Detour Concert calendar Concert calendar for the week of Sunday, June 24th

Concert calendar for the week of Sunday, June 24th

Al. Spendiaryan Qanon Ensemble

Mokoomba from Zimbabwe will be at the African American Civil War Memorial Museum in Washington, DC on Monday. 202-667-2667

Common Ground on the Hill‘s Traditions Week I of concerts and workshops is this week and Traditions Week II starts on Sunday at McDaniel College in Westminster. Instructors during the three weeks include Jumoke Ajanku, Randy Barrett, Robin Bullock, Andy Cohen, Guy Davis, Rachel Eddy, FUNI, Josh Hisle, Ken Kolodner, Professor Louie, Rod MacDonald, Andrew Finn Magill, Emily Martin, Lydia Sylvia Martin, Walt Michael, Jesse Palidofsky, Michael G. Ronstadt, Sparky & Rhonda Rucker, and Radim Zenkl plus bands Connla and Mile Twelve. 410-857-2771

The Baltimore Django Jam is every Monday at De Kleine Duivel in Hampden.

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

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: Tower of Power; Tuesday: Asleep at the Wheel; Friday: Lori McKenna w/ Ben Danaher. 410-268-4545

On Tuesday there’s an old-time music jam led by Ken and Brad Kolodner at the Five & Dime Ale House in Hampden. 443-835-2179

Thumbscrew w/ Susan Alcorn is at the Creative Alliance on Tuesday. Thursday is an evening with Hal Ketchum and Friday is slide guitarist Jack Broadbent. 410-276-1651

The BFMS Song Swap is at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road on Tuesday. Chris Moyse and Floyd’s Row are there on Thursday. (410) 637-3728


Al. Spendiaryan Qanon Ensemble

Al. Spendiaryan Qanon Ensemble

The American Folklife Center presents traditional Armenian qanon music by the all-women Al. Spendiaryan Qanon Ensemble at the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Tuesday at noon. The qanon is related to the hammered dulcimer and traditionally played by men. On Thursday, traditional song, music, and visual art from Bengal, India by Folks of Bengal will be in the Whittall Pavilion of the Library of Congress at noon.

Wednesday, Suzie Brown and Scott Sax will be at Gypsy Sally’s in Washington DC. 202-333-7700

Betty Davis wrote and produced three albums and changed the landscape for women in music forever. Then she disappeared — for 35 years. The WTMD Film Series continues with the documentary ‘They Say I’m Different’ about Betty Davis Thursday in WTMD’s performance space in Towson. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the movie starts at 8.

Thursday is bluegrass night at The 8×10 with The High and Wides, The Hills and the Rivers, and IlyAIMY. Saturday it’s Adam Wakefield with Cara Kelly & the Tell Tale. 410-625-2000

Ike Reilly is at Jammin’ Java in Vienna VA on Thursday. 703/255-1566

Ken & Brad Kolodner Trio will be at Glen Mar United Methodist Church in Ellicott City on Friday.

Bad Influence with Mary Shaver will be at The Soundry in Columbia, MD on Friday. 443.283.1200

Lydia Sylvia Martin

Lydia Sylvia Martin

Lydia Sylvia Martin is at the Rooster & Hen General Store in Catonsville on Friday. 443-341-6166

Sunday is World Folk Music Association (WFMA) showcase featuring a 16-year-old singer/songwriter from Gaithersburg, MD, Emily Mitchell, at Positano Ristorante Italiano in Bethesda. 301-608-2121

Also Sunday, the Happy Together Tour hits Bethesda Blues and Jazz in Bethesda, MD featuring Chuck Negron (Three Dog Night), The Turtles feat. Flo & Eddie, Gary Puckett & the Union Gap, Mark Lindsay (Paul Revere & the Raiders), The Cowsills, and The Association. 240-330-4500

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Sunday: Hal Ketchum w/ Clarence Bucaro. 703-549-7500

WTMD’s fiscal year ends this month and we’ll be holding a one-day fund drive on Tuesday to make a final push in reaching our financial and member goals. We want to make it fun so we’re turning our playlist over to you!

Make a contribution and tell us what you’d like to hear. We’ll spend all day playing listener’s picks along with some of our favorites. And when you pledge, you’ll be entered to win a 6-pack of VIP tickets to our July First Thursday Festival featuring Lake Street Dive!

Get your requests in tonight at and don’t forget to tune in on Tuesday.

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