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. Tuesday is the BFMS Song Swap at Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter. Friday through Sunday is the 34th Annual Spring Catoctin Mountain Music and Dance Weekend. 888.646.BFMS
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: In The Vane Of…Motown: Annapolis Artists Playing Tributes & Motown Inspired Originals; Tuesday: Gaelic Storm; Wednesday: Lorrie Morgan; Thursday: The Slambovian Circus of Dreams (aka The Grand Slambovians); Friday: Darrell Scott; Sunday afternoon: Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes. 410-268-4545
Ghost Note is at the Creative Alliance on Tuesday. Jazz and pan-African vocalist Akua Allrich from DC is on Friday. World Refugee Day events are Saturday from noon to 3:30pm featuring food, art, and family activities plus musical performances by Hope Choir of Nations, dance group Jóvenes en Acción, Mahnoz Jonmahmadova from Tajikistan, and Duo WAYTA. “Indian music meets jazz” with Rajas on Sunday. 410-276-1651
Trio Sefardi has a CD release concert at Jammin’ Java in Vienna VA on Tuesday. 703/255-1566
On Wednesday, Andy Bopp plays at the Ottobar with The Twanger Sisters and Lush Farm. 410-662-0069
At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Wednesday: Eilen Jewell w/ Karen Jonas; Friday: Morgan James; Saturday: Melodime w/ The Talbott Brothers. 443.283.1200
On Thursday, Baltimore Honky-Tonk & Two-Stepping with Rusty Sal will be at Waverly Brewing Company. 443-438-5765
At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Thursday: Keb’ Mo’ solo w/ Jontavious Willis; Saturday: Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes. 703-549-7500
The Institute of Musical Traditions presents a uke workshop and mini-concert with Lil’ Rev at the School of Musical Traditions in the Talbott Center shopping plaza in Rockville, MD on Saturday. 301-754-3611
Thursday, The End of America will be at Gypsy Sally’s in Washington DC. 202-333-7700
Also Thursday, trumpeter Etienne Charles is at City Winery in Washington, DC. (202) 250-2531
On Friday, Uptown Concerts presents Joan & Joni: the Joan Baez and Joni Mitchell Tribute by Allison Shapira & Kipyn Martin at Cellar Stage Timonium. Sean McGhee, formerly of Side by Side, opens the show. The Cellar Stage Timonium is located in Timonium United Methodist Church on Pot Spring Road. 410-521-9099
The Dirty Grass Players are at West Shore Park in the Inner Harbor on Friday as part of Fun on the Waterfront.
Also Friday, Dylan LeBlanc is at Pearl Street Warehouse in Washington, DC. 202.380.9620
Dogo Du Togo, Aztec Sun, and Ocho De Bastos are just a few of the music performers at the free Lakefest in Columbia, Friday through Sunday.
The Baltimore Band Block Party is back! The top 10 fundraising bands will perform and compete for prizes in WTMD’s Performance Space in Towson. Support your favorite band and your favorite radio station. Information at WTMD.org
Conor & The Wild Hunt with Thieves & Lovers opening will be at Edith May’s Paradise in Jessup on Saturday. 410-799-3755
Stanley Cowell performs his “Juneteenth Suite” at An Die Musik Live! on Saturday. 410-385-2638
Traditional Irish music by The Glory Reel is at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road on Sunday. (410) 637-3728
Puerto Rican singer Taína Asili and her band will be at Baltimore Pride, N. Charles St and 24th St. in the Brown Rice Parking Lot, on Sunday at 4pm.
Jack Williams will be at the World Folk Music Association (WFMA) showcase at The Arts Barn in Gaithersburg, MD on Sunday. 866-412-5943