Things to do in Baltimore this week 8/22

Hey guys!  Seems like there is a lot less to do this week.  I guess everyone is busy with school being back in session. It always picks back up so enjoy the break from all the crazy busyness and try something new!  Before you know it, summer will be over and fall with be here.  So don’t miss out an all the great summer outdoor offerings in Baltimore.  I think I saw some pumpkin beer at The Wine Source…

Monday, August 22

Chef Egg at Play Cafe!
10:30AM – ?
Play Cafe Baltimore
3400 Chestnut Ave, Baltimore
Hampden’s own Chef Egg will be at the Play Cafe on 8/22 to unveil his new children’s book, “The Kitchen Comes To Life”! Chef Egg wants to introduce you to his friends and his kitchen that is brimming with colors, flavors and cooking inspiration for the whole family. Books will be available for sale and signing. Chef Egg will be answering all of your cooking questions for kids and adults alike.

Super Duper Alice Cooper Metal Monday
7PM – ?
2549 N Howard St, Baltimore
We will be celebrating all things ALICE COOPER!! First, we will be screening the full-length documentary, SUPER DUPER ALICE COOPER (Written and Directed by Sam Dunn – Metal: A Headbanger’s Journey, Iron Maiden: Flight 666, Rush: Beyond The Lighted Stage, etc). Please note the early door time. Doors are at 7pm, the movie will begin promptly at 7:15pm. After the movie, we’ll be playing all of the metal all night long with a heavy dose of Alice Cooper and everything that he has influenced along the way. Accompanying the music, we’ll be showing movies that Alice himself has starred in – MONSTER DOG, PRINCE OF DARKNESS, and WAYNE’S WORLD, and if time permits, FRIDAY THE 13th PART VI. We will also be giving away free concert tickets.

Double Drum band in Baltimore
9PM – 10:30PM
An die Musik
409 N Charles St, Baltimore
The double drum band is coming to Baltimore!!!
Nate Hook: Saxophones, Bass Clarinet
Billy Test: Piano
Jeff Reed: Bass
Jon Defiore: Drums
Paolo Cantarella: Drums

Vinyl Cape / Height Keech / Anti-Hero / EU1OGY / Neroscream / Benjamin Banger
9PM – 1AM
The Windup Space
12 W North Ave, Baltimore

Teavolve’s Open Mic w krunchyfunknstein
7PM – 10PM
Teavolve Cafe & Lounge
1401 Aliceanna St, Baltimore
The Teavolve Open Mic’s been running for about 10 years in Harbor East, Baltimore – signup at 6, performances from 7-10pm – “family friendly”, 2 pieces / 10 minutes whichever’s shorter. Every #openMicNight we also snag a featured artist and shove them in the middle of the night – someone who I viscerally NEED more than two songs from – tonight that’s krunchyfunknstein.

Tuesday, August 23

Brews and Board Games at The Windup Space
6PM – 11PM
The Windup Space
12 W North Ave, Baltimore
Join us for Brews and Board Games at The Windup Space! Some board and card games, both classic and contemporary, are provided for anyone to play. Feel free to bring your own as well if you have something special in mind. Come bring some friends, meet some new ones, drink some dranks (alcoholic or non) and play some games!
As always, winners of all games get prizes:
– Cheap Ass Prizes!
– Free drinks!
– 2-for-1 drinks!
– 3 Actual Good Prizes, generously provided by: Shananigans Toy Shop,Canton Games, and THIRD EYE COMICS!
This month’s featured game is Sounds Around the World by local designer Jason Armstrong Baker! Sounds Around The World is a team-based game that transports players on a sonic journey using culturally emblematic and rich music. Three teams play against each other to identify the geographical origins of the musical selection while navigating group consensus, steals and blocks from other teams. Teams can be made up of 3-10 players and one full game can last 30 minutes to an hour, depending on how many rounds are played. Learn more at Jason will be giving away a copy of Sounds Around the World to a lucky winner! FREE to attend, but please buy some beer/cocktails/soda to support this event! Stop on by between 6 and 11. Invite your friends!

Tuesday sunset yoga
7PM – 8PM
Tiki Barge Baltimore
500 Harborview Dr, Baltimore
$20 for class. Yoga on the water at Tiki Barge for 1 hour. After class stay and enjoy a freshly squeezed crush on us!! You can purchase your tickets online ahead of time, or send us a message to reserve a spot and pay the day of.

Open Mic
6:30PM – 9PM
2601 N Howard St, Baltimore
There’s open mics and then there’s OPEN MICS. Charmington’s and Seltzer would like to bring you the all caps version. Because all caps is the only we way we know how to emphasize. Please come on out and bring your words and pages to the masses.
Guest Host: Rea Harris!

Mad Max – Tuesday Night Movie
8PM – 10PM
De Kleine Duivel
3602 Hickory Ave, Baltimore
Mad Max (1979) without over dubs. Orginal Australian Dialogue Soundtrack.

