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Special Issues 2009

Parks/Hiking and Biking We may live in a concrete jungle, but Baltimoreans are lucky to have such a wide range of options ...

Gardens Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton, (301) 962-1400, Free is a ve...

Downy Ocean, Hon Stuff to See Art League of Ocean City, 502 94th St., (410) 524-9433, Fam...

Get Wet and Wade When you're looking for an escape from the hot, hot heat of Baltimore in the summer, sometimes an a...

Pools Baltimore City's Department of Parks and Recreation operates wading pools, indoor swimming pools, a...

Sports Orioles Promotional Nights, through Oct. 3, Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Even if th...

Art AIA Baltimore Bookstore and Gallery, 11 1/2 W. Chase St., (410) 625-2585,, 9 a.m.-4:30 ...

Festivals and Extra-vals Sowebo Arts Festival, May 24, around Hollins Market, With three stages of live musi...

Kids Stuff to See Clark's Elioak Farm, 10500 Clarksville Pike, Ellicott City, (410) 730-4049, clarkland...

Zoos Adventure Aquarium, 1 Riverside Drive, Camden, NJ, (856) 365-3300, Just acro...

Fourth Of July Accident's Fourth of July Homecoming, 9 a.m.-10 p.m., South Street Complex, Accident, (301) 746-634...

History Midnight in a Haunted House, 10:45 p.m. through Nov. 2, Jennie Wade House Museum, 548 Baltimore St....

Stage Pillow Talk, through May 24, comedy, Laurel Mill Playhouse, 508 Main St., Laurel, (301) 617-9906, l...

Music May 21: Trey Anastasio with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (Meyerhoff) Coldplay (Nissan Pavilion...

Outdoor Dining Plenty of restaurants have a few table set up outside in warm weather, but here are some of the swe...

Food Festivals Summer is really about taking our favorite activities al fresco, and there are few things Baltimore...

Farmers' Markets BALTIMORE CITY Baltimore Farmers' Market, 8 a.m.-noon Sundays May 3-Dec. 20, Holliday and Saratoga...

Wineries Basignani Winery, 15722 Falls Road, Sparks, (410) 472-0703, Black Ankle Vineyard...

Useful Info Maryland Maryland Office of Tourism Development, Maryland Department of Busine...

OC Alternatives Assateague Island National Seashore, 7206 National Seashore Lane, Berlin, (410) 641-1441,

Posted 5/20/2009

May 21: Trey Anastasio with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (Meyerhoff)

Coldplay (Nissan Pavilion)

May 22: Summer Sounds at the Square (Belvedere Square, 6-9 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 28)

May 22-23: A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor (Wolf Trap)

May 22-24: DelFest with Old Crow Medicine Show, Dark Star Orchestra, the Lee Boys, and more (Allegany Country Fairgrounds,

May 23: Bonnie Prince billy, Old Calf (birchmere)

Hank Williams, Jr. (Calvert Marine Museum)

Summer Live! Concert Series (Harborplace Amphitheatre, 8-11 p.m. Saturday evenings through the summer)

May 24: Fishnet Stalkers, the Cheats, the Luxury Pushers, Filthy Rotten Sex Machine (Metro Gallery)

May 29: Lunch Break Concert Series (Harborplace Amphitheatre, school groups play afternoons Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays through June)

May 30: M3 Rock Festival with Twisted Sister, Ratt, Extreme, and so much more (Merriweather)

Thee Summer Swarm 2 with Supersuckers, the Desert Boys, the Expotentials, Chaser, and the Handshakes (Ottobar)

May 31: Santigold (Rams Head Live)

Isis, Pelican (Sonar)

June 1: Grizzly Bear, Here We Go Magic (9:30 Club)

June 4: Gogol Bordello (Rams Head Live)

First Thursdays at Hopkins Plaza with Crawdaddies (

Jazzy Summer Nights at Hopkins Plaza with Chuck Brown (

June 5 Medeski Martin and Wood (Rams Head Live)

Albert Rivera Quartet (An die Musik)

June 5-7: Capital Jazz Festival with Natalie Cole, Al Jarreau, Fourplay, Marion Meadows, George Duke, S.M.V., and more (Merriweather)

June 6: Doves (9:30 Club)

Keyshia Cole, Keri Hilson (Pier Six)

X (Rams Head Live)

Starscape with Bassnector, the Disco biscuits, Lotus, Ludachrist, and more (Fort Armistead Park,

Rufustival featuring A Place To bury Strangers, Wye Oak, Baby Aspirin, and more (Metro Gallery)

Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, Titus and Ronicus (Ottobar)

Summer Concert Series at Lurman Woodland Theatre (, Saturdays and Sundays through Aug. 30)

June 7: Lovecraft (Harborplace Amphitheatre)

New Kids on the Block (Nissan Pavilion)

June 9: Janes Addiction, Nine Inch Nails (Merriweather)

Luka Bloom (Baldwin's Station)

June 10: Fleetwood Mac (1st Mariner Arena)

Full Blast Trio, PRV Trio (Windup Space)

June 12: Mika Miko, the Death Set (Sonar)

Band of Horses (Rams Head Live)

June 13: Ron Kearns Quintet (An die Musik)

