Archive for the ‘Concert calendar’ Category

Crys Matthews

Crys Matthews

Crys Matthews, Lea Morris, and Tom Prasada-Rao will be at 49 West in Annapolis on Monday. 410-626-9796

Also Monday The Institute of Musical Traditions presents “Class of 88” featuring piano legends Jon Carroll, Bill Starks and Josh Christina at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD. 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. 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

Richard Thompson (solo) is at the Birchmere in Alexandria VA on Tuesday & Wednesday. Saturday, Newmyer Flyer presents “The Best of Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix.” 703-549-7500

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Wednesday: Mykal Kilgore; Sunday afternoon: Steve Forbert & The New Renditions; Sunday night: Marc Cohn w/ Randall Bramblett. 410-268-4545

On Wednesday, Son Little and Scotty P from Jah Works are at The 8×10. Saturday it’s You Already Know and Conor & the Wild Hunt. 410-625-2000

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

tsibele

Tsibele

Chuck Prophet is at the Creative Alliance on Thursday. Wendel Patrick Quartet is on Friday. Saturday at noon is a taping of the family show Danny Joe’s TreeHouse featuring Head to Toe w/ special guest Blair Imani. And Sunday night klezmer band Tsibele brings “Radical Jewish Songs of Resistance.” 410-276-1651

The Devil Makes Three appears at Ram’s Head Live downtown on Thursday. Saturday it’s The Connells w/ Peter Holsapple. 410-244-1131

Another Thursday show is Steve Forbert at City Winery in Washington, DC. (202) 250-2531

The historic Avalon Theatre in Easton MD has Town Mountain on Thursday. 410-822-7299

Zane Forshee has a CD release concert at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road on Friday. Saturday afternoon is a Flatfooting Workshop. (410) 637-3728

geraldine

Geraldine

On Friday, Geraldine is at Pitango Bakery & Cafe in Fells Point. (410) 236-0741/

Ruthie & The Wranglers w/ The Highballers are at The Soundry in Columbia, MD on Friday. 443.283.1200

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

 

The Institute of Musical Traditions presents an acoustic night with The Nighthawks 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 Second Tuesday Song Swap at Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter. 888.646.BFMS

There’s a Music Teacher Song Swap at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road on Monday. Saturday afternoon is a Flatfooting Workshop. (410) 637-3728

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: The Man in Black: A Tribute to Johnny Cash; Tuesday & Wednesday: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy; Friday: The Hot Sardines; Saturday: Hollis Brown w/ Sweet Leda; Sunday: Taimane. 410-268-4545

Sofiane Saidi and Mazalda from Algeria are at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage in Washington, DC on Monday at 6:00. Tuesday it’s Egyptian musician and human rights defender Ramy Essam.

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

Ramy Essam will also be at Bossa Bistro in Washington on Wednesday with Iranian multi-instrumentalist Kamyar Arsani. 202-650-9351

Tufan Derince

Tufan Derince

There’s electro-Kurdish wedding music by The Tufan Derince Group at the Creative Alliance on Thursday. Elvis’ Birthday Fightclub is on Friday and Saturday. 410-276-1651

There’s bluegrass at The 8×10 on Thursday by Plate Scrapers, Chelsea Lovitt, and Dirty Mae. Saturday it’s Americana by Chris Wilcox & the Boys and Caleb Stine. 410-625-2000

On Thursday Baltimore Honky-Tonk & Two-Stepping will be at Waverly Brewing Company with Josie Toney & Her Honky Tonk Heros. 443-438-5765

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy is at the Birchmere in Alexandria VA on Thursday. Eddie From Ohio is on Friday and Sunday (Saturday is sold out). 703-549-7500

The Old Part of Town is doing an “all request, no set list night” at 1919 on Fleet Street in Fells Point on Friday.

Also Friday, it’s the Charm City Bluegrass Festival Battle of the Bands Round 1 at Union Craft Brewing with Jack Dunlap Band, Darlingtyn, Tornado Rose, and Bilgewater Bluegrass.

