Rockin’ blues band The Nighthawks go acoustic with special guest Dan Hovey, presented by The Institute of Musical Traditions at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD on Monday. 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: 40th Anniversary of the Wings Over America Tour feat. Denny Laine (of Paul McCartney & Wings) playing “Band on the Run” in its entirety and more w/ The Cryers; Thursday: The Time Jumpers featuring Vince Gill, Kenny Sears, ‘Ranger Doug’ Green and Paul Franklin; Friday: Cowboy Mouth w/ Dean Rosenthal; Saturday: Good Deale Bluegrass and the Eastman String Band. 410-268-4545
The Baltimore Bluegrass Jam is Tuesday at the Five & Dime Ale House in Hampden. 443-835-2179
J Boog with Bob Marley’s grandson Jo Mersa Marley are at The Hamilton in Washington DC on Tuesday. 202-787-1000
Uptown Concerts presents Lucy Kaplansky at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041
On Thursday it’s New Orleans jazz by Panorama Jazz Band w/ Rafael Alvarez at the Creative Alliance. Bob Marley’s Birthday Soul Shakedown is Saturday with See-I from Thievery Corporation with their 10-piece band plus special guests. 410-276-1651
The next Live Lunch in WTMD’s performance space in Towson is Cloud Nothings on Friday. Come see the band live at noon or tune in to 89.7 WTMD.
There’s the First Friday Show with Alexander Barnett, Kristin Rebecca, and Peak Bloom at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. Saturday it’s the Blue Moon Cowgirls. (410) 637-3728
Another Friday show features Rusty Sal (Letitia VanSant, Alex Lacquement, and Lucas Chohany) at 1919 on Fleet Street in Fells Point.
Caleb Stine from Baltimore with Caleb Vaughn from Georgia are at Brown Memorial Woodbrook Presbyterian Church on Friday. 410-857-2771
The Pam Ortiz Band plays a benefit concert on Friday at Robert Ortiz Studios in Chestertown, MD. This show protects the rights of immigrants via the National Immigrant Law Center. 410-810-1400
Arty Hill & Tim Pruitt play acoustic honky-tonk and bluegrass at the Folkal Point concert series on Saturday at An Die Musik Live!. 410-385-2638
Charm City Junction is at Carroll Arts Center in Westminster on Saturday. 410-857-2771