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 Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Monday: Jon Anderson of Yes w/ Eric Scott; Tuesday: Chris Isaak; Friday: The 9 Songwriter Series 10th Anniversary; Saturday: David Allan Coe. 703-549-7500
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Tuesday: Salute to Glen Campbell feat. Glen’s long-time bandleader & guitarist Jeff Dayton; Wednesday: Crystal Gayle; Thursday: Brett Dennen w/ Peter More; Friday: Jessie Marie album release party w/ Skribe; Saturday: Dan Navarro & Beth Nielsen Chapman. 410-268-4545
Seth Kibel & the Kleztet are at Keystone Korner Baltimore jazz club on Wednesday. 410·946·6726
Lakota John Locklear brings slide guitar blues from North Carolina to the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Wednesday at noon, presented by The American Folklife Center. There’s also Summer Music Jam: Bluegrass led by Dudley Connell and Akira Otsuka on Saturday at 2pm at the Veterans History Project Information & Welcome Center (LJ-G51), Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress.
North Carolina acoustic band Mipso is at the Creative Alliance on Thursday. Friday it’s Songs of 1969 w/ Fractal Cat and Guests, and Saturday is a Zydeco Dance Party with Nathan & The Zydeco Cha-Chas. 410-276-1651
At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Thursday: The Garcia Project; Friday: Better Off Dead; Saturday: Mysterious Traveler – A Tribute to Weather Report. 443.283.1200
The first Steppingstone Folk & Bluegrass Festival is Sunday from noon to 6pm at Steppingstone Farm Museum in Havre de Grace. Artists are Ken and Brad Kolodner, Charm City Junction, Under the Oak, and Joe & Co.
Also Sunday, the 40th anniversary tour of British reggae band UB40 is at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis. 410-280-5640
Sunday is World Folk Music Association (WFMA) Young Musicians Showcase featuring Calista Garcia, Lindsey Hirshfeld, Teghan Devon and special guest from the UK Zoe Zori at Positano Ristorante Italiano in Bethesda. 301-608-2121
Singer/songwriter/actor Ronny Cox is at the Opera House in Havre de Grace, MD on Sunday at 2pm. 443-502-2005