The Baltimore Folk Music Society sponsors English Country Dance every Monday at 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. The Second Saturday Square and Contra Dance is at Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter at 7:30pm. 888.646.BFMS
The Institute of Musical Traditions presents 10 String Symphony, a collaboration between fiddle player Christian Sedelmyer (The Jerry Douglas Band) and songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Rachel Baiman at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD on Monday. 301-754-3611
At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Monday: Indigo Girls; Tuesday: Bonnie “Prince” Billy w/ The Other Years; Wednesday: Leo Kottke; Thursday: The Jayhawks w/ Harrow Fair; Friday & Saturday: The Whispers. 703-549-7500
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Tuesday: Doyle Bramhall II w/ Mutlu; Wednesday & Thursday: Three Dog Night; Saturday afternoon: Elizabeth Cook w/ Caleb Caudle. 410-268-4545
On Wednesday, The California Honeydrops are at Baltimore Soundstage. (410) 244-0057
Jordan August Band with Trace Friends Mucho are at The 8×10 on Wednesday. Thursday is Gettin’ Weir’d and Jerry Tripsters. Friday Lil’ Smokies and Rock Creek Revival. 410-625-2000
On Wednesday, Jeffrey Foucault w/ Laurie Sargent are at The Hamilton in Washington DC. Eilen Jewell w/ Hillfolk Noir are there Thursday, Antibalas on Friday. 202-787-1000
Orquesta el Macabeo from Puerto Rico with the Zhou Family Band from the Anhui Province in China are at Tropicalia in Washington on Wednesday. Rio Mira (Ecuador/Peru) are there on Thursday. (202) 629-4535
Uptown Concerts presents Eastman String Band at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041
Satiric singer/songwriter Roy Zimmerman will be at First Unitarian Church in Baltimore on Thursday.
At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Thursday: Jeffrey Foucault w/ Laurie Sargent; Saturday: Albert Cummings w/ Patty Reese. 443.283.1200
Orquesta el Macabeo is at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage in Washington, DC on Thursday at 6:00. Takht Al-Nagham led by Samer Ali with Lubana Al Quntar presents music from Syria to Egypt on Friday.
Madeleine Peyroux is at City Winery in Washington, DC on Thursday and Friday. (202) 250-2531
Callaghan will be at the Stoltz Listening Room at the Avalon Theatre in Easton MD. 410-822-7299
Viva Puerto Rico! w/ Orquesta el Macabeo is at the Creative Alliance on Friday. 410-276-1651
Town Mountain is at Pearl Street Warehouse in Washington, DC on Friday. Josh Rouse and Grant-Lee Phillips are there on Saturday.
NYC flamenco duo Julia Patinella & Andreas Arnold with dancer La Magdalena will be at Bossa Bistro in Washington on Friday. 202-650-9351
The Motor House in Station North has a classical Indian tabla and raga workshop on Saturday at 3:00 and then an evening of world music with Naked Jungle, Confluence, and The Bele Bele Rhythm Collective. (410) 637-8301
Conor & the Wild Hunt with opener songwriter Michelle Murray will be at Edith May’s Paradise in Jessup on Saturday. 410-799-3755
Guitar Residency with Zane Forshee is Saturday and Sunday at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. (410) 637-3728
On Saturday, Los Lobos is at Gordon Center for Performing Arts in Owings Mills. 410.356.7469
Ken & Brad Kolodner Trio will be at the Rock Hall Fallfest in Rock Hall, MD on Saturday.
It’s The Neilds on Saturday and British singer/songwriter Bobby Long on Sunday at Jammin’ Java in Vienna VA. 703/255-1566
SONiA disappear fear and Shoshana Jedwab have a benefit concert on Sunday at Waldorf School of Baltimore.
Next Sunday afternoon, Rachel Baiman is at Hill Center in Washington DC.
Next Sunday at 5pm, the Roots Café Singer-Songwriter Series presents Patterson Barrett and Brian Langlinais with host Geoffrey Himes at An Die Musik Live. (410) 385-2638
Michael Franti & Spearhead is at the Fillmore in Silver Spring on Sunday.