If you love to take advantage of the live music offerings near you, this week offers several great reasons to leave the house.
From an alternative rock band to hip-hop, read on for a local music to-do list to fill your calendar this week.
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The Parlor Mob
Check out a live performance by New Jersey-based alternative rock band The Parlor Mob Friday night. The four-person band is made up of lead singer Mark Melicia, guitarist Paul Ritchie, drummer Sam Bey and bassist Gianni Scalise, according to the group's Facebook page.
When: Friday, April 19, 8 p.m.
Where: Joe Squared, 33 W. North Ave.
Moonshine: Bash Under the Stars
Check out a Friday night bash featuring music, food, drinks and live performances Friday night. Performing artists will include Baltimore-based rappers MainManCam and Rahkai. The location will be unveiled before the event.
When: Friday, April 19, 10 p.m.- Saturday, April 20, 2 a.m.
Where: East Baltimore
Film: Tell Me More and Then Some
Check out a film screening chronicling Baltimore's jazz history and highlighting its current jazz scene Saturday. The film will follow a discussion with producer Jeff Finch, jazz personality Gary Ellerbe and local musicians. Kicking off the event will be musicians Greg Hatza and Marleen Ross with a musical tribute to legendary jazz musician Ethel Ennis.
When: Saturday, April 20, 2 p.m.
Where: Reginald F. Lewis Museum, 830 E. Pratt St.
Gay Love & Hip-Hop: A Panel and Performance
Check out a bash celebrating hip-hop and the LGBTQ community Saturday night. Enjoy performances by rapper DDm, musical artist Kotic Couture and Rovo Monty. Stick around for an artist panel along with a listening party by DJ Rosie. Food and beverages will be available.
When: Saturday, April 20, 5-8 p.m.
Where: The Journey Center, 880 Park Ave., Suite 300.