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. On Friday, there is a monthly open mic at The Friendly Coffeehouse at Calvary Baptist Church in Towson co-hosted by Meg Banter and Rick Millman. The Second Saturday Square and Contra Dance is this week at St. Marks on the Hill. 888.646.BFMS
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: The Cory Seznec Band w/ Swampcandy; Tuesday & Wednesday: Gregg Allman; Thursday: Firefall; Friday: Technicolor Motor Home: A Steely Dan Tribute; Saturday: The Zombies w/ Springtime Carnivore; next Sunday at 1pm: Meiko w/ Alexis Babini; Sunday evening: The SteelDrivers. 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
Wednesday Bruce Hornsby and Pat Metheny Unity Group will be at Wolf Trap in Vienna, VA. 1 (877) WOLFTRAP
The next free WTMD First Thursdays concert is this week in Canton Waterfront Park. The lineup includes Moon Taxi, The Whigs, and JD McPherson. Music starts at 6:30pm.
On Friday Midway Fair, Miss Shevaughn & Yuma Wray and Katie Bowers Band at Joe Squared on North Avenue. 410 545 0444
Swing dance to the Girls From Mars at the Creative Alliance on Friday. Saturday it’s alt/country/bluegrass with Michael Beresh and the Country Devils. 410-276-1651
Saturday is Folk Music Night at Perry Hall United Methodist Church on Belair Road from 7:00-10:00 pm. There’s an open mic, and featured guest Chatham Street. 410-529-7176 UPDATE: Chatham Street had to cancel. Jon Patton will be the guest artist instead.
Next Sunday Miriam Ma’aravi & Friends with Joshua Polak and Rabbi Shuviel Ma’aravi opening at Temple Emanuel in Reisterstown. 410-526-3676