Posts tagged baltimore music.

Get your dancin’ shoes on! The Old Bay Ceílí Band hit The Patterson on Saturday with their fusion of traditional Irish dance music with a vibrant new energy!


Tickets and more info HERE

The Beltways (above) & Renegade Soul hit CA tonight, bringing us American roots rock & roll at its finest!

It’s that time of year again! Our BIG SHOW BIG PARTY is tonight!

We’ll be joined by Baltimore’s own Motorettes (above), you don’t want to miss this!

Tickets and more info HERE

Voted Best Arts Showcase in 2011’s Best of Baltimore, the Maryland Traditions Folklife Festival returns to Creative Alliance this year (bigger and better than ever)!
Sat Jun 1611am-7pmRAIN OR SHINE
It’s our daylong, indoor/outdoor, multicultural, interactive, family-friendly festival! A spectrum of MD-based performers, including doo-wop pioneers The Legendary Orioles, Appalachian and shout gospel groups, South African boot dancers, the awesome traditional Greek band Wolfpack, and salsa dancing with La Leyenda. Plus workshops and demos galore!  Mexican yarn painting, Ukrainian egg decorating, Baltimore screen painting, duck decoy carving, quilting & much more. A blacksmith will have his forge fired up in front of The Patterson! To eat, have a taste of Smith Island 7 Layer Cake and other wonderful, distinctive Maryland food. Locally brewed beer, too!
FREE! (We even have free parking and shuttle, you can’t beat this!)
More info HERE

Voted Best Arts Showcase in 2011’s Best of Baltimore, the Maryland Traditions Folklife Festival returns to Creative Alliance this year (bigger and better than ever)!

Sat Jun 16
11am-7pm
RAIN OR SHINE

It’s our daylong, indoor/outdoor, multicultural, interactive, family-friendly festival! A spectrum of MD-based performers, including doo-wop pioneers The Legendary Orioles, Appalachian and shout gospel groups, South African boot dancers, the awesome traditional Greek band Wolfpack, and salsa dancing with La Leyenda. Plus workshops and demos galore!  Mexican yarn painting, Ukrainian egg decorating, Baltimore screen painting, duck decoy carving, quilting & much more. A blacksmith will have his forge fired up in front of The Patterson! To eat, have a taste of Smith Island 7 Layer Cake and other wonderful, distinctive Maryland food. Locally brewed beer, too!

FREE! (We even have free parking and shuttle, you can’t beat this!)

More info HERE

Katherine Fahey’s Paper Cuts & Silhouettes

Opens Fri Apr 27, 5:30-7:30pm

Above: Fahey’s work as seen in the music video for Wye Oak’s “Fish”

One of our favorite nights of the year, our annual Residents Open House, is THIS SATURDAY! Musical guests Big in Japan with Katrina Ford.

Come see what Creative Alliance is all about!

DUETS WITH ARTY HILL

Honky tonker Arty Hill explores his favorite standards from across the musical spectrum—pop, jazz, bluegrass, and more—in duets with and all-star cast of Baltimore singers and musicians. Backed up by the Long Gone Daddys, Arty plays short sets with John Shock and Paul Margolis (Stone Hill All-Stars, Polkats), world renowned pedal steel guitarist Susan Alcorn, jazz guitarist Michael Raitzyk, blue grassers Ed Hough, and Baltimore chanteuse and actress Mink Stole.

Fri Feb 10, 8pm
$16, $11 mbrs. 

Above: Arty Hill and the Long Gone Daddys play “Streets of Baltimore”

CA hosts a Yiddish battle of the bands! Charm City Klezmer vs. The Lost Tribe

Sat Dec 17. 7:30pm dance lesson, 8pm show. $16, $11 mbrs. CLICK for details!

Above: Charm City Klezmer

Sat Dec 10, 8pm

A Winter’s Night: Ensemble Galilei w/NPR’s Neal Conan & Liz Carroll!

Ensemble Galilei brings its acclaimed holiday program of traditional music, poetry, and stories to Baltimore for the first time, with heartfelt narration by NPR’s Neal Conan and an all-star cast of musicians.

$20, $15 mbrs. Adv tix sug.

Ukulele powerhouse Victoria Vox hits CA on the 9th with ellen cherry in the duo’s Not All Holiday Holiday Show! Get your tix now before it’s too late!

Veteran Artist Program!
This Friday @8pm!
$16, $11 mbrs, vets & active duty personnel.
The second annual Veteran’s Day Celebration at the Creative Alliance by Highlandtown’s Veteran Artist Program includes a first time collaboration with Michael Beresh, composer and creator of Letters to Baltimore from the War. Mr. Beresh composes fresh songs based on the stories told by members of the cast of Telling: Baltimore, a play produced by VAP and The Telling Project, accompanied by the guitar talents of Jeff Hardwick and Marq-Paul LaRose, both VAP musicians from the 2010 Veteran’s Day show, Home. A stirring evening to consider war, peace, and remembering.
TIX HERE
 

Veteran Artist Program!

This Friday @8pm!

$16, $11 mbrs, vets & active duty personnel.

The second annual Veteran’s Day Celebration at the Creative Alliance by Highlandtown’s Veteran Artist Program includes a first time collaboration with Michael Beresh, composer and creator of Letters to Baltimore from the War. Mr. Beresh composes fresh songs based on the stories told by members of the cast of Telling: Baltimore, a play produced by VAP and The Telling Project, accompanied by the guitar talents of Jeff Hardwick and Marq-Paul LaRose, both VAP musicians from the 2010 Veteran’s Day show, Home. A stirring evening to consider war, peace, and remembering.

TIX HERE


 

Artscape 2011 is this weekend!! What are you most excited for?

Take a look at some photos from last weekend at the MD Traditions Folklife Festival! A beautiful day!

Photos by H. H Alexander Satorie-Robinson

Michael Raitzyk Organ/ic Music Trio

Absolutely crushin jazz guitarist Michael Raitzyk does a tribute to all things organ with The Michael Raitzyk Organ/ic Music Trio featuring the acclaimed Greg Hatza on organ, and jazz musicians musician Mike Kuhl on drums. These Baltimore based musicians create a ferocious groove in the tradition of Jimmy Smith, Kenny Burrell & Grady Tate.

CD release and performance Fri June 18th, 8pm.

$13, $8 mbrs.