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The Short List 4/22/15

The Short List 4/22/15

WEDNESDAY: Massachusetts hardcore band Bane plays the Ottobar on a farewell tour in support of its final album, 2014’s "Don’t Wait Up." Local improvisational electronic band ELM takes over the 8x10 for a...

The Short List: Trans Am, the Buzzcocks, Earl Sweatshirt, more

The Short List: Trans Am, the Buzzcocks, Earl Sweatshirt, more

WEDNESDAY: The Swedish Fist, the baritone ukulele-driven solo project of Kerra Holtgren, opens for Whiskey Shivers at Holy Frijoles. Malaika Aminata and DJ K-Meta host Our Nature open mic with ...

The Short List: Stevie Wonder, Bob Dylan, Noisem, more

The Short List: Stevie Wonder, Bob Dylan, Noisem, more

WEDNESDAY: Los Angeles indie-pop singer-songwriter Colleen Green performs at the Metro Gallery with Upset, DJ Dad Weed, and Sweepstakes. New Jersey hardcore band Old Wounds play the Charm City Art...

The Short List: Electric Wizard, Mates of State, Blacksage, more

The Short List: Electric Wizard, Mates of State, Blacksage, more

WEDNESDAY: As they do the first Wednesday of the month, the Baltimore Boom Bap Society kicks off April at The Windup Space with beats, rhymes, and live music. Politically charged British band Enter Shikari plays the Ottobar in...

The Short List: TobyMac, Taking Back Sunday, Enter Shikari, more

The Short List: TobyMac, Taking Back Sunday, Enter Shikari, more

WEDNESDAY: Washington, D.C. folk band Citrine, formerly known as Kindlewood, plays the Ottobar with Fern Hallow, Tiny Timbers, and Deer Creek. Baltimore rapper Ill Conscious performs at The Windup...

The Short List: Lafayette Gilchrist, Sebadoh, J. Roddy Walston, Brooks Long, more

The Short List: Lafayette Gilchrist, Sebadoh, J. Roddy Walston, Brooks Long, more

WEDNESDAY: Tragwag (also known as That Really Awesome Guy With A Guitar) plays the Charm City Art Space with Boatwater, Skeleton Baby, and more. Arizona...

The Short List: Ben Caplan, Old Lines, Young Thug, more

The Short List: Ben Caplan, Old Lines, Young Thug, more

WEDNESDAY: The 8x10’s DJ/producer residency features DELTAnine and Operation Dankstar. City Paper contributor Lexie Mountain opens for Moon Duoat the Metro Gallery. Don’t miss: Baltimore riot-...

The Short List: Rap Round Robin, Screaming Females, The Church, more

The Short List: Rap Round Robin, Screaming Females, The Church, more

WEDNESDAY: The 8x10 begins a Wednesday night DJ/producer residency, featuring Graham Hatke, Paul Palombo, and Mikie Love. Rockford, Illinois quartet Sleeze plays songs like 'They Saved Hitler’s...

The Short List: PartyNextDoor, Letitia VanSant, Trash Talk, more

The Short List: PartyNextDoor, Letitia VanSant, Trash Talk, more

WEDNESDAY: Drake sidekick PartyNextDoor warbles drugged-out R&B at Baltimore Soundstage. Don’t miss: Br’er plays the Windup Space with Neru Isis, ...

The Short List: PRhyme, The Frozen Harbor Music Festival, and more

The Short List: PRhyme, The Frozen Harbor Music Festival, and more

WEDNESDAY: Local ambient metalcore band Minds Like Mirrors open for The Bunny The Bear at the Ottobar. Don’t miss: Baltimore rapper Kane Mayfield previews material from his upcoming debut album while opening for...

The Short List: The New Pornographers, Kacey Musgraves, Foghound, and more

The Short List: The New Pornographers, Kacey Musgraves, Foghound, and more

WEDNESDAY: Local hip-hop duo Bass. Love. Treble performs a charity show at Looney’s in College Park. The Chris Robinson Brotherhood headlines the 9:30 Club in Washington.   

The Short List: Eyehategod, Guy Davis, Garrick Ohlsson, James Weidman and more

The Short List: Eyehategod, Guy Davis, Garrick Ohlsson, James Weidman and more

WEDNESDAY: Flyleaf and Adelitas Way headline the Snocore Winter Music Tour, which comes to Rams Head Live with Framing Hanley and Fit For Rivals. Boston indie rockers&...

The Short List: The Soft Pink Truth, Chris Brown, Trey Songz, Wet Brain, and more

The Short List: The Soft Pink Truth, Chris Brown, Trey Songz, Wet Brain, and more

WEDNESDAY: Local horror-punk band Dead End Lane plays the Charm City Art Space with Uzuhi, Clockbreaker, and The Street Parade. Oakland metal band Machine Head&...

The Short List: Ed Schrader's Music Beat, Jason Alexander,  Jimmie's Chicken Shack, more

The Short List: Ed Schrader's Music Beat, Jason Alexander, Jimmie's Chicken Shack, more

WEDNESDAY: Brooklyn art-metal band Kayo Dot headlines the Metro Gallery with Genevieve and Naked. Local hardcore band Blackwolf...

The Short List: The Toasters, Girlfriend in a Coma, Cage, and more

The Short List: The Toasters, Girlfriend in a Coma, Cage, and more

WEDNESDAY: The Toasters skank it up at the Ottobar with Bumpin’ Uglies and The Evokatones. Texas chamber rock ensemble Mother...

The Short List: Mayhem, Jeff Carey, The Vaselines, more

The Short List: Mayhem, Jeff Carey, The Vaselines, more

WEDNESDAY: Towson punk band Top Hats And Canes play the Sidebar with The Sound Of Sincerity. Philadelphia folk rock band The End Of America ...

