Archive for the ‘Concert calendar’ Category

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. 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

The Institute of Musical Traditions presents Karan Casey from Ireland at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD on Monday. 301-754-3611

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: Richard Thompson solo acoustic is sold out; Tuesday: Gordon Lightfoot; Wednesday: B.B. King Blues Band feat. Michael Lee; Thursday: Keller Williams; Sunday: Peter Mayer & Brendan Mayer from Jimmy Buffett’s band. 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

Charming Disaster (photo by Shervin Lainez)

Charming Disaster (photo by Shervin Lainez)

Goth-folk duo Charming Disaster with Trucker Talk are at Black Cherry Puppet Theater next to Hollins Market in southwest Baltimore on Tuesday. 410-752-7272

The American Folklife Center presents Serbian Roma music by Eva Salina and Peter Stan at the Whittall Pavilion of the Library of Congress on Thursday at noon.

Uptown Concerts presents Caroline Hester with her daughters Amy & Karla Blume at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041

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

Instrumental trio Big Lazy plays noir and twang with a filmic sensibility at Bossa Bistro in Washington on Thursday. 202-650-9351

Also Thursday, Jackie Greene is at City Winery in Washington, DC. (202) 250-2531

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Thursday: Adam Ezra Group w/ Vintage Pistol; Friday: Deanna Bogart Band w/ Eric Scott Trio. 443.283.1200

Jealous of the Birds, a project of Irish singer Naomi Hamilton, is the next Live Lunch in WTMD’s performance space in Towson on Friday. Come see the show live at noon or tune in to 89.7 WTMD.

Le Vent du Nord

Le Vent du Nord

Québec folk quintet Le Vent du Nord are at the Creative Alliance on Friday. Saturday it’s Lift Me Up: A Night of Gospel Masters with The Legendary Ingramettes. 410-276-1651

Molly Tuttle is at Pearl Street Warehouse in Washington, DC on Friday. 202.380.9620

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Friday: 3rd Annual Desperado’s/Wax Museum Reunion featuring NRBQ and The Skip Castro Band. 703-549-7500

The Spring Gulch Folk Festival is Friday through Sunday in New Holland, PA. Artists include Eileen Ivers, Joe Jencks, Mike Agranoff, Mile 12, Tom Rush, David Jacobs-Strain & Bob Beach, Trout Fishing in America, Dave Gunning, Jim Lauderdale, Dennis Stroughmatt and L’Espirit Creole, plus more.

Sumaia Jackson

Sumaia Jackson

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

Fiddler Sumaia Jackson is at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road on Saturday. (410) 637-3728

On Sunday, Red Molly is at The Hamilton in Washington DC. 202-787-1000

Also next Sunday Miss Tess & the Talkbacks have a free show at Hill Center in Washington DC at 4:30pm.

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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

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

On Wednesday, John Paul White, formerly of The Civil Wars, is at Union Stage in Washington, DC. 877.987.6487

Also Wednesday, John Shakepear will be at Electric Maid in Washington DC.

Cora Harvey Armstrong

Cora Harvey Armstrong

The American Folklife Center presents African-American gospel from Virginia by Cora Harvey Armstrong at the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Thursday at noon.

Uptown Concerts presents Bumper Jacksons (duo) at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041

The Suitcase Junket w/ Ali McGuirk are at the Creative Alliance on Thursday. Friday it’s Letitia VanSant and Goodnight Moonshine feat Molly Venter. 410-276-1651

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Thursday: John Paul White w/ Erin Rae; Friday: The Clarks; Saturday afternoon: Alejandro Escovedo; Sunday afternoon: Michael Martin Murphey. 410-268-4545

Mortified comes to WTMD performance space in Towson 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 wtmd.org

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

Friday, OCEAN Celtic Quartet presents “Lusty Month of May” at Carroll Cafe in Seekers Church, Takoma Park MD. 301-562-4147

Also Friday, it’s Fried Pickin’ at Waverly Brewing Company. 443-438-5765

The duo In the Clear plays at Alchemy of Art on Eastern Avenue on Friday.

