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
On Tuesday it’s the one-year anniversary of the 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 Spuyten Duyvil at Ted’s 355 Diner in Rockville. (301) 275-7459
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Wednesday: Rodney Crowell feat. Steuart Smith & Friends with special guest Shannon McNally; Saturday: John Wesley of Porcupine Tree w/ Jordan Sokel & Pressing Strings; next Sunday: Katie Herzig w/ Elizabeth & The Catapult. 410-268-4545
Neptune’s Car 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 Ace Reporter on Friday. Come see the band live at noon or tune in to 89.7 WTMD.
Cornmeal and Trace Friends Mucho are at The 8×10 on Friday. 410-625-2000
Also Friday, Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars are at Artisphere in Arlington VA. (703) 875-1100 Saturday they will be at the Avalon Theatre in Easton MD. 410-822-7299
Rachael Sage will be at The Corner Store in Washington on Friday.
The 3rd annual Baltimore Irish Trad Fest led by flutist Laura Byrne is Friday through Sunday at various venues including the Creative Alliance, Liam Flynn’s Ale House, James Joyce Irish Pub, and Ryan’s Daughter Irish Pub.
On Saturday, the 1970s band Hickory Wind will reunite at the Community Coffee House at Babcock Presbyterian Church on Loch Raven Boulevard in Towson. 410-825-3314
On Saturday, Peter Bradley Adams with Ruut are at Eutaw Place at Beth Am Synagogue in Reservoir Hill. 410-484-9110
The Baltimore Irish Trad Fest concert is at the Creative Alliance on Saturday featuring Billy McComiskey, Donna Long, Laura Byrne, and others from Baltimore, plus Liz Knowles, Patrick Ourceau, Kieran O’Hare, and Pat Broaders and more. Sunday, the Baltimore Songwriters’ Association presents Songwriters Serenade featuring 16 songwriters including Naked Blue, Craig Cummings, Teporah, Paul Iwancio, Ainsley McGray, and Woody Lissauer. 410-276-1651
The next old-time jam Baltimore Squaredance is at Mobtown Ballroom in Pigtown on Saturday featuring Paul Brown and The Brown Mountain Entertainers. (443) 699-3040
Americana band I Draw Slow from Dublin Ireland will be at Atlas Performing Arts Center in Washington on Saturday. (202) 399-7993