Jeremiah Lloyd Harmon is at The Soundry in Columbia, MD on Friday. The Crawdaddies are on Saturday and Charm City Junction on Sunday. 443.283.1200

The Pam Ortiz Band is at the Caroline Co. Central Public Library in Denton, MD on Friday. 410-479-1343

Stone Hill All-Stars

Stone Hill All-Stars

The Stone Hill All-Stars present their first unplugged concert at The Cabaret at Germano’s in Little Italy on Saturday. 410.752.4515

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 The Meantime. 410-529-7176

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

The UnNaugural Concert is Saturday at Montgomery College in Rockville. Featured artists are David Roth, Crys Matthews, Rod MacDonald, Cynthia Kaplan, and Tom Chapin.

 

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. And the Second Saturday Square and Contra Dance is at Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter at 7:30pm. 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 – Wednesday: Mysterious Traveler, tribute to the music of Weather Report; Thursday: Terrapin: The Ultimate Grateful Dead Experience (Tribute); Friday: J.D. Souther; Saturday: The English Channel: A Tribute to the British Invasion Decade; Sunday: Suede. 410-268-4545

On Wednesday at Bossa Bistro in Washington Sounds of Siberia presents traditional music of Sakha and Tuva with special guests The Tributary Project featuring Mezhdou. 202-650-9351

Michael Hoover presents “Memories of Elvis” at the Birchmere in Alexandria VA on Wednesday. 703-549-7500

Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas are at the Creative Alliance on Thursday. 410-276-1651

Tarsha Fitzgerald presents “2020 Prince Tribute” w/ Junie Henderson at Keystone Korner Baltimore jazz club on Thursday. 410·946·6726

Justin Trawick

Justin Trawick

On Friday, Uptown Concerts presents The 9 Songwriter Series with performances by Justin Trawick, The Dead Pens, Marcus Munroe, Kentucky Avenue, John Bolten from Geraldine, Rachel Ann Morgan, Ernie Fowler, Ryan Forrester, and Sunny Cowell at Cellar Stage Timonium. The Cellar Stage Timonium is located in Timonium United Methodist Church on Pot Spring Road. 410-521-9099

Music on the Square features The Celtic Corridor (Billy McComiskey, Laura Bryne & friends) on Friday at Church on the Square in Canton.

Kentavius Jones and Brooks Long and the Mad Dog No Good are at The 8×10 on Friday. 410-625-2000

Red Sammy is at Mums in Federal Hill on Friday.

At Tropicalia in Washington on Friday is music from Algeria by Sofiane Saidi and Mazalda. (202) 629-4535

Ken & Brad Kolodner Trio with Lucas Chohany will be at Creative Cauldron in Falls Church, VA on Friday. 703-981-2217

saturday-morning-tunesWTMD’s Saturday Morning Tunes series continues this Saturday at Union Craft Brewery with the first PopGrass Fest featuring a mix of original bluegrass songs and bluegrass covers of pop songs from the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s from Baltimore’s own Dirty Grass Players and the Honey Dewdrops. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. and the music starts at 10a.m. Tickets at SaturdayMorningTunes.com

Surplus Daughters are at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road on Saturday. Saturday afternoon is a Flatfooting Workshop with Jocelyn Haversat and live music by Noah Bowman. (410) 637-3728

Also Saturday, it’s King Soul at The Soundry in Columbia, MD. 443.283.1200 thesoundry.com

Next Sunday is World Folk Music Association (WFMA) showcase featuring Emily Mitchell, Elizabeth Grandstaff, and Kevin Artz at Positano Ristorante Italiano in Bethesda. 301-608-2121

Thank you to everyone who made a contribution to WTMD during the end of year fund drive. It’s never too late to support Detour and your favorite radio station. Make your gift now at wtmd.org or 410-704-8970.

