The Institute of Musical Traditions presents “Prine Time – a Tribute to John Prine” at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD on Monday featuring ellen cherry, Billy Coulter, Tony Denikos, Patty Reese, Bill Starks and Bill Williams. 301-754-3611
Los Wembler’s de Iquitos from Peru and Leon City Sounds are at Songbyrd Music House & Record Cafe in Washington, DC on Monday. (202) 450-2917
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. Saturday at 3pm it’s a “Gentle” English Country Dance selected to be gentle on the knees, hips, feet, and backs of the dancers at Church of the Nativity.888.646.BFMS
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Tuesday: Jake Shimabukuro; Wednesday: Pam Tillis; Sunday: two shows with Judy Collins. 410-268-4545
The American Folklife Center presents Tejano singers from San Antonio, TX Las Tesoros de San Antonio at the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Wednesday at noon. And Thursday at noon it’s Les Filles de Illighadad presenting Tuareg music and song from Niger.
At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Wednesday: Jake Shimabukuro; Thursday: Billy Bragg (Fri & Sat are sold out); Sunday: Tribute to Roy Buchanan with Billy Price, Mike Zito, Pete Kennedy, Tom Principato, more. 703-549-7500
The Upperco Music Festival is Wednesday through Saturday in Upperco MD. Music includes Blue Train, Jacob Panic, Ken & Brad Kolodner Quartet, Charm City Junction, Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, and more.
On Thursday, The Dawg Trio: David Grisman, Sam Grisman & Danny Barnes is at Gordon Center for Performing Arts in Owings Mills. 410.356.7469
Thursday is Bluegrass Night at The 8×10 with Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers, The 19th Street Band, and Unstrung Heroes. Saturday is “Graceland – a Paul Simon tribute” with the Jordan August Band and guests. 410-625-2000
At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Thursday: Kim Richey w/ Alexander Peters; Friday: The Chuck Brown Band; Saturday: Popa Chubby. 443.283.1200
Swedish trio Väsen is at Jammin’ Java in Vienna VA on Thursday. 703/255-1566
On Friday, Uptown Concerts presents “Deeper Than the Skin” at Cellar Stage Timonium. Greg Greenway and Reggie Harris ask you to reconsider what you know about our history. The Cellar Stage Timonium is located in Timonium United Methodist Church on Pot Spring Road. 410-521-9099
The Porch Setters Union has a CD release show at the Rec Room in Towson on Friday.
In another Friday show, Janie Meneely and Rob van Sante will appear at the 333 Coffeehouse in the Annapolis Friends Meeting House. (443) 333-9613
Chatham County Line w/ The Dirty Grass Players are at The Hamilton in Washington DC on Friday. 202-787-1000
Susquehanna Folk Music Society presents Genticorum from Québec on Friday at Ware Center in Lancaster, PA 17603. 717-745-6577
WTMD’s Saturday Morning Tunes series continues this Saturday with a Movie Soundtrack Show. Black Root Underground will perform songs from “The Lion King,” and Kristen Toedtman & Matt Hutchison and their band will do songs from “Aladdin.” Doors open at 10 a.m. and the music starts at 10:30 a.m. on Power Plant Live’s enclosed outdoor stage, 34 Market Place in Baltimore. Tickets at SaturdayMorningTunes.com
Saturday there’s a Klezmer Dance Party at the Creative Alliance with Michael Winograd & The Honorable Mentshn. Sunday is the Blue Moon Cowgirls 20th Anniversary Show. 410-276-1651
On Saturday, Marc Black is at the One World Coffeehouse at Owen Brown Interfaith Center in Columbia. (410) 381-0097/
Rick Wakeman of Yes is at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis on Saturday. 410-280-5640