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Friday: Bad Influence Band; Saturday: The 19th Street Band; Sunday: Mother’s Day Brunch featuring the Gospel Angels. 443.283.1200

Welcome to ShakesvilleWTMD’s Saturday Morning Tunes series continues this Saturday with the Baltimore Rock Opera Society presenting “Welcome to Shakesville” – a puppet-filled romp through the magical world of 1960s psychedelia. 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

There’s a Uke Jam at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road on Saturday at 11am. John Shakespear is there at 7pm on Saturday. (410) 637-3728

Cryin’ Fridays with Patti Sullivan duo opening will be at Edith May’s Paradise in Jessup on Saturday. 410-799-3755

Next Sunday at 5pm, the Roots Café Singer-Songwriter Series presents Matt Pless, Georgie Jessup, and Geoffrey Himes & Willem Elsevier at An Die Musik Live. (410) 385-2638

The Institute of Musical Traditions presents Robin Bullock on Monday and John Gorka on Sunday at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD. 301-754-3611

The Baltimore Folk Music Society sponsors English Country Dance every Monday at Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter on York Road and American Contra and Square Dancing every Wednesday at the Lovely Lane Church on St. Paul Street. 888.646.BFMS

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: Brian Auger’s Oblivion Express; Tuesday: The Nighthawks and The Billy Price Charm City Rhythm Band; Friday: Graham Parker solo w/ Adam Ezra; Saturday: Todd Snider w/ Reed Foehl; Sunday: Terry Reid & The Cosmic American Derelicts. 410-268-4545

Che Apalache

Che Apalache

Che Apalache will be at The Public Option brew pub in Washington, DC on Monday. 202.636.3795

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

Della Mae will be at The Hamilton in Washington DC on Wednesday. 202-787-1000

WTMD First Thursday FestivalWTMD’s free First Thursday Festival presented by Brewers Hill starts the 2019 season this week in Canton Waterfront Park. Six bands on two stages: Mt. Joy, Raul Midón, Cautious Clay, Jah Works, Shangoband, and Strykers Posse. Music starts at 5:30pm.

Uptown Concerts presents Garnet Rogers with guest Natalia Zukerman at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Thursday: Delbert McClinton; Saturday: David Allan Coe. 703-549-7500

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Thursday: Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas; Friday: The Nighthawks; Saturday: Charlie Hunter and Lucy Woodward; Sunday: Eli “Paperboy” Reed and Brandi & The Alexanders. 443.283.1200

The Joe Policastro Trio plays at Twins Jazz in Washington, DC on Thursday 202.234.0072 and The Cabaret at Germano’s in Little Italy on Friday. 410.752.4515

The First Friday Show at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road features Who, What, Why, When & Werewolves, Seth Mitchell, and Marian McLaughlin. (410) 637-3728

The monthly Folkal Point concert series is Saturday at An Die Musik Live! with The Tinklers and Bob Pyle. 410-385-2638

On Saturday, Latingrass string band Che Apalache is at Gordon Center for Performing Arts in Owings Mills. 410.356.7469

Stewbone (Grateful Dead tribute) with guest Kenny Brooks of Ratdog are at The 8×10 on Saturday. 410-625-2000

The 10th annual Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival is 12-8 PM on Saturday in Washington DC. Artists include Dustbowl Revival, Hackensaw Boys, Che Apalache, The High & Wides, ilyAIMY, Geraldine, Haint Blue, Jess Eliot Myhre from Bumper Jacksons, Sweet Yonder, and more.

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

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

 

Azalea City Recordings’ Earth Day Concert is Monday w/ Ruthie & the Wranglers, The U-Liners, Patty Reese, Little Red & The Renegades and more 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 & Wednesday: Kris Kristofferson & The Strangers; Tuesday: Martin Barre celebrates 50 Years of Jethro Tull feat. Clive Bunker, Dee Palmer & special guests; Friday: Hey 19: A Tribute to Steely Dan; Saturday afternoon: R2Hop2 Beer & Music Festival feat. J Roddy Walston and the Business w/ Skribe, Ruen Brothers; Saturday evening: Lisa Loeb w/ Brian Dunne; Sunday: Sail On: The Beach Boys Tribute. 410-268-4545

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Monday: Martin Barre celebrates 50 Years of Jethro Tull; Saturday: Cleve Francis. 703-549-7500

The BFMS Song Swap is Tuesday the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. Friday it’s Shawna Caspi from Canada and Mike P. Ryan. (410) 637-3728

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

It’s Fingerstyle Guitar Night with Little Lawnmowers and Thayer Naples at The Handlebar Cafe on Caroline Street on Tuesday. (443) 438-7065

Crys Matthews and Lea

Crys Matthews and Lea

Uptown Concerts presents a double bill with Crys Matthews and Lea at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Thursday: The 9 Songwriter Series; Friday: The Chuck Brown Band; Sunday: Peter Bradley Adams. 443.283.1200

Shawna Caspi will be at Lake Anne Coffee House and Wine Bar in Reston, VA on Thursday. 703-481-9766

The next Live Lunch in WTMD’s performance space in Towson features Charm City Bluegrass Festival artists Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley on Friday. Come see the show live at noon or tune in to 89.7 WTMD.

