Detour Concert calendar Concert calendar for the week of Sunday, August 18th

Concert calendar for the week of Sunday, August 18th

Becky Tracy & Keith Murphy

Monday, Tony Denikos and Naked Blue will be at 49 West in Annapolis. 410-626-9796

On Monday surf rock band Insect Surfers celebrates their 40th anniversary w/ Colonel Josh & The Honky-Tonk Heroes at the Creative Alliance. 410-276-1651

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. 888.646.BFMS

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

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Tuesday: Tab Benoit’s “Whiskey Bayou Revue” with Eric Johanson; Thursday: Rufus Wainwright solo w/ The Rails. 703-549-7500


Chao Tian

Wednesday at noon is the Archive Challenge Sampler Concert where diverse musicians play music learned from rummaging around in The American Folklife Center archive. Artists are U.S. National Scottish Fiddle Champion Seán Heely, Chinese dulcimer player Chao Tian, The Washington Revels Jubilee Voices ensemble, and multilingual singer-songwriter Kumera Zekarias. The free show is at the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress.

Wednesday, Tab Benoit’s “Whiskey Bayou Revue” is at Baltimore Soundstage. (410) 244-0057

The Takoma Park Old Time Jam led by Jonathan Vocke & Rachel Eddy is Wednesday at Takoma Beverage Co. (240) 641-5323

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Wednesday: John Mayall; Thursday: Yarn w/ Conor & The Wild Hunt; Saturday: Satisfaction: The International Rolling Stones Show; Sunday afternoon: Alejandro Escovedo; Sunday evening: Sweet Honey in the Rock. 410-268-4545

On Friday The Glissandos are at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. On Saturday at 2pm there’s Balfolk music session featuring traditional and contemporary folk dance music from France and Brittany. (410) 637-3728

On Friday Haint Blue, Kavoossi, Skribe, and Rachel Andie & The V Element are at The 8×10. Skip Castro Band is there on Saturday. 410-625-2000

The Wallflowers w/ The Henchmen appear at Ram’s Head Live downtown on Friday. 410-244-1131

The next Baltimore Squaredance featuring The Baltimore Old-time Jam Band led by Ken Kolodner is at Mobtown Ballroom in Pigtown on Saturday. (443) 699-3040

Junkyard Saints will be at The Soundry in Columbia, MD on Saturday. 443.283.1200

Next Sunday at 5pm, the Roots Café Singer-Songwriter Series presents “An Evening of Comedy & Romance” with Christina Van Norman, The Pyle Brothers, Geoffrey Himes & Willem Elsevier at An Die Musik Live. (410) 385-2638

Becky Tracy & Keith Murphy

Becky Tracy & Keith Murphy

The Ken & Brad Kolodner Quartet’s 10th Annual Backyard House Concert with guests Becky Tracy & Keith Murphy is Saturday in Guilford. 410-746-8387

Also Sunday, The Old Part of Town are at Woodfire Kitchen in Hereford. 443.491.3505

Electric Hot Tuna with Dave Mason will be at the Warner Theatre in Washington on Sunday. 202.783.4000


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