Narragansett Hefeweizen Launch Party
7PM – 9PM
Das Bier Haus
1542 Light St, Baltimore
Come by Das Bier Haus for aNarragansett Beer Hefeweizen launch party! Play a few games of Bananagrams while you’re there! #craftbeer

Wreck & Reference / Some Ember / The Holy Circle / Alter
8PM – 11PM
The Crown
1910 N Charles St, Baltimore
WRECK & REFERENCE / (The Flenser) California duo providing a radical vision of what the metal of the future might look. Pull yourself out of complacency.
SOME EMBER / (Ascetic House) California based weird aggresive synth duo.
THE HOLY CIRCLE / (Accidental Guest Recordings) dark dreampop trio (member of Locrian)
ALTER / Baltimore heavy shoegaze


Sianvar / My Iron Lung / Save Us From The Archon / Wings Denied / Body Thief / Caraway
8PM – 12AM
The Sidebar
218 E Lexington St, Baltimore
Stay Lost Tour 2016
Sianvar(New album “Stay Lost” out August 5th)
My Iron Lung(New album “Learn to Leave” out August 5th)
Save Us From The Archon
Wings Denied
Body Thief

Meditate in Hampden Every Tuesday
6PM – 7:15PM
2050 Rockrose Ave, Baltimore
The benefits of meditation are vast. A regular practice can help you increase focus and concentration, sleep better, feel more alert, create healthier relationships, lower blood pressure, reduce anxiety, stress and depression, and find a deeper sense of happiness and well-being. Join certified Ayurvedic practitioner and meditation teacher Susan Weis-Bohlen to learn the art of meditation and begin to experience the incredible benefits yourself. Anyone can meditate. You don’t need to clear your mind of thoughts, you just need the techniques to work with your thoughts to effortlessly enter deeper states of consciousness, where true stillness and healing can be found. Susan has been meditating since 1992 began leading classes in 2008. Her light-hearted, easy-going groups are attended by all levels of meditators. Drawing on her years of practice and study, Susan teaches from many traditions, including Vedic (Indian), Vipasana (Insight), Mindfulness, Buddhist and Jewish.

Wednesday, August 24

1/2 Priced Wine Night!
4PM – 10PM
Horseshoe Casino Baltimore
1525 Russell St, Baltimore
Dine with us at Jack Binion’s Steak next Wednesday, August 17th and take advantage of our 50% Off Bottled Wine list. We have a selection that features over 30 different bottles with guest favorites including:
-Jordan Cabernet, Santa Margherita Pino Gritio, Cakebread Chardonnay, Norton Malbec, Vieux Clicquot Sparkling, Many more…
Complimented by a savoury dining menu, this will be one night you will not want to end!

Frog’s Leap Wine Dinner
6:30PM – ?
1 Olympic Pl, Towson
Cunningham’s is excited to announce our third annual seasonal wine dinner with the award-winning Napa Valley wines of Frog’s Leap Vineyard! Our chefs will be pairing 5 courses with 4 wine selections of Summer-inspired, contemporary American cuisine with a selection from th Frog’s Leap Winery portfolio.
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Distant Glimmer: Episode 2
9PM – ?
La Bodega Gallery
1501 Guilford Ave A100, Baltimore
Tried to google a good quote involving distant glimmer, but all I found were images about lovers struggling with long distances. Its happening again! The second installment of our on going reading series, Distant Glimmer at La Bodega. Come join us, open up your hearts, and crack a beer with our readers:
Rebekah Kirkman:
Alain Ginsberg:
Chris Zickefoose:
Què Pequeño:
La Bodega is an artist run space existing since 2013, we support local and international artists. This is a free event and we plan on keeping it that way. That being said though,
we greatly appreciate any donations to help keep our space running. Support your artists! Support your workers!
Support Baltimore!

FREE Movie! The Martian (2015)
8PM – ?
Mount Vernon Place
699 Washington Pl, Baltimore
When astronauts blast off from the planet Mars, they leave behind Mark Watney (Matt Damon), presumed dead after a fierce storm. With only a meager amount of supplies, the stranded visitor must utilize his wits and spirit to find a way to survive on the hostile planet. Meanwhile, back on Earth, members of NASA and a team of international scientists work tirelessly to bring him home, while his crew mates hatch their own plan for a daring rescue mission. Bring your own blanket or lawn chair to the Mount Vernon Place West Square!

