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
Beres Hammond will appear at Ram’s Head Live downtown on Monday. 410-244-1131
The Baltimore Django Jam is every Monday at De Kleine Duivel in Hampden.
Creedence Clearwater Revisited are at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis on Monday. 410-280-5640
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band; Tuesday: Thomas Dolby: An Evening of Music & Storytelling; Wednesday: Amanda Shires w/ Sean Rowe; Thursday: Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers w/ Gabriel Kelley; Friday & Saturday: two shows each day by The Bacon Brothers; Sunday afternoon: Jake Shimabukuro w/ Christie Lenee; Sunday evening: Melissa Manchester. 410-268-4545
At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Monday: Thomas Dolby: An Evening of Music & Storytelling; Tuesday: WAR; Thursday: Amanda Shires w/ Sean Rowe; Friday: Bill Kirchen & Too Much Fun feat. Johnny Castle & Jack O’Dell; Sunday: Jake Shimabukuro w/ Christie Lenee .703-549-7500
Jerry Tripsters are at The 8×10 on Wednesday. Friday & Saturday is Jerry’s Birthday Celebration with Cris Jacobs & Friends. 410-625-2000
The American Folklife Center presents acoustic conjunto from New Mexico by Lone Piñon at the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Wednesday at noon (free!).
Lone Piñon will also be at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage in Washington, DC on Wednesday at 6:00.
WTMD’s First Thursday Festival presented by Brewers Hill continues this week in Canton Waterfront Park. Six bands on two stages, still free: Bettye LaVette, Erika Wennerstrom, JD Wilkes & The Legendary Shack Shakers, Lo-Moon, Dave Hause & The Mermaid, and The Family Crest:. Music starts at 5:30pm.
Friday, Handsome Hound is at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. (410) 637-3728
At The Soundry in Columbia, MD: Friday: Buckwheat Zydeco Jr. & Legendary Ils Sont Partis Band; Saturday: The Ron Holloway Band. 443.283.1200
The monthly Folkal Point concert series is Saturday at An Die Musik Live! with Elena and Los Fulanos. 410-385-2638