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. The Baltimore Bluegrass Jam is Tuesday. 443-835-2179
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday & Tuesday: Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band; Wednesday: Walter Trout; Friday: AJ Croce and Robbie Fulks; Saturday: Suede. 410-268-4545
Tuesday AJ Croce is at The Hamilton in Washington DC. The London Souls are on Saturday. 202-787-1000
Thursday is bluegrass night at The 8×10 with Ampersand String Band, Haint Blue, and Run Come See. Friday is Ron Halloway Band and Steal Your Peach. 410-625-2000
Ray Wylie Hubbard is at Hill Country Live in Washington DC on Thursday & Friday. 202-556-2050
The next Live Lunch in WTMD’s performance space in Towson is The War & Treaty on Friday. Come see the band live at noon or tune in to 89.7 WTMD.
The Old Part of Town returns to Andy Nelson’s Barbecue in Cockeysville on Friday. (410) 527-1226
Friday, Hiroya! is at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. Sunday: Diane Cluck singing workshop. (410) 637-3728
Saturday is the Hot August Music Festival at Oregon Ridge Park. Bands include Old Crow Medicine Show, the Infamous Stringdusters, Lettuce, Dustbowl Revival, Baskery, John Mooney & Bluesiana, plus more.
Trans – missions featuring Michelle Rocking Horse Garcia and Georgie Jessup & the Philosopher Dogs will be at Edith May’s Paradise in Jessup on Saturday. 410-799-3755
At the Creative Alliance on Sunday 2-6pm Lucas Chohany and Caleb Stine provide the music for In-Tune Painting workshop. 410-276-1651