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

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

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

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

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Tuesday: Kinky Friedman; Wednesday: The James Hunter Six w/ Jesse Dee; Thursday: The Kingston Trio; Friday: Ronnie Milsap; Sunday afternoon: Chatham County Line w/ Kate Rhudy. 410-268-4545

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

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

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

Connla

Connla

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

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

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

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

The Patapsco Delta Boys

The Patapsco Delta Boys

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

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

Midway Fair

Midway Fair

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

Bombino

Bombino

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

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

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

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

Newpoli

Newpoli

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

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

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

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

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

 

The Steel Wheels

The Steel Wheels

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

Saturday is Folk Music Night at Perry Hall United Methodist Church on Belair Road from 7:00-10:00 pm. There’s an open mic, and featured guest Doug Alan Wilcox. 410-529-7176

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

RAM

RAM

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: Tower of Power; Tuesday: Asleep at the Wheel; Friday: Lori McKenna w/ Ben Danaher. 410-268-4545

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

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

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

 

Al. Spendiaryan Qanon Ensemble

Al. Spendiaryan Qanon Ensemble

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lydia Sylvia Martin

Lydia Sylvia Martin

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday & Tuesday: Robert Cray Band; Thursday: Southern Culture On The Skids w/ David Mayfield; Friday: Seldom Scene; Saturday afternoon: Andy McKee; Saturday evening: Bob Sima w/Conor & the Wild Hunt; Sunday: Tower of Power. 410-268-4545

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

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

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

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

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

Mokoomba

Mokoomba

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Monday: Ry Cooder; Wednesday: Matthew Sweet w/Justin Trawick; Thursday: Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore backed by The Guilty Ones w/Dead Rock West; Sunday: Mike Seeger Commemorative Old Time Banjo Festival featuring Dom Flemons, Evie Ladin, Ken & Brad Kolodner Quartet, Fink/Marxer/Gleaves, and Greg Adams. 703-549-7500

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

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

Paul Barrere & Fred Tackett

Paul Barrere & Fred Tackett

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

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

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

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

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

Saturday is Folk Music Night at Perry Hall United Methodist Church on Belair Road from 7:00-10:00 pm. There’s an open mic, and featured guest Dan Zukowski. 410-529-7176

Abigail Selby & Eric Selby

Abigail Selby & Eric Selby

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

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

Junior Brown

Junior Brown

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

 

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

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

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

The Campbell Brothers (photo © Gene Tomko)

The Campbell Brothers (photo © Gene Tomko)

Cris Jacobs has a free show on Tuesday in the Marquee Lounge at the Creative Alliance. Friday is a zydeco dance party with Dikki Du & the Zydeco Krewe. The Creative Alliance presents sacred steel with The Campbell Brothers at B’nai Israel on Sunday at 4:30pm. 410-276-1651

There’s an open mic at The 8×10 on Tuesday. 410-625-2000

Will Kimbrough is at the Mansion on O Street in Washington, DC on Tuesday. 202.496.2020

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Tuesday & Wednesday: Tab Benoit; Thursday: Chris Smither; Saturday: Jesse Colin Young; Sunday: The Box Tops. 410-268-4545

Chris Smither (photo © Jeff Fasano)

Chris Smither (photo © Jeff Fasano)

Songside Concerts at Historic Jessops Church in Sparks, MD presents Chris Smither on Wednesday.

Raymond Morin is at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road on Wednesday. Saturday is Katie Lataur. (410) 637-3728

Jazz pianist Peter Beets brings “Chopin meets the Blues” to Sotto Sopra Restaurant on Wednesday.

WTMD’s free First Thursday Festival presented by Brewers Hill continues this week in Canton Waterfront Park. Six bands on two stages: Family of The Year, Typhoon, Jessica Lea Mayfield, Danielia Cotton, Natalie Prass, and Lauren Ruth Ward. Music starts at 5:30pm.

