Archive for the ‘Concert calendar’ Category

Phoebe Legere with Ann Applesauce and DJ Jasper is at Galaxy Hut in Arlington, VA on Monday. 703-525-8646

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

Guitarist Michael Joseph Harris leads the Gypsy Jazz Jam every Monday at the Five & Dime Ale House in Hampden. On Tuesday there’s an old-time music jam led by Ken and Brad Kolodner. 443-835-2179

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: Little River Band; Tuesday: Rhiannon Giddens: The Freedom Highway Tour; Wednesday: Mary Ann Redmond & Susan Graham White w/ special guests to benefit the Progressive Equestrian Therapeutic Services w/ Deanna Dove; Thursday: Peter White Band; Friday: Pat Metheny (2 shows). 410-268-4545

TajMo: Taj Mahal & Keb' Mo'

TajMo: Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’

TajMo: The Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’ Band plus Jontavious Willis are at Lincoln Theatre in Washington on Wednesday. 202-888-0050

Rusty Sal is at the Rooster & Hen General Store in Catonsville on Wednesday. 443-341-6166

L’il Margaret’s Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Festival is at Goddard Farm in Leonardtown, MD on Friday & Saturday. Artists include Flatt Lonesome, Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road, David Parmley & Cardinal Tradition, Northern Connection, plus more. (301) 737-3004

Stone Hill All Stars

Stone Hill All Stars

The Stone Hill All Stars are at The Cabaret at Germano’s in Little Italy on Saturday. 410.752.4515

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 Mike Ryan. 410-529-7176

Sunday, Potomac Winds are at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. (410) 637-3728

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Beres Hammond

Beres Hammond

Beres Hammond appears at Ram’s Head Live downtown on Monday. 410-244-1131

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

Guitarist Michael Joseph Harris leads the Gypsy Jazz Jam every Monday at the Five & Dime Ale House in Hampden. On Tuesday there’s an old-time music jam led by Ken Kolodner. 443-835-2179

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: Peter Wolf & The Midnight Travelers; Tuesday: Nicole Atkins Band & Robert Ellis; Wednesday: Chely Wright’s Story & Song; Friday: 7 Bridges: The Ultimate Eagles Experience; Saturday: Mac McAnally. 410-268-4545

Tribu Baharú

Tribu Baharú

At the Creative Alliance this week: Tuesday: Jonathan Gilmore’s Blues Jam; Friday: Tribu Baharú from Bogotá, Colombia. 410-276-1651

On Tuesday there’s a Song Swap at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. (410) 637-3728

Luke Chohany is at the Rooster & Hen General Store in Catonsville on Wednesday. 443-341-6166

On Thursday, The Patapsco Delta Boys play at the Village of Cross Keys Summer in the Square series.

Australian bluesman CW Stoneking is at DC9 in Washington DC on Friday. (202) 483-5000

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

Guitarist Michael Joseph Harris leads the Gypsy Jazz Jam every Monday at the Five & Dime Ale House in Hampden. The Baltimore Bluegrass Jam is Tuesday. 443-835-2179

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: The Jerry Douglas Band w/ Danny Burns; Tuesday: Toad the Wet Sprocket (2 shows); Wednesday: The Machine performs Pink Floyd acoustic; Friday: Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers w/ Jocelyn & Chris Arndt; Saturday: Los Lonely Boys; Sunday: Peter Rivera: original lead singer & drummer of Rare Earth. 410-268-4545

Tuesday, Amy Black’s Memphis Music Revue will be at Gypsy Sally’s in Washington DC. 202-333-7700

Ampersand String Band

Ampersand String Band

The Ampersand String Band is at the Rooster & Hen General Store in Catonsville on Wednesday. 443-341-6166

On Wednesday, The Institute of Musical Traditions presents Song & Dance of Irish America MAD Week Concert at Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church in Bethesda featuring a reunion of Celtic Thunder, Brian Conway, Tony DeMarco, and more. 301-754-3611

It’s bluegrass night at The 8×10 on Thursday with Trailer Grass Orchestra, Twisted Pine and Edgar Allen & the Poe Boys. 410-625-2000

The New Pornographers and Natalie Prass appear at Ram’s Head Live downtown on Thursday. 410-244-1131

Billy Bragg

Billy Bragg

The American Folklife Center presents a book talk and signing with Billy Bragg and his new book, Roots, Radicals and Rockers: How Skiffle Changed the World, in the Mumford Room on the 6th floor of the James Madison Building of the Library of Congress on Friday at 7PM.

