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. The 20th Tellebration! storytelling festival is Sunday 2-5pm at Irvine Nature Center. 888.646.BFMS
The Institute of Musical Traditions presents autoharp master Bryan Bowers at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD on Monday. Tuesday is Québec quartet Le Vent du Nord. And Saturday is a homecoming concert by Al Petteway & Amy White. 301-754-3611
Bluesman Zach Deputy will be at Gypsy Sally’s in Washington DC on Tuesday. 202-333-7700
Also Tuesday, Frazey Ford will be at the Rock & Roll Hotel in Washington. (202) 388-ROCK
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Wednesday: Robert Earl Keen; Friday: Robert Randolph & the Family Band; Saturday afternoon: Randall Bramblett Band w/Blended Brew; Saturday evening: Greg Brown. 410-268-4545
On Wednesday, Jonny Two Bags and Jesse Dayton play at the Ottobar. 410-662-0069
Thursday is bluegrass night at The 8×10 with The Brummy Brothers, Man About a Horse, and Les Toulouse. 410-625-2000
Andrew McKnight will be at Grace Episcopal Church in New Market, MD on Thursday. 301-882-7172
The next Live Lunch in WTMD’s performance space in Towson is the Randall Bramblett Band on Friday. Come see the band live at noon or tune in to 89.7 WTMD.
On Friday, Uptown Concerts at The Cellar Stage features Priscilla Herdman, Anne Hills, and Cindy Mangsen also known as Voices in what could be their final tour as a trio. The Cellar Stage is located in Faith Community United Methodist Church of Hamilton on Harford Road. 410-521-9099
De Temps Antan from Québec are at the Creative Alliance on Friday. Songwriter/guitarist Raul Midón is Saturday. 410-276-1651
In another Friday show, The Short Sisters will appear at the 333 Coffeehouse in the Annapolis Friends Meeting House. (443) 333-9613
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 The TransAtlantic Duo. 410-529-7176
The return of the North by Northeast American Roots Music Series is Saturday at The Church of the Messiah in Hamilton featuring The Honey Dewdrops with John Shock and Paul Margolis of the Stone Hill All-Stars & the Polkats. 410-615-5020
Also Saturday, Midway Fair will be at Mum’s Bar in Federal Hill.
Focus Music presents Burning Bridget Cleary plus Ian Foster at St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church in Alexandria, VA on Saturday. 703-380-3151
The Pam Ortiz Band is at Trinity Cathedral in Easton on Sunday at 4pm 410-822-1931
Tune in to Detour next Sunday with special guests Charm City Junction live in the studio.