Best Bets

BEST BETS

Scene: clubs, bars, nightlife

March 04, 2004|By Sarah Schaffer

CD release party

Landspeedrecord! celebrates the release of its new CD tomorrow at the Ottobar.

The amBiguousCITY! Records act will party down after Bobby Colorado and the Ultimate Late-Night Partiers, Whiskey at the Wake, the Medications and the No Class Heroes whoop it up.

Doors open at 9 p.m.

The Ottobar is at 2549 N. Howard St. Call 410-662-0069 or visit www.theottobar.com.

Jam master

Jam master Steve Kimock and his band will play tomorrow at the Funk Box.

The guitarist and Pennsylvania native will rip it up around 10 p.m.

Doors open at 9 p.m. Tickets are $21.

The Funk Box is at 10 E. Cross St. Call 410-625-2000 or visit www.thefunkbox.com.

Drum 'n' bass DJ

Legendary drum 'n' bass DJ Scott Henry will tear it up Saturday at Sonar.

The Washington native will spin a clubside set after DJ Sun takes the decks.

Doors open at 10 p.m.

Tickets are $7 before 10:30 p.m. and $12 after 10:30 p.m.

Sonar is at 407 E. Saratoga St. Call 410-327-8333 or visit www.sonar.us.

Beauty and the beats

One presents Beyond, a night of beauty and beats.

At the Saturday party, clubgoers can get a free Bobbi Brown Cosmetics makeover while grooving to sets by house and hip-hop DJs.

Doors open at 9 p.m. There is a $10 cover for this 21-and-over event.

One is at 300 E. Saratoga St. Call 410-230-0049.

Country Mavericks

The Mavericks grab the spotlight Saturday at the 9:30 Club in Washington.

Country-styled pick-and-fiddle act BR549 is also billed.

Doors open around 9 p.m. Tickets are $35.

The 9:30 Club is at 815 V St. N.W., Washington. Call 202-393-0930 or visit www.930.com.

`Avant-cabaret'

The Creative Alliance and Atomic Books present the Comix Cabaret and the Bizarre Comix Bazaar.

Tomorrow's event, which will be held at the Creative Alliance at the Patterson, features an extensive lineup of "avant-cabaret" performers, including, among others, local burlesque act Trixie Little, ukulele-and-melodica duo the Awkward Sounds of Scott & Skizz, and improvisational musician Catherine Pancake.

In addition, a number of zine publishers will be displaying and selling their own creations.

Doors open at 8 p.m.

Tickets are $6 for Creative Alliance members and students and $9 for all others.

The Creative Alliance at the Patterson is at 3134 Eastern Ave. Call 410-276-1651 or visit www.creativealliance.org.

The Recher tonight

The Pat McGee Band will rock the house tonight at the Recher

The Virginia-based five-piece, which released its major label debut in 2001, will headline the all-ages show after Michael Tolcher puts in time on stage.

Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20.

The Recher Theatre is at 512 York Road, Towson. Call 410-337-7178 or visit www .recher theatre.com.

The Slow Jets

The Slow Jets will mark the release of a new CD, Remain in Ether, March 6 with a show at the Talking Head.

The Baltimore-based rock act is scheduled to headline the show, which also features the Jennifers and Park Police.

Doors open at 9:30 p.m.

The Talking Head club is at 203 E. Davis St. Call 410-962-5588 or visit www .talking headclub.com.

Bayside in Charm City

Emo-edged pop-punkers Bayside will sail through the Ottobar Wednesday.

The Long Island-based act, which recently released its full-length debut on Victory Records, will share the stage with the Lawrence Arms, the Cardinal Sin and local punk workhorses the Gamma Rays.

Doors open at 7 p.m. for this all-ages show.

Tickets are $8.

The Ottobar is at 2549 N. Howard St. Call 410-662-0069 or visit www.theottobar.com.

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