Jam band the
hold down a Wednesday residency at the 8x10 throughout November, with
Cats Under the Stars
opening tonight. Soulful folkie
performs at the Lyric Opera House.
THURSDAY: Cesar Orozco and Kamarata Jazz
combine the Cuban/Venezuelan jazz pianist's roots with flamenco and bossa nova for a unique sound at An die Musik. Relapse Records thrash band
plays Metro Gallery with
. Punk-pop website PupFresh.com brings the bands
Late Nite Reading
7 Minutes in Heaven
together at the Ottobar on a stop of a national tour. Ivan Neville's
, led by the son of Aaron, plays the 8x10. The latest stop on
's weird and frequently postponed Yeezus Tour with
comes to the Verizon Center in Washington.
The Meyerhoff presents an evening of highbrow renditions of classic video game music with "The Legend of Zelda: The Symphony of the Goddesses Second Quest."
FRIDAY: Incidental Animals
, a jam band supergroup featuring members of String Cheese Incident and Animal Liberation Orchestra, perform at Baltimore Soundstage.
plays acoustic gypsy jazz at Joe Squared. Local blues-rockers
play downstairs at the Ottobar, while
DJ James Nasty
spins Baltimore Club and disco for the Physical Education party upstairs. Neo-soul star
, still working that pretentious punctuation in the middle of her name, headlines Rams Head Live.
plays solo-rather than with the Roots, as on his excellent new album,
Wise Up Ghost
-at the Lisner Auditorium in Washington.
plays terrible solo arrangements of songs written by his great old band Soul Coughing at the 9:30 Club.
Baltimore thrash band
holds a release party for its new album at Metro Gallery, with
Long-running hardcore band
Crown of Thornz
plays the Charm City Art Space with
opening. Reggae collective
Easy Star All-Stars
play Baltimore Soundstage with
. Washington, D.C. singer-songwriter
performs at Joe Squared. Baltimore tenor-sax vet
performs at An die Musik.
DJ Dad Weed
spins at a party at the Ottobar, where five Ottobar 2014 season passes will be given out. Baltimore punks
play Metro Gallery. Live EDM quintet
Go Go Gadjet
headlines Rams Head Live. Baltimore indie band
plays songs from its just-released debut album,
The Big White Whale
, at All Saints Episcopal Church in Frederick.
Impressively resilient and consistent pop-radio mainstay
headlines the Verizon Center in Washington.
Charm City folk favorites
Letitia VanSant and the Bonafides
play Metro Gallery with the
98 Rock's Noise in the Basement showcases Baltimore bands at the Ottobar. Unnerving buzz band
Twenty One Pilots
plays the 9:30 Club.
headlines DAR Constitution Hall in Washington.
perform the hits that have recently made them fixtures on urban radio at Rams Head Live.
On the eve of Thanksgiving, Golden West holds a karaoke party, and Metro Gallery holds a pre-holiday celebration with a DJ set from
. Increasingly skeezy R&B star
celebrates "Pussy Appreciation Day" as per the hilarious track from his latest album at the Lyric Opera House.
Bastards of Reality
play Sabbath covers at the Ottobar. The Windup Space hosts Duel Jam, a night of improvisation with music by the
Friday Night Book Club
and movement by the
Deep Vision Dance Company
Baltimore Soundstage hosts the Brian Jack Memorial Concert, paying tribute to the late guitarist of Baltimore hard-rock legend Child's Play, with performances from the
Charm City Devils
and a special
set featuring surviving original members of the band and Mitch Allan of SR-71.
IN THE WINGS:
will help Rams Head Live count down to 2014 on Dec. 31. (For more information, visit
or call  244-1131.) Annoying YouTube phenomenon turned annoying major-label also-ran
performs at Baltimore Soundstage on Jan. 29. (For more information, visit
or call  244-0057.) The
, still spreading traditional Irish music around the world after over 50 years together, will headline the Lyric Opera House on March 2. (For more information, visit
or call  685-5086.)