Archive for the ‘Concert calendar’ Category

The Baltimore Folk Music Society sponsors English Country Dance every Monday at a new location Church of the Nativity on York Road and American Contra and Square Dancing every Wednesday at the Lovely Lane Church on St. Paul Street. 888.646.BFMS

The Kennedys are at the Mansion on O Street in Washington, DC on Monday. 202.496.2020

Riders in the Sky

Riders in the Sky

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: two acoustic shows by Citizen Cope; Wednesday: Shawn Mullins w/ Michelle Malone; Thursday: Riders in the Sky 40th anniversary tour. 410-268-4545

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

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Tuesday: Shawn Mullins w/ Michelle Malone; Thursday: Felix Cavaliere & Gene Cornish’s Rascals, with special guest on drums Carmine Appice; Friday: Marcus King Band; Sunday: Jean Luc Ponty. 703-549-7500

BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet

BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD: Wednesday: Trout Fishing in America; Friday: Honey Island Swamp Band; Sunday: BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet. 443.283.1200

Tongue in Cheek will be at Bossa Bistro in Washington on Wednesday; Joe Keyes and the Late Bloomer Band on Thursday. 202-650-9351

Thursday at The 8×10 is bluegrass night with Shroom Pickers, Unstrung Heroes, and Conor & The Wild Hunt. Friday is Yellow Dubmarine and Hustle Souls. 410-625-2000

Patty Griffin with Scott Miller are at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis on Thursday. 410-280-5640

Indian-American singer-songwriter Subhi will be at An Die Musik Live! on Saturday. 410-385-2638

Geraldine with Polar Opposites opening will be at Edith May’s Paradise in Jessup on Saturday. 410-799-3755

Sunday is jazz night at the Creative Alliance featuring bassist Ed Hrybyk’s “Bright Moments” album release celebration plus Kris Funn’s Corner Store. 410-276-1651

Alash

Alash

Tuvan throat singers Alash are at the Opera House in Havre de Grace, MD on Sunday. 443-502-2005

Also Sunday, The ShamRogues are at Historic London Town and Gardens in Edgewater. 410-222-1919

 

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Oliver the Crow

Oliver the Crow

The Baltimore Folk Music Society sponsors English Country Dance every Monday at a new location Church of the Nativity 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 & Wednesday: Marc Broussard w/Western Sons; Tuesday: Billy Bob Thornton & the Boxmasters; Thursday: Squirrel Nut Zippers; Friday: Dan Navarro w/Naked Blue; Saturday: Marshall Crenshaw; Sunday afternoon: Aaron Neville Duo. 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

Scott Paynter of Jah Works has a free show at the Marquee Lounge at the Creative Alliance on Tuesday. Thursday is a screening of the documentary about funk queen Betty Davis Betty: They Say I’m Different plus a Betty Davis tribute with Joe Keyes and The Late Bloomer Band. There’s a special kids’ concert on Friday at 1pm featuring tuba player Robert White. Chelsey Green and The Green Project is on Saturday. 410-276-1651

There’s an open mic at The 8×10 on Tuesday. Friday is a tribute to The Band by Big Pink and a tribute to Bob Dylan by D.T. Huber & Whale Show. 410-625-2000

Grupo Rebolú

Grupo Rebolú

The American Folklife Center presents Afro-Colombian Music from New York by Grupo Rebolú at the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Wednesday at noon (free!).

Uptown Concerts presents David Jacobs-Strain and Bob Beach at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041

The cello/fiddle duo Oliver the Crow is at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road on Thursday. (410) 637-3728

Hot Club of Baltimore is playing on Thursday at 6:30 in Middle Branch Park on Waterview Avenue.

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD: Thursday: Jon Cleary w/Sol Roots; Friday: The Garcia Project; Saturday early show: Dylan Gardner. 443.283.1200

On Thursday, Karen Jonas is at Union Stage in Washington, DC with Wild Rivers. 877.987.6487

Tribu Baharu from Colombia with MatizWave will be at Bossa Bistro in Washington on Thursday. 202-650-9351

30th Anniversary “L’il” Margaret’s Bluegrass & Old Time Music Festival is Thursday through Saturday at Goddard Farm in Leonardtown, MD. Artists include David Parmley & Cardinal Tradition, Joe Mullins & Radio Ramblers, Ralph Stanley II & Clinch Mountain Boys, plus more.

