The 8x10 kicks off DEADcember, a month of Grateful Dead tribute shows, with
. Upstate New York punk-rockers
Of Fortune and Fame
plays the Sidebar with the
plays a diverse program of music from Bulgaria, Spain, Greece, and more at An die Musik.
Sac Au Lait
plays Dixieland jazz at Joe Squared.
FRIDAY: White Lodge
, featuring Ellen Cherry and members of the Out of Your Head collective and Quartet Offensive, pays tribute to Tom Waits at the Windup Space.
headlines the Ottobar, with
Higgins Waterproof Black Magic Band
(featuring Tunde Adebimpe of TV on the Radio) opening.
relive an eternal 1996 at Baltimore Soundstage.
merges Cuban and Brazilian music with classical and jazz at An die Musik.
Consumed with Hatred
sing wholesome pop songs, we assume, at the Sidebar.
One Koast Entertainment presents Maryland's Finest Vol. X at Rams Head Live, with local favorites like singer
Blow it out your brass, it's the
Raya Brass Band
Rufus Roundtree and Da Bmore Brass Factory
at Metro Gallery. The Ottobar hosts solo sets by
of Circa Survive and
of Maps and Atlases. 5 Seasons holds an anti-bullying event featuring music from the band
. Creative Differences presents improv by the killer trio of
at the Windup Space. The Animal House Tour turns Baltimore Soundstage into an EDM frat house with
Local punk podcast Unmutual Radio presents Unmutual Fest at the Sidebar, with performances by
Two Man Advantage
, and more.
Students from the Baltimore School of Rock hold a winter showcase at Rams Head Live. Stoner rock's infinite dopes
plays Baltimore Soundstage with
. The sixth annual Roots Café Christmas Show at An die Musik, hosted by
contributor Geoffrey Himes, features
sings blues, gospel, jazz, and soul at the Patterson Theatre. New Jersey classic-rock traditionalists
plays the Windup Space with
It's emo-band-lead-singer-solo-performance night at the Ottobar, with
(the Get Up Kids), and
Sherri DuPree Bemis
YouTube alternative hip-hop sensation and Dunkirk, Md. native
headlines Baltimore Soundstage. The good folks at 97.5 WHFS celebrate the holidays this year with the HFSMas Nutcracker, a sold-out four-night event spread out over the next two weeks at Rams Head Live, beginning with tonight's show, headlined by
Panic! at the Disco
. Finnish black-metal band
takes you from Helsinki to hell at Café 611 in Frederick, Md.
The never-ending parade of middle-class white rappers headlining Baltimore Soundstage continues with
Charm City Baroque
uses period instruments to bring music from the 17th and 18th centuries to life at An die Musik. The
jam at the Sidebar with
Hot Water Music
join forces at Rams Head Live. Local indie-rock quartet the
Gus Visco Four
plays the Sidebar. Canadian progressive-metal band
Protest the Hero
and British progressive-metal band
play the Ottobar.
IN THE WINGS:
Local DIY label A389 Recordings will throw its anniversary bash at Baltimore Soundstage on Jan. 17 and 18, with bands including