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
Anna & Elizabeth are at the Creative Alliance on Monday. Guitarist/vocalist Sidi Touré from Mali will be there on Wednesday. Fractal Cat celebrates the 75th anniversary of Bicycle Day and psychedelics on Thursday. And Friday it’s the East Pointers from Prince Edward Island, Canada, w/Monica Rizzio. 410-276-1651
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Tuesday: Alan Doyle formerly of Great Big Sea w/Fortunate Ones; Wednesday: Janiva Magness; Thursday: Average White Band; Friday: two shows with Los Lobos; Saturday: John Popper of Blues Traveler w/ Katrina Woolverton; Sunday afternoon: Hawktail (formerly known as Haas Kowert Tice); Sunday evening: Delta Rae w/ Liz Longley. 410-268-4545
It’s bluegrass night at The 8×10 on Thursday with The Dirty Grass Players, Dirty Blanket, and Fried Pickin’. 410-625-2000
Also Thursday, Rhiannon Giddens with Amythyst Kianh are at Baltimore Soundstage. (410) 244-0057
Uptown Concerts presents “A Tribute to John Denver” with Bill Danoff & Sean McGhee at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday but it is sold out. 410-795-1041
The American Folklife Center presents Sattriya Dance Company with the Dancing Monks of Assam India at the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Thursday at noon.
Los Lobos will be at the Birchmere in Alexandria VA on Thursday. 703-549-7500
Gov’t Mule will be at the Warner Theatre in Washington on Thursday. 202.783.4000
Saturday, sisters Ari & Mia bring string music from Boston to the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. (410) 637-3728
Maqam Ensemble with Tareq Rantisi is at Carroll Arts Center in Westminster on Saturday. 410-857-2771
The PostClassical Ensemble will perform Stravinsky’s Dumbarton Oaks Concerto followed by a joint performance with OCEAN Orchestra of Dumbarton’s Drums and then a set by OCEAN Orchestra. Historical narration by Stephen Winick. That’s at Dumbarton United Methodist Church in Washington, DC on Saturday.
Next Sunday, Focus Music presents Reggie Harris and Greg Greenway are at Congregation Tikvat Israel in Rockville. (301) 461-3600
Another Sunday show is Alan Doyle with Fortunate Ones at The Hamilton in Washington DC. 202-787-1000