The Baltimore Folk Music Society sponsors English Country Dance every Monday at St. Mark’s on the Hill on Reisterstown Road. There will be no American Contra and Square Dancing on Wednesday this week at the Lovely Lane Church. BFMS information: 888.646.BFMS
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: The Time Jumpers feat. Vince Gill, Kenny Sears & Ranger Doug Green; Tuesday: Elizabeth Cook w/Derek Hoke; Wednesday: Greg Holden; Thursday: David Wax Museum & Darlingside w/ Twain; Saturday afternoon: Lera Lynn; Sunday: The Waifs w/Ruby Boots. 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
Also Tuesday, Anna & Elizabeth are part of a special Appalachian and Asian music and theater “shadow ballads” collaboration at the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia, Washington, DC.
We Banjo 3 with Charm City Junction are at The Hamilton in Washington DC on Tuesday. Darlingside will be there on Wednesday. 202-787-1000
The final concert in this season’s BSOPulse series is Thursday featuring The Lone Bellow and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. We’ll broadcast the show live starting at 8:30pm. Tickets are available at BSOPulse.org.
The Quebe Sisters bring western swing from Texas to the Creative Alliance on Thursday. 410-276-1651
Also Thursday, Bunny Wailer, the last remaining original member of the Wailers, will be at the Howard Theatre in Washington. (202) 803-2899
Elephant Revival is at the 9:30 Club in DC Thursday night. 202-393-0930
On Friday, Uptown Concerts at The Cellar Stage Baltimore features singer-songwriter trio Brother Sun. Brother Sun is Joe Jencks, Pat Wictor, and Greg Greenway. The Cellar Stage is located in Faith Community United Methodist Church of Hamilton on Harford Road. 410-521-9099
WTMD Presents: Saturday Morning Cartoons with the band Milkshake in WTMD’s performance space in Towson. This special show for kids and families includes snacks and balloons. Doors open at 9:30 am, showtime is 10:00 am. Tickets available at Missiontix.com
Saturday is the 4th annual Charm City Folk and Bluegrass Festival in Druid Hill Park. Artists scheduled to appear are Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder; Keller Williams & the Travelin’ McCourys; Steep Canyon Rangers; Sierra Hull; Cris Jacobs; Cabinet; Colebrook Road; and Man About a Horse.
The Charm City Folk & Bluegrass Festival after-party is Saturday at The 8×10 with Love Cannon. 410-625-2000
Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble with The Claire Lynch Band and the Teelin Irish Dance Company will be at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis on Saturday. 410-280-5640
The Institute of Musical Traditions presents Irish music from the Pacific Northwest by The Gothard Sisters at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD on Saturday. 301-754-3611
Saturday is the Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival in Washington, DC. Among the artists are Spirit Family Reunion; Forlorn Strangers; Dori Freeman; Bumper Jacksons; Miss Shevaughn & Yuma Wray; The Plate Scrapers; Letitia Van Sant; and many more.
And yet another Saturday festival is the Southern Maryland Celtic Festival and Highland Gathering at Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum in St. Leonard, MD. Music includes Charm City Junction, Ken & Brad Kolodner Trio, The Gothard Sisters., and Andrea Hoag & Maggie Sansone.
Celtic duo Four Shillings Short has a couple gigs in the area. Saturday there is a benefit house concert in Baltimore firstname.lastname@example.org and Sunday there’s a house concert in Timonium. 410-560-4953 email@example.com
Sunday, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen are at BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown 301.528.2260