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Bmore Music Picks: Baltimore Music, Concerts, and Events for February 10 – February 15

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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, February 12th – Sinkane / Wing Dam
Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave. at 8:00 PM – $15 for online tix

Sinkane’s Ahmed Gallab was born to Sudanese political exiles in London, lived all over the world growing up and is now based in Brooklyn. Sinkane’s music is eclectic, worldly and dancey. Killer rock band, Wing Dam, from Bmore are opening. Get your tickets ahead of time to save some money.

More info here.

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Friday, February 13th – Friday Night Swing
Mobtown Ballroom, 861 Washington Blvd. at 8:00 PM – $10 

Learn how to do the famous dance, “The Baltimore Strut,” with Lindy Hop at one of Baltimore’s best kept secrets, Mobtown Ballroom. The bar opens at 7:30, lesson starts at 8 and the free dance starts at 9.

More info here.

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Saturday, February 14th – Valentine’s Day Party Feat. Jana Hunter / James Nasty
The Ottobar, 2549 N. Howard St. at 8:00 PM – donation for Moveable Feast

Jana Hunter of Lower Dens and DJ James Nasty will perform, among others, on Valentines Day at Ottobar. All proceeds go to Moveable Feast, a nonprofit that puts healthy food on the table for people in Maryland with life-threatening illness.

More info here.

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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.

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