Archive for the ‘Concert calendar’ Category

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

 

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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

 

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 Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Monday: Jon Anderson of Yes w/ Eric Scott; Tuesday: Chris Isaak; Friday: The 9 Songwriter Series 10th Anniversary; Saturday: David Allan Coe. 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

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Tuesday: Salute to Glen Campbell feat. Glen’s long-time bandleader & guitarist Jeff Dayton; Wednesday: Crystal Gayle; Thursday: Brett Dennen w/ Peter More; Friday: Jessie Marie album release party w/ Skribe; Saturday: Dan Navarro & Beth Nielsen Chapman. 410-268-4545

Seth Kibel & the Kleztet are at Keystone Korner Baltimore jazz club on Wednesday. 410·946·6726

Lakota John Locklear

Lakota John Locklear

Lakota John Locklear brings slide guitar blues from North Carolina to the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Wednesday at noon, presented by The American Folklife Center. There’s also Summer Music Jam: Bluegrass led by Dudley Connell and Akira Otsuka on Saturday at 2pm at the Veterans History Project Information & Welcome Center (LJ-G51), Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress.

North Carolina acoustic band Mipso is at the Creative Alliance on Thursday. Friday it’s Songs of 1969 w/ Fractal Cat and Guests, and Saturday is a Zydeco Dance Party with Nathan & The Zydeco Cha-Chas. 410-276-1651

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Thursday: The Garcia Project; Friday: Better Off Dead; Saturday: Mysterious Traveler – A Tribute to Weather Report. 443.283.1200

Brad & Ken Kolodner

Brad & Ken Kolodner

The first Steppingstone Folk & Bluegrass Festival is Sunday from noon to 6pm at Steppingstone Farm Museum in Havre de Grace. Artists are Ken and Brad Kolodner, Charm City Junction, Under the Oak, and Joe & Co.

Also Sunday, the 40th anniversary tour of British reggae band UB40 is at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis. 410-280-5640

Sunday is World Folk Music Association (WFMA) Young Musicians Showcase featuring Calista Garcia, Lindsey Hirshfeld, Teghan Devon and special guest from the UK Zoe Zori at Positano Ristorante Italiano in Bethesda. 301-608-2121

Singer/songwriter/actor Ronny Cox is at the Opera House in Havre de Grace, MD on Sunday at 2pm. 443-502-2005

 

Petit Celine

Petit Celine

On Monday, Petit Celine with Faceless Ones, Strange Attractor, and Peach Face are at Metro Gallery. 410-224-0899

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 Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Monday: The Association; Friday: Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis; Saturday: Howie Day w/ Frank Viele; Sunday: 1964: The Tribute. 703-549-7500

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

St. Louis bluegrass quintet Old Salt Union will be at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage in Washington, DC on Tuesday. Suzie Brown is Wednesday, and BKO Quintet from Mali will be there on Thursday. Shows start at 6:00. And Karen Jonas and JP Harris play at the Kennedy Center Rooftop Happy Hour on Thursday at 5:00.

Michael Joseph Harris Gypsy Jazz Guitar Duo is at Sotto Sopra Restaurant on Wednesday.

On Wednesday, The Nighthawks are at Gordon Center for Performing Arts in Owings Mills. 410.356.7469

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Wednesday: Jared & The Mill w/ The End of America; Thursday: Born Cross-Eyed; Saturday: Terrapin. 443.283.1200

1st Thursday Festival, August 1, 2019WTMD’s free First Thursday Festival presented by Brewers Hill continues this week in Canton Waterfront Park. Six bands on two stages: Strand of Oaks, BAILEN, Steve Gunn, Dylan LeBlanc, SUSTO, and The Seratones. Music starts at 5:30pm.

Celebrate Jerry Garcia’s birthday at The 8×10 on Thursday with The Jerry Tripsters and Friday with Better Off Dead. 410-625-2000

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Thursday: Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis; Saturday: Donavon Frankenreiter w/ Matt Grundy; Sunday afternoon: James Hunter duo; Sunday evening: Howie Day w/ Frank Viele. 410-268-4545

Ross Martin brings his musical Miss Isabella Rainsong and Her Traveling Companion: A One-Guitar Show to the Function Black Box Theater and Coworking Community in Lauraville.