The Kelly Bell Band album release show is Friday at WTMD’s performance space in Towson. Tickets at wtmd.org

Joan Baez’ Fare Thee Well Tour will be at the Warner Theatre in Washington on Friday. 202.783.4000

The Bridge

The Bridge

The 7th annual Charm City Bluegrass Festival is Friday and Saturday in Druid Hill Park. Artists include The Bridge, Deer Tick, Steep Canyon Rangers, Jeff Austin Band & Special Guests, Seldom Scene, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, Charm City Junction, Ultrafaux, and more.

Charm City Bluegrass Festival has late-night shows at The 8×10 on Friday with Larry Keel And Jeff Austin & Friends, A Charm City Bluegrass Super Jam, and PlateScrapers and Saturday with Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen with Special Guests, A Charm City Bluegrass Super Jam, and Man About a Horse. 410-625-2000

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

Stone Hill All Stars

Stone Hill All Stars

The next show in the North by Northeast American Roots Music Series is Saturday at Function Coworking Community in Lauraville, featuring The Stone Hill All-Stars and Friends.

The annual Marquee Ball is Saturday at the Creative Alliance with Jonathan Gilmore & The Experience, Betty O’Hellno, and a trip through L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. 410-276-1651

Saturday, Shawna Caspi will be at the North Elk Coffeehouse at St. Mary Anne’s Church in North East, MD. 410-287-5522

The Southern Maryland Celtic Festival is Saturday at Jefferson-Patterson Park and Museum in Price Frederick, MD. Artists include Ken Kolodner, Elke Baker & Robin Bullock, La Unica, Greater Washington Ceili Club with Pond Scum Band, Maggie Sansone & Bob Etsy, The American Rogues, and more.

Mystic India: The World Tour featuring the AATMA Performing Arts dance company will be at the Chrysalis in Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods on Sunday. Info at Eventbrite.

Also next Sunday Sarah Shook and Disarmers perform at Hill Center in Washington DC at 4:30pm.

 

Mokoomba

Mokoomba

The American Folklife Center presents Mokoomba from Zimbabwe at the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Monday at noon. And they’ll be at New Sprire Arts in Frederick on Tuesday. 301-620-4458

Caetano Veloso and sons from Brazil are at the Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda on Monday. 301-581-5100

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 Dimmer Twins: Patterson Hood & Mike Cooley of Drive By Truckers; Tuesday: Indie Soul Showcase Vol. 3 feat. Emmanuel Withers and John Lamkin II; Saturday: Tommy Castro & The Painkillers w/ Kevin Burt. 410-268-4545

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

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

Hot Club of Baltimore

Hot Club of Baltimore

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Wednesday: Stephen Kellogg w/ Pete Muller; Friday: Willie Nile w/ Bencoolen; Saturday: Wharf Rats; Sunday: Easter Jazz Brunch with Hot Club of Baltimore feat. Nico Sarbanes. 443.283.1200

Kaleta & Super Yamba Band bring Afrobeat to Bossa Bistro in Washington on Wednesday. 202-650-9351

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

The Baltimore City Historical Society presents “Hazel Dickens: The Voice of Appalachian Baltimore,” featuring documentary footage, live music, and commentary, at Village Learning Place on Thursday.

Uptown Concerts presents James Lee Stanley at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041

Thursday is bluegrass night at The 8×10 with Swamp Donkey, Shroom Pickers, and Tool Shed. 410-625-2000

At the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road – Friday: Cameron DeWhitt w/ Jake Blount. Saturday at 2pm, there’s Balfolk/Fest Diez Dance featuring folk dances from France and Brittany. (410) 637-3728

Singer/songwriter Lavender Blue will be at Wax Atlas records on Friday.