Saturday is Ken & Brad Kolodner Quartet‘s 9th Annual Backyard Concert featuring Bill & The Belles on Fenchurch Road in Baltimore.

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 Damian Keavney. 410-529-7176

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Saturday: Aaron Neville Duo. 703-549-7500

The Kennedys will be at the Stoltz Listening Room at the Avalon Theatre in Easton MD on Saturday. 410-822-7299

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Also Saturday Mary Chapin Carpenter will be at Wolf Trap in Vienna, VA. 1 (877) WOLFTRAP

Next Sunday at 5pm, the Roots Café Singer-Songwriter Series presents Tony Denikos and Patty Reese with host Geoffrey Himes at An Die Musik Live. (410) 385-2638

Also Sunday, Q. Randall will be in Franklin Square Park at 4pm.

The Hot Club of Baltimore with Alexis Tantau bring Gypsy jazz to Sotto Sopra Restaurant on Sunday.

Sunday is World Folk Music Association (WFMA) young musician’s showcase featuring Elizabeth Grandstaff, Bailey Drew Lehfeldt, and Gabrielle Zwi at Positano Ristorante Italiano in Bethesda. 301-608-2121

The Baltimore Folk Music Society sponsors English Country Dance every Monday at St. Mark’s on the Hill on Reisterstown Road and American Contra and Square Dancing every Wednesday at the Lovely Lane Church on St. Paul Street. 888.646.BFMS

Beres Hammond will appear at Ram’s Head Live downtown on Monday. 410-244-1131

The Baltimore Django Jam is every Monday at De Kleine Duivel in Hampden.

Creedence Clearwater Revisited are at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis on Monday. 410-280-5640

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band; Tuesday: Thomas Dolby: An Evening of Music & Storytelling; Wednesday: Amanda Shires w/ Sean Rowe; Thursday: Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers w/ Gabriel Kelley; Friday & Saturday: two shows each day by The Bacon Brothers; Sunday afternoon: Jake Shimabukuro w/ Christie Lenee; Sunday evening: Melissa Manchester. 410-268-4545

Bill Kirchen (photo by Chuck Holley)

Bill Kirchen (photo by Chuck Holley)

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Monday: Thomas Dolby: An Evening of Music & Storytelling; Tuesday: WAR; Thursday: Amanda Shires w/ Sean Rowe; Friday: Bill Kirchen & Too Much Fun feat. Johnny Castle & Jack O’Dell; Sunday: Jake Shimabukuro w/ Christie Lenee .703-549-7500

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

Jerry Tripsters are at The 8×10 on Wednesday. Friday & Saturday is Jerry’s Birthday Celebration with Cris Jacobs & Friends. 410-625-2000

 

Lone Piñon

Lone Piñon

The American Folklife Center presents acoustic conjunto from New Mexico by Lone Piñon at the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Wednesday at noon (free!).

Lone Piñon will also be at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage in Washington, DC on Wednesday at 6:00.

WTMD’s First Thursday Festival presented by Brewers Hill continues this week in Canton Waterfront Park. Six bands on two stages, still free: Bettye LaVette, Erika Wennerstrom, JD Wilkes & The Legendary Shack Shakers, Lo-Moon, Dave Hause & The Mermaid, and The Family Crest:. Music starts at 5:30pm.

Friday, Handsome Hound is at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. (410) 637-3728

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD: Friday: Buckwheat Zydeco Jr. & Legendary Ils Sont Partis Band; Saturday: The Ron Holloway Band. 443.283.1200

The monthly Folkal Point concert series is Saturday at An Die Musik Live! with Elena and Los Fulanos. 410-385-2638

 

Las Cafeteras from East L.A. is at the Creative Alliance on Monday. 410-276-1651

Little Feat is at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis on Monday. 410-280-5640

The Baltimore Django Jam is every Monday at De Kleine Duivel in Hampden.

