Archive for the ‘Concert calendar’ Category

Mdou Moctar

Mdou Moctar

Toureg guitarist Mdou Moctar from Niger is at the Creative Alliance on Monday. 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. Tuesday is the BFMS Song Swap at Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter. And Saturday is the Red Hot Contra Midwinter Ball featuring music by Pete’s Posse at Church of the Redeemer on N. Charles St. 888.646.BFMS

Lankum

Lankum

Irish band Lankum are at Jammin’ Java in Vienna VA on Tuesday. 703/255-1566

B.C.U.C. (Bantu Continua sUhuru Consciousness) from Soweto, South Africa will be at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage in Washington, DC on Tuesday at 6:00.

Wednesday, Mdou Moctar w/ Horse Lords are at Union Stage in Washington, DC. It’s Dan Navarro on Thursday. 877.987.6487

Embody 2019

Embody 2019 is at WTMD studios in Towson on Thursday. This voice-only showcase features Raul Midón, Madison McFerrin, Prem Raja Mahat from Nepal, Shurmi Dhar, Akua Allrich, and Shodekeh. Tickets at WTMD.org

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Thursday: BlackHawk; Friday: Jenn Grinels w/ Steve Maggiora; Saturday afternoon: Jackson Dean; Sunday: Maggie’s Celtic Celebration for the New Year with Maggie Sansone, Laura Byrne, Jimmy Eagan, Seth Kibel, Paul Oorts, Karen Ashbrook, & Josh Dukes. 410-268-4545

Leyla McCalla

Leyla McCalla

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Thursday: Leyla McCalla; Friday: Bad Influence Band; Saturday; Ruthie & the Wranglers w/ Human Country Jukebox. 443.283.1200

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

Mashriq Maghreb Jam Session presents Songs of Sudan at Bossa Bistro in Washington on Thursday. 202-650-9351

On Friday, Uptown Concerts presents Christine Lavin and Vance Gilbert at Cellar Stage Timonium. The Cellar Stage Timonium is located in Timonium United Methodist Church on Pot Spring Road. 410-521-9099

The Ken & Brad Kolodner Trio w/Rachel Eddy will be at Creative Cauldron in Falls Church, VA on Friday. 703-981-2217

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Friday: Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder. The Saturday show is sold out. 703-549-7500

Sonia de los Santos

Sonia de los Santos

WTMD’s Saturday Morning Tunes series continues this Saturday with a bi-lingual concert by Sonia De Los Santos and more. Doors open at 9 a.m. and the music starts at 9:30 a.m. and will be broadcast live on 89.7 WTMD. Tickets at SaturdayMorningTunes.com

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 Betty Ladas. 410-529-7176

The next show in the North by Northeast American Roots Music Series is Saturday at a new location, Function Coworking Community in Lauraville, featuring music of the Grateful Dead by Mystery Dawg.

Also Saturday there’s a Uke Jam at 11 AM at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. Then at 7 PM it’s a CD release show by Quillwell. (410) 637-3728

The Institute of Musical Traditions presents Kieran Kane & Rayna Gellert at the School of Musical Traditions in the Talbott Center shopping plaza in Rockville, MD on Saturday. 301-754-3611

The Ken & Brad Kolodner Quartet is at the Opera House in Havre de Grace, MD on Saturday. 443-502-2005

Next Sunday is World Folk Music Association (WFMA) showcase featuring Shawna Caspi from Canada, Zak Trojano and Eryn Michel at Positano Ristorante Italiano in Bethesda. 301-608-2121

Another Sunday show is Lee Child and Naked Blue at The Hamilton in Washington DC. 202-787-1000

 

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New Year’s Eve, Monday, December 31, 2018:

The Baltimore Folk Music Society has an English Country Dance Gala at Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter. 888.646.BFMS

It’s Soul Train ’69 at the Creative Alliance with The Jonathan Gilmore Experience and DJs Landis Expandis (Skintight) and Rob Macy (Save Your Soul at Lithuanian Hall). 410-276-1651

Better Off Dead w/ Squaring the Circle at The 8×10. 410-625-2000

The Soundry in Columbia, MD has Yellow Dubmarine. 443.283.1200

TUSK: The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute at the Ram’s Head in Annapolis. 410-268-4545

The Seldom Scene

The Seldom Scene

The Birchmere in Alexandria VA has The Seldom Scene, The High & Wides, and Ms. Adventure. 703-549-7500


