Bmore Music Picks: Baltimore Music, Concerts and Events for December 8 – December 14

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Local Holiday Shopping Guide

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



Wednesday, December 10th – The Flying Eyes / Old Testament / The Shine Brothers / George Cessna
Metro Gallery, 1700 N. Chales St. at 9:00 PM – $10
The Flying Eyes have been around for nearly a decade, being Baltimore’s premier psych-rock band. They always put on a great show so get out to Metro Gallery on Wednesday. 
More info here.



Thursday, December 11th – Raindeer / Semicircle / Dungeon Kids / Shampoo
The Crown, 1910 N. Charles St. 2nd floor at 9:00 PM – $8

Raindeer lead, Charlie Hughes, recently shook up the band’s lineup and this is one of their first shows after the change. The always impressive, Dungeon Kids, are also on the bill so you will see me this show for sure.

More info here.



Thursday, December 11th – Animal Collective DJ Set w/ Deakin and Geologist
Ottobar, 2549 N. Howard St. 2nd floor at 8:00 PM – $17

Yeah, you read that right. For some reason tickets are still available for Deakin and Geologist’s DJ set at Ottobar on Thursday. Okay, so maybe this isn’t an “Animal Collective” show per say, but it will still be awesome to see half of one of the most successful bands to ever come from Charm City in such an intimate setting.

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,  Follow him on Twitter at TayDeBoer23.

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