Archive for the ‘Concert calendar’ Category

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. The Second Saturday Square and Contra Dance is at St. Mark’s on the Hill at 7:30pm. 888.646.BFMS

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: Dave Davies of the Kinks; Wednesday: Band of Friends: A Celebration of Rory Gallagher feat. Davy Knowles, Gerry McAvoy & Ted McKenna; Thursday: Keller Williams; Friday: Tommy Castro & The Painkillers; Sunday: Here Come the Mummies. 410-268-4545

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

Wednesday it’s a Uke Strum at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. Friday it’s Fox & Bones and Velvet Pines. (410) 637-3728

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

An Evening With Pianos Become the Teeth” at WTMD studios on Thursday is sold out. But you don’t have to miss the music – it will be broadcast live on 89.7 FM and wtmd.org.

Band of Friends: A Celebration of Rory Gallagher will be at the Birchmere in Alexandria VA on Thursday. Saturday is Don McLean. 703-549-7500

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

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

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

Liz Carroll & Billy McComiskey of Trian (photo by Denise Sofranko/Dirty Linen)

Liz Carroll & Billy McComiskey of Trian (photo by Denise Sofranko/Dirty Linen)

Friday is part three of “Nisa’a/Women: Muslim Cultural Identity-Six Women on Stage and in Conversation” at the Creative Alliance on Friday with comedian Zainab Johnson from Harlem. Trian, the Irish traditional music trio featuring Liz Carroll (fiddle), Daithi Sproule (guitar/vocals), and Baltimore’s Billy McComiskey (accordion), will be headlining the Baltimore Irish Trad Fest’s 2018 Irish Music Masters concert on Saturday. Patrick Ourceau, Eliot Grasso and Jim Eagan will also appear. Sunday it’s Chris Smither. 410-276-1651

In another Friday show, Robinson & Rohe will appear at the 333 Coffeehouse in the Annapolis Friends Meeting House. (443) 333-9613

The Institute of Musical Traditions presents Scottish/American fiddle/cello duo Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD on Friday. 301-754-3611

Anbessa Orchestra is at Tropicalia in Washington on Friday. (202) 629-4535

Brandywine Friends of Old Time Music presents Wil Maring and Robert Bowlin at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall in Newark, DE on Friday. (302) 321-6466

The Baltimore Irish Trad Music Festival includes Irish music and dance workshops and performances Friday through Sunday at several venues in Baltimore: Racers Cafe, the Creative Alliance, St. Michael The Archangel School, O’Flynn’s Crab and Cask House, Cafe Hon, and Zissimos Bar. 443-629-8699

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 Damion Wolfe. 410-529-7176

The Organic Family Band

The Organic Family Band

The next show in the North by Northeast American Roots Music Series is Saturday at The Church of the Messiah in Hamilton featuring The Organic Family Band and Mark Brine backed by the Stone Hill All-Stars.

The Old Part of Town is at The Cabaret at Germano’s in Little Italy on Saturday. 410.752.4515

Cryin’ Fridays with Musty Cupboards opening and Georgie Jessup hosting will be at Edith May’s Paradise in Jessup on Saturday. 410-799-3755

The Tom Principato Band with Tommy Lepson is at The Mainstay in Rock Hall on Saturday. (410) 639-9133

Red Molly (photo by Annabel Braithwaite)

Red Molly (photo by Annabel Braithwaite)

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

Sisters from Massachusetts, The Nields, play at Immanuel Presbyterian Church in McLean VA on Saturday.

Anna & Elizabeth play at Pearl Street Warehouse in Washington, DC on Sunday.

Next Sunday is World Folk Music Association (WFMA) presents David Mallett at Positano Ristorante Italiano in Bethesda. 301-608-2121

 

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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

Eva Salina & Peter Stan

Eva Salina & Peter Stan

Tuesday Eva Salina & Peter Stan play Balkan Romani (Gypsy) music at Hill Center in Washington DC.

