Detour Concert calendar Concert calendar for the week of Sunday, September 16th

Concert calendar for the week of Sunday, September 16th

Alice Gerrard (photo by Irene Young)

Dina El Wedidi

Dina El Wedidi

Egyptian singer Dina El Wedidi is at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage in Washington, DC on Monday at 6:00.

The Baltimore Folk Music Society sponsors English Country Dance every Monday at a new location Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter on York Road and American Contra and Square Dancing every Wednesday at the Lovely Lane Church on St. Paul Street. 888.646.BFMS

BKO Quintet from Mali will be at Bossa Bistro in Washington on Monday (202-650-9351) and at Hung Tao Choy Mei Leadership Institute at the African American Museum in Washington on Tuesday.

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Monday: Michael Nesmith & the First National Band; Tuesday: Marshall Tucker Band; Thursday: Red Molly. 703-549-7500

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: In The Vane Of…Bob Dylan: Annapolis Artists Playing Tributes & Dylan Inspired Originals; Wednesday: Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams w/ Stable Shakers; Thursday: Mediaeval Baebes; Saturday afternoon: Steven Page formerly of Barenaked Ladies w/ Wesley Stace (a.k.a. John Wesley Harding); Saturday evening: Pressing Strings w/ Brother’s Keeper (duo). 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

The Brother Brothers open for Jolie Holland and Samantha Parton at Pearl Street Warehouse in Washington, DC on Wednesday.

B’More Green Happy Hour happens 5:00-7:30pm Thursday at WTMD in Towson. It’s a free event where you can meet more than a dozen local organizations who specialize in new ways to lower your environmental impact and make your house, business and life more healthy and efficient.

Robin Bullock & Sue Richards

Robin Bullock & Sue Richards

Uptown Concerts presents the duo of Robin Bullock on guitar and mandolin and Sue Richards on harp at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041

Thursday is bluegrass night at The 8×10 with Kitchen Dwellers, The 19th Street Band, and The Old Part of Town. 410-625-2000

The American Folklife Center presents an “Archive Challenge Sampler Concert” featuring music from the archives by Jaimeo Brown, Elena & Los Fulanos, Huda & Kamyar, and Ship’s Company Chanteymen at the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Thursday at 7:30pm.

Also Thursday, Courtney Marie Andrews is at the Rock & Roll Hotel in Washington. (202) 388-ROCK

Also Thursday, Black Uhuru will be at the Howard Theatre in Washington. (202) 803-2899

Bumper Jacksons

Bumper Jacksons

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Thursday: Birds of Chicago w/ Maya De Vitry; Friday: Bumper Jacksons w/ Fly Birds; Sunday: The McCrary Sisters. 443.283.1200

Andrew Molina is at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road on Friday. (410) 637-3728

Andy Bopp’s String Band plays a benefit concert at St. Francis of Assisi School on Harford Road on Friday.

In another Friday show, Erin McKeown will appear at the 333 Coffeehouse in the Annapolis Friends Meeting House. (443) 333-9613

Simple Gifts plays at Riderwood Retirement Community in Silver Spring on Friday. 814-238-8048

Darla Jean and the Somethin’ or Others are at the Full Moon Pub & Grill in Finksburg on Friday.

There’s a Songwriter Round Robin with host John Seay and his guests Karen Goldberg and Matt Douglass at Edith May’s Paradise in Jessup on Saturday. 410-799-3755

Alice Gerrard (photo by Irene Young)

Alice Gerrard (photo by Irene Young)

Saturday is a CD release concert for Hazel Dickens & Alice Gerrard’s “Sing Me Back Home, the DC Tapes 1965-1969” at All Souls Unitarian Church in Washington, DC. Alice Gerrard will be joined by Joseph Dejarnette and the old-time duo Jake Blount & Tatiana Hargreaves.

On Sunday, the Creative Alliance hosts “RESPECT: A Homegoing Tribute Concert Honoring Queen Aretha Franklin” featuring Lea Gilmore, Navasha Daya, Ama Chandra, and many more. 410-276-1651

Also next Sunday Lula Wiles performs a free afternoon show on the lawn at Hill Center in Washington DC.

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