Bmore Music Picks is a weekly feature that highlights shows, concerts or events to check out in Baltimore (and the surrounding area). While it’s not a comprehensive events calendar, our picks are diverse and may highlight jazz, rock, folk, noise, punk, hip-hop, R&B, metal, experimental or just about any other sub-genre or style that helps make Baltimore’s music scene varied and vibrant.

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Friday, October 31st – Mobtown Ballroom 3-year Anniversary Party and Halloween Spectacular
The Mobtown Ballroom, 861 Washington Blvd. at 7:00 PM – $75 for the weekend (individual tickets at the door)

In honor of Mobtown Ballroom’s 3rd Birthday, they’re throwing a weekend full of parties, including two nights of singer, Meschiya. You’re encouraged to dress up Friday for Halloween! Read more about the weekend here.

More info here.




Saturday, November 1st – Bawdy Shop of Horrors Burlesque Show
Ottobar, 2549 N. Howard St. at 8:00 PM – $15
The Ottobar website describes the Bawdy Burlesque show as “striptease hijinks meets mystery mayhem.” This 18+ event will not disappoint the night after Halloween. 

Find more info here.




Sunday, November 2nd – Lafayette Gilchrist CD Release w/ New Volcanoes
Windup Space, 12 W. North Ave. at 7:00 PM – $15 (including new CD)

The GoGo Suite is Lafayette Gilchrist’s new release and it’s dedicated to the “father of Go-Go,” Chuck Brown. For just 15 bucks you get a ticket to the show AND a copy of the album on CD.

More info and schedule here. (Photo credit to JM Giordano)


Author Taylor DeBoer grew up in the Baltimore area and studied Writing and Sociology at Loyola University Maryland. He is a local writer, music lover, and edits a website that he co-founded,  Follow him on Twitter at TayDeBoer23.