WEDNESDAY:

Detroit's

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Protomartyr

and Austin's

Spray Paint

play the Gold Bar. Violin/piano duo

Times Two

performs at An die Musik. Frederick hardcore band

Distances

play the Charm City Art Space with

Gates

and

Frameworks

.

Jacob Panic

performs at Joe Squared.

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Don't miss:

British metal pioneers

Satan

comes to Metro Gallery for the classic lineup's first U.S. tour ever, with

Cemetery Piss

and

Extermination Angel

opening.

THURSDAY:

You are encouraged to dress like a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle at the Windup Space for the debut of

Cowabunga Pizza Time

(featuring members of Tunnelbike, Thee Lexington Arrows, and the Matrimonials). Texas country vet

Pat Green

headlines Rams Head Live. Portland's

White Fang

plays the Gold Bar with

Denney and the Jets

. Washington D.C. ska-punk band

Kill Lincoln

plays Metro Gallery with

Enemy Insects

and

Braceface

.

Fear Nuttin Band

plays island grooves at the 8x10. Baltimore progressive-rockers the

Sound of Sincerity

plays the Sidebar with

Red States

and the

Thiefs

.

FRIDAY:

Reunited British alt-rockers

Loop

plays Metro Gallery with Baltimore psych-rockers the

Flying Eyes

. Philadelphia-based jam band

Lotus

plays Rams Head Live with

Zoogma

. Short List friends

Minimus the Poet

performs at Joe Squared. Local folk duo

Super City

plays the Ottobar with

Greasy Hands

and the

Solicitors

. L.A. rap star

Kid Ink

and Baltimore's own

King Los

perform at the Fillmore in Silver Spring. Locals

4 Hours of Funk

lay down the beats at the Windup Space. Baltimore vegan punks

Friendbeast

plays the Sidebar with

Mobius Strip

and

Night Moves

. Chicago's

Dowsing

plays the Charm City Art Space with

Donovan Wolfington

,

Demands

, and

Makeshift Shelters

.

SATURDAY:

Atlanta rap star

Rich Homie Quan

makes you feel some type of way at Paparazzi Nightclub. Washington, D.C.'s

Drop Electric

and Baltimore's the

Water

play innovative, electrifying rock at Metro Gallery.

Wolfgang Gartner

spins house music at Power Plant Live.

Robert Hitz

and friends perform everything from the Beatles to Broadway at the Cabaret at Germano's. After midnight, the 8x10 kicks off a 4/20 tribute to Jerry Garcia with

Cris Jacobs

and friends. Two rootsy bands that were big on the Baltimore scene in the early '90s,

Polkats

and

Two Legs

, return for a night at the Creative Alliance. The Ottobar hosts a $5 show with Sepultura tribute band

Clenched Fist

and Ministry tribute band

Without Sympathy

. Hometown hard-rockers the

Charm City Devils

play Baltimore Soundstage. The Woodlum Ampitheater in Ellicott City kicks off spring with music by

Robotopotamus

,

Kitsune Rad

,

Hollywood Blanks

, and more.

Don't miss:

The Golden West hosts Atomic Books' Bmore Garage Rock Showcase, with performances by the

Stents

, the

Idle Gossip

, and

Sick Thoughts

.

SUNDAY:

92Q's

DJ AngelBaby

,

Pork Chop

, and

SquirrelWyde

will set off an Easter Sunday party at Patapsco Arena. WHFS throws an Easter party at Metro Gallery with

Local H

and the

Matrimonials

. Washington, D.C. street-rap hero

Shy Glizzy

performs at the Downtown Cultural Art Center. Baltimore's

Caleb Stine

and California's

Will Stratton

get folksy at the Gold Bar. Heavy local rockers

Stout

plays the Charm City Art Space with

Twitching Tongues

and

King Nine

.

MONDAY: Alter Bridge

plays grunge power ballads at Rams Head Live. Portland punks

Cruel Hand

plays the Charm City Art Space with

Common Ground

and

Queensway

. Pittsburgh singer-songwriter

William Fitzsimmons

, a favorite of network-TV music supervisors, performs at Metro Gallery with

Jake Phillips

. Michigan post-hardcore band

Chiodos

headlines Baltimore Soundstage. 98 Rock's Noise in the Basement features local bands at the Ottobar.

TUESDAY: Texas in July

, who is actually from Pennsylvania, plays the Ottobar with

Structures

and

Erra

.

Don't miss:

Neo-soul hitmaker

Musiq Soulchild

headlines Baltimore Soundstage.

WEDNESDAY:

Phoenix metalcore band

Blessthefall

plays Baltimore Soundstage with the

Amity Affliction

. Italian metal band

Lacuna Coil

headlines Rams Head Live.

Don't miss:

The Windup Space welcomes the

Chicago Underground Duo

, featuring members of the Chicago Underground Orchestra, natch.

IN THE WINGS:

Atlanta rapper/astronaut

Future

will come to Baltimore Soundstage on June 9, with R&B singers

Rico Love

and

Bando Jonez

opening. (For more information, visit baltimoresoundstage.com or call [410] 244-0057.) On June 18 at Rams Head Live,

Devo

will kick off a tour revisiting the band's early material and paying tribute to recently deceased founding member Bob Casale. (For more information, visit ramsheadlive.com or call [410] 244-1131.)

New Edition

, with Bobby Brown and everybody else back in action, are coming to the Baltimore Arena on July 19. (For more information, visit baltimorearena.com or call [410] 347-2020.)

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