 

Eric Brace & Last Train Home

Eric Brace & Last Train Home

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: Seldom Scene; Thursday: Eric Brace & Last Train Home w/ Thomm Jutz; Friday & Saturday: Bruce in the USA tribute. 410-268-4545

Squaring the Circle is at The 8×10 on Wednesday at 3am! Saturday it’s Come Together Benefit ~ A Celebration of Beatles Music. 410-625-2000

Kipyn Martin is at The Cabaret at Germano’s in Little Italy on Friday. 410.752.4515

Eric Brace & Last Train Home w/ Thomm Jutz will be at the Birchmere in Alexandria VA on Friday. Saturday it’s Schooner Fare with Buskin & Batteau. 703-549-7500

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

baltimore-crankie-fest-2020Friday through Sunday is the Baltimore Crankie Fest at the Creative Alliance (Saturday is sold out). 410-276-1651

Upper Potomac Fiddle Retreat is Friday through Sunday in Shepherdstown, WV. Staff includes Ken Kolodner, Erynn Marshall, Elke Baker, and more. (304) 263-2531

The monthly Folkal Point concert series is Saturday at An Die Musik Live! with Birdhouse and Fernando Son. 410-385-2638

Next Sunday at 5pm, the Roots Café Singer-Songwriter Series presents “New Harvest: Original Songs from 2019” by Tony Denikos, James Von Lenz, and Geoffrey Himes at An Die Musik Live. (410) 385-2638


Tuesday ~ New Year’s Eve

The Baltimore Folk Music Society Gala New Year’s Eve English Country Dance is at Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter on York Road. 888.646.BFMS

The Roaring 2020’s New Years Eve: A Burlesque Revue is at the Creative Alliance with Stanley Bothered & the Very Serious Band and Sac Au Lait. 410-276-1651

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

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD it’s the 19th Street Band. 443.283.1200

Deanna Bogart is at the Ram’s Head in Annapolis. 410-268-4545

The Birchmere in Alexandria VA has the Seldom Scene, Old Town Flood, and Circa Blue. 703-549-7500

The Legendary Wailers featuring Julian “Junior” Marvin with Jah Works are at The Hamilton in Washington DC. 202-787-1000


The Detour concert calendar is presented as a public service by Detour, the folk, roots, and world music show and 89.7 WTMD Baltimore, listener-supported public radio from Towson University. Information about Detour including this concert calendar is available at detourradio.com

Now is a great time to make a contribution to WTMD before the end of the year. Besides supporting your favorite radio station, Sock Club will donate a pair of socks to those in need this winter and you will be automatically entered to win a trip to the Grammy Awards in L.A. Make your gift now at wtmd.org or 410-704-8970.

The Baltimore Folk Music Society sponsors English Country Dance every Monday at Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter on York Road. There will be no American Contra and Square Dancing on Wednesday this week. 888.646.BFMS

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Friday: Cris Jacobs Band w/Alexander Peters; Saturday: Stephen Kellogg w/ Casey McQuillen; Sunday: 1964 The Tribute. 410-268-4545

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Thursday: Live at the Fillmore Allman Bros. tribute; Saturday: The Nighthawks. 443.283.1200

Hank_Williams_Postcard_for_webThere’s a Hank Williams Tribute with Robin & Linda Williams, Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Pete & Maura Kennedy, Patrick McAvinue, and Mark Schatz at the Creative Alliance on Saturday. 410-276-1651

NRBQ will be at the Birchmere in Alexandria VA on Thursday. Sunday it’s the Hank Williams Tribute Show with Robin & Linda Williams and more. 703-549-7500

There’s a Tom Petty Tribute at The 8×10 on Saturday. 410-625-2000

Also Saturday, The Hackensaw Boys are at Union Stage in Washington, DC. 877.987.6487

Sunday, Rubblebucket, Guerilla Toss and Super City are at Baltimore Soundstage. (410) 244-0057

 

The Institute of Musical Traditions presents “A Scandinavian Christmas” with Andrea Hoag, Loretta Kelley & Melissa Running & Charlie Pilzer at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD on Monday. 301-754-3611

Also Monday, Ben De La Cour and Kipyn Martin 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

It’s Singer/Songwriter night at Waverly Brewing Company on Tuesday with Letitia Van Sant, Ben de la Cour, Brian Farrow, and John Bolten. 443-438-5765

