Byrds co-founders Roger McGuinn & Chris Hillman with Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives perform Sweetheart of the Rodeo at the Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda on Monday. 301-581-5100
There’s an open mic hosted by Rob Hinkal at Teavolve Cafe on Monday with featured guest American Opera. 410-522-1907
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
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: Josh Ritter w/ Carsie Blanton; Tuesday: Josh Ritter w/ Wesley Stace (aka John Wesley Harding); Wednesday: Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe; Friday & Saturday evening plus Saturday & Sunday afternoon: Carbon Leaf 25th Anniversary Tour w/ Freddy & Francine. 410-268-4545
Caleb Stine has a free show Tuesday at the Creative Alliance. 410-276-1651
Uptown Concerts presents Toby Walker at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041
Also Thursday, Odetta Hartman (no relation) opens for the Ballroom Thieves at the Rock & Roll Hotel in Washington. (202) 388-ROCK
At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Thursday: Steve Poltz; Friday: Rufus Roundtree and Da B’More Brass Factory w/ Feel Free; Saturday: Jonathan Sloane w/ Hayley Fahey. 443.283.1200
The Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road has its monthly First Friday show. (410) 637-3728
Nick and Luke and Their Holiday Band are at the Church of the Holy Comforter in Lutherville on Saturday. 410-252-2711
Walt Michael & Co. are at The Church of the Redeemer on Friday. 410-857-2771
On Friday, New Potato Caboose w/ Lauren Calve are at Baltimore Soundstage. (410) 244-0057
Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band are at Pearl Street Warehouse in Washington, DC on Saturday.
Also Saturday, The Institute of Musical Traditions presents Dan Navarro, Bruce Sudano, and Chas Sandford at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD. 301-754-3611
On Saturday, Lisa Loeb is at Gordon Center for Performing Arts in Owings Mills. 410.356.7469
Sunday, The Hot Club of Baltimore with guest vocalist Lynn Veronneau bring Gypsy jazz to Sotto Sopra Restaurant.
At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA on Sunday it’s Cheryl Wheeler and John Gorka. 703-549-7500
Also Sunday, Focus Music presents Lox & Vodka at Congregation Tikvat Israel in Rockville. (301) 461-3600
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