The Baltimore Folk Music Society sponsors English Country Dance every Monday at St. Mark’s on the Hill on Reisterstown Road and American Contra and Square Dancing every Wednesday at the Lovely Lane Church on St. Paul Street. There is also a Family Dance on Saturday at 5pm at St. Mark’s on the Hill followed by the Second Saturday Square and Contra Dance at 8pm. 888.646.BFMS
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Wednesday: Leo Kottke; Thursday: Patty Larkin and Jonatha Brooke; Saturday at 1pm: Ruut with string quartet Invoke; Saturday evening: Ruthie & the Wranglers w/Tony Denikos. 410-268-4545
The American Folklife Center presents “The Orthodox Paschal Cycle: Georgian Liturgical Polyphony, Folksongs and Instrumentals” with The Anchiskhati Ensemble from Tbilisi, Georgia at the Whittall Pavilion of the Library of Congress on Thursday at noon.
Mr. Sun with Darol Anger plus The High and Wides are at the Creative Alliance on Thursday. Friday is Maryland Guitar Night with Susan Alcon (pedal steel), Michael Raitzyk (jazz), Tom Rhodes & Pablo Regis de Olivera (Brazilian guitar, cavaquinho), Eleanor Ellis and Phil Wiggins (Piedmont blues guitar, harmonica). Saturday it’s the bhangra dance party with DJ Rekha. O’Malley’s March has two shows next Sunday including a St. Patrick’s Day dance party at 9:30pm. 410-276-1651
On Friday, Uptown Concerts at The Cellar Stage Baltimore features 9-piece folk band Shenandoah Run The Cellar Stage is located in Faith Community United Methodist Church of Hamilton on Harford Road. 410-521-9099
Louisiana Cajun/swamp pop dance band The Revelers will be at EF International Language Centers in Washington DC on Friday. 301-754-3611
Uptown Concerts debuts a new venue near Columbia MD. Cheryl Wheeler with Victoria Vox open the new Cellar Stage Columbia series at Temple Isaiah in Fulton MD on Saturday. 410-521-9099
Charm City Junction will be at The Corner Store in Washington on Friday.
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 Amy Andrews. 410-529-7176
The Folklore Society of Greater Washington presents OCEAN Celtic Quartet with young fiddle trio Maelstrom at Seekers Church in Takoma Park MD on Saturday. 301-754-3611
Hubert von Goisern appears at the Austrian Cultural Forum in Washington, DC on Saturday.
Next Sunday, Karen Collins & the Backroads Band is at Germano’s Piattini Restaurant in Little Italy. 410.752.4515
Also next Sunday is World Folk Music Association (WFMA) showcase featuring David Glazer, Jim Sharkey and Kevin James with Lena Markley at Positano Ristorante Italiano in Bethesda. 301-608-2121
Also Sunday, Focus Music presents Marshall Crenshaw plus Harris Amster (of Burt the Dirt) at Tikvat Israel Congregation in Rockville. (301) 461-3600