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

For the 30th anniversary of Copperhead Road Steve Earle & the Dukes will perform the complete album on Tuesday at the Birchmere in Alexandria VA with The Mastersons. Sam Bush is on Sunday. 703-549-7500

Carrie Newcomer

Carrie Newcomer

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Wednesday: Victor Wooten Trio; Friday & Saturday: the subdudes; Sunday afternoon: Billy Price Band feat. Johnny Rawls; Sunday evening: David Wilcox and Carrie Newcomer. 410-268-4545

Letitia & Laura Duo (Letitia Van Sant & Laura Wortman of the Honey Dewdrops) and End of America are at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road on Thursday. Friday it’s Citizen Jane. (410) 637-3728

Uptown Concerts presents Dan Navarro at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday and it’s SOLD OUT. 410-795-1041

Betsayda Machado

Betsayda Machado

Joan Shelley is at the Creative Alliance on Thursday and on Friday it’s Betsayda Machado y La Parrando El Clavo from Venezuela. 410-276-1651

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

Join us in WTMD’s performance space on Friday evening for an album release concert by The Last Year joined by Sunbathers. Come see the bands live or tune in to 89.7 WTMD. Doors open at 7:30.

The seven-piece Anbessa Orchestra plays music from Ethiopia to Brooklyn Friday at the The Motor House in Station North. (410) 637-8301

Sam Guthridge and Letitia VanSant are at Monument City Brewing Friday 5-7pm.

Joyce Scott is at The Church of the Redeemer on Friday. 410-857-2771

Old-time band Darla Jean and the Somethin’ or Others is at The Cabaret at Germano’s in Little Italy on Friday. 410.752.4515

Falu's Bazaar

Falu’s Bazaar

WTMD’s Saturday Morning Tunes series continues this Saturday with music from India and South Asia by Falu’s Bazaar 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

The monthly Folkal Point concert series is Saturday at An Die Musik Live! with Skribe and Ms. Sara. 410-385-2638

The Institute of Musical Traditions presents David Roth w/percussionist Cheryl Prashker and Rob Guttenberg with guest Tom Scullen at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD on Saturday. 301-754-3611

Also Saturday Betsayda Machado y La Parrando El Clavo are at Tropicalia in Washington. (202) 629-4535

Another Saturday show is Mipso with Tom Brosseau at The Hamilton in Washington DC. 202-787-1000

Art Garfunkel is at Francis Scott Key Auditorium of St. John’s College in Annapolis on Sunday.

Sunday at 5pm, the Roots Café Singer-Songwriter Series presents an evening of baseball songs with Alan MacEwen, James Von Lenz, Geoffrey Himes and Willem Elsevier at An Die Musik Live. (410) 385-2638

Also Sunday, Dawn Derow brings “My Ship,” 1940s cabaret to Sotto Sopra Restaurant.

 

Michelle Cannin Band is at Zen West in Belvedere on Monday.

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

James McMurtry and John Moreland will be at the Birchmere in Alexandria VA on Monday. Tuesday: Mike + the Mechanics; Wednesday: Langhorne Slim w/Skyway Man; Thursday: Cris Williamson, Barbara Higbie, & Teresa Trull; Friday: Marshall Crenshaw and the Bottle Rockets. 703-549-7500

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

Lulu's Fate

Lulu’s Fate

A Song Swap is Tuesday at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road, Thursday is a Shape Note Workshop, and Saturday it’s Lulu’s Fate. (410) 637-3728

Erin Costelo and Shannon McNally are at Hill Country Live in Washington DC on Tuesday. 202-556-2050

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Tuesday: Al Jardine of the Beach Boys; Wednesday: Mike & the Mechanics; Friday: Live At The Fillmore: tribute to the Original Allman Brothers Band; Saturday afternoon: Sweet Crude from Louisiana w/Skribe; Saturday Evening: Hot Tuna; Sunday: The Machine Performs Pink Floyd Acoustic. 410-268-4545

Uptown Concerts presents John Gorka at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday and it’s SOLD OUT. Low ticket alert for Dan Navarro on April 5th. 410-795-1041

Josh Rouse

Josh Rouse

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

Guatemalan fusion group Pacaya will be at Bossa Bistro in Washington on Friday. 202-650-9351

Dark Star Orchestra appears at Ram’s Head Live downtown on Saturday. 410-244-1131

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

Focus Music presents Joy Ike plus Heather Aubrey Lloyd at Positano Ristorante Italiano in Bethesda on Sunday. 301-221-9000

 

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: In The Vane Of…Stevie Wonder: Annapolis Artists Playing Tributes & Stevie Wonder Inspired Originals; Wednesday: Marc Broussard w/ Pet Fangs; Friday: Valerie June w/ Jacob Panic; Sunday: Fabulous Thunderbirds. 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

A Community Harmony Sing is Tuesday at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road and Friday it’s ellen cherry, Junestar, and Matt Monta. (410) 637-3728

Nicolas Carter

Nicolas Carter

Nicolas Carter plays traditional Paraguayan harp music at Little Baker Chapel of McDaniel College in Westminster on Tuesday. 410-857-2771

The Takoma Park Old Time Jam led by Jonathan Vocke and Rachel Eddy is Wednesday at Mid East Cuisine in Takoma Park.

