East by Easteast

We’ve said before that Baltimore may be suffering Festival Fatigue. This weekend is evidence of that. There’s enough music being played live this weekend in Baltimore to easily last a full Summer if it were stretched out. According to our count, there are nearly 70 acts performing this weekend, and that’s just at a select few DIY events.

When you take into account The parties that happened during the week this week, as well as Ratscape, Scapescape, and Hampdenfest which are all upcoming- and add in the large number of non-DIY music festivals happening this Summer, we’re starting to look more like Austin all the time. (But, you know, without all the corporate money and TED-talk-tech-types douching it up. (#ExEE))

Even the most plugged-in and hyper-aware of scenesters is going to need some help getting around this weekend, so we’ve placed a lot of the info you’ll need on a single page. We hereby present to you…

The Baltimore Chop’s guide to East by Easteast 2012

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