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The Short List: June 11-18

Sevey

performs at Club K with

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Jacob Panic

and

The Lilly Kills

. British folk band

Treetop Flyers

headline the Ottobar. Local art rock band

Mongoloidian Glow

plays the Sidebar with

Puddle

and

4 Footer

.

THURSDAY:

New York's

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Swearin'

and Massachussetts'

Potty Mouth

throw around some loose language at the Ottobar. Some real potty mouths, Detroit's

Shitfucker

, plays the Sidebar. Country star

Brad Paisley

plays summer anthems like "Water" and "River Bank" at Merriweather Post Pavilion.

Bossalingo Duo

explores Latin and gypsy jazz sounds at The Cabaret at Germano's. Annapolis-based singer-songwriter

Michael Kelly

performs at Joe Squared. North Carolina sextet

Big Something

plays Café 611 in Frederick. Electro-pop duo

WhoaBear

plays Club K with

Gamble Cosmos

and

Midnight Society

.

Don't miss:

The Effects

, a new Washington, D.C. trio featuring members of Faraquet and Deleted Scenes, plays the Windup Space with

My Gold Mask

and

Jaabs

.

FRIDAY:

Baltimore psychedelic bliss rockers

Fractal Cat

celebrate the release of their new album at the 8x10 with

Rufus Roundtree & TheB'More Brass Factory

and

Brooks Long

. Jazz pianist

Mark Meadows

also holds a release party, for his new album

Somethin' Good

, at An die Musik Live. Georgia metal band

Savagist

plays the Sidebar. Alt-rock cover band

Sonic Daze

plays the Fishhead Cantina in Arbutus.

The School of Rock Baltimore

holds a showcase at the Ottobar with tributes to Pearl Jam and Sun Records.

Bastards of Reality

play Black Sabbath classics at the Metro Gallery. The 5th Dimension in the H&H Building hosts a BYOB party with great local bands

The Bellevederes

,

Modern Girls

,

Among Wolves

, and

June Star

.

SATURDAY:

Homeboy Sandman

, a rapper who recently stated, "I don't want black people at my events anymore, because black people are cowards" in a Gawker editorial about the black community's response to the Donald Sterling controversy, performs at the Metro Gallery. New Wave of British Heavy Metal vets

Grim Reaper

headlines Fishhead Cantina. Local rapper

E-Dubble

collaborates with the band

27 Lights

at the 8x10.

Lafayette Gilchrist and the New Volcanoes

return to one of their favorite haunts, the Windup Space. Country icon

Willie Nelson

performs at the Merriweather Post Pavilion with

Alison Krauss and Union Station

and great upstart singer-songwriter

Kacey Musgraves

.

Don't miss:

Baltimore chamber opera company

Rhymes With Opera

concludes its 2013-2014 season with the premiere of Erik Spangler's latest work in an outdoor performance at Gwynns Falls Leakin Park.

SUNDAY:

Long-running underground rap group

People Under The Stairs

headline the Metro Gallery with local openers

OG Dutchmaster

,

Eze Jackson

, and

Rapdragons

. Indie pop band

Craft Spells

play the Ottobar with Queens-based singer-songwriter

Juan Wauters

(not to be confused with John Waters).

Melanie Martinez

, a finalist on the NBC singing competition

The Voice

, performs at Baltimore Soundstage with

Dresses

and

Mike Squillante

. The reggae/rock band

Iration

will perform at Pier Six Pavilion with

Rebelution

and

Stick Figure

. Popular YouTube performers

Sandy and Richard Riccardi

perform at The Cabaret at Germano's. The Creative Alliance at the Patterson hosts

Todd Marcus

and

Wayne Escroffrey

's tribute to John Coltrane and Eric Dolphy. Orlando alt-rockers

Blaine The Mono

plays Fishhead Cantina with

Aries

and

The Faceless One

.

Don't miss:

An die Musik Live holds a Father's Day concert featuring father and son collaborations including

Warren Wolf Jr.

with

Warren Wolf Sr.

and

John Lamkin II

with

John Lamkin III

.

MONDAY:

The Cabaret at Germano's hosts an evening with veteran sideman

Frank Vignola

. Georgia sludge band

Jucifer

headlines the Metro Gallery. Virginia Beach hardcore band

Paper Trail

plays the Charm City Art Space with

Strife

and

Queensway

.

TUESDAY:

Philly emo band

Modern Baseball

plays the Metro Gallery with

Tiny Moving Parts

and

The Hotelier

. Pianist

Marc Irwin

performs at The Cabaret at Germano's.

Don't miss:

Teavolve Café & Lounge's Ear Candy showcase hosts

Dontae Winslow

, a Baltimore native who's worked with numerous superstars as a producer and songwriter, and recently released his own album,

Enter The Dynasty

.

WEDNESDAY:

The Out Of Your Head Collective

, usually holding its nights of avant garde improv on Tuesday nights at the Windup Space, moves to Wednesday for one week.

Don't miss:

The incomparable

Devo

kicks off a tour dedicated to the memory of founding member Robert "Bob 2" Casale.

IN THE WINGS:

Queens Of The Stone Age

, still touring in support of 2013's

…Like Clockwork

, will headline Merriweather Post Pavilion on July 17, with

St. Vincent

and

Brody Dalle

opening. (For more information, visit merriweathermusic.com or call [410] 715-5550.) The announced headliners for this year's Artscape, July 18 through 20, include

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

,

Anthony Hamilton

, and

Galactic

. (For more information, visit artscape.org.) Arizona cowpunks

The Supersuckers

are coming to Baltimore Soundstage on Aug. 4. (For more information, visit baltimoresoundstage.com or call [410] 244-0057.)

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