Also Wednesday Irish traditional group Altan will be at the Barns of Wolf Trap in Vienna, VA. 1 (877) WOLFTRAP

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

The next Live Lunch in WTMD’s performance space in Towson is Walter “Wolfman” Washington on Friday. Come see the band live at noon or tune in to 89.7 WTMD.

Mortified: Baltimore happens at WTMD on Friday. Mortified stars everyday adults sharing their most embarrassingly real teenage diary entries, poems, love letters, lyrics and locker notes … in front of total strangers. Tickets at Missiontix.com

Phil Wiggins & the Chesapeake Sheiks are at the Creative Alliance on Friday. 410-276-1651

Hoot & Holler

Hoot & Holler

The Hoot & Holler Quartet with Brad Kolodner & Alex Lacquement are at The Mainstay in Rock Hall on Friday (410) 639-9133 and with Nick & Luke on Saturday at the “Hampden Hootenanny” square dance and concert at Hampden Mansion.

Robin Bullock leads a guitar workshop Saturday at 3:00 pm followed by a concert at 7:00 at Carroll Community College in Westminster.

Geoffrey Himes & Willem Elsevier, the Cosmic Cowgirls, and Georgie Jessup will be at Edith May’s Paradise in Jessup on Saturday. 410-799-3755

Jay Ungar & Molly Mason

Jay Ungar & Molly Mason

The Institute of Musical Traditions presents Jay Ungar & Molly Mason at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD on Saturday. And Sunday is a tribute to the late Orrin Star with Randy Barrett, Danny Knicely, Dede Wyland, Jimmy Gaudreau and Moondi Klein, Marshall Wilborn, John Seebach, Matt Munisteri and Alexander Mitchell. 301-754-3611

Saturday is an evening with Tom Rush at the Birchmere in Alexandria VA and Sunday s the 40th anniversary of Riders in the Sky. 703-549-7500

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

Monday, Letitia Van Sant will be at 49 West in Annapolis. 410-626-9796

The Institute of Musical Traditions presents a CD release concert by The Bog Band featuring traditional Irish music and dance 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 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: Peter & Jeremy: Peter Asher of Peter & Gordon and Jeremy Clyde of Chad & Jeremy; Tuesday: Ladysmith Black Mambazo; Wednesday: The Zombies w/Don DiLego; Saturday: Cris Jacobs w/ Jimi Davies (Jimi Haha); Sunday: Willy Porter and Carmen Nickerson w/ Tony Furtado. 410-268-4545

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

I'm With Her

I’m With Her

I’m With Her (Sarah Jarosz, Sara Watkins & Aiofe O’Donovan) are at the 9:30 Club in DC Tuesday night. 202-393-0930

The Zombies will be at the Birchmere in Alexandria VA on Tuesday. Dave Mason is Wednesday. 703-549-7500

The Pumpkin Bread Band are at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road on Wednesday. (410) 637-3728

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

WTMD Film Series continues with the documentary “Muscle Shoals” about Rick Hall and the legendary FAME Studios on Thursday in WTMD’s performance space in Towson. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the movie starts at 8. This is a free event.

Tal National (photo by Jason Creps)

Tal National (photo by Jason Creps)

At the Creative Alliance: Thursday: Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper; Friday: Téada from Ireland; Saturday Tal National from Niger w/Outcalls. 410-276-1651

The Plate Scrapers, Strong Water, and West King String Band bring bluegrass to The 8×10 on Thursday. Friday it’s Christian Lopez, Plevyak, Conor Brendan and the Wild Hunt, and Splendor Tree. Saturday is Better Off Dead and Gettin Weir’d. 410-625-2000

Kristin Hersh and Grant-Lee Phillips will be at the Stoltz Listening Room at the Avalon Theatre in Easton MD on Thursday 410-822-7299 and also Friday at Pearl Street Warehouse in Washington, DC.