Joe Scala & the Marksmen are at The Handlebar Cafe on Caroline Street on Thursday. (443) 438-7065

Also Thursday, it’s Country Night & Two-Stepping with Rusty Sal at the Ottobar. 410-662-0069

Cocek! Brass Band are at Black Cherry Puppet Theater next to Hollins Market in southwest Baltimore on Thursday. 410-752-7272

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Thursday: Amadou & Mariam; Friday: Kelly Willis and Chris Knight. 703-549-7500

Susan Werner

Susan Werner

On Friday, Uptown Concerts presents Susan Werner with Joe Crookston at Cellar Stage Timonium. The Cellar Stage Timonium is located in Timonium United Methodist Church on Pot Spring Road. 410-521-9099

Dare to Be Square DMV Dance Weekend is Friday through Sunday in Prince William Forest Park, VA.

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

On Friday, Mauritanian singer Noura Mint Seymali is at Tropicalia in Washington. Palestinian oud and Iranian daf duo Huda and Kamyar open. (202) 629-4535

It’s Saturday Night Swing with the Columbia Big Band at The Chrysalis in Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods in Columbia.

The Kennedys are at Jammin’ Java in Vienna VA on Saturday. 703/255-1566

Next Sunday at 5pm, the Roots Café Singer-Songwriter Series presents Amy Rigby with host Geoffrey Himes and Willem Elsevier at An Die Musik Live. (410) 385-2638

Next Sunday is World Folk Music Association (WFMA) showcase featuring Heather Aubrey Lloyd, Jim Sharkey, and Lark Rize at Positano Ristorante Italiano in Bethesda. 301-608-2121

 

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

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

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: Taj Mahal Trio w/ Jamie McLean; Wednesday: Big Bad VooDoo Daddy; Thursday: Ricky Nelson Remembered starring Matthew & Gunnar Nelson; Friday: Chris Duarte; Saturday: Séan McCann of Great Big Sea. 410-268-4545

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Tuesday: Justin Townes Earle with Lilly Hiatt; Wednesday: Taj Mahal Trio w/ Jamie McLean; Thursday: Big Bad VooDoo Daddy; Saturday: Jason D. Williams w/The Nighthawks. 703-549-7500

Seth Glier

Seth Glier

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

The DuoDuo Quartet (Maeve Gilchrist & Nic Gareiss and Natalie Haas & Yann Falquet) is at the Creative Alliance on Thursday. Friday: Lafayette Gilchrist Baker Award Celebration; Saturday: Winter in America – The revolutionary words and music of Gil Scott Heron with Joe Keyes & the Late Bloomer Band. 410-276-1651

The Pimps of Joytime and Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band are at The 8×10 on Thursday. 410-625-2000

A Shape Note workshop is at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road on Thursday. Friday is Ulster Landing, Christian Perez, and Tool Shed. (410) 637-3728

Thursday, Goodnight Moonshine and Roosevelt Dime are at Pearl Street Warehouse in Washington, DC. Karen Jonas has a CD release concert on Saturday with The Linemen and Cary Hudson.

Nuke the Soup

Nuke the Soup

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

The Annapolis Irish Festival is Friday and Saturday at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds. Artists include Gaelic Storm, Scythian, Chesapeake Caledonian Pipes and Drums, Carbon Leaf, Seamus Kennedy, EJ Jones, plus more.

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

Bluestone Bluegrass Band are at Rob’s Bluegrass Barn in Westminster on Saturday. 410-857-7473

Also Saturday, The Old Part of Town are at Woodfire Kitchen in Hereford. 443.491.3505

Darla Jean and the Somethin’ or Others are at the Frederick Festival of the Arts on Saturday at noon. Other Saturday artists include ilyAIMY and Lydia and Emily Martin. The Festival continues on Sunday.

 

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

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

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: Indigenous; Thursday: Raul Malo w/ Monica Rizzio; Friday: Sondre Lerche; Sunday: Del Florida, Amber North, Ryan Walsh, and Hungry on Monday. 410-268-4545

Elizabeth & the Catapult with Matt Costa are at Jammin’ Java in Vienna VA on Monday. 703/255-1566

Soul - the Stax Musical

The next Live Lunch in WTMD’s performance space in Towson is Tuesday with the cast of ‘SOUL The Stax Musical,’ running through June 10th at Baltimore Center Stage. Come see the show live at noon or tune in to 89.7 WTMD.

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

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

Raul Malo w/ Monica Rizzio will be at the Birchmere in Alexandria VA on Wednesday and 10,000 Maniacs on Sunday. 703-549-7500

WTMD Film Series continues with the documentary about one of the most influential bands in rock history, Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me on Thursday in WTMD’s performance space in Towson. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the free movie starts at 8.

