The Institute of Musical Traditions presents Robin Bullock on Monday and John Gorka on Sunday at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD. 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: Brian Auger’s Oblivion Express; Tuesday: The Nighthawks and The Billy Price Charm City Rhythm Band; Friday: Graham Parker solo w/ Adam Ezra; Saturday: Todd Snider w/ Reed Foehl; Sunday: Terry Reid & The Cosmic American Derelicts. 410-268-4545
Che Apalache will be at The Public Option brew pub in Washington, DC on Monday. 202.636.3795
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
Della Mae will be at The Hamilton in Washington DC on Wednesday. 202-787-1000
WTMD’s free First Thursday Festival presented by Brewers Hill starts the 2019 season this week in Canton Waterfront Park. Six bands on two stages: Mt. Joy, Raul Midón, Cautious Clay, Jah Works, Shangoband, and Strykers Posse. Music starts at 5:30pm.
Uptown Concerts presents Garnet Rogers with guest Natalia Zukerman at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041
At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Thursday: Delbert McClinton; Saturday: David Allan Coe. 703-549-7500
At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Thursday: Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas; Friday: The Nighthawks; Saturday: Charlie Hunter and Lucy Woodward; Sunday: Eli “Paperboy” Reed and Brandi & The Alexanders. 443.283.1200
The Joe Policastro Trio plays at Twins Jazz in Washington, DC on Thursday 202.234.0072 and The Cabaret at Germano’s in Little Italy on Friday. 410.752.4515
The First Friday Show at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road features Who, What, Why, When & Werewolves, Seth Mitchell, and Marian McLaughlin. (410) 637-3728
The monthly Folkal Point concert series is Saturday at An Die Musik Live! with The Tinklers and Bob Pyle. 410-385-2638
On Saturday, Latingrass string band Che Apalache is at Gordon Center for Performing Arts in Owings Mills. 410.356.7469
Stewbone (Grateful Dead tribute) with guest Kenny Brooks of Ratdog are at The 8×10 on Saturday. 410-625-2000
The 10th annual Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival is 12-8 PM on Saturday in Washington DC. Artists include Dustbowl Revival, Hackensaw Boys, Che Apalache, The High & Wides, ilyAIMY, Geraldine, Haint Blue, Jess Eliot Myhre from Bumper Jacksons, Sweet Yonder, and more.
The Hot Club of Baltimore with Lynn Veronneau bring Gypsy jazz to Sotto Sopra Restaurant on Sunday.
Also Sunday is World Folk Music Association (WFMA) showcase featuring Gathering Time and Eryn Michel at Positano Ristorante Italiano in Bethesda. 301-608-2121