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: JD McPherson w/ Nicole Atkins; Wednesday: Crystal Bowersox w/ Kelly Hoppenjans; Friday: Masters of Telecaster feat. GE Smith, Jim Weider & Tom Principato: A Tribute to Roy Buchanan w/ Taylor Barton; Sunday: Al Jardine of The Beach Boys. 410-268-4545
On Tuesday there’s an old-time music jam at the Five & Dime Ale House in Hampden. 443-835-2179
The BFMS Song Swap is Tuesday at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. Snughouse is there on Friday. (410) 637-3728
At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Tuesday: Dave Alvin with Greg Leisz and Christy McWilson; Thursday: Taj Mahal Quartet. 703-549-7500
Vieux Farka Touré from Mali is at the Creative Alliance on Wednesday. 410-276-1651
Our Native Daughters (Rhiannon Giddens, Amythyst Kiah, and Allison Russell) will appear at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington on Wednesday.
The MAD Week concert takes place in conjunction with the 14th annual Musical Arts and Dance (MAD) Week Irish Traditional Music and Dance Camp on Wednesday at Washington Conservatory of Music in Bethesda, MD and includes Brian Conway, Liz Knowles, Liz Carroll, Laura Byrne, Karen Ashbrook, Sean McComiskey, Donna Long, Zan McLeod, and more. 301 960-3655
Tommy Emmanuel with Mike Dawes are at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis on Wednesday. Art Garfunkel is there on Thursday. 410-280-5640
The American Folklife Center presents Cajun, Creole and Zydeco music from Texas with Cedric Watson at the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Thursday at noon.
Uptown Concerts presents Seamus Kennedy at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041
On Thursday the Baltimore Honky-Tonk with Karen Collins & the Backroads Band will be at Waverly Brewing Company. 443-438-5765
Puerto Rican singer/songwriter Taína Asili will be at “El Dia de la Mujer Afrolatinx” at Morgan State University on Thursday.
At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Thursday: Moonshine Society CD release show feat. Carly Harvey; Friday: The McCrary Sisters w/ The Gospel Angels; Saturday: BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet. 443.283.1200
John Gorka is at The Mainstay in Rock Hall on Friday. (410) 639-9133
Karen Jonas has a CD release show at Pearl Street Warehouse in Washington, DC on Friday. 202.380.9620
The Susquehanna Folk Festival is Friday through Sunday at Roundtop Mountain Resort in Lewisberry, PA. Artists include BeauSoliel with Michael Doucet, Cherish the Ladies, Dom Flemons, Hot Club of Cowtown, Kittel & Co. with John Doyle, Pride of New York (Joanie Madden, Brian Conway, Billy McComiskey, and Brendan Dolan), Katherine Rondeau, and more. 800-838-3006
Masters of the Telecaster w/Jim Weider, Tom Principato & G.E. Smith:”A Tribute to Danny Gatton “ is Saturday at City Winery in Washington, DC. (202) 250-2531
The Patapsco Delta Boys have a free show at Reid’s Cider House in Gettysburg, PA on Saturday. (717) 334-7537
The Washington Family Dance is Sunday 3-5PM at the Spanish Ballroom in Glen Echo, MD.