Beltsville ska/punk band
play the Sidebar with
Guitarist Adam Levin and violinist William Knuth, collectively known as
, play chamber music at An die Musik.
Marc Avon Evans
performs at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum.
play a pre-show at the Sidebar for the weekend's A389 X Anniversary Bash. It's
Night at the Windup Space, with screenings of the movies,
-related stand-up comedy, and music from the
(formerly known as the All Queef Patties). Virginia alt-country artist
performs at Joe Squared. Local pop/soul band
Last to Fire
plays the Fish Head Cantina with
Stacked Like Pancakes
, whose name will always have a hyphen in it no matter what he says, headlines the Verizon Center in Washington.
The Creative Alliance at the Patterson welcomes famed Romanian gypsy brass band
, with local openers
providing their own twist on Balkan gypsy styles.
Local thrash band
plays the Sidebar with
. Boring post-grunge hitmakers
headlines Rams Head Live with
. Local band
Reggie and the Full Effect
at the Ottobar.
performs acoustically at Joe Squared.
Something Wicked This Way Comes
holds a CD-release party at Fish Head Cantina with
Surrender the Shores
, and more.
sings R&B radio hits like "News for You" at Rams Head Center Stage in the Maryland Live Casino in Hanover. Baltimore punks
Dead End Lane
and D.C. punks
play Metro Gallery. Brooklyn-based producer
headline the 8x10.
Baltimore DIY label A389 Recordings celebrates 10 years of punk and metal with the A389 X Anniversary Bash at Baltimore Soundstage, with
In Cold Blood
performing on the first of two nights.
All Out War
headline the second night of the A389 X Anniversary Bash at Baltimore Soundstage, with
playing an A389 matinee at the Sidebar in the afternoon. Nickelodeon's the
Fresh Beat Band
entertains your tykes at the Baltimore Arena. The Creative Alliance at the Patterson hosts the
, featuring Billy Price and Tommy Lepson, providing a night of blue-eyed soul with members of the
. The Ottobar has a fine night of rootsy local rock from
Great American Canyon Band
Over N Out
plays a release party for their new album at the Charm City Art Space while
holds its own release party at Metro Gallery. The
Todd Marcus Jazz Orchestra
, led by Baltimore bass clarinetist Todd Marcus, performs at An die Musik.
Creative Differences presents guitarist
, at the Windup Space.
Nureyev State Ballet Theatre
presents "The Sleeping Beauty" at the Hippodrome. Local post-rock trio
play the Charm City Art Space with New Jersey's
holds a release party for its new album at the Windup Space, with a host of other local underground hip-hop artists like
Phil Cunneff New Trio
plays jazz at the Cat's Eye Pub. Long-running Pittsburgh jam band
performs at Rams Head On Stage in Annapolis.
Hope for the Dreamer
plays the Sidebar with
Blind Man Leading
Out of Your Head
collective presents two improv ensembles at the Windup Space.
WEDNESDAY: Penny Pistolero
performs alt-country at Joe Squared. Baltimore's
Lisa Doll and the Rock n Roll Romance
perform in Washington at the Velvet Lounge with Chicago's
IN THE WINGS: Kanye West
recently extended the tour in support of his 2013 album,
, into the new year with nine additional dates, including a Feb. 14 stop at the Baltimore Arena. (For more information, visit
or call  347-2020.) The Sing-Off Live Tour, featuring the stars of NBC's hit reality competiton, brings a night of a cappella entertainment to Baltimore Soundstage on March 2. (For more information, visit
or call  244-0057.)
, who recently canceled a songwriting retreat amidst outcry that it was to take place at a former slave plantation in Louisiana, will perform at the much less controversial Rams Head Live on April 26. (For more information, visit
or call  244-1131.)