FRIDAY: The Creative Alliance at the Patterson presents a release party for Letitia VanSant & The Bonafides' new album "Parts & Labor." The Ottobar has a local bill with a wide variety of rootsy music including Ultra Faux's gypsy jazz, the Highland Hill Boys' bluegrass, and 99 ½ Blues Band. New Jersey punk quartet Crazy & The Brains play the Sidebar with Juicy Karkass. Spanish jazz vocalist Eva Cortes performs at An die Musik Live in support of her latest album, "In Bloom." Don't miss: The Crown presents an extremely varied bill of underground Baltimore MCs, including Eze Jackson, 83 Cutlass, Butch Dawson, Drew Scott, and PT Burnem.