Tannahill Weavers coming to Rockville TONIGHT!!

 

As always - Thank you in advance for your support:

Please remember, as an independent nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization Institute of Musical Traditions is made possible through ticket sales, grants and YOUR donations. Our Live webcasts don't make up for "real" shows - so IMT wants to weather the storm to be able to present these artists in the future! You can donate by heading over to paypal.me/imtfolk or by visiting us at https://imtfolk.org/support-imt
And thanks to our sponsors for their continued support!
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.

Friends and Relations:
Here are a few organizations that share goals and values with IMT.

House of Musical Traditions

Artivate

Barnaby Productions

Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eirean, O'Neill-
Malcolm Branch


Carpe Diem Arts

DC Bluegrass Union

Focus Music

Folklore Society of Greater Washington

The Greater Washington Ceili Club

Mary Cliff's Traditions

The Songwriters Association of Washington

Will IMT ever go back to weekly Monday shows? It's an unknown - verging on a MYSTERY! But we're back to A Monday tonight! Please join us for a hot show on a frankly SHOCKINGLY cold night!!!

TOMORROW:

Mon 3/28 Tannahill Weavers

Mon, Mar 28, 2022 @ 7PM

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

“The music may be pure old time Celtic, but the drive and enthusiasm are akin to straight ahead rock and roll.” - Winnipeg Free Press

“...an especially eloquent mixture of the old and the new...”
NEW YORK TIMES

Now in their 53rd year, the Tannahill Weavers are one of Scotland's premier traditional bands. Their diverse repertoire spans the centuries with fire-driven instrumentals, topical songs, and original ballads and lullabies. Their music demonstrates to old and young alike the rich and varied musical heritage of the Celtic people. These versatile musicians have received worldwide accolades consistently over the years for their exuberant and humorous performances and outstanding recording efforts that seemingly can't get better, yet continue to do exactly that.

Tickets at imtfolk.org.

And then...

Sat 4/23 Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas


“ALL WIGGED OUT: THE MUSICAL”

As above, Institute of Musical Traditions is pleased to assist in sponsoring “ALL WIGGED OUT: THE MUSICAL” starring Marcy Marxer. Mainstays of the roots music scene in the greater Washington area, mentors to generations of musicians, and heroines in family music, Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer have continuously created music and events that serve the community. This production is a service to anyone going through cancer, their healthcare team, loved ones and community.

IMT is helping raise $100,000 to help cover the costs of a high end film production of the musical - a pivot from the live performances originally planned before the pandemic closed theaters. All donations are fully tax-deductible either via GoFundMe or via check made directly to IMT with “ALL WIGGED OUT” in the memo section.

More info at imtfolk.org.


Other Area Events

With Covid-19 comes cancellations and it would be useless to try to guess when a regular events calendar might resume. However, there are still many online events to "attend" and all of our organizations can be supported in different ways.
One of our fellow local-music organizations, FocusMusic is maintaining a great list of their alumni performers' upcoming webstreams. We've got a lot of crossover with FocusMusic - take a look at focusmusic.org/Online-Shows

Sunday, April 3rd
FOCUSMUSIC & WFMA PRESENT DAVID MALLETT
7:30 PM • Gaithersburg Arts Barn - 311 Kent Square Rd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878

Tuesday April 19th
Reston Herndon Folk Club presents PIEDMONT BLUZ
AMPHORA’S DINER DELUXE 1151 Elden St - Herndon , VA 20170
7:15 p.m. Concert, Doors Open at 6 p.m.
$10 Members, $11 Non-members.
Tickets: at the door or contact Al Hobson at alhobson@verizon.net


Regular & repeating events:
For Storytelling and online song circles visit the Folklore Society of Greater Washington's Website!

Sundays at 4pm in Takoma Park - Drumspiration.
A FREE (donations encouraged!) live West African drumming class and jam led by Drumlady K (Kristen Arant) outdoors with live participants at the Takoma Park Gazebo from 4-5pm every Sunday. To join us, bring a drum and a chair. If you need a drum, contact Kristen through her website, www.drumlady.com.

Perhaps you need a Daily Antidote of Song? - Join Washington Revels and Carpe Diem Arts each day at 12 noon for an inspiring and uplifting Daily Antidote of Song with international recording artists from a broad range of cultures and traditions. Seven days/week. Information on their website : carpediemarts.org


Donations and Support

Be a patron of the arts if you're able and please consider making a tax-deductible donation to IMT. Even the smallest donation is a big help and you can give easily and securely at paypal.me/imtfolk or visit imtfolk.org for more information (and more ways to give!)

Institute of Musical Traditions • 10332 Parkman Road • Silver Spring, MD 20903
https://www.imtfolk.org

 
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