Sound check

Sound check

This Week's Highlights

May 18, 2006

Bayside -- Recher Theatre / Bayside, with Halifax, the Sleeping, the Late

Night and This Is Me Smiling, stops at the Recher Theatre, 512 York Road in Towson, Saturday as part of the Lions, Tigers, and Bears Tour. The boys of Bayside joined up in Long Island about six years ago. In 2003, Bayside grabbed the attention of Victory Records and began recording its debut album, Sirens and Condolences. Now with a second album under their belt, the punk-rockers are scheduled to tour the U.S. through late June. Tickets are $12-$15. Call 410-337-7210, 410-547-SEAT or go to

Andre Rieu -- 1st Mariner Arena / Dutch violinist Andre Rieu will perform tonight at 1st Mariner Arena, 201 W. Baltimore St. He will be accompanied by his Johann Strauss Orchestra. Rieu's musical goal is to create classical pieces that are accessible for everyone. He has led several orchestras and is on tour around the United States through the end of the month. Tonight's concert begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $35-$65. Call 410-547-SEAT to purchase tickets or go to

Bacon Brothers -- Rams Head Tavern / The actor best known for inspiring the trivia game "6 Degrees of Kevin Bacon" joins his brother, Michael, on a U.S. tour that will stop at Annapolis' Rams Head Tavern, 33 West St., today. The Bacon Brothers will perform at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Tickets are $47.50. Call 410-268-4545 or visit for details.


Just announced

Nickelback and Chevelle -- Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia on July 26. Also, Widespread Panic is there Aug. 4. 410-547-SEAT or

Ani DiFranco -- 9:30 Club in Washington on June 18. Also, Macy Gray plays there June 20. 800-955-5566 or

Crack the Sky -- Recher Theatre in Towson on July 8. 410-337-7210 or 410-547-SEAT .

2Face Idibia -- Lyric Opera House on May 27. 410-337-7210 or 410-547-SEAT.

Still available

Los Straitjackets -- Rams Head Tavern in Annapolis on May 28. 410-268-4545 or

James Brown -- Rams Head Live on May 29. 410-244-1131 or

The Neville Brothers -- The Birchmere in Alexandria, Va., on June 14. 703-549-7500.

Montgomery Gentry, Lonestar, SHeDAISY, Josh Turner and Jack Ingram -- Merriweather Post Pavilion on July 16. 410-547-SEAT or ticketmaster .com.

Blue Highway -- Avalon Theatre in Easton on June 19. 410-547-SEAT or

Shakira -- Verizon Center (formerly MCI Center) in Washington on Aug. 29. 410-547-SEAT or ticketmaster .com.


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