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 – Thursday: The Levin Brothers; Friday & Saturday: Bruce In the USA tribute to Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band; Sunday: Maggie’s Celtic Celebration for the New Year featuring Maggie Sansone & Robin Bullock w. special guests Matthew Bell, Laura Byrne, Jimmy Eagan and Seth Kibel. 410-268-4545
Upper Potomac Fiddle Retreat is Friday through Sunday in Shepherdstown, WV with Ken & Brad Kolodner, Rachel Eddy, Laura Risk and more featuring workshops, jams, concerts and dances.
The Crankie Fest shows at the Creative Alliance on Friday & Saturday are SOLD OUT. On Sunday at 1pm puppeteer Emily Schubert teaches kids how to make their own crankie. 410-276-1651
Cris Jacobs & Friends are at The 8×10 Friday & Saturday with guests Amy Helm on Friday and Ivan Neville on Saturday. 410-625-2000
The Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road has the First Friday Show on Friday and on Sunday at 3pm Ann Porcella & Bill Schmidt and Moonshine Holler. (410) 637-3728
The Graceland All-Star 30th Anniversary Tribute with Bakithi Kumalo is Friday at Pearl Street Warehouse in Washington, DC.
The monthly Folkal Point concert series is Saturday at An Die Musik Live! with The Honey Dewdrops. 410-385-2638
The Institute of Musical Traditions presents Lulu’s Fate at the grand opening of the School of Musical Traditions in the Talbott Center shopping plaza in Rockville, MD. on Saturday. 301-754-3611