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A free noon concert: Guitar trio from Niger

Homegrown concert from the Library of Congress, co-sponsored by the American Folklife Center is Mdou Moctar event. His music is rooted in tradition, with polyrhythms borrowed from the traditional guitar-and-calabash style called "takamba" and lyrics sung in the style of old nomadic poets. Thurs., May 10, 12 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress, Ground Floor, Coolidge Auditorium

For more information, visit: https://www.loc.gov

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Be ready for hugs and a few tears

Dead Men's Hollow's final performance and celebration promises a heartfelt night at Epicure Café

11104 Lee Hwy, Fairfax, May 5, 7-10 p.m., suggested donation of $10. For more information, call 703- 352-9193

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Kosher jazz

Start your cultural afternoon with a delicious kosher lox tasting followed by a concert. Danielle Wertz, from Falls Church, will play some of her favorite jazz standards, arrangements and original compositions on Sun., May 6, at the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCCNV)

8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairax, at 11:30 a.m. Tickets: $22-$40. For more information, visit https://www.jccnv.org.

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The whole wide world in his … music

British violinist Dave Kline and band-mates perform high energy music blending the sounds of Africa, the Caribbean, the Middle East, Appalachia and Latin America. McLean Project for the Arts, 1446 Chain Bridge Road, McLean, May 10, 7-8 p.m., free concert. For more information, visit https://mpaart.z2systems.com

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