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
The Baltimore Django Jam is every Monday at De Kleine Duivel in Hampden.
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Tuesday: Taj Mahal Trio w/ Jamie McLean; Wednesday: Big Bad VooDoo Daddy; Thursday: Ricky Nelson Remembered starring Matthew & Gunnar Nelson; Friday: Chris Duarte; Saturday: Séan McCann of Great Big Sea. 410-268-4545
At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Tuesday: Justin Townes Earle with Lilly Hiatt; Wednesday: Taj Mahal Trio w/ Jamie McLean; Thursday: Big Bad VooDoo Daddy; Saturday: Jason D. Williams w/The Nighthawks. 703-549-7500
Uptown Concerts presents Seth Glier at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041
The DuoDuo Quartet (Maeve Gilchrist & Nic Gareiss and Natalie Haas & Yann Falquet) is at the Creative Alliance on Thursday. Friday: Lafayette Gilchrist Baker Award Celebration; Saturday: Winter in America – The revolutionary words and music of Gil Scott Heron with Joe Keyes & the Late Bloomer Band. 410-276-1651
The Pimps of Joytime and Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band are at The 8×10 on Thursday. 410-625-2000
A Shape Note workshop is at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road on Thursday. Friday is Ulster Landing, Christian Perez, and Tool Shed. (410) 637-3728
Thursday, Goodnight Moonshine and Roosevelt Dime are at Pearl Street Warehouse in Washington, DC. Karen Jonas has a CD release concert on Saturday with The Linemen and Cary Hudson.
The Annapolis Irish Festival is Friday and Saturday at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds. Artists include Gaelic Storm, Scythian, Chesapeake Caledonian Pipes and Drums, Carbon Leaf, Seamus Kennedy, EJ Jones, plus more.
Bluestone Bluegrass Band are at Rob’s Bluegrass Barn in Westminster on Saturday. 410-857-7473
Also Saturday, The Old Part of Town are at Woodfire Kitchen in Hereford. 443.491.3505
Darla Jean and the Somethin’ or Others are at the Frederick Festival of the Arts on Saturday at noon. Other Saturday artists include ilyAIMY and Lydia and Emily Martin. The Festival continues on Sunday.