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. And the Second Saturday Square and Contra Dance is at Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter at 7:30pm. 888.646.BFMS
On Tuesday there’s an old-time music jam led by Ken and Brad Kolodner at the Five & Dime Ale House in Hampden. 443-835-2179
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Wednesday: Mysterious Traveler, tribute to the music of Weather Report; Thursday: Terrapin: The Ultimate Grateful Dead Experience (Tribute); Friday: J.D. Souther; Saturday: The English Channel: A Tribute to the British Invasion Decade; Sunday: Suede. 410-268-4545
On Wednesday at Bossa Bistro in Washington Sounds of Siberia presents traditional music of Sakha and Tuva with special guests The Tributary Project featuring Mezhdou. 202-650-9351
Michael Hoover presents “Memories of Elvis” at the Birchmere in Alexandria VA on Wednesday. 703-549-7500
Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas are at the Creative Alliance on Thursday. 410-276-1651
Tarsha Fitzgerald presents “2020 Prince Tribute” w/ Junie Henderson at Keystone Korner Baltimore jazz club on Thursday. 410·946·6726
On Friday, Uptown Concerts presents The 9 Songwriter Series with performances by Justin Trawick, The Dead Pens, Marcus Munroe, Kentucky Avenue, John Bolten from Geraldine, Rachel Ann Morgan, Ernie Fowler, Ryan Forrester, and Sunny Cowell at Cellar Stage Timonium. The Cellar Stage Timonium is located in Timonium United Methodist Church on Pot Spring Road. 410-521-9099
Music on the Square features The Celtic Corridor (Billy McComiskey, Laura Bryne & friends) on Friday at Church on the Square in Canton.
Kentavius Jones and Brooks Long and the Mad Dog No Good are at The 8×10 on Friday. 410-625-2000
Red Sammy is at Mums in Federal Hill on Friday.
At Tropicalia in Washington on Friday is music from Algeria by Sofiane Saidi and Mazalda. (202) 629-4535
Ken & Brad Kolodner Trio with Lucas Chohany will be at Creative Cauldron in Falls Church, VA on Friday. 703-981-2217
WTMD’s Saturday Morning Tunes series continues this Saturday at Union Craft Brewery with the first PopGrass Fest featuring a mix of original bluegrass songs and bluegrass covers of pop songs from the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s from Baltimore’s own Dirty Grass Players and the Honey Dewdrops. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. and the music starts at 10a.m. Tickets at SaturdayMorningTunes.com
Surplus Daughters are at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road on Saturday. Saturday afternoon is a Flatfooting Workshop with Jocelyn Haversat and live music by Noah Bowman. (410) 637-3728
Also Saturday, it’s King Soul at The Soundry in Columbia, MD. 443.283.1200 thesoundry.com
Next Sunday is World Folk Music Association (WFMA) showcase featuring Emily Mitchell, Elizabeth Grandstaff, and Kevin Artz at Positano Ristorante Italiano in Bethesda. 301-608-2121
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