Grandmaster Roc Raida
The lowdown -- DJ Roc Raida, a recipient of many honors, including his recently awarded "Grandmaster" status, will perform Wednesday. Once a member of the New York-based turntablist group The X-Ecutioners, Grandmaster Roc Raida now is creating new, innovative club mixes out on his own.
If you go -- The show is 9 p.m. Wednesday at Sonar, 407 E. Saratoga St. All ages. Admission is $5. For more information, call 410-327-8333 or go to sonarbaltimore.com.
Rock of ages
The lowdown -- Go back in time and hear hits from artists such as the Cure, Bryan Adams, Cheap Trick, the Beatles and more when cover band Real Geniuses performs songs from the '60s, '70s and '80s. Baltimore-based alternative rocker Wes McDonough opens.
If you go -- The concert is tomorrow at the 8x10, 10 E. Cross St. Doors open at 8 p.m. and tickets are $12. Call 410-625-2000 or go to the8x10.com for more information.
Cover to cover
The lowdown -- BiggerBetterFasterMore is a cover band with four lead singers who play anything from modern rock to disco to hip-hop, as well as originals off their album The Tradesman's Entrance.
If you go -- This free, all ages show is tomorrow at Rams Head Live, 20 Market Place. Doors open at 9 p.m. and music starts at 11 p.m. Call 410-244-1131 or go to ramsheadlive.com.