Weekend Guide

August 06, 2009


TRACY CHAPMAN: We'll give you more than one reason to hear the folksy soul singer at Rams Head Live, 20 Market Place. Chapman's a Grammy Award-winning artist with hits such as "Fast Car" and "Talking 'Bout a Revolution." Just get in your fast car and get your $40 ticket. Doors open at 7 p.m. Go to tickets.ramsheadlive.com.

MODELS & THROTTLES: Custom bikes, leather-clad ladies, live music and an FMX stunt show. Sounds like a good night out at Power Plant Live, 34 Market Place, noon-6:30 p.m. The event is free. Go to powerplantlive.com

INCUBUS: The alternative rockers and iPod faves bring the noise and such hits as "Drive" and "Megalomaniac" to Merriweather Post Pavilion, 10475 Little Patuxent Parkway, at 7:30 p.m. English rockers The Duke Spirit also perform. Tickets are $35-$45. Go to ticketmaster.com.

AUSTRALIAN BEE GEES SHOW: Stayin' alive, stayin' alive, uh, uh, uh, uh, stayin' alive ... in Annapolis at Rams Head On Stage, 33 West St., at 8 p.m. This five-piece tribute act is known for its solid performances of classic Bee-Gees tunes and incorporates a multimedia presentation with video into its act. Tickets are $28.50. Go to tickets.ramsheadonstage.com.

THE THRASH AND BURN TOUR: Metal - sweet, sweet metal - is the defining theme of the Thrash and Burn Tour. Underground metal acts, drawing from thrash, punk and hardcore, perform. Throw some horns for Devil Driver, Emmure, Despised Icon, Veil of Maya and For the Fallen Dreams at Sonar, 407 E. Saratoga St., starting at 2 p.m. Tickets are $18-$20. Go to sonarbaltimore.com.

IN PLACES WITH BAD LIGHTING: Baltimore-based writer and songwriter Adam Trice (aka Red Sammy) celebrates the release of his collection of poems and songs with a reading and performance at El Rancho Grande, 3608 Falls Road, at 6 p.m. Writers Justin Sirois and Adam Robinson also read from their works. Donations suggested. Go to redsammy.com.

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