Ken & Brad Kolodner and Lucas Chohany host the first annual Lawnbuster Bluegrass & Old-Time Pickin’ Party on Monday 2-9pm on Fenchurch Road in Baltimore.
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. 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 led by Ken and Brad Kolodner. 443-835-2179
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: Lee Roy Parnell w/Scooter Brown Band; Thursday: Pablo Cruise; Friday: Matthew Sweet w/ Tommy Keene; Saturday: Live At The Fillmore: The Definitive Tribute To The Original Allman Brothers Band; Sunday: The Fabulous Hubcaps. 410-268-4545
Tuesday, QueenEarth has a free show at the Marquee Lounge in the Creative Alliance 6:30. Thursday is Selwyn Birchwood Band and David Wax Museum is on Sunday. 410-276-1651
The final WTMD First Thursday concert of 2017 is Thursday in Canton Waterfront Park. Six bands – two stages – still free: The Mavericks, The Marcus King Band, Nicole Atkins, Hall Williams Band, June Star, and Super Doppler. Music starts at 5:30pm.
Uptown Concerts presents Heather Aubrey Lloyd, Kipyn Martin & Victoria Vox in the round at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041
WTMD’s Saturday Morning Tunes starts a new series this Saturday with a Schoolhouse Rock Tribute featuring Black Root & Max (from Baby Beats) and more. Doors open at 9 a.m. and the music runs from 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. And will be broadcast live on 89.7 WTMD. Tickets at Missiontix.com.
The Stone Hill All-Stars showcase their new CD at Andy Nelson’s Barbecue in Cockeysville on Friday. (410) 527-1226
Saturday, Alex Lacquement & Amadou Kouyate are at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. (410) 637-3728
The Bluegrass-Folk-Classical Festival: a Musical Fusion Gathering is a benefit for Susan Cohan Colon Cancer Foundation (“Susie’s Cause”) on Saturday at Oregon Ridge Park. Lineup is O’Connor Band with Mark O’Connor, Sierra Hull, John Sebastian, The Stray Birds, Ken & Brad Kolodner Quartet, and Tim and Savannah Finch with The Eastman String Band.
A songwriter’s round robin featuring Esmirelda, Jacob Panic, Letitia VanSant, and hostess Christina Van Norman will be at Edith May’s Paradise in Jessup on Saturday. 410-799-3755
Better Off Dead and Dirty Grass Players are at The 8×10 on Saturday. 410-625-2000
Jonathan Edwards with The Seldom Scene will be at the Birchmere in Alexandria VA on Saturday. Hot Rize will be there on Sunday. 703-549-7500
Sunday is World Folk Music Association (WFMA) showcase featuring Sean McGhee, The Blue Moon Cowgirls, and Abigail & Eric Selby at Positano Ristorante Italiano in Bethesda. 301-608-2121
International ensemble Neotolia area at Twins Jazz in Washington, DC on Sunday. 202.234.0072