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WEDNESDAY: J. Roddy Walston & The Business count down to 2015 at Baltimore Soundstage with Sleepwalkers. Local alt-rock band Fatally Yours plays...

The Short List: Chain and the Gang, Rumba Club, J. Roddy Walston and the Business, and more

The Short List: Chain and the Gang, Rumba Club, J. Roddy Walston and the Business, and more

WEDNESDAY: 'Twas the night before Christmas, and all through Baltimore, the only live music was John & Ron at Joe Squared.  

The Short List: Boister, Friends Records Anniversary Party, Microkingdom, and more

WEDNESDAY: City Paper’s own Baynard Woods and his band Barnyard Sharks bring their variety show back to the Windup Space with special guests Brothers Kardell.&...

The Short List: Animal Collective, Smokey Robinson, Disappearing Ink, more

The Short List: Animal Collective, Smokey Robinson, Disappearing Ink, more

WEDNESDAY: Chevelle headlines 98 Rock’s Not So Silent Night holiday concert at Rams Head Live with Crobot and Lesser Key. ...

The Short List: Slick Rick, the Black Keys, the Feelies, and more

The Short List: Slick Rick, the Black Keys, the Feelies, and more

WEDNESDAY: The incomparable Slick Rick performs his classics at Baltimore Soundstage, with one of Baltimore hip-hop’s best live performers Kane Mayfield ...

The Short List: Jaheim, Charm City Devils, Crack the Sky, Cock Sparrer

The Short List: Jaheim, Charm City Devils, Crack the Sky, Cock Sparrer

WEDNESDAY: The Sidebar holds a Thanksgiving happy-hour party at 4 p.m., followed by music fromSchroeder & The Brillo-Pad, BraceFace, and Canker Blossom....

The Short List: Dillon Francis, Jonathan Richman, Say Anything, more

The Short List: Dillon Francis, Jonathan Richman, Say Anything, more

WEDNESDAY: ’90s alt-rock flash-in-the-pan Sponge plays at Fishhead Cantina. Veteran hardcore punk bands Sick of It All and 

The Short List: Yann Tiersen, Korn, One Direction, and more

The Short List: Yann Tiersen, Korn, One Direction, and more

WEDNESDAY: Baltimore electro rock band Evaporated Leopard Milk, better known as ELM, plays the 8x10 with Ypset and Trace Friends...

Short List: G-Eazy, Mark Soskin, Kenny Loggins, The Ready Set and more

Short List: G-Eazy, Mark Soskin, Kenny Loggins, The Ready Set and more

WEDNESDAY: Ex Hex, which just released a great debut album on Merge Records, plays the Ottobar with Speedy Ortiz and Wing Dam. The...

The Short List: Yellowcard, Mastodon, Pete Yorn, Lights, and more

The Short List: Yellowcard, Mastodon, Pete Yorn, Lights, and more

WEDNESDAY: Get your spooky Halloween weekend started early with Virginia doom-metal pioneersPentagram at Baltimore Soundstage. SO LONELY play the songs of The Police...

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WEDNESDAY: Mixology, an annual multi-night event celebrating dance and electronic music that kicked off earlier in the week, holds a bass-music-themed night at The Get Down that includes music from...

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WEDNESDAY: Chicago-based bassist and composer Matt Ullery leads a quartet at An die Musik Live.Juan Wauters of The Beets and Guy Blakeslee ...

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WEDNESDAY: Lute-and-drums duo Xylouris White plays the Metro Gallery with Smoke Bellow and Dave Heumann of Arbouretum. Priory,...

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WEDNESDAY: Post-hardcore band Not Tonight Josephine plays the Ottobar with Baltimore prog-metal band Artifacts. Don’t miss: Baltimore...

The Short List 9/24/14

The Short List 9/24/14

WEDNESDAY: Shonen Knife, together for 33 years and counting, plays the Ottobar with Plurals and Crimson Wave. Local indie band

The Short List 9/17/14

The Short List 9/17/14

WEDNESDAY: Club K presents a bill of local experimental musicians including Patrick McMinn, Liz Meredith, Alex Strama, Miki Wakai,...

The Short List 9/10/14

WEDNESDAY: Andy Bopp (formerly of Love Nut) plays the Sidebar with Robert Fireball Mitchell. Australian electronica producer Chet Faker headlines the Ottobar. Maryland...

The Short List 9/3/14

The Short List 9/3/14

WEDNESDAY: Long-running Tennessee indie-pop band The Features plays the Metro Gallery in support of its 2013 self-titled album with Public Access T.V. and The Grey A. 

The Short List 8/27/14

The Short List 8/27/14

WEDNESDAY: Maryland-based doom-metal veterans Iron Man play the Sidebar with Corpse Light and Vaporizer opening. Baritone vocalist Daniel Schwait sings the...

The Short List 8/20/14

The Short List 8/20/14

WEDNESDAY: Pennsylvania’s The Big Time and Chicago band 7 Minutes In Heaven play the Ottobar. Baroque cellist Wade Davis plays a concert of Bach suites at An die...

The Short List 8/12/14

The Short List 8/12/14

WEDNESDAY: Midtown BBQ & Brew holds Midtown Sessions, an open jazz jam session hosted by trumpeter Leo Maxey. Atlanta indie bands Bear Girl and Capital Arms perform at the Sidebar. ...

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WEDNESDAY: Local jam band DETLAnine begins its weekly August residency at the 8x10. New York band Hooray For Earth plays the Black Cat in Washington. 

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WEDNESDAY: Local pop-punk band Something More plays the Sidebar with Who Is Atlas? and Face Value. Connecticut band Estrogen Highs ...

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WEDNESDAY: Twangy Southern Maryland bands Penny Pistolero and Run Molly Run perform at the Sidebar. 

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