At The 8×10 on Wednesday is Jordan August Band. Friday, Saturday and Sunday it’s “A Very Jerry Christmas” with Cris Jacobs & Friends. 410-625-2000

The Takoma Park Old Time Jam is Wednesday at Takoma Beverage Co. (240) 641-5323

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Wednesday: Everly Brothers Christmas Experience feat. The Zmed Brothers; Thursday: Natural Wonder: The Stevie Wonder Experience; Saturday afternoon: Danny Burns w/ Aine O’Doherty. 410-268-4545

A Very Mary (Prankster) Xmas on Thursday at WTMD is sold out but we’ll broadcast the first set live starting at 8:30pm on 89.7 FM and wtmd.org

The High & Wides‘ album release for Seven True Stories is at the Creative Alliance on Thursday. Saturday is “A Very Green Christmas” with Chelsey Green and The Green Project. 410-276-1651

Tarsha Fitzgerald presents “Motown Christmas” w/ The Signature Live Band at Keystone Korner Baltimore jazz club on Thursday. 410·946·6726

Carbon Leaf will be at the Birchmere in Alexandria VA on Thursday & Friday. 703-549-7500

Seamus Kennedy

Seamus Kennedy

On Friday, Uptown Concerts presents a family show Seamus Kennedy Christmas with Teelin Irish Dancers 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: Yellow Dubmarine w/ Loving Paupers; Saturday: Junkyard Saints. 443.283.1200

Helicon with Charm City Junction, Ken & Brad Kolodner Quartet, and Jonathan Srour

Helicon with Charm City Junction, Ken & Brad Kolodner Quartet, and Jonathan Srour

Helicon‘s 34th Winter Solstice Concerts w/ Charm City Junction, Ken & Brad Kolodner Quartet, and Jonathan Srour are Saturday at 3:30 and 7:30 at Goucher College in Towson. 410-746-8387

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 The Proper Sporks. 410-529-7176

OCEAN Celtic Quartet presents “Song of Solstice, A Celtic Christmas Celebration” on Saturday at Marshy Point Nature Center in Middle River. (410) 887-2817

A cappella group Six13 is at Gordon Center for Performing Arts in Owings Mills on Sunday afternoon. 410.356.7469

Focus Music presents Big Wide Grinat Island Pride Oasis in Gaithersburg, MD on Sunday. 703.380.3151

 

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 Second Tuesday 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

On Monday cellist Rushad Eggleston is at Black Cherry Puppet Theater next to Hollins Market in southwest Baltimore. 410-752-7272

The Institute of Musical Traditions presents Robin Bullock, Ken Kolodner & Elke Baker at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD on Monday. 301-754-3611

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: Mike Zito w/ Billy Price; Tuesday: Squirrel Nut Zippers; Wednesday: Bill Kirchen’s Honky Tonk Holiday; Thursday: Beginnings – a tribute to the music of Chicago; Friday evening & Saturday (two shows) & Sunday afternoon: Carbon Leaf; Sunday evening: Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes. 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

At The 8×10 on Wednesday is Jerry Tripsters and Friday it’s Susto and Indianola. 410-625-2000

The next Live Lunch in WTMD’s performance space in Towson is Jeremiah Lloyd Harmon from “American Idol” on Thursday. Come see the show live at noon or tune in to 89.7 WTMD.

Ken & Brad Kolodner provide music for the Stoop Storytelling Series at the Senator Theatre on Thursday. Storytellers are Mary Washington, Cliff Murphy, Michelle Becote-Jackson, Josh Kohn, Maura Kolakowski Taylor, and Arianne Rice.