Emmylou Harris is at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis on Friday. 410-280-5640

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

The Folklore Society of Greater Washington presents Tyler Hughes & Sam Gleaves on Friday at the Lyceum in Alexandria VA. They will also be at a house concert in Takoma Park on Saturday. Info for both shows at fsgw.org

Betsayda Machado

Betsayda Machado

Betsayda Machado and La Parranda El Clavo from Venezuela play at the African American Museum in Philadelphia on Friday.

Nick & Luke CD release show is at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road on Saturday featuring Luke Chohany & Nick Horner with Captain Krunch and the Taste Bridge. (410) 637-3728

Next Sunday at 5pm, the Roots Café Singer-Songwriter Series presents Billy Kemp and Sean K. Preston with host Geoffrey Himes at An Die Musik Live. (410) 385-2638

The Atlanta Rhythm Section and Pure Prairie League will be at the Birchmere in Alexandria VA on Sunday. 703-549-7500

Michael Mwenso

Michael Mwenso

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

David Bromberg

David Bromberg

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: Jonny P w/Del Florida; Wednesday: Robert Earl Keen w/Ruston Kelly; Thursday: David Bromberg Quintet w/Brian Mackey; Saturday: Sarah Jarosz w/The Brother Brothers. 410-268-4545

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

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

The jazz & blues of Michael Mwenso & The Shakes are at the Creative Alliance on Thursday. 410-276-1651

The Swinging Swamis play at the House of Ruth Crabaret benefit in the Baltimore Museum of Art on Thursday.

Kacey Chambers will be at the Birchmere in Alexandria VA on Thursday. 703-549-7500

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

Abigail Selby & Eric Selby

Abigail Selby & Eric Selby

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 guests are the duo Abigail Selby (electric harp & vocals) & Eric Selby (drums & percussion). 410-529-7176

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

Mambo Combo are at Ladew Topiary Gardens in Monkton next Sunday at 6pm. 410-557-9466

The Institute of Musical Traditions presents Song & Dance of Irish America MAD Week Kickoff Concert at Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church in Bethesda featuring Billy McComiskey, Kevin Doyle, Donna Long, and more. 301-754-3611

Guy Davis

Guy Davis

Common Ground on the Hill‘s Traditions Week II of concerts and workshops runs through Friday at McDaniel College in Westminster musicians, artists, creators & thinkers. Music, dance, visual arts, yoga, film and more. Saturday is the Common Ground on the Hill Roots Music & Arts Festival at the Carroll County Farm Museum. The lineup includes Guy Davis, Robin Bullock, Professor Louie, Urban Artistry, Sparky & Rhonda Rucker, Ken & Brad Kolodner, and more. 410-857-2771

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 8:00pm. 888.646.BFMS

The Gypsy Jazz Jam is every Monday at the Five & Dime Ale House in Hampden. The Baltimore Bluegrass Jam on Tuesday is cancelled. 443-835-2179

Ledward

Ledward “Led” Kaapana

The American Folklife Center presents a free concert of Hawai’ian slack key guitar by Ledward “Led” Kaapana at the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Wednesday at noon.

WTMD’s free First Thursday concerts continue this week in Canton Waterfront Park. Now double the fun with six bands on two stages: Robyn Hitchcock, The Weeks, Ron Gallo, Waxahatchee, Hollis Brown, and Outcalls.

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Thursday: Don McLean; Friday & Saturday: The Bacon Brothers (2 shows each night). 410-268-4545

Summer of Love 50th Anniversary Show w/ Fractal Cat & Friends is Friday at the Creative Alliance. 410-276-1651

Janna Critz is at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road on Friday. (410) 637-3728

Also Friday, Smooth Kentucky is at Union Craft Brewing. (410) 467-0290

Another Friday show is Red Sammy with guests Rattlewood at Mum’s in Federal Hill. 410-547-7415

The Pam Ortiz Band presents the final benefit concert in their monthly “Songs for Our Future” series at The Mainstay in Rock Hall on Friday. This show benefits the ACLU. (410) 639-9133

Good & Ready with Dana Good & Friends opening and Georgie Jessup hosting will be at Edith May’s Paradise in Jessup on Saturday. 410-799-3755

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

Charm City Junction are at Ladew Topiary Gardens in Monkton next Sunday at 6pm. 410-557-9466

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

Guitarist Michael Joseph Harris leads the Gypsy Jazz Jam every Monday at the Five & Dime Ale House in Hampden. On Tuesday there’s an old-time music jam. 443-835-2179

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: In The Vane Of…The Eagles: Annapolis Artists Playing Tributes & Eagles Inspired Originals; Tuesday: John Paul White w/Lera Lynn; Thursday: Badfinger’s Joey Molland performing “Straight Up” live & complete; Friday: Deanna Bogart Band; Sunday: Don Dixon & Marti Jones. 410-268-4545

There’s a Song Swap at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road on Tuesday. Friday is a concert with Pergola and Jon Camp. (410) 637-3728

Charm City Junction plays in Patterson Park at 6:30pm on Tuesday.

