On Monday Hurray for the Riff Raff with Xenia Rubinos and Joy Postell appear at Ram’s Head Live downtown. St. Paul & the Broken Bones with Banditos are there on Wednesday. 410-244-1131
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: Gaby Moreno; Tuesday: Stanley Jordan; Wednesday: Karla Bonoff; Thursday; Big Bad Voodoo Daddy; Saturday: The Weight Band feat. Members of The Band, Levon Helm Band & Rick Danko Group; Sunday: BoDeans. 410-268-4545
Salif Keita from Mali is at the Creative Alliance on Tuesday. Alash from Tuva bring their throat singing style on Friday with Orfeia Vocal Ensemble. 410-276-1651
Tuesday, Steve Earle & the Dukes with The Mastersons are at Baltimore Soundstage. (410) 244-0057
The American Folklife Center presents free conjunto music by Eva Ybarra, the “Queen of the Accordion,” and her band at the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Wednesday at noon.
There’s a Uke Strum at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road on Wednesday. (410) 637-3728
Another Thursday show features Greg Cornell and the Cornell Brothers from New York with D.T. Huber and Letitia VanSant‘s Dori Freeman cover band – Letitia Covers Dori at 1919 on Fleet Street in Fells Point.
Greenwood Furnace Folk Gathering is Friday through Sunday at Greenwood Furnace State Park near State College, PA. Workshops for all levels including total non-musicians featuring Simple Gifts and Changeling plus more. 814/643-6220
WTMD presents an album release show by Outcalls with Super City and J. Pope & the HearNow on Friday at WTMD studios in Towson. This show will be broadcast live on 89.7 WTMD and wtmd.org. Tickets at Missiontix.com
In another Friday show, Lilt and guests brings Irish music to the 333 Coffeehouse in the Annapolis Friends Meeting House. (443) 333-9613
Revelator Hill (Traffic tribute) and Beggars Banquet (Rolling Stones tribute) are at The 8×10 on Friday. 410-625-2000
Saturday is Folk Music Night at Perry Hall United Methodist Church on Belair Road from 7:00-10:00 pm. There’s an open mic, and featured guest The Music Pilgrim Trio. 410-529-7176
Chicago’s student ensemble Mariachi Herencia de México is playing a free show at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage in Washington, DC on Saturday at 6:00.
Another Sunday show is Paul Kelly from Australia at The Hamilton in Washington DC. 202-787-1000