Azalea City Recordings’ Earth Day Concert is Monday w/ Ruthie & the Wranglers, The U-Liners, Patty Reese, Little Red & The Renegades and more 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 & Wednesday: Kris Kristofferson & The Strangers; Tuesday: Martin Barre celebrates 50 Years of Jethro Tull feat. Clive Bunker, Dee Palmer & special guests; Friday: Hey 19: A Tribute to Steely Dan; Saturday afternoon: R2Hop2 Beer & Music Festival feat. J Roddy Walston and the Business w/ Skribe, Ruen Brothers; Saturday evening: Lisa Loeb w/ Brian Dunne; Sunday: Sail On: The Beach Boys Tribute. 410-268-4545
At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Monday: Martin Barre celebrates 50 Years of Jethro Tull; Saturday: Cleve Francis. 703-549-7500
The BFMS Song Swap is Tuesday the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. Friday it’s Shawna Caspi from Canada and Mike P. Ryan. (410) 637-3728
The Baltimore Bluegrass Jam is Tuesday at the Five & Dime Ale House in Hampden. 443-835-2179
It’s Fingerstyle Guitar Night with Little Lawnmowers and Thayer Naples at The Handlebar Cafe on Caroline Street on Tuesday. (443) 438-7065
Uptown Concerts presents a double bill with Crys Matthews and Lea at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041
At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Thursday: The 9 Songwriter Series; Friday: The Chuck Brown Band; Sunday: Peter Bradley Adams. 443.283.1200
Shawna Caspi will be at Lake Anne Coffee House and Wine Bar in Reston, VA on Thursday. 703-481-9766
The next Live Lunch in WTMD’s performance space in Towson features Charm City Bluegrass Festival artists Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley on Friday. Come see the show live at noon or tune in to 89.7 WTMD.
The Kelly Bell Band album release show is Friday at WTMD’s performance space in Towson. Tickets at wtmd.org
Joan Baez’ Fare Thee Well Tour will be at the Warner Theatre in Washington on Friday. 202.783.4000
The 7th annual Charm City Bluegrass Festival is Friday and Saturday in Druid Hill Park. Artists include The Bridge, Deer Tick, Steep Canyon Rangers, Jeff Austin Band & Special Guests, Seldom Scene, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, Charm City Junction, Ultrafaux, and more.
Charm City Bluegrass Festival has late-night shows at The 8×10 on Friday with Larry Keel And Jeff Austin & Friends, A Charm City Bluegrass Super Jam, and PlateScrapers and Saturday with Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen with Special Guests, A Charm City Bluegrass Super Jam, and Man About a Horse. 410-625-2000
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 Michael Warner. 410-529-7176
The next show in the North by Northeast American Roots Music Series is Saturday at Function Coworking Community in Lauraville, featuring The Stone Hill All-Stars and Friends.
The annual Marquee Ball is Saturday at the Creative Alliance with Jonathan Gilmore & The Experience, Betty O’Hellno, and a trip through L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. 410-276-1651
Saturday, Shawna Caspi will be at the North Elk Coffeehouse at St. Mary Anne’s Church in North East, MD. 410-287-5522
The Southern Maryland Celtic Festival is Saturday at Jefferson-Patterson Park and Museum in Price Frederick, MD. Artists include Ken Kolodner, Elke Baker & Robin Bullock, La Unica, Greater Washington Ceili Club with Pond Scum Band, Maggie Sansone & Bob Etsy, The American Rogues, and more.
Mystic India: The World Tour featuring the AATMA Performing Arts dance company will be at the Chrysalis in Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods on Sunday. Info at Eventbrite.
Also next Sunday Sarah Shook and Disarmers perform at Hill Center in Washington DC at 4:30pm.