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Sizzlin Summer 2005

Hot Topic City Paper’s 2005 Sizzlin’ Summer Guide

Not So Bad Boys Riding Along with the Inner Harbor’s Bicycle Cops | By Gadi Dechter

Something in the Air Ten Reasons To Hold Your Breath This Summer | By Erin Sullivan

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Naked Hunch Searching for Assateague’s Clothing-Optional Beach | By Rebecca Alvania

The Funnel Cake Effect A Look Back at Festivals From Baltimore’s Past | By Christina Royster-Hemby

Summer in the City Seasons of Change Growing Up in Edmondson Villge | By Laurence Bass

How’s It Vending Baltimore’s Vendors Tell You What It’s Really Like to Hock Your Wares in the Hot Sun | By Auriane de Rudder and Sarah Estes

Unpasturized Inside The Not-So-Simple Life of a Teenage Cowgirl | By Jill Yesko

For What Ales Ya City Paper’s Third Annual Search For the Coldest Beer in Baltimore

Posted 5/25/2005

May 27

The Persuaders (Belvedere Square)

May 28

Alison Krauss and Union Station (Merriweather Post Pavilion)
Mario Frangoulis and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (Meyerhoff Symphony Hall)

May 29

Part Harmony (Harborplace Amphitheatre)
The Ravonettes, Autolux, the Peels (Ottobar)
Sowebohemian Arts and Music Festival 2005 featuring 50-plus bands for free. (Hollins Market)

June 2

The Municipal Opera Company of Baltimore (Mount Vernon Place Park)

June 3

Mambo Combo (The Can Company)
Capital Jazz Fest 2005 featuring George Benson and Chaka Khan (Merriweather Post Pavilion)
Hagerstown Blues Festival featuring Marcia Ball (Hagerstown Central Parking Lot)
Spoon, the Clientele (9:30 Club)

June 4

Capital Jazz Fest featuring Boney James and Joe Sample (Merriweather Post Pavilion)
Fascist Fascist, Double Dagger, the Spark, Pissed Jeans, Horse Clitoris (Charm City Art Space)
The Futureheads, High Speed Scene, Pitty Sing (9:30 Club)
Hagerstown Blues Festival (Hagerstown Central Parking Lot)
Stryker’s Posse featuring Ichelle Cole (Harborplace Amphitheatre)

June 5

Automatic Slim (Mount Vernon Place Park)
Capital Jazz Fest 2005 featuring Kenny G. and Spyro Gyra (Merriweather Post Pavilion)
Hagerstown Blues Festival (Hagerstown Central Parking Lot)

June 6

Cowboy Junkies (Rams Head Tavern)

June 7

Ryan Adams and the Cardinals (Meyerhoff Symphony Hall)
Santana, Los Lonely Boys (Merriweather Post Pavilion)

June 8

Agnostic Front, Champion, Full Blown Chaos, Outbreak (Ottobar)
Indigo Girls (Wolf Trap)
Low (Rams Head Live)
Jurassic 5 (9:30 Club)
The Killers, Keane, Louis XIV, Regina Spektor (Merriweather Post Pavilion)

June 9

Better Than Ezra (Rams Head Live)
Mary Chapin Carpenter, Mindy Smith (Wolf Trap)
Manowar, Rhapsody (Sonar)
Tropical Ensemble (Belvedere Square)

June 11

Aimee Mann, Ben Lee (Rams Head Live)
West African Drum and Dance (Harborplace Amphitheatre)
HonFest featuring a gazillion bands on three stages. (36th Street in Hampden)

June 12

African Folklore with Shindans (Harborplace Amphitheatre)
Bill Burke (Mount Vernon Place Park)
Something to Prove Tour 2005 featuring Inspector Deck of Wu-Tang Clan, Planet Asia, and Afu-Ra (Ottobar)
Swing Out Sister (Rams Head Live)

June 13

The Pixies, Bloc Party (Merriweather Post Pavilion)
Wallflowers, Anna Nalick (Rams Head Live)

June 15

Collective Soul, Silvertide (9:30 Club)
Joss Stone, John Legend (Wolf Trap)

June 17

All Mighty Senators (Rams Head Live)
Fascist Fascist, Partyline, Direct From Hollywood Cemetery, Now Sleepyhead (Talking Head)
Zooma Tour featuring Trey Anastasio, Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals, Jurassic 5, G. Love and Special Sauce, Gomez (Merriweather Post Pavilion)

June 18

Tony Bennett (Wolf Trap)
The Black Eyed Peas, Talib Kweli, Fatti Koo (Merriweather Post Pavilion)
Sons of Pirates (Harborplace Amphitheatre)
Starscape with Rabbit in the Moon, Sander Kleinenberg, Scott Henry, Feelgood, Jen Lasher, DJ Sun, Buster, Mampi Swift, DJ, John B, DB, Tech Itch, and more (Fort Armistead Park;

June 19

Automatic Slim and His Band (Mount Vernon Place Park)
Lovecraft (Harborplace Amphitheatre)

