The Institute of Musical Traditions presents duo of duos, Seth Kibel & Flo Anito and Dave Chappell & Maureen Andary, 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: The Milk Carton Kids w/ Vera Sola; Tuesday: The High Kings; Friday: Jon Cleary and The Absolute Monster Gentlemen; Saturday afternoon: Bob Sima; Sunday: Gaby Moreno. 410-268-4545
Tuesday is the 4th Tuesday Song Swap at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. The First Friday show is properly scheduled for Friday. Saturday at 2pm is a Balfolk Music Session featuring traditional and contemporary folk dance music from Brittany and France. (410) 637-3728
The Baltimore Bluegrass Jam is Tuesday at the Five & Dime Ale House in Hampden. 443-835-2179
The Blue Dahlia mixes reggae, chanson française, American folk, Latin rhythms, klezmer and old-time swing at Bossa Bistro in Washington on Tuesday. 202-650-9351
Another Tuesday show is The Brother Brothers w/ Dead Horses at The Hamilton in Washington DC. 202-787-1000
WTMD Film Series continues with the documentary “Joan Jett: Bad Reputation” on Wednesday in WTMD’s performance space in Towson. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the movie starts at 8. The film is free and so is the popcorn.
Chatham County Line will be at the Stoltz Listening Room at the Avalon Theatre in Easton MD on Wednesday. 410-822-7299
At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Wednesday &Thursday: WARth anniversary tour; Friday: Marshall Crenshaw & the Bottle Rockets; Saturday: Bob Schneider (solo) w/The Empty Pockets; Sunday: Sweet Honey in the Rock. 703-549-7500
Uptown Concerts presents ZoüKeys (Beth Patterson on bouzouki and Josh Paxton on keyboards) from New Orleans at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041
The Honey Dewdrops w/ The Bottom Rung are at the Creative Alliance on Thursday. Friday is an Afro-Colombian dance party with Tribu Baharu from Colombia. And Saturday is Korean shamanic percussion by Noreum Machi. 410-276-1651
The Baltimore Irish Trad Fest fundraiser concert is Friday at the Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter on York Road in Towson. Silent auction, dancers and music by Billy McComiskey, Donna Long, Pat Egan, Jim Eagan, Laura Byrne, Sean McComiskey and more.
Tom Paxton & the Don Juans are at The Church of the Redeemer on Friday. 410-857-2771
Rosanne Cash & Band are at the Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda on Friday. 301-581-5100
At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Friday: Steve Forbert w/ Kaia Kater; Saturday: Popa Chubby. 443.283.1200
The monthly Folkal Point concert series is Saturday at An Die Musik Live! with Kipyn Martin and Gabrielle Zwi. 410-385-2638
The Jewish Music Coffeehouse features the Seth Kibel Quartet on Sunday at Beth Israel Congregation in Owings Mills.
Guy Davis is at Carroll Arts Center in Westminster on Saturday. 410-857-2771
Also Sunday, Rebecca Loebe is at Jammin’ Java in Vienna VA. 703/255-1566