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. The Second Saturday Square and Contra Dance is at St. Mark’s on the Hill at 7:30pm. 888.646.BFMS
Baltimore Django Jam is every Monday at De Kleine Duivel in Hampden.
The Baltimore Bluegrass Jam is Tuesday at the Five & Dime Ale House in Hampden. 443-835-2179
Kat Edmonson will be at Blues Alley in Georgetown, DC on Tuesday.
There’s a Uke Strum on Wednesday at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. Big Al & Dadley, otherwise known as Alex Lacquement and Brad Kolodner, are there on Thursday. Saturday at 3pm is Balfolk Workshop: traditional and contemporary folk dance music from Brittany and France. (410) 637-3728
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Wednesday: Kat Edmonson w/ Matt Munisteri; Thursday: Ruthie & The Wranglers w/ Cadillac Mule; Sunday afternoon: Coyote Run and OCEAN Orchestra with emcee Max Ochs; Sunday evening: The Nighthawks w/ Mark Wenner’s Blues Warriors. 410-268-4545
Wednesday, Leftover Salmon and Dirty Grass Players are at Baltimore Soundstage. Friday it’s Carbon Leaf’s 25th Anniversary Tour w/Scott Mulvahill. (410) 244-0057
Brooklyn afro-funksters Kaleta & Super Yamba Band will be at Bossa Bistro in Washington on Wednesday. 202-650-9351
The American Folklife Center presents Tuareg guitarist Mdou Moctar from Niger at the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Thursday at noon.
Mdou Moctar and Snakes are at the Creative Alliance for on Thursday. On Saturday Yacine Boularès’ Ajoyo feat Sarah E. Charles blends African tradition, jazz, and soul. 410-276-1651
Ajoyo is at The Mainstay in Rock Hall on Thursday. (410) 639-9133
Also Thursday, Luke Winslow-King is at Pearl Street Warehouse in Washington, DC.
Tongue in Cheek Jazz Band and the Shroom Pickers are at the Holy Underground on Friday.
The next show in the North by Northeast American Roots Music Series is Saturday at The Church of the Messiah in Hamilton featuring The Stone Hill All Stars and The Tinklers.
Josh Gray w/DT Huber and Luke Chohany are at Teavolve Cafe on Saturday. 410-522-1907
Guitarist Thor Robert Jenson from the Stephane Wrembel Band will be at Bookmakers on Saturday. 443.438.4039
The Institute of Musical Traditions presents a CD release concert by Conor Brendan at Allyworld in Takoma Park, MD on Saturday. 301-754-3611
On Sunday afternoon 1920’s orchestra Hotel Paradise Orchestra will be at Paulie Gee’s in Hampden. 410-889-1048
Renaissance “A Symphonic Journey” will be at the Birchmere in Alexandria VA on Sunday. 703-549-7500