 

And the rest of the week:

The Baltimore Folk Music Society sponsors 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 – Wednesday: Official Blues Brothers Revue; Friday & Saturday: Bruce in the USA – Bruce Springsteen tribute; Sunday: 2 shows with Herman’s Hermits featuring Peter Noone. 410-268-4545

Lake Street Dive appears at Ram’s Head Live downtown on Thursday. 410-244-1131

Seth Glier

Seth Glier

Uptown Concerts presents Seth Glier at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Friday. 410-795-1041

The 2019 Crankie Fest featuring scrolled panoramas and music is at the Creative Alliance Friday through Sunday. 410-276-1651

The Upper Potomac Fiddle Retreat featuring workshops, concert, jam sessions and a contra dance is Friday through Sunday in Shepherdstown, WV. (304) 263-2531

The monthly Folkal Point concert series is Saturday at An Die Musik Live! with a double bill of Serena Miller and Skribe. 410-385-2638

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Saturday: Little Bird w/ Novo. 443.283.1200

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Saturday: Schooner Fare and Buskin & Batteau. 703-549-7500

Another Saturday show is Scythian at The Hamilton in Washington DC. 202-787-1000

Paris Combo is at City Winery in Washington, DC on Sunday. (202) 250-2531

The Baltimore Folk Music Society sponsors American Contra and Square Dancing every Wednesday at the Lovely Lane Church on St. Paul Street. No dance on Monday this week! 888.646.BFMS

On Wednesday there’s a bluegrass jam at Lauraville House on Harford Road.

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Thursday: Live at the Fillmore Allman Bros. tribute; Friday: The Nighthawks w/ Moonshine Society; Sunday: Junkyard Saints. 443.283.1200

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Friday: Stephen Kellogg w/ Taylor Carson; Sunday: The Seldom Scene. 410-268-4545

Jah Works, 9 Mile Roots, The Scotch Bonnets, and DJ Bobby Babylon are at Baltimore Soundstage on Friday. (410) 244-0057

Saturday at The 8×10 is a benefit concert featuring Beatles music by Kelly Bell Band, Sweet Leda, REZIN, Dave Hill, Mayan Factor, Dave Tieff, What’s Next?, Brickfoot & more. 410-625-2000

Saturday, The Hackensaw Boys will be at Gypsy Sally’s in Washington DC. 202-333-7700

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Saturday: Last Train Home w/ Cravin’ Dogs; Sunday is the annual Hank Williams tribute featuring Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, The Kennedys (Pete & Maura), Robin & Linda Williams, Patrick McAvinue, and Marshall Wilborn. 703-549-7500

Looking ahead to New Year’s Eve, Monday, December 31, 2018.

The Baltimore Folk Music Society has an English Country Dance Gala at Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter. 888.646.BFMS

It’s Soul Train ’69 at the Creative Alliance with The Jonathan Gilmore Experience and DJs Landis Expandis (Skintight) and Rob Macy (Save Your Soul at Lithuanian Hall). 410-276-1651

Better Off Dead w/ Squaring the Circle at The 8×10. 410-625-2000

The Soundry in Columbia, MD has Yellow Dubmarine. 443.283.1200

TUSK: The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute at the Ram’s Head in Annapolis. 410-268-4545

The Birchmere in Alexandria VA has The Seldom Scene, The High & Wides, and Ms. Adventure. 703-549-7500

 

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: The Weepies w/ Matt the Electrician; Thursday: BJ Thomas; Friday: Dublin 5; Saturday: Uprooted featuring Michael Glabicki of Rusted Root; 410-268-4545

The BFMS Song Swap will be at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road on Tuesday and on Friday it’s The Longest Winter. (410) 637-3728

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Tuesday & Wednesday: Judy Collins; Friday: Bill Kirchen and Commander Cody. 703-549-7500

The Lee Boys

The Lee Boys

The Lee Boys bring sacred steel to the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage in Washington, DC on Wednesday at 6:00.

