Bar and restaurant with live bands playing blues, jazz/fusion, and rock music Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
"Bahama Breeze is the restaurant that brings you the feeling of a Caribbean escape. Come feed your island spirit with Caribbean-inspired seafood, chicken and steaks, handcrafted tropical drinks, a vibrant atmosphere and people happy to be of service!"
"Big Kahuna Cantina colors the senses with a fusion of Mexican cuisine, drink and culture, meshed carefully with the dishes, spices and traditions of Polynesia and brings it all to Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Here you are welcomed by our lively music, enormous flaming torches, giant tiki’s, vintage surfboards, our massive, looming, mounted shark, and glossy photographs of Luchadors in full wrestling action! So much to see and to try… Shark Bite’s Nacho Bar, Coconut Shrimp Skewers, Plum Bar-B-Que Glazed Mini Ribs, Surfajitas and our Tubular Enchiladas. Don’t forget to leave room for dessert, our Key Lime Tart and Tres Leches Cake can’t be beat! Plus, we have a plentiful tequila selection featuring over 100 unique and revered varieties. Traditional Tiki cocktails, beer and wine are also prominent at our fully stocked bar. Join in the fun for lunch or dinner. Big Kahuna Cantina – Surf the Harbor!"
When a restaurant offers more than 100 kinds of tequila, its menu can be somewhat beside the point. Like, really, who cares? Blue Agave, however, tries hard to serve highly authentic Mexican food and generally succeeds. Simpler dishes like burritos de carne asada, pork carnitas, and quesadillas are what the kitchen does best; sometimes the more exotic dishes get a little muddled, like maybe the cooks have unfettered access to the tequila. Surprisingly, desserts are terrific. Mexican cuisine isn't renowned for its sweet endings, but Blue Agave's house-made tres leches cake and flan of the day are outstanding.
Small Mexican eatery in the heart of Fells Point.
We give a lot of great food at great prices
We make everything fresh daily
We use spices to give our food its unique and delicious flavor - not fat
We use only grilled chicken breasts
We use only the leanest meats
We can make almost anything "light"
We offer a wide variety of vegetarian and vegan dishes
We've got over 75 different hot sauces that'll blow your head off!
We've got spunky cashiers!
We've got the Monday Night Mystery Prize Burrito Wheel!
We've got Pop Tart Day!
We've got Freeze Pop Day! (Which is just like Pop Tart Day without the toasting option.)
We've got Yappy Hour for dogs! (Again, no toasting option.)
We've got Taco Talk -- the burrito newsletter read by tens of people nationwide!
We guarantee your California Tortilla experience—so be daring and try all of our different menu items! If for any reason you don't like something you've ordered, we'll be happy to exchange it for something else. Go ahead—experiment!"
Caribbean Kitchen is not fast. It is not fancy. It does, however, turn out some of the most consistently kick-ass Jamaican food in Baltimore. The kitchen will kindly tone down the jerk chicken for the timid, but we love Caribbean Kitchen's incendiary seasonings and always ask for more, more, more. Curry goat is marvelous--rich, intensely flavored meat sliding off the bone in a glorious golden spicy sauce. The flavored rice and peas plus the buttery cabbage-rich mixed vegetables that come with every combo help put out the fire, but it is even better to add a side order of soft, sweet fried plantains and a genuine D&G ginger beer.
Caribbean main and side dishes to sit in or take-out like curried goat, jerk chicken, plantains, and red beans and rice.
"From the luxurious lounge area, to an inviting restaurant..... From the sassy tiki bar, to lively game of pool ... Whatever your mood, we got the place for you!!"
Host/cooks Queen Nzinga and Ras Doobie take care of you at their funky and tiny downtown Jamaican oasis, where good reggae heightens the good vibes. Subtly spiced jerk chicken is just scorching enough, and the veggie burger might be the best in town. Finish up with dreamy lemon-lime coconut pie. Calling ahead is al
Caribbean Sports Bar/Restaurant offering great food, Karaoke, Pool night, Professional Friday, Private Parties, Bake goods and Catering services.
Centro offers a variety of Spanish and South American tapas dishes. Extensive list of wine, sherry and port from Spain and South America.
"Excellent Peruvian charboiled chicken and other Peruvian dishes."
8 ohms are an Annapolis Based 8 piece horn heavy funk, soul, reggae band. Their sound, while reminiscent of James Brown, Bob Marley and early 70's rare groove, still provides a unique and eclectic perspective in modern music.
