How was HFstival this weekend? Were there as many bugs as during FreeFest? Did the Avett Brothers make it at least worthwhile? There are no festivals in Baltimore this weekend, but there are a handful of excellent shows. And
On Monday, the horror zine Tales of Blood and Roses releases its second issue at Cyclops Bookstore, 30 W. North Ave. 7 p.m. Free. Also: Matmos performs their first show in Baltimore in a long time at The Bank. They'll go on before Sudden Infant. 9 p.m. $5-$7.
On Tuesday, the amazing New Orleans bounce artist Vockah Redu performs for the second time in Baltimore, this time at Metro Gallery, 1700 North
On Wedneday, Deadmau5 appears at the new Fillmore Silver Spring, 8656
On Thursday, Moby and singer-songwriter
On Friday, Fleet Foxes perform at Merriweather Post Pavilion, 10475 Little Patuxent Parkway. The Walkmen, who released "Lisbon" last Fall, are opening. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets start at $25.