The lowdown -- Hear the local Baltimore-based indie/folk-rock band Monarch, as well as the Irish indie pop electronica duo Oppenheimer, perform Monday at the Lo-Fi Social Club.
If you go -- The show starts at 8 p.m. Monday at the Lo-Fi Social Club of Baltimore, 1825 N. Charles St. Tickets are $5. Go to lofi socialclub.com.
Get your Kix at Ottobar
The lowdown -- Get ready to dance at the Ottobar's hair-metal/rock- dance party Saturday. Funny Money, a local rock band that plays a mixture of covers from the popular 1980s glam-metal band Kix, as well as its own original music, will perform. Original Kix vocalist Steve Whiteman and drummer Jimmy Chalfant will be featured.
If you go -- Doors open at 9 p.m. Saturday at the Ottobar, 2549 Howard St. Tickets are $10 for ages 18 and older only. Call 410- 662-0069 or go to theotto bar.com.
Soul music plus house
The lowdown -- Tortured Soul, a three-piece band that describes its style of music as soulful house music, will perform Saturday at Mosaic Lounge. This Brooklyn, N.Y.-based band, known for wearing signature white shirts and black ties at performances, combines jazz, funk and soul with drums, vintage keys, electric bass and vocals.
If you go -- The performance is at 9 p.m. Saturday at Mosaic Lounge, 4 Market Place. Tickets are $10 for ages 21 and older only. Call 410-262-8713 or go to mosaic-lounge.com.