June 13 - 19 in Baltimore nightlife: Decemberists, Katy Perry, Sade, Baltimore Pride
Did anyone go to Phish over the weekend? Report back in the comments about the band's two nights at Merriweather. Tonight, the venue will be filled out again for a show by the Decemberists. And again on Wednesday for Katy Perry's sold-out show. Also this week: a couple of local bands perform at Golden West. Sade kicks off her first tour in a decade, Baltimore Pride begins and Junior Boys perform in Washington.
On Monday, the Decemberists perform at Merriweather Post Pavilion, 10475 Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia. Here, the band talks about its new album and touring. $30. 6 p.m.
On Tuesday, Weekends performs at Golden West Cafe, 1105 W 36th St. The band released "Strange Cultures" earlier this year. Idiot Glee and Holiday Shores also perform. 10 p.m. $5.
On Wednesday, Katy Perry performs at Merriweather. Fingers crossed Rebecca Black will also show up to auto-tune here. Expect a review the next day. 6 p.m. The show is sold out.
On Thursday, Sade kicks off her first tour in over a decade at 1st Mariner Arena, 201 W. Baltimore St. John Legend will open. 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $117. Expect a review the next day. Also: the great electronic duo Junior Boys perform at the Black Cat in Washington. 8 p.m. $18.
On Friday, Baltimore Pride kicks off, picking up where Capital Pride left off on Sunday. The Baltimore Museum of Art, at 10 Art Museum Drive, hosts the first party at 7 p.m.
On Saturday, Thank You performs at Metro Gallery, 1700 North Charles Street. The band released "Golden Worry" earlier this year. Ed Schrader's Music Beast and Holy Ghost Party also perform. 9 p.m. $8.
On Sunday, Arbouretum, who recently released "The Gathering," performs at Golden West Cafe. The Moaners, Headwounds will open. 9 p.m. $7
Photo: Katy Perry performing at the Grammys in February (Reuters)