The American Folklife Center presents a free concert of Cajun music by BeauSoleil Quartet at the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Wednesday at noon.

DT Huber is at the Rooster & Hen General Store in Catonsville on Wednesday. 443-341-6166

Edda Glass & Max Hatt

Edda Glass & Max Hatt

Jazz Americana duo Max Hatt / Edda Glass are at The Cabaret at Germano’s in Little Italy on Saturday. 410.752.4515

Synchronicity and The Last Waltz bring tributes to The Police and The Band respectively to the The 8×10 on Wednesday. 410-625-2000

Iļģi

Iļģi

The Latvian Song Fest is at various venues in Baltimore Thursday through Monday. Events include Lativan folk group Iļģi, rock band Akra, jazz and pop by Daumants Kalninš Quintet, folk dancing, sacred music, folk costumes, art and more.

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

The documentary film Nighthawks on the Blue Highway plus a concert by the Nighthawks is Friday at the Creative Alliance. 410-276-1651

The Maureen Choi Quartet are at An Die Musik Live! with two shows on Friday. 410-385-2638

Also Friday, Jonathan Edwards will be at Mason District Park Amphitheatre in Annandale VA.

Ken & Brad Kolodner’s annual backyard concert is Saturday in Hampden with the Brother Brothers and the Ken & Brad Kolodner Quartet.

The monthly Folkal Point concert series is Saturday at An Die Musik Live! with a 1960’s Folk Music Tribute featuring Mike Barth, Mark Brine, Paul Margolis (Stone Hill All-Stars), Serena Miller (Birdhouse and Legends of Etcetera), Linda Nelson (The Honey Badgers), and The Patapsco Delta Boys. 410-385-2638

Common Ground on the Hill‘s Traditions Week II of concerts and workshops starts on Sunday at McDaniel College in Westminster. 275 workshops featuring 150 musicians, artists, creators & thinkers. Music, dance, visual arts, yoga, film and more. Beginning to advanced. All ages. Instructors include Scott Ainslie, Jumoke Ajanku, A.J. Bodnar & Liza DiSavino, Robin Bullock, Guy Davis, Rachel Eddy, Mary Flower, Cristina Huertas, The Jeremiahs from Ireland, Ken & Brad Kolodner, Professor Louie, Lydia Sylvia Martin, Walt Michael, Dominick Murray, Matthew Olwell, Paide Gymnasium Folk Dance Group from Estonia, Jesse Palidofsky, Sparky & Rhonda Rucker, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, Caleb Stine, Dede Wyland, Radim Zenkl, and many more. 410-857-2771

Trinidad and Tobago Baltimore Steel Orchestra are at Ladew Topiary Gardens in Monkton next Sunday at 6pm. 410-557-9466

Monday, Jon Stickley Trio is at Metro Gallery. 410-224-0899

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

Guitarist Michael Joseph Harris leads the Gypsy Jazz Jam every Monday at the Five & Dime Ale House in Hampden. The Baltimore Bluegrass Jam is Tuesday. 443-835-2179

The free Songster Series debuts on Tuesday in the Marquee Lounge at the Creative Alliance with Warner Williams and Jay Summerour. 410-276-1651

Blue Moon Cowgirls

Blue Moon Cowgirls

The Blue Moon Cowgirls are at the Rooster & Hen General Store in Catonsville on Wednesday. 443-341-6166

There’s an old-time jam at Rocklands Winery in Poolesville on Wednesday.

