Detour Concert calendar Concert calendar for the week of Sunday, October 1st

Concert calendar for the week of Sunday, October 1st

Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band

Multiflora Music Festival runs from tonight through October 31st at various venues in Washington DC. Events include The Drunken Foreigner Band, Time Is Fire, and Floom at Rhizome on Monday; Ethiopian jazz and funk with Feedel Band at Bossa Bistro in Thursday 202-650-9351 ; several shows on Friday including Colombian music by Los Gaiteros de Sanguashington at Market SW; plus more.

Wilde Roses

Wilde Roses

The Institute of Musical Traditions presents Wilde Roses, a duo formerly of the Mediaeval Baebes of Canada, at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD on Monday. 301-754-3611

The Baltimore Folk Music Society sponsors English Country Dance every Monday at St. Mark’s on the Hill on Reisterstown Road and American Contra and Square Dancing every Wednesday at the Lovely Lane Church on St. Paul Street. 888.646.BFMS

Guitarist Michael Joseph Harris leads the Gypsy Jazz Jam every Monday at the Five & Dime Ale House in Hampden. On Tuesday there’s an old-time music jam led by Ken and Brad Kolodner. 443-835-2179

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: Leo Kottke. 410-268-4545

John Batdorf of the duo Batdorf & Rodney is at the Mansion on O Street in Washington, DC on Tuesday. 202.496.2020

Wednesday, SONiA disapear fear (w/band) and Pheobe Hunt & The Gatherers will be at Gypsy Sally’s in Washington DC. 202-333-7700



Thursday night is Embody 2017, a showcase of the human voice featuring Tuvan throat singing ensemble Alash, Ddm of Bond St. District, Victoria Vox, Shodekeh and more in WTMD studios in Towson. Tickets at

Uptown Concerts presents Cliff Eberhardt with Louise Mosrie at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041


Arooj Aftab

The Creative Alliance kicks off a 6-part series, Nisa/Women: Muslim Cultural Identity-Six Women on Stage and in Conversation on Friday featuring Pakistani neo-Sufi singer Arooj Aftab and band collaborating with Baltimore electronic experimental music duo Zomes. 410-276-1651

There is a Friday show at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. (Don’t know who it is, sorry!) (410) 637-3728

Caroline Doctorow is at The Church of the Redeemer on Friday. 410-857-2771


Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band

Another Friday show is Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band with a CD release concert at The Hamilton in Washington DC. 202-787-1000

The inaugural WTMD Towson Rock Block is Saturday starting at 2:00. Olympic Place right outside WTMD studios will be closed for a block party featuring some of the area’s best restaurants and food trucks and music by The Districts, Stone Senate, and Grizfolk.

The monthly Folkal Point concert series is Saturday at An Die Musik Live! with Adam Trice of Red Sammy and Mary Battiata. 410-385-2638

Claude Martin

Claude Martin

There’s a CD release concert and tribute to the late old-time fiddler Claude Martin on Saturday at BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown featuring Matt Kinman, Robbie Caruthers, Ralph Gordon, Zan McLeod, The Martin Family Band, and The Damascus Old Time Jam. 301.528.2260

OCEAN Orchestra plays a free “Leaves of Autumn” show on Saturday at Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church in Bethesda. 301/493-8300, x 214

Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike is at Carroll Arts Center in Westminster on Saturday. 410-857-2771

East LA psychedelic cumbia-punk trio Thee Commons hits Jammin’ Java in Vienna VA on Sunday. 703/255-1566

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