Another Friday show features Jim Patton & Sherry Brokus at 1919 on Fleet Street in Fells Point and then Saturday they’ll be at 49 West in Annapolis. 410-626-9796

The monthly Folkal Point concert series is Saturday at An Die Musik Live! With high-energy dance music of Eastern Europe by Orchester Praževica. 410-385-2638

The Patapsco Delta Boys w/ Jonathan Jensen will be at the Rotunda Shopping Center on Saturday at 6:30PM. ** CANCELLED **

 

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: JD McPherson w/ Nicole Atkins; Wednesday: Crystal Bowersox w/ Kelly Hoppenjans; Friday: Masters of Telecaster feat. GE Smith, Jim Weider & Tom Principato: A Tribute to Roy Buchanan w/ Taylor Barton; Sunday: Al Jardine of The Beach Boys. 410-268-4545

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

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

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Tuesday: Dave Alvin with Greg Leisz and Christy McWilson; Thursday: Taj Mahal Quartet. 703-549-7500

Vieux Farka Touré

Vieux Farka Touré

Vieux Farka Touré from Mali is at the Creative Alliance on Wednesday. 410-276-1651

Our Native Daughters (Rhiannon Giddens, Amythyst Kiah, and Allison Russell) will appear at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington on Wednesday.

The MAD Week concert takes place in conjunction with the 14th annual Musical Arts and Dance (MAD) Week Irish Traditional Music and Dance Camp on Wednesday at Washington Conservatory of Music in Bethesda, MD and includes Brian Conway, Liz Knowles, Liz Carroll, Laura Byrne, Karen Ashbrook, Sean McComiskey, Donna Long, Zan McLeod, and more. 301 960-3655

Tommy Emmanuel with Mike Dawes are at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis on Wednesday. Art Garfunkel is there on Thursday. 410-280-5640

The American Folklife Center presents Cajun, Creole and Zydeco music from Texas with Cedric Watson at the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Thursday at noon.

Seamus Kennedy

Seamus Kennedy

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

On Thursday the Baltimore Honky-Tonk with Karen Collins & the Backroads Band will be at Waverly Brewing Company. 443-438-5765

Puerto Rican singer/songwriter Taína Asili will be at “El Dia de la Mujer Afrolatinx” at Morgan State University on Thursday.

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Thursday: Moonshine Society CD release show feat. Carly Harvey; Friday: The McCrary Sisters w/ The Gospel Angels; Saturday: BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet. 443.283.1200

John Gorka is at The Mainstay in Rock Hall on Friday. (410) 639-9133

Karen Jonas has a CD release show at Pearl Street Warehouse in Washington, DC on Friday. 202.380.9620

The Susquehanna Folk Festival is Friday through Sunday at Roundtop Mountain Resort in Lewisberry, PA. Artists include BeauSoliel with Michael Doucet, Cherish the Ladies, Dom Flemons, Hot Club of Cowtown, Kittel & Co. with John Doyle, Pride of New York (Joanie Madden, Brian Conway, Billy McComiskey, and Brendan Dolan), Katherine Rondeau, and more. 800-838-3006

Masters of the Telecaster w/Jim Weider, Tom Principato & G.E. Smith:”A Tribute to Danny Gatton “ is Saturday at City Winery in Washington, DC. (202) 250-2531

The Patapsco Delta Boys have a free show at Reid’s Cider House in Gettysburg, PA on Saturday. (717) 334-7537

The Washington Family Dance is Sunday 3-5PM at the Spanish Ballroom in Glen Echo, MD.

 

On Monday, Brad Cole and Bill Kelly will be at 49 West in Annapolis. 410-626-9796

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

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Tuesday: Robert Randolph and The Family Band; Wednesday: Albert Castiglia and Selwyn Birchwood; Thursday: Dar Williams w/ The Nields; Friday and also Saturday afternoon: Aimee Mann w/ Jonathan Coulton; Sunday afternoon: Shaw Davis & The Black Ties; Sunday evening: Parker Millsap w/ Sierra Ferrell. 410-268-4545

Charlie Hunter & Lucy Woodward are at the Creative Alliance on Wednesday. 410-276-1651

Hoot & Holler

Hoot & Holler

Another Wednesday show is Hoot & Holler and George Jackson Band at Gordon Center for Performing Arts in Owings Mills. 410.356.7469

Wednesday Shovels & Rope will open for the Tedeschi Trucks Band at the Filene Center at Wolf Trap in Vienna, VA. 1 (877) WOLFTRAP

Tom Chapin

Tom Chapin

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

There’s bluegrass with South Hill Banks, Alexander Peters & The Rooster, and Strong Water at The 8×10 on Thursday. 410-625-2000

The Ladybug Music Festival is Thursday and Friday along Market Street in Wilmington, DE. The free event features women artists Joy Ike, Heather Aubrey Lloyd & ilyAIMY, Jessica Latshaw, Angela Sheik, Melanie Brulée, and more.