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Wednesday: Aimee Mann w/ Jonathan Coulton; Thursday: Gerald Albright and Jonathan Butler (two shows); Sunday: Marcia Ball. 410-268-4545

SONiA disappear fear

SONiA disappear fear

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

The High & Wides are at Joe Squared on North Avenue on Friday. 410-545-0444

The Soul Rebels with Rufus Roundtree and Da B’more Brass Factory are coming to kick some brass at Baltimore Soundstage on Friday. (410) 244-0057

Also Friday, Aimee Mann with Jonathan Coulton be at the Birchmere in Alexandria VA. 703-549-7500

Common Ground on the Hill‘s Traditions Week I of concerts and workshops starts on Sunday at McDaniel College in Westminster. 275 workshops featuring 150 musicians, artists, creators & thinkers. Music, dance, visual arts, yoga, film and more. Beginning to advanced. All ages. Instructors include Scott Ainslie, Jumoke Ajanku, A.J. Bodnar & Liza DiSavino, Robin Bullock, Guy Davis, Rachel Eddy, Mary Flower, Cristina Huertas, The Jeremiahs from Ireland, Ken & Brad Kolodner, Professor Louie, Lydia Sylvia Martin, Walt Michael, Dominick Murray, Matthew Olwell, Paide Gymnasium Folk Dance Group from Estonia, Jesse Palidofsky, Sparky & Rhonda Rucker, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, Caleb Stine, Dede Wyland, Radim Zenkl, and many more. 410-857-2771

Michael Franti & Spearhead are at the Fillmore in Silver Spring next 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. Friday through Sunday is the 32nd Annual Spring Catoctin Mountain Music and Dance Weekend at Camp Misty Mount. 888.646.BFMS

Guitarist Michael Joseph Harris leads the Gypsy Jazz Jam every Monday at the Five & Dime Ale House in Hampden. On Tuesday there’s an old-time music jam. 443-835-2179

Caleb Stine is at the Rooster & Hen General Store in Catonsville on Wednesday. 443-341-6166

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

Slavic Soul Party!

Slavic Soul Party!

Thursday it’s a Balkan brass dance party w/ Slavic Soul Party! and Balti Mare at the Creative Alliance. J Pope and the HearNow have a record release party with lots of guests on Friday. World Refugee Day – Baltimore is Saturday 2-5pm featuring a youth and adult performer showcase of talented new American artists resettled in Baltimore. 410-276-1651

Bluegrass night at The 8×10 on Thursday features Town Mountain, Fried Pickin’, and The Manly Deeds. Friday it’s Mother’s All-Stars w/ Cris Jacobs, Papa John Gros, Mark Mullins, Todd Herrington, and John Kimock. 410-625-2000

Thursday, Jake La Botz is at Metro Gallery. 410-224-0899 ** CANCELLED **

Friday Marshall Crenshaw y Los Straitjackets w/ Sarah Borges and A Feast Of Snakes are at The Hamilton in Washington DC. 202-787-1000

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Friday: Ronnie Baker Brooks; Saturday: The Legendary Ils Sont Partis Band (Buckwheat Zydeco Band); Saturday: Marshall Crenshaw y Los Straitjackets w/ Sarah Borges and A Feast Of Snakes. 410-268-4545

sat-morn-tunes-festSaturday from 9:00 to 11:30 am is the WTMD Saturday Morning Tunes Family Festival at WTMD studios in Towson. Arts & crafts, bicycles, Barry Louis Polisar, bluegrass music, and the Saturday Morning Tunes house band — the Cartunes. Tickets at Missiontix.com.

Shawna Caspi

Shawna Caspi

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 Shawna Caspi from Canada. 410-529-7176

Saturday, Ben Carr holds a workshop and concert at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. Sunday it’s Dan Meyer Choir. (410) 637-3728

Red Sammy in full band mode will be at Caton Tavern in Catonsville on Saturday.

There’s a square dance at Rocklands Winery in Poolesville on Saturday.

Reel Big Fish is at the Fillmore in Silver Spring on Saturday.

Ken & Brad Kolodner Trio are at Jerusalem Mill Village, Kingsville next Sunday at 6pm.

The Crawdaddies are at Ladew Topiary Gardens in Monkton next Sunday at 6pm. (410) 557-9466

Red Sammy

Red Sammy

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: ReBirth Brass Band; Saturday: The Steel Wheels w/ Scott Miller; Sunday: Cracker unplugged. 410-268-4545

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. BFMS is sponsoring participatory dances, singing and music sessions at the Colonial Market Fair at the Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum in Oella, MD on Saturday and Sunday, 10 AM to 4 PM. 888.646.BFMS

Guitarist Michael Joseph Harris leads the Gypsy Jazz Jam every Monday at the Five & Dime Ale House in Hampden. The Baltimore Bluegrass Jam is Tuesday. 443-835-2179

Robert Cray Band is at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis on Tuesday. 410-280-5640

