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: Todd Snider w/ Rorey Carroll; Tuesday: We Banjo 3 w/ Brian Gaffney; Sunday: 2 shows with Judy Collins. 410-268-4545
The BFMS Song Swap is at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road on Tuesday. (410) 637-3728
The Institute of Musical Traditions presents Kaia Kater at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD on Tuesday. 301-754-3611
Deadgrass is at The 8×10 on Wednesday. The Charm City Bluegrass Festival after-parties are Friday with Better Off Dead and Saturday with Jeff Austin Band and Man About a Horse. 410-625-2000
Rusty Sal is at Waverly Brewing Company on Wednesday.
WTMD has partnered with Baltimore Magazine for their first-ever Music Issue, due out next month, and we’re hosting the launch party at our studios on Thursday with performances by Super City, J. Pope and the HearNow and Wume. Doors at 6:30, show starts at 7:00. Tickets at WTMD.org.
The 6th annual Charm City Bluegrass Festival expands to two days on Friday and Saturday in Druid Hill Park. The Devil Makes Three, The Travelin’ McCourys, The Steeldrivers, Jeff Austin Band, and Billy Strings are just a few of the performers.
It’s Chesapeake Dance Weekend at YMCA Camp Letts in Edgewater on Friday through Sunday with three bands: Chameleon, Rachel Eddy & the Rock Farmers, and Jesse Milnes & Emily Miller.
The Creative Alliance transforms into Andy Warhol’s legendary New York City studio – The Factory on Saturday for the annual Marquee Ball. 410-276-1651
Janis Ian will be at the Birchmere in Alexandria VA on Saturday. 703-549-7500
The Southern Maryland Celtic Festival in Prince Frederick on Saturday includes Robin Bullock & Ken Kolodner duo, Chris Newman & Máire Ní Chathasaigh, Jay Armsworthy & Eastern Tradition Bluegrass, Greater Washington Ceili Club with Pond Scum Band, The American Rogues, and more.