I hope I don’t have to remind you to verify that these events have not been cancelled or postponed due to the snow…
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 annual Midwinter Ball is Saturday at the Scottish Rite Masonic Temple on N. Charles St. 888.646.BFMS
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: Ani DiFranco w/Hamell on Trial; Tuesday: John Oates; Wednesday: Kelly Willis w/Caleb Stine; Thursday: Garland Jeffreys; Friday & Saturday: David Cassidy; Sunday: Raul Malo. 410-268-4545
Thursday, Moon Taxi with The Congress appears at Ram’s Head Live downtown. Friday it’s Jimmie’s Chicken Shack w/Kelly Bell Band, Swampcandy, The Last Year, and Jimi Haha. 410-244-1131
Rayland Baxter and Margaret Glaspy are at The 8×10 on Wednesday. Friday Yellow Dubmarine pays tribute to the greatest Beatles songs of all time with Dale & the ZDubs. 410-625-2000
On Friday, Uptown Concerts at The Cellar Stage Baltimore features diverse music from around the world by Seth Kibel & Music Pilgrim Trio. The Cellar Stage is located in Faith Community United Methodist Church of Hamilton on Harford Road. 410-521-9099
Friday Loudon Wainwright III is at the Creative Alliance. Saturday it’s Brazilian Carnaval with Matuto, Samba Trovao, Rose Moraes, DJ’s Luiz Luoco & Miguel de Amor plus costumed dancers and much more. 410-276-1651
The Charm City Folk and Bluegrass Festival Battle of the Bands is Friday at Union Craft Brewery.
The American Folklife Center presents “The Playford Assembly: Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Country Dance and Song Society,” with lecture, music and dance demonstrations presented by dance historian Graham Christian at the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Saturday at noon.
Next Sunday at 5pm, the Roots Café presents blues night with Phil Wiggins and George Kilby Jr. and singing host Geoffrey Himes at An Die Musik Live. (410) 385-2638
Also Sunday there is original NYC bluegrass by Cricket Tell the Weather at Stone Room Concerts @ Bikenetic in Falls Church, VA. Herb & Hanson opens.