The Institute of Musical Traditions presents an acoustic night with The Nighthawks at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD on Monday. 301-754-3611
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. Tuesday is the BFMS Second Tuesday Song Swap at Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter. 888.646.BFMS
There’s a Music Teacher Song Swap at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road on Monday. Saturday afternoon is a Flatfooting Workshop. (410) 637-3728
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: The Man in Black: A Tribute to Johnny Cash; Tuesday & Wednesday: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy; Friday: The Hot Sardines; Saturday: Hollis Brown w/ Sweet Leda; Sunday: Taimane. 410-268-4545
Sofiane Saidi and Mazalda from Algeria are at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage in Washington, DC on Monday at 6:00. Tuesday it’s Egyptian musician and human rights defender Ramy Essam.
Ramy Essam will also be at Bossa Bistro in Washington on Wednesday with Iranian multi-instrumentalist Kamyar Arsani. 202-650-9351
There’s electro-Kurdish wedding music by The Tufan Derince Group at the Creative Alliance on Thursday. Elvis’ Birthday Fightclub is on Friday and Saturday. 410-276-1651
There’s bluegrass at The 8×10 on Thursday by Plate Scrapers, Chelsea Lovitt, and Dirty Mae. Saturday it’s Americana by Chris Wilcox & the Boys and Caleb Stine. 410-625-2000
On Thursday Baltimore Honky-Tonk & Two-Stepping will be at Waverly Brewing Company with Josie Toney & Her Honky Tonk Heros. 443-438-5765
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy is at the Birchmere in Alexandria VA on Thursday. Eddie From Ohio is on Friday and Sunday (Saturday is sold out). 703-549-7500
The Old Part of Town is doing an “all request, no set list night” at 1919 on Fleet Street in Fells Point on Friday.
Also Friday, it’s the Charm City Bluegrass Festival Battle of the Bands Round 1 at Union Craft Brewing with Jack Dunlap Band, Darlingtyn, Tornado Rose, and Bilgewater Bluegrass.
Jeremiah Lloyd Harmon is at The Soundry in Columbia, MD on Friday. The Crawdaddies are on Saturday and Charm City Junction on Sunday. 443.283.1200
The Pam Ortiz Band is at the Caroline Co. Central Public Library in Denton, MD on Friday. 410-479-1343
The Stone Hill All-Stars present their first unplugged concert at The Cabaret at Germano’s in Little Italy on Saturday. 410.752.4515
Saturday is Folk Music Night at Perry Hall United Methodist Church on Belair Road from 7:00-10:00 pm. There’s an open mic, and featured guest The Meantime. 410-529-7176
The next Baltimore Squaredance is at Mobtown Ballroom in Pigtown on Saturday. (443) 699-3040
The UnNaugural Concert is Saturday at Montgomery College in Rockville. Featured artists are David Roth, Crys Matthews, Rod MacDonald, Cynthia Kaplan, and Tom Chapin.