Another Friday show is Bumper Jacksons Duo at the 333 Coffeehouse in the Annapolis Friends Meeting House. (443) 333-9613

WTMD’s 5th annual Brews & Bands is Saturday noon to 4pm at WTMD studios in Towson. 30 berr styles from15 local breweries and music by Thunder Club and Mark Hopkins & The Pretty War. Tickets and information at WTMD.org

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

Gayle Harrod Band with magician The Legendary Rick will be at Edith May’s Paradise in Jessup on Saturday. 410-799-3755

Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen (photo © Courtney Middleton)

Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen (photo © Courtney Middleton)

Another Saturday show is Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen at the historic Avalon Theatre in Easton MD. 410-822-7299

 

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 this week featuring music by Wild Wombats of the Chesapeake. Tuesday is the BFMS Song Swap at Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter. The Second Saturday Square and Contra Dance is at Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter at 7:30pm. 888.646.BFMS

Letitia Van Sant

Letitia Van Sant

Tuesday at 6:30 WTMD presents four of the six Baker Price Music Finalists in the WTMD performance space in Towson. The showcase includes the indie/chamber pop group Outcalls, composer and pianist Scott Patterson, Americana singer-songwriter Letitia VanSant and socially conscious hip-hop artist Von Vargas. Info at WTMD.org

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

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Tuesday: Tab Benoit; Thursday: Lizz Wright; Friday & Saturday: Average White Band; Sunday: SGGL (Speidel, Goodrich, Goggin & Lille) and The Sherpas. 703-549-7500

The Institute of Musical Traditions presents Willa Mamet + Paul Miller, also known as Kitchen Table Music, at the School of Musical Traditions in the Talbott Center shopping plaza in Rockville, MD on Wednesday. 301-754-3611

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Wednesday: Tab Benoit w/ Eric McFadden; Thursday: Average White Band; Saturday afternoon: Arielle; Saturday evening: Los Lonely Boys w/ Gary Douglas Band; Sunday afternoon: Big Sam’s Funky Nation. 410-268-4545

Orchester Praževica and guests bring “Danube Sessions” to Bossa Bistro in Washington on Wednesday. 202-650-9351

Dan Navarro

Dan Navarro

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

On Thursday it’s Honky-Tonk & Two-Stepping at Waverly Brewing Company featuring Arty Hill & the Long Gone Daddys. Saturday it’s Red Sammy with Graham Stone. 443-438-5765

Brooks Williams is at The Cabaret at Germano’s in Little Italy on Thursday. 410.752.4515

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Thursday: Scott Mulvahill; Friday: Billy Price Charm City Rhythm Band. 443.283.1200

Thursday, Tyler Ramsey (formerly of Band of Horses) is at U Street Music Hall in NW Washington, DC.

The Baltimore Irish Trad Fest runs Friday through Sunday at various venues featuring workshops, performances and sessions in Irish traditional music, dance and song. Check the website for details.

The Dirty Grass Players

The Dirty Grass Players

It’s bluegrass at The 8×10 on Friday with The Dirty Grass Players with Colebrook Road. 410-625-2000

Also Friday, Cris Jacobs Band with Adam Wakefield are at Union Craft Brewing. (410) 467-0290 And Cris Jacobs Band with Justin Trawick are at Pearl Street Warehouse in Washington, DC on Saturday. 202.380.9620

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

Saturday, SOJA, Passafire, and Iya Terra are at Baltimore Soundstage. (410) 244-0057

At the Creative Alliance the Irish Trad Fest concert on Saturday is sold out. Sunday is Baltimore Plays Motown featuring musicians from Charm City. 410-276-1651

Sunday at 5pm, the Roots Café Singer-Songwriter Series presents Tony Denikos and Patty Reese with host Geoffrey Himes at An Die Musik Live. (410) 385-2638

The Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio will open for David Mallett at the World Folk Music Association (WFMA) showcase at Gaithersburg Art Barn in Gaithersburg, MD on Sunday. 866-412-5943

Also Sunday, Focus Music presents Mustard’s Retreat (duo) at Congregation Tikvat Israel in Rockville. 301.957.0178

 

The Institute of Musical Traditions presents The Tannahill Weavers from Scotland at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD on Monday. 301-754-3611

Jon Anderson from Yes is at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis on Monday. 410-280-5640

