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
The Institute of Musical Traditions presents Mediaeval Baebes at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD on Monday. 301-754-3611
At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Monday: Buddy Guy w/ Tom Hambridge. 703-549-7500
The BFMS Song Swap is Tuesday at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. DT Huber is there on Saturday. (410) 637-3728
The American Folklife Center presents Old-time Appalachian fiddling from Virginia by Eddie Bond and the New Ballards Branch Bogtrotters at the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Wednesday at noon. And then Saturday at 2pm it’s the American Folklife Center Summer Music Jam featuring blues with Phil Wiggins in the Thomas Jefferson Building.
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Wednesday: George Porter Jr. & The Runnin’ Pardners; Sunday: The Devon Allman Project w/ Duane Betts. 410-268-4545
At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Thursday: The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band w/ The Woodshedders; Friday: The Young Dubliners w/ Siobhán O’Brien; Saturday: Rayland Baxter. 443.283.1200
Thursday through Sunday is the Brunswick Old-Time Music Weekend in Brunswick, MD.
On Friday, the Creative Alliance continues the Nisa’a series of Muslim women artists with Sandaraa, a collaboration of Pakistani singer Zeb Bangash and clarinetist Michael Winograd and his klezmer band. Ticket includes Pakistani food starting at 6pm. Sunday is an album release concert by Charm City Junction. 410-276-1651
Archie Fisher and Garnet Rogers is at Jammin’ Java in Vienna VA on Friday. 703/255-1566
Also Friday, Leftover Salmon are at the State Theatre in Falls Church, VA.
The Greater Lauraville Fair is Saturday from 11am to 5pm in Heinz Park – Parkside Drive at Harford Road & Walther Avenue. The musical artists are The Ray of Hope Baptist Choir, Hermes Charles, The Stone Hill All-Stars, Mambo Combo, and the St. Veronica Steel Drum Band.
Charm City Junction appears at the Patterson Park Brew Fest on Saturday.
The Institute of Musical Traditions presents James Keelaghan and Jez Lowe at Takoma Park Community Center on Saturday. 301-754-3611
Saturday, Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band w/ Caz Gardiner will be at Gypsy Sally’s in Washington DC. 202-333-7700
Next Sunday at 5pm, the Roots Café presents Jacob Panic and Seth Kibel with host Geoffrey Himes at An Die Musik Live. (410) 385-2638
Sunday Sounds In The Park features Caleb Stine in Union Square Park on S. Gilmor Street on Sunday at 4pm.
Sunday at 4pm Gina Clowes and King Bullfrog perform at Hill Center in Washington DC.