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May 1, 2008

FMEB: 1st Thursdays

What if you could see one of the nation's best unsigned piano rock bands play live for free in a beautiful park?

I'll bet you know where this is going.

Yes indeed, it's time for WTMD's 1st Thursday Concerts in the Park.

Tonight, Jukebox the Ghost (from nearby Washington) and The XYZ Affair are playing in Mount Vernon Park.

The music starts at 5:30 p.m.

Don't know Jukebox? Here's their interview and live performance on Baltimore Unsigned.

(Photo by Shervin Lainez) 

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Posted by Sam Sessa at 2:25 PM | | Comments (2)
Categories: Local music


My opinion about the bands is that they are FAIR, but how can you refuse free music in a nice setting on what is turning out to be a nice afternoon? Just got back to work from the O's game, a loss and dreary weather, but nonetheless a fun afternoon and now heading to First Thursday in the park. Can you beat it for a Thursday?


Jukebox the Ghost is FAIR? Wow, that's harsh. I think they're a really tight trio, and I'm happy they got signed to a recording deal.

I missed XYZ Affair, so I can comment on their talent level.

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