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 Swon Brothers; Tuesday & Wednesday: The Allman Betts Band feat. Devon Allman & Duane Betts w/ Scott Sharrard; Friday: 2 shows with Pat Metheny: Side Eye. 410-268-4545

Anda Union

Anda Union

Singer/songwriter/guitarist Miles Gannet is at the Creative Alliance on Tuesday. On Thursday it’s Amythyst Kiah from Our Native Daughters w/ AxixA (pronounced Uh-zee-Zuh). Black Root has an album release concert on Friday. Sunday, Creative Alliance presents Inner Mongolian masters Anda Union at B’nai Israel. 410-276-1651

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Tuesday: Robin Trower; Friday: Don McLean; Saturday: Bodeans w/ Nicholas David. 703-549-7500

A new art exhibit “Springalong: Images of Change, Growth & Hope” opens at WTMD in Towson on Thursday. Reception from 5:30-8:30pm.

Ellis Paul

Ellis Paul

On Friday, Uptown Concerts presents Ellis Paul’s CD release concert with Lea at Cellar Stage Timonium. This show was postponed from March. The Cellar Stage Timonium is located in Timonium United Methodist Church on Pot Spring Road. 410-521-9099

Friday, Nicolette Good, ellen cherry, and Andrew Grimm are at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. On Saturday at 2pm there’s a Balfolk music session featuring traditional and contemporary folk dance music from France and Brittany. (410) 637-3728

The Hot Club of Baltimore are at The Cabaret at Germano’s in Little Italy on Friday. Saturday it’s Bill Toms & Hard Rain feat. The Soulville Horns CD release party. 410.752.4515

Harvey Ried and Joyce Andersen are at The Church of the Redeemer on Friday. 410-857-2771

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Friday: Sugaray Rayford w/ Bad Influence Band. 443.283.1200

Scotty P

Scotty P

Saturday at 9:3pam there’s a sensory-friendly Saturday Morning Tunes reggae show especially for families with kids on the autism spectrum at WTMD in Towson featuring Scotty P of Jah Works. Tickets at SaturdayMorningTunes.com

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

The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc is at Carroll Arts Center in Westminster on Saturday. 410-857-2771

On Saturday, The Kelly Bell Band is at Gordon Center for Performing Arts in Owings Mills. 410.356.7469

Battle of Santiago from Toronto combine Afro-Cuban rhythms and vocals with Canadian art-rock at Bossa Bistro in Washington on Saturday. 202-650-9351

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

Focus Music presents the duo Small Potatoes at Island Pride Oasis in Gaithersburg, MD on Sunday. 703.380.3151

Another Sunday show is Nick Lowe with Los Straitjackets at The Hamilton in Washington DC. 202-787-1000

 

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: Robert Earl Keen; Thursday: Indie Soul Showcase feat. Cita Star, Chanel Narcissus, and Brown Smith Vibration; Friday: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy; Saturday: Jackson Dean w/ Ashley Gaines; Sunday: Maggie’s Celtic Celebration featuring Maggie Sansone, Karen Ashbrook & Paul Oorts, Laura Byrne, Pat Egan, Seth Kibel, Jimmy Eagan, and The Culkin Irish Step Dancers. 410-268-4545

The BFMS Song Swap is Tuesday at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. Fox and Bones will be there on Friday. (410) 637-3728

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

Also Tuesday, the trio Lula Wiles will be at Pearl Street Warehouse in Washington, DC.

At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Tuesday: Robert Earl Keen; Thursday: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy; Sunday: Asleep at the Wheel w/ The National Reserve. 703-549-7500 http://www.birchmere.com

Alash

Alash

Throat singing ensemble Alash from Tuva will be at Hill Center in Washington DC on Tuesday. And on Wednesday at noon, The American Folklife Center presents Alash at the Whittall Pavilion of the Library of Congress.

WTMD presents Act 1 of Cease & Desist Ballet, the Afrofuturistic opera-ballet set years in the future, on Thursday at WTMD’s performance space in Towson. Tickets and info at wtmd.org.

