Come see international violinist Chelsea Green & her back-up band, the Green Project, play their jazz and blues set
Alizée has gone from fusion to high-concept comfort food. The menu changes seasonally, but look for bistro inspired fare-- roasted chicke, lamb confit, rabbit-- all done with clever sides like parsnip oatmeal.
"This Euro-style neighborhood cafe serves the business and court crowd by day, and is a full-blown restaurant at night. Featuring seafood, paninis, vegetarian and sweets. During the live music in the evenings, you can find the local college students and the nearby residents using the wifi, dining with a date on the deck, and of course french pressing their coffee."
Centro offers a variety of Spanish and South American tapas dishes. Extensive list of wine, sherry and port from Spain and South America.
As a cuisine, South Carolina low country cooking achieves perfect balance between delicacy and richness. In Baltimore, Charleston restaurant is the place to experience the magic of delicate ingredients in deluxe combinations, like heads-on shrimp with smoky tasso ham and buttery grits. The ever-evolving menu is a sophisticated but deeply pleasurable board of fare, always skillfully executed and flawlessly served. Every course is worth lingering over, savoring the intricate flavors of, say, Charleston's incomparable shellfish bisque while anticipating the upcoming plate of pan-seared duck breast in a Burgundy reduction sauce. And the new pri[vegetarian] fixe menu allows you to create your own three- to eight-course meal from a series of small plates, so you can pick whatever dishes look best to you without being a slave to the whole appetizer/entrée hierarchy.
The folks behind Little Italy's Aldo's offer something for everyone here in a stylish suburban setting: Mandarin duck rolls, entrèe salads, panini, shareable pizzas, deep-fried sea bass, and a terrific burger with lovely, lovely Gorgonzola. The fish of the day arrives either oven-roasted or Hong Kong style (whole and deep-fried).
From Tony Foreman and Cindy Wolf, Norther Italian fare with small smoky and cheesy things in the big, brassy wine bar (Enoteca) and bigger meatier things in the somber dining wings (Osteria). Fritto misto for everybody.
Split into halves--table service or order-at-the-counter--City Café serves all your coffee needs, as well as pastries and baked goods (including a fine pumpkin cookie in the fall). The menu ranges from fancy dinner items like cinnamon duck to lunch fare like the very good hamburger to hearty breakfasts, if you can manage to get up that early. Plus after a while they remember your coffee order when you walk in. And at 8 a.m. that's very important.
Crepes; the French word for paper thin pancakes, are versatile and healthy. They can be eaten by hand or as a full meal. Make them savory or sweet, Crêpes are basking in the international culinary spotlight. The light dough makes crêpes perfect to adapt the filling to anyone's taste, no matter their diet, their age, or their cultural preference.
City crepes is located in the heart of Baltimore, only a couple minutes away from the beautiful harbor. While in historic federal hill, you can take your crepe and coffees away or take a break in the French-style cafe.
A small takeout cafe featuring homemade sweets, soups, and wraps.
The Zodiac restaurant next door may have closed, but the kitchen has re-opened, and Club Charles is serving up pretty much the same menu.
At Corks the wine list is every bit as important as the dinner menu (where entrée descriptions are accompanied by specific wine recommendations). The owners are wine fanatics who search out vintages both excellent and obscure and then craft a seasonal menu to complement their wine finds. We love that many wines are available by the glass, allowing each course to have its own appropriate quaff. The food is intelligent but fun New American, with standout dishes like a duck breast with watercress salad and mission fig tartlet. Attention to detail is evident in everything that Corks does, from smoking its own trout to removing menu items when ingredients do not meet the chef's demands for excellence.
"Innovative American, neighborhood gourmet, naturally elegant venue with a friendly, welcoming staff and an award-winning, five-star chef who tries to use as much local and organic product as possible. Basement atmosphere in wonderful Hampden, brightened by large photos of local produce in historic Hampden Theater. Try the crab soup at lunch with the turkey Rachel sandwich. At dinner, menus change regularly. Ask your server for the freshest recommendations."
Fat Eric's is here to solve your dilemma of it doesnt matter to me I dont care where do you want to go or whatever you want answers. You see, by checking our menu over the month, you can plan your dinners around us. If you are on a hot date of dinner and Netflix, having a special occasion, planning an event in your home, or enjoying an evening in front of your HD, simply order online, call ahead and come pick it up, or have us deliver to you. With 1 delicious dinner per night, you can now answer Fat Eric's.
This perennially pretty but historically capsizing street-level restaurant has apparently finally been made seaworthy by the current crew. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner in a fancy hotel atmosphere, with a casual menu. Call for weekly specials, and keep in mind when visiting nearby museums.
"Germano’s Piattini (small plates) [is] a contemporary Italian kitchen and bar with a small plates and paired brews menu that... offers something for every taste.
In addition to a full wine list, Piattini offers 12 wines by the glass, available in both three ounce and six ounce size, and beers, both by the bottle and a selection of draft IPA’s, stouts, ales/pils, seasonals/wheats and imports on rotation."