Robin Bullock is at An Die Musik Live! on Friday. 410-385-2638

The Institute of Musical Traditions presents “Fahey & Folk” at Takoma Park Community Center on Friday with two panel discussions and music of John Fahey by Daniel Bachman. 301-754-3611

In another Friday show, Lydia Martin & Emily Martin plus guest host Max Ochs will appear at the 333 Coffeehouse in the Annapolis Friends Meeting House. (443) 333-9613

Focus Music presents St. Patrick’s Day showcase at Positano Ristorante Italiano in Bethesda on Friday with Siobhán O’Brien, Cletus Kennelly, Sean McGhee, and the quartet Know1Else. 301-221-9000

WTMD’s Saturday Morning Tunes presents Alex & The Kaleidoscope on Saturday. 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

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 Ami Yares. 410-529-7176

Also Saturday, Divining Rod plays at the Ottobar along with Kurt Deemer Band, Canceled Stamps, and The Jennifers. 410-662-0069

Shamrockfest is Saturday at RFK Stadium in DC with Carbon Leaf, Sum 41, Reel Big Fish, Barley Juice, and more.

Next Sunday, Kerri Powers will be at the Stoltz Listening Room at the Avalon Theatre in Easton MD. 410-822-7299

 

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. The Second Saturday Square and Contra Dance is at St. Mark’s on the Hill at 7:30pm. 888.646.BFMS

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: Tab Benoit’s Whiskey Bayou Records Revue feat. Jeff McCarty and Eric Johanson; Friday: Four Bitchin’ Babes; Saturday: TUSK: The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band; Sunday: The Zombies w/ Edward Rogers. 410-268-4545

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

On Tuesday, Baltimore singer/songwriter Christen B has a free show in the Marquee Lounge at the Creative Alliance. Friday is Lonnie Holley w/ Paul Rucker. 410-276-1651

Sweet Honey in the Rock will be at the Birchmere in Alexandria VA on Tuesday. 703-549-7500

On Wednesday JJ Grey & Mofro with Hollis Brown appear at Ram’s Head Live downtown. 410-244-1131

Also Wednesday, We Banjo 3 from Ireland are at the Weinberg Center for the Arts in Frederick. 301-600-2828

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

Toubab Krewe and Suga Grits are at The 8×10 on Thursday. Saturday is the Charm City Bluegrass Festival Battle of the Bands finals with 19th St. Band, The Plate Scrapers, DT Huber and Whale Show, and The Shroom Pickers. 410-625-2000

Bethesda Blues and Jazz in Bethesda, MD has Jon Carroll with Scott Ambush and Deren Blessman plus special guest Cecily on Thursday. 240-330-4500

Friday, Chopteeth Afrofunk Jazz Band are at AMP by Strathmore in North Bethesda, MD 301.581.5100

Guy Davis

Guy Davis

Another Friday show is Guy Davis at Carroll Cafe in Seekers Church, Takoma Park MD. 301-562-4147

Also Friday, singer & guitarist Ilusha Tsinadze brings the music of the country of Georgia to Hill Center in Washington DC.

The 7th DC Bluegrass Festival is Friday and Saturday at Tysons Sheraton Hotel in Tysons Corner, VA. This year’s lineup includes the Tim O’Brien Band, the Gibson Brothers, the Becky Buller Band, the Molly Tuttle Band, Mile Twelve, FY5, and more. 703-405-6230

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 The Church of the Messiah in Hamilton featuring The Tongue in Cheek Jazz Band plus The Patapsco Delta Boys.

Three Strands are at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road on Saturday. (410) 637-3728

On Sunday Steve Winick & Jennifer Cutting from OCEAN Orchestra are song leaders at the Washington Revels Pub Sing at Ireland’s Four Provinces in Falls Church, VA. (703) 534 8999

Dervish

Dervish

Irish band Dervish are at BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown on Sunday. 301.528.2260

Sunday is World Folk Music Association (WFMA) showcase featuring Michelle Murray, Annette Wasilik, and Old Town Tradition at Positano Ristorante Italiano in Bethesda. 301-608-2121

Coming March 17: WTMD’s Saturday Morning Tunes presents Alex & The Kaleidoscope on Saturday. 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

On Monday Castlebay from Maine combines New England heritage with Celtic music at Memorial Episcopal Church on Bolton St. 410-669-0220

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

A Song Swap happens Tuesday at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road and Friday is Joel MS, Driftwood Soldier and TBA. (410) 637-3728

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 & Wednesday: Graham Nash; Thursday: Trevor Hall; Sunday: Suzy Bogguss. 410-268-4545

