Archive for the ‘Concert calendar’ Category

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On Monday, Angie Miller and Thomas Fridrich with guests Letitia VanSant and Frank Hogans, Jr. 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. Tuesday is the BFMS Song Swap at Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter. 888.646.BFMS

Ian Anderson’s 50 Years of Jethro Tull tour continues on Monday at The Theater at MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill. 844-646-6847

We Banjo 3

We Banjo 3

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: Robert Cray Band; Tuesday: We Banjo 3 w/ Pigeon Kings; Thursday: TUSK: The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute; Friday: Vivian Ross & The Grainger Brothers present THE 4 QUEENS: A Tribute to Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, Diana Ross & Tina Turner. 410-268-4545

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

The Stone Hill All-Stars will be at Le Bistro Du Village in Mt. Washington on Tuesday. 410-542-9000

On Tuesday, Graham Nash is at Gordon Center for Performing Arts in Owings Mills. 410.356.7469

The band Lyuti Chushki plays Bulgarian folk music at Bossa Bistro in Washington on Wednesday. 202-650-9351

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

Thursday is the Charm City Bluegrass Festival Battle of the Bands Finals with Wicked Sycamore, Big Rig and the Long Haul, Burt the Dirt, and Geraldine at The 8×10. 410-625-2000

Thursday & Friday Mwenso & the Shakes will be recording a live album at the Creative Alliance. Saturday it’s young traditional quintet Les Poules à Colin from Québec. An Evening With Van Hunt is Sunday. 410-276-1651

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Thursday: Street Corner Symphony; Friday & Saturday: Vanessa Collier, Reggie Wayne Morris opens on Fri, Jonathan Slone on Sat. 443.283.1200

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Thursday: Kinky Friedman and Dale Watson; Friday: Del & Dawg (Del McCoury & David Grisman); Saturday: Tom Rush w/Matt Nakoa.703-549-7500 http://www.birchmere.com

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

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

Haint Blue’s album release show is Friday at Metro Gallery. 410-224-0899

Tongue in Cheek Jazz Band

Tongue in Cheek Jazz Band

The next show in the North by Northeast American Roots Music Series is Saturday at Function Coworking Community in Lauraville, featuring Tongue in Cheek Jazz Band.

Another Saturday show features The Old Part of Town at 1919on Fleet Street in Fells Point.

The Blue Moon Cowgirls with Georgie Jessup will be at Edith May’s Paradise in Jessup on Saturday. 410-799-3755

Idan Raichel

Idan Raichel

Also Saturday, Idan Raichel from Israel is at City Winery in Washington, DC. (202) 250-2531

Bobby Long is at Jammin’ Java in Vienna VA on Saturday. 703/255-1566

Celtic Woman is at the Hippodrome Theatre on Sunday. 800.982.2787

Also Sunday World Folk Music Association (WFMA) presents Dave Rowe at Positano Ristorante Italiano in Bethesda. 301-608-2121

Focus Music presents Harley String Band, Cletus Kennelly, and the Snarky Sisterz at Island Pride Oasis in Gaithersburg, MD on Sunday. 703.380.3151

Also Sunday The Bright Siders will be at Hill Center in Washington DC at 3pm.

 

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On Monday, Haint Blue 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. 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: Tab Benoit w/ The Whiskey Bayou Revue feat. Eric Johanson & Eric McFadden; Tuesday: traditional New Orleans jazz by The Naptown Brass Band; Wednesday: Christopher Cross; Thursday: Max Weinberg’s Jukebox; Friday: Broken Arrow: A Tribute to Neil Young; Sunday: Joey Harkum Band. 410-268-4545

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

Charm City Junction

Charm City Junction

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Thursday: Roomful of Blues w/ Vintage #18; Friday: Jah Works w/ Nkula; Saturday: Charm City Junction. 443.283.1200

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA –Thursday: Madeleine Peyroux and Paula Cole. 703-549-7500

Fred Eaglesmith is at City Winery in Washington, DC on Thursday. (202) 250-2531

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

Ellis Paul (photo by Ali Hasbach)

