We're five days into Baltimore Beer Week, how have the events been so far? Did you meet any brewers at the keg tapping or Timonium Fairgrounds? If you haven't, there are still six more days to go. Our guide to the ten must-attend events of the BBW is here. One of the events on the list is happening tonight: Stillwater Ales is hosting a beer dinner at Mount Airy Inn at 6 p.m. Elsewhere this week: Future Islands, Jill Scott, Loretta Lynn and Duran Duran.
On Monday, Future Islands release new album "On the Water" with a show at the Depot, 1728 N. Charles St. Tickets, starting at $5, are only sold at the door, and it's expected to sell out. Extreme Animals open; Mark Brown & Schwarz and Dan Deacon DJ. 10 p.m. Also: starting a little earlier, the Wham City comedy night at the Zodiac welcomes some of the actors from Second City. 8 p.m. Free.
On Tuesday, the great Jill Scott performs at the Lyric, 140 W. Mount Royal Ave., to promote new album, "The Light of the Sun." 8 p.m. Tickets start at $56.75. Also: Mates of State perform at the Ottobar. 8 p.m. $15. As usual, the two-for-Tuesdays special will be happening upstairs.
On Wednesday, Double Dagger plays one of their last shows ever at Charm City Art Space, 1731 Maryland Avenue. 7 p.m. Donations encouraged at the door. And! it's free. Ed Schrader's Music Beat and Holy Tongues open.
On Friday, go to the Sidebar party Reaction!, which will feature Les Sans Culottes from New York. Also featured, DJs Amanda Otto and Save your Soul's Fluffy McPothead. 218 E. Lexington St. 9 p.m. No cover listed. Note: 2-for-1 rail and domestics from 9 to 11 p.m.
On Saturday, the legendary Loretta Lynn will perform at the 9:30 Club, 815 V St. N.W. , Washington. 7 p.m. $55. Also: Load of Fun hosts another funk dance party, Funky Normal. 9 p.m. $10.
On Sunday, Josh Turner, The Band Perry, Joe Nichols and others perform at radio station WPOC's annual Sunday in the Country concert at Merriweather Post Pavilion, 10475 Little Patuxent Parkway , Columbia. 11 a.m. Tickets start at $40. And: Duran Duran perform at DAR Constitution Hall. 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $48.