Also Tuesday, Hollis Brown is at Baltimore Soundstage. (410) 244-0057

Friday, Mara Levine and Gathering Time will be at Carroll Cafe in Seekers Church, Takoma Park MD. 301-562-4147. Saturday they’ll be at Deer Creek Coffeehouse at Grace Memorial Episcopal Church in Darlington, MD. (443) 877-7125

Saskatchewan singer/songwriter Colter Wall with Jamestown Revival are at the 9:30 Club in DC Friday. 202-393-0930

Friday through Sunday is Dare to Be Square DMV (DC-MD-VA) square dance weekend, Prince William Forest Park, in Dumfries, VA.

The Creative Alliance presents the free, family-friendly 7th Annual Maryland Traditions Folklife Festival on Saturday from noon to 7pm. Learn about Native American round dancing, Baltimore jazz, Beijing opera, and other living traditions practiced by communities across the state of Maryland. 410-276-1651

The next show in the North by Northeast American Roots Music Series is Saturday at The Church of the Messiah in Hamilton featuring The Kings of Crownsville.

The Old Part of Town with John Seay opening and Georgie Jessup hosting will be at Edith May’s Paradise in Jessup on Saturday. 410-799-3755

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

Guitarist Michael Joseph Harris leads the Gypsy Jazz Jam every Monday with members of Hot Club of Baltimore and Ultrafaux at the Five & Dime Ale House in Hampden. On Tuesday there’s an old-time music jam led by Ken and Brad Kolodner. 443-835-2179

Michael Patrick Flannigan Smith is at the Rooster & Hen General Store in Catonsville on Wednesday. 443-341-6166

Tift Merritt

Tift Merritt

WTMD’s free First Thursday concerts continues this week in Canton Waterfront Park. Seven bands on two stages: Tift Merritt, Jeb Loy Nichols, SUSTO, Muddy Magnolias, Margaret Glaspy, Super City, and The Rad Trads. Music starts at 5:30pm.

Thursday it’s an evening with John McCutcheon at the Creative Alliance. 410-276-1651

At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis on Thursday: Kimock. 410-268-4545

Gangstagrass is at Hill Country Live in Washington DC on Thursday. 202-556-2050

The John Papa Gros Band also Cara Kelly are at The 8×10 on Friday. 410-625-2000

1920s hot jazz by Tongue in Cheek, soulful music by Fred Moss, and Latin American folk by Conjunto Brujo are at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road on Friday. Sunday is Michael Raitzyk and Karla Chisholm. (410) 637-3728

The Pam Ortiz Band guests vocalist Sue Matthews and poet Mary Azrael continue their monthly series of benefit concerts on Friday at Robert Ortiz Studios in Chestertown, MD. This show supports Planned Parenthood. 410-810-1400

Elena & Los Fulanos

Elena & Los Fulanos

The monthly Folkal Point concert series is Saturday at An Die Musik Live! with Elena & Los Fulanos. 410-385-2638

The 46th annual Deer Creek Fiddlers’ Convention is Saturday 9am – 7pm at the Carroll County Farm Museum in Westminster.

The Strawberry Festival is also Saturday at the Sandy Spring Museum in Ashton-Sandy Spring, MD. Music includes Charm City Junction, The Hollow Prophets, Resurrection Baptist Sanctuary Choir, and Phil Carr’s Jazz Quintet.

Jaja and Kinobe

Jaja and Kinobe

The Folklore Society of Greater Washington presents the 37th Annual FSGW Washington Folk Festival on Saturday and Sunday at Glen Echo Park in Glen Echo, MD. Artists at this free event include Blanco y Negro, Dede & the Do-Rights, Fast Eddie and the Slowpokes, Halau Ho’omau I ka Wai Ola O Hawai’i, Kinobe and Jaja, Little Bit A Blues, Maelstrom Fiddlers, Paraguayan Harp, Trio Sefardi w/Flory Jagoda, the Washington Toho Koto Society, Flor de Maracujá, Telmen Naadam, Urban Artistry, and Wicked Olde. Featured storytellers include Janice Curtis Greene and the Twinbrook Tellers.

On Saturday, City and Color and Noah Gunderson appear at Ram’s Head Live downtown. 410-244-1131

Ken & Brad Kolodner Trio play for “Dinner at Dusk” at Sherwood Gardens on Sunday 5-8pm.

Next 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 World Folk Music Association (WFMA) presents The Brothers Four at Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church in Bethesda.