"9MR is a band that slashes through the mold of normality. When one of the 6 members has a song or a riff idea, it goes through the 9MR filter; it gets tweeked, it gets shredded, it gets edgier or louder, sometimes it gets chopped completely, but it will always jump out the box as a killer groove with a unanimous stamp of approval.
The sound created by 9MR comes from a number of influences. They are constantly striving to find that delicate blend of reggae and rock where the music just floats on it’s own. The sound of 9MR has been compared to Sublime and Reel Big Fish with drops of Marley and John Browns Body, and the whimsy of Cake and Bare Naked Ladies.
9 Mile Roots hails from the Baltimore area and is always up for playing the dock bars, the festivals, the dive bars, and even the private party."
Multi-instrumentalist and eclectic performer who seamlessly combines elements of hip-hop, gospel, classical, bossa-nova, and gamelan. His new album All Day I Dream About Music is currently available at Tower Records, CD baby, and www.adidammusic.com.
"The Set UP: Acoustic Guitar + Microphone.
Brief History: ashrf is a fusion of Middle Eastern & American cultures, merging Sudanese roots with his rock influence to craft an original and enjoyable sound. His music was labeled “Middle Eastern Alternative” by the Owings Mills Times.
He has performed since he was a young boy in Sudan, and began playing venues and events in the DC Tri-State area in 2003. He is always the one to call for original Songwriter Showcases, international festivals, and has been the featured artist at many musical events. Because of his simple set up, he is quick to begin on stage and easy on the ears.
His unique and captivating sound is always a crowd favorite. His many performances include the featured artist’s slot on the Fredrick County Public Access show called “Backstage Pass.” His cover of “Allergy” by ilyAIMY was played at a local college radio station in Tennessee. Poetic lyrics crafted into pentatonic scales provide the main ingredients for his music, and his falsetto is always the icing on his musical cake. All in all, he is an acoustic act not to be missed."
"Four gents making (experi)mental musical mayhem that is challenging and intriguing while maintaining a quirky and accessible pop mentality."
"Solo nylon string guitarist. Specializes in Latin and ethnic music. Repertoire contains some classical standards by Bach, Tarrega, Albeniz, Granados, and De Falla"
"Accomplished studio musician specializing in trumpet performance. With a resume reflecting influences of jazz, fusion, orchestral and military music styles, versatility is Altruist's strength. Performance is a personal forte, however, composing for commercials and utilizing midi based music is also an asset. Altruist is endeavoring to establish a new plateau for music performance and musician outlook and disposition.
A native of Maryland, specifically Harford County, most of Albert's technique was developed in the backdrop of quiet woods within a community called Harford's Landing. With windows raised as a "child of the horn", support from the community has always been "humbly" received.
Notable influences in Altruist's life include family,(Asher, Yezre'el, Neferah, and Yahnedibah. Innumerable school teachers, close friends, the musicianship of Wynton Marsalis, Chick Corea, Hank Levy, Professor of Jazz (Towson University), Jim Murdza, the "Old Lady down the hall, and of course, the "upper one".
Altruist has been commissioned to perform in various venues on the east coast, including commercial recordings & is immediately available for recording, instruction and gig-work."
"Music is the Doorway to Enhanced Spirituality. Let us allow ourselves to open this door many times".
"Quote from Altruist"
"Another local High Zero first-timer, Hayleck divides his time between improvisation and stints with everything from a ska band to Neil Feather's Aerotrain." -- Lee Gardner, Citypaper.com
"A conglomerate of free form Baltimore/DC musicians that mixes Dub, Reggae, Funk, Acid Jazz, Trip Hop, Psychedelic, Breakbeat, Ska, Punk, Neo Soul, Afrobeat."
"En Vind Av Sorg
La seg tungst
De Eldstes hus
En eim av Frost
pa en allerede Frossen sjel
Et savn av Hyllest
fra disse De Edle sinn
Minnes de svundne Tider
Et Hav av Tid
har gaet siden Den gang
Norroners tro og skikk
Til Skogen hjem en Kom
og trakk luften inn
Her lukter det Kristen manns blod
- igler pa Vare Hjerter"
4 guys mixin' rock, reggae, and funk to make you sing & dance for days! If you like Sublime, Incubus, or 311, you'll love Ballyhoo!
