Archive for the ‘Concert calendar’ Category

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. Saturday is the Autumn Assembly English Ball at at the Church of the Redeemer on N. Charles St. 888.646.BFMS

At the Creative Alliance – Monday: throat-singing masters Huun Huur Tu from Tuva; 410-276-1651

Iberi

Iberi

The Institute of Musical Traditions presents music from the nation of Georgia by the group Iberi at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD on Monday. 301-754-3611

Belen Escobedo and Panfilo’s Güera bring fiddle tunes from the South Texas Tejano tradition to Rhizome in DC on Monday.

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: Steven Page Trio (formerly of Barenaked Ladies) w/ Dean Friedman; Tuesday & Wednesday: JJ Grey; Thursday: Lee Ann Womack acoustic w/ Morgan Wade and The Stepbrothers; Saturday afternoon & evening: Leonid & Friends from Russia performing the music of Chicago, Blood Sweat & Tears, and more; Sunday afternoon & evening: The Orchestra starring former members of Electric Light Orchestra. 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 Takoma Park Old Time Jam is Wednesday at Takoma Beverage Co. (240) 641-5323

Ray Lamontagne is at the Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda on Tuesday. Sergio Mendes & Bebel Gilberto are there on Wednesday. 301-581-5100

Bombino

Bombino

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Wednesday: Vieux Farka Touré and Bombino; Friday: Lee Ann Womack w/ Morgan Wade; Sunday: Dar Williams w/ Susan Werner. 703-549-7500

Uptown Concerts presents Peter Mulvey at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041

The Old Part of Town, Conor & the Wild Hunt, and Toolshed are at The 8×10 on Thursday. 410-625-2000

Also Thursday, The Joey Harkum Band is at Hill Country Live in Washington DC. 202-556-2050

The Hot Club of Baltimore are at An Die Musik Live! on Friday. 410-385-2638

Another Friday show is Leonid & Friends at The Hamilton in Washington DC. 202-787-1000

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Friday: Vintage #18; Saturday: The Ron Holloway Band; Sunday: Elizabeth Cook and Will Hoge. 443.283.1200

On Saturday, the street in front of WTMD will be closed down for the 3rd Annual WTMD Towson Rock Block, an afternoon of family friendly music, food, art vendors, beer and fun. This free music festival features live performances from D.C. rockers Ex Hex, rising indie rock stars Jealous of the Birds and Baltimore alt rockers Post Pink.

Darla Jean and the Somethin’ or Others will be at the Fells Point Farmers Market on Saturday from 9am to noon.

The First Annual Oktoberfest at Jennings Cafe in Catonsville on Saturday features Tony Don’t Play That, Stone Dust Riders, Dawgone, and more. 410-744-3824

Ama Chandra is at the One World Coffeehouse at Owen Brown Interfaith Center in Columbia on Saturday. (410) 381-0097

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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

We Banjo 3 (photo by Tony Nelson)

We Banjo 3 (photo by Tony Nelson)

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

Bady-Dorzhu Ondar

Bady-Dorzhu Ondar

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.

Baltimore Honky-Tonk & Two-Stepping is Thursday with Patsy’s Honky Tonk T&T at Waverly Brewing Company. 443-438-5765

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

Jane Rothfield & Allan Carr

Jane Rothfield & Allan Carr

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

Also Sunday is World Folk Music Association (WFMA) showcase featuring Claude Bourbon and Hugh O’Doherty at Positano Ristorante Italiano in Bethesda. 301-608-2121

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

Bumper Jacksons

Bumper Jacksons

At the Creative Alliance – Monday: John Moreland w/ Darrin Bradbury; Friday: Bumper Jacksons. 410-276-1651

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: Greg Laswell; Tuesday: Justin Townes Earle w/ Jesse Malin; Saturday afternoon; Mason Jennings; Sunday: Langhorne Slim & the Lost at Last Band w/ Katie Pruitt. 410-268-4545

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Monday: Los Lonely Boys w/ Billy Coulter (duo); Tuesday: John Moreland w/ Darrin Bradbury; Wednesday: Justin Townes Earle w/ Jesse Malin; Sunday: Gary Puckett & the Union Gap. 703-549-7500

