The lowdown -- Local group Among Wolves' music is all over the place. Half the songs on its new album have dozens of instruments and vocal tracks bathed in reverb, and the other half are alt-country tunes complete with pedal steel riffs. The band will play most, if not all, of the album tonight at its CD release party at the 8x10. Junior League, the Herd of Main Street and Anchor open.
If you go -- Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $7. The venue is at 8 E. Cross St. Call 410-625-2000 or go to the8x10.com.
It came from the Ottobar
The lowdown -- Spice up Tuesday night with a couple of awesomely cheesy flicks at the Ottobar: Mysterious Monsters is a 1970s documentary about strange creatures such as Bigfoot, and Troll 2 is a horror flick from 1990 about man-eating beasts. Both showings are free.
If you go -- Doors open at 8 p.m. Mysterious Monsters starts at 8:30 p.m., and Troll 2 is at 10 p.m. The club is 2549 N. Howard St. Free. Call 410-662-0069 or go to theottobar.com.
The lowdown -- Saturday, nine bands will play as part of the Last Wave Fest at the Sidebar Tavern. The roster features experimental rock group the Gonzo Circus, indie rocker E. Joseph, garage rockers Pontiak, Cult Hero, Dorsal Fink and more.
If you go -- Doors open at 4 p.m. The Sidebar is at 218 E. Lexington St. For more information, call 410-659-4130 or go to sidebartavern.com.