Ellis Paul (photo by Ali Hasbach)

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

Friday is a Nina Simone-Miriam Makeba tribute with Akua Allrich at the Creative Alliance. Saturday is Viva Brasil! costumed carnival dance party with Brazilian food, costumed carnival dancers, and music by JP Silva & Friends, Samba Trovao, Rose Moraes, and Pablo Regis de Oliveira & Friends.. 410-276-1651

Robin Bullock is at An Die Musik Live! on Friday 410-385-2638 http://www.andiemusiklive.com and at the Opera House in Havre de Grace, MD on Saturday. 443-502-2005

Marta Pereira da Costa

Marta Pereira da Costa

Guitarra Portuguesa player Marta Pereira da Costa will be at the Portuguese Embassy in Washington DC on Friday night and at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage in Washington, DC on Saturday at 6:00.

There’s a Uke Jam on Saturday at 11am at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. (410) 637-3728

Kenny White w/ Marc Douglas Berardo are at the Mansion on O Street in Washington, DC on Sunday. 202.496.2020

The Institute of Musical Traditions presents an album release concert by the duo Tui, also known as Jake Blount and Libby Weitnauer, at Seekers Church in Takoma Park MD on Sunday. 301-754-3611

There’s a Revels Pub Sing with Jennifer Cutting and Steve Winick of OCEAN Orchestra on Sunday at Ireland’s Four Provinces in Falls Church, VA. (703) 534 8999

 

The Institute of Musical Traditions presents duo of duos, Seth Kibel & Flo Anito and Dave Chappell & Maureen Andary, 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

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: The Milk Carton Kids w/ Vera Sola; Tuesday: The High Kings; Friday: Jon Cleary and The Absolute Monster Gentlemen; Saturday afternoon: Bob Sima; Sunday: Gaby Moreno. 410-268-4545

Tuesday is the 4th Tuesday Song Swap at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. The First Friday show is properly scheduled for Friday. Saturday at 2pm is a Balfolk Music Session featuring traditional and contemporary folk dance music from Brittany and France. (410) 637-3728

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

The Blue Dahlia

The Blue Dahlia

The Blue Dahlia mixes reggae, chanson française, American folk, Latin rhythms, klezmer and old-time swing at Bossa Bistro in Washington on Tuesday. 202-650-9351

Another Tuesday show is The Brother Brothers w/ Dead Horses at The Hamilton in Washington DC. 202-787-1000

WTMD Film Series continues with the documentary “Joan Jett: Bad Reputation” on Wednesday in WTMD’s performance space in Towson. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the movie starts at 8. The film is free and so is the popcorn.

Chatham County Line will be at the Stoltz Listening Room at the Avalon Theatre in Easton MD on Wednesday. 410-822-7299

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Wednesday &Thursday: WARth anniversary tour; Friday: Marshall Crenshaw & the Bottle Rockets; Saturday: Bob Schneider (solo) w/The Empty Pockets; Sunday: Sweet Honey in the Rock. 703-549-7500

ZoüKeys (Josh Paxton and Beth Patterson)

ZoüKeys (Josh Paxton and Beth Patterson)

Uptown Concerts presents ZoüKeys (Beth Patterson on bouzouki and Josh Paxton on keyboards) from New Orleans at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041

The Honey Dewdrops w/ The Bottom Rung are at the Creative Alliance on Thursday. Friday is an Afro-Colombian dance party with Tribu Baharu from Colombia. And Saturday is Korean shamanic percussion by Noreum Machi. 410-276-1651

The Baltimore Irish Trad Fest fundraiser concert is Friday at the Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter on York Road in Towson. Silent auction, dancers and music by Billy McComiskey, Donna Long, Pat Egan, Jim Eagan, Laura Byrne, Sean McComiskey and more.

