Learn African Drumming at Long Branch Library

Do you like music? Come and join us for classes in African Drumming with Master Kofi Dennis, April 8, & 15 from 4:00pm-5:15pm. Join renowned Ghanaian drummer, dancer and storyteller, Kofi Dennis for African drumming. Learning to drum will increase your self-control, focus, confidence, and stamina, all while having fun! Drums will be provided. Space is limited and registration is … Read More

Bridging the Gap Between Bluegrass and Jazz: The Faux Paws

Witness the astounding marriage of two quintessential American musical genres: Bluegrass and Jazz! It’s a church wedding as the Faux Paws’ present an in-person concert for FSGW at the Seekers Church on Saturday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m. Imagine the raging energy of fiddle tunes united with hot saxophone solos, songs of unrequited love, and a melting pot of other … Read More

Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring

Inscape Chamber Orchestra performs Aaron Copland’s beloved “Appalachian Spring” on Saturday, April 15th at 5pm at Silver Spring United Methodist Church (8900 Georgia Ave). This FREE concert also includes works by a diverse array of composers that have all called America home over the last century. Free parking is available on-site behind the church. Praised by The New York Times … Read More

Lenten Choral Service

The service will highlight selections from Requiem composted by Takoma Prk Presbyterian Church Director of Music Dr. James T. Bingham, in memory of three people dear to him who died in a short span the summer of 1988. The service will be a beautiful musical testimony to the power of human compassion — and God’s eternal love. With outstanding orchestra, … Read More

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Irish Singer & Multi-instrumentalist Clare Sands

Wednesday, March 22, 7:30 p.m. Seekers Church, 276 Carroll St NW, Washington, DC Non-Members $25 https://www.fsgw.org/concerts Bi-lingual songwriter, composer, and multi-instrumentalist, Clare Sands is described by her peers as “hypnotic, tribal, and full of life.” Clare’s music is deeply rooted in the Irish tradition, but she has also mastered a wide range of contemporary styles and influences in startling ways. … Read More

Montgomery Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert: Dvorak, Mozart, Gliere

Come join the Montgomery Symphony Orchestra for our Spring concert! Sunday, March 26th at 3pm at Sligo Seventh-day Adventist in Takoma Park, MD. Free parking and admission. Antonín Dvořák, Serenade for Wind Instruments in D Minor, Op. 44, B. 77 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ballet Music from Idomeneo, K. 367 Reinhold Glière, Symphony No. 1 in E-flat Major, Op. 8

Jake Blount: African American Roots Music

Celebrate Black History Month with the Folklore Society of Greater Washington, and the Library of Congress. The Folklore Society of Greater Washington, and the Library of Congress are joining forces to celebrate the contributions of African Americans to American music in a free concert by Washington, D.C. native and ground-breaking Roots musician Jake Blount. The Concert will take place in … Read More

Silver Spring B&O Railroad Station Open House, Sat. Jan. 7, 10 am to 2 pm, Free!

For All Ages!  Family-Friendly! Step on Board!   Take a self-guided Tour outside and inside the historic Station. “Train Spot” under the Station’s rear canopy!   Indoors, enjoy our HO Scale model train display, Toy Train set, rail photos, Station Manager’s ticket office, 1945 lighted telephone booth, illuminated B&O R.R. “Drumhead,” and Memorabilia of your original Downtown Silver Spring!     NOTE: If … Read More

FSGW Concert: Live Roots with Flynn Cohen and Natalie Padilla

Hear outstanding roots music by singers and multi-instrumentalists Flynn Cohen and Natalie Padilla in a live concert presented by the Folklore Society of Greater Washington. The concert takes place on Sunday, January 8, 2023, at 7:30 p.m. at the Seekers Church, 276 Carroll St NW, Washington, DC (Just steps from Takoma Metro!). “Traditional,” “eclectic” and “tuneful” describes the music of … Read More