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Scene: clubs, bars, nightlife

April 29, 2004|By Sarah Schaffer

Turbo Acoustic tour

Two-thirds of Sebadoh will get down Monday at the Ottobar. The Turbo Acoustic tour features Jason Loewenstein and indie-rock hero Lou Barlow (of Dinosaur Jr. and Folk Implosion fame). Cub Country is also billed. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $12.

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

Comic Richard Lewis

Comedian Richard Lewis will get neurotic this weekend at the Baltimore Improv. Lewis, known for his work on HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm, will work his standup routine tonight through Sunday.

Show times vary. Tickets are $18-$20.

The Baltimore Improv is at 6 Market Place. Call 410-727-8500 or visit www.baltimoreim

Blues at the Recher

The Kelly Bell Band will get funky Saturday at the Recher.

The Baltimore blues act will take the stage after Longhouse and local faves Laughing Colors break it down for the masses.

Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 for those over 21 and $15 for those under 21.

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

Tuesday at Fletcher's

Suicide Machines will tear it up Tuesday at Fletcher's.

The always energetic ska-punk act will share the bill with Against All Authority and the Code.

Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $12.

Fletcher's is at 701 S. Bond St. Call 410-558-1889 or visit

Atomic Books

Atomic Books celebrates another year of business Saturday with an anniversary party at Frazier's on the Avenue.

Superchunk's Jon Wurster and King of Queens' Patton Oswalt are among a handful of notables who'll party down with the local crowd.

Doors open at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $10.

Frazier's on the Avenue is at 919 W. 36th St. Call Atomic Books at 410-662-4444.

Big night at Ottobar

Dangerously Delicious Pies also celebrates an anniversary, Saturday at the Ottobar.

The Glenmont Popes, the Rockbottom Stylings of Honky Slim, Artie Hill & the Long Gone Daddies, Lawnchair and other acts will shake it up with DDP owner Rodney Henry and friends.

Pie-eating contests are also on the agenda.

Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 for this all-ages show.

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

Metal all-stars

Metal all-star act Brides of Destruction will rawk Monday at the Thunderdome. The BOD crew, which features Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx and L.A. Guns shredder Tracii Guns, is scheduled to take the stage around 8:30 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $16.

The Thunderdome is at 3612 S. Hanover St. Call 410-354-4700 or visit

Chester Stacey

Local rock-country act Chester Stacey will drop a set tomorrow at the Talking Head. This Radiant Boy and Water School are also billed. Doors open at 9 p.m. Tickets are $7 at the door.

The Talking Head Club is at 203 E. Davis St. Call 410-962-5588 or visit

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