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

Fred Eaglesmith & Tif Ginn

Fred Eaglesmith & Tif Ginn

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Tuesday: Abstract Abbey Band; Wednesday: The Greyhounds w/ Karen Jonas; Thursday: Risa Binder and Justin Trawick; Friday: Fred Eaglesmith w/ Tif Ginn; Saturday: John Lennon Birthday Tribute Vol. 4 w/ Tom Lofgren, David Kitchen, Cal Everett, and Chuck Sullivan. 443.283.1200

Lucinda Williams & her band Buick 6 is at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis on Wednesday. 410-280-5640

Uptown Concerts presents singer/songwriter Tret Fure at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041

Robin Bullock & Sue Richards are at The Church of the Redeemer on Friday. 410-857-2771

The monthly Folkal Point concert series is Saturday at An Die Musik Live! with The Stone Hill All-Stars. 410-385-2638

Better Off Dead is at The 8×10 on Saturday. 410-625-2000

Catonsville Rails to Trails presents the 3rd Annual Trolley Festivus with music by Charm City Junction and others on Saturday.

The next Baltimore Squaredance is at Mobtown Ballroom in Pigtown on Saturday. (443) 699-3040

“The Sisters of Slide,” Rory Block and Cindy Cashdollar, are at Carroll Arts Center in Westminster on Saturday. 410-857-2771

The Multi-Cultural Festival is at The Orthodox Church of St. Matthew in Columbia, MD on Saturday and Sunday. Music includes Back Step Cindy and Step Jam, folk dances of Eastern Europe by Carpathia, BossAmigos, Polynesian and South Pacific dance by Meki’s Tamure, Wislanie Polish Folk Song and Dance Ensemble, Baltimore Klezmer Orchestra, and more.

Saturday, singer/songwriter Amy McCarley will be at Gypsy Sally’s in Washington DC. 202-333-7700

Also Saturday, Paula Cole is at City Winery in Washington, DC. (202) 250-2531

The Hot Club of Baltimore Trio brings Gypsy jazz to Sotto Sopra Restaurant on Sunday.

 

The Institute of Musical Traditions presents Celtic duo Seán Heely and Kevin Elam w/ Two Sisters at Allyworld in Takoma Park, MD on Monday. 301-754-3611

Also Monday, Heather Masse from the Wailin’ Jennys will be at Bethesda Blues and Jazz in Bethesda, MD. 240-330-4500

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

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: Three Dog Night; Thursday: Delbert McClinton; Friday: Bob Mould solo; Sunday: Journeyman – a tribute to Eric Clapton. 410-268-4545

The BFMS Song Swap is Tuesday at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. (410) 637-3728

The Baltimore Bluegrass Jam is Tuesday at the Five & Dime Ale House in Hampden. 443-835-2179

Olga Avigail Mieleszczuk & Tango Attack

Olga Avigail Mieleszczuk & Tango Attack

Polish/Israeli singer/accordionist/folklorist Olga Avigail Mieleszczuk brings Yiddish tango to the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage in Washington, DC on Tuesday at 6:00. Then Sunday at 6pm Cape Verdean fado singer Lucibela will be at Millennium Stage.

Local Natives and Devon Gilfillian appear at Ram’s Head Live downtown on Wednesday 410-244-1131

Also Wednesday, Lucinda Williams is at the Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda. 301-581-5100

Swedish singer/songwriter Daniel Norgren is at the Black Cat in Washington on Wednesday. 202.667.4490

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Wednesday: Rick Wakeman w/ Kaula/Fath; Thursday: Robert Cray Band; Friday: Seldom Scene w/ Jonathan Edwards; Sunday: The Stylistics. 703-549-7500

Jez Lowe

Jez Lowe

Uptown Concerts presents singer/songwriter Jez Lowe from England at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041 *** CANCELLED ***

Thursday it’s Yoga & Soul w/ Swampdonkey at The 8×10. 410-625-2000

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Thursday: Kat Wright w/ The Rad Trads; Saturday: The Nighthawks w/ Jose Ramirez.. 443.283.1200

Susquehanna Folk Music Society presents Old Blind Dogs from Scotland on Thursday at Fort Hunter Centennial Barn in Harrisburg, PA. 717-745-6577

At the Creative Alliance on Friday it’s Maryland Piano Masters Daryl Davis and Lafayette Gilchrist. 410-276-1651

On Friday, Jonah Tolchin is at Pearl Street Warehouse in Washington, DC. 202.380.9620

Skerryvore

Skerryvore

Also Friday, Scottish “power folk” band Skerryvore is at AMP by Strathmore in North Bethesda, MD 301.581.5100

The Greater Lauraville Fair is Saturday 11am-5pm at Heinz Park with music by the Ray of Hope Baptist Gospel Choir, Vagabond Motel, Reality Jones, Majority Onion, and the Chip Miller Group.