OCEAN Quartet performs “Song of Solstice” on Friday at Corner Store Arts Center in Washington, DC. (202) 544-5807

Also Friday, Black Masala is at Union Stage in Washington, DC. 877.987.6487

Friday & Saturday it’s “A Very Jerry Christmas” w/ Cris Jacobs and Friends at The 8×10. 410-625-2000

Charm City Klezmer

Charm City Klezmer

Saturday is the Charm City Klezmer Holiday Dance Party at the Creative Alliance. 410-276-1651

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

Yellow Dubmarine is at The Hamilton in Washington DC on Saturday. 202-787-1000

 

The Institute of Musical Traditions presents Ken Kolodner & Elke Baker 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. 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

Another Tuesday show is John McLaughlin at The Hamilton in Washington DC. 202-787-1000

Jingle Bell Rocks

WTMD Film Series continues with the documentary Jingle Bell Rocks!, a trippy, cinematic sleighride into the strange and sublime universe of alternative and underground Christmas music, on Wednesday in WTMD’s performance space in Towson. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the movie starts at 8. wtmd.org and is free!

On Wednesday there’s a bluegrass jam at Lauraville House on Harford Road.

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Wednesday: The Cowsills; Sunday: Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes. 410-268-4545

Neville Jacobs (Ivan Neville & Cris Jacobs) is at The 8×10 on Thursday. 410-625-2000

On Friday, Uptown Concerts presents An Irish Christmas with Laura Byrne, Jim Eagan, Eileen Estes & Donna Long 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: Chuck Brown Band; Saturday: The 19th Street Band. 443.283.1200

Weedie Braimah + The Hands of Time w/Amadou Kouyate at Tropicalia in Washington on Friday. (202) 629-4535

WTMD’s Saturday Morning Tunes Mini Holiday Spectacular is this Saturday featuring songs from “Frozen” by Outcalls, super funky holiday songs from Parliament Funkadelic’s Rufus Roundtree & Da Bmore Brass Factory, Opera in a Can, and more! The event is in the West Village Commons of Towson University. Doors open at 9 a.m. and the music starts at 9:30 a.m. Tickets at SaturdayMorningTunes.com

Helicon‘s 33rd Annual Winter Solstice Concert w/ Charm City Junction, The Ken & Brad Kolodner Quartet w/ Rachel Eddy, and step-dancer Jonathan Srour happens Saturday at 3:30pm and 7:30pm at Kraushaar Auditorium of Goucher College in Towson.

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 Matt Roach. 410-529-7176

OCEAN Orchestra

OCEAN Orchestra

Jennifer Cutting’s OCEAN Orchestra presents “A Celtic Christmas” at Carroll Arts Center in Westminster on Saturday. 410-857-2771

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA on Saturday it’s Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes w/ Adam Ezra. 703-549-7500

Red Sammy appears at Eastern Shore Brewing in St. Michaels, MD on Saturday at 3 p.m.

A Colonial Christmas will be at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road on Sunday. (410) 637-3728

The WTMD Holiday Store is open until midnight on Wednesday. Pick up some great WTMD swag as gifts or for yourself at wtmd.org/shop

We’ll be counting down the Top 89 Songs of 2018, as voted by YOU on Thursday. Tune in to 89.7 FM or wtmd.org or the WTMD app all day.

Byrds co-founders Roger McGuinn & Chris Hillman with Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives perform Sweetheart of the Rodeo at the Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda on Monday. 301-581-5100

There’s an open mic hosted by Rob Hinkal at Teavolve Cafe on Monday with featured guest American Opera. 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. 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: Josh Ritter w/ Carsie Blanton; Tuesday: Josh Ritter w/ Wesley Stace (aka John Wesley Harding); Wednesday: Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe; Friday & Saturday evening plus Saturday & Sunday afternoon: Carbon Leaf 25th Anniversary Tour w/ Freddy & Francine. 410-268-4545

Caleb Stine has a free show Tuesday at the Creative Alliance. 410-276-1651

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

The Greenberry Woods reunite for an album release show with Kavoosi at WTMD studios in Towson on Thursday. Tickets at WTMD.org

Toby Walker

Toby Walker

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

Also Thursday, Odetta Hartman (no relation) opens for the Ballroom Thieves at the Rock & Roll Hotel in Washington. (202) 388-ROCK

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Thursday: Steve Poltz; Friday: Rufus Roundtree and Da B’More Brass Factory w/ Feel Free; Saturday: Jonathan Sloane w/ Hayley Fahey. 443.283.1200

The Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road has its monthly First Friday show. (410) 637-3728

Nick and Luke and Their Holiday Band are at the Church of the Holy Comforter in Lutherville on Saturday. 410-252-2711

Walt Michael & Co. are at The Church of the Redeemer on Friday. 410-857-2771

On Friday, New Potato Caboose w/ Lauren Calve are at Baltimore Soundstage. (410) 244-0057

Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band

Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band

Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band are at Pearl Street Warehouse in Washington, DC on Saturday.

