Nepalese folk singer
Hear Nepalese folk superstar (and Baltimore restaurant manager) Prem Raja Mahat when he takes the stage tomorrow at the Ottobar. The singer has released more than 40 albums in his home country. He left Nepal to escape a Maoist insurgency.
Doors open at 8 p.m. tomorrow. Mahat goes on at 10:30 p.m. Tickets are $10. The Ottobar is at 2549 N. Howard St. Call 410-662-0069 or visit www.theottobar.com.
Pimlico Derby Day
Celebrate Derby Day at Pimlico on Saturday. There will be a mini-beer fest featuring local breweries and live music. Pimlico will run its own set of races starting at 12:45 p.m. The Kentucky Derby will be shown on big-screen television live (about 6:15 p.m.).
Festivities are noon-6 p.m. Saturday. Pimlico Race Course is at 5201 Park Heights Ave. Visit www.pim lico.com.
Cinco de Mayo
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo tonight at Mosaic. The outdoor lounge presents West Coast DJ Miguel Migs. He'll be accompanied by vocalist Lisa Shaw. DJ Lovegrove and Adam Auburn will also perform.
The music starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. They are available via Mission Tix (www.missiontix.com). Mosaic is in Power Plant Live at 34 Market Place (under the white tents).