Guitarist Michael Joseph Harris leads the Gypsy Jazz Jam every Monday with members of Hot Club of Baltimore and Ultrafaux at the Five & Dime Ale House in Hampden. The Baltimore Bluegrass Jam is Tuesday. 443-835-2179
The Baltimore Folk Music Society sponsors English Country Dance every Monday at St. Mark’s on the Hill on Reisterstown Road. No American Contra and Square Dancing on Wednesday this week. 888.646.BFMS
Vieux Farka Touré from Mali plus Soul Cannon from Baltimore are at the Creative Alliance on Wednesday. Friday it’s Karter Jaymes and Samuel James. And on Saturday it’s Baltimore Banjo Masters with The Ken & Brad Kolodner Quartet, Mike Munford, Amadou Kouyate on kora, and Lydia Sylvia Martin. 410-276-1651
There is bluegrass at an Octopus’ Garden at the Rawlings Conservatory in Druid Hill Park featuring Jeff Westerinen and Jordan August.
Missy Raines & The New Hip are at The Cabaret at Germano’s in Little Italy on Thursday. The Old Part of Town hit’s Germano’s on Saturday. 410.752.4515
Guy Davis and Samantha Fish will be at the Birchmere in Alexandria VA on Thursday. 703-549-7500
The next Live Lunch in WTMD’s performance space in Towson is Sallie Ford on Friday. Come see her live at noon or tune in to 89.7 WTMD Baltimore.
T.T. Tucker & the Bum Rush Band, Georgie Jessup & the Philosopher Dogs, and Tom Diventi are at Reverb Collective on N. Charles Street (downstairs from Brothers Music) on Friday. (443) 447-4325
On Friday, Carbon Leaf and Me & My Brother are at Baltimore Soundstage. (410) 244-0057
Also Friday, Red Sammy (full rock band) will be at Barley & Hops in Frederick, MD.
The Pam Ortiz Band with guests continue a monthly series of benefit concerts on Friday at Robert Ortiz Studios in Chestertown, MD. This show supports FreeState Justice, serving the LGBTQ community. 410-810-1400
Red Sammy with D.T. Huber opening will be at Edith May’s Paradise in Jessup on Saturday. 410-799-3755
The Maryland Concert Series presents Guy Davis with Lea Gilmore at North County High School in Ferndale on Saturday.
Paul McKenna & Finn Magill have a CD release concert on Saturday at the Silver Spring B&O Railroad Station sponsored by the Folklore Society of Greater Washington.
Joshua James is at Jammin’ Java in Vienna VA on Saturday. 703/255-1566
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis on Sunday there are afternoon and evening shows with Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn. 410-268-4545