This week is is lighter on marquee shows than last, when we had both BRUUUCE and Van Halen. We have Rye Rye and Real Estate, plus a Hunx and His Punx and Big Freedia in our regular round-up of the week's most notable concerts. Ticket prices do not reflect any additional surcharges and taxes.
On Monday, hardcore band Converge plays the Ottobar ($15). And the acid jazz band Incognito are at Rams Head on Stage in Annapolis ($35).
On Tuesday, several members of Wham City perform at Whole Gallery as part of their new comedy tour, "the Wham City Educational Seminar." Dina Kelberman, Connor Kizer, Ben O'Brien, Robby Rackleff, Alan Resnick, and Mason Ross are among the lecturers Tuesday. Tickets are $5. Also: The Moody Blues perform at DAR Constitution Hall in DC (tickets start at $74). And Of Montreal plays a sold-out show at the 9:30 Club in DC.
On Wednesday, critically-acclaimed indie band Real Estate perform at the Ottobar. Baltimore's Weekends open ($15). Also: Portland's Parenthetical Girls and Baltimore's Holy Ghost Party are the Depot ($5).
On Thursday, Big Freedia returns to Baltimore after a canceled show earlier this year. The queen of bounce is backed by Baltimore DJs Schwarz, of Deep in the Game, and Lemz. $10. Also: singer-songwriter Joan Osborne is at Rams Head on Stage in Annapolis ($45). And, Red Maple's weekly Posh Cavern party celebrates Baltimore DJ Scottie B's birthday ($5 after 11 p.m.)
On Friday, rapper DDM will play Baltimore rapper Rye Rye comes back home for a rare show at Deep in the Game ($10). Also: 90s rockers Snow Patrol perform at a sold-out 9:30 Club in DC. And: at 11 a.m., Woody's Rum Bar & Island Grill opens for the season. Update: Rye Rye canceled over a scheduling conflict, said organizer Adam Schwarz.
On Saturday, the reggae Beatles tribute band Yellow Dubmarine perform at the 8X10 ($12).
On Sunday, the great Hunx & his Punx play Baltimore again in promotion of new album "Hairdresser Blues." At the Wind-up Space at 9 p.m. ($10)Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times