From the Short List: "The Hott Spot (formerly 5 Seasons) hosts the Eighth Annual Baltimore Crown Awards, which will honor the city's best hip-hop, soul, and spoken-word artists, and this year features performances from Blaqstarr, Kane Mayfield, Christen B., Symantyx, and more. Local band and Short List friendsBatworth Stone celebrate the release of their debut album "Strange Hours" at the Metro Gallery with Stars And The Sea, The Lavender Tone, and Surf Harp opening. The Hippodrome hosts Girls With Guitars, a Susan G. Komen For The Cure benefit featuring country stars including Sara Evans, Jana Kramer, the teen duo Maddie & Tae of the excellent current hit 'Girl In A Country Song,' and more. Pete Yorn plays acoustic at Baltimore Soundstage. … Canadian synth-pop singer Lights headlines Rams Head Live. Georgia pop-punk band Veara plays the Charm City Art Space with Sudden Suspension, Carry The Banner, My Heart My Anchor, and Watermedown."