Tom Paxton & the Don Juans are at The Church of the Redeemer on Friday. 410-857-2771

Rosanne Cash & Band are at the Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda on Friday. 301-581-5100

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Friday: Steve Forbert w/ Kaia Kater; Saturday: Popa Chubby. 443.283.1200

The monthly Folkal Point concert series is Saturday at An Die Musik Live! with Kipyn Martin and Gabrielle Zwi. 410-385-2638

The MammoJam Music Festival is at The 8×10 on Saturday. 410-625-2000

The Jewish Music Coffeehouse features the Seth Kibel Quartet on Sunday at Beth Israel Congregation in Owings Mills.

Guy Davis is at Carroll Arts Center in Westminster on Saturday. 410-857-2771

Next Sunday is World Folk Music Association (WFMA) showcase featuring the trio Fru Skagerrak from Scandinavia and Sean McGhee at Positano Ristorante Italiano in Bethesda. 301-608-2121

Also Sunday, Rebecca Loebe is at Jammin’ Java in Vienna VA. 703/255-1566

 

FJ Ventre & Jon Shain

FJ Ventre & Jon Shain

On Monday, Jon Shain and FJ Ventre w/ Eric Scott 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

Singer/songwriter Marian McLaughlan has a free show in the Marquee Lounge at the Creative Alliance on Tuesday at 7pm. Friday and Saturday is the 4th Annual Charm City Django Jazz Fest. Friday: Samuel Farthing with Tom Mitchell, Michael Joseph Harris, John Previti, Matt Andrews, Dallas Vietty & Passarinho; Saturday: afternoon workshops, Ultrafaux with Alexis Tantau, Evan Price & Giacomo Smith, Django Super Jam. 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

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Tuesday: Al DiMeola; Wednesday: Jonathan Wilson w/ Michael Nau; Thursday: Rachael & Vilray feat. Rachael Price of Lake Street Dive w/ Taylor Ashton; Friday: James McMurtry w/ Bonnie Whitmore; Saturday: David Bromberg Quintet w/ Jordan Tice; Sunday: Corey Smith. 410-268-4545

WTMD Film Series continues with the documentary “Joan Jett: Bad Reputation” on Wednesday in WTMD’s performance space in Towson. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the movie starts at 8. The film is free and so is the popcorn. *** POSTPONED to Wed Feb 27 ***

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

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Wednesday: Oliver Bates Craven (formerly of The Stray Birds); Friday: Pocket Bells w/ Kid Brother; Saturday: Kat Wright w/ Seth Walker; Sunday: The Brother Brothers & Dead Horses. 443.283.1200

John Flynn

John Flynn

Uptown Concerts presents John Flynn at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041 ** POSTPONED **

Larry Keel, The 19th Street Band, and Edgar Allen and the Poe Boys bring bluegrass to The 8×10 on Thursday. 410-625-2000

On Thursday it’s Honky-Tonk & Two-Stepping at Waverly Brewing Company featuring music by Jesse & Emily. 443-438-5765

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Thursday: James McMurtry w/ Bonnie Whitmore. 703-549-7500

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

Danny Burns is at Pearl Street Warehouse in Washington, DC on Friday.

Tedeschi Trucks Band will be at the Warner Theatre in Washington on Friday and Saturday. 202.783.4000

Friday, Haint Blue will be at New Deal Cafe in Greenbelt MD. (301) 474-5642 http://newdealcafe.com and Saturday at the Frozen Harbor Festival in Baltimore.

The next show in the North by Northeast American Roots Music Series is Saturday at Function Coworking Community in Lauraville, featuring Laura Wortman of the Honey Dewdrops and Letitia Van Sant.

