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
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 – Tuesday: John Lodge of the Moody Blues; Friday: The Weight Band feat. members of The Band and Levon Helm Band; Saturday: Pickin For A Cure feat The Dirty Grass Players w/ Buffalo Wabs & The Price Hill Hustle; Sunday: Michael Glabicki of Rusted Root & Dirk Miller w/ Pressing Strings. 410-268-4545
Uptown Concerts presents Seth Kibel & the Kleztet at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041
At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Thursday: The Squirrel Nut Zippers; Saturday: “On a Winter’s Night” featuring Christine Lavin, John Gorka, Cheryl Wheeler, Patty Larkin, and Cliff Eberhardt; Sunday: Todd Snider. 703-549-7500
The First Friday Show is Friday at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. (410) 637-3728
The annual Baltimore Irish Trad Fest fundraiser concert is Friday at the Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter on York Road featuring Billy McComiskey, Donna Long, Pat Egan, Jim Eagan, Laura Byrne, Matt Mulqueen, Peter Brice, Myron Bretholz, dancers, and more.
At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Friday: Roomful of Blues w/ Carly Harvey. 443.283.1200
On Saturday the Creative Alliance features “Squeezebox Superstars: A Night of Accordion Mastery” w/ Billy McComiskey, John Shock & Friends, Simone Baron, and Rob Curto. 410-276-1651
Robin Bullock’s annual St. Patrick’s Day concert (a little early) is 3pm Saturday at An Die Musik Live! The monthly Folkal Point concert series is Saturday evening with The Old Part of Town and Rodney Henry. And Sunday at 2pm, the Roots Café Singer-Songwriter Series presents Billy Kemp with host Geoffrey Himes. 410-385-2638
Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen have two shows at Stages Music Arts in Cockeysville on Saturday.
The Mammojam Music Festival is Saturday at The 8×10 featuring Rufus Roundtree & Da’ B’More Brass Factory, The Ursula Ricks Project, Roses n Rust, and The Grilled Lincolns. 410-625-2000
On Saturday, Judy Collins is at Gordon Center for Performing Arts in Owings Mills. 410.356.7469
Also Saturday, Kim Wilson & His Blues All Stars are at Old Bowie Town Grille in Bowie MD. 301.464.8800
The Lil’ Smokies w/ Joe Pug are at the 9:30 Club in DC Saturday night. 202-393-0930
Sunday the Washington Revels Pub Sing lead by Jennifer Cutting and Steve Winick of OCEAN Orchestra is at Ireland’s Four Provinces in Falls Church, VA.
Also Sunday, Bobby Thompson will be at New Deal Cafe in Greenbelt MD. (301) 474-5642
Another Sunday show is World Folk Music Association (WFMA) showcase featuring Lynn Hollyfield, South for Winter and Kate Todd at Positano Ristorante Italiano in Bethesda. 301-608-2121