Dan Navarro

Dan Navarro

Also Saturday, The Institute of Musical Traditions presents Dan Navarro, Bruce Sudano, and Chas Sandford at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD. 301-754-3611

On Saturday, Lisa Loeb is at Gordon Center for Performing Arts in Owings Mills. 410.356.7469

Sunday, The Hot Club of Baltimore with guest vocalist Lynn Veronneau bring Gypsy jazz to Sotto Sopra Restaurant.

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA on Sunday it’s Cheryl Wheeler and John Gorka. 703-549-7500

Also Sunday, Focus Music presents Lox & Vodka at Congregation Tikvat Israel in Rockville. (301) 461-3600

Sunday is World Folk Music Association (WFMA) showcase featuring Andrew McKnight, Michael Kelly, and Brent Ruggles at Positano Ristorante Italiano in Bethesda. 301-608-2121

Next week on Detour: Detour’s Top-10 Songs of 2018. Vote for your top songs of the year at wtmd.org and support your favorite radio station by making a pledge. The top 89 songs will be counted down on Thursday, December 13th.

 

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 and Tuesday: Steve Earle & The Dukes: The Copperhead Road 30th Anniversary Tour w/ The Mastersons; Wednesday: Keith Harkin of Celtic Thunder w/ Joey Harkum; Thursday: ReBirth Brass Band; Friday: Shawn Colvin w/ Seth Glier; Saturday: Scythian; Sunday: Motown & More: A Holiday Celebration. 410-268-4545

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Monday & Tuesday: Melissa Etheridge holiday show; Thursday: Shawn Colvin w/ Seth Glier; Friday: Pure Prairie League and Firefall; Saturday: A Tribute to Little Feat featuring The Nighthawks, Eric Scott, Patty Reese, Tommy Lepson, Brian Simms, Janine Wilson, and more; Sunday; Justin Townes Earle w/ Lauren Calve. 703-549-7500

The BFMS Song Swap is Tuesday at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. Thursday is a Shape-Note Workshop. (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

Hot Tuna

Hot Tuna

Also Tuesday Acoustic Hot Tuna is at City Winery in Washington, DC. (202) 250-2531

On Wednesday it’s Country Night & Two-Stepping at Waverly Brewing Company featuring Rusty Sal. 443-438-5765

On Wednesday there’s a bluegrass jam at Lauraville House on Harford Road.

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Wednesday: Anaïs Mitchell w/ Moonheart; Friday: Junkyard Saints; Saturday: Yarn. 443.283.1200

Uptown Concerts presents Cliff Eberhardt and Louise Mosrie at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041

Also Thursday, Acoustic Hot Tuna is at Gordon Center for Performing Arts in Owings Mills. 410.356.7469

Erin Costello is at The Cabaret at Germano’s in Little Italy on Thursday 410.752.4515 and at Gypsy Sally’s in Washington DC on Saturday. 202-333-7700 http://germanospiattini.com/events

The next BSOPulse concert is Thursday at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Parquet Courts.

Sunny War is at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage in Washington, DC on Thursday at 6:00.

Toubab Krewe and Jordan August Band are at The 8×10 on Thursday. Saturday it’s The Allman Others Band and Bobby Thompson Trio ~ Hendrix Tribute. 410-625-2000

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

Nellie McKay is at the Creative Alliance on Friday. 410-276-1651

Black Masala is at Villain & Saint in Bethesda on Friday. (240) 800-4700

Another Friday show is Steve Forbert at Union Stage in Washington, DC. 877.987.6487

The monthly Folkal Point concert series is Saturday at An Die Musik Live! with a Mix ‘N’ Match concert featuring Caleb Stine, The Honey Dewdrops, and Letitia Van Sant. Two shows at 7pm and 9pm. 410-385-2638

Walt Michael & Co. is at Carroll Arts Center in Westminster on Saturday. 410-857-2771

Next Sunday at 5pm, the Roots Café Singer-Songwriter Series presents North East Rising Sun, a new trio featuring Lea Gilmore, Geoffrey Himes and Willem Elsevier, at An Die Musik Live. (410) 385-2638

American Opera is at Dangerously Delicious Pies in Washington DC on Sunday with The Walkaways and Roof Beams. (202) 398-7437

On Tuesday WTMD is celebrating Giving Tuesday with our 4th Annual Pet Food Fund Drive! Start the season of giving off right by contributing at WTMD.org. Thank you for your support!

