The Institute of Musical Traditions presents pianists Jon Carroll, Darryl Davis and Josh Christina at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD on Monday. 301-754-3611
Colin Hay will be at the Birchmere in Alexandria VA on Monday. Ladysmith Black Mambazo is there on Tuesday. 703-549-7500
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
There’s harmony singing on Tuesday at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. (410) 637-3728
The Baltimore Bluegrass Jam is Tuesday at the Five & Dime Ale House in Hampden. 443-835-2179
The Ken & Brad Kolodner Trio have several gigs in the area this week: Wednesday: Community College of Baltimore County Catonsville Campus at 11:15am; Thursday: Community College of Baltimore County Dundalk Campus at 11:15am; and Friday: Community College of Baltimore County Essex Campus at 12:20pm.
Various performers including members of the Pam Ortiz Band bring the “Women Helping Women” concert to the Garfield Center for the Arts in Chestertown, MD on Wednesday. 410-810-2060
Thursday is bluegrass night at The 8×10 with Trailer Grass Orchestra, Grand Ole’ Ditch, and Porch Setters Union. 410-625-2000
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis: Thursday: Leslie West of Mountain w/Eli Cook; Saturday afternoon: Will Hoge. 410-268-4545
Friday it’s a zydeco dance party with Dikki Du and the Zydeco Krewe at the Creative Alliance. O’Malley’s March are there on Saturday. 410-276-1651
Red Sammy with guests Batworth Stone are at Mums in Federal Hill on Friday.
The 333 Coffeehouse celebrates its 25th anniversary on Friday with Max Ochs, Janie Meneely & Rob van Sante, Tom Rhoads & Amy Ksir, plus friends and special guests. The 333 Coffeehouse is in the Annapolis Friends Meeting House. (443) 333-9613
On Saturday, Charm City Junction joins forces with Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble to bring “Steppin’ at the Junction,” an evening of old-time, Irish, and bluegrass-inspired music and dance at Gordon Center for Performing Arts in Owings Mills. 410.356.7469
The Gnaoua Festival Tour from Morocco stops at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage in Washington, DC on Saturday at 6:00.
The Kruger Brothers are at McDaniel College in Westminster on Saturday. 410-857-2771
Red Sammy is at Waredaca Brewery in Laytonsville on Saturday.
Also Saturday, Tom Rush will be at the Birchmere in Alexandria VA. 703-549-7500
Sunday at 2pm, Ballet Theatre of Maryland presents Excalibur!, a full length ballet with music by the Maggie Sansone Celtic Ensemble at the Bowie Center for the Performing Arts. (301) 805-6880
Another Sunday show is Rhonda Vincent & the Rage at The Hamilton in Washington DC. 202-787-1000