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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Screen-shot-2011-01-09-at-4.45.10-PM-540x360Tuesday, August 19th – Out of Your Head – Improvised Experimental Music Collective
Windup Space, 12 W. North Ave. at 9:30 PM – FREEFree shows are usually always good shows, but when it’s the Out of Your Head collective then it’s always stellar. A rotating cast of improvisational musicians playing a blend of free jazz and experimental noise makes for a unique experience every time you see it. There isn’t a place in Baltimore that supports a wider range of musical styles than the Windup Space.More info here.

 

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Wednesday, August 20th – Open Mic at Phase 10
885 N. Howard Street at 8:00 PM – FREE

Come one, come all. Jazz musicians or interested fans are all welcome to Phase 10 on Wednesday night for their open mic night. If you have some time beforehand, head to Land of Kush for some vegan soul food.

More info here.

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Friday, August 22nd – Pablo Antonio y La Firma
Creative Alliance,
 3134 Eastern Ave. at 8:00 PM – $12 (members pay $10)

Help Creative Alliance celebrate the opening of their Latin contemporary art show, Chicanismo y Latinismo, with a performance by Pablo Antonio y La Firma. Get your dancin’ shoes on and hit the town!

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