Fri Oct 21st - An Acoustic Night with the Nighthawks

Friday, October 21, 2022 IMT presents An Acoustic Night with the Nighthawks. 

Saint Mark Presbyterian Church | 10701 Old Georgetown Rd, Rockville, MD 20852 | 7.30pm  

Tickets: $15 advance (+$2 service fee) / $20 at door (children and students : $12/17)

An acoustic evening with an electrifying band. The Nighthawks promising to blow you away without blowing you out, mixing blues, R&B, honky-tonk country, doo-wop, gospel and rockabilly into one delicious stew.

In 1972, Mark, then 23, returned to his hometown after a New York City band apprenticeship eager to start a real, work-every-night band based on American roots music. He found a receptive local scene. Washington has long been a musical melting-pot of the kind that made Memphis the source point for the evolution of American music in the second half of the 20th century. It just never had a Stax or Sun record label to tell the world. As the city exploded with an influx of people from all the surrounding states during the Great Depression and World War II, Washington became a hotbed of musical cross-fertilization. When Bill Haley first brought his wacky Pennsylvania mix of hillbilly music and rhythm and blues to D.C. in 1952, people got it. And white kids like Mark found the Howard Theater – now recently restored and part of the historic top tier of the Chitlin' Circuit that included Baltimore’s Royal, Chicago’s Regal and New York’s Apollo – just a 25-cent bus ride away from the suburbs.

Visit their website here : thenighthawks.com

This is a Live, in-person performance. Proof of FULL vaccination (double or single as required by the brand) AND Booster REQUIRED. Masks must be worn while inside the venue. Without these items admission to the venue will be denied. Additionally, if the show is sold out, there will be NO REFUND for failure to comply.  

Doors open half an hour before showtime. 

Though PayPal is used as our credit and debit card processor, no, you don't have to have a PayPal account. When you click "payment method" you will see a yellow button that says "checkout with PayPal". You will still be able to use a credit or debit card at that point. Please add your phone number and home address to the notes field so that we may contact you in the event of cancelation, or to thank you with a letter for donations as appropriate.

Mon Oct 24th - The Piper Jones Band

Frances Cunningham arranged this song by Tucker Zimmerman, and we included EJ's original composition "Rachael's Wild Horses" to give it some drive! Speaking of drive, EJ and Frances drove West in 2020 to get the footage for the video, starting out at the beautiful MacRae Meadow, site of the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games in Western North Carolina, shot by David Quillin. Then they played their way across the country setting up the camera in beautiful places until they met up with Rachael Rodgers who captured and edited the rest of the footage in front of the Sandia Mountains near Albuquerque New Mexico.

Monday, October 24, 2022 IMT presents The Piper Jones Band.

Saint Mark Presbyterian Church | 10701 Old Georgetown Rd, Rockville, MD 20852 | 7.30pm 

Tickets: $15 advance (+$2 service fee) / $20 at door

The Piper Jones Band has one mission: to bring spirited, magical dance tunes and songs to everyone - from Celtic music veterans to those hearing it for the first time. 

The Piper Jones Band is a lyrical, high energy trio based on the moving and beautiful sounds of the Highland bagpipes, accompanied by unique percussive chords from the bouzouki and inspired drums. While maintaining a strong musical base in traditional tunes from Ireland, Scotland, and Appalachia, the group also performs original instrumental compositions and powerful vocal harmonies, as well as stepping off stage from time to time to lead the audience in traditional Celtic dances. The Piper Jones Band brings authentic, traditional music to your audience in a fresh, entertaining way. 

Piper EJ Jones has been performing and excelling as a performer of traditional Highland bagpipe music and folk music since he first picked up the pipes in 1987. He co-founded the renowned group Clandestine in 1991, with whom he produced five albums and won multiple awards. 

He also performs with Medieval dance band Brizeus and produced a solo album, The Willow, with Gerry O’Beirne and Rosie Shipley. Know for his technical expertise and lyrical piping, EJ can be heard piping for other artists such as Ed Miller, Robert Earl Keen, and many more. EJ is currently serving as the Concert Director for Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, the largest Highland Games in the United States.

This is a Live, in-person performance. Proof of FULL vaccination (double or single as required by the brand) AND Booster REQUIRED. Masks must be worn while inside the venue. Without these items admission to the venue will be denied. Additionally, if the show is sold out, there will be NO REFUND for failure to comply.  

Doors open half an hour before showtime. 

Though PayPal is used as our credit and debit card processor, no, you don't have to have a PayPal account. When you click "payment method" you will see a yellow button that says "checkout with PayPal". You will still be able to use a credit or debit card at that point. Please add your phone number and home address to the notes field so that we may contact you in the event of cancelation, or to thank you with a letter for donations as appropriate.

updated COVID policy for IMT venues (as of 3/7/22):

1) Proof of Vaccination (double or single as required by the brand) AND Booster

2) mask

3) without these items admission to the event will be denied

4) If the show is sold out, there will be no refund for failure to comply with the IMT Covid Policy

5) As denoted by "*" non-IMT venues with which we associate for individual performances may have slightly different Covid protocols. 

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An Acoustic Night with the Nighthawks (Adult Admission)

Saint Mark Presbyterian Church, 10701 Old Georgetown Rd, Rockville, MD

This is a Live, in-person performance. Proof of FULL vaccination (double or single as required by manufacturer) + BOOSTER. Masks must be worn while inside the venue. Without these items admission to the venue will be denied. Additionally, if the show is sold out, there will be NO REFUND for failure to comply.

Doors open half an hour before showtime.

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An Acoustic Night with the Nighthawks (children's admission)

Saint Mark Presbyterian Church, 10701 Old Georgetown Rd, Rockville, MD

This is a Live, in-person performance. Proof of FULL vaccination (double or single as required by manufacturer) + BOOSTER. Masks must be worn while inside the venue. Without these items admission to the venue will be denied. Additionally, if the show is sold out, there will be NO REFUND for failure to comply.

Doors open half an hour before showtime.

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The Piper Jones Band

Saint Mark Presbyterian Church, 10701 Old Georgetown Rd, Rockville, MD

This is a Live, in-person performance. Proof of FULL vaccination (double or single as required by manufacturer) + BOOSTER. Masks must be worn while inside the venue. Without these items admission to the venue will be denied. Additionally, if the show is sold out, there will be NO REFUND for failure to comply. Doors will be half an hour before showtime. Tickets are $15 in advance (+$2 box office fee) and $20 at the door.

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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.

We are a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization supported by contributions from individual donors and by funding from the Maryland State Arts Council.

Institute of Musical Traditions Inc. is supported in part by funding from the Montgomery County Government and the Arts & Humanities Council of Montgomery County.

Institute of Musical Traditions Inc. is supported in part by funding from the Montgomery County Government and the Arts & Humanities Council of Montgomery County.