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August 21, 2007

Some local bar updates

Here's some quick local nightlife news:

  • Rams Head Tavern in Annapolis plans to remove its in-house brewery in the coming weeks, which will allow it to expand its seating area.
  • The Dog Pub's new Columbia location should be open next month, if everything goes as planned.
  • Sonar recently installed a louder, clearer sound system. More on that later today.
  • Booking agent Dave Tieff (of the local band Laughing Colors) left The Whiskey 1803 after disagreements with the owners. Not sure whether the venue, at 1803 West St., is still hosting live music.

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Posted by Sam Sessa at 9:49 AM | | Comments (1)
Categories: Bars & Clubs


A new (well,reopened) music venue for Baltimore City coming in about two weeks when the Lo Fi Social Club opens its doors on Charles St. in Station North.

Should attract national and local acts and rumor is that there will be a record store attached to the club. We lost the Talking Head and hopefully this will fill the void.

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