The Institute of Musical Traditions presents Robin Bullock, Ken Kolodner & Elke Baker at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD on Monday. Ensemble Galelei will be at Saint Mark on Friday. 301-754-3611
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. 888.646.BFMS
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis: Monday & Tuesday: An Annapolis Christmas; Wednesday: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Wild & Swingin’ Holiday Party; Thursday & Friday: Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes; Saturday afternoon: Todd & Cindy Bauchspies Christmas Concert; Sunday afternoon & evening: Scythian. 410-268-4545
Tuesday, Bones Jugs will be at New Deal Cafe in Greenbelt MD. (301) 474-5642
There’s a Ukulele Meetup at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road on Wednesday. (410) 637-3728
Dirty Grass Players, Plate Scrapers and National Headliner are at The 8×10 on Thursday. Friday it’s the 40th anniversary of The Last Waltz – A Tribute to The Band with Dreamcatcher. 410-625-2000
Thursday World Folk Music Association (WFMA) presents Dave Rowe CD release concert at Positano Ristorante Italiano in Bethesda. 866-412-5943
On Friday, Uptown Concerts at The Cellar Stage Baltimore features “a Celtic winter solstice yule” with IONA. The Cellar Stage is located in Faith Community United Methodist Church of Hamilton on Harford Road. 410-521-9099
In another Friday show, Barbara Martin will appear at the 333 Coffeehouse in the Annapolis Friends Meeting House. (443) 333-9613
Helicon’s 31st Annual Winter Solstice Concerts with Helicon (Chris Norman, Robin Bullock, Ken Kolodner), Charm City Junction, Ken & Brad Kolodner, and more is Saturday at Kraushaar Auditorium at Goucher College in Towson. 2 shows at 3:30 and 7:00.
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 Tony Denikos. 410-529-7176
Live in the Lobby at 823 Park Avenue presents a Holiday House Party with Red Sammy and Roof Beams on Saturday.
Driftwood is at Jammin’ Java in Vienna VA on Saturday. 703/255-1566
The Stray Birds and Miss Tess & the Talkbacks are at the Creative Alliance on Sunday. 410-276-1651
There’s A Colonial Christmas on Sunday at Grace & St. Peter’s Church on Park Avenue featuring hammered dulcimer,flute, cello, guitar, voice and step dancing.
Also Sunday, Trio Sefardi and OCEAN Celtic Quartet will be at George Washington Masonic Memorial in Alexandria, VA on Sunday. 703.380.3151