Thanks to everyone who contributed to the WTMD Fall Member Drive last week. If you didn’t get a chance to donate, it’s not too late to support Detour and WTMD by calling 410-704-8970 or going to wtmd.org.
The Institute of Musical Traditions presents Bryan Bowers, Danny Knicely and Geoffrey Goodhue 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 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. The Second Saturday Square and Contra Dance is at Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter at 7:30pm.888.646.BFMS
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: Justin Hayward; Wednesday: Rickie Lee Jones; Thursday: Renaissance; Saturday afternoon: Johnny A. & Kasim Sulton; Saturday night: Jimmie Vaughan. 410-268-4545
The Baltimore Bluegrass Jam is Tuesday at the Five & Dime Ale House in Hampden. 443-835-2179
Kelsey Waldon is at Songbyrd Music House & Record Cafe in Washington, DC on Tuesday. (202) 450-2917
At The Hamilton in Washington DC – Tuesday: Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe; Wednesday: We Banjo 3 from Ireland. 202-787-1000
Charlie Parr is at the Black Cat in Washington on Wednesday. 202.667.4490
Richard Shindell is at Jammin’ Java in Vienna VA on Wednesday. 703/255-1566
At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Wednesday: Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra; Friday: Tom Paxton & the DonJuans. 703-549-7500
On Thursday, WTMD presents a live album recording concert by Bady-Dorzhu Ondar with Tuvan throat-singing masters Alash and guests Shodokeh, Eze Jackson, and more. The result will be a mix of Tuvan throat singing, beatboxing, classical music, rapping and much more. This show will not be broadcast live, you have to be there! Tickets at WTMD.org.
RAM from Haiti will be at Tropicalia in Washington on Thursday. (202) 629-4535
On Friday, Uptown Concerts presents the trio The Trials of Cato from the UK at Cellar Stage Timonium. The Cellar Stage Timonium is located in Timonium United Methodist Church on Pot Spring Road. 410-521-9099
At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Friday: Junkyard Saints; Saturday: Bonerama; Sunday: The Bob Band – Performing the Music of Bob Dylan. 443.283.1200
Susquehanna Folk Music Society presents Jane Rothfield & Allan Carr on Friday at Fort Hunter Centennial Barn in Harrisburg, PA. 717-745-6577
Saturday is the Perry Hall United Methodist Church Fall Festival from 10am to 2pm featuring music by Midway Fair, Ghost Sugar, and others. Then it’s Folk Music Night at Perry Hall United Methodist Church on Belair Road from 7:00-10:00 pm. There’s an open mic, and featured guest Brooksie Wells. 410-529-7176
At the Creative Alliance – Saturday is female Tuareg trio Les Filles de Illghadad. Sunday: Argentine music by Sofía Viola. 410-276-1651
The next show in the North by Northeast American Roots Music Series is Saturday at Function Coworking Community in Lauraville, featuring Rumba Club.
Pristine Raeign with cigar box guitar maker and singer/songwriter Dar Stellabotta will be at Edith May’s Paradise in Jessup on Saturday. 410-799-3755
Geraldine, Caleb Stine, Katherine Fahey, Joe Belknap Wall, and Pink House Puppets are at the Howard County Historical Society Museum in Ellicott City on Saturday.
The Yardbirds w/ Jann Klose will be at the Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center at Montgomery College in Rockville, MD on Thursday. 240-567-5301
VestaFest free community music festival is Sunday at DeJon Vineyards in Hydes, MD with Coldspring Jazz Quartet, Irish Music & Dance All-Stars (Laura Byrne, Billy McComiskey, Jim Eagan, and Matt Mulqueen with step dancing), and Community Groove.
Also Sunday at 6pm, the Roots Café Singer-Songwriter Series presents Mary Battiata, Matt Pless and Geoffrey Himes & Willem Elsevier at An Die Musik Live. (410) 385-2638
Focus Music presents James Keelaghan at Island Pride Oasis in Gaithersburg, MD on Sunday. 703.380.3151