Nancy Griffith with Eric Brace and Peter Cooper at Rams Head Tavern in Annapolis on Oct. 7. 410-268-4545 or ramsheadonstage.com.

Branford Marsalis at the Lyric Opera House on Oct. 9. 410-547-7328 or lyricoperahouse.com or ticketmaster.com.

Steve Martin performs with the Steep Canyon Rangers, "An Evening of Bluegrass and Banjo," at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall in Washington on Oct. 12. 800-444-1324 or kennedy-center.org.

Richard Thompson, Loudon Wainwright Goucher College in Towson on Oct. 13. 410-547-7328 or ticketmaster.com.

Marc Broussard at Rams Head Tavern in Annapolis on Oct. 14. 410-268-4545 or ramsheadonstage.com.

The Avett Brothers perform at Rams Head Live on Oct. 15. 410-244-1131 or ramsheadlive.com.

So You Think You Can Dance Live Tour 2009 at 1st Mariner Arena on Oct. 15. 410-547-7328 or ticketmaster.com.

"Ian Anderson Plays the Acoustic Jethro Tull" at the Lyric Opera House on Oct. 15. 410-547-7328 or lyricoperahouse.com or ticketmaster.com.

Ray Lamontagne at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall on Oct. 16, and at the Music Center at Strathmore on Oct. 15. 410-547-7328 or ticketmaster.com.

AC/DC at Verizon Center on Oct. 16. 410-547-7328 or ticketmaster.com.

The Amish Outlaws at the Recher Theatre on Oct. 16. 410-547-7328 or ticketmaster.com.

Cheryl Wheeler at Rams Head Tavern in Annapolis on Oct. 18. 410-268-4545 or ramsheadonstage.com.

The Robert Cray Band at Rams Head Tavern in Annapolis on Oct. 19. 410-268-4545 or ramsheadonstage.com.

Robert Earl Keen, Todd Snider and Bruce Robison at Rams Head Tavern in Annapolis on Oct. 23. 410-268-4545 or ramsheadonstage.com.

Jeremy Camp at the Lyric Opera House on Oct. 24. 410-547-7328 or lyricoperahouse.com or ticketmaster.com.

Eric Benet at Rams Head Tavern in Annapolis on Oct. 25. 410-268-4545 or ramsheadonstage.com.

Sound Tribe Sector 9 with Eskmo at Rams Head Live on Oct. 25. 410-244-1131 or ramsheadlive.com.

David Garrett at at Rams Head Tavern in Annapolis on Oct. 27. 410-268-4545 or ramsheadonstage.com.

Melissa Manchester performs at Rams Head Tavern in Annapolis on Oct. 28. 410-268-4545 or ramsheadonstage.com.

Bill Kirchen and The Hammer of the Honky Tonk Gods with Candye Kane at the Birchmere in Va. on Oct. 30. birchmere.com.