 

There’s an open mic hosted by Rob Hinkal at Teavolve Cafe on Monday with featured artist Ariella Joy. 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. 888.646.BFMS

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

Leo Kottke

Leo Kottke

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: Leo Kottke; Friday: The Best of Janis Joplin & Jimi Hendrix feat. Kelly Bell, Sean Chyun, Patty Reese, and Mama Moon; Saturday afternoon: Livingston Taylor; Sunday: Deanna Bogart Band. 410-268-4545

The 5th Annual Post-Thanksgiving Concert by Charm City Junction and Ken & Brad Kolodner Quartet is Friday at Stony Run Friends Meeting House.

Greg Schatz from New Orleans and from Baltimore, Seth Kibel Quintet feat. Flo Anito, are at the Creative Alliance on Friday. Sunday it’s bluegrass with Dry Branch Fire Squad at B’nai Israel. 410-276-1651

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Friday: The Dirty Grass Players w/ Wicked Sycamore; Saturday: 2 shows with Eric Byrd Trio; Sunday: Ellis Dyson & The Shambles. 443.283.1200

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Friday: The Seldom Scene and The Dry Branch Fire Squad. 703-549-7500

Pescatore has a record release celebration at The Windup Space on North Avenue on Saturday. 410-244-8855

Black Masala is at The Motor House in Station North on Saturday. (410) 637-8301

Shueh-li Ong

Shueh-li Ong

The Institute of Musical Traditions presents songwriter, composer, producer, synthesist, and world-renown thereminist Shueh-li Ong at the School of Musical Traditions in the Talbott Center shopping plaza in Rockville, MD on Saturday. 301-754-3611

Elliott Murphy is at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage in Washington, DC on Saturday at 6:00.

The Azalea City Recordings holiday concert and live radio broadcast is Sunday at Allyworld in Takoma Park, MD featuring Karen Collins & The Backroads Band, Zoe Mulford, Seth Kibel, Joe Uehlein, Jesse Palidofsky, and Annette Wasilik.

The inaugural Focus Music concert at Island Pride Oasis in Gaithersburg, MD features Pat Wictor with String Theory on Sunday. 703.380.3151

Eric Byrd Trio has two shows at The Hamilton in Washington DC on Sunday. 202-787-1000

The Institute of Musical Traditions presents Garnet Rogers at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD on Monday. Then on Friday it’s Al Petteway & Amy White. 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

The Travelin' McCourys

The Travelin’ McCourys

On Tuesday, The Simon and Garfunkel Story is at Gordon Center for Performing Arts in Owings Mills. The Travelin’ McCourys are on Saturday. 410.356.7469

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Tuesday: George Winston; Wednesday: Joshua Radin w/ Lily Kershaw. 703-549-7500

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Tuesday: Vetiver (solo) and Fruit Bats (solo); Wednesday: Yonder Mountain String Band w/ Brad Parsons & Starbird; Thursday: Carlene Carter w/ Emma White; Friday: 10,000 Maniacs; Sunday afternoon: Ted Vigil: A John Denver Tribute; Sunday evening: Penny & Sparrow w/ Joy Oladokun. 410-268-4545

WTMD Film Series continues with the documentary Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes about the pioneering record label that gave voice to some of the finest jazz artists of the 20th and 21st centuries on Wednesday in WTMD’s performance space in Towson. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the free film starts at 8.

On Wednesday there’s a bluegrass jam at Lauraville House on Harford Road led by Lucas Chohany and Bud Dickens.

