Concert calendar for the week of Sunday, May 12th

Posted: May 12, 2019 in Concert calendar

The Baltimore Folk Music Society sponsors English Country Dance every Monday at 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. Tuesday is the BFMS Song Swap at Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter. Saturday at 3pm it’s a “Gentle” English Country Dance selected to be gentle on the knees, hips, feet, and backs of the dancers at Church of the Nativity. 888.646.BFMS

The Institute of Musical Traditions presents Karan Casey from Ireland at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD on Monday. 301-754-3611

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: Richard Thompson solo acoustic is sold out; Tuesday: Gordon Lightfoot; Wednesday: B.B. King Blues Band feat. Michael Lee; Thursday: Keller Williams; Sunday: Peter Mayer & Brendan Mayer from Jimmy Buffett’s band. 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

Charming Disaster (photo by Shervin Lainez)

Charming Disaster (photo by Shervin Lainez)

Goth-folk duo Charming Disaster with Trucker Talk are at Black Cherry Puppet Theater next to Hollins Market in southwest Baltimore on Tuesday. 410-752-7272

The American Folklife Center presents Serbian Roma music by Eva Salina and Peter Stan at the Whittall Pavilion of the Library of Congress on Thursday at noon.

Uptown Concerts presents Caroline Hester with her daughters Amy & Karla Blume at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041

The next BSOPulse concert is Thursday at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Rhiannon Giddens.

Instrumental trio Big Lazy plays noir and twang with a filmic sensibility at Bossa Bistro in Washington on Thursday. 202-650-9351

Also Thursday, Jackie Greene is at City Winery in Washington, DC. (202) 250-2531

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Thursday: Adam Ezra Group w/ Vintage Pistol; Friday: Deanna Bogart Band w/ Eric Scott Trio. 443.283.1200

Jealous of the Birds, a project of Irish singer Naomi Hamilton, is the next Live Lunch in WTMD’s performance space in Towson on Friday. Come see the show live at noon or tune in to 89.7 WTMD.

Le Vent du Nord

Le Vent du Nord

Québec folk quintet Le Vent du Nord are at the Creative Alliance on Friday. Saturday it’s Lift Me Up: A Night of Gospel Masters with The Legendary Ingramettes. 410-276-1651

Molly Tuttle is at Pearl Street Warehouse in Washington, DC on Friday. 202.380.9620

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Friday: 3rd Annual Desperado’s/Wax Museum Reunion featuring NRBQ and The Skip Castro Band. 703-549-7500

The Spring Gulch Folk Festival is Friday through Sunday in New Holland, PA. Artists include Eileen Ivers, Joe Jencks, Mike Agranoff, Mile 12, Tom Rush, David Jacobs-Strain & Bob Beach, Trout Fishing in America, Dave Gunning, Jim Lauderdale, Dennis Stroughmatt and L’Espirit Creole, plus more.

Sumaia Jackson

Sumaia Jackson

Dare to Be Square DMV Dance Weekend in Prince William Forest Park, VA is Friday through Sunday.

Fiddler Sumaia Jackson is at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road on Saturday. (410) 637-3728

On Sunday, Red Molly is at The Hamilton in Washington DC. 202-787-1000

Also next Sunday Miss Tess & the Talkbacks have a free show at Hill Center in Washington DC at 4:30pm.

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