On Thursday the Baltimore Honky-Tonk features Arty Hill & the Long-Gone Daddys at Waverly Brewing Company. And on Saturday at Waverly Brewing it’s Midway Fair’s 10th Anniversary Concert with Katie Bowers Band. 443-438-5765

John Gorka & Cheryl Wheeler

John Gorka & Cheryl Wheeler

On Friday, Uptown Concerts presents John Gorka and Cheryl Wheeler at Cellar Stage Timonium. The Cellar Stage Timonium is located in Timonium United Methodist Church on Pot Spring Road. 410-521-9099

“A Colonial Christmas” performed by the Endris chamber ensemble is Friday at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. (410) 637-3728

Music on the Square features The Honey Dewdrops on Friday at Church on the Square in Canton.

The Baltimore Free Farm has Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike w/ Ghost Sugar on Friday and on Saturday Harlan County Kings, Rodney Henry, and The Old Part of Town.

Cryin’ Fridays and The Cosmic Cowpokes will share the stage at Edith May’s Paradise in Jessup on Friday. 410-799-3755

The Chuck Brown Band will be at The Soundry in Columbia, MD on Friday. 443.283.1200

The High & Wides will be at the Garfield Center for the Arts in Chestertown, MD on Friday. (410) 810-2060

Another Friday show is Tyler Childers w/ Liz Cooper & the Stampede at The Anthem in Washington DC. 877.435.9849

WTMD’s Saturday Morning Tunes series continues on Saturday with Outcalls‘ “Frozen” stage show, funky versions of holiday classics by Mark Hopkins & The Pretty War, Santa Claus, a meet and greet with the princesses and more at Towson University’s West Village Commons Ballroom. Doors open at 9 a.m. and the music starts at 9:30 a.m. Tickets at SaturdayMorningTunes.com

Saturday noon to 4pm is Woodsy Winter Wonderland at Cylburn Arboretum. Ax throwing, squaredancing with Charm City Junction, food, local brews, and carriage rides.

Helicon presents their annual Winter Solstice concert in Washington DC for the first time at Dumbarton United Methodist Church on Saturday with guests Ken & Brad Kolodner Quartet, Charm City Junction, and step dancer Jonathan Srour. 202-965-2000

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Saturday: Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes; Sunday: Bill Kirchen w/ Junior Brown. 703-549-7500

The Roots Café Christmas Show features Karen Collins, Santa Claus, Chris Ousley from Bumper Jacksons, Geoffrey Himes & Willem Elsevier at An Die Musik Live on Sunday at 5pm. (410) 385-2638

 

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

“Irish Christmas in America” with fiddler Oisín Mac Diarmada and company is at the Creative Alliance on Wednesday. Friday it’s “A Tribute to Soul Music” by Navasha Daya and the Soul Protectors. 410-276-1651

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Wednesday: John Denver Christmas Show w. Chris Collins & Boulder Canyon; Saturday afternoon: Vienna Teng; Sunday: Heidi Newfield formerly of Trick Pony. 410-268-4545

At The 8×10 on Wednesday is Stewbone. 410-625-2000

The Hedge Band

The Hedge Band

Uptown Concerts presents “An Irish Christmas” with The Hedge Band (Laura Byrne, Pat Egan, Donna Long & Billy McComiskey) at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041

There’s a free Live Lunch concert with The Griswolds at the WTMD performance space in Towson. Doors open at 11:30 and the music starts at noon and will be broadcast live.

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

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Thursday & Friday: Judy Collins feat. Jonas Fjeld and Chatham County Line. 703-549-7500

Walt Michael & Co. with Evan Stover are at Govans Presbyterian Church on York Road on Friday. On Saturday, Walt Michael & Co. will be at Carroll Arts Center in Westminster. 410-857-2771

Susquehanna Folk Music Society presents string band Twisted Pine from the Northwest on Friday at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of York in York, PA. 717-745-6577

The monthly Folkal Point concert series is Saturday at An Die Musik Live! with Mary Battiata and Mike Barth. 410-385-2638

The next Baltimore Squaredance is at Mobtown Ballroom in Pigtown on Saturday with music by Spence & Lewis String Band. (443) 699-3040

Darla Jean and the Somethin’ or Others are part of the Night of 100 Elvises at the Lord Baltimore Hotel on Saturday.

