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 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
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Tuesday: Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band; Wednesday: Janiva Magness; Friday: Afro Bop Alliance feat. Paquito D’Rivera; Saturday afternoon: The David Mayfield Parade with Bombadil; Saturday evening: Young Dubliners with Brother. 410-268-4545
Wednesday at The 8×10 it’s Freedom Enterprise, Deaf Scene, and the Fritz. Thursday it’s Bumper Jacksons and Town Mountain. 410-625-2000
The next free WTMD First Thursdays concert is this week in Canton Waterfront Park. The lineup includes The Hold Steady, Hamilton Leithauser, and Baltimore’s own Among Wolves. Music starts at 6:30pm. This is the final First Thursdays concert of 2014, so don’t miss it!
Uptown Concerts presents Seth Glier at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041
Thursday The Gipsy Kings will be at Wolf Trap in Vienna, VA. 1 (877) WOLFTRAP
René Marie sings Eartha Kitt at the Creative Alliance with two shows on Saturday. 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 Music Pilgrim Trio. 410-529-7176
Next Sunday is the free Takoma Park Folk Festival at Takoma Park Middle School. Artists include Red Sammy, OCEAN Celtic Quartet, Music Pilgrim Trio, Ruthie & the Wranglers, Cara Kelly & the Tell Tale, Lynn Hollyfield, Lisa Moscatiello & Fred Lieder, Kipyn Martin, and Jelly Roll Mortals.