Sound Check


This Week's Highlights

March 01, 2007

Pepper -- 9:30 Club / Pepper surfs into the 9:30 Club on Wednesday, bringing its dancehall-reggae-punk mix direct from the Hawaiian Islands. This trio from Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, claims Nirvana, Black Sabbath and Pantera as influences and performed on the 2001 Warped Tour premiere side stage. Special guest Mad Caddies started in 1995 in Solvang, Calif., while some band members were still in high school. Florida ska group the Supervillains and Hawaii "surf bum rap" artist Splinta round out the show, which starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15. The club is at 815 V St. N.W., Washington. For tickets, call 800-955-5566 or go to

Steel Pulse -- Recher Theatre / It'll be a night for reggae grooves when British group Steel Pulse teams up with Baltimore's Jah Works on Wednesday at the Recher Theatre. Steel Pulse has been celebrating Africa and fighting racism in song for three decades. Jah Works has released six albums and sold more than 70,000 units without a record company or distribution deal. The Recher is at 512 York Road, Towson. Tickets are $25 for the 8 p.m. show. For tickets, call 410-337-7210 or 410-547-SEAT or go to

Buddy Jewell -- Rams Head Tavern / Country star Buddy Jewell was recognized as talented long before he finally found commercial success. He won a talent contest sponsored by the group Alabama in 1991, was named best male vocalist on several episodes of Star Search in 1992 and won the first season of Nashville Star in 2003. He performs at 10 tomorrow night at Rams Head Tavern, 33 West St., Annapolis. Tickets are $35. Call 410-268-4545 or go to


Just announced

John Legend, Corinne Bailey Rae -- Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia on April 28. Also, Fall Out Boy is there June 4. 410-547-SEAT or ticket

Jamie Foxx -- 1st Mariner Arena on March 25. Also, at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington on March 28. 410-547-SEAT or

Brindley Brothers -- The 9:30 Club in Washington on March 10. 800-955-5566 or

Fools & Horses -- Recher Theatre in Towson on March 31. 410-337-7210 or 410-547-SEAT.

Still available

Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes -- Rams Head Tavern in Annapolis on May 15-16. 410-268-4545 or

George Winston -- Wolf Trap Barns in Vienna Va., March 16-18. 410-481-6500 or 800-955-5566.

Maura O'Connell -- Avalon Theatre in Easton on March 17. 410-547-SEAT or

Anders Osborne -- the 8x10 March 30-31. 410-625-2000 or 410-547-SEAT.


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