Nightlife & Music
Keep up with your college basketball tournament brackets by watching NCAA games at these Baltimore sports bars.
Embrace your inner nerd and browse through these night activities catering to interests in science, math and engineering.
Lights, camera, action! While the most anticipated celebration in Hollywood, the 85th annual Academy Awards, just a few days away, movie stars and filmmakers are receiving more VIP treatment than any other time of the year. Valet services, unlimited bottles, VIP tables and private dining are readily awaiting celebrities at every Hollywood venue. Instead of dreaming about the lavish, Hollywood celebrity life, bring your inner actor or actress to Baltimore by exploring the city’s most elite nightlife venues.
Put on some gold, green and purple beads and enjoy some of the best bars in town for Fat Tuesday and you’ll forget that you aren’t on Bourbon Street in no time.
Don’t spend Valentine’s Day under your covers just because you’re alone. Instead, browse through these local bars that celebrate the single life rendition of this dreaded love holiday.
Put on your cowboy boots and get ready to swing your partner round and round at some of the greatest country bars in Baltimore. With mechanical bull rides, country line dancing and classic Western music, the Baltimore country bar scene is one that you don’t want to miss. If you don’t mind being just a little wild and rowdy, check out the best Southern-style bars in Baltimore.
Birthdays are a time to celebrate another year of getting through life’s tough lessons and admiring the remarkable growth you’ve endured. In passing a noteworthy benchmark of becoming life’s seasoned treasure, let your hair down and enjoy the remarkable nightlife at Baltimore’s most festive clubs. These lively hangouts promise the most welcoming atmospheres for the perfect party on your big day.
From Indie rock to the Caribbean’s colorful sounds, Baltimore’s music scene has escalated with quite an extensive variety of emerging musical acts. With the sounds of Nirvana-inspired classics and popular music infused with a modern element, Baltimore’s newest bands have set the pace for 2012 as the year of an eclectic daze. Take a moment to reflect on these great bands that hopped on the music radar this year.
Oftentimes, the New Year provides a time of reflection. Many find themselves analyzing past mistakes while also mulling over ideas for personal enhancement. Instead of spending your days creating the lengthy, unrealistic resolution lists, reflect on how you’re going to make this New Year’s Eve memorable at the best parties in Baltimore.
Live music, food, drinks and one of the best fireworks shows in the nation are coming to Baltimore yet again for the New Year’s Eve Spectacular. Expected to take over the entire Inner Harbor amphitheater area, the Baltimore New Year’s Eve Spectacular will feature a full fireworks show that will take off at midnight on the dot. Enjoy the main event with live music from local bands while you’re waiting for the fireworks, which will start around 9 p.m. Whether you spend this New Years in your home or venture out into the city, you’ll be able to view a sky covered with neon lights during this free fireworks show. Don’t fret over parking fees or hotel accommodations, as this guide will help you set up a great night before the New Year.
Baltimore may not have too many folks dressed up like Eskimos, but there will certainly be a fair share of yuletide carols sung by the city’s melodious choirs. During this winter season, charities, churches and local organizations have partnered to host a number of holiday concerts that will have you decking the halls all through the town. From traditional carolers to Grammy-winning singers, this year’s upcoming holiday concerts are ones the entire family will cherish. Start roasting those chestnuts and bring your mug of hot cocoa while you listen to the nostalgic sounds of Christmas joy.
Thanksgiving is one of the most anticipated and stressful holidays of the year. Between coordinating travel arrangements, cooking large amounts of food and scrubbing the house before guests arrive, it can be quite overwhelming to tackle that long to-do list. Take the pressure off, and take over the town during black Wednesday, a pre-thanksgiving celebration full of tasty beers and premium cocktails. Slide into the city to experience some of the best bars for this pre-Thanksgiving bash.