Keeping the culture alive: Black Baltimore, Then & Now
6PM – 8PM
Impact Hub Baltimore
10 E North Ave, Baltimore
Our moderator Shannon Wallace is a photographer, writer, and freedom fighter from East Baltimore. Merging her journalism degree from Bowie State University with her love for photography, Wallace work focuses on the experiences, identities and struggles of black life. Wallace is currently pursuing an MFA in Community Arts at MICA in addition to being a freelance writer and photojournalist for the Afro American Newspaper.
Troy Staton is the owner of New Beginnings, a barber shop that is dedicated to keeping art accessible to the black community. Staton has been a Master Barber for 20 years in Baltimore City. He began his barbering career as a teen on the steps in Cherry Hill. He attended the West Side Skill Center to begin perfecting his craft. Troy began his career at “Hair Dimensions” in Baltimore City and later joined Rick Phaison and Caira Daniels at Lenny’s House of Naturals located at 1099 West Fayette Street, where he spent 13 years. He also moved in partnership with Ricky Phaison to “Salon 25”. Troy is committed to mentoring young men in the community where he does his barbering. Troy’s talent has bought an artistic forum to the barber experience.
There is an exhibition of Kyle Pompey’s work in Impact Hub Baltimore’s back gallery and surrounding crroidors. A selection of posters, and images by the Phillips family are also exhibited at Impact Hub in the east coworking wing. Both shows were curated by Impact Hub’s Marketing & Programs Director Jermaine T. Bell

Happy Hour: BARCS at the Barge
6PM – 9PM
Tiki Barge Baltimore
500 Harborview Dr, Baltimore
Come down to the barge and drink crushes to support the animals! Name-your-own donation at the door. Please leave your lucky already owned and loved pets at home, BARCS will have adoptable pups at the event (after the PAAWs on the Pavement Run)


Deaf Scene plays TOOL, lespecial plays Primus! wsg Covered with Jam plays Zeppelin/Pink Floyd
8PM – ?
The 8×10
10 E Cross St, Baltimore
Deaf Scene – Baltimore’s own Deaf Scene is quickly becoming recognized as a standout band on a regional and national level, bringing a powerful blend of Post-Rock, Grunge, Progressive Metal, and Jazz-Fusion to their songs and live shows. This ever-evolving instrumental power-trio has consciously embraced walking a musical road-less-traveled since their inception in 2010.
lespecial – Born in the woods of Connecticut and raised in the wilds of Boston, lespecial has established themselves as innovators and tastemakers on their own unique trajectory. The aggressive death-funk dance trio explodes with energetic live sets, tapping into a primitive past distorted through the lense of contemporary technology.
Covered with Jam is a music collective consisting of the finest Funk/Jazz/Jam/Blues/Rock/Improv musicians in the DC area …brought together to perform their favorite tunes …while covering them with the tastiest jams you’ve ever heard!!!

Films On The Pier : Everybody Wants Some
7:30PM – 11PM
Broadway Pier
Fells Point, Baltimore
Join us as we begin another wonderful summer of hit films in one of the most gorgeous settings in all of Baltimore. Films On The Pier is becoming a part of every Baltimoreans summer plans, come see what it is all about. We put a GIANT film screen at the end of the Broadway Pier in fells point and project some of the best films of the past year in super sharp HD. Film begins at dusk. Admission is free. We encourage you to bring blankets and chairs.

Throw Feat. Coffin Nachtmahr
5:30PM – 7:30PM
Creative Alliance
3134 Eastern Ave, Baltimore
Early Light Media is thrilled to announce the Baltimore debut of our short documentary, Throw, presented by YoYoExpert. Throw unfurls Coffin Nachtmahr’s story about finding his place through the unlikely pursuit of yo-yoing. Growing up in East Baltimore, he never felt like he fit in, until he discovered a subculture of yo-yo “throwers.” Using a simple toy and doing something he loved, Coffin found purpose, acceptance and community. He now helps others find a creative and social outlet by sharing the very toy that inspired him.
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Dog Days of Summer Union Beer Dinner
6:30PM – 9PM
3734 Fleet Street, Baltimore
We’re gonna make the best of the heat and throw a good old fashion summer party! Featuring the beers of Union Craft Brewing and the summer inspired cuisine of Chef Brian Lavin, the dinner will include all-you-can-drink Union beers with recommended pairings and family style offerings of the following…
– Corn & Tomato Salad, Mortadella Corn Dogs, Pork Belly Sliders, Lobster Seafood Boil, Ricotta Donuts, Beer Floats
Come drink beer, eat great food, and celebrate the summer!!!! Tickets are limited so buy soon! $59 pp with tax and gratuity included
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Madden 17 Tournament at Boiler Room
7PM – 10PM
Boiler Room Baltimore
27 E Cross St, Baltimore
We will be hosting a Madden 17 Tournament for PS4 on Wednesday, August 24 (One day after the big release). We will have pirzes for top finishers. Drink specials for all participating. Please PM us to lock down a spot ASAP. Teams will be picked based on who arrives first so get here early to ensure you have the team you want! Minimum $10 tab per competitor (no entry fee!)

Turtle Tongue at Joe Squared
8PM – 1AM
Joe Squared
33 W North Ave, Baltimore
Pizza, drinks, jams!


