The Institute of Musical Traditions presents U.S. National Scottish Fiddle Champion Hanneke Cassel and pianist Dave Weisler at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD on Monday. 301-754-3611
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: Dave Mason w/ Gretchen Rhodes; Tuesday: Boscoe France Band and Magnolia Boulevard w/ Paul Reed Smith; Wednesday: Acoustic Alchemy; Thursday: JD Souther. 410-268-4545
On Tuesday there’s an old-time music jam led by Ken and Brad Kolodner at the Five & Dime Ale House in Hampden. 443-835-2179
At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Monday: Robert Dale Klein w/ Dan Navarro, Naked Blue, and David Phenicie; Friday: I Draw Slow w/ The High & Wides; Saturday: The Beat Hotel. 443.283.1200
James McMurtry w/ Bonnie Whitmore are at the Creative Alliance on Wednesday; Kaia Kater on Friday and Nick Moss Band featuring Dennis Gruenling on Saturday. 410-276-1651
On Wednesday there’s a bluegrass jam at Lauraville House on Harford Road led by Lucas Chohany and Bud Dickens.
There’s a reception for a new art exhibit of musically inspired work by five Maryland artists, The Music, Seen, on Thursday at 5:30pm at WTMD in Towson.
On Thursday, Jordan Tice will be at 49 West in Annapolis. 410-626-9796
At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Thursday: Stars From the Commitments; Friday: David Bromberg Big Band; Sunday: Mipso & Friends w/ 10 String Symphony. 703-549-7500
The musical Red Devil Moon will be performed by gospel trio Sombarkin and the Pam Ortiz Band on Thursday through Saturday at Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre in Chestertown, MD. (410) 810-2060
Three Strands, Stacia Abernatta, and The Iron Ring are at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road on Friday. (410) 637-3728
Jennifer Cutting’s OCEAN Orchestra is at The Church of the Redeemer on Friday. 410-857-2771
The monthly Folkal Point concert series is Saturday at An Die Musik Live! featuring Mike Gary III, Linda Nelson, Matt Douglass and Sam Nitzberg, Mike Barth, John Shock and Paul Margolis, and The Patapsco Delta Boys. . 410-385-2638
Saturday is Folk Music Night at Perry Hall United Methodist Church on Belair Road from 7:00-10:00 pm. There’s an open mic, and featured guest Jeff Smith. 410-529-7176
The American Folklife Center presents a free screening of the film The Ballad of Shirley Collins, a documentary about the British folk revival singer, at the Pickford Theatre in the James Madison building of the Library of Congress on Saturday at 3pm.
Ruthie & the Wranglers are at the Opera House in Havre de Grace, MD on Saturday. 443-502-2005
Professor Louie & the Crowmatix are at Carroll Arts Center in Westminster on Saturday. 410-857-2771
Dawn Landes and Chris Stills are at Songbyrd Music House & Record Cafe in Washington, DC on Sunday. (202) 450-2917
Another Sunday show is I Draw Slow at The Hamilton in Washington DC. 202-787-1000
And a reminder, early voting in Maryland continues through Thursday, November 1, 10 am to 8 pm. Information at vote.org