Leopold and his Fiction
, a Texas band whose primary fiction is there being anyone named Leopold in the band, headline the Ottobar. Chicago's the
play the Sidebar with Short List friends
Thee Lexington Arrows
. Canadian rap-rock band
performs at Baltimore Soundstage. Mississippi hard-rockers
headlines the House of Rock in White Marsh.
plays the early show at the 9:30 Club in Washington, while
plays the late show.
Minneapolis indie band
plays Metro Gallery.
plays acoustic at Joe Squared.
R&B falsetto alien
headlines Baltimore Soundstage.
Japanese punk band
plays the Ottobar in its hair-metal guise as "Metalander-Z," with
Blinding Eye Dog
Warm and Comfy
sings of love gone bad in "Here in the Dark" at the Cabaret at Germano's. Seattle's
Prophets of Addiction
play the House of Rock in White Marsh. Denver witch-house producer
headlines Metro Gallery with locals
. Whether or not rumors of AC/DC's impending retirement prove to be true, the only way you'll hear their hits live this week is if you catch
at Rams Head Live.
Three composers showcase their work at the Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church:
, who will premiere a composition for a MIDI-controlled church organ.
The Sweetlife Festival returns to Merriweather Post Pavilion with headliners
Lana Del Rey
Foster the People
. Brooklyn pysch-rock trio
plays Club K with
and Short List friends
recreates a Phish show in its entirety at the 8x10, because the one thing Phish fans hate about the band is all that spontaneity and improvisation. The
, with founding member Otis Williams and some much younger ringers, harmonize at the Meyerhoff. Washington, D.C.-based singer-songwriter-lawyer
performs at An die Musik. The
Glen Angus Quartet
presents a night of the music of Thelonious Monk at the Cabaret at Germano's. Richmond pop-punk quintet
plays the Charm City Art Space with
Of Fortune and Fame
. Atlanta country-rockers
headlines Baltimore Soundstage. The prolific Kevin Barnes and his band
headlines the Ottobar with
Dave Janesh Trio
plays jazz at Joe Squared. The
Jordan August Band
play a Preakness kickoff concert at Rams Head Live.
present a night of music on toy pianos at the Red Room.
Celebrate Mother's Day with Baltimore Arena's "A Mother's Love" concert, featuring
shine at Rams Head Live for WHFS' "Cheap Date" night. The Roots Café Singer-Songwriter Series, hosted by
contributor Geoffrey Himes, brings
to An die Musik. San Francisco husband-wife duo
play the Crown with
. Daptone Records soul group
Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires
headline Baltimore Soundstage. Experimental Philadelphia collective
plays the Ottobar.
South African alt-rockers
play their hit "Come with Me Now" for a capacity crowd at the 8x10. Boston experimental-pop band
headlines Metro Gallery.
Tampa hardcore band
play the Sidebar with
New Sub Pop signees
Lee Bains III and the Glory Fires
play Metro Gallery with the
continues its weekly residency at the 8x10.
, featuring former members of Gaza, headlines the Sidebar with
, best known as Motley Crue's short-lived Vince Neil replacement in the '90s, plays solo at the House of Rock.
Four Cool Blue Maniacs
play the Windup Space with Kirsten Carey's the
IN THE WINGS: Neko Case
, whose latest album's title is too long to fit in this space, will headline Rams Head Live on July 1. (For more information, visit ramsheadlive.com or call  244-1131.) The show-biz kids of
will end their summer tour in Baltimore with a date at Pier Six Pavilion on Sept. 17. (For more information, visit piersixpavilion.com or call  783-4189.)
will headline the second annual Shindig Music Festival at Carroll Park in Pigtown on Sept. 27, with local favorites
J. Roddy Walston and the Business
, and the
Charm City Devils
also performing. (For more information, visit theshindigbaltimore.com.)
- LA Metro
- Music Industry
- Mother's Day
- Charles Bradley
- Blackberry Smoke (music group)
- Saving Abel (music group)
- Foster the People (music group)
- Redlight (music group)
- Steely Dan (music group)
- Man Man (music group)
- Dan Deacon
- Of Montreal (music group)
- Thelonious Monk
- Kevin Barnes
- Mount Vernon Place