House of Waters Trio
8PM – 9PM
An die Musik
409 N Charles St, Baltimore
As our collective world becomes smaller and smaller, cultural boundaries are being re-defined with often disparate elements thriving in the resulting melting pot. Hip-hop from China, jazz from India, and now – from the streets of Brooklyn, New York – House of Waters adds their unique blend of world, jazz, folk, and classical music into the cultural brew with a sound that personifies 21st century musical flavors. House of Waters brings global passion and virtuosic musical chops to the delight of fans of pop, alternative and contemporary music styles. The result is simply mesmerizing.
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Baltimore Bourbon Club Tasting Event
6:30PM – 9PM
Alma Cocina Latina
2400 Boston St, Ste 108, Baltimore
Join Full Society and the Bourbon Drinkers United – Baltimore for a tasting event at Alma Cocina Latina ! Wednesday, August 26. We will be enjoyingSagamore Spirit ! Tickets include a tasting of Sagamore Rye and a cocktail. The bar team at Alma Cocina Latina will be wowing us with their talents and some tasting tips about Sagamore Rye. All ticket proceeds will benefit Full Society charities, Helping Up Mission, Paul’s Place, Inc. andMaryland Farmers Market Association ! Help feed Baltimore and have a drink while your at it!
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Thursday, August 25

Epic Rosé Happy Hour
5PM – 7PM
La Folie Wine Bar & Steak Frites
2903 O’Donnell Street, Baltimore
Come enjoy over six different rose is from around the world. Hosted by Bill Irvin of La Folie and Patrick Harney of Vineyard Brands. FREE!!

Flicks Food Truck Night
5:30PM – 8:30PM
American Visionary Art Museum
800 Key Hwy, Baltimore
We’re celebrating the close of the 2016 season of Flicks From The Hill with a Food Truck Night! Free entry, just bring cash or credit to pay for your grub. Feast on delicious eats from Baltimore’s finest food trucks- Chowhound, Green Bowl, Slainte on Wheels, Miss Twist, & Taharka Brothers Ice Cream! Arrive early to visit the museum (we’re open & free from 5-9pm on #Flicks From The Hill nights), then stick around for the FREE Flick American Graffiti at 9pm on Federal Hill.

Flicks From The Hill: American Graffiti
9PM – 11PM
American Visionary Art Museum
800 Key Hwy, Baltimore
FREE movies @ 9pm on Federal Hill • AVAM Open & Free 5–9pm on Flicks nights • Pre-Flicks events each night of the series! Grab a blanket, picnic under the stars, and watch a great film selection inspired by AVAM’s current exhibition, “The Big Hope Show.” The Hughes Family Outdoor Theater features seating for more than a thousand on the natural amphitheater formed by Federal Hill; a 30-foot wide screen held from above by Adam Kurtzman’s “Giant Golden Hand;” a twinkling view of the city; and an amazing, all-ages, community experience that is FREE! AVAM’s #Flicks series was listed by Travel + Leisure Magazine as one of the “World’s Best Free Things,” and won City Paper’s 2014 Best of Baltimore award for “Best Rain or Shine Event.” And don’t forget: the museum is OPEN & FREE between 5pm and 9pm on Flicks nights!

Succulent Building with b. willow
6PM – 9PM
800 Key Hwy, Baltimore
Join us at Encantada for a fun evening of succulent building. Choose your own unique, repurposed container and learn everything needed to create a beautiful, healthy succulent garden! $60 ticket includes all supplies, snacks, 1 drink, tons of fun!
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A Taste of Simplicity: Farm & Wine Dinner
6:30PM – ?
Fleet Street Kitchen
1012 Fleet St, Baltimore
Join us for an incredible evening of locally raised produce and beautiful wines paired by Bagby Group sommelier, Tim Riley. You’ll enjoy a delicious four course seasonal dinner from Chef Michael Correll, executive chef of Fleet Street Kitchen featuring ingredients from the group’s own Cunningham Farms in Monkton, MD.
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Coming To America Interactive Movie Night!
7:30PM – 10:30PM
Creative Alliance
3134 Eastern Ave, Baltimore
Shout your favorite lines, play weird games, toss back Soul Glo drink specials, and win stuff! We’re making Coming to America into a wild interactive movie night!
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Smoking Buns at Union Craft
5PM – ?
UNION Craft Brewing
1700 Union Ave, Ste D, Baltimore
Smoking Bowls is back at Union Craft Brewing with steamed buns! We will not have ramen this time but will be serving up delicious bao buns including our pork & pickle, mushroom & kimchi and BLT with black garlic mayo. 5pm until sell out.

Rock Off Shake Off Hosted by TT The Artist, Neek B’ Chillin & Mighty Mark
9PM – 2AM
The Crown
1910 N Charles St, Baltimore
Rock Off Shake Off is a summer/fall Baltimore club and dance music series highlighting the culture of Baltimore club music. The series kicks of Thursday, July 28th and will take place each last Thursday at the Crown during the months of July-October. Inspired by club dance nights at the legendary Paradox, Rock Off Shake Off features an evening of club music and dance vibes highlighting pioneering and upcoming club DJs, performers and includes an dance cypher powered by Bmore Than Dance open to all club music enthusiast. Featuring Bmore Than Dance Rock Off Shake Off Dance Cypher each month. If you are a dancer come out and flex your skills or learn some classic club moves!