Vegetarianism gets a first-class venue in this sophisticated Howard County bistro, a love project from the folks behind the (almost) adjacent Roots Market. Artisinal cheese plates and nightly specials which exhibit more flair than the standard menu.
"R&B Hip-Hop Soul artist from Washington, DC by way of West Philly that delivers a high energy performance pulling from musical influences like Micheal Jackson, Prince, Jay -Z, and Ne-Yo just to name a few, with an inter-changeable set to fit any venue complete with a spoken word artist, dancers , Dj and a live band, his sound is grown and sexy with a teen sensibility."
"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."
Al Maniscalco, an experienced saxophonist in the region, performs modern jazz originals and standards. He has appeared in venues around the world and has shared the stage with jazz greats such as Branford Marsalis, Tony Bennett, Billy Hart, Curtis Lundy, Steve Nelson, Valery Ponamarev, George Colligan, and Chuck Mangione.
"Now might be a good time to explain that Alex Gordon Hi-Fi does not fit into a genre. It's a real head-scratcher but this music is not a category, a check-in-the-box, or an aisle at the music store. The songs of Alex Gordon Hi-Fi are uplifting musical gems. Blending simple, catchy melodies with finely crafted lyrics and anchoring them in a deep groove. It is the sound of one man's complete and total happiness in his work. It's the kind of music that comes from a lifetime of searching and stretching for the next melody or the next lyric.
"Alex Gordon Hi-Fi is a musical project that springs from the mind of Alex Gordon. The guitar work, the songwriting, the production and arranging and the voice of Alex Gordon are what lay the groundwork for this unique and uplifting musical entity. Not merely a strummer who uses the guitar as a vehicle for his songs, Alex Gordon is first and foremost an accomplished fingerstyle guitarist. Effortlessly performs quiet acoustic bossa nova pieces, solo arrangements of popular music on baritone guitar or soloing with ferocity over a full-on boogaloo tune. Alex Gordon's guitar work gets people's attention."
"Five piece classic rock band, that likes to play a lot of variety and please everyone. Led Zeppelin, Beatles, Neil Young, Tom Petty, Blondie, Johnny Cash, Dwight Yoakum, Janis Joplin etc..."
"Musicians Trisha Benton and Adam Dutch Durham (DJ Dutch Apples) pull years of professional experience together to create originally satisfying dance, down-tempo & house music. Premiering in March 2010, they will be taking DJ-nights to a new level, with Trisha on live vocals, and Adam on the turn tables.
"Trisha: A singer, songwriter, guitarist, organizer, and promoter hailing from Ocean City, Maryland. She got her start in the music biz at age 10, singing jazz with a big band. You may know her for performing acoustically and with a rock trio at many of the beach resorts and bars on the Eastern Shore.
Adam: Professional music instructor (Owner of The Practice Pad), DJ, music journalist, production manager, videographer (Modulation Studios) and instrumentalist from Eastern Shore, MD. You may know Adam for sound production at Seacrets in Ocean City, performing with his other group, Mommy Hits Daddy, or teaching your little one how to play a new instrument."
"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"
"extreme lo-fidelity, layers of sound, pop music"
Established in 1972 by Anne Arundel county citizens
"Welcome to the cabaret of the third millenium. Between Brecht, Satie and the circus Pinder, Anne Watts and Boister impose a style that only belongs to them. Derailing the mainstream, the charm [of] this sound catches up to you insidiously." (in the words of the band)
"Rock band with a twist. Think Zappa, Weird Al meets Tenacious D....A must hear! You'll never be the same!"
"A conglomerate of free form Baltimore/DC musicians that mixes Dub, Reggae, Funk, Acid Jazz, Trip Hop, Psychedelic, Breakbeat, Ska, Punk, Neo Soul, Afrobeat."
Hip-hop, jazz-fusion quintet featuring trumpet, piano, bass, drums and turntables.
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.
Three Japanese musicians in Baltimore Area who play classical, musical pieces and Japanese songs.
Soprano: Satoko Ouchi
Piano: Yoshie Kubota
Trombone: Fumiaki Sato
"From the early performance of The Beggar's Opera, to Rosa Ponselle's AÏda in the Maryland Casualty Auditorium, to the spectacular new AÏDA celebrating the company’s 50th Anniversary Season, opera in Baltimore continues to thrive. It is supported by the opera lovers in our community, the Board of Trustees, the Baltimore Opera Guild, and Baltimore Opera Supers, the dedicated Opera Staff, our many volunteers, and of course, our ever growing list of subscribers, patrons, and benefactors. It is with gratitude to all of our supporters and excitement that we look forward to the continued growth of the Baltimore Opera Company." (from the company's website)
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!
"This unique group singing five to nine part arrangements, is recruiting male and female singers. Contact us at bvje.net"
The Black Eyed Susan authentic Mississippi river boat hosts a murder mystery and dinner cruise, with a different mystery with each cruise.
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