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. 888.646.BFMS
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: Iris DeMent; Tuesday: Don Felder of the Eagles; Wednesday: Pokey LaFarge w/ The Watson Twins; Thursday: Wynonna & the Big Noise; Friday: John Hiatt acoustic; Sunday at 11:45am: A tribute to the late David Glaser w/ Dan Navarro, Ellis Paul, Bob Sima, Michael Clem (of Eddie From Ohio), Laurie MacAllister (of Red Molly), Buddy Mondlock, Rebecca Loebe, Tom Prasada-Rao, Hugh McGowan, Stephanie Corby, David Stoddard, Eric Lee, Heather Aubrey Lloyd, Kipyn Martin, John Van Dyke and more. 410-268-4545
At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Monday: Samantha Fish w/ Skribe; Friday: Delbert McClinton w/ Dave Chappell & Tommy Lepson; Saturday: Tom Paxton & the Don Juans; Sunday: Kathy Mattea. 703-549-7500
The BFMS Song Swap is Tuesday at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. Friday is Colleen Raney and Saturday is a talk by David Hildebrand about his book, Musical Maryland. (410) 637-3728
The Baltimore Bluegrass Jam is Tuesday at the Five & Dime Ale House in Hampden. 443-835-2179
Gaelic Storm is at Baltimore Soundstage on Tuesday. (410) 244-0057
Also Tuesday, Kenny White is at Jammin’ Java in Vienna VA. Ruston Kelly is there on Saturday and Fred Eaglesmith on Sunday. 703/255-1566
Pokey LaFarge w/ The Watson Twins are at City Winery in Washington, DC on Tuesday. (202) 250-2531
Kurbasy from the Carpathian Mountains of Ukraine are at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage in Washington, DC on Wednesday at 6:00.
Wendesday is An Evening with Take Me to the River feat. Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Ivan Neville, George Porter Jr., Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, and more at The Hamilton in Washington DC. Sonny Landreth is there on Sunday. 202-787-1000
Revisit Lake Street Dive, Andy Bopp and The Suffers at the July WTMD First Thursday Festival on Thursday at 10pm. Maryland Public Television will broadcast highlights and WTMD will simulcast the audio.
At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Thursday: Crawford & Power w/ Lauren Calve; Friday: Cris Jacobs Band w/ Thorp Jenson; Saturday: Enter the Haggis. 443.283.1200
Kurbasy from Ukraine are at Hill Center in Washington DC on Thursday.
The next BSOPulse concert is Thursday at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Kelela.
The Band tribute – “Music from Big Pink” 50th anniversary show is Friday at WTMD in Towson featuring The Old Part of Town, The Stone Hill All-Stars, ellen cherry & Andrew Grimm (of June Star) and The Hello Strangers. Tickets available at WTMD.org.
On Friday, Uptown Concerts presents Cheryl Wheeler with Crys Matthews at Cellar Stage Timonium. The Cellar Stage Timonium is located in Timonium United Methodist Church on Pot Spring Road. 410-521-9099
Also Friday, They Might Be Giants appear at Ram’s Head Live downtown. 410-244-1131
MilkBoy ArtHouse in College Park MD features Black Masala on Fruday. (240) 623-1423
The Creative Alliance. presents the 19th Great Halloween Festival and Lantern Parade in Patterson Park starting at 3:30pm on Saturday, followed by the Glow Ball with Dos Santos at 8:30pm at the Creative Alliance. 410-276-1651
The Old Part of Town have a CD release concert at An Die Musik Live! on Saturday with ellen cherry and Marc Wexler. 410-385-2638
Sunday Sounds In The Park features Stewbone starting at 4pm in Union Square Park on Gilmor Street.
And a reminder, early voting in Maryland starts Thursday and runs through Thursday, November 1, 10 am to 8 pm. Information at vote.org