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 Creative Alliance – Monday: John Moreland w/ Darrin Bradbury; Friday: Bumper Jacksons. 410-276-1651
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: Greg Laswell; Tuesday: Justin Townes Earle w/ Jesse Malin; Saturday afternoon; Mason Jennings; Sunday: Langhorne Slim & the Lost at Last Band w/ Katie Pruitt. 410-268-4545
At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Monday: Los Lonely Boys w/ Billy Coulter (duo); Tuesday: John Moreland w/ Darrin Bradbury; Wednesday: Justin Townes Earle w/ Jesse Malin; Sunday: Gary Puckett & the Union Gap. 703-549-7500
At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Tuesday: Abstract Abbey Band; Wednesday: The Greyhounds w/ Karen Jonas; Thursday: Risa Binder and Justin Trawick; Friday: Fred Eaglesmith w/ Tif Ginn; Saturday: John Lennon Birthday Tribute Vol. 4 w/ Tom Lofgren, David Kitchen, Cal Everett, and Chuck Sullivan. 443.283.1200
Lucinda Williams & her band Buick 6 is at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis on Wednesday. 410-280-5640
Uptown Concerts presents singer/songwriter Tret Fure at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041
Robin Bullock & Sue Richards are at The Church of the Redeemer on Friday. 410-857-2771
Better Off Dead is at The 8×10 on Saturday. 410-625-2000
Catonsville Rails to Trails presents the 3rd Annual Trolley Festivus with music by Charm City Junction and others on Saturday.
The next Baltimore Squaredance is at Mobtown Ballroom in Pigtown on Saturday. (443) 699-3040
“The Sisters of Slide,” Rory Block and Cindy Cashdollar, are at Carroll Arts Center in Westminster on Saturday. 410-857-2771
The Multi-Cultural Festival is at The Orthodox Church of St. Matthew in Columbia, MD on Saturday and Sunday. Music includes Back Step Cindy and Step Jam, folk dances of Eastern Europe by Carpathia, BossAmigos, Polynesian and South Pacific dance by Meki’s Tamure, Wislanie Polish Folk Song and Dance Ensemble, Baltimore Klezmer Orchestra, and more.
Saturday, singer/songwriter Amy McCarley will be at Gypsy Sally’s in Washington DC. 202-333-7700
Also Saturday, Paula Cole is at City Winery in Washington, DC. (202) 250-2531
The Hot Club of Baltimore Trio brings Gypsy jazz to Sotto Sopra Restaurant on Sunday.