Founded in the spring of 2000, the Baltimore Brass consists of five musicians with diverse musical backgrounds. As active performers and music educators, the Baltimore Brass is dedicated to promoting and perpetuating the role of brass instruments in the context of chamber music.The Baltimore Brass encourages the recognition of the versatility of the brass quintet by performing a variety of compositional genres from the works of J.S. Bach through Duke Ellington and Eric Ewazen. They also perform their own original compositions.
Steel Band providing soca, calypso and other various forms of music.
Collective of Maryland/DC, promoters, party crews, DJs, producers, artists, venue representatives, collaborators, motivators, rave, club, & party goers feelin’ the fresh revival of Charm City’S DJs and music nightlife! Whether you are the DJ, the promoter, or the partygoer, BSB is a citywide unit so that when you go out, you know the people; when you spin, you have the crowd; when you throw parties, everyone is there!
Luckly for America, this Iranian-born hip-hop artist worked his way west and now calls Baltimore home. And Baltimore can call him one of the premiere sources of musical talent in its city. This up-and-comer knows exactly how to make ear-catching hooks out of beats and mind-grabbing lyrics out of words. Anybody can put beats together and anybody can string together words. But real impact comes when an artist of true talent is doing the song constructing. Meet that artist.
Nobody can deny that B-Amazing is an artist of incredible focus and soaring musical passions. When he's in the creative flow, his mind and soul go somewhere else, to a world of his own creating. His entire consciousness draws a bead on its target - the creation of fine music. "Music puts me in a zone," B-Amazing says. Open your ears. Tune in. Hit play. And join B-Amazing in the zone.
NO POSERS! That's the rule in B-Amazing's realm of hip-hop. Purity is of utmost importance. Reality is vital. Fakery and fronting are tickets the opposite direction from success. B-Amazing believes in staying true to himself. His hip-hop, he says, will only have power if it's coming from the real him, not some false face. "Music should come from the heart," he declares. "So therefore, every song should be a reflection of the artist's feeling at that particular time." His emotions have sharp edges. His thoughts and words are dangerous in their truth and independence. This is how hip-hop is supposed to be.
The Artist at Work
B-Amazing is scheduled to perform at the Billboard Hip-Hop and R&B Music Conference in Atlanta this fall. When he's not on stage (which is every chance he gets), he's either writing or recording. "I'm always in that process," he says. B-Amazing is set to dominate the streets with his first mixtape, "Slugfest Episode 1," a compilation of original songs that also includes a free promotional CD of freestyles set to industry beats.
"Banana Boom plays an amalgamation of rock reggae, ska, and funk. They push the boundaries of modern music to provide a rump shaking listening experience that can only be described as BANANA BOOM!
Come out to one of their shows and prepare to be mezmerized. Feel the island vibe."
"This artist spotlight features one of Baltimore’s breakthrough artists, Big Chief. Chief, who is a rapper, songwriter, and producer, embodies the essence of a standup entertainer. A graduate of Frederick Douglass High School’s Music Career’s Program, Big Chief is not only armed with the lyrics it takes to step into the game, but also the business savvy it takes to dominate the game.
"At first glance, you’ll see the long, twisted locks of hair along with a baby face and may think he can’t be all that, but once he hits the stage with his powerful vocals, undeniable confidence, and raw lyrics, you’ll see that he is a force to be reckoned with. Chief initially made a name for himself through appearances on several projects released under the independent label, Straight Up/ Rockmell Records.
"After the success he endured while on Straight Up/ Rockmell Records, Chief decided to take control of his own destiny. In 2005, together with his best friend, he developed his own marketing, promotions, and record label, The Black Republican Music group. When asked to describe his music, Chief says:
“My music is the definition of real life. Marketing and establishing an identity as a strong hip hop artist with the ability to sell is not a goal I feel I cannot achieve. I’m the X-factor to hip hop.”
"Sounding eclectic, Black Birds mixes up evolving styles of revolutionary music including Reggae, Indie Rock and Blues. A revolving door band, local musicians create a wide spectrum of song styles for recording, while their live show is a four-piece with 2 members who switch between drums and guitar."
"Really messy, long, extended psycho-psyche jams for the people who want to hear it wild and
peaceful, you know. Hopefully with the passion of Ghostface and the flairy air of Ayler, but with less brass and bagpipes."
The Black Eyed Susan authentic Mississippi river boat hosts a murder mystery and dinner cruise, with a different mystery with each cruise.
Presented by the Watership Partnership will feature live music, food trucks, a Kid's Zone, and more.
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