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. Next Sunday is the BFMS Spring Faire at Cromwell Valley Park from noon to 5pm which includes many styles of dance plus music from Organic Family Band, Josh Polak & Friends, Tanzania Ceili Band, Will Play For Fish, Three If by Sea, American Kodály Children’s Chorus, and Orfeia. 888.646.BFMS
The Institute of Musical Traditions presents old-time band Old Buck at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD on Monday. 301-754-3611
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: Marshall Crenshaw; Tuesday: Alejandro Escovedo & The Sensitive Boys w/Amy Cook; Wednesday: Edwin McCain Trio w/Mark Bryan; Thursday: Four Bitchin’ Babes.410-268-4545
On Friday, Uptown Concerts at The Cellar Stage features Canadian singer/songwriter Jory Nash. The Cellar Stage is located in Faith Community United Methodist Church of Hamilton on Harford Road. 410-521-9099
In another Friday show, Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen will appear at the 333 Coffeehouse in the Annapolis Friends Meeting House. (443)-333-9613 http://www.fsgw.org/333/ They will also be at the Where? House Concert in Silver Spring on Sunday. firstname.lastname@example.org (301) 588-5314
Saturday is the 2nd annual Charm City Folk & Bluegrass Festival in Druid Hill Park featuring Jerry Douglas, Noam Pikelny & Friends, Cris Jacobs, Sierra Hull, Ken & Brad Kolodner, Audie Blaylock & Redline, Trace Friends Mucho, and many more. And there’s an after-party at the 8×10.
Saturday, Ani DiFranco with Eric Himan appear at Ram’s Head Live downtown. 410-244-1131
Saturday is also the 35th Annual Celtic Festival of Southern Maryland in Prince Frederick, MD including music by Maggie Sansone.