Bluegrass and Funk Box
Bluegrass band Seldom Scene jams at the Funk Box tomorrow. The D.C.-based group has been on the scene since the '70s and is out promoting its new album.
Tickets are $20. Doors open at 7 p.m. The Funk Box is at 10 E. Cross St. Call 410-625-2000 or visit www.thefunk box.com.
Slick night with Tarbox
The Tarbox Ramblers specialize in roots country and draw their sound from hillbilly and blues repertoire. They return to Baltimore tomorrow at the Ottobar after appearing here twice last year.
This Boston group features growl-like vocals and grunting guitar from the band's frontman, Michael Tarbox.
Doors open at 9 p.m. and the show starts at 10 p.m. Tickets are $10 for this all-ages show. The Ottobar is at 2549 N. Howard St. Call 410-662-0069 or visit www.theottobar.com.
Cabaret at Creative Alliance
Baltimore's boldest lesbian revue hits the Creative Alliance tomorrow and Saturday. The cabaret will feature a performance by Canadian band Lesbians on Ecstasy, stand-up comedy by an ex-nun, "whacked out" slide shows, poetry, drag and more. It's campy and kitschy and only happens three times a year. At the end of the night it turns into a dance party.
Shows start at 8 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday. Tickets are $8 for members and $10 for nonmembers. The Creative Alliance at the Patterson is at 3134 Eastern Ave. Call 410-276-1651 or visit www.creativealliance.org or www.charmcitykittyclub.com.
-- Annie Linskey and Meredith Lidard