The Institute of Musical Traditions presents Christine Lavin 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: KT Tunstall w/Kelvin Jones; Thursday: Yarn w/Forlorn Strangers; Saturday: Dublin 5 w/ Aine O’Doherty. 410-268-4545
WTMD presents An Evening With Brooks Long and the Mad Dog No Good in our performance space on Tuesday at 8pm. Tickets available at Missiontix.com. We’ll broadcast the show live on 89.7 and wtmd.org.
On Tuesday there’s an old-time music jam led by Ken and Brad Kolodner at the Five & Dime Ale House in Hampden. 443-835-2179
Tuesday at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road it’s Harmony Singing. Sunday is Ty White. (410) 637-3728
The next WTMD & Baltimore Symphony Orchestra BSOPulse concert is Thursday at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Lake Street Dive. Doors open at 5:30 for a pre-concert party featuring live music, happy hour drink specials, and food from our favorite Baltimore restaurants and breweries. The show is sold out but will be broadcast live on 89.7 at 8:30. Make a donation to WTMD before midnight Tuesday to be entered to win a pair of tickets to Pulse.
Thursday it’s the Walter “Wolfman” Washington Mardi Gras Blues Party at the Creative Alliance. The Django Jazz Fest features Anouman and Leah Zeger on Friday and Ultrafaux and The Russell Welch Hot Quartet on Saturday. Irish band Lúnasa is at the Creative Alliance on Sunday. 410-276-1651
Also Thursday, Canadian fiddler/singer/stepdancer April Verch is at BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown 301.528.2260
On Friday, Uptown Concerts at The Cellar Stage Baltimore features Robin Bullock with Kristin Rebecca. The Cellar Stage is located in Faith Community United Methodist Church of Hamilton on Harford Road. 410-521-9099
Shovels & Rope with John Moreland appear at Ram’s Head Live downtown on Friday. 410-244-1131
Also Friday, Altan from Ireland will be at AMP by Strathmore in North Bethesda, MD 301.581.5100
On Saturday Chris Vallillo performs the show Oh Freedom! Songs of the Civil Rights Movement at Clara Barton Museum in Washington, DC (202) 824-0613. Sunday afternoon he’ll be at Springfield Winery in Thurmont, MD with Lincoln in Song at 1:30 and Oh Freedom! at 4:00. (301) 271-0099