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. The BFMS Open Sing is Thursday at Guitars of Pikesville 888.646.BFMS.
The Institute of Musical Traditions presents singer/songwriter Gabrielle Louise at Seekers Church in Takoma Park MD on Monday. 301-754-3611
Canadian fiddler April Verch is at Hill Country Barbecue Market in Washington DC on Tuesday. 202-556-2050
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: CD release concert by fingerstyle guitarist Todd Bauchspies; Thursday: Average White Band; Saturday afternoon: Paul Thorn Acoustic Band; Sunday: two shows with Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn. 410-268-4545
Wednesday, Midway Fair is at Bertha’s in Fells Point. 410-327-5795
Another Wednesday show is Jim Kweskin & Geoff Muldaur at Bethesda Blues and Jazz in Bethesda, MD. 240-330-4500
Uptown Concerts presents Seth Glier at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041
Also Thursday, Hot Club of Baltimore featuring Patrick McAvinue with Alexis Tantau is at Germano’s Piattini Restaurant in Little Italy. 410.752.4515
Appalachia-gone-Afro-Brazilian band from New York Matuto with guest vocalist Rose Moraes from Baltimore is at the Creative Alliance on Thursday. The Noches Acústicas series at the Creative Alliance’s Marquee Lounge continues on Friday with Tres Minutos. Saturday there are various events for the Mad Max-themed fundraising Marquee Ball, including a dance party with Bosley and a performance by the Baltimore Rock Opera Society. 410-276-1651
There’s bluegrass at The 8×10 on with Cabinet and Flightschool on Thursday and Cabinet and Trace Friends Mucho on Friday. 410-625-2000
On Friday, Uptown Concerts at The Cellar Stage features James Lee Stanley. The Cellar Stage is located in Faith Community United Methodist Church of Hamilton on Harford Road. 410-521-9099
OCEAN Celtic Quartet will be at Creative Cauldron in Falls Church, VA on Friday. 703-981-2217
Also Friday singer/songwriter Jann Klose will be at Electric Maid in Washington DC.
The next show in the North by Northeast American Roots Music Series is Saturday at The Church of the Messiah in Hamilton featuring Irish accordionist Billy McComiskey and The Stone Hill All Stars.
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 Brooksie Wells. 410-529-7176
On Saturday, Dawn & Hawkes are at Eutaw Place at Beth Am Synagogue in Reservoir Hill. 410-484-9110
Gathering Time is at Melody’s House Concerts in Greenbelt on Saturday. email@example.com
Next Sunday at 5pm, the Roots Café Singer-Songwriter Series presents blues night with Phil Wiggins and George Kilby Jr. with singing host Geoffrey Himes at An Die Musik Live. (410) 385-2638
Martin Sexton is at the 9:30 Club in DC on Saturday. 202-393-0930