The Tool Shed

The Tool Shed

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 Tool Shed. 410-529-7176

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

Also Saturday, 10,000 Maniacs are at Gordon Center for Performing Arts in Owings Mills. 410.356.7469

Saturday at 5pm, Shemekia Copeland w/ Kelly Bell Band and many more are at Baltimore Soundstage. (410) 244-0057

Occidental Gypsy merges western sounds into hot club jazz at The Cabaret at Germano’s in Little Italy on Sunday. 410.752.4515

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

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Tuesday: Walter Trout; Wednesday: The 5th Dimension; Friday: Martin Sexton w/ Chris Trapper; Sunday afternoon: Young Dubliners. 410-268-4545

Steve Earle w/ Shannon McNally are at City Winery in Washington, DC on Tuesday and Wednesday. (202) 250-2531

Orchester Praževica

Orchester Praževica

Orchester Praževica presents music from the Danube watershed at Bossa Bistro in Washington on Wednesday. 202-650-9351

Sierra Hull is at the Creative Alliance on Thursday. On Friday, the Nisa’a/Women: Muslim Cultural Identity series continues with Baltimore & DC R&B singer Maimouna Youssef aka Mumu Fresh w/ Joy Postell. 410-276-1651

Friday, St. Paul & the Broken Bones appear at Ram’s Head Live downtown. 410-244-1131

Arty Hill

Arty Hill

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Friday: Arty Hill & the Long Gone Daddys. 443.283.1200

Another Friday show is Donavon Frankenreiter at The Hamilton in Washington DC. 202-787-1000

Tedeschi Trucks Band will be at the Warner Theatre in Washington on Friday and Saturday. 202.783.4000

Nancy Maliswesky opens for DC-based Latin-Irish-rock band LaUnica at Edith May’s Paradise in Jessup on Saturday. 410-799-3755

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Saturday: Daryl Davis presents Thanks for the Memories 2018 w/ Deletta Gillespie, Patty Reese, Bruce Thomas, Tommy Lepson, and more. 703-549-7500

Next Sunday at 5pm, the Roots Café Singer-Songwriter Series presents new songs by James Von Lenz and Geoffrey Himes at An Die Musik Live. (410) 385-2638

8 winners of the Middle Atlantic Song Contest including Teddy Chipouras, Emily Mitchell, Michael Rose, Susan Rowe, and Mike Ryan will be at Island Pride Oasis in Gaithersburg on Sunday. 301.221.9000

 

The Institute of Musical Traditions presents The Nighthawks Go Acoustic 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. The Second Saturday Square and Contra Dance is at Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter at 7:30pm. 888.646.BFMS

Greg Brown

Greg Brown

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: Kasey Chambers w/ Carly Burruss; Thursday: Greg Brown w/ Bo Ramsey; Saturday: The Dirty Grass Players: Dead Allman Brothers Tribute w/ Kendall Street Company; Sunday: Valerie June w/ Thad Cockrell. 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

Tuesday, The Big Cheese Band plus an open mic will be at New Deal Cafe in Greenbelt MD. (301) 474-5642

Kenny White and Thomas Dybdahl are at Songbyrd Music House & Record Cafe in Washington, DC on Tuesday. (202) 450-2917

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Tuesday: Kasey Chambers w/ Carly Burruss; Friday: Arlo Guthrie: Alice’s Restaurant — Back By Popular Demand Tour feat. Sarah Lee Guthrie. 703-549-7500

Wednesday, Greg Brown at The Hamilton in Washington DC. 202-787-1000

Thursday, Mandolin Orange is at the 9:30 Club in DC with Mapache. 202-393-0930

Colin Blunstone of the Zombies is at City Winery in Washington, DC on Thursday. (202) 250-2531

Anne Hills and David Roth

Anne Hills and David Roth

On Friday, Uptown Concerts presents Anne Hills and David Roth at Cellar Stage Timonium. The Cellar Stage Timonium is located in Timonium United Methodist Church on Pot Spring Road. 410-521-9099

Also Friday, it’s the Charm City Bluegrass Festival Battle of the Bands Round 1 part 2 at Union Craft Brewing with Who?> What? When? Why? And Werewolves?, Jacob Panic, Geraldine, and Burt the Durt.