The Institute of Musical Traditions presents a CD release concert Karen Ashbrook on hammered dulcimer with Paul Oorts and Connie McKenna at Seekers Church in Takoma Park MD on Saturday. 301-754-3611

The Good Ones from Rwanda, The Mauls, and Time Is Fire are at Rhizome in DC on Saturday.

Kat Wright w/ The Rad Trads are at The Hamilton in Washington DC on Saturday. 202-787-1000

Another Saturday show is Livingston Taylor at the Weinberg Center for the Arts in Frederick. 301-600-2828

Sunday at 4pm King Bullfrog have a free family show at Hill Center in Washington DC.

 

The Institute of Musical Traditions presents “Prine Time – a Tribute to John Prine” at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD on Monday featuring ellen cherry, Billy Coulter, Tony Denikos, Patty Reese, Bill Starks and Bill Williams. 301-754-3611

Los Wembler’s de Iquitos from Peru and Leon City Sounds are at Songbyrd Music House & Record Cafe in Washington, DC on Monday. (202) 450-2917

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. 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

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Tuesday: Jake Shimabukuro; Wednesday: Pam Tillis; Sunday: two shows with Judy Collins. 410-268-4545

Les Filles de Illighadad

Les Filles de Illighadad

The American Folklife Center presents Tejano singers from San Antonio, TX Las Tesoros de San Antonio at the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Wednesday at noon. And Thursday at noon it’s Les Filles de Illighadad presenting Tuareg music and song from Niger.

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Wednesday: Jake Shimabukuro; Thursday: Billy Bragg (Fri & Sat are sold out); Sunday: Tribute to Roy Buchanan with Billy Price, Mike Zito, Pete Kennedy, Tom Principato, more. 703-549-7500

The Upperco Music Festival is Wednesday through Saturday in Upperco MD. Music includes Blue Train, Jacob Panic, Ken & Brad Kolodner Quartet, Charm City Junction, Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, and more.

David Grisman

David Grisman

On Thursday, The Dawg Trio: David Grisman, Sam Grisman & Danny Barnes is at Gordon Center for Performing Arts in Owings Mills. 410.356.7469

Thursday is Bluegrass Night at The 8×10 with Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers, The 19th Street Band, and Unstrung Heroes. Saturday is “Graceland – a Paul Simon tribute” with the Jordan August Band and guests. 410-625-2000

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Thursday: Kim Richey w/ Alexander Peters; Friday: The Chuck Brown Band; Saturday: Popa Chubby. 443.283.1200

Swedish trio Väsen is at Jammin’ Java in Vienna VA on Thursday. 703/255-1566

The next Live Lunch in WTMD’s performance space in Towson is Baltmore reggae band Scotch Bonnets on Friday. Come see the show live at noon or tune in to 89.7 WTMD. http://wtmd.org

On Friday, Uptown Concerts presents “Deeper Than the Skin” at Cellar Stage Timonium. Greg Greenway and Reggie Harris ask you to reconsider what you know about our history. The Cellar Stage Timonium is located in Timonium United Methodist Church on Pot Spring Road. 410-521-9099

The Porch Setters Union has a CD release show at the Rec Room in Towson on Friday.