June 22-24

Angie Stone (Rams Head Live)
Artscape featuring a gazillion bands on three stages, all day. (Mount Royal Avenue)

June 24

Billy Corgan (9:30 Club)
Johnny Mathis with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (Meyerhoff Symphony Hall)
Junkyard Saints (Belvedere Square)

June 25

Crawdaddies (Harborplace Amphitheatre)
Sleater-Kinney (9:30 Club)
Johnny Mathis with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (Meyerhoff Symphony Hall)

June 26

Cecilia Calloway (Mount Vernon Place Park)
Dave Matthews Band (Nissan Pavilion)
Wilco, the Roots (Merriweather Post Pavilion)

June 28

Eels (9:30 Club)

June 29

Alkaline Trio (9:30 Club)
The Fabulous Thunderbirds (Rams Head Tavern)

July 1

Lloyd Dobler Effect (The Can Company)
The Persuaders (Belvedere Square)

July 2

The David Bach Trio, Captain Fantastic, Big 80’s (Harborplace Amphitheatre)

July 3

“A Star-Spangled Spectacular” with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (Oregon Ridge Park)
Rockville Dixie Rascals (Belvedere Square)

July 4

“A Star-Spangled Spectacular” with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (Oregon Ridge Park)

July 5

Donna Summer (Wolf Trap)

July 8

The Crawdaddies (Belvedere Square)

July 9

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra: Classics and Fireworks (Oregon Ridge Park)
The Sugar Water Festival with Erykah Badu, Queen Latifah, Jill Scott (Merriweather Post Pavilion.
Noche Latina (Harborplace Amphitheatre)

July 10

Baltimore Klezmer Orchestra (Mount Vernon Place Park)

July 15

All Good Music Festival through the 17th featuring the Flaming Lips, String Cheese Incident, Drive By Truckers, Dark Star Orchestra, Lake Trout, Les Claypool, and more (Marvin’s Mountaintop, Masontown, W. Va.;
The Mooks (Belvedere Square)
The Temptations, the Four Tops (Wolf Trap)

July 16

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s Broadway Showstoppers and Fireworks (Oregon Ridge Park)
Bobby and the Believers (Harborplace Amphitheatre)

July 17

Allman Brothers Band, Moe. (Nissan Pavilion)
Bill Burke (Mount Vernon Place Park)

July 19

3 Doors Down, Stand, Breaking Benjamin, No Address (Merriweather Post Pavilion)
John Mellencamp, John Fogerty (Nissan Pavilion)

July 22

Loggins and Messina Reunion Tour (Merriweather Post Pavilion)
Sons of Pirates (Belvedere Square)

July 23

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s Latin Fire with the Mambo Kings (Oregon Ridge)

July 24

Ozzfest featuring Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Mudvayne, Shadows Fall, Black Label Society, In Flames, Rob Zombie, Killswitch Engage, As I Lay Dying, Mastodon (Nissan Pavilion)

July 26

Ani DiFranco (Wolf Trap)
Columbia Jazz Band (Belvedere Square)

July 27

Lyle Lovett (Wolf Trap)
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Black Crowes (Merriweather Post Pavilion)

July 29

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra performs Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 (Meyerhoff Symphony Hall)
Mambo Combo (Belvedere Square)

July 30

O.A.R., Pepper, the Southland (Merriweather Post Pavilion)

July 31

Elvis Costello, Emmylou Harris (Wolf Trap)

Aug. 3

Ben Folds, Rufus Wainwright (Wolf Trap)

Aug. 4

Annapolis Opera (Mount Vernon Place Park)

Aug. 5

Junkyard Saints (Belvedere Square)
Kelly Bell Band (The Can Company)
Appaloosa (Harborplace Amphitheatre)

Aug. 7

Baltimore Jazz Trio (Mount Vernon Place Park)
Columbia Concert Band (Belvedere Square)
The Doobie Brothers (Wolf Trap)

Aug. 10

Neil Diamond (MCI Center)

Aug. 11

KC and the Sunshine Band (Rams Head Live)

Aug. 12

America (Rams Head Live)
Donegal Xpress (Belvedere Square)

Aug. 13

Motley Crue (Nissan Pavilion)

Aug. 14

The Young Lions of the Eubie Center (Mount Vernon Place Park)


Hot August Blues featuring Walter “Wolfman” Washington and the Roadmasters, John Mooney, and more (Oregon Ridge)

Aug. 21

Eubie Blake Legacy Band (Mount Vernon Place Park)
Huey Lewis and the News (Wolf Trap)

Aug. 25

Alice Cooper, Cheap Trick (Wolf Trap)

Aug. 27

David Bach Consort (Harborplace Amphitheatre)

Aug. 28

The Beach Boys (Wolf Trap)
Jazz Vibes (Harborplace Amphitheatre)
Pan America Rhythm Project (Mount Vernon Place Park)

Aug. 30

Green Day, Jimmy Eat World (Merriweather Post Pavilion)

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