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I-Wen Wang, Twin Radio, Chrissy Vasquez, and more

WEDNESDAY:

Recent Peabody graduate

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I-Wen Wang

performs Bach and Beethoven on piano at An die Musik.

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Karmin

, the loathsomely chipper duo who parlayed YouTube novelty covers into mild major-label renown, headlines Baltimore Soundstage.

Don't miss:

Sound of Rescue

, an instrumental trio of Baltimore brothers, plays music from their recently released album,

Forms

, at the Sidebar with

Silicon Tor

and

Nunayko

.

THURSDAY:

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Washington's

Twin Radio

, Frederick's

Carousel Rogues

, and Annapolis'

Pompeii Graffiti

rock out at Metro Gallery.

Josephine Olivia and Jen Mack

play acoustic folk at Joe Squared. Local punk trio

WeAreUs

plays the Sidebar with

Head of Power

and

Corporate Agenda

. An die Musik hosts an evening of flamenco music and dance with guitarist

Behzad Habibzai

and dancer

Kyoko Terada

. Experimental trio

Deaf Scene

plays the Ottobar with the

Golden Guns

,

Robotapotamus

, and the

Hollywood Blanks

.

FRIDAY:

The first of two #tooTURNT events this weekend kicks off at 507 S. Central Ave. with performances by singer

Chrissy Vasquez

and rappers

OG Dutchmaster

and

9BMC

. Baltimore experimental-pop duo

Warm and Comfy

holds a release party for its new EP at Club K with

Liz Meredith

and Short List friends

Special People

. In other release-party news, indie-rap collective

Height with Friends

celebrate their latest album at the Crown with

Moss of Aura

and

Secret Weapon Dave

.

Queen Wolf

and the

Matrimonials

play the 4th Annual Brodown at the Windup Space, to benefit the Baltimore Rock Opera Society. Gaithersburg band

LITZ

plays psychedelic jams at Baltimore Soundstage with Washington, D.C.'s

Clarence "the Blues Man" Turner

. The Creative Alliance at the Patterson hosts a night of traditional Irish concert and dance from the

Old Bay Ceili Band

. Rising Baltimore alt-rock quartet

Diamond Youth

plays the Ottobar to kick off a tour in support of their new EP,

Shake

, recorded at the local Salad Days studio.

Cold Spring Jazz Quartet

plays Latin jazz at Joe Squared. Classic-rock cover band

Not Dead Yet

plays Fish Head Cantina with

Left Turn Clyde

. The 8x10 brings in the funk with the

Superland Stage Band

and

J Pope and Funk Friday

. An die Musik holds a concert in honor of the 217th anniversary of Franz Schubert's birth, with his lieder works performed by pianist

Michael Crabill

, baritone

Bryan Jackson

, and soprano

Melissa Jean Chavez

. If you want a night of electronic music exclusively from acts whose names start with the letter E, Rams Head Live has got you covered with

EOTO

,

Emalkay

, and

ELM

. Long-running Detroit punk band

Koffin Kats

play the Sidebar with

JJ Damage and the Bandits

.

Don't miss:

The "On Deck Under 30" event at the City of Gods boutique showcases Baltimore rappers like

Rickie Jacobs

,

Mack Scott

, and headliner

YG Addie

, aka A$AP Ant.

SATURDAY: Ogun

, a fixture on Baltimore's hip-hop scene for over a decade, celebrates his birthday and apparent "rap retirement" with an event at 5 Seasons. Blues great

Guy Davis

performs at Eutaw Place.

Little Flowers

hold a release party for the latest 7-inch single on Baltimore vinyl label Araca Recs at Club K, with

Abdu Ali

and

83 Cutlass

opening. Current breakout pop duo

A Great Big World

plays its international hit "Say Something" at Baltimore Soundstage. Local post-hardcore band the

Lives to Come

headline a bill at the Charm City Art Space with

Queensway

and

Cathedrals

.

Jason Aldean

and

Florida Georgia Line

, the country stars who achieved pop crossover by remixing their songs with Ludacris and Nelly, respectively, perform at Baltimore Arena. The Creative Alliance at the Patterson hosts Bob Marley's Birthday Soul Shakedown Party with a performance from

Jah Works

.

Don't miss:

Mt. Royal

, the Baltimore supergroup featuring members of Big in Japan and Celebration, holds a release party for its debut EP at the Ottobar, with

Raindeer

and

Gage

opening.

SUNDAY:

Llamadon presents "Sunday Service," an evening of rap music on Super Bowl Sunday at Grind House Juice Bar with performances by

kidDEAD

,

OG Dutchmaster

,

Adam Selene

, and more. The second #tooTURNT event of the weekend features rappers

Al Rogers

and

Jay Wyse

at Club K. Swedish death-metal band

Dark Tranquility

headlines Baltimore Soundstage.

Don't miss:

Baltimore rapper

Jinxxx

holds an "unplugged with friends" concert at the 2110 Bistro with performers like

Don Trunk

and

Jay Funk

helping her raise funds for a trip to the Midem music conference in France.

MONDAY:

Boston trio

Quilt

plays Coward Shoe in support of its new album,

Held in Splendor

, out this week.

TUESDAY:

2014's Evolution Contemporary Music Series kicks off at An die Musik with a solo performance by pianist

Vicky Chow

of the Bang on a Can All-Stars.

WEDNESDAY:

The Creative Alliance at the Patterson presents a night of cabaret and burlesque with

Ms. Goose and the Naughty Tails

.

Don't miss:

Nineties indie-rock institution

Sebadoh

-following in the reunion-tour footsteps of Lou Barlow's other famous band, Dinosaur Jr.-headlines the Ottobar.

IN THE WINGS:

Virginia-based (and formerly Baltimore-based) psych-rock trio

Pontiak

will play the Ottobar in support of their new Thrill Jockey album,

Innocence

, on Feb. 27. (For more information, visit

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or call [410] 662-0069.) Straight-edge vegan metalcore vets

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Earth Crisis

will perform at the Charm City Art Space on March 7 with

Hard Stripes

,

Reality Check

, and

Pure Disgust

. (For more information, visit

.) Queens rap duo

Mobb Deep

, back together after a few years of hiatus, incarceration, and Twitter beefs, will headline Baltimore Soundstage on March 30. (For more information, visit

or call [410] 244-0057.)

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