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. Friday is a Full Flower Moon and Night Hike and Campfire Sing at Cromwell Valley Park. 410-887-2503 Also, the BFMS sponsors Fourth at Four Storyfolk storytelling group next Sunday at 4pm at Pickersgill Retirement Community in Towson. Information about Fourth at Four: 410-321-8419. BFMS information: 888.646.BFMS
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: The Fabulous Thunderbirds; Tuesday: The Strawbs: ‘Hero & Heroine’ Tour; Wednesday: The Zombies w/Bruce Sudano; Thursday: Rufus Wainwright; Friday: Deanna Bogart Band; Sunday: Ottmar Liebert. 410-268-4545
On Tuesday, SONiA disappear fear has a CD release and benefit concert for Baltimore Neighborhoods Inc. at Oheb Shalom Temple on Park Heights Ave. 410-243-4468
The American Folklife Center presents Nakotah LaRance, a hoop dancer from Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo, NM at the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Wednesday at noon.
Debo Band brings Ethiopian music to The Mainstay in Rock Hall on Wednesday. (410) 639-9133
Also Wednesday, Foundation of Funk featuring Zigaboo Modeliste and George Porter Jr. with guests Eric Krasno and Neal Evans pay tribute to The Meters at the Howard Theatre in Washington. (202) 803-2899
The Strawbs ‘Hero & Heroine’ tour will be at AMP by Strathmore in North Bethesda, MD on Wednesday. Thursday it’s the Sultans of String from Canada. 301.581.5100
It’s bluegrass night at The 8×10 on Thursday with Fiery Deep, Jakob Ferry Stragglers, and National Headliner. 410-625-2000
Uncle Baltimore (Patrick McAvinue, Alex Lacquement, Luke Chohany and Sam Guthridge) are at the Portside Tavern in Canton.
The Institute of Musical Traditions presents the duo The Young Novelists from Toronto at Allyworld in Takoma Park, MD on Thursday. 301-754-3611
Marian McLaughlin will be at Grace Episcopal Church in New Market, MD on Thursday. 301-882-7172
Also Thursday, Hackensaw Boys will be at Gypsy Sally’s in Washington DC. 202-333-7700
The next Baltimore Square Dance is in Hampden at The Ideal Arts Space on Friday.
On Friday, Cassie & Maggie MacDonald from Nova Scotia will appear at the 333 Coffeehouse in the Annapolis Friends Meeting House. (443) 333-9613
In another Friday show, The Devil Makes Three and Scott Miller appear at Ram’s Head Live downtown. 410-244-1131
Debo Band is at Tropicalia in Washington on Friday. (202) 629-4535
Saturday is the Night of 1,000 Dylans at An Die Musik Live, presented by Roots Café. Artists include John Shock & David Vermette, James Von Lenz, Cristina Van Norman, Geoffrey Himes, Georgie Jessup, and Randy Austin.(410) 385-2638
There’s a brunch performance by Charm City Junction at the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar under the Jones Falls Expressway on Sunday.