The American Folklife Center presents Mokoomba from Zimbabwe at the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Monday at noon. And they’ll be at New Sprire Arts in Frederick on Tuesday. 301-620-4458
Caetano Veloso and sons from Brazil are at the Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda on Monday. 301-581-5100
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 Dimmer Twins: Patterson Hood & Mike Cooley of Drive By Truckers; Tuesday: Indie Soul Showcase Vol. 3 feat. Emmanuel Withers and John Lamkin II; Saturday: Tommy Castro & The Painkillers w/ Kevin Burt. 410-268-4545
On Tuesday there’s an old-time music jam led by Ken Kolodner at the Five & Dime Ale House in Hampden. 443-835-2179
The Takoma Park Old Time Jam is Wednesday at Takoma Beverage Co. (240) 641-5323
At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Wednesday: Stephen Kellogg w/ Pete Muller; Friday: Willie Nile w/ Bencoolen; Saturday: Wharf Rats; Sunday: Easter Jazz Brunch with Hot Club of Baltimore feat. Nico Sarbanes. 443.283.1200
Kaleta & Super Yamba Band bring Afrobeat to Bossa Bistro in Washington on Wednesday. 202-650-9351
The next Live Lunch in WTMD’s performance space in Towson is Bhi Bhiman on Thursday. Come see the show live at noon or tune in to 89.7 WTMD.
The Baltimore City Historical Society presents “Hazel Dickens: The Voice of Appalachian Baltimore,” featuring documentary footage, live music, and commentary, at Village Learning Place on Thursday.
Uptown Concerts presents James Lee Stanley at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041
Thursday is bluegrass night at The 8×10 with Swamp Donkey, Shroom Pickers, and Tool Shed. 410-625-2000
At the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road – Friday: Cameron DeWhitt w/ Jake Blount. Saturday at 2pm, there’s Balfolk/Fest Diez Dance featuring folk dances from France and Brittany. (410) 637-3728
Singer/songwriter Lavender Blue will be at Wax Atlas records on Friday.
Another Friday show is Bumper Jacksons Duo at the 333 Coffeehouse in the Annapolis Friends Meeting House. (443) 333-9613
WTMD’s 5th annual Brews & Bands is Saturday noon to 4pm at WTMD studios in Towson. 30 berr styles from15 local breweries and music by Thunder Club and Mark Hopkins & The Pretty War. Tickets and information at WTMD.org
The next Baltimore Squaredance is at Mobtown Ballroom in Pigtown on Saturday. (443) 699-3040
Gayle Harrod Band with magician The Legendary Rick will be at Edith May’s Paradise in Jessup on Saturday. 410-799-3755
Another Saturday show is Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen at the historic Avalon Theatre in Easton MD. 410-822-7299