Friends Matinee Show: Late Summer Edition w/ Weekends, Amanda Glasser (solo) + more
5PM – 8PM
The Windup Space
12 W North Ave, Baltimore
Friends Records presents
Matinee Show 003: Late Summer Edition with WEEKENDS (back for a limited time!) Amanda Glasser (an early solo set before purrer‘s record release atLoners club w/ Other Colors) + more

Art/Sound/Now: Bonnie Jones and Lafayette Gilchrist
7PM – ?
The Walters Art Museum
600 N Charles St, Baltimore
Electronic artist Bonnie Jones will use the themes of migration, mobility, and impermanence to highlight the Renaissance and Medieval collections. Jazz pianist Lafayette Gilchrist will use his compositions to examine the components of great civilizations in the Egyptian galleries. Presented in collaboration with The Red Room, a project of the High Zero Foundation. ART/SOUND/NOW is a live music series in which performers use sound to create a new context for viewing the galleries of the museum.
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Old Man Soul – Dance Party
8PM – 11PM
1919 Fleet St, Baltimore
Spinning some Old School Soul Music. Come on out and get your groove on.

Audie Blaylock & Redline at Germano’s Piattini
6PM – 9:30PM
Germano’s Piattini and Cabaret
300 S High St, Baltimore
Hi All! Audie Blaylock & Redline will be in the Baltimore/DC area for three shows, starting with Germano’s Piattini in Baltimore, MD on August 25, 2016. Dinner is at 6pm, and show starts at 7:30pm. We are very fortunate to have International Bluegrass Music AssociationBanjo of Year Mike Munford, and Danny Paisley and The Southern Grass‘s bass extraodinare Eric Todd Troutman joining us for this very special show!
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Science on Tap: Grain to Glass with Diamondback Brewing Co.
7PM – 9PM
Maryland Science Center
601 Light St, Baltimore
Sometimes it’s all about learning the science behind what you’re actually drinking. Diamondback will be doing just that on August 25th from 7pm-9pm at the Maryland Science Center! Tom and Colin will talk about the grain to glass process with topics such as yeast, grain, hops, mash, fermentation, carbonation and a few other surprises.

Articlass: A Taste of Marbling
6:30PM – 8:30PM
Artifact Coffee
1500 Union Ave, Baltimore
Explore ink, water, and surface tension in this next class at Artifact. Weather permitting, this August class will be held OUTSIDE. Get your daily dose of sun, have a glass of wine, and create your own marbled papers. $25 gets you instruction, all necessary materials, snacks, and drinks. Call (410) 464-8000 and reserve your spot.

Reverb Mixer!
7PM – 9PM
2112 N Charles St, Baltimore
Interested in becoming a member of Reverb or just want to know more information about what we do? Stop by and have a drink and find out about how we are involved in the local Baltimore arts community!

Comedy Night! FREE! Feat. Daylon Morrison
8PM – 9:30PM
Ryleigh’s Oyster Mount Vernon
1225 Cathedral St, Baltimore
Thursday nights mean FREE COMEDY in The Basement!
Specials for the night….$1 Oysters! $2 Rolling Rock Pints! $3 PBR Tall Boy Cans! $4 Craft Beers! $5 32oz Natty Boh drafts! $6 Wines! + Full Food & Cocktail Menus!
This week’s headliner…Daylon Morrison
with special guests: Tok MoffatDylan MeyerSteven Chen
Hosted by: Mike Quindlen / Mike Quindlen


Friday, August 26

Holy Frijoles Fire Benefit Show
10PM – 2AM
2549 N Howard St, Baltimore
This event is a fundraiser for the Holy Frijoles employees affected by the recent fire.
Enter in the raffle to win prizes from local vendors including: The Dizz // Sugar // Stay Humble Tattoo // Golden West Cafe // Top of the World // Common Ground Cafe // Edan & Vanessa Perrigo // Andrew Vidakovich // Zensations // Metro Gallery // Nerdporium
$7 at the door – COME $UPPORT!

5:30PM – 7:30PM
Maryland SPCA
3300 Falls Rd, Baltimore
Join us for Barkaritaville, our last Wine & Wag event of the season featuring Margaritas, beer, wine and soft drinks. Music provided by Fast Eddie and the Slowpokes. The Gypsy Queen Food Truck will be serving their award-winning cuisine for the humans. For the dogs, Shake Shack, Baltimore will be serving Pooch-inis and dog biscuits.  Our Wine & Wag events feature play in the fun runs, bobbing for hot dogs, paw painting, beer, wine and snacks. There is a suggested donation of $3 for beer & wine and $1 for other beverages. If you bring your dog on a retractable leash, please keep the leash completely retracted at all times. Baltimore City law requires that dogs be leashed at all times. Wine & Wag admission is $10 and $15 at the door per person. Buy Tickets Here


BBP: Purple Friday!
6:30PM – 11PM
St. Mary’s Park
600 N Paca St, Baltimore
We’re teaming up with the Ravens for a bike party that will be a touchdown (sorry, couldn’t resist). The ride is part of GamePlanEarth (, a week of environmental initiatives by the Ravens to help better Baltimore. What’s better than bicylists? Yeah, we couldn’t think of anything either.

