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. Saturday at 3pm it’s a “Gentle” English Country Dance selected to be gentle on the knees, hips, feet, and backs of the dancers at St. Mark’s on the Hill. 888.646.BFMS
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis: Monday: John Hiatt w/ Christian Lee Hutson; Thursday: Danielia Cotton; Friday: Mac McAnally; Saturday afternoon: Honey Island Swamp Band; Saturday night: Oleta Adams; Sunday afternoon: Cracker; Sunday evening: ‘Second Hand News’ performing the music of Fleetwood Mac feat. Meg Murray, Bryan Ewald & Angie Miller. 410-268-4545
Thursday is bluegrass night at The 8×10 with The Kitchen Dwellers, Jakobs Ferry Stragglers and Burt the Dirt. 410-625-2000
Maia Sharp with Catie Curtis are at Jammin’ Java in Vienna VA on Thursday. 703/255-1566
On Friday, Uptown Concerts at The Cellar Stage Baltimore features OCEAN Celtic Quartet. The Cellar Stage is located in Faith Community United Methodist Church of Hamilton on Harford Road. 410-521-9099
Friday, Ken & Brad Kolodner with Alex Lacquement will play for the contradance at the Spanish Ballroom in Glen Echo, MD.
In another Friday show, Bing Futch will appear at the 333 Coffeehouse in the Annapolis Friends Meeting House. (443) 333-9613
CyberTrad CD release is Friday at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. Guitarist Hiroya Tsukamoto is there on Saturday. (410) 637-3728
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 guests The Proper Sporks and special guest Cindy Swiss. 410-529-7176
Caleb Stine‘s Round the Mountain with The Whitetop Mountaineers, Danny Knicely & Aimee Curl, and Amadou Kouyate is Saturday at the Creative Alliance. 410-276-1651
There’s a square dance at the Lovely Lane Church on Saturday featuring music by the Barnstormers.
The Infamous Stringdusters with David Wax Museum appear at the Ram’s Head Live downtown on Saturday. 410-244-1131
The Institute of Musical Traditions presents Al Petteway and Amy White at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD on Saturday. 301-754-3611
The Ken & Brad Kolodner Quartet are at Resurrection Catholic Church in Burtonsville, MD on Sunday at 4pm. 301-520-8921
Maggie Sansone, Sharon Knowles, Laura Byrne & Patrick Egan bring Celtic music to the Old Brogue Irish Pub in Great Falls VA next Sunday. 703-759-3309
Next Sunday, The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, Supersuckers and Jesse Dayton are at Baltimore Soundstage. (410) 244-0057