In another Friday show, Janie Meneely and Rob van Sante will appear at the 333 Coffeehouse in the Annapolis Friends Meeting House. (443) 333-9613

Chatham County Line w/ The Dirty Grass Players are at The Hamilton in Washington DC on Friday. 202-787-1000

The Resonant Rogues

The Resonant Rogues

The Resonant Rogues will be at New Deal Cafe in Greenbelt MD on Friday (301) 474-5642 and on Saturday at Black Cherry Puppet Theater next to Hollins Market in southwest Baltimore. 410-752-7272

Susquehanna Folk Music Society presents Genticorum from Québec on Friday at Ware Center in Lancaster, PA 17603. 717-745-6577

WTMD’s Saturday Morning Tunes series continues this Saturday with a Movie Soundtrack Show. Black Root Underground will perform songs from “The Lion King,” and Kristen Toedtman & Matt Hutchison and their band will do songs from “Aladdin.” Doors open at 10 a.m. and the music starts at 10:30 a.m. on Power Plant Live’s enclosed outdoor stage, 34 Market Place in Baltimore. Tickets at SaturdayMorningTunes.com

Saturday there’s a Klezmer Dance Party at the Creative Alliance with Michael Winograd & The Honorable Mentshn. Sunday is the Blue Moon Cowgirls 20th Anniversary Show. 410-276-1651

On Saturday, Marc Black is at the One World Coffeehouse at Owen Brown Interfaith Center in Columbia. (410) 381-0097/

Rick Wakeman of Yes is at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis on Saturday. 410-280-5640

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. And the BFMS Picnic is Sunday at Genesee Valley Outdoor Learning Center in Parkton, MD. 888.646.BFMS

Jones Benally Family Dancers

Jones Benally Family Dancers

The American Folklife Center presents Navajo (Diné) traditional dance from Arizona by the Jones Benally Family Dancers at the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Tuesday at noon. Thursday is the Summer Music Jam: Klezmer led by Howard Ungar and Seth Kibel at Veterans History Project Information & Welcome Center (LJ-G51), Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress.

The Baltimore Bluegrass Jam is Tuesday at the Five & Dime Ale House in Hampden. 443-835-2179

Tuesday Latingrass band Che Apalache performs at Hill Center in Washington DC. Steve Poltz is there on Sunday afternoon.

Downhill Strugglers will be at The Public Option brew pub in Washington, DC on Wednesday. 202.636.3795

Uptown Concerts presents Jean Rohe and Band at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041

At the Creative Alliance on Thursday is Seven Voices: A Tribute to Patsy Cline with Aimee Curl (Furnace Mountain), Maureen Andary (Sweater Set), Jess Eliot Myhre (Bumper Jacksons), Lauren Calve, Alexis Tantau, Ahren Buchheister, and Isabelle de Leon. 410-276-1651

The Avett Brothers will be at UMBC Events Center on Friday.

Friday is the Piano Inauguration Concert at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. (410) 637-3728

Occidental Gypsy

Occidental Gypsy

Occidental Gypsy is at the Opera House in Havre de Grace, MD on Friday. 443-502-2005

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Friday: Jah Works; Saturday: Justin Jones; Sunday: The Young Dubliners. 443.283.1200

WTMD’s Rock & Rye Maryland Spirits & Music Showcase is Saturday at South Point – Port Covington featuring cocktails and spirits from 18 Maryland distilleries. Music by DJ WHO, Imam Collective and DJ Baby Alcatraz. Information at WTMD.org.

The PolkatsThe next show in the North by Northeast American Roots Music Series is Saturday at Function Coworking Community in Lauraville, featuring a reunion of The Polkats.

Saturday is 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 is F/E/A/T/H/E/R. 410-529-7176

Geraldine w/ Tony Denikos will be at Edith May’s Paradise in Jessup on Saturday. 410-799-3755

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Saturday afternoon: Bob Sima; Saturday evening: The Dirty Grass Players w/ Pierce Edens; Sunday: Robby Krieger of The Doors. 410-268-4545

Andrew Bird and Chicano Batman will be at The Anthem in Washington DC on Saturday. 877.435.9849

Sunday at the Birchmere in Alexandria VA there’s The Kingston Trio, The Brothers Four, and The Limeliters. 703-549-7500

 

Monday is Ken & Brad Kolodner’s 3rd Annual Lawnbuster Labor Day Pickin’ Party. Bring an instrument or just listen. Music starts at 3pm.