Dirk Hamilton

Dirk Hamilton

Dirk Hamilton with Georgie Jessup opening will be at Edith May’s Paradise in Jessup on Saturday. 410-799-3755

Also Saturday, the Del McCoury Band is at Gordon Center for Performing Arts in Owings Mills. 410.356.7469

Vienna Teng is at The Hamilton in Washington DC on Sunday. 202-787-1000

Tuesday is WTMD’s 5th annual Pet Food Drive. Two pounds of food will be donated to local shelters and rescues when you contribute to WTMD. 410-704-8970 or wtmd.org/donate

 

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. (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

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Tuesday: Tinsley Ellis and Tommy Castro & The Painkillers; Friday: Motown & More: A Holiday Celebration; Saturday: Christmas With the Celts; Sunday: Diamond Rio. 410-268-4545

At The 8×10 on Wednesday is The Chris Diller Band, Jon Zorn Band, Mitch Treger & the Accomplices, and Chris Wilcox acoustic set. Phriday it’s Phoam, and Saturday is The Bob Band (Bob Dylan tribute) and Danger Bird (Neil Young tribute). 410-625-2000

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Wednesday: Jonathan Sloane Trio’s Jimi Hendrix Birthday Tribute; Friday: The Dirty Grass Players w/ The Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers. 443.283.1200

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Friday: The Seldom Scene and Dry Branch Fire Squad; Saturday: Mary Prankster; Sunday: Tanya Tucker. 703-549-7500

Ken & Brad Kolodner Quartet

Ken & Brad Kolodner Quartet

On Saturday, The Ken & Brad Kolodner Quartet and Charm City Junction are at Gordon Center for Performing Arts in Owings Mills. 410.356.7469

Another Saturday show is Keller Williams & the Keels w/ Lindsay Lou at The Hamilton in Washington DC. 202-787-1000

 

On Monday, Annette Wasilik and James Dalton will be at 49 West in Annapolis, hosted by Eric Scott. 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

Angie McMahon will be at The Anthem in Washington DC on Monday. 877.435.9849

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: Eric Gales w/Bad Influence; Saturday: Suzy Bogguss. 410-268-4545

Sierra Hull

Sierra Hull

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Tuesday: Portuguese fado by Carminho; Wednesday: Sierra Hull and Noam Pikelny & Stuart Duncan; Thursaday: Gaelic Storm; Sunday: Herman’s Hermits feat. Peter Noone. 703-549-7500

The Takoma Park Old Time Jam is Wednesday at Takoma Beverage Co. (240) 641-5323

Also Wednesday, Rising Appalachia w/ Raye Zaragoza are at The Hamilton in Washington DC. 202-787-1000

Bluegrass night at The 8×10 on Thursday features Wicked Sycamore, Geraldine, and Busted Boots. Saturday is an evening with Better Off Dead. 410-625-2000

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Thursday: Pressing Strings w/ Tornado Rose; Saturday: Deanna Bogart w/ Rachel Ann Morgan. 443.283.1200

On Friday, Uptown Concerts presents Al Petteway & Amy White celebrating 25 years together with guitarist Yasmin Williams opening at Cellar Stage Timonium. The Cellar Stage Timonium is located in Timonium United Methodist Church on Pot Spring Road. 410-521-9099

The Old Part of Town are at the Music Café in Damascus, MD on Friday.

A Brazilian and Balkan dance party is Friday at the Creative Alliance featuring West Philly Orchestra and Pablo’s Baile Band. Saturday is an album release party with Caleb Stine & the Revelations with special guests. 410-276-1651

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

The Baltimore Songwriter’s Association Holiday Showcase is at Edith May’s Paradise in Jessup on Saturday. 410-799-3755

The Institute of Musical Traditions presents Al Petteway & Amy White at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD on Saturday. 301-754-3611

Susquehanna Folk Music Society presents Peter Mulvey on Saturday at Fort Hunter Centennial Barn in Harrisburg, PA. 717-745-6577

Meghan Cary

Meghan Cary

Sunday, Focus Music presents Meghan Cary at Congregation Tikvat Israel in Rockville. (301) 461-3600