October 3rd: Newly Announced and On Sale at Rams Head On Stage!

We’ve booked a nice set of upcoming shows this week here at Rams Head Onstage in Annapolis. And also some last minute shows that we were able to fit into October. Check ’em out!

Old Dominion
Monday, October 21
GENRE: Rock/Country

Old Dominion are four friends from Virginia and Michigan that have been playing and writing music together for over 10 years. Throw in a keyboard player from Wisconsin and the ‘wall of sound’ is complete. The individual band members have played with the likes of Taylor Swift, Randy Houser, Hunter Hayes and many more, and several of them have written songs for Chris Young, Steve Holy, and The Band Perry. They have been patiently standing behind the curtain, shaping modern country music as you know it – waiting for their turn to step out onto the stage. We welcome them for the first time to Rams Head On Stage in Annapolis! Tickets only $12.50.

For Fans Of: Tom Petty, Radney Foster, Pearl Jam, John Hiatt

Cas Haley
Saturday, October 26
*ALL AGES MATINEE
GENRE: Pop/Rock/Reggae

From his early days with his musician parents, surrounded by the sounds of blues, ‘60s-‘70s rock, and Bob Marley, through his immersion in ska/punk/skateboard culture and the classic reggae-pop of bands like UB40 and Sublime, Cas went on to a second-place finish on America’s Got Talent and some hard-knock lessons about the music business. Through it all –his years of touring, and now in the fourth year of his fruitful collaboration with Easy Star Records – Cas has never lost sight of music’s core message of communication among people and nations.

For Fans Of: Rebelution, Sublime, Bob Marley, Toots & The Maytals, The Green

Allison Moorer
Monday, November 11
GENRE: Country/Folk

Allison Moorer is a Grammy-nominated American alternative country singer and the younger sister of Shelby Lynne. She signed to MCA Nashville in 1998 and made her debut on the U.S. Billboard country charts with the release of her debut single “A Soft Place To Fall”.

Since the release of her debut album “Alabama Song,” she has released seven more albums and sixteen singles, five of which reached positions on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, most notably her duet with Kid Rock, Picture, which reached #21.

For Fans Of: Shelby Lynn, Sarah Jarosz, Tift Merrit, Kim Richey, Patty Griffin

Acoustic Alchemy – 2nd Show Added!
Saturday, November 23
GENRE: New Age, Jazz, International

For nearly 25 years, Acoustic Alchemy has pushed the limits of the acoustic guitar’s potential by embracing a spectrum of musical styles ranging from straightahead jazz to folk to rock to world music and beyond.

Complementing their live performances are familiar Acoustic Alchemy recording and touring members Greg and Gary Grainger from Baltimore, MD who provide the powerhouse rhythm section and the remarkable Fred White on shimmering keyboards.

For Fans Of: Spyro Gyra, The Rippingtons, Peter White, Euge Groove

Carbon Leaf
Friday & Saturday, December 6 & 7
8pm both nights with a 3pm ALL AGES MATINEE on Saturday, December 7
GENRE: Pop/Rock

“Virginia natives Carbon Leaf weave their signature indie-rock blend of Celtic, Appalachian, folk, and country into a rousing new brand of music best described as ‘ether-electrified porch music’.

The five-man band’s steadfast arrangement of guitar, bass, drums, and mandolin is rounded out with more exotic instruments, like the bouzouki, fiddle, accordion and penny whistle, all tied together by lead singer Barry Privett’s bold, straightforward baritone.

Long beloved in their hometown ofRichmondand known for high-energy live shows, the group entered onto the national scene in 2002 by winning an American Music Award with the Irish-tinged hit “The Boxer,” a narrative about a fighter who’s at the top of his game but scraping the bottom of love’s barrel.

Pioneering dreams, broken hearts, Love’s renewal  – all traverse the American landscape as common themes in Carbon Leaf’s music, as is reflected in the dark, bluesy “Another Man’s Woman,” and “Miss Hollywood,” a Southern-twanged ballad about the angst of dating an enormous sign.”

For Fans Of: Stephen Kellogg, Great Big Sea, Sister Hazel, Gaelic Storm

Burlesque-A-Pades
Starring Angie Pontani, Tansy, The World Famous Pontani Sisters, Albert Cadabra, The Maine Attraction, Helen Pontani and Special Guests
Thursday, December 19

Burlesque’s darlings, The World Famous Pontani Sisters, are making their way to Annapolis to warm the season with a special Christmas performance, hosting a cavalcade of burlesque and variety stars direct from the entertainment capital of the world, New York City. Headlining the show is award winning classic burlesque starlet, Angie Pontani, alongside her high stepping World Famous Pontani Sisters!

The World Famous Pontani Sisters are a trio of choreographed cuties circling the globe on a quest to bring glamour back to entertainment! These siblings jump started their performance career early, performing for family and friends by dancing on picnic tables! With a Frank Sinatra 8-track as accompaniment, and spaghetti as their pay, the Sisters developed a love for performance! Now, years later, they tour the world as one of the pioneering forces of the new Burlesque, spreading their glamour gospel and bringing classic Burlesque sass back to the best venues on earth!

For Fans Of: Burlesque

Todd Snider
Saturday & Sunday, January 4 & 5
GENRE: Pop/Rock/Country

Called “America’s sharpest musical storyteller” by Rolling Stone, folk-rock artist Todd Snider has mastered the balancing act of blending his influences with a personal flair to create a unique, alluring blend of Americana storytelling and heartbreak. Country music legend Kris Kristofferson describes Snider as having “the heart and humor of John Prine, the wild unpredictability of Roger Miller, and a fresh, original spirit and freedom of imagination that’s absolutely his own.”

Snider got his start after being discovered and polished by former Jimmy Buffett band member Keith Sykes and went on to sign with the legend’s Margaritaville Records. It was here that his debut album, Songs for the Daily Planet, was released in 1994 with his attention grabbing single “Talkin’ Seattle Grunge Rock Blues.” It was this track that proved Snider’s unique talent for appealing to a broad audience from rebellious young people to the aging rebels of the 1960s kick off of rock and roll.

Snider’s latest album is Agnostic Hymns & Stoner Fables. The album debuted in the Top 20 of four separate Billboard charts, including the Indie Label Chart, the Folk Chart, the Internet Chart, and the Independent Core Store Report. The New York Times hailed it as “among his best” and Rolling Stone called it “the sharpest musical response yet to the excesses of the one percent.”

For Fans Of: Justin Townes Earle, Loudon Wainwright III, Hayes Carll, James McMurtry, Robert Earl Keen

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