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January 29, 2009

Go to Aural States Fest this weekend

title tracksNot only does the Baltimore-based music blog Aural States offer engaging reviews and interviews with local and national artists -- it also throws quite the shindig once a year.

This year's shindig, officially called the Aural States Fest, is Friday and Saturday night. Tomorrow night is at Sonar and the Talking Head Club (407 E. Saratoga St.), and features performances by indie rock duo Wye Oak, Title Tracks (ex-Georgie James member John Davis, pictured), Small Sur, Lo Moda, Arbouretum and more.

Get your tickets here. At $10, it's cheap, which is always appreciated.

Saturday night is a dance party at Whole Gallery with Cex, Craig Sopo and Garrett McIndoe.

(Photo by Shervin Lainez

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Posted by Sam Sessa at 4:08 PM | | Comments (2)
Categories: Local music


You didn't mention Imperial China for tomorrow night! They rock! I'll be there :)

you also forgot Rainbow Monkey Nut!

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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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