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Thursday: Aimee Mann w/ Jonathan Coulton; Friday, Saturday & Sunday: The Bacon Brothers w/ Janie Barnett. 703-549-7500

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Friday: Molly Tuttle w/ The Brother Brothers. 443.283.1200

Saturday at 2pm there’s a Balfolk music session/workshop/jam featuring dance music from France & Brittany at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. (410) 637-3728

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 Tom Margolis. 410-529-7176

Jake LaBotz will be at Waverly Brewing Company on Saturday. 443-438-5765

Also on Saturday, Todd Snider w/ Molly Thomas are at Baltimore Soundstage. (410) 244-0057

Another Saturday show is Bobby Thompson opening for Jimmie Vaughan at The Hamilton in Washington DC. 202-787-1000

Lakou Mizik

Lakou Mizik

Lakou Mizik from Haiti is at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage in Washington, DC on Sunday at 6:00.

Also Sunday Daby Touré from Mauritania will be at Bossa Bistro in Washington. 202-650-9351

Petit Celine with Wolf & Moon and Space & Time are at Slash Run in Washington DC on Sunday. (202) 838-9929

 

The third and final week of Common Ground on the Hill‘s Traditions Weeks starts today. Classes, concerts, dances and other activities in the traditional roots-based arts, held on the campus of McDaniel College in Westminster, Maryland. Over 350 workshops taught by 200 nationally and internationally recognized instructors. Evening staff concerts in Alumni Hall: Tuesday – Latin Roots; Wednesday – Blues & Folk Roots; Thursday – Bluegrass featuring Tim O’Brien, Che Apalache, and more; Friday – Staff Finale. 410-857-2771

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

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: Billy Bob Thornton & The Boxmasters; Tuesday: Nick Moss Band; Wednesday: Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers; Thursday: Kyle Daniel w/ Dean Rosenthal Trio; Saturday: Pat McGee Band w/ Blue Miracle; Sunday: The Righteous Brothers. 410-268-4545

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

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Tuesday: “Bustin’ Loose for Eileen Carson Schatz” — a benefit concert for the leader of Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble. Artists include Jerry Douglas, Stuart Duncan, Béla Fleck, Sierra Hull, Danny Paisley and Mark Schatz; Wednesday: Billy Bob Thornton & The Boxmasters; Thursday: Pam Tillis & Lorrie Morgan; Sunday: Little River Band. 703-549-7500

Guitarist Ilusha Tsinadze from Republic of Georgia is at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage in Washington, DC on Wednesday at 6:00 and at 9PM at will be at Bossa Bistro in Washington. 202-650-9351

WTMD’s First Thursday Festival presented by Brewers Hill continues this week in Canton Waterfront Park. Six bands, two stages, still free: Black Pumas, Super City, Soccer Mommy, Van Hunt, Los Coast, and Old Eastern. Music starts at 5:30pm.

Uptown Concerts presents multi-instrumentalist Robin Bullock at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041

Charm City Junction

Charm City Junction

Charm City Junction is at West Shore Park in the inner harbor on Friday and The Cabaret at Germano’s in Little Italy on Saturday 410.752.4515 and Ladew Topiary Gardens in Monkton next Sunday at 6pm. 410-557-9466

Jonny Lang and JJ Grey & Mofror are at the Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric on Thursday. (410) 900-1150

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Thursday: Oliver Bates Craven (formerly of The Stray Birds) w/ Conor & The Wild Hunt; Friday: Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band; Saturday: The Ron Holloway Band; Sunday: Kristin Andreassen, Jefferson Hamer, and Lauren Balthrop. . 443.283.1200

Lula Wiles

Lula Wiles

The 7th annual Red Wing Roots Music Festival is Friday through Sunday at Natural Chimneys Park in Mount Solon, VA. Hosted by the Steel Wheels, artists include Lucinda Williams, the Wood Brothers, Mandolin Orange, Peter Rowan’s Carter Stanley’s Eyes, The Tim O’Brien Band, The Gibson Brothers, Della Mae, Birds of Chicago, Feufollet, The Lonely Heartstring Band, Cedric Burnside, Courtney Hartman, Cedric Watson Trio, Lula Wiles, Allison de Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves, and lots more.

