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. 888.646.BFMS
The Institute of Musical Traditions presents Bill & Owen Danoff at Seekers Church in Takoma Park MD on Monday. 301-754-3611
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: Rachael Yamagata w/ The Dove & The Wolf, Hemming; Thursday: Lucinda Williams w/ Kenneth Brian Band; Friday: Jack Wagner; next Sunday: Oleta Adams. 410-268-4545
Monday, Lake Street Dive with Parker Millsap appears at Ram’s Head Live downtown. 410-244-1131
Also Monday, Simple Gifts is at Prince Georges Community College in Largo, MD at 1pm. 301-322-0177
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 8×10 on Wednesday it’s Evaporated Leopard Milk, Trace Friends Mucho, and Ypset. Friday it’s the Ron Holloway Band, Brooks Long & the Mad Dog No Good, and Willie’s Light. Saturday is Cabinet and Spiritual Rez. 410-625-2000
The next Live Lunch in WTMD’s performance space in Towson is Stars on Thursday. Come see the band live at noon or tune in to 89.7 WTMD.
John Tracey will be at Grace Episcopal Church in New Market, MD on Thursday. 301-882-7172
On Friday, Uptown Concerts at The Cellar Stage features pan-Celtic band IONA. The Cellar Stage is located in Faith Community United Methodist Church of Hamilton on Harford Road. 410-521-9099
Red Sammy is at the Frederick Coffee Company in Frederick on Friday.
Also Friday, British singer/songwriter Lewis Wilson with Alicia Rae is at U Street Music Hall in NW Washington, DC.
Raul Midón is at Artisphere in Arlington VA on Friday. (703) 875-1100
Hello Strangers CD release is Friday at the Creative Alliance with the Stone Hill All Stars. Saturday is Jah Works dance party w/special guests. On Sunday Creative Alliance co-founder Megan Hamilton steps down after two decades with a concert featuring Anne Watts & Boister, Stone Hill All Stars, Billy McComiskey, Caleb Stine, Joyce J. Scott, 5th L, Hugh Campbell, Linda Nelson, Jonathan Gilmore, Mole Suit Choir, Michael Patrick Flanagan Smith, Michael Raitzyk, Rosiland Cauthen, Bashi Rose, and more. 410-276-1651
On Saturday, Hot Rize with Letitia VanSant is at Gordon Center for Performing Arts in Owings Mills. Next Sunday it’s Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble. 410.356.7469
The final concert by the Chad Mitchell Trio will be at The Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club on Saturday. Side by Side opens the show. 240-330-4500
Also Saturday, Shenandoah Run comes to the Chesapeake Arts Center in Brooklyn Park. 410-636-6597
Ukrainian roots band DakhaBrakha will be at Center Stage at Reston Community Center in Arlington, VA on Saturday. 703.476.4500
Songs from a new musical, Red Devil Moon, will be performed by gospel trio Sombarkin and the Pam Ortiz Band on Saturday 8pm and Sunday 3pm at Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre in Chestertown, MD. (410) 810-2060
Ken & Brad Kolodner will be at St. Stephen’s Church in Bradshaw, MD Sunday at 5pm. 410-592-7071
Next Sunday at 6pm, Cocek! Brass Band is at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage in Washington, DC.
Also Sunday, Sallie Ford, Crooked Fingers, and The Kids are at the Rock & Roll Hotel in Washington. (202) 388-ROCK