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
Guitarist Michael Joseph Harris leads the Gypsy Jazz Jam every Monday at the Five & Dime Ale House in Hampden. On Tuesday there’s an old-time music jam. 443-835-2179
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: In The Vane Of…The Eagles: Annapolis Artists Playing Tributes & Eagles Inspired Originals; Tuesday: John Paul White w/Lera Lynn; Thursday: Badfinger’s Joey Molland performing “Straight Up” live & complete; Friday: Deanna Bogart Band; Sunday: Don Dixon & Marti Jones. 410-268-4545
There’s a Song Swap at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road on Tuesday. Friday is a concert with Pergola and Jon Camp. (410) 637-3728
Charm City Junction plays in Patterson Park at 6:30pm on Tuesday.
The American Folklife Center presents a free concert of Cajun music by BeauSoleil Quartet at the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Wednesday at noon.
DT Huber is at the Rooster & Hen General Store in Catonsville on Wednesday. 443-341-6166
Jazz Americana duo Max Hatt / Edda Glass are at The Cabaret at Germano’s in Little Italy on Saturday. 410.752.4515
Synchronicity and The Last Waltz bring tributes to The Police and The Band respectively to the The 8×10 on Wednesday. 410-625-2000
The Latvian Song Fest is at various venues in Baltimore Thursday through Monday. Events include Lativan folk group Iļģi, rock band Akra, jazz and pop by Daumants Kalninš Quintet, folk dancing, sacred music, folk costumes, art and more.
The Baltimore Square Dance is Friday in Hampden at The Ideal Arts Space.
The documentary film Nighthawks on the Blue Highway plus a concert by the Nighthawks is Friday at the Creative Alliance. 410-276-1651
The Maureen Choi Quartet are at An Die Musik Live! with two shows on Friday. 410-385-2638
Also Friday, Jonathan Edwards will be at Mason District Park Amphitheatre in Annandale VA.
Ken & Brad Kolodner’s annual backyard concert is Saturday in Hampden with the Brother Brothers and the Ken & Brad Kolodner Quartet.
The monthly Folkal Point concert series is Saturday at An Die Musik Live! with a 1960’s Folk Music Tribute featuring Mike Barth, Mark Brine, Paul Margolis (Stone Hill All-Stars), Serena Miller (Birdhouse and Legends of Etcetera), Linda Nelson (The Honey Badgers), and The Patapsco Delta Boys. 410-385-2638
Common Ground on the Hill‘s Traditions Week II of concerts and workshops starts on Sunday at McDaniel College in Westminster. 275 workshops featuring 150 musicians, artists, creators & thinkers. Music, dance, visual arts, yoga, film and more. Beginning to advanced. All ages. Instructors include Scott Ainslie, Jumoke Ajanku, A.J. Bodnar & Liza DiSavino, Robin Bullock, Guy Davis, Rachel Eddy, Mary Flower, Cristina Huertas, The Jeremiahs from Ireland, Ken & Brad Kolodner, Professor Louie, Lydia Sylvia Martin, Walt Michael, Dominick Murray, Matthew Olwell, Paide Gymnasium Folk Dance Group from Estonia, Jesse Palidofsky, Sparky & Rhonda Rucker, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, Caleb Stine, Dede Wyland, Radim Zenkl, and many more. 410-857-2771
Trinidad and Tobago Baltimore Steel Orchestra are at Ladew Topiary Gardens in Monkton next Sunday at 6pm. 410-557-9466