Tag: music

Event Pick: Live music and tacos at Tooth N’ Nail, Mount Vernon’s newest café

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Image via Facebook

While you weren’t looking, a new coffee shop was born in March on W. Preston Street in Mount Vernon. Tooth N’ Nail isn’t of the sleek, modern variety, opting instead for a laid-back ’90s vibe and, per a description on its Facebook page, an aim of “hearkening back to the old days when they were community spaces for artists, students and local people to gather.”

Wing Dam’s Sara Autrey opens Get Shredded Vintage shop in Charles Village

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The exterior of Get Shredded Vintage, located in the rear store of 3101 St. Paul St. Photo by Brandon Weigel.

The Facebook profile photo for Get Shredded Vintage is the store’s proprietor, Sara Autrey, dressed in a retro yellow top with black-and-white streaks and blue-rimmed shades, her head covered in streamers that resemble the glow and translucence of bubbles.

It’s surprisingly evocative of the store, which opened for business today offering an eclectic and fun mix of vintage clothes, mid-mod kitchen accessories, kitschy curios and music, art and jewelry by local artists.

Weekend Events Calendar: Charm City Bluegrass Festival returns, Hopkins and UMD’s lacrosse rivalry continues, jungle run 5K at Oregon Ridge Park, and more

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Star Bright Farm Sale
Don’t Miss the Spring Market at Star Bright Farm on Sunday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

On this last weekend of April, head to the country for the great Maryland tradition of steeplechase racing, pick out a gift for Mom at one of several markets or festivals, or catch some bluegrass at Druid Hill Park.

Odesza joins bean-spillers Post Malone and 21 Savage on Preakness InfieldFest bill

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Image via Preakness.com

The owners of Pimlico Race Course announced today that rappers Post Malone and 21 Savage and electronic duo Odesza will headline the InfieldFest at this year’s Preakness Stakes.

After Years in Obscurity, Experimental Folk Musician Mark Renner’s Archive Comes to Life

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Mark Renner. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Maryland-native artist and experimental folk musician Mark Renner says he “hadn’t really given much thought” to his body of recordings from more than three decades ago when Brooklyn-based indie label RVNG came calling.

Baltimore Architecture Foundation Will Revive the Legendary Marble Bar for Fundraiser

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The Congress Hotel. Image by Frederic C. Chalfant, via Wikimedia Commons.

“Iggy loved it,” LesLee Anderson recalled in a 2012 interview with City Paper. “I remember I was mopping the floor and he was standing against the bar saying, ‘This is a great rock ‘n’ roll bar—this is going to be a rocking night.'”

Event Pick: Listen to Your Favorite Video Game Tunes at Itty Bitty Bit Gen 2

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Fresh off the video game convention MAG Fest at National Harbor, Bit Gen Gamer Fest is coming to Ottobar in itty bitty form for a night of video game music that promises to warm you up “like an overheating PS2.”

Video: Baltimore’s Pop Star

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Another video about interesting people and places in Baltimore from our friends at ATB Productions.

Songs of the Season: BSO Brings Baltimore ‘Home for the Holidays’

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The “Tap-Dancing Santas” of Baltimore School for the Arts. Image via Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.

The holidays are nearly back at the Meyerhoff.

Meet the Baltimore Natives Behind the Music for HBO’s ‘Baltimore Rising’

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Mashica and Dontae Winslow, known together as Winslow Dynasty. Photo courtesy of the couple.

Tasked with composing the music for Sonja Sohn’s much-lauded documentary, “Baltimore Rising,” Dontae Winslow tapped into memories of his life growing up here.

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