Xylouris White

Xylouris White

On Thursday, Xylouris White, the duo of lute player George Xylouris from Crete and Australian drummer Jim White, are at the Creative Alliance. Friday is a Nina Simone-Miriam Makeba Tribute with Akua Allrich. Viva Brasil! Carnival Dance Party is Saturday with live samba, forro, dance lessons, DJ’s, a full costumed Carnival performance, and more. 410-276-1651

Graham Nash will be at the Birchmere in Alexandria VA on Thursday. 703-549-7500

Cherish the Ladies

Cherish the Ladies

On Friday, Uptown Concerts presents the inaugural Cellar Stage Timonium show featuring American Irish music band Cherish the Ladies. The Cellar Stage Timonium is located in Timonium United Methodist Church on Pot Spring Road. 410-521-9099

Ronstadt Brothers Y Los Tucsonenses are at The Church of the Redeemer on Friday. 410-857-2771

Stone Hill All Stars

Stone Hill All Stars

The monthly Folkal Point concert series is Saturday at An Die Musik Live! with The Stone Hill All-Stars. 410-385-2638

The 15th Annual Mammojam Music Festival is at The 8×10 on Saturday. Artists scheduled include The Ursula Ricks Project, Roses n Rust, 33 West, and The Reserves. 410-625-2000

Hear the music of Colombia at Tropicalia in Washington on Saturday with Combo Chimbita from NYC and La Colombopercutiva from DC. (202) 629-4535

 

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’s a Ceili-Contra Dance co-sponsored by the Baltimore Folk Music Society and The Emerald Isle Club on Saturday at St. Mark’s on the Hill including an Irish session in the afternoon. 888.646.BFMS

Community Harmony Singing happens Tuesday at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. (410) 637-3728

Parsonsfield

Parsonsfield

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Tuesday: Jefferson Starship; Thursday: Parsonsfield w/Jesse Ruben; Friday: Nick Moss Band w/ Toby Walker; Saturday afternoon: Rachael Yamagata w/ Jordan Sokel of Pressing Strings; Sunday: Oleta Adams. 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

Duke Robillard will be at Blues Alley in Georgetown, DC on Wednesday.

From 4 – 7 p.m. on Thursday The Brewer’s Art will be hosting The Tappening, the official tapping of Cherry Tart Tripel by Gene Seyfferth — the winning beer from WTMD and Nepenthe Homebrew’s 2017 Homebrewing Contest.

The WTMD Film Series returns on Thursday with a free screening of the critically acclaimed documentary “Two Trains Runnin’,” about the search for two long-lost Mississippi blues musicians in the midst of the violent and tumultuous summer of 1964, also known as the Freedom Summer for the civil rights movement.

The band RAM from Haiti will be at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage in Washington, DC on Wednesday at 6:00 and at Bossa Bistro in Washington on Thursday. 202-650-9351

Idan Raichel from Israel will be performing a solo piano concert at the Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda on Thursday. 301-581-5100

Ultrafaux

Ultrafaux

Friday through Sunday is the 3rd annual Django Jazz Fest at the Creative Alliance. Artists are Sara L’Abriola & Thor Jensen duo, Ultrafaux, Samson Schmitt from France, The Django Legacy Band, ‘Nuff Said, and Rhythm Future Quartet. 410-276-1651

The Hedge Band

The Hedge Band

The Baltimore Irish Trad Fest Fundraiser Concert and Celebration is Friday at St. Michael The Archangel School Auditorium. Scheduled performers include Billy McComiskey, Donna Long, Pat Egan, Jim Eagan, Laura Byrne, and The Hedge Band.

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

Robin Bullock and Sue Richards are at An Die Musik Live! on Friday. 410-385-2638

The Institute of Musical Traditions presents Robin Bullock and Sue Richards at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD on Saturday. 301-754-3611

The Institute of Musical Traditions presents The Nighthawks 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 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: Three Dog Night; Sunday: John Oates. 410-268-4545

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

The monthly Gypsy Soul Party featuring Orchester Praževica is at Bossa Bistro in Washington on Wednesday. 202-650-9351

Uptown Concerts presents a double bill with Tony Denikos and Andrew McKnight at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041

Porch Setters Union

Porch Setters Union

Town Mountain, Porch Setters Union, and Busted Boots bring bluegrass to The 8×10 on Thursday. 410-625-2000

Umphrey’s McGee with The Marcus King Band will be at The Anthem in Washington DC on Thursday. 877.435.9849

WTMD and Classical Revolution Baltimore are partnering to present Classical Music for People With Short Attention Spans in WTMD’s performance space in Towson. Featured performers include Pique Collective, Outcalls and the Baltimore vocal artist Dominic Shodekeh Talifero. Tickets at Missiontix.com.