Kipyn Martin, Lara Herscovitch, Lea

Kipyn Martin, Lara Herscovitch, Lea

Uptown Concerts presents three women singer-songwriters in the round, Kipyn Martin, Lara Herscovitch, and Lea, at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041

The Useless Cans from Albany, NY are at Black Cherry Puppet Theater next to Hollins Market in southwest Baltimore. 410-752-7272

Folk College with the duo Simple Gifts is Friday through Sunday at Juniata College in Huntingdon, PA. A weekend of workshops, concerts, coaching sessions, jamming, singing, and dancing with Guy Davis, Flor de Toloache, Matt & Shannon Heaton, Ari & Mia, Tyler Hughes & Sam Gleaves, Colebrook Road, and more.

 

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

Western Centuries

Western Centuries

Writer and documentary filmmaker Robert Gordon reads from his new book Memphis: Rent Party – The Blues, Rock & Soul in Music’s Hometown at the Creative Alliance on Monday. On Thursday it’s Bumper Jacksons playing their new single and more. Saturday is honky tonk dance night with Western Centuries. And Sunday Victoria Vox welcomes guests Shodekeh, Heather Aubrey Lloyd, Kipyn Martin, and Brian Beverly. 410-276-1651

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

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: Scott Kirby w/ The Massacoustics; Thursday: The Clarks w/ Scott Kurt; Friday: Christine Havrilla & Gypsy Fuzz, Mama’s Black Sheep, Sweet Leda; Saturday: Mark & Maggie O’Connor. 410-268-4545

Tuareg guitarist Mdou Moctar with Zomes and Insect Factorye are at the Black Cat in Washington on Wednesday. 202.667.4490

Leni Stern African Trio are at the Mansion on O Street in Washington, DC on Wednesday. 202.496.2020

The last BSOPulse concert this season is Thursday at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Moon Taxi.

Thursday is bluegrass night at The 8×10 with Jakobs Ferry Stragglers, By and By, and Toolshed. An Evening With Cris Jacobs Band is Saturday. 410-625-2000

Guitarist Leni Stern with Cheick Hamala Diabate and Jaja Music will be at Bossa Bistro in Washington on Thursday. 202-650-9351

On Thursday, Western Centuries will be at Pearl Street Warehouse in Washington, DC.

The Claudettes are at Hill Country Live in Washington DC on Thursday. 202-556-2050

Mustard's Retreat

Mustard’s Retreat

On Friday, Uptown Concerts presents Michigan artists Mustard’s Retreat’s first appearance in Maryland as a trio, with Letitia Van Sant duo at Cellar Stage Timonium. The Cellar Stage Timonium is located in Timonium United Methodist Church on Pot Spring Road. 410-521-9099

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

Huda Asfour

Huda Asfour

Palestinian oud player Huda Asfour has a CD release party at Atlas Performing Arts Center in Washington on Friday. (202) 399-7993

Darla Jean and the Somethin’ or Others play at the Fells Point Farmers Market on Saturday 9am – noon.

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 Tom Margolis. 410-529-7176

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

Akira & Node 18 and Geraldine will be at Edith May’s Paradise in Jessup on Saturday. 410-799-3755

The Institute of Musical Traditions presents Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers & Wendy Sassafras Ramsay 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 Mainstay in Rock Hall on Saturday. (410) 639-9133

The Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival is Saturday and Sunday at Sandy Point State Park Among the artists are Brian Setzer’s Rockabilly Riot, Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band, Delbert McClinton, Mike Zito, Keb’ Mo’, Shemekia Copeland, Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band, and Deanna Bogart. 410-257-7413

Lea Gilmore

Lea Gilmore

Next Sunday at 5pm, the Roots Café presents “Baltimore Songs,” a collaboration by Lea Gilmore, Geoffrey Himes & Willem Elsevier at An Die Musik Live. (410) 385-2638

Focus Music presents OCEAN Quartet at George Washington Masonic Memorial in Alexandria, VA on Sunday. (703) 380-3151

Kiefer Sutherland with Rick Brantley will be at the Birchmere in Alexandria VA on Sunday. 703-549-7500