Tax Lo Summer Blowout with Dan Deacon and ensemble, Black Dice, Dat Politics, Martyn, Awesome Color, DJ Scottie B, Get Em Mamis with DJ Booman, and Thieves Like Us (Sonar)

June 14: Sunday Concerts at Ladew Topiary Gardens (, through Aug. 16)

Bobby Conn (Windup Space)

June 14-15: Eddie Vedder (Lyric Opera House)

June 16: Punchline, Socratic (Fletcher's)

Diana Krall (Meyerhoff)

June 17: SouthSide Summer Concert Series with Jah Works (Baltimore Museum of Industry)

Peaches (9:30 Club)

June 18: Maggie Sansone Celtic Trio (Baldwin's Station)

Drop Dead, Gorgeous; He is Legend; Before Their Eyes (Fletcher's)

Bachelorette (Talking Head)

June 19: Black Lips, Spank Rock, Ninja Sonik, Popo (Sonar)

Hot Buttered Rum (the 8x10)

June 21: big Daddy Stallings (Patterson Park, pattersonpark.con)

Anthony Hamilton, Chrisette Michele, Musiq Soulchild (Pier Six)

Taking Back Sunday (Sonar)

June 23: Re-Generation Tour featuring ABC, Wang Chung, Terri Nunn and Berlin, Heaven 17, and Cutting Crew (Rams Head Live)

June 24: Beyonce (Verizon Center)

June 26: Lemonheads (Ottobar)

June 27: The Old 97's (Recher Theatre)

Baltimore Electronic Music Fest (the Hexagon)

Caleb Stine, Mad Sweet Pangs, Honey Island Swamp Band (the 8x10)

June 28: Federal Hill Jazz and Blues Festival, (Federal Hill,

The Soul Sista Serenade (birchmere)

June 30: The Church (Rams Head Live)

July 2: First Thursdays at Hopkins Plaza with Part Harmony (

Jazzy Summer Nights at Hopkins Plaza (

July 7: Styx, 38 Special (Calvert Marine Museum)

July 9: SONiA (Baldwin's Station)

Ani DiFranco (Rams Head Live)

July 10: The BSO with the music from Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho (Meyerhoff)

July 12: Rock Royalty: The Ultimate British Classic Rock Festival (Pier 6)

Def Leppard, Poison, Cheap Trick (Nissan Pavilion)

The Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players, (the 8x10)

July 15: SouthSide Summer Concert Series with Waylan James and the Futures; Cold, Cold Heartbreakers; Ms Sara and the Help; and Desert Boys (Baltimore Museum of Industry)

July 17: Dionne Warwick (Artscape,

July 18: Free BSO concert for Artscape (afternoon, Meyerhoff)

The Music of Queen with the BSO (evening, Pier Six)

July 23: Hippiefest (Pier Six)

July 24: Rise Against (Rams Head Live)

Bob Dylan and his Band, John Mellancamp, Willie Nelson (Ripkin Stadium)

Beethoven's Ninth Symphony with the BSO (Meyerhoff)

July 25: Hamilton Local Music Festival with 16 bands (Harford Road)

The Music of John Williams with the BSO (Oregon Ridge Park,

Mary Halvorson and Jessica Pavone (Windup Space)

July 26: Blind Boys of Alabama, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Ollabelle (Pier Six)

July 28: Depeche Mode (Nissan Pavilion)

July 30: John Brown's Body, Passafire (the 8x10)

Aug. 1: Pietasters (Sonar)

Aug. 2: Hall and Oates (Wolf Trap)

Aug. 4: Pat Benatar, Blondie, the Donnas (Wolf Trap)

Aug. 5: Blazed and Confused Tour with Snoop Dogg (Merriweather)

American Idols Live Tour 2009 (1st. Mariner Arena)

Aug. 6: First Thursdays at Hopkins Plaza with the Kelly Bell Band (

Jazzy Summer Nights at Hopkins Plaza (

Aug. 8: Love Train: The Sound of Philadelphia (D.A.R. Constitution Hall)

Aug. 10: Etta James and the Roots (birchmere)

Aug. 13: bill Staines (Baldwin's Station)

Aug. 15: Hot August Blues with Derek Trucks, Joe Bonamassa, Davy Knowles and Back Door Slam, Chopteeth, and Old Man Brown (Oregon Ridge Park,

Aug. 19: SouthSide Summer Concert Series with 3 fifths and Young Sir Jim (Baltimore Museum of Industry)

Aug. 20: Steve Miller Band (Wolf Trap)

Aug. 22: Crue Fest featuring Motley Crue (Nissan Pavilion)

Aug. 23: The Beach Boys (Wolf Trap)

Aug. 25: The Black Crowes (Wolf Trap)


An die Musik,

Baldwin's Station,

Baltimore Museum of Industry,

Belvedere Square,

birchmere, Va.,

Calvert Marine Museum,

D.A.R. Constitution Hall, Washington,

1st Mariner Arena,

The 8x10,


Harborplace Amphitheatre,


Merriweather Post Pavilion,

Metro Gallery,

Meyerhoff Symphony Hall,

9:30 Club, Washington,

Nissan Pavilion, Va.,


Pier Six,

Rams Head Live,

Rams Head Tavern,

Recher Theatre,

Ripkin Stadium,


Talking Head,

Verizon Center, Washington,

Windup Space,

Wolf Trap, Va.,

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