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 led by Ken and Brad Kolodner at the Five & Dime Ale House in Hampden. 443-835-2179

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Tuesday: Marcia Ball; Thursday: Three Dog Night; Friday: The Jerry Douglas Trio w/ guest Danny Burns; Saturday: Swampcandy; Sunday: Don McLean. 410-268-4545

Kevin Morby duo tour with William Tyler is at the Creative Alliance on Wednesday. 410-276-1651

There’s reggae at MECU Pavilion on Wednesday by Steel Pulse, UB40, Shaggy, and Ali Campbell & Astro.

1stThursPoster9-19-400x616WTMD’s First Thursday Festival presented by Brewers Hill continues this week in Canton Waterfront Park with the final festival of 2019. Six bands on two stages, still free: Robert Randolph & the Family Band, Hollis Brown, Emily Wolfe, Super City, Reality Jones, and Devon Gilfillian. Music starts at 5:30pm.

Friday is sort-of “bluegrass night” at The 8×10 with Ultrafaux, Mondawmen, and Michelle McHugh. 410-625-2000

At The Hamilton in Washington DC – Thursday: Big Sam’s Funky Nation; Friday: Young Dubliners; Saturday: The Legendary Wailers featuring Julian “Junior” Marvin. 202-787-1000

The First Friday Show is appropriately on Friday at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. (410) 637-3728

Friday there’s “Fun on the Waterfront” with the Plate Scrapers at Harbor Point Central Plaza.

Boukman Eksperyans

Boukman Eksperyans

Boukman Eksperyans from Haiti w/ Crank LuKongo are at Tropicalia in Washington on Friday. (202) 629-4535

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Friday: Nora Jane Struthers & the Party Line. 443.283.1200

The Madonnari Arts Festival in Little Italy is Friday through Sunday and includes the Stone Hill All-Stars on Saturday and Darla Jean and the Somethin’ or Others on Sunday.

Amythyst Kiah

Amythyst Kiah

Friday through Sunday is SisterSpace Weekend Women’s Festival featuring Ferron, Amythyst Kiah (from Our Native Daughters), Sandra Valls, and more at Ramblewood camp in Darlington, MD.

Greenwood Furnace Folk Gathering presents a weekend of playing, singing, jamming, dancing and listening to folk music Friday through Sunday at Greenwood Furnace State Park in Huntingdon County, PA. Faculty includes Simple Gifts, Hasee Ciaccio, Sam Gleaves, Henry Koretzky, plus more.

On Saturday, Don McLean is at Gordon Center for Performing Arts in Owings Mills. 410.356.7469

Saturday at the Birchmere in Alexandria VA there’s a Danny Gatton birthday celebration show featuring Dave Chappell, Dave Elliott, Chick Hall, Tommy Lepson, Big Joe Maher, John Previti, Tom Principato, Pete Ragusa, & many more. Sunday, it’s “Remembering Doc” a Tribute to Doc Watson featuring T. Michael Coleman, Jack Lawrence, and Wayne Henderson. 703-549-7500

Next Sunday at 4:30pm C.J. Chenier and the Red-Hot Louisiana Band performs at Hill Center in Washington DC.

Also Sunday at 5pm, the Roots Café Singer-Songwriter Series presents “Songs for Our Times” with John O’Connor, James Von Lenz, Geoffrey Himes & Willem Elsevier at An Die Musik Live. (410) 385-2638

 

UK folk trio The Young’uns will be at The Public Option brew pub in Washington, DC on Monday. 202.636.3795

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

The BFMS Song Swap is Tuesday at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. Friday is Michael Raitzyk. (410) 637-3728

The Baltimore Bluegrass Jam is Tuesday at the Five & Dime Ale House in Hampden. 443-835-2179

Melissa Etheridge is at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis on Tuesday. 410-280-5640

Kentavius Jones

Kentavius Jones

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Tuesday: Randy Bachman; Wednesday: Southern Avenue; Thursday: Kentavius Jones; Sunday: The Fabulous Hubcaps. 410-268-4545

Wednesday, Danish klezmer band Mames Babagenush are at AMP by Strathmore in North Bethesda, MD 301.581.5100

Uptown Concerts presents Vance Gilbert at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041

On Thursday the Baltimore Honky-Tonk Night with D.T. Huber and Letitia Van Sant will be at Waverly Brewing Company. 443-438-5765

Mipso

Mipso

Another Thursday show is Mipso at The Hamilton in Washington DC. 202-787-1000

Dustbowl Revival is at The 8×10 on Thursday. Friday & Sunday: Free Phish stream; Saturday: Better Off Dead. 410-625-2000

The next Live Lunch in WTMD’s performance space in Towson is Lower Dens on Friday. Come see the show live at noon or tune in to 89.7 WTMD.