Gathering at The Hollywood Diner with 4 Hours of Funk
5PM – 10PM
Hollywood Diner Food Truck Park
400 E Saratoga St, Baltimore
FREE event at The Hollywood Diner! Outdoors! Starting the night off with DJ FLEG AND GRAHAM HATKE, Baltimores funkiest DJ’s! Food Trucks and tons of fun!

Charm City Meadworks Hop Mead Launch Party
5PM – 9PM
Atomic Books
3620 Falls Rd, Baltimore
We’re celebrating the release of Charm City Meadworks new canned mead flavor, Hops! Folks from the meadery will be at Eightbar to talk mead. We’ll have happy hour prices on all Charm City Meadworks meads from 5-9 and, best of all, you get to keep the glass your mead comes in! (While supplies last).

Black Eyed Boh Fed Hill Show at Brewer’s Cask!
9PM – 2AM
Brewer’s Cask
1236 Light St, Baltimore
First time back at Brewer’s Cask since our hiatus! We’ll keep the music going and our friends at the bar wiill keep the beer flowing.

The Neptunes Dance Party ft. DJ Mills
9PM – ?
The Crown
1910 N Charles St, Baltimore
DJ Mills spinning The Neptunes and Pharell dance floor classics. N.E.R.D, JayZ , Snoop, Timberlake,The Clipse, Nelly, remixes and more

Crowded Streets – The Dave Matthews Band Experience w/s/g/ You Already Know
8PM – ?
The 8×10
10 E Cross St, Baltimore
If imitation is the most sincere form of flattery, we hope the Dave Matthews Band (DMB) can take a compliment. From Dave Matthews to Jason Mraz to Wes Borland to Chris Brown and others, Virginia has recently rebuilt its reputation for producing high-caliber entertainers.
Crowded Streets—the name inspired by DMB’s third studio album — is what you call this Virginia – based sextet. The individuals who form this outstanding tribute are each dedicated to the task of reproducing the unique sonic experience of a live DMB performance. The band has attended numerous concerts and studied all the live footage they can get their hands on. Crowded Streets boasts the same original studio line-up of instrumentation and each musician is as versatile and creative as his DMB counterpart.
You Already Know – The high energy mix of blues, electronic dance music, funk, bluegrass, and hip hop create an experience that fans of You Already Know can’t help but get down to. YAK is a new generation of technical minded musicians and has quickly learned how to put on a great show that leaves fans wanting more.

Camp Adventure
8PM – 10PM
Zissimos Bar
1023 W 36th St, Baltimore
We’re thrilled to present Camp Adventure, a night for the wild ones! We’ll showcase some of the most exciting acts we can get in this monthly show. We’re kicking off the show with standup from host Jen Diamond and Philly’s Darryl Charles, then we’ll dive into some improv with resident duo OLGA and UMBC’s Dog-Collar Comedy Troupe. After the break, we’ll follow the trail of new troupe The Conservatory. Finally, we’ll go over the falls with house team Silversmith!
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Edjacated Phools w/ Never Ending Fall, The Vibesmen, Joint Operation
7PM – 12AM
Metro Gallery
1700 N Charles St, Baltimore
Top notch lineup of killer jammy bands!
Edjacated Phools
Never Ending Fall (NEF)
The Vibesmen
Joint Operation

Saturday, August 27

Hope Floats: A Jones Falls Valley Flood Benefit
7PM – 10PM
UNION Craft Brewing
1700 Union Ave, Ste D, Baltimore
On Saturday July 30th, while we were celebrating our 4th Anniversary, the heavy rains flooded the Jones Falls Valley. Our neighbors and friends – small, independent, local businesses – were badly damaged. We are calling on our community to help them rebuild and get back to business. Join us for a fun of evening of food, beer, music, and community.
$25 tickets are limited, Included with your ticket: Food by Woodberry Kitchen & Well Crafted Pizza. Music from Brooks Long, Joseph & The Beasts, & DJ Who. Cash bar.
Posters & Shirts for sale from Pizza Party Printing & Monkah. 100% OF THE PROCEEDS WILL BENEFIT SMALL BUSINESSES AFFECTED BY THE JONES FALLS FLOOD

Evan Dando w/ J. Robbins at Metro Gallery
8PM – ?
Metro Gallery
1700 N Charles St, Baltimore
Evan Dando and  J. Robbins
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BWC Presents: Cowboys vs. Bond Girls Dance Party
9:30PM – 1:30AM
De Kleine Duivel
3602 Hickory Ave, Baltimore
Cowboy hats and hip holsters meet backless dresses and thigh holsters! Spurs vs heels! Outlaws vs intrigue! Find out if opposites attract and celebrate the end of summer at BWC’s monthly dance jam! Costumes? Wear them! Drinks? Have them! Sweat sweat sweat it out on the dance floor before winter shows up! DJ Ridiculous of AK Slaughter rocking the tables all night!