Uptown Concerts presents Kipyn Martin and Sean McGhee at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041

On Thursday Gettin’ Weir’d (A Tribute To Bob Weir) and The Bob Band (Bob Dylan Tribute) are at The 8×10. Saturday it’s a tribute to Phish by Phoam. 410-625-2000

The band Gato Preto with members from Mozambique, Ghana, and Germany will be at Bossa Bistro in Washington on Thursday. 202-650-9351

Noura Mint Seymail & Jeich Ould Chighaly

Noura Mint Seymail & Jeich Ould Chighaly

Friday is the final part of the series Nisa’a/Women: Muslim Cultural Identity at the Creative Alliance featuring Noura Mint Seymali from Mauritania and the harp-like ardine. Konjour Collective from Baltimore also appears. Sunday it’s Jajouka Baraka with Bachir Attar featuring musicians from Morocco and the U.S. 410-276-1651

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Friday: Selwyn Birchwood w/ Rachel Ann Morgan. 443.283.1200

Also Friday, The Yardbirds are at City Winery in Washington, DC. (202) 250-2531

Letitia Van Sant and Elena & Los Fulanos have a benefit concert on Saturday at Ascension Lutheran Church in Towson. 410-825-1725

Rick LaRocca

Rick LaRocca

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 Rick LaRocca. 410-529-7176

The Honey Badgers are at The Handlebar Cafe on Caroline Street on Sunday. (443) 438-7065

Also Sunday, Hermes Charles plays at 13.5% Wine Bar in Hampden.

 

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Bombino

Bombino

On Monday, Ghost-Note is at the Creative Alliance. Tuesday is Tuareg guitarist Bombino. Thursday: Kinky Friedman and Dale Watson. Friday and Saturday is the first Baltimore Old-Time Music Festival with The Local Honeys, Ken & Brad Kolodner, Corn Potato String Band, Molsky’s Mountain Drifters, Bill Schmidt & Ann Porcella, banjo showcase, square dance, and more. Tuvan throat singers Alash are there on Sunday. 410-276-1651

The Barefoot Movement

The Barefoot Movement

The Institute of Musical Traditions presents The Barefoot Movement at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD on Monday; Wednesday: Reckless Kelly w/ Scott Kurt. 301-754-3611

The Baltimore Folk Music Society sponsors English Country Dance every Monday at Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter on York Road and American Contra and Square Dancing every Wednesday at the Lovely Lane Church on St. Paul Street. Tuesday is the BFMS Song Swap at Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter. 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 Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Monday: Todd Snider w/ Reed Foehl; Wednesday: Lúnasa; Saturday: The Four Bitchin’ Babes. 703-549-7500

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: In The Vane Of…Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young: Annapolis Artists Playing Tributes & CSNY Inspired Originals; Wednesday: Reckless Kelly w/ Scott Kurt; Thursday: Pressing Strings w/ Jen Van Meter; Saturday: Delbert McClinton. 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

WTMD Film Series continues with the documentary “Waiting: The Van Duren Story” sets out to discover why Van Duren isn’t a household name 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.

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

Musicians from France, Armenia, Turkey and USA make up Collectif Medz Bazar at Bossa Bistro in Washington on Wednesday. Friday, it’s Colombian all-female group La Marvela plus Claudio Vega from Veracruz, Mexico. 202-650-9351

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

Thursday is bluegrass night at The 8×10 with The Platescrapers, The Hills And The Rivers, and West King String Band. 410-625-2000

Vishtèn

Vishtèn

The American Folklife Center presents Acadian music from Prince Edward Island by Vishtèn at the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Thursday at noon.

Also Thursday, Missy Raines is at BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown. 301.528.2260

At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Thursday: Richard Shindell w/ Brian Dunne; Friday: Kat Edmonson w/ Mark G. Meadows Presents: “Tandem” feat. Deacon Izzy; Saturday: Junkyard Saints. 443.283.1200

Friday, Carbon Leaf with Kurt Deemer are at Baltimore Soundstage. Saturday it’s An Acoustic Evening With Crack The Sky And Their String Quartet. (410) 244-0057

Haint Blue w/ Rock Creek Revival are at Villain & Saint in Bethesda on Friday. (240) 800-4700

Kerri Powers will be at the Stoltz Listening Room at the Avalon Theatre in Easton MD on Friday 410-822-7299 and at City Winery in Washington, DC on Saturday opening for The Weight Band. (202) 250-2531

Saturday, Dina Maccabee is at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. (410) 637-3728

Trio Sefardi will pay Sephardic music at OneCircle Center in Silver Spring, MD on Saturday. (301) 949-8984

John Westmoreland will be at Corner Store Arts Center in Washington, DC on Saturday. (202) 544-5807

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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.