The Institute of Musical Traditions presents The Geezer and the Kids featuring Bryan Bowers, Danny Knicely & Geoff Goodhue at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD on Monday. Saturday is Al Petteway & Amy White’s annual homecoming concert. 301-754-3611
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. On Saturday at 3pm it’s a “Gentle” English Country Dance selected to be gentle on the knees, hips, feet, and backs of the dancers at St. Mark’s on the Hill. Saturday evening there’s a memorial contra dance for the late Jim Newburn at the Lovely Lane Church. 888.646.BFMS
The Contenders are at Jammin’ Java in Vienna VA on Monday. 703/255-1566
Cheick Hamala Diabate with cousin Baou Tounkara from Mali are at at Bossa Bistro in Washington on Tuesday. Wednesday early show is Austin-based singer-songwriter Scott Collins with Anna Connolly. Late show is hot jazz by Tongue in Cheek. 202-650-9351
Bruce Cockburn will be at the Birchmere in Alexandria VA on Tuesday. 703-549-7500
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Tuesday: Leftover Salmon: The Living Room Tour; Wednesday: Bruce Cockburn; Friday: Savoy Brown featuring Kim Simmonds. 410-268-4545
The Creative Alliance presents flamenco dance by Edwin Aparicio Dance Company on Friday. Saturday it’s the triple Texas fiddles of The Quebe Sisters. 410-276-1651
Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real and Nikki Lane appear at Ram’s Head Live downtown on Wednesday. Saturday it’s The Infamous Stringdusters and Cris Jacobs. 410-244-1131
Uptown Concerts presents singer-songwriter John Flynn at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041
Thursday is bluegrass night at The 8×10 with Manly Deeds, High & Wides, and Two Ton Twig. 410-625-2000
Rebetiki Istoria brings Greek music to Ikaros Restaurant on Friday. 410-633-3750
In another Friday show, Robin Bullock will appear at the 333 Coffeehouse in the Annapolis Friends Meeting House. (443) 333-9613
Friday, Ken & Brad Kolodner Trio will play for the contradance at the Spanish Ballroom in Glen Echo, MD.
WTMD’s Saturday Morning Tunes continues this Saturday with All Around This World with Jay Sand 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.
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 Andrew McKnight. 410-529-7176
Dirk Hamilton with Georgie Jessup hosting will be at Edith May’s Paradise in Jessup on Saturday. 410-799-3755
Also Saturday, Rodrigo y Gabriela with Marc Scibilia are at Baltimore Soundstage. (410) 244-0057
Ken & Brad Kolodner will be at Agricultural Historic Farm Park in Derwood, MD on Saturday at 5pm.
On Saturday, Focus Music presents SONiA disappear fear at Unitarian Universalist Church in Arlington, VA. (703) 380-3151.
Michael Raitzyk is at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road on Sunday. (410) 637-3728
Next Sunday at 5pm, the Roots Café presents Nashville songwriter Kevin Gordon with host Geoffrey Himes at An Die Musik Live. (410) 385-2638