The Institute of Musical Traditions presents Celtic duo Seán Heely and Kevin Elam w/ Two Sisters at Allyworld in Takoma Park, MD on Monday. 301-754-3611
Also Monday, Heather Masse from the Wailin’ Jennys will be at Bethesda Blues and Jazz in Bethesda, MD. 240-330-4500
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: Three Dog Night; Thursday: Delbert McClinton; Friday: Bob Mould solo; Sunday: Journeyman – a tribute to Eric Clapton. 410-268-4545
The BFMS Song Swap is Tuesday at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. (410) 637-3728
Polish/Israeli singer/accordionist/folklorist Olga Avigail Mieleszczuk brings Yiddish tango to the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage in Washington, DC on Tuesday at 6:00. Then Sunday at 6pm Cape Verdean fado singer Lucibela will be at Millennium Stage.
Local Natives and Devon Gilfillian appear at Ram’s Head Live downtown on Wednesday 410-244-1131
Also Wednesday, Lucinda Williams is at the Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda. 301-581-5100
Swedish singer/songwriter Daniel Norgren is at the Black Cat in Washington on Wednesday. 202.667.4490
At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Wednesday: Rick Wakeman w/ Kaula/Fath; Thursday: Robert Cray Band; Friday: Seldom Scene w/ Jonathan Edwards; Sunday: The Stylistics. 703-549-7500
Uptown Concerts presents singer/songwriter Jez Lowe from England at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041 *** CANCELLED ***
Thursday it’s Yoga & Soul w/ Swampdonkey at The 8×10. 410-625-2000
At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Thursday: Kat Wright w/ The Rad Trads; Saturday: The Nighthawks w/ Jose Ramirez.. 443.283.1200
Susquehanna Folk Music Society presents Old Blind Dogs from Scotland on Thursday at Fort Hunter Centennial Barn in Harrisburg, PA. 717-745-6577
At the Creative Alliance on Friday it’s Maryland Piano Masters Daryl Davis and Lafayette Gilchrist. 410-276-1651
On Friday, Jonah Tolchin is at Pearl Street Warehouse in Washington, DC. 202.380.9620
Also Friday, Scottish “power folk” band Skerryvore is at AMP by Strathmore in North Bethesda, MD 301.581.5100
The Greater Lauraville Fair is Saturday 11am-5pm at Heinz Park with music by the Ray of Hope Baptist Gospel Choir, Vagabond Motel, Reality Jones, Majority Onion, and the Chip Miller Group.
The Institute of Musical Traditions presents a CD release concert Karen Ashbrook on hammered dulcimer with Paul Oorts and Connie McKenna at Seekers Church in Takoma Park MD on Saturday. 301-754-3611
The Good Ones from Rwanda, The Mauls, and Time Is Fire are at Rhizome in DC on Saturday.
Kat Wright w/ The Rad Trads are at The Hamilton in Washington DC on Saturday. 202-787-1000
Another Saturday show is Livingston Taylor at the Weinberg Center for the Arts in Frederick. 301-600-2828
Sunday at 4pm King Bullfrog have a free family show at Hill Center in Washington DC.