Alsarah

Alsarah

On Friday the Creative Alliance continues the series “Nisa’a/Women: Muslim Cultural Identity” with Sudanese-born Alsarah and her band The Nubatones. Baltimore’s J Pope & the HearNow open the show. 410-276-1651

In another Friday show, The Kennedys will appear at the 333 Coffeehouse in the Annapolis Friends Meeting House. (443) 333-9613

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 Michael Warner. 410-529-7176

The next show in the North by Northeast American Roots Music Series is Saturday at The Church of the Messiah in Hamilton featuring The Stone Hill All Stars with The Tinklers. ** CANCELLED due to expected bad weather. To be rescheduled. **

The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys are at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road on Sunday. (410) 637-3728

Sunday at 5pm, the Roots Café Singer-Songwriter Series presents Phil Wiggins and George Kilby Jr. with host Geoffrey Himes at An Die Musik Live. (410) 385-2638

“Songwriter Sundays” at MilkBoy ArtHouse in College Park MD features Mike Ryan, Dan Whitener, and Eli Lev. (240) 623-1423

Also Sunday, Focus Music presents Brad Yoder Duo plus Heather Mae at Congregation Tikvat Israel in Rockville. (301) 461-3600

Sunday is a World Folk Music Association (WFMA) showcase featuring David Buskin and Eryn Michel at Positano Ristorante Italiano in Bethesda. 301-608-2121

 

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Ladysmith Black Mambazo will be at the Barns of Wolf Trap in Vienna, VA on Monday and Tuesday . 1 (877) WOLFTRAP

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. The annual Midwinter Ball is Saturday at the Church of the Redeemer on N. Charles St. 888.646.BFMS

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: Danny Burns with Áine O’Doherty; Tuesday: Dean Rosenthal’s Acoustic/Electric Racket Show; Sunday afternoon: Mary Gauthier. 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

C.J. Chenier

C.J. Chenier

Baltimore singer/songwriter, poet, guitarist and violinist Abby Becker is in the Marquee Lounge on Tuesday at the Creative Alliance. Thursday is a Zydeco Dance Party with C.J. Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band. 410-276-1651

James McMurtry

James McMurtry

Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit and James McMurtry are at the Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric on Friday. (410) 900-1150

Tommy Emmanuel with Rodney Crowell will be at the Birchmere in Alexandria VA on Tuesday and Wednesday. 703-549-7500

Adan Jodorowsky with Park Snakes are at Tropicalia in Washington on Thursday. (202) 629-4535

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

Letitia Van Sant’s album release show on Friday with Caleb Stine and Mark Whittaker at WTMD studios is sold out, but you can still listen starting at 8pm on 89.7 FM and wtmd.org.

The Patapsco Delta Boys are at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road on Friday. (410) 637-3728

WTMD’s Saturday Morning Tunes features Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer and Sonia De Los Santos. 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

“Concert for Hope – A Benefit for HopeWell Cancer Support” featuring a reunion of The Bridge is Saturday at at Baltimore Soundstage. (410) 244-0057

Charm City Bluegass hosts Sierra Hull at Westminster Hall on Saturday.

Edith May’s Paradise in Jessup is the site of “A Songwrtier’s Round Robin” with Adam Trice of Red Sammy, Sarah Pinsker of the Stalking Horses, and Georgie Jessup of the Philosopher Dogs on Saturday. 410-799-3755

The Institute of Musical Traditions presents Safe Harbour album release concert with Mark Walbridge & Friends featuring Hickory Wind, Safe Harbour, Mitchelstown, and The Safe Harbour Band with guests at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD on Saturday. 301-754-3611

Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen is at Carroll Arts Center in Westminster on Saturday. 410-857-2771

Annie Patterson and Peter Blood, who compiled the Rise Up Singing and Rise Again songbooks, will lead an evening of singing at Towson Unitarian Universalist Church on Sunday accompanied by Tom Mitchell of Blue Rhythm Boys on guitar and Ralph Gordon on bass.

Also Sunday, Raul Midón is at Union Stage in Washington, DC. 877.987.6487