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 Street. There is also a Family Dance on Saturday at 5pm at St. Marks on the Hill followed by the Second Saturday Square and Contra Dance. 888.646.BFMS
The Institute of Musical Traditions presents Music of the Arab Spring CD release concert by Todd Marcus Orchestra at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD on Monday. 301-754-3611
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: Eric Hutchinson & Tristan Prettyman; Tuesday: Acoustic Alchemy; Wednesday: Doyle Bramhall II w/Matt Andersen; Saturday at 12:30pm: Robyn Hitchcock; Saturday night: Delbert McClinton. 410-268-4545
Uptown Concerts presents Canadian singer/songwriter Garnet Rogers at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041
Thursday it’s Gypsy jazz band Ultrafaux at the Creative Alliance. Saturday is Caleb Stine’s acoustic music showcase with Hugh Campbell, Anna Roberts-Gevalt, and Linda Nelson. 410-276-1651
Tim Eriksen is at Brown Memorial Woodbrook Presbyterian Church on Friday. 410-857-2771
Another Friday show is Red Molly with Mark Erelli at The Hamilton in Washington DC. 202-787-1000
Friday, Nikki Lane, Hugh Bob & the Hustle, and Sturgill Simpson will be at Gypsy Sally’s in Washington DC. 202-333-7700
The first show in the North by Northeast American Roots Music Series is Saturday at The Church of the Messiah in Hamilton featuring The (Shameless) Mooks and the Patapsco Delta Boys.
The Blue Moon Cowgirls are at Stony Run Friends Meeting House on Saturday. 443-703-2590
On Saturday Hesperus provides music for silent films starring Douglas Fairbanks at the AFI Silver Theatre in Silver Spring, MD. Robin Hood at 2:30pm and The Mark of Zorro at 7:45pm.
Next Sunday at 5pm, the Roots Café Singer-Songwriter Series presents Jim Patton & Sherry Brokus with singing host Geoffrey Himes at An Die Musik Live. (410) 385-2638