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Wednesday: Chaise Lounge; Thursday: Jason Eady and Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley; Friday: Vanessa Collier w/ Bad Influence Band; Saturday: Jah Works w/ Rufus Roundtree and Da B’More Brass Factory. 443.283.1200

Mama's Black Sheep

Mama’s Black Sheep

Uptown Concerts presents a CD release concert for The Sheep Save Christmas by Mama’s Black Sheep at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041

On Thursday it’s Two-Stepping at Waverly Brewing Company featuring Arty Hill & the Long Gone Daddys. 443-438-5765

It’s bluegrass on Thursday at The 8×10 with Larry Keel, Darla Jean & the Somethin’ or Others, and D.T. Huber. Friday is Better Off Dead. 410-625-2000

On Thursday, Renaissance is at Baltimore Soundstage. (410) 244-0057

The Gibson Brothers

The Gibson Brothers

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

On Friday, Uptown Concerts presents Tom Chapin with Amilia K. Spicer opening at Cellar Stage Timonium. The Cellar Stage Timonium is located in Timonium United Methodist Church on Pot Spring Road. 410-521-9099

The Gibson Brothers are at the Creative Alliance on Friday with Mile Twelve. Saturday is Paul Muldoon & Rogue Oliphant. 410-276-1651

The Patapsco Delta Boys are at at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road on Friday. Saturday afternoon is a Balfolk workshop & jam session of contemporary and traditional folk dance music from Brittany and France. (410) 637-3728

Another Friday show is The Travelin’ McCourys at The Hamilton in Washington DC. 202-787-1000

Friday, Ken & Brad Kolodner Quartet will play for the contradance at the Spanish Ballroom in Glen Echo, MD.

The Maryland Folk Festival is at the Weinberg Center for the Arts in Frederick on Friday. Artists are Tom Paxton & the Don Juans (Jon Vezner & Don Henry), Spook Handy, Heather Lloyd, Michelle Swan, The Hazards, Dan Bourdeaux, Chris Compton, and Bill Hall. 301-600-2828

WTMD’s Saturday Morning Tunes series continues this Saturday with Jumpin’ Jamie and more. 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

Songside Concerts at Historic Jessops Church in Sparks, MD presents bluegrass with Troy Engle & Southern Skies on Saturday.

 

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. The Second Saturday Square and Contra Dance is at Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter at 7:30pm. 888.646.BFMS

There’s an election night after party at the Creative Alliance on Tuesday at 7pm with J Pope. Saturday is Caleb Stine’s Round the Mountain concert with Jess Sah Bi & Peter One from Abidjan, Ivory Coast and Dave Hadley and Audrey Hamilton. 410-276-1651

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

Scott Cook is at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road on Wednesday. (410) 637-3728

Paul Thorn

Paul Thorn

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Wednesday: Paul Thorn w/ Gina Sicilia; Saturday afternoon: Blac Rabbit 410-268-4545

The Main Squeeze and Hamish Anderson are at The 8×10 on Thursday. Saturday is a benefit concert Dead/Phish/Allman Bros tribute w/ Phoam and the Dirty Grass Players. 410-625-2000

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Thursday: John Papa Gros w/ Crystal Shawanda; Friday: Chris Smither; Sunday: The Everly Brothers Experience featuring the Zmed Brothers. 443.283.1200

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Thursday: The Outlaws w/ Billy Crain Band; Friday: Oleta Adams. 703-549-7500

Gadadu will be at Bossa Bistro in Washington on Thursday. 202-650-9351

Friday, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen w/ The High & Wides are at The Hamilton in Washington DC. 202-787-1000

Also Friday, Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band is at Ivy City Smokehouse & Tavern in Washington, DC. 703-209-4660

The Mighty Pint Homebrew Competition

WTMD’s 4th annual The Mighty Pint Homebrew Competition is Saturday from noon to 4pm at WTMD studios in Towson. Unlimited tastings from over 30 area home-brewers, a commemorative glass and live music by The Glenmont Popes plus D.T. Huber and Whale Show. Tickets at WTMD.org

The next show in the North by Northeast American Roots Music Series is Saturday is at their new location, Function Coworking Community in Lauraville, featuring the 20th anniversary of June Star.

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

Dirk Hamilton

There’s a tribute to singer/songwriter Dirk Hamilton at Edith May’s Paradise in Jessup on Saturday with Christina Van Norman, Georgie Jessup, Chavis Chance, Patti Sullivan, and Dirk Hamilton. 410-799-3755

The Institute of Musical Traditions presents The October Sessions string band at the School of Musical Traditions in the Talbott Center shopping plaza in Rockville, MD on Saturday. 301-754-3611

Next Sunday is World Folk Music Association (WFMA) showcase featuring Dave Rowe at Positano Ristorante Italiano in Bethesda. 301-608-2121

Tyler Ramsey is at Jammin’ Java in Vienna VA on Sunday. 703/255-1566

And a reminder, last chance to vote in Maryland is Tuesday 7 am to 8 pm. Information at vote.org