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.

For a more comprehensive events calendar, check out the Culture FlyShow Space, or Weekly.Citypaper.com.

 

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Thursday, May 14th – Ray Wylie Hubbard
Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave. at 8:00PM

Often considered one of the Texas outlaw country legends, Hubbard is a songwriter’s songwriter and everyone should consider it a mighty treat that he’s coming to Baltimore for such an intimate show.

More info here.

 

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Saturday, May 16th – Roddy Radiation (of The Specials) / The Scotch Bonnets / Three Lexington Arrows
Metro Gallery,  at 8:00 PM – $12

Roddy Radiation of the legendary ska band, The Specials, is playing some solo shows this spring with Baltimore band, The Scotch Bonnets. I’d buy tickets ahead of time because this show could sell out.

More info here.

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Sunday, May 17th – Blacksage / Sweepstakes / :3lon / Goste / Jacob Marley
The Crown at 9:00 PM  – $12

Sweepstakes will hit you with dreamy, surfy synth pop and Blacksage are a vexing mix of pop and electronic. This is a must-see show for a Sunday night.

More info here.

 

 

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, Manikmusic.net.  Follow him on Twitter at TayDeBoer23.