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February 8, 2008

Live music at Bedrock Billiards

Bedrock Billiards, the pool hall at Baltimore and Eutaw streets, is slightly changing its identity. 

They removed a few pool tables upstairs, built a stage, set up lighting and sound systems and starting hosting DJs and bands there last week.

Before it was Bedrock, the building used to be the Vault, a semi-shady live music club with a frighteningly tall stage.

"As a musician that used to play the Vault, that stage was a death trap," said Bedrock's bar manager Michael Bulmash.

Bulmash is helping book the venue's schedule. Right now, they have three to four acts there per week -- some local and some national.

You can see the whole schedule on their MySpace site. Their phone number is 410-685-7665.

(Photo by Jed Kirschbaum/Sun Photographer) 

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Posted by Sam Sessa at 12:01 PM | | Comments (1)
Categories: Bars & Clubs, Local music


I have enjoyed going to Bedrock on several occasions (especially after O's games) but have never seen the place even remotely crowded! Maybe this will bring in more people.

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Erik Maza is a features reporter at the Baltimore Sun. He writes for several sections of the Sun paper and contributes weekly columns on music and nightlife. He also writes and edits the Midnight Sun blog. He often covers entertainment, business, and the business of entertainment. Occasionally, he writes about Four Loko, The Block, the liquor board, and those who practice "simulated sex with a potted palm tree." Before The Sun, he was a reporter at the Miami New Times. He's also written for Miami magazine, the Orlando Sentinel, the Sarasota Herald Tribune and the Gainesville Sun. Got tips? Gripes? Pitches? He's reachable at Click here to keep up with the dumb music he's listening to.

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