel and songs from hardcore legend Black Flag, plays Baltimore Soundstage with fellow Cali punk veterans

T.S.O.L.

TUESDAY:

The Red Eye Tour, featuring rappers like

Young Roddy

and

Fiend

from Curren$y's Jet Life collective, comes to Baltimore Soundstage. California thrash punks

Take Offense

plays the Charm City Art Space with

Fire and Ice

,

Malfunction

, and

Piece Keeper

. The

Out of Your Head

collective presents a pair of one-time-only improv ensembles at the Windup Space. New Jersey power trio

Screaming Females

play the Black Cat in Washington.

Don't miss:

Baltimore indie-folk duo

Disappear Fear

, still going after more than 25 years, holds a release party for their new album,

Broken Film

, at the Patterson Theatre.

WEDNESDAY:

Excellent rootsy Rhode Island band

Deer Tick

plays the Ottobar with friends of the Short List

Among Wolves

.

Robert Randolph and the Family Band

get funky with pedal steel at Rams Head Live. Alt-rockers

Pepper

plays Baltimore Soundstage with Washington's

RDGLDGRN

. Indie band

Hailer

, which hails all the way from Sydney, Australia, plays Joe Squared.

IN THE WINGS:

Indie-rockers

Disappears

and

Weekend

co-headline the Ottobar on Oct. 19. (For more information, visit

or call [410] 662-0069.)

Yo Gotti

and

YG

, whose hit collaboration "Act Right" is one of the best things on hip-hop radio at the moment, will bring their national tour to Baltimore Soundstage on Nov. 12. (For more information, visit

or call [410] 244-0057.) Christian-pop superstar

TobyMac

will get holy at the Baltimore Arena on Nov. 9. (For more information, visit

or call [410] 347-2020.)

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