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 and Tuesday: Steve Earle & The Dukes: The Copperhead Road 30th Anniversary Tour w/ The Mastersons; Wednesday: Keith Harkin of Celtic Thunder w/ Joey Harkum; Thursday: ReBirth Brass Band; Friday: Shawn Colvin w/ Seth Glier; Saturday: Scythian; Sunday: Motown & More: A Holiday Celebration. 410-268-4545
At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Monday & Tuesday: Melissa Etheridge holiday show; Thursday: Shawn Colvin w/ Seth Glier; Friday: Pure Prairie League and Firefall; Saturday: A Tribute to Little Feat featuring The Nighthawks, Eric Scott, Patty Reese, Tommy Lepson, Brian Simms, Janine Wilson, and more; Sunday; Justin Townes Earle w/ Lauren Calve. 703-549-7500
The BFMS Song Swap is Tuesday at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. Thursday is a Shape-Note Workshop. (410) 637-3728
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
Also Tuesday Acoustic Hot Tuna is at City Winery in Washington, DC. (202) 250-2531
On Wednesday there’s a bluegrass jam at Lauraville House on Harford Road.
At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Wednesday: Anaïs Mitchell w/ Moonheart; Friday: Junkyard Saints; Saturday: Yarn. 443.283.1200
Uptown Concerts presents Cliff Eberhardt and Louise Mosrie at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041
Also Thursday, Acoustic Hot Tuna is at Gordon Center for Performing Arts in Owings Mills. 410.356.7469
Erin Costello is at The Cabaret at Germano’s in Little Italy on Thursday 410.752.4515 and at Gypsy Sally’s in Washington DC on Saturday. 202-333-7700 http://germanospiattini.com/events
The next BSOPulse concert is Thursday at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Parquet Courts.
Sunny War is at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage in Washington, DC on Thursday at 6:00.
Toubab Krewe and Jordan August Band are at The 8×10 on Thursday. Saturday it’s The Allman Others Band and Bobby Thompson Trio ~ Hendrix Tribute. 410-625-2000
Nellie McKay is at the Creative Alliance on Friday. 410-276-1651
Black Masala is at Villain & Saint in Bethesda on Friday. (240) 800-4700
Another Friday show is Steve Forbert at Union Stage in Washington, DC. 877.987.6487
The monthly Folkal Point concert series is Saturday at An Die Musik Live! with a Mix ‘N’ Match concert featuring Caleb Stine, The Honey Dewdrops, and Letitia Van Sant. Two shows at 7pm and 9pm. 410-385-2638
Walt Michael & Co. is at Carroll Arts Center in Westminster on Saturday. 410-857-2771
Next Sunday at 5pm, the Roots Café Singer-Songwriter Series presents North East Rising Sun, a new trio featuring Lea Gilmore, Geoffrey Himes and Willem Elsevier, at An Die Musik Live. (410) 385-2638
American Opera is at Dangerously Delicious Pies in Washington DC on Sunday with The Walkaways and Roof Beams. (202) 398-7437
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