The 22nd annual Common Ground on the Hill Roots Music & Arts Festival is Saturday at the Carroll County Farm Museum in Westminster, MD. Artists include Shelley Ensor, The Tim O’Brien Band, Guy Davis, Che Appalache, Urban Artistry, Chris Luquette, Walt Michael & Co., Sparky & Rhonda Rucker, Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble, Ken Kolodner, The Ronstadt Brothers, and more. 410-857-2771

Akira & Node 18 with Mark Brine opening will be at Edith May’s Paradise in Jessup on Saturday. 410-799-3755

Ngoni and banjo player Cheick Hamala Diabate from Mali and his band will be at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage in Washington, DC on Saturday at 6:00.

Making Movies

Making Movies

Kansas City band Making Movies brings Latinx rhythms to the Creative Alliance on Sunday w/ Baltimore’s Conjunto Bruja. 410-276-1651

The duo In the Clear is at MAXgallery in Butchers Hill on Sunday. 410-804-7459

 

Detour Playlist
Paul Hartman
June 30, 2019 5:00PM – 7:00PM

Time, artist, song, album, label, notes

500PM Chet Atkins & Doc Watson “Medley: Black and White/Ragtime Annie” Reflections [Sugar Hill]

Oumou Sangaré

Oumou Sangaré

5:03PM Oumou Sangaré “Minata Waraba” Mogoya [Nø Format] Mali

5:08PM Sleepy LaBeef “Detour” Tomorrow Never Comes [M.C. Records] Opening theme

5:14PM Tom Russell “Small Engine Repair” October in the Railroad Earth [Frontera]

5:18PM Sue Richards & Robin Bullock “Loftus Jones” Highland Ramble [www.DancingWolfRecords.com]

5:21PM Radicanto “La rantella grezza” Lettere Migranti [Compagnia Nuove Indye] Italy (Puglia)

5:27PM Yonder Mountain String Band “East Nashville Easter” Yonder Mountain String Band [Vanguard/Frog Pad] w/Jeff Austin, who passed away this week

5:32PM Väsen “Krutgumman” Rule of 3 [www.NoSide.com] Sweden

5:35PM Steeleye Span “Gulliver Gentle and Rosemary” Dodgy Bastards [www.ParkRecords.com] England

5:43PM The Boxcar Lilies “Old Man” Heartwood [www.BoxcarLilies.com]

5:46PM McKendree Spring “Fire and Rain” Second Thoughts [Decca]

5:50PM PF Sloan “Eve of Destruction” The HighTone Records Story [HighTone] w/Frank Black & Buddy Miller

5:57PM Molsky’s Mountain Drifters “Sweet Bride” Closing the Gap [MountainDrifters.com]

6:00PM The Old Part of Town “Concrete Steps” Second Avenue [TheOldPartOfTown.com] Playing in the Baltimore area this week

Fairport Convention - Red & Gold6:07PM Fairport Convention “Red & Gold” Red & Gold [Rough Trade] England; This week is 375th anniversary of the Battle of Cropredy Bridge

6:14PM Making Movies “Tormenta” ameri’kana [www.mkngmvs.com]

6:19PM Pierce Pettis “The Adventures of Me (and This Old Guitar)” Father’s Son [Compass]

6:24PM Yves Lambert Trio “Suite du Cap Breton & La Déboulade” Tentation [www.YvesLambert.com] Canada (Québec)

6:28PM Oysterband “Like a Swimmer in the Ocean” Diamonds in the Water [Navigator] England

6:31PM Robin Petrie & Danny Carnahan “Indian Summer” Continental Drift [Flying Fish]

6:37PM Brewer & Shipley “Streets of America” Shanghai [One Toke Productions]

