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
Teddy Thompson & Kelly Jones with Dori Freeman are at Jammin’ Java in Vienna VA on Monday. 703/255-1566
Yo La Tengo will perform electric and acoustic sets at Baltimore Soundstage on Tuesday. (410) 244-0057
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Tuesday: The Old 97’s w/Western Star; Wednesday: Aiofe O’Donovan w/Mark Erelli; Saturday afternoon: Devon Allman Band; Saturday evening: Shawn Colvin w/Lucy Wainwright Roche; Sunday afternoon: Barns Courtney. 410-268-4545
WTMD presents An Evening With the Great American Canyon Band on Thursday at WTMD’s performance space in Towson. Tickets are available at Missiontix.com and the show will be broadcast live on 89.7 WTMD.
Dan Navarro at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday is Sold Out. 410-795-1041
Aiofe O’Donovan w/Mark Erelli are at the Barns of Wolf Trap in Vienna, VA on Thursday. 1 (877) WOLFTRAP
There is a Gil Scott Heron tribute at the Creative Alliance on Friday. Saturday it’s “Passing It Down” featuring Ken & Brad Kolodner, Lea & Jonathan Gilmore, and Billy & Sean McComiskey. 410-276-1651
Friday, Simple Gifts will bring music from around the world to Camp Chapel United Methodist Church in Perry Hall. (410) 256-5561
The Institute of Musical Traditions presents Ari & Mia at Allyworld in Takoma Park, MD on Friday. 301-754-3611
The next show in the North by Northeast American Roots Music Series is Saturday at The Church of the Messiah in Hamilton featuring The (Shameless) Mooks and The Patapsco Delta Boys.
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 Brooksie Wells. 410-529-7176
Another Saturday show is The Old Part of Town at Edith May’s Paradise in Jessup. 410-799-3755
Next Sunday, The Barefoot Movement with The Honey Dewdrops are at Gypsy Sally’s in Washington DC. 202-333-7700
Also Sunday, Focus Music presents Joan & Joni: The Songs of Joan Baez & Joni Mitchell featuring Allison Shapira & Kipyn Martin at Tikvat Israel Congregation in Rockville. (301) 461-3600