The Baltimore Folk Music Society sponsors English Country Dance every Monday at a new location Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter on York 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 – Tuesday: Ana Popovic; Wednesday: Teitur with Jenn Grinels; Friday: Stanley Clarke. 410-268-4545
The American Folklife Center presents John McCutcheon playing music from the AFC collections at the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Wednesday at 7:30pm. Free event.
Sunny War opens for Sarah Shook & the Disarmers on Wednesday at Pearl Street Warehouse in Washington, DC. The Hackensaw Boys are there on Saturday.
Also Wednesday, Orchester Praževica leads the monthly Gypsy Soul Party at Bossa Bistro in Washington. 202-650-9351
Uptown Concerts presents Joe Jencks at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041
WTMD’s Saturday Morning Tunes series continues this Saturday with Outcalls and Black Root Underground performing music from Frozen and Moana at the Baltimore School for the Arts. The early show is sold out, but tickets still remain for the 11:45am show at SaturdayMorningTunes.com
On Saturday afternoon it’s traditional folk dance from France and Brittany with Slyte of Hand at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. Sunday is Velvet Pines, Dave Dersham, and Seth Mitchell. (410) 637-3728
The Charlie Hunter Trio is at the Creative Alliance on Saturday. 410-276-1651
The 40th Takoma Park Folk Festival is Sunday at Takoma Park Middle School. Artists include Lilt, Washington’s Spelmanslag, Siobhan O’Brien, Tony Denikos, Conor & The Wild Hunt, Wicked Sycamore, Karen Jonas, ilyAIMY, and plenty more.
At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Saturday: Josh Rouse w/Clarence Bucaro; Sunday: Rhett Miller w/Owen Danoff. 443.283.1200
Egyptian musicians Dina El Wedidi and Youssra El Hawary are at Tropicalia in Washington on Saturday. (202) 629-4535
There’s a benefit concert for Eileen Carson of Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble featuring Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, Footworks, Tony Trischka, and Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer on Sunday at The Hamilton in Washington DC. 202-787-1000
Egyptian accordionist Youssra El Hawary is at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage in Washington, DC on Sunday at 6:00.