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
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Tuesday: Marc Broussard w/ Andy Suzuki & The Method; Wednesday: Glen David Andrews; Thursday: Lisa Loeb; Friday & Saturday: Nils Lofgren; Sunday: Ottmar Liebert. 410-268-4545
The next free WTMD First Thursdays concert is this week in Canton Waterfront Park. The lineup includes The Lone Bellow, Rubblebucket, and The Districts. Music starts at 6:30pm.
Olivia Chaney from the U.K. is at Jammin’ Java in Vienna VA on Thursday. 703/255-1566
American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress presents a symposium: Documenting Culture in the Twenty-First Century on Thursday 1:30-5:00 in the Montpelier Room, Madison Building, Library of Congress in Washington.
The Cris Jacobs Band and Old Soul Revival (a tribute to the Allman Brothers) are at The 8×10 on Friday. 410-625-2000
The next Live Lunch in WTMD’s performance space in Towson is Bumper Jacksons on Friday. Come see the band live at noon or tune in to 89.7 WTMD.
On Friday, there is a fundraiser for Uptown Concerts at The Cellar Stage featuring Susan Werner and Vance Gilbert plus a silent auction. The Cellar Stage is located in Faith Community United Methodist Church of Hamilton on Harford Road. 410-521-9099
Also Friday, Bumper Jacksons have a CD release concert at the Creative Alliance. 410-276-165
The Old Part of Town is at Teavolve Cafe & Lounge on Saturday. 410-522-1907
On Saturday, Focus Music presents Grammy-nominated lutenist Ronn McFarlane at Celebration Center for Spiritual Living in Falls Church, VA. (703) 380-3151.
Next Sunday, The Spampinato Brothers (from NRBQ) with Ruthie & the Wranglers are at Bethesda Blues and Jazz in Bethesda, MD. 240-330-4500