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Friday: The Beatles Love Songs Vol. 1 feat. Todd Wright, Cal Everett, Tom Lofgren, Mike Lofgren, Mark Lofgren, Chuck Sullivan & Ronnie Newmyer; Saturday: The 19th Street Band. 443.283.1200

Zenèn Zeferino y el Sonoro Sueño brings son jarocho from Veracruz, Mexico to Bossa Bistro in Washington on Friday. 202-650-9351

Saturday at 11am is a Uke Jam and then at 3pm is Balfolk, folk dances of France and Brittany, with music by Slyte of Hand at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. (410) 637-3728

Saturday at 3pm, Simple Gifts will bring music from around the world to Camp Chapel United Methodist Church in Perry Hall. (410) 256-5561

The Ken & Brad Kolodner Quartet is at The Cabaret at Germano’s in Little Italy on Saturday. 410.752.4515

Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen (photo © Courtney Middleton)

Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen (photo © Courtney Middleton)

Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen will be making a live recording at Carroll Arts Center in Westminster on Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2pm. 410-857-2771

Ocean Orchestra’s “Celtic Valentine” concert is Sunday at 3pm at Catonsville Presbyterian Church. 410-747-6180

Darla Jean and the Somethin’ or Others will appear at the Glyndon Grill in Glyndon MD on Sunday. 443-881-4183/

Arlo Guthrie: Alice’s Restaurant — Back By Popular Demand Tour feat. Sarah Lee Guthrie is at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis on Sunday. 410-280-5640

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

Also Sunday, Focus Music presents Meghan Cary and Scott Wolfson and Other Heroes at Congregation Tikvat Israel in Rockville. (301) 461-3600

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 Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Tuesday & Wednesday: Gaelic Storm. 703-549-7500

Bill Staines

Bill Staines

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

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Thursday: Flow Tribe w/ Bencoolen; Friday: Black Masala; Saturday: A Bob Marley Birthday Bash by Ras Slick and Dutty Bus Crew w/ 8 Ohms Band. 443.283.1200

The First Friday show is on Friday at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. The Whispering Tree and Geraldine are there on Saturday. (410) 637-3728

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Friday: The Weight Band feat. members of The Band, Levon Helm Band & Rick Danko Group w/ Kerri Powers; Saturday: CANCELLED — Good Deale Bluegrass and Eastman String Band. 410-268-4545

Blue Moon Cowgirls

Blue Moon Cowgirls

Friday is Blue Moon Cowgirls 20th Anniversary Show at the Creative Alliance. On Saturday it’s “Bob Marley’s Soul Shakedown Dance Party” w/ Taj Weekes & Adowa plus Papa Wabe. 410-276-1651

Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer & Sam Gleaves w/ guest Chao Tian are at The Church of the Redeemer on Friday. 410-857-2771

The monthly Folkal Point concert series is Saturday at An Die Musik Live! with The Old Part of Town. 410-385-2638

On Saturday, guitarist Brian Gore brings International Guitar Night to the Gordon Center for Performing Arts in Owings Mills with French swing guitarist Antoine Boyer, French flamenco guitarist Samuelito, and Turkish fretless guitarist Cenk Erdogan. 410.356.7469

Saturday, The Ken & Brad Kolodner Quartet will be at the Stoltz Listening Room at the Avalon Theatre in Easton MD. 410-822-7299

Also Saturday, Billy Jonas performs a concert for adults at Congregation Kol Shalom in Annapolis and a family show at 9am on Sunday.

 

The Baltimore Folk Music Society sponsors English Country Dance every Monday at Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter on York Road and American Contra and Square Dancing every Wednesday at the Lovely Lane Church on St. Paul Street. Saturday at 3pm it’s a “Gentle” English Country Dance selected to be gentle on the knees, hips, feet, and backs of the dancers at Church of the Nativity. 888.646.BFMS

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: Crash Test Dummies 25th Anniversary Tour w/ Joey Harkum; Tuesday: Peter & Jeremy: Peter Asher of Peter & Gordon and Jeremy Clyde of Chad & Jeremy; Wednesday: Danny Burns Album Release Party w/ Aine O’Doherty; Sunday: afternoon and evening shows by Gaelic Storm. 410-268-4545

