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We are a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization supported by contributions from individual donors and by funding from the Maryland State Arts Council and the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County.
HMT specializes in instruments from the U.S. and around the world. In addition to their collection of exotic, unusual, and vintage instruments, they also feature fun folk instruments for music lovers of all ages and abilities. They have instructional and song books, music magazines, and recordings of traditional music from around the country and the world. They also coordinate music instructors and host music workshops. The Institute of Musical Traditions was born from a concert series started by David Eisner, the owner of the House of Musical Traditions.
The largest, single, non-profit group involved in the preservation and promotion of Irish traditional music and culture. The O'Neill l Branch presents concerts, dances, summer music and dance schools and the Musical Arts and Dance week school.
WAMA is an umbrella organization of Washington area musicians, concert promoters, lawyers, recording engineers, managers, graphic artists, and related businesses working together to address areas of common concern. They present the annual Washington Area Music Awards (the Wammies)..
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Other Area Events
Here are a few of the other concerts and music festivals coming up in the area.
For more local shows, plus workshops, camps, classes, dances, jams & sessions, visit IMT's Other Events page.
Performers include Lynn Hollyfield, Matt Holsen, Laura Baron, Susan Rowe, Heather Aubrey Lloyd, Eryn Michel, Michael R.J. Roth & Mike P. Ryan. Tickets: $18.00 advance. $20.00 door. Positano Ristorante Italiano, 4948-4940 Fairmont Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814. Event WebsiteMapAdd to Google Calendar
7th DC Bluegrass Festival
Fri. Mar. 9 - Sat. Mar. 10
The 7th DC Bluegrass Festival at the Tysons Sheraton Hotel w Tim O’Brien Band, the Gibson Brothers, the Becky Buller Band, the Molly Tuttle Band, Jeff Scroggins & Colorado, Mile Twelve, Circa Blue, FY5, Only Lonesome, and Sweet Yonder! visit dcbluegrassfest.org/tickets/ for ticketing. Event WebsiteAdd to Google Calendar