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. 888.646.BFMS
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: Jake Shimabukuro; Saturday & Sunday: Los Lonely Boys with Sons of Bill. 410-268-4545
On Tuesday join us in WTMD’s performance space in Towson for a live Baltimore Hit Parade featuring a free performance by psychedelic indie rockers Celebration, broadcast live on-air with a studio audience. Also: Single Carrot Theatre performs a scene from its upcoming production of “The Memo” and Ben O’Brien of Wham City Comedy shares his “Confessions of a Sensitive Man.” Doors open at 8:30pm, show starts at 9:00pm.
Artist-in-Residence Brad Kolodner with special guests Ken Kolodner, Alex Lacquement, fellow Strathmore Artists in Residence Nistha Raj (Hindustani violin) and Amadou Kouyate (kora and djembe), and Cathy Fink (banjo and guitar) will perform at the Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda on Wednesday. 301-581-5100
Masters of Tradition: Celebrating Irish Music led by fiddler Martin Hayes will be at Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center in Silver Spring on Thursday. The ensemble includes Iarla O Lionáird (vocals), Maírtín O’Connor (accordion), Dennis Cahill (guitar), Cathal Hayden (fiddle), Seamie O’Dowd (guitar), and David Power (uilleann pipes). 240-567-5775
Andrew McKnight will be at Grace Episcopal Church in New Market, MD on Thursday. 301-882-7172
The next Live Lunch in WTMD’s performance space in Towson is St. Paul & the Broken Bones on Friday. Come see the band live at noon or tune in to 89.7 WTMD. Live Lunch has been cancelled.
Also Friday at WTMD: Two of Baltimore’s most exciting young artists have come together to transform the WTMD studios with an art exhibit designed just for this space. Andrew Liang and Zoe Friedman are re-imagining WTMD with vinyl cutouts, cartoon-style mural paintings, videos and more. WTMD is partnering with the award-winning online publication Bmoreart for the exhibit, titled “Everything On It.” Join us for a free opening reception 7 p.m. Friday with complimentary beer from Union Craft Brewing and wine from Grand Cru. Art will be for sale, and the Americana duo Mountain Peaks and the 11-piece ensemble Ghost Life will perform. The exhibit runs from March 24 to April 30.
On Friday, Uptown Concerts at The Cellar Stage features Garnet Rogers from Canada and Archie Fisher from Scotland. The Cellar Stage is located in Faith Community United Methodist Church of Hamilton on Harford Road. 410-521-9099
Friday, the Infamous Stringdusters with Fruition appear at Ram’s Head Live downtown. 410-244-1131
Called “The New Voice of Brazil,” Luísa Maita will be at Artisphere in Arlington VA on Friday. (703) 875-1100
The next Baltimore Square Dance at Mobtown Ballroom is Saturday with old-time music by the Critton Hollow String Band.
On Saturday, Johnny Clegg from South Africa with Jesse Clegg opening will be at Lisner Auditorium in Washington DC. 202-994-6800
John Gorka will be at the Birchmere in Alexandria VA on Saturday. 703-549-7500