Race Recounted [x] Our Voices Exhibition Opening
6PM – 8PM
Creative Alliance
3134 Eastern Ave, Baltimore
Race Recounted asks visitors to participate in the creation of artwork that tells the story of their own racialized identity through audio/visual portraits in a recordable greeting card (materials are provided). Participants must choose from a selection of 6 prefabricated exteriors that announce their race as defined by the US Census: White, Black, Latino, Asian/Pacific Islander, Native American, and Other. A workshop table in the center of the gallery guides them through the process of decorating the inside of the card and making a recording that re-plays when the card is opened. These stories and personalized images complicate the categorical generalizations made by the census classifications, and provide deeply moving insight into the complexities of identity that differentiate and define us all.

Now That’s What I Call a 90’s Dance Party!
9PM – 2AM
2549 N Howard St, Baltimore
The phattest decade condensed into one Fruitopia-fueled dance party. Grimsby and GARY spin all your favorite 90s artists, including but in no way limited to, Biggie, Mariah, Beastie Boys, Fatboy Slim, Cake, Will Smith, Britney, Jamiroquai, TLC, Snoop Dogg, No Doubt, Daft Punk, Eminem, Ace of Base, Beck, Missy, Ginuwine, Chemical Brothers, 2Pac, Spice Girls, Robyn, LL Cool J….etc! Be sure to dress in your best 90s outfit or as your favorite 90s character! Schwing!

The Ultimate Tailgate
4PM – 7PM
Horseshoe Casino Baltimore
1525 Russell St, Baltimore
The 2016 Regular Season is so close we can taste it! Come out to our entertainment plaza for a legendary tailgate that includes great drink specials, cornhole and much more. 105.7 The Fan’s Vinny & Rob Show will be providing their game day analysis live from our property!

Wing Dam “Glow Ahead” Record Release w/ Natural Velvet / Post Pink / Amor Fatigue
8PM – 2AM
The Windup Space
12 W North Ave, Baltimore
U+N and Friends Records present: an all-local power-bill!
“Glow Ahead” available 8/19 on vinyl LP / cassette / CD via Friends Records
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Shane McCallum: These Eyes
7PM – 10PM
Gallery Four
405 W Franklin St, Fl 4, Baltimore
Where does the mind go when it’s cut off from the world? If it wanted to be an artist, but wasn’t allowed? Shane McCallum spent thirty seven years of his life exploring these questions. McCallum entered the Maryland prison system as a young man, still in his teenage years. He found himself in a place with the power to reduce a person to a number and crush aspirations. He turned to art as support and managed to hold on to his identity.

Indigo Dye Party at The Baltimore Free Farm
5PM – 7PM
Baltimore Free Farm
3510 Ash St, Baltimore
Come learn a bit about the Indigofera tinctoria plant! We will start off the workshop by explaining the history and chemistry of the dye and will demonstrate shibori techniques to use on your cloth. We will provide small sample fabrics of cotton and silk for every person, but to keep ticket costs low we ask that you provide your own fabric to dye with. Bring clothing, pillow cases, scarves, silk, cotton, linens etc. We will provide two different indigo vats and shibori tools to beautify your fabric. We suggest if you plan to order silk or cotton items you check out Dharma Trading Company as they have gorgeous, ready to dye fabric that is inexpensive and easy to order. Many of our past participants have bought their large silk scarves for indigo dyeing workshops.
Buy Tickets Here

9PM – 2AM
Grand Central Nightclub
1001 N Charles St, Baltimore
Grand Central brings you back your favourite party of the summer! This year we will try to make it all about you: from amazing drink specials, to “step- and -repeat” with a professional photographer and photo booth to make your memories last a life time and a ton of surprises and give-aways!..Let you imagination flow and your charisma show… Go all out and show off your best fashion statement, or your most outrageous all white outfit for our annual WHITE PARTY! Special guest DJ HeathAllen

Sunday, August 28

Sando for your Hando – as featured on the Travel Channel
12PM – 3PM
The Charmery
801 W 36th St, Baltimore
Look…if the Travel Channel says that our collaboration with Center Cut Doughnuts is one of the most unique sandwiches they would cross the country for, well, who are we to argue with them! Lucky you….they are right here in Baltimore and in honor of this great honor we are bringing it back!
Picture this, a Center Cut Challah-nut cut in half, stuffed with malty chip ice cream, balsamic glazed strawberries and hot fudge. This Sunday starting at open (12pm) until they run out (we are making 75) you can enjoy this unique AWARD WINNING dessert sandwich!

