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DIRECTIONS TO
OTTOBAR


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From the NORTH on I-95
-Interstate 95 South to Interstate 695 towards TOWSON (westbound)
-Take interstate 695 approx. 5 miles to Interstate 83 SOUTH (to Baltimore City)
-Follow Interstate 83 South to EXIT 7- 28th STREET
-Follow to 28th Street (East)
-Follow through 3 lights
-Turn RIGHT at fourth light (just past the 7 Eleven on right)
-Follow approximately a quarter mile
-Club is on left, with red awning


From the NORTH on I-83

-Follow Interstate 83 South to EXIT 7- 28th
STREET
-Follow to 28th Street (East)
-Follow through 3 lights
-Turn RIGHT at fourth light (just past the 7
Eleven on right)
-Follow approximately a quarter mile
-Club is on left, with red awning


From the SOUTH

-95 North to Baltimore
-As you approach Baltimore, take 395 North
-Downtown (the smell alone should tip you off.)
-Follow to Inner Harbor ( the world-famous!)
-You'll be driving next to the new football and baseball stadiums
-This road turns into HOWARD St.
-Remain on Howard for approximately 3 miles (be CAREFUL of the street car tracks and odd lane shifts)
-Approximately 2 miles up Howard, the streets start numbering
-When you intersect Howard and 25th street, the club will be on your RIGHT before the next intersecting street
- Club is on right, with red awning


Bands:
2 OPTIONS FOR PARKING:
1) Park in driveway next to club, on the LEFT side (NOT AGAINST THE BUILDING) to load in. You’ll load in the single door on the FRONT CORNER of the building.
2) Park on Howard Street, in front of building (DO NOT PARK HERE BETWEEN 4 and 6pm though!) You’ll load in the single door on the FRONT CORNER of the building.


PLEASE AVOID PARKING IN THE BACK PARKING LOT.

If you have any problems, call (410) 662-0069 (Ottobar)


Thank You for coming.



The Ottobar opened in downtown Baltimore September 1997 at 203 east Davis St. in the former Chambers nightclub. With a VERY limited capacity, the venue provided an intimate showroom for live music and occasional performance art. National artists of note who performed: The White Stripes, Le Tigre, Fear, Bright Eyes, Lamb Of God, Death Cab For Cutie, The Rapture, Jimmy Eat World, Of Montreal, Blonde Redhead, Queens Of The Stone Age, Man...Or Astroman, and Spoon, along with local artists of the time: Goliath, Third Harmonic Distortion, Oxes, The Oranges Band, Lungfish, Candy Machine, Daybreak, The Goons, Roads To Space Travel and many, MANY more. Performances included: The 80's Prom, Smiths/ Morrissey Karaoke, Salute To Satan, Tiny Couch Night, The Death Of Vaudeville Night and The Annual Outdoor Music Festival "Bourbon Street Anti Fest." The Davis Street Ottobar closed on November 17th 2001.

That same month Ottobar reopened at 2549 North Howard street (lower charles village) and opened with the one and only Daniel Johnston. The new venue was considerably larger and offered a much cleaner and hospitable atmosphere (for the first few years.) National artists of note so far: Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Drive-By Truckers, Dinosaur Jr, TV On The Radio, The Breeders, Maroon 5, Supersuckers, Quiet Riot, KRS-ONE, Jonathan Richman, David Cross, Michael Ian Black, At The Drive In, Atmosphere, The Melvins, Coheed And Cambria, Bouncing Souls, Animal Collective and of course, many many more.Local artists have included: Lake Trout, Glenmont Popes, Fishnet Stalkers, Thrushes, Celebration, Ponytail, Misery Index, Prince Charming Chazz and more. Other special nights include: "Underground" Dance Party, Pet Wedding, Butcher Knife Throwing Contest, Spelling Bee, Ottobar Boys and Girls Choir, Book Burning For Peace and more.

CONTACT US

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  • 2549 N. Howard St. Baltimore, MD 21218
  • 410.662.0069