At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: ReBirth Brass Band; Saturday: The Steel Wheels w/ Scott Miller; Sunday: Cracker unplugged. 410-268-4545
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. The Second Saturday Square and Contra Dance is at St. Mark’s on the Hill at 7:30pm. BFMS is sponsoring participatory dances, singing and music sessions at the Colonial Market Fair at the Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum in Oella, MD on Saturday and Sunday, 10 AM to 4 PM. 888.646.BFMS
Guitarist Michael Joseph Harris leads the Gypsy Jazz Jam every Monday at the Five & Dime Ale House in Hampden. The Baltimore Bluegrass Jam is Tuesday. 443-835-2179
Robert Cray Band is at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis on Tuesday. 410-280-5640
Also Tuesday, Hollis Brown is at Baltimore Soundstage. (410) 244-0057
Friday, Mara Levine and Gathering Time will be at Carroll Cafe in Seekers Church, Takoma Park MD. 301-562-4147. Saturday they’ll be at Deer Creek Coffeehouse at Grace Memorial Episcopal Church in Darlington, MD. (443) 877-7125
Saskatchewan singer/songwriter Colter Wall with Jamestown Revival are at the 9:30 Club in DC Friday. 202-393-0930
Friday through Sunday is Dare to Be Square DMV (DC-MD-VA) square dance weekend, Prince William Forest Park, in Dumfries, VA.
The Creative Alliance presents the free, family-friendly 7th Annual Maryland Traditions Folklife Festival on Saturday from noon to 7pm. Learn about Native American round dancing, Baltimore jazz, Beijing opera, and other living traditions practiced by communities across the state of Maryland. 410-276-1651
The next show in the North by Northeast American Roots Music Series is Saturday at The Church of the Messiah in Hamilton featuring The Kings of Crownsville.
The Old Part of Town with John Seay opening and Georgie Jessup hosting will be at Edith May’s Paradise in Jessup on Saturday. 410-799-3755