Tomorrow: Cross My Heart @ Metro Gallery

Ryan Shelkett doesn’t have a Wikipedia page. That’s a shame, and someone really ought to write him one as he’s been one of the most talented and prominent participants in Baltimore’s music scene over the last 20 years. Fronting bands Dead Red Sea, Blank, Liars’ Academy, and most recently the Desert Boys, Shelkett’s influence and […]

Unregistered Nurse Fest Starts Today (Sort Of)

As you can see by the poster, UN Fest is at the Ottobar this weekend. As you can also see, it’s a whole bunch of bands and we don’t even know where to begin with a write-up on it. Solid lineups for both days. But what you can’t see on the poster is that the […]

Tomorrow: Kill Yr 90′s Night @ Golden West

If we’re being honest, we’ve been suffering a bit of charity fatigue lately. It’s gotten so that we can’t check our email without hearing about some big-time weekend charity event for this or that cause. We can’t log onto the internet without someone asking us to kickstart this or indiegogo that. Want to watch the […]

Oblivians, Advlts @ Ottobar Tonight

We posted back in August about Oblivians being forced to postpone their Baltimore tour date due to a death in the family. It was a bummer, but the thing about delayed gratification is that eventually, you get gratification. And now six weeks later here we are. If you had tickets for the August show, they’ll […]

Angry Samoans @ Sidebar Tonight

Longtime readers of this blog will note that we’re generally not interested in nostalgia acts. It’s always been our feeling that any band’s useful lifespan is about 8 years, and you can maybe tack on two years to the front or back of that for garage days and farewell tours- but in no wise should […]