The Baltimore Folk Music Society sponsors English Country Dance every Monday at St. Marks on the Hill on Reisterstown Road and American Contra and Square Dancing every Wednesday at the Lovely Lane Church on St. Paul St. And Thursday is the annual Thanksgiving Burn-Off-the-Calories Dance at St. Mark’s-on-the-Hill. BFMS info line: 888.646.BFMS
The Institute of Musical Traditions presents, from Scotland, Jim Malcolm (formerly with Old Blind Dogs) at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD on Monday. 301-754-3611
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: Blues Traveler; Friday: Dream Discs performs Van Morrison’s ‘Moondance’ & Bruce Springsteen’s ‘The Wild, The Innocent & The E Street Shuffle’ in their entirety; Saturday: two shows with Herman’s Hermits featuring Peter Noone. 410-268-4545
On Tuesday there’s an old-time music jam led by Ken and Brad Kolodner at Liam Flynn’s Ale House in the Station North Arts District. 443-956-1702
Also Tuesday, Focus Music presents Chuck Brodsky at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Rockville. (301) 275-7459
The next Live Lunch in WTMD’s new performance space in Towson is a reunion concert with The Bridge on Wednesday. Come see the band live at noon or tune in to 89.7 WTMD.
Wednesday night The Bridge with Freedom Enterprise will be at Ram’s Head Live downtown. 410-244-1131
The Mantras and Cara Kelly and the Tell Tale are at The 8×10 on Wednesday. 410-625-2000
Ken & Brad Kolodner with Alex Lacquement have a CD release concert at An die Musik Live! on Friday. 410-385-2638
Friday The Trifulca Tango Trio from Buenos Aires with dancers Juan Cantone and Sol Orozco are at the Creative Alliance. 410-276-1651
Railroad Earth’s 3rd Annual Horn-O-Plenty Getaway is Friday and Saturday at the Sherman Theatre in Stroudsburg PA featuring Railroad Earth, Peter Rowan, Tibetan vocalist Yungchen Lhamo, and Cabinet.
Next Sunday, Focus Music presents klezmer band Lox & Vodka at Church of the Resurrection in Alexandria VA. 703.501.6061