SEPT. 29, 2013 – FREE CONCERT at Loyola University’s McManus Theater. The BJA Quintet, led by Dr. Anthony Villa, will perform original works by four Baltimore jazz composers who won commissions to write new compositions expressly for this performance. The four composers are Todd Butler, Ian Sims, Ethan Helm, and Nico Sarbanes. | Read more>> Read more

The Gail Marten Trio at the New 13th Floor –Bringing Glamour Back to Baltimore

By Liz Fixsen Despite its nickname, “Charm City,” Baltimore is a rather down-home town, and the words “elegant” or “refined” wouldn’t spring immediately to mind at its mention. But at least one pocket of glamour can be found in the newly-renovated 13th Floor club, in The Belvedere at Charles and Chase Streets downtown. | Read more>> Read more