6:41PM Ellis Paul “Slingshot” The Storyteller’s Suitcase [www.EllisPaul.com]

6:45PM The Russell Welch Hot Quartet “Caturday” Mississippi Gipsy [www.MississippiGipsy.com]

6:48PM Salif Keita “Lerou Lerou” Un Autre Blanc [Naïve] Mali

Solas CD6:53PM Solas “The Flowing Bowl/Máire Breathnach’s #1/The Doon/The Mason’s Men” Solas [Shanachie] USA & Ireland

6:57PM Silly Wizard “The Pearl” Wild & Beautiful [Shanachie] Scotland; Closing theme

The second of three Common Ground on the Hill‘s Traditions Weeks starts today. Classes, concerts, dances and other activities in the traditional roots-based arts, held on the campus of McDaniel College in Westminster, Maryland. Over 350 workshops taught by 200 nationally and internationally recognized instructors. 410-857-2771

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: 7 Bridges: The Ultimate Eagles Experience; Friday: Live At The Fillmore: The Definitive Tribute to the Original Allman Brothers Band; Saturday: In Gratitude: A Tribute to Earth, Wind & Fire. 410-268-4545

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

Ghost Sugar brings bluegrass to Mount Vernon Place on Thursday.

The Old Part of Town

The Old Part of Town

Friday, The Old Part of Town plays at The Filling Station in Sparks. 410-771-0006

Also Friday, “Latingrass” band Che Apalache is at Stone Room Concerts in Falls Church, VA. They’ll also be at the aforementioned Common Ground on the Hill on Saturday.

The monthly Folkal Point concert series is Saturday at An Die Musik Live! with Nick Sjostrom. 410-385-2638

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Saturday: Carolyn Wonderland w/ Bobby Thompson Trio. 443.283.1200

Next Sunday, Radney Foster will be at Mason District Park Amphitheatre in Annandale VA. 703-324-7469

 

Today marks the beginning of Common Ground on the Hill‘s Traditions Weeks – three individual weeks of classes, concerts, dances and other activities in the traditional roots-based arts, held on the campus of McDaniel College in Westminster, Maryland. Over 350 workshops taught by 200 nationally and internationally recognized instructors. 410-857-2771

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

Charm City Junction

Charm City Junction

Charm City Junction plays a free show in Patterson Park’s concert series on Tuesday at 6:30pm.

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

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

Los Cenzontles

Los Cenzontles

The American Folklife Center presents Mexican American folk music from California by Los Cenzontles at the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Tuesday at noon. Free.

On Wednesday, Giacomo Smith & Kansas Smitty’s House Band are at the Creative Alliance. Friday is Brent Birckhead’s album release show. 410-276-1651

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Wednesday: Acoustic Alchemy; Friday: Amy Helm w/ The Restless Age; Saturday afternoon: Pierce Edens Duo and Sam Burchfield Duo; Sunday: The Four Freshmen. 410-268-4545

Wednesday, Lucy Isabel will be at Gypsy Sally’s in Washington DC. 202-333-7700

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Thursday: Celso Piña; Friday: The Righteous Brothers; Saturday: Newmyer Flyer Presents LAUREL CANYON: Golden Songs of Los Angeles 1966-73. 703-549-7500

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

Buskin & Batteau with Marshal Rosenberg

Buskin & Batteau with Marshal Rosenberg

On Friday, Uptown Concerts presents Buskin & Batteau with Lea at Cellar Stage Timonium. The Cellar Stage Timonium is located in Timonium United Methodist Church on Pot Spring Road. 410-521-9099

Violinist Maureen Choi and her Quartet have two shows at An Die Musik Live! on Friday. 410-385-2638

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Friday: A Talking Heads Tribute with Start Making Sense w/ Ruby Dear; Saturday: Ruthie And The Wranglers w/ The Truehearts; Sunday: Jah9 & The Dub Treatment w/ Shamans of Sound. 443.283.1200

“El Gran Festival De Musica Cubana” is at the Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda on Saturday. Artists are Juan de Marcos, Eliades Ochoa y Cuarteto Patria, Barbarito Torres y su Grupo, Jesus Aguaje Ramos y su Orquesta, Cubanismo!, with special guest Ibrahim Ferrer, Jr. 301-581-5100

Sunday at 4pm Dom Flemons will be at Hill Center in Washington DC.