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Friday: Eric Scott Trio feat. Benjie Porecki w/ Mutlu; Saturday: Omari Banks. 443.283.1200

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Friday: Newmyer Flyer Presents a Tribute to the Everly Brothers with Grin Again. 703-549-7500

The 48th Annual Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival is Friday through Sunday at Salem Country (NJ) Fairgrounds in Woodstown, NJ. Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, The Travelin’ McCourys, The Gibson Brothers, Balsam Range, Special Consensus, The Kathy Kallick Band, and John Reischman & Jaybirds are some of the scheduled artists. 302-321-6466

Appaloosa Roots Music Festival will return to Skyline Ranch Resort in Front Royal, VA Friday through Sunday. Artists include Scythian, Steep Canyon Rangers, Dustbowl Revival, Humming House, YARN, plus more.

 

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

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

 

Midway Fair is the featured artist at the open mic at Teavolve Cafe on Monday. 410-522-1907

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. 888.646.BFMS

The Baltimore Bluegrass Jam is Tuesday at the Five & Dime Ale House in Hampden. 443-835-2179

Kim So Ra

Kim So Ra

On Tuesday Van Hunt celebrates the 15th anniversary of his self-titled debut album at the Creative Alliance. Friday it’s Korean percussion master Kim So Ra. Saturday is aa Brazilian and Balkan dance party with the West Philadelphia Orchestra and the Pablo Regis Baile Band. And on Sunday, Marc Avon Evans & Soul Centered presents “Baltimore Plays: The 80s & 90s.” 410-276-1651

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Tuesday: Davy Knowles; Wednesday: Ten Years After; Thursday: Tito Puente Jr. with Rico Monaco Band; Friday: Kathy Mattea. 410-268-4545

FY5 is at Pearl Street Warehouse in Washington, DC on Tuesday. 202.380.9620

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Tuesday: Lila Downs; Thursday: The Waifs w/ Wallis Bird. 703-549-7500

There’s a Baltimore singer/songwriter showcase at Zissimos in Hampden on Wednesday featuring James BonTempo, Jeff Brunell, Mara Yaffee, and Paul Hendricks.

On Wednesday, The Kelly Bell Band is at Gordon Center for Performing Arts in Owings Mills. 410.356.7469

Matt Nakoa

Matt Nakoa

Uptown Concerts presents Matt Nakoa at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041

The Third Thusday bluegrass show at The 8×10 features True Hearts, Tongue in Cheek, and D.T. Huber & Whale Show. 410-625-2000

The Slambovian Circus of Dreams is at Jammin’ Java in Vienna VA on Friday. 703/255-1566 Saturday they play at the Key City Steampunk Festival in Frederick, MD.

Midway Fair, Kathy Stanley, and Dominic LaRocca are at Mad City Coffee in Columbia on Saturday. 410-964-8671

Saturday is 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 is Americana band Free Range Blue. 410-529-7176

John Flynn is at the One World Coffeehouse at Owen Brown Interfaith Center in Columbia on Saturday. (410) 381-0097

The Hot August Music Festival is Saturday at Oregon Ridge Park. Artists include Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Turquaz, Billy Strings, Melvin Seals & JGB, Samantha Fish, The Dirty Grass Players, The Old Part of Town, and more.

The duo The Rough & Tumble with Angela Drago opening will be at Edith May’s Paradise in Jessup on Saturday. 410-799-3755

Saturday at the 9:30 Club in the DC Music Rocks Festival including Karen Jonas and Gabrielle Zwi. 202-393-0930

The Mavericks are at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis on Sunday. 410-280-5640

The “Hot Rod Man” Tex Rabinowitz is at the Rooster & Hen General Store in Catonsville on Sunday. 443-341-6166

Also Sunday Mark Knopfler will be at Wolf Trap in Vienna, VA. 1 (877) WOLFTRAP