Detour Concert calendar Concert calendar for the week of Sunday, April 6th

Concert calendar for the week of Sunday, April 6th

George Kilby Jr.


George Kilby Jr.

George Kilby Jr.

The Baltimore Folk Music Society sponsors English Country Dance every Monday at St. Marks on the Hill on Reisterstown Road and American Contra and Square Dancing every Wednesday at the Lovely Lane Church on St. Paul St. The BFMS Open Sing is the second Tuesday of the month at Bertha’s in Fells Point. There is also a Family Dance on Saturday at 5pm at St. Marks on the Hill followed by the Second Saturday Square and Contra Dance. 888.646.BFMS

The Institute of Musical Traditions presents Seán Tyrrell from Ireland at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD on Tuesday. 301-754-3611

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Tuesday: Al Stewart; Wednesday: Iris DeMent; Friday: The Flamingos featuring Terry ‘Buzzy’ Johnson; Saturday: Joan Osborne with griffytown. 410-268-4545

Birds of Chicago will be at the 9:30 Club in DC Tuesday night. 202-393-0930

Aurora Celtic will be at Grace Episcopal Church in New Market, MD on Thursday. 301-882-7172

The next Live Lunch in WTMD’s performance space in Towson is blues guitarist George Kilby Jr. on Friday. Come see the band live at noon or tune in to 89.7 WTMD.

On Friday, Uptown Concerts at The Cellar Stage features The Billy Jonas Band. The Cellar Stage is located in Faith Community United Methodist Church of Hamilton on Harford Road. 410-521-9099

George Kilby Jr. & the Road Dogs are at the Creative Alliance on Friday. Saturday it’s Anna Roberts & Elizabeth LoPrelle’s Crankie Festival featuring old-time music. Popularized in the mid-1800s, Crankies are long illustrations presented in a frame, scrolled slowly during a story or song. See below for some examples of crankies. 410-276-1651

Guitarist Pierre Bensusan will be at The Music Barn at Sotir Farm in Phoenix, MD on Friday. 410-526-6367

Also Friday, it’s Mammojam at The 8×10 featuring the Ursula Ricks Project, Bosley, and Roses & Rust. 410-625-2000

Saturday is Folk Music Night at Perry Hall United Methodist Church on Belair Road from 7:00-10:00 pm. There’s an open mic, and featured guest Tony Denikos. 410-529-7176

Tall Trees Concert Series presents Caleb Stine and Letitia Van Sant at Towson Unitarian Universalist Church on Saturday. 410-294-9180

Also Saturday, Railroad Earth with Cara Kelly & the Tell Tale appear at Ram’s Head Live downtown. 410-244-1131

Saturday, Harpeth Rising will be at Seekers Church, Takoma Park MD. 301-754-3611

One more Saturday show is Eli Conley opewning for ilyAIMY at New Deal Cafe in Greenbelt MD. (301) 474-5642

Another Saturday show is “Hello Sailor! A Bawdy Song Concert & Sing Along” with The Bawdy Crew which includes Jennifer Cutting & Steve Winick of Ocean Orchestra at Takoma Park Community Center. 301-891-7266

Next Sunday at 5pm, the Roots Café Singer-Songwriter Series presents Victoria Vox and Karen Collins with singing host Geoffrey Himes at An Die Musik Live. (410) 385-2638

Some examples of Crankies:


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