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 Institute of Musical Traditions presents Celtic Fiddle Festival (Christian Lemaître, Charlie McKerron, Kevin Burke and Nicolas Quemener) 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: Dave Davies of the Kinks; Tuesday: The Jayhawks w/ Wesley Stace (aka John Wesley Harding); Thursday: Billy Bob Thornton & The Boxmasters w/ Shannon LaBrie; Friday: TUSK: The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band; Saturday: Dave Alvin & The Guilty Ones w. special guest Bill Kirchen. 410-268-4545
Grant Gordy, Danny Barnes and Joe Walsh are at The Cabaret at Germano’s in Little Italy on Tuesday. The Late Bloomers are there on Friday. 410.752.4515
At the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road: Tuesday: Song Swap; Friday: Maja & David. (410) 637-3728
Sarah Jarosz will be at the Birchmere in Alexandria VA on Tuesday. 703-549-7500
Wednesday, Mipso will be at the Stoltz Listening Room at the Avalon Theatre in Easton MD. 410-822-7299
Wednesday Israeli pianist Idan Raichel will perform solo at the Barns of Wolf Trap in Vienna, VA. 1 (877) WOLFTRAP
Uptown Concerts presents Kipyn Martin with David Glaser at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041
Lydia Sylvia Martin is at the Blue Side Tavern in Frederick on Thursday.
The Baltimore Square Dance is Friday in Hampden at The Ideal Arts Space. Music by The Mammals and the Brother Brothers.
Also Friday, the UMD Balinese Gamelan Ensemble are at Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center in College Park. 301-405-2787
The 5th annual Charm City Bluegrass Festival is Saturday in Druid Hill Park near Rawlings Conservatory. Festivities start at 10:00am and the lineup includes The Lone Bellow, Seldom Scene, Cris Jacobs, Lonesome River Band, Dustbowl Revival, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades.
Saturday it’s the annual Marquee Ball at the Creative Alliance. This year’s theme is Disco Nights, inspired by the 1979 film Roller Boogie. 410-276-1651
Saturday night is the Charm City Bluegrass Festival After Party with Billy Strings and Friends at The 8×10. 410-625-2000
Arto Lindsay with Beauty Pill are at the Black Cat in Washington on Saturday. 202.667.4490
Another Saturday show is Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band at Jammin’ Java in Vienna VA. 703/255-1566
The Southern Maryland Celtic Festival and Highland Gathering is Saturday at Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum in Saint Leonard MD. Music includes Elke Baker, Ken Kolodner & Rachel Eddy, Maggie Sansone and friends, Drew Vervan, IONA, Tir na nOg, Pond Scum, The American Rogues, and more.
Sunday afternoon Baby Bok Choy provides the music for the Art of Caring to benefit Court Appointed Special Advocates at Area 405 in the Station North Arts District.
Also next Sunday Irish American band I Draw Slow performs at Hill Center in Washington DC.