New local indie-folk band
opens for New York's
Ken South Rock
at Club K.
plays the 8x10, while
, a Washington band also named after '80s TV kitsch (the 1982 TV movie), performs at the Sidebar with
. Florida blues-rock combo
JJ Grey and Mofro
headline Rams Head Live.
Metro Gallery hosts a solo
performance by the L.A. band's frontman Alex Brown Church, with Baltimore-based ukelele strummer
plays the Sidebar with
. Short List pals
at Metro Gallery.
performs unplugged at Joe Squared.
Dirty Bourbon River Show
brings a New Orleans gypsy-brass circus to the 8x10.
, a Fleetwood Mac cover band composed of Baltimore musicians like Jason Butcher and Timothy Bracken, plays its first show in two years for Valentine's Day at the Windup Space with
. Local husband-and-wife-led indie band the
celebrate the holiday with a show at Joe Squared. All Star Sports Bar hosts Love and Light 2, an amorous night of dance music with
, and more. Canadian blue-eyed soul singer
sings his pop hits of the '70s and '80s at Rams Head Center Stage in Hanover. North Carolina funk-rockers the
play the 8x10 with
Lisa Doll and the Rock N Roll Romance
rock out romantically at the Sidebar with
plays Holy Frijoles with
Local indie-jazz band
celebrates the release of its debut EP at the Afrodite Symposium: A Musical Happening, an event at the Ottobar with
Life on Planets
brings the mountain, the masks, the hits, and the legendary speeches of his Yeezus tour to the Baltimore Arena.
SATURDAY: DJ Bohfunk
throws a birthday bash at the 8x10 with a performance by
tells you once again that Michael Jackson is the baddest at Rams Head Live. Now-NYC-based singer-songwriter
stops back home in Baltimore for a performance at Joe Squared. Scranton, Pa. punk band the
headline the Ottobar with
Off with Their Heads
Jason Ajemian and the High Life
, led by the double bass improvisor, play the Windup Space with
Local thrash band
plays the Sidebar in support of its recently released self-titled album, with
The Roots Café Singer-Songwriter Series, hosted by
contributor Geoffrey Himes, welcomes the
Patapsco Delta Boys
' Tom Chalkley, another
contributor, and Bob Friedman to An die Musik. Short List friends
Us and Us Only
play tracks from their upcoming 7-inch at the Ottobar with
, the quartet led by Oregon-based electronic producer Doug "Emancipator" Appling, headlines Baltimore Soundstage.
, a new band featuring Baltimore-based saxophonist and composer Jarrett Gilgore, kicks off an East Coast tour at the Windup Space with
98 Rock's Noise in the Basement features local bands at the Ottobar.
Local rock trio
plays the Sidebar with
Giants of Genesis
Out of Your Head
collective presents two one-off improv ensembles at the Windup Space.
Angelic Felon Entertainment presents a live hip-hop, gospel, and R&B showcase at Good Times Bar and Lounge. Philadelphia band
plays hardcore sludge at the Sidebar with
At the Graves
plays banjo and sings "pop-grass" at Joe Squared.
IN THE WINGS:
Three 6 Mafia rapper and Katy Perry collaborator
's Never Sober tour, with
, will hit Rams Head Live on March 4. (For more information, visit ramsheadlive.com or call  244-1131.) Grammy-winning Christian rockers
will spread the gospel at Baltimore Arena on March 22. (For more information, visit baltimorearena.com or call  347-2020.) Long-running Texas indie
will play the Ottobar in support of its 2013 album,
The Silver Gymnasium
, on March 27. (For more information, visit
or call  662-0069.)