The Dog Days of Summer JFX Block Party
12PM – 5PM
1520 Clipper Road, Baltimore
Grab your pup and your friends and head down under the bridge for the first JFX Block Party! Featuring beers from Union Brewing and Evolution, and craft cocktails from Tito’s Vodka. Food provided by Birroteca and The Nickel Taphouse, and Dog Treats from Encantada, as well as ice cream from our neighbors, The Tarharka Brothers. There will be dogs on-site available for adoption! We will have a doggie photo booth , cornhole, and bear pong. A portion of sales will be donated to The Baltimore Bully Crew, as well as The Maryland SPCA. There will be raffles for prizes and gift baskets from The Maryland SPCA, The Baltimore Bully Crew, Barks and Blooms, and Birroteca Baltimore . We will also having a best dressed dog contest!
Live Music from 2pm-4pm featuring:
Ms. Sara

Candle Making and Wine
5PM – 7PM
Artifact Coffee
1500 Union Ave, Baltimore
Raise your glass to a NEW kind of night out at Artifact Coffee!
Join Knits, Soy & Metal for Candle Making and Wine! Grab your friends and your creative spirit and spend 1.5 – 2 hours drinking, eating, laughing, and flexing your creative muscles. There’s no experience necessary and we’ll provide all the supplies, so you don’t have to worry about a thing (except having a great time!). After it’s all said and done, you will walk away with 2 all natural Scented Soy Candles, choosing from an array of scents ranging from floral, to earthy, to food inspired. Get ready to mix and mingle with other DIY enthusiasts as we get our creative juices flowing!
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5th Annual Baltimore Summer Football Festival
10AM – 4PM
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
1876 Mansion House Dr, Baltimore
The longest running Football Festival in the region is back for Year 5 and we’re excited to be bringing this annual celebration of Baltimore football to a place all families love, The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. Come enjoy live music from local favorite Crushing Day, a wide variety of food offerings from the regions best food trucks, children’s activities in the Kids Zone and many of your favorite Baltimore football superstars interacting with the fans at our autograph tents, in the Kids Zone and live Q&A sessions throughout the day. This years headliner is none other than the 2011 NFL Defensive Player of the Year, 6 time Pro Bowler & Mr. Ball So Hard University, #55 TERRELL SUGGS! Join T-Sizzle as well as 2016 First Round Pick RONNIE STANLEY in the VIP Tent or check out the many FREE autograph signings and photo opportunities at the signature tents throughout the day.


Listening Party 05- Celebrating the Jazz Piano in Baltimore
5PM – 7PM
Baby’s On Fire
1010 Morton Street, Baltimore
The Baltimore Kissa Society presents a FREE public listening party for jazz enthusiasts. The next Kissa listening party will feature vinyl recordings of three great Baltimore jazz pianists, including Ellis Larkins, Albert Dailey, and Jessica Williams! The evening’s program includes special commentary by Baltimore saxophonist and author Bob Jacobson. And of course great records for sale from Baby’s On Fire! Not familiar with a kissa? The Japanese kissa is a small establishment with a coffee shop atmosphere, tasty refreshments, and plenty of jazz records for perusal. The Baltimore Kissa Society hosts events where audiences can listen to vinyl recordings of jazz music with other like-minded audiophiles. All are welcome to bring some of their own records to play during the open-turntable session. This event is BYOB. Delicious Stumptown coffee will be for sale from the friendly Baby’s On Fire staff.

Freeway – August 28 at Ottobar
8PM – 1AM
2549 N Howard St, Baltimore
Freeway w/ Big Guy Da Don, Greenspan, Eze Jackson, & more! Presented in part by NyteLyfe X Artists Compound
FREEWAY – Freeway is an American hip hop recording artist from Philadelphia. He is perhaps best known for his tenure on Roc-A-Fella Recordsand his affiliation with fellow East Coastrappers, Jay-Z and Beanie Sigel. Apart from his solo career, Freeway is also known as a member of the rap group, State Property. In 2009, Freeway was briefly signed to Cash Money Records.
GREENSPAN – Greenspan is one of the most sought after Hip Hop performers in the Mid-Atlantic region. Drawing attention to his national and international appeal, he is one of the only independent artists from the DMV to have music featured on Pandora Online Radio. There are many other notable accomplishments on his resume, for example, he was sponsored by Scion, a marque of Toyota motor corporation, for his first release, “Got Green.” The latest full-length music recording by Greenspan, Stairway to Heaven, which was release in January 2014 is now available on iTunes, Amazon, GooglePlay, Spotify and Pandora. Visual content can be found on online via MTV, VH1, VEVO and YouTube.
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Fine & Mellow – Baltimore Swing Drop
6PM – 9PM
13.5% Wine Bar
1117 W 36th St, Baltimore
Baltimore Swing Drop – Baltimore’s premier acoustic swing ensemble – from bebop to Jazz Manouche
Tomas Drgon – rhythm guitar
Lucas Chohany – solo guitar
Zach Serleth – uprigh bass
Matt Andrews – violin


Summer Brunch Sundays
12PM -2PM
15 E Centre St, Baltimore
QueenEarth & Friends returns to Baltimore for a Summer Sunday Brunch! Every Last Sunday in June, July, and August, we will serenade you with some music and creativity. We got guitars, loop pedals, and crayons. Bring your friends and family and come enjoy the tunes! There is a full brunch menu and beverages for adults and children. Featuring Andrew Walen on guitar and Black Root on percussion.



– Lindsey

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