The Baltimore Folk Music Society sponsors English Country Dance every Monday at St. Mark’s on the Hill on Reisterstown Road and American Contra and Square Dancing every Wednesday at the Lovely Lane Church on St. Paul Street. 888.646.BFMS

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

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

Dikki Du & the Zydeco Krewe

Dikki Du & the Zydeco Krewe

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Tuesday: Lindsay Lou; Thursday: Dikki Du & the Zydeco Krewe; Friday: SAHEL; Saturday: Justin Trawick and The Common Good. 443.283.1200

There are two Live Lunch concerts in WTMD’s performance space in Towson this week. The Dirty Grass Players on Wednesday and Too Soon Jokes on Friday. Come see the shows live at noon or tune in to 89.7 WTMD.

Pianist and Hindustani vocalist Anita Aysola will be at Bossa Bistro in Washington on Wednesday. 202-650-9351

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Wednesday: Shelby Lynne w/Kentucky Avenue; Thursday: Cowboy Junkies. 703-549-7500

Iberi

Iberi

The Creative Alliance presents the Iberi Choir from the Republic of Georgia with special guest Shodekeh on Thursday at B’nai Israel on Lloyd Street. 410-276-1651

Uptown Concerts presents George Wurzbach of Modern Man at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041

British singer/songwriter Olivia Chaney is at Jammin’ Java in Vienna VA on Thursday. 703/255-1566

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Thursday: The Quebe Sisters from Texas; Friday: The HillBenders present The Who’s TOMMY: A Bluegrass Opry; Saturday from noon to 10pm: Annapolis Rising: A Benefit for The Capital Gazette & First Responders on Calvert Street; Saturday evening: Jr. Cline & the Recliners; Sunday: Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band. 410-268-4545

Darla Jean and the Somethin’ or Others are at The Cabaret at Germano’s in Little Italy on Friday. 410.752.4515

Another Friday show is Cowboy Junkies at the historic Avalon Theatre in Easton MD. 410-822-7299

On Saturday, Claire Lynch and “Steppin’ in the Junction,” a collaboration between Charm City Junction and Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble, will be at AMP by Strathmore in North Bethesda, MD. 301.581.5100

Another Saturday show is Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band at The Hamilton in Washington DC. 202-787-1000

 

John Moreland is at the Creative Alliance on Monday. 410-276-1651

The Baltimore Django Jam is every Monday at De Kleine Duivel in Hampden.

The Baltimore Folk Music Society sponsors English Country Dance every Monday at St. Mark’s on the Hill on Reisterstown 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: Kinky Friedman; Wednesday: The James Hunter Six w/ Jesse Dee; Thursday: The Kingston Trio; Friday: Ronnie Milsap; Sunday afternoon: Chatham County Line w/ Kate Rhudy. 410-268-4545

The Institute of Musical Traditions presents MAD Week Mid Week Concert — Song & Dance of Irish America – at Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church in Bethesda on Wednesday. Musicians include Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin, Zan McLeod, Rose Flanagan, Laura Byrne, Pat Egan, Larry Nugent, Brian Conway, Billy McComiskey, Donna Long, Myron Bretholz, and more. 301-754-3611

Chuck Prophet & The Mission Express w/ Jeremy & The Harlequins will be at The Soundry in Columbia, MD on Wednesday. 443.283.1200

Also Wednesday, Jesse Terry is at Pearl Street Warehouse in Washington, DC.

Connla

Connla

Uptown Concerts presents the band Connla from Northern Ireland at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041

Thursday is bluegrass night at The 8×10 with Hurricane Hoss, 5 J Barrow, and Boulevard Express. Friday is reggae with Kash’d Out and Stratus Fear. 410-625-2000

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Thursday: Nitty Gritty Dirt Band; Friday & Saturday & Sunday: The Bacon Brothers w/ Janie Barnett. 703-549-7500

The American Folklife Center presents a free show by Jeff and Gerret Warner performing music from The Anne and Frank Warner Collection in the Mumford Room, James Madison Memorial Building of the Library of Congress on Friday.

The Patapsco Delta Boys

The Patapsco Delta Boys

Friday, The Patapsco Delta Boys play at The Filling Station in Sparks. 410-771-0006

The Ladybug Music Festival is Friday and Saturday in Wilmington, DE and claims to be “the largest celebration of women in music.” Artists include Outcalls, Phoebe Legere, Lauren Ruth Ward, McKinley Short, Swing that Cat, The Fly Birds, Firefly Gals, Wicked Sycamore, and more.