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

The BFMS Song Swap is Tuesday at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. There’s a Uke Jam Saturday at 11am. Sunday at 2 pm it’s Balfolk Music Session featuring traditional and contemporary folk dance music from Brittany and France – a music session, not a dance. (410) 637-3728

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Tuesday & Wednesday: Tommy Emmanuel & John Knowles; Sunday: The Kingston Trio. 703-549-7500

Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio

Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio

Uptown Concerts presents Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041

The Seldom Scene are at The 8×10 on Thursday with The Plate Scrapers and The High and Wides. 410-625-2000

Dustbowl Revival

Dustbowl Revival

Also Thursday, Dustbowl Revival is at Gordon Center for Performing Arts in Owings Mills. 410.356.7469

DOGO from Togo will be at Bossa Bistro in Washington on Thursday. 202-650-9351

Danny Burns is at City Winery in Washington, DC on Thursday. (202) 250-2531

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Thursday: The Steel Wheels; Friday: Better Off Dead. 443.283.1200

Friday is Kentavius Jones’ Album Release w/ Brooks Long & The Mad Dog No Good at the Creative Alliance. On Saturday Marc Ribot provides music for the 1924 Soviet silent science fiction film Aelita: Queen of Mars. 410-276-1651

Also Friday, The Kurt Deemer Band have a CD release party with Harlan County Kings and Andy Bopp acoustic at Metro Gallery. 410-224-0899

Kaia Kater (photo by Raez Argulla)

Kaia Kater (photo by Raez Argulla)

Another Friday show is Kaia Kater opening for Steep Canyon Rangers at The Hamilton in Washington DC. 202-787-1000

King Bullfrog will be at at Hill Center in Washington DC on Friday at 5pm.

 

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: Albert Lee w/ The Cryers; Sunday: Starbelly w/ Charles Kavoosi. 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 & Wednesday: Travis Tritt solo; Thursday: The Ventures; Friday: Eddie From Ohio w/ Sara Niemietz & Snuffy Walden (The Saturday show is sold out.); Sunday: Eddie From Ohio w/ Jake Armerding. 703-549-7500

Lyuti Chushki Bulgarian Folk Music will be at Bossa Bistro in Washington on Wednesday. 202-650-9351

Paul Butterfield

Paul Butterfield

WTMD Film Series continues with the documentary “Horn From the Heart: The Paul Butterfield Story.” He brought the blues to a new level but died before he got the recognition he deserved. The screening is Wednesday in WTMD’s performance space in Towson. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the movie starts at 8.

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

Uptown Concerts presents two-thirds of the Modern Man trio: George Wurzbach and Rob Carlson at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Friday: The Soul Crackers; Saturday: Town Mountain w/ Buffalo Wabs & The Price Hill Hustle. 443.283.1200

Arty Hill

Arty Hill

Honky-Tonk Dance Night with Arty Hill & The Long Gone Daddys is Friday at the Creative Alliance. On Saturday it’s Latin jazz by Jorge Glem & Cesar Orozco on cuatro and piano. 410-276-1651

On Friday Cold Chocolate is at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. Saturday it’s Andy MacLeod and Daniel Bachman. (410) 637-3728

Also Friday, it’s the Charm City Bluegrass Festival Battle of the Bands Round 1 part 1 at Union Craft Brewing with Wicked Sycamore, The Mosley Brothers, Big Rigg and the Long Haul, and River Bones Band.

The next Baltimore Squaredance is at Mobtown Ballroom in Pigtown on Saturday. UPDATE: Moved to Ideal Arts Space in Hampden.

The Hot Club of Baltimore is at the Opera House in Havre de Grace, MD on Saturday. 443-502-2005

Haint Blue is at MilkBoy ArtHouse in College Park MD on Saturday. (240) 623-1423

Shawna Caspi

Shawna Caspi

Also Saturday, Shawna Caspi and Susan Cattaneo will be at Deer Creek Coffeehouse in Darlington. 443-877-7125

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

Baltimore’s Sac au Lait bring Dixieland music to the Church of the Holy Comforter in Lutherville on Sunday. 410-252-2711

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