Don't Miss

DON'T MISS

March 22, 2007|By [SAM SESSA AND ASHLIE BAYLOR]

Beer, bourbon and BBQ fest

The lowdown -- Lovers of hops, whiskey and meat will converge on the Maryland State Fairgrounds this weekend for the Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Fest. The event includes barbecue competitions, a tasting room and a heated cigar tent. The Kelly Bell Band and classic rock cover band Mister Wilson will perform.

If you go -- The festival runs noon-8 p.m. in the 4-H building at the Maryland State Fairgrounds, 2200 York Road in Timonium. Admission is $18-$20 and includes a souvenir glass, two bourbon tickets and four beer tokens. Designated driver tickets, for admission only, are $10. Admission is free for kids 12 and younger. Call 410-769- 8223 or go to beerandbour bon.com.

A softer vibe

The lowdown -- Sick of going out to hear harsh lyrics with bass-filled music streaming from deafening speakers? Looking for a local club where you can just relax and hear soft R&B? Catch Ladies Night at the Turntable Club on Saturday. Groove, sway or simply chill with a cocktail as homegrown vocalists Nell, Johnel and J.S.O.U.L. sing their soulful tunes.

If you go -- The show starts at 9:30 p.m. Admission is $8 for women and $10 for men. The Turntable Club is at 2139 Jefferson St. Call 410-675-7249 or go to myspace.com/turntableclub.

The Hint

The lowdown -- Maryland indie rock band the Hint started making waves in the local music scene a few years ago. Saturday the band will return home to perform at Fletchers along with Aldelphi, J-Roddy Walston and the Business and Crash Boom Bang.

If you go -- Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $7 at the door and $10 for those younger than 21. Fletchers is at 701 S. Bond St. Call 410-558-1889 or go to fletchersbar.com.

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