Midway Fair

Midway Fair

Midway Fair does their acoustic set at Mad City Coffee in Columbia on Saturday with Denee Barr with Timeless Fusion and Think Again. 410-964-8671

On Saturday Nicki Bluhm is at The Hamilton in Washington DC. 202-787-1000

Next Sunday at 5pm, the Roots Café Singer-Songwriter Series presents “Haggard and Jagger Night” with James von Lenz, Doug Stevenson & Geoffrey Himes at An Die Musik Live. (410) 385-2638

Also Sunday, Lori McKenna will be at City Winery in Washington, DC. (202) 250-2531

 

Common Ground on the Hill‘s Traditions Week III of concerts and workshops is this week at McDaniel College in Westminster. The 21st Common Ground on the Hill Roots Music Festival is Saturday at the Carroll County Farm Museum in Westminster. Artists include the Kruger Brothers, Professor Louie & the Crowmatix, fiddler Pete Clark from Scotland, Urban Artistry, Connla from Northern Ireland, Walt Michael & Co. and more. 410-857-2771

The Baltimore Django Jam is every Monday at De Kleine Duivel in Hampden.

The Baltimore Folk Music Society sponsors English Country Dance every Monday at St. Mark’s on the Hill on Reisterstown Road and American Contra and Square Dancing every Wednesday at the Lovely Lane Church on St. Paul Street. There will be no Second Saturday Dance this month. 888.646.BFMS

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: I’m With Her featuring Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz & Aoife O’Donovan; Thursday: Mipso w/ Christian López; Friday: Katie Herzig w/ Liza Anne; Saturday: Indie Soul Showcase feat. Emmanuel Withers, J. Esq, and Danielia. 410-268-4545

Bombino

Bombino

19 yr. old singer, saxophonist and composer Imani Wright has a free show at the Creative Alliance on Tuesday. On Wednesday it’s guitarist Bombino from Niger plus Baltimore’s Super City. Friday: Radney Foster. Saturday: Charm City Celebrates Music From Big Pink-The Band at 50 with The Old Part of Town, Andy Bopp, Stone Hill All-Stars, ellen cherry, and more. And Eilen Jewel is there on Sunday. 410-276-1651

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

Tuesday The War and Treaty opens for Indigo Girls at Wolf Trap in Vienna, VA. 1 (877) WOLFTRAP

Orchester Praževica leads the monthly Gypsy Soul Party at Bossa Bistro in Washington on Wednesday. 202-650-9351

Newpoli

Newpoli

The American Folklife Center presents a free show by Newpoli from Massachusetts playing Italian traditional music and song at the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Thursday at noon.

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

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Thursday: Poco and Atlanta Rhythm Section. 703-549-7500

The Old Part of Town will be at Andy Nelson’s Barbecue in Cockeysville on Friday. (410) 527-1226

Ellis Dyson & The Shambles will be at The Soundry in Columbia, MD on Friday. Guitarist Malina Moye is Saturday. 443.283.1200

 

The Steel Wheels

The Steel Wheels

Red Wing Roots Music Festival is Friday through Sunday at Natural Chimneys Park in Mount Solon, VA. Hosted by the Steel Wheels, other artists include Trampled by Turtles, I’m With Her, Steep Canyon Rangers, Josh Ritter, The War and Treaty, Mipso, and lots more.

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 Doug Alan Wilcox. 410-529-7176

Kipyn Martin with Mike P. Ryan opening will be at Edith May’s Paradise in Jessup on Saturday. 410-799-3755

The Institute of Musical Traditions presents a ukulele workshop and mini-concert by Lil’ Rev at the School of Musical Traditions in the Talbott Center shopping plaza in Rockville, MD. on Saturday. 301-754-3611

Charm City Junction has a CD release concert at Ladew Topiary Gardens in Monkton next Sunday at 6pm. 410-557-9466

The Institute of Musical Traditions presents MAD Week Kickoff Concert — Song & Dance of Irish America – hosted by Myron Bretholz at Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church in Bethesda on Sunday. 301-754-3611

Common Ground on the Hill‘s Traditions Week II of concerts and workshops is this week and Traditions Week III starts on Sunday at McDaniel College in Westminster. 410-857-2771

The Baltimore Django Jam is every Monday at De Kleine Duivel in Hampden. https://www.facebook.com/DeKleineDuivel

The Baltimore Folk Music Society sponsors English Country Dance every Monday at St. Mark’s on the Hill on Reisterstown Road. There will be no American Contra and Square Dance on Wednesday at the Lovely Lane Church on St. Paul Street. 888.646.BFMS

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: Maxi Priest w/ Levi Stephens; Tuesday: Todd Bauchspies; Saturday afternoon: Bob Schneider. 410-268-4545

On Tuesday, Meg Feral and Friends are at Black Cherry Puppet Theater next to Hollins Market in southwest Baltimore. 410-752-7272

There is an open mic at The 8×10 on Tuesday. Friday it’s bluegrass with Haint Blue, The 19th Street Band, and Jordan August Band. 410-625-2000

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

The American Folklife Center presents Onnik Dinkjian, 88-year old Armenian folk and liturgical singer from New Jersey, at at the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Tuesday at noon.

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WTMD’s free First Thursday Festival presented by Brewers Hill continues this week in Canton Waterfront Park. Six bands on two stages: Lake Street Dive, Andy Bopp, The Suffers, Van William, The Mother Hips, and Soul Island Rebels. Music starts at 5:30pm.

RAM

RAM

RAM from Haiti is at the Creative Alliance on Friday. 410-276-1651

The Baltimore Square Dance is Friday at The Ideal Arts Space in Hampden.

Also Friday, The Honey Dewdrops are at The Cabaret at Germano’s in Little Italy. 410.752.4515

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Friday: Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes; Sunday: Cheryl Wheeler & Jonathan Edwards. 703-549-7500

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

RAM from Haiti is at Tropicalia in Washington on Saturday. (202) 629-4535

Mokoomba from Zimbabwe will be at the African American Civil War Memorial Museum in Washington, DC on Monday. 202-667-2667

Common Ground on the Hill‘s Traditions Week I of concerts and workshops is this week and Traditions Week II starts on Sunday at McDaniel College in Westminster. Instructors during the three weeks include Jumoke Ajanku, Randy Barrett, Robin Bullock, Andy Cohen, Guy Davis, Rachel Eddy, FUNI, Josh Hisle, Ken Kolodner, Professor Louie, Rod MacDonald, Andrew Finn Magill, Emily Martin, Lydia Sylvia Martin, Walt Michael, Jesse Palidofsky, Michael G. Ronstadt, Sparky & Rhonda Rucker, and Radim Zenkl plus bands Connla and Mile Twelve. 410-857-2771

The Baltimore Django Jam is every Monday at De Kleine Duivel in Hampden.

The Baltimore Folk Music Society sponsors English Country Dance every Monday at St. Mark’s on the Hill on Reisterstown 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: Tower of Power; Tuesday: Asleep at the Wheel; Friday: Lori McKenna w/ Ben Danaher. 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

Thumbscrew w/ Susan Alcorn is at the Creative Alliance on Tuesday. Thursday is an evening with Hal Ketchum and Friday is slide guitarist Jack Broadbent. 410-276-1651

The BFMS Song Swap is at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road on Tuesday. Chris Moyse and Floyd’s Row are there on Thursday. (410) 637-3728

 

Al. Spendiaryan Qanon Ensemble

Al. Spendiaryan Qanon Ensemble

The American Folklife Center presents traditional Armenian qanon music by the all-women Al. Spendiaryan Qanon Ensemble at the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Tuesday at noon. The qanon is related to the hammered dulcimer and traditionally played by men. On Thursday, traditional song, music, and visual art from Bengal, India by Folks of Bengal will be in the Whittall Pavilion of the Library of Congress at noon.

Wednesday, Suzie Brown and Scott Sax will be at Gypsy Sally’s in Washington DC. 202-333-7700

Betty Davis wrote and produced three albums and changed the landscape for women in music forever. Then she disappeared — for 35 years. The WTMD Film Series continues with the documentary ‘They Say I’m Different’ about Betty Davis Thursday in WTMD’s performance space in Towson. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the movie starts at 8. wtmd.org

Thursday is bluegrass night at The 8×10 with The High and Wides, The Hills and the Rivers, and IlyAIMY. Saturday it’s Adam Wakefield with Cara Kelly & the Tell Tale. 410-625-2000

Ike Reilly is at Jammin’ Java in Vienna VA on Thursday. 703/255-1566

Ken & Brad Kolodner Trio will be at Glen Mar United Methodist Church in Ellicott City on Friday.

Bad Influence with Mary Shaver will be at The Soundry in Columbia, MD on Friday. 443.283.1200

Lydia Sylvia Martin

Lydia Sylvia Martin

Lydia Sylvia Martin is at the Rooster & Hen General Store in Catonsville on Friday. 443-341-6166

Sunday is World Folk Music Association (WFMA) showcase featuring a 16-year-old singer/songwriter from Gaithersburg, MD, Emily Mitchell, at Positano Ristorante Italiano in Bethesda. 301-608-2121

Also Sunday, the Happy Together Tour hits Bethesda Blues and Jazz in Bethesda, MD featuring Chuck Negron (Three Dog Night), The Turtles feat. Flo & Eddie, Gary Puckett & the Union Gap, Mark Lindsay (Paul Revere & the Raiders), The Cowsills, and The Association. 240-330-4500

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Sunday: Hal Ketchum w/ Clarence Bucaro. 703-549-7500

WTMD’s fiscal year ends this month and we’ll be holding a one-day fund drive on Tuesday to make a final push in reaching our financial and member goals. We want to make it fun so we’re turning our playlist over to you!

Make a contribution and tell us what you’d like to hear. We’ll spend all day playing listener’s picks along with some of our favorites. And when you pledge, you’ll be entered to win a 6-pack of VIP tickets to our July First Thursday Festival featuring Lake Street Dive!

Get your requests in tonight at wtmd.org and don’t forget to tune in on Tuesday.

The Institute of Musical Traditions presents clawhammer banjo workshops with Evie Ladin and Cathy Fink at the School of Musical Traditions in the Talbott Center shopping plaza in Rockville, MD. on Monday. 301-754-3611 http://imtfolk.org

The Baltimore Django Jam is every Monday at De Kleine Duivel in Hampden. https://www.facebook.com/DeKleineDuivel

The Baltimore Folk Music Society sponsors English Country Dance every Monday at St. Mark’s on the Hill on Reisterstown 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 & Tuesday: Robert Cray Band; Thursday: Southern Culture On The Skids w/ David Mayfield; Friday: Seldom Scene; Saturday afternoon: Andy McKee; Saturday evening: Bob Sima w/Conor & the Wild Hunt; Sunday: Tower of Power. 410-268-4545

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Monday: Gordon Lightfoot; Tuesday: Robert Earl Keen w/Zane Campbell; Wednesday: Robert Cray Band; Friday & Saturday: Tower of Power. 703-549-7500

The quartet All Our Exes Live in Texas are at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage in Washington, DC on Monday at 5:30.

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

On Tuesday Ben Hunter & Joe Seamons celebrate Juneteenth at Hill Center in Washington DC.

Midway Fair with The Tool Shed and Waylon K. Smith are at Joe Squared on North Avenue on Wednesday. 410-545-0444

Mokoomba

Mokoomba

Cicada Rhythm is at the Creative Alliance on Thursday. Mokoomba from Zimbabwe has a dance party on Friday. On Saturday from noon to 3pm, Baltimore’s World Refugee Day features youth and adult performers that are new American artists resettled in Baltimore. Plenty of food and workshops plus performances by Jackline Ndaizye, Silk Road Dance Company, Prem Raja Mahat, and Mokoomba. On Sunday Baltimore musicians including Liz Downing, Anne Watts (of Boister), Mind on Fire, Michael Willis, Brooks Long, and Hanna Olivegren recreate the world of Moondog. And Sunday is a Cajun dance party with Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys. 410-276-1651

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

The Bridge are at The 8×10 on Thursday, Friday and Saturday with guests Grand Ole’ Ditch (Thurs), Jordan August (Fri) and Tim Nodar (Sat). 410-625-2000

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

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

Homestead Collective and Wild Harbors are at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road on Friday. (410) 637-3728

The Dustbowl Revival will be at The Soundry in Columbia, MD on Friday. 443.283.1200

sat-morn-tunes-beatlesWTMD’s Saturday Morning Tunes series continues this Saturday with The Beatles Family Festival featuring Yellow Dubmarine, Cara Kelly, and Matt Hutchison. Doors open at 9 a.m. and the music runs from 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. And will be broadcast live on 89.7 WTMD. Tickets at SaturdayMorningTunes.com

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

Common Ground on the Hill‘s Traditions Week I of concerts and workshops starts on Sunday at McDaniel College in Westminster. Instructors during the three weeks include Jumoke Ajanku, Randy Barrett, Robin Bullock, Andy Cohen, Guy Davis, Rachel Eddy, FUNI, Josh Hisle, Ken Kolodner, Professor Louie, Rod MacDonald, Andrew Finn Magill, Emily Martin, Lydia Sylvia Martin, Walt Michael, Jesse Palidofsky, Michael G. Ronstadt, Sparky & Rhonda Rucker, and Radim Zenkl plus bands Connla and Mile Twelve. 410-857-2771

Sunday, OCEAN Orchestra will be at Mason District Park Amphitheatre in Annandale VA. 703-324-7469

 

The Baltimore Folk Music Society sponsors English Country Dance every Monday at St. Mark’s on the Hill on Reisterstown Road and American Contra and Square Dancing every Wednesday at the Lovely Lane Church on St. Paul Street. Friday through Sunday is the annual BFMS Spring Catoctin Mountain Music and Dance Weekend at Camp Misty Mount in Thurmont, MD. 888.646.BFMS

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: The Posies feat. Ken Stringfellow & Jon Auer; Wednesday: Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore backed by The Guilty Ones; Thursday: Matthew Sweet; Friday: Los Lonely Boys; Saturday: Jarekus Singleton. 410-268-4545

The Baltimore Django Jam is every Monday at De Kleine Duivel in Hampden.

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Monday: Ry Cooder; Wednesday: Matthew Sweet w/Justin Trawick; Thursday: Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore backed by The Guilty Ones w/Dead Rock West; Sunday: Mike Seeger Commemorative Old Time Banjo Festival featuring Dom Flemons, Evie Ladin, Ken & Brad Kolodner Quartet, Fink/Marxer/Gleaves, and Greg Adams. 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

There’s a Uke Strum on Wednesday at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road . (410) 637-3728

Paul Barrere & Fred Tackett

Paul Barrere & Fred Tackett

Also Wednesday, Paul Barrere and Fred Tackett of Little Feat are at AMP by Strathmore in North Bethesda, MD 301.581.5100

Shawna Caspi from Canada is at Epicure Café in Fairfax, VA on Wednesday with Jasmine Gillison, Jordan Ingram, Emily Mitchell, Nancy Katz Triplett, and Jean Bayou. (703) 352-9193

Uptown Concerts presents Lynn Hollyfield with Dave Abe, Jimmy Brink, & Steve Wolf at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041

Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band has several shows this weekend: Friday on the Lakefront Stage of the Columbia Festival of the Arts; Saturday at Ivy City Smokehouse in Washington, DC; and Sunday at Baker Park Concert Series in Frederick, MD.

WTMD’s Baltimore Band Block Party is Saturday – Support your favorite band and WTMD by buying a ticket or making a donation at wtmd.org.

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 Dan Zukowski. 410-529-7176

Abigail Selby & Eric Selby

Abigail Selby & Eric Selby

Harpist Abigail Selby & Eric Selby with harpist Cambria Van de Vaarst opening will be at Edith May’s Paradise in Jessup on Saturday. 410-799-3755

On Saturday, Houndmouth and Liz Cooper & The Stampede appear at Ram’s Head Live downtown. 410-244-1131

Junior Brown

Junior Brown

Junior Brown brings his double-necked Guit-Steel guitar to the Creative Alliance on Sunday. 410-276-1651