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. The BFMS Open Sing is Thursday at Guitars of Pikesville. http://www.guitarsofpikesville.com/ 888.646.BFMS
Matt Andersen from New Brunswick, Canada is at Jammin’ Java in Vienna VA on Monday. Amelia White w/ Parker Hawkins and Pierce Pettis are there on Tuesday. 703/255-1566
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: In The Vane Of…Fleetwood Mac: Annapolis Artists Playing Tributes & Fleetwood Mac Inspired Originals; Tuesday: John Mayall; Wednesday: Young Dubliners w/The John Byrne Band; Thursday: Ricky Nelson Remembered starring Matthew & Gunnar Nelson; Friday: The Hackensaw Boys; Saturday: Cowboy Mouth; Sunday afternoon: Erin Harpe & The Delta Swingers; Sunday evening: The Hard Travelers. 410-268-4545
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
The American Folklife Center presents a lecture “Dylan Goes Electric! Music, Myth, and History” by writer, musician, and historian Elijah Wald at the Pickford Theater in the James Madison Building of the Library of Congress on Wednesday at noon.
Wednesday, Woody Lissauer with Jon Patton are at Bertha’s in Fells Point. 410-327-5795
Also Wednesday, Bumper Jacksons will be at Gypsy Sally’s in Washington DC. 202-333-7700
Thursday is bluegrass night at The 8×10 with Primate Fiasco, Brokedown Hustlers, and Uncle Jake & the 18 Wheel Gang. 410-625-2000
Also Thursday, Marc Avon Evans & the Little Big Band and Jon Patton will be at Peace and a Cup of Joe.
There is a square dance at the Peabody Heights Brewery on Thursday.
Thursday, They Might Be Giants appear at Ram’s Head Live downtown. Friday it’s JJ Grey & MOFRO w/David Ramirez. 410-244-1131
Ce’ol Anam Cara will be at Grace Episcopal Church in New Market, MD on Thursday. 301-882-7172
On Friday, Uptown Concerts at The Cellar Stage Baltimore features The Paul McKenna Band from Scotland. The Cellar Stage is located in Faith Community United Methodist Church of Hamilton on Harford Road. 410-521-9099
Also Friday, Bumper Jacksons and Miss Tess & the Talkbacks are at Metro Gallery. 410-224-0899
Another Friday show is Bruce Molsky’s Mountain Drifters and Charm City Junction at Stony Run Friends Meeting House. 443-703-2590
Lisa Moscatiello & Fred Lieder plus guest host Max Ochs and musical guest Greta Carlson are at the 333 Coffeehouse in the Annapolis Friends Meeting House. (443) 333-9613
The Institute of Musical Traditions presents Bruce Molsky’s Mountain Drifters at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD on Saturday. 301-754-3611
Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill will be at Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center in Silver Spring, MD on Saturday. 240-567-5775
The Stone Hill All Stars and The Old Part of Town are at An Die Musik Live! on Saturday. 410-385-2638
Maggie Sansone is part of the annual Art Fest Open House at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis on Saturday afternoon. 410-280-5640
Saturday, Pam & Bob Ortiz will be at the North Elk Coffeehouse at St. Mary Anne’s Church in North East, MD. 410-287-5522
Another Saturday show is a CD release concert by Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen at The Hamilton in Washington DC. 202-787-1000
Irish traditional band Dervish is at the Creative Alliance on Sunday.410-276-1651