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. 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 – Wednesday: Paul Thorn Band; Thursday: Will Kimbrough with Amy Black; next Sunday afternoon: The Von Trapps; Sunday evening: Parker Milsap w/Lera Lynn. 410-268-4545
Wednesday at The 8×10 it’s Freedom Enterprise, Sol Frequency, and Hollis Brown. 410-625-2000
Donnie Wood will be at Grace Episcopal Church in New Market, MD on Thursday. 301-882-7172
Ruben Moreno & Zydeco Re-Evolution is at the Creative Alliance on Friday. 410-276-1651
Also Friday, Jesse Palidofsky will have a CD release concert at Carroll Cafe in Seekers Church, Takoma Park MD. 301-562-4147
Jann Klose is at Ebenezer’s Coffeehouse in Washington on Friday. 202/558-6900
On Saturday WTMD’s Dirty Soul Party brings you the Baltimore Soul Revue, featuring the legendary soul singers The Softones, Winfield Parker, and Sheila Ross of the Royalettes performing live with the Bellevederes at WTMD studios in Towson. Dirty Soul Party host Scott Mullins will spin vintage vinyl between sets. Tickets available at Missiontix.com. The show is expected to sell out, so don’t wait! The show also will be broadcast live on 89.7 WTMD.
Trombone Shorty is at Merriweather Post Pavillion in Columbia on Saturday with Trampled by Turtles, Iron and Wine, The Devil Makes Three, and more.
The Creative Alliance and Friends of Patterson Park present the Hampstead Hill Festival on Sunday with 1814! The War of 1812 Rock Opera, O’Malley’s March, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, Charm City Junction, Old Guard Fife & Drum Corps, Baltimore City College Choir, and more. Events start at 10am.
Next Sunday at 5pm, the Roots Café Singer-Songwriter Series presents Mikel Gehl and Michael J. Hays with singing host Geoffrey Himes at An Die Musik Live. (410) 385-2638
Also Sunday, Korean chanteuse Youn Sun Nah will be at the Howard Theatre in Washington. (202) 803-2899