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. The Second Saturday Square and Contra Dance is at Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter at 7:30pm. 888.646.BFMS
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Wednesday: Strunz & Farah; Thursday: Vanessa Collier; Saturday: California Guitar Trio and Montreal Guitar Trio; Sunday afternoon: Maggie’s Celtic Celebration feat. Maggie Sansone, Karen Ashbrook, Paul Oorts, Seth Kibel & more. 410-268-4545
Annette Wasilik has a CD release concert for Love & Fire at The Cabaret at Germano’s in Little Italy on Wednesday. 410.752.4515
Uptown Concerts presents Australian singer/songwriter/guitarist Daniel Champagne at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041
At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Thursday: Lizz Wright. 703-549-7500
Also Thursday, Fruition with Lindsay Lou are at Union Stage in Washington, DC. 877.987.6487
On Friday Molsky’s Mountain Drifters are at the Creative Alliance. Corey Harris is there on Sunday. 410-276-1651
Friday, Emily Wolfe and Pressing Strings are at The 8×10. 410-625-2000
The First Friday Show at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road features Matt Wheeler & Vintage Heart. (410) 637-3728
Also Friday, it’s the Charm City Bluegrass Festival Battle of the Bands Round 1 part 2 at Union Craft Brewing with Ghost Sugar, Andrew Janosek & Friends, Seldom Said No, and Christina Alessi & The Toll Collectors.
Sparky & Rhonda Rucker are at The Church of the Redeemer on Friday. 410-857-2771
The 9 Songwriter Series with Justin Trawick is at The Soundry in Columbia, MD on Friday. Saturday is Bob Marley’s Birthday Bash featuring Jah Works w/ Strykers’ Posse. 443.283.1200
The next show in the North by Northeast American Roots Music Series is Saturday at Function Coworking Community in Lauraville, featuring Soul Magnets and The Patapsco Delta Boys.
The trio Genticorum from Québec is at Carroll Arts Center in Westminster on Saturday. 410-857-2771
Also Saturday, Dale Watson & His Lone Stars are at City Winery in Washington, DC. (202) 250-2531
Next Sunday at 5pm, the Roots Café Singer-Songwriter Series presents John Seay and Geraldine’s John Bolten with host Geoffrey Himes at An Die Musik Live. (410) 385-2638
Also Sunday from 2-5pm, Focus Music has their annual meeting followed by an open jam session at Island Pride Oasis in Gaithersburg, MD. 703.380.3151
Then Sunday evening, Focus Music presents Jud Caswell at Congregation Tikvat Israel in Rockville. (301) 461-3600
The Susquehanna Folk Music